Congratulations in advance to CMG Founder Yo Gotti who recently started classes at UCLA! According to TMZ, Yo Gotti is studying Corporate Valuation at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management! The program has a pretty good reputation ranking No.5 in part-time MBA programs for the 2023-2024 school year per the the U.S. News & World […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: College. A seven letter word that means different things to different people. Can it be beneficial? Yes. Is a degree in most cases a waste of time for people other than doctors and lawyers? Definitely. Here’s why. I’m currently working on my Bachelor’s degree in Business at Texas Woman’s University. […]

Sprint has acquired a 33 percent stake in Jay Z's streaming service Tidal, the two companies announced today.

Sprint reportedly coughed up $200 million for the stake, which is set to bring the service to its 45 million customers.

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Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer will step down after five years.

Activist, attorney, and talk show host Warren Ballentine broke down some important information about  Donald Trump, his cabinet, and his tenure as president beginning next year. Most important, he told Rickey Smiley that he’s predicting Trump’s presidency won’t last more than two years- just like he predicted that Trump would win the election. Sign Up For […]

She references a piece of advice from her dad – "forget the rest and do your best" – and shares some words of wisdom from her Uncle Russell.

Harlem has become a hotbed for entrepreneurship. Business incubators and gentrification are shaping the business scene.

Jeezy has certainly slimmed down since he first came onto the scene years ago. He talks about how he made the lifestyle switch to dedicating more time to taking care of himself. Through some changes in diet and exercise, he has not only slimmed down, but he has also become just an overall healthier person. […]

Black Tony called up Rickey Smiley excited about his new business endeavor, only leaving Rickey tasked with the responsibility of explaining why this particular idea may not work. Click on the audio player to hear more in this funny exclusive clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to “The Rickey Smiley […]