Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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...

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...

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...

One on One with BET President of Music Programming Stephen Hill

With a theme that says, “Anything Can Happen,” Black Entertainment Television’s President of Music Programming, Stephen Hill, wouldn’t want things to get too unpredictable. After all, the 13th Annual BET...

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...

Carmen Ejogo Sparkles in Remake of the Film

The accomplished actress talks about her latest role as Sister in Sparkle opposite Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston Interview Conducted by Kam Williams Carmen Ejogo was born in London...

Executive Spotlight: Meet Al McLean [c], Senior VP, Creative, Kobalt Music Publishing America

Q: You came up during a pivotal period in the music business. Al McLean: Yes, I was fortunate to grow up in the Bronx during the evolution of Hip-Hop. Because...

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...
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