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More Black Men Freed After Wrongful Convictions (vid)

This is absolutely heart-wrenching. What do you do when you have lost 39 years of your life in prison for a wrongful conviction. It’s very hard not to feel for these brothers and all black men. Thanks to the innocence…

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Lil George made a stop by Power 92, Chicago

BMB Recording Artist Lil George made a stop by Power 92 Chicago to drop off his new single “The Sauce” at Power 92 Chicago. From left to right @realtv Real T of Power 92 Chicago @rawtvradio Sean Dale  Power 92…

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Snoop Dogg stops by Real 92.3

Rapper Snoop Dogg stopped by to say hello to the new radio Mayor in LA Doc Wynter. Don’t forget to read the great interview with Doc in the new issue of Radio Facts magazine. On your desks next week.

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Robin Thicke and Pharrell lose lawsuit for Blurred Lines

Sending shockwaves through the music community, Marvin Gaye’s children Nona, Frankie and Marvin Gaye III, will receive $4 million in damages and $3.3 million of the profits from the song “Blurred Lines” a song the Gaye children site was a…

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LUTHER BARNES SIGNS EXCLUSIVE RECORDING AGREEMENT WITH SRT ENTERTAINMENT

LUTHER BARNES SIGNS EXCLUSIVE RECORDING AGREEMENT WITH SRT ENTERTAINMENT Flowood, MS – SRT Entertainment is proud to announce the signing of Grammy award nominated, Stellar award winning producer, artist, songwriter Luther Barnes to an exclusive recording agreement. Luther Barnes brings…

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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….

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NIELSEN: Over 243 Million People 12 Plus Use Radio Each week.

A MILLENNIAL MAJORITY FOR AUDIO, TODAY Millennials are some of America’s most connected consumers, with an infinite number of entertainment options available to them in the palms of their hands. But while advertisers and marketers spend significant amounts of money,…

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ASCAP Announces Promotion of John Johnson

ASCAP Executive Vice President, Licensing, Vincent Candilora announced today that John Johnson has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Licensing. Based in Nashville and reporting to Candilora, Johnson will continue to advance ASCAP’s core licensing operations to meet the…

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Jack the Rapper Book Signing at Sugar Bar (pic)

Caption: The Living Legend Foundation hosts a book signing at Ashford & Simpson Sugar Bar in New York City for author, Walker Smith. Celebrating the release “Mello Yello, the Incredible Story of Jack the Rapper”.  Photo credit: Ronnie Wright

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Old School Hip Hop Format Breaks Record in Indianapolis

93.9 The Beat, Indianapolis’ WRWM-FM has a lot to say to naysayers of the old school hip hop format changes around the country, that is, yep, it works. The Cumulus outlet dumped its old format this past December from top…