Ahmad is the blogger behind Hope for Hip Hop.
Describe your blog:
Hope For Hip-Hop is music blog that focuses primarily on hip-hop. It aims to bring current music news and information to the eyes of music lovers everywhere.
What is your favorite post you’ve written or your favorite series/type of post?
My favorite series is probably one I just started where I make lists for the readers. For example, for Valentine’s Day, I made a list entitled “10 R&B Songs You Need To Have In Your Valentine’s Day Playlist.” It gives me a way to float my personal musical choices and preferences into my posts.
What is something you wish you knew how to do related to blogging?
Marketing, for sure. I wish I knew how to market my blog to larger audiences in a better way.
Why did you start blogging?
I LOVE hip-hop, and music in general. So I started blogging because I thought I had interesting opinions on music and wanted to share them with the world.
What is your favorite social platform?
TWITTER. I usually live-tweet The GRAMMYs and many other award shows and programs every year and it’s just my element lol. Twitter provides such an easy way to communicate opinions quickly.
What are a few of your favorite Chicago blogs?
CHRITIQUES and SFAMO are go-to Chicago food blogs!