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Urban Lit Career Bui...

Urban fiction, sometimes called “street lit” or “hip-hop literature,” has  been one of the fastest growing segments of the book publishing industry in the last decade. Known for its R-rated subject matter, the genre’s raw descriptions of sex, drugs and violence in the inner-city...

UBR Morning Post: Ho...

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable, UBR Executive Producer TaQuoya Kennedy gets an insiders glimpse into Farrah Gray Publishing, the new book publishing venture of UBR contributor, author and entrepreneurial icon Farrah Gray. A best-selling author and motivational speaker, Gray made...

5 Qs for Jamilah B. ...

Before your favorite emcee began ranting on Twitter and news about the latest rap releases was as pervasive online as spam ads, (Black Enterprise Rising Stars Award winner, 2006) was dishing out the goods on all things hip hop. Fast forward 12 years–the website is now a...