The number of Black women who have ownership in sports teams is vastly low, which is why we love to see when more enter the space. Sara “Lovestyle” Hood — a tech entrepreneur and CEO of Sara Belay Inc. — is up next!
Dec 7, 2022
Cordell Broadus seems to be on the move like his father Snoop Dogg. For his latest move in the space, the Web3 and crypto entrepreneur is working to support emerging artists on the Tezos blockchain through a $1 million fund — the Champ Medici Arts Fund — in partnership with the Tezos Foundation.
Dec 1, 2022
Standing on the Mount Rushmore hill of Hip-Hop are trailblazers E-40, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, and Too Short.
Oct 18, 2022
Dame Dash is turning up his mic to encourage the Black community to take ownership.
Oct 7, 2022
Producers behind your faves’ hit records have collaborated for a new music venture. Hit-Boy and James Fauntleroy — who have worked with the likes of Beyoncé, Jay-Z, and Rihanna — are the producers behind Bored Ape Rock Band Kingship’s album, Bloomberg reports.
Sep 12, 2022
Athletes across the spectrum have been heavily involved in their communities for some time — from Lebron James founding I Promise School to Serena Williams investing in the next generation of tennis players. There is no shortage of Black athletes dedicated to ensuring that youth are equipped with the tools to be successful, and New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis is not one to be left out of the conversation. In a culture where parts of society suggest athletes “shut up and play,” sports players like Davis ignore that jargon and invest valuable time and resources into the communities that matter to them. Through a partnership with New Orleans, Louisiana’s Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), Davis led a three-day workshop as a part of a summer program. Courtesy of the Youth Empowerment Project
Aug 17, 2022
Luxury brand Tiffany & Co. is ready to ride the non-fungible token (NFT) wave. The company announced the launch of NFTiffs in a bold move to reach young and wealthy collectors. The collection will be available through CryptoPunks — one of the early pioneers of NFT collections — on Friday, Aug. 5. To no surprise, NFTiffs’ selling price is quite hefty, as only 250 NFTs will be up for grabs. The selling price is $50,000 (30 ether) and each customer can purchase up to three NFTs. “These clients obviously skew a bit younger than our [classic] client base. It’s an anonymous [population], it’s not like you know who owns what, but what we generally understand is that they are younger and very affluent, a lot of them made large amounts of money in the crypto sphere. People need to understand that a lot of the things in their world are linked to luxury like desirability, scarcity, trends — they understand the ups and downs,” said Tiffany & Co. Executive Vice President for Product and...
Aug 2, 2022
Producer Carl Jones has been making waves in animation since the critically acclaimed series, “The Boondocks” hit the airwaves in November 2005. His work in the space has evolved over the years, but one thing has remained consistent — Jones’ commitment to remaining true to himself throughout it all. What’s more, he has even stepped away from deals that wanted him to change his approach to his art. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Boondocks (@boondocksbootleg)
Jul 28, 2022
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Jul 15, 2022
Based on the latest non-fungible token (NFT) project led by House of First and The Painted House, NBA All-Star Bam Adebayo is committed to ensuring that Black people are seen in the tech space, according to a press release. As a founding collaborator of Black is Beautiful, Adebayo will use the NFT collection to bring awareness to creators of color across the Web3 space, while uplifting and providing them with the resources needed to thrive. “I’m struck by the historic nature of this new collection, providing an incredible opportunity to feature black art and black life in new ways while ensuring opportunities to support greater diversity and increased representation,” Adebayo said in an official statement.
Jul 11, 2022
In April, the Central African Republic became the first in the continent to adopt Bitcoin. Now, the country has its own digital currency in the works, according to Bloomberg.
Jul 6, 2022
Ja Rule will be giving back to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with the help of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Jul 5, 2022
Comedic genius Kevin Hart will be giving his fans a more in-depth look at his life.
Jun 29, 2022
Biggie Smalls and his legacy continue even further, thanks to a partnership with OneOf and The Christopher Wallace Estate.
Jun 23, 2022
Another day, another way that Snoop Dogg is dominating in the metaverse. According to trademark attorney Josh Gerben, it appears that the serial entrepreneur has filed a trademark for his virtual cannabis venture.
Jun 21, 2022