Self-Help meets Hip Hop
Artist Spotlight - Conner Cherland | @ConnerCherland
October 11, 2018 12:00 AM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we poltickin with Conner Cherland.
Conner Cherland is a Santa Barbara based singer-songwriter that plays a blend of styles from Americana, Indie/Folk, to Soul music. With heavy influence from Hozier, Ed Sheeran, and Shakey Graves, Cherland developed a rare sound of live guitar looping and percussion. You’re likely to wonder how so many sounds can come from just one man.
Cherland’s new album, "The Choices of John Still" is a mash-up of indie rock sound and singer-songwriter storytelling. Thematically covering the relationship between love and control, Conner Cherland uses catchy melodies, distorted vocals, and beautiful harmonies to make his thesis. Director of TV shows, Reba and Marlon, Robbie Countryman says Cherland is a “rising new talent in the music world.”Artist Spotlight - Bizniss | @bizniss47
October 09, 2018 12:00 AM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with rapper Bizniss.
October 07, 2018 07:50 PM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with singer/songwriter Kia Renee.
Kia Renee is a singer and songwriter from Fresno, California. Her eclectic style has been influenced by a wide range of artists such as Brandy, Gnarls Barkley, Lady Gaga, Lauryn Hill, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, and Fefe Dobson.
She got her start as a songwriter in 2014 with ‘Avalanche’ by Brielle. The pop single maintained the #5 position on the Billboard Hot Single Sales chart for 6 consecutive weeks.
Kia Renee is stepping on the scene as an artist writing her own songs. She has released 2 singles entitled 'That Could Be Us' and 'Cherry Blossoms' from her anticipated EP 'Pearlfection.' Kia Renee is the first artist signed to Pearl Glow, an independent label.Artist Spotlight - Megan Thee Stallion | @theestallion
October 06, 2018 04:55 PM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Houston rapper Megan Thee Stallion.
Megan is a dynamic beauty from the Great State of Texas. Her profound confidence gives her a unique edge and she delivers it , while being soft & sexy at the same time. If you have come to expect Houston to deliver quality artists to the mainstream, Stallion won't disappoint.Artist Spotlight - Annyett Royale | @annyettroyale
September 29, 2018 06:29 PM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with singer Annyett Royale.
Heavily influenced by R&B, Gospel, Reggae, Hip Hop, Alternative music and vocal power houses like; Patti La belle, Aretha Franklin, Tina Marie, Anita Baker, Lauryn Hill, Masha Ambrosias, Keke Wyatt, Faith Evans, Adele, Fantasia, Jazmine Sullivan. Annyett wants to bring back what she feels went missing in the industry and should have never left; That REAL heartfelt music that her children and grandchildren could appreciate now and for years to come, that real music, always relevant and never out dated.Artist Spotlight - Sharaya J | @Sharaya_J
September 20, 2018 07:27 PM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with rapper and choreographer Sharaya J.
A native Hawaiian, but raised in Jersey City, New Jersey, Sharaya J has always been an artist at heart. She was exposed early by her father who was a member of 90's Hip Hop group Double XX Posse. Sharaya has always been a natural performer. With a very successful career in the dance industry working with the likes of Diddy, Rihanna, Ciara and Alicia Keys as well as great choreographers like Laurianne Gibson, Fatima Robinson and Jamaica Craft, Sharaya is no stranger to the spotlight.
In 2013, after a chance encounter, she landed a deal with The Goldmind Inc. This allowed Sharaya the opportunity to study and work under the legendary Missy Elliott as her protégé. Within the same year, Sharaya J released her debut single "BANJI". This record not only displayed an underground Jersey Club rhythmic sound, but it also created an international movement. Never slowing down, Sharaya released two more singles, "Takin' It No More" and "Shut It Down" which set the dance world ablaze.
Sharaya J is simply a woman of many talents. In early 2014, Sharaya J joined forces with Alexander Wang starring in his T by Alexander Wang campaign and becoming a brand ambassador for his line. With multiple features throughout the year including Dazed Digital, Interview magazine and NY Mag/The Cut, Sharaya blazed a trail “to get the people dancin’ again!!!” She even caught the eye of Wilhelmina Models and was signed to their celebrity board by the years end. The oh-so talented Sharaya J even started her own company, BANJI Entertainment. Under that umbrella she released her next single “BIG”; which reintroduced her fans to a more evolved lyricist and an established brand. In the first half of 2017, Sharaya J dropped her explosive collective entitled “Dope Product – Vol. 1”; showcasing fierce freestyles over tracks from both the past and present. Followed by the release of the single “New Wave” in October. Currently this entertainer, filmmaker, actress and choreographer is working harder than ever as one of the original contestants on Fox Network's hit show The Four. There’s no telling where her talents will take her.Artist Spotlight - Shardé Sangz | @shardesangz
September 17, 2018 09:14 PM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Shardé.
As a young girl growing up in West LA, Shardé was exposed to many rich cultures, traditions, people and forms of musical expression. As someone who always naturally gravitated toward the power of music, Shardé regularly shared her vocal talents at church services and events. From Church, she was able to take her love of singing into new realms. She began composing her own music and even began rapping. She wrote her first song at the age of 13 called “Haters” which caught the attention of a producer. He helped her write her second song called “Dance Floor” at 15 years old, which won her 1st place in a school talent show. From there, Sharde gained a new sense of confidence. The essence of who she is, and the strength of her persona comes through her music and her performances.
Shardé is the first ever winner American Airline & Essence Magazine’s “I am New and Next” competition in July 2018 at the annual Essence Festival. Before her Essence Fest win, she’s been a runner up on NBC’s “The Winner Is”, won TruTV “Killer Karaoke” and was season 3’s winner of NBC’s “The Voice” On Snapchat, in which she beat out over 20,000 people. Her largest crowd was at the Stubhub center in Carson, CA where she sang the national anthem for the National CrossFit Games. Over 10 thousand people were in attendance. Aside from performances, she has worked on her own original music where she was able to dive into who she truly was. Doing competitions was great but she wanted more. She wanted to be able to express what was in her heart. Her influences gave her a template on not only how to write and compose music, they inspired her to be herself.
In her rich and powerful vocal artistry, Shardé pulls from artists like Whitney Houston for her power and resonance, Jill Scott for her soulful vibe and MIssy Elliott for her funky eclectic style. Her grit and heart came from years of perseverance. Looking to her influencers and staying true to self kept her focused and inspired. These influences have shaped her philosophy on being an artist. She believes that time is your greatest asset. Use it wisely and you can take over the world!Linda West Talks The Frequency
September 16, 2018 12:12 PM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with USA Today Best Selling Author Linda West.
After breaking a code in the Mayan Calendar and winning a scholarship into the rainforest with top scientists from around the world (including Terrence Mckenna) to do research, Linda channeled her first breakthrough book on the science of frequencies and the law of attraction - THE FREQUENCY. Linda is a clairaudient and a direct channel for the angel White Eagle. She has her degrees in MA, MSD, CCDS and equine therapy. She is a top expert on manifesting with vibrations and has over four million views on her self-help videos on Youtube. She counsel people all around the globe via skype on how to use their sixth sense to create the life and love they dream of. Dating and relationship coaching is a sacred work as she believes nothing matters in the end but LOVE.
The Frequency was written to help you tap into the amazing manifestation powers that you possess, and how to harness and use them to get exactly what you want.This book is dedicated to the mastery of all your desires. The greatest gift you have been given is your imagination and passion. Everything that has ever existed and will ever exist sits waiting for you simply to love it enough to make it materialize. So often people fail at the art of manifesting because they do not FEEL true passion for what they want. They think they want it, but if they did their would be a love and spark that ignited the frequency to pull it in.Artist Spotlight - Sean Elliot | @seanelliot
September 11, 2018 12:00 AM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Sean Elliot.
Sean Elliot (Baton Rouge,LA) is one of last of a dying breed when it comes to that authentic Down South playalistic music. Fans of UGK, Big Mike, Eightball & MJG, Scarface, and other classic Southern artists will thoroughly enjoy Sean's Music .Artist Spotlight - Reej Bawstun | @ReejBawstun
September 09, 2018 07:49 PM PDT
In this episode of PoPolitickin, we politick with Reej Bawstun.
Tarig "Reej Bawstun" Augustin was born on September 15, 1993 in Boston, MA. After losing his mother to medical malpractice in 2000, he began living with his Great - Grandmother who resided in Douglasville, Ga. Consequently, he met childhood friends, XL & Osheà. Reej started making music occasionally for fun in 2008, but it wasn't until he lost his brother to suicide in January of 2014 that Bawstun started taking his music career seriously. Bawstun passionately utilizes his music is to eliminate suicidal thoughts; every song he releases exudes positive vibes and promotes happiness. He has recently been working heavily with producer XL, who produced Future's " Inside The Mattress " and Migos' " T-Shirt " XL executive produced Bawstun's debut EP " Something Amazing ", which is home to amazing singles, "Planes", "Saucy" & " Good Mornin' Stay tuned for Bawstun's inevitably phenomenal career!
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Founded in 2008, by Chris “Po” Porter, Po Politickin is a “hip hop meets psychology brand,” designed to give talented artists more exposure. Po Politickin accomplishes this through a global presence, which includes an online radio show, blog, and an online mixtape series. Focused on helping artists, no profits, authors, and others reach the masses, it’s a home for everything worth being discussed. “Po Politickin is deeper than music”, says Porter. “We view Po Politickin as a hip hop motivational brand. Our goals is for Po Politickin to help further the hip hop culture and educate our radio show’s listeners with content that is both entertaining and valuable. In every show, I attempt to leave at least one piece of knowledge that the listener could digest and use in their daily lives.” Nominated for best podcast series by The Black Weblog Awards, Po Politickin reaches listeners all over the United States, including California, Mississippi, Alabama, New Jersey, New York; their reach has also extended overseas in place like London and Netherlands. Having interviewed/featured well over a 150 guest, notable music related interviews include; MC Lyte, Dead Prez, Yo Gotti, Teedra Moses, Curren$y, Project Pat, B.G., Stat Quo, Glasses Malone, and Jody Breeze. Other non-music related notables include porn stars Sara Jay, Nina Mercedez, and Kelly Divine; and comedians Shang and Michael Coylar.
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