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  1. Christian Scott & 'The Refined Players' Enlist Vic Mensa for Politically Charged 'Freedom Is a Word'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Billboard

    The Refined Players documented jazz artist Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah 's travels throughout the United States to hand-pick his own unit of talent to form a collective in hopes of crafting a new lane in music. Scott ended up piecing a group of creatives together within the five-episode series, which includes: Joe Dyson, Weedie Braimah, Joe Harley, Elena Pinderhughes and Derrick Hodge.

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  2. & 1800 Tequila Present Five-Part Documentary Series 'The Refined Players'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Billboard

    Billboard and 1800 Tequila have joined forces again for their newest content partnership The Refined Players, a five-part documentary series chronicling the journey of Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah as he treks across the nation to assemble a cast of burgeoning Jazz talents from Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, the Bay Area, and New Orleans, in order to create a "new, refined sound." The new project promises to be a strong follow up to Billboard and 1800 Tequila's "Back to the Block" series, which was named by AdAge as a top 10 branded content campaign in 2016.

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  3. Meek Mill Will Face Judge Brinkley in Court for Upcoming Bail HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Billboard

    Meek Mill attends Meek Mill "Wins & Losses" Album Release Party at Velosolutions Pumptrack on July 21, 2017 in New York City. After being sent away to prison for violating his probation stemming from a 2008 gun and drugs charge, Meek Mill will return to court Nov. 27 at 9 a.m. for his bail hearing in front of Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley, Billboard reports.

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  4. PnB Rock Talks New Mixtape 'Catch These Vibes,' Working With Lil Yachty & Wiz KhalifaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Billboard

    The year started with his infectious collaboration on YFN Lucci's "Everyday We Lit" and his breakout mixtape GTTM: Going Thru The Motions catapulting the artist to a new level. His mixtape spawned three singles in "Selfish," "Playa No More" and "New Day."

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  5. JAY-Z Pens Moving Op-Ed Supporting Meek Mill: 'Probation is a Trap'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Billboard

    Jay Z and Meek Mill perform during a surprise encore on the Liberty Stage at the 2017 Budweiser Made in America festival - Day 2 at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sept. 3, 2017 in Philadelphia.

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  6. Josh Groban to Star Alongside Tony Danza in Father-Son Netflix Dramedy 'The Good Cop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Billboard

    Josh Groban has made numerous appearances in sitcoms over the years, from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia to the most recent Crazy Ex-Girlfriend episode. Now, he's getting a TV show of his own on Netflix, called The Good Cop .

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  7. Claims About Meek Mill Judge's Alleged Actions Confound Legal Experts: 'That Is Such a Violation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Billboard

    Meek Mill 's lawyer isn't the only one confounded by the two-to-four-year prison sentence handed down on Monday by a Pennsylvania Common Pleas Court judge over the rapper's probation violation. Attorney Joe Tacopina told Billboard on Tuesday that he believes Judge Genece Brinkley is "enamored" with his client, alleging that Brinkley "showed up at his community service" and made the unusual request that Mill re-record a popular Boyz II Men song for her, and include a personal tribute on the track.

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  8. Strawberry Runners Premiere 'Garden Hose' Video, Talk DIY in the MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Billboard

    Much has changed since Strawberry Runners, the spirited indie-pop project spearheaded by Emi Night, briefly broke away from the pack and caught the attention of South by Southwest audiences in 2015 with their song "Hatcher Creek." In the intervening years, Night herself has relocated several times, departing the band's birthplace in Denver to bounce around Connecticut and New York before setting into Philadelphia's emergent music scene.

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  9. Bob Dylan Rocks With Spiritual Fervor in 'Trouble No More' Concert Film: Exclusive ClipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Billboard

    Bob Dylan , a timeless songwriter both celebrated and lambasted for his contradictions, underwent one of his most drastic reinventions yet with 1979's Slow Train Coming , a starkly confessional album that marked his conversion to Christianity. A new concert documentary called Trouble No More explores this chapter of Dylan's career with never-before-seen footage from his 1980 tour, including an exclusive clip premiering Thursday on Billboard .

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  10. Cardi B and Migos' Offset's Relationship: A TimelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | Billboard

    Cardi B and Offset attend NYLON's Rebel Fashion Party, powered by Land Rover, at Gramercy Terrace at Gramercy Park Hotel on Sept. 12, 2017 in New York City.

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  11. Snow Tha Product & Arcangel Party Through Heartbreak in 'Nuestra Cancion Pt. 2' Video: PremiereRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | Billboard

    Snow Tha Product is one a growing number of women rappers venturing to emerge autonomously in a male-dominated industry. This Chicana rapper from Texas carries a machete in her mouth, and ping-pongs between English and Spanish-language rhymes nearly perfectly.

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  12. Tiwa Savage Talks 'Sugarcane' EP & Lessons Learned From Working With Mary J. BligeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Billboard

    Tiwa Savage performs onstage at the 2017 Budweiser Made in America Festival - Day 2 at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sept. 3, 2017 in Philadelphia.

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  13. Pink Announces Beautiful Trauma Tour, Drops Apple Documentary TeaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Billboard

    Everything's coming up Pink this week. On Wednesday night , the singer tweeted out a one-minute link to the Apple Music documentary about the recording of her anticipated seventh studio album Beautiful Trauma and on Thursday morning she announced the 40-date North American arena tour in support of the release.

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  14. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Raps Underwater in 'Drowning' VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Billboard

    After unleashing his debut album The Bigger Artist last week, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie returned on Wednesday to give his single "Drowning" the video treatment. In the new clip, the rapper heads on a high-speed chase with authorities after his robbery attempt goes awry.

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  15. Reggie Lavong, Longtime Radio Personality, Dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Billboard

    Lavong, a radio pioneer who played R&B during the 1960s in New York, died from complications of an infection, his daughter April Lavong told The New York Times . In addition to being an on-air personality at numerous radio stations around the country, and co-owning WHAT in Philadelphia for a few years, Lavong also served as VP of marketing at R&B at Capitol Records beginning in 1969 and working for Island Records in the late '70s, according to the Times .

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  16. Philly Music Fest Founder Explains How the Two-Day, All-Local...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Billboard

    It's hardly been a secret these last few years that Philadelphia has emerged as one of the epicenters of underground rock -- home to a wide variety of local and imported indie and alternative acts who have taken advantage of the city's burgeoning live and studio infrastructure and brought its rock scene out of New York's shadow and into the spotlight . This Friday and Saturday , at the World Cafe Live venue, the city will host its first two-day festival of all local bands, appropriately called the Philly Music Fest.

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  17. Morrissey Releases New Single 'Spent the Day in Bed' After Tweeting Cryptic TeaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Billboard

    Yesterday , the internet was rocked when Morrissey posted his first ever tweet to his actual Twitter account at 4:39 p.m. EST. The cryptic tweet came complete with ellipses, as it read: " Spent the day in bed a " It's not the first time he became an enigmatic presence on Twitter, though.

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  18. Watch The Meadows Music & Arts Festival Live Stream HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Billboard

    Jay Z performs onstage during the 2017 Budweiser Made in America festival - Day 2 at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sept. 3, 2017 in Philadelphia.

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  19. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Talks Debut Album, Possible Name Change & Plans of Going Back to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Billboard

    On Saturday , A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie demonstrated his lion-hearted mentality when he jumped on the Tidal Stage for Philadelphia's Made in America festival. Rather than sulk in his dressing room about the horrid weather conditions, the swagger-happy MC swam through his set a la Michael Phelps.

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  20. Jay Electronica Returns and More From A-Trak's Fool's Gold Day Off FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Billboard

    For the first time since its inception, Fool's Gold brought their annual Day Off Festival to crowds internationally, making stops in Montreal and Paris, but on Saturday , the day-long festival returned to its stomping grounds of Brooklyn, New York, and transformed the Coney Art Walls into an electrifying house party to celebrate the label's 10-year anniversary. Founded in 2007 by DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs , Fool's Gold thrives at the intersection of hip-hop and dance music, using their annual Day Off festival -- created in 2010 -- to showcase rising talent in music.

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