Amarii Davu

Amarii Davu has an undying love for Hip Hop and poetry which has been growing since he was 14. Influenced by rap in the 90’s, he was determined to be a gangster rapper. One of the first lines he ever wrote was “I spray weapons of mass destruction, you only spray Windex.” This may not…

Shelly Robinson

Having something that motivates you in life can be the key that starts your ignition for the journey towards success. Motivation can come from likely and unlikely places. Shelly J Robinson’s motivation comes from being a mom. Shelly is a wife and mother of two children. Her daughter is 8 years old and her son…

Andrew Smith

The day that Nova Initia finally become a LLC, Andrew Smith, the owner of the film company, deemed this to be one of his greatest accomplishments. This accomplishment and more are what his mother set him up to achieve. As a child, his mom raised him to reach for the stars and be the best…

James Dean Rivera

James Dean Rivera hails from New York. He was born in the Bronx and grew up in Brooklyn. He graduated from Brooklyn College with a degree in business management. He is currently living an everyday life working a 9 to 5, but doesn’t see himself living average for the rest of his life. He aspires…

Dina Kinloch

Being new at anything can have its difficulties. We have all been there where we are trying to navigate our new surroundings, while being unsure of the road ahead. Dina Kinloch is a new photographer who takes every obstacle as a lesson to broaden her horizon as a photographer. Dina is an only child born…

Kelvin Apparicio Jr.

Computers are part of our everyday life, to the point that it almost seems like the world would come to an end without them. Every now and again, when computers stop working we get a glimpse of what life would be like without them. Never fear, Kelvin Apparicio Jr. is on the scene! He is…

Steve Young

Hip Hop is a culture that influences many. Steve Young was influenced by Lil Wayne and 50 cent in middle school and high school. 50 and Wayne’s background are totally different from the way Young grew up. He grew up in Jersey with his mom who is a life coach, though Young didn’t live the…

Jay Keels

Life can be filled with many distractions, but will always bring you full circle back to your passions. Keels knows this to be true. Jay Keels started rapping in middle school. Back then he didn’t know how much music influenced him. At the time, he was only rapping for fun. Music continued to be a…

Unapologetically Different

We all may not listen to the traditional radio often anymore because now there are numerous new ways to listen to music and talk shows, such as internet radio. On SoundCloud, you can find a plethora of music and podcasts. One podcast you must listen to is Unapologetically Different. This show is on point, is…

Emma Lee Virani 

Emma is the mother of two children. Just like any mother should, seeing any one of her children upset breaks her heart and she would do anything to make things better. Poetry and songs have always been a passion of hers, even though she never thought she would ever write a book. There was a…