HipHopMagz Pride: A Message on Our Professional and Ethical Standards


In recent days, additional allegations of inappropriate behavior have surfaced regarding a recently dismissed member of the Billboard staff.

We want to reiterate that the kind of behavior described is not only deplorable but also completely contrary to our ethical and professional standards.

In the aftermath of these disturbing allegations, we would like to urge anyone with knowledge of similar misconduct to please come forward and share with us what they know: You can email us at or leave a message anonymously at 1-800-461-9330.

Billboard expects all its journalists and employees to uphold the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior, and we will not tolerate anything less.