Road Rage Killed Saint Will Smith

It was very unfortunate when New Orleans Saint player Will Smith was shot down and killed in the after-math of a road rage incident.  Racquel Smith, Will Smith’s wife, was also injured in the shooting and a man that has been been charged and convicted is not behind bars. Cardell Hayes, who argued that the tragedy occurred was self defense, lost his case when a 12-person jury after a weeklong trial,…

Ask For Angela: A Cry For Help From England

“Ask for Angela” is going viral. Ranisha of Radiant Remy’s Handmade Essentials (an online organic products company) has been spreading the word in the United States of America by inboxing close friends England’s article and the jpg of the “Ask For Angela” campaign.  It is the sign that is posted in restrooms nearing everywhere so that women who are afraid of potential sexual assault have a way to turn a…

Briana L. Isaacs daughter of Record Industry Executive, Kendu Isaacs, & step-daughter of Mary J. Blige Says Dad Deserve Spousal Support

  EJ:  You are somewhat of a quintuple phenomenon in this business. Mixed Media Artist, Entrepreneur, Photographer and newest cast member of WE Tv’s, “Growing Up Hip Hop”, where do you find the time to get it all in? Briana L. Isaacs: I’ve always been a busy body. When you’re busy with things you enjoy, it doesn’t feel like anything other than enjoying the life you life, you know? I’m also ridiculously…

MUSIC FROM UPCOMING FOX SERIES ‘SHOTS FIRED’ SURE TO PROVOKE CHANGE THROUGHOUT THE NATION

MUSIC FROM UPCOMING FOX SERIES ‘SHOTS FIRED’ SURE TO PROVOKE CHANGE THROUGHOUT THE NATION Powerhouse Music Supervisors, Jabari Ali and John Houlihan, Team Up to Create Intergenerational Sounds for the Ground-Breaking 10 Part Event Series Soundtrack Bridges the Gap Between The Civil Rights and  Black Lives Matter Movements  Jabari Ali                                   John Houlihan Los Angeles,…

Pass Key Choice Fans Nominate Attica Lundy AND On The Rise Magazine ATL’s Hottest

In 2013 AND 2014 I was nominated ATL’s Hottest Publicist; and I won!  On the award ceremony dates, things were all over the place for me, and multiple sclerosis was really getting to me, so I had to leave the Pass Key Choice Presents award ceremonies early without even receiving my awards.  They’ve held them for me.  Full circle, this year not only have I been nominated, but my On…

Sound Oracle Speaks at Summit for Music Makers in Funkhaus, Germany

Sound Oracle Speaks at Ableton Loop Summit for Music Makers On Sunday, November 6, at 17:30 – 18:45 at Hall 2, Sound Oracle will be discussing “Don’t Be A Music Snob” and “Studio Session with Sound Oracle” at the “Loop Summit for Music Makers by Ableton” in Funkhaus Berlin. Sound Oracle is best known as the producer and chief sound designer for multi-platinum producer Timbaland. Sound Oracle’s work has appeared…

Inventionhome Lands Grandmother Olivia Fox Licensing Agreement

InventionHome announces the completion of their milestone 250th licensing agreement for a creative new children’s product invented by a grandmother of 17, Olivia Fox. I thought this story to be very interesting.  On The Rise can occur at any age, any time.  It takes the will to do something, and so many just are not willing to take the extra step.  Not the story for Olivia Fox. When others her…

A3C & CCI Relaunch A3C Action to Find and Support Ideas That Use Art, Music & Hip-Hop as a Vehicle for Social Change.

For Immediate Release May 16th, 2016   A3C & CCI Relaunch A3C Action to Find and Support Ideas That Use Art, Music & Hip-Hop as a Vehicle for Social Change. Atlanta, GA, – A3C is proud to relaunch its continued partnership with Atlanta’s Center for Civic Innovation (CCI) for A3C Action.  A3C Action is a national competition to find, support, and invest in new, innovative ideas that use art, music and hip-hop culture as a vehicle…

LONDON ARTIST ABBY POWER TO FEATURE AS FIRST ARTIST ON THE RISE RADIO SHOW THE CONFERENCE CALL

Abby Power is a 22 year old female rapper and singer from London, U.K. Abby, at the age of 15 started off writing Def Jam style poetry heavily influenced by the likes of Shihan, Eryka Badu, Lauryn Hill etc before deciding it would be a good idea to try her hand at songwriting. Abby’s music is a mix of old and new school hip hop and is always conscious in…

NEW PARTY SINGLE CALLED ‘SIP SIP’-OPENLY GAY HIP HOP ARTIST, RIPPARACHIE, HAS RELEASED A NEW CLUB SINGLE FOR ALL CROWDS

NEW PARTY SINGLE CALLED ‘SIP SIP’ OPENLY GAY HIP HOP ARTIST, RIPPARACHIE, HAS RELEASED A NEW CLUB SINGLE FOR ALL CROWDS Being that Ripparachie has been labeled “Gay Rapper” from World Star Hip Hop  it has been a challenge to crossover into the “traditional” fans of Hip Hop/Rap. With his new single, Sip Sip, he does just that. This is a song that anyone that likes to “turn up” would listen…