For decades, the music industry has used the word “urban” as a euphemism for “black”; it’s one of a long string of dog-whistle terms that the business has employed since its inception. These terms have always been risible, and they’re starting to change. Last week, Republic Records, citing the need to “not adhere to the […]
Music's most highly-sought after award, the Grammy, is both hand crafted and laser engraved. Once the award is created from a mold, Epilog Laser systems engrave the name plate for the recipient, as well as a serial number directly on the bottom of the award.