New York; New York (December 1, 2016) – Tracey Miller & Associates (TMA), a leading entertainment strategic media and marketing firm, announces the appointment of Serena (Gallagher) Boyd as Senior VP for the company. Boyd will develop and engineer an expanded global strategy for TMA in this specially created role, utilizing marketing, digital, and […]

NBC NEWS: Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels: Commissioner Bratton Should Apologize to Rappers

by ASSOCIATED PRESS Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and hip-hop icon Darryl “DMC” McDaniels says the New York police commissioner’s recent comments — where he labeled rappers as thugs following a shooting at a hip-hop concert — are disrespectful and that the commissioner should apologize to rappers like Chuck D, Will Smith and Kendrick […]

CNN: DMC tackles black-on-black crime and police brutality in new song

Story by Deena Zaru and Video by Alex Lee, CNN   New York (CNN)Rapper Darryl McDaniels — known as DMC — says gun violence shouldn’t be a partisan issue. The artist told CNN in an interview that partisan “arguing” over gun control needs to stop and called on politicians to find “sensible and safe” solutions […]

RollingStone: Marvin Gaye’s Children: What Our Father Would Say About Lawsuit

“If he were alive today, he would embrace the technology available to artists,” says family. “But we also know he would be vigilant about safeguarding the artist’s rights” BY BRITTANY SPANOS  Marvin Gaye‘s children have penned an open letter in the hope of “set[ting] the record straight on a few misconceptions” in the media’s coverage […]

Janis Gaye: Family has no plan to sue over ‘Happy’

Susan Whitall, The Detroit News As far as those reports about Marvin Gaye’s family intending to sue Pharrell Williams over his Grammy-winning song “Happy,” believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear. After Tuesday’s decision by a federal jury in Los Angeles that the Robin Thicke/Pharrell Williams song “Blurred Lines” infringed […]