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A SCAM ON AFTON ARTISTS?

– Has This Happened To You? Some people have been trying a scam on Afton artists. We want all MyAfton rappers, bands, and musicians to be aware of this so you don’t get caught in this Afton Scam. It’s only affected a small group of our artists, but we are always on the look out and shutting [...]

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Afton’s Take: Should You Ever Pay to Play?

Should I ever Pay to Play? Thousands of Afton artists have asked us over the years, “Should I ever Pay to Play? Is it ever worth it?” You’ve probably heard many musicians call these types of opportunities a scheme, a scam, or a ripoff. It’s a valid question. Since we were founded by musicians, for [...]

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Are the Afton Scam Rumors True?

True or False Are the Rumors True? Every so often, an artist will reach out and ask, “I heard that Afton is a scam,” or “My friend’s band said you made them pay to play in 2010,” or some other rumor flying around on the internet. The Music Industry is full of unethical Promoters, Booking [...]

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Is Afton “Pay to Play”?

Is Afton Pay to Play? The Ugliest Words in the Business Three of the ugliest words in the music industry are “PAY TO PLAY”. For a new musician or artist, or even seasoned veterans, finding out a potential show falls under the umbrella of a “pay to play” gig causes concern. What is “Pay to [...]