“By the end of the introductory episode, [Agent] Carter proves its willingness to go "TV big” without risking damage to existing timelines, and that’s, arguably, the best thing it could have done. Thanks to the benefits of a well constructed main character that shows clear signs of capability from both a personal and professional standpoint, and a series that has very clear behind the scenes support across all fronts from both network and studio, Agent Carter has managed to raise Marvel’s game significantly with its first episode.“ -Forbes Review (x)


Justin Bieber: Behind The Forbes Cover Shoot

Zuriel Oduwole is a girl to watch as a rising reporter, writer, supporter of education and a role model for other girls.

The 10-year-old from Nigeria is the youngest person ever to be interviewed in Forbes magazine, featured in the August 2013 issue of Forbes Africa.

“Zuriel believes if she can walk a mile, then there are girls who on seeing her work and progress made, would walk a mile and half.”

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Rapper Nipsey Hussle And The $100 Mixtape (via forbes)

Last month, unsigned rapper Nipsey Hussle made $100,000 by selling 1,000 copies of his latest mixtape, Crenshaw, for $100 each. Hussle – real name Ermias Asghedom – shifted every single CD in less than 24 hours at a pop-up store in his hometown of L.A. (Jay Z bought 100 copies.)

“One of my mentors suggested I read a book called Contagious,” says Asghedom, speaking to me in New York. “In the second chapter, a restaurant owner created the first $100 Philly cheese steak and got ridiculed but got a ton of prominent people interested.”

From Wall Street Headhunter To Indie Rap Mogul: Das Racist’s Himanshu Suri

Three years ago, Himanshu Suri was a Wall Street worker with a hip-hop hobby. This July, he signed a six-figure advance with Sony/Megaforce for his fifth release in four years. As half of indie rap group Das Racist and head of record label/management company Greedhead Music, Suri wants to change the face of independent rap – and make some money in the meantime. He may not be a cash king yet, but he’s far from your typical independent rapper. [Read More…]

Poster Boy 
Fred Seibert—a former MTV exec and an early mentor to Tumblr’s David Karp—has obsessively amassed one of the world’s largest poster collections.

Fred Seibert of Frederator gets the spotlight in the latest issue of Forbes Life

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