1. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Tap The Agency Group's Josh Dick to Join Management Team

    June 24, 2014 12:00 PM EDT Multi-Grammy Award-winning duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and manager Zach Quillen are expanding their team, hiring long-time booking agent Josh Dick of The Agency Group. Dick will join the team responsible for independently releasing the band’s ...

  2. Dont Blame Hip-Hop for Rock the Bells' East Coast Flop, Say Organizers (From the Magazine)

    October 23, 2013 12:19 PM EDT Hip-hop has established itself as a touring genre -- so what caused Rock the Bells to cancel its East Coast dates? While hip-hop touring has historically not equaled the relative success the genre has seen at retail and as a force in popular cul ...

  3. Shawn Gee, Peter Schwartz, Jason Miller Discuss Hip-Hop-EDM Revival, Touring Without A Label, Branding Explosion

    November 08, 2012 1:15 PM EST Touring Without A Label, Branding Deal EDM and Hip Hop In The Morning (from left to right): Jason Miller, President, Live Nation New York; Chang Weisberg, Founder, Guerilla Union; Peter Schwartz, Agent, The Agency Group discuss. (Photo: Michael Se ...

  4. Macklemore & Reps Talk 'The Heist' Debut & DIY Marketing Plan

    October 10, 2012 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Seattle rapper Macklemore has finally arrived. After releasing his debut EP, "Open Your Eyes," in 2000 (as Professor Macklemore) and his first solo full-length, "The Language of My World," in 2005, and then taking a hiatus to bat ...

  5. Macklemore: A Hip-Hop Duo's Come-Up

    October 10, 2012 6:56 AM EDT After building a base on the back of a steady touring schedule and heavy online engagement, independent hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis deliver debut. Seattle rapper Macklemore has finally arrived. After releasing his debut EP, "Open ...

  6. America's Most Influential Clubs

    July 12, 2012 7:00 PM EDT So what makes a great club? We know that clubs serve as both a critical artist-­development tool and an opportunity for more established acts to reconnect with their fans on a more intimate level. Q Prime South manager John Peets, who has develope ...

  7. Wiz Khalifa: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 4:34 PM EST 0 0 0 Wiz Khalifa Title TBD March Although "Black and Yellow" is technically a tribute to the Pittsburgh Steelers, hip-hop fans didn't need any football allegiances to knock their heads to Wiz Khalifa's colorful 2010 anthem. The Starga ...

  8. Marley Wins Big At Reggae & World Awards

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley's crossover smash "Welcome to Jamrock" and the Ghetto Youth/Tuff Gong/Universal album of the same name took top honors at the 25th Annual International Reggae & World Musi Damian "Jr. Gong&q ...