T.I. doesn’t play when it comes to his people of Atlanta, GA.
Nov 22, 2022
Lil Baby is preparing teens and young adults in his hometown for success. According to CBS 46, the “We Paid” singer will team up with entrepreneur Lemont Bradley to help provide job opportunities for those under 21-years-old living in Atlanta, GA. “We are looking to give out 100 jobs to teenagers and young adults in the metro Atlanta area,” said both Lil Baby and Bradley, according to the news outlet. “With the crime rate surrounding scams, robbery, and even murder being so high, we are looking to provide a positive outlet and revenue stream to those who are looking for an income.”
Jul 20, 2022
Michael Render — better known as Killer Mike and half of the Hip-Hop duo Run the Jewels — has landed a new deal. According to a press release, the Grammy award-winning rapper has scored a publishing deal with Reservoir Media that will include “his entire catalog and future works.” “A great publisher is a major key to success, and I’m excited to embark on this phase of my career with the dynamic team at Reservoir,” Killer Mike said in a press statement. “Killer Mike has been a fixture of hip-hop for decades now, and both his past successes and upcoming music continue to push boundaries and address deeply meaningful topics,” said Faith Newman, Executive Vice President of A&R and Catalog Development at Reservoir Media, in a press statement via Instagram. “Artists and visionaries of his caliber do not come around often, and we are grateful to be the publishing home for such a trailblazing creator.”
Mar 17, 2022
Killer Mike and T.I. seem to still be about their business. According to reports, the rappers planned to re-open Bankhead Seafood, a historic Atlanta restaurant, in 2020 after buying the business, name, trademark, and recipes the year before. However, COVID-19 cut its plans short due to a nationwide wave of shutdowns. Now, it appears T.I. and Killer Mike are keeping their word and will re-open the restaurant that holds sentimental value for many in Atlanta. “It’s been a part of my life as long as I’ve been on earth,” Killer Mike told WSB-TV Atlanta. “If you’re writing a show or a book about Michael Render and his family, (Bankhead Seafood) would definitely be one of the characters.”
Dec 13, 2021
Rapper Killer Mike — also known as Michael Render — has a plan to fill the gaping hole in the finance market in Atlanta for Black and Latinx citizens, and he’s enlisted the help of some of the city’s most revered businessmen and politicians to do it. According to TechCrunch , Killer Mike, former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young, and Bounce TV founder, Ryan Glover have all partnered together to launch Greenwood , a new digital bank backed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation with aims to help Black and Latinx entrepreneurs and small businesses. https://www.instagram.com/p/CGFlBKXnnde/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link As stated by its website , Greenwood is “a platform inspired by the early 1900’s Greenwood District, where recirculation of Black wealth occurred all day, every day, and where Black businesses thrived.” Greenwood pays homage to the famous Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma and prioritizes several digital features designed to help promote social causes as well as...
Oct 9, 2020
T.I. is known for the bars he spits, but his entrepreneurial spirit is what fuels his grand hustle. He’s been called the “Jay-Z of the South,” and he has the entrepreneurial roots to back it up. At five-years-old, T.I. set out to sell candy to his classmates and hasn’t looked back. T.I.’s net worth is $50 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, and the future looks promising. Here is a peek into the Atlanta native’s business endeavors: Tech Cypha T.I. and his longtime business partner, Jason Geter, co-founder of Grand Hustle, launched Tech Cypha , a syndicated investment company that aims to bridge hip hop culture and technology. The company’s first investment went to Culture Genesis, a digital studio based in L.A. “We had a general interest in technologies, specifically technology that catered to our lifestyle, to our culture, that spoke to us, that provided services that could be you know coupled with the things we do wear and speak everyday and Culture Gene has very very...
Feb 11, 2020