Tag Archives: Music Industry

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Drake Opens Flagship Store for Clothing Line OVO

Hip-Hop star ventures into fashion entrepreneurship

Drake announced the opening of his October’s Very Own (OVO) flagship store in Los Angeles,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Power Women of the Diaspora: How Global Music Phenom DJ Cuppy Turns Opportunity Into Gold

This billionaire's daughter has the talent and tenacity to back up the clout

She’s the glam daughter of a billionaire, but nothing in her career journey spells nepotism.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Misty Copeland and Yo-Yo Ma Rock The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

The dynamic duo caused waves on social media

On Monday Oct. 5, Misty Copeland and Yo-Yo Ma performed on The Late Show with…

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Pharrell is one of the featured performers on A Very Grammy Christmas

Pharrell Williams Named Artist-in-Residence at NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Award-winning artist to inspire NYU's next generation of musical greats

During the in-depth discussion and Q&A event, Williams will talk about his legacy within the…

By Courtney Connley

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5 Top Lifestyle Podcasts for Millennials

Get information about science, psychology, money, entrepreneurship and more

In 2005, podcasts were added to Apple’s iTunes library, creating a new way for consumers…

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Wiz Khalifa, Pete Rock, Jungle Brothers, Karen Civil and More, Join 5-Day Hip-Hop Festival

The country's largest hip-hop festival and conference is happening in Atlanta, October 7-11

Watch a conversation with Dame Dash and Marc Lamont Hill, then later that day see…

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] Sean Diddy Combs Joins Tech and Music Industry Innovators at 2015 Revolt Music Conference

REVOLT music conference features some of the biggest names in music and technology, including Scooter Braun, Vania Schlogel, NO I.D., Troy Carter, Jay Brown, and more

REVOLT music conference features some of the biggest names in music and technology, including Scooter…

By Kandia Johnson

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PredPop founders Shelton Mercer III (l) and Jon Gosier

Tech CEOs Team Up to Create New Web-Tracking Technology

Data intelligence platform makes paying artists for streaming content easier

Pharrell earned less than $3,000 from the 43 million digital streams of his chart-topping hit…

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Nicki Minaj Ranks First Among Latest Highest-Grossing Tours

Rapper turned pop-star brings in a whopping $13 million in revenue from tour

Nicki Minaj brings in $13 million from touring, ranking her first in latest highest-grossing tours.

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Rapper Nelly Uses College Scholarships to Elevate Black Community

His actions speak louder than words

For the past 10 years, Rapper Nelly has been supporting black college hopefuls by providing…

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Kanye West to Receive Video Vanguard Award

The hip-hop mogul will be honored at this year's MTV VMA's

This year at the MTV VMA’s, hip-hop superstar and entrepreneur Kanye West is set to…

By Cristie Leondis

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(Part 2) New Platform Plans to Find and Market Entertainers Without Sacrificing Artistic Freedom

Para Music Group CEO, Corey Stanford, talks about lessons learned from previous tech venture, Blazetrak

Para Music Group CEO, Corey Stanford, talks about lessons learned from previous tech venture, Blazetrak

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Caught on Twitter: Wiz Khalifa Restrained at Airport Because of Hoverboard

Customs officials on video during incident in Los Angeles

Hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa was restrained by customs officials in Los Angeles because, he says,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Original members of NWA and cast of Straight Outta Compton film

Is a ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Sequel In the Works?

Hip-hop artist Daz reveals plans for film depicting the rise of Death Row Records

Daz, a member of Dogg Pound, told TMZ that the film will include depictions of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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(Part 1) New Platform Finds and Markets Entertainers Without Sacrificing Artistic Freedom

CEO Corey Stanford introduces Para Music Group, a technology platform used to discover talent and engage fans

“Imagine an up-and-coming artist with a small local following becoming a worldwide phenomenon in a…

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President Obama’s Spotify Playlist: Are You Listening?

President Obama joins Spotify and releases playlists

President Obama joins spotify and releases playlists.

By Kandia Johnson

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Stevie Wonder Expands ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Tour

New dates announced starting Sept. 30 in Montreal and ending Nov. 24 in New York City

The performances include the R&B icon’s hits from his Grammy-winning 1976 double album, “Songs in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Join Emmy Award-Winning Violinist, Damien Escobar, for Music and Mimosas in New York City

Emmy Award Winning Violin Crooner host special concert series in NYC on August 16

Emmy Award Winning Violin Crooner host special concert series in NYC on Sunday, August 16.

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Lauryn Hill Wows Tonight Show with ‘Feeling Good’ Performance

Hill’s rendition of “Feeling Good” comes from the newly released album “Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone.”

Lauryn Hill stops by Tonights Show to perform Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” from “Nina Revisited:…

By Brittany Dandy

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Golf & Tennis Challenge: Getting to Know Estelle

Artist gears up for 2015 Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge

BlackEnterprise.com thought it imperative to catch up with Estelle to hear a about what she…

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