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Did Jay Z Use the Freddie Gray Tragedy to Sell Tidal?

During a classic freestyle where Jay Z went at YouTube, Spotify, and society about the way we treat and/or look at black business men such as himself, he so eloquently rhymed, “Lucy you got some explaining to do, the only one they…

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Network Radio Executives Join Forces to Re-Code Radio

Spencer Brown and David Landau, the former co-CEOs of Dial Global/Westwood One, have partnered with VC Michael Rolnick to form DGital Media  an audio engagement company that partners with media brands to create, distribute, and monetize spoken word audio products….

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Oprah Gives History Making Advice to Jamie Foxx

Oprah has changed the lives of many people from all walks of life. Whether it’s her Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, the many black men she has put through college, or the various celebrities she has launched into…

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CBS Radio Phoenix Names New VP of Programming

Tim Richards has been named VP of Programming of the CBS RADIO Phoenix cluster of stations including KMLE @ 107.9, 94.5 KOOL FM, and LIVE 101.5, it was announced today by Tim Pohlman, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS…

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Elise Neal Keeps it Smooth with KRNB

Elise Neal dropped by Smooth R&B 105.7 studios to dish about her past: Hustle & Flow, her present: the stage play Love Don’t Pay the Bill$ and her future: The White Sistas, out later this year, starring Paula Jai Parker…

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Marcus Chapman Debuts The Coolest Book Ever Made

When you look at the cover for The Coolest Music Book Ever Made aka The MC 500 Volume 1 you instantly start to reminisce over the years of feel good, inspirational and chart topping music. You also begin to feel…

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130 Student Scholars Awarded Access to the 2015 Radio Show

The National Association of Broadcasters, Radio Advertising Bureau and Broadcast Education Association announced the first-ever Radio Show Student Scholars Program in which 130 undergraduate and graduate students will be awarded registration scholarships and special access to the 2015 Radio Show, held September 30-October…