IMG_9993Rebecca Ijeoma graduated high school at the tender age of 16 and began her post secondary education at the University of Arizona. It was there amidst a slue of incandescent roommates she found solace on the internet. Rebecca began broadcasting her roommate experience on Myspace bulletin boards, Google blog posts and AOL forums… Longing for a sense of unanimity, Rebecca turned her favorite physical characteristic (her dimples) into a nom de plume; which allowed her to write and submit articles regarding her folly roommates to various online publications without repercussion…

Not soon after, Rebecca found herself continuing her education at Arizona State University. Unable to find traditional employment, once again, Rebecca turned to the internet. This time using her nom de plume, Miss Dimplez, and creating her own online news platform. Determined to make herself a distinguished urban authority, Rebecca taught herself graphic & web design, and picked up her first public relations client, Bei Maejor, a recording artist / producer signed to Jive (RCA) Records.

Since 2009, Rebecca’s entertainment blog MISSDIMPLEZ.COM has been featured by MTV, Vh1, ABC 15, BET, The Smoking Section, The Source Magazine, SPIN Magazine, Global Grind, Rap Radar, Okay Player, Hip Hop Wired and more… Meanwhile, Rebecca began landing design and marketing jobs for brands including: T-Mobile, Red Bull, Gourmet Footwear, China Glaze, Cloud 9 and Flud Watches.

In 2010, Rebecca partnered with Red Bull to present a series of Talib Kweli fan-experience enhancements, meanwhile freelancing for industry heavyweights: Funkmaster Flex, The Smoking Section, Karen Civil, and Hardknock TV.

In 2011, Rebecca served as a graphic designer and digital consultant to John Gotty of The Smoking Section, assisted with event programming, including their Nike-sponsored Hoop & Hang, and ran their A3C Tastemaker’s Picnic. Ijeoma rounded up that year by graduating from Arizona State University and being honored as one of Billboard’s top 200 women in music.

In 2012, Ijeoma kicked off the year by partnering with Cricket Wireless & Muve Music and DJ Green Lantern to present 3 of the largest independent South by Southwest events in history; meanwhile continuing on in her role at The Smoking Section. Cultivated partnerships with Universatile Music and Guerilla Union to capture the moments of over 40 concerts & shows including Rock The Bells, Paid Dues, and more.

In 2013, Rebecca teamed up with Epic Records College Division to create craft an unforgettable SXSW experience, continuing partnerships with Universatile and Guerilla Union, meanwhile serving as a contractor for Atlantic Records’ Lifestyle Music division.

In 2014, Ijeoma relocated to Los Angeles, hosted The Cricket Experience at SXSW with new discovery, A Great Big World, and formerly launched her digital and creative company, IJEOMA (the agency)–which houses and controls the digital marketing, social media mapping, branding and imaging for brands like NE-YO, Karen Civil’s Live Civil, Maejor, and more.

In 2015, Rebecca served as interim manager for Dee-1 and took on the role as Director of Digital Marketing at Compound Ent., all in addition to her expansive clientele growth and consultancy with American Expresses’ UNSTAGED initiative and the Janet Jackson Unbreakable Tour.

As for 2016, the rest is still unwritten.

Electronic press kit [Jan. 2014] available, here.
IJEOMA (Agency) Year-End Recap [December. 2015] available, here.

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