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Black-Owned Vegan Cookie Company Receives Investment From Jay-Z's Venture Capital Fund

Black-Owned Vegan Cookie Company Receives Investment From Jay-Z's Venture Capital Fund

Partake Foods, a Black-owned company that makes health-conscious and allergy-friendly food products, has recently secured a $1 million investment from Marcy Venture Partners, which is co-founded by fellow Black entrepreneur Jay-Z. Denise Woodard, the company's CEO and founder, started making healthy cookies when they found it hard to look for snacks that are both safe […]

Jay-Z Becomes Hip-Hop's First Billionaire

Jay-Z Becomes Hip-Hop's First Billionaire

Jay-Z has hit a new milestone that has never before been reached. Today, a report from Forbes has confirmed that Jay-Z’s net worth “conservatively totals $1 billion, making him one of only a handful of entertainers to become a billionaire—and the first hip-hop artist to do so.” The Forbes article also breaks down the components […]

Biggie Smalls To Have Brooklyn Street Named After Him

Biggie Smalls To Have Brooklyn Street Named After Him

The Brooklyn intersection where legendary rapper The Notorious B.I.G. grew up will be officially be renamed in his honor. Biggie Smalls’ estate, the Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation, announced the news yesterday, on what would have been Biggie’s 47th birthday. The ceremony will take place on June 10 to officially rename the Fulton Street intersection between […]

Juelz Santana Uploads New Photo From Prison

Juelz Santana Uploads New Photo From Prison

A new photo of currently incarcerated rapper Juelz Santana behind bars has surfaced. Juelz uploaded the new photo to his Instagram account yesterday. In the photo, Santana poses next to other inmates. Juelz is seen sporting some Timberlands, grey sweats and a rolled-up grey skully. Check out the new pic of the Dipset rapper below... […]

Artist Creates Talking Doll To Boost Girls Self-Esteem & Picture Book Teaching Unique Facts About Black History

Artist Creates Talking Doll To Boost Girls Self-Esteem & Picture Book Teaching Unique Facts About Black History

Artist TiffanyJ creates inspirational talking doll to promote high self-esteem in depressed, bullied girls Inspirational personality and music artist TiffanyJ announces the release of her plush pep-talking doll, Super Beauty. Super Beauty was created to help young girls combat low self esteem and boost their confidence. With its ability to say over 20 positive phrases, […]