Friday, January 24, 2020

Amalgamation Executive Spotlight: Jesse Flores, VP, Business Development, Lyric Financial

Q: Jesse, please provide some brief background on your industry history, and how a company like Lyric Financial can be beneficial to the creative community. A: I am proud to...

Musicians Corner: Oscar Seaton of E-Collective

When a precocious 5 year-old Oscar Seaton created his own drum set out of his mom’s pots and pans, his parents knew something special was at work here. His...

DJ B-Hen: Hollywood’s Champion of New Sound

Meet B-Hen, one of Hollywood’s hottest and most driven new DJs. Operating under the title of “Holly-wood’s Champion of New Sound,” if B-Hen isn’t spinning from coast to coast,...

Executive Spotlight: Zach Katz, Chief Creative Officer, BMG Chrysalis North America

Zach Katz was recently appointed Chief Creative Officer for BMG Chrysalis North America, which represents, administers and exploits the music rights of some of the biggest names in contemporary...

Amalgamation Q&A with Neil Portnow, President of the Recording Academy

It’s award show season, and who better to offer some perspective and insight on the season’s top-rated show than Mr. Neil Portnow. In the following Q&A, he discusses a...

Walker Smith Pens “The Incredible Life Story of Jack the Rapper” (Interview w/A. Scott...

In the early `80s, a female Urban AC singer on Casablanca Records going by the name “Bobbi Walker” was introduced to Black radio legend Jack “The Rapper” Gibson at...

Inside the World of DJ Spinna

For fans of Stevie Wonder, Prince and the late Michael Jackson, if you haven’t had the distinct privilege to attend any of their momentous concerts, then going to one...

Ladies & Gentlemen: The Incomparable Faith Evans

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years since Faith Evans made her debut under the banner of Sean “Puffy” Combs’ Bad Boy Entertainment. Fans of real R&B...

Jamie Foxx: The “Django Unchained” Interview with Kam Williams

Academy Award-winning actor, talented Grammy Award-winning musical artist and comedian Jamie Foxx is one of Hollywood's rare, elite multi-faceted performers. He was last seen in Horrible Bosses and also...

Lecrae: Balancing Spirituality and Mainstream Acceptance One Rhyme at a Time (by Ural Garrett)

It was only a matter of time during the growth of Hip-Hop that a sect of rappers would spit rhymes with a Christian slant. Outside of Kirk Franklin’s domination...
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