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Secret Rendezvous…

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This Valentine’s day Secret Rendezvous will launch the digital compilation album Sweet & Sour. In celebration, they are giving away the Cruise For a Minute (SR Remix) track. The invitation has been extended so get your free download and check back on valentine’s day to meet listen to the entire album!

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Rogiérs Birthday Celebration

Time: March 9, 2012 at 11:30pm to March 10, 2012 at 2:30am
Location: Blue Note-NYC
Organized By: The Fibby Music Group, LLC

Rogiérs and The Fibby Music Group, LLC invite you to join in celebrating his birthday for this special March 9th/10th performance in New York. Featuring special invited musical guests and the official kick-off of his fundraiser campaign for the upcoming album, theshedding!
Many, many things could be said about Rogiérs (pronounced “Ro-ghe-ay”). Some may recall his 2005 single with the Platinum Pied Pipers & Mark de Clive-Lowe on the underground hit “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover.” Others know him for his 2008 debut album single “Hollywood Story,” the hot collaboration with Robert Glasper and Bilal. Yet others recognize Rogiérs as the voice of jazz-fusion group Soul Cycle, and a few fans still refer to him as Alicia Keys’s former keyboardist and background singer. Whatever comes to mind, since 2002 Rogiérs has established himself as a premier voice within the echelon of independent R&B, soul, jazz, and deep house music artists. He has independently released two albums, two EPs, and various singles and compilations, receiving airplay in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Russia, Australia, Japan, and more. His next album, titled theshedding, drops later this year.

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Rest In Peace…..Don Cornelius

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The Legendary Don Cornelius and creator of “Soul Train” was found dead this morning.

Law enforcement sources said police arrived at Cornelius’ home around 4 a.m.   He apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the case was ongoing.

The sources said there was no sign of foul play, but the Los Angeles Police Department was investigating.

“Soul Train” was the longest-running first-run nationally syndicated show in television history, bringing African American music and style to the world for 35 years.

“Soul Train” helped to launch The Soul Train Music Awards. It’s  success  led to other popular Soul Train spin-off specials like The Soul Train Lady Of Soul Annual Awards Special and The Soul Train Christmas Starfest. Don made his mark on Black History

Our condolences to the family of the late great Don Cornelius

 

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Happy Birthday Frances Jaye

Over the weekend, The Neo Soul Cafe, celebrated the birthday of the one and only DJ Frances Jaye. The party was held on Saturday 1.21.12 at the beautiful Dallas Contemporary Museum… The Party was hosted by the legendary Spinderella, with performances by Choklate, Slakah The Beatchild and Yahzarah. There was four DJ’s spinning, DJ M*Knight, DJ Ant D, DJ Jay Clipp, and DJ Viz The night was magical. So many of Frances friends were unable to celebrate with her. Here are a few birthday greetings we’d like to share with you….

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Move Love Remix Contest…

Hey Everyone, Indaba music is sponsoring a remix context. Remix Robert Glasper’s song “Move Love” to win $500 and a royalty-free one of a kind piano sample from Robert himself. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $500, a recorded piano sample by Robert Glasper to use royalty-free in an original composition and an autographed copy of Black Radio. There will also be 10 Honorable Mention prizes. The winners will receive an autographed copy of Black Radio.
For more info go to this site.
http://www.indabamusic.com/opportunities/robert-glasper-move-love-remix-contest

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