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Mar 18, 2019

Little Brother’s Phonte Executive Producing Dope Original Web Series On Hip-Hop And Startups

Phonte is working with a bunch of talented actors, producers and directors from Durham to create a new web series about startup businesses.

Mar 15, 2019

Why You Should Talk Money With Your Honey

Here's something to think about the next time you're with your significant other: money.

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Mar 15, 2019

NBA All-Star Baron Davis Launches His L.A. Unified Label With Rising Rapper Young Bugatti

Baron Davis does it all, from balling, to acting and hosting. Now his brand L.A. Unified is getting into the music business.

Mar 13, 2019

Rodney Jerkin’s Teams With Blockchain Driven Music/Tech Company Music World Cup

Rodney Jerkin's was just named Ambassador for a new company operating on the blockchain.

Mar 12, 2019

Fyre Debacle Shows How Smaller Acts Can Get Burned In Modern Music Economy

The Fyre Festival was more than just a scam. It also shows how hard it can be for artists to make a living in the new music economy.

Mar 11, 2019

Jasmine Daniels Is Making Power Moves In The Fashion Business

Jasmine Daniels is more than just arm candy for Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky.

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Mar 11, 2019

Jermaine Dupri Takes Minority Stake In A Vegan Juice Company That’s About To Blow Up

JD just took a minority stake in a new company aiming to shake up the beverage business with a cool, healthy product.

One-Handed Basketball Phenom Kevin Atlas Inspires Students To Believe

Kevin Atlas is a one-handed basketball star who is now going around the country to inspire students.

Rapper Dessa Heads To Scripps College To Inspire Women In Business

Rapper Dessa will be the guest of honor at Scripps College during a conversation about her experiences in the business as a woman.

DTLR/VILLA Introduces “Genesis” Fashion Experience Show

DTLR/VILLA is launching its first-ever series to celebrate all things fashion.

Feb 28, 2019

St. Louis Rapper Mvstermind Jumps Feet First Into New Deal With Dr. Scholl’s Shoes

The rising rapper is walking a different path in a brand new deal with Dr. Scholl's Shoes.

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Feb 22, 2019

Entrepreneur Mixes Liquor With Black History To Serve Up Uncle Nearest Whiskey

Uncle Nearest's Fawn Weaver explains why Uncle Nearest is not your average whiskey business.

Feb 22, 2019

Spotify Reveals How Fans Are Streaming the Music of 2019 Academy Awards

Music always plays a role in any film, and the 2019 Academy Awards sorry recognizing that fact this year.

Feb 22, 2019

Vice’s New Series Shows What Kind Of “Hustle” It Takes To Succeed As An Entrepreneur

Vice goes on the road to showcase some of the country's brightest business minds.

Feb 19, 2019

Acclaimed Video Director Matt Alonzo Becomes The Teacher In New Pop Up Class “The Film League”

Video Director Matt Alonzo will host and teach an exclusive pop-up class called The Film League.

Feb 15, 2019

NFL Star Vernon Davis Breaks Down Sustainable Investing And His New Revenue “Stream”

Washington Redskins player Vernon Davis is putting his money to work, and helping the environment.

Feb 13, 2019

Stop Playing And Start Playing The Money Game To Get Your Budget Tight

A new app is aiming to gamify the process of creating a budget.

Feb 12, 2019

Bhad Bhabie Takes A New Approach To Reality Shows With Snapchat

Bhad Bhabie has a new reality series on Snapchat and it's a hit.

Feb 12, 2019

Afro-Merge Singer Marenikae Is All About Business With New Single And Record Label

Marenikae has taken control of her career and dropped a new single on her own label.

Feb 6, 2019

Are Booking Agents Being Replaced by Robots?

Will this new service replace the traditional booking agent? Check it out.

Feb 5, 2019

T-Minus Explains How J. Cole’s #1 Hit “Middle Child” Used Tech To Clear Classic Sample

A Swedish sampling service allowed the artist to sample exclusive stems from a 1973 song and to clear the sample instantly and affordably.

Feb 4, 2019

Infographic: The Evolution Of Home Audio From The 1800s To The Present Day

Check out this infographic showing how technology has impacted home audio over the last century.

Feb 3, 2019

What Controversy? The Super Bowl Is Still Big Business

Since the Super Bowl first started 51 years ago, it has grown far beyond just your average football game.

Feb 2, 2019

Sports Betting: Trillions On The Line And These Are The Companies To Watch

The world of sports and gambling are colliding now that sports betting is legal. These are the five companies to watch.

Feb 1, 2019

$6 Billion On The Line For Legal And Illegal Super Bowl Sports Betting

Almost 5% of the United States plans to bet on the Super Bowl this year.

Jan 31, 2019

FAMU Law Interns On Their Way To Changing The Prison, Educational Systems

Two students presented their legal projects to 120 senior officials representing Florida’s 40 NAACP branches.

Jan 31, 2019

You Ain’t Slick Calling Out Sick For The Super Bowl

A new survey has found a sharp increase in the amount of employees who call out sick during the games like the Super Bowl or the NBA Finals.

Jan 30, 2019

Fyre Festival Fiasco: Exploitation of Caribbean Islanders Highlights Colonial Legacy of Tourism

The Fyre Festival offers up a unique opportunity to look at the impact colonialism and touring has had on the Caribbean islands.

Jan 28, 2019

Blocboy JB’s Lawyer And The Argument Against “Fortnite” Over Stolen Dance Moves

Blocboy JB is the latest artist to take on the makers of the hit game "Fortnite" over "swiped" dance moves.

Jan 25, 2019

C.J. Wallis And Hip-Hop Producer Harry Fraud Make A Power Move Into Gaming

CJ Wallis And producer Harry fraud have teamed up to create an amazing hip-hop themed game Von in Space.

Jan 23, 2019

Questlove Is Getting It Poppin With His Popcorn Business

Questlove is taking his popcorn business Sneakies nationwide.

Jan 18, 2019

The Environmental Impact Of Music: Digital, Records And CDs Analyzed

Streaming an album over the internet more than 27 times will likely use more energy than it takes to produce and manufacture the same CD,

Jan 14, 2019

TikTok And The World’s Most Valuable Startup That You’ve Never Heard Of

A private company has already raised $75 billion, making it the largest, privately backed company in the world. Why are investors rushing to dump money into this company?

Dec 18, 2018

Quality Control Label Bosses Heading To Prison – For A Good Cause

Coach K and CEO P will mentor inmates and turn them into entrepreneurs.