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Mary J. Blige, Steve Stoute: Burger King Ad Causes Criticism, Commercial Removed
Mary J. Blige, Steve Stoute: Burger King Ad Causes Criticism, Commercial Removed
Apparently even the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige is not above reproach. The revered singer recently appeared in an ad for Burger King's newly revamped menu, dedicating an ode to the Crispy Chicken Snack Wrap. Unfortunately, Blige's ditty did not sit well with her fans, whose Twitter outcry included criticism from longtime collaborator-hip-hop branding mastermind Steve Stoute...
Grammy Awards Cut Hip-Hop & R&B Categories for 2012
Though music industry vet Steve Stoute and Recording Academy president Neil Portnow vowed to work together to increase diversity at the Grammy awards -- as a result of Stoute's claim that the awards were "losing touch," it looks hip-hop and R&B artists are losing again. T...
Music Industry Veteran Blasts Grammys for ‘Losing Touch’
Music industry entrepreneur Steve Stoute isn't too pleased with how the Grammy Awards turned out earlier this month. The former record executive took out a page in yesterday's edition of the New York Times, publishing an open letter to the Grammy Board, NARAS and Neil Portnow that criticized them for " touch with contemporary popular culture" and passing over certain artists who deserve