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Celebrity illusions of success for a hip-hop generation

We can’t allow the images of hip-hop and sports icons to have a more profound impact on our community than economic progress. Be knowledgeable of how corporations are investing in and doing business with the hip-hop generation and showcasing partnerships with the hip-hop community. Hold them accountable so that the unemployment rate in our community is reduced.

Beyoncé’s documentary, titled “Life Is But a Dream,” created historic ratings for HBO. It drew 1.8 million viewers, making it the largest audience for an HBO documentary since Nielsen amended its method of measuring ratings in 2004, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

This will surely encourage HBO’s commitment to fortify their relationship with African American-owned media outlets African American-owned creative companies. The hip-hop generation must think about the entrepreneurs and individuals who put in the work: making the posters, recording the video cool and marketing the project. These relationships between the hip-hop generation and Fortune 500 companies should be transparent.

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  1. Dawn Blakely on March 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm

    As to Kenya Moore, the author of this article has committed a faux pas that would have “Miss Gone With The Wind Fabulous” checking you! You wrote that she was Miss America, when she was actually Miss USA.

  2. prynciss on March 21, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    What’s hilarious is that’s her biggest gripe and this article, even in trying to pay homage to her, screws it up. LOL. The irony!

  3. Ty on March 22, 2013 at 10:45 am

    Uh, there needs to be a section under nene, “Why We Can’t Stand Her:” She’s LOUD, VULGAR, IIRITATING, CLASSLESS, and has absolutely NO COUTH!

  4. todd on March 22, 2013 at 10:48 am

    For Kenya, all it needed to say is “Why We Love Her:” WE DON’T!

  5. diamondgurl on March 26, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    Nene is now smellin her ass. Thinkin that she is ABOVE the rest of the HW. She really needs to humble herself. The same way she went up is the same way she can come tumbling down. God got u to where u need to be boo….not Bravo!