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  • 00:39

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of The Devils Calling Card Lyrics Brown

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    On this Episode we Welcome Author Lyrics Brown of Loyal to The Hustle" Pt 1 & 2, who brings us his New Book "The Devil's Calling Card". Biography Jamel Brown was born and raised in San Francisco, California. At a young age he knew that he was destined to be a writer. He would create small short stories, poems, and songs using writing as his outlet. His writing allows readers to take a journey into his imagination traveling through a rollercoaster of emotions. In high school Jamel was recognized for his writing, having one of his poems placed in a nationwide book of poems for area high school students. Always having a passion for music Jamel turned some of his work into songs, working with the Bay Area based production company Soul Ave Entertainment. As a song writer Jamel has penned songs for a host of indie artist and now hopes to step out as an author bringing creative, original, and true to life stories. Jamel is here to stay as he takes a step into the literary arena.

  • 00:43

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of Lies He Told Renarda Huggins

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    MEET OUR GUEST AUTHOR: Renarda Huggins is an independent, hard working single parent of two boys. In 2004 Renarda was involved in a serious life threatening accident with a drunk driver, she managed to survive even though she had broken her neck in three places. That incident forced her to look at her life differently. She realized she was on this earth for a purpose. She had lost all respect for herself and was surrounding herself with the wrong type of crowd. Her lack of self value allowed her to get mixed up with drug dealers, cheaters and men that abused her mentally and physically. After redirecting her life Renarda now uses her experiences to enlighten others that may be traveling down the same path as she did. She wants the world to know that she is a strong minded individual who is determined to succeed.

  • 00:31

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Vette The Authoress

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    Welcome New Guest Author of "DOPE :The Rise of a Coke Queen by Authoress Vette. #Diamante Publications


    Meet Our Guest: Vette TheAuthoress is also known as Wyvette or just simply Tacara Wilson. Vette is not only a writer, she is a survivor of many trials and tribulations throughout her life. At a very young age she was subjected to sexual abuse on a daily basis. The downfalls of being a victim of sexual abuse followed her throughout her teenage and adult years, which led to years of drugs and alcohol use. After years of being addicted she kicked all of her bad habits. Vette being the middle child of two other siblings, decided to go back to school. She earned two degrees that helped her to gain a better life. Today she is an authoress with Diamante’ Publications where she will pursue her dreams of becoming a great writer!


     

  • 00:35

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of Forbidden Love Kendra Graves

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    On This Episode of The Beautiful Butterfly Show We Welcome Special Guest Author of "Forbidden Love"  Kendra Graves. This is Kendra's first time on the show, so we are Excited to hear about this new author and the great works she has and will provide to the listeners and readers! Enjoy! 


     About Author Kendra Graves- Born and raised in Hartford Ct, I am 29 years young and a mother to my first born, my heart, my daughter Khaniyah. I always had a passion for writing. It all started at the age of 10 when I found myself alone in my bedroom and would write raps. From there I branched off and started writing poems but I found it didn't work for me. I gave it a rest for a few years and started back reading and writing at 15. My teachers always told me I was gifted. In school I would ace my writing exams. In highschool I read many books but it never occurred to me to write my own. I kept a journal of stories that happened to me, but never told my story. I graduated from highschool in 2004 and went on to cosmetology school because doing hair was my second passion. Shortly after entering into the field I had to leave school because I couldn't work with the chemical because my skin was to sensitive. I didn't know what else to do with myself so for a few years I tried to find something that worked for me. In 2010 I told myself I'm going back to school but It was all put on hold because I couldn't go as an independent student at 24. Once I turned 25 I enrolled in Kaplan university where I studied criminal justice. I made the dean's list every semester and presidents list my final semester. I graduated with my Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice in 2013 with a 3.91 gpa. Still trying to find myself in the field of my study is where I fumbled upon writing again in October 2014.


     

  • 00:28

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of Queenz of the Streetz Briana Black

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    Meet Our Special Guest: Briana Black is a young author who is from Savannah georgia ,and she is 15 years old. She enjoys writing urban, street lit,interracial, Greek mythology and Egyptian mythology and plenty of other types of genre,and is about to drop her urban book: Queen of the streets. She started out writing in her little journals her mother used to buy her every week and decided to put her story on Wattpad. That was until she was signed by Lola bands an amazing street lit and urban author and publisher from rebellious reign publications. Briana Black is ready to help the world find the light out of all the darkness!

  • 00:31

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author "Tied In A Bow" Satoya Smith

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    Satoya Smith is a native of Daingerfield, Texas. She has been an author for just about a year. Her debut short story titled “Tied In A Bow” chronicles true to life events. With her debut book, she hopes to empower and motivate. She is currently going to school to obtain her Bachelors’ in Psychology. She plans to continue with her writing, bringing her stories to life.  She hopes to focus her writing in the fiction & non-fiction genres. 

  • 00:31

    Beyond Beautiful

    in Business

    Beyond Beautiful On The Singletary Network With Your Host, Malia Hendrix!


    The Singletary Network Is Very Proud To Officially Launch The Premiere Episode Of Beyond Beautiful With Host, Malia Hendrix, Owner Of MSH Spa Services!


    Malia Hendrix is a One Of A Kind, Health And Wellness Expert Whose Career Has Taken The East Coast By Storm! She has trained with Celebrity Stylists, Makeup Artists, And Well Known Health And Wellness Experts which has ultimately led to the opening of her very own Spa And Healing Center called MSH Spa Services currently located in New York and expanding into the Nashville and Atlanta markets.


    Malia has worked with the best in the industry in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area, including the Infamous, Lorraine Aprile Salon. She was personally trained by Celebrity Stylist Lorraine whose clientele consists of high profile government officials and celebrities, such as: Good Morning America Host, Robin Roberts, Hilary And Chelsea Clinton, Cathryn Zeta Jones and other public figures just to name a few. She later transitioned to New York whereas she enjoyed working in various spa locations around the city including Times Square. Another highlight of her career includes the opportunity to be trained by Jennifer Lopez's Makeup Artist, Lindsay Ebbin on the well known makeup line called: Labella Donna which is used by Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Anniston, Michelle Obama, Nicole Kidman, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Lucy Lui and so many other notable celebrities.


    Her lucrative career also spanned into working with the national chain, Life Spa at Lifetime Fitness which consists of 118 centers in 26 states. While there she was trained on the celebrity brand, Aveda which is used by Angelina Jolie.


    A Singletary Network Production!

  • 00:44

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Authors of Ma'Dam Secretary K.S.Oliver and B.Abby

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    We Welcome Special Guest Author Brandon Abby and K.S.Oliver are stopping by to share their new Collabo book entitled "Ma'Dam Secretary.


     Meet Our Guest: B. Abby is a high school dropout turned decorated air force veteran, author, public speaker, college graduate, and business owner who was born in MS, and migrated to GA at 16 years old. He is the youngest of four children, husband, and father of 2. B. Abby has a mission in life to promote philanthropy, ptsd awareness, and lifestyle. He wants people to understand that it isn't easy feeling like something controls your life more than you. graduated from Trident International University with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration in 2010, while minoring in Criminal Justice Administration, as well as Associates of Science in Criminal Justice in 2012. Since then, he has exited the Armed Service and provided a service to Atlanta metro community. This highly decorated Afghanistan and Iraq veteran conquered several life alternating moments, but was sidelined with post traumatic stress disorder upon his exit from American service. After being thrown this illness, Brandon's counselor asked him to journal his newly developed illness, and his pen and imagination went to work while blocking images of his past. He spends majority of his time with his wife, who is also an author, as well as his two sons Shakwan and Trystyn.


    K.S. Oliver is an author, poet, public speaker, model and business owner who was born in New York and raised in Georgia. At 30 years old, she is blazing a trail that many have been inspired by.On May 20, 2010, following the birth of her youngest child, K.S. was diagnosed with SLE, also known as Lupus. K.S. had to make a decision on whether she would allow it to consume her or fight for the life she and her family deserved to enjoy. 

  • 00:45

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of Da Ghetto Gospels II King Diamond

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    Author King Diamond is a man of many talents who was born and raised in the city of Jacksonville, Florida. Amongst those God given talents include author, poet, and a certified HVAC Technician to list a few. The second youngest of 11 children his life journey truly define the saying that "every rose has its thorns. Lured by the many temptations of street life in the ghetto he soon caught his first 11 year prison sentence at the age of 18 and would continue to enter this revolving door until the age of 38, never spending a total of more than 2 years amongst society. 5 times he would gamble with his freedom in his quest to become 'hood rich and each time the end result was another trip to prison..Yet in 2009 he vowed that he was sick and tired of being sick and tired and the miraculous transformation began, and since then he's become not only a true man in totality but also a literary force to be reckoned with. In 2012 he attended TWS Jacksonville in Florida and became a licensed HVAC Technician with a diploma in Electromechanical Technology. Yet it was in prison in the year 2000 while working as a GED English & Literature and the Arts teacher that a fellow inmate convinced him to give the novel writing field a try. Manuscript after manuscript that he sent out to various urban street literature companies were rejected and deemed unworthy, to the point where he threw in the towel and the novels that he'd penned by hand began to collect dust on the shelf. It wasn't until he met Author Tameka Jones in 2014 in a Facebook group that the doors of the literary world would be opened wide for him, and that the novels that were once deemed unworthy would now become 5 star page turners in the urban fiction genre. Through King Publishing Group his first book "Blood Ain't Always Thicka" was released in February 2015, instantly winning the hearts of so many with his blood raw style of story writing.

  • 00:36

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of Meet the Commodores Sunny Giovanni

    in Lifestyle

    In southern Dallas, Texas, Sunny Giovanni-- or "Gio" as she likes to be called-- was born on the fifth day of June in 1989. Born to a mother who was a teacher and a graduate from Texas A&M University you couldn't so much as watch a Disney movie if you hadn't read the book beforehand. Gio has had a very strong history with literature, diversifying from poetry (winning placements in oratorical contests), to thriller short stories as a way to vent her frustrations.


    The pen was handed down to her from an older sibling as a means to focus her negative energy and anger into something different but was used as a way to alter her own situations.
    As a preteen Gio witnessed how much her writing could touch someone when she left one of her prized spirals in a classroom without knowing. Two weeks after it went missing someone brought it back to her asking for more, letting the young author know that almost everyone she knew read the story, but without knowing it was her in the story she had written.
    Sunny Giovanni is an advocate for gay and transgender rights, and says: "You can't help who you are and you damn sure can't help who you love. You should be true to who are rather than to conform and live the ultimate lie and live miserably until the day you die." Credited from the poem she penned "Titanium", modeled after her novel.
    Gio is a mother of three children, the founder of Lucid Legends Publishing/ Photography, Kno Joke Entertainment, the host of "We Talk TOO Much Radio" on BlogTalk Radio and blogs on Tumblr under the name "KnoJokeGio". She is a friend to many and prides herself on making a smile out of an extremely horrible day. "It doesn't matter if you're having a bad day... a smile could make everything else seem so small. Crack a joke when someone is hurt and see how fast they cheer up. 

  • 00:45

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of All The Wrong Places GIFT'D

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    NEW AUTHOR...and NEW RELEASE DAY... We Welcome Author GIFT'D to the Show to discuss his NEW Release Entitled "All The Wrong Places" 


    MEET THE AUTHOR: 


    Gift’d the author is a 32-year-old native of College Park, Georgia. He gained a love for reading at an early age, and spent a lot of time writing stories for entertainment, and spinning tales for for his friends. Gift’d found that he had a talent for creative writing, and his teachers often encouraged him to keep writing.


    Recently, he decided to take one of those stories, and turn it into a novel. His first novel, All The Wrong Places will debut in Fall 2015. Gift’d uses everyday experiences, blended with imagination to inspire his creativity, making his characters practically leap off the page to tell you their story.


    Married, Gift’d currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and family.