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A Hip-Hop Museum is Slated to Open in The Bronx



Originally born in the 1970s at the south section of the New York City borough of the Bronx, hip-hop has gone down in history. The dancing, rapping, and disk jockeying elements of hip-hop were born from the depressed inner-city environment, later evolving into a multi-billion dollar part of mainstream global culture. 

But apart from music and dancing, hip-hop has also become an art and fashion phenomenon that started from the rough streets into fancy suites. 

To pay tribute to hip-hop, its founders, and its history, an upcoming museum in the Bronx will be opened to the public in 2023. 

It was envisioned by rappers Kurtis Blow, Afrika Bambaataa, and Grandmaster Melly Mel eight years ago. 

Other rappers, producers, and entrepreneurs who are also planning to jump on board as partners in the project include Nas, Ice-T, and LL Cool J. 

The museums Executive Director Rocky Bucano said in an interview that up to now, there still isn’t a physical location dedicated to the preservation and celebration of hip-hop history and culture. But with the museum, it will ensure that the stories of the early years of hip-hop until its present state will be told accurately by the people who made the history themselves. 

A small pop-up exhibit gives a preview of the Universal Hip Hop Museum’s permanent home where it’s meant to celebrate the culture’s global history.

Moreover, the museum’s first exhibit tells the early origins of hip-hop history and will be updated every six months with the next stage of the culture’s development. Upon reaching completion, 5,570 square meters will be used to feature interactive and immersive exhibits which include live shows, film screenings, and seminars.

One highlight of the museum will be a “breakbeat narratives” interactive console created with Microsoft and the MIT Center for Advanced Virtuality which will take visitors on a hip-hop history based on their responses to different characters in a game.

As for the other attractions, artifacts of the hip-hop culture will also be on display. This will include Kurtis Blow’s original beatbox machine, and the first and second rap records ever released on the genre.

Construction is scheduled to begin in July so that the museum will be ready to hold its grand opening in 2023, marking 50 years of hip-hop since it was first founded. 

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Bryan Quaranto is the CEO of Dreamwood Media. He is also the host of The Creative Activation Podcast available exclusively on DreamwoodMedia.com

Bryan Quaranto is the CEO of Dreamwood Media. He is also the host of The Creative Activation Podcast available exclusively on DreamwoodMedia.com

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Who Is Ayna Babayeva, Her Story As A Female Online Brand Owner



This week we had chance to get to talk to one of the few most famous female’s serial entrepreneur of the internet, Ayna BabayevaIf you haven’t heard of her yet, now is the time to learn some stuff from her. By the end of this article that will be a blast from the past…

Ayna Babayeva known for the Instagram and the internet as @aynashaz  is a Serial Female Entrepreneur & Multiple Brand Founder. She started her own career when she discover she had a passion about Internet & eCommerce, this helped her a lot to discover the internet and the owing a brand online more and have more knowledge for social media. This week we had the opportunity to get in a interview with her, know more about her successes and how she was able to achieve this.

Ayna The world really wants to know, who are you, and what exactly is it that you really do?:

My name is Ayna Babayeva, I m 22 Years Old and I’m a serial entrepreneur, self-taught dropshipper. For the moment I created 6 brands that are operating Worldwide. I was always passionate about sales and since I was a student of business school, I decided to open my first online shop 2 years ago. It wasn’t successful, because I was too young for handling competition without any knowledge in e-commerce. After my first failure, I decided to learn what is e-commerce and how game goes. I have been practicing my gotten knowledge by creating new shops in Instagram and trough Shopify.

I discovered first Shopify where I stared few stores in the start but they wasn’t successful at the beginning but I knew one day I would do something big and I never stopped. 

As my motivation I used to see my financial free bright future and was continuing to discover new stuff on the internet. My business is mainly focused on E-commerce & Brands. 

How exactly did you get started?

I found out for E-Commerce from mostly Youtube videos, after watching all of them I just saw that I wasn’t doing anything and I really wanted to start my own brand. That’s when I finally said is time to learn everything by my self and that’s what I did. Started few brands they were not going as I wanted. After many failed tried I finally cracked the code and I knew is the time to go worldwide and only do brand and run Branded Dropshipping.

By the time we are talking I also have a few Instagram account that I’m working on them, such as funny content and travel content, they was all with a big follower base, such as from 100K to 1 Million followers, and they helped first to understand everything and help grow in my other businesses.

As I can see you’ve been able to accomplish quite a lot in your career so far, what’s the most challenging stuff that u had to deal with?

There have been a lot of good and bad moments while I was doing everything, as I always say we just need to change our mindset for good and that’s it, that’s how we can overcome our stuff or let’s say better our bad days. I here everyday people saying that there are bad days and good days, I don’t think like this, the term “Good and Bad days” it’s created by us the “People”, we have put in our mindset that there are good and bad days but there aren’t actually anything like that we are just giving our self the idea of this and we are putting this in our minds. 

So we need to change out mindset for good and the other stuff come with time, so the most challenging stuff that I had to deal with it was when I tried to give up. There was long nights I was working in projects and they didn’t turn out how I wanted to be, and I said to my self I think i’m going to quit. But I didn’t do that I just said what if I quit? Will it do a difference, definitely not and I continued working until I saw and was satisfied with that. So to anyone who is reading this I would give a quick advice Never say Never and Never Give up

If there is something you love to do then never give up try until you reach the point you want to achieve in life.

Do you teach people on how to create these successful brands?

Yes so when I first stared doing all of these stuff I never tough I would give advice’s to anyone now, but after seeing the success I was getting for my self I said why not help other achieve the freedom on their life. So last year in 2019, January I started my personal brand over Instagram and I started working with people, till now I worked with over hundreds of people to help them get their freedom on live, such as being able to start their Online Business and have the ability of traveling in world. So yes I do learn the people how to achieve almost the same stuff in life such as I did…

Emotions are a key part of a brand. Of course, along with them, there is a constructive proposal to the buyer, because the buying process that a brand provides is a business transaction, the completion of which must be logically justified. But this is already the result of the decision, at the very first stage the brand tries to express its emotionality in order to evoke the emotions of the buyer.

In addition, emotional content through the visual appearance of the brand occurs in the process of making packaging, creating advertising and promotional materials, and even creating a corporate calendar and design of a brochure for partners. Another component of a brand is a specific consumer message. In advertising, this is called a Unique Selling Proposition – a term introduced in the distant 50’s,  but has not lost its relevance today. The meaning of a unique offer: buy this particular product and get the advantages or benefits that it provides and that competitors do not have. If you know how to provide these two, then you will succeed in any field.

How important is a brand in today’s world?

A brand is a set of associations transferred to a product or service that form and maintain relationships with consumers by providing them with a specific benefit.

Brands play a big role in the consumer environment.

Branding created the protection consumers demanded. The brand name signified a level of quality and consistency that consumers could trust.

Brands are effective only when the product provides a consistent level of quality from product to product.

For example, McDonald’s delivers the same level of quality regardless of location or time of visit. The consumer may choose not to dine there, but that decision is not a rejection of branding. Rather, it is a conscious decision not to use the expected level of food quality and service in a particular case.

From the point of view of consumers, the positive role of a brand is determined by the fact that, by pointing out specific consumer properties of products and services, it greatly facilitates the process of their choice. Once having tried and memorized the brand of the product he liked, the consumer gets the opportunity not to resort to a complex search procedure in the future. Simplifying the search procedure saves the consumer money and time. In addition, the need to maintain the popularity and reputation of the brand on the part of the manufacturer guarantees the consumer a guarantee of control and product quality.

Ayna, Thanks for taking the time to sit down with me, wish you all the success.

Thanks for taking the time to also have a interview with me and hear out my story, my pleasure. Till the next time, Warm Regards.

Ayna, where we can find more info about you.

You can find everything about me on my Instagram: @aynashaz  

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Sakariye Abdi Invents New System’s for Lead Generation to Help E-Com Stores



Who is Sakariye?

Sakariye Abdi is an e-com store specialist from Finland. Since the time a youthful age Sakariye learned control, exactness and to value individuals around him box his involvement with hand to hand fighting and soccer. This youthful business visionaries principle objective isn’t just to make deals and land customers, however to really fabricate long haul associations with individuals he meets en route! Sakariye has begun his online organization in 2020 toward the beginning of the pandemic with the objective to help individuals who run their online stores get the achievement and opportunity that everybody is publicizing.

Changing the game!

At 24 years old Sakariye and his group have helped 100s of e-com stores everywhere on the world to get fruitful, anyway he didn’t utilize the systematic strategies like every other person. Sakariye has helped these individuals utilizing his own frameworks and his own interesting systems. This business person simply doesn’t put stock in the orderly manners, he accepts that as the world is transforming we should change the techniques we are utilizing, since, in such a case that we utilize a similar system we will not go further we will simply remain at a similar spot.

Sakariye’s message to youthful Entrepreneurs:

At the point when we asked this business person for the Number One counsel he would provide for the youthful business people it was this: “You ought to consistently zero in on advancement over flawlessness. It is greatly improved in the event that you improve by 1% consistently, at that point in the event that you attempt to be awesome and never really push ahead”

Get associated

If you want to get in touch with this astounding young entrepreneur or get a chance to work with him, you can do so trough his instagram page.

I am Marko, im an entrepreneur and an agency owner. I love sharing stories of people with passion, tallent and value!

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