Global Grind

Global Grind
Published: Oct 23, 2019 12:23:54 AM
The World According to Hip-Pop
  • Oct 22, 2019 11:08:52 PM
    We don’t have to say it, but we will anyway: Meg Thee Stallion is killing sh*t. You know it, I know it, pretty much everybody knows it. So, it’s no wonder publications like Vogue are already obsessed with the up-and-comer. In a new clip, the fashion bible gets intimate with Meg, as she talks about […]
  • Oct 22, 2019 10:55:19 PM
    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 […]
  • Oct 22, 2019 10:54:11 PM
    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 […]
  • Oct 22, 2019 10:50:26 PM
    Name: Dnay Baptiste Occupation: Dancer Location: New York How We Know Her: The Harlemite has danced with pop culture’s biggest headliners, from Beyonce to Jennifer Lopez. Why We Picked Her: She’s sexy. She’s smart. And she regularly delivers hitting dance routines on social media. What’s Next: When she isn’t touring, Dnay travels the country speaking […]
  • Oct 22, 2019 10:44:38 PM
    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 […]
  • Oct 22, 2019 10:42:47 PM
    Name: JaQuel Knight Occupation: Choreographer Location: Los Angeles How We Know Him: Beyonce’s hit track, “Single Ladies”, wasn’t just a moment for girls around the world, it was JaQuel’s. The dance routine was his first of many wins for the choreographer. Why We Chose Him: His fancy footwork tends create dope viral moments. What’s Next: […]
  • Oct 22, 2019 10:26:53 PM
    Name: Justin Simien Occupation: Writer/Producer/Director Location: Los Angeles How We Know Him: Back in 2014, Justin wrote/produced/directed this film that kinda became a thing, Dear White People. Why We Chose Him: His flick lead to a Netflix series by the same name, now a Hollywood pro, he’s trying his hand at a new genre, comedy/horror. […]
  • Oct 22, 2019 9:54:43 PM
    Name: Tyler Mitchell Occupation: Photographer Location: New York How We Know Him: Five words. He.Shot.Beyonce.For.Vogue. Why We Chose Him: Tyler is committed to shining a dope light on Black folks. What’s Next: He’s making room for other young, brown-hued photographers so they too can get to the money. IG: @tylersphotos Taking this generation’s stories into his […]
  • Oct 22, 2019 9:50:55 PM
    Some of them might surprise you.
  • Oct 22, 2019 9:20:45 PM
    Fat Joe Tells A Story About Ignoring Eminem’s Demo Multiple Times You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take–and for Fat Joe, that meant missing out on signing a rapper who turned out to be one of the biggest hip-hop acts of all time. This weekend, while speaking at a live event for Miami’s 99 […]