25 Nov 2018

By Tristin Marshall Motown Records brings life to the Netflix series ‘Motown Magic.’ Based off music from the classic label, the soundtrack includes feature vocals from Motown artists BJ The Chicago Kid, NE-YO, and Smokey Robinson. Other artists on the soundtrack include Calum Scott, Becky G, and Trombone Shorty. Remakes of…

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06 Nov 2018

By Tristin Marshall Rapper Icewear Vezzo announced signing with Motown Records on his birthday, October 31, on Instagram. The 29-year-old is the first Detroit native signed to the label since it has found its groove in hip-hop over the last few years. “It feels like I play for the…

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11 May 2018

By Tristin Marshall R&B crooner BJ The Chicago Kid released ‘The Opening Ceremony,’ a three-song bundle that debuted ahead of his album that will drop later this year. The bundle features the soulful melodies and meaningful lyrics that fans expect from BJ The Chicago Kid, reminiscent of his sophomore…

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02 May 2018

By Tristin Marshall Rich Homie Quan announced on social media that he will hitting the road for the ‘Rich As In Spirit Tour’ beginning in June. He will headline multiple shows in states including California, New York, Florida, Texas, and will end the tour in his home city Atlanta. …

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30 Mar 2018

By Tristin Marshall NE-YO released his new single “Push Back” featuring label mate Stefflon Don and singer, songwriter, and record producer Bebe Rexha. This is the second single released by the singer/songwriter this year, following  “Good Man,” which premiered just before Valentine’s Day. NE-YO, known for his swoon-worthy melodies and…

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18 Mar 2018

By Tristin Marshall Rich Homie Quan released his full-length debut album ‘Rich As In Spirit’ on March 16. The Atlanta rapper released this album nearly one year after the release of the ‘Back To The Basics’ mixtape. Rich Homie Quan’s 19-track debut focuses the attention largely on his skills,…

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09 Mar 2018

By Tristin Marshall Lil Yachty released his highly-anticipated mixtape, ‘Lil Boat 2′ on March 9. This follow-up comes on the two-years anniversary of his first mixtape ‘Lil Boat,’ released in 2016. Features on ‘Lil Boat 2’ include label mates Quavo and Offset, 2 Chainz, Tee Grizzley, Lil Pump, and…

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30 Nov 2017

Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Billboard By Tristin Marshall President of Motown Records Ethiopia Habtemariam, has been named on Billboard’s esteemed list of Women in Music for 2017. Habtemariam, who is also president of urban music/co-head of creative at Universal Music Publishing Group, is credited for bringing Atlanta…

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01 May 2017

By Tristin Marshall Singer Kevin Ross is making headlines in the industry! Rolling Stone named Ross one of “10 New Artists You Need to Know Now” last week. The singer/songwriter, known for his viral “90s R&B MashUps,” was recognized by the magazine for his “quiet and bare” sound matched with…

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20 Apr 2017

LIL YACHTY ANNOUNCES MAY 26th, 2017 RELEASE DATE FOR TEENAGE EMOTIONS UNVEILS ALBUM ART AND TRACKLISTING April 20th, 2017 — GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum artist, fashion disruptor, “King of Teens” Lil Yachty will release his full-length massively-anticipated debut album, Teenage Emotions on May 26th, 2017. Teenage Emotions merges Lil…

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16 Mar 2017

CHAZ FRENCH ANNOUNCES JOINT MAJOR LABEL DEAL WITH THREE SIX EIGHT AND MOTOWN/CAPITOL RECORDS NEW SINGLE “WAY OUT” PREMIERES TODAY VIA BILLBOARD DEBUT ALBUM SET TO BE RELEASED THIS SPRING! Today, Billboard charting DC lyricist Chaz French announces his exciting new major joint label deal with ThreeSixEight and Motown…

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