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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25:  (L-R) Singers Ricky Bell, Ronnie DeVoe and Michael Bivins of Bell Biv DeVoe perform onstage at the Bell Biv Devoe with Doug E. Fresh concert during the 2015 BET Experience at Club Nokia on June 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

The BET Experience Kick Off Was Everything (PICS)

The BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola® kicked off the festival weekend with a starred packed Thursday and Friday experience. Thursday night featured an exclusive comedy show with Kevin Hart, followed by a concert at Club Nokia with…

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Indie Artists Cautioned Not to Join Apple Music

I don’t know if you have ever seen a royalty check and with the breakdown of the royalties earned from streaming sites but it is pretty minuscule when you are on an independent artist level.  As an indie artist it is…

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NAMM Foundation Donates $600,000 To Global Music Programs

In 2015, the NAMM Foundation will invest $600,000 in grant funding into 17 global music making programs. This year’s list of grant recipients includes community, national and industry-based organizations that provide access to quality music education and increase interest and…

Somebody needs to hear THIS!! #TTLO

Posted by Rico Love on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Rico Love Gives Sound Advice – Stop Talking so Much!

You remember at the beginning of Jodeci’s song “Stay” when DeVante said, “Don’t Talk, Just Listen?” Whether you do or you don’t remember, those word couldn’t be more appropriate for this moment and regarding this post. Rico Love may have…

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YouTube Pushes Back Music Streaming Service Release Date

Spotify adds videos, Deezer starts making a push, and everyone is anticipating the release of Apple Music so what is YouTube gong to do? The reports are in that YouTube’s Music Key service has been pushed back. The company has…

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Is Spotify Losing Its Free-dom?

Spotify may be doing its best Boyz II Men impression as the end of the road seems to be approaching for its unlimited free access plan.  There are reports that the streaming giant is limiting its free, ad-supported access to just…

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Streaming Wars Intensify as Rdio Announces New Subscription Service

With Apple expected to relaunch its BEATS streaming service in June, other music streaming companies have been scrambling to make to changes in an effort to shift the paradigm in their favor. Spotify is currently offering new subscribers their service…