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InnovateLA: The SXSW of Los Angeles

The biggest festival for innovators is taking place not in Silicon Valley, New York City or Austin Texas but instead its happening in Los Angeles. InnovateLA just kicked off November 2nd. Now in its fourth year the event has grown and is aiming to be the SXSW of the West Coast hosting over 165 events with over 30,000 attendees. This week we have Chris Rico, Event Founder and Director from LA's Economic & Development. He discusses everything from Lebron James to Nipsey Hussle, diversity in...


Damon Dash Claims YouTube Pays Rappers To Fight!

From mixtapes, cd's, mp3 to streaming music, Music Mogul Damon Dash speaks on not only how the game has changed but why artist need to leverage technology and keep control. Unfiltered, Damon Dash exposes YouTube and Google for paying rappers to fight or do degrading acts. Get your popcorn ready, It's Tech This Out America!


Pras Speaks Blockchain Technology "For The Culture"

Wall Street gangsters predicts that blockchain technology, along with robotics, automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and the Internet of things (IoT) will be the foundation of the fourth industrial age. Grammy winner, activist, and now tech entrepreneur Pras Michel believes this new technology can empower we the people, hence we the culture. According to him, blockchain will replace the expensive, inefficient and tedious middle man process. Thus your brand or business can cut out any...


How The Theatrical Experience Is Evolving In Response to Digital Disruption.

Can you recall the last movie you saw in a theater? For most people, the answer would probably be either Black Panther or The Last Jedi. In general, outside of the major blockbusters, many people nowadays would understandably have trouble recalling their last cinema experience. Movie attendance in the U.S. has been trending down for the past decade, with last year being a particular low. Suffering from a weak summer season, the number of tickets sold in 2017 dropped 6% from 2016, leading to...


Byron Allen: Kick In The Hollywood Door

Entertainment Studios founder Byron Allen is known for recently buying Pets.TV, Cars.TV and most recently the Weather Channel's parent company for $300 million. Now Mr. Allen wants to get into the business of releasing big screen features. and some! Tune and listen how this comedian transformed himself into entertainment mogul.


Why Do We Need Black-Centered Music Conferences?

Arthur Mitchell (Urban Network Digital, Founder) joins Tech This Out to discuss the Business of Music Conference, the longest running Black-owned music conference dedicated to giving emerging artists the tools to succeed within today's music industry and streaming landscape. Mitchell also shares plenty of gems on the importance of being business savvy as an artist, why the urban community needs to stick together and the current state of music. More info on Business of Music Conference...


From Oakland to The White House With Mayor Libby Schaaf

Resilient, authentic and fearless. Oakland stand up! In this episode we have The Mayor of Oakland Libby Schaaf and she holds no punches on this one. She shares her thoughts on Silicon Valley's effect on housing in Oakland, the Raiders moving to Vegas, and racism within legalized cannabis. Mayor Schaaf even talks about her love for Bay area rappers from Too Short to G-Eazy. She even gives out some advice to recently axed Omarosa and her former boss President Trump. Stay Tuned!


Bob Johnson: The CREAM Interview

Robert L. Johnson is arguably the most successful African-American businessman in American history. He quickly realized the potential of cable TV, and in 1980 launched Black Entertainment Television. It grew rapidly and in 2000 he sold it to Viacom for $3B. He owned 42% and became the first-ever African-American billionaire. Johnson formed RLJ Entertainment and launched UMC. UMC – Urban Movie Channel, a digital channel that will feature “urban-themed” movies. In This Interview: Bob sits down...


How Kanye and Kim Could Level up With Blockchain

Blockchain Expert Weiwu Zhang breaks down how celebrities like Jay-Z, Beyonce, and The Kardashian's can use blockchain to transform the world of music and celebrity. Also we have new music from Polo Frost, its a banger so you're definitely going to want to stay tuned for this one!


Demystifying Tech Entrepreneurship in South LA

Gen Z, here’s what you need to know about entrepreneurship in South Los Angeles and what it will take to succeed anywhere in the world!


Rapper Chamillionaire Breakdown What It Takes To Be A Entrepreneur In Today's World

Rapper Chamillionaire Breaks down the mindset of entrepreneur in 2018.


Netflix Co-founder Marc Randolph

This week we have Marc Randolph. The co-founder and first CEO of Netflix. Marc talks about some of his approaches to entrepreneurship, boss strategies, and the steps Netflix took to become a Streaming Giant.


Tim Draper Talks Big Government vs. Cryptocurrency

This week we have Tim Draper, the man, the myth the legend. In this episode he breaks down cryptocurrency and bitcoin. He talks about cryptocurrency vs. government, three Californias, the uses of cryptocurrency now and in the future, and much more. Tune in!!!


Wack 100 Unfiltered

West Coast OG Wack 100 shares his unfiltered views on 'all things'. Not holding his tongue during the interview, Wack speaks on how technology has single handedly changed the game of Hip Hop, the do's and don't of social media, suicide is for coward, what you didn't know about Suge Knight and much more. This is one episode you don't want to miss tune in!


On the download with Issa Rae

Actress, Director Issa Rae keeps it very real and discusses her rise to fame. Known for YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl to now entering her 3rd season on the hit HBO show Insecure. Rae goes in on how she leverage digital technology such as social media to make her mark in the Hollywood grind!


Sean Comb Goes 'Black Panther' at SHAPE AT&T

Music Mogul Sean "P.Diddy" Combs was a keynote speaker at Shape AT&T. Speaking on the subject "New Platforms for Artist," Combs speech should've been called "Black Proud & Digital." [We’ve been called] thugs, slaves. And we’re not slaves, by the way. We’re Kings and Queens. That’s where we were first … and that passion, that’s Revolt.” John Donovan, CEO of AT&T Communication interviews Sean Combs were they share a common childhood story that helped separate them from the rest while also...


Is Blockchain The Answer To Entertainment Industry?

For decades licensing and royalties rights have been a prominent issue in the push-pull relationship between artist and their record labels. This problem only compounded with the invention of the internet and digital music.Artists aren’t only being fleeced by their record labels now, they also have to deal with streaming services that take a percentage of their creative work in exchange for distributing their content. Tune in and listen as this is where blockchain can and will help change...


Chris Cole: Cryptocurrency's Southern Boss!

ATL brother breaks cryptocurrency all the way down from C.E.O. to the local D Boy in your hood! This is one you don't want to miss. Tune in!!!


Entertainment On The Blockchain: Crypto Invest Summit 2018 Panel Discussion

A panel featuring some of the most revolutionary and brilliants minds when it comes to the future of Blockchain and entertainment. Matt Sorum (Guns & Roses/Artbit), Andrew Duplessie (BlocSide), Lauren Selig (MovieCoin), Frank Erik Banks (ZEN), Ann Greenber (Entertainment AI), and Les Borsail (Wavemaker).


Over 2 Billion People 'Unbanked', Blockchain To The Rescue!

With over 2 billion adults worldwide that are still 'underbanked' or unbanked, Latino-owned FinTech company Uulala saw the huge untapped potential of this multi-trillion dollar market. CEO of Uulala, Oscar Garcia discusses how his company has created a solution that is geared at servicing this audience.