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Jaro Media Inks Alonge Hawes To Series Development Deal

Alonge Hawes seems to be expanding his artistic reach. The talented auteur has inked a series development deal with streaming & entertainment network Jaro Media. Under the pact, Hawes will create, write, and direct a brand new series for the platform. Hawes will also produce the series alongside longtime collaborators Quentin Williams, Jamal Mcclendon, Shani… Continue reading Jaro Media Inks Alonge Hawes To Series Development Deal

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My Inspiration: Alonge Hawes

A little over a year ago, I was fortunate enough to virtually cross paths with Alonge Hawes. If you have been following QMC, you have most likely read or at least noticed a press release or review about one of his digital series. However, in this blog I have decided to elaborate on my personal… Continue reading My Inspiration: Alonge Hawes

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My Sister, My Inspiration: Brely Evans

Living out your dreams is something we tend to put a timestamp on. Thinking that if a goal isn't accomplished by a certain age or date it's time to give it up when really it's the time to take a step back, refocus and re-evaluate. Oakland Native, Brely Evans, is the prime example of a… Continue reading My Sister, My Inspiration: Brely Evans

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Award Winning Duo Join Alonge Hawes’s Black On Both Sides

ATLANTA,GA-- Alonge Hawes is assembling quite the cast for his upcoming digital series Black On Both Sides; adding two powerhouse talents in key roles. The award winning creator, who also directs, writes, and stars in the series, has tapped Schelle Purcell (Two Wrongs, Hell & High Water) and Scott Piehler (Blue Collar Hustle, Our Town) as… Continue reading Award Winning Duo Join Alonge Hawes’s Black On Both Sides

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Meet Melaysia Sekai

I met Melaysia about a year ago on Instagram. Scrolling around I came across her page and seen that she had just recently self published her collection of poetry "Butterfly." At the time I still hadn't even thought too much about how I would publish my first book. So I started mini stalking her to… Continue reading Meet Melaysia Sekai

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Welcome To The Table, the Influential Show the Bay Area Needed (@welcometothetable_)

I heard about Welcome To The Table (WTTT) last year when one of the hosts Marquis reached out to me about being involved with season 2. Although I was unable to be involved, I was very impressed with the concept and themes that were being discussed. According to their YouTube Channel, WTTT is: "Striving to… Continue reading Welcome To The Table, the Influential Show the Bay Area Needed (@welcometothetable_)

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Meet Bay Area Songstress Illa (@Been_illa)

Illa is a songstress from the Bay Area. She has an amazing voice and such a sweet personality. She has released a number of projects including her most recent one Clearview which includes the tracks "Wings", "Serious" and "Traveling". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBHuk_unc6s I met Illa when I attended a video shoot for Outrageous Karina a few months… Continue reading Meet Bay Area Songstress Illa (@Been_illa)

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Meet DJ Big Cali (@Djbigcali)

DJ Big Cali is one of my favorite Bay Area DJs. I had heard him DJ a few times at Liege in Oakland, but he became one of my favs when I heard him DJ at Roderick's BBQ spot in Oakland for a Culture Junkie's day party.  He had the party so lit and played… Continue reading Meet DJ Big Cali (@Djbigcali)

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Peace, Love, and Alex Elle

Whenever I'm on social media, I spend a good chunk of my time watching my favorite inspirational and motivational folks, and looking for others to follow. We can all use some motivational tips and shining lights in our lives. Of course, don't forget to step outside and put ya phone down often, but get all… Continue reading Peace, Love, and Alex Elle

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DJ Möscöné

DJ Möscöné is a DJ, revolutionary and the first African- American DJ to receive a Master's Degree in the Bay Area by the age of 23. This queen is currently on her Trap Goddess Tour, which wraps up December 16. Recently, DJ Möscöné DJ'ed the SoOakland SoHalloween Silent Party. The party was lit and there is no denying that… Continue reading DJ Möscöné