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Interview: T’Juan aka The Wiz Kid Just Might Be “The New Kanye”

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Interview: T’Juan aka The Wiz Kid Just Might Be “The New Kanye”

We recently caught up with Jacksonville recording artist T’Juan aka “The Mystery Kid,” at a listening session in Atlanta’s Soul Asylum Recording studios where we spoke about his controversial yet released EP entitled “The New Kanye.” We receive countless invites to check out new artists but it was something about the label’s pitch that made […]

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Never Sold Dope Apparel Collection Celebrates One Year Anniversary

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Never Sold Dope Apparel Collection Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Keinon Johnson, the founder and creator of The Maven Brand celebrated the one year anniversary of Never Sold Dope Apparel Collection on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the beautiful ZuCot Gallery in Atlanta, GA. Atlanta’s growing creative scene experienced a soundtrack by Atlanta’s DJ Mars and complimentary spirits provided by Pernod Ricard. Guests were also […]

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Style Influencers Group Launches the Second Annual “We Are Black History Campaign” #WeAreBlackHistory

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Style Influencers Group Launches the Second Annual  “We Are Black History Campaign”  #WeAreBlackHistory

Style Influencers Group LLC, a collective for multicultural digital influencers founded by Jessica C. Andrews (Glamazons Blog), Christina Brown (Love Brown Sugar), and Lexi Felder (Lexi With The Curls) celebrates positive and uplifting icons in the black community with the second annual “We Are Black History” campaign, presented by African Pride. This campaign aims to […]

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Exclusive: Ludacris Honored with the BMI President’s Award in Los Angeles (Photos and Videos)

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Exclusive: Ludacris Honored with the BMI President’s Award in Los Angeles (Photos and Videos)

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2014 — Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, presented the BMI President’s Award to Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges at the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles on August 22. The star-studded event celebrates the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed […]

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Throwback Thursday! Ludacris, LL Cool J &Keith Murray – “Fatty Girl” #FUBU

| June 26, 2014 | 11 Comments
Throwback Thursday! Ludacris, LL Cool J &Keith Murray – “Fatty Girl” #FUBU

This week’s featured Throwback Thursday video is Fatty Girl by Ludacris, LL Cool J and Keith Murray. The collaborative track was released in 2001 as the lead single from the FUBU compilation album, “The Good Life”. The popular track held spots on The Billboard Hot 100, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs  and was number six on the Hot Rap […]

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Redskins’ Trademark Canceled By Patent Office

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Redskins’ Trademark Canceled By Patent Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the trademark on the Washington Redskins’ team name. The office canceled the patent on the grounds that it is “disparaging to Native Americans”. This is the latest development in the ongoing controversy surrounding the Redskins’ name. 50 U.S. Senators have already stood up and stated that […]

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50 Cent Says Part of His Reason For Leaving Interscope Was His SMS Headphones Competing With “Beats By Dre” Headphones [Video]

50 Cent Says Part of His Reason For Leaving Interscope Was His SMS Headphones Competing With “Beats By Dre” Headphones [Video]

50 Cent has been releasing some of his best music in years since breaking ties with Interscope Records.  In an interview with Forbes editor Zack O’Malley Greenburg, 50 details some of the tensions with his former label which  had a lot to do with his SMS headphones being a direct competitor with his former bosses, Dr. […]

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Foot Locker & PUMA Unveil The PUMA Lab Powered By Foot Locker Featuring T.I., Meek Mill, and Cordarrelle Patterson

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Foot Locker & PUMA Unveil The PUMA Lab Powered By Foot Locker Featuring T.I., Meek Mill, and Cordarrelle Patterson

 This past Thursday PUMA and Foot Locker unveiled The PUMA Lab powered by Foot Locker. This was a very special event for PUMA, both their marketing director and President/General Manager Jay Piccola were in attendance to showcase the new products. The PUMA Lab will be a unique shopping experience for fans showcasing the most superior […]

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Remembering PR Veteran Dee Dee Cocheta-Williams

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Remembering PR Veteran Dee Dee Cocheta-Williams

Known as the Hip Hop Mama, Founder of A.B.C. Publicity and PR Veteran Dee Dee Cocheta-Williams passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2014 after fighting her battle with breast cancer she was only 42 years old. There are several words that can describe Dee Dee. She was a mother of 7, wife, public relations professional, […]

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More Than 60 Panelists & Speakers Confirmed for 2013 International Music Conference (September 18-22)

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
More Than 60 Panelists & Speakers Confirmed for 2013 International Music Conference (September 18-22)

  ATLANTA, GA – September 5, 2013 – The International Music Conference is fast approaching for its third annual return to Atlanta, GA this September 18-22. More than sixty of the music industry’s most talented and dedicated professionals are scheduled to speak over five incredible days. Artists, Managers, Attorneys, Executives, DJs, Producers, Songwriters and many more […]

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Controversial Website Shut Down Because of “Ghetto” Propaganda

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Controversial Website Shut Down Because of “Ghetto” Propaganda

Words by Alyson Robinson Ghettotracker.com was taken down from the Internet as quickly as it appeared, after only a few hours of its premier. The ridiculous website which got attention yesterday on Hacker News and PandoDaily, gives users the ins and outs of which neighborhoods or “which parts of town are safe and which ones are […]

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Exclusive Interview: B. Stacks Gears Up for New Mixtape Release “Root of All Evil” Hosted by Don Cannon

| January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Exclusive Interview: B. Stacks Gears Up for New Mixtape Release “Root of All Evil” Hosted by Don Cannon

Exclusive Interview: B. Stacks Gears Up for New Mixtape Release “Root of All Evil” We had the chance to catch up with one of our favorite rappers in the game right now,  North Carolina own, B. Stacks. The last project he dropped was his highly anticipated Big Business: Vol. 1 which featured production from the […]

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Exclusive Interview: HHE One-On-One With NC Artist King Mez (Video Inside)

| January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Exclusive Interview: HHE One-On-One With NC Artist King Mez (Video Inside)

Born and raised on the Southside of Raleigh, NC, this 22-year old wise, metaphor deliverer, King Mez,  is a rap artist the hip hop world must pay attention to in 2013. From collaborations with producers and artists like J.Cole, Khrisis, Ski Beatz, and Omen, King Mez is building a rap empire of talent around himself and his entourage. […]

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Review: Author/Writer Cavario H is Back with A New Book…”Get SMART” (A Political Fiction)

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Review: Author/Writer Cavario H is Back with A New Book…”Get SMART” (A Political Fiction)

The game is to be sold, not to be told. That’s the life that Don Diva magazine Co-founder and Hip Hop Weekly Senior Editor, Cavario H. has lived. The Harlem original lived like a king, while he was still a prince. His mother and father were both what he called “professional organized criminals.” Growing up, all […]

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They Want A Slice of the Profit! Papa Johns Hit With A $250 Million Dollar Lawsuit Over Spam

| December 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
They Want A Slice of the Profit! Papa Johns Hit With A $250 Million Dollar Lawsuit Over Spam

Shares of Papa John’s declined back in November following news of class-action certification for a lawsuit that claims the pizza chain had unsolicited text messages sent to cell phones. The lawsuit filed with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle claims Papa John’s violated state and federal law when they […]

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Always on time: @Syleena_Johnson talks about her reality show, her new music and social networking.

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Always on time: @Syleena_Johnson talks about her reality show, her new music and social networking.

Newsflash! For some of you newcomers, Syleena Johnson is more than a face on reality TV. She’s a Grammy award nominated songstress and R&B superstar with years in the game. Her powerful vocals and her heartfelt written songs on her  “Chapters” albums have gotten many ladies through some trying times and has won her acclaim […]

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Notes for Newcomers: 5 tips about the A3C

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Notes for Newcomers: 5 tips about the A3C

Notes for newcomers: 5 tips about the A3C By Mehka The A3C hip-hop festival is here! The massive 3 day festival will make Atlanta the epicenter for the music universe as acts from all genres of hip-hop will invade the “A” to perform for fans and media. Names like Raekwon, Devin the Dude, The GZA, […]

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French Montana Thinks 50 Cent Beefs Are Hindering His Career..Really?

| October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
French Montana Thinks 50 Cent Beefs Are Hindering His Career..Really?

New York rapper French Montana doesn’t believe beefs are good for anyones career and he has specifically sent a message to rapper/actor and mogul 50 Cent about his views on the subject matter. French Montana has managed to launch his own career based on his rap skills while shying away from the typical beefs that […]

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2nd Annual International Music Conference: Producer Showcase/DJ Mixoff and The Artist Showcase (interviews inside)

| August 12, 2012 | 1 Comment
2nd Annual International Music Conference: Producer Showcase/DJ Mixoff and The Artist Showcase (interviews inside)

“The IMC is the best place to share music, discover new talent and forge long lasting relationships. In our 2nd year, we’ve secured some of the most pioneering producers, songwriters and influential decision makers in the business.” Says Julia Huie-Martin, Founder of The International Music Conference (@TheOfficialIMC) During Thursday’s IMC Producer Showcase & DJ Mix […]

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Special!! 2012 Runway RED Welcomes International Platinum Heritage, A Heavyweight Champ & Children of a King

| July 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Special!! 2012 Runway RED Welcomes International Platinum Heritage, A Heavyweight Champ & Children of a King

ATLANTA, GA —The Show me the Way foundation and African Pride Dream Kids are excited to welcome music royalty to the 2012 Runway Red: Safari Wonderland charity kids fashion show. The event is set to take over ZOO Atlanta located at 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30315 at 7pm on Saturday, August 11, 2012. […]

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Special Announcement!! Chilli Gives Back in A Huge Way…Launches Summer Camp for Young Girls (video inside)

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Special Announcement!! Chilli Gives Back in A Huge Way…Launches Summer Camp for Young Girls (video inside)

ATLANTA— Chilli’s Crew, a non-profit organization founded by 5x Grammy Award winner Chilli of chart-topping music group TLC, is pleased to announce its first Chilli’s Crew Summer Camp for Girls. The 3 day camp, which will take place July 20-22, is dedicated to improving the lives of girls ages 13-17. Chilli’s Crew began when Chilli […]

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Jason of Beverly Hills is Killing the Jewelry Scene!

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jason of Beverly Hills is Killing the Jewelry Scene!

Just another reason why Beverly Hills,CA is home of rich housewives, privileged TV teens, and America’s favorite zip-code!  Introducing Jason Arasheben from Jason of Beverly Hills, the go-to guy for celebrities like NFL star Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson, Beyonce, Nas, and The Roots’ original little drummer boy QuestLove, and our very own CEO Dennis Byron […]

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Rapper TI Song “I’m Flexin” Bootlegged Online and Now He Wants Payback!

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Rapper TI Song “I’m Flexin” Bootlegged Online and Now He Wants Payback!

When you are a platinum selling artist like Grand Hustle heavyweight TI, the last thing you want to find out is that people are hustling you out of your dollars and this seems to be the case with his song “I’m Flexin” which hit the streets six months ago. However, representatives at the rapper’s Grand […]

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Business News!! TRADEMARK IT! – WHAT’S IN A NAME?

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Business News!! TRADEMARK IT! – WHAT’S IN A NAME?

A failing economy induces innovation.  Or, at least that’s what the economist believe will turn the economy around.  For many though, ideas are endless and for few, execution is possible.  As with the birth of a child, outside of determining the sex of the baby, everyone is interested in what the parents intend to name […]

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MOVING BEYOND THE MUSIC: Creating and Protecting the Artist’s Brand

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
MOVING BEYOND THE MUSIC: Creating and Protecting the Artist’s Brand

In addition to the music, each artist has a brand.  However, artists seldom focus on the brand as a business.  This is unfortunate as the artist’s brand can potentially be more lucrative than the music itself.  The advancement of technology and social media are quickly changing the landscape of the music industry and allowing artists […]

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Diddy Addresses Longtime Reputation of Killing Bad Boy Artist Careers

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Diddy Addresses Longtime Reputation of Killing Bad Boy Artist Careers

Although Diddy is recognized as one of the world’s greatest businessmen and marketing gurus of our time, he also has a reputation for ruining the careers of many Bad Boy artists such as Total, Craig Mack, Shyne, etc. In an interview with DJ Whoo Kid, Diddy addresses that reputation saying it’s just “regular hate, and […]

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Twitter Exposé: Are You Being Scammed On Twitter via Dubious Accounts?

| December 30, 2011 | 0 Comments
Twitter Exposé:  Are You Being Scammed On Twitter via Dubious Accounts?

We’re all familiar with the increasingly popular act of “buying” or paying social media firms to increase your followers on various social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Presidential hopeful, Newt Gingrich has taken the practice to a whole different level, as search firm PeekYou has revealed that 92% of Gingrich’s Twitter followers are […]

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Moguls on the Move: Keshia Walker of Insights Marketing

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments
Moguls on the Move: Keshia Walker of Insights Marketing

Hip Hop Enquirer had the chance to sit down with one of Atlanta’s most influential businesswomen, Keshia Walker of Insights Marketing. After receiving her Bachelor’s from FAMU and an MBA with a Concentration in Marketing, Keshia worked in Corporate America for top companies like Proctor & Gamble, Bellsouth and The Coca-Cola Company. As many budding […]

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