Thursday, June 24, 2021

Jon Platt Joins Warner Chappell Family

Warner/Chappell Music’s Chairman and CEO, Cameron Strang, announced the appointment of Jon Platt to the newly created position of President, Creative - North America, Warner/Chappell Music. Platt will oversee...

The Voice Finalist Lily Elise – Can We Talk

Bay Area pop/R&B singer and songwriter Lily Elise is bringing back the Nineties with her #Lilys90sMix, a series of music videos capturing the decade from year to year. Today's...

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...

Hallwood Media Taps Cristina Chavez To Be SVP of A&R / Management

Hallwood Media, Neil Jacobson's new writer-producer management company, announced today the hiring of creative music executive Cristina Chavez as SVP of A&R / Management. Chavez will focus on expanding Hallwood Media – which...

Robert Glasper Experiment Wins Grammy for Best R&B Album; Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, Miguel, Lecrae,...

Grammys in the fields of R&B and Rap were given out Sunday, February 10, mostly at the pre-telecast at the Nokia Theater prior to the main show at Staples...

Cheryl Boone on becoming Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ first black president

In speaking with Howard University's WHUR 96.3, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Cheryl Boone spoke with the outlet about her rise to the top of Hollywood's food-chain. Boone...

Whence Came A Prince- Prince Charlez Lights Up the Charts

This young man from Compton, California has begun to see his wide-eyed dreams come true - co-writing a recent No. 1 smash, “Needed Me,” for Rihanna and a popular...

Bobby Fishscale Signs To Roc Nation

Quincy, Florida native Bobby Fishcale has officially joined the Roc Nation family. The Southern rapper touted for his unique sound buoyed by a relentless flow and endless metaphors, gained...

Huey, St. Louis “Pop, Lock & Drop It” Hip-Hop Artist Dies at 32

  St Louis rapper Huey, best known for his 2007 single “Pop, Lock and Drop It”, was killed in a double shooting on Thursday, June 25th in Kinloch, Missouri. Huey, whose...

Talking Teamwork & Music Publishing with Warner Chappell’s Brandra Ringo & Wallace Joseph

Brandra Ringo The hits have kept on coming at Warner Chappell Music. The publishing company is home to writers on some of the year’s most...
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