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Sylvia Rhone – The godmother of the music industry

Sylvia Rhone is a pioneer in the field of music. Read about her arrival and how she’s still impacting the culture! Female music industry executives are hard to find and black female industry executives are rare. However, one woman has managed to transcend all barriers: Sylvia Rhone, considered the most influential female executive in the […]

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BMG acquires musical interests of blues icon John Lee Hooker

BMG acquired the musical interests of iconic American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist John Lee Hooker from his estate. The deal includes its entire publishing catalog (Boom Boom, A Bourbon, A Scotch, A Beer, boogie chillinamong others), co-acquired with longtime BMG partner Fujipacific Music. The deal also includes all of John Lee Hooker’s recorded and performance […]

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Bass Music Icon Excision Releases Powerful “Onyx” LP

Circumcision. Courtesy of Terrence Blanton @fadewood. Terrence Blanton @fadewood For many fans in the bass music community, Excision is the man who needs no introduction. The king of bass music, formerly known as Jeff Abel, delivers earth-shattering drops, relentless bass walls, apocalyptic sounds and even melodic basses, proving he’s a true multi-faceted creator. Today, January […]

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Mexican music icon Vicente Fernández dies aged 81

MEXICO CITY (AP) Vicente Fernández, a beloved Mexican singer who received three Grammys and nine Latin Grammys and inspired a new generation of artists, including his son Alejandro Fernández Jr., died Sunday. He was 81 years old. Fernández was known for hits such as “El Rey”, “Volver, Volver” and “Lástima que seas ajena”, and his […]

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A man arrested in the death of Jacqueline Avant, wife of a music icon

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the death of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, who was fatally shot this week at the Beverly Hills home she shared with her husband, legendary music executive Clarence Avant, it announced Thursday the police. Aariel Maynor is currently on parole and was taken into custody early […]

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Man arrested in death of Jacqueline Avant, wife of music icon – Press Enterprise

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the death of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, who was fatally shot this week at the Beverly Hills home she shared with her husband, the legendary manager musical Clarence Avant, police said Thursday. Aariel Maynor is currently on parole and was taken into custody early […]

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Man arrested in death of Jacqueline Avant, wife of music icon – Orange County Register

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the death of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, who was fatally shot this week at the Beverly Hills home she shared with her husband, the legendary manager musical Clarence Avant, police said Thursday. Aariel Maynor is currently on parole and was taken into custody early […]

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Young Thug signs global publishing deal with Kobalt

Kobalt has signed a worldwide deal with Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and rapper Young Thug. The deal includes publishing administration, including global synchronization and creative services, for all future Young Thug songs. MBW understands the rapper’s current slate remains at Reservoir, where he signed a deal in 2018. Last year, Young Thug achieved fourteen Billboard tracks […]

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D’Addario & Co. – Artist & Influencer Marketing Director (US)

D’Addario & Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of musical instrument accessories. As a US-based manufacturing company, we pride ourselves on our highly automated machinery and innovative technologies, as well as our commitment to environmentally responsible practices. Through our D’Addario Foundation, we are committed to making music education possible and ensuring that thousands […]