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Caryl Q

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By Nigeria Anderson

Let’s Get It, Let’s Go!

Think about the world you want to live in and then create it. Well that is what Music Maven Caryl Q did.  In the 80’s she decided the music business was where her heart belong.  Participating in an internship and working her way up to an executive assistant proved she had what it took. Connecting and networking with the who’s who in the industry, it was just a matter of time before Caryl Q launched her own public relations company.  Understanding the core of business and how the wheel turns. Caryl Q was able to offer keys to success for each client and company she worked with.  Caryl Q has worked with most major recording labels and industry talents such as Sting, Diddy, Busta, Def Leppard, Akon, Shabba Ranks, L.L. Cool J, Salt & Pepper, 50 Cent and one of her favorites still today Darnell Jones.

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Terrae

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By Nigeria Anderson

New Music By Terrae

Terrae singer-songwriter was introduced to music at an early age. Influenced by her mother, Jazz singer and songwriter Ishma Durah.  Reigning from Chicago Terrae veered away from Jazz and was bitten by disco and house music bug.  Going to clubs in the era of Ron Hardy, Frankie Knuckles, Ron Trent, Leroy Burgess, Tony Sundance Evans and Mike Kirby. House music became the sound she enjoyed most.  Presently under S. Walker, Choice Kutz Label, Terrae is reinventing herself and sound with talented producer Who Is Brian Tech and other well known track masters.  Terrae has returned from a small hiatus after morning the passing of her mom.  Producing songs like Take Me, Without U and Da Way I Feel.  You can find her music on streaming platforms such as Traxsource, SoundCloud and Bandcamp.

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Ray Leonard Jr.

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By Nigeria Anderson

Know Better Do Better

Ray Leonard Jr. is dedicated to helping others through his commitment to being better each day. Growing up with a celebrity dad came with a few challenges. Challenges which affected him emotionally.  Remembering what that felt like, Ray Leonard Jr. became a motivational speaker.  Although he has other business ventures, Ray likes helping others create a balance in their life.  Ray Leonard jr. created a podcast titled Know Better Do Better.  His podcast is designed to engage  in conversations to encourage and inform listeners.  Most recently, he discussed depression and suicide.  In 2020 we watched a broken system collapse and many have been frustrated dealing with anxiety of what’s next.  Ray Leonard jr.  has written a book with the same title of his podcast Know Better Do Better.  You might say it is easier said than done. However, Ray uses personal experiences to help the reader navigate through.  There is a saying experience is the best teacher.

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Cristina Fontanelli

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By Nigeria Anderson

Cristina In Italy

Cristina Fontanelli is an established actress and opera singer.  Awarded Best Actress on a film project titled Santino.  Cristina’s vocals have led her to perform on many opera stages around the world Palm Beach, Lincoln and Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, St. Louis and Hong Kong.  Every year Cristina Fontanelli produces and stars in Cristina In Italy which she has produced for over 17 years.  The show gives more than 80 children from low income homes a chance to experience performing at Carnegie Hall and other venues.  The mission includes raising funds for children’s causes through The Cristina Fontanelli FoundationCristina is currently producing a PBS-TV special of Christmas In Italy.  The show gives her a chance to return to her Italian roots in a festive way.  Due to Covid the show is under guidelines, its streaming with tickets $15 and proceeds will go to pantries and shelters this year.  For more information contact 646-481-9890, show ends January 1st, 2021 so get your tickets.

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WYATT G. MAKER

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By Nigeria Anderson

MAKING THE CUT

Wyatt G. Maker is an actor, comedian, filmmaker and cinematographer.  Known for creating entertainment that will capture you emotionally, inform and entertain. Wyatt knew at an early age that filmmaking and acting were in his cards. He would watch films on repeat and looked forward to going to the movies with his dad.  Wyatt would take note on how actors performed, the storyline and all the bells and whistles of how the film looked and felt. He set out to attend LaGuardia High School of Music & Arts in New York which specializes in teaching visual and performing arts.  There he took part in school plays and even wrote a few. He joined a youth media program where he was able to branch out and create his first documentary Holding Up about gun violence and what it does to the family.  Which was entered into the Tribeca Film Festival Wyatt G. Maker has gone on to work on various sets as a cinematographer for example ABC For Life, NBC Saturday Night Live and Tom and Jerry Animation and still manages to get his acting and comedy in. (more…)

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Vincent Bohanan

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By Nigeria Anderson

Vincent Bohanan & SOV

Gospel recording artist Vincent Bohanan is New York’s own choir master, pastor and songwriter. He is a prodigy of a unique sound in gospel music.  When a choir is orchestrated correctly, their sound will make you shout or cry.  In the finish you should be encouraged, by the four-part-harmony. Vincent Bohanan & SOV have performed from state to stare prior to a recording contract picking up followers on their journey. (visit youtube)  January 2021 the choir will celebrate a 7 year anniversary.  Vincent Bohanan and Sounds of Victory will have a lot to celebrate this time. They are now signed and charting on billboard digital charts, with a new single Any Day Now.  We need a song like Any Day Now to remind ourselves that God will and can show up regarding this pandemic situation. Vincent Bohanan is a living testimony, if you wait on the Lord He will show up (more…)

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Michael Colyar

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By Nigeria Anderson

Mchael Colyar A Comedians Comedian

Michael Colyar is an actor, comedian, author and host of The Michael Colyar Morning Show.  Michael Colyar moved from stand-up comedian to star in film and television and now producing his own shows. Currently Michael Colyar is playing a lead role in a new BET/BETher project to air on December 16th entitled Holiday Heartbreak.  Michael is featured in over 30 film projects. In Holiday Heartbreak he will play the lead character.  A huge step in moving forward in his film career.  No matter on stage or film Michael Coylar will not let you down. His energy and quick wit will keep you entertained until the end.  He is truly one of the funniest men in comedy captivating audiences all around the world. Today Michael Colyar is one of the hardest working men in the business.  He is the creator and host of The Michael Colyar Morning Show, available on youtube. His show is entertaining, informative and funny.  What I like about his show, the audience participation.  The show is live and interactive, it begins 7am pst.  So make sure you catch it.  

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Marcus Jordan

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By Nigeria Anderson

I CAN

Marcus Jordan has been a musical prodigy since 7 years old.  Marcus is a pastor’s kid but going to church and singing did not bother him one bit.  As he pursued his interest in music, he performed with groups.  Enhancing his skills in singing, songwriting and playing keyboard. Quickly becoming known throughout Houston as one of the most sought after keyboard players. Marcus Jordan began playing for various churches and opportunity knocked.  Music World Entertainment hired him as a house band keyboard player.  That’s when you can say, your gifts will make room for you.  I know you wanna say what? Playing for the world.  NOPE just being in the world and working as a musician, playing for artists such as Solange Knowles, IB3, Angie Stone, Brian Courtney Wilson, Kurt Carr, Juanita Bynum and Trinitee 5:7. Listen to our interview to find out what happen while touring.

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Miz Tiffany

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By Nigeria Anderson

I Ain’t Preaching To The Choir

Tiffany “Miz Tiffany” Coleman-McGee is one of God’s peculiar daughters. Coined Gospel Rapper Miz Tiffany, she hails out of Mississippi creating her path in mainstream media. Miz Tiffany’s gifts and talents span the creative wheel as an international recording artist, model, actress, motivational speaker, author, radio personality and television show producer/host. Obviously the Lord has poured out upon her.  Miz Tiffany’s accomplishments consist of; her first children’s book entitled Hippos Downtown! And her EP I Ain’t Preaching to the Choir, featuring her two single releases I’m Souled and titled track I Ain’t Preaching to the Choir. Although Miz Tiffany has accumulated many accolades, she bid all the Glory to Jesus Christ in her life.  Marching on the charts as one of the best Christian female gospel rapper, it is not an easy feat even in 2020.  Stemming from Mississippi one of the bible belts, where women in ministry are sometimes limited to express their gifts,  Miz Tiffany cannot be easily swayed from her God-given assignment.  Her talent speaks for itself.  She recently performed solo for an award show during the pandemic, a testament to her talents, skills and abilities. Miz Tiffany is blazing a trail of success for herself and her words of wisdom will bless you during our interview.
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Paul Roberson

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By Nigeria Anderson

SoBol Bed-Stuy

Businessmen Paul Roberson, Ainsworth (Tony) Robinson and Ahmed (AJ) Jerome (photo L-R) have launched a Black-owned and operated franchise, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant community.  SoBol Bed-Stuy, is located at 531 Nostrand Avenue.  It is the first Acai (pronounced ah-sah-EE) Bowl Cafe in Brooklyn.  The trio has plans to open a second franchise location in another area of Brooklyn as well. Paul Roberson is one of the co-founders who sat with me to discuss this amazing success story, on how three black men have come together to create something special for Bed-Stuy.  I am confident that if you have any doubts about opening a business or launching a project during this nation’s pandemic, you must listen to the interview. (more…)

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