Featured Session: The Blog Era: Hip-Hop's Wild Wild West

Mar 16, 2023

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

Recording: Featured Session: The Blog Era: Hip-Hop's Wild Wild West, Mar 16, 2023

The Blog Era was the intersection where hip-hop really met the internet and thanks to a handful of nobodies behind keyboards, launched the careers of Drake, J. Cole, Nicki Minaj, Kid Cudi and hundreds of cultural centerpieces, brought entire industries to their knees, and changed the course of pop culture. ItsTheReal, together known as creators Eric & Jeff Rosenthal, sit down in a live setting for the first time with artists and insiders of the time ahead of the April premiere of their new podcast series: The Blog Era. Join them as they run back the highs, the lows and the lawsuits with the founder of nahright.com, Ahsmi “eskay” Rawlins; New Orleans-based artist Curren$y; and current SVP of Digital Marketing with Capitol Music Group, Dimplez.

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photo of Dimplez Ijeoma
Dimplez Ijeoma

IJEOMA Agency

photo of Ahsmi ‘Eskay’ Rawlins
photo of Eric Rosenthal
photo of Jeff Rosenthal
photo of Curren$Y
Curren$Y

Jet Life Apparel

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Video On Demand for this event began on Friday, March 17th 2023 at 4:00pm CT.

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