#FBF: Flashback to #CITYFEST

The weather has turned colder. The leaves aren’t green anymore. And the sun doesn’t shine like it does in Spring and Summer. That is why I’m taking it back to #CITYFEST, a fun free event held in Mount Vernon, NY! #MVCITYFEST was presented by the City of Mount Vernon NY, Mayor Richard Thomas and Friends of Mount Vernon Arts Recreation & Youth Programs (FMVARYP). Last years festivities took place between East 1st Street and East 2nd Read more about #FBF: Flashback to #CITYFEST[…]

O Girl Media Interviews Dres

I Interviewed a #hiphop legend at #CityFest in MountVernon NewYork! Dres is 1/2 the hip hop duo BlackSheep! He gave a special evening performance in MV a few weeks ago. This was such a surreal moment because I grew up watching Dres in Texas. I never thought I’d ever interview the guy behind “The Choice Is Yours.” The iconic drum line and catchy chorus was a favorite of mine to try to rhyme. I definitely Read more about O Girl Media Interviews Dres[…]

I Skipped Class for El DeBarge

  I have many goals and dreams I want to do with my journalism career. I have literally dreamed about interviewing El DeBarge. I skipped news writing class, checking this off my bucket list. Leaving school early to film DeBarge at the now closed J&R Music World was a once in a lifetime opportunity. #YOLO Being a fan, I knew El’s new album was coming out. It had been 16 long years since he had Read more about I Skipped Class for El DeBarge[…]

My Night With Sho Baraka

“I want to create experiences,” says Amisho “Sho” Baraka. “I want people to remember things about my show.” Baraka is a 38-year old Christian hip hop artist bringing a fresh new take on faith, culture, politics and life with his latest album The Narrative. He is on tour now promoting his fourth studio album. I was treated to my first Sho experience last Saturday night in Brooklyn at Park Slope Christian Tabernacle. I went to Read more about My Night With Sho Baraka[…]

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