That second title is interesting to us, because she started this enterprise with her then-husband Babyface, the cool crooner who knew a mix of beauty and brains when he saw it.
Edmonds was certainly an accomplished woman way before she met Babyface, having earned a degree from Stanford in psychobiology.
This rare species — the Industrious Gold Digger — does not sit idly by and get manicures once she has secured the ring.
Nor does she nag her new husband to death in a grim attempt to hold on to her money bag. She takes that access to wealth and parlays it into a fortune of her own, so she can keep or leave the man at her bidding.
These are some good brothers, there’s no question about that, but I’ve often heard Black men complain about Black women hot temper, and their attitude.Good for Roy for using Dash’s connections and capital to launch a lucrative brand of her own, that far outshines Rocawear today.Tracey Edmonds This girl from Cali is now the Chief Operating Officer and President of Our Stories Films, a film production company that focuses on urban audiences, in addition to being the CEO of her own production firm, Edmonds Entertainment.She was named president and creative director of Phat Fashions several months before officially filing for divorce from her ex-husband.Although at the time the firm was no longer owned by Russell, it was his connections that got her into the company at such a high level.
Regardless of whether the relationship goes sour, The Industrious Gold Digger has used her mate as a stepping stone to her personally controlled economic power.