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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Cathy Hughes, founder of Radio One and TV One, attends the Lexus Listening Lounge pre-Grammy cocktail party at Area Nightclub on February 6, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Radio Ones Stock Jumps AGAIN… 10.56%

I should have purchased a few weeks ago but it still may be a good time to buy? Urban radio legend corp Radio One Inc. (ROIAK) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday April 14 as…

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Leon Haywood Passes, Daughter Talks to Radio Facts

Without a doubt nobody can ever forget Leon Haywood’s huge 1975 smash “I Want’a Do Something Freaky to You” an infectious song that raced up the charts and was considered racy for the time was also re-introduced to a whole…

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Johnny Guitar Watson’s Estate Donating Instruments

Johnny Guitar Watson Celebration After 20 Years By JGW Estate to Benefit LAUSD Donating Musical Instruments Tuesday, May 17 @ Los Angeles Theatre Center (Los Angeles, CA) — Johnny Guitar Watson, one of the music industries most beloved guitarist was…

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Denise Mathews (Vanity from Vanity 6) has Died

The industry and fans remember the stunning Denise “Vanity” Mathews who has died following years of ailments that she attributed to her drug use during her heyday in the 80s as a member of Vanity 6. She was 57. Denise…

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GRAMMY® Nominee Sam Hunt Performed at Grammy Camp

TWO-TIME GRAMMY® NOMINEE SAM HUNT PERFORMS WITH  grammy CAMP® — JAZZ SESSION STUDENTS AT grammy IN THE SCHOOLS® LIVE!   Best New Artist GRAMMY® nominee, Sam Hunt took the stage and performed live with members of GRAMMY Camp® – Jazz Session…

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Radio One’s Hometown Champion Commits Suicide

Call an old friend today, because you never know what people are going through. Just this past Friday, Columbus Ohio’s Black Lives Matter activist Marshawn McCarrel was enjoying his prize offered by Radio One. He was a winner selected by…

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Tom Joyner Morning Show Highlights

Friday’s Tom Joyner Morning Show. The show was filled with guests including Arsenio Hall, Kym Whitley, Tyrese, Mo’Nique, Lonnie Love and Anthony Anderson (whew!). You can find highlights from the entire show here on BlackAmericaWeb.com http://bit.ly/IfYouMissedIt. Two key highlights were…

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Dope Network honors Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, and More…

2016 Rock The Yacht Experience Grammy Weekend Dope Network honors Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, and More…Saturday, February 13 in Marina Del Rey Radio Facts will be covering these two amazing hip hop artists at this event. (Los Angeles, CA)  – The…

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Carnival Cruises is Looking for Entertainers

Carnival Corporation announced its German-based AIDA Cruises brand is planning a series of worldwide auditions in search of the 570 entertainers needed for the 24 stages on its 10 cruise ships. The casting calls for singers, actors, dancers and other…

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The SAG Awards Shows The Oscars the Meaning of Diversity

With all the controversy surrounding the Oscars and the #OscarsSoWhite movement, it was refreshing to see the SAG Awards show the Academy how it’s done. The 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles offered a little something different to…

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Sony/ATV Music Publishing Promotes New SVP

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Jennifer Knoepfle to the role of Senior Vice President and Head of West Coast A&R, based in the company’s Los Angeles office. At the same time Amanda Berman-Hill has been elevated to the new role…