Entrepreneurship

Catch up on the latest stories on Black entrepreneurs and celebrity entrepreneurs.

Sweet Life shares what it means to be young, Black and pursuing your dreams. Check out the cast's blossoming businesses inside.

Kendrick Lamar has a word about investments in a new sketch performance posted on pgLang for Cash App. Check it out inside.

August is National Black Business Month. Check out a list of Black-owned accessory and clothing brands to support this month inside. 

Chicago rapper and activist Vic Mensa unveils the first Black-owned cannabis company in Illinois, 93 Boyz. Read more inside.

August is also Black Business Month so we will brief-ly share some of our favorite Black-owned lingerie brands to support inside.

Hennessy announced last week the inaugural group of 20 Black founders/businesses who will make up the first class of their Never Stop Never Settle Society in partnership with the Marcus Graham Project. The program will provide $50,000 in funding and tools to support the businesses as part of a $1MM initiative.

Celebrity Black jeweler Gina White is taking the jewelry industry by storm. We spoke with her about her challenges and journey breaking into the business, exploring the African Diaspora as a Black American and her upcoming projects. Check out this exclusive Q&A with jeweler and entrepreneur Gina White below.

Diddy shares an Instagram video of viral comedy creator Druski (@druski2funny) in new video seemingly advertising his Deleón Tequila with the catchy tagline, "owned by a Black man." Druski shared the video two days before entertainment mogul Diddy and the three minute video already reached over 1.2 million views. 

Last week, we kicked off the Quarantine Awards with celebrities and influencers who won this inevitable lockdown. Aside from those who made a huge impact in quarantine, there are a number of businesses that racked in the money catering to the needs of its consumers.