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Minga's Music Charts in 54 Radio Markets on Radio Laser

RENNES, FR -- Minga's music is being featured on Radio Laser's syndicated "Black Swing Radio Show" in 54 markets in Europe and the US. "Flipside" moved from #15 to #3 in its first week on the French R&B playlist, placing ahead of LL Cool J, Dre, and The Roots. Radio Laser and the "Black Swing Radio Show" feature new African-American music, including R&B, Soul, Rap and Reggae, and Algerian Rai. Radio Laser was founded in 1992 in Rennes, France by R&B producer and concert promoter Sly Athann, who also launched Radio Laser's hugely successful "Black Swing" program in 1996... more

Minga Hits Radio In 80+ Markets Across The US

BOSTON, MA -- Minga, the jazz-soultronic singer, songwriter and producer, has hit the airwaves in over 80 markets across the US and internationally on Radio Scilly in the UK. Minga is a featured artist on the nationally syndicated radio program "Women in Music with Laney Goodman," and all of the songs from Flipside will be spotlighted on the show's upcoming broadcasts. "Take cool, sensual beats, add one part velvet voice, mix it all together and you get... more

Minga Captures "Best Jazz Album" Nomination

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Flipside, the critically-acclaimed debut from jazzy, soulful singer/songwriter Minga has been nominated for a San Diego Music Award (SDMA) in the category of "Best Jazz Album." Minga, one of the freshest voices on the Southern California music scene, will compete alongside well-known jazz veterans Jaime Valle, Peter Sprague and Robert Walters of the Greyboy All-Stars."The SDMA nomination is fabulous," said Minga recently from San Diego’s DLI Studios. "I’ve been blown away by the enthusiastic response to my music. I’m especially happy for my band... more

Minga Debuts In Amazon.com Top 20 Chart

SEATTLE, WA -- Just over two weeks after the release of her debut CD, Flipside, jazz/neo-soul recording artist Minga hit the charts on Amazon.com's "Early Adopter Indie" Top 20. Minga placed ahead of chart fixtures such as Pearl Jam and SoCal indie favorite Alexi Murdoch. Minga's ranking in the chart is based on Flipside's sales through Amazon.com. "Early Adopters" -- America's most coveted consumers -- are defined... more



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Minga's Music Makes Debut At Nine West, Guess and P.F. Chang's

LOS ANGELES, CA -- The music of neo-soul recording artist Minga has been selected for airplay in retail and dining establishments throughout the US and abroad by DMX Music. The global leader in audio and visual programming is featuring "Good," the jazz-infused single from Minga's Flipside release, in their R&B, Rhythmic Urban and Downtempo playlists. Minga's music will be heard in regular rotation at stores and in restaurants nationwide including Nine West, Guess, and P.F. Chang's.

"Minga has been a welcome addition to our programming at DMX Music," said Jean-Paul Jumonville, Label Relations Manager at DMX Music. "Her cool downtempo stylings add a special flair to our playlists. We look forward to all of her future releases."

DMX Music operates in more than 100 countries, and with one of the world's largest digital music and video libraries, creates unparalleled styles of non-stop music delivered via detail cable, satellite, DVD and the Internet. DMX Music distributes its music services worldwide to more than 7 million homes, 180,000 businesses, and 30 airlines with a worldwide daily listening audience of more than 85 million people.

Minga has garnered rave reviews and press coverage in publications across the US and abroad, including Music Connection, Cleveland Free Times, and the San Francisco Examiner, as well as Top 20 status on Amazon.com’s Early Adopter Chart. She is also a featured artist on "The Groove Boutique," a nationally syndicated cool jazz radio mix show.