Aug 19, 2015

The Other Must See Hip-Hop Film Is Coming Thanks To Stretch & Bobbito

“The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show“ was voted “The Best Hip-Hop Radio Show of All-Time” in 1998 by The Source magazine. After 20 years, Stretch and Bobbito might just still have that title.

Aug 14, 2015

Data Offers Proof That Meek’s Beef With Drake Was Bad For Nicki Minaj’s Ticket Sales

The fallout from Meek Mill's decision to start a rap beef with Drake has had an impact on The Pink Print Tour's bottom line. Meek may have raised his social profile and gained followers, but ticket prices for his girlfriend's tour are dropping at an abnormal rate.

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Jul 29, 2015

Why 50 Cent Won’t Beat The Revenge Porn Rap By Crying Bankruptcy – A Legal Breakdown

Rapper 50 Cent may soon learn that even millions of dollars don’t put him above the law. He may think he can dodge paying for a big debt by filing for bankruptcy, but the ploy probably won’t work.

Jul 24, 2015

50 Cent’s Bankruptcy Filing Can Help You Understand Finances Better

There has been a lot of talk in the urban business community about 50 Cent’s recent financial situation and him filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy. 50 Cent has been seen as one of the more intelligent artists who transitioned into business and became a role model but his recent filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy also poses some questions.

Jul 23, 2015

How Russell Simmons’ Refrigerator Led To A $15 Million Investment In Celsius Energy Drink

Throughout his four-decade career, Russell Simmons has had success investing in music, film, television, fashion, video games, the Internet, and financial services. Now, Simmons hopes to transform the energy drink industry with a strategic investment in a product called Celsius.

Jul 21, 2015

Skater Paul Rodriguez Is Following Jay Z’s “Blueprint” For Success. And It’s Working.

It has been almost 20 years since professional skater Paul Rodriguez received his first skateboard from his famous father as a Christmas gift. Now he's sharing how Jay Z inspires him, as well as what can be learned to make it in life!

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Jul 20, 2015

Drake & Big Sean: A Major Hit In Big League Baseball

According to new data released by Billboard, Drake's music, has taken over Major League Baseball...

T.I. Breaks Down The Difference Between The Film and Music Businesses

T.I. is one of the few rappers who has managed to transition from a career in music, to the big screen, with success. Take a look at this interview where he explains the difference between both industries!

Watch: Suge Knight’s Lawyers Fight For His Freedom and Get Denied

Marion "Suge" Knight recently appeared in court, where his lawyers argued that murder and attempted murder charges against the onetime head of Death Row Records should be dismissed. Suge is in custody after an altercation in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant, where he ran over two people in his pickup truck as he fled the scene.

Here’s What Pope Francis and Drake Have in Common: Leverage

The Pope is using a strategy some rappers have employed throughout the years, to boost his popularity in certain countries.

Jul 5, 2015

Listen: Dr. Dre Explains How Ice Cube’s Experience With Hollywood Led To The “N.W.A.” Movie

Listen to Dr. Dre discuss the upcoming movie “Straight Outta Compton,” which centers around the group and the making of their landmark 1988 album of the same title. According to Dre, if it were not for the experience Ice Cube has as a filmmaker, the movie about the group would never have seen the light of day.

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Jun 25, 2015

This Is How “R&B” Was Introduced To The World

The term R&B or "Rhythm and Blues," was formerly introduced to the world by Billboard magazine. And it was coined by a founder of ATLANTIC RECORDS!

Jun 4, 2015

Pharell Exports “Dope” and Hip-Hop Culture To Cannes, France

Pharrell Williams and Forest Whitaker have invested their money in "Dope" and judging by the buzz, they are going to come up.

Jun 3, 2015

Here’s Why Caitlyn Jenner Should Be Featured On A Wheaties Box

Shawn Prez decided to issue a little business advice to General Mills and Wheaties, after their reaction to Caitlyn Jenner's new pictures...

Jun 3, 2015

Black Music Month Special: The Story of Prince’s Debut In The United Kingdom

It's Black Music Month and we have some great stories lined up for you to read all month. Start with this story about PRINCE's debut in the United Kingdom in 1981!!!

Apr 30, 2015

A Detailed Look At How Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao Structure Their Businesses

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are two of the highest paid athletes on the planet. Check out a break down of both of their business structures and investments!

Mar 31, 2015

Fame: How To Handle “The Monster” With Yazz and Jussie Smollett From “Empire”

"I used to hear people say nobody can prepare you for fame, and it's actually very true," said "Empire's" Jussie Smollett.

Mar 19, 2015

Veteran Rapper Rob Base Flips “It Takes Two” Money; Executive Producing New Comedic Play

Rob Base is taking that "It Takes Two" money and investing it into a new stage play titled "Unequally Yoked!"

Mar 16, 2015

Cameo + “Next Friday” + John Kellogg + Berklee College Of Music = Free Education

Berklee College of Music Professor John Kellogg was watching the movie "Next Friday" when he heard his music being sampled. That led him to teach a FREE course from Berklee on the music business.

Mar 16, 2015

Is Snapchat The New Pole For Strippers?

Snapchat's new Snapcash service is really cool, especially if you can figure out a way to monetize it. And you know the strippers are on it!

Mar 13, 2015

Why Snoop Dogg Should Be A Portfolio Manager

What’s wrong with Wall Street’s portfolio managers? The numbers govern everything – at the expense of common sense. They just don’t keep it real…like Snoop Dogg.

Mar 6, 2015

David Geffen Donates $100 Million, But There Was A Time When Money Couldn’t Buy Love

David Geffen has made a lot of money and some of it has come from Hip-Hop. He just donated $100 million bucks to a performing arts organization.

Mar 3, 2015

Vladimir Putin’s Official DJ, DJ Fenix Discusses Kremlin Security, Life In Russia And Plans For The U.S.

Vladimir Putin's OFFICIAL DJ, DJ FENIX discusses a number of interesting subjects with

Feb 28, 2015

Common And His Mother Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines Want To Revolutionize Education

In April, Common and his mother Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines will speak on how to revolutionize education at a summit in Arizona this April.

Feb 27, 2015

We Cannot Have A Two-Tiered Internet: Facts On Net Neutrality

At long last, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to approve its highly anticipated open-Internet rules, but don’t expect your HBO Go to stop choking up anytime soon.

Feb 26, 2015

Did Al Sharpton Conspire With Comcast To Keep African-Americans Out Of The TV Business? $20 Billion Lawsuit Says Yes

Rev. Al Sharpton and the NAACP are accused of conspiring with Comcast to stop AFRICAN-AMERICANS from getting into the TV biz!

Feb 19, 2015

Jimi Hendrix’s Screwed Up Contracts Resolved; Historic Recordings Unearthed

Signing screwed up contracts haunted Jimi Hendrix until he died in 1971. His sister has put in the work to get back the rights to some rare recordings by one of the most pioneering musicians in modern history!

Feb 16, 2015

Not So Fast! Shareholders Question Jay Z’s $56 Million Deal To Acquire Streaming Service Aspiro

Whoaa! Could Jay Z's Deal Be In Jeopardy? Shareholders want some answers regarding Aspiro's sale!

Feb 12, 2015

Can This Free Education Portal Work “MAGIC” On The Fashion Industry?

The fashion industry has a new FREE education portal, thanks to the presenters of the MAGIC trade show that takes place in Las Vegas.

Feb 10, 2015

If Moonlite Bunny Ranch Owner Succeeds, He’ll Get Paid And You’ll Get Laid In Cuba

Bunny Ranch owner Dennif Hof wants to legalize prostitution in Cuba, where it is already a problem. Is he on to something?

Feb 2, 2015

Top Super Bowl XLIX Ads: Was The $4.5 Million Worth It? Let An Expert Explain!

Advertisers spent $4.5 MILLION bucks on a :30 spot for Super Bowl 49!! Johns Hopkins University marketing expert Haiyang Yang weighs in on the big game. Is that amount of money worth it?

Jan 30, 2015

An Inside Look At Jay Z’s New $56 Million Streaming Deal and Company, Project Panther

Ever wonder what goes into the kinda deal that Jay Z just made for streaming platform Aspiro? Millions of dollars, multinational corporations and more cool info on Jay's company Project Panther!

Jan 27, 2015

Super Bowl XLIX = Big Chicken For Rapper Rick Ross

Rapper Rick Ross should get that chicken over Super Bowl weekend. Read why.

Dec 3, 2014

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Will Teach You About The Economy – For Free

A new film series being funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen aims to up the awareness and educate the public about economic issues and policies via a new short film series titled "WE THE ECONOMY 20 Short Films You Can't Afford to Miss." The series connects famous filmmakers with a variety of economic advisers, who discuss the global economy and how it impacts you as an individual every day.

Nov 5, 2014

Bob Johnson Thinks BET Experience Will Help New Streaming Service, Urban Movie Channel

Don't sleep if you're in the streaming business, because BET founder Bob Johnson is getting into the game!

Nov 4, 2014

Dean of Houston Law Center Wants You To Think Like A Lawyer

The new Dean of the Houston Law Centre is looking for students who want to change the globe's legal system.