Musicians

Pharrell and Jay-Z Drop Single Celebrating Black Entrepreneurship

The "Entrepreneur" music video features Tyler, the Creator, Issa Rae and a dozen other Black entrepreneurs.

Jessica Thomas

Three Acclaimed Performers Share the Pivots They're Making to Succeed

Whether their craft is music, voice, or magic, solopreneur performers are adapting to the times.

Here's How Lenny Kravitz Creates Something Out of Nothing in Business and Art

The music and style icon discusses his latest passion project, Twice, a mission-driven oral care brand.

Dan Bova

Why One Music Exec Created a New Platform for Musicians to Get Paid

Mike Heron, the founder of BeatHustle, shares how he is paving the way for a new music industry movement.

Jessica Abo

How This Viral Star Went From Background Dancer to Rising Hip-Hop Artist

From Drake to Prince, big names have come out in support of this up-and-coming performer's unique musical style.

Gerard Adams

Meet the Two YouTubers Behind Epic Rap Battles of History, Which Has Racked Up More Than 2.9 Billion Views.

They've dreamed up rap battles such as Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney, the Mario Brothers vs. the Wright Brothers and everything in between.

Hayden Field

Chance the Rapper Bought Local News Site Chicagoist -- and Announced It in a New Song

The rapper announced his purchase of the local Chicago news site in the lyrics of a track released Wednesday, 'I Might Need Security.'

Hayden Field

Kanye West's Most Controversial Moments

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

Dan Bova

3 Startup Lessons From Hip Hop Entrepreneurs

From Nipsey Hussle, to Jay-Z, to Dr. Dre, rappers are showing how they can think bigger than just bars and hooks.

Andrew Medal