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Shanti Das, The Hip-Hop Professional gives keynote to YPs at Natl Urban League Convention

August 1, 2014 No Comments
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July 31, 2014 Last week The National Urban League (http://nul.iamempowered.com/) held their national convention in Cincinnati, OH. On Thursday, the Young Professionals luncheon was held and Shanti Das, The Hip-Hop Professional gave the keynote speech. Das’ speech entitled hashatg #NoRegrets urged the young professionals to take their good and bad experiences and learn from them. …

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5 for 5 Student Spotlight: Allen Bailey

August 1, 2014 No Comments
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July 31, 2014 The Hip-Hop Professional would like you to meet Allen Bailey (Univ Of Alabama Huntsville)   Q: What’s your major/area of interest and what school do you attend? A: I am receiving a bachelor of science from the University of Alabama in Huntsville; receiving a double major in Business Marketing and Management, with …

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5 for 5 Student Spotlight: Kevin M. Calame

July 29, 2014 No Comments
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July 28, 2014 The Hip-Hop Professional wants you to meet Kevin M. Calame (Syracuse Univ)! Q: What’s your major/area of interest and what school do you attend? A: I’m currently a sophomore studying music business in the Bandier Program for Recording and Allied Entertainment Industries at Syracuse University. Q: What are some of your current projects …

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Kamp Kizzy features book, The Hip-Hop Professional 2.0

July 23, 2014 No Comments
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July 22, 2014 On July 11th Keisha Knight Pulliam’s Kamp Kizzy for girls featured the book, The Hip-Hop Professional 2.0. Over 100 girls got to take the book home. Author Shanti Das was on hand to speak to the girls providing encouragement and empowering them to be great. Kamp Kizzy Foundation is a wonderful organization …

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Shanti Das, The Hip-Hop Professional at Essence Music Fest!

July 15, 2014 No Comments
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July 15, 2014 Special thanks to Tracey Jennings for choosing Shanti Das, The Hip-Hop Professional to moderate the “When Did You Fall In Love With Hip-Hop” panel for Walmart at the 20th Essence Festival in New Orleans! Featured panelists included: Doug E Fresh, MC Lyte, D-Nice, Monie Love and David Banner! It was a fun …

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5 for 5 Student Spotlight: Troy Robinson

July 14, 2014 No Comments
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July 14, 2014 The Hip-Hop Professional wants you to meet Troy Robinson (Univ of Houston)   Q: What’s your major/area of interest and what school do you attend? A: Hospitality/Entrepreneurship Business and I attend The University of Houston. Q: What are some of your current projects or activities that you are engaged in on campus? …

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Shanti Das featured as a local American Icon from Macy’s

July 8, 2014 No Comments
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Macy’s is wrapping up their American Icons campaign and Shanti Das was featured as a local American Icon with Macy’s at Lenox Square in Atlanta. The event featured other accomplished individuals: Jose A Marques-Leon, Captain Keri McGregor, Karmetria Dunham Burton and Dane’sha Nicole.   Special thanks to Julia Johnson and Tamara Ray from Macy’s for …

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The Hip-Hop Professional and others talk Music & Sneaker Culture on Revolt TV!

June 27, 2014 No Comments
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June 27, 2014 The Hip-Hop Professional along with other industry insiders and influencers weighed in for the State of the Music segment on Revolt TV on Thursday. They discussed the impact of musicians on the sneaker culture. For more info check out the link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cB-cR_veNMo&feature=share  

The Hip-Hop Professional tours University of Southern California!

June 27, 2014 No Comments
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June 27, 2014 Kudos to mentee/ student athlete Ryan Dillard for giving the Hip Hop Pro the royal treatment/tour of the USC campus! What an impressive campus and University. Especially LOVE the McKay center. A lot of history there…And it was super cool to see all of the Heisman trophies. Looking forward to coming back …

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5 for 5 Student Spotlight: Ryan Dillard

June 26, 2014 No Comments
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June 26, 2014 The Hip-Hop Professional wants you to meet Ryan Dillard (University of Southern California)   Q: What’s your major/area of interest and what school do you attend? A: I am a junior student-athlete majoring in communication and playing football at the University of Southern California.   Q: What are some of your current …

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