Saturday, October 22, 2011

Fashion Fierceness at the 2011 Black Girls Rock Awards!


The 2011 Black Girls Rock! Awards, founded by DJ Beverly Bond, were held this year in the Bronx at the famed Paradise Theater! Black Girls Rock! is a non - profit youth empowerment and mentoring organization that since 2006 has worked to "promote the arts for young women of color, as well as to encourage dialogue and analysis of the ways women of color are portrayed in the media". The 2011 awards, which were hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, were reportedly "fierce, fun, and fabulous"according to Essence Magazine, and so were the divas in attendance!
You can check out all the style fabulousness, captured by Essence at the awards, in
 "Street Style: Black Girls Rock!"

Find out more about this absolutely fabulous organization, Black Girls Rock! at http://blackgirlsrockinc.com/live/! Make a donation and/or become a volunteer!

*The Black Girls Rock! Awards 2011 will air on BET Sunday, November 6, 2011!
Check your local listings for time so you don't miss it!

Monday, October 3, 2011

Baltimore's own, Reina Williams a hit at X Factor Auditions!




Baltimore's own, Tatiana "Reina" Williams is definitely on the path to super stardom and achieving her dreams! In June, 2011, she auditioned for the new hit show, X Factor, which began airing on TV last week! Coming as no surprise, Reina wowed the judges and audience with her performance of her original song, Ooh Damn (Like Ooh)! The daughter of a sculptor and opera singer, Reina has been writing music since 5th grade and has composed and published over 75 tracks including 2 full length CDs. Reina  has won the 2009 Urban Music Award for The Next Urban Superstar, was named the Best of Baltimore Solo Performer 2010 by the Baltimore City Paper, and recently landed one of her songs in Selena Gomez's new film, "Monte Carlo"! Check out this video shot by an audience member of her X Factor audition in Newark, NJ, and be on the lookout for Reina on the show which airs on Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Congratulations, Reina!
Reina at the X Factor auditions in Newark, NJ

Ooh Damn (Like Ooh) Audio Version

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