interviews: ENTREPRENEURS in new lanes



Typical 9-to-5 jobs don't exist for artists. Between recording and touring, the life of a musician, singer, rapper, producer or DJ runs around the clock. Beyond the studio, though, ambitious ones often take on another gig as a way of raking in extra dough and capitalizing on their passions. TIDAL follows acts across genres and the country to explore their non-musical businesses. Can't knock the side hustle!


In addition to his All Money In record label, Marathon Clothing line and retail store, Nipsey Hussle has invested in the business incubator, Vector.90, as a way to connect with next-gen geniuses. Breaks down his money moves, a major business loss that turned into a lesson and why he'll never stop betting on himself.


Between running his Maybach Music Group empire and pumping out albums as a rapper himself, Florida's own Rick Ross is also bossing up as the franchise owner of several WingStop and Checkers restaurants across America.

TIDAL heads to Miami for a savory conversation with the self-proclaimed "Bawse" about making money moves and the importance of investing in your passions.

Jeezy shares past, present and future. Along with his consistently kept quiet Business Ventures in Atlanta Real Estate



The Leaders Create Leaders YouTube series is devoted to showcasing what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, what it means to be a millennial entrepreneur, and to highlight other thought leaders and innovators around the globe. Each episode focuses on a specific theme related to insider secrets for building your empire, staying true to your purpose, and leaving a legacy of inspiration and game-changing contribution behind for generations to come.


About Shantell Martin: Below the surface of Shantell Martin’s characteristic black and white compositions is an artists’ inquiry into the role of artist and viewer. In Martin’s world, a work of art is inseparable from its creator and its audience, and art is more than an object of admiration disconnected from the process of its inception. Rather, she sees her work as a vehicle to forge new connections between education, design, philosophy and technology — the glue in an increasingly interdisciplinary world.


Check out how these two young designers and founders Aleks Musika and Davidson Petit-Frère quickly became the leading force in luxury menswear.#LeadersCreateLeaders follows their journey around the globe as they break down the different strategies they've used to get to the top.

Understanding the New Millennial - ft. Alex Wolf

Named by Fast Company as one of the “Top 100 Most Creative People In Business“, Alex Wolf, is shaping the way we envision the new business person.

Growing up during the 90s in Brooklyn, New York with her dad who was obsessed with tech (and Barbra Streisand) this Boss Babe learned very early how to build digital empires with lots of swag.


cOMPLEX x “Good looking out”

Karen Civil and her special guest will offer up advice to young entrepreneurs



Karen Civil and her special guests Gary Vaynerchuk + Ryan Leslie surprise the young entrepreneurs behind education tech startup PeduL, and drop a few gems on how to take their company to the next level.


Two overly confident app developers pitch their social networking idea to startup guru Everette Taylor, marketing exec Ray J, and serial investor and former NBA All-Star Baron Davis.

Watch as host Karen Civil and her guest judges school the entrepreneurs on what they need to break out in the tech world.

Then, Ray J and Baron stick around to give concrete advice on cryptocurrency, what entrepreneurs need before they pitch their business, and how startups can make themselves attractive to potential investors.

The Season 1 finale of Good Looking Out is all about fashion, as host Karen Civil is joined by fashion expert Kahlana Barfield-Brown of InStyle Magazine and designer Duckie Confetiti, who has styled Teyana Taylor, the Kardashians, and more. The panel is blown away by a funky young streetwear designer full of passion and personality, then they break down the pros and cons of streetwear going high-fashion.

They also dissect with new brands can learn from Fashion Nova partnering with Cardi B and what aspiring designers can learn from the power moves of Virgil Abloh and Dapper Dan.