Episode #4 dedicated to #minoritymentalhealthmonth we wrap up our series with the founder of Glow Candle Bar, Brianna Clark. Her journey as a business, woman began during a dark time. Given this idea to handcraft healing candles as therapy birthed a new passion. Almost 2 years later and one mental health event later, she's been spreading her wings and sharing her journey.
We discussed re-birthing your true identity, holding yourself accountable and lending a hand to others in the struggle.
The importance of this series is to raise awareness of minorities struggling with mental health, combat stereotypes and show victory within our community.
If you haven't, be sure to check out the 4-part series.
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Episode #3 dedicated to Minority Mental Health Month I sat down with Chevy of Soul Marmalade. Chevy is a Reiki practitioner, healer and overcomer. Following the #2 episode I wanted to speak with someone who has been on both sides of healing and had a southern upbringing. Chevy shared a traumatic experience that led to her owning her gifts. She also gives me a message from a relative.
Be sure to follow Chevy and purchase spiritual oils, plus book her for an appointment. You won't be disappointed.
Episode #2 of our month long series dedicated to #nationalminoritymentalhealthmonth we had the privilege of chatting with Melody Gross. Melody wears many hats; from being a entrepreneur, blogger, domestic violence advocate and the greatest role of all, mother. Statistics shows that more than four out of ten Black women experience physical violence from an intimate partner during their lifetimes. Melody and I are proof that this stat is harsh reality. On this episode we open up about our journey to overcoming the "aftermath" of those relationships. We discuss the turning point that made us save our lives.
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To anyone going through domestic abuse, please reach out, seek help and remember you are worth so much more than pain. I love you. I'm here if you need me, truly.
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Debut episode of KNACK:
Launching July 13th, 2019 Latte Resume and Consulting is a career oriented strategic approach to securing your next move. We sat down with the CEO and founder Racquel Roger's to learn more about her business and having a effective resume!
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Kicking off our special series dedicated to Minority Mental Health Month, Ms. J sat down with the always inspiring Vivian Page! In 2017 Vivian released I Forgive You, a real book about her childhood trauma and upbringing. While she continues to build her life and brand, we touched on forgiving ourselves. With pride to the side Ms. J talks about times before she reclaimed her life. This episode is intimate and open dialogue.
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Episode #2 dedicated to Minority Mental Health Month, I was joined with Shayla St. James a licensed therapist who takes a holistic approach. We discussed common myths, stereotypes, and of course The S&L Lounges upcoming event Fight The Stigma Conference. In so many ways, therapy is lit....especially with Shayla St. James
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This week we sat down with Charlotte's songbird, Levi DaRosa. The almost #CLT native is woman of the arts. She has been tapping into her inner creative by unleashing sultry R&B ballads. Currently pushing her release of Constituency, Levi shared why you should be a fan. We chatted about relationships (good and bad), why petite women should have a say so in the #bodypositive movement and how motherhood has kept her in check.
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Ms. J sat down with Billie Leigh, a sultry soul singer, who is making strides to capture her dreams. We discussed her upbringing, life altering challenges, motherhood and her single Jimmy Had A Gun. As 2 plus size women in the media industry we shared feelings of how we push forward even while feeling insecure. Through childhood trauma, motherhood and relentless focus, we get to know Billie Leigh!
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How do you move on after your plan doesn't work?
Joined with Janae Edmonds of HerPower Tv, we discussed how we moved on after our plans, failed.
As media sisters we share our personal dilemmas and the tricky-situations you go through with your brands and how your own insecurities can lend a hand in your success or failure.
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This week on Community Tuesdays we feature New Jersey's own Conscious Rap aka Cr! He released his new album, "Love, Peace & Beatz" in the beginning of the year and of course we invited him to sit down and discuss. We take a look at how he has evolved as an artist, a person and becoming the mogul he is destined to be. Initially we discussed highlighting his album but this interview truly shed light on who exactly CR is! From overcoming hard times as a Haitian 1st gen, to understanding mental health. This episode touches on the different layers black and brown bodied men struggles with.
Conscious Rap album, "Love, Peace and Beatz" is available on Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal! Support this brotha!!
Brittany Miller of the Brittany Miller Brand chatted with us about building her empire. For all of those who are juggling work, responsibilities(children, home and etc) you don't want to miss this! She shares how she made lemonade out of lemons. As a serial entrepreneur, empower er and community advocate, this interview will show why she is a woman of many hats and creativity. Be sure to like, share and comment. Find Brittany Here: https://www.instagram.com/mrsbrittmiller/?hl=en
February is the month of love, Black History Month and of course, Briana The Guru's birthday. But the fact is with Valentines day around the corner, single in 2019 is not the wave. We discuss our past, present and future as far as dating is concerned. We share the comments with N30 topic discussions and the stats behind Millennial perspectives when it comes to dating.
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As a Charlotte Native, Myeisha Hamilton is showing why it's nicknamed the Queen city. Myeisha's demeanor is classy, sincere and inspiring. She created her self titled brand to be dedication to heart talk, encouragement and so much more. We speak deeply about mistakes, corrections, love and family. Know Myeisha Hamilton behind the brand!
This Sunday on Nearly 30 we discuss why these conversations about R Kelly are needed and how it opens the dialogue to dismantle societal issues. Plus, we tell you 5 things that you stop caring about when you're 30!
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Episode 21: Shame On You
We have lots to talk about on the first episode of the year. We're standing for the women and girls who are harmed and also, helping each other to heal from procrastination and hurt. Be sure to leave of us some feedback or encouragement.
As the first episode of 2019, this episode of Community Tuesdays is brought to you by Bizness Babe Army's founder Natalie Rochelle. She is a fierce business woman, The Brown-Girl CEO to be exact. She brings village mentality to a highly competitive world of femininity and business. We talk about how to maximize your time, purpose and strategy.
Click play to hear how to start 2019 on the right foot!
Rat-Rat-Ratchet Real Side Chicks of Charlotte is a REAL thing! While you may be shaking your head at the title, premiere day the YouTube show garnered over 60,000 views. We want to know your take on!
BET writer and producer Salim Akil is being accused of some DIRTY conduct from his mistress of 10 YEARS
ABDE-FG...want you name your daughter after sub-stance
How stinky does your fart have to be to pull out a pocket knife on someone.
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This weeks Community Tuesday feature is coming from H-Town! Stephanie Davis is a therapist, author, advocate and sooo much more. She takes her role as an healer to the community, helping teens and families to get the reconciliation they deserve. This week we focused on those "Holiday/Winter" Blues and when it shifts to Seasonal Depression. Hit The Link In The Bio to Listen💖 #ensoulmedia
We look back on some of the hottest stories of the week. From the missionary who was tragically killed by tribesman from the North Sentinel Island. Tekashi 69 is in the slammer and while you may feel bad for him, we think he is a SNITCH. And we discuss Kim Porters passing and why being a good person can hold just as much impact.
Courtney is currently on the OWN networks newest reality series and hit show, Ready to Love. Ready To Love explores the real-life dating interactions of sexy, successful and grown black men and women in their 30s and 40s who are each looking for lasting love and an authentic relationship.
We had a great conversation about searching for love and her philanthropy work in the Atlanta area.
You can catch the show every Saturday night on OWN at 10|9c.
Some people love Christmas, some love Halloween, hell, some love 4th of July; but Ms. J loves Thanksgiving. Tis the Holiday season and we get down and gobbly with our grateful Thanksgiving episode.
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Community Tuesday's features Anslei Foster. Anslei is challenging gender & race stereotypes by pursuing her doctorate, her passion for science while juggling her photography business Iconic Visuals Studios. She tells us why STEM should be known in the black community.
Are we too old to celebrate Halloween? We dare you to tell us different! This special edition of Nearly 30 Pod is all about the fun times of Halloween. From the dos and don'ts of Halloween candy to our spooky fears. Plus Ms. J shares a hilarious WOW story.
Community Tuesday's features HerPower TV. A media brand dedicated to empowering #mompreneurs and lady bosses. Created and founded by Janae Edmonds, she gives us the process of tangling with the trails of becoming your own mom-boss.
Community Tuesday features Artist PopUps! Artist PopUps is an App that allows you to book musicians to your location for any type of social gathering or event. Owned by 2 brothas, they are changing how you view your entertainment. Discussions range from millennial business practices to how music is changing based on digital streaming.
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From Taylor Swift to White Women calling the cops on Black Men, we discuss why they feel so entitled!
We also update you on past stories and share new ones! Like Ms. J going to a spiritual healing session!
On this episode of Community Tuesday, Ms. J sat down with the bubbly Ohavia Phillips. This YouTube sensation of "The Oh Show" is paving her own lane. This Charlotte transplant has welcomed the South in her NY roots. She is a dynamic woman working as a News Producer by day, being empowered by "power bobs" by night; all while spreading positive vibes. Check out her feature right here on Community Tuesday.
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We changed gears and discussed recent hot button topics such as Bette Midler speaking reckless on Twitter. What's the rules for trying to win at life? Is fraduelent behavior ok to take that W.
We also discuss suspicious deaths in our county jail!
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All the stories in this show are subject to suspicious activities. All parties discussed are innocent until proven guilty by the law. Since we are lawless, we threw side eye!
From Drake to Millie Brown to a 300-pound Pimp out of Charlotte, no one was off limites this week!
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After surviving Hurricane Florence we talked about the things brought to our attention after having cabin fever. From Michael Jordan donating $2million dollars in aid, Wanda Smith vs Katt Williams to NFL talk!
This is episode is silly and tackle our thoughts on sports, who would have thought!!
We were joined with the talented radio Host Freddy Coleman, who is the father of Briana The Guru! We took a trip down Hip Hop history as he delivered a unforgetable discussion about Hip Hop Then vs Now. Nothing was off limits. Take a listen and make sure you share your top 5 hip hop artists in the comments!
Episode 9: Speak Up
Kicking off September with some natural love! Lauren Hill speaks her truth, Kanye is apologetic and NY needs to use those throat chakras. PLUS, our new segment featuring MJ, from the gypsy spot, The Chick with EsP! She's gives us some gems on how to handle the month ahead. Tell A Friend
This week was a week for the tired. Our take on Omarosas dilemma of being ousted from the big house. Nicki Minaj still spewing hatorade (side eye). Why Serena Willimas will always be held to a higher standard in Tennis. And lastly, what is up with the uptick of attacks on women this month?!
Date In Question: August 13th -August 17th
Description it went down on Twitter. Nicki, Safaree, Teyana Taylor, Azealia Banks have all went into a crazed behavior. Most call it, clapping back, Twitter fingers, we're calling it a Drama outbreak...
Who will be next?!
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This has been a public service announcement, these n*$$^@ are crazy
P.S. Aretha Franklin died!
Ms. J and Briana The Guru reminisce on being a only child raised by a single mother. The good, the bad and in between. We speak about how being an only child as an adult hinders or propels your life.
Nearly 30 and Only Children...we have stories for days!
Episode 5 Topics Include:
Lebron opens school in Akron
Lauryn Hill and R.Kelly comments on our Instagrams
Slim Thug Doesn't Believe Ciara and Russell Wilson's Romance Is 'Real'
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Episode 3: We speak about fuckboys and their entirety. Did you know Faith Evans had a thing for Booty-Os? Recent footage of Aretha Franklin in 1976 episode of Soul Train where ALL of her tatas were out for the world, so why do old-heads give us a rough time for similar clothing choices. We share our thoughts but, let us know what you think! Like|Share|Comment
Episode 3 Dedicated to Minority Mental Health Month. This week Ms. J was joined with Girls Too Women Founder, Lynette Smith. The two of us bonded over stories of past hurt, hope and finding the light after the storm. Lynette will be having a panel discussion of her own on July 21st, 2018 to destigmatize mental health in minorities. If you're looking for a non-profit organization that focuses on the importance of finding help + resources for you and your family; please reach out to Girls Too Women Inc at girlstoowomeninc.com
Ms. J and Briana The Guru talk about their recent photo shoot & Cardi B's babies name plus we discussed our hot topic, How Many Children Are Too Many for today's society?
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July is Minority Mental Health Month and The S&L Lounge is having a conference dedicated to Fighting The Stigma in those communities.
On this episode of Community Tuesday Briana The Guru and Ms. J discuss the reasoning behind the event and personal experiences. Make sure to join us every Tuesday to hear more about the Fight The Stigma Conference and the individuals involved.
On this episode of Community Tuesday, Ms. J was joined with previous guest Mrs. Brenda; founder of The Millenial Brigade a branch of The Ripple Action Group, along with Olivia Chisholm who tells her story of a life-changing event. On June 30th, 2018 they will be having a Police Brutality Healing forum bringing together the minorities and CMPD. Listen to hear how Olivia and Ms. J bonded over like stories and dealing with the justice system.
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This week I am joined with returning guest Teshia Norman. We talked about her hiatus from her brand Queendom of NC and how that time away gave her a new perspective. Listen to hear the goodies she shared on Mental Health and Self Care!
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Back with a new episode of Community Tuesday. Joined with Kelly Finley the founder of Girls Rock CLT; A music camp for young girls that uses the influence of music to inspire young lives. Check the interview to find out how you can be involved with this local non-profit.
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It's our 25th episode of The 30 Minute Entertainment Rundown. 25 episodes dishing on the latest entertainment & celeb news. Make sure to subscribe to us wherever you listen to podcasts. Like & subscribe on iTunes
This week I was joined with Glow Candle Bar owner Brianna. A young business lady that's taking charge of her life and her destiny. Listen to hear how she leveled up to start her business and our input on today's hottest "for the culture" topics!
Back with the Spring Edition of Community Tuesdays, join Ms. J with special guest Tizzy! He is the creator of the New Era Music Fest, a hip-hop festival coming to the Charlotte area April 21st! Check out what he has to say in our LIVE season opener!
Join by a newly formed activist group called Millenial Brigade. They're taking on topics that focus on societal norms and how the everyday person can combat systemic barriers and mass media propaganda.
Artist- DJ- Black Culture Extraordinaire; Dammit Wesley! Known for his bigger than life personality, his artistic flair, and his creative mind, he stopped by to teach you how to Transcend Into Your Dopness
We're back with New Episodes of #commnitytuesdays! Our first guest is the founder of Queendom of NC, Teshia Norman. We focused on the topic of How To Queen. She shared her thoughts on mental and physical health as well as financial stability. LISTEN NOW
Davita from Dupp and Swat (a creative space here in Charlotte) came by S&L to speak on the importance of support as a creative, Dropping business insights + she took part in the Truth or Dare Game! Listen Now!
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The owner of The Fresh Shop here in Charlotte stopped by to give more information about the household supply store. Ja'el created The Fresh Shop to be a place for #blackowned business to have shelf space. Listen to see how big her passion is for the community.
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