Friday, January 24, 2020

Jermaine Dupri & So So Def – 20 Years & Counting

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years since So So Def first made its mark, becoming the sound, look and lifestyle for a whole generation. It began...

Notting Hill Music Group: It’s a Celebration!

10 Years in the U.S. and Counting… Their West Hollywood-based offices nestled at the end of the vibrant Sunset Strip may be modest, but the U.S. arm of The Notting Hill...

Meet Reggie Hawkins: PD, Hip-Hop Nation; Talent Manager, Shade 45

As Program Director of Sirius XM’s Hip Hop Nation (channel 44) and Talent Manager for the satellite network’s Shade 45 (channel 45, produced by Eminem), Reggie Hawkins oversees one...

Radio Personality Ebony Steele is Every Woman

Morning Show Co-Host showcases her enormous smarts, beauty, wit and humor to millions each day Fans of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, heard locally on Atlanta’s WHTA-FM and syndicated in...

Luke James: The Amalgamation Mag Interview

The time couldn’t be riper to celebrate one of the more gifted young voices leading the R&B genre today. Luke James is his name, and he recently released his...

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...

Interview: Ice Cube in a Mellow Mood! (with Kam Williams)

Born O'Shea Jackson in Compton, California on June 15, 1969, Renaissance man Ice Cube is an actor, writer, producer, director, rapper, philanthropist and father. N.W.A., the rap group he...

Six Questions w/Wardell Malloy – Executive. Dir., Writer/Publisher Relations, BMI

Performance rights executives are typically on the front lines when it comes to the development, compensation and advocacy for songwriters’ rights. Wardell Malloy is one such executive. He recently...

Shawn Tubby Holiday Named Sr. VP, Columbia Records

Columbia Records has named Shawn ‘Tubby’ Holiday as SVP/Urban A&R. Previously SVP/A&R for RCA Records, Holiday will continue to discover, break and develop new talent as well as integrate...

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...
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