Now that the dust has settled, the lines have dispersed, and the BBQ has been digested, it’s time to point out some highlights from SXSW. The Austin music and arts festival kicked off with an amazing keynote speech from Selma director Ava DuVernay, who served the crowd some jewels that could very well change their – and […]

  From writing to producing, Chicago native Lena Waithe does it all. In our final installment of Nissan’s Blvd Of Dreams series, Waithe opens up about her journey to the top and what it really means to be a hard worker. Waithe’s ambition and creativity has helped formulate hit web series like Hello Cupid, the film […]

Diggy Simmons is all grown up. The little boy we used to see every week on Run’s House has fully transitioned into manhood, and on March 21, he officially turns 20. The “Honestly” rapper spoke to GlobalGrind about growing up a Simmons and his adorable niece, falling in love and his upcoming EP, which features collaborations with French Montana and DJ […]

Last night, Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Gray (aka Yazz) of Empire captivated the crowd at Stage 48 during the show’s soundtrack release party sponsored by Hennessy in New York City. Yazz, who plays Hakeem, started the party off with his song “Drip Drop,” as party-goers lifted their Hennessy V.S drinks in the air to sing and dance alongside the […]

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, these past 24 hours have been filled with nothing but chatter, debates, and discussion surrounding Kendrick Lamar’s highly anticipated new album To Pimp A Butterfly. While there’s still confusion surrounding its release, To Pimp A Butterfly is officially available on iTunes (after being published, unpublished, and published again) […]

You may see Andrea Brooks and Blair Fowler on their respective YouTube channels every week, but the two viral video starlets are now teaming up for Colgate Optic White’s The Smile Show. Aesthetically, a person’s smile is one of their best assets and who better to tell the masses how to maintain their smiles than Andrea and Blair? GlobalGrind […]

In one of our first videos for Nissan’s “BLVD of Dreams” series, we bring you Karen Civil, one of the most respected and inspirational media figures in hip-hop. For this ‘Day in the Life’ video, we follow the media darling around to see how the hard work gets done. When it comes to social media and creating […]