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Access.1 Acquires 51% of American Urban Radio Networks

We told you last week about the big announcement coming from AURN. It’s out. AURN’s Organization and Leadership Announcement New York, NY: Access.1 Communication’s wholly owned subsidiary National Black Network Broadcasting (“NBN”), has completed the successful acquisition of American Urban…

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Marketing Tips for Black Brand Building

I’ve been in business for 21 years and there are things that I learned the hard way and some that came very easy from watching others before me. Here I will share some of the most valuable tips I’ve learned…

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Best Radio Shows in the Country?

I was in the midst of putting the list together for the Top Radio shows this week when I got this email this morning and thought what a great list this is and from a different perspective. This list does…

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Snoop Dogg Gives Tribute to Prince on the 1’s and 2’s

Snoop Dogg (DJing as Snoopadelic) gave New York a set to remember as he paid tribute to the legendary Prince at Manhattan hotspot, Up&Down. Snoop played an eclectic set including songs from Prince’s “1999” album before performing his signature tracks…

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TV One Acquires “Empire” Cable Rights

TV One, broadcast in 57 Million homes, has acquired the cable rights to the hit show about the music industry Empire on the Fox Network. TV One will show reruns of the show starting this spring after the season two…

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LE’ANDRIA JOHNSON RELEASES NEW SINGLE “BETTER DAYS”

LE’ANDRIA JOHNSON RELEASES NEW SINGLE “BETTER DAYS” AVAILABLE NOW “Better Days” Available at Radio and Digital Outlets New York, NY (March 24, 2016) – Chart-topping singer, pastor, GRAMMY® and 2-time Stellar Award winner Le’Andria Johnson delivers much-anticipated new music with her…

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CBS Radio Selling Radio Assets, Sites Poor Profit Margin

It’s no surprise that advanced media corporations are starting to eliminate their radio businesses which could possibly mean selling at steep discounts and the gradual return of the “mom and pop” concept in the coming months. CBS has announced that…

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Legendary DJ Big Kap Found Dead – RIP

Radio Facts is sad to announce the death of legendary hip hop DJ Big Kap, whose real name is Keith Carter. Kap was found dead at the age of 45 in New York. As of now, no cause of death…

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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…

Sony Music Entertainment Sign Nigerian Musician Davido - Pictured (L to R): Adewale Adeleke, Chairman, HKN Records; Adam Granite, President, Northern & Eastern Europe and Africa, Sony Music International; Dusko Justic, Vice President, International Marketing, Sony Music International; Kamal Ajiboye, Manager for Davido; Joel Katz, Chairman Media & Entertainment, Greenberg Traurig; Efe Ogbeni, Executive Producer / Head A&R, Regime Music Societe; Sean Watson, Managing Director, Sony Music Africa - (Seated): David Adeleke aka Davido (Photo credit - Sony Music Entertainment) (PRNewsFoto/Sony Music Entertainment)

Nigerian Musician Davido Signs Groundbreaking Deal with Sony

Sony Music Entertainment have signed accomplished musician Davido to a groundbreaking global agreement. The deal was inked at the Sony Music offices in New York and will see the American-born Nigerian recording artist release his highly anticipated sophomore album later…

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Power 105, NY Jock Arrested

Power 105 jock, Johnathan “dj Scenario” Ramos, aka “dj Scenario,” was arrested Tuesday night while driving and talking on his cell phone in New York. Cops pulled the dj over and learned that Ramos was also driving on a suspended license. Officers…