Chaka Zulu talks BET’s ‘Inside the Label’ and music business

Music mogul and manager Chaka Zulu has built an enviable career over the past 20 years. Not only has he managed the international artist Ludacris, but he’s now added executive producer title to his repertoire. Along with his brother, Jeff Dixon, whose pedigree extends to many years of managing Heavy D and the Boyz and a slew of other successful […]

Blue Smoke hosted Live Music & Dinner showcase in NYC

Blue Smoke hosted another sold out Live Music & Dinner showcase in NYC on October 15th.  Haley Small, Sheldon-Ray and IET moved crowds with their vocal presentations for this unofficial CMJ event.  Celebrate Hallows’ Eve with Blue Smoke at Duane Park on Tuesday, October 29th for a special masquerade party. For reservations email [email protected]

Ludacris is ‘Disturbing Tha Peace,’ slaps Texas couple with lawsuit

Ludacris tells a Texas couple to “move b—- get out the way,” and hits them with a heavy lawsuit. According to TMZ: Luda, real name Chris Bridges, filed legal docs this month claiming Demetri and Donna Evans-Brown are illegally using the phrase “Disturb The Peace” for their audio equipment biz and musical recordings. But Luda […]

‘Powerpreneur’ Events a Powerful Kickoff to Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference

Singer-songwriter Kandi Burruss of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” could have conducted a college course on entrepreneurship all by herself at the “Powerpreneur” event at Atlanta’s W Hotel. Offering carefully chosen words that were in equal parts stunning, efficient and penetrating, Burruss set the table for her colleagues who proffered words and advice that sizzled with […]