BallerStatus.com is one of the most recognized and respected online properties for urban lifestyle culture, offering a daily balance of the coolest trends across related categories such as music, entertainment, movies, fashion and streetwear, gaming and tech, and sports.
The website was founded in May 2002 as an online destination dedicated strictly to the hip-hop culture, back when there were only a handful of websites offering editorial coverage to the genre. Since our initial launch, BallerStatus.com has grown into one of the biggest contributors to the culture online, and expanded our coverage into the aforementioned areas.
BallerStatus was founded and currently operated by Jay Casteel. He started the website as a hobby, and it quickly took on a life of its own. Today, the website boasts multiple contributors, who provide insightful pieces and features on various topics, whether its an in-depth interview with a specific music artist or a news piece about a specific trend.
Over the years, we've been cited and sourced by countless media outlets, and have received coverage in various major publications, such as: