“Boost Da Mic” A Performance Series Hit

On January 31, 2019, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

Boost Mobil by Motorola started the new year with the last two sessions of a four-store open mic series. “Boost Da Mic” is a cell phone marketing campaign that showcased local talent from Markham and Chicago, Illinois. Selected Boost Mobil stores were crammed with poets, rappers/MCs, and singers, as performer gave the audience a boost […]

MC Precise on RedHotRadio.FM

On January 31, 2019, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

MC Precise has a chat with RedHotRadio.FM host Yakira Levi. Eddie Lamar Jr. aka Precise discusses his music, family and Haitian Creole heritage. Interview, production, and editing by Yakira Levi. Click below to replay the MC Precise interview on RedHotRadio.FM

R&B Singer Tweet Releasing New Music Soon

On July 3, 2018, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

BY YAKIRA LEVI | Before the popularity of a digital media platform that started out with a 140-character limit, the masses had already grown quite fond of Tweet, Grammy Nominated R&B singer-songwriter, and guitarist; best known for the 2002 chart-topping classic Oops (Oh My) an ode to self-love, featuring four-time Grammy Award winner Missy Elliott. […]

Knowledge of Self

On May 1, 2018, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

By Yakira Levi | Knowledge of self is to know yourself. To know who you are, what you are, and to be conscious of your capabilities. Being aware allows for creatively achieving your full potential. Knowledge starts with the mind. What you put into your mind is important, because what you receive mentally is what […]

The Difference Between an MC and a Rapper

On April 1, 2018, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

By Yakira Levi | Hip-Hop is music and artistic expression built upon the elements of a DJ, the MC, B-Boys, and Graffiti Art. DJ Kool Herc created hip-hop music in 1973, and his presence contributes to the Jamaican-African-American style of the musical toasting of today. DJ Kool Herc’s music created a culture that includes a […]

Poetry and Prose of a Broken Woman Mending

On January 18, 2016, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

Book Review By Ejah | This book by author Yakira James is a great book about the struggles of a black woman in the United States of America, and the pain of pulling it all back together again. One of the best books I’ve read in a long time of it’s kind! I call it […]