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Instagram's Latest Feature Allows Creators With Over 10K Followers To Get Paid While On Live

Have you ever watched a creator on Instagram whose Live is just as quality as cable television, if not even better? The tech giant’s “Creators” program now allows you to help chip in to pay what you believe their content deserves. Content creators and influencers can add livestreams as a stream of income thanks to the latest Instagram badges feature. Hypebeast reports that U.S.-based Instagram users over the age of 18 with over 10,000 followers will be able to get paid for their Live content. In October, the new feature started out in its testing stage. Now, the rollout has reached 50,000 users and will continue to expand. Followers can take their support of creators’ Instagram livestreams to a new level by purchasing badges in increments of $0.99, $1.99 and $4.99, according to the outlet. In gratitude for their support, badge owners will receive a thank you message in return, as well as their comments and questions will receive increased visibility for the duration of the Live....

Nov 19, 2021

Black-Owned Brand The Spice Suite Cooks Up 'The CollabBox' With Kelis's Bounty & Full

The summer is heating up for SpiceGirl Angel Gregorio and singer-turned-culinary artist Kelis . Gregorio is the founder of The Spice Suite , a D.C.-based specialty seasoning shop that has garnered tons of digital supporters and a fleet of fans who will stand in line for hours for spices, sauces, balsamic and more. Now, after building a coveted brand, Gregorio is teaming up with Kelis’s line of sauces, Bounty & Full , for a forthcoming collaboration, reports ESSENCE. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Angel| SpiceGirl+ Curator (@thespicesuite) “Kelis found me on Instagram, we were DMing, and then we got on the call and just vibed,” Gregorio said. “We talked through a collaboration box together, what we were going to put in it, we were going to do an Instagram live to announce it late June.” On June 23, the two flavor queens hopped on IG Live to talk about The CollabBox, their individual businesses, and most importantly, how Black women support one another. “You had a block...

Jun 24, 2020

Over 14K Tuned in to Watch DMX Read the Bible on Instagram

Celebrities are doing their best to provide comfort to those isolated in quarantine by way of social media. Last Friday, rapper DMX used his platform to hold a virtual Bible study on Instagram Live, and over 14,000 users tuned in to listen, according to TheGrio . The biblical session was a different approach from the multi-platinum artist, as many would predict he’d resort to rapping, but DMX read scriptures with the same fiery passion, intensity, and adlibs he delivers in his musical performances. Who knew that DMX reading the Bible was exactly what I needed right now — philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) April 25, 2020 “A time for embracing, and a time to avoid embracing,” DMX said as he read from Ecclesiastes. “A time for embraces and time for avoiding embraces. What! Come on.” He continued on leading sermons telling viewers to keep the faith and believe in the will of God during this difficult time. Additionally, DMX concluded the Instagram Live session by...

Apr 27, 2020

Michelle Obama and DJ D-Nice Team Up to Host Virtual Voter Registration Party

DJ D-Nice is taking his Homeschool virtual party to the next level as he teams up with former First Lady Michelle Obama to help register eligible voters. The famed DJ has been trending all week long for his epic jam sessions with record-setting viewer numbers. Now he’s doing his part for voter registration, with the help of Obama’s nonprofit organization When We All Vote, to host Couch Party, a virtual dance party to help get people registered to vote right from the convenience of their homes. The virtual party features a three-hour set allowing volunteers to send texts to help eligible citizens register to vote while also enjoying some great tunes. Michelle Obama went from attending D-Nice’s virtual set over the weekend to tapping into the fun with her proactive initiative. While we continue to wait on more COVID-19 updates, people are getting more creative with how we normalize our new reality. “As our reality...

Mar 25, 2020

DJ D-Nice Spreads Black Boy Joy With Star-Studded Virtual Dance Party

The biggest virtual dance party is breaking the internet and spreading positive energy to cure our isolation blues. During this time of crisis, a dance party is just what people need to lift their spirits and take their minds off the worries of coronavirus. Starting this past Monday, DJ D-Nice has been leading us every day in live daily jam sessions appropriately titled “Homeschool” from his Instagram page. His endless spins of old school classics have done wonders for fans and celebrities tuned in. For those unfamiliar, DJ D-Nice is a musical legend that’s been spinning the greatest hits in Black culture for over 50 years. Since his days as a member of the pioneering Bronx hip-hop crew BDP, D-Nice has become a beloved figure in the music community. His daily music happy hours, consisting of every genre from Hip-Hop and R&B to Go-Go, have united thousands of people around the world through the universal language of...

Mar 22, 2020