About Us

We provide articles about Stock Market, Business News, Investments, Startups, and Entrepreneurship. We also provide Paid Downloadable Monthly issues of Owners Illustrated Magazine. We are the official guide for the Modern Entrepreneur.

Founder and Editor in Chief, Damola Idowu, created Owners Illustrated magazine in the District of Columbia in 2002.  

Damola is an innovator, author, journalist, songwriter, musician, engineer, entrepreneur, publisher, executive, educator, technologist, and performing artist, with 25-plus years of activity in the hip-hop community. He has commercialized and distributed millions of copies of multi-media products he created. These products will reach over 20,000 points of sale across 6 continents in over 30 countries. In the process, he was at several critical junctures in hip-hop history.

He pioneered the intersection of Hip-Hop and comic books with Da Great Deity Dah. He pioneered the intersection of Hip-Hop and Business with the launch of Owners Illustrated Magazine. In that process, he created and trademarked the term Hustlenomics®.

He also pioneered the coverage of the intersection of Hip-Hop and Technology. In 2004 he began introducing technology executives across several industries to hip-hop audiences in Owners Illustrated and Toyz Nation Magazines. This led to facilitating the diversification of underserved communities into computer-related STEAM Jobs.

Damola has a background in mechanical engineering from Syracuse and Howard Universities. He attended Summer College at 15. He will be accepted and enrolled in the College of Engineering and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at age 16 as a dual major in mechanical engineering and economics. He also won an engineering design competition at Howard University at 18 as a Mechanical engineering student.

We want to give you a different perspective and deeper insight into how the products you love came to be and through my son, a peek into how ideas are born and potential is developed. It’s a whole new world of toyz and to be frank, we believe toyz are going to rule the world.

Editorial team

Dawoud Shaheidu
VP Of operations
Head of Marketing
Prisha Bush
Features Writer

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