A podcast hosted by Garry Atkinson, Visual Creator & Author.
Join as he shares his journey as a young Black artist in America. Featuring interviews with creators who 'embrace history and craft the future'-because 'time is of the essence'.
SunQueen Kelcey's path to becoming a musician was not without experimentation. Before she was the leading lady of the Soular Flares, she had her share of heartache and challenges. Learn what led her to writing her first song, and how her genre-bending experience with the band Dalton Village helped her grow. Musical inspirations from Mary J. Blige to Shania Twain have led her to create a sound she's coined "Soul Folk". Garry and Kelcey talk about how she sees music as a vessel of activism and self-expression. Be sure to check out her album "The SunQueen", featuring production by Jordan C. Jones. This episode is sponsored by Fundo Press.
We all go through our unique struggles. But they can be inspirational learning experiences. In this episode, I share tips on creating from your pain. We look at the example of artist Ernie Barnes, Da Vinci, Nina Simone, and more.
In this episode, I share the experience about my 1st job out of college. Faced with Uncertainty, I found myself in an unhealthy environment. What were the signs? How'd I get out? Tune in to see my escape strategy.
2019 is going to be a great year. Looking back, I had a good amount of highs and lows in 2018. From traveling to West Africa, an IRS hurdle, to a creative roadblock. I learned something valuable from it all. Here are the lessons I pick up along the way.