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Radio One Third Quarter Results

Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROIAK and ROIA) today reported its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Net revenue was approximately $112.2 million, a decrease of 5.3% from the same period in 2013. Station operating income1 was approximately $38.6…

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Rap Pioneer Big Bank Hank from Sugarhill Gang Dies

The rap community as well as the music industry lost one of the great pioneers early this morning. Big Bank Hank, 57, died of cancer this morning. He was a member of the Sugarhill Gang and he was a member…

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Radio Facts Podcast pt 2: Marketing and Branding YOU

In this episode Kevin Ross, Sheila Coates and Lee Michaels talk about Wendy Williams and Charlamagne, two examples of success in radio and how they did it plus we talk about management at radio and how the politics work that…

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WPHI Philly Cleans House New Format

WPHI in Philly has let go of the air staff and is trying the Classic Hip Hop Format Boom Radio in the market. We will keep you posted of staff announcements.    Subscribe in a reader E-mail Industry News Tips…

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The Music Industry’s Hot Producers

While Dr. Dre has always been known for his beats, he has now moved on to making millions from his Beats brand. That is not to say the legendary producer doesn’t still command respect as one of the most prominent…

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NPR’s Car Talk Host Dies

This was actually one of my favorite radio shows, it was very funny. Two brothers who called themselves the “Click and Clack” team for 25 years brought great entertainment on a subject that you usually don’t associate with humor (but quite…

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Urban Radio DJs Lack Leverage and Opportunity

Finding inspiration Being a DJ on most urban radio stations today is far too challenging, confusing and contradictory.  As a radio pro and a business owner there are aspects of both sides that I get but imagine if your boss told you…

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Undeniable Best Radio Stations – Urban

We are always tuning in to some of the best programmed radio stations in the country. We look for presentation, delivery, great jocks, professionalism and quality. These are the stations we like the most. Click NEXT above or below for…

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Radio Round Up – Jagged Edge, Mike Tyson, & More

Jagged Edge Stops by WDAS Jagged Edge stops by WDAS – Philadelphia to discuss their #1 R&B album with on-air personality Frankie Darrel Faizon Kicks it With KJ Faizon Love was in the DFW last week with Mo’Nique as part…

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Wendy Williams Speaks on Aaliyah Biopic and the Power of Radio

Wendy Williams came back to radio to talk to Big Boy as she stepped into his neighborhood at Power 106. The TV talk show host talks about producing the upcoming Aaliyah biopic, she goes inside the Lifetime TV Movie Biography….

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Radio Advertising Bureau Board Elects New Regime

The Radio Advertising Bureau held its annual Board of Directors Meeting in Baltimore, MD, October 21-22. During the meeting a new slate of officers were elected, along with new incoming directors.   “We are thrilled to have Hartley Adkins at…