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7 Bossed Up Lessons We Learned From Rick Ross (And How They'll Improve Your Hustle)

Being a boss is no easy task, so who better to get tips from than rapper and multi-hyphenate businessman, Rick Ross ? On September 7, Rick Ross answers all of your entrepreneurial questions in his new book, The Perfect Day To Boss Up: A Hustler’s Guide To Building Your Empire . With writer and former XXL Magazine editor Neil Martinez-Belkin on the assist, Rozay discusses how he was forced to pivot his business strategies during the pandemic, the importance of having a solid team, and drops nothing but gems for those who have their own business, are thinking about starting a business, or just need a little motivation to get them going. AfroTech not only got the opportunity to preview the book early, but we also got the chance to speak to the Biggest Boss himself. Check out just a few of the many major keys we walked away with.  

Sep 1, 2021

Coding Expert Joy Buolamwini Signs Random House Deal For Book 'Justice Decoded'

Joy Buolamwini — the coding expert known for highlighting the social implications of Artificial Intelligence — has just inked a deal with Random House for her book “Justice Decoded,” according to The Hollywood Reporter . . @jovialjoy , founder of Algorithmic Justice League @AJLUnited , has signed a deal with Random House for her book #JusticeDecoded — The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) June 18, 2020 Face 2 Face Africa reports that her book will take an “investigative look into the harms and biases of AI and other technologies, from racial bias in facial surveillance to gender bias in voice recognition and more, which argues that social justice requires algorithmic justice in a world increasingly dependent on Big Tech.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, Random House’s Marie Pantojan is credited with the deal for the publisher. The Ghanaian-American computer scientist is widely known for her TED Talk about algorithmic bias titled “ How I’m Fighting Bias in...

Jun 22, 2020

How Ayesha Curry Turned a Passion Project Into a Growing Business Empire

Before her career start as an entrepreneur, Ayesha Curry was a mother and a wife just trying to get her family and friends to eat healthier. Now six years later, she’s managed to turn a passion project into a growing business empire with several barbecue-focused chain restaurants, a best-selling cookbook, her own series on the Food Network, and a newly announced lifestyle magazine. Curry didn’t fade into her husband’s shadow, she created her own businesses and opportunities all from scratch. She took her video-blogging hobby of cooking and grew it into a YouTube channel with over half a million subscribers. This would eventually lead to a successful cookbook that turned her into a well-respected businesswoman running a holistic lifestyle brand. Curry realized the value of what would come to be her business empire when she started receiving gifts in the mail from various companies. “There’s this business called Freshly Picked Moccasins, and I was obsessed. I got a box one day, and it...

Apr 8, 2020