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Keith Allan stars in Z Nation

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Keith Allan stars in Z Nation
Interviewed and written by Aaron Robinson In the second season of the Syfy hit series “Z Nation”, actor, writer and director Keith Allan plays the stellar role of the character Murphy. After being given a vaccine during a government experiment and being bitten by a zombie Murphy, is the onlyhuman to not get affected nor turn into a zombie. Keith Allan attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, as well as trained and performed in regional theatre. Some of his acting roles include “Will And Grace,” “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “C.S.I.,” “Enterprise” and “Mad Men”. In 2011, he co-wrote and directed his first feature 11/11/11. I had the opportunity to interview the leading man of “Z Nation”. Here is what he has to share with the readers regarding his role in the hit series “Z Nation”, along with his latest happenings and much more. Aaron Robinson: Hi Keith! Thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to pursue this interview with us. Ke…

Messiah Harris stars in Sons 2 The Grave

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Messiah Harris stars in Sons 2 The Grave
Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge


Young reality star and actor Messiah Harris is looking to expand his career at an early age. Messiah Harris, the oldest son of T.I. will star in the upcoming drama, Sons 2 The Grave, a film that is emotional and gritty. Outside of acting, Harris has appeared numerous times on the reality show T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle. 

Sons 2 The Grave was written and produced by Lynne Stoltz of Have Faith Productions and directed by Mykelti Williamson (Forrest Gump, Con Air, Heat, 24, Justified and Nashville). Some of the actors include Darrin Dewitt Henson, Trevor Jackson, Justin Martin, Marie Howell, Demetria McKinney, and Brad James.

Here is what Messiah Harris had to share with the Consciousness Magazine readers about his acting debut and experience as an upcoming actor.

Tocarra Eldridge: Tell us a little about your character in the new film Sons 2 The Grave.
Messiah Harris: My character’s name would be Jermai…

Terrell Iamrisn Risn Boyd (Q&A)

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Terrell “Iamrisn Risn” Boyd (Q&A)
By Consciousness Magazine


Q.) What's the inspiration behind your rap name?
A.) The inspiration behind my rap name is "rising to a new life." I grew up involved in the streets and I made bad decisions. Due to an encounter with Jesus Christ my life was changed. I believe a new me has Risen, hence the name RisN.

Q.) What is your drive and motivation to do what you do?
A.) My drive is to make really dope music!!! I am inspired to make music that impacts people in a positive way. There is so much negativity floating around, especially in urban music. I don't think this has to be the case, so I want to offer an alternative for individuals who are searching for more… searching for substance.

Q.) Would you consider yourself a Christian rapper?
A.) Yes and No. My faith oozes through everything I touch, but my music isn't exclusively Christian per se. My topics are everyday life topics from a perspective of someone who follows Jesus and the b…

NO MISTAKES JUST HAPPY ACCIDENTS

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“NO MISTAKES - JUST HAPPY ACCIDENTS”
Written by Eric Plaut
Summer has now gone south for the winter—literally!The fireworks have fizzled out and the days have gotten shorter.The kids are back to school or at college.It’s time to enjoy a few football games with a tall glass of apple cider and a doughnut or two. As of this writing (October 8th), the leaves are starting to turn from green to colors mixed in with red, yellow, ochre and—eventually—brown.It’s as if Bob Ross has once again gotten out his giant round paintbrush to decorate the trees each fall.As on his show The Joy of Painting, Bob would spontaneously work on a portrait of nature from inception to his finishing touches and signature.Filmed in a 30-minute timeslot, Bob used a “wet-on-wet” technique with each oil painting.He’d also chat with his TV audience throughout this entire process. Bob would teach his version of painting to others throughout the United States.There were also certified instructors in this method including Bob…

The Empowering Music of Lyfe Jennings [Exclusive Interview]

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The Empowering Music of Lyfe Jennings [Exclusive Interview]
Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge

As a lifetime fan of music, the angelic resonance of music has always had a way of uniting and inducing emotions from within. Listening to empowering and uplifting lyrics frequently taps into our consciousness, enabling the mixture of melodies to revive us. Since the launch of Lyfe Jennings career, he continues to respire new life into his authentic music, utilizing his skills of tune, instrumentation and his ever so inspiring content as he invokes social messages of consciousness, encouraging the betterment and enhancement of self. From some of his biggest hits including “Must Be Nice” and “Hypothetically”, just to name a couple, Lyfe’s newest album “Tree of Lyfe” continues to demonstrate his extraordinary singer/songwriter expertise as he combines his personal occurrences and life analysis to create a masterpiece. I was very much honored to have a one-on-one talk with Lyfe Jennings f…

Blackalicious An interview with Chief Xcel

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Blackalicious (An interview with Chief Xcel)
Interviewed and written by Hector De La Rosa

One of few favorite scenes from the 2002 Twentieth Century Fox film Brown Sugar consisted of Taye Diggs walking on the sidewalk and viewing a crew of young men forming a circle beat boxing and trading lyrical verses to see who is the dopest in lyrical dexterity. That particular scene was not the only thing that served a reminder of what was once hip-hop but also the scoring or song that accompanied the scene. The smoothness of horns and melody can make the soul cry- yearn for that classic hip-hop. “Make You Feel That Way” is the song’s title that brings great memories of one’s youth. Though, it took a while to find the name of the song and group who performed it. This was before Internet and YouTube became popular. By the time the information regarding the song and group was obtained, Blackalicious decided to disband. However, the disbanding was in efforts of pursuing solo ventures. A decade later …