Meet Dr. Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson Founder and CEO of The Hype Magazine
Women in media are all too often overlooked and underappreciated and so we are shining some light on Dr. Jameelah “Just Jay Wilkerson, aka the Digital Promo Genius, who is dedicated to utilizing all of her resources in aiding the advancement of businesses large and small. Just Jay is a loyalist who believes excellent character and values are at the core of every relationship. On September 3, 2019, Lagos University International honored Jameelah with the title of Doctor Honoris Causa.
Born in Muncie, Indiana, Dr. Wilkerson has showcased her skills as a business professional, certified business coach, marketing consultant, web designer, graphic designer, and songwriter for over two decades.
Dr. Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson is a partner at THM Media Group and Kannon Entertainment “The Home of the Bomb Music”, the President of Marketing for Palm Tree Entertainment (www.PalmTreeEnt.com), whose artists include Soulja Boy, I Love Memphis, Buck Nasty and more. She is also the CEO/Publisher of Raynbow Affair Magazine (www.raynbowaffair.com), and The Hype Magazine (www.thehypemagazine.com).
Founded in 2002, Just Jay grew The Hype Magazine from a one-page newsletter into a major print media outlet, adding retail print outlets in 2013. Within the first few years on shelves in major retailers in the United States and Germany, Hype has captured “Magazine Publication of the Year” at multiple award shows. Covering “News from Hip-Hop to Hollywood, The Hype Magazine’s diverse content has made it an entertainment industry powerhouse on multiple continents.
Jameelah Wilkerson is an author, serial entrepreneur, and business executive that has carved a niche for herself in the entertainment industry. 2022 has been a particularly great year for “Just Jay” and she is still pushing her initiative Self Esteem through Entrepreneurship. The aim of the program is to help attendees develop the necessary knowledge and skills needed to attain and maintain a strong presence in a competitive marketplace.
As a business leader and top publisher, Jameelah has received the following nods:
Black Only Awards – CEO of The Year 2021, Indie Mega Fest Atlanta – Media Icon Award 2021, MGM Majestic – Maverick Award 2021, 4th Annual Atlanta Hip Hop & Fashion Awards– Female Industry MVP 2021, 5th Annual Atlanta Hip Hop – Industry Executive of The Year 2021, Trailblazer Award 2016 – INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, 6th & 7th Annual SCM Awards – Magazine Publication of The Year 2014-15, Proclamation – City of Atlanta – 2014 and the Skyway Production – Outstanding Mentorship 2015.
Born in Muncie, Indiana, Jameelah has led her company with her expertise in multiple areas. Over the years, Jameelah expanded her legacy after her mother’s death, concentrating more on the business side to make her mother feel proud of her. Along with the magazine titles, she has also added acquisitions in the streaming television and radio spaces. Follow @HypeJustJay on social media.
The Hype Magazine – Top 5): Hip Hop Blogs | List of Blogs for Rap Music & Urban Culture – Ranker: www.ranker.com/list/hip-hop-blogs/blogloblaw
Feedspot Top 10 Hip Hop Music Magazines: https://blog.feedspot.com/hip_hop_music_magazines
Vivid Seats’ Top Rap And Hip Hop Blogs: https://www.vividseats.com/blog/best-rap-hip-hop-blogs
Killerstartups.com: http://killerstartups.com/startup-reviews/do-believe the-hype