Actress & Director Kendall Alexandria Shares her Biggest Lessons in Success

You have seen her on on popular television shows such as Dear White People, Tosh.o, General Hospital, BET’s hit film Chocolate City, and her feature film “Rising Within” alongside Emmy winner Kim Estes. When Kendall Alexandria is off screen, you will discover she is also an artist, director, and author. I had the pleasure of…

Toni Morrison Paved The Road to The Writer in Me

Toni Morrison was an American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher and professor emeritus at Princeton University. Her first novel, The Bluest Eye, was published in 1970. She won The Nobel Peace Prize  in 1993 for her visionary force and huge impact left on our hearts by her words. “We die. That may be the meaning of…

Beauty Stylist & MUA Royielle Wheat on Business and Success

Influencer and Stylist Royielle Wheat is a Louisiana native with a passion to help women build their confidence through lifestyle and beauty. As a successful stylist & MUA, Royielle built a personal platform overcoming statistics and reminding herself that success is in the eye  of the beholder. I had the pleasure to chat with Roy…

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…

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…

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…