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L.A. Reid Dishes on Music’s Greats in ‘Sing to Me’

The music guru who changed the industry gives an inside look with the stories behind the songs—this week, music mogul L.A. Reid (born Antonio Reid) released Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who’s Next. His memoir (written with Joel Selvin) gives a behind-the-scenes look at the journey from

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Revolt Music Conference Set to Storm Miami [VIDEO]

The Revolt Music Conference, coming up October 16-19 in Miami, is primed to provide a necessary environment where technology meets influencers, music executives, songwriters, producers, bloggers and music artists. This first annual conference is shaping up to be a must-attend, one-of-a-kind forum designed to help guests do one thing: understand and navigate the evolution of the music business. 

New Music from Michael Jackson
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New Michael Jackson Album Coming Soon

New music from Michael Jackson coming soon. On May 13, Epic Records, in conjunction with the Estate of Michael Jackson, will release XSCAPE, an album of new music by the internationally beloved music icon and King of Pop, Michael Jackson. The project features eight new tracks, which the world will be hearing for the very

Sylvia Rhone Appointed President of Epic Records
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Sylvia Rhone Named President of Epic Records

Music industry titan Sylvia Rhone lands new role at Epic Records. Sylvia Rhone has been appointed president of Epic Records. The appointment comes a year after Rhone launched Vested in Culture (VIC), her joint venture with Epic. VIC will remain an imprint of the label. Rhone will report to Epic chairman/CEO Antonio “L.A.” Reid and

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[BLACK POP DAILY] Rihanna Rocks a Doobie at the AMAs

Rihanna Accepts the AMA’s First Ever Icon Award… in Doobie Pins Rihanna may be a worldwide idol with fancy spreads in upscale mags, but she surely brought the ’hood to last night’s American Music Awards. The young and wild pop star received the AMA’s first ever Icon Award, presented by Bill Maher, Jay Z and

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Bobby Brown’s ‘Don’t Be Cruel’ Turns 25

It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since the release of Bobby Brown’s groundbreaking Don’t Be Cruel. New-jacking the title from an old Elvis Presley song (of which most of his fans couldn’t care less about), in 1988 Brown’s brilliant sophomore album changed that decade’s R&B game, making the music more youthful and aggressive.

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[THIS HAPPENED] Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta Is Back, Beyoncé Embraces ‘Feminist’ Label

As interesting as it was to watch Joe Budden successfully speak in a Hannibal Lector-like whisper throughout the entire third season of Love & Hip-Hop, there ain’t nothing like its southern-flavored spinoff, baby. The super trailer for the second season of Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta has been released, and from the looks of it, if you loved the

Emmett Till, shown in 1955 with his mother
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Epic Pulls Track With Lil Wayne’s Reference to Emmett Till

Epic Records Chairman Antonio “L.A.” Reid has apologized to the family of slain civil rights figure Emmett Till and his label is working to remove from circulation a remix of the track Karate Chop by Atlanta rapper Future that included a vulgar sexual reference by fellow rapper Lil Wayne invoking Till’s name. “Just ended a conversation with L.A. Reid, CEO

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