How media maven Mona Scott-Young built an entertainment empire

Mona Scott-Young is one of the most powerful women in entertainment. From her ability to shift culture using marketing and branding, to integrate Black talent into mainstream pop culture through consumer brands, and to create a cult following with her “Love & Hip Hop” reality TV franchise, Scott-Young has been a trendsetter and one of […]

Mona-Scott Young and Missy Elliot Open Up About Chris Lighty’s Passing (Video)

During a recent interview with MTV’s Sway Calloway, “Love & Hip Hop’s” creator Mona Scott-Young and artist Missy Elliot talked about Chris Lighty, who was Scott’s former business partner – Violator Management – and Elliot’s manager. Lighty, who also managed 50 Cent, Mariah Carey, LL Cool J and Busta Rhymes, passed away on August 30 […]