2020 has been a tough year, that's why it's more important than ever that we recognize the talented creatives who move us to laugh, cry, dance and feel! This year's honorees saw their work go viral in the best way possible. From breaking boundaries on the screen, stage and the pages of magazines, they made a difference and motivated us to know that we can too. Meet Global Grind’s 2020 Creative Class.
Name: Nija Charles Occupation: Songwriter Location: Los Angeles How We Know Her: You don’t know her face, but you sing her songs. The New York University alum has penned hits for Beyonce, Cardi B. and more celebs. Why We Chose Her: Nija is a music industry icon in the making. What’s Next: Hits. IG: @amnija […]
Name: Quinta Brunson Occupation: Writer/Producer/Actor Location: Los Angeles How We Know Her: The Buzzfeed alum has gone from skit to sketch, bringing the funny along for the haul. Why We Chose Her: She co-stars/writes/produces on the other brown show on HBO, A Black Lady Sketch Show. What’s Next: Quinta is reaping the fruit of her […]
The Creative Class: Rickey Thompson Is The Dazzling, Dancing Ball Of Light The Internet Never Knew It Needed
Name: Rickey Thompson Occupation: Content Creator Location: Los Angeles How We Know Him: There’s a high probability that at least one video a friend has forwarded you in the last few weeks has been courtesy of Rickey’s handiwork. Why We Chose Him: Rickey’s over-the-top brand of funny keeps everyone laughing. What’s Next: Even bigger deals […]
Name: Zoie Fenty (GotDamnZo) Occupation: Content Creator Location: Atlanta, GA How We Know Him: His stellar comedic writing and timing have become a mainstay on social media. Why We Chose Him: Over the last year Zoie’s reach has expanded tremendously, with gigs on MTV and a thriving YouTube channel. What’s Next: The comedian is focused […]