Yesterday, nearly 50,000 people gathered in Manhattan’s Washington Square Park to participate in #MillionsMarchNYC, an act of resistance against police brutality. The protests were originally organized by 23-year-old Synead Nichols and 19-year-old Umaara Iynaas Elliott, but as word spread, thousands of people, all different ages and ethnicities, were seen marching. The protests’ purposes were to bring awareness […]

Singers, actors, philanthropists and activists, all fresh off their high of watching Prince perform at the 20th celebration of the Essence Festival the night before, walked the McDonald’s 365Black Awards golden carpet on Friday (hosted by Terrence J and Tika Sumpter), to give their take on the publication’s legendary festival and its contributions to the black […]

There’s a new face for the popular iced tea and lemonade drink we like to call the Arnold Palmer. It’s Jay Z and the 40/40 Club. And we’re perfectly OK with that. Former Def Jam CEO, powerhouse entertainment executive and Mr. Make It Happen, aka Kevin Liles, stopped by to talk to his GlobalGrind family about his […]

R&B lovers, are you craving some from new music from the man who gave us classics singles like, “Brown Sugar” and albums like Voodoo? Well according to his manager, Kevin Liles, D’Angelo’s upcoming project is coming out sooner than you think. There is also an upcoming international tour scheduled to begin in October 2014. According to Liles: […]

Sports and entertainment has never looked so good. The two worlds came together during Super Bowl weekend at Kevin Liles’ 4th Annual Sports and Entertainment Ceremony in NYC, which honored San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Robert Quinn of the St. Louis Rams. Celebrities like R&B singer Estelle, Selita Ebanks, and X-Factor winner Alexandra […]

What’s up GlobalGrind, it’s your boy Chrizo again and I want to tell y’all about the night I went from chilling in New York, to kicking it on a yacht with Jay-Z and some of the most important men in hip-hop. I got a call from Kevin Liles’ assistant, Cheryl Singleton, and the first thing […]

Yesterday Kevin Liles took over the BET Awards weekend by throwing one of the best events of the weekend.  The hip hop mogul hosted, the 2nd Annual KWL Management BET Awards summer pool soiree sponsored by Grey Goose Vodka and Adidas with some of the biggest names of the industry. PHOTOS: Songz Strips Down To […]

When Kevin Liles speaks you should listen, especially when it comes to career advice. The man who rose from an intern to Vice President has a brand new initiative focused on young people across America to help them figure out their future plans. EXCLUSIVE: Yung Mil Visits Russell & Kevin Liles To Preserve The Art Of […]

Def Jam Rapstar winner rapper Yung Mil came to seek words of wisdom from Russell Simmons and Kevin Liles.  Hailing from the trail-ridden state of Oregon, this Portland rapper embodies a quality that many rappers don’t have. Not only is he a fresh face to the rap game, but he’s also a fresh new sound.  […]


Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday album cover has finally been revealed! As predicted, the rap princess looks pretty in pink with extra long legs and extra high heels to match and an explosion of pink tulle behind her. November 23rd is the day her debut will hit stores and if it does anything like her label […]