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Industry: Music Title: Hip-hop artist Twitter: @bobatl B.o.B gained prominence through rap but he has never allowed a specific genre to define his music. The Atlanta-based artist can rap with the best in hip-hop and he’s unafraid to delve into other sounds. B.o.B embraced his uniqueness as a youth. Along with writing rhymes, he would…

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In light of the recession, there have been an increasing number of students graduating college without employment, forcing many to have to work lower wage jobs or enter into the world of entrepreneurship. A recent retirement survey by Scot trade revealed that more than half of Gen Y admitted that they haven’t even started saving for retirement.…

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Name: Joah Spearman The Business: Localeur Industry: Technology Twitter: @joahspearman Joah Spearman is a man of many talents. Before creating Localeur, a travel app that is a curated community of local insiders, the entrepreneur co-founded experiential marketing firm AvecMode; created SXSW Festival’s first fashion program, Style X; and was even a political speech writer in…

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Name: Kenji Summers The Business: Entrepreneur (Passport Life) Industry: Travel Twitter: @KenjiSummers When Kenji Summers heard Lupe Fiasco’s “Paris Tokyo Remix” it became the anthem that drove him to take action. He got his passport, hopped on a flight to Barcelona for his birthday, and came back inspired to start a new movement to help underprivileged…

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Name: Calvin “Megatron” Johnson The Business: The National Football League Position: Wide Receiver Megatron is every bit as explosive as the Decepticon villain he’s nicknamed for, and currently he’s the highest paid receiver in the league. And for good reason. The former Georgia Tech standout is the most electrifying receiver in the NFL today, and…

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Name: Ursula Stephen The Business: Celebrity Hairstylist Industry: Beauty Twitter: @UrsulaStephen When celebrities want their hair to pop they turn to hair guru Ursula Stephen. Known for creating Rihanna’s trendsetting tresses, this transformation queen isn’t afraid of bold creations – she’s responsible for Rih Rih’s jewel-encrusted doobie wrap at the American Music Awards. The Motion’s…

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Name: Tacarra “Spifster” Sutton The Business: Nail Artist Industry: Beauty Twitter: @Spifster She’s an artist and nails are her canvas. Tacarra “Spifster” Sutton is creating brilliant designs that have many feigning to rock her custom creations, including celebrities Jennifer Hudson and Chrisette Michele. The self-taught graphic designer draws inspiration from the world around her and has…

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Name: Chef Aleem The Business: Celebrity Chef Industry: Culinary Arts Twitter: @_KitchenKing When 2 Chainz decided to release a cookbook to showcase the delicious delicacies that graced his Instagram page, he turned to Chef Aleem to break down the process of creating some of his favorite dishes. A magnum cum laude graduate of Le Cordon…

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Name: Coodie & Chike The Business: Music Video/Film Directors Industry: Entertainment Twitter: @CreativeCntrl Every creative dreams of having control over his content and production. Power producers Coodie and Chike are proof that you can turn your dream into reality. The talented duo came on the scene in 2003 with Kanye West’s “Through the Wire” video and…

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Name: Karen Civil The Business: KarenCivil.com Industry: Entertainment/Media Twitter: @KarenCivil Every so often, behind-the-scenes players get their chance to shine in the spotlight. Music insider and Beats by Dre entertainment manager Karen Civil is not stepping out of the limelight any time soon. With her self-titled blog bringing in over 1.2 million monthly visitors, it’s…

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