Tag: Los Angeles


ASCAP Announces Dates for “I Create Music Expo”

ascap announced that its 11th annual ascap “I Create Music” EXPO will take place April 28th – 30th, 2016 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. The conference will kick off with ASCAP’s General Annual Membership Meeting, free and…

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Zane Lowe Reveals Eminem as His First Guest on Beats 1 Radio

Most people know Zane Lowe for his extensive interviews from his BBC Radio 1 show. If you didn’t know, Zane Lowe is a New Zealand-born award winning radio DJ, Live DJ, record producer, and television presenter. He now resides in…


Industry Vet Rayva Harrell has Passed

Radio Facts is sorry to report that Rayva has passed. Pat Shields posted info below… I’m saddened to hear that industry sister, Rayva Harrell, passed away this weekend, June 6th after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was a…


Radio Facts Podcast Seeks Producer

The Radio Facts Podcast is returning as a weekly show in June with Kevin “Kevross” Ross as the host and various co-hosts. We are looking for a producer who is not afraid to think outside the box and help us…


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 Dies from Heart Attack

  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…