Category Archives: YBM Files

YBMer Jason Njoku Syndicates Nollywood

Successful entrepreneurs identify a problem and provide a solution and that solution is where their business is formed.  YBMer Jason Njoku a masters graduate from the University of Manchester Business School had a simple goal to take African produced movies online and spread Nigerian Cinematics across the globe. Continue reading

Relationship Advice with a Twist

At YBM we highlight all individuals who we consider to be movers and shakers in the African-American community.  Will Wavvy is a successful motivational speaker from Tacoma, Washington who is helping African-Americans navigate the world of relationships through his website The Relationship Playbook. Continue reading

Kevin Powell: Advocate for a Better World

Kevin Powell is known most famously for his role as a cast member on MTV’s first season of “The Real World,” and as a notorious hip hop head.  However, he is more than just that.  Powell”s first important role in life was serving as man of the house in the absence of his father.  With a tenacious spirit and dedication to helping others, he moved up the ranks to become an international activist who recently ran  for Congressional Office in New York’s 10th District for the third time.  Through his life’s work of poetry, essays, and books, he highlights his dedication towards social, economic, and political, change in America.

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Taj Tashombe: 28 Year Old Business Mogul

Taj Tashombe is a TasteMaking Entrepreneur.  During the process of developing his personal brand, Tashombe coined the term TasteMaking Entreprenur to describe himself and other entrepreneurs who have an affinity for sophistication, and who understand the art of bringing together like minded individuals.  Originally from the Bay Area, Tashombe has established himself in Los Angeles as an astute businessman.  YBM recently had the opportunity to speak with Tashombe about his businesses, brands, and upcoming projects.  Tashombe shared some valuable information on what it’s like making a living as an entrepreneur, as well as tips on how to be successful in business. Continue reading