Miss Caesar Interview

Lydia Caesar, who goes by the name Miss Caesar, is a talented singer from New York but she's pursing her career in St. Louis with her husband Wayne, owner of Sauce Records Global. She has such a beautiful unique voice that reminds you of that 1990's era, when every voice was strong and soulful. I … Continue reading Miss Caesar Interview

200 Posts!!

  WOW! I've made it to 200 posts. I remember when I first started this blog back in 2014 and it was hard for me to put myself out there and expose my writing and thoughts to the world. Now here I am 200 posts in.  Fun fact, I made it to 100 posts last … Continue reading 200 Posts!!

Fact 13: First Black owned Television show

Danii Gold

The first black owned television station was WGPR-TV Detroit. It was founded by William Venoid Banks and it meant programming targeted to the black audience. Banks was a minister, attorney, and member of The International Free and Accepted Modern Masons (IFAMM), in which he founded. He also controlled Detroit’s first black owned radio station, called WGPR-FM.

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It all got started when Banks sat down with President Richard Nixon, and they started conversing about blacks involvement in the broadcasting field. Nixon told him that he needed to obtain a Federal Communications Commission License. With that license you are required to have enough fund to run the station for a whole year.Since Banks was the founder of the IFAMM, he used that money from member’s monthly subscriptions to start his radio station (WGPR-FM), but with purchasing the television station, he sold 100 acres of the Mason’s land in the…

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[DELUX Mag]: HOT 365 Radio: Building the Bridge for Independent Artists

St. Louis is full of local artist but not all of them get enough recognition. HOT 365 Radio is the station that builds the bridge for local artists to get the exposure they need. Check out my interview I did with DELUX on HOT 365 station     Hot365 Radio is the new way for … Continue reading [DELUX Mag]: HOT 365 Radio: Building the Bridge for Independent Artists

[DELUX Mag] The Board of Alderman President Debate Heats Up

With me being from St. Louis, and a writer for DELUX Mag, I attended the Board of Aldermen Presidential debate. It definitely got interesting and fiesty. Check out my story with DELUX below   Candidates For The Board Of Alderman President Debate. Vote March 5th 2019  The Board of Alderman President debate was Saturday evening … Continue reading [DELUX Mag] The Board of Alderman President Debate Heats Up