Hillary Clinton and her husband President Bill Clinton, who have long enjoyed the support of prominent African Americans, has the apparent backing of Beyonce, who recently attended a fundraiser for the 2016 presidential hopeful. On Friday, the former Secretary of State tweeted a photo of “Queen Bey” at a New York fundraiser co-hosted by Epic Records […]

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Smokey Fontaine interviewed musician, songwriter, record producer and music executive Antonio “L.A.” Reid for NewsOne’s exclusive interview series, NewsOne Conversations.” During their chat about the music industry Reid and Fontaine talked about how the internet has changed the business. Reid told Fontaine at first the music industry was “caught off guard” by the World Wide […]

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Music executive L.A. Reid sat down with NewsOne’s Smokey Fontaine to chat about his successful career, discovering Usher and if hard work trumps talent. As the C.E.O. of Epic Records (and once La Face), L.A. has launched the careers of some of your favorite acts like TLC. He has a unique ear for talent, and the […]


NewsOne’s Smokey Fontaine recently interviewed musician, songwriter, record producer and music executive Antonio “L.A.” Reid to talk about the music industry, Black music and who he sees leading the way. “I could say a lot of things, some of them would not be politically correct. Like the state of urban music, I really have a […]


VH-1’s TLC biopic is the gossip gift that keeps on giving. In an appearance on ‘The Wendy Williams Show,’ Perri “Pebbles” Reid fired back at the depiction of her in the film. She also said that she believes Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas was having an affair with her ex-husband, L.A. Reid, and that, perhaps most explosively, […]


In an appearance on her brother Aaron Reid‘s Ustream radio show, “Reid All About It,” Ashley Reid accused Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas of TLC of having an affair with her father L.A. Reid and expanded on a threat she issued the singer on Twitter on October 21. RELATED: Pebbles Issues Statement On ‘Defamatory’ VH1 TLC Biopic As previously reported […]