Friday, July 30, 2021

Burna Boy Signs With SESAC For The U.S.

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and Nigerian pop star Damini “Burna Boy” Ogulu has signed with SESAC Performing Rights for direct US representation, it was announced today. Burna, who recently released his fifth...

M.I.Q. Remembers Film Director John Singleton (by Lindsay Guion)

John Singleton was the first African American film director to be nominated for an Oscar for his ground-breaking debut film ‘Boyz n the...

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...

The Living Legends Foundation, Inc. Postpones 2020 Annual Awards Dinner & Gala & Announces...

With an abundance of caution, The Living Legends Foundation, Inc.® has chosen to postpone the 2020 Awards Dinner & Gala scheduled for Friday, October 9 to Friday, October 8,...

Donna Caseine Promoted To EVP, Global Creative Director At Resevoir

Donna Caseine has been promoted to EVP – Global Creative Director at Resevoir. Since Caseine joined Reservoir in 2016, the company launched official offices in Los Angeles and Nashville, adding...
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Drake “Certified Lover Boy” (Album Trailer)

Drake announces the release date for his highly anticipated Certified Lover Boy project with this visually stirring trailer.

BMG Eliminates Controlled Composition Clauses From Its U.S. Record Contracts

BMG has announced that it is eliminating a standard US record label deduction which serves to reduce the income of songwriters, composers, and lyricists. Across the US industry, the various discounts and caps which are...

The Royalty Network’s Black Empowerment Through Music Initiative Webinar

As a part of their Black Empowerment Thru Music Initiative, Royalty Network is conducting a webinar that will feature 6 executives from across the industry to break down all...
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SZA “Hit Different”

After 3 years of anticipation, SZA amazes with "Hit Different"- a spellbinding mid-tempo collaboration with Ty Dolla $ign, produced by The Neptunes. The accompanying video was directed by SZA...

Apple Music Rebrands Beats 1 As Apple Music 1 And Launches Two New Stations

After five years of largely keeping the focus on Beats 1, Apple is changing up its Apple Music radio offerings. On Tuesday the iPhone maker announced that starting at 9 a.m. PT (noon ET) today...
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