Category: Industry News

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NOISEY ATLANTA: MUSIC, DRUGS, AND VIOLENCE IN THE ATLANTA RAP SCENE

NOISEY PRESENTS NOISEY ATLANTA: MUSIC, DRUGS, AND VIOLENCE IN THE ATLANTA RAP SCENE Ten-part series gives viewers unprecedented access into the studios, trap houses, neighborhoods, and personalities that built the complex and thriving Atlanta rap scene Starring: 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane,…

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Nielsen Year-End Most Popular Radio Formats in PPM Markets

As the calendar gets ready to change to 2015, we look back at national radio listening trends among the more than 243 million Americans (aged 12 and older) who tune in each week to see which formats kept toes tapping…

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Hip Hop Jock, Industry Vet Comes Out to Live his Truth

This past Friday, Comedian Buttahman visited Sirius XM’s Sway In the Morning to promote his upcoming comedy show at The Stand NYC. During the interview Buttahman revealed some things about his life that many did not know about him during…

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Ex Christian Radio Host Sentenced to 40 Years

Grand Rapids – A former Christian radio host John Balvo has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for child sex crimes. Details of what was presented to the court is here. On top of his sentence, his pregnant wife…

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Mister Cee Exits Hot 97 Segues to New Outlet

In a very interesting move, legendary mix jock Mister Cee has left his longtime position at Hot 97 and moved to Radio 103.9 a fairly new Cumulus UAC format with a very limited signal that entered the market this past…