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FREE DOWNLOAD! “Songs for a Healthier America” Album | FREE on iTunes

for a Healthier America Debut Album and Live Event Kicks Off in New
York City; Performances from Ashanti, Doug E. Fresh, DMC, Ryan Beatty,
Matisyahu, Nils Lofgren and More 


NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today marked the debut release of a boisterous new album aimed at amplifying the benefits of healthier child nutritional and exercise choices. The release of Songs for a Healthier America, co-produced by Hip Hop Public Health and the Partnership for a Healthier America, was celebrated with a special, star-studded live event, presented by WAT-AAH!, premium water for kids and teens.

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Line-Up of Talent & Nominees Announced for BET Awards 2013

“Anything Can Happen” As The Line-Up Of Talent And Nominees Are Announced For This Year’s BET Awards ’13


Hip-Hop Artist Drake Takes Command with 12 Nominations while Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz Are Tied with 8 Nominations

An Unprecedented 10 Nominees Rival For The Coveted “Video of the Year Award”

Chris Brown and R. Kelly Confirmed As the First Performers For This Year’s Awards Show

Legendary R&B Singer Charlie Wilson To Be Honored with the 2013 “Cadillac Lifetime Achievement Award”

LIVE from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. * ET/PT on BET Networks

The BET Experience at L.A. Live, a Three-Day Event Including Concerts, Comedy Shows, a Film Festival and a Fan Fest and Seminars, June 28-30, Culminates with the BET AWARDS ’13

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Earlier today, nominees were announced at the official BET Awards ’13 press conference in Los Angeles, by BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials, Stephen G. Hill ; this year’s BET Awards ’13 host, blockbuster movie star and comedian Chris Tucker ; R&B artist Chris Brown ; hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar; and singer and television personality Tamar Braxton.

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Mint Condition’s Stokley Williams Adds Touch to New Wale Single, “LoveHate Thing”

Mint Condition’s STOKLEY WILLIAMS Delivers “Midas Touch” To New Wale Single, “LoveHate Thing”, Featuring Sam Dew from Upcoming THE GIFTED Album

“LoveHate Thing” is Currently#1 Most Added and #1 Greatest Airplay Gainer on Urban Radio.

New York, NY June 10, 2013—One of the industry’s more interesting qualities is its uncanny ability to produce those few innovative producer/musician/songwriter collaborations that bring a unique “something special” to whatever music project they are working on. They have an unequaled degree of persona, innovative ideas, and represent a certain unexplained vision of life and music that the masses can identify with. Not complacent with just being the front man for multi-platinum R&B Supergroup Mint Condition, Stokley Williams, known as Stokley, is adding a new chapter to his career as a Producer and this music wunderkind’s goal is to bring “the musicality back to music”.

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Digital Music Retailer CD Baby Lowers Sales Commission from 25% to 9%

CD Baby Lowers Digital Sales Commission from 25% to 9% — the Lowest Rate of Any Digital Music Retailer

CD Baby, the world’s largest online
distributor of independent music, has announced that it will be lowering
its cut of MP3 download sales on

Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 23, 2013

CD Baby’s online retail store
sells thousands of downloads every day, and the resulting revenue
bypasses the major-label system and gets paid directly to artists.

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Digital Music Service Rdio Increases Catalog to over 18 Million Songs

Rdio increases catalog to over 18 million songs; adds new partners TuneCore and
CD Baby

Unlimited Music, Everywhere. Try Rdio for Free. 

Partnerships with top independent music aggregators connect over a quarter-million artists to fans in 13 countries

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Rdio (, the digital music service started by the creators of Skype, today announced two landmark music deals with CD Baby and TuneCore, the largest aggregators of independent music, bringing Rdio’s catalog to over 18 million songs.

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WATCH New Music Video from Upcoming Artist Maimouna Youssef | “Meet Me In Brazil”

by Multi-Talented Recording Artist Maimouna Youssef Releases Stimulating New Video, “Meet Me In Brazil” (Directed by Brian ‘B-Kyle’ Atkins) Good Morning Folks – You are BACK on T.U.M.S.. May the beginning of the week be a fruitful and rewarding one… Coming up today is a brand new feature from one …

Legacy Recordings to Release Soundtrack, “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap” on June 12th, 2012

Legacy Recordings Set To Release The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack From Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap As Digital-Only Album On Tuesday, June 12

Feverishly Anticipated New Hip-Hop Documentary, Directed By Ice-T, Opens In Theaters Friday, June 15

NEW YORK, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release the original motion picture soundtrack from Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap as a digital-only album available Tuesday, June 12.

An official selection at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, the new hip-hop documentary directed by Ice-T, is distributed by Indomina Releasing and opens in theaters Friday, June 15. To continue, please click “MORE”!

CENTRIC Honors Legendary Rapper Heavy D in the Documentary | Feb. 26th, 2012

CENTRIC Honors Legendary Rapper Heavy D in the First Original Documentary Since His Death

“BE INSPIRED: THE LIFE OF HEAVY D” Premieres Sunday, February 26 At 11 p.m.*

Special guests include: Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, Will Smith, Doug E. Fresh, Cee-Lo Green, and many more.

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — On Sunday, February 26 at 11 p.m.*, CENTRIC premieres the first documentary celebrating Heavy D since his death. The hour-long documentary includes interviews and testimonies from entertainment heavyweights including Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, Will Smith, Brett Ratner, MC Lyte, and more. To continue, please click “MORE”!

Santana Trumpeter Bill Ortiz to Release EP, “Winter In America” on Jan. 16th, 2012

Santana Trumpeter Bill Ortiz Readies New Hip-Hop EP “Winter in America” Featuring Many Special Guests

follow up to his debut solo album From Where I Stand, the new project
features conscious emcees such as The Grouch, Zumbi (of Zion I) and
K-Maxx, as well as fellow Santana member (and 11 time Grammy Award
Winner) Tony Lindsey, and iconic poet/vocalist Linda Tillery, featured
with a spoken word performance of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Nobel Peace
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Big Stars Join Forces with Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel & Scorpio for “The Message” on ‘The Grammy Nominations Concert Live’


Taraji P. Henson and Taylor Lautner
Set to Present on CBS Entertainment Special

Announcing Nominations for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards®
Live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Nov. 30

Immediately Following the Live Broadcast,
Log On to or
at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT for Exciting Live Backstage Coverage
and Reactions to the 54th GRAMMY Nominations


SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Nov. 28, 2011) — Two-time GRAMMY® winner Common, two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J,GRAMMY winner Lupe Fiasco, and rap star Rick Ross will join hip-hop innovator Grandmaster Flash, GRAMMY-winning hip-hop artist Melle Mel, and rapper Scorpio for
a special performance of “The Message” — the seminal rap recording by
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Featuring Melle Mel and Duke
Bootee newly inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame — on “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night® ( Actors Taraji P. Henson and Taylor Lautner are the latest presenters added to the one-hour special, which takes place live on Wednesday,Nov. 30 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. To continue, please click “MORE”!