Tag Archives: Music Industry

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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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[RECAP] FLOTUS and Rapper Wale: Advice for College Students

Michelle Obama told students "Education should be cool again"

As part of FLOTUS 2015 Reach Higher Initiative, students joined Rapper Wale and TV Personality…

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Brandy Graces Uptown Magazine Cover as ‘Rising Icon’

The singer and actress opens up about her success and trumps spanning her 20 year career

Brandy opens up to Uptown Magazine about her success and trumps spanning her 20 year…

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Jay Z Unites Roc Nation Music and Tidal at Barclays Center

The hip-hop mogul continues to push TIDAL in new partnership with Barclays Center

Earlier today, Billboard broke the news that Jay Z’s Roc Nation Music imprint had come…

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[WATCH] Celebrities on Broadway this Summer

Broadway lover? Check out some of your favorite celebrities taking over the stage this summer

Summer is the best time of the year for Broadway lovers. Here are a few…

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50 Cent Owes at Least $10 million, Files for Bankruptcy

The rapper, who was just ordered to pay $5 million over a sex tape, lists IRS and other creditors in filing

Curtis Jackson III, better known as Rapper 50 Cent, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection…

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Beyoncé, Coldplay, and Pearl Jam to Headline New York’s Global Citizen Festival

Festival takes place September 26 in Central Park

Global Citizen Festival takes place in New York on September 26.

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Queen of Soca Spices Up BE Golf & Tennis Challenge

Alison Hinds set to perform at highly anticipated event

With your hands in the air and hips swaying, allow yourself to be entranced by…

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[WATCH] Yegna: Ethiopia’s Sound of Change

Girl-band empowers women to become confident, educated, and self-employed

The multi-platform brand, Yegna, means “ours” in Amharic, and their message is all about…

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John Legend launches ‘The Legend Experience’ Luxury Travel and Expedition Tour

The legendary singer creates 11-day, jetsetting tour for up to 50 guest

John Legend launches “The Legend Experience” luxury expedition tours on two continents.

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[WATCH] 8 Fierce and Fabulous Female DJs

These hip-hop artists are breaking barriers in the music industry

Here are several African American female DJs breaking barriers in the music industry.

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[WATCH] Vivian Green Talks Female Empowerment and New Album ‘Vivid’

The soulful singer says fans can expect an energetic new sound from upcoming LP

The soulful singer, Vivian Green, says fans can expect an energetic new sound on…

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The Good Life Summer Guide to NYC RnB and Hip Hop Concerts

The hottest concerts to add to your calendar in June

If you’re looking for a reason to take a short trip to New York or…

By Kandia Johnson

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50 Cent’s SMS Promotions Is On The Ropes

The rap mogul's boxing promotion company filed bankruptcy on Monday

“under the direction of Mr. Jackson, SMS Promotions looks forward to reorganizing as a new…

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Akon Helps Provide Electricity To 600 Million People In Africa

Solar Academy responds to Africa’s energy crisis

Senegalese-American singer Akon joins the latest round of celebrities doing “social good” around the globe.…

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Researchers Working to Create Rapping Computer

The DeepBeats algorithm rhymes lyrics from the 'dopest' rappers into semi-coherent verses

Rappers already have to compete with each other in their neighborhoods and globally, but they…

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Spotify Enters Video Streaming Business, Partners With Starbucks

The music streaming site teams with top content producers while coffee baristas will soon become DJs

Spotify offers video streaming and announces Starbucks partnership, and in less than one week, it…

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Janet Jackson’s 10 Biggest Hit Songs

Celebrate the legend's return to music with some of her greatest hits

Celebrate Janet Jackson’s return to music with 10 of her greatest hits.

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Blues Legend B.B. King Dies

Composer, guitarist and entrepreneur had successful career that spanned more than 60 years

Blues legend, author, entrepreneur and composure known as the “King of Blues” died in his…

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[WATCH] Singer Amerie Offers Her Version of ‘Extraordinary Means’

Songstress reveals some of her favorite books and other interesting insights via Youtube

Songstress Amerie reveals of her favorite books and other interesting insights via viral social media…

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