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PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BossFM canclels ‘R. Kelly’

Atlanta, GA – April 30, 2018 – BossFM, the digital radio network owned and operated by Catalyst Next announced major programming changes Monday. 

 ‘In conjunction with our listener base, we’ve decided to #MuteRKelly and remove his catalog of music from all BossFM programming channels’ proclaimed Alex Haynes, Program Director at BossFM ‘his predatory attacks on women and young girls in our community has gone on for far too long.’ Haynes continued.  BossFM management released the following statement and will air the announcement below on all channels for the week: “Effectively immediately, we stand alongside the women and sisters of color in the overdue cancellation of R. Kelly and his music.  BossFM has officially decided to #MuteRKelly and his music has been removed from all of our channels.  We demand appropriate investigations and inquiries into the allegations of abuse made over the last two decades. 

#TimesUp” 

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BossFM is a digital radio network powered by Catalyst Next and provides digital audio and video content and programming for urban millennials.  The network, based in Atlanta garners over 1m+ monthly listeners and consistently exceeds targeted projections.  The network underwent a strategic restructuring period during the second half of 2017 and all live-programming was halted.  During the halt, all 8 digital channels offered pre-recorded, podcasted or music-only formatted channels through www.bossfm.com, the BossFM mobile applications available on the iPhone and Android platforms and strategic digital partnerships. 

 

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Author: UMCO Pressroom

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