Creator “MeekFro” is a Force to be Reckoned With

Creative Mykel “MeekFro” Trent is a force to be reckoned with. Known by her authentic and artistic style, Mykel is popular for her hairstyles, wigs, and faux locs leading her to being invited by YouTube to become a YouTube Partner. Mykel has worked with and collaborated with over 40 brands. Brands like Voice of Hair, Boho Locs, Janet Collection, SuperLine Collection, Zury Sis, etc. She has … Continue reading Creator “MeekFro” is a Force to be Reckoned With

THE COME-UP: Comedian Mark Caesar Makes the World Laugh

I remember the first time Mark Caesar made me laugh. It was seven years ago when Team Piss Yo Pants Comedy released the forever viral video, “S**t New Orleans Girls Say” and I’ve been a fan of him ever since. As a stand-up comedian and the writer of the stage play When You’re Broke You’re Drove, Mark continues to make his fans laugh through stand-ups, funny … Continue reading THE COME-UP: Comedian Mark Caesar Makes the World Laugh

THE COME-UP: Actor Jeremy Lloyd Talks Success and Taking Center Stage

An avid lover of musical theater, Jeremy Lloyd has performed in many shows in the North Shore area. Some of his favorites roles include: Beast/Prince/Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, Seaweed in Hairspray, Jim in Big River, Harpo in The Color Purple, and Jesus in Godspell. I had the pleasure to catch up with Jeremy as we discussed his many accomplishments, his love for theater, and his definition of success. What did you want to be as … Continue reading THE COME-UP: Actor Jeremy Lloyd Talks Success and Taking Center Stage

The Art of a Creative: Bringing Your Art To Humanity

The Art of a Creative by Whitley Gillin Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.” –Leonardo Da Vinci As a Pisces, I was born to be a dreamer and visionary; I was born a creative. Creativity runs through my veins and is the foundation of everything I am and wish to be. I compare the gifts and talents of … Continue reading The Art of a Creative: Bringing Your Art To Humanity

THE COME-UP: Bestselling Author Quardeay Julien Shares How Writing is an Escape That Motivated Him To Publish 26 Titles

As the book kingpin of 26 titles, best-selling author Quardeay Julien shows no signs of stopping as he opens up about writing being his therapeutic escape, and how it changed his life positively. I caught up with Quardeay and we discussed his successful journey as a writer and influencer, classic mistakes new authors make, and how he found his passion for his writing craft.   … Continue reading THE COME-UP: Bestselling Author Quardeay Julien Shares How Writing is an Escape That Motivated Him To Publish 26 Titles

Why Ebony J. is the Host That Does the Most

Standing at 4’11, you would think it would be easy to overlook her small stature, but once she opens her mouth she demands attention and respect. Media personality, entrepreneur, host, philanthropist, blogger, life coach, motivational speaker, and teacher Ms. Ebony J is truly the host that does the most. Born and raised in the Cincinnati tri-state area, Jeffonia Wynn (Ebony J.)  had a willingness to … Continue reading Why Ebony J. is the Host That Does the Most

The Future is Female: 140 Women Who Will Inspire You, Vol. 2

Six months ago I compiled the first list of 140 Women Who Will Inspire You. It was a way to acknowledge all the women whom I admire and have paved the way for our future female leaders. The feedback from the first list was phenomenal. Take a look at the women who was featured on the first list of The Future is Female: 140 Women Who … Continue reading The Future is Female: 140 Women Who Will Inspire You, Vol. 2