Hip-Hop

Kanye West's Most Controversial Moments

Is the outspoken musical genius destroying or helping his personal brand?

Dan Bova

· 5 min read

Soulja Boy Is the OG Growth Hacker

The rapper built his career from scratch through clever digital strategies.

Andrew Medal

· 4 min read

Lessons on Innovation and Evolution From 3 Top Hip-Hop Artists

Many of the best hip-hop artists have managed to survive and thrive over decades of changing music, economic storms and technology shifts.

Matthew Toren

· 4 min read

Entrepreneurs and Hustlers Are 2 Tracks on the Same Record

A former DJ at one of New York's largest hip-hop radio stations shares how he blazed a path to success.

Cipha Sounds

· 5 min read

4 Marketing Lessons From Pop-Culture Writer Shea Serrano

Marketing your first book, a new product or a catchy feature? Build an online following first. Say, you could even spread the word via rappers.

Eric M. Ruiz

· 5 min read

What Biggie Smalls's Accountant Taught Me About Life

The 'Accountant to the Stars' had a big impact on me with just a few words.

Andrew Medal

· 4 min read

How These Entrepreneurs Found a Catchy Way to Teach Students Financial Literacy

Flocabulary, a company that makes educational hip-hop songs and videos for grades K-12, will use the same medium to teach kids about personal finance.

Laura Entis

· 4 min read

3 Entrepreneurial Lessons to Learn From Kanye West

The innovators in music world are teaching young Americans some basics about breaking out on their own.

Eric M. Ruiz

· 6 min read