Billy Johnson Jr. Presents Programs Music Panels for Long Beach Indie Festival

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You’re all invited to join me at the Long Beach Indie International Film, Media, and Music festival on Friday, Sept. 2, and Saturday, Sept. 3. I partnered with the event to program Billy Johnson Jr. Presents: The Music Series that features panel discussions on social media, running independent record labels, and even what parents should know about the music their children listen to.

Long Beach’s entertainment magazine, The Edge, wrote a nice profile on me, noting career highlights, as well as my work with the festival. Check out the article here.

I’d like to thank Dr. Daniel Walker, Long Beach Indie CEO, for bringing me on board, Abby Harris, who is moderating the How to Monetize Your Social Media Channels panel, and Tim Trudeau, who is leading the Independent Recording Artist Survival Guide discussion. Plus, all the influential panelists: Chanel Landreaux, Warren Lentz, Monee Perry, John Lenac, Vicki Mack and Claude Lataillade, Chad Hornton, Mani, Lacreshia Hoy, Lela B, John Causey, and more to be announced.

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Billy Johnson, Jr., a former senior editor for Yahoo Music for 17 years, has been covering hip-hop, R&B and pop music since 1991 and has interviewed the likes of Beyoncé, Janet Jackson, Quincy Jones, Kanye West, Eminem and Mary J. Blige. His work has additionally been featured in Vibe, Entertainment Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, The Source, Upscale and more. Billy has appeared as a music expert on CNN.com, Tavis Smiley, E!, The Insider, BET, VH-1, ABC, FOX, AXS-TV, TV Guide, NPR, KNX, KFI, WCAP, WBZ, among others.

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