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Here at Artist For Real we take control of our music and books by being informed and committing realistically to the journey.

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Top Artist in the industry addressing realistic issues in the music business, sharing first hand experiences.

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Why Artist For Real

Realistic dangers exist in the music and book business. We are here to help make sure you avoid them and succeed.

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Who is Keno Mapp

International Music Business Consulting

Artist For Real International Music Business Consulting was founded by Keno Mapp, who’s experience comes from working directly with the world’s top Artist, Concert Promoters, Venue Owners, Booking Agents, Entertainment Attorneys and Major Record labels (Universal Music Group, Warner Bros., Atlantic Records), along with being a live performer himself, supporting SOLD OUT shows across the globe.

From hanging out with Kurt Cobain, opening up for Nirvana to securing a license from Prince (The Artist), and working side by side with the likes of Angelo Moore (Fishbone), Red Hot Chill Peppers, Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Anthony Hamilton (R&B/soul singer & producer), Daryl Hall (Hall and Oaths), D’ Wayne Wiggins (Tony! Toni! Toné!), Stevie B (singer), Joe Chiccarelli (Producer/Engineer), Gary Oldman (Actor), Mike Gaines (Director of Vau de Vire Society) and many more. A regular attendee at The NAMM Show, securing endorsement for artist to cruising the Playa at Burning Man, working with its founders in an Artist Collective hive, full of every artistic dream imaginable.

Record Label owner, Book Publisher, Producer, Director, Manager, Artist Consultant, Band Leader, Music Journalist, Radio Host, Legal Consultant, Mentor and friend.

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14Writen Books
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Why Music and Book Publishing Consulting?


Gain the tools needed to reach your musical goals.


Overcome roadblocks and focus on your craft.


Get over fears by entering into fair agreements


Relax, by knowing your music is secured.

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