The National Organization for Women will present its media award to KACE Radio today, recognizing station execs for their stand on gangsta rap and for banning songs with violent or misogynistic…
Legendary producer Arif Mardin, whom many consider one of the fathers of the R&B sound, has been given senior VP stripes at Atlantic Records and has signed a new long-term pact, marking his 30th…
The initial criticism of Cracker was that it was too mainstream, devoid of the quirks that made leader David Lowery's first group, Camper Van Beethoven, so likable.
The media coverage of the Michael Jackson investigation -- fueled primarily by the tabloid shows -- is biased and at times racist, according to Shannon F. Reeves, West Coast director of the National…
The Michael Jackson investigation took another twist Monday with the resignations of longtime Jackson attorney Bert Fields and security consultant Anthony Pellicano, and the surfacing of a new set of…
The eagerly awaited debut RCA Records release from ZZ Top, "Antenna," is scheduled to hit the streets Jan. 18, marking the first fruits of the multialbum pact the band signed with the label in 1992.
TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. — Michael (Mike) Clarke, the original drummer for influential rock band the Byrds, died Sunday from liver failure at his condominium here. He was 49. Clarke was scheduled to…
Attorneys for Michael Jackson were dealt a setback Friday when a judge ruled that police investigators can obtain information gathered by the attorney for the 13-year-old boy who is suing the pop…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America reported that total certifications for 1993 have already surpassed last year's total, with more expected once December's tally is registered.
Hoping to generate immediate street-level credibility for the debut release from quasi-punk rockers That Dog, Geffen Records subsid DGC has chosen to release the band's self-titled debut through…
Black women's groups urged a national crusade Friday to persuade the music industry to clean up violent gangsta rap lyrics that they said demean and threaten women.