HBCUs and the Hip Hop Philanthropist

HBCUs and the Hip Hop Philanthropist

This morning I learned that hip hop icon Dr. Dre and co-founder of Interscope Records Jimmy Iovine, both co-founders of Beats by Dre, donated $70 million to the University of Southern California (USC) to create the Jimmy Iovine and Andre…







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Chris Lighty — Pushing Hip Hop Forward

Chris Lighty — Pushing Hip Hop Forward

LL Cool J’s 1997 GAP commercial and 50 Cent’s 2004 Glacéau VitaminWater deal are two seminal endorsement deals in hip hop history. Both were negotiated Chris Lighty. Lighty was integral in mainstream companies embracing hip hop in their product marketing,…







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Great Things for Free 99

Great Things for Free 99

Nothing’s better to a diva on a dime than fancy stuff for free. It gives her the opportunity to indulge in the premium products she loves while keeping her finances in order. That’s why I love www.citiesonthecheap.com. They provide hundreds of free and cheap deals that you’re sure to love. Here are some of the best deals I came across this week













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