Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Founders of 'The Source' Start Music Title


copyright Adage.com
by Nat Ives
published September 19, 2006

'Hip Hop Weekly' Debuts Next Month With Former Ousted 'Vibe' Editor

NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Hip Hop Weekly, the newsstand-only next act from the ousted owners of The Source and Vibe's recently fired editor in chief, is expected to arrive on Oct. 16 with a guaranteed paid circulation of 100,000.

David Mays and Ray "Benzino" Scott, who started The Source in 1988, were forced out last January amid unpaid bills, allegations of tax evasion and a sexual harassment suit filed by two former staffers. Mimi Valdes was booted from Vibe after a change in ownership last summer.

FULL ARTICLE - http://adage.com/mediaworks/article?article_id=111954

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