Allen Iverson set to unveil his own strain of cannabis

Former NBA ballers Al Harrington and Allen Iverson are linking up for a new business venture. Viola, co-founded by Harrington and the only Black-owned multinational cannabis operator, entered into a multi-year partnership with The Answer that spans cannabis, product, and merchandise with Viola to create an industry-leading, scalable collaboration across product lines and markets. The […]

Black-owned cannabis company launches in Canada

The cannabinoid-focused biopharmaceutical company Avicanna will be licensing the Viola brand of former NBA star Al Harrington to create specific formulations for sale across medical and consumer retail channels in Canada. According to Forbes, Viola will receive a royalty fee for the use of its name, but Avicanna will ultimately develop the products being sold […]

T.I. named social justice ambassador for Viola cannabis company

T.I. is showing no signs of slowing down in 2021 as the Grand Hustle boss just announced his new role as Social Justice and Reform Ambassador for former NBA player Al Harrington’s legalized cannabis company, Viola. The King, along with his Us or Else social justice non-profit, will direct Viiola’s community impact strategy and help […]

Najee Tyler explains why Viola cannabis brand will create generational wealth

Najee Tyler, vice president of marketing for Viola, a Black-owned brand of premium cannabis products, spoke freely about how his company is helping to educate and create generational wealth. Founded in 2011 by NBA veteran Al Harrington, Viola Extracts is one of the nation’s leading producers and licensed wholesalers of premium quality cannabis products. The […]

5 takeaways from Ice Cube’s BIG3 tournament

Ice Cube’s BIG3 tournament stopped in Charlotte, North Carolina, on July 2. The tournament features basketball legends Julius Erving, Charles Oakley, Clyde Drexler, Rick Barry, Rick Mahorn and Allen Iverson. Other former NBA standouts like Chauncey Billups, Kenyon Martin, Mike Bibby, and Rashard Lewis are a part of the league as well. Here are five things […]

Dwight Howard Joins the Lakers

It’s Official Dwight Howard has gone Hollywood! The trade is set to go down like this, ESPN reports: The Lakers will receive Howard from the Orlando Magic; the Philadelphia 76ers will receive Lakers center Andrew Bynum and Magic guard Jason Richardson; the Denver Nuggets will receive 76ers guard Andre Iguodala; and the Magic will get […]