Money & Power

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Sean “Diddy” Combs Leads Race To Be Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire


Entrepreneurial Hip-Hop artists are doing it right. And Puff Daddy still reigns in at the top of Hip-Hop’s wealthiest artists with a staggering $700 million to his name. Although Diddy could certainly retire now and spend the rest of his days drinking Cristal out of a diamond goblet on a private island, he’s still got plenty of money-making schemes up his sleeve. This year marks the launch of Diddy’s latest venture, Revolt TV, which promises to give audiences a refresher course on just what music television should look like.

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Nipsey Hussle on Fatherhood


Revolt links up with Neighborhood Nip in his old stomping grounds. In a quick interview, Nipsey speaks on the joys of Fatherhood along with the responsibilities that comes with it. Shot through the lens of 55 Mill’s Chunky Millions.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Applying for The Toughest Job in the World


The Boston agency posted this job listing online for a “director of operations” position at a company called Rehtom Inc. The requirements sounded nothing short of brutal:

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Dan Bilzerian | Off The Felt [Episode 1]


Fuck the Dos Equis guy, Dan “Blitz” Bilzerian is definitely in the running for the most interesting man in the world. Not only does he live the life but he’s a humble ass, cool dude.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Bankys: Stolen or Acquired, But For Sale


When Time magazine selected the British artist Banksy—graffiti master, painter, activist, filmmaker and all-purpose provocateur—for its list of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2010, he found himself in the company of Barack Obama, Steve Jobs and Lady Gaga. Organizers hold an exhibition and sale of Bankys street art. Alicia Powell reports.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Facebook Purchases Oculus for $2 Billion


Facebook looks to invest in the virtual reality sector by paying $2 billion for Oculus VR, a company with no revenue, no product on the market, and unproven technology. At least, WhatsApp has real users.

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Mitch Albom: From Morrie to Heaven: In Search of a Meaningful Life


On March 6, 2005, best selling author Mitch Albom delivered the annual Roland Quest Lecture at Elmhurst College. Albom has touched many lives with his books “Tuesdays with Morrie” and “The Five People You Meet in Heaven.” He is also a newspaper columnist (Detroit Free Press), a national radio host (two ABC talk shows), and a sports panelist (ESPN).

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Wiretaps Show Vito Rizzuto’s Influence


Wiretaps featuring conversations between Montreal’s top Mafia figures were played at the Charbonneau Commission Wednesday, revealing the influence Vito Rizzuto had on a major construction project.

 

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

This video will touch your heart…


It shouldn’t take a seven-minute video to make us appreciate what our parents do for us, but we’ve found one anyway. The clip after the JUMP is from Viddsee, a company in Asia that curates and shares powerful short films. In this one, titled “Gift,” a son feels neglected by his father for most of his childhood. But when he grows up, he learns his dad’s cold exterior was hiding a soft (dare we say, funny?) interior all along.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Top 10 Most Famous Drug Dealers of All Time


We all know something about famous rich business people but little about powerful drug lords in the world. They are very rich and very successful that anyone can wonder whether there is a good reason of fighting them. Here is the list of top 10 most famous drug dealers of all time.