(Video) That NJ Ish: Karen Civil Discusses Her Career On Ebro In The Morning

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Karen Civil has come a long way from Elizabeth, New Jersey. The digital trap star is currently moving all around the country on a motivational speaking tour, while simultaneously writing a book, running a huge website, her Live Civil brand, the career of Nipsey Hussle and more. Oh, and there’s that whole Beats By Dre thing, the WeezyThanxYou thing, the digital campaigns for Jeezy, Juelz Santana, Mary J. Blige…the list goes on. My girl is out here killin’!

Stopping by Ebro In The Morning at Hot 97 on Friday, KC discussed her humble beginning as a Hot 97 intern, and how she moved up the ranks from Dip Set, to Lil Wayne, to Beats to now being THE one and only Karen Civil. Check out the inspirational interview below. JERSEY, son!

P.S. Rosenberg, everyone “knows who the f*ck Marisa Mendez is.” The streets love the kid. Ha!
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(Photos + Video) Grammy Weekend 2014 [Los Angeles, CA]

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Grammy Weekend 2014 was amazing!

On Friday night, bad boys Machine Gun Kelly and French Montana were set to kick off Grammy weekend with a joint concert, but it ended up being postponed at the last minute. Unfortunately, some of MGK’s fans had flown out from across the country for the show, while others had driven for hours, so he and his team wanted to make their trip worth their while. Getting in touch with them through Twitter, Team MGK ended up putting together a really dope night at the beach, bringing fans to a bonfire with drinks, food and of course, Machine Gun Kelly. The rapper sat and talked with the fans for hours, even playing some of his songs on his guitar and having them sing along. I’ve never seen anything like it, and I’m really glad I got to be a part of that!

On Sunday night, I hit up Meek’s Grammys afterparty at a house in Beverly Hills with Karen. I’m really quite pissed at myself because thinking I was cute, I borrowed a pair of Karen’s Loubies…and legitimately could not walk. I was FINE from her house to the Uber…but the second I stepped out on Meek’s driveway – wrap city! I stumbled to the first couch I saw and stayed PUT the ENTIRE night. I’m talking like, Steph (Eleven8) had to GET UP, grab YG and bring him to me to take the photo! LOL! Dope night overall though. Spotted Drake, Nicki, Future, YG, Mustard, Meek, Devi Dev and I believe that’s it. I legit was stuck in that one spot (right behind the camel who was cool as shit, by the way) so I was rather limited. LOL!
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(Photos) Karen Civil’s ‘Live Civil’ Brunch 2013 [Los Angeles, CA]

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I flew out to LA for the weekend to celebrate Karen’s birthday and attend the third annual Live Civil brunch. It was an honor to be amongst so many amazing women!

Dedicated to women doing their thing on all avenues of the entertainment industry, in attendance were women among the likes of executives at Beats By Dre, BMI and PMK-BNC, radio personalities from stations across the U.S., models, musicians, writers, designers, bloggers and more.

Every year, the Live Civil Brunch welcomes women in entertainment to a beautiful private home to network comfortably in a setting where the guards can come down and true connections can be made. Pics below!
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(Photos) VMA Weekend 2013 [New York, NY]

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What a fun ass weekend!

Hitting the clubs and a Guy Court taping with my new homie MGK, YMCMB private dinner at Philippe Chow, Drake’s private dinner at Philippe Chow, Diddy’s party at DREAM, 2 Chainz listening session for B.O.A.T.S II, house party with Travis Scott, Nicki Minaj randomly throwing up a throwback of us and more!
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(Photos) Me Doing Misc. Cool Shit – January 2013

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I got my very first album liner shout-out on Joe Budden‘s No Love Lost, I hit the set of Wild’N Out with Joe, Pusha T and of course Nick Cannon, I went to Miami with Joe for the video shoot to “She Don’t Put It Down” with Tank and Fabolous, hit Laura Stylez‘s release party for her new earrings collab and went to LA to visit Karen and met Tyler The Creator and had fun on NYE with Sickamore.
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