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  1. An award-winning, on-air/online journalist, host and producer, Sharon Carpenter has become a go-to expert on both hip hop and pop culture. Born and raised in the UK, Sharon has built a stellar reputation in America through her work for the BBC, CBS, BET, WPIX and Russell Simmons's highly popular website 'Global Grind'. Sharon has interviewed an extensive list of high-profile subjects including Jay-Z, Beyonce, Rihanna, Oprah Winfrey, Colin Powell, Ryan Gosling, Lindsay Lohan, Will Smith,......  Read Full Bio »

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  1. An award-winning, on-air/online journalist, host and producer, Sharon Carpenter has become a go-to expert on both hip hop and pop culture.

    Born and raised in the UK, Sharon has built a stellar reputation in America through her work for the BBC, CBS, BET, WPIX and Russell Simmons's highly popular website 'Global Grind'.

    Sharon has interviewed an extensive list of high-profile subjects including Jay-Z, Beyonce, Rihanna, Oprah Winfrey, Colin Powell, Ryan Gosling, Lindsay Lohan, Will Smith, Kanye West and 2 Chainz. In addition to reporting on all that's hip hop and Hollywood, Sharon has made a name for herself in the world of hard news, covering breaking stories, financial news and politics. From live coverage of the historic election of President Obama, to in-depth reporting on the death of Michael Jackson, to on-the-scene coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath -- Carpenter has kept young audiences informed of some of the biggest stories of our generation.

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