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Preteen entrepreneur creates eco-friendly clothes

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An 11-year-old girl from the metro Atlanta area has turned her passion for making clothing into a successful online business. The pre-teen entrepreneur designs handmade eco-friendly garments and accessories that are sold on her website to customers across the globe. Maya Penn, CEO and owner of her own online company called Maya’s Ideas, set up the business when she was just eight-years-old. She joined the online crafts store Etsy in…

You Can Own A Piece Of Facebook Soon

You Can Own A Piece Of Facebook Soon

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    The long-awaited tech IPO (Initial Public Offering) of the year — perhaps of the decade — is almost here. Facebook will file its paperwork for an Initial Public Offering on Wednesday, according to The Wall Street Journal. You can start gathering your pennies to invest in the company but it will still be several months until the company goes public hits Wall Street. The initial offering is expected…

Wendy Williams To Launch Shoe Line Later This Week

Wendy Williams To Launch Shoe Line Later This Week

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    Wendy Williams has never been one to shy away from the spotlight, but the normally boisterous talk show host has kept her lips sealed about one thing: the line of shoes she is designing. According to reports, the shoe line, called Adorn, is produced by Ashley Taylor & Co. and ISO New York and will be unveiled later this week at Fashion Footwear Association of New York trade…

Swizz Beatz Is Not Megaupload’s CEO, But He’s Is Heavily Involved

Swizz Beatz Is Not Megaupload’s CEO, But He’s Is Heavily Involved

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    Swizz Beatz is not the CEO of Megaupload, the file-sharing website that was shut down by the federal government on January 19, as was previously reported. A source very familiar with Swizz’s situation cleared the air for MTV News late Saturday night, but contends that the multi-platinum producer is still seriously involved with the company, though he wasn’t named in the federal indictment against Megaupload and is no…

Swizz Beatz’s Second Job Leads to Lawsuit

Swizz Beatz’s Second Job Leads to Lawsuit

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    It has been revealed that Hip-hop mogul Swizz Beatz is the CEO of the famous file sharing website MegaUpload. And apparently, his former record label, Universal Music Group, is none too pleased with his website, and a huge legal battle is now underway between the two parties. According to the New York Post, the trouble started last year when Swizz persuaded a number of big-name artists like Diddy,…

Rocawear Laid Off Over Half Of Its Employees On The Eve Of Blue Ivy’s Birth

Rocawear Laid Off Over Half Of Its Employees On The Eve Of Blue Ivy’s Birth

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    According to documents filed at the New York Department of Labor, 28 of the 56 workers at the fashion label were let go on January 6. Cuts were made to the men and boys’ division of the hip hop apparel line that the star and his partner, Damon Dash, founded in 1999, citing ‘economic reasons’ as the cause. The New York Post reported that the documents were filed…

Lil Wayne Unveils New Clothing Company

Lil Wayne Unveils New Clothing Company

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    Lil Wayne has recently debuted a brand new clothing line, dubbed Trukfit, unveiling the first season during the 2012 Agenda tradeshow in Long Beach last weekend and at the upcoming show in New York. The hip-hop star has yet to discuss the new venture, but Agenda.com describes the line as one that draws from his personal style and demeanor. “Trukfit, the new clothing brand from Grammy Award winning,…

Madam Prezident: Solange Signs Modeling Contract With Next Models

Madam Prezident: Solange Signs Modeling Contract With Next Models

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    The Knowles are getting that GWAP!  Solange Knowles has been spotted Dj’ing but that’s not all she can do.  She just signed a contract with the High Models. Solange is the under ROC NATION management. She has already been the new face of Rimmel London, Armani Jeans and Carol’s Daughter. Expressing her joy about her new contract, Solange said: Read More via Madam Prezident: Solange Signs Modeling Contract With…

Ludacris Closing One Restaurant To Focus On Another Eatery In Atlanta Airport

Ludacris Closing One Restaurant To Focus On Another Eatery In Atlanta Airport

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    Grammy winning artist Ludacris is closing Straits Atlanta, a Midtown eatery he has operated for four years with partner Chris Yeo. Ludacris, whose real name is Chris Bridges, made the decision after winning a contract to open a restaurant — Chicken N Beer — at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport with Atlanta Restaurant Partners. The airport’s concession contracts were approved Tuesday in a marathon City Council meeting. The eatery was…

Kanye West Honors His Mother By Naming New Design Company After Her

Kanye West Honors His Mother By Naming New Design Company After Her

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      The name of the company is DONDA. DONDA is a design company which will galvanize amazing thinkers and put them in a creative space to bounce there dreams and ideas. I used to blog all the time an fit was a way to get my opinion out…Dr Dre redesigned headphones and made more impact off of one product. I am assembling a team of architects, graphic designers,…

50 Cent’s Partners With Pepsi To Distribute Street King

50 Cent’s Partners With Pepsi To Distribute Street King

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While Curtis James Jackson III, aka 50 Cent, has just inked a major-distribution deal with Pepsi to expand his energy drink nationally, this latest venture only adds to the businessman’s ever-growing empire. Last September, the rap mogul launched Street King with one goal in mind, to use its sales to serve 1 billion meals in Africa. Jackson, who has steadfastly promoted the product since it was launched, tweeted his most-recent business…