Author Archives: Kevin Ross

About Kevin Ross

Kevin Ross: Radio and music industry pro with over 25 years experience. Worked in every area of the music industry including: Radio Jock, Program Director, Record Promoter, Magazine Editor, Radio Facts Editor. Creative sketch and paint artist and entrepreneur. My Google + url is: HERE
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Rapper ILOVEMAKONNEN attacked while Performing

Drake protege ILOVEMAKONNEN was attacked during a recent performance for CMJ at SOB’s in NY. While performing his hit “Tuesday” a patron in a gray hoodie reaches out to shake his hand then when the rapper responds the man punches…

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Chief Keef dropped by Interscope, Calls Staff “Whitehonkies”

Controversial rapper Chief Keef was dropped from Interscope Records reportedly two weeks ago. The rapper vented about the label (post signee Jimmy Iovine’s departure) on twitter stating the label fell off afer Iovine and Dre departed. “When Jimmy n Dre left that’s…

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2015 CES Innovations in Lifestyle Technologies

2015 International CES to Feature Latest Innovations in Lifestyle Technologies Lifestyle-focused conferences and exhibits produced by Living in Digital Times to highlight technology advancements in education, family connectivity, the aging population, wearable tech and fashion, fitness and health Paris and…

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DJ Fired after Sex Change, Listeners Retaliate

This would not have gone over well in the States. ENGLAND: Capital FM DJ has Sex Change, Listeners Urge Station to Rehire Stephanie Hirst (previously Simon Hirst) underwent a sex change this past June. Station bosses relieved the vet DJ…

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President Obama Pitches Urban Radio for Midterm Votes

The President turned to urban radio stations yesterday to encourage black voters to participate in the midterm elections. Black turnout will be vital to Democrats to help determine control of the senate.  “This isn’t about my feelings being hurt,” Obama…

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Historic Black Record Label Building Prepares to be Destroyed for Hotel

PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL RECORDS SAYS GOODBYE AS ‘SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA’ BUILDING FOREVER SILENCED – FORMER HOME OF GAMBLE & HUFF’S WORLD-RENOWNED PHILLY SOUND AND CAMEO-PARKWAY RECORDS TO MAKE WAY FOR HI-RISE HOTEL AND LUXURY CONDOMINIUM Lowering and Removal of Iconic Neon Sign…

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