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Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson, CEO and Publisher of “The Hype Magazine”, continues to make a name for herself as one of the leading women in the entertainment industry. The Indiana Native was most recently honored at “The Trailblazer Awards” December 4, 2016, at the Madame Walker Theatre.

Though she is the CEO of her own company, Jameelah prefers to be very “hands-on”, when it comes to the tasks necessary to keep the magazine running smoothly. She showcases her many talents on the back end of the magazine including web designing, consulting, and graphic designing.

She launched the magazine in 2002, at the young age of 24. Not only was she considered “young” to start a company, but it was apparent that she was one of the few women trying to accelerate her career in the midst of a predominately male-run industry. Though it wasn’t always easy, and she wasn’t always taken seriously because of her gender, this never stopped her form excelling in her field.

Why “The Hype”? What does the name stand for?

Jameelah: It stands for How You Perceive Everything. It basically was originated to be more of a literary magazine at first, but then it kinda turned into more of a hip-hop magazine over the years.

Source: Interview with Jameelah Wilkerson, Publisher and CEO of The Hype Magazine – TheHypeMagazine

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Digital Radio Tracker (@DRTRadioTracker) shows Independents don’t seem to have suffered at all during the 59th annual GRAMMY Week! Sean Sahand and Sage The Gemini are STILL holding the #1 spot…it’s been a few weeks not with that one. Uncle Adams and DJ Fresh have climbed out of the bottom 20 to take their spots in the Top 5 this week! Who are YOU listening too?

Source: Top Independents on Radio for the week of Feb 11 – TheHypeMagazine

Eleven-time Grammy nominee Charlie Wilson (@imcharliewilson) blazed into 2017 with a hot new single “I’m Blessed” Ft. T.I. from his upcoming album release, “I’m In It To Win It” currently scorching the airwaves. His album drops February 17th led by the “In It To Win It” arena tour which kicked off February 8th, not to mention he celebrated a birthday at the end of January, one could say this is 2017s GRAND OPENING!!!Last year’s Forever Charlie Tour sold out 97% of the arenas who booked this master the groove. Yeah, you have to call it a groove because the flow of his music is such that you just feel cool and ready to make some great memories.It’s party time.

Source: Live Session: Charlie Wilson ‘A grown man with a lot of play left’ – TheHypeMagazine

With the United States Conference of Mayors (@usmayors) official statement joining the fight along with the Federal Justice System being ordered by the Attorney General to NOT DEFEND Trump’s immigration order, to congressional declarations of disgust for Trump and what he’s done, down to the City Heads across the nation, Americans are standing up and being counted. I read somewhere that you have to be a very special kind of man to piss off so many women at the same time, in an online discussion regarding the Women’s March on Washington the day following this guy’s fairly empty by comparison, inauguration ceremony.Estimates by Crowd Scientist indicate the Women’s March in Washington had three times the people as Trump’s inauguration ceremony the previous day. (T. Wallace/Alicia Parlapiano – NYTimes.com)

Source: The U.S. Conference of Mayors stands against Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ – TheHypeMagazine

The Recording Academy® (@RecordingAcad) announces Bruno Mars will join this year’s lineup for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards® telecast. The four-time GRAMMY® winner and current nominee will return to the stage to perform for the first time since 2013. Mars joins previously announced performers Adele, John Legend, Metallica, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and hosted by award-winning television personality and performer James Corden, the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Source: BRUNO MARS TO PERFORM ON THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® – TheHypeMagazine

A new single produced by LX-Beats collaborating with Mayhem of EMS, Alyssa Marie, Revalation of EMS, Deacon The Villain of CunninLynguists and DJ Grazzhopp

Source: LX Beats// New single// “Born to win” with Mayhem, Alyssa Marie, Revalation of EMS, Deacon The Villain of CunninLynguists and DJ Grazzhoppa – I still love H.E.R. – Hip Hop Blog

Top 10 Countries With the World’s Biggest Christmas Trees

Posted: January 8, 2017 by realjdobypr in News

Ever wanted to see one of the world’s tallest Christmas trees? If you have, these ten places you are about to see are the best places to see one.

Source: Top 10 Countries With the World’s Biggest Christmas Trees

 (CNN) — Esteban Santiago went to baggage claim and picked up his one piece of checked luggage.There were no other bags, just a case with a handgun inside.Santiago allegedly took the 9 mm handgun out of its case and fired at other travelers Friday afternoon, killing five people at the Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida. Saturday, authorities revised the number of wounded to six after earlier saying eight.

Source: Fort Lauderdale airport shooter ‘came here specifically’ to attack, FBI says | CW39 NewsFix

“Boggie bored” is a awesome track such a unique up beat and chilled style, I’m in luck today with all these jazzy chilled beats, I love this stuff there’s

Source: Uncle Crimson & Rolled Gold// “Boogie Bored” from new album “The Great Fallback” – I still love H.E.R. – Hip Hop Blog

DigitalRadioTracker Tracks Internet Radio Spins

Posted: January 4, 2017 by realjdobypr in News

Wendy Day

By, Wendy Day from Rap Coalition

A few years ago, I suddenly began getting these weekly emails out of the blue from DigitalRadioTracker.  I was excited because they offer valuable chart information for internet radio spins, a growth area I was closely watching.  Some of my friends in the music industry have started their own internet radio stations and many others have launched internet radio shows.  Additionally, I receive many interview requests and spins for my artists at internet radio.  My concern with internet radio has always been that it’s next to impossible to know how many listeners are reached or how many times a song is played.

DigitalRadioTracker tracks 5,000+ radio stations worldwide, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Although most are internet radio stations, they’ve also included some terrestrial, college, commercial and non-commercial stations.  This gives access to a good balance of radio beyond the traditional…

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