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Kanye West Joins Black Lives Matter Protest In Chicago’s South Side

Kanye West (left) greeting fellow protesters in Chicago. Photo Credit: Gaynor Hall Rapper Kanye West participated yesterday in a protest in Chicago’s South Side. Additionally, the 42-year-old has donated heavily to the families of unarmed African Americans who perished due to violence – including covering college tuition costs for George Floyd’s daughter, Gianna. Dawning a […]

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Gabrielle Union Files Formal Complaint Against America’s Got Talent — NBC Responds

Actress Gabrielle Union has filed a formal complaint against NBC and the producers of America’s Got Talent. Gabrielle Union submitted the allegations of wrongdoing to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. In a recent Variety interview, the 47-year-old described once again the uncomfortable nature of her brief tenure on America’s Got Talent. Specifically, […]

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It Took Years for These Music Industry Experts to Learn These Monetization Pro-Tips

Last month, music licensing and distribution platform Songtradr hosted a “Happy Hour” livestream event, during which three prominent music supervisors sipped their preferred beverages and discussed the music industry’s way forward amid the COVID-19 crisis. Now, in a recently-held second Happy Hour roundtable, Songtradr invited three new experts to discuss monetization tips for independent artists. […]