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Killer Mike, Andrew Young, and Ryan Glover Launch Digital Bank for Black & Latino Communities

Killer Mike, Andrew Young, and Ryan Glover Launch Digital Bank for Black & Latino Communities

Source: TechCrunch

 

Killer Mike has teamed up with Andrew Young (former Atlanta mayor and Civil Rights leader) and Ryan Glover (founder of Bounce TV) to launch Greenwood, a new digital bank geared toward entrepreneurs and small businesses within the African American and Latinx communities. The bank's name is an homage to the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma better known as Black Wall Street.

 For every signup, the bank will donate the equivalent of 5 free meals to...


Detroit Artist Larell Should Be on Everyone’s Radar

Detroit Artist Larell Should Be on Everyone’s Radar

Written By: Derrick Mayes, Jr.

Larell comes from a city that hustles which you can see is well represented in his music, but with an added twist. Instead of your stereotypical Detroit rapper, Larell has decided to take an alternative route when it comes to relating to his audience. He delivers amazing bars but with a gospel flow which...


Meet the Mind Behind Vintage Death Clothing, Jarmel McClary

Meet the Mind Behind Vintage Death Clothing, Jarmel McClary

Written by: Derrick Mayes, Jr.

Created by Jarmel McClary, Vintage Death Clothing is one of Atlantas latest clothing lines that has recently gained some real traction. Starting in 2018, Vintage Death has predominately been making waves in the Atlanta area, but after speaking to the CEO (Jarmel McClary), we learned that Vintage Death has bigger plans than just the Peach state. With...


Jay CEO Looks to Add His Style Into Detroit’s Music Culture

Jay CEO Looks to Add His Style Into Detroit’s Music Culture

Written By: Derrick P. Mayes Jr.

 

Jay CEO is one of the newest artists out of Detroit, MI. He possesses a unique sound that’s different from the traditional Detroit style, which he aims to bring major recognition to the city’s rap game in many ways. Outside of rapping, Jay is also the CEO/Founder of X-Clusive Shoots Photography and TwistedXclusives, a video media company. Through his amazing capability Jay has shot music videos for some...


Vic Mensa Comes Back Swinging on the V Tape

Vic Mensa Comes Back Swinging on the V Tape

Vic Mensa is back!

 

Around the time Fresh & Local was making things official in 2013 with our podcast that launched everything, there were some very select artists we had high hopes for. Among that list was Vic Mensa, Chance The Rapper, EarthGang, Jon Bellion, Logic, and Rapsody. Ever since then it’s been an interesting process seeing all of them elevate and take their steps within the industry, gaining their own followings. Out of this class, Vic always seemed to be the sore thumb. Arguably one...