From February, 2019

Tyler Perry: The Producer & Philanthropist

By Kyle Daniels Throughout the years, Tyler Perry has given us laughter, joy and inspiration through numerous stage plays and films but his personal philanthropy has done the same as well. It’s no act, Perry may be known just as much for his generosity as his incredible talents. The writer, producer, director, actor and author…

Over a Decade of Finding Common Ground

By Kyle Daniels When it comes to versatility, there’s no entertainer that wears more hats than Common (no really). The trendy MC has gained enormous success as a songwriter, actor, activist, model and author. There’s no need to ask if he’s polished in each talent, his Grammy, Golden Globe, NAACP, Prime Time Emmy & Academy…

Curry Chooses Long-Term Funds Over Short-Term Fun

By Kyle Daniels Stephen Curry is one of the most prominent basketball players of today’s generation. He’s a six-time NBA All-Star, two-time MVP and three-time NBA championship winner with the Golden State Warriors. In the Hip-Hop world he’s referred to as “Steph Curry with the shot”, a line made popular by rapper Drake. Nevertheless, there’s…

All-Star Weekends MVP: Most Volunteerism & Philanthropy

By Kyle Daniels Basketball is synonymous with Hip-Hop culture, with many rappers wanting to be ball players and visa versa. NBA All-Star weekend is a collision of both worlds and this year was no let down, from court side cameos of Quavo, Gucci Mane and 2 Chainz to dynamic performances by Meek Mill and J.…

Ciara and Russell Level Up with Dream Big Campaign

By Kyle Daniels While both are considered top performers in entertainment, their career fields are quite different. Russell is an NFL quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks and Ciara is a singer, songwriter, dancer, and model. If the couple shows proof that opposites do attract, there are a few major commonalities as well. They’ve won the…

Gold Hearts & Grammys

This past weekend, the Hip-Hop Billionaires hosted the Roc Nation Pre-Grammys brunch in Los Angeles. This is the 2nd year the affair has been held, where top entertainers gather one day before music’s biggest awards show. With an expected Hip-Hop headcount, Meek Mill, DJ Khaled, Kevin Hart and Sean “Diddy” Combs were just a few…

The Keys to Giving

It was recently announced that Alicia Keys will host the 61st Annual Grammy Awards this Sunday. While Keys has a long list of hits and awards: 15 Grammy’s, 11 Top 10 Billboard hits and 17 NAACP Image Awards (just to name a few). There’s one important list that stretches even further. The Philanthropic pianist has…

Jussie Smollett Helps HBCU Raise $8.2 Million

Although Bennett College is known for its rich HBCU history, the institution recently found itself in jeopardy of losing its accredidation. It was founded in 1873, as a coeducational institution. Bennett became women’s only in 1926, making it only one of two all-women’s historically black colleges.  According to CBS News: “Bennett had a history of…

Travis Scott Mixes Football with Philanthropy

Houston, Texas – Rapper Travis Scott agreed to perform during the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, but with one stipulation: the NFL to make a joint donation to an organization fighting for social justice in order for him to move forward with the event. According to Billboard: “The rapper and the NFL donated $500,000 to…