Empire State of MindEmpire State of Mind

Empire State of Mind

The definitive Jay Z biography, updated with two new chapters and a fresh afterword.

Bieber: Venture CapitalistBieber: Venture Capitalist

Bieber: Venture Capitalist

The young pop star earned $108 million in the past two years, and he’s plowing it into companies like Spotify.


Zack O'Malley Greenburg is the senior editor of media & entertainment at Forbes and author of two books: Michael Jackson, Inc and the Jay Z biography Empire State of Mind. In a decade at Forbes, Zack has investigated topics from pension fund scandals to Katy Perry's touring business to Wu-Tang Clan's secret album. His work has also appeared in the Washington Post, Billboard, Sports Illustrated, McSweeney's and Vibe; he's served as an expert source for BBC, NPR, MTV, NY Times and 60 Minutes, and as a speaker at SXSW, TEDx, Georgetown, Harvard and Yale, his alma mater. A recovering child actor, he played the title role in film Lorenzo's Oil (1992). Zack is now writing a new book, THREE KINGS, which will be published in 2017 by Little, Brown. Get Zack's quarterly email updates | Full bio

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Bieber: Venture Capitalist
Bieber: Venture Capitalist

The young pop star earned $108 million in the past two years, and he’s plowing it into companies like Spotify.

A Kasbah That Rocks
A Kasbah That Rocks

Richard Branson gives a private tour of his hideaway in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains.

Cowboy Capitalist
Cowboy Capitalist

Toby Keith is one of the biggest names in country music — and he has built a business empire to match.

Jay-Z’s First B-Ball Team
Jay-Z’s First B-Ball Team

Before Brooklyn had the Nets, LeBron James signed up to play for Jay-Z’s Rucker Park dream team.

Katy Perry, Pop Export
Katy Perry, Pop Export

How the sheltered daughter of ministers became the world’s highest-paid musician.


Speaking Engagements

Zack is available for speaking engagements related to music, business and media, as well as his books, Empire State of Mind and Michael Jackson, Inc. To inquire about his availability, please click here.

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