Black Music

  1. Twitter 140: Page 7

    July 26, 2012 6:18 PM EDT « PREVIOUS | NEXT » RETURN TO INDEX Shooter Jennings Singer/Songwriter; DJ, SiriusXM's Outlaw Country @ShooterJennings Between sending out links to his Outlaw Radio show and retweeting a slew of bands and jokes, Jennings provides his follower ...

  2. Backbeat: Interscope, Warner Music Group Host BET Awards After Parties With Kevin Liles, Todd Moscowitz, More

    July 05, 2012 11:55 AM EDT Michael Kyser (President of Black Music, Atlantic Records Group) poses with DJ D-Nice at the Warner Music Group BET Awards after party. (Photo: Johnny Nunez) Following the 12th annual BET Awards on Sunday, which was widely regarded as a resounding ...

  3. Michael Kyser Named Atlantic's First-Ever President Of Black Music

    February 03, 2011 6:20 PM EST Michael Kyser has been named the first-ever President of Black Music for the Atlantic Records Group. The announcement was made today by Atlantic Chairman/COO Julie Greenwald and Chairman/CEO Craig Kallman. Kyser, who began his music career two dec ...

  4. Lemar Dominates MOBO Awards

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Awards celebrate music of black origin. British R&B singer Lemar took the plaudits with two awards at this year's Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards. Lemar, who reached the final of the BBC talent show "Fame Academy," had been ...

  5. Lemar Dominates MOBO Awards

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Awards celebrate music of black origin. British R&B singer Lemar took the plaudits with two awards at this year's Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards. Lemar, who reached the final of the BBC talent show "Fame Academy," had been ...

  6. Oscar Brown Jr. Dead At 78

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Death attributed to complications from blood infection. Oscar Brown Jr., singer, composer, lyricist, playwright and black culture activist, died May 29 in Chicago from complications from a blood infection in the lower spine. He was 78. Brown burst ...