Sun. Oct 25th, 2020

Blackaphillyated

Where Entertainment meets Reality

About The Founder

Dymond Alexis is the founder of Blackaphillyated, social media strategist and English teacher. She turned her childhood passion for media and made her dreams of creating an entertainment website come to reality. Dymond Alexis is originally from a small town Kinston, North Carolina where she graduated from Kinston High School. 

During her time at Kinston High, she served as the Design Editor-in-Chief for The Viking Press. She also served as the Yearbook Editor. Her eye for design made it easy to create eye-catching projects. Dymond’s passion was always music and entertainment, creating an interview portion for high school newspaper. Her first artist was rising Kinston rapper Threezyholla, who didn’t get a chance to see his life through due to gun violence. 

Dymond graduated high school in 2014 and took her talents to Philadelphia. She attended Temple University, majoring in Media Studies and Production. Throughout her time at Temple, she served as the Social Media Director for Temple Association of Black Journalists, College Marketing Representative for Sony Music and Producer for 100.3 WRNB’s Karen Vaughn. It wasn’t easy juggling three jobs in college but, Dymond made everything happen. One of her favorite projects includes a ‘Day with Wycelf Jean’ where she created a live interview with Huffington Post and Temple University professor, Timothy Welbeck. The day of events also including a pop-up pep rally performance with over 1000 students in attendance and radio interview with Philadelphia legend, Lady B. She also worked with Nick Grant, assisting him with his silent listening parties and Lecrae, curating a live talk for over 100 students at Temple University. 

Currently, Dymond is a high school English teacher and also serves as a chairperson of the Act-So committee in the NAACP Lenoir County Chapter.