How To Pen a Hit – Brittany B.: Interview

Whether she’s penning a HIT for your favorite artists, dropping bomb ass pics on the gram or in the studio cooking up for her upcoming project “BOSS UP”, Compton’s own Brittany B. is a talented singer-songwriter whose pen goes just as hard as her shade. Don’t let the Love & Hip Hop arguments fool you, […]

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WTF Does Sustainability even Mean?

We hear the word sustainability a lot but what does it actually mean to be sustainable? Being sustainable simply means to be conscious about how our daily choices are affecting the environment and making positive changes that support ecological balance. With the natural resources on Earth being depleted at an alarming rate, living sustain-ably is […]

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Going Viral Doesn’t Promise Sustainability

Social media has changed the landscape of how content is consumed. Between video sharing apps, and social media sites to showcase how amazing life can be, social media has turned into a tool to not only show success but also obtain it. By the time 2013 came around it wasn’t unusual to hear about someone […]

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Is Drake a Culture Vulture?

It’s no surprise that some artists can be inspired or influenced by someone else’s work. If people weren’t inspired by someone else, creation would cease to exist at this point. Sometimes however, artists can take it too far and become an abuser of people’s culture. In the 21st century, the official label is to call […]

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Make Reading Daily Again with Our #LunchBreakRead Series

1AMCreative launches #LunchBreakRead to help you ‘Stay Hungry’ while taking a break from your hustle. For most of us, our lunch break is an opportunity for us to catch up on Kim Kardashian’s Instagram selfies, Donald Trump’s Twitter shenanigans, & TheNeighborhoodTalks latest tea. Whether you “getcho life” while eating on a bowl from Chipotle or […]

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Behind the Hits: Victoria Monét

Most people don’t realize the amount of work it takes to make a single song, let alone an album. The process can be grueling, complicated and at some points very emotional. Artists and their production team pour their hearts and souls out to make a good product for their fans. In the past, often times […]

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Sustaining YOU

Sustaining the planet is important but you also need to take care of yourself. As crazy as the world is today, it is so easy to get wrapped up in the chaos of everything and feel like you are losing your mind. Feeling this way is 100% okay and normal. Everyone is going through the […]

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Why Normani’s Rise to Superstardom is so Special

Imagine it’s September 2012, you’re watching XFactor because both Demi Lovato and Britney Spears are serving as judges this season. On stage, walks this very young looking, cutesy black girl and she decides to sing “Chain of Fools” by Aretha Franklin. You give that, “okay this can go one of two ways” side-eye and she […]

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