Hip Hop

Sam Taylor

The Power of Competition

Photo via Verzuz Instagram Quarantine has taken a lot from us. Summer has seemingly come and passed and everyone had to sit this one inside.  One of the biggest heartbreaks of Summer 2020 was all of the canceled concerts and festivals. But music withstands all. Virtual concerts are taking the internet by storm. What’s even better is the mostly-friendly competition that is Verzuz. Created by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland, artists hop on Instagram Live and go hit-for-hit. Hip-hop and R&B legends have been given the opportunity to interact with fans and remind them why they’re the best. Verzuz feels intimate;...

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Briea Byrant
Dope Coffee Creators Taking Hip-Hop World By Storm With New Joint Project, Spinach

Dope Coffee Creators Taking Hip-Hop World By Storm With New Joint Project, Spinach

ATLANTA, Ga. -- (July 30, 2020) Michael Loyd, CEO of Dope Coffee, created the company to change the narrative around the common pastime of drinking coffee. Coffee culture has often lacked diversity and inclusivity. Drinking coffee has become complicated as companies and shops focus on creating elaborate, over-the-top drinks and environments. On the other hand, Dope Coffee, an e-commerce company,  distributes its products online, allowing people to purchase and create their own environment in which they would like to enjoy it in. The coffees are flavorful, yet simple. Buyers are not overwhelmed by unnecessary terminology, descriptions and instructions. Dope Coffee’s...

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