How Social Media Queen Karen Civil Rose To Fame

Karen Civil via
Karen Civil via

Karen Civil’s website has grown to be the most trusted source of hip-hop news “ushering in a new generation of lyrical phenomenons.” She discovered rising stars such as Drake, Nicki Minaj and J.Cole, who were first featured on

The “Digital Renaissance Woman” of her time, Civil was born to stand out — every part of her story demonstrates that from her struggle as a Haitian-American born in Brooklyn and raised in Elizabeth, New Jersey to her unique rise to fame in the social media world.

She has mastered the art of social networking by utilizing almost every media platform possible to create several online communities, advertise her brand and pretty much make a lot of money. Last year, Civil says she earned over $500K through social media and her website. Civil tells Rolling Out magazine how she made it all possible. (Click here to read the rest of my blog post in EGL)


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