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  • Zaiyah's House presents Jazz Poet and Film Maker Mr. Norman "N-side" Woods

    in Entertainment

    Norman Woods, once chose to be recognized and performed as N-Side, the blessed one. He felt that the name represented his appreciation for being able to express his internal struggles and various stages of his triumphs. Later on, he chose to be called N-Side and The Tribe, acknowledging appreciation of his band, He refers to his style as “Soul dialog”. Covering a variety of subjects, soul dialog is what takes place when you are engaged in meaningful conversation. These are the types of conversations, where each individual can feel as though they can contribute and participate.


    N-Side's poetic work is done in a traditional style, which reflects his love of poetry from the "Harlem Renaissance" era. Most of his poetry is influenced by the writing of Langston Hughes, James Weldon Johnson, Arna Bontemps, Countee Cullen and so on. His contemporary jazz influences include, but are not limited to, Red Garland, Donald Byrd, Gil Scott-Heron, Sekou Sundiata and his favorite poet, Kamau Da'aood.


     


    Join Zaiyah and Uptown for a conversation and listening party with the brilliant and talented Mr. Norman  N-side Woods.

  • 00:32

    International Bestseller Author, Poet & Actor Tshombye Kentrell Ware -T.K. Ware

    in Motivation

    Tshombye Kentrell Ware,  has a passion for writings that offer a subliminal message that minister to the body, soul and spirit. A firm supporter to those who seek to employ the world through inspired writings.

    Oftentimes Kentrell would share his faith with other students through a gift called the spoken word. A display of poetic words mingled with rhythm. As the door to inspiration continued to open, Kentrell became drawn toward writing; which led to his inspired creations.

    Many of KenTrell's titles are unpublished. He has chosen to release certain titles throughout the days, months and years, as the seasons change.

    Currently Presidential Assistant with Poetry in Motion Production and ACEO of Insightful Creation Publications. An author of several poetic inspirations and the founder of Poet TALK (collection of inspiring poets and writers).T.K.Ware was also an actor in Writing Christmas Cool (musical Christian film). T.K. currently runs an active blog used for sharing inspirational quotes, phrases, and thought. Many people have received encouraging words through his blog. (dawriter.wordpress.com)

    Author of UP CLOSE & PERSONAL SERIES, a collection of books that minister to the body, soul and spirit. A fictional story whereas several people are thrown together by catastrophic events, as the door to eternity opens. Each book is an ongoing message that echoes (2Peter 3:9) The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
    Many of his titles are unpublished. He has chosen to release certain titles throughout the days, months and years, as the seasons change. T.K.Ware latest release entitled, “A Husband’s Love,” a story about hope, redemption, and sacrifice; made the best seller list during a free promotion and once again after the promotion. 

  • 00:42

    A Journey Of Life on PURPOSE - Avril Somerville

    in Motivation

    Join us this evening for a candid conversation with  Avril Somerville as we await the release of her first book, A Journey of Life on Purpose. Avril Somerville writes about creativity, love, womanhood, community, race, and identity through personal essays and poetry. Her writing is intelligent, yet accessible and fluid. In A Journey Of Life On Purpose, Somerville offers inspiration and insight on matters of purpose, creativity, meaning, empathy, transparency, and authenticity beyond the traditional worlds of work and career. She maintains that regardless of what we call ourselves, we all have gifts to bring that should leave the world better than how we found it when we came.


    Writer, essayist, and poet Avril Somerville was born in the Commonwealth of Dominica. Her family migrated to Brooklyn, New York when she was just ten years old. She attended the public schools of Brooklyn, the South Bronx, and Harlem in New York City.


    Somerville is a first-generation college graduate of Swarthmore College and obtained her Master of Business Administration from PSU Smeal College.


    She is a writer and teacher who speaks quite capably on matters that transcend religion, class, race, and gender, and is especially vocal on writing as a tool for personal transformation.


    Her first book, “A Journey Of Life On Purpose: Creativity, Love, Womanhood, Community, Race, and Identity” is a nonfiction memoir of personal essays and poetry which she has written while living in the Midwest and Northeast regions of the United States.


    Avril lives with her family in a quiet suburb bordering the City of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania.


    This book will be released on July 4, 2105 on Amazon.  Reserve your Kindle copy today at http://www.amazon.com/Avril-Somerville/e/B00YBCMZVA/ref=ntt athr dp pel 1


    Join us and be EMPOWERED!

  • POETRY AFTER SIX: POWER SLAM – Slam The Mic

    in Poetry

    POETRY AFTER SIX:  POWER SLAM – Slam The Mic


    POETRY AFTER SIX: Power Slam the mic with Dray TheDoctor & MotherOfSix TONIGHT live on BLOGTALK RADIO 8pm-10pm  (713) 955-0328


    POWER SLAM is Poetry hard hitting reality, real life, real walk, cooperate to ghetto, halo to hells door. Stop by and Slam the Mic with your radical lyrical fight the power down with the system power to the people, we love; poetry.


    THE POET 365 Brings IT to BlogTalk Radio Open Mic, Music, and Poetry & Commentary - Plenty of mics avaiable -


    POWER SLAM - Slam the Mic


     chat room


    call us POWER SLAM - Slam the Mic When the Poets are in the building – 


    MOTHERofSIX and THE POET 365 AKA DRAY THEDOCTOR 


    What's happening – POETRY AFTER SIX - JOIN US - Peace, Love and REspect & OPEN MIC: FOR ALL Poets, Writers, Rappers Singers AND Musicans, 


    COME JOIN host DRAY THEDOCTOR for POWER SLAM


    Tuesday Night 8PM to 10PM EST DRAY THEDOCTOR aka THE POET 365 Brings IT to BlogTalk Radio Open Mic, Music, Poetry & Commentary


    POWER OF Your HEART, POWER OF Your MIND, POWER OF Your SOUL ~


    BRING IT TO POETRY AFTER SIX POWER SLAM - Slam the Mic- (713) 955-0328


    POETRY AFTER SIX


    Where YOU bring out the POET in YOU


    An MO6 PRODUCTION

  • 01:03

    Chit Chat with B.Fly Welcomes Author Anetral Hall

    in Radio

    On this Episode of The Beautiful Butterfly Show we will be talking with Special Guest Author of Revelations: The Untold Truth Anetral Hall. We will Discuss her New Release as Well as her transition from Poet to Author to a Business Woman!


     


    Anetral. Hall was born in Lafayette Louisiana, on October 30, 1981. She grew up in New Iberia, Louisiana, but currently resides in Houston, Texas.


    She is the CEO of NDoubleE Publishing, and My Little Princess which are coming soon, an Accountant in oil and gas, author, poet, spoken words artist, model, performer, and single mother. She is best known for her poetry, spoken words, and modeling. She was blessed to appear in the September 10, 2007, Jet Centerfold-Beauty of the Week, with Michelle Obama on the front cover. 


    Anetral is also a Children's book author and is currently working on a series of children's book that is soon to be released in 2015. She also plans start a cartoon production in the near future. Anetral will soon be releasing her spoken words album in 2015. Her inspirations are: giving praise to the one and only God the Almighty, spoiling her only child, spending time with her family, and making a difference through her writing and spoken words. Currently, she is Double Majoring in Accounting and HR Management


     

  • 00:34

    Megadeth's David Ellefson

    in Culture

    The Queen of Fresh, The Gypsy Poet talks to Mega powerhouse bassist and poet, David Ellefson from Megadeth and will talk about his latest endavors, with the band, with his newest projects in working in Rock and Punk as well as discuss some of his poetry. Ellefson is a lnogtime veteran of the band, Megadeth and has also released his autobropgraphy in 2012 called My Life with Deth. This is a show not to miss!

  • 00:43

    Rainbow Rendezvous Welcomes Author and Poet, Imani Writes

    in LGBT

    Imani Writes is an Oakland Ca. born, Virgin Islands raised, author and published poet who found her passion for creating heartfelt storylines at an early age. As a child she would spend hours reading as an escape from her far from perfect childhood. From the black and white pages of her creations, 2D characters leap to life and place themselves within your mental realities. The characters are unforgettable and the stories are so raw, it would be difficult to define them as fiction. Her release from Artistic Words Publishing, Shug'ah, is intense, disturbing and hopeful, simultaneously. A gifted writer who locates her inspiration to design such stories, stories she labels as her "works of art", in the modest of places....life. Imani says that it's the best place of inspiration for an over active imagination that refuses to remain silent. Imani Writes currently lives in North Alabama.

  • 01:30

    Author and Poet TK Ware talks Run the Race. Also Can Diabetes be cured?

    in Politics

    The talk of our Times


    TK Ware, author and poet, talks about his book, and getting and keeping people motivated.


    Can diabetes be cure with Doctor Jason Fung.

  • 01:42

    NVT " IN THE RAW: Street Art"

    in Art

    MON JUNE 29TH

    " IN THE RAW :
    Street Art "

    Before it became absorbed by contemporary artist, it BELONGed TO THE STREETS! Bringing You Back to how it all started when Graffiti was called vandalism, & BEFORE Spray painting bikes, cars, and boards turned into the once popular show, " Pimp My Ride"

    Special Guest JAMES TOP infamous Graffiti Artist, will tell the OURstory of Street Art in America, his part in it, and how he has transitioned his work into the NOW.

    Along with A few other Street Artist, and Music to go w/ it.

    PLUS WE WANT TO SEE YOUR ART KICKS!
    You those BEAT-UP SNEAKERS with paint, glue, or whatever all over them that you love so much? Flood the NVT event wall w/ these pics for a DIGITAL EXHIBITION leading up to the showcase. The BEST KICKS get a SPECIAL PRIZE!


    Hosted by "BE" The Poet & Visual Artist

    9PM EST / 6PM PSD

    CALL (347)996.5097 to LISTEN AND TALK to the host
    OR Listen Online
    wwww.blogtalkradio.com/FOURACESPRESENTS
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    ONLY IN THE HEAT: Summer Shenanigans

    No worries Catch the Archived version.
    LINK ( ) #NVT #FourAcesPresents

  • 01:34

    SPEAKING TO HARMONY "GRANDMASTER KHAM POETRY JAM"

    in Social Networking

    THE GMK WELCOMES TO THE MIC OUR YOUTH FOR THE FIRST HOUR OF THE SHOW. BROTHER UMOJA CO-HOST WILL BE 11 YEAR OLD POET NOAH. FOR THE 2ND HOUR WE OPEN THE LINES FOR THE FAMILY WHO HAVE POSITIVE WORK THAT HIGHLIGHT OUR MEN. SO JOIN US FOR A GREAT SHO

  • 02:08

    The Warmest Winter meets Dear Summer on Let's Talk Urban

    in Books

    Words are the most powerful thing in existence. They make people laugh cry and in irony they can make a person speechless. James Gordon is mastering the usage of words. The collective collaboration of the right words and wisdom of the world has appointed James with the much-deserved title GPA, the GREATEST POET ALIVE.


    Nominate James Gordon for Poet of the Year. Link: https://secure.jotform.us/form/5102676297615


    THESE BARS DON'T HOLD HIM THEY FREE HIM!


    DEAR SUMMER- AKA- JACQUEZ JOHNSON gifted with the talent to compose words that express his innermost passion for HIP-HOP. He has broken the rap barrier for sexual identity and is respected for his gangsta style rap. He is serving up more than a pretty smile and urban style. He is fly he is welcoming you to his mind...DEAR SUMMER!


    YOU CAN READ UPON HIM IN THE URBAN GRAPEVINE MAGAZINE: http://bit.ly/ADEARSUMMER


    We are in great hopes to have him compete in our battle of words at our SLAM event in Connecticut July 2015. You can go to www.we.r.slam.com to find out if he will be there competing.

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