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Funeral Services Set For Esteemed Civil Rights Activist and Editor

Funeral services for Constance D. Harper, Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher of Ohio’s largest black newspaper, the Call and Post, will take place on Saturday, November 1, at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church located at 8712 Quincy Avenue in Cleveland. Family Hour…

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HFA Supports High Quality Music Streaming Service TIDAL’s US Lauch

HFA’s Slingshot Service Supports TIDAL’s U.S. Launch New York, October 29, 2014: HFA, the nation’s leading provider of rights management solutions for the music industry, and TIDAL, a music streaming service, have entered into licensing and royalty administration services arrangement….

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Huge Honor to be Bestowed Upon BET Co-Founder, Sheila C. Johnson

Sheila C. Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts and BET Co-Founder, will be honored with the Breaking Barriers Award at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF’s) 26th Annual Awards Gala on November 12, 2014 in Washington, DC. Johnson is…

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Black Enterprise Returns to TV with Hollywood Hitmaker, Will Packer

On Saturday, November 1, 2014, Our World With Black Enterprise, a half-hour, nationally syndicated network television series that spotlights the contemporary African American experience, returns with new episodes, two new hosts and exclusive features on the most influential African American…

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Da Brat Talks Giving Female Emcees a New Platform

Dish Nation had Da Brat in studio with the Rickey Smiley Morning Show. She dished on everything from the divorce between Nick Cannon and her close friend Mariah Carey, performing at the Soul Train Music Awards, her influences, her new…

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Alicia Keys Explains the Importance of Choice in 97 Seconds

In this episode of Hot 97’s “97 Seconds,” Alica Keys reflects on her career, growing up in the Hells Kitchen area of New York City, who inspired her, making the right choices in life, Flex dropping bombs on her single…

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Major Brand Partners with NAACP to Give Vital Franchising Tips

  Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced that it will host a new educational webinar as part of its Diversity in Franchising Initiative in partnership with the National Association for the Advancement of…

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SiriusXM Gets Much More Serious about the NBA

SiriusXM will provide subscribers nationwide all-encompassing coverage of the 2014-15 NBA season, offering live play-by-play of every game from Opening Night through the NBA Finals, plus daily in-depth talk and analysis on SiriusXM NBA Radio. The NBA begins its 69th…

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Did the Name Change Impact iHeartMedia’s Revenue?

With the recent name change many were wondering how it would affect Clear Channel’s bottom line. Long story short, it didn’t. Now known as iHeartMedia, Inc., the company is still experiencing growth. “This quarter we became ‘iHeartMedia’ to better reflect…

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Radio Advertising Bureau Board Elects New Regime

The Radio Advertising Bureau held its annual Board of Directors Meeting in Baltimore, MD, October 21-22. During the meeting a new slate of officers were elected, along with new incoming directors.   “We are thrilled to have Hartley Adkins at…

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MEGA 96.3FM Unveils New Morning Show

MEGA 96.3FM, a Spanish Broadcasting System Inc., radio station in Los Angeles announced today the launch of the new morning show: “The RaqC and Nachin Show” debuted today Monday, October 27. On its first fun-filled week, listeners can expect surprises,…

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Universal Music Group Hires Industry Veteran for Significant Role

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music company, has named Michael Frey, President, Supply Chain & Media Services, effective November 10. Frey, who joins UMG from his current role as President, Sony DADC New Media Solutions, will oversee UMG’s…

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Public Radio Launches New Music Video Platform

An historic partnership between leading public radio Music Discovery stations is launching at SXSW in March of 2015. The partnership code-named “Music X” until a brand name is announced, will be the focus of a panel at SXSW to unveil…

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Sony Music Masterworks Signs Masterful Vocalist/Songwriter

Sony Music Masterworks announces the signing of vocalist/songwriter Sachal to its OKeh Records imprint. He will release his first album for OKeh, titled Slow Motion Miracles, on March 17, 2015. The new album represents a change in direction for Sachal,…