The Industry Cosign Spotlight: Olivia Dikambi

Originally published on The Industry Cosign April 22.2015 Title: Founder/ President Company: I AM PR Agency, LLC Location: Atlanta, GA Olivia Dikambi is an expert publicist with over 6 years of experience handling clients and press on the world stage. With a degree from La Sorbonne in Paris, France, in mass communications and PR, Olivia… Continue reading The Industry Cosign Spotlight: Olivia Dikambi

‘The Universe of Miles Davis’ Launched by Legacy Recordings and Polygraph

Miles Davis, international musical icon and cultural archetype, would have turned 90 years old on May 26, 2016. To commemorate Miles’ 90th, Legacy Recordings (the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment) and Polygraph (a publication for thoughtful, data-driven storytelling) is launching “The Universe of Miles Davis,” an immersive destination website visualizing the astounding ongoing cultural… Continue reading ‘The Universe of Miles Davis’ Launched by Legacy Recordings and Polygraph

Ted Lucas: ‘The Kids Nowadays Don’t Care About the Message Anymore’

Originally published on The Industry Cosign December 16, 2014 In 1994, Slip-N-Slide Records was born and the first artist was a rapper by the name of Trick Daddy. After the success of the first album, the next album Trick Daddy put out, featured an artist named Trina, who became the second successful artist on the… Continue reading Ted Lucas: ‘The Kids Nowadays Don’t Care About the Message Anymore’

Metro Boomin Headlines at the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE

METRO BOOMIN JOINS ALL-STAR BET EXPERIENCE LINEUP AT L.A. LIVE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA® ARTIST TO JOIN LIL WAYNE, 2 CHAINZ, USHER, KATT WILLIAMS, MIKE EPPS, BRYSON TILLER, FETTY WAP, A$AP FERG, TORY LANEZ, TY DOLLA $IGN, KEHLANI AND THE ROOTS AT BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE JUNE 23-26, 2016   FREE BET FAN FEST TO… Continue reading Metro Boomin Headlines at the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE

Autism Rocks Presents ‘A Tribute to Prince’

Autism Rocks, the UK-based charity, is honoring Prince with a tribute show featuring CeeLo Green, Mark Ronson and Morris Day & The Time on June 24th and 25th at the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo in London. Just two years ago Prince performed as the headliner at the launch of the Autism Rocks charity in London. This… Continue reading Autism Rocks Presents ‘A Tribute to Prince’

Brandy Set To Headline “DC Black Gay Pride” with Mega Block Party

Brandy Norwood is set to host a mega block party for LGBT men during Washington D.C.’s annual Black Gay Pride Celebration. The party is set to take place on Sat. May 28. Details below, including a special video message from Brandy. The party is for ages 21+.   For more information visit: http://www.omegapartydc.com   Brandy @ the Total… Continue reading Brandy Set To Headline “DC Black Gay Pride” with Mega Block Party

DAISHA – GOOD LIFE

ABOUT DAISHA Daisha started with a back-up dance career that’s spanned some of the largest urban hip-hop, pop, and R&B acts in recent memory– Rihanna, Diddy, Ryan Leslie, Letoya Lucket, Santigold, Janelle Monae, Jill Scott and Beyonce’ to name a few. However, after reaching the top of the working commercial dance world, her passion and… Continue reading DAISHA – GOOD LIFE

Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story Premieres on Sunday, June 1

TV ONE PREMIERES FIRST-EVER UNSUNG-INSPIRED BIOPIC, LOVE UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT: THE MIKI HOWARD STORY, SUNDAY, JUNE 12 AT 7PM ET/6PM CT   Teyonah Parris, Darius McCrary, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Gary Dourdan And LisaRaye McCoy Star in Network’s Black Music Month Original Movie TV ONE announced today Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story will premiere on Sunday,… Continue reading Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story Premieres on Sunday, June 1

Drake and The Weeknd Lead with the Most Nominations for THE 2016 IHEARTRADIO MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS, June 19

– New award categories this year include Best New Canadian Artist and iHeartRadio Canadian Single of the Year – – New for 2016, fans can register at Much.com for a chance to secure wristbands beginning June 1 at 4 p.m. ET – – Supermodel Gigi Hadid hosts THE 2016 IHEARTRADIO MMVAs, June 19 at 9 p.m. ET on… Continue reading Drake and The Weeknd Lead with the Most Nominations for THE 2016 IHEARTRADIO MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS, June 19

The Industry Cosign Spotlight: Phil Thornton

Originally published on The Industry Cosign June 2, 2015 Title: Vice President and General Manager, Urban Inspirational Company: eOne Music and Ten2One Entertainment Location: Nashville, TN Because he wears so many hats, there are plenty of words that can be used to describe music industry executive and television producer, Phil Thornton. Ingenious. Brilliant. Ambitious. But… Continue reading The Industry Cosign Spotlight: Phil Thornton

The Soul Rebels Join Nas at the 12th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

  The Soul Rebels  Nas taps brass ensemble The Soul Rebels to join him for the 12th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Joining headliner Nas as his special guests on July 16th for the finale of the 12th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival are The Soul Rebels, the jazzy eight-piece brass ensemble hailing straight from New Orleans, who know… Continue reading The Soul Rebels Join Nas at the 12th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

Eric Benet – Sunshine

Eric Benet’s new single “Sunshine” is available now! Join the conversation on social and tell people what brings you #Sunshine! Video Director: Dabling Harward iTunes: http://smarturl.it/iSunshine Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/amSunshine Spotify: http://smarturl.it/sSunshine Amazon: http://smarturl.it/aSunshine Google: http://smarturl.it/gpSunshine Related Links: Jason Derulo – “If It Ain’t Love” Chris Brown – Grass Ain’t Greener Talay Riley- Not Enough FOLLOW… Continue reading Eric Benet – Sunshine

Talay Riley- Not Enough

Introducing   TALAY RILEY!   New single “Not Enough” out now Talay is a veteran in the songwriting world, writing hits such as Nick Jonas’ “Levels,” Chris Brown’s “Zero,” Jason Derulo’s new single “If It Aint Love” to name a few! He’s also written for Iggy Azalea, Ellie Goulding, Britney Spears, Usher, Trey Songs, Jessie… Continue reading Talay Riley- Not Enough