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Rapper PnB Rock Shot Dead in Los Angeles

Read the full interview on Variety.com! UPDATED: Rapper PnB Rock was shot today in Los Angeles as a result of a robbery attempt. He was pronounced dead after being transported to the hospital, the L.A. Times reported. An explicit and graphic video is currently circulating online purportedly depicting…

September 12, 2022
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Music Industry Moves: Young Money Ups Karen Civil Upped to GM/ EVP

Read the full article on Variety.com! Young Money has promoted Karen Civil to general manager and executive vice president of Lil Wayne’s Young Money Records, overseeing the label’s operations and reporting directly to CEO Mack Maine. Along with Wayne, the label’s roster includes Euro, Mellow Rackz, Drizzy…

August 26, 2022
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Top of the K-Pops: 10 Up-and-Coming Groups to Know

Read the full list on Variety.com! Everyone knows the names BTS and Blackpink, and that’s thanks to the proliferation of K-pop, which has grown far beyond its origins in South Korea to become a true global phenomenon. What is it about the pop-leaning genre that attracts so…

August 17, 2022
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RapCaviar Video Podcast to Launch on Spotify

Read the full interview on Variety.com! RapCaviar, the popular and influential Spotify playlist that boasts more than 14 million followers, is adding a video podcast to its brand offerings. Hosted by Brandon “Jinx” Jenkins, it launches Aug. 4 and comes on the heels of the announcement…

July 28, 2022
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10 AAPI Music Executives Making an Impact in 2022

Read the full article on Variety.com! The Asian American and Pacific Islander community has long played an integral role in American culture at large, and its influence has extended to the music industry with more visibility than the past. “As someone who has worn…

May 29, 2022