Keena Renee

Blogger, Freelance Journalist & Influencer

My name is Keena Renee. I blog at #KeenlyKeena and have bylines at Blavity, Vibe Magazine, GRIP Magazine and more. Also a music publicist and branding influencer.

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Music & Entertainment

GRIP MAGAZINE

Why Trey Songz Should Be a Celebrated Figure in R&B Music (Part 1)

As a person who is a lover + supporter of R&B music, Trey Songz is someone who I feel just doesn't get enough credit for the contributions he's made to R&B music. We all know...

GRIP MAGAZINE

Lollapalooza 2017 Recap: Chance & Vic Mensa reunite, Wiz Khalifa Brings Out Ty Dolla $ign, Migos...

Last weekend, thousands gathered to Grant Park in Chicago for Lollapalooza. The four day music festival featured over 150 acts playing on 8 stages. Although Lollapalooza is...

GRIP MAGAZINE

Kevin Ross Announces "Drive" EP

Fresh off the release of the music video for "Don't Go", Kevin Ross moves forward with new music. We previously reported that the Motown signee hinted on his social media that...

Editorial

Blavity

Here's How Dick Gregory Defined What It Means To Be Woke

I don't know about ya'll, but when I woke up to...

EBONY

How Chicago State University Students are Fighting to #SAVECSU - EBONY

Chicago State University, a predominantly Black public college located on Chicago's South Side, is facing a shutdown amid the state's unresolved budget impasse. The state of...

Opinion

Vibe

Wearing All Black And White Roses Is Not Enough

Last year, the entertainment industry was turned upside down after one of its power players, famed film producer Harvey Weinstein, was hit with sexual assault allegations by a...

Keenly Keena

Rachel Dolezal is a Con Artist and Black People Need To Stop Giving Her

I repeat, RACHEL DOLEZAL IS A CON ARTIST AND BLACK PEOPLE NEED TO STOP GIVING HER A PASS. Was that loud enough? Good, because this I need you to hear me on and I need you to...

GRIP MAGAZINE

Lil Yachty Sees Disappointing First Week Sales But He's Still Winning

Lil Yachty released his debut album last week and received a major surprise. On Tuesday (May 30), the Hip-Hop enigma released his debut album Teenage Emotions after a year full...

Blogs

Keenarenee

Industry Tips: Build - A - Brand 101

Alright so let's discuss BRANDING ya'll. As an artist, your brand is ESSENTIAL to your growth and longevity. What exactly is branding, you ask? Here's a textbook definition: The...

Keenarenee

5 Tips on How to Write a Kick-Ass Bio "

If you are anything like me, writing about yourself is hard AF. While, you can always pay someone to write your bio for you (like me!), I know that not everyone has that luxury.