Shamara McCoy

Mara blogger, columnist

Mara the Hip-Hop Socialite is a blogger, columnist and media personality who pens the popular weekly entertainment news column "The Scoop With the Hip-Hop Socialite." Mara specializes in getting to the bottom of celebrity gossip and regularly contributes to and Her exclusive interviews consistently generate headlines on urban outlets such as BOSSIP, <em>S2S Magazine</em>, <em>Juicy Magazine</em>, and, among others. The Wilmington, N.C., native has been featured on,, the "Industry 101" series on comedian Jack Thriller's (MTV's <em>Wild N' Out</em>) website, and on Hot 97's <em>Street Soldiers</em> show. A graduate of N.C. A&T State University and the law school at Wake Forest University, Mara is a 2012 "Black Celebration" Award nominee for her work in urban media. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @TheHipHopSocialite.

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