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Sep 20, 2018

Turning Down A Teaching Gig At UC Berkley Helped Launch Chad Rico’s Rap Career

Chad Rico is combining his love of travel, teaching and hip-hop into one amazing career.

Sep 12, 2018

Steelo Sports Using Hip-Hop To Revolutionize The Business Of Baseball

A new, African American-owned company is tapping into the power of hip-hop to do some big business with the MLB.

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Sep 11, 2018

Rolling Loud Amplifies With New Streaming Deal

The Rolling Loud Festival is aiming to take this business to the next level with a new streaming deal.

Sep 10, 2018

Angela Yee’s 5 Tips To Hustle The Right Way

Angela Yee offers up some tips on how to turn your side hustle into your main business.

Sep 6, 2018

Berner Explains How He Coped After A $200 Million Loss

Berner gave an interesting interview with No Jumper and he offered up some great advice on losses.

Aug 20, 2018

A Public Relations Degree Takes Howard Alum To Hollywood

Landrie Hatcher is putting his Public Relations degree to work for him in Hollywood.

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Aug 14, 2018

Graffiti Goes Commercial In Rochester, NY Thanks To Ambitious Real Estate Investor

Graffiti art is getting a good look in Rochester, New York thanks to one entrepreneur.

Uncle Luke Goes From Raunchy Rapper To Amazing Mentor In New Docu-Series

Uncle Luke has had an amazing career, and now he will be the subject of a new documentary series.

Lil Flip Gets His Own Device So You Can Make Contactless Payments With Bitcoin

Lil Flip just did a deal that will produce his own contactless payment device.

Ice-T Is Still A Gangster Rapper, But He Has A New Electronic Dance Music Record Label

Gangsta rap pioneer Ice-T and his longtime partner Mr. X launched an Electronic Dance Music record label. Check out what the legend is up to.

Jul 25, 2018

Rapper Litefoot And His Wife Showcase Big “Native Business”

Pioneering Native American rapper Litefoot and his wife Carmen have a new brand called native business.

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Jul 24, 2018

World Music: A Defunct Label In A Globalized World Of Sounds

The term world music may have been a useful way to signpost non-Western music to listeners who had previously only known performers from the UK and US.

Jul 23, 2018

Here Is How Lil Peep Wanted To Share His Wealth Before He Died

Lil Peep fan collaborative clothing line NO SMOK!NG announced and fans are encouraged to submit designs to make money!

Jul 23, 2018

These Six Tips From Jay-Z Will Surely Help You Find Success

Struggling to find your path? Let one of the greatest businessmen in history give you some advice.

Jul 17, 2018

Will Alex Da Kid’s New Song Usher In The Death Of “The A&R” Department?

Alex Da Kid recently partnered with Spotify and IBM to find the artist to be on his new song.

Jul 12, 2018

Here Are Three Reasons Why J. Prince Says You Should Find An “OG” And Ditch “IG”

Thanks to the rise of social media, and sometimes a lack of parental guidance, young people turn to social media in search of answers and guidance. J. Prince has some better ideas.

Jul 10, 2018

Jay-Z And Beyonce Are The Headliners But The Stage Is The Real Star Of The “On The Run II Tour

Jay-Z and Beyonce's tour is getting headlines all around the world, and it's all because of the tech used for their new Spaceframe stage.

Jul 9, 2018

“Love & Hip Hop” Boss Mona Scott-Young Aims To Capture Millions Of Fans With Her New Direct-To-Consumer Business

Mona Scott-Young is one of the most powerful people in all of media. Now she's launching a direct-to-consumer platform to tap into the power of her base.

Jun 28, 2018

Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Breaks Down The Anatomy Of A Scam

A new docu-series has secured an interview from Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland, who is most likely going to be spending a long time behind bars.

Jun 27, 2018

Beyoncé And Jay-Z: The World Is Going Apes##t For Their Vision Of Black Culture

Beyonce and Jay-Z are exporting their brand of Blackness around the world.

Jun 18, 2018

From Big Butts To Big Houses: “Baby Got Back” Rapper Sir-Mix-Alot Flips Houses

Sir Mix-A-Lot has made over $100 million dollars from one hit single. And he's investing it wisely.

Jun 6, 2018

Toki Wright Bringing Hip-Hop Business To Berklee’s Professional Music Department

Good news for fans of Hip Hop who are seeking education about the business.

May 31, 2018

Will These Lab Made Diamonds Finally Be Good Enough For Rappers?

De Beers just announced a new company specializing in making lab made diamonds. Will rappers take to it?

May 29, 2018

What The Hell Is Unconscious Bias Training, And Will It Work For Starbucks?

Today, Common is helping Starbucks re-train their employees. But what exactly is he doing?

May 20, 2018

CDs and Vinyl Sales Are Killing Off Downloads

The RIAA just released some interesting facts about CD and vinyl sales in 2017.

May 15, 2018

This School Will Teach You All You Need To Know About Marijuana

A school in Oakland, California is teaching students the ins-and-outs of the marijuana business.

Mar 9, 2018

High Tech Buffalo Boss Restaurants Clocking Millions In Revenue Thanks To Jay-Z’s Advice

Jay-Z's cousin started a restaurant chain called Buffalo Boss thanks to advice from the business mogul.

Mar 6, 2018

This Is Why “Black Panther” Will Inspire More Women In STEM Fields

A business professor from the University of Maryland explains how "Black Panther" is inspiring young African American girls.

Feb 15, 2018

T.I. Is After The “Mulaah” With Investment In New App

More than an app, Mulaah is a well designed, personalized mobile system that allows smartphone users to customize their device, including themes, apps, icons, and games.

Feb 7, 2018

New App Spotlite Turns College Students Into A&R’s

A new app called Spotlite wants to harness the power of students, and where to find the next big thing in music.

Jan 22, 2018

Lebron and Nas Drop Millions In To Covering High School Sports

LeBron James and Nas are betting millions on a new company covering high school sports.

Jan 17, 2018

Some Math To Understand How To Make Cash From Streaming

Music industry executive Brian Garrett of Future Star Music Group checks in with CollegeHipHop.com to shed light on the streaming business.

Jan 11, 2018

Do The Billboard Charts Reflect What You Listen To?

Do the Billboard charts really reflect the nation's tastes? One student says no.

Jan 2, 2018

Jimmy Iovine Says Never Let Your Business Become Your Identity

Jimmy Iovine explains how some wisdom from David Geffen helped him stay sane throughout the years.

Dec 29, 2017

Nas Revolutionizing Food Stamps With Fresh EBT App

Nas has invested in a new company that is revolutionizing public assistance.

Dec 28, 2017

Doctors Of Rhythm: Hip-Hop’s Greatest Producers Speak

A new book takes fans on a first-hand aural tour through many of Hip-Hop's most historic recording sessions.