About Jerry Doby

Jerry is Executive Editor of The Hype Magazine (http://gethypeonline.com), a member of the Recording Academy (Grammy365), as well as a freelance publicist with more than 10 years experience in the urban music field. He is also a Featured Contributor for Yahoo! Voices (A&E) (http://contributor.yahoo.com/user/jdobypr/)

In 2002, Jerry was recognized by the West Coast Hip Hop Hall of Fame for his contributions to the growth and education of independent artists.

Pinqy Ring ‘Little Hearts’ a story of surviving child sexual abuse | @PinqyRing

“After finally unpacking some heavy heartache, Latina rapper Pinqy Ring is ready to be brave and share her story through song. After dealing with childhood sexual abuse in the church at the hands of two different men, her life veered off into a path of destruction. After a car accident that left her in a […]

[Media Update] Def Leppard Takes Over AXS TV Sunday, December 29 for The “Day of Hysteria, 12-hour marathon | @axstv | The Hype Magazine 24/7 News

[Media Update] Def Leppard Takes Over AXS TV Sunday, December 29 for The

Def Leppard Takes Over AXS TV Sunday, December 29 When The Network Presents The Day Of Hysteria, A 12-Hour Marathon Including Exclusive Commentary From The Band And The Television Premiere Of DEF LEPPARD: VIVA! HYSTERIA At 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT Day of Hysteria Also Features the Premiere of Cheap Trick at Budokan: The 35th […]

K Michelle and Nick Cannon cover premiere newsstand issue of The Hype Magazine | @KMichelle @NickCannon

K. Michelle, Nick Cannon, The Hype Magaizne debut issue

  The Hype Magazine, the worlds #1 digital magazine and online entertainment portal, announces its national newsstand debut Nov. 2013. The Magazines debut cover will boast Atlantic Records recording artist, R&B sensation and television star, K. Michelle as the cover story for the Winter Issue; joining her, is the multifaceted entertainer, and philanthropist, Nick Cannon […]

Astralwerks and Grammy winner deadmau5 Announce Partnership | @deadmau5 | The Urban Link

deadmau5 at the Grammys

Today two giants of electronic music– Astralwerks Records and deadmau5–each credited with pioneering the genre’s evolution from an esoteric subculture to its undeniable place in mainstream culture today, have joined forces. Kicking off the relationship, Astralwerks will release the brand new mau5trap compilation album “We Are Friends Vol. 2″ on November 12, 2013 with its pre-sale launching […]

Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, K. Michelle And Wale Among Performers For Soul Train Awards 2013 | The Hype Magazine 24/7 News

Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, Smokey Robinson, K. Michelle And Wale Among Performers For Soul Train Awards 2013 | The Hype Magazine 24/7 News

[Media Update] NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – CENTRIC, a BET Network, today revealed that Jennifer Hudson , Tamar Braxton , Smokey Robinson , K. Michelle, Ron Isley , Wale, Eric Benet , Candice Glover , Kem, Chrisette Michele, Bobby Caldwell and Joss Stone will be hitting the stage as performers for SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013. This year’s show pays homage to the soul soundtrack of the 90′s, allowing fans to reminisce on a decade of influential black […]

X Factor Finalist David Correy Joins Miami Rapper Jesse James on Anti Bullying Anthem Outcast

Jesse James

Miami based rapper Jesse James and rising super star David Correy X-Factor, Coca-Cola 2014 World Cup Anthem, have come together to release a new anti bullying anthem entitled “Outcast.” The song is part of the new Jesse James project “Ahead of My Time” which also features Maybach Music Groups Fat Trel.David Correy, best known as […]

Introducing ‘Chuck Taylor Live – the Experience’ – Yahoo Voices – voices.yahoo.com

Chuck Taylor

Chuck Taylor is an impressive blend of a master musician, vocalist and lyricist rolled up into one extensive package. Bringing back funk blends mixed with a tinge of rock and hip hop, Taylor is going to be talked about as an artist for quite some time. His contributions to music are going to include returning […]

#NewMusic Cordula – ‘My Ride’ | @CordulaDavis

Cordula the Artist

Singer/Songwriter Cordula hails from the DMV and brings with her a wealth of musical and performance training, creating a polished yet very natural presence on stage and in her personal engagements with her fans.  Cordula’s new single “My Ride,” on Music’z Therapy/Universal/Fontana, released today, September 10, 2013 and is sure to be a fan favorite.  […]

Fonts and Branding: How Typography Affects Your Identity in the Music Industry – MTT – Music Think Tank

What does your typography say about you? It speaks volumes about your music brand and what it stands for. As visual creatures, most people respond to the look and feel of your music’s branding as much as its sound. According to the Social Science Research Network, 65 percent of the population learn visually. Since your […]

#NewMusic Benji Buckz Time In | @AV3_Benji

#NewMusic Benji Buckz Time In | @AV3_Benji | The Hype Magazine 24/7 News

Rapper Benji Buck$ released his debut single “Time In” via his new label situation with Universal Music Group / Fontana.  Buck$, a relatively new UMG/Fontana artist, wasted no time in making the move from concept to execution on this single project.  His major distribution deal was announced officially only several months prior to this single release. […]

Mi2N.com – Wealth Nation Entertainment/Universal Music Group-Fontana/INgrooves Signs Major Distribution Deal With New Rap Prodigy


Wealth Nation / Universal Music Group / Fontana Distribution, LLC…welcomes Hip Hop prodigy-Benji Buck$, of AV3 Entertainment. Connecticut native Benji Buck$ recent singles “Bang Bang” and “Gasin” featuring Glasses Malone, took the media by storm; going viral the same day he dropped. With such passion within his music, Benji Buck$ creates the right atmosphere for […]

Robert Terell and His Wealth Nation Create New Music Industry Dynamic – Yahoo! Voices – voices.yahoo.com

Robert Terell, CEO of Wealth Nation

With the music industry closing in on itself, major labels downsizing and beginning to specialize on specific styles and genres of music, it has become more imperative for artists and labels to have a champion well versed in the “New Music Industry.” Robert Terell and his new venture, Wealth Nation Entertainment, is rising to the […]

Toronto Hip Hop Music Star D’NME Says ‘Can’t Nobody Do it My Way’ – Yahoo! Voices – voices.yahoo.com


Canadas rising hip hop star D’NME and his music are catching fire throughout the digital music world. His newest single, “Cant Nobody Do It My Way,” achieved nearly 1 million views on YouTube in less than a week and is materializing on high power urban music sites like StarforceHipHop.com and ThatCrack.com while gaining feature articles […]

Pink Floyd Op-Ed: ‘Pandora’s Internet Radio Royalty Ripoff’ | radio News | AllAccess.com

Pink Floyd: Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason

Three members of the iconic Classic Rock band, PINK FLOYD have made their opinions known in an op-ed piece in USA TODAY, weighing in on royalty rates on webcasters. ROGER WATERS, DAVID GILMOUR and NICK MASON write, “Great music can inspire deep emotions, and businesses have long sought to harness this power in order to […]

The Flaming Lips to Perform at Rock for Oklahoma Benefit | The Hype Magazine 24/7 News

The Flaming Lips to Perform at Rock for Oklahoma Benefit | The Hype Magazine 24/7 News


Interview: Dangerous Rob of Dogg Pound Next Generation | @DPNextGen | The Hype Magazine

Dogg Pound Next Generation

DPG is a brand that rings eternal on a global scale and anyone tagged with the official DPG stamp is carrying a lot of weight on their shoulders.  There is only one standard when it comes to DPG…EXCELLENCE!  Dogg Pound Next Generation (DPNG) came to be via an official contest held by the Prez himself […]