Ike Morgan

Ike (Issac) Morgan is a Columnist at Grit Daily. A 2009 graduate of Florida A&M University's School of Journalism and Graphic Communication, Issac Morgan wears many hats as a freelance journalist with published clips in numerous notable media outlets such as Sheen magazine, The Jasmine Brand, Blackdoctor.org and Celebrity Net Worth. He has provided exclusive coverage on celebrity/public figures featured in many top publications for print and online platforms. Morgan is also a media relations/publicity consultant, delivering consistent media coverage and placement for a diverse clientele in entertainment, fitness, fashion and for nonprofits. His most recognizable publicity efforts have been for Christopher "Play" Martin of Kid 'n Play where he established press coverage for his forthcoming documentary film "AndiDanced." Mr. Morgan gives insight into pop culture, entertainment, and politics.

Beyonce’s dad, Mathew Knowles dishes on Beyonce’s early career and “fake” social media

Before entering the music business at full throttle, Mathew Knowles was earning six figures at various large companies such as Xerox. “For 20 years I was in sales and marketing and worked ten years with Xerox,” Knowles told podcast host Kevin Hampton on The Vibe Show Podcast. “I trained in the engineering division for a year. And then I was fortunate to get into the most elite division of Xerox which was the medical division back in early 80s selling Xeroradiography...

Florida fitness couple’s “kama sutra” workout goes viral

Who knew there was a connection between fitness and intimacy? A Tampa gym owner discovered how physical activity can play an important role in sexuality and created a fitness program designed for couples to stimulate emotional growth and intimate connections in their relationships through physical fitness. Considered a couple’s therapy, Strength of Seduction offers partner workout routines intended to build or rebuild those intimate connections. Micah Morgan, a serial entrepreneur and owner of...

How Black Women Empowerment Spurred Executive Producer Tamra Simmons’ Lifetime Docuseries ‘Surviving R. Kelly’

During an era of hope for survivors of sexual assault and harassment, the #MeToo movement continues to make waves. At the forefront of this movement, high-profile figures are being exposed at an all-time high for sexual misconduct cases. Previously reported at Grit Daily, we examined R. Kelly’s infamous CBS interview with Gayle King regarding his ongoing sexual abuse claims. In the interview, Kelly seemed to play the victim when King drilled him with tough questions related to past...

The Rise Of Afrobeats In America: Demi Grace Becomes First Universal Music Group Nigeria Artist

You can’t quite put your finger on it nor can you ignore its unique sound. Often described as a fusion of “polyrhythmic” pop with hip hop, R&B and electronic, the Afrobeats buzz originating in Nigeria has made its way to the U.S. in full force, with Davido as its global ambassador since the release of his “Fall” single that continues to rise on the Billboard Hip-Hop and R&B Airplay charts. The Nigerian star was even shocked by its success because he...

Could This Be The Resurrection of Black Television Programming? ‘Black News Channel’ to Launch in November

When it comes to content designed for an African American audience, there are few media outlets that focus its efforts on fulfilling this mission. Come November, ‘Black News Channel’ (BNC) will launch, providing its African-American audience with 24/7 news coverage. BET Network BET used to be well-known for its black programming, with regular scheduled reruns of some of our favorite black classics like Love Jones and Baby Boy, among others. In addition to popular black films and...

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