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Lawsuit Against Radio Vet Dismissed

QC COMMUNICATIONS INC.’s lawsuit against former Urban AC WJKS (KISS 101.7)/WILMINGTON, DE partial owner/GM TONY QUARTARONE and Q MEDIA has been dismissed with prejudice, with each party bearing its own attorneys’ fees and costs. According to QUARTARONE lawyer PERRY F….


David Anderle Loses Battle to Cancer

Radio Facts is sad to report the passing of music industry veteran, David Anderle. The acclaimed industry vet lost his battle with cancer last night. He was 77 years old at the time of his passing. David had a truly…


ASCAP Goes After New York Venues for Copyright Infringement

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced that it has filed nine separate copyright infringement actions against bars and restaurants on Long Island, New York, arising out of the unauthorized public performance of its members’ copyrighted musical…


Tribune Appoints New CEO of Gracenote

Tribune Media Company announced the appointment of John Batter as chief executive officer of Gracenote and executive vice president of Tribune Media. An experienced technology and entertainment executive, Batter will set the strategic direction and drive growth for Gracenote’s core…


Capitol Music Group Names New Senior Vice President, Label Sales

Vince Szydlowski has been appointed Senior Vice President of Label Sales for Capitol Music Group, it was announced by Greg Thompson, Executive Vice President of the company. In his new position, Szydlowski will implement and execute the Group’s sales and…


T.I. Says “Look at Us” in Open Letter About Ferguson

T.I., who has had his fair share of run ins with the law under his government name, Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., has now weighed in on the situation in Ferguson.  The rapper/actor/business man says “America has created a monster” and…

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Rap Artist Talks Fatherhood with The Breakfast Club

With the anticipation of his new album, Blacc Hollywood, wiz khalifa is making is media run, which led him to Power 105.1. As a military kid, Wiz is used to traveling the globe so when he sat down with Angela…


Jagged Edge Talks Gift and Curse of Radio

  Jermaine Dupri recently said that R&B music changed because too many artists try to cater to the sound that is on the radio. The words that JD uttered resonated with me and stayed with me for a while to…

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New York HOT 97 MD Karlie Hustle Resigns

Hot 97′s MD Resigns Hot 97′s Music Director Karlie Hustle announced her resignation today.  Hustle posted earlier on her social media accounts: “I’ve made the decision to resign my position as Music Director at Hot 97. I will remain through…