An Industry Quarterly


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    Da Internz: Life at the Top

    As successful a year as Marcos “Kosine On Da Beat” Palacios and Ernest “Tuo” Clark of the production team Da Internz has had, it’s arguable that the pair have yet to reach the peak of their virtual super-powers. Every...
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    Ladies & Gentlemen: The Incomparable Faith Evans

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years since Faith Evans made her debut under the banner of Sean “Puffy” Combs’ Bad Boy Entertainment. Fans of real R&B will never forget such staples as “You Used to Love M...
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    Roll Call 2014: Career Defining Moments (Names A-J)

    It’s that time again; Amalgamation’s Annual Roll Call. Listed are nearly 70 songwriters and producers who should be on your radar; some relative newcomers, others more established. They are all talented, hardworking, and de...
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    Roll Call 2014: Career Defining Moments (Names K-Z)

    Here is Part 2 of Amalgamation’s Annual Roll Call (K-Z). Listed are the remaining songwriters and producers who should be on your radar; some relative newcomers, others more established. They are all talented, hardworking, a...
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    Executive Spotlight: Zach Katz, Chief Creative Officer, BMG Chrysalis North America

    Zach Katz was recently appointed Chief Creative Officer for BMG Chrysalis North America, which represents, administers and exploits the music rights of some of the biggest names in contemporary music. Katz joined the company in...
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    Rock City: A Dollar and a Dream Fulfilled

    Hailing from the Virgin Islands, brothers Theron Thomas and Timothy Thomas, a.k.a. Rock City candidly admit it was a leap of faith landing in the U.S. with just a couple of dollars (less than $75 between the two of them) and a ...
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    KID INK- The Tattooed Mic Master

    It’s hard not to take note of Kid Ink’s movement. As his album title proclaims, he’s definitely perfecting My Own Lane. So far his hits from that effort alone include “Show Me,” “Iz U Down,” “Main Chick,” and ...
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    Luke James: The Amalgamation Mag Interview

    The time couldn’t be riper to celebrate one of the more gifted young voices leading the R&B genre today. Luke James is his name, and he recently released his self-titled debut album (Island Records). If you haven’t hear...
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    DJ B-Hen: Hollywood’s Champion of New Sound

    Meet B-Hen, one of Hollywood’s hottest and most driven new DJs. Operating under the title of “Holly-wood’s Champion of New Sound,” if B-Hen isn’t spinning from coast to coast, igniting fires for thousands of “turnt ...
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    Spotlight on Rico Love aka Mr. Turn the Lights On

      “If you want to make God laugh, then tell Him your plans,” says Rico Love when asked about his new found success as a one to watch, chart-burning new artist. Garnering his success originally as a songwriter-producer ...
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