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The music and radio industry once had a standard set of rules that everyone who wanted to be successful followed. Since the industry's drastic change around 2001 there was an overhaul of the people who worked in the industry as well as the rules.
Over the years there are certain questions that I get asked repeatedly. I am Kevin Ross the founder and CEO of Radio Facts and here I will disclose the answers to the most popular questions that I have repeatedly been asked.
Today so many people call themselves DJs but we all know when we are groovin' to the sounds of a master when we hear it. We recognize those moments when the skill, passion, appreciation, and the love for the music come together in harmony like our favorite song. Since the beginning of the pandemic, several DJs have taken to social media to thrill their followers and possibly gain some new listeners.
There are certain rules that music and radio pros MUST follow if they are to have long-term success. These are the ones I find most helpful. I've made some of these mistakes but thank God I'm a person who learns lessons quickly. Hit "NEXT" above or below for the next segment.
Several readers have pointed out that the the Black Church has been very silent during the Covid pandemic.EDITOR'S NOTE: The Black Church story is...
Alfred C. Liggins, III of Urban One, Inc. and Craig Robinson of NBCUniversal Appointed to BMI Board of DirectorsLeft: Alfred C. Liggins III, courtesy of Urban One Right: Craig Robinson, courtesy of NBCUniversalBMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) today announced the appointments of Alfred C. Liggins, III, Chief Executive Officer of Urban One, Inc. (formerly known as Radio One) & Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TV One, LLC and Craig Robinson, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer for NBCUniversal, to the BMI Board of Directors.
Teddy Pendergrass was the embodiment of the male sex singer. With his raspy, baritone growl he could seduce a woman in a matter of notes.
Black Radio DJs helmed what was once known as the bullhorn and the newspaper for the black community. Black Radio DJs were not just people who played records but they rallied the community in times of need, hosted concerts and fed the hungry on holidays. They were into the music and they made sure the audience was into it too. Times have drastically changed.Black radio has become "Hip Hop and R&B" radio. Jocks are more entertainers now and the community gets all of its news and information on social media and online.
Get your own Money Back and controlling your spending is the first step in creating personal wealth. The greatest and most effective way to create wealth is by creating pass e e ive income. But creating it is not enough. You have to change the way you spend your money FIRST or you will be (temporarily) rich but still broke.I was shocked when I saw a new "financial advisor" on the Steve Harvey show recently who was suggesting that pass e e ive income was all about having as many jobs as possible. My jaw dropped. Nothing could be further from the truth.
BET AND DJ CASSIDY ANNOUNCE DEAL TO PRODUCE ALL-NEW “DJ CASSIDY’S PASS THE MIC” SPECIALS THROUGHOUT 2021“DJ CASSIDY’S PASS THE MIC: THE BET AFTER PARTY” PREMIERES DIRECTLY FOLLOWING THE 52ND ANNUAL“NAACP IMAGE AWARDS” ON BET SATURDAY, MARCH 27Today, BET announced that DJ Cassidy’s groundbreaking, virtual series “DJ Cassidy’s Pass The Mic” returns to television for six new specials this year.