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Missy Elliott Makes History As Berklee’s Honorary Doctoral Recipient

“A lot of people don’t know a lot of records that I’ve written or produced, so that’s a highlight for me as a woman,” Elliott said in an interview with Associated Press back in 2016. Elliott’s talents have been shared with numerous songs that we never would have known. “I always said if a man would have done half the records that I’ve done we would know about it. But we don’t know all the records I’ve done for other artists.”

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Sylvia Rhone To Receive An Honorary Degree From Berklee College Of Music

Epic Record’s president, Sylvia Rhone is set to recieve an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music on April 5.

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Pharrell To Launch Music Festival In Virginia Beach In April

“Virginia has been home to some of the most gifted artists, athletes, and scientists to ever live. And it makes sense — the people of Virginia are one-of-a-kind: uniquely gritty, bold, and brilliant,” Pharrell said. “Virginia needs this right now and the world will see what we Virginians have known all along: there really is Something in the Water.”

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Mary J. Blige, NAS, Pharrell On Tap For 2019 Essence Fest

“When the ESSENCE Festival was founded 25 years ago, it marked a pivotal moment of vision and reverence — a critical acknowledgement of and investment in the power of our culture,” said Michelle Ebanks, chief executive officer of ESSENCE Communications, in a news release. She said it has set a standard that other festivals aspire to, and has become an annual homecoming for black artists from around the world.

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