Carving Space for Hip Hop in the Coffee Industry

Carving Space for Hip Hop in the Coffee Industry


“I think coffee shops should be more reflective of the neighborhoods that they serve.”

Credit: @consideratesnob (IG)

Credit: @consideratesnob (IG)

Ashlee Lena Turner hails from Compton, CA and is the owner of Beans & Bars, a hip hop coffee shop concept you’ve been waiting to hear about. She serves up too-legit-to-quit coffee drinks like the “Drizzle Drake,” which includes Bourbon, and the “Cypress Hill” Mexican coffee, which includes tequila. What more is needed in life?

Learn from and commiserate with an entrepreneur in the early grind stages of building their business. Ashlee also talks black excellence, hip hop history, and making a pact with yourself. When the bean drops, hip hop is palpable at Beans & Bars.

This Entrepreneur is Healing Her Community By Vegan-izing Traditional Mexican Dishes

This Entrepreneur is Healing Her Community By Vegan-izing Traditional Mexican Dishes