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Lyor Cohen’s New Label Is Partnering With Twitter

During his keynote speech at Midem in Cannes, France, Lyor Cohen announced that his new label 300 has joined forces with Twitter in order to create A&R tools that will benefit the whole music business...

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Power 105’s The Breakfast Club Will Be On REVOLT TV

Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy will be on a television near you. REVOLT TV and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment announced their partnership to televise Power 105...

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‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Trailer Will Leave You Breathless

Comic book fans will love this. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer is out and it looks absolutely fantastic. The action looks to be picked up a notch from the first installment of the The Amazing Spider-Man series...

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Go Behind The Scenes Of Think It’s A Game Entertainment (TIG)

Home of not one but two of the hottest artists on the market: Trinidad James and Rich Homie Quan, Think It’s A Game Entertainment (TIG) is a fast rising independent music label that fans should keep a eye on...

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Universal Music Group Re-Signs Noizy Cricket!! Imprint To An Extension

LeRoy Benros’ Noizy Cricket!! imprint has re-signed his label to an extension under Universal Music Group.

Benros’ label, in conjunction with Sarah Stennett’s Turnfirst Records, will work together to create a platform to develop artists before they sign to a major label...

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Diddy Announces CIROC Partnership With The NBA

Sean "Diddy" Combs just keeps on winning. CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced a multiyear marketing agreement today...

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Lyor Cohen Names New Music Company After Spartan Warriors

Former Def Jam and Warner Music Group chief Lyor Cohen has announced the full details of his new music company, which he's launching with old Def Jam pals Todd Moscowitz and Kevin Liles...

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Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2013 By The Numbers

Last week, Forbes released its annual "Hip-Hop Cash Kings" list of the richest hip-hop celebrities in all of music. For the first time in the list's eight-year history, the "Cash Kings" list was topped by Diddy after several years of falling just short after being ranked at No

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Hennessy Explores The Archives Of Hip-Hop Photographer Jonathan Mannion

Jonathan Mannion an Ohio native arrived to New York City in the early 90s. His focus and mission was to shoot all of the key influential people revolved around the Hip-hop community: "My goal was to photograph all of the up-and-coming rap superstars of the time...

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Russell Simmons, Brian Robbins and Steve Rifkind Team Up To Launch New Label

Russell Simmons, Steve Rifkind and Brian Robbins are coming together to push forward their latest innovative idea.

Earlier today, Universal Music Group announced their partnership with Simmons, Rifkind and Robbins to launch All Def Music, which is a label that will center around signing, developing and promoting artists on YouTube...

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