Pouchons: Hip Hop Social Networking

Posted Nov 28, 2007

Pouchons is a hip-hop social network that looks like an ordinary social network, but with a hip hop twist. Pouchons has social networking characteristics like profile pictures, photo albums, comments, and other personal information.

Your friends are known as your “Homies” and your messages are known as “Shout outs.”  Users can send each other props, kisses, and hugs.   Users can start rating other profiles after they have uploaded a Salute picture.

Top rated users get a featured spot on the homepage.  There are Top Ratings, Kisses, Hugs, Props, Body and Style.  Pouchons also has Hip Hop Music and Videos.  Pouchons also has Forums, Chat, and Search.

Pouchons started in 2005 and was only available in French back then.  The new version launched on Nov. 8th in both English and French.  Pouchons currently has close to 70,000 members.  The company is based in Montreal, Canada.  “Pouchons” means cute and sexy in Creole (Haiti) slang.