Hip Hop Mogul to Unveil Plan for Music Cable Channel

Like Oprah Winfrey and Ryan Seacrest before him, the music mogul Sean Combs wants a spot on the cable channel lineup.

Mr. Combs will unveil on Tuesday his plans for a music-oriented cable channel called Revolt, a public relations agency managing the announcement said Monday. The channel may start by the end of the year.

Mr. Combs will bill Revolt as a music and news television channel influenced by the nonstop chatter of social networking Web sites. It is the latest of several challenges to MTV and BET, both owned by Viacom.

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