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Fresh from his double win at the 2012 OutMusic Awards, Matt Zarley joins us to talk about attending the event this past weekend in Las Vegas where he was honored for Single of the Year ("Change Begins With Me") and Album of the Year ("Change Begins With Me").
The OutMusic Awards are presented by LARA (LGBT Academy of Recording Arts). The OutMusic Awards nominate and honor LGBT musicians for their achievements and contributions during the past year.
Diedra Meredith Chairwoman of the LGBT Academy of Recording Arts (LARA) and CEO.
Born and raised in New Orleans, LA. In 1999 she transplanted to Brooklyn, NY. after retiring from her award winning career as a choreographer. She is also known as recording artist Deepa Soul, recently landing in the top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 Club Play Dance Charts for the third time alongside Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears. Deepa Soul produced her first record in New York City with the legendary Superstar DJ/Producer Junior Vasquez who is responsible for producing mega crossover remixes for Cher, Madonna, Whitney, Mariah, Beyonce, Mary J Blidge, Elton
John and many more.....
Since 2007, Diedra has served as the Chairwoman and CEO of Out Music – The
LGBT(lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) Academy of Recording Arts (LARA) and
the Senior Executive Producer of the OUTmusic Awards.
Join us as we talk music, life and listening...
Deepa Soul (aka Diedra Meredith) is an award winning choreographer and dancer. She is also a Billboard Chart Topping Artist who was discovered by Junior Vasquez. She held a #3 spot with her first release "Nowhere Love" n 2005, teaming up with Junior for her second single, she released "As I Am" and claimed #1 Breakout, Hot Shot Debut and the Power Pick all in consecutive weeks topping the Billboard Dance Chart at #4 with the cat Dolls holding down the #1 spot. In 2013, once again Deepa Soul claimed her reign at the top of the Billboard Charts when she claimed her third top BillboardHit alongside Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus with her #3 Breakout record “FEVA” produced by DJ/Producer Ranny.
Not only is Deepa Soul an accomplished musician, singer/songwriter and vocalist, she is Diedra Meredith the woman leading the New Queer Music Nation serving as the Chairwoman and CEO of Out Music – The LGBT(lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) Academy of Recording Arts (LARA) and the Executive Producer of the OUTmusic Awards the biggest night in LGBT Music & Entertainment.
Diedra has received several awards of recognition for her advocacy/activism from the NAACP, as well as receiving a Proclamation in 2011 from New York State Senator Eric Adams, recognition of outstanding service from 1199 SEIU the largest worker's rights union in the country and recently served as Honorary Co-Chair for Black Women's Blueprint “Mother Tongue Monologues” in 2013.
We also welcome newcomer Carl Thornton to the basement to premier new music and talk about his career thus far!
OutMusic Award-winning singer/songwriter Matt Zarley chat with Candi and Randy about his upcoming CD and music video project "Hopeful Romantic."
After winning many awards for his music over a decade as a Billboard charting recording artist, Matt is inviting fans to become a part of the journey in the creation of his next CD. He has launched a "crowd-funding" Kickstarter project to raise funds for not only the new CD and videos but a SURPRISE for the fans.
Listen in as we talk about the new projects, get a tease of the first single and hear more about Matt Zarley, the "Hopeful Romantic."
Please check out his Kickstarter funding campaign at this link.
And you can find more info on Matt on his official website here.
Sir Ari Gold.. Billboard Top 10 Visionary Award Winning Recording Artist
Pop Roxx Radio,
Featuring Interesting People doing Interesting Things
Hosted by Pop Artist Jamie Roxx
Tonight's Featured Guest: Sir Ari Gold
Tonight Jamie welcoms Sir Ari Gold to the Show
Ari will discus his new album: SOUNDTRACK TO FREEDOM - New Studio Album (his 5th Studio Album)
#1 Logo, Billboard Top 10, 3x LGBT Academy Of Recording Arts (LARA) Outmusic "Visionary Award" winning Recording Artist
SIR ARI GOLD. Co-produced by one of Holland's premier electronic music producers Bob Sandee (aka Subgroover). And his Kickstarter Campaign.
Join Candi and Randy for Candi's Second Annual Birthday Bash. Have they got a line up for you.
Award winning actor-Phil Gigante
Super Sexy Cub from "Where the Bears Are"- Ian Parks
Model and Artist extraordinare - Asia Marin
Wbff Medalist and model - Pete Steel
Plus, birthday greetings from Broadway's Norm Lewis, and OutMusic Award winners Justin Utley and Matt Zarley.
Justin Utley - OUTmusic Award winning singer/songwriter - joins Candi & Randy to talk about his new critically acclaimed CD "Nothing This Real."
SiriusXM OutQ Radio named him "Artist of the Year"
Next Magazine called him "New York's hottest up-and-coming musician."
Good Morning Maine: "Exceptional songwriting... Outstanding and groundbreaking music. This is what you've been looking for."
Tune in to hear Justin tell his story, the story "behind the songs," his approach to songwriting and his candid thoughts about life in the honest lane.
The Infamous King of Positivity, IKP, returns to OUTing The Music Industry to talk about his debut album "Ignoring the Known Protocol." We also touch on his nomination for and his experience with the OUTmusic Awards, as well as his goals in the music industry, his label Ominous E.Y.E. Enterprises, the double meaning of his name Infamouse King of Positivity, and we also get some sound advice from the postitive one. Of course we play music from Ignoring The Know Protocol which is available on Sept. 26, 2011 exclusively on www.kingofpositivity.bandcamp.com
Join us as we speak with the incredible singer/songwriter #1 Billboard chart-topping artist Jason Walker, who has recently released his "Live and Unplugged, the 6th Ave. Sessions" EP and was a part of the Sylvester tribute at the 7th Annual OUTmusic Awards. We'll also chop-it-up with gold-certified hip-hop producer and educator DJ Pain1 whose debut solo release "The Waiting Game" includes guest artists like Gucci Mane, Young Jeezy, Shyne, Jim Jones, I-20, Yo Gotti, Kia Shine, Grandaddy IU, Money B, Shawnna, and many more.
"PROUD Music" coordinator and music artist M.E. Grant will talk about the showcase happening June 17th in New York as well as his music. And we'll also be joined my OUTmusic Award nominees Chad D and TyranGem. Tonight's playist includes a variety of music genres.
Multi-talented producer, songwriter, composer Eddy J. Free returns to beem us up with the premiere of his release "Star Trek." Eddy J. Free released a series of projects in 2010 of which he donated all the proceeds to the Keep A Child Alive foundation. In 2011 he takes us on a journey through the galaxy with an eclectic ray of music and guest artists. Check him out at www.EddyJFree.com
OUT hip-hop pioneer, "Papa Bear," "The Architect," the "Fly Brotha" Tim'm West joins OMI for the first time to talk about his latest project, collaborations, and his nomination for an OUTmusic Award. But we won't stop there! This HIV/Aids activist, blogger, author, professor, and motivator has plenty more to speak about; like his move to from Houston to Chicago, his new musical family, and the latest chapter in the life or Tim'm. Check him out at www.reddirt.biz