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Snoop’s Choice to Pimp Poison

Snopp Dog's Choice to Pimp Poison Life is a series of choices. Colt 45, for decades has chosen to target minorities with it's poisonous low

Who’s Driving That Black Radio Slave Ship?

In my Southern Slave Voice: I'ssa been telling y'all for some quite sometime about those black radio slave ships loading up off the shores of

Radio Daze: Fake Call to Premier Radio Networks

Radio Daze This week’s parasha introduces a medium for distinguishing truth from falsehood. On the radio, where actors are hired to read scripts and pretend

MTV Skins: Why? (radio interview)

MTV Skins: interview on Blog Talk Radio with Robert Wesley Branch Click to Listen Paul Porter and Lisa Fager on TRWBS February 12 2011

Low Power FM

New York Times January 24, 2011 Low-Power FM Radio to Gain Space on the Dial By BRIAN STELTER OPELOUSAS, La. — When John Freeman turned

Exposin’ the Hip Hop Hood Hoax

Exposin' the Hip Hop Hood Hoax TRUTH Minista Paul Scott "Mental pictures, stereotypes and fake history reinforces mystery."

Another Low atop Billboard Charts

THE NEW YORK TIMES Another new low atop Billboard Chart By Ben Sisario January 19, 2011 For a stark illustration of how record sales have

Strip Clubs: Launch Pads For Hits In Atlanta

FROM NPR - All Things Considered "How do you feel about strip clubs?" That was their opening line. My colleagues Sara Sarasohn and Zoe Chace

Clear Channel spends $1.29 million on lobbying in third quarter

Clear Channel spends $1.29 million on lobbying in third quarter Clear Channel's lobbying efforts were focused on "tax incentives and loan guarantees that encourage the

The 360 Record Deal

The Day Report: 360 Deals Are Today’s “Record Deals” By, Wendy Day from Rap Coalition ( ShareThisGet Alerts I gotta state right upfront that I

Juan Williams and Free Speech: Give Me A Break

Juan Williams and Free Speech: Give Me A Break The poor, disenchanted and people of color rarely get a minute on air to discuss the