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Marco Pavé Debuts “Lifted” With Hosting LaRussell At GU

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Closing out September’s Self Improvement month, well-known speaker and recording artist Marco Pavé shares his debut song as he is announced as Georgetown University’s first residential hip hop artist. In a lecture powered by G.U.’s Lecture Fund & Critical Frequencies, the Memphis-based community leader hosted an intimate conversation with the Vallejo rap act at ICC Auditorium with indie star LaRussell. The two discussed a variety of topics like being independent, today’s Hip-Hop, social media, and the power of positive thinking.

“Since I was 22 years old, I have been speaking at colleges and universities about the power of Hip Hop,” says Pavé. “My residency at Georgetown is a natural progression for my brand. It is an incredible platform that allows me to continue my creative work while also providing a platform for me to showcase other artists in my network.”

Bringing on LaRussell as a special guest for the fire chat was to educate students on the ups and downs of being an independent artist in today’s music.

He further explained: “Case in point, me bringing LaRussell for a discussion about the climate of the culture and the pitfalls as well as joys of being an independent artist. To do that and then turn around and be able to put out a record of my own immediately after because I’m in complete control of my art is my version of living the dream. I originally made #Lifted as a reflection on my life. At 19 or 20, I had my forklift license because that was the best job you could have at the warehouse I was working at, and I was still broke and depressed because that’s not what I wanted for myself. It’s a song of remembrance, of the hard times but also a song of endearment to keep rising up from wherever you started.”

“Lifted” is a catchy debut that showcases Marco Pavé’s charismatic personality, undeniable star power and impressive lyrical abilities. It’s the perfect origin point for newfound fans.

“Lifted” is produced by Manté Carlo. For everything LaRussell, click here.

A brief background on Marco Pavé, born Tauheed Rahim II, he’s a two-time TEDx speaker who spoke on art patronage and entrepreneurship at the inaugural TEDx Memphis in 2015. As a recording artist, Marco has new music on the way, which includes a full-length project.

Hear the new song below, and afterward, follow Marco Pavé on social media.

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Join 289 Productions For The Premiere Of Indie Film Midnight Travels On November 26th

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Midnight Travels is the latest short film produced by 289 productions starring Taj Hull, directed by Christian Barillas, and written by Tom Keenan. In this short film Samuel, a man haunted by trauma must chase his past in order to save his future. In a world where only Samuel exists he is confronted by an unknown figure, which prompts a quest. Throughout this quest, Samuel revisits a painful moment in his life and must learn to accept his reality.

The film will explore ideas such as overcoming trauma, finding the strength within, and discovering the best version of oneself. In addition, the film will carry themes such as loss, fear, doubt, and the power of healing.

Midnight Travels aims to inspire its audience to ignite the fire within and discover the strongest version of themselves. The film brings to light the message that one must confront trauma in order to heal. The success of our previous film Agent Smith showed that we can impact our audience beyond the screen.

Agent Smith received 10 official selections in various film festivals and won Best Short Action Film at the Paris Shorts Awards & Best Short Action Film at Direct Monthly Online Film Festival.

Midnight Travels will officially premiere on November 26th at 6 pm in New York City. Tickets for the event can be purchased via Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/midnight-travels-premiere-tickets-453148107187

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Music and Culture Journalist Tallie Spencer Launches “Show Some Love” Podcast

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Music journalist and media host Tallie Spencer has launched a brand new podcast about love, dating, and relationships – within the entertainment industry.

Show Some Love is a podcast that invites guests to discuss love, relationships, and dating as it pertains to being a career-oriented individual in entertainment and/or media. Whether single, dating, or in a committed relationship, our audience includes career-oriented individuals interested in hearing new takes on relationships and dating from different perspectives — specifically from within the entertainment world.

Executive Produced by Bianca Bibbs and directed by Robert Thomas of Breakin Ground TV, ‘Show Some Love’ will feature “a series of open & honest conversations, with Tallie and her special guests discussing their personal experiences, covering everything from dating, to situationships, ghosting, gender norms, and other hot topics.”

For the first episode, Tallie is joined by rapper Seddy Hendrinx to define “situationships” and why they are so common in today’s generation of dating. The two discuss what defines a situationship and signs to know you’re in one.

Check out the podcast below.

Elsewhere in the episode, Tallie and Seddy discuss commitment, taking things to the next step, the blurred lines and expectations of situationships, and first date scenarios.

New episodes featuring a new guest within media and entertainment will be released every Wednesday. Listeners can stream and download ‘Show Some Love’ on all major podcast platforms.

Watch the first episode with Seddy Hendrinx below.

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Meet Steven ‘Thurough’ Thauriaux Founder Of Global Kingz Marketing

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Steven “Thurough” Thauriaux started Global Kingz marketing in 2019. Realizing there was a need for honest, genuine marketers in the Hip Hop industry. Thurough is no stranger to the entertainment world, at the age of 18, he was signed to an independent record label with Sony distributorship.

After his arrest, he voided his contract, and the record label dropped him. Eager to get back into the rap game, he kept on making dope music, gaining recognition locally.

He started paying for his own marketing and growing his fan base. He also started a family and rapping wasn’t paying the bills. Thauriaux had plenty of friends that made music and continued to see them struggle.

From his experience, he knew most marketing opportunities would just be someone selling you a dream and telling you what you want to hear just to take money from you. No one cared for talented, struggling artists. Thurough’s love for music just couldn’t let him stop being involved. Thurough recorded his last song in 2016.

Took 3 years off, but would still ghostwrite for many artists. He saw the need for legit marketers. So as a rapper with over 12 years of experience, he decided to start helping artists get out there and learning how to use Google ads and other forms of marketing. He is one of the very few legit marketers in the hip-hop industry. He doesn’t do marketing for money, although there is a cost involved.

He only works with artists he hand-picks because he believes in their music. He believes any marketers that will promote garbage music are scammers because they should tell you your music isn’t worth promoting.

Thurough has worked alongside plenty of artists and, honestly, too many to mention. He focuses on young talented artists that genuinely need support because they’re not sure what to do next or what’s a scam or not. Thurough has a huge advantage being that he himself rapped for years and has first-hand experience with most of these scams; evidently, he knows what works vs what won’t work.

Most marketers tell you what you want to hear just to take your money. Thurough is one of the only few marketers that will tell you the truth whether you buy a service or not, he’s here to help artists. Thurough focuses on teaching artists how to run their own youtube ads so they can save money in the long run, he’s truly changing the music marketing game one artist at a time. He works with artists one on one for the best results.

He is very open and honest with his strategy and will not keep any secrets like most marketers. If you’re an upcoming artist, model, or influencer, don’t look any further for the realest marketer. He has been on both sides of the fence, so he truly does what’s best for his clients regardless if he makes money off of his advice or not.

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