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  • 01:31

    Let's Talk Urban 1 Invites Yara Kaleemah to the Platform

    in Books

    Yara Kaleemah was born in Newark, NJ in the early 90's. As a child she would spend hours writing stories. When her friends were outside, playing, she was in the house writing. Being that she was an only child she had a lot of time on her hands. Naturally, when people asked what she wanted to be when she grew up she would say "an author."
    In 2013, Yara published her first novella, Too Much to Chew. It was the greatest accomplishment. Soon after came three more outstanding urban fiction novels. Then, she started S.W.A.G Productions. Wanting to establish something creative, the acronym stands for Strong Women Achieving Greatness. SWAG Productions is a platform for self-published authors. The company offers services such as editing, proofreading, and typing.
    Now, Yara is working hard at school and becoming a bestselling author. She is excited to embark on this new journey with SWAG Productions and fE Mag. Even though sometimes it is difficult to juggle motherhood, being a wife, a student, an author, and a publisher, she manages. With hard work and dedication she will achieve all of her goals.

  • 00:58

    SWAG Presents: Even the Bluest Eyes Tell Lies with Yara Kaleemah

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    Yara Kaleemah was born and raised in Newark NJ where she attends NJCU and studies to become a sociologist. Currently, she owns SWAG Presents and has six published novels. Yara is also the host of this show, SWAG Radio. During her free time, Yara enjoys sewing and quiet time at the movies. This week, her book Even the Bluest Eyes will be released...

  • 00:29

    SWAG Radio Presents: Brick City Chick 2 with Yara Kaleemah

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    On this episode of SWAG RADIO, Crystal Alexis will be interviewing Yara Kaleemah about her lastest novel, BRICK CITY CHICK. 


    Yara Kaleemah was born in Newark, New Jersey and has climbed her way up the literary latter with faith. In 2013, her debut novella, 'Too Much to Chew', premiered with 20 five star reviews. Since then she has worked with authors such as, Fanita Moon Pendleton and James Gordon on projects like, the 2015 African American Authors of the Year, and most recently Kenni York and Hood Chronicles on the Please Don't Kill Me Project. Yara Kaleemah and Crystal Alexis have joined forces to run SWAG PRODUCTIONS and they plan to take over with all of the exciting projects planned for 2015. 


    Brick City Chick 2: Strange Fruit 


      Just when it seemed like things were settling down for Camilla and Duke, a member of the Diamonds of Hearts decides that showing off is more important than his loyalty to the most notorious street gang of Newark, NJ. As Detective Xena Myers zeros in on the suspects of a brutal murder, witnesses start to die and buried secrets of Camilla and Duke will be revealed. Will a forgotten handgun send the Brick City Chick to jail for the rest of her life or is there a far more sinister plan in line for the Diamonds of Hearts? 


     

  • 00:26

    SWAG Radio Presents: Gossip Village by Yara Kaleemah

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    On this episode of SWAG Radio. Yara Kaleemah will read an excerpt from her upcoming novel, Gossip Village..... LIVE.... 


     


    Gossip Village a story told from the view point of Mrs. Ida Mae Peabody, the nosey neighbor. Mrs. Peabody take us through the rollercoaster lifestyles of several members of a Newark NJ housing complex. Mita and Javier have been together through drugs and jail. Mita is trying to save her marriage but she finds herself in a whirlwind of drama when Javier is arrested, leaving her high and dry. Will she stick by her husband or find stabilty in the arms of another man? Vanessa has been doing drugs most of her life, sleeping with everyone for a taste of the dope. The only person she seeks love from is dying. Will she sober up or use dope to numb her pain? Marianna was livining in the fast lane, seeking attention from the corner boys. She just wants to get her box wet but has she bitten off more than she can chew by knowingly sleeping with two men who don't know they are father and son? While Mrs. Peabody wastes no time telling everybody's business she is keeping a terrible secret of her own. Will she be able to fess up before a fatal disease eats her alive?

  • 00:38

    Let's Talk Too! Author Yara Kaleemah

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    Bio: Yara Kaleemah was born in Newark NJ. As a kid she would write stories in notebooks and realized at a young age that she was destined to be an author. In 2011 she gave birth to her first child. She vowed that she would publish a novel by the time her daughter turned two. On May 25, 2013, Too Much To Chew became her debut novella- published by Salaam Publications. Today she has penned four 5* novels and owns her own publishing company, S.W.A.G Productions.

  • 02:02

    Sistahs with Purpose featuring Author Yara Kaleemah and S.W.A.G

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    Sistahs with Purpose go in deep with Author Yara Kaleemah to talk about her books, being an entrepreneur and her company S.W.A.G. (Strong Women Acchieving Greatness).


    In 2013, Yara published her first novella, Too Much to Chew. It was the greatest accomplishment. Soon after came three more outstanding urban fiction novels. Then, she teamed up with Dhakirah Tahani and started S.W.A.G Productions. Wanted to establish something creative, they decided that the acronym stands for Strong Women Achieving Greatness. SWAG Productions is a platform for self-published authors. The company offers services such as editing, proofreading, and typing. 


    Now, Yara is working hard at school and becoming a bestselling author. Sometimes it is difficult to juggle motherhood, being a wife, a student, an author, and a publisher but she manages. With hard work and dedication she will achieve all of her goals. 

  • 00:50

    SWAG Radio Presents: Music with Montez

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    Tonight Yara Kaleemah and Deidre Leshay will talk with Montez about making music!!

  • 01:19

    BlaqRayn goes live with Yara Kaleemah and SWAG!

    in Entrepreneur

    Blaqrayn goes live the Yara Kaleemah..


    Yara Kaleemah Im Yara Kaleemah, Founder of Strong Women Achieving Greatness (SWAG) Productions. We are a publishing company geared toward helping self published authors with all the behind the scenes work for their books. DhakirahTahani is the co-founder of SWAG and upcoming author. I host SWAG Radio alongside Author Shatika Turner. I have several titles under my belt.


    Join us as we learn more about this dynamic young woman and her SWAG!

  • SWAG Presents: Music for Mood with Colors Ramadan and Shys Debiocci

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    On this episode of SWAG Radio, Yara Kaleemah and Deidre Lashay will be talking with upcoming hip hop artists, Colors and Shys Debiocci. 


     


    Join in on this colorful conversation about Independant rap artist and the dynamic change in hip hop over the years. 

  • 00:45

    SWAG Radio Presents: Slyce and Forever a Gangsta

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    On this episode of SWAG Radio, Yara Kaleemah will be talking to none other than Slyce of Slyce the Book Club. Marilyn Brown is known for extending her time to upcoming authors in the interrogation room but we will find out if she can stand the heat on SWAG Radio with Yara Kaleemah and Deidre Lashay! 

  • 01:58

    SWAG Radio Present: A Boss Chic Empire Take Over

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    Tonight on SWAG Radio, Deidra Lashay and Yara Kaleemah will be chatting live with Shantay and a host of authors from Boss Chic Publications.


    Boss ChicEmpire is ran by Shanty, author of the Boss Chic Series. 


    Shantay is the CEO of Boss Chic Empire Publications. At only 19-years-old writing comes easy to her. She first hit the literary scene in July of 2014 where she was signed to Sullivan Productions, LLC. Her first debut novel was entitled "A Boss Chic: A Love Story" by the end of the weekend her book skyrocketed to number one on the Urban Best Selling Charts on Amazon. She stuck to her guns and made her first novel be the motivation she needed to continue.


    Shantay had dabbled in writing before but it didn't seem to work out for her. She was more into reading Urban Fiction. When she was convinced and persuaded by her best friend to try and write again for a hobby she was shocked that her story was flowing naturally. When she found her pace and her flow she took further steps of being a published author.


    Bring you to today she is currently working one of her many books and running the company. She started Boss Chic Empire to target young girls that have a bright literary future to take under her wings. She is currently molding and shaping her authors to bring out the best that they can be.