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Conversations & Quotables: Q&A with Nick LaVelle

Conversations & Quotables: Q&A with Nick LaVelle

I recently was able to catch up with the incredibly busy, dynamic, multi-talented artist/entertainer Nick LaVelle.  In this brief interview we get a glimpse into the insight & undeniable drive of this man everyone is sure to know in the near future.

Did You See It?!: Stevie Wonder on Keys of Life | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

Did You See It?!: Stevie Wonder on Keys of Life | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

An animated short of a 2005 interview of Stevie Wonder.

Indie Label Sessions Episode 2: 4or3ver7he4am

Indie Label Sessions Episode 2: 4or3ver7he4am

For the second episode, Achickwitbeatz has an intimate conversation with the members of independent music label 4or3ver7he4am about artistry, what it takes to work together as a collective to achieve success and build a sustainable legacy. , I had the opportunity to catch up with members of the ridiculously dope independent music labeland have a detailed conversation about artistry

Conversations & Quotables: Q&A with Meredythe Dee Winter of She Rocks the Planet

Conversations & Quotables: Q&A with Meredythe Dee Winter of She Rocks the Planet

I had the chance to catch up with Meredythe Dee Winter, Director of the award winning series She Rocks the Planet, to discuss the tremendous movement the series has initiated to shine a much needed light on women in the music industry.

Conversations & Quotables: Q&A with Doug Sims

Conversations & Quotables: Q&A with Doug Sims

Photographer and publisher of arts & entertainment-focused Liquid Magazine shares how he pursued his love for photography and how he selects artists for coverage in his publication.

Indie Label Sessions Episode 1: Truth Tone Records

Indie Label Sessions Episode 1: Truth Tone Records

I had the chance to catch up with the incredibly talented members of independent music label Truth Tone Records and have a detailed conversation about artistry, working together as a collective to achieve success and building a long lasting legacy.

Conversations & Quotables: Q&A with Cedric Umoja

Conversations & Quotables: Q&A with Cedric Umoja

In the very first Conversations & Quotables of its kind, I recently had the chance to catch up with visual & graphic artist Cedric Umoja. I became familiar with his artistry after observing his work for independent label Intimate Venues. In this brief Q&A he discusses the passion behind his art. Photo Credit: Michael Dantzer Photography

Did You See It?!: Nina Simone on Shock | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

Did You See It?!: Nina Simone on Shock | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

Peep the animated version of the queen, Nina Simone's interview with Lilian Terry from July 1968.
 

Conversations & Quotables: Q&A with Leaf Erikson

Conversations & Quotables: Q&A with Leaf Erikson

I recently had a chance to catch up with the incredibly talented Leaf Erikson.  Though busy with the recent release of "Hidden Gems" on Fifty Records, he took some time out to share his thoughts, experiences & drop some gems for independent artists to cling to as they flourish in their careers.

Did You See It?!: Achickwitbeatz on Kalamazoo Lively Arts | PBS Video | WGVU

Did You See It?!: Achickwitbeatz on Kalamazoo Lively Arts | PBS Video | WGVU

Watch Achickwitbeatz on WGVU PBS discussing beat making & independent artistry.