NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
JUNE 04, 2013
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2013 - HOOD HIP HOP INC.
AROUND THE WEB
- At Summer Jam, Some Old-School Bark, but Little Bite
By JON CARAMANICA - Monday Jun 12, 2017
There are some elements of this music festival that recur, including unannounced guests, though this year’s list was thin.Source: NYT > Home Page
- A Talk With Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas
Friday Dec 3, 2010
Fergie, member of the Grammy Award-winning hip-hop group "The Black Eyed Peas, talks about her latest perfume venture with Avon as well as the Peas' evolution from a rapping dance troupe to a global brand.Source: The Wall Street Journal: Weekend Conversations
- Weekend Conversations: Hip-Hop's Russell Simmons
Saturday Oct 23, 2010
Entertainment, fashion and media mogul Russell Simmons speaks with WSJ's Lee Hawkins as part of "WSJ Weekend Conversations" Simmons, the "Godfather of Hip-hop music" and the founder of Phat Farm clothing, talks about his new show "Running Russell Simmons," his charitable work and his activism around the "Ground Zero" mosque.Source: The Wall Street Journal: Weekend Conversations
- “Hip-Hop Is A Huge Equalizer”: Young Entrepreneurs Get Business Inspiration From The Music Industry
By Adele Peters - Tuesday Jun 13, 2017
Philadelphia’s Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship takes best practices honed by successful music moguls and imparts them to young founders who have been shut out of more traditional business education.
At the Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship in Philadelphia, traditional business school professors have been replaced with the hip-hop artist Bahamadia, the DJ Rich Medina, Ruffhouse Records cofounder Joe “The Butcher” Nicolo, and more than 20 industry insiders. But students aren’t trying to make it in the music world. Instead, the program’s goal is to share lessons from hip-hop that students can translate into their own successful startups–and to make a typically dry curriculum both more interesting and culturally relevant.
- Neighborhood Joint: Staubitz Market in Brooklyn: 100 Years of Sawdust, Steaks and Chops
By ANDREW COTTO - Wednesday Jun 14, 2017
A display contains frozen items, and the shelves are stocked with jars and cans. But there’s just one reason to visit this Boerum Hill business: meat.Source: NYT > Home Page
- Nas, Questlove, and pretty much everyone else in hip hop is mourning the death of Prodigy
By Martha Tesema - Tuesday Jun 20, 2017
Son, they shook.
The hip-hop world is collectively in mourning Tuesday as Prodigy, half of the the legendary rap duo Mobb Deep, died at the age of 42 earlier this week, according to a statement released by his publicist. The news comes just a week after a performance at New York's annual Summer Jam music festival.
According to a statement provided to Complex and various outlets, the genre-defining rapper, born Alton Johnson, died after a lifetime battling sickle cell anemia:
Johnson's battle with the disease was not private, but since Prodigy's passing countless tributes from musicians and fans have cropped up, including hashtags #RIPProdigy and #MobbDeep trending on Twitter. Read more...More about Watercooler, Conversations, Hip Hop, Twitter Reactions, and Death Source: Mashable!
- Prodigy, Rapper Who Helped Forge the Sound of New York Hip-Hop, Dies at 42
By JON CARAMANICA - Tuesday Jun 20, 2017
Half of the duo Mobb Deep, Prodigy, born Albert Johnson, had been hospitalized in Las Vegas suffering from complications of sickle-cell anemia.Source: NYT > Home Page
- The Rowdy World of Rap’s New Underground
By JON CARAMANICA - Thursday Jun 22, 2017
The lo-fi rap that thrives on SoundCloud teems with unruly energy. Can it survive the mainstream?Source: NYT > Home Page