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A Good Life Podcast is a premier space that centers independent artists by highlighting veteran and emerging musicians and other creatives about the unique facets of their lives.

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Hail to the King- Ft. King Solo
Hail to the King- Ft. King Solo
King Solo is a 16Year old Emcee,Trumpeter, Producer.  King Solo began playing classical trumpet at the age of 8. Influenced by his musician parents, he began mixing hip and jazz to create a sound of his own. He also produces music for other artists. You can find him on instagram at Kingsolo_music. Bookings: kingsolomusic04@gmail.com ********************** Get your A Good Life Merch at www.agoodlifeshop.com check out Sheleyah's new video on instagram : Shaleyah  her episode is here : https://anchor.fm/goodlife-podcast8/episodes/Southern-Songstress--Featuring-Shaleyah-Sunchaser-eeh27i
12:03
January 27, 2021
Blend Your Brand - Ft. The Artist DeLise
Blend Your Brand - Ft. The Artist DeLise
Often vocally compared to the likes of Sade, & Toni Braxton , eclectic beauty DeLise graced the music scene via an unforgettable commercial radio jingle and hasn’t looked back.      After co-producing songs for her own projects with Grammy Award & multi-platinum producing partners, this recent Living Legend Awardee partnered with Blend Your Brand LLC, an award winning advertising and entertainment agency, with a history of elevating new and existing product/brands.      DeLise brings over 10 years of writing, producing & performing commercial jingles, ads , theme songs and the like. Being the face of the brand was an organic undertaking!      In 2020, DeLise and her team made a change to the brand adding the word “Official “ & “The Artist” to her name as to help distinguish the multi-award winner from the slew of “DeLise” artists, arriving on the scene.      We welcome you to follow on this journey of twist and exciting turns as a new chapter unfolds! www.theartistdelise.com Instagram @OfficialDeLise Facebook: DeLise Facebook: Blend Your Brand LLC Twitter. Official DeLise Spotify: Delise  Get your Good Life Merch at www.agoodlifeshop.com
18:45
January 13, 2021
She wears Many Hats - Ft. Sunja Danette
She wears Many Hats - Ft. Sunja Danette
Sunja Dannette is a soulful singer/songwriter/actress/author/entrepreneur who's goal is to inspire, empower, educate, and entertain.  Instagram - @Sunja_Danette Facebook: Sunja Danette  Sunja Danette on Spotify : https://open.spotify.com/album/5JLwakbb7OgYT7YuZwFeOJ?si=CIavOGCrRQieYhF-18buYA&fbclid=IwAR2SJTbmnNZ07HKoVb3i8HulZzSgVSF5lqCDEIhZn1n5zCNMvrMALijPT48  Get your Good Life Merch at www.agoodlifeshop.com
23:29
January 06, 2021
Blerd Pop Music- Ft. David Givens
Blerd Pop Music- Ft. David Givens
Vocalist and songwriter David Givens is a natural creative force and a boundary-pushing Pop/R&B/EDM artist. Gifted with a unique and versatile talent, David makes fun, engaging original music unlike anyone else on the scene. He began singing and writing as a child and began his life as a pro in 2015. He deftly blends the Southern Gospel influence he gained growing up in Green Pond, South Carolina with his Trinidadian roots and 21st Century pop skills into music that is his and his alone. ​ David is an intriguing and compelling performer with positive energy inspired by legends like Prince, Chris Brown, Janet Jackson, Robyn, Peter Gabriel, and James Ingram as well as anime, video games, literature, and pop culture. He’s truly a man of the modern moment whose main goal is creating fresh experiences for his audiences and motivating others like himself who dare to dream out loud. “I want to inspire those of every nationality, ethnicity, body size, spirituality, sexual orientation, and ability,” he says, “I want to tell stories through music that are not only fun but insightful and honest.”   Social Media :Davidsworld1898   www.davidworld.us www.agoodlifeshop.com
15:49
December 27, 2020
Ibeji featuring The Lotus Love twins
Ibeji featuring The Lotus Love twins
Twin sisters Luna and Juju  LotusLove is  are indie singers/songwriters, musicians and producers born in Milwaukee, WI, and raised in Atlanta, GA. At the age of 15, they formed the group, Lotus Love. Although they still perform together as often, they both have pursued solo careers.  Luna’s debut EP titled, "THE MIRROR IS ME", is now available on Youtube, itunes and spotify digital platforms. The album meets at the intersection of soulful love songs with gospel inspired harmonies, trap rhythms graced with ethereal messages of self-love.  www.lunalotuslove.com Instagram: Luna_Lotuslove Instagram : Juju_Lotuslove  Purchase the ibeji tees at www.teespring.com/stores/lotuslove
35:41
December 27, 2020
Raven the Songbird
Raven the Songbird
Raven “Shalon” Driskell is a singer, songwriter, producer, musician, & actress who is diverse in many genres of music such as R&B, soul, pop, gospel, classical, etc. Since starting band in 4th grade & all through high school, she plays a total of five instruments. Which include, the clarinet, bass clarinet, contra alto clarinet, flute, keyboard, & most recently taking on the acoustic guitar. Based in Atlanta Georgia, Shalon has performed everywhere from festivals to her own featured performances at some Atlanta’s prominent establishments.  Shalon has worked with grammy award winning producers Dave Hall & Monyea who have worked with stars such as Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Madonna, and more. Her last vocal coach was Keisha Jackson who is the daughter of legendary soul singer Millie Jackson. Through her, Shalon performed at Outkast's famous Stankonia studios for Big Boi's Big Kidz Foundation event, & from there went on to record an christmas album, which was a mashup of Outkast & christmas songs. The songs are played yearly on the radio around the holidays. Shalon’s current vocal coach is Jan "Mama J" Smith who is known for being the vocal coach for the stars. Her clients include, Usher, Justin Beiber, Drake, The Band Perry, Jill Scott, Trey Songz, India Arie & many more. She is also developing Shalon as an artist. In addition to music, Shalon has also had experience in acting.     •Instagram: @shalonmusic  •Youtube Channel: Raven Driskell purchase a good life merchandise at www.agoodlifeshop.com
11:10
December 27, 2020
Organically Singing- Featuring Tosinger
Organically Singing- Featuring Tosinger
AfroJazz/FolkSoul Nigerian Singer/Songwriter/Storyteller, TOSINGER is a sweet spirited multigenre indie artist who has performed over the years across three continents from Africa, Europe and North America at various festivals, intimate music spaces, churches, concerts, events and also as a part of the vocal ensemble of select Broadway Musicals including ‘GodSpell’ and ‘Rent’ in London, UK. Tosinger's style is soulful and ambient while reflecting her African roots as she sometimes incorporates traditional Yoruba folklore and cultural vibes on a contemporary musical platform. Her vocal essence has been described as soothing and uplifting and her voice displays a simple conveyance of heartfelt richness. An eclectic artist with a warm personality and matchless passion, she has an inclination towards acoustic Folk, Afromusic, Classics, Broadway, World music, Soul & Jazz and names them as genres that inspire her musical creativity. She also names legendary artistes such as Miriam Makeba, Nina Simone, Letta Mbulu, Christy Essien Igbokwe, Majek Fashek, Angelique Kidjo, Kate Bush, Ella Fitzgerald, Sade Adu and Tracy Chapman among others as influences. She loves to play the Hawaiian lap steel guitar (probably the first female Nigerian singer to do so) as inspired by its unique use in the Juju music of King Sunny Ade of her home country, Nigeria. Facebook/Instagram/Twitter :  Tosinger Website : Tosinger.com Order Tosinger's book here :  https://www.amazon.com/Seven-Afrofolk-Tales-Days-Original/dp/1530849551
21:11
December 27, 2020
Free - Featuring MoDre
Free - Featuring MoDre
Hailing from upstate NY, Singer/Songwriter, Producer & Multi-instrumentalist Andre “MoDre” Brown began his journey like many others before him in church! Growing up in a family/household where ALL genres of music were played from Gospel to Rock & Roll, to funk & soul it’s no surprise that he found his passion & love for music at such a young age! Upon graduating high-school MoDre attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA as one of 10 recipients from around the world of the prestigious “Berklee College Of Music Presidential Scholarship”. While at Berklee he studied contemporary writing and production. After relocating to Atlanta, GA in 2010 , “MoDre” became one of the most sought after Bassists and Music Directors. Between the years of 2010-2018 Mo’Dre was blessed to performed with an “A” list of your favorite artists including TLC, Flo Rida , Ruth B , Dietrich Haddon and Keri Hilson to name a few with appearances on The Today Show with Jennifer Lopez & Lin Manuel & Jimmy Kimmel Live with Jidenna After 9+ years of touring professionally at the end of 2018 Modre took a break from the road to return to the studio & began focusing on Production, songwriting & his own artistry, releasing his first single in June of 2019 entitled “Free” & another follow up single “Faded Love” in September which was featured in the BET film “Always a Brides maid”. On January 2nd 2020 MoDre released his Debut EP “Ready” which is now available!      Facebook: I am MoDre  Instagram and Twitter: Modr3    Spotify : https://open.spotify.com/artist/0KJuv...   Apple Music : https://music.apple.com/us/artist/mod...
26:20
December 27, 2020
Funky Organik Soul- Ft. Mahoganee Amiger
Funky Organik Soul- Ft. Mahoganee Amiger
Mahoganee, a South Carolina Native & East Coast based artist blending a Style of Southern Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues & Hip-Hop with African & Caribbean Influence (deemed Funky Organik Soul) is a renowned vocalist, recording artist, songwriter and youth educator-mentor with national credits to her name. With over 28 years of experience in her field, she evolves as a consummate personality. Mahoganee is sought to perform at numerous and reputable corporate, private, civic and community events with audiences of dignitaries and 21st century iCons. She has amassed a growing fan base and continually earns respect from her “age-peers” and her “age-seasoned ” audiences. Both groups of supporters appreciate the sultry, earthy, authentic, vocal range spanning more than four octaves, and her commanding acapella stage presence. She has performed for audiences of 20,000 + with music heard in over 24 countries. Mahoganee has shared the stage with artist such as Tony Terry, SOS Band, & Daniel Winans. Her music can be heard on numerous local and national FM/AM radio and internet radio stations. www.mahoganee.com  Instagram: Mohaganee Amiger   The 1619 Project :   https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1619/id1476928106    www.agoodlifeshop.com
28:44
December 27, 2020
I paid my muthafug#%n dues! Featuring Gwen Yvette
I paid my muthafug#%n dues! Featuring Gwen Yvette
Gwen Yvette is an independent R&B/Soul singer and songwriter from Beaufort, SC. An artist with extraordinary talent and vocal range, the Harlem-born, St. Helena Island product first picked up a microphone at the tender age of three and performed at community events. Gwen first entered the music scene as a professional singer in the early 1990's, performing with a popular local band and was later invited to tour with notable musician Roy C. In 2012, the songstress had a successful run on Fox's national television series, "The X Factor”.   In 2015, Gwen Yvette launched her solo career and in February 2016, she released her debut single titled, "So In Love”. This release propelled Gwen into the spotlight, garnering national media recognition, performance opportunities nationwide and a rising star status. That year, she also won Female R&B Artist of the Year at the South Carolina Music Awards. In June of 2017, Gwen released her long-awaited album titled, “Love, Dreams & Visions”, a project that exemplifies her love of music. Soulstress, Gwen Yvette performs with her band, TC Soul (named for her beloved Father) throughout the south eastern US regularly.   Gwen Yvette counts it all joy to have been blessed with the opportunities to open for outstanding and legendary musicians,  to include Big Daddy Kane, Carl Thomas, Kem, Sir Jeffrey Osborne, Patti LaBelle,  and The Mighty O'Jays! ​   Instagram; Gwenyvettesings Twitter : realgwenyvette  Youtube: Gwenyvettesings  www.gwenyvette.net  Follow : @A Good Life Podcast  on instagram For merch : www.agoodlifeshop.com
26:01
December 27, 2020
Two Sagittarians Talkin Sh!t- featuring Madam CJ
Two Sagittarians Talkin Sh!t- featuring Madam CJ
Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, Georgia, MADAM CJ maybe small in stature, but is uniquely multi-talented and big in personality. As well as being a powerhouse vocalist, she is also a songwriter,entertainer,foodie,green enthusiast& entrepreneur. She has worked with some of Atlanta's top personalities, be it working her comedic chops with Wanda Smith (V-103), Legendary Go Go Dancer for Dj Nabs and Dj Drama, dancing for choreographer Travis Payne(This Is It), India Arie, Anthony David,or opening up for the likes of Janelle Monae. sit back, relax and enjoy this fun conversation with the super dope MADAM, CJ!!   www.madamcj.com instagram.com : therealmadamcj twitter: therealmadamcj https://sugargroove.bandcamp.com/album/time  to purchase goodlife tee's go to www.agoodlifeshop.com  to my curvy girls, for afforable fashion check www.thriftyplusboutique.com
27:06
December 27, 2020
A Conversation with Singer/Songwriter Trina Broussard
A Conversation with Singer/Songwriter Trina Broussard
Trina Broussard began her career in 1997 when she covered  Minnie Riperton's  song " Inside My Love" for the Love Jones movie Soundtrack.  In 2002, Broussard released her first album Inside My Love on  Motown/Universal  In 2004, Broussard released her single "Dreaming of One" as the lead single from her second album, Same Girl. Her singles include, "No Pressure," "Off My Mind "and "Adieu." As a sought out background vocalist , Trina has  worked with countless artists including Rahsaan Patterson, Toni Braxton, Beyonce, BeBe and Cici Winans, Mariah Carey and countless others.  Please join us for Trina's live instagram show on Monday, June 15th at 7pm Instagram: TrinaBroussard Twitter:  TrinaBroussard Facebook fan Page : Trina Broussard
23:24
December 27, 2020
Southern Songstress- Featuring Shaleyah Sunchaser
Southern Songstress- Featuring Shaleyah Sunchaser
Shaleyah is a performer, singer-songwriter, recording artist, instrumentalist, choreographer, actress and educator. She was formerly a member of the Billboard charting band "Water Seed" where she lended her lead vocals and stylized live performance. Shaleyah has found music and dance to be wonderful outlets of self-expression. Graduate of Clark Atlanta University, her philosophy is that music as a universal language has the power to heal, uplift and unify people. Shaleyah has the gift of song, a heart for educating youth and a thriving passion for health and fitness.  Facebook: Shaleyah Sunchaser  Instagram, Twitter, Ticktock : Shaleyah  Patreon : www.patreon.com/shaleyah  Shaleyah's vegan desserts :www.finbiskies.com
17:53
December 27, 2020
Move Ya Body ( Ft. Ras Benzo)
Move Ya Body ( Ft. Ras Benzo)
On this week's episode we are talking health and fitness while sheltering in place.  Ras Benzo of Suntoucher fitness joins us to talk about his online training program and to offer some at home work-out tips. Sit back, relax, pour yourself a drink ( of water) and join us. Facebook - Ras Benzo Facebook : Suntoucher Fitness Instagram: Suntoucher Fitness
19:14
December 27, 2020
Georgia Has Lost it's Mind. (Ft. Dacia the Roving Journalist)
Georgia Has Lost it's Mind. (Ft. Dacia the Roving Journalist)
On this week’s episode , we talk about Georgia’s governor Kemp’s controversial decision to reopen businesses despite the fact that . Dacia the roving journalist joins us in the virtual living room to discuss the importance oral tradition in the black community. We also discuss the story of the Legendary Clark Sisters. Sit back, relax and join us for a fun and enlightening conversation. Dacia The Roving Journalist.  Facebook : Dacia The Roving Journalist  Instagram : Daciatherovingjournalist https://www.daciadavismedia.com
32:60
December 27, 2020
A Soulful Life ( Ft. Khetnu Nefer)
A Soulful Life ( Ft. Khetnu Nefer)
So the surgeon general thinks that black and brown folks need to take better care of ourselves, but he forgot to address the systematic problems that put us at a disadvantage. We did it for him.  Khetnu Nefer joins us in the virtual living room to discuss her book " 28 Days to a Soulful Life" she also shares simple  holistic tips for staying healthy during this pandemic. Sit back, relax, pour yourself a drink and join us.
38:04
April 15, 2020
Help! I need my hair done.... and I also need wine! ( Ft. Tasha Johnson)
Help! I need my hair done.... and I also need wine! ( Ft. Tasha Johnson)
This week, Jameelah invites Tasha Johnson of TJ styling  into the virtual living room to discuss the challenges  of  parenting and running a business during  the Covoid-19 crisis.  In our ask Jameelah segment, sis has a question for our listening audience.  So please send your responses to agoodlifepodcast@gmail.com.  Sit back, relax, pour yourself a drink and join us.  *****Tasha's website***** Tjstyling.net Instagram : TJ Styling. 
32:56
April 08, 2020
Just kickin' it with the homies (Ft. Tanya Owens and Andrea Fripp)
Just kickin' it with the homies (Ft. Tanya Owens and Andrea Fripp)
Thanks to Covid-19, Episode 8 is a week early.   In our ask Jameelah segment ; we discuss the difference between holding your loved ones accountable and  minding your own damnbusiness.   Jameelah invites two of her childhood friends into the virtual living room to talk about how they have been occupying their time while on covid lockdown ( and  a whole bunch of other sh*t) Sit back, relax, pour yourself a drink and join us.  *** Parental Warning****  we be cussin'
32:40
April 01, 2020
Blackstew and Brown Liquor (Ft. Ida Harris)
Blackstew and Brown Liquor (Ft. Ida Harris)
This week, we discuss the many ways that Covid-19 has affected all our lives. We also discuss the historical D-Nice Quarantine party and how technology helped to bring us closer during this time of social distancing.   Our special guest, Ida Harris visits our virtual living room to tell us about her brainchild, Blackstew. She also leaves us with some delicious book recommendations  to help us get through our forced staycations. Write us at agoodlifepodcast@gmail.com agoodlifepodcast@gmail.com Books mentioned on this episode :  Sula -Toni Morrison The Underground Railroad  : Colson Whitehead Heavy : Kiese Laymon Kindred- Octavia Butler Stay with me : Ayobami Adebayo Ruby : Cynthia Bond  Children of Blood and Bone Tomi Adeyemi  Children of Virtue and Vengeance Tomi Adeyemi 
37:53
March 25, 2020
Coping With The Stress of the Coronavirus
Coping With The Stress of the Coronavirus
The fallout from the Coronavirus is scary, confusing and downright stressful.  In this short impromptu episode, our host shares a few tips on how we can cope.   Feel free to send in your comments to agoodlifepodcast@gmail.com. www.blackstew.com
10:47
March 14, 2020
 Cant Stop The Honey Pots ( Ft Takasha Welch and Shamika Austin)
Cant Stop The Honey Pots ( Ft Takasha Welch and Shamika Austin)
In Episode 6, our host Jameelah talks about rekindling her relationship with books.   Our special guests ; Takeshia Welch and Shamika joined us to discuss the Honey Pot debacle (which turned out to be a blessing in disguise)and what that says about black women as a community; and how others view us in this society.  We will also announce our winner for our giveaway.     ****  WEBSITES THAT WERE  MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE*** "Lemonade Loving Yourself After the breakup"  by Stephanie Finn can be  found on Amazon.com  Stephanie's Boutique : Thriftyplusboutique.com Roxie Reads Book Club : www.pateron.com/roxiereadsbookclub Blackstew; www.blackstew.com
54:18
March 11, 2020
Hail to the Queens and some other thangs ( Ft. Alfreda Pope Ray and Freddi Gray)
Hail to the Queens and some other thangs ( Ft. Alfreda Pope Ray and Freddi Gray)
In episode 5 , we will honor three amazing black Women who had an impact on so many of us, they have joined the ancestors but they will forever live in our hearts. In our ask Jameelah segment, sis has a question and Jameelah damn sure has an answer! Then we will sit down with Freddi Gray and Alfreda Ray to discuss their reactions to an article that was posted on Blackstew. #podcastsforblackwomen #podcastsfortheculture #wilonawo#janetdubois #bsmithwithstyle #katheri#coparenting
34:03
February 26, 2020
 Misogynoir and Lemonade 🍋   (Ft. Stephanie Finn)
Misogynoir and Lemonade 🍋 (Ft. Stephanie Finn)
Today we will talk about the infamous interview between Gayle King and Lisa Leslie and the shitstorm that it caused. In our Ask Jameelah segment, sis is having an issue with her man. Later in the episode , we will talk to Stephanie Finn about her new book, Lemonade, loving yourself after the breakup. ***Warning There will be a lot of profanity in this episode**** Stephanie’s Contact info : Stephaniefinn7@icloud.com. Thrifty Plus Boutique https://www.thriftyplusboutique.com/
34:32
February 12, 2020
The Aaron Hernandez documentary: let’s try to unpack this, shall we? ( Ft. Mama Kei and Jojo Hardee)
The Aaron Hernandez documentary: let’s try to unpack this, shall we? ( Ft. Mama Kei and Jojo Hardee)
After hearing so many people talk about it, I watched "A Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez "on Netflix. I invited two friends  to come join me as we discussed the many nuances of this tragic story.  There was so much to unpack!  We had an in depth  conversation but we only scratched the surface because again, there was so much to unpack!   Take a listen to our conversation and feel free to write us at : agoodlifepodcast@gmail.com ***FEATURED BUSINESS*** It's Poppin Vintage :  Instagram: its.poppin.vintage www.etsy.com/itspoppinvintage
47:33
January 29, 2020
 WE are all WE got. Celebrating the Legacy of MLK ( Ft. Erica Clahar of Umi Feeds)
WE are all WE got. Celebrating the Legacy of MLK ( Ft. Erica Clahar of Umi Feeds)
This week I caught up with Erica Clahar of UMI FEEDS to discuss how she gives back to her community. We also highlighted a few other organizations that do the same.  We also discussed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's exit from Kensington palace.  Our "Ask Jameelah" segment was quite interesting,! Take a listen and if you have any advice for sis, please shoot us an email at : agoodlifepodcast@gmail.com ****** FEATURED ORGANIZATIONS***** UMI FEEDS: www.umifeeds.org  facebook, instagram, twitter :@umifeeds HABESHA :www.Habeshainc.org LIGHT THE MOOD CANDLES : www.lightthemood.com  SEQ HOPE FOUNDATION :www.seqhopefoundation.org MEATHEAD MOVERS: www.meatheadmovers.com It’s a New Day with Staci Jordan Shelton : https://anchor.fm/stacijordanshelton
32:11
January 15, 2020
New Year, New You? The lies we tell !
New Year, New You? The lies we tell !
This week we will be talking about setting goals for the New Year💛
19:11
January 01, 2020