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Guest Post: Research Destroying Urban Radio

URBAN RADIO…WHAT IS GOING ON? The state of urban radio with the exception of WHUR here in Washington DC and a few others across the country IS, you have NON African Americans choosing the music format, branding, management and marketing…


Circle of Sister 2015 Gospel Explosion Slated to Inspire New York

Circle of Sisters, the largest EXPO in New York City uniting, motivating and celebrating women of color, announced the line-up for the event’s Sunday-evening Gospel Explosion concert. After visiting the EXPO’s vendors and daily panels, come see performances by Tasha…


Steve Harvey Explains to Women Why Men Work So Much

I’m sure many men have experienced that moment when your spouse, girlfriend, or significant other has complained about you working too much. I know I have heard those words before. While on a break during the taping of his daytime…

The Apple HBCU Scholars Program is just one element of the $40 million partnership between Apple and Thurgood Marshall College Fund announced earlier this year. (Photo Courtesy of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund) (PRNewsFoto/Thurgood Marshall College Fund)

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Launches Apple HBCU Scholars Program

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund launched the application process for the inaugural year of the Apple HBCU Scholars Program, the largest and most comprehensive scholarship effort in HBCU history. Thirty successful undergraduate student recipients will be awarded sizable scholarships and…

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Lil Wayne Gives Back to New Orleans with Lil WeezyAnaFest

Four time Grammy award-winning hip hop icon Lil Wayne will bring the first annual Lil WeezyAnaFest to New Orleans, LA on Friday, August 28th. Presented by Morris Bart, the one-evening event will take place at Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square and…


RF REVIEW: iRig Mic and iKlip Grip

One of the greatest highlights of doing this blog are the materials I get in the mail for review. As a progressive industry vet, I greatly anticipate the future of the industry.  I’ve been getting a lot of Headphones, Mic’s, DJ Equipment…