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Mouse Jones Aims to Disrupt the Digital News Space With 'Quarantine Nightly'

If quarantine has proven anything, it’s that Black people can be beyond innovative even under pressure. COVID-19 shut down a lot of things, but for this media personality, it’s still business as usual. Professional host Mouse Jones has taken over several mediums in the digital space since he first stepped foot into the industry. As a hip hop and cultural figure, he’s made it his business to be the voice of his generation, speaking on all things important to the Black community. His new nightly news podcast — “ Quarantine Nightly ” — is his latest venture where he reports on all things concerning Black culture that mainstream media omits. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mouse Jones (@mouse_jones) In an effort to maintain his digital platform, the Trap Karaoke host created a new means of highlighting stories in our culture that people should know about. Podcasting, his preferred digital medium, largely attributes to Jones’ success as a host. “Podcasting is a vehicle to go...

Njera Perkins

May 19, 2020

10 Black Men Who Found Success Through Digital Platforms

Black excellence is more than just a trendy phrase – it’s a lifestyle practiced by today’s rising millennial moguls. From entrepreneurs and CEOs to social media influencers and media personalities, these Black men are walking their respective paths to becoming the industry’s next big thing. Read more about these influential leaders below. Kid Fury Photo Credit: Craig Barritt/Getty Images As co-host of The Read, internet personality Kid Fury has come a long way to secure his place in the media and entertainment industry. Fury started his YouTube channel back in 2009 growing his fan base online by posting hilarious videos audiences gravitated to. Three years later, he found himself in New York City co-hosting comedy show and podcast, The Read , with his friend Crissle West . The wildly popular show was later picked up by Fuse, featuring special celebrity guests and beloved segments like Hot Tops and The Read. Fury has focused his time and talents on hosting live podcast shows, growing...

Njera Perkins

Mar 30, 2020