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Radio One Sues

Radio One is not happy with Flinn Broadcasting in Memphis and has sued the corporation for copyright infringement for using the “BOOM’ format name without permission. The suit was filed in Tennessee against the company which owns 32 stations in the…

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10 Things Radio DJs Must Consider

Radio is just the Beginning The time has come to wake up and take a good look at your career. Let’s explore the good and the bad. Today, being a radio DJ is the START of a career. If you can’t…

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LL COOL J RETURNS TO HOST THE 57TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®

TWO-TIME GRAMMY® WINNER LL COOL J RETURNS TO HOST THE 57TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® Watch What Happens On Music’s Biggest Night®, Live On CBS, Feb. 8, 2015 Entertainment icon and two-time GRAMMY® winner LL COOL J is set to return…

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Ne-Yo stops by Power 98 to talk to Nolimit Larry and Yasmin Young

Currently on the road promoting his upcoming album, Non-Fiction, the talented star stopped by the Power 98 studios to kick it with Nolimit Larry & Yasmin Young of The Morning Maddhouse, in Charlotte, NC. Ne-Yo spoke candidly about everything from…

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Beasley Station Flips to Throwback

BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP WELCOMES NEW STATION Beasley Media Group’s 95 Rock signed off this morning after 16 years on the air. Welcome HOT FM in its place at 95.5 and 93.1! The new format is throwback Hip-Hop and R&B.  Subscribe in a…

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WNBM’s Radio Summit on Community Relations

On Thursday Jan. 15, Cumulus New York’s WNBM and 77 WABC joined together for a special simulcast to present a Radio Summit to discuss Police and Community Relations.  In the attached photo: (L to R:)  Minister Kirsten John Foy, Brooklyn Chapter…

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SESAC Atlanta at Georgia Entertainment Gala

SESAC was front and center at the recent Georgia Entertainment Gala, an event that showcases the immense talent in Georgia. The black tie evening included performances from SESAC affiliate, “The Voice” contestant Vedo as well as an appearance SESAC Affiliate…

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Jock Dies is Car Wreck

Christopher “Big Dose” Thorne a jock and promotions director for WVBE (the Vibe 101.1) in Roanoke-Lynchburg has been killed in a car crash in Panama. He was 45. Thorne started his career in Atlanta and then moved to WBHH/Norfolk and joined…

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5 Misconceptions about the Music Industry

There are several misconceptions about the music industry and things we rarely talk about to the general public. Here are a few of those misconceptions. Click “Next” above for the next misconception 1. DJs Pick the Songs they Play Not…