Hidden Gems, Reviews

Album Review: Civil Disobedience by Marisha Ashanti

On July 21st Marisha Ashanti released her new project, Civil Disobedience. Civil Disobedience is Marisha’s second EP and is considered a love letter to the world. It’s a declaration of freedom and the liberty to no longer just survive, but to thrive.  This project is a Pro- Black masterpiece that highlights the continuous oppression of… Continue reading Album Review: Civil Disobedience by Marisha Ashanti

Press Releases, rbts

Devin Cunningham is the Inspirational Mentor in Reckless Behavior

BAY AREA, CA— East Oakland native Devin Cunningham will play Jeremiah Brooks, the inspirational and religious mentor of Michaela Holloway in Reckless Behavior The Series. Cunningham recently worked with Pear Theatre in Mountain View on Lynn Nottage’s Sweat. He described the experience as a fun and intense play to work on. Earlier this year, he… Continue reading Devin Cunningham is the Inspirational Mentor in Reckless Behavior

Hidden Gems

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

Hidden Gems

Meet the Multi-talented Curator and Creative Majesticjune (@Majesticjune_)

I met my sis Majesticjune when I was working in radio. When she walked up to me she gave me the warmest hug and at that moment I knew we would be friends. This girl is so dope! Words cant even describe how talented she is and how she works to create quality events for… Continue reading Meet the Multi-talented Curator and Creative Majesticjune (@Majesticjune_)

Hidden Gems

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)

Go Awf!, Reviews

Ella Mai Delivers on Her Debut Album

Earlier this month, singer/songwriter Ella Mai released her self titled debut album. I can undeniably report that this is her best body of work to date. I have been listening to Ella Mai since the release of her three EPs, Time (2016), Change (2016) and Ready (2017). A year later, I can wholeheartedly say that Ella was… Continue reading Ella Mai Delivers on Her Debut Album

Go Awf!, Reviews

Ella Mai Delivers on Her Debut Album

Earlier this month, singer/songwriter Ella Mai released her self titled debut album. I can undeniably report that this is her best body of work to date. I have been listening to Ella Mai since the release of her three EPs, Time (2016), Change (2016) and Ready (2017). A year later, I can wholeheartedly say that… Continue reading Ella Mai Delivers on Her Debut Album