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Summer Sounds Sweet

This summer has been more than exciting for new hip-hop releases. Highly anticipated releases from Wale, Kanye West, J. Cole, Mac Miller, Odd Future, and others have already surfaced, but we're just getting... Read More...
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Smokey and a Jackson

Randy Jackson has lined up his first gig since leaving “American Idol.” The musician/record executive is teaming up with Motown icon Smokey Robinson for a duets album to be released in the fall by Verve Recor... Read More...
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Who is Ywada?

Ywada, a budding songstress that people are talking about and she’s got her sights set on you knowing all about her. She so graciously states “I feel that there’s a great soul that lives within me”, this is... Read More...
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Khan to Cali-Scope

Veteran industry promotion executive Larry Khan has been appointed SVP/Urban Promotion for Interscope Records. Khan was most recently EVP for Jive Records, based in New York. In his new position, Khan will ... Read More...
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Legend’s Reach

John Legend recently inked a development deal with HBO to produce a drama about a down low rapper.  Now John has a development deal in place with Showtime. John Legend has a deal with Showtime to produce a half... Read More...
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Indie Buzz

Well you know we had to do it right? The new Jay-Z album is another summer slapper! This week the Jigga man released his 12th solo studio album. Magna Carter... Holy Grail. I must say that I was thoroughly im... Read More...
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Puff Johnson Succumbs to Cancer

Detroit native Puff Johnson has lost her battle with cancer. She’s best known for her singles “Forever More” and “Over & Over” and has appeared on film soundtracks such as The First Wives Club and Bad Boys.... Read More...
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Hippest Trip in America

Nick Cannon, aka Mr. Get-Another-Check has announced he is resurrecting the longest running TV dance show in history, “Soul Train” for a new generation through his production company NCredible Entertainment... Read More...
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The Essence Experience gets Sirius

Sirius XM Radio announced the launch of “The ESSENCE Experience,” a three-week series of live, call-in shows on which the editors of the national women’s magazine, ESSENCE, will discuss women’s issues, ... Read More...
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Mo’ Money Drama

Mary J. Blige is being sued again for allegedly cancelling a concert in Dallas, so that she could perform with the Rolling Stones in New York. Vision Entertainment Worldwide (VEW) is suing Mary J. and her p... Read More...