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Kanye West’s New Album Reportedly Complete

By D. Janell Perry     September 29th, 2014

According to Theophilus London’s Instagram, he heard Kanye West’s new album “three time” along with a select group of associates. Although there hasn’t been a lead single, release date or even a title reveal, it sounds like the album maybe finished. London took to Instagram to relay the news through posting a picture of himself [...]

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Ryan Leslie to Address World Summit on Innovation on Disrupting the Music Industry

By Savoy Staff     September 29th, 2014

Disruptive Multimedia founder and serial entrepreneur Ryan Leslie will address the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WSIE) in an exclusive talk on “Re-shaping the Artist-Fan Experience” on September 29, 2014 at the famous Copacabana in New York. “By restructuring the connection between artists and fans, we can empower the music and entertainment industries,” said Leslie.  “Technology has the potential [...]

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Toyota Delivers Hybrid Vehicles To Twenty-Two Historically Black Colleges And Universities

By Savoy Staff     September 24th, 2014

Toyota will deliver brand new hybrid vehicles to select Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to kick-off the fifth-year of the Toyota Green Initiative—an environmental stewardship platform designed to educate HBCU students and alumni on the benefits of adopting a sustainable lifestyle. The donation is in conjunction with Toyota’s continued support of HBCU athletic programs [...]

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Lorde & Kanye West Set for Collaboration on New Music?

By D. Janell Perry     September 24th, 2014

With the ‘Yeezus’ tour recently coming to an end, Kanye West is back in the studio and channeling his musically creative side. West reportedly will be collaborating with 17-year-old pop star, Lorde. According to “Page Six” of The New York Post, West and Lorde will be headed to studio to work on material for West’s [...]

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Kendrick Lamar Samples the Isley Brothers for His New Single

By D. Janell Perry     September 23rd, 2014

Kendrick Lamar finally dropped the lead single for his highly-anticipated sophomore album, which is due later this year. Lamar unveiled the artwork for the single last week, and followed up today with the actual track. The song is produced by Rahki and is carried by a sample of the Isley Brothers’ 1973 soul hit “That [...]


Michael B. Jordan Gets His Directorial with Axe

By Savoy Staff     September 23rd, 2014

AXE, the No. 1 men’s fragrance brand globally, and Michael B. Jordan, star of the highly-anticipated “The Fantastic Four” film reboot, unveil the source behind all temptation in a new video spot. This project marks Jordan’s directorial debut and takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of the “AXE Temptation Lab,” where the brand creates the [...]

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Can We Say, ‘Yeezy Taught Me?’

By D. Janell Perry     September 22nd, 2014

Kanye West was served with a mandatory 250 hours of community service by the court earlier this year, and he’s finally paying on it. The Grammy-Award winning rapper has been serving his hours at L.A. Trade Technical College. West has been recruited as a volunteer consultant to share personal stories and experiences within fashion with [...]

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JAY Z in Legal Dispute Over “Run This Town” Track

By D. Janell Perry     September 22nd, 2014

JAY Z  has been running into some legal issues over the alleged use of a brief sample used in “Run This Town.” According to the website Techdirt, Record label TufAmerica filed a lawsuit against the rapper over copyright infringement. The label claims he illegally sampled the “oh” from Eddie Bo’s “Hook & Sling” on the [...]


Goapele Prepares for New Album Release

By D. Janell Perry     September 19th, 2014

Sultry singer, Goapele is making some last efforts before the debut of her upcoming album Strong As Glass due to hit shelves on October 21. The new album will includes her new single with Snoop Dogg entitled “Hey Boy.” The song includes the two trading verses over a silky, retro-smooth beat, and was written by [...]

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Honda Battle of the Bands Readies to “March On” to the Georgia Dome

By Savoy Staff     September 19th, 2014

The Honda Battle of the Bands is set to make a triumphant return to Atlanta, January 24, 2015, when eight of the most prestigious marching bands from America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will take the Georgia Dome by storm with their incredible musical talent and electrifying showmanship. For 13 consecutive years, the Honda Battle [...]

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