Category Archives: Entertainment

Income Generator for Artists

In middle school I had a classmate who was an amazing artist. If you had the opportunity to sit next to him in a class you would have had access to glimpse the pages of his notebook which were filled with detailed drawings of scenes from his imagination. I felt strongly that the images he would conjure up should be made into a cartoon. Continue reading

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

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

YBMer of the Week: Leila Noelliste

This week all eyes are on webpreneur Leila Noelliste, creator of the website Black Girl with Long Hair.

The Birth of Black Girl with Long Hair:
If you are an African-American female YBMer, you know how it feels to be at a crossroad with your hair.  It’s too thick, thin, brittle, coarse, short, or long.  Perhaps you’ve contemplated the idea of cutting it off and going natural, but the thought of going natural brings up another stressful issue.  How do you maintain it? Continue reading