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The Multiple Beats of Ashley Everett

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Written by  Iya Bakare Monday, 09 September 2013 22:44

Dancer/choreographer Ashley Everett testifies there’s no goal that’s too far out of reach. With the aspiration to attain a career as a dancer, she says she never imagined she would be superstar entertainer Beyoncé’s lead dancer. As the performer prepares for The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, Ashley pauses for a moment to take it all in as she reflects on where she is and where she’s headed.

If you're not familiar with singer/songwriter Em Jai (formerly known as Miranda Jai), you definitely should get to know her. She’s quickly becoming a household name all around the country for her new and innovative “urban pop” sound and talent. She’s mostly recognized for her songwriting talents for Disney’s hit show Shake It Up. GlossMagazineOnline (GMO) had the chance to chat with her about her newest project and where she hopes to go from here.

Behind the Scenes with Bebe O'Hare

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Written by  Lealeah Livingston Monday, 08 July 2013 03:11

Up-and-coming Chicago artist Brittany Davis, better known as Bebe O’Hare, brings her own flow and sense of style to the game. She's a 24-year-old rapper/writer that’s undoubtedly talented and charismatic and isn’t hesitant on showing her personal flare in her music. Bebe has performed in Chicago at Shannon Brown's Wood Star Festival and in California at Dragon Fly Bar. She’s also had her music critiqued and approved by artists like Wiz Khalifa and Machinegun Kelly. Her current project, Fashionably Late, was slated to drop late last month. Having posted her music and videos on Facebook and Twitter (also has a music page on MTV’s website), she’s gotten herself to be recognized as a dope and promising artist who has people excited to see what this fresh face has in store for Hip Hop.

Inside the Mind of Fashion Designer El-Bee

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Written by  Brittany Rodgers Monday, 08 July 2013 02:42

When El-Bee started sketching outfits and making clothes out of old towels at the age of five years old, that’s when she knew she wanted to become a fashion designer. With not having that much money to provide clothes for her dolls, she would take random fabric and make outfits out them. British Designer El-Bee was born and raised in London and moved to the United States with her family in 2007. She was recently featured on Houston’s local news station ABC 13 for making a newspaper prom dress. From crazy designs to making edible dresses, El-Bee London is just getting started and making her mark in the fashion world. GlossMagazineOnline (GMO) had the chance to speak with El-Bee on her contemporary women’s clothing, El-Bee London, and her future projects.

When Kendra LaSalle, Miss Black Indiana 2013, took her place at the podium during the pageant, she also took a stand against domestic violence. Since winning the pageant, the natural hair advocate used her platform to share her story and encourage others. GlossMagazineOnline (GMO) had the chance to speak with Kendra on her efforts to stop domestic violence and her favorite natural hair tips.

Actress in NBC’s Smash and professional dancer Jenny Laroche is gearing up for a fairly new endeavor with her role in the musical Fly, taking her triple threat ability to the next level. GlossMagazineOnline (GMO) spoke with the Fort Lauderdale native and former Radio City Rockette on her role in the musical and what she hopes to do next.

Syesha Mercado: Still Tall

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Written by  Iya Bakare Friday, 03 May 2013 21:12

With the appearance of a delicate flower whose career continues to bloom with every song she sings and every role she portrays, Syesha Mercado remains deeply grounded in her faith and her reasons for creating music. The American Idol finalist currently permeates her fragranced talents in Chicago as she co-stars in the city’s production of the Tony-Award winning musical The Book of Mormon. Recently, Syesha produced her first singing showcase at Chicago’s City Winery. Accompanied by local artists, the songstress performed original pieces and covers from other artists at what she says was her biggest accomplishment.

Entrepreneur Spotlight on Ryan Jeffries

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Written by  Iya Bakare Friday, 08 March 2013 15:18

It would be an understatement to say entrepreneur Ryan Jeffries lives above and beyond the edge. With a hand in non-profit organizations, politics and the entertainment industry, the businessman says his unique and well-rounded childhood outlined a path to prepare him for his future.