The Hype Magazine

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The Hype Magazine is an American music and entertainment magazine covering "News from Hip Hop to Hollywood." Founded in 2002 by CEO/Publisher Jameelah "Just Jay" Wilkerson, the brand grew from an exclusively digital/print-on-demand magazine to expand its presence to newsstands in November 2013. In February 2014, the Atlanta City Council honored The Hype Magazine CEO/Publisher Jameelah with a proclamation in her honor as a successful brand owner and female business owner. The Hype Magazine is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and publishes quarterly in print and monthly in digital/print-on-demand format.

In 2013, The Hype Magazine received its first major entertainment industry award nomination for "Magazine of the year," via the 11th annual Southern Entertainment Awards (S.E.A.).[1] In 2014, the outlet was nominated for "Magazine Publication Of The Year" by the SCM Awards.[2]

The Hype Magazine has nearly 200,000 digital subscribers and 2 million unique visitors per month to its online properties. The Hype Magazine circulation is approximately 200,000 via combined distribution outlets including print and online retailers.[3][4]

During the magazine's history, The Hype Magazine is recognized by various celebrities for giving them interviews like Grammy Nominee Clinton Sparks,[5] Shirlee Temper,[6] Bay Area rapper Yukmouth displays his cover on his official website.[7] In 2014 The Hype Magazine was even promoted by the legendary Missy Elliott for its interview of her and her artist Sharaya J[8]

News outlets that have covered The Hype Magazine or its brand include The Source,[9] Hip Hop Vibe,[10] and a feature story via Indie Hip Hop[11]

The Hype Magazine parent company is How You Perceive Everything, Inc.[12] and the initials created the title of the magazine.

Awards

  • 2014 Atlanta City Council proclamation honoring the magazine and CEO
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    Atlanta City Council proclamation recognizing The Hype Magazine and it's publisher Jameelah "Just Jay" Wilkerson
  • 2014 nominated by SCM Awards "Magazine Publication of the Year"[13]
  • 2013, winner of the S.T.R.O.B.E. Award for "Best Online Magazine” (Music)
  • 2013 nominated for the S.E.A. (Southern Entertainment Awards) "Magazine of the Year"[14]

Notable Articles

2014 [15]

2013[18]

  • Nick Cannon - Recording artist, Chairman of Teen Nick Nickelodeon, CEO of NCredible Productions, Executive Producer of MTV "Wild N Out" [19]
  • K. Michelle - Recording artist (Atlantic Records)
  • Mindless Behavior
  • OMG Girlz
  • Tammi Roman (Basketball Wives)
  • Mama Jones (Love and Hip Hop)
  • Grammy Winner Jody Watley [20]
  • Kelli Price [21]
  • Chante Moore

References

  1. (S.E.A.), The Southern Entertainment Awards. "11th S.E.A. Awards". The Southern Entertainment Awards. http://mad.ly/f41404. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  2. "2014 SCM Awards Voting Ballot". SCM Awards. http://scmawards.com/vote/join.php. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  3. "The Hype Magazine Media Kit". The Hype Magazine. http://thehypemagazine.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=192&Itemid=198. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  4. Distribution, Kable. "Magazine locator". Kable Distribution Services. http://thehypemagazine.com/index.php/j-pages-3/find-the-hype. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  5. Sparks, Clinton. "Clinton Sparks: Get Familiar". Clinton Sparks. http://www.clintonsparks.com/post/95760865684/read-my-interview-with-thehypemagazine-as-i-talk. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  6. Temper, Shirlee. "Interview with The Hype Magazine". Shirlee Temper. http://shirleetemper.com/blah-blah-blah/84-blah-blah-blah/95-interview-with-hype-magazine. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  7. Smoke A Lot Records. "YUKMOUTH FEATURED IN HYPE MAGAZINE". Smoke A Lot Records. http://smokealotrecords.com/yukmouth-featured-in-hype-magazine/. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  8. Elliott, Missy. "[email protected]_J: ATTN!!! HYPE MAGAZINE FALL ISSUE HITS STANDS SEPT.5, 2014 ! FT. ME AND MISSY!". Missy Elliott. https://twitter.com/MissyElliott/status/505378794442874880. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  9. The Source. "E.L.I. Puts Mississippi Back On the Map With "Jealous" Featuring Vice". TheSource.. http://thesource.com/2014/09/02/e-l-i-puts-mississippi-back-on-the-map-with-jealous-featuring-vice/. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  10. Hip Hop Vibe. "The Hype Magazine June 2012 cover: Rick Ross [PHOTO"]. Hip Hop Vibe. http://www.hip-hopvibe.com/2012/06/15/the-hype-magazine-june-2012-cover-rick-ross-photo/. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  11. FunkWorm. "The Hype Magazine Supports Indie Artists and Features Rap Ratz Comics". Indie Hip Hop. http://www.indiehiphop.net/hype-magazine-supports-indie-artists-features-rap-ratz-comics/. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  12. Trademark Office, United States. "Trademark Status & Documentation". United States Patent and Trademark Office. http://tsdr.uspto.gov/#caseNumber=85904352&caseType=SERIAL_NO&searchType=statusSearch. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  13. Awards, SCM. "SCM Awards". SCM Awards. http://scmawards.com/vote/join.php. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  14. Awards, SEA. "2014 Nominees". Southern Entertainment Awards. http://mad.ly/f41404. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  15. MagCloud. "The Hype Magazine Issue #83". MagCloud. http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/720239. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  16. Larry, Blackmon. "The Hype Magazine interiews Larry Blackmon". Audio Mack. http://www.audiomack.com/song/the-hype-magazine/larry-blackmon-of-cameo. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  17. Gotti, Yo. "CMG Covers The Hype Magazine". CMG Music. http://yogottimusic.com/news/cmg-covers-the-hype-magazine/. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  18. Magcloud. "The Hype Magazine Issue #81". The Hype Magazine. http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/665550?__r=23580. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  19. Cannon, Nick. "Nick Cannon covers The Hype Magazine". Nick Cannon Archive. http://www.nickcannonarchives.com/25090/nick-cannon-covers-hype-magazine. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  20. Audio, Mack. "The Hype Magazine interiews Jody Watley". Audio Mack. http://www.audiomack.com/song/the-hype-magazine/jody-watley-interview. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  21. Audio Mack. "The Hype Magazine interviews Kelli Price". Audio Mack. http://www.audiomack.com/song/the-hype-magazine/kelly-price. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 

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