The Hype Magazine (@TheHypeMagazine), the #1 digital magazine in the world, is proud to announce its new partnership with Atlanta‘s UED Studios (@UEDstudios), a full-service recording studio and performing arts development facility. The Hype Magazine and UED Studios combined will provide a one-stop shop for media, music and artist development including stage performance and choreography.As part of the collaboration, The Hype Magazine will headquarter its executive offices within the studio facility and conduct editorial operations from within the UED walls. This installation gives the outlet an exclusive location from which to do live in-studio interviews, exclusive photo shoots for its issue covers as well as feature stories.
Founded in 2002, The Hype Magazine grew from a one-page newsletter to a major print media outlet, adding retail stores as of December 2013. Covering “News from Hip-Hop to Hollywood.” The Hype Magazine’s diverse content has made it an entertainment industry powerhouse on multiple continents. The Hype Magazine also has an in-house service company that provides marketing, public relations, web development, artist development, tour management, music publishing and graphic design.
The Hype Magazine’s key frontline executives will work from the facility including CEO/Publisher Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson; Editor-in-Chief Jerry Doby; Fashion Editor Daja Marie Greer-Wilkeson and Vice President of Business Relations T.M.R Woodford.
The Hype Magazine Publisher/CEO Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson declares, “The vibe of the facility is impressive, and one of the lead beat masters said it would be just the right fit if The Hype Magazine joined forces with UED Studios. Wilkerson continues, “I started to look at this from the outside in and realized this situation is better than peanut butter and jelly! LOL.” She concludes that “With The Hype Magazine making Atlanta its central hub, this would be perfect. So I was like it’s official, we are officially going to be a part of the Atlanta culture.”
UED Studios’ founder is celebrated choreographer, Jeremy “Unique” Davis, known in the industry only as “Unique.” He and his partner Rhasheda ‘RhaRha’ Banks, are responsible for stage productions for Mary J Blige, Musiq Soulchild, LeToya Luckett of Destiny’s Child, Trey Songz, Omarion, Coca-Cola, BET, and BMI to name a very short list. The A and B rooms of the facility have seen the likes of Angie Stone, Teddy Riley, 2 Chains and more. Unique has earned both Platinum and Gold RIAA certification plaques over the course of his career.
“Partnering with The Hype Magazine is a great formula, it will work,” says UED Studios founder Unique. The music industry has needed a one stop facility for years, and this is it. With Atlanta being the hub for music, this will give entertainers in the entertainment industry a place to call home,” finishes Unique.
UED Studios and The Hype Magazine offer a full menu of the main services suited for the grass roots brand, to major international brands seeking access to essential resources and services within the entertainment industry space. We are excited to create an exceptional facility for entertainers at any level. This is a distraction free work zone that fosters development and dedicated to quality service in all that they do, and clients are treated with respect and a family outlook.