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Music Mogul Kevin Liles’ Latest Discovery Found Through Natl. Hashtag Challenge

On August 29, Kevin Liles’ iconic hip hop label 300 Entertainment, home to such multi-platinum acts as Migos and Fetty Wap, has found its newest artist – through social...

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Laid to Rest

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington’s body was found in his Palos Verdes, Calif., home on July 20, after an apparent suicide. He leaves behind his wife and six kids. Linkin Park...

It’s Jay-Z’s Universe

Jay-Z has been all over everyone’s newsfeeds lately, whether it is about his new album 4:44, which dropped July 4th weekend or the birth of his twins. 4:44 has been...

Prince Hits YouTube (by Jordan Duboff)

Could Prince be rolling over in his grave since his estate has given YouTube permission to post his videos? A similar sentiment was expressed a few months ago when...

Music in Film & TV: Legal and Practical Issues (By Glenn Litwak)

This article will discuss some of the basic legal and practical issues when licensing music for film and TV in a question and answer format. 1 What copyrights are involved...

The Black Business Association Honors Clarence Avant & Lee Bailey

Pictured are...Danny Bakewell, Ethiopia Habtemariam, Clarence Avant, Quincy Jones and Lee Bailey Hundreds filled the Millennium Biltmore Hotel Ballroom to witness the Black Business Association (BBA), the oldest ethnic business...

Katy Perry: First Artist Ever To Earn Three RIAA Diamond Song Awards

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently announced that Katy Perry's iconic song "Roar" (Capitol Records) has earned a Diamond certification surpassing the 10-million threshold counting song sales...

Dion “No I.D.” Wilson Appointed Exec VP, Capitol Music Group

Dion "No I.D." Wilson has been named Executive Vice President of Capitol Music Group (CMG), recently announced by CMG President Ashley Newton, to whom Wilson reports.  In his newly...

Holding Company Buys Power 106, Los Angeles

When stuck in traffic on the 405 freeway in the heart of Los Angeles, Power 106 - Where Hip-Hop Lives - has entertained millions of listeners for more than...

L.A. Reid Departs Epic Record (by Jordan Duboff)

At a time when Hip-Hop continues to move like a freight train, especially for Epic Records, L.A. Reid's departure leaves a hole at Sony that will be difficult to fill....

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