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Republic Records will stop using the term “urban” to describe genres

Republic Records is currently one of the most powerful labels in North America. This week, Universal Music Group, which owns Republic, announced its pledge...
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Here’s why Billie Eilish created a film on the effects of body shaming

Back in March, Billie Eilish kicked off her WHERE DO WE GO? tour in Miami before coronavirus caused the remaining dates to be postponed....
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Sony Music pledges $100M to social justice and anti-racism initiatives

Sony Music is pledging a $100 million fund towards social justice and anti-racism organizations with immediate donations for organizations fighting for equal rights happening. CEO and...
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Kanye West creates a college fund for George Floyd’s daughter

This week, Kanye West was seen getting involved with the ongoing protests surrounding the tragic killing of George Floyd. West joined thousands of Black Lives...
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Universal Music Group pledges $25 million for a social justice task force

After calls from the Weeknd for major labels and streaming services to donate to organizations involved in social justice and ending racism, Universal Music Group is revealing a...
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10 black-owned fashion brands to support instead of Dolls Kill

Alternative fashion store Dolls Kill is currently being boycotted due to an insensitive post from the founder appearing to support police brutality.  This isn’t the...
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blackbear was unable to delay his new song but is donating sales to BLM

Numerous artists are delaying their singles and albums amid growing protests around the United States and across the globe over the killing of George Floyd. blackbear...
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These artists and labels are donating their no-fee Bandcamp sales to BLM

Tomorrow marks another day of Bandcamp's initiative to put money in the pockets of artists during the coronavirus pandemic by getting rid of their fees but many...
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See how a Paramore fan used ‘Riot!’ to honor police brutality victims

This week, Paramore has shown their support for Black Lives Matter and the George Floyd protests. On June 1, the band announced they are...
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Vans gives $200K to civil rights funds in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

As many companies are showing their solidarity to the Black Lives Matter protests through donations, Vans are joining in with a pledge to put their money towards the...