• 01:04

    Trading the Streets for Godly Beats: Octavia Harris

    in Christianity

    How does God rescue and use a prostitute, lesbian, braggadocious Portland, Oregon-bred secular rapper for His purposes? Ask redeemed, restored and well-respected Gospel rap artist, Octavia Harris. Street life and a 10-year homosexual lifestyle had stolen Octavia's identity. In 2005, she surrendered all to Jesus Christ whereupon He revealed her true identity in Him. He then turned her pain into passion. With several successful albums released, Octavia is producing catchy beats wrapped in God's truth, infused with clever lyrics and her life experiences to help others overcome this world's dark influences. You'll hear her powerful testimony and tracks from her latest album Be Myself (free download). We'll also be joined by Christian rap artist and returning guest, Crucial. We'll discuss his track "Homosexuals" which exposes the deceptions of this societal (and church)-embraced lifestyle—and how God wants the Body of Christ and the Church to address. 

  • 01:19

    Evening with Author Grace Octavia

    in Books

    First Glimpse Author Readings and Q&A with Ella Curry, president of  EDC Creations. Join us  as Ella greets the most talented authors on the planet. We will learn more about the featured books and hear the authors read from their new releases. You will have the First Glimpse of a excerpt from the book!  Give the Gift of Knowledge, give books as gifts!
    Authors and Publishers, visit the EDC Creations website for more book promotion opportunities:  www.edc-creations.com.  EDC Creations provides authors, journalists and publishers innovative marketing and branding consultations with a special focus on the African American literary community. We are also the publishers of the highly popular Black Pearls Magazine and the founders of the Sankofa Literary Society, which now has more than 1,800 members across the United States.
    Become the next featured author or speaker on the BAN Radio with Ella Curry, click here:  www.edc-creations.com/banradiopromo.htm

    Follow Ella Curry on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/EDC1Creations
    Like Black Pearls on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlackPearlsMag


  • 01:50

    DaEmporess Speaks: Octavia Moore speaks about being SAVED FROM LESBIANISM

    in Entertainment

    What would you say if i said i CHOSE HETEROSEXUALITY.. is that the truth.. What about people who say they chose Lesbianism.. or better .. CHOSE TO LEAVE IT.. OR CAN THAT HAPPEN...WE GON TALK ABOUT IT.....

  • 00:57

    Smart Accounting for Small Businesses

    in Family

    Join MGN Radio as we chat with Octavia Conner, CEO and Founder of Smart Accounting, LLC. Octavia will share the key aspects about accounting, taxes, profit and losses that every entrepreneur should know about when starting and growing their small business. With over 14 years of professional bookkeeping experience Octavia coaches and consults business owners on how to implement smart money management techniques that enable them to enjoy more money, more time and peace of mind. Octavia is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor and a member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. She has a certification of completion in Project Management and Business Management.  Join us as we chat about the numbers.  Saturday, Oct. 11th at 12:00 noon EST.

  • 01:18

    UpNext Media Group Presents: Clay Thomas Williams on Sit and Chat w/BlaqRayn

    in Books

    UpNext Media Group would like to present to you Author Clay Thomas Williams and  "And Then There Were None." Clay Thomas Williams finds a seat in Host Blaqrayn's interview chair to talk about entering the literary game, the inspiration to write, the connection with UpNext Media Group and how "And Then There Were None" came into existence. If you are interested in learning more about this fresh new author and this new on the scene Media Group, make sure to tune into this show!

    After a few short years, Octavia finds herself in a loveless marriage. Octavia doesn’t have the courage to tell her husband Calvin the truth, so she does nothing except continue an affair with a former lover, Lynwood. Can you imagine being so full of yourself, that you ignore the obvious. You’re so busy doing your own dirt that you fail to see what’s right under your nose. What could possibly go wrong when you think you got game? What part of the game is it when game doesn’t recognize game? What happens when you turn a good man into something you never thought he could become? All is not quite what it seems because unbeknownst to Octavia, Calvin has some lies of his own and so does Lynwood... 

  • 00:31

    Big Spence Best Director At Harlem Film Festival On The Danny Tisdale Show

    in News

    Join the conversation with Marcus Big Spence Spencer, producer, actor and first time film director and Danny Tisdale on The Danny Tisdale Show as they talk about his new film at the Harlem Film Festival, growing up in Oakland, Will Smith, Octavia Spencer, Harlem's Danny Glover, Forest Whitaker and his favorite place in Harlem.

    Listen to the show here which was recorded at 3 pm, Monday, September 15th, EST.

    Check out his website www.bigspence.net.


  • 01:26


    in Radio

    Angry Deva's is going to interview a one miss Jacqueline Harris, Noted Author and speaker. Jacqueline Harris is blessing us with her wisdom, her experience and her insight. This is the woman who was best friends with MY FAVE BLACK SCRIBE, Octavia Butler. This is a RARE treat that you certainly do not want to miss.

    She will be discussing her book: "Healing and Freedom through these SACRED TONE MASTERS" and sharing some MUCH NEEDED and appreciated Crone Wisdom with us on HEALING using Sacred Sounds, and Intonations. It is always a Divine Blessing to meet Wombn who have walked and talked with our Matriarchs, who ARE our Matriarchs and who are here to aid us all in remembering our sacred connection as Divine Source.
    We will be LIVE at 12pm EST on Angry Deva's Radio Show. Please Join us and come prepared to Honor the Sacred Temple of the Goddess, the House of Deva.


  • 01:01

    Money: Why Am I So Broke All The Time?

    in Lifestyle

    Money: Why is there never enough?

    The conversation about money very often isn't about money. That's talking about the symptom. The cause of many money issues is emotional which goes back to belief systems and family patterns.  Since money is a tangible form of love, having enough or not is about self-regard, self-worth, and self-value.

    On Saturday, August 2 at 3:00pm Being Human Now will ask one important question: Why am I so broke all the time?

    Spiritual Life Coach Ken Kizer and Psychiatric Social Worker Octavia Carlos will take you through the important questions in order to help you find the powerful answers.

    Urgency: "Did you take that Job, knowing it would burn you out, just because you needed the money?"  How much of your soul will you sell for money?

    Courage: Are you a leader, but you're afraid something bad will happen if you act?

    Self-Image: Do you think you can look too successful?

    Boundaries: Do you fear having too much money makes you a target of your needy family and friends?

    Family:  What is your first memory about money?

  • 01:05

    REELTalk with DaDirector : BIOPIC Mania!!

    in Entertainment

    Show Topic(s) – Biopic Mania


    Get on Up (James Brown Story)
    Aaliyah: Princess of R&B
    I will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story

    8:15pm Previews  (August 1 2014)

    Film – Get on Up Star(s)- Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Jill Scott, Dan Aykroyd 
    Director- Tate Taylor Producer/Studio- Universal

    Story-Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul,

    Film- Jimi: All is by my Side (Sept 26 2014) Star(s  Andre Benjamin, Hayley Atwell

    Director- John Ridley (12 Years a Slave)

                Producer/Studio – XL Rator Media

    8:30pm- Topic Discussion – Whitney and Bobby Film

    Will this film cover her death?
    Stars Yaya DaCosta (Whitney) and Arien Escarpeta (Bobby)
    Talk about the drugs
    Directed by Angela Bassett
    Bobbi Christina is against film and will not appear
    Family is OK according to Bassett
    Vocals done by Debra Cox
    Film is MOSTLY about Bobby and Whitney (A love story)

    Break (song)


    9:00pm – Aaliyah Movie gets new Producer (Wendy Williams)

        Directed by Bradley Walsh (TV and Lifetime Director)

    New Lead- Alexandra Shipp
    Wendy Williams Involvement- Executive producer
    Family thoughts
    Production to start this Month

    **** Miles Davis Biopic Directed and starring Don Cheadle has raised over 300k on Indiegogo.com ****

    9:15pm TV Shows Recap

    Power on Starz/ True Blood


    Upcoming titles- Guardians of the Galaxy/

  • 02:56

    Actor Keith Robinson Cast In James Brown Biopic, ‘Get On Up’

    in Entertainment

    Howcee Productions Gospel Special Guest:

    Actor Keith Robinson Cast In James Brown Biopic, ‘Get On Up’

    Things really seem to be coming together for the long-awaited James Brown biopic, Get On Up. Just last week we told you that singer-turned-actress Jill Scott has been cast to play The Godfather Of Soul’s wife. We’ve just learned that Dreamgirls actor Keith Robinson has also been added to the all-star cast.

    According to Shadow and Act, the 38-year-old actor will be playing the role of Baby Roy an original member of James Brown’s band. Actor Keith Robinson Cast In James Brown Biopic, ‘Get On Up’ Keith will be in the company of some of Hollywood’s most talented actors and actresses. If you recall, 42 actor Chadwick Boseman has been cast to play the role of Brown. The Help actresses Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis have also been cast to play the late singer’s aunt and mother, respectively.

    Keith has already taken to Twitter to thank everyone for their support and express his excitement regarding his new role.


  • 00:15

    Dreamgirls Star- Singer & Actor "Keith Robinson"

    in Entertainment

    Keith is best known for his critically acclaimed role as “C.C. White” in the Academy Award winning feature film, Dreamgirls. In which he was directed by Bill Condon, and starred alongside Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Hudson, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy and Anika Noni Rose. In the musical, Robinson’s big solo, “Patience,” which he also performed live at the Academy Awards, earned him an Oscar nomination.

    On the acting side, Robinson followed Dreamgirls with This Christmas, co-starring Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Loretta Devine and Delroy Lindo. He then went on to star in Dear John opposite Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried. Roles in 35 and Ticking, starring alongside Kevin Hart, and Hopelessly in June soon followed. Next, Robinson began shooting Dysfunctional Friends.

    Like many, he’s taken a behind-the-scenes approach to creating music. Robinson founded his own scoring company, Theme Song. Since its establishment, Theme Song has scored music for movies like Blade 3, Fat Albert, and 35 and Ticking, in which he also starred. Most recently, the budding company scored Divorce Invitation (2012) also starring Robinson alongside Jonathan Bennett, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Nadia Bjorlin. 

    Keith’s upcoming releases include CRU, an emotionally intense film in which he stars alongside Harry Lennix, Richard T. Jones, and Alison Eastwood. Four Seasons, a romantic comedy starring with Robin Givens and Christian Keyes, and most recently, Universal’s James Brown biopic Get On Up, with Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Dan Aykroyd. In conjunction with the release of Get On Up, Keith will also be releasing his new album, Love Episodic, both due in 2014.

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