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‘Cinderella’ to close on Broadway January 2015

By D. Janell Perry     September 8th, 2014

The ball will soon be coming to an end in January 2015. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway rendition of Cinderella will run its last performance on January 3; by that time, the show will have had a total of 42 previews and 770 regular performances. The show has earned nine Tony Award nominations in multiple categories [...]

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Bigga Rankin to Host a Special Deejays & Producers Honors Luncheon BET Hip Hop Awards 2014 Weekend

By D. Janell Perry     September 5th, 2014

This year’s BET Hip Hop Awards Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia will ignite tribute to  some of the Music Industry’s hottest record breakers and hitmakers nationwide. Presented by MP3Waxx.com, one of the industry’s most notable music service distribution companies, headlines a private day honors luncheon on September 20, 2014 at Vibes Lounge. This invite only event applauds such honorees with recognition [...]

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Chance The Rapper Announces Fall Tour

By D. Janell Perry     September 5th, 2014

Chance the Rapper recently finished playing at the Made in America festival in Los Angeles over the weekend, but he isn’t done just yet. The Chicago-native recently announced his next set of shows is scheduled to take place in the form of a tour this fall. The tour will be comprised mainly of colleges and [...]

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Disclosure to Co-Produce Mary J. Blige’s New Album

By D. Janell Perry     September 4th, 2014

The previous collaboration on Settle track “F For You”, created grounds for a continuance of the unlikely pairing of legendary R&B songstress Mary J. Blige and Disclosure. The duo collaboratively hit the studio to produce Blige’s upcoming thirteenth studio album Mary J Blige: The London Sessions. Blige confirmed the collaboration title as “Right Now” as [...]

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Kendrick Lamar Facing $1 Million Lawsuit Over “Rigamortis” Track

By D. Janell Perry     September 4th, 2014

The sampling of Eric Reed and Willie Jones III’s 2010 song “The Thorn” has landed Kendrick Lamar in some murky legal waters. The Compton lyricist sampled the song for his Section. 80 track “Rigamortis” and songwriters Reed and Jones III are looking for compensation. The duo is suing the TDE rapper for $1 million over [...]

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Jhené Aiko Drops “The Pressure”

By D. Janell Perry     September 2nd, 2014

Jhené Aiko finally released the visuals for her latest single “The Pressure” in anticipation of her debut studio album Souled Out. Childish Gambino and Calmatic were both cast as the directors of the video depicting the stressful woes of being in a relationship and fulfilling duties as an artist all while raising a child. Souled [...]

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Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union Present a Special White Wine at Their Wedding

By Savoy Staff     September 2nd, 2014

Vanilla Puddin’ Chardonnay was selected as the official white wine served at multitalented actress, producer and performer, Gabrielle Union and three-time NBA champion, Dwayne Wade’s wedding ceremony which took place August 30th 2014 at Chateau Artisan in Miami Beach. The Chardonnay created by the actress in partnership with JaM Cellars CEO John Truchard and Los Angeles-based The Brand Elite launched in January of 2014 and [...]

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Wale Leaves Roc Nation Managament

By D. Janell Perry     August 29th, 2014

Wale has parted ways with Roc Nation Management after a five-year stint. XXL revealed the MMG rapper has already been removed from Roc Nation’s website and his previous manager, Rich Kleiman’s focus has shifted more towards Roc Nation Sports. The DC native rapper is now signed to 77 North Management, composed of Leonard Brooks, Maverick [...]

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VH1 Premieres ‘Drumline’ Sequel First Look

By D. Janell Perry     August 29th, 2014

VH1 premiered a first look at the highly anticipated film, Drumline: A New Beat. The film is a sequel to 2002’s Drumline; Nick Cannon, Zoe Saldana and Orlando Jones starred in the original. The VH1 original film follows Alexandra Shipp, who plays a talented drummer who aspires to become the first female percussion section leader [...]

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JAY Z, Kanye West & Frank Ocean Sued Over ‘Watch The Throne’ Sample

By D. Janell Perry     August 28th, 2014

Three years after the debut of the platinum selling album, it’s still causing a little commotion. It seems Jay Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean has found themselves in a compromising situation. New York musician, Joel McDonald is targeting the trio with claims of copyright infringement. McDonald claims the collaborative track “Made In America” from [...]

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