Tag: Los Angeles


HBO Announces 81 Theatre Tour to Celebrate ‘Bessie’ Film

In anticipation of the HBO film, “Bessie,” chronicling the life of legendary blues singer Bessie Smith, HBO announces the launch of ‘Bessie’s 81 Theatre Tour’ on April 28. Kicking off in New York City, the two-city event series will coincide with the…


BLACKBIRD Film Announces Theaters

The BLACKBIRD film starring Academy Award Winner Mo’Nique and Isaiah Washington has been getting quite the buzz and now the wait is over. Fans can see the film at the theaters listed below. NEW YORK CITY AMC Empire 25 –…


Tracie Verlinde Steps Into New Role at BMI

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Tracie Verlinde to Assistant Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Los Angeles. Verlinde previously served as Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, Los Angeles, and will continue reporting to Barbara Cane, Vice President…


Real 92.3 Hires new APD

Los Angeles’ newest station KRRL/Real 92.3 announced the hiring of Abdul ‘DJ A-Oh’ Hashem as their new APD yesterday. He will also have an on-air shift. Doc Wynter, iHeartMedia’s SVP/Urban, Real 92.3 PD stated: “A-OH is a first round pick….


  CHERYL “CHERI” MCCLURKIN Los Angeles, CA (March 3, 2015) – The McClurkin Family gathered together a couple of days ago to say farewell to sibling, Cheryl “Cheri” McClurkin who died from complications of a massive coronary heart attack at 4pm/EST…


Rick Krim Appointed to Major Role at Sony/ATV

Rick Krim Appointed to Major Role at Sony/ATV Sony/ATV Music Publishing has appointed Rick Krim as Co-President, U.S., a role in which he will lead the company’s A&R operations in Los Angeles. The announcement was made by Martin Bandier, the…


ASCAP EXPO Announces First 75 Panelists and Programming

ASCAP EXPO Initial Lineup and Programming The initial 75 person lineup and programming for the 2015 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO, to be held April 30 through May 2 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, has been announced….



TEXAS BRED RAPPER ‘RiFF RAFF’ PARTNERS WITH ICONIC BRAND MONSTER ENERGY RiFF RAFF’s Outrageous Success Story of 2014 Continues Momentum to Use Panthers to Topple Sacred Cows (Los Angeles, CA, February 13, 2015) – RiFF RAFF, one of rap’s most…