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Spotify Limits R. Kelly: Why The Streaming Service Is Yanking ...

Are we seeing a new era in the music business with Spotify pulling R. Kelly from their playlists? It could be a game changer if streaming platforms like Spotify and others hold music artists accountable for their bad behavior. Is ...
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#MuteRKelly Gets Louder: Why Time’s Up Is Speaking Out Against ...

Is R. Kelly is the O.J. Simpson of the music business? I believe so and that’s what I said during my appearance on HLN’s “Across America with Carol Costello.” We discussed why the Time’s Up movement has finally set its ...
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BJ The Chicago Kid: Up Close With R&B’s Best Kept ...

R&B has been born again and BJ The Chicago Kid could very well be its savior!  I’m not the only one to think so too either as BJ was nominated for three 2017 Grammy Awards for Best R&B Performance for ...
Radio

Radio Revamp: New Comedian Tapped To Replace Doug Banks

In June, it was announced by American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) that comedian Rudy Rush would replace the late Doug Banks in his afternoon drive radio time slot. Banks died after a long battle with Diabetes this past April. Rush, ...
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HOT SHOTS: Common, Fantasia, Soulja Boy, The O’Jays, Xavier Woods, ...

Oscar and Grammy Award winning superstar Common was in his hometown of Chicago to celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service at Chicago’s Washington Park. The event was part of the National Park Foundation’s Find Your Park movement. ...
News

Deal Done: Ebony Magazine & Jet Website Sold To New ...

After 71 years in the media business, the iconic Johnson Publishing is getting out of publishing. The financially-strapped business founded by the late media mogul, John H. Johnson has sold its iconic magazine Ebony and its digital-only publication Jet magazine ...
Lifestyle

LisaRaye McCoy: Her White Being Right Revelation

For some, Memorial Day kicks off the season to officially wear white clothes and shoes. If you’re a person who defies traditional fashion rules and Hollywood actress LisaRaye McCoy, wearing white is a year-round thing. When AlwaysAList.com editor Jawn Murray ...
Music

New Edition: Back On Top With Hit Single & Summer ...

After more than 30 years in the business, veteran R&B group New Edition is back on the top of the charts courtesy of group member Johnny Gill. The iconic boy band—made up of Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ralph ...
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HOT SHOTS: Usher, Kandi Burruss, Godfrey, Bevy Smith, Flo Rida, ...

R&B superstar Usher is among the U.S. delegation of cultural leaders and artists part of a four-day artistic exchange with Cuba. This week, the 37-year-old entertainer arrived in Havana, Cuba with a 33-person cultural delegation. The U.S. talent visited Cuba’s ...
NewsRadio

Doug Banks: Syndicated Radio Veteran Dead At 57

AlwaysAList.com is saddened to report that syndicated radio host Doug Banks has passed after a long battle with Diabetes. The 57-year-old talent was in Miami when he passed. A radio veteran; the married, father of two daughters had continued to ...