Category: Entertainment

TMZ: Joe Jackson Will File Wrongful Death Lawsuit Today

Originally posted by TMZ Staff (Courtesy Nicki Fertile) Brian Oxman tells TMZ he is filing a wrongful death lawsuit today against Dr. Conrad Murray for unspecified damages in connection with the death of Michael Jackson. The lawsuit does not name AEG, though Oxman has alleged the company that produced “This...

Video: Ludacris talks about fixing communities and responsible leadership

Is Ludacris the leader we’ve been looking for? Chris Bridges a.k.a Ludacris is offering a refreshing image for an art form that has seemed to lose its way over the last decade.  This past weekend he made the circuit, promoting his foundation and asking for a new look at philanthropic...

BET.com Executive Editor Andreas Hale Calls it Quits!

This is a message that was sent to friends from Andreas Hale, former Executive Editor of Music of BET.com.  I am posting this message with his permission.  Hat tip to Paul Porter of www.IndustryEars.com. To friends, colleagues and those that should know, As of today (September 8, 2009) I am...

AEG Schools BET: “How to be an Entertainment Company” 101

BY GENMA HOLMES After watching the coverage of Michael Jackson, I noticed many similarities and differences between the AEG and BET televised events. Both are companies that are in the business of staging concerts, television productions and are part of larger conglomerates. BET targets African-American between the ages 18-34 as...