Kid Cudi to headline virtual McDonald’s concert series

Starting July 5, McDonald’s is opening the doors to Camp McDonald’s. It’s a virtual camp experience featuring the hottest lineup of food deals, menu hacks, limited-edition merch and music performances from artists. Your ticket is the McDonald’s App, so everyone is invited. Simply check the app each day for details on how to unlock the […]

Lil Nas X teams up with ‘homophobic dog’ in funny fake promotion

Lil Nas X has become one of the nation’s premier entertainment marketers and trollers. In anticipation of the release of his newest single, “Late To The Party” with fellow emcee YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Lil Nas transforms from a musician into a master promoter. Nas routinely combines humor and risqué themes with creative visuals to […]

McDonald’s offering customers a free Sprite to kick off the summer

The first sip of a Sprite from McDonald’s on a hot summer day is *chef’s kiss*. Why Is Sprite from McDonald’s So Good? We’ve seen thousands of memes and posts about how Sprite from McDonald’s just ‘hits different.’ From saying it tastes like the sound of a zipper closing a jacket, to a dog growling, […]

McDonald’s partners with the Marcus Graham Project for executive bootcamp

McDonald’s has partnered with the Marcus Graham Project to increase diversity in marketing. Black professionals only make up 5.8 percent of marketers in the United States. Of that small percentage, 68 percent of those employees are admin or entry-level, and 43.5 percent are in non-management roles, according to the American Association of Advertising Agencies. The […]

Billionaire Kanye West reveals the last time he touched cash (video)

Ye West, formerly known as Kanye, recently revealed what changed in his life since he reached a new level of wealth. At the Balenciaga spring 2023 show on Wall Street in New York, a woman showed Ye a spread of cash before he responded he hadn’t touched “cash in like four years.” Ye smiled after […]

Woman arrested after making ‘McMess,’ twerking at restaurant (videos)

Tianis Jones got upset. The 22-year-old woman, who said she is pregnant, was arrested in Florida on May 20 after causing a scene inside a  McDonald’s because her order was wrong. Amid her frustration with the food mishap, Jones called 911 and demanded to get her money back. Surveillance footage then shows Jones apparently swiping […]

Kanye West is potentially teaming up with this famous restaurant

If there is one thing we know Ye West is going to do, it’s make a design that nobody else has. Now, he’s putting his skills into play with restaurant industry behemoth McDonald’s. On May 23, West posted a picture of a McDonald’s box on Instagram with the caption: “Ye teams up with industrial designer […]

Lil Yachty surprises, shows gratitude to former employer McDonald’s (video)

Lil Yachty continues to give back to the place that started it all. The rapper surprised the employees of McDonald’s in his hometown of Atlanta to kick off the company’s “Thank You Crew” initiative. “I learned a lot working at McDonald’s before my music career took off, and this visit brought those memories right back,” […]

Kiki Rice is part of the generation that’s changed collegiate athletics

The only wave Kiki Rice is following is the new one. ESPN‘s No. 2 player in this year’s HoopGurlz rankings, 2022 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year and Gatorade National Player of the Year chose not to sign with the University of Connecticut, Tennessee, Baylor, Maryland Stanford or South Carolina programs that are considered the […]

Diverse crowd enjoys watching NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace race in Atlanta

There was not a lack of Black faces at Atlanta Motor Speedway at the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on March 20 as a part of the NASCAR Cup Series. From the start of the race, we caught sight of opera singer Timothy Miller — famed for singing “God Bless America” at Atlanta Braves‘ games; […]

Ye, Bubba Wallace team up with McDonald’s for Super Bowl XVI commercial

Ye’s latest collaboration is with his favorite restaurant — McDonald’s. The billionaire hip-hop legend made a cameo in the fast-food restaurant’s Super Bowl commercial, which debuted Feb. 13. The essence of the spot is customers saying, “uhhhhh” when they’re on the verge of ordering from the drive-through. NASCAR star Bubba Wallace is also in the […]

McDonald’s franchisees John Salls and Andre Hill flourish in business

RIDE Con brought together two McDonald’s franchisees Andre Hill and John Salls, who are both second-generation owners and operators of the world-famous McDonald’s. Salls is the founder and CEO of ButterBoyz Enterprises LLC, under which he has one location in Louisville, Kentucky. Salls also overlooks his mother’s organization that operates seven McDonald’s locations. Hill, a […]

Joni Thrower Davis and Herbert Thomas discuss owning McDonald’s franchises

Joni Thrower Davis and Herbert J. Thomas came together to celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship in the next generation of McDonald’s owner-operators at RIDE Con’s Peace and Purpose Retreat. Davis is an owner-operator in Detroit and is also general counsel and managing partner of Jamjomar Inc. representing 30 McDonald’s restaurants in both Michigan and Louisiana. […]

Mariah Carey inspires young people and their holiday dreams

Mariah Carey is back on her annual Christmas run, but this year it’s coming with gifts and food. Carey and McDonald’s are partnering to give away free food every day from Dec. 14 through Christmas Day. The fast-food giant’s “Mariah Menu,” offers treats such as Big Macs, cheeseburgers,  apple pies, and more with a $1 […]

McDonald’s owner Muriel Powell is an exceptional leader and mentor

Muriel Powell spent almost 20 years working in corporate America. After earning an MBA from the University of Virginia, Powell immediately began working for a large corporation managing strategy, finance and multicultural marketing. In 2001, Powell received the opportunity to work for McDonald’s with the desire to become an owner-operator. In 2008, she purchased her […]

Mariah Carey wants children to follow their dreams and have faith

“The Mariah Menu” is brought to you by Mariah Carey and McDonald’s. This menu features a free menu item from Dec. 13 to Dec. 24 and includes everything from burgers to breakfast and pastries. This collaboration gives you the chance to score free merchandise as well. Did you ever imagine that you would be able […]

Are you a Black man? Then the Boundless Brothers virtual men’s conference is for you

Rolling Out and McDonald’s would like to invite you to Boundless Brothers, a virtual experience, on Friday-Saturday, November 19 -20, 2021, via Hopin. Boundless Brothers is a men’s virtual conference that seeks to empower Black men across the nation through a series of thought leadership chats, panels, and workshops geared towards elevating their mental, emotional, physical, […]

McDonald’s teams up with FaZe Swagg for holiday promotion

McDonald’s has partnered with Black gamer FaZe Swagg and the FaZe Clan for a holiday promotion. A play off friendsgiving, unofficial gathering of friends with food around the time of Thanksgiving, McDonald’s and the FaZe Clan have announced Friendsgaming, which will encourage gamers to fuel up consuming McDonald’s products. Friendsgaming will kick off at 8 […]

Saweetie gets her own McDonald’s combo meal (photos)

Rapper Saweetie is the latest musical star to get her own meal with McDonald’s. The new “Saweetie” Meal goes on sale at the fast-food chain on August 9 and consists of a Big Mac, four-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium fries, a medium Sprite and BBQ sauce. The sauce is being renamed “Saweetie ‘N Sour” in honor […]