Lights twinkle off and on throughout the spacious room, illuminating corners and hidden delights, talents of every kind, the overhead light is out so each moment can be accentuated. Emphasized by the smokey soul music, the slow glide of musical notes sliding over your skin, moving to bump with your inner soul as this man... Continue Reading →
“We do music in the sense of beats, film scores, anything you would need music wise. We engineer, we mix, we record, all of that stuff,” introduces Mike Montes. Mike is ½ of a production duo called M.A.D. Smooth, the other half is Darryl Fernandez (@realizesuccess). The recording aspect takes place in New Jersey, where... Continue Reading →
Jasmin has the precious jewels, her setup entices the eye, drawing in passersby. Dazzling Treasures creator says she bought tiny lights, in addition to several fake diamonds placed strategically over the table, specifically for effect and has succeeded phenomally, as she has with her entire endeavor, this jewelry is a treasure. A long table draped... Continue Reading →
Do everything 110%, or else what is the point in doing it at all? This from a highschool basketball coach preaching at his young team girls; full of emotion, instability and doubt. Why decide to do an action, experience a moment, or follow throrough with a goal unless you are going to invest everything you... Continue Reading →
Looking for that next generational music? That slow hypnotic voice which soothes and hypes you up all at the same time? That beat that satiates your soul deep, deep within, scraping your insides and waking you up in a way you didn't even know you longed for? A sound that has your ears perking and... Continue Reading →
Hey! Just checking in with you. I know it has been a while since your interview and you may be wondering where your feature is. Nakedlyundeconstruction is an new, upcoming blog which is "underconstruction". I am working out a system for this blog and how to make my true vision for this page come alive,... Continue Reading →
He kicks smoothly to the right, his body and limbs moving with the music beating in his head. Several onlookers search for the source of his jive, as the drops pour from the sky. His dreads gather moisture, but it is but a reflection of the crowd as they gather under umbrellas and shoppe stoops to watch this charismatic, enticing rapper falling into the R&B world. Lost in the tune of the moment, the inspirations singing into reality inside his head. A performer only by accident, as the music takes its toll.
"I am all about real life, the pains that are hard to talk about. I am an open book," Leppi states. This artist knows a lot about pain and "real life", he knows what it is to live every moment like it's his last. " There's no point in hiding parts of your story, because it will all come out eventually and every part of your story is a lesson you can learn from, that I can create from, that might make all the difference for someone else. "
Mr. Tone Kapone is big on realizing what you have and being grateful for it instead of always acting like you don't have enough. Despite this belief he says if he won the lottery he would start a music company, make music,and corral some of the local artists to provide a boost into the music industry. "That's the thing about Tampa, there's not really an outlet, there's not really any set formula, there's no major funding behind it right now," Mr. Tone Kapone reflects. Check out Feature to Find Out What Mr. KAPONE is doing about it
I had sworn never to go back to that spot. The place I stood so long ago, watching the burning towers, listening to the agonized screams of terror and pain. And yet here I stand forced here by my editor to write a god damn article about the memorial. I was here to remind people... Continue Reading →