What: Vicelounge / YRB Magazine
Why: Co-founder of Vicelounge- a multimedia production collective established in 2003. projects include advertising, television, film, theater and music production.
I primarily focus on business models, strategy, industry foresight,hardware & software products, and cutting edge technology solutions.
Apollo Music Cafe, Burson-Marsteller, Cablevision, UBS, Scholastic, Reebok, AT & T, Universal Records, Time Warner/AOL, HBO, Webby Awards, BAFTA, Aer Lingus, Bad Boy Entertainment, Spike Lee, Black Enterprise ,Conde’ Nast,
YRB Magazine is a lifestyle publication that focuses on fashion, music, art, and related cultural subjects.
YRB connects readers with the freshest developments that impact the dynamic culture we report on.
We strive to maintain a global viewpoint, looking beyond borders to find topics to inspire our readers, resulting in a magazine that is both unique and informative.
2014 marks 15 years since it was started by Marc Ecko.
We became involved because it I saw it was an opportunity to invest in a diverse imprint of pop culture history.
While still in print, we plan to expand the digital and experiential aspects to make it the definitive Pop Culture Delivery Platform.
Where: Based in New York
When: Established 1999 Read more…
House of Ming Announces Vanessa Simmons as “My First Loves” Leading Lady
Monty Ross to Produce Dominga Martin’s First Feature Film
Dominga Martin announced Vanessa Simmons as the leading lady, in her upcoming romantic comedy, “My First Loves”. Ms. Simmons is no stranger to the big screen but this will be her first leading role in a romantic comedy. Vanessa’s rise to success began on MTV’s hit series “Run’s House” where she was first introduced as the oldest child of Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, a founding member of iconic hip-hop group RUN DMC. Vanessa and her younger sister Angela stepped out of the shadow of their family of Hip Hop Pioneers with their show “Daddy’s Girls”, later launching their sneaker line called Pastry. She is now following her dreams of acting. Ms. Simmons has had stints on CBS soap opera Guiding Light (2007) and MTV’s “Worst Prom Ever” (2011). She was also cast in the ensemble for the 2012 theatrical release of Dysfunctional Friends starring Meagan Good (Deception) Read more…
Skyzoo is set to release his new album, ‘A Dream Deferred’ on October 2nd through The Faculty / Duck Down Music.
The album has stand out production from the likes of !llmind, Jahlil Beats, 9th Wonder, Eric G, Focus, Black Milk, DJ Khalil, Best Kept Secret & Tall Black Guy.
‘A Dream Deferred’ features songs with Jill Scott, Talib Kweli, Freeway, Raheem Devaughn, Jared Evan, DJ Prince, and Jessy Wilson. Read more…
Grindstone Entertainment, a subsidiary of Lionsgate, is excited to release the hip-hop thriller “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Kills You” available everywhere today. The debut film written and directed by Michael A. Pinckney is available at Best Buy, Netflix, Amazon.com and Blockbuster.com. Read more…