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The 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson, Inc. “An African City” Major Players Talk Business, Ghana And More Wu-Tang Gets ‘$5M Offer’ for Single Copy of New Album Donald Sterling Verbally Attacks Magic Johnson In New Interview Beyonce, Jay-Z, Share Photos of Daughter Blue Ivy With Fans Epic Records’ Astro on Continuing Education & Pursuing Acting Leave Justin Combs Alone: Whether Rich or Poor, An Earned Reward is His To Keep Black Blogger Month: Karen Civil, The People’s Voice Bryan “Birdman” Williams Talks Music, Literacy & Business An Uncommon Brand: Common Talks Music, Acting and Drake Singer/Songwriter Ne-Yo Becomes Motown Records Exec WATCH: Tristan Wilds on George Lucas’ ‘Red Tails’ & Earning Respect Meet the Men Behind Singersroom.com WIN! Free Copy of Modelland by Tyra Banks WATCH: Busta Rhymes Recalls His Defining Moment ‘Basketball Wives’ Meeka Claxton Talks Business, Independence & Reality TV Drama 12 Songs to Add to Your Power Moves Playlist #NP Oscars Go Big & Small With ‘Avatar,’ ‘Hurt Locker’ New PlayStation 3 Show Pits Gamer Against Gamer Annie Potts Griffin Dunne Amber Tamblyn America Ferrera Nielsen: Big Farewell ‘Tonight’ Audience For Conan ‘Avatar’ Tops Box Office For Sixth-straight Week Mika, Frederic Mitterrand German Rock Band Scorpions To End Career Betty White Accepts Lifetime Achievement Award ‘Jersey Shore’ Cast Party Overwhelms NJ Nightclub A View From The Winners’ Table At The SAG Awards Stars Of TV And Film Mingle At SAG Awards Some Reality Shows Better Than Others ‘Basterds,’ ‘Precious,’ ’30 Rock’ Lead SAG Awards ‘Glee’ Cast, Baldwin, Fey Win SAG Comedy Awards ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Wins SAG Film Award ‘Guys And Dolls’ Actress Jean Simmons Dies At 80 Fawcett Estate Sues Producer Over Alleged Misdeeds O’Brien Thanks Fans, NBC On Final ‘Tonight’ Show O’Brien Ends Run On ‘Tonight’ Show After 7 Months NFL Viewership Highest In 16 Years TV Writers To Get $70M In Age-discrimination Case Bail In Millions For ‘You Light Up My Life’ Writer Prince Pens Tune About Minnesota Vikings Sundance Aims Indie Films Beyond Festival Confines Jackson Estate Administrators Want Cut Of Profits Oprah Winfrey Plans To Interview Jay Leno In LA Conan Could Land On Fox After ‘Tonight Show’ Where Will Conan O’Brien Go? NBC: Conan O’Brien Reaches $45M Exit Deal Rihanna To Perform ‘Stranded’ In Haiti Telethon Kitty Kelley Bio On Winfrey Coming In April Beyonce, Madonna Join Telethon; DiCaprio Gives $1M ‘Avatar’ Gets 8 Noms For British Film Awards

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The 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson, Inc.

Millions of people loved and adored Michael Jackson. His scintillating dance moves, his crisp timing,…

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“An African City” Major Players Talk Business, Ghana And More

Nicole Amarteifio, Millie Monyo, and actress Esosa E breakdown getting sponsors, developing Ghana's entertainment hub and, of course, "The Belly Button Test".

Created by Nicole Amarteifo and Millie Monyo, An African City, has hit viral proportions. The…

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Once Upon a Time in Shaolin is a Wu-Tang Clan double album that will be available to only one buyer.

Wu-Tang Gets ‘$5M Offer’ for Single Copy of New Album

Fans take issue with groups plan to sell 31-track album to single buyer

Once Upon a Time in Shaolin is a Wu-Tang Clan double album that will be…

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Donald Sterling Verbally Attacks Magic Johnson In New Interview

Sterling: Magic Johnson not a good role model for kids, he should be ashamed of himself

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Embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling took some “malicious”…

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Beyonce, Jay-Z, Share Photos of Daughter Blue Ivy With Fans

Who do you think Blue Ivy looks like?

The Carter’s take to Tumblr to share photos of their baby.

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Epic Records’ Astro on Continuing Education & Pursuing Acting

The budding rap star keeps his head in the books while exploring a second career in Hollywood

While working on his debut album for Epic Records, X-Factor’s Astro explains how he juggles…

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Leave Justin Combs Alone: Whether Rich or Poor, An Earned Reward is His To Keep

Any wealthy offspring who doesn't embody negative stereotypes should be lauded

The argument that the son of a multimillionaire should return a scholarship he rightfully earned…

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Black Blogger Month: Karen Civil, The People’s Voice

With access to Lil Wayne and Dr. Dre, this trusted blogger is a every music lovers favorite source for all things music

With KarenCivil.com, this 26-year-old gives hip-hop fans all access to their favorite stars with a…

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Cash Money Records Co-CEO Bryan "Birdman" Williams And Bravado Launch Two Unique Apparel Brands At Agenda: Rich Gang & YMCMB With Lil Wayne

Bryan “Birdman” Williams Talks Music, Literacy & Business

The Cash Money Records CEO reveals how his passion for reading birthed his latest venture, Cash Money Content

With the launch of Cash Money Content, Bryan “Birdman” Williams adds on to his multimillion…

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An Uncommon Brand: Common Talks Music, Acting and Drake

His full name is Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr.; his stage name went from Common Sense…

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Singer/Songwriter Ne-Yo Becomes Motown Records Exec

Singer/songwriter Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith is having quite a year so far. “Red Tails,” a film…

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WATCH: Tristan Wilds on George Lucas’ ‘Red Tails’ & Earning Respect

The young actor earns his stripes in Tuskegee Airmen film, which highlights the war heroes' historical impact

90210 star Tristan Wilds shares his experiences working with Star Wars creator George Lucas on…

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Meet the Men Behind Singersroom.com

Finding hip-hop music online is easy. There are literally hundreds of blogs and sites dedicated…

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Hip-hop legend Busta Rhymes adds his name to the list of signees.

WATCH: Busta Rhymes Recalls His Defining Moment

Inspired by Hip Hop, A Cultural Odyssey, the veteran entertainer takes a trip down memory lane

Recently signing with Lil Wayne’s Young Money, Busta Rhymes recalls cutting his trademark locs with…

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"Basketball Wives" cast member Meeka Claxton talks business with BlackEnterprise.com (Image: Press)

‘Basketball Wives’ Meeka Claxton Talks Business, Independence & Reality TV Drama

The famed wife of Speedy Claxton talks about her thriving real estate business

Meeka Claxton on her thriving real estate business, her marriage, and BBW

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As we get ready for the holiday weekend and wrap up our coverage of Black Music Month, BlackEnterprise.com tapped into our thought leaders and editors to see what motivates them when it comes to handling their business. But we're not talking educational seminars or textbooks; we’re talking playlists.Check out this cool mix of songs and add them to your own playlist. They're sure to get you moving--whether it's to work out or on your way to work. #NP —Elayne Fluker

12 Songs to Add to Your Power Moves Playlist #NP

Business leaders and Black Enterprise editors tell you what music inspires them to make power moves

Business leaders and Black Enterprise editors tell you what music inspires them to make power…

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Oscars Go Big & Small With ‘Avatar,’ ‘Hurt Locker’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Avatar” is a dreamy space fantasy that has made more…

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New PlayStation 3 Show Pits Gamer Against Gamer

NEW YORK (AP) — In the reality show “The Tester,” the top prize is a…

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Actress Annie Potts arrives for opening night of Arthur Miller’s “A View From the Bridge”…

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Actor Griffin Dunne arrives for opening night of Arthur Miller’s “A View From the Bridge”…

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Actress Amber Tamblyn attends the premiere of “The Dry Land” during the 2010 Sundance Film…

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Actress America Ferrera attends the premiere of “The Dry Land” during the 2010 Sundance Film…

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Nielsen: Big Farewell ‘Tonight’ Audience For Conan

NEW YORK (AP) — Preliminary Nielsen ratings suggest that Conan O’Brien won a hefty audience…

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‘Avatar’ Tops Box Office For Sixth-straight Week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Cameron’s “Avatar” is on a course to sink “Titanic” at…

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American Lebanese singer Mika, left, poses with his Chevalier in the Order Arts and Letters…

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German Rock Band Scorpions To End Career

BERLIN (AP) — The German rock band Scorpions is bringing down the curtain on a…

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Betty White Accepts Lifetime Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty White accepted a lifetime achievement award at Saturday’s Screen Actors…

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‘Jersey Shore’ Cast Party Overwhelms NJ Nightclub

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — Police say fans of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” deluged a New Jersey…

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A View From The Winners’ Table At The SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Inside the Shrine Exposition Center, banquet tables filled with A-listers sit…

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Stars Of TV And Film Mingle At SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards are all about the stars of…

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Some Reality Shows Better Than Others

Johnny Weir introduces himself to the nonskating crowd while wearing a blonde wig and drinking…

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‘Basterds,’ ‘Precious,’ ’30 Rock’ Lead SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three is the lucky number at the Screen Actors Guild Awards…

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‘Glee’ Cast, Baldwin, Fey Win SAG Comedy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The cast of the spunky TV series “Glee,” about a high…

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‘Inglourious Basterds’ Wins SAG Film Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Bridges of “Crazy Heart” and Sandra Bullock of “The Blind…

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‘Guys And Dolls’ Actress Jean Simmons Dies At 80

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jean Simmons, the lovely, ethereal film star who played Ophelia to…

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Fawcett Estate Sues Producer Over Alleged Misdeeds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Farrah Fawcett’s estate sued a producer Friday who collaborated with the…

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O’Brien Thanks Fans, NBC On Final ‘Tonight’ Show

NEW YORK (AP) — Conan O’Brien said on his final “Tonight” show that walking away…

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O’Brien Ends Run On ‘Tonight’ Show After 7 Months

NEW YORK (AP) — Conan O’Brien ended his brief tenure on the “Tonight” show with…

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NFL Viewership Highest In 16 Years

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has drawn the most viewers for the divisional round…

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TV Writers To Get $70M In Age-discrimination Case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two dozen entertainment firms said Friday they have agreed to pay…

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Bail In Millions For ‘You Light Up My Life’ Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The Academy Award-winning songwriter of “You Light Up My Life” has…

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Prince Pens Tune About Minnesota Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince has recorded a purple-tinted tribute to the Minnesota Vikings.
The “Purple Rain”…

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Sundance Aims Indie Films Beyond Festival Confines

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The prestige of a director who makes it into the…

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Jackson Estate Administrators Want Cut Of Profits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men administering Michael Jackson’s estate are seeking 10 percent of…

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Oprah Winfrey Plans To Interview Jay Leno In LA

CHICAGO (AP) — Oprah Winfrey said she is set to interview Jay Leno, and her…

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Conan Could Land On Fox After ‘Tonight Show’

NEW YORK (AP) — Shortly before agreeing to the terms of his unpleasant exit from…

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Where Will Conan O’Brien Go?

NEW YORK (AP) — Shortly before agreeing to the terms of his unpleasant exit from…

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NBC: Conan O’Brien Reaches $45M Exit Deal

NEW YORK (AP) — If it wasn’t already official enough by airtime Thursday, “Tonight Show”…

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Rihanna To Perform ‘Stranded’ In Haiti Telethon

OSLO (AP) — Rihanna says she will perform a new song called “Stranded” with rapper…

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Kitty Kelley Bio On Winfrey Coming In April

NEW YORK (AP) — An Oprah tell-all is coming in April, but Winfrey isn’t the…

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Beyonce, Madonna Join Telethon; DiCaprio Gives $1M

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce and Madonna have been added as performers to Friday’s multi-network…

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‘Avatar’ Gets 8 Noms For British Film Awards

LONDON (AP) — Sci-fi extravaganza ‘Avatar,’ Iraq drama “The Hurt Locker” and coming-of-age story “An…

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Female Leaders Winning: Bethann Hardison, a Leader in Fashion

Fashion industry leader Bethann Hardison talks her journey to diversify the industry.

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United Nations Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

On Nov. 19, the UN celebrates female entrepreneurs of 144 countries.

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