Interview with Angie from Awesome Advertising


Hello Angie! I always start off with this question! If a stranger came up to you in the street and asked, what do you do? What would be your response?

I sell pencils!

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Where are you from? How was your childhood? What type of jobs did you have on your to becoming an entrepreneur?

I am originally from NY, but moved to Florida when I was very young. My father passed away when I was 7, so that’s why we moved to Florida. It was me, my mom and my brother. I grew up in a very strict, Italian, Catholic home.. no dating until 17, not allowed to do any concerts or parties.. ( I thank my mom today for being so strict)

My first job was filing paperwork in the church rectory to pay for the catholic school that my mom insisted I attend. As a teen, I always had a regular job, I did not discover my talents until 1980, when I worked for Richard Simmons Anatomy Asylum as a babysitter in their nursery. It was a health club that offered babysitting while the mothers worked out. I made friends with all the moms.. one day the manager came to me and told me I was wasting my talent and that she was going to put me in sales. I had never sold anything in my life and told her so.. She took me under her wing and in 3 years I wound up being the manager of that health club. I worked there until they closed their doors. I went to work selling magazines via the phone. I wound up becoming a manager there in 8 months, and stayed until they closed their doors.

Then a friend told me about Atlas Pen and Pencil. that they were hiring. I applied, got the job, and wound up becoming a sales manager there also. I stayed there for 20 years, learning everything I could about the advertising specialty business. In 2005, my husband and I decided it was time for a change, we sold our home in Florida and moved to North Carolina. I then took a chance on opening my own company. AWESOME ADVERTISING. I am happy to say this year is my 10th year in business!

Can you tell us about the moment that you decided to become an entrepreneur? What inspired you?

When we moved from Florida to North Carolina, I didn’t want to have to punch a time clock in a new job, so I just took a shot at my own thing. I guess I must say that it was my husband who inspired me because he always said ‘ You can do this.”

Can you take us into the day in the life of an entrepreneur? What are your favorite things about it? What are your least favorite things about it?

My days vary so much. some days I am so busy, I can’t keep track, other days, I can write a few orders then go do what I want. there is no set schedule for me and that’s what I like most.
my least favorite thing is all the paperwork, that takes me away from my passion.. which is SELLING!

Would you ever go back to “working” for someone else, besides your customers?! Can you tell us why or why not?

I would (hopefully) never go work for someone else. I like the fact that I can run my business the way I want, give good deals, and stand behind my company. Sometimes when company policy gets in the way, you just can’t be yourself.

We have a slogan called “Do What You Desire” aka #DWYD. Can you tell us how this applies to you and what you do!?

I feel like I always wanted to have my own business and that is where I did what I desired, taking a risk.. and succeeding is the best feeling in the world!

Where can we find out more about you and your business?
My web site is
or you can like me on Facebook!

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Interview with Lilo of PapyrusAndCharms


If a stranger walked up to you on the street and asked “What do you do?” what would be your response?

I would say, ” I own my own business & I create jewelry with deep cultural significances for people of every background.”

Can you tell us about your company PapyrusAndCharms? What are your influences to pursue this?

Well, the name of the company is very significant to me. The “Papyrus” part has two meanings: I am a poet and I call myself a scribe so it was important that I insert myself into the branding. It also means vintage jewelry or apparel. “Charms” is a nod to the symbolism I put into my work. Historically the term charm meant an item used to bring good luck and ward off evil, and I use a lot of ancient symbols with those same meanings.

Honestly, my company is the result of a little creativity in a time of great desperation. My mother was very sick in the hospital & I needed to be there with her every day, so I thought of a way I could work and still be present and voila, enter Papyrus & Charms! I’ve been making jewelry since I was a kid and I used to sell it when I was around 10, so it just came to me naturally.

What type of items do you create? Do you actually make the pieces yourself? How would you describe your design style & aesthetic?

I create everything! I make really unique necklaces, bracelets & earrings using authentic fabrics & materials from countries in Africa & also Jamaica. My father in Jamaica creates jewelry for my store as well, and many of his pieces are really unique because they are made with palm tree seeds seeds and wood from our land back on the island.
My aesthetic as I say, is for the natural man or woman. There’s going to be a lot of wood, a lot of semiprecious stones with spiritual significance, and symbols from various cultures representing love and protection.

What has been your greatest accomplishment? How about your biggest disappointment? How did you work through it?

In a very short span of time (since late January) I’ve grown a national customer base. Just last week I shipped orders to 7 different states in one day and I thought, “wow my little dream has grown wings!” It’s amazing to see that people want & appreciate what I create. It’s a great feeling. I haven’t had any disappointments yet; but I feel like I can handle anything after getting through my mother’s two month stint in the hospital. I’ve got this.

We have a mantra, “Do What You Desire” or simply #DWYD, how does that apply to you and your life?

I think I’ve always lived up to this saying in my own way. My birth name means, “Only God is my judge” and I truly feel like people embody the meanings they are ascribed when they are born. I know a lot of people thought I was crazy for starting a business in the middle of a family crisis; but I thought it was brilliant. I did everything I said I would, without anyone’s help and now I have a viable business that not only supports me financially but brings me peace & happiness. The phrase “Do What You Desire” couldn’t be more appropriate; because I did just that!

What is the best way for our readers to find out more about your and get their own custom jewelry?

Papyrus & Charms can be found a number of ways!
Facebook Fan Page: Papyrus & Charms
Instagram: @PapyrusNCharms
You can find more about my jewelry on any of these sites. Thanks for the opportunity to speak to the people! #DWYD 

Interview with Music Business Entrepreneur HEARTBREAKjazz


I always start off by asking, how is everything in the world of HEARTBREAKjazz?

Everything is everything. I have good days, and bad ones. It’s getting hot outside & business is picking up, so I’m super excited for the summer.

Ok, I also like to ask, what would you say to someone if they came up to you asked “What do you do ?” 

I’m an organizer.

From shows & non-profit events to street teams & scheduling, I’m always organizing. I can’t say I have a specific title because I do a lot of everything. Sometimes I’m a manager, an administrator, designer, consultant, writer. Overall, I’m an entrepreneur. I like to take an idea and bring it to life.


Tell me more about “HEARTBREAKjazz”? How long have you been in business? What have been your biggest accomplishments? Biggest setbacks? How did you overcome them?

“HEARTBREAKjazz” is actually a rip of some Drake lyrics in his earlier work (Heartbreak Drake). I arrived in Atlanta in 2010 to attend Clark Atlanta University. Twitter had been around but I guess you can say it was at it’s prime & the main marketing outlet for students. That’s how we found out about the upcoming parties, latest news, and how to connect with everyone. I began doing business under “@HEARTBREAKjazz” leading an all female promotion company “Boss Ladies” & the name just stuck. It’s my personal brand.

Being new to the state altogether, hopping into the nightlife scene allowed me to learn the city & network with a lot of the cities curators, promoters, artists and other people in the industry. I took a little break to return home & when I came back in the recent years (December 2013) I dived head first into music.

I feel like being a female in a male-dominated industry, you have to go hard to prove yourself. When they wouldn’t give me a chance, I took it. I went off & did it.


Your artists are very unique. How do you use that to your advantage in marketing and public relations?

My artists sell themselves. We’re not out here putting on for the camera. Everything is 100% real, raw and uncut. The fans love someone they can relate to. The music is just a reflection of their lifestyles. I feel like a lot of the new music people are coming out with is glamorizing things they know nothing about. But listen to some Theo Ferragamo & he’s gonna tell you about juggin, finessing, skating, & crashing on someone’s couch. You can’t get any realer than that. I feel like Teddy Blow is crazy with hooks, he’s really getting comfortable in his craft & manipulating his vocals. Basically a good product will sell itself.

How is it working with one of the top independent labels in the recording industry, QC The Label?

It’s an experience! Interning was like a game of survivor. Who can stay on the island?

Being around talented, hard-working people is so inspiring. I’m all about positive vibes, especially in the workplace. The company is still fairly new and it’s a powerhouse. I’ve got the opportunity to learn so many things as well as share my knowledge and experience with others. I’m excited to see what new doors open.

How important is public relations and branding in the marketing and pushing of a new artist? In your perspective.

I believe you have to sell the whole package. There are plenty of people who have the talent but no image, & vise versa. People want to see you, hear you, feel you. The fan wants to know you (or at least think they do.) Maintaining a good public image is essential for artists today as well as really branding themselves. The Internet made it so easy for anyone to share with the world. The game is overpopulated & oversaturated. You really have to stand out but also be consistent.


Besides working with artists, is there anything else that you are passionate about that supporters of you may not realize!?

I love working with children. Aside from music, I work at a psychiatric facility for children and also volunteer at a group home. I’m all for community development. I’m working on a few non-profit events/giveaways over the course of the year. I want kids to know their dreams are at arm’s reach.

We have a saying here “DO WHAT YOU DESIRE” or #DWYD. How does that apply to what you are doing with your company and in your life?

I feel like it’s your life. Do what you desire without fear of anyone judging you or telling you how to live. I love taking risks. I don’t think anything great has ever occurred without a little bit of risk involved. Just do it.


How can we find out more about HeartBreakjazz online? Facebook? Twitter? Website? IG? or Twitter/Instagram: @HEARTBREAKjazz

Are there any last words of wisdom or advice? 


Interview with Swedish Pop Star Mizgin

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Good Day Mizgin! How is everything in the music world?

Good day! Everything is great, just in the studio working on my album everyday!

Ok, I always like to ask, what would you say to someone if they came up to you asked “What do you do?”

It’s simple, I’m an artist. It’s something that I live for more than something that I do. I remember being really, really young, and I was watching a concert on TV. I looked at the singer and I just knew that I was going to be that. I think that was before I could even talk!

Tell me more about career? How long have you been doing music? What have been your biggest accomplishments? Biggest setbacks? How did you overcome them?

I’ve been in love with music for as long as I can remember, but my first release was in 2013 with my promotional single Get You Off. It was #1 on iTunes in Sweden the day after it got released, which was super cool! But to be honest I don’t really focus on accomplishments or setbacks. I’m always thinking how to get better and move forward and not what happened in the past.

Your biggest song and video is “Get You Off” (which has become quite controversial), I actually just recently discovered it, I dig it a lot. How was that song concept and video created? Take us into your mind while creating it!

The concept came from the song, which is obviously very sexy. I feel the song should create the music video because I want the video to give the song a face. My team and I shared some ideas with the director, and the rest is history.

You have a natural sexuality in your music and image, which I find empowering and more people in general should embrace it. But I also noticed it has caused some controversy. What are your thoughts on women and sexuality? Are we behind as a society?

I don’t think that we are behind when it comes to women and sexuality, I think a lot of women are open about their sexuality today, but just like you said, it causes controversy. That’s the problem. Would it cause the same controversy if a man would do it?

How important is social media and actually talking to your fans been in elevating your career Mizgin?

I think that social media is very important. It’s definitely the easiest way to have a relationship with your fans. You can share pictures, thoughts and much more with each other. It becomes a personal experience between me and the fans.

Can you tell us about any new projects that you are working on? Who are you working with?

I actually just released my official debut single, “If I Said I’m In Love (Suicide)” which is available on iTunes. I’m really excited about it. The music video is coming in the next few weeks as well.

We have a saying here “DO WHAT YOU DESIRE” or #DWYD. How does that apply to what you are doing with your music?

Do what you desire is the coolest saying. That’s not only how I do my music, that’s how I live my life. It’s simple and easy. If you’re here to live for other people, or to seek approval from them, then you are not living your life to the fullest. You have one life to do what you desire.

How can we find out more about you and your music online? Facebook? Twitter? Website?


Instagram­ @IAmMizgin

Twitter­ @officialMizgin
Are there any last words of wisdom or advice?

Thank you so much for your time! Do what you desire!

Interview with Dutch-TheOmen


Good Day Dutch The Omen! How is everything in the fashion world?

It’s all Chic!!!

Ok, I always like to ask, what would you say to someone if they came up to you asked “What do you do?”

I Dress people. Lol


What inspired you to become Wardrobe & Image Consultant and an entrepreneur?

What inspired me, I’ll like to say fashion inspired it. It was my way of freedom out the hood. As I grow up I realized that people get paid for dressing other people, I was with it then!

I gotta ask, where does the name “Dutch, The Omen” come from?

DutchTheOmen came from a t-shirt line I produced in high school called “DutchBagBillion” which I dropped after a year so I decided to keep the name Dutch and “TheOmen” came from me wearing all black so it just grew on me.


Who and What are some of the best “Images” in the world, in your opinion and why?

I live for Rita Ora, Solange, and Zendaya Colemen. These 3 are effortless, timeless and always daring.
I always feel as if they were sent by a god!

Who are some of your clients, if you can reveal?

I worked with the likes of Teyana Taylor, Dawn Richards and Bianca Golden, but Tink is my current client/muse.


We have a saying here “DO WHAT YOU DESIRE” or #DWYD. How does that apply to what you are doing with your fashion business pursuits and how you live your life?

That’s a big influence in my life because I do what I want and what I feel. I don’t follow trends now.


How can we find out more about you and your stylings online? Facebook? Twitter? Website?

Unfortunately my site is down for new updates. But I’m very live on IG and Twitter @ DutchTheOmen

Are there any last words of wisdom or advice?

Be forever chic and slay by any means! #ThatsAll


Interview with fashion designer Marlaina Taylor-Ford

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If a stranger walked up to you and asked you “What Do You Do?” what would you say?
My career is in Supply Chain as a Buyer for a chemical company located in Germantown, WI. By night, I am Marlaina Taylor, creator and designer of Taylor & Ford Co. based in Milwaukee, WI. I spend my time outside of my career pursing my dream of building a global brand with a foundation in women’s clothing and a future in men’s and children’s as well as home goods.

You are the brains behind Taylor & Ford Co. SPRING into SUMMER Runway Fashion Show! Can you tell us more about what this event is about?
Taylor & Ford Co. is proud to host the 1st annual SPRING INTO SUMMER Fashion Runway Show in downtown Milwaukee, WI on May 1st. This years’ event, consisting of a cocktail hour followed by a runway fashion show, will showcase the Spring/Summer 2015 Collections of eight local and extremely talented fashion designers while raising money for an organization that we are extremely passionate about; American Cancer Society.


When I realized that this event is also benefitting the American Cancer Society, I became very interested in it. Can you explain why you chose this organization to donate to?
I became committed to volunteering with and donating to the American Cancer Society after my sister’s diagnosis with Cancer in early 2014. This was the first time in my life that I had experienced the effects of cancer firsthand and the struggle for her to return to a somewhat normal life. This prompted me to take action the best way that I knew how and that was through Taylor & Ford Co. I knew that I had the ability to potentially influence hundreds of my supporters to stand with me through volunteer work and fundraisers in support of the American Cancer Society.

Who are some of the designers and sponsors behind the event?
Guests can look forward to an impressive lineup of designers including Chelsea Stotts, Cristal Castaneda, Deborah Render, Ebonnie Kennedy, Anthony Vines, Leevan Roundtree, Maurese Gee and myself, Marlaina Taylor. We would have not been able to plan such an amazing event without the sponsorship of Motive Cosmetics and several local small businesses such as Brazen Hair, Project One Studios, Von Harris Productions, Nail Vibe, Shear Pink Salon and Pizza Shuttle. It is truly through these partnerships that we have begun to build the foundation of a fashion community here in the city of Milwaukee that is dedicated to supporting local fashion designers.


What can we expect to see from TAYLOR & FORD CO. and other designers on the runway?
TAYLOR & FORD CO. is excited to introduce the SS15 Resort Swimwear Collection. I would describe this collection as being a multi-dimensional, airy and sophisticated reflection of the modern twenty something’s vacation wardrobe.

We have a mantra, “Do What You Desire” or simply #DWYD. Can you explain how this principle applies to your life and career?
The mantra “Do What You Desire” correlates directly to my journey as a fashion designer. I spent roughly 10 years of life “wanting” to be a fashion designer, but not doing anything to make it happen. I desired to create seasonal collections that would influence fashion culture worldwide; however, I had yet to take a single step in that direction. It wasn’t until after I graduated college with my Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and International Business that I realized that I had all of the tools to be successful at my fingertips. I had the artistic vision and creativity required to be innovative in the fashion realm and I have the business savvy to market my brand both locally and abroad. I realized that I needed to live my dream for the sake of my own fulfillment.


Where can we find out more information for those who may be interested in attending or supporting the event?
Those who are interested in purchasing tickets to the SPRING Into SUMMER Runway Fashion Show may do so via the link provided below. I would also encourage these fashion enthusiasts to follow TAYLOR & FORD CO. on Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates.


Any last words of advice or special recognition that you’d like to give?
One word of advice that I would like to give any entrepreneur is to enjoy the journey to success. Many times we focus on the reward, but forget to enjoy the process and the milestones. Let’s not forget to celebrate on the way to the finish line, we deserve it!

I would like to send a special thanks to everyone that supports the Taylor & Ford Co. brand. To those that I have had the pleasure of working with since the May 2014 launch of Taylor & Ford Co., please know that I truly value and appreciate you and will never forget the time and encouragement that you’ve given me.

Interview with Drum Squad DJ’s President DJ Lomaxx

While at the legendary Patchwerk Studios in Atlanta, GA, we had a special guest, the one & only DJ Lomaxx, the president of Drumma Boy’s “Drum Squad DJ’s” coalition come in for an exclusive interview with #DoWhatYouDesire!

Make sure to follow

Twitter – @djlomaxx / @drumsquaddjs

Instagram – @djlomaxx / @drumsquaddjs

Interview with R&B artist, Matt B

Whats up Matt B? How is life treating you?
Life has been really good. Very little complaints other then my lack of sleep (Laughing).

If a stranger walked up to you on the street and asked “What do you do?” what would be your response?
I guess i would say: i impact peoples lives. I like to believe its a positive impact but i guess that just depends on the perspective of the person.

Can you tell us about how you got involved in creating music? What were your influences to pursue this?
I started doing music as a small child. I remember changing the lyrics of sesame street songs around with my brothers while we drove around running errands with my mom; it seems like such a distant memory now. between that and always singing at my church i would say thats what really made me want to create music. Coming from a musical family I guess you could say it was written in my DNA. My influences as a small child were limited i was born into an extremely religious house hold and was very sheltered. I was homeschooled until my freshman year of high school and my idea of music was shaped by radio disney until i discovered other types of music around 13.

How would you describe your style & music? 
I think i make feel good music. my music is an expression of self. my life experiences shape my musical expression; changing with each and everyday life. I would almost want to compare it to water, forever changing in form but still remaining true to itself if that makes since.

You are very driven, creative & passionate. Where does this come from?
My passion and drive comes from God and family. I feel like I’ve truly found my purpose in life. I want to be able to shine a light in this world thats filled with so much darkness. Music is a window to the soul and people can relate to it regardless of race, language or religion. I hope to leave my mark on this world through music.

You have a deal with Star Base Records in Japan! Can you tell us more about how that happened?
This story will probably sound made up but I promise you its not. I worked my butt off for about 3 years making track after track project after project and uploading it online only for nothing to come of it. I told my girlfriend at the time who’s now my wife that this music thing just doesn’t seem like its going to ever happen. during the between time I ended up getting a new manager and he basically completely rebranded my image and out of the clear blue sky the label contacted him via email and said they really liked my music and wanted to sign me and we had 2 weeks to submit an album to them. I used to hear and read about these stories and thought to my self what are the odds of that happening, only for it to happen to me (laughs). the funniest part is I had been submitting to labels like crazy over those few years but I guess when God wants something to happen it happens in his time, not yours.

What has been your biggest disappointment in your passion? How about your greatest triumph? What is your next big goal?!
After so many years of being in this industry i would have to say that there aren’t really any disappointments, just lessons to be learned and from those lessons you figure out what to do and what not to do. If i allowed my self to see what most people would call failures as such then i would have stopped doing music a long time ago, but i guess thats how it is with anything your truly passionate about. I would have to give the second part of the question some more thought. Because i honestly don’t know what my biggest triumph would be. I guess I’ve always been so absorbed with what the next step is that i never really took time to reflect on everything I’ve accomplished thus far. My next big goal would be to tour Japan, i think my fans deserve a tour.

We have a mantra, “Do What You Desire” or simply #DWYD, how does that apply to you and your life?
DWYD is a very powerful statement that no one should take lightly. The desire of man has always been and will always be to do what he truly desires whether it be good or bad. To me it means to be something more, to take what God has given you and to try to figure out how you can use it to help everyone that you can before its someone else’s turn. So in a since we all do what we desire but then again we never truly do what we desire because we are all bound by each other in this tangled web called life.

Are there any last words that you’d like to give to anyone that is pursuing music as a career?
I would say to follow your heart. Don’t let anyone bring you down. your the master of your on destiny and the only way you can’t achieve your goals is if you truly believe they are unobtainable.

Are there any shout outs that you’d like to give?!
I  should say no because i always forget to mention someone, but what the heck. Shout out to my fans! i love you all from the bottom of my heart! to my family, my management, team Matt B, my label and anyone who’s supported me over the years. And of course you can’t forget to give the biggest shout out to the haters! lol

Where can we find out more about your and your work? Websites? IG? Twitter? FaceBook?
You can go to my official website at You can also check me out on social media:

I think musicians get lost in fame. you have to be some what egotistical to be an artist. It takes a true visionary to not get lost in it all and to realize that nothing lasts forever and there are more important things in life then fame and how loud someone screams your name in a sea of people. I never want to lose site of that. if i do then i think that will mark the day I’ve truly lost myself.

Interview with Jenny and Keishana from ROCKit Convo

Hey all of you beautiful ladies at ROCKit Convo! How is life treating you all? (I have to throw in some charm 🙂 lol)

Jenny: heyyyy Joshua … Lol

Keishana: Josh, Lol. What’s crackin, my dude.

If a stranger walked up to you ladies on the street and asked “What do you do?” what would be your responses?

Jenny: That actually happens often, but usually it’s more like “what yall do? Yall a singing group or something”..  For the longest people everywhere we’d go assumed singing group. Lol

Keishana: I usually say, good question lemme think about that. Lol, Host Events, Red Carpet interviews, maintain a platform where we can elevate similar brands, businesses and people.. Among other things of course!unnamed-2

Can you tell us about how you got involved in media? What were your influences to pursue creating your own show?

Jenny: well my mom was a teacher and my father a musician. I always knew that I wanted to have influence, empower and be in entertainment. My first experience was through radio. I went through radio broadcasting training and interned at the #1 station for hip hop and r&b. Keishana has radio production experience and is a natural on camera. So Key actually brought the idea of creating a show up.

I’ve actually always been in media, as a young girl, I participated in stage plays, traveled greater Illinois performing an HIV awareness play through the archdiocese. My influence came from my heart, to really gives my voice a platform. I have a pretty good understanding of people so I knew we needed the right niche to grab people’s attn, that was the easy part. Keeping their attn and continuing to be relevant is the where the work comes in.

You all are very driven, creative & passionate. Where does this energy come from?

Jenny: thank you so much. From my early childhood years seeing my dad live his life following his dream and doing what he loved, I knew that I too could grow up to pursue and do whatever I wanted. He was a blues singer. Trust me the struggles of a musician isn’t easy, but he always kept going. So because of him.. I keep going.

Keishana: honestly, everything that I have comes from God. He gives me creative ideas and witty inventions, he tells me to push and when to rest. So apart from him I’m dry… A withered fruit, but connected I’m attached to a well that never runs dry.
I was told ROCKit Convo was a show that was created to empower, enlighten and entertain. Can you tell us how you all make sure this is executed? Take us into a day of the life of ROCKit Convo?

Jenny: sure. Rockit started as solely a talk show created to open healthy dialogue and share our different perspectives & experiences to encourage each other. We believe that through therapeutic conversation people can get healed, get hope and find happiness. As our viewership started to grow, we’ve been getting great feedback. Our vision became too large to be contained on set. We decided to transition into a lifestyle show and take our viewers with us as we live pursue our passions and brand out loud in hopes it will encourage & empower them to do the same.
Keishana: a day in the life kinda goes as follows… What do we have for topics? We then run through topics. Are those interesting enough ? Is it a current or trending topic? How will it be perceived? Is it relatable and from their we take roles … The empowerment piece comes through our personalities. We empower our point of view. So once that’s down, we bring it together to enlighten. Folks may disagree with both of us, but they will at least be able to perceive a  a new school of thought.

You ladies have met a lot of intriguing personalities, can you tell us some of your most memorable moments?

Jenny:  My most memorable moment so far was probably doing our first red carpet coverage at the fashion and arts humanity fete. So many amazing people there being celebrated for their work in the community.

Keishana: Nathan Palmer was probably my favorite and that’s probably Because I got a chance to be a hip hop head. The interview and learning was great, but being able to zone out and enjoy a good performance was even better.
What has been Rock It Convo’s biggest disappointment in pursuing your passion? How about your greatest triumph? What is your next big goal?!

Jenny: My biggest disappointments in the journey so far has become  some of my best lessons. I don’t want to be too specific because I don’t like to speak negatively. Lol

My greatest triumph is seeing Key and I still here grinding, growing and succeeding.

Keishana: One of our biggest disappointments was entering business negotiations with persons whom we hadn’t vetted. It makes simple things very difficult.

Our greatest triumph is for ppl to recognize our brand and know we are media correspondents even when we arrive to simply show support.

Our next big goal, is to become the city’s #1 sought after media correspondents
We have a mantra, “Do What You Desire” or simply #DWYD, how does that apply to you all and your lifestyle?

Jenny: your mantra applies to Rockit on the sense of we’re doing what we desire. We’re doing what feeds our spirit and soul. Our show is a platform where we encourage you to do the same. Do what will make you happy.

Keishana: Jenny said it best … We were regular women that decided one day that existing wasn’t enough. We needed to live!
Are there any last words that you’d like to give to anyone that is pursuing their passion, instead of just a “9 to 5”?

Jenny: Well some people truly enjoy their 9-5. So whether you’re 9-5, self-employed, student or whatever, make sure you’re doing what makes you feel alive, appreciated and fulfilled.

Keishana: fear is the only thing standing in your way. Fear of failing, fear of being shamed! Plan your steps carefully, have an understanding of where you want to go and what it takes to get there. If you believe in God, trust him and lastly, JUMP! Take that leap and know jobs will be here forever

Are there any shout outs that you ladies would like to give?!

Jenny: I’m not good at shout outs. Lol big shout out to everyone that has been supporting us and believe in us. We appreciate every follow, tweet, inbox, view, interview.. Etc. it means so much to us. You’re the real mvp.. Lol

Keishana: what Jenny said lol. But also big thank you to our MUA.. RebekahChanel and lybartistry, Alvin Elmore our videographer, Craig Harris for mentoring us, our families and friends who are extremely supportive and we’re gonna shout ourselves! Always celebrate you! 🙂 lol

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Interview with Lua Proc

Whats up Lua Proc? How is life treating you?

Man life is treating me good I can”t complain.

If a stranger walked up to you on the street and asked “What do you do?” what would be your response?

I would tell them I am a rapper that is in the music business.

Can you tell us about how you got into the rap game? What are your influences to pursue this?

I got into the rap game by learning about the business and working with other labels previously as artist and ceo.

My passion of music gave me the influence to pursue the rap game.


How would you describe your style & music? Do you feel Pittsburgh has a sound? Has it influenced your sound?

I would sum up my style of music as reality rap a little bit of street , club , and radio
Yes , Pittsburgh definitely has a sound the industry has been using it for years with Bad Boy and Deathrow Records. I come from the soil of Pittsburgh, so the sound surrounding me has definitely been a influence.

I just listened to your new single “Money” and I gotta admit its a BANGER! How did you come up with this one?

My single “Money” came from the heart while I was driving around my city of Pittsburgh honestly, the lyrics just came to mind and the rest is the banger you listened to.

Who are some of the people that you have worked with?

I have worked with producers Stevie B, Banger, Mike Dugan, James Webb, and artist such as Kevin Gates, Juvenile, Young Buck , BG, Asco, Bricks, Owey, etc

What has been your biggest disappointment in your passion? How about your greatest triumph? What is your next big goal?!

My biggest disappointment has been competing with a lot of garbage music in rotation,

My greatest triumph is a work in progress.

My next goal is to turn my own label into an empire for the fans and peers to receive the same .


We have a mantra, “Do What You Desire” or simply #DWYD, how does that apply to you and your life?

I do what I desire by giving my true self to my music and also life choices .

Are there any last words that you’d like to give to anyone that is pursuing rap as a career?

Keep working, stay dedicated, and put your money where your mouth is , hard work pays off.