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March 24, 2021

Ja Rule Live Interview: Rapper to Iconn Live CEO

Ja Rule Live Interview: Rapper to Iconn Live CEO

Ja Rule joins us LIVE for an interview about the new ICONN Live app, connecting fans and stars via virtual events, and his plans to monetize livestreaming. StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand & Livestream Universe present rap legend Ja Rule.

Episode 64 of StreamYard Connect: The Finale.

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🎤 Ja Rule

Ja Rule is a tech CEO, movie actor, best-selling author and one of the most successful rappers of all-time with his albums Rule 3:36 and Pain is Love both certified triple-platinum. His Iconn Live app is launching this week, providing live streaming capabilities to elevate artists and connect them with their fans in a completely new way. Delivering culture with the latest technologies.

📌 ICONN Live Website: https://iconn.live

📌 Book - Unruly: The Highs and Lows of Becoming a Man: https://amzn.to/313Lygm

📌 Rule 3:36: https://amzn.to/3cYHaoA

📌 Pain is Love: https://amzn.to/3caRUB6

📌 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jarule/

📌 Twitter: https://twitter.com/jarule

🎤 Ross Brand

Ross Brand is an entrepreneur focused on helping talented creators and industry brands monetize through virtual events, speaking opportunities, digital product sales & subscriptions, and partnerships. He has served as the Red Carpet host for the Emmy Award-winning Never Settle Show, produced by Al Roker Entertainment, brand ambassador for Telestream Wirecast, and on-camera host for multiple live streaming companies, including StreamYard.

📌 Ross on YouTube: https://YouTube.com/LivestreamUniverse​

📌 Ross on Amazon Live: https://Amazon.com/shop/iRossBrand​

📌 Website: https://LivestreamUniverse.com

00:00 Intro

02:01 Monetizing livestreaming

03:20 Hopin acquires two more video companies: Jamm and Streamable

05:36 BoxCast acquires Stream Monkey

06:54 Amazon Live - The importance of live streaming for retailers

08:21 Nordstrom debuts platform for shopping with Livestreaming

09:06 Facebook expands ticketing to monetize livestreaming

12:28 StreamYard Update (new feature): Multi-Track Recording

13:23 Sign Up for StreamYard at https://LivestreamUniverse.com/StreamYard

14:12 Ja Rule (Guest) CEO of Iconn Live & legendary rapper

15:10 Iconn Live is a live streaming marketplace

15:59 Ja Rule says virtual enhances the live experience & won't hurt the live performing industry

16:29 Ja Rule describes a virtual concert as an interactive, intimate concert that provides a live experience

18:50 You can buy virtual tickets through Iconn.Live

19:30 How to get Iconn Live content

25:01 Ja Rule on writing music & lyrics

26:40 How artists monetize their brand in different ways.

27:15 How the music industry has changed since Ja Rule released his first albums

30:05 NFT, CryptoCurrency & Blockchain

33:11 Why NFT? Ja Rule: Decentralization & personal independence for the artists with NFT

35:29 How Ja Rule became interested in entrepreneurship

37:20 Ja Rule's advice on how to monetize live streaming

38:01 Iconn Live: User-friendly field for everyone and for artists to monetize their content

40:32 Plans for the big launch of Iconn.Live

43:13 Final Episode of StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand

45:43 MONETIZE Livestreaming NOW virtual summit announced for Saturday, May 15,2021 (FREE tickets at http://monetizelivestreamingnow.com) - partnership of Livestream Universe & StreamYard

47:21 Monetize Livestreaming Now speakers revealed

49:51 FREE & VIP tickets at http://Monetizelivestreamingnow.com

50:30 Thanks to Geige Vandentop and Dan Briggs for creating StreamYard and the opportunity to host StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand

00:51:43 Thanks to Beauty Bubble for her contributions to StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand behind the scenes, including booking some of the show's outstanding guests


StreamYard Connect is presented and co-distributed by StreamYard, a live streaming studio in your computer or mobile browser that makes it easy to host shows with stable, professional-looking streams.

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🎼 Intro music: "Dream Walker" by Roberto Blake: https://amzn.to/3cXezjp

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Guest: Ja Rule of Iconn Live

Host: Ross Brand

Sponsor: StreamYard

Originally broadcast on the StreamYard Facebook Page and Ross Brand YouTube Channel (2.3K views)

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