Hill rose to his current position late last year and has since been busy building his team of “rock stars” who regularly provide powerful content for BET. Currently, Hill is working with Chris “Ludacris” Bridges to produce “The Label,” a docu-series that will tell the story of the rise (and sometimes fall) of classic record labels. Through his relationships in Hollywood and the music industry, Hill creates incredible programming including First Lady Michelle Obama attending and honoring the M.A.D. Girls at Black Girls Rock in April.

What’s your biggest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?

Hiring the dedicated, talented rock stars who make up the programming team at BET/Centric. Morris Day once said: “Ain’t nothing like a fresh pair of baggies!” Well, my folks are better than baggies…so there!

Best business advice you’ve ever received?

Live to fight another day. Because there will be another day.

How do you define success?

Success is innovating, creating and earning in such a way that your teams are fulfilled and your competitors want to be you but with envy – not anger.

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