50 Cent Signs Massive Multi-Series Starz Deal

QUEENS, New York — Artist and producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has signed a new four-year overall deal with Starz. Under the agreement, Jackson will continue to develop new scripted and unscripted projects exclusively for the premium service through his G-Unit Film & Television, Inc. banner. The agreement provides Jackson and G-Unit access to the…

Azoff Music Management acquires 50 percent stake in Azoff MSG Entertainment

NEW YORK, New York — Azoff Music Management and The Madison Square Garden Company announced that they have reached an agreement for Azoff Music Management to acquire MSG’s 50 percent interest in Azoff MSG Entertainment. The Azoff MSG Entertainment joint venture was established in 2013 between MSG and Azoff Music Management. The music, media and…

IMF Appoints Harvard’s Gopinath as First Female Chief Economist

WASHINGTON D.C. — The IMF appointed Harvard professor Gita Gopinath as its next chief economist. She becomes the first woman appointed to the prestigious role. Gopinath will replace Maurice Obstfeld, who announced his retirement in July. “Gita is one of the world’s outstanding economists, with impeccable academic credentials, a proven track record of intellectual leadership,…

Kenya’s inflation rises to highest in 11 months, VAT Tax on Petro

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s inflation increased to 5.7 per cent in the month of September from 4.04 per cent the previous month due to increased taxes on petroleum products. The rate is the highest in 11 months — pushed higher by an increase in fuel, transport and food prices according to the Kenya National Bureau…

Live Nation to Offer Exclusive Access To Scandinavian Airlines EuroBonus Members

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Live Nation announced that it is offering Scandinavian Airlines EuroBonus members unique access to advance tickets from world-renowned artists before they go on general on sale. This new partnership with Scandinavian Airlines is a big step towards meeting the increased demand for personal experiences making life easier for fans and customers alike….

Akon talks Investing Into Africa On Drink Champs

MIAMI, Florida — Senegalese entertainer, Akon, who  rose to prominence in 2004 with his chart-topping single, “Locked Up,”sat down with Revolt TV’s Drink Champs podcast hosts Noreaga and DJ EFN to discuss why it is the right opportunity and time to invest in Africa. Akon returned to the continent himself with his Light Up Africa…

Chef Carlos Brown named New Executive Chef by The Gathering Spot

ATLANTA, Georgia — Renowned celebrity chef, Carlos Brown, has been named the new Executive Chef at Atlanta’s premier private membership club The Gathering Spot. Chef Carlos Brown is most known as the go-to culinary guru for high profile clients including – Oprah Winfrey, Shaquille O’Neal, Jim Carey, Danny Glover, Viola Davis, Maxine Waters and many…

Pam Lifford named President, Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences

BURBANK, California — Pam Lifford has been promoted to President, Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences, with responsibility for Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC, Themed Entertainment and a new Global Franchise team, it was announced today by Kevin Tsujihara, Chairman and CEO, Warner Bros. This new business will align strategies and increase consumer engagement across…

JAY-Z & Diddy Top Forbes’ List Of World’s Highest-Paid Hip Hop Acts 2018

NEW YORK, New York — Forbes unveiled their annual list for The World’s Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts 2018. Holding down the top spot in 2018 is Brooklyn’s own, Jay-Z, who earned $76.5 million. Sean “Diddy” Combs, landed at No. 2 with $64 million. While Kendrick Lamar, rounded out the top 3, pulling in $58 million. Other…