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Long-Awaited Album “Caged Bird Songs” by Maya Angelou is Available NOW

Maya Angelou II
 
Maya Angelou’s Posthumous Release “CAGED BIRD SONGS” Out Now
 
Angelou’s Iconic Words and Lyrics Blended with New Hip-Hop Beats
 
Released on November 4th via Smooch Music, Caged Bird Songs is the long-awaited album from the late iconic American writer, poet, actor, dancer, director, composer, and lecturer Dr. Maya Angelou. Seven years in the making, the album blends Angelou’s poetic spoken words with modern hip-hop production.

Wendy Williams to Host the Soul Train Awards 2014

Wendy Williams II
 
She’s Your Queen To Be…
WENDY WILLIAMS TO HOST SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 IN LAS VEGAS ON NOVEMBER 7TH
 
PREMIERING NOVEMBER 30TH AT 8PM ET/PT ON CENTRIC AND BET, THE AWARDS SHOW WITH REAL SOUL RETURNS TO THE ORLEANS ARENA IN LAS VEGAS
 
NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CENTRIC today announced that media mogul Wendy Williams will host SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014, celebrating and honoring R&B legends and soul music’s brightest new stars. The show will be held on November 7, 2014 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas with tickets on sale to the public.

The 4th Annual iHeartRadio Music Festival to Air on the CW Network Sept. 29th & 30th, 2014

Usher at iHeartRadio
 
FOURTH ANNUAL IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL IS ONE FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS – HISTORIC WEEKEND OF MUSIC’S BIGGEST STARS INCLUDED SPECIAL SURPRISE PERFORMANCES BY ALICIA KEYS, CHRIS BROWN, WILL.I.AM, JASON DERULO, LIL JOHN AND MORE
 
The 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival Will Air as an Exclusive Two-Night Television Special on The CW — September 29 and 30 from 8:00-10:00 P.M.
 
New York, NY – September 22, 2014 / PR Newswire / — The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival hosted by Ryan Seacrest at the MGM Grand Las Vegas wrapped up Saturday night after two days of incredible performances by today’s most popular musicians and a number of one-of-a-kind collaborations.

Big Daddy Kane Teams Up with Alissa Cavallaro to Release New Track “Don’t Be Pushed Around” | Coming May 2014

Iconic Rapper Big Daddy Kane
Lends His Voice with 15-year old singer
Alissa Cavallaro

Anti-bullying Campaign
“Don’t be Pushed Around”

single set for May 2014 Release


New York, NY – April 29, 2014 – 15-year old Alissa Cavallaro (Singer) and iconic rapper Big Daddy Kane has announced their anti-bullying collaboration
“Don’t Be Pushed Around.” Together the singer and rapper have created a musical journey of positive, pulsating lyrics ensuring the listener’s confidence and giving voice to young people who often feel helpless.
 
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Performers Announced for Soul Train Awards 2013 | Hosted by Anthony Anderson | to Air Dec. 1st, 2013

Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, K. Michelle And Wale Among Performers For Soul Train Awards 2013 


 
Hosted by Anthony Anderson, Soul Train Awards 2013 Will Tape November 8th, 2013 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — CENTRIC, a BET Network, today revealed that Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, K. Michelle, Ron Isley, Wale, Eric Benet, Candice Glover, Kem, Chrisette Michele, Bobby Caldwell and Joss Stone will be hitting the stage as performers for SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013.

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

Songs
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 



ALBUM DOWNLOAD, AIMED AT TEACHERS, PARENTS AND KIDS, AVAILABLE FOR FREE ON iTUNES AND
Songsforahealthieramerica.org


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

HOSTED BY BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE STAR AND COMEDIAN CHRIS TUCKER

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 cdbaby.com.


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 (www.rdio.com), 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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