Category Archives: Entrepreneur

Real Life Wakanda | Black Panther

So with all the hype surrounding the new film by Marvel Studios The Black Panther I wanted to delve into three countries within Africa that are just as grand as the fictional country of Wakanda. In the comic book the Black Panther, the fictional country of Wakanda is depicted as a hidden African country that […]

Award winning Samoan Film Director wants to put American Samoa on the map!

AWARD WINNING SAMOAN FILM DIRECTOR QUEEN MUHAMMAD ALI  IS A FINALIST FOR ARTPLACE AMERICA’S 2017 NATIONAL CREATIVE PLACEMAKING FUND Extremely competitive national grant program will consider 70 projects    (June 7, 2017) Today, ArtPlace America announced that Queen Muhammad Ali is one of 70 finalists for the 2017 National Creative Placemaking Fund (NCPF).  ArtPlace selected these 70 proposals […]

#Bars4Justice doc highlighting hiphop activism and police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri gets US and Canada distribution on 2 year anniversary of Mike Brown’s death

Hip Hop Association and Third World Newsreel (TWN) have secured US and Canada distribution rights to Directors Queen Muhammad Ali and Hakeem Khaaliq’s Award winning (#Bars4Justice) documentary short – A Film shot in Ferguson Missouri capturing a glimpse into the new civil rights movement through hiphop with Talib Kweli, Common, Cornell West. Khaaliq shot the film in […]

Jesse Williams speech at the 2016 BET Awards may offend some people.

In case you missed it, Jesse Williams dropped so many gems in his acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Awards. “If you have no interest in equal rights for Black people then do not make suggestions to those that do, sit down” said Williams. Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams has been very vocal about social injustices […]

The Oscars are wack and lacks diversity but that’s a good thing. Here is why.

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (The Oscars), lacks diversity and yes the #Oscarsarewack but that could be a good thing for Film makers, Actors, Actresses, Producers and Directors of Color. Here is why. People of Color make up 37% of the U.S population, but purchased 46% of movie […]

Say hello to my little boycott (scarface voice) lol

Don’t loose steam yet! Black Friday is this Friday, and we are well prepared to boycott! However we have a whole entire month ahead of us of mass marketing schemes, family peer pressure, and sad puppy looks lol. Don’t you hate that kid on your block that reminds you its their birthday every year and […]

Filmmakers bring Ferguson to Phoenix’s Hip Hop community… Sheriff Arpaio not invited.

On October 1st, community leaders along with local and national Hip Hop artist will meet in Phoenix to discuss racial profiling, police brutality, SB1070 laws, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio. This will take place at a premier screening of a short film “#Bars4Justice” (view or download media kit) Presented by Nation19 and Directed by award winning filmmakers Hakeem Khaaliq […]

Is Michael Kors a racist? You be the judge.

Is Michael Kors a racist? Here are 3 reasons why you may not want to wear Micheal Kors purses anymore: Number 1: He doesn’t support Black causes or charities. Why should he? Well the majority of his customers are black women and giving back to the people who made you a millionaire is the right thing […]

Nation19 / APDTA invited back as honored guest speakers at The Small Business Passion Panel hosted by Infusionsoft.

Queen Muhammad Ali (CEO Mobile Regime, LLC / Nation19) speaks to the new Infusionites @ The Small Business Passion Panel at Infusionsoft

Nation19 Magazine / APDTA are honored guest speakers at The Small Business Passion Panel in Chandler Arizona at Infusionsoft’s mega 90,000 square foot building with a small football field in the facility’s center and a cereal bar for employees. Each quarter The Small Business Passion Panel highlights stories told by real entrepreneur panelists. Nation19 CEO […]

Jay Electronica + Jay Z + Raekwon at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Fest : Hip Hop is Alive! WATCH!

Jay Electronica + Jay Z + Raekwon at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Fest : Hip Hop is Alive! WATCH!

Jay Electronica’s set at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Fest this weekend — rockin his FOI uniform, which he asked to switch from last to second-to-last “as a sign of respect” to co-headliner Raekwon — with appearances from Mac Miller, J. Cole and, yes, Roc boss Jay Z himself. The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival celebrates its tenth […]

The Clothing Line Commandments: Part 1, The set up

Ever since we started Nation19.com I have received a ton of request from some really cool people needing help on starting a clothing line. Below is A step-by-step booklet for you to get Your game on track, if your line aint wack. (In my Biggie voice) lol, jk The Clothing Line Commandments. A good name […]

De La Soul is giving away a fully produced J Dilla Mixtape!

Smell The Da.I.S.Y. (Da Inner Soul of Yancy)

De La Soul “We’re happy to announce the release of our brand new mixtape fully produced by the late great J Dilla called “Smell The Da.I.S.Y. (Da Inner Soul of Yancy). The mixtape consists of 11 songs of classic De La vocals over unreleased J Dilla production. With this project we just wanted to be […]