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Audiomack, Black Music Action Coalition Provide Access To Leaders In the Music Business Through A Student Mentorship Program

Getting one’s foot into the music business can be an overwhelming challenge. However, two music-focused leaders have joined forces to provide support to make the road less rocky.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jun 2, 2023

One Year After Calling Out Racism In The Music Industry, The Black Music Action Coalition Grades Progress

Last summer, the Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC) called out major record labels and streaming services in the music industry to do more to address their racial inequities. One year later, the U.S.-based organization has launched their own “report card” to grade various companies in the industry on how much progress they’ve made so far. Over the past year, many companies and corporations have announced their own initiatives and multi-million dollar funds to tackle systemic racism in America, but the BMAC didn’t think that was enough to create change in the industry. In an attempt to hold companies accountable, the organization decided to publish a report measuring all public pledges and promises made in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and the music industry’s widely-observed initiative, #TheShowMustBePaused. According to its website, the BMAC shared that it sent out a brief survey to over 60 executives at more than 20 companies. Their results reported that “five replies came...

Njera Perkins

Jun 21, 2021