Monthly Archives: April 2017

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New Music on BTN Soundcloud Player (04.30.17) >>> Young Dro FT. London Jae: “Basqquiat”


New Music on BTN Soundcloud player comes from Atlanta rapper Young Dro.  His new single Basqquiatfeatures London Jae and comes via Hustle Gang Records. To listen to the single go to our home page and locate the Soundcloud Player on the right side of the page. Or click the artwork above.  

Swank PR host panel discussion on Artist Business and Branding at Lake FX Event in Chicago

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

A lot of artists are not conscious of their brand and how it affects their ability to be viable and marketable to the public. “I can’t present you to McDonald’s when you drinking lean in your video,” said Briana Gatlin owner of Swank PR. Her publicist firm hosted a panel discussion titled The PR Trifecta: Artist, Business, and Branding Partnerships in PR. Continue reading

Forbes Lists 2,043 Billionaires On Richest People List and Only 3 Are Black Americans


Recently Forbes released its 2017 list of the richest people on the planet. The list has 2,043 people on it and only 3 of them are Black. Those three people are Oprah Winfery at $3 billion, Vista Equity firm founder Robert Smith at $2.5 billion and Michael Jordan at $1.31 billion. There are seven Africans on the list as well. Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is the richest Black in the world at 12.2 billion. To read more about this story click here.

Read the full list of Forbes 2017 Billionaires List