Across several decades, Kerry James Marshall has become known for his expertise in capturing Black American culture and history. One of his pivotal pieces of work was “The Lost Boys,” inspired by his upbringing in South Central Los Angeles, CA, during the time when the gangs the Crips and the Bloods were formed.
Oct 17, 2023
Liquor brand Diageo is refuting claims made by Sean “Diddy” Combs.
Oct 2, 2023
Sean “Diddy” Combs has his eyes set on building a force in media with the help of fellow entertainment industry veterans.
Sep 14, 2023
Sean “Diddy” Combs is celebrating a small victory in his fight against multi-billion-dollar spirits conglomerate Diageo.
Sep 8, 2023
Sean “Diddy” Combs’ history with Diageo could be a sign that even at the top of the mountain, there remains barriers to overcome as a Black entrepreneur.
Sep 7, 2023
A reported milestone for Bad Boy Records has further unfolded.
Sep 5, 2023
Ma$e has seemingly secured a victory.
Aug 31, 2023
More claims against multi-billion-dollar spirits conglomerate Diageo have arisen from Sean “Diddy” Combs.
Jul 21, 2023
The saga between Sean “Diddy” Combs and Diageo continues to unfold. A previous report from AfroTech noted that spirits brand Diageo was looking to drop Combs after he claimed that the company had been racially profiling the Hip-Hop legend and did not stick to its investment promises. DeLeón was launched in 2009 to an exclusive Hollywood audience. By 2014, Diddy and Diageo entered a partnership to support and expand the tequila brand beyond its original footprint. When the lawsuit was filed, Combs presented documentation with redacted sections and asked the court to determine if they violated non-disclosure or non-disparagement agreements he had signed with Diageo. Based on a press release shared with AfroTech, the courts determined that most of the redacted information could be made public, preserving only the specific numbers related to agave plants, shipments, and cases. Diageo denies any discriminatory or racial profiling claims, but the latest move from Combs and the June 30...
Jul 5, 2023
It’s no secret that Sean “Diddy” Combs is known for making hits, but one stands the test of time: “I’ll Be Missing You.”
Apr 6, 2023
Sean “Diddy” Combs may be aiming to purchase a majority stake in BET Media Group.
Mar 14, 2023
In the late 1990s, Auto-Tune was introduced. However, it’s no secret that it was T-Pain who helped push it to the forefront of the music industry.
Mar 3, 2023
Sometimes drastic times call for drastic measures. To rightfully claim what belonged to The LOX, Jadakiss and his fellow group members took direct action.
Mar 2, 2023
Over the course of three decades, Mary J. Blige has been one of the leading voices in the music industry. With 15 studio albums in the game, the music legend continues to sit on her throne as the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul.
Jan 30, 2023
Artists’ decisions to sell their music catalogs have been a debated topic that continuously pops up. In Diddy’s case, it appears that he’s playing the long game.
Jan 17, 2023