Behind The Industry with Diamond

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Behind The Industry with Diamond

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  Behind The Industry with Diamond Tune in as we get a rare look into the life and style of the music business with Diamond, former member of Crime Mob     More videos : Business | Health | Style | Sports | Music | Events | Travel | Publisher’s Page | Cover

Hip Hop Phenom Drake, Signals a New Day in Music

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Usher, Jermaine Dupri, Kenny Burns and Teyanna Taylor are among the industry movers and shakers who came to see rap’s latest “it” boy, Drake, perform on May 2 at the Loft in Atlanta. But the stars took second place to Drake’s charismatic performance. The show, which sold out in only five hours and was put… Read more »

Slique: Bridging Music’s Generation Gap

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 Being a member of a Boy bands can be a gift — and a curse. On one hand, each member is afforded the luxury of devoted fans, VIP treatment and sold-out concerts. The other side of the spectrum involves bad break-ups and dangerous addictions, which are a just a couple of the perils young men… Read more »

Musicwerks.com Founder “DJ Eddie F” Ferrell Honored for Work with Beyoncé, Will Smith, Diddy, OutKast, Usher, Mary J. Blige

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Edward “DJ Eddie F” Ferrell, co-founder of the online music label Musicwerks.com, boasts an astounding portfolio of A-list musicians he’s discovered, worked with and produced hits for over his two decades in the music business. The former VP of LaFace Records and Motown Records and founder of Untouchables Entertainment was honored by the Wells Luxury… Read more »

Gorilla Zoe: Man and His Music

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“I’m not on Mars looking back at Earth.” Gorilla Zoe pauses to let the statement sink in. He’s in the studio at Block Entertainment’s on the eastside of Atlanta, explaining why he so easily resonates with ordinary people. “I’m dealing with the same problems [as other people] on a different scale every day,” he continues…. Read more »

RO Music News 2-17

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Suge Knight Assaulted During NBA All-Star WeekendHip-Hop’s most notorious bully got a taste of his own medicine during All-Star weekend. Reports out of Scottsdale, AZ state that Suge Knight was severely beaten at an event hosted by Akon at the W Hotel. Apparently, tension arose between ‘Kon’s camp and Knight’s, and the Death Row Records… Read more »

DJ Fokis: bull of the industry

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 Representin’: ChicagoSounds like: Just Blaze meets DJ Quik DJ Fokis likes to joke that he’s old school. A 15 year veteran in the hip-hop game, the Chicago native has been called the “Funkmaster Flex of the Windy City.” Starting out deejaying for college radio, battling other turnablists and doing graffiti around the city in the… Read more »

Industry insider drops jewels to aspiring artists

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photos by Steed Media Service Industry Insider “Tubby” Holiday’s Tips For Young Artists Music industry tastemaker Shawn “Tubby” Holiday may know a thing or two about steering one’s entertainment career in the right direction. An A&R executive at Interscope Records, Holiday has worked with a host of superstars, including Akon, Jazze Pha and Sean Garrett…. Read more »

k-jon – music maveric

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singer, songwriter and producer Music is the universal language and Detroit native K-Jon speaks it well. A masterful, singer, songwriter and producer, K-Jon has broad appeal to audiences in all demographics. His music is soulful enough for R&B lovers but smooth enough for adult contemporary. After writing and recording demos for other established artists through… Read more »

Behind the Music: The Executives who Make it Happen

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Bryan Calhoun – the innovator Founder, Label Management Systems Bryan Calhoun was working for a major label when he saw the writing on the wall. The music industry was changing and he could either change with it, or get left in the digital dust. “I decided that I need to branch out and effectively be… Read more »

USHER – Making Grown Folks’ Music

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Story and Images by Todd Williams for Steed Media ServiceIllustration by Craig SingletonChange. There’s been a lot written and said about change. “The more things change, the more they stay the same”; “the only constant is change”; “a change is gonna come.” Pick whichever cliché you like, but the point remains clear; change is something… Read more »

steve harvey – what the entertainment industry needs

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steve harvey – what the entertainment industry needs photo by steed media service As told by amir shaw Comedian Comedy has changed a lot since I started. There are a couple of funny comedians coming up today, but many of them are going about it the wrong way. With comedy, you want to make the crowd… Read more »

kid capri- resurrecting an industry

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kid capri- resurrecting an industry photo by steed media service Hip-Hop DJ The concert is completely sold out in an arena that seats thousands of fans. The lights dim, and every person’s heart races rapidly in anticipation. The music bumps through the speakers simultaneously as that familiar voice explodes over the microphone, “I am your… Read more »

Teen singer Lyr!c is a breath of fresh air

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In this highly counterfeit music industry it is always great to run across an artist who is genuine and carving his or her own path. Thirteen-year-old Chicago native Lyr!c represents this authentic artist that so many of us have been looking for. She is the granddaughter of the legendary blues bassist Willie “Vamp” Samuels. The innocence… Read more »

Who dethroned Jay Z and Beyoncé as highest-paid celebrity couple?

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Granted they’re not married and have only been together for a matter of months (which is usually as long as one of T. Swift’s relationships last… no shade) but nonetheless, Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris have raked in a whopping $146 million in the last year, crushing the Carters’ $110.5 million, reports Forbes.

Dedry Jones offers ‘The Experience’ to give fans a personal view of their favorite artists

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“If you have a goal, never allow anyone to steer you away from what you believe in your heart is right for you.” –Dedry Jones The music industry has changed. There is no fighting it. Rolling out had a discussion with a group of 20-somethings and asked them point blank what would make them consider buying… Read more »

A night with D’Angelo and The Vanguard

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On an unseasonably warm late spring evening in Atlanta, hundreds of fans stood in line awaiting the doors of the famed Tabernacle to be opened. The most eager of fans stood in line hours before the 7 p.m. call time just to get a good spot inside. But for them it would be worth it, because behind those… Read more »