Domain Name Pioneer Monte Cahn Partners to Create Dot Hip Hop, LLC as Registry Operator for .HIPHOP Domain Extension | Business

POMPANO BEACH, Florida – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 10, 2022–

Hip Hop is more than music. It encompasses a culture and movement that includes music, fashion, art, theater, dance, activism and more. Global Hip Hop Music Revenue to date is estimated at over $ 19 billion and crosses a multiethnic and diverse demography which constitutes more than 33% of content broadcast, placing it first in relation to any competing musical genre. In response to this demand, Dot Hip Hop, LLC has purchased the rights to use the .hiphop domain extension (pending approval from the Internet Corporation for Assignment Names and Numbers (ICANN)). The .hiphop extension is a generic top level domain (“gTLD”) that functions just like a .com, being a fully qualified domain name on the Domain Name System (DNS) which controls Internet addresses.

The partnership consists of Cahn Enterprises, Inc. (Monte Cahn), JJN Solutions, LLC (Jeffrey Neuman) and Digital Asset Monetary Network (“DigitalAMN”) (Ajene Watson).

Monte brings a wealth of talent and years of experience to Dot Hip Hop, LLC. He is the Founder and Former CEO of ICANN Accredited Registrar Moniker.com, former president of SnapNames.com and former senior vice president of DomainSponsor.com. Monte pioneered the domain name secondary market where domain names are traded, bought and sold, created the first live and online auction platform, developed whois privacy and services. escrow / assessment. Monte Cahn is currently President / Director of RightOfTheDot, LLC, which specializes in the sale, brokerage, advisory and auctioning of premium domain names and digital assets. RightOfTheDot is also a leading consultancy for businesses and individuals seeking to establish and manage new gTLDs.

Jeffrey Neuman, Founder and CEO of JJN Solutions, is a prominent Internet, intellectual property and entertainment lawyer who has been actively involved in the domain name industry for nearly 25 years. He was involved in the original founding of ICANN, the development of the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and chaired a number of working groups and committees within the ICANN community, including including those involving the administration, operation and implementation of gTLD registries and registrars. . Prior to forming JJN Solutions, he was an executive at Com Laude, a leading corporate domain name registrar, responsible for overseeing all of its activities in North America. Prior to that, Jeff spent 15 years as Vice President at Neustar, Inc. initially responsible for overseeing all legal and policy aspects of its Enterprise Services division, then was promoted to lead the name registry business. domain of Neustar during the years of greatest expansion. of the Internet domain namespace.

Ajene Watson, Co-Founder and CEO of DigitalAMN, a company focused on meeting the economic and educational needs of underserved people in financial markets and entrepreneurship, is new to the domain name space. Originally from the Bronx (the birthplace of Hip Hop), Ajene is a start-up investor and business development consultant with 20 years of experience in the financial markets. He also has an entertainment background and brings a wealth of knowledge and contacts to the Hip Hop community.

Scott Pruitt of RightOfTheDot also joins the team as Marketing Director. Scott has worked with Monte for several years promoting RightOfTheDot’s live and online digital asset auctions and has 9 years of domain registrar marketing experience having worked for Web.com and NameJet.

Dot Hip Hop, LLC’s strategy for the future is to focus marketing efforts on the potential end users of the .hiphop domain. Dot Hip Hop, LLC intends to reduce its wholesale prices, making it easier for customers to create their storefronts and provide cutting-edge technology to meet the ever-changing demands of the digital landscape.

Monte Cahn commented: “I am so excited to be a part of Dot Hip Hop! Having a top-level domain like .HipHop will provide tens of millions of individuals as well as small, medium and large businesses with online and digital branding solutions that meet the needs of this entire global community. Moreover, .hiphop is the perfect digital asset for creative artists, songwriters, producers, fashion designers and lovers of the culture and the Hip Hop movement, which continues to grow every day.

Jeff Neuman added, “The partnership with Right of the Dot and DigitalAMN presents the ideal mix of talent to ensure that we can provide this service to Hip Hop culture in a way that provides opportunity for a community that has traditionally been overlooked. by the domain name. industry. For me personally, the .hiphop TLD fits perfectly with my passion for the arts, theater and entertainment.

Ajene Watson said, “I am delighted to be working with pioneers in the field like Monte Cahn and Jeff Newman, to help bring the Hip Hop community to another global market. As a culture, Hip Hop has broken down many barriers; transcending socio-economic boundaries around the world. I believe the Dot Hip Hop business supports DigitalAMN’s mission and will become an invaluable tool in promoting financial literacy, providing access to economic opportunities, and helping underserved people establish and develop transferable wealth.

About Cahn Enterprises, Inc:

Cahn Enterprises is the parent company of RightOfTheDot. Led by domain industry pioneer Monte Cahn, RightOfTheDot is an accredited and licensed digital asset and domain name brokerage and auction, an internet consulting and consulting firm specializing in domain names. premium domain, digital assets and NFT auctions, sales, brokerage in the new and existing Top Level. Domains and digital real estate. RightOfTheDot also specializes in conflict resolution services involving same or similar digital assets, board advice, premium domains market positioning, sales and services. Monte was the founder and former CEO of Moniker.com, former president of SnapNames.com and former senior vice president of DomainSponsor.com. Monte Cahn and RightOfTheDot have participated in over 1,000 live and online auctions and $ 560 million in domain names, digital real estate and asset sales since 1997.

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CONTACT: Scott Pruitt

Marketing Director – Dot Hip Hop, LLC

[email protected]

602-435-4314

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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY ARTS / MUSEUMS ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING ADVERTISING COMMUNICATIONS INTERNET FASHION MUSIC TRADE RETAIL

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