Sunday, December 4, 2022

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...

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...

Rock City: A Dollar and a Dream Fulfilled

Hailing from the Virgin Islands, brothers Theron Thomas and Timothy Thomas, a.k.a. Rock City candidly admit it was a leap of faith landing in the U.S. with just a...

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...

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,...

Meet Recording Academy Executive Bill Freimuth

As Senior VP of Awards for the Recording Academy, Bill Freimuth’s job is to oversee the entire process for the prestigious Grammy Awards. There are many moving parts prior...

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...

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...

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...

Executive Spotlight: Walter Jones & Sam Taylor, Sony/ATV’s Executive Duo

What’s it like running Sony/ATV’s Urban Music Department?  We get some answers up close from Walter Jones, Vice President of Urban Music (East Coast) and Sam Taylor, Sr. Director,...
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