Tag: Urban Radio

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GUEST POST: The New Sensational Classic Hip Hop Format

The New Sensational Urban Radio Format It always refreshing when something NEW happens in our industry! Often times when it happens there are folk who say Man I been talking about that for years and now someone finally got it!…

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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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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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Major Market Radio Station Seeks On Air Talent

Radio Chicago on Air personality R&B show old school new school variety On air personality: you must have excellent communication, presentation and reasoning skills! You must have excellent Selling Skills! Sales and Marketing – Knowledge of principles and methods for…

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WBLS Enjoys Summer Concert with Gospel Icon (PIC)

  WBLS Program Director, Skip Dillard enjoys another evening of the WBLS and WLIB Summer Concert Series in New York’s Central Park. The park was packed with R&B lovers, radio personalities, and celebrities as Music Soulchild had the people on…

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Urban Radio’s Call to Action for St. Louis Shooting

,    If your target audience is 18-34 women or 25-54, the 18 year old “Michael Brown” incident could have easily been one of their children or perhaps even a brother. St. Louis, Police shooting, Michael Brown, unarmed African American…

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Mar Brown new SVP Urban Radio at Atlantic

Congrats to Mar Brown on his new appointment as SVP Atlantic Records. Brown states… “In my position, you have to be able to connect the dots. Even though radio is still the #1 driver of music for consumers, these kids…

Radio Facts Radio Show Podcast “Changing Industry” New Episode

The first Episode: Over 10,000 Listens in 5 days!!! Radio Facts Radio Show -NEW EPISODE “Changing Industry” Listen to, Download, Share Link http://radiofacts.podbean.com 5 Industry Friends do a Conference Call about the Industry and YOU’RE Invited to listen!!!! February 6, 2014…

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LORDE’s “Royals” Captures #1 At Urban Radio

The 17-year-old New Zealand songstress makes history as her multi-platinum-selling smash “Royals” captures the number one spot at Urban Radio this week. Becoming a true crossover sensation, the single initially infiltrated the format’s Top 10 in December and has gradually…

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13TH POWER OF URBAN RADIO FORUM (pics)

13TH POWER OF URBAN RADIO FORUM OCTOBER 3: AT&T Vice President Jennifer Jones Is Keynote Speaker Kizart Media Partners, Inc. (KMP, Inc.) hosts its 13th Power of Urban Radio Forum in partnership with the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB)…

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Pres., ATLANTA CASTING N TALENT Writer/Producer/Director/Manager/ Agent/Playwright, Air/TV Personality/Wardrobe Designer/Voice-Talent, Motivational Speaker. HOST/MC and Co-Founder of URBAN RADIO REUNION, celebrating the Life & Legacy of Urban Radio Broadcast Pioneers who paved the way for the Old School & radio industry….