The Gumbo’s Editor-in-Chief Nadirah Simmons Speaks on Her Journalism and Media Inspirations, Motivation Behind Creating A Female-Based Hip-Hop Platform, Women Rising in Music Journalism and Much More.

There are a lot of women working in front of the camera and behind the scenes in the journalism and hip-hop industry. One of the main topics at hand that we discuss on a constant basis is these women not receiving their just due in the industry. We are still fighting for equality amongst men…

Cory Townes Speaks on Journalism Inspirations, Landing His First Major Writing Gig, Being a Popular Figure for Today’s Social Climate and more.

We come across new social media “tastemakers” or “influencers” all the time, especially today due to the constant increase in people choosing to freelance and/or create their own work. Although a lot of “tastemakers” don’t necessarily deem themselves as such, it creates an interesting buzz around who they are personally which also helps draw attention…

Simone Arrington Speaks on Her Digital Creative Inspirations, Working with Global Grind and Bossip, Her Popular Podcast ‘Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast’, Effectively Using Social Media and More.

Being a “digital creative” is a job that millennials have been drawn to because of the constant evolution of social media. Platforms such as Instagram and Twitter have put people in a position to where if they have a brand that they’re building and they don’t have a solid digital strategy, they’re already a step…

Ayanna McNeil Speaks on the Creation of Brainwash Media, Why She Decided to Start the Digital Platform, The Importance of Highlighting Black Millennials and What’s to Come for the Brand in 2019.

There aren’t many digital platforms out there today that highlight black and brown creatives or black and brown people in general. The very first time I came across Brainwash Media I instantly said to myself this site is different but in a good way. Their overall mission is as inspiring as anything within the digital…

Kar Logan Speaks on Off and On Camera Inspirations, Popular Web Series ‘Wingmen’ and ‘Situationships’, Landing Opportunity to Work with B.E.T., Tips for the Aspiring Digital Creative and More.

There are a lot of people in the world who are multi-talented but not enough of them utilize all of the talents they have. It’s rare when you come across someone who is putting all of their talents to work simultaneously and in this interview Kar Logan, writer, producer and actor, is the prime example…

Billboard’s Hip-Hop Editor Carl Lamarre Speaks on His Journalism Inspirations, Landing His Major Writing Role, His Game-Changing Interview with Nipsey Hussle, Tips for the Aspiring Writer and Much More.

There have been a lot of debates happening about whether or not journalism is dead and for multiple reasons. Two major reasons that come to mind belong to the world of digital media and instant gratification. Everyone wants what they desire straightforward and direct which has led to a vast amount of people with a…