Hip Hop Legend Damon Dash Explains How His Street Mentality Catapulted Him to the Top

Dash is best known for co-founding Roc-A-Fella Records with Jay-Z and Kareem "Biggs" Burke.

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Damon Dash not only solidified himself as a music mogul but grew an enterprise into fashion and lifestyle, growing Rocawear into a top streetwear company that sold in 2007 for a reported $204 million. Dash later opened DD172, an art gallery and creative collective in New York City, in addition to founding Creative Control, a digital media platform that explored the intersection of music, art and culture. His portfolio of ventures also includes a spirits company, another clothing company and Dame Dash Studios.

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