Indiana was one of the first places where jazz music became popular outside of New Orleans and Chicago.
In the late 1910s and through the 1920s the state had several bands of young musicians that put Indiana on the map. The state of Indiana birthed legends like The Jackson 5, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Babyface, going all the way back to rock band like Guns N’ Roses. Indiana was also home to Gennett Records, known for jazz, blues, and country music in the 1920s. But the contemporary conversation doesn’t stop there.
Indiana’s contemporary history embeds in the collateral map the city has counterpane over the years with legends like Babyface writing 7 #1 Billboard Hot 100 hits that include songs like “I’ll Make Love to You” by Boyz II Men back in 1994. Indiana’s legacy also serves as a 25-mile stretch of I-65 through Indy that was renamed Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds Highway. But even to make visions like those come true, there is always a team of visionary head honchos serving their ideas in the entertainment business.
Behind a successful entertainment business, there is always a CEO with vision. For all those hip-hop and rap music lovers, the CEO/Publisher of The Hype Magazine and Raynbow Affair Magazine, Dr. Jameelah “Just Jay” has showcased her skills as a business professional, certified business coach, marketing consultant, web designer, graphic designer, and songwriter. Dr. Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson is also the President of Marketing/Business Affairs for Palm Tree Entertainment whose artists include Soulja Boy, iHeart Memphis, Buck Nasty, Dawson, Yung Keyz & More. She’s known for her Southern Entertainment Awards nomination for “Magazine Publication of the Year,” Proclamation for the city of Atlanta, and the winner of “Magazine of the Year” at the SCM Awards 2015 amongst other accolades.
Jameelah has led her company with her expertise in multiple areas. Not only as a marketing, PR, and graphic design firm head but also as a successful entertainment magazine owner focusing on music. She has excelled in every field she’s entered. Follow her latest ventures and stay current with all her updates by following her on Instagram.