Chuck “Jigsaw” Creekmur
Chief Executive Officer, AllHipHop
Chuck Creekmur aka Jigsaw is known as one of the original disruptors in technology, media and entertainment. Through his work and his company AllHipHop, LLC, he has emerged as a thought leader, trendsetter and trailblazer. He’s paved a road and continued to be a driving force in cultures that constantly change and morph. Along with being a driving force in music media, his passion and endeavors as a mentor and public speaker continue to grow nationally.
After graduating from The University of Delaware, Creekmur moved to New York City where he served as a music news producer for BET.com, as well as writing for several publications. Chuck has interviewed notable entertainers and pop culture figures including Shaq, LL Cool J, Jamie Foxx, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Queen Latifah, Ice-T, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Nick Cannon, Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Mekhi Phifer, Drake, Common, Coco Jones, Tobe Nwigwe Ludacris, Kendrick Lamar, T.I. and numerous others.
Creekmur takes pride in being an innovator, who is constantly ahead of the curve and found those same attributes in his soon-to-be business partner, Greg “Grouchy” Watkins. After reconnecting with they united to make history creating AllHipHop.com, the first daily news source for Hip-Hop culture on the Internet.
While the passion for media and music are still there, Creekmur has transitioned and found his calling to expand beyond Hip-Hop. New visions include social justice, community engagement, and public speaking, particularly to youth. He is dedicated to speaking the social organizations and universities across the country in the spirit of community-based activism. He has had the opportunity to speak at The White House, SXSW, Social Media Summits and had his first TEDx Talk in 2017.
In 2023, he expects to carry on his tradition of disruption and thought leadership as the internet, social media and technology continue to shape the way we live, view the world and see each other. He continues to give back as a board member of T.I.’s US or Else, Raising Kings with the One Village Alliance and other philanthropic efforts.
As a cultural critic and pundit, he’s been featured in VIBE, The Source, Complex, MSNBC, ABC, Yahoo!, National Public Radio (NPR), BET, TVOne, VH1, The E! Channel, MTV, The O’Reilly Factor, USA Today, The New York Times, New York’s Hot 97 FM and numerous other outlets.
This year, Creekmur and Watkins announced a docu-series about AllHipHop’s rocket-like rise, to be directed by Quincy Jones III.