Founder and Executive Director, J-Bird Music for the ArtsJourney by Joanne "J-Bird" Phillips
In 2012, Joanne "J-Bird" Phillips founded J-Bird Music for the Arts, with the vision of reviving arts programs by providing much needed equipment, instruments, and resources in order to enrich the lives of youths through arts education.
Last WeekArtist and Party PromoterJourney by Michael Alig
Michael Alig is an artist and party promoter, who served almost 17 years in prison for manslaughter. He was a co-founder and ringleader of the Club Kids, a group of New York City clubgoers that became a cultural phenomenon during the 1980s and 1990s.
Member, Labelle and Member, Patti LaBelle & the BluebellesJourney by Sarah Dash
Sarah Dash's first notable appearance was as a member of Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles. Dash has had a full career, moving from singer, to songwriter and session musician for famous bands that include Labelle, The Rolling Stones, and Keith Richards.
Television Host and AuthorJourney by Amelia Moore
Amelia Moore (aka Ameliaismore) is an actress, producer, and journalist. She has been A&R Assistant at Atlantic Records, Director of A&R at Gee Street, and General Manager at Ruff Ryder Records, leaving as President at Ruff Ryders Lifestyle.
Actor, "Kinky Boots" on BroadwayJourney by Kevin Smith Kirkwood
Kevin Smith Kirkwood is an actor, known for "Condemned" (2015), The 71st Annual Tony Awards (2017) and "Broadway.com #LiveatFive" (2015). He currently stars in the musical "Kinky Boots" on Broadway.
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, FUBUJourney by J. Alexander Martin
The acclaimed J. Alexander Martin has externalized many successful ventures in the fashion industry including the iconic clothing line FUBU — For Us By Us — serving as Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, as well as the President at FUBU TV.
Founder and President, Yangu BeautyJourney by Sipho Gumbo
Sipho Gumbo, the creator of Yangu Beauty, sought out a leading expert in skincare chemistry to help transform her authentic recipes into a skincare line for today's modern woman. At last, a skincare collection addressing the needs of women of color.
Recording Artist and Social ActivistJourney by Marco Pavé
Memphis, Tennessee native Marco Pavé is a gifted storyteller and musician, whose love for black folks, Memphis, and the South drives his genius. Essentially, he is Project Pat meets KRS-One, spitting an urban country consciousness with confidence.
Miss Venezuela International 1999 (Miss Globe International)Journey by Luisa Díaz
Luisa Díaz is a Venezuelan beauty pageant titleholder. She was the Miss Venezuela International titleholder for 1999, and was the official representative of Venezuela to the Miss Globe International pageant. She represented the Sucre state.
Founder and CEO, PopImpressKAJourney by Baroness Olga Papkovitch
In 2008, Baroness Olga Papkovitch (Founder and CEO at PopImpressKA) started an incredible clothing and accessory collection called PopImpressKA. She puts her original art pieces on silk, in a form of a quilt, and combines them with variety of materials.