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Rapper Ivy Shades Celebrates 100K Views with “Photo” TikTok Challenge and Chance to Win Free Louboutins!
Breaking Hip Hop artist Ivy Shades' official music video for "Photo" is nearing the 100K view mark in just one month. The Houston-bred Rapper, Celebrity Eyewear Designer, and President of P by Tha Pound Records is becoming well-known in the south for her alluring blend of hard-hitting lyrics, flamboyant femininity, and southern flavor. Colorful and cinematic visuals like "Photo" have helped the burgeoning star to rack up over half a million views on her Youtube platform and perform sold-out shows across the country. With the ease of COVID-19 safety protocols, Ivy Shades is now preparing to hit the road to deliver the high-energy stage performances her fans have come to expect.
Vocal Spotlight: Ayana Bean
Boston, MA native Ayana Bean has lead a life worthy of a movie, with a preview of her story being shared through her episode of Black Entertainment Television’s reboot of the highly acclaimed American Gangster series. Her hustle spanned from the streets of Boston to the entire country as she became a vital music presence in Boston and worked as the regional liaison for several major record labels including Def Jam, Sony, Eone formerly Koch Records, Interscope to name a few. However, the battles in her personal life--which consisted of raising 2 young sons, and the disease of drug addiction in the home led her down a path of fiscal ruin. After serving time on State and Federal convictions for fraud, Ayana chose to become an advocate of at-risk women and gives talks to those in or transitioning from prison.
Vocal Music Spotlight
Known for his signature blues guitar licks, California singer-songwriter Simon Lunche's voice overflows with palpable ache against rich tapestries of strings and piano. He’s been known to bring a crowd to their knees and render them speechless.
Vocal Spotlight: Pamela Rosario
A Message From Pamela Rosario: Juggling motherhood, a career, a side hustle, and your social life is an exhausting lifestyle. You really have to be passionate about it all in order to keep yourself motivated to get it all done. I am here to show you that you do not have to lose yourself in raising your children. It is absolutely possible to have it all, whatever "having it all" means to you. I am here to show you that although motherhood changes your life, it does not have to take away from your life.
An Interview With Young Tupac
Young Tupac Zirrell Letteris Conner is a rap artist and performer based in Chicago, Illinois. He has been playing ever since he was a kid, starting with drums and piano at the young age of 9. Around the same time, he developed a keen interest in hip/hop and he started mastering the art of freestyle rapping. Since then, he kept honing his craft, and eventually came up with an original sound that could be described as melodic, yet energetic and versatile. Fans of artists as diverse as Biggie Smalls, Lil Wayne, and Tupac Shakur are definitely going to connect with his style and vision.
Tapping Into the Connection Behind Mental Wellness & Music with Singer & Songwriter McKenna Camille
Music Artist, Actress, Model, & Mental Wellness Advocate McKenna Camille opens up about her journey as an artist and dedication to rise above the haters by empowering others. Dive into this personal interview with McKenna to uncover the reality, struggle, and passion behind becoming a music artist and how writing, journaling, and music led her to become an advocate for mental wellness.
Men In Media Spotlight: Jeff Lewis
Jeff Lewis's successful career thus far in media and publishing is quickly on the rise. Since the start of his career in 2009, he has become one of the most influential bloggers/pop culture commentators in New York City. If you read the blogs or spend time using social media, it's almost impossible not to stumble upon his work.
Ebony OH, CEO (Three Times A Lady)
About Ebony OH A North Carolina native, a graduate of Winston-Salem State University, Wife, Mother, business magnet, avant-garde fashionista, and a woman of great influence, Ebony OH is undoubtedly your modern-day businesswoman.