Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News


Ben Horowitz’s Official Divine Rapper

Ben Horowitz and Divine

Ben Horowitz, a venture capitalist, has is own official rapper, an underground hip-hop artist named Divine from Brooklyn. Horowitz won Divine over when he posted an article, “How Hip-Hop became the inspiration for all of my thinking about leadership.” Horowitz, who has invested in Rap Genius, was sought out by Divine who recalled his first thoughts after seeing the comments of the venture capitalist. “My first reaction to that was a white dude…an older white gentleman from Silicon Valley, naw mean, loves hip-hop? To me that just didn’t sound right.”

But what did sound right was the music Horowitz asked Divine to create for his venture capital firm’s podcast. He called Divine his “official rapper, ” and even “the modern Jean Valjean, ” (the character from Les Miserables who was put in prison for stealing a loaf of bread). Divine says he’s inspired by the charities run by Ben Horowitz and his wife, and the two can be spotted wearing VC Life t-shirts.

Please help us out :
Will you offer us a hand? Every gift, regardless of size, fuels our future.
Your critical contribution enables us to maintain our independence from shareholders or wealthy owners, allowing us to keep up reporting without bias. It means we can continue to make Jewish Business News available to everyone.
You can support us for as little as $1 via PayPal at
Thank you.



You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.