Finally, no more, “Pass me the Hookah,” and I’m talking BIG SMOKE! Allow me to introduce you to Float Vape Co., a must know millennial ran vape shop located in Houston that wants all the smoke. Located off Montrose area, owners Playboy Watt$ and and 20-year-old Chase are quickly making clouds with the hottest vape shop in the city.
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Move out the way mumble rap, millennial minds are recreating what mainstream hip-hop sounds like. One of those millennials leading the wave is A.R.S.B.R.A. With vibes of Wale and Tupac, A.R.S.B.R.A. recently released “Hii World,” a laid back feel good anthem of 4/20 and life. A.R.S.B.R.A. is definitely one of our #Fluent artists to look out for in the near future. Until then, satisfy your old school feel good hip-hop thirst with his latest project “Hii World.”
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HOLD UPPP! I know I”ve been gone for a while. It’s crazy mysterious how life works. I literally took an unexpected and unconscious hiatus from the one thing I love…writing and connecting with you. However, who knew that it would take that for me to enter into the next dimension of my creativity and life mission? If you would just lend your eyes and mind, I want to briefly share with you the lessons and blessings bestowed upon me over my last 6 month absence.
A hometown hero in her own right, Erika E. Wade is making a name for herself through her playwright, The Rhythm/Da Blues. The 26-year-old Birmingham, Ala. struck gold after moving to Los Angeles, Calif. to pursue her dreams of becoming a powerhouse writer. Today, that dream is nothing less than unfolding right before her eyes. From Birmingham to LA, her playwright, The Rhythm/Da Blues, is now headed to New York City!
In an all time high of targeted black male oppression in America, model, entrepreneur, and father; Tyrone L. Griffin is proving stereotypes wrong by defying the odds of his past and making a name for himself through positive business practices. Abandoned in a park of his hometown of San Francisco, Calif. at the age of five and eventually subject to foster care where his adopted father passed of cancer, the now Houston resident is sharing his story with the world through creative arts abroad.
After graduating from the mecca, Howard University, Miss Mykie soon became our favorite AKA with her “That Pink that Green” mixtape series. It wasn’t by coincidence that when BET hosted The Search for it’s longest running television show in BET history, 106 & Park, the curly mohawk H-town diva transitioned from our favorite AKA to our favorite television personality. But what happened to the star after the end of 106 & Park? Rehab…that’s what happened. Click the link below to get the inside scoop on Mykie’s new EP entitled, REHAB.
Who is “Jay” Hendrix?
A young Black male interested in being great. A hard working business, family, and Renaissance man who is looking to ensure his family is setup for the long run. I am very goal-oriented and I love to accomplish goals that most say I’m not able to.
Who are you?
My name is Alvin Miller; I am a small town guy from Anniston, Alabama. I come from a family of four where I am the only boy, and I grew up in a single-parent home. My whole life I dibbled and dabbled in the entrepreneurial realm. I can remember cutting grass, selling pecans, and even having a mobile detail business during my high school years. I graduated high school in 2007; after that, I obtained a psychology degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
After spending 20 plus years, eight hours a day, and acquiring thousands of dollars of debt from schooling, there’s one thing that nearly all academic institutions simply miss to teach you…how to become your own boss! Imagine learning business strategies and actually creating and launching your own business, all while in high school. Well, E3 Academy does just that. After losing his mother just last year to dementia and schizophrenia, Keith McMillian, curator of KLM Consulting Corps Inc., the KD Mack Foundation, and an entrepreneurship guru, has vowed to dedicate his life to his second love…youth entrepreneurship. With his E3 Academy program, McMillian has, single handedly, changed the future of our youth in one of the most profound ways; ENGAGEMENT, EMPOWERMENT and ENTREPRENEURSHIP (E3).
Based in Jackson, Miss., the 10 week academy meets once a week, Engagement Empowerment Entrepreneurship (E3) and provides direction through a comprehensive business development training curriculum designed for both, youth (grades 8th – 12th) and adults. The E3 Academy gives participants the opportunity to learn how to start and operate their own businesses. This academy helps participants develop business ideas, learn basic business vocabulary, write business plans, discuss and practice marketing, pitch their business ideas to local leaders and investors, and learn ethical business practices needed to effectively engage their customers and communities.
We know what you’re thinking. Where was this program when you were in high school? We know, but that is exactly why we need you to head over to USA Today Network and vote for E3 Academy for this year’s A Community Thrives business. A Community Thrives enables community members to act on ideas that improve people, organizations, government, and businesses around them by equipping them with the resources they need to thrive.
The national voting period began on April 12th and runs until May 12th. The top 10 voted submissions in each category will be reviewed by a panel of judges. The panel will determine the top three applicants in each category who will be awarded grants of either $50,000 or $100,000 each.
Camp, E3 Academy needs your help! You can vote every day until the voting period is over. With only two more days left, let’s round up these last minute votes. You can cast your votes by clicking the link below:
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We all had that one friend that hustled during undergrad by either cutting hair or doing hair in the dorms for all the students. An easy and safe way to stack some paper and gain popularity on campus. For many, this is just that, a hustle. They soon discover themselves during their matriculation on campus and that hustle just becomes a secondary skill set. One they may even forget. But for Jared Henderson, better known as, J Stay Ready, what was once a dorm room come up is now a quickly expanding dream career. Meet the hottest upcoming celebrity hair stylist.