Northern California Hip-Hop standout Bobo Norco covers Fall issue of The Hype Magazine Joined by Missy Elliot and Sharaya J

Indianapolis, IN – Northern California Hip-Hop standout Bobo Norco covers the Fall Issue of The Hype Magazine, co-cover stories are Missy Elliott and her new breakout artist Sharaya J. The Fall issue is in stores now.

Bobo Norco is a full service artist, giving us flavors of music that celebrate the ultimate goal of the craft. He talks to us about arriving on the Hip-Hop scene in 2010, breaking out at SXSW 2014 and what’s next on the plate for Bobo Norco.


Miss “Supa Dupa Fly” Missy Elliott, weighs in on where she’s been and what’s going on with her imprint GoldMind, Inc. She also talks about what she’s been up to since her last album “Cookbook” and her take on the state of Hip-Hop today.


Joining Missy in this issue, is her newest artist Sharaya J, who gives us the scoop on her “Banji” Movement. “I’m happy that music is still so important in today’s society” she tells The Hype Magazine’s Todd Davis. Sharaya J also exclaims “Working with Missy is no joke!”


2014 saw The Hype Magazine and its publisher Jameelah Wilkerson, an Indiana native and current resident, honored by the Atlanta City Council for her achievements and leadership of The Hype Magazine and its brand.  The also honored her as a female business owner, heading a successful major business enterprise.  The Hype Magazine was further honored with “Magazine of the Year” nominations from both the Southern Entertainment Awards, and the South Carolina Music Awards.  Editor-in-Chief Jerry Doby, was nominated for “Photographer/journalist of the Year.”


The Hype Magazine was founded in 2002 by CEO/Publisher Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson and positioned the outlet as the #1 digital magazine in the world for 12 years.  In Nov of 2013, Wilkerson took the outlet to newsstands with a national distribution deal with one of the top magazine distributors in the country.


Currently, The Hype Magazine enjoys a combined circulation of more than 250,000 with an ever growing online subscriber base of nearly 300,000.


About The Hype Magazine

After 11 years as the #1 digital magazine in the world, The Hype Magazine added print distribution to newsstands nationwide in November 2013. The Hype Magazine’s ever growing readership relies on the outlet to provide trending, in-depth coverage of the entertainment industry, bringing them “News from Hip-Hop to Hollywood” with uncompromising journalistic integrity.


Our debut print issue covered by Atlantic recording artist K. Michelle, exposed the outlet to an overwhelmingly receptive audience nationwide. The Hype Magazine is available on Newsstands in select 7-11, K-Mart, Target, Barnes and Noble, Marsh and other select retailers. It is also available via all online platforms like Apple, Kindle, Google Play, etc.



Media Contact:

Jerry Doby

Jameelah Wilkerson

301-579-4973 x9