Sunday, February 23, 2020

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...

Sy Smith Asserts Her Independence with Fast And Curious

Interview Conducted by David A. Mitchell Sy Smith is a lady who’s truly independent. With three albums, 2 EPs, 1 greatest hits collection and a live DVD already under her...

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,...

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...

Bringing the Empress of Blues Bessie Smith to the Big Screen

Special to Amalgamation by A. Scott Galloway Time and again we read or hear about the development of a biographical motion picture about a figure in African American history whose...

Q&A with eOne VP/GM Phil Thornton

Whether it’s music or television, Phil Thornton is definitely one of the most influential individuals working in our industry. As Vice President/General Manager, Urban Inspirational at Entertainment One (eOne)...

The Business of Being Damon Dash (by Julian Mitchell)

It takes courage to stand alone and fight for what you believe when the world can’t conceive your vision. Yet, the great reward of standing your ground amidst opposition...

Exciting Times for Black Entertainment Television

Network Programming Exec Kelly G Talks Award Shows and Why Music Matters The biggest televised event celebrating the achievements of Black music is a July event this year. The...

On the Move with Kirk Franklin

With so much currently going on in his career, even Kirk Franklin has taken on the philosophy of working smarter and not just harder. He is involved in a...

Sas Metcalfe Promoted to President, Global Creative, Kobalt Music Group

Sas Metcalfe has been promoted from Executive Vice President Creative to the newly created position of President, Global Creative for Kobalt Music Group, it was announced today by Willard...
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