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22
Apr
Jerry Calliste Jr. Hashim Electro Hip Hop, Techie

Hashim Considers Filing Libel Suit Against American Rapper and a Germany Based Electro Music Web Site – May Seek Millions in Damages | TheOfficialHashim.com

#hashim #electro #hiphop #musicmondays #libel #legal #lawsuit

Columbus, Ohio – Electro Hip Hop legend Jerry Calliste Jr. p.k.a. Hashim celebrated a 30 year anniversary on November 10, 2013 of the continued success of his 1983, Cutting Records, EDM and Hip Hop music classic “Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)” or as some refer to the song “It’s Time”. Hashim sold over 2.5 million units, appears on 150+ “definitive”, “best of”, “classic” Electro or Hip Hop music compilations, on at least 6 major and 3 independents labels and 4 popular video games.

Along with success and celebration comes negativity. “People can disagree and share their opinion but to outright lie, or twist and make up untruths and have it posted publicly to try and ruin my career or negatively affect my career will not be tolerated” said Calliste Jr.

Physical threats, negative statements and outright lies were made in the name of a rapper representative of an American based Hip Hop group on a Germany based Electro music web site, while being interviewed about his career and not Hashim’s. “At this time, I choose not to name and identify the rapper, the name of the artist’s group and the Germany based Electro music web site until my team and I decide my direction in the matter” said Calliste Jr. … READ MORE > http://theofficialhashim.com/site/2014/04/hashim-considers-filing-libel-suit-against-american-rapper-and-a-germany-based-electro-music-web-site-may-seek-millions-in-damages/

31
May

Calliste Is A Little Monster | Jerrycallistejr.com

#littlemonsters #ladygaga #musicbiz #teamfollowback #calliste According to Calliste 2012, ” This is the official URL to the cool new Calliste page on phenom Lady Gaga’s new social network LittleMonsters.com. Join Calliste there if you can.”  Connect > http://bit.ly/MaURkC

13
Dec

Growth in sales of digital downloads slows to a trickle | @Reuters | @Billboard #musicbiz #musicbusiness

According to Glen Peoples 2010, “Another year, another dashed hope.
In 2010, the growth in sales of digital #downloads, which only last year had been marked and promising, slowed to a trickle, as more consumers plugged into Internet radio and video streaming sites.”
Article Continued > http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6BA09620101211?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FtechnologyNews+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Technology%29 #glennpeoples #digitalmedia #downloads #musicbiz #musicbusiness #beatles #ladygaga #taylorswift #lilwayne #itunes #consulting @Apple @Callistecomm

“This is a good article filled with statistics and trends Internet radio and video streaming sites look very promising”, says Calliste Communications managing director, Jerry Calliste Jr.