Al B. Sure breaks down while sharing touching memory of Andre Harrell

Andre Harrell was one of the most influential music engineers of our time. The late music executive, who started the record label, Uptown Records, had a major role in developing the careers of Heavy D & The Boyz, Mary J. Blige, Teddy Riley, Notorious B.I.G., Sean “Diddy” Combs and more. One of the artists whose […]

Media maven Dyana Williams is a devoted ambassador for Black music

Dyana Williams is the CEO of Influence Entertainment where she provides personalized strategic media coaching and lifestyle coaching. Over the last decade, Williams has expanded her portfolio to include artist development. She has engineered media strategies for Rihanna, T.I., Janelle Monáe and more. Williams is the host of “Afternoon Delight,” a daily broadcast on Radio […]

Music industry leader Dyana Williams on social activism and Black Music Month

Music industry executive Dyana Williams has made social activism in music a part of her life and career. She spoke with rolling out about activism in music. What role should social activism play with an artist? Is it too much to ask that an artist be socially responsible and culturally aware No, it’s not a lot […]

Music industry powerhouse Dyana Williams embodies excellence

Dyana Williams is a Black woman power player who has had a powerful impact and incredible career in the music industry. Williams has been a radio and music industry professional, journalist, community activist, and documentarian. She’s also the co-founder of the International Association of African American Music Foundation, a Pennsylvania-based, non-profit advocacy organization. She is […]