TikTok

Female Rap Dominated TikTok In 2022

Lizzo, Ice Spice, Muni Long and GloRilla all used TikTok to build their respective fanbases, also creating a surge in… Read More

December 6, 2022

The Mother of Shanquella Robinson Credits Black Social Media Users For Bringing Awareness to the Case

In a new NBC News report, Black social media users have been credited with bringing the death of Shanquella Robinson… Read More

November 23, 2022

Steve Lacy’s “Bad Habit” May Win Some Of The Grammys’ Biggest Awards — And It’s Primarily Thanks To TikTok

The success Steve Lacy is experiencing with "Bad Habit" shows how TikTok could help a beloved song compete against today's… Read More

November 15, 2022

TikTok Is Barely Giving Artists Music Royalties & Record Labels Want to Change That

Top music labels are asking TikTok to increase artist payouts, compensating acts with a portion of advertising sales based on… Read More

November 8, 2022

Khaby Lame, TikTok’s Most Followed Influencer, Is Getting Paid Up To $750K Per Post

Boasting 149.5 million followers, most-followed TikTok influencer Khaby Lame is on track to score $10 million in 2022. Khaby Lame… Read More

September 15, 2022

An AI Expert On How FN Meka Is Just the Beginning of AI Rappers

AI expert Charles L. Isbell, Jr. spoke with us about the ethics behind FN Meka, and how AI rappers —… Read More

September 8, 2022

Why Is A Random R. Kelly Album Cut Leading One Of TikTok’s Latest Trends?

As R. Kelly is currently on trial for federal charges of child pornography, a song of his has recently become… Read More

September 2, 2022

Someone on TikTok is Selling a “Pink Sauce” That is Making Everyone’s Stomach Turn

Made by Chef Pii, a Miami private chef, TikTok-famous condiment Pink Sauce has gone viral on social media for all… Read More

July 21, 2022

Philly And NJ Club Music On TikTok Is Fueling Pop’s Dance Music Craze

If the revitalization of house and club music seems sudden or unprovoked, you're probably just not spending enough time on… Read More

July 15, 2022

What Is A Black TikTok Influencer Worth?

Black TikTok influencers don't earn nearly as much as their white counterparts, one of many problems they face in the… Read More

June 29, 2022

Pierrah Hilaire On Going Viral Teaching Her TikTok Followers About Black Fashion Brands

The TikToker speaks with us about the future of fashion and why she feels it's important to use her voice… Read More

May 27, 2022

The Fight For Better Accreditation — & Pay — For Black Choreographers & Dancers

Popular TikTok figures and veteran choreographers are advocating for better accreditation — and pay — for Black choreographers and dancers. Across the… Read More

March 17, 2022

LL Cool J Fully Embraces His History of Making “Ridiculous” Music Videos

On Thursday, LL Cool J emerged with a recap of some of his most wild moments in throwback music videos… Read More

March 11, 2022

Muni Long Was a Pop Songwriter – Then She Bet on Herself as a Solo R&B Act

"We've seen viral moments where the song is huge for a couple of weeks and then it disappears, this is… Read More

January 28, 2022

The Family of Lauren Smith-Fields Gives Credit to Cardi B For Sparking Criminal Investigation

Social media comments from Cardi B on Lauren Smith-Fields went viral, launching a criminal investigation on the TikTok influencer's death.… Read More

January 28, 2022

There Are No Black TikTok Creators On ‘Forbes’ Highest Earners List

Only white influencers are on Forbes' Top-Earning TikTok-ers list, excluding most-followed Black creators like Khaby Lame. Black TikTok creators are… Read More

January 12, 2022