- Hip-Hop & Enterprise
Datwon Thomas Talks Founding KING Magazine, Journey to Leading VIBE, and Producing Award Shows
Datwon Thomas, Editor-In-Chief of VIBE and VP of Cultural Media for Penske Media Corp, appeared on Hip Hop & Enterprise to talk about the advancement of digital media and the role he's played in it. Having held positions as former Founder and Editorial Director of the men's lifestyle guide, KING Magazine; the urban car enthusiast's favorite, RIDES Magazine; and serving as the Editor-in-Chief of hip-hop's street authority, XXL Magazine, Thomas has been a behind the scenes pillar in Back media. Continuing his work in digital media, Thomas has started to transition into the production space consulting for flagship programs like the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacreast.