Founder of Blackaphillyated: Dymond Alexis

Having a passion to inform and engage at an early age, Dymond Alexis’s passion inspired her to create her own media platform, Blackaphillyated. Blackaphillyated was founded in December of 2015 and has gained attention from thousands including prominent figures, Nicki Minaj, Kim Kardashian, Kevin Hart and many more.

Dymond officially began her journey in Kinston, North Carolina where she became intrigued with music, sports and entertainment. Her start began in high school when her journalism teacher, Michael Moon, encouraged her to give journalism a try. Her first article discussed a new a dress code policy placed in Lenoir County; her journalism skills caught the attention of the superintendent at the time and proclaimed Dymond’s journalistic start. From then, she not only covered sports games at Kinston High School but, also loved highlighting artists as well. She created an entertainment and music section for her high school’s newspaper, The Viking Press and began writing music reviews, entertainment news and interviewing artists in Kinston, North Carolina.

Dymond continued her journey at Temple University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Studies and Production in May 2018. While she was at Temple, Dymond served as a College Marketing Representative for Sony Music in the Philadelphia region. During her time as a rep, she brought Nick Grant, Lecrae and Wyclef Jean to Temple University for different projects; Wyclef being the latest one. Dymond also worked for Radio One as a producer for Karen Vaughn during her senior year. Since Dymond has started Blackaphillyated, the website has garnished over 40 million visitors and even though she had to start Blackaphillyated’s social media over, the page constantly grows.

Dymond’s goal is to motivate people to chase their dreams, no matter what! Dymond has went through many trials that almost caused her to quit but, she kept going.

For inquiries or booking, contact Dymond Alexis by e-mailing her at: blackaphillyated@gmail.com