WorldStars popularity can be partially attributed to outrageous videos captured on cell phones, like that of a Cleveland bus driver punching a female passenger in the face after a verbal argument. The site solicits videos from its fans. They dont get paid, but they do get bragging rights.
Is worldstar still a thing?
The site, operated by Worldstar, LLC, was founded by Lee Q ODenat, a Hollis, Queens–based hip-hop fan who attended Grover Cleveland High School before graduating .WorldStarHipHop.Type of siteEntertainmentRegistrationOptionalLaunchedAugust 9, 2005Current statusActive3 more rows
How does worldstar make money?
World Stars viewership may be subject for debate, but their revenue is real. According to the sites rate card, they charge $500 to post a video, $1,250 for mixtape/DVD trailers and $5,000 for X-rated clips.
What was the first worldstar video?
April 27, 2008: WorldStar Lands Its First Major Premiere “Khaled saw we were growing fast, and we got that first exclusive video,” Q told Gawker in 2014.