3 Things Aspiring YouTubers Can Learn From Destorm Power’s Forbes Interview

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“How do I get more people to watch my channel?” It’s the million-dollar question every creator has been asked or is asking themselves right now. It doesn’t really matter if you want to make a career out of YouTube or not; chances are that you want as many people as possible to watch your videos. […]

DeStorm, Kurt Schneider, AJ Rafael Talk Success During 2013 ASCAP ‘I Create Music’ Panel [INTERVIEWS]

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Some of YouTube’s biggest independent musicians talked about making it big in the industry during a discussion panel Thursday at the 2013 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers “I Create Music” expo in Hollywood. NMR friends DeStorm Power, AJ Rafael and Kurt Hugo Schneider spoke to hundreds of attendees alongside YouTube’s West Coast Head […]

DeStorm Responds to Fan Backlash Regarding His Latest YouTube Video [EXCLUSIVE]

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  Artists on YouTube, once they’ve developed a steady following, are often faced with an interesting struggle between satisfying their fans and growing as an artist. It’s not like mainstream recording artists who have years between albums to evolve their style — YouTube artists are updating weekly, which leaves little room for subtle creative stretching. […]

DeStorm Power’s ‘King Kong’ Will Join MTV2 and mtvU’s Regular Rotation On March 4th

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It’s always great to hear about a talented YouTuber finally getting some mainstream love. Last Friday, much to the collective joy of the YouTube community, mtvU premiered the music video for DeStorm Power’s “King Kong.” As it happens, according to an update from the rapper, due to the incredible outpouring of support on the mtvU site […]

YouTube’s Ad Blitz Wants You To Vote For Best SuperBowl Ads [VIDEO]

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While brawny he-man types like myself will be getting drunk and pissing out four gallons of beer during halftime on Super Bowl Sunday, ladyboys everywhere will doubtlessly be tuning in to YouTube to vote for their favorite commercial. Why will they do this, you ask? I don’t know really, but they can help some fat-cat […]

Vanilla Ice, Shontelle Set To Perform At 3rd Annual Streamy Awards

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Rap icon Vanilla Ice and R&B star Shontelle are two of the many performers lined up for the 3rd Annual Streamy Awards. True to the Streamy Awards’ purpose of honoring excellence in online video programming, YouTube superstars Chester See, DeStorm Power, Mike Tompkins, and Peter Shukoff and Lloyd Alquist of “Epic Rap Battles of History” […]

Bammo’s DeStorm Power & Mike Diva to Live Stream YouTube Q&A

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Nearly a year after NMR friends DeStorm and Mike Diva’s comic book video collaboration “Heroes and Villains” went viral, the Bammo duo are set to release, not one, but two more sequels to their adventure starting October 10. Nice Peter and Epic Lloyd are set to join them in these upcoming episodes. In anticipation of the […]

YouTube Invests $200 Million More in Original Channels

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YouTube is serious about its original channels. So much so that Google has announced they will be investing an additional $200 million in marketing, promotion and production for YouTube’s premium channels. Soon, you’ll be seeing celebrities like Amy Poehler, Wayne Brady, Julia Stiles and other high-profile actors jumping into web content thanks to YouTube’s push. […]

Dissecting the 2012 Vidcon Swag Bag (Yes, there’s an Orabrush)

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2012 Vidcon is upon us! The ultimate convention celebrating online video creators and their fans is here and running through July 30 at the Anaheim Convention Center, so I hope you’ve dropped everything you’re doing to attend – because why go to Disney Land and meet Mickey Mouse when you can go to Vidcon and […]

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