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BE Women in Music

Industry Gamechangers: Meet the Three Most Powerful Female Executives in Music

Billboard rankings include BET's Debra Lee, Motown's Ethiopia Habtemariam and more

Billboard releases their most powerful women in music list, recognizing Debra Lee, Sylvia Rhone, and…

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Rihanna signs with Roc Nation label

Rihanna’s New Business Venture Will Help Beauty and Styling Artists Land Employment

Pop artist says beauty and styling agency was an organic thing for her to do

Rihanna launches beauty and styling agency to help artists with booking commercials, editorial shoots, red-carpet…

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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…

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multicultural millennials

5 Top Lifestyle Podcasts for Millennials

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

In 2005, podcasts were added to Appleā€™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…

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One-E-Way Launches Wireless, Wearable Headgear

The E-Cap provides high-quality digital sound without a cable or cord to limit mobility

The E-Cap provides high-quality wireless digital sound that allows runners, bikers or anyone on the…

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[Photos] 2015 African American Festival Kicks off Saturday

Celebrate African American music, art, and culture this weekend in Baltimore.

This weekend, Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21st, the city of Baltimore will…

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Kendrick Lamar Inspires Teens During Visit to a New Jersery High School

Lamar interacts with students at High Tech High School in New Jersey

Kendrick Lamar visits High Tech High School in North Bergen, New Jersey.

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Nile Rodgers, Ne-Yo, Luke James and More Perform at Apollo Theater’s 10th Annual Spring Gala

Celebrities come out to show their support of the historic Apollo Theater

Apollo Theater celebrates its 10th Annual Spring Gala with performances by Ne-Yo, Luke James, Nile…

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Apple Launches Streaming Music and Social Platform

New service will 'Connect' fans with artists

Connect, the social networking feature, will allow fans to follow artists, who will post music,…

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Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, Fabolous and More Take Over Hot 97 Summer Jam 2015

Biggest names in hip-hop take over the Summer Jam stage

Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, Fabolous, Nicki Minaj, Future, Ma$e, Lil Kim and more take over…

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Cool Jobs: Executive Julius Erving, Jr. Talks Expanding His Portfolio Beyond Music

Erving talks music, tech investments and new school supply line

Music executive J. Erving talks expanding his business portfolio.

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Deborah Cox Talks New Album, Broadway Play and Lessons from Whitney Houston

Cox opens up about her new music and providing the vocals for Whitney biopic

Award-winning singer Deborah Cox talks new album, playing Josephine Baker on Broadway and lessons from…

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Jay Z Speaks to NYU Students About Tidal, the Music Business and Responding to Ferguson

Rapper and entrepreneur says Tidal isn't "here to compete with anyone"

Jay Z and Tidal executive Vania Schlogel spoke to a group of NYU students about…

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Kean University Cancels Common’s Commencement Speech Over Rap Song

Kean pulls the plug on Common speaking due to his 2000 song 'A Song for Assata'

Kean University cancels Common as a commencement speaker over the lyrics in his 2000 song…

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Kelly Rowland Opens Up About Balancing the Demands of Motherhood and Career

Rowland says motherhood makes her feel like a 'superwoman'

Kelly Rowland opens up about motherhood, balancing a demanding career and new projects to look…

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On the Move: Health Care Service Corporation and Epic Records Announce New Executives

Maurice Smith heads Blue Cross and Blue Shied and Breyon Prescott heads Urban A&R at Epic

Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Epic Records add new names to their executive roster

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Common and John Legend Address Civil Rights Issues of Today in Moving Oscar Speech

Issues with voting rights, criminal justice system and more take center stage at the Oscars

Common and John Legend use Oscars platform to deliver a moving speech

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Cool Jobs: Grammy Nominated Producer Talks Navigating His Way Through the Music Industry

Kelvin Wooten dishes on his experience working alongside some of the biggest names in music

Grammy nominated producer talks working with some of the biggest names in the music industry

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Jay Z Makes $56 Million Bid to Buy Music Streaming Company

Hip-hop mogul plans to expand his empire with latest business offer

Jay Z places $56 million bid to buy Scandinavian music streaming company Aspiro

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