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[STAFF] DJ MALONE

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Fred Malone, known as DJ Fred Malone, started Deejaying at a young age. Born & raised in the inner city of Chicago Illinois, DJ Fred Malone witnessed a lot of things. As a child of only 12 years old, seeing gangs, drive-bys, & the crime rate going up and up, he somehow was determined to avoid the traps and pitfalls of the environment in which he lived. Instead of heading to the courts or hanging with “the boys” after school you would catch him in the basement mixing on his turntables. Mentored by DJ Stormy, he made Deejaying a major part of his life teaching Malone the ins and outs of the trade. In 2009 Malone established a full-scale production business via his Deejaying services. He works with underground rappers and emerging artists on the production of songs, beats, and mixtapes.

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[STAFF] DJ SAMORE

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DJ Samore (So Urban)

Samore, born and partially raised in Atlanta, Ga at the age of 10 moved to South Florida. From a youngin’ Samore was always “Just Sayin”, yet had a love and ear for music. It wasn’t until college she found herself get into this radio/dj business majoring in entrepreneurship with a minor in marketing. It all started at Florida Atlantic University’s Owl Radio just to bring the “urban effect” to the station. As apart of the 704 djs and other dj organizations as Nappy Boy, Street Connect,  Slip n Slide Djs, and Coast 2 Coast Djs.  DJ Samore So Urban has became to make a name for herself building her radio show from just a radio show to full experience, syndicated on other independent radio stations. The radio show “The Urban Experience” now formerly known as “Urban Ent Radio” is a show that exposes the unsigned indie talent and of course the hits, interviews from the majors and independents, keep you updated on the urban headlines in urban tv, film, music entertainment, segments like jus ask your question, why’s with the male sidekick in the cut, go getta of the week with the female sidekick in the cut, and more. Since 2008 held it consistent on the mixtape, each year putting out a new series for the street and online listening fanbase. She also had a chance to crack the mic on wmbx west palm beach in 2012 to 2015 as a weekend overnight personality and dj/mixer.

In 2016, DJ Samore has been making transition from South Florida to Atlanta, Georgia market. She is djing all over the city of Atlanta, and the perimeter. DJ Samore was featured in the xxl magazine 2016 fall issue as DJ to  Watch in the Magassia Promotions Artist to Watch section. She also dj during A3c 2016 at the “Atlien Open Mic”  event, in Atlanta, Ga. She is also an official DJ for Trina Braxton’s Bar Chix bar/restaurant in Duluth, Ga.

In the next 5 years expect to see DJ Samore head back to getting her Tyler Perry on, writing, producing, and directing plays to movies.

DJ Samore has been called the plug but she sees it as as long as you hang around the plugs you become a plug. Follow her and make the connection.

Twitter @ThisIsDJSamore

IG @ThisIsDJSamore

 

www.sourbanentertainment.com

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[STAFF] RASHEEDAH MUHAMMAD

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Rasheedah Ali is a Western New York native pursuing her passion for journalism. She graduated from Daemen College with a Bachelors in English. Rasheedah enjoys blogging, creating erotic fiction, and acting. In 2017 she became a Fleet Model, Radio Personality with TAG Radio, and Co-host for iRockLiveTV. Rasheedah has done promotional work for Cîroc beverages and GMR Marketing as well as appeared in films, stage plays, and music videos.
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[STAFF] DA FRONT PORCH

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Da Front Porch Association is owned and operated by Hurshel V. Ricks. His artist recording name is Da Front Porch Hustla. Da Front Porch is a Creative Writer for Entertainment and lives his life through Media Communications. He attended Full Sail University. He is a member of F.A.M. Entertainment, Family Always Matters, based in Miami Beach, Florida.

He is from Miami, Florida and is a military baby. With his mother being from Miami and his deceased father from Atlanta he has a southern soul. He currently lives in West Virginia (Metro D.C.) and Miami, FL. He is a father to one child, he nicknames her his “pumpkin.”

Even a car accident that ejected him out of a vehicle couldn’t stop him from loving to live life. The coma, neck, brain and back injury and the internal injuries were just some minor setbacks. He also lives with Trigeminal Neuralgia. 10 out of every 100,000 people in the U.S. live with Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Da Front Porch has a blog that he uses to interview interesting people with original creativity and positive vibes. Da Front Porch has written articles and interviews for hip hop websites. His work has been published across the board from Yahoo ! Contributors to Tip Drill Magazine and XXL Magazine. He is also a music critic for DigiWaxx.com as well as owns and operates Da Front Porch Radio on the TuneIn network. Download the TuneIn App today. It is free.

Da Front Porch is a member of the Writers Guild of the East, ASCAP and BMI. His music as of the summer of 2016 will be distributed by So South Distribution. With filming and video under his belt, Da Front Porch is an accredited screenwriter. The short film, “Guilt” was viewed in 2013 at The African American Film Festival. Da Front Porch is also an accredited writer for music videos, short films, biographies, and editorials.

Da Front Porch supports indie and up and coming artists and has also covered events with media including Rick Ross, Lil Scrappy, French Montana x Coke Boys, Flo Rida, Meek Mill.

Da Front Porch is a photographer specializing in the Behind The Scenes at public and private events and prides himself in building portfolios for up and coming artists, models and entertainers so they can control their own path with a positive structure.

Da Front Porch is available for streaming and download on major and independent music websites.

He is currently working on building a stronger media outlet with F.A.M. including Azreal Magazine and Azreal Promotions. Also be on the lookout for #GH2 Girls Hustle 2 Readers Digest. He also does media work with 88.7FM MIAMI DA BLAZE FM and COAST 2 COAST DJS and is now a writer with STRAIGHT OFFICIAL MAG. Oh yeah and listen to DA FRONT PORCH RADIO on www.DaFrontPorch.biz or on the TubeIn App. Both are free.

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[STAFF] TYLENOL THREE

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Tylenol 3 is a rap artist and music producer residing in Fort Worth, Texas. His production style is in an area that’s dark, hard-hitting, yet eccentric. Tylenol 3 began learning about music theory and how to play the snare drum at age 11. Eventually, he began to learn how to play any percussion instrument. During that time, he was introduced to FL Studio. Since then, he began to learn every aspect of the program and implemented his musical theory. Tylenol 3′s influences and favorite artists are Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Timbaland, Swizz Beatz, ZRo, Outkast, and many others.

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[STAFF] RENEE – NAENAE ON THE SCENE

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Renee ‘NaeNae Tha Fiery Scorpio’ is born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. She has always had a passion for multimedia. NaeNae joined Straight Official Magazine as an event blogger. Her blog is known as ‘NaeNae On The Scene’ capturing footage of local events in the Indianapolis area. Soon she plans to start traveling to events outside of the Indiana area.

 

Even though she got her schooling from the Art Institute Of Pittsburgh in Interactive Media and Web Design, NaeNae is self-taught in a lot of software programs and continues to learn in this forever-changing multimedia world. With over 10 years of experience, from being a freelancer to working in Corporate America and now owning her own multimedia company, Chasing My Dreamz. Her company specializes in: animation, graphic design, photography, videography and web design. Her moto is: ‘Making all your multimedia DREAMZ possible’.

 

Her other work credits include: A mini animated music video for New York rapper, Raww Blue. Promos for brands: Podcast Brothers, B. Yond Music, Its DMurph, Eighty3Ninety. Photography and videography work for comedian Damon Williams, Chris Rock, and Green House Affect along with other various clients.

 

Also, you can hear NaeNae every Thursday on 5 Rounds podcast. Her segment on the show is ‘Between The Lines’. Dealing with male and female perspectives on relationships whether business or personal. The podcast can be heard on Soundcloud, iTunes, GooglePlay and Stitcher Radio.

 

“As Long As I’m Breathing, I’m Chasing My Dreamz”

Renee ‘NaeNae Tha Fiery Scorpio’ Chandler,

Multimedia Specialist of Chasing My Dreamz

Event/Videographer Blogger for Straight Official Magazine

5 Rounds Podcast Personality

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[STAFF] JERRY MILLER – TENTH LETTER MEDIA

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Name: Jerry Miller

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

 

Working to be a future media mogul, I have been taking great strides to see my dream become a reality. Currently, I am both an Entertainment Writer/Reporter with Scoop Media Group, which is the largest African-American publication in circulation in the city of Indianapolis, as well as a Blogger for Straight Official Magazine.

 

In doing double duty, I am quickly learning and honing my craft to become an established author. I have been a freelance writer off and on for five years. With Scoop, I conducted a monthly forum that was composed of the city’s most renowned Hip-Hop artists, DJ’s and producers where we discussed both Hip-Hop and R&B. I also provided independent artists with album and mixtape reviews.

 

I graduated from Harrison College in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. Over the course of my career, I’ve had the opportunity to assist in promotion for Indy’s Hip-Hop and R&B artists. Being a former artist myself back in the day, I understood the magnitude of having a major publication ask to interview me about my craft.

 

I have also had the privilege to sit down with some of the industry’s biggest names to capture their stories to share with you the readers. My overall goal is to further my brand (TenthLetterMedia) and be able to throw my respective hat into the media circle. TLM encompasses all facets of art and entertainment in both the physical and virtual realms. I live by a “pay it forward” mentality, and I am passionate about Hip-Hop and the evolving scene here in the Circle City.

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