About Pharoh Martin
Pharoh Martin is a journalist, digital content producer, digital marketer, and filmmaker. He joined UrbanOne in 2012 and has been serving as the social editor for Hip Hop Wired and Cassius Life since 2020. The California native is a graduate of Howard University and has been published in multiple media outlets including XXL, Vibe, NewsOne, the Washington Post, and more. He previously oversaw digital and video content for Radio One’s Atlanta and Washington, D.C. markets and served as communication’s director for Washington, D.C.’s Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment. Follow him on Instagram.
Long before the 2022 Oscar slap that was heard around the world echoed from Will Smith’s hand on Chris Rock’s cheekbone there was tension brewing between the two black entertainment stars.
The 23-year-old college student went from the Dean’s List to the judge’s bench after facing more than 300 felony counts related to trafficking dozens of guns into New York City.
Convicted murderer Derek Chauvin saved himself another trial and possibly more years to his prison sentence by pleading guilty to two federal charges related to violating George Floyd’s civil rights.
This year's Grammy Awards will be without Drake as the Certified Lover Boy has withdrawn himself from music's most prestigious award show.