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GloRilla Reflects On Working At Walmart And ‘Surviving Last Year' To Signing A Record Deal 8 Months Later

“Every day the sun won’t shine, but that’s why I love tomorrow.” The popular lyric from GloRilla has been making its rounds after “Tomorrow 2” featuring Cardi B first took off. Recently, the Memphis rapper opened up about her life before the fame, which is living proof of the song’s message.

Nov 11, 2022

6 Facts About GloRilla, The 22-Year-Old Memphis Rapper Whose Record Went From Social Media To No.1 At Urban Mainstream Radio

When in talks about summer song contenders for 2022, GloRilla and Hitkidd’s “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” enters into the conversation. Since the hit’s release in April, life has truly been on go-mode for 22-year-old rapper GloRilla. The way the record took off — going from social media to around the world — led to GloRilla becoming signed to fellow Memphis native Yo Gotti’s CMG imprint only about three months after her single dropped, which has over 33 million views on YouTube (as of this writing). “It’s one of the quickest rises that I’ve seen in my career, because she only dropped in late April and now she has the hottest cultural records in music,” he declared, according to Billboard. “She has a different sound and approach that’s needed in hip-hop right now.” In such a short span of time, she is playing her own role in putting her city — especially its aspiring female rappers — on the map. “It’s sometimes still unreal because this is what I always dreamed about and hoped would be...

Aug 17, 2022

Rapper Zoey Dollaz Says He's Created An 'Uber, But With Bulletproof Vehicles,' To Help Keep His Industry Peers Out Of Harm's Way

Time and time again, we’ve seen the tragic loss of rappers due to senseless gun violence. From more recently with Nipsey Hussle and Pop Smoke to further down the timeline with The Notorious B.I.G and Tupac, lives have been taken away at such young ages. To take the initiative in keeping talent out of harm’s way, a fellow rapper has launched a business.  

Aug 17, 2022

Tyler, the Creator Earns $32.6M In Ticket Sales With The Highest-Grossing Hip-Hop Tour Post-Pandemic, Report Says

Tyler, the Creator is a part of a handful of artists who have stayed true to themselves during their entire careers. And, while reaching for stardom is a quest for many in the industry, the eclectic rapper’s rise to fame is one that came organically. His loyal fanbase has kept him thriving as he has two platinum albums and two Grammys, just to name a few achievements to his name.

Apr 22, 2022

Here Are Just A Few Of The Many Celebrities You Can Find In The Metaverse

Celebrities are appearing in the metaverse in record numbers. From rappers to athletes, to businessmen and social media stars, celebrities are realizing that the Web3 experience is the wave of the future. And as a result, they’re staking their claim in the virtual reality world while they can. Not every celebrity understands the concept, however — and that can sometimes lead to classic, and hilarious, comments. For example, when Snoop Dogg announced that he was joining the metaverse, he was very specific about how he explained it to Kevin Hart. “I built a whole metaverse called ‘The Sandbox,’” the Death Row Records capo said to the stand-up comedian. He also said he didn’t know s**t about it, but that he was “getting this money,” which is exactly the type of iconic thing you’d expect The Doggfather to say. (You’d also expect him to subsequently put Death Row Records into the metaverse, and that’s exactly what he did.) Some celebrities, however, know a lot more about the metaverse...

Superstar Cardi B Says She Brings In Over A Million Dollars A Show With Only One Album Under Her Belt

Cardi B has entered the chat. In a recent Twitter conversation, TDE President Punch recently rattled off some names of whom he feels are the “next superstars” in rap. And while Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow, and Baby Keem are all part and parcel of the “correct” answers, Punch initially didn’t mention the leader of the Bardi Gang. I’m curious, who are the next superstars in rap? — Punch TDE (@iamstillpunch) February 20, 2022 That’s when Cardi B took to her Twitter to put her money where her mouth is, pointing out that she makes more than a million dollars per show. She also shared screenshots from a purported booking agent, who pointed out that recently made her an offer of two shows for more than $2 million. “Over a M a show with 1 album,” Cardi B wrote. “BIG SUPERSTAR are you dumb? Waiting on my agent got like 3 overseas, one for 2Ms.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) Later, according to Complex, Punch clarified and claimed that Cardi...

10 Entertainers Who Have Secured Mind-Blowing Endorsement Deals

If you’re a rapper and you’re looking to secure the bag, endorsement deals are the way to go. But believe it or not, the concept of rappers getting endorsement deals is nowhere near a new concept. According to High Snobiety, the rappers of today can thank a legendary Hip-Hop group for securing the first-ever product endorsement deal in the rap industry, which kicked off the trend that’s still going strong today. “You’ll likely recall Run DMC’s third studio album, “Raising Hell,” which thrust the group into the American mainstream and forever linked the genre to their iconic style and affinity for the Three Stripes,” they said. “When the album was released in 1986, one track particularly stood out: “My Adidas.” The song was more than just a powerful co-sign — it would soon become the catalyst for rap’s first endorsement deal, setting the stage for a generation of new artists to follow suit.” Run-DMC may have been just the first of many rappers to secure the bag with endorsement deals...

Travis Scott's Daughter Stormi May Be Launching Her Own 'Secret Brand' At Age 3

Just like her father, Travis Scott’s daughter Stormi Webster might be making her own boss moves soon. In a recent video from Kylie Jenner, the reality star discusses all the entrepreneurial influences in her daughter Stormi’s life and implies that she may also be joining these women with her own business endeavor. “She’s actually launching a little secret brand soon that we’ve been working on awhile but finally it’s the pedal to the medal,” Jenner says in the video. The footage in the video also showed Stormi at Kylie Cosmetics’ headquarters along with a small kids table set that Jenner describes as her daughter’s “own office where she gets all her business done.” While details of the secret brand and how much Stormi will be involved have yet to be revealed, Jenner makes it clear that Stormi has plenty of strong men and women in her family to look up to as business owners. Stormi could potentially follow in her father’s footsteps, which have gone far beyond the realm of the music...

Jul 27, 2021

How Saweetie's Net Worth Soared To $4M After Being A Broke College Student

“Can’t stop, won’t stop, get guap.” Ever since Saweetie spit that mantra at the beginning of her iconic “Icy Girl” Freestyle in 2017, the Bay Area rapper has been on a non-stop grind to the top. The question now is how much is  Saweetie’s net worth? Celebrity Net Worth estimates it to be $4 million. Saweetie’s Net Worth: The Come Up Saweetie, born Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper, has mastered the art of collaborating. The Black and Filipino artist also knows how to make a buck, fostering partnerships in almost every industry there is from gaming, alcohol, clothing, and of course music. The 27-year-old’s grind started back in college. While earning a bachelor’s of communication from the University of Southern California (USC), she started the brand Money Makin’ Mamis and sold hats and t-shirts. “I like to get my weave, my nails, I like going shopping. I had to keep myself up,” she told USC’s student paper The Daily Trojan. “And how do you do that? With four jobs.” Saweetie’s Net...

May 7, 2021

How Cardi B Went From Humble Beginnings to a Net Worth of $28M

If there is one celebrity that has had an almost fairytale “rags to riches” come up, it’s Cardi B. Cardi was born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar to a working-class Dominican father and Trinidadian mother. She became financially independent at 19-years-old when she began working as an exotic dancer. The now 27-year-old rapper from The Bronx, New York built her social currency by sharing entertaining stories about her humble beginnings on Instagram. Around this time she began making sponsored Fashion Nova content where influencers can get paid anywhere between hundreds to thousands of dollars per post . The buzz she garnered from her videos led her to join the cast of “Love & Hip Hop New York” in 2015 where she jump-started her music career. During this time Cardi released a remix of Lady Leshurr’s song “Queen’s Speech 4” called “Cheap Ass Weave,” collaborated with other artists, and dropped her first mixtape “Gangsta B**ch Music Vol. 1.” In 2017, she signed a multi-million dollar deal...

Sep 30, 2020

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty To Hacking Apple Accounts of Famous Rappers and Athletes

On Wednesday, a Georgia man pleaded guilt y to hacking the Apple accounts of professional athletes and musicians. Beginning in at least March 2015, 27-year-old Kwamaine Jerell Ford made accounts meant to mimic Apple customer service. He sent emails targeting college and professional athletes — including NBA and NFL players — and rappers. Authorities have not released the names of those impacted. Ford took accounts over by attempting to reset the password, changing the contact email, and changing the security questions. Apple reported that they received “hundreds” of unauthorized logins from the victims’ accounts. On some accounts, Ford found credit card information, which he used to pay for “thousands of dollars in air travel, hotel stays, other travel expenses, furniture, and money transfers”. “The high profile victims in this case are an example that no matter who you are, hackers like Ford are trying to get your personal information,” FBI agent Chris Hacker said. “This case...

Apr 1, 2019