Flavor Flav

Flavor Flav Pleads Guilty in NY Court Over 2014 Traffic Stop

Entertainer Flavor Flav has settled criminal charges stemming from a traffic stop in suburban New York while racing to his mother's funeral, but his legal headaches are not quite over. Flav, whose real name is William Drayton Jr., pleaded guilty in Nassau Criminal Court on Tuesday to one count of unlicensed aggravated operation of a motor vehicle.
Lagos, Nigeria

Nigeria Gets an ISRC Manager

African streaming service Spinlet has been tapped as the first ever International Standard Recording Code manager in Nigeria by the International Federation of Phonographic Industry.
Village Voice Paper

Voice Media Group Sells the Village Voice

The Village Voice has a new owner. Voice Media Group, which acquired its namesake alt-weekly in early 2013 but has spent the past year shedding some of its other properties, announced on Monday it is selling its flagship paper to Peter D. Barbey, a Pennsylvania-based publisher and CEO of Reading Eagle Company.
 Pitchfork Music Festival

Pitchfork Acquired By Conde Nast

Blue-chip publisher Conde Nast, owner of Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Wired and fifteen others, has acquired the digital-native music publisher Pitchfork for an undisclosed sum.