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Bill Cosby is Probably Relieved

The desperation in Bill Cosby’s voice as he asked the reporter not to include the segment about him stating no comment on the rape allegations and the calm demeanor of his wife Camille spoke volumes. How many times has Bill…

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Sports Jocks Fired on air, Find out via Twitter (vid)

This is the reason that labels, jocks, PDs and radio should befriend the legitimate industry press. We really DO know things BEFORE they do that could affect them. Chicago radio blogger Robert Feder broke the story on Twitter about the…

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Radio’s Digital Revenue Double-Digit Growth for Q3

Radio’s Digital Revenue Double-Digit Growth for Q3 Off-Air Revenues Also Show Significant Gains as Industry Revenues Indicate Improving Trends CLICK HERE FOR FULL REPORT New York, New York – November 21, 2014 – The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), the radio…

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GUEST POST: The New Sensational Classic Hip Hop Format

The New Sensational Urban Radio Format It always refreshing when something NEW happens in our industry! Often times when it happens there are folk who say Man I been talking about that for years and now someone finally got it!…

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Radio Round Up: Industry News

 Boyz II Men stops by WNBM New York Radio 103.9 studios ….to promote their latest album “Collide” (l to r: Nate Morris, WNBM Midday personality La Loca, Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman) RCA Recording artist Jazmine Sullivan shows her support for breast…

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Black Male goes from Homeless to Harvard on CNN Special (vid)

This is a great inspirational story. CNN’s Ivory Tower documentary, Don Lemon invites David Boone to share his remarkable “Homeless to Harvard” story  Subscribe in a reader E-mail Industry News Tips – We protect your privacy

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Classic Hip Hop Station Premieres in Atlanta

“ATLANTA’S New Home of CLASSIC HIP HOP and R&B is OLD SCHOOL 99.3/1010” (Atlanta, GA)- ATLANTA has a new HOME for CLASSIC HIP HOP and R&B, that home is OLD SCHOOL 99.3/1010, playing hits from Mary J Blige to Notorious…

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ESSENCE R&B Star winner Greta Prince signs to SRT Entertainment

Jackson, MS – SRT ENTERTAINMENT is proud to announce the signing of ESSENCE R&B Star winner Greta Prince and the release of her new single, “Forever.” (Available Online Today) Written and produced by “who’s got next” producer/songwriter Daniel Bryant, “Forever”…

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iHeartMedia’s Bob Pittman will interview Ryan Seacrest Major event

iHeartMedia’s Bob Pittman to Interview Ryan Seacrest as C Space Headliner at 2015 International CES Havas Executive Marobella Joins Advertising Experts from Google and Yahoo to Enhance Exciting Line-up of C Space Headliners AThe Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced…

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State of Emergency Declared in Ferguson

“As part of our ongoing efforts to plan and be prepared for any contingency, it is necessary to have these resources in place in advance of any announcement of the grand jury’s decision,” Missouri’s governor Nixon stated as he declared…