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Music Debut for TV Babe Cierra Ramirez

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 06.14.2016 | Entertainment
Roxane Assaf Lynn

Barely old enough to drink, singer-actor Cierra Ramirez is poised to take the stage in global fashion with an urban/pop EP release June 20, coinciding...

This Is Music's Most Underrated Artist, According To A Top Exec

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 03.01.2016 | OWN

No doubt today's music industry is flooded with talented artists, some of them far more high-profile than others. But buried within the constant chatt...

L.A. Reid Goes Down Memory Lane in New Memoir

Isa Freeling | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment
Isa Freeling

Photo courtesy Travis W. Keyes This past week, Neuehouse - known for its art-world friendly to-dos, opened its doors to a motley mix of key influenti...

Why L.A. Reid Places Jay Z In The Same League As Mandela And Obama

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.05.2016 | Black Voices

Jay Z better brush his shoulders off because he's in a league with some greats, according to music mogul L.A. Reid. Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid hired ...

Big Boi Announces New Record Deal

Paul Cantor | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment
Paul Cantor

While Big Boi is spending the bulk of his spring and summer months performing Outkast reunion dates, he's also still got his own thing going on. There's a new record contract to prove it.

Kat Dahlia Planning Debut Album Titled My Garden

Eddie Cota | Posted 09.08.2013 | Latino Voices
Eddie Cota

An artist to watch this year is Cuban-American Kat Dahila. The Miami raised 22-year-old released a single titled Gangsta, which caught everyone's attention and has her new fans wondering what's next.

Ciara Settles Into Herself, New Sound on Latest Release

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.28.2013 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Whether or not she returns to the heights of Goodies, she says, is out of her hands. And Ciara refuses to allow undue pressure -- whether from others or herself -- to make that the only gauge of success for this new record.

Steve Popovich: A Music Industry Legend

Holly Cara Price | Posted 08.12.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

I had the privilege of knowing Steve Popovich, whom I met several years ago when I was working for Steven Van Zandt. Pops was one of a kind: a generou...

Lady T and Me: Marie's Music Influenced Generations

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

I first found Teena in 1981, when I was a year out of high school. She was a little white girl from Venice Beach making all kinds of R&B, the first little red headed white girl to be signed by Motown Records in 1976 -- the woman that would become the Ivory Queen of Soul.

Music Unites Expands Efforts in 2011 With Nationwide Instrument Drive

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michelle Edgar

In less than two years, Music Unites has grown exponentially and expanded a number of its programs. The New York-based non-profit has grown from an id...

From Gods And Monsters and Quiet Riot to Tina Turner and Citizens Of The World: A Conversation With Spencer Proffer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spencer Proffer is considered a leader in entertainment, pioneering media integrations before it was fashionable to do so.

We Killed Michael Jackson

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

Michael Jackson was a desperate man in pain and everyone threw stones at him. Now it's fashionable to be a fan.

Tori Amos Splits With "Undependable" Label

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tori Amos has ended her six-year tenure with Epic Records, calling on her fellow artists to "stop being dependent ... on any system that has become un...