KOOL HERC WAS A TECHNOLOGIST

Hip-Hop was made possible because of technological ingenuity. While the culture is mainly appreciated for its artistry, a significant case can be made for its impact on technology. Hip-Hop has made a huge impact on technology companies economically. Several companies like Panasonic, Akai, and Ensoniq were able to flourish because they provided tool to enable …

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Episode 3. The AMEX Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C.

Owners Illustrated Magazine founder and Hustlenomics Way Podcast host Damola Idowu interviews 3 consultants for American Express during the Summit for Success in Washington, DC. The summit was a great event for small business owners to network and ask questions pertinent to their success. This podcast features 3 interviews and has fascinating details that will …

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Episode 2. The Making of Owners Illustrated Magazine

A fascinating conversation among friends and family on the struggles and triumphs of founding Owners Illustrated Magazine. The story starts off with a strategy to direct market at urban events like NBA All Star weekend in Atlanta in 2003, to other events like the Kentucky Derby, Miami for Memorial weekend, culminating with participating on the …

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Episode 1. The Carnegie Mellon Lecture.

Episode 1 of the Hustlenomics Way. Hip-Hop + Business 101 covers the definition of the word Hustlenomics  by the coiner of the term Damola Idowu. He created the term in 2002 and has since register a trademark for it, to define how he went about building his Hip-Hop Business magazine Owners Illustrated and several subsequent titles. …

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The Men of Love and Hip-Hop. Part One Papoose

THE STORY Mona Scott is one of the most legendary business women in the history of hip-hop. Beyond her career as a talent manager, she has built a formidable TV producing empire. Love and Hip-Hop is her brain child and the platform has served as a vehicle to impact several other industries economically. Beyond being …

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Remy Ma

Remy Ma has has a long and storied career in hip-hop. She made a hit the massive Lean Back┬áreleased an album, got incarcerated due to a violent indecent with a relative and returned to grace TV screens with Love and Hip-Hop. She would again team up with Fat Joe of Terror Squad fame and make …

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Owners Illustrated Magazine & Toyz Electronics, LLC Collaborate to Bring VR, Coding & STEM Outreach to the Washington Auto Show

Wole Idowu & the Betterville Mavens. A group of Washington DC & PG County Students He mentors and teaches coding Students from Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School in DC School to participate in a coding and VR Technology Experience at the Washington Auto Show hosted by Owners Illustrated┬ámagazine and Toyz Electronics founders. Washington, DC …

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