Hidden Gems

Meet 5-Year-Old Basketball Prodigy Sosa Cruz

Basketball prodigy Sosa Taeko Cruz was born in Atlanta, Georgia on May 10, 2014. She is the fourth born of five children and in her spare time she enjoys gymnastics, watching Spongebob Squarepants and playing with her Shopkins. Her first love, however, is basketball. Sosa attended her 1st high school basketball game at nine months… Continue reading Meet 5-Year-Old Basketball Prodigy Sosa Cruz

Hidden Gems, Press Releases

Alonge Hawes Wins Big At Cult Critic Movie Awards

In a time in our country where causes for celebration are few and far in-between, Alonge Hawes has reason to be festive. The auteur and his critically acclaimed series Black On Both Sides were big winners at this month’s Cult Critic Movie Awards. Black On Both Sides was awarded Best Web/New Media and Hawes himself… Continue reading Alonge Hawes Wins Big At Cult Critic Movie Awards

Hidden Gems, Press Releases

Seeka.TV Renews Black On Both Sides. New Season Teaser & Subtitle Announced

Seeka.TV has announced today that Alonge Hawes’s critically acclaimed dramatic series Black On Both Sides will return for a second season; this time however not only is the series expanding its episode count, it will also be expanding its title. The second season will go by the name of Black On Both Sides: Sankofa. The… Continue reading Seeka.TV Renews Black On Both Sides. New Season Teaser & Subtitle Announced

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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

rbts, Reviews

Reckless Behavior Advance Review

  RECKLESS BEHAVIOR REVIEW *Please note* This is an advance review for episodes 1-4. As of this writing, only episode 1 is publicly available, therefore this review will be mostly spoiler free.   “When is our interior life ever put at the forefront? We constantly want to give to other people … Too much of not caring… Continue reading Reckless Behavior Advance Review

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Model Ronisha Lawson Plays The Estranged Roommate on Reckless Behavior

BAY AREA, CA— Ronisha Lawson will play Tamika Thompson, the estranged roommate of the main character Michaela Holloway in Reckless Behavior The Series. Michaela Shelton, the creator of RBTS, came across Lawson’s profile on Instagram and invited her to a casting call that was held back in March. Lawson is known for being a freelance model.… Continue reading Model Ronisha Lawson Plays The Estranged Roommate on Reckless Behavior

Hidden Gems, Reviews

Black On Both Sides Digital Series Review

 Watching Black On Both Sides has led me to question myself. Are there things that I do on a day to day basis that conflict with who I AM and with who "they" ( meaning the world) wants me to be? Lets start with Chapter 1, "The Spook Who Sat by the Door". It brought… Continue reading Black On Both Sides Digital Series Review

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Reckless Behavior Assistant Director Imani Baylor is Cast as Nicolette

BAY AREA, CA- Imani Baylor is the Assistant Director and Executive Producer of Reckless Behavior The Series (RBTS). In addition, she will play the role of Nicolette Martin, the practical and business oriented best friend of Michaela Holloway. Baylor considers herself a behind the scenes person so its no surprise that Nicolette is her first… Continue reading Reckless Behavior Assistant Director Imani Baylor is Cast as Nicolette

My Life Be Like

PURSUING P.U.R.P.O.S.E: PT 1

Passion What are you passionate about? Really sit and think about it. If time and money were not a factor in your life, what would you do? Would you paint; would you sing; would you go from country to country eating different foods? What would you do? For me, I would sit next to a… Continue reading PURSUING P.U.R.P.O.S.E: PT 1

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Written In Melanin, A Podcast That Brings Awareness to Black Storytellers

Last month I was honored to be featured on Written in Melanin’s Podcast. Written in Melanin is a company that was created to help bring awareness to black authors and creators.  I wasn’t aware of this illustrious brand until one of my fellow QMC writers Mike Patton made the connection and I’m so grateful that… Continue reading Written In Melanin, A Podcast That Brings Awareness to Black Storytellers