A Conversation With Bradd Marquis

A Conversation With Bradd Marquis BIG CED of The Industry Cosign got an opportunity to talk to recording artist, Bradd Marquis. The conversation centered around the upcoming tour that the singer is about to embark on starting on January 20th. The name of the tour is “The Music of Sam Cooke- A Change Is Gonna… Continue reading A Conversation With Bradd Marquis

My Friends Are Better Than Yours Featuring Chi Ali

BIG CED of The Industry Cosign talks to The Fabulous Chi Ali, who is the youngest member of the Native Tongues (De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Jungle Brothers, Black Sheep). Chi Ali has just started his own non-profit organization named Choices Have Impact. We talk about the reason he started it and how… Continue reading My Friends Are Better Than Yours Featuring Chi Ali

My Friends Are Better Than Yours Featuring DJ Kenny Parker of BDP

BIG CED of The Industry Cosign talks to DJ Kenny Parker of Boogie Down Productions. Kenny discusses the book he just wrote and released ‘My Brother’s Name Is Kenny: The Greatest True Hip-Hop Story Ever Told’ The book is a tell-all written by Kenny about the upbringing of himself and his brother, KRS-One, who is… Continue reading My Friends Are Better Than Yours Featuring DJ Kenny Parker of BDP

The Industry Cosign Speaks to DJBabe, Owner and CEO of Motor City Popcorn

The Industry Cosign Speaks to DJBabe, Owner and CEO of Motor City Popcorn The Industry Cosign speaks to entrepreneur, Ronier Golightly, better known as DJBabe, Owner and CEO of Motor City Popcorn. The industry veteran is a business owner, DJ and author has been a budding entrepreneur since he started perfecting his talent on the… Continue reading The Industry Cosign Speaks to DJBabe, Owner and CEO of Motor City Popcorn

A Conversation With Revolt’s Detavio Samuels and Combs Enterprise’s Deon Graham

A Conversation With Revolt’s Detavio Samuels and Combs Enterprise’s Deon Graham The Revolt Summit landed in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia in September. As hundreds of up-and-coming artists, industry executives, and admirers of the culture gathered to gain and/or give knowledge, the heat wasn’t only outdoors. The conference provided opportunities for everyone to network with… Continue reading A Conversation With Revolt’s Detavio Samuels and Combs Enterprise’s Deon Graham

Fashion Designer Paul Aarrington Prepares to Pivot to Expand his Brand

With aspirations to work in the music business, Paul Aarrington started as an intern at RCA Records. Shortly thereafter, unsatisfied and unmoved he decided to make the moves necessary to start his own fashion line, PAUL AARRINGTON, INC. In 1996, the company was established and his clothing started appearing in many retail stores, including Macy’s.… Continue reading Fashion Designer Paul Aarrington Prepares to Pivot to Expand his Brand

Meet the Brothers, André and Aaron Eanes Helping Athletes like Travis Kelce Succeed Outside the Arena

Meet the Brothers, André and Aaron Eanes Helping Athletes like Travis Kelce Succeed Outside the Arena A&A Management Group is a sports and entertainment agency that is based in Cleveland and it’s owned and operated by two brothers Aaron and André Eane. The agency is celebrating 10 years in business and continues to strive to… Continue reading Meet the Brothers, André and Aaron Eanes Helping Athletes like Travis Kelce Succeed Outside the Arena

Derrick McKinney Keeps the Houston Hip-Hop Scene Relevant Through his Continued Hustle

Derrick McKinney Keeps the Houston Hip-Hop Scene Relevant Through his Continued Hustle Derrick McKinney has been part of the Hip-Hop culture and a mainstay of the Houston music scene for many years as he built his entrepreneurial empire through his L.O.U.D. Muzik recording label. As he got his start working for a burgeoning clothing label,… Continue reading Derrick McKinney Keeps the Houston Hip-Hop Scene Relevant Through his Continued Hustle

April McDaniel Wears Her Crown as She Conquers Creative Experiential Strategies With Major Brands

April McDaniel Wears Her Crown as She Conquers Creative Experiential Strategies With Major Brands Running a business in this current environment, particularly in the creative field should incorporate the many cultures, nationalities, and forces that make the world as we know it today. With the audience being so diverse, it is important that representation is… Continue reading April McDaniel Wears Her Crown as She Conquers Creative Experiential Strategies With Major Brands

Nur Anderson’s ‘Can’t Relate’ Clothing Brand Sends a Relatable Message to End Gun Violence

Nur Anderson ‘Can’t Relate’ Clothing Brand Sends a Relatable Message to End Gun Violence People have different reasons for starting a business — whether it’s a childhood dream, entrepreneurial spirit, or they get tired of holding down a run-of-the-mill 9-to-5-job. Nur Anderson started his company after a tragedy — hoping to send a message as… Continue reading Nur Anderson’s ‘Can’t Relate’ Clothing Brand Sends a Relatable Message to End Gun Violence

The Gregorys Take An Holistic Approach When Helping Communities

The Gregorys Take An Holistic Approach When Helping Communities John and Pamela Gregory are the definitions of serial entrepreneurs. The married couple are the Founders of The National Center for Urban Solutions, The National African American Male Wellness Agency, Academy for Urban Solutions, and NCUS TEC. Starting their business over 30 years ago, the pair… Continue reading The Gregorys Take An Holistic Approach When Helping Communities

‘King of Stage’ Bobby Brown Relishes Recent Emergence as he and Wife Alicia Strive Toward Entrepreneurial Success

‘King of Stage’ Bobby Brown Relishes Recent Emergence as he and Wife Alicia Strive Toward Entrepreneurial Success He was anointed the “King of Stage” after leaving the popular group New Edition to embark on his solo career in 1986. We all know the story of Boston’s own Bobby Brown as he released his first solo… Continue reading ‘King of Stage’ Bobby Brown Relishes Recent Emergence as he and Wife Alicia Strive Toward Entrepreneurial Success

Melissa Sutherland Moss Utilizes Entrepreneurial Spirit to Help Artists Showcase Their Creations

Melissa Sutherland Moss Utilizes Entrepreneurial Spirit to Help Artists Showcase Their Creations The creative mind is a beautiful thing that helps people bring their passion to fruition. Having a business mind as well elevates the chances of entrepreneurial success. As an interdisciplinary artist, Melissa Sutherland Moss has been able to focus her energy and business… Continue reading Melissa Sutherland Moss Utilizes Entrepreneurial Spirit to Help Artists Showcase Their Creations

Isiah Thomas Continues Winning Ways By Running the Point at ISIAH International LLC

Isiah Thomas Continues Winning Ways By Running the Point at ISIAH International LLC There is something in the DNA of people who become champions where the expectation of winning never leaves. After winning the NCAA Division I college basketball championship as a sophomore for the famed Indiana Hoosiers (Indiana University Bloomington), Isiah Lord Thomas III… Continue reading Isiah Thomas Continues Winning Ways By Running the Point at ISIAH International LLC

Ex-Football Player Vernon Davis Transitions From Athlete to Successful Entrepreneur And Budding Actor

The transition from playing sports professionally to executing success in another field can be difficult for some athletes. That’s not the case for former NFL player Vernon Davis. The Super Bowl champion and two-time Pro Bowl participant is now running his business enterprise while incorporating himself in the arts with his acting prowess. The former… Continue reading Ex-Football Player Vernon Davis Transitions From Athlete to Successful Entrepreneur And Budding Actor