Gregory Dale

Freelance Writer

Gregory is a freelance writer, based in the Philadelphia metropolitan region. He holds B.A. in Journalism and spent five years as a writer/editor for the AFRO American Newspaper, a 125-year-old publication based in Washington D.C. and Baltimore. He has also freelanced for Genius, The Washington City Paper, Philadelphia Weekly,, TheGrio.Com, CBS Radio, Maryland's Prince George's County Gazette Newspaper and the National Newspaper Publishers Association. He has written about politics, crime and socioeconomic issues, however, covering hip hop is his passion.

Lil Uzi Vert & What Happens When Artists Fight With Their Labels

Just under two years ago, Lil Uzi Vert was on the top of the world. After building his fan base with mixtapes like 2016's Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World and The Perfect LUV Tape , his debut album Luv is Rage 2 debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
Mina "SayWhat" Llona talks radio rise as one of Philly's most prominent voices in the hip-hop game

The media personality's hard work and talent have granted her numerous opportunities over a short period of time. She's also broken down barriers in the process. She first captured Philly's ears and hearts after working as a co-host on "The Rise and Grind Morning Show" on iHeart Media's Power 99 (98.9-FM), where she soon became one of the city's most notable Latin voices on the radio.
Fall's arrival makes the perfect time to look back on a raptastic summer in Philadelphia

Many released new music, while others celebrated notable achievements. Additionally, numerous music festivals that brought thousands to the city returned even stronger this time around. With all of these accomplishments, it's obvious that a rap renaissance brewed this summer. Before fall officially sets in, PW compiled this recap of some incredible moments.

Lights, Camera, Catlett! | Afro

For Will Catlett, discovering that he wanted to act was like finding the missing piece to a puzzle. Over the course of time, he had pursued other passions like playing sports and writing poetry, but couldn't quite figure out what exactly was missing.