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Nadirah Simmons


Nadirah Simmons is a writer and digital content creator committed to preserving Black history, hip-hop history, and pop culture, as well as finding new ways to tell stories on television and the internet.

In 2018 she was inspired to put her love of hip-hop, Black history, and Black womanhood and her producing and writing skills into practice. She created The Gumbo Mass Media & Social Club, LLC, an innovative space in media for the creative excellence and activism of Black women in hip-hop and a safe haven free of politics. The Gumbo’s goal is to inspire creative leadership and contribute to a cultural shift that reframes, re-energizes, and reimagines Black women and their relationship with hip-hop through dynamic content, events, and the dissemination of vital information on developments in the genre.