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The Iconic Multi Platinum Singing Sensation Adina Howard [Interview]

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The Iconic Multi Platinum Singing Sensation Adina Howard
Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge
Adina Howard is one of the most memorable and greatest artists that the 90’s generation has ever seen and was created from that era. As an R&B icon, the International Multi-Platinum Award-winning artist has influenced the likes of artist such as Lil Kim and Foxy Brown.
Howard’s album releases includes Do You Wanna Ride?, Welcome to Fantasy Island, The Switch Up, and Resurrection, just to name several. One of her most recognized albums is Do You Wanna Ride?, which struck certified gold and platinum in 1995. She would become a household name as she eventually reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 with her single “Freak Like Me”. Some of Adina Howard’s other chart-topping singles include songs such as “T-shirt and Panties” and “Switch”.
Aside from her musical artistry, being gifted and talented as she is, the Grand Rapids, Michigan native also has acting under her belt as she has appea…

Crazy by Tocarra – A New Style of Rap

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Crazy by Tocarra – A New Style of Rap
Originally from Kankakee, IL, the gifted rap artist known as Tocarra a.k.a. TK is certainly making waves across the music world with her new single “Crazy”. Tocarra has a very animated style of delivery that can’t be put into a box but is eloquently groomed by such influences like TLC, Salt and Pepa, Lil Kim, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, and a host of others. Tocarra’s lyricism covers a wide range of topic and celebrates the beauty of womanhood within the vibe of being. Produced by Earl “LC” Robinson (founder and original member of R&B group Public Announcement), Crazy is a nostalgic offering from the youthful hip hop veteran that will keep you on the edge of your seats waiting eagerly in anticipation for what is about to come next. The music opens with a chill tempo that provides enough free space for Tocarra to captivate listeners with that infamous street edge bravado. The melody is intoxicating and consists of keyboard riffs, synth sounds, a lively…

Taylor Dayne 30th Year Anniversary in the Music Business (Interview)

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Taylor Dayne 30th Year Anniversary in the Music Business (Interview)
Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge Photo credited by Peter Baratti

This year marks dance-pop icon Taylor Dayne 30 year anniversary in the music business and she is back with her new electro-pop anthem “Live Without” that is steady climbing on the Billboard charts.
Taylor Dayne, is a prolific singer of our time. She is also a successful crossover artist who has accomplished music in the genres of Pop, Dance, R&B, Adult Contemporary, and Rock. She has 17 hit singles, three Grammy Nominations, an American Music Award, and has sold over 75 million albums worldwide. Some of her hit singles includes “Tell It To My Heart,” "Prove Your Love,” “Love Will Lead You Back,” and "I'll Always Love You.”
I had the privilege to talk with Taylor Dayne about her new single, her longevity in the music industry and much more. Here is what she had to share with the readers.
Tocarra Eldridge: This year marks your 30th…

Rick Ross on Living the American Dream and Not Fearing Death

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Rick Ross on Living the American Dream and Not Fearing Death
By Allison Kugel
One conversation with rapper Rick Ross will have you questioning the definitions of success, wealth and opportunity; how to identify opportunity, how to achieve success and how to maintain it while keeping your soul and bodily faculties intact. Ross, born William Leonard Roberts II, rose to prominence in 2006 with his breakout single, Hustlin', a word that defines his character and approach towards life. Though Ross doesn't speak like a scholar, his wisdom permeates our conversation. He is an alchemist; aware of his power to transmute base metals to  gold. Rick Ross' fans are believers in his use of language, and his unabashed celebration of riches. He's proud to remind people that he created a palatial oasis out of the urban desert that was his early life.
Where many others in the Carol City district of Miami where Ross grew up saw few options, Ross saw the opportunity to translate his experien…

Supermodel Beverly Peele Exclusive Interview

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Supermodel Beverly Peele [Exclusive Interview] Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge

Capturing the world of the fashion industry at a young age, international supermodel and actress Beverly Peele would rise to fame throughout the late 1980’s and 1990’s with her amazing body structure and perfect features. Stunning the world with her beautiful look, she became well-known for her unique talent and incredible work by attracting a global fan base.
Beverly Peele has appeared in numerous music videos from recording artist and music groups such as Heavy D & the Boyz, Jodeci, and George Michael, just to name a few. Having a standout appearance and gaining much popularity as a Hollywood star, Peele has braced the cover of more than 250 magazines, mostly appearing in Mademoiselle. As an actress, her acting career consists of her appearing on shows such as Sister, Sister and Girlfriends, as well as having a role in the film Sweet Friggin’ Daisies.
I had the opportunity to interview the i…

Wolf's Mane Beard Care [Product Review]

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Wolf's Mane Beard Care [Product Review]
Wolf's Mane Beard Care is an all-natural beard and skin care company that is rapidly growing in a competitive market. Established approximately 3 years ago in the Mid-West (Champaign, IL.), the brand is a must have and consumer choice for bearded customers. What makes WM products unique and incomparable is that they are not only hand crafted but possess a unique blend structure that sets the brand a part from its competition. The benefits of the amazing and successful beard products are numerous, as that it helps keep your skin looking fresh and healthy and your beard strong and protected, moreover, giving you the attractiveness and self-appeal that you deserve. It will unquestionably make a positive difference in your image.
“The inspiration behind starting WM was as simple as me working on a construction site summer 2015 and hating the feeling of a sweaty and dusty damaged beard. I began to search for products geared towards all Beard…