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One Of Music Row’s Most Influential Leaders, Jo Walker-Meador, Has Died At 93

Jo Walker-Meador, one of the most important behind-the-scenes advocates of country music, has died. Walker-Meador, who led the Country Music Association as its executive director from 1962 to 1991, died Tuesday night in Nashville at age 93 after suffering a stroke. Her death was announced by the Country Music Association and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Born […]

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Kehlani, And R&B’s Women Of Color, Struggle To Be Heard In Pop Market

The singer, who was raised in Oakland and currently lives in Los Angeles, makes a winning sweet-and-sour blend of contemporary R&B. She can strike a confident yet self-aware pose. On her single “CRZY,” she boasts, “If I gotta be a b—— I’ma be a bad one,” then adds, “I kill ’em, I kill ’em, I […]