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Scratch Out Loud presents “Queen of The Mix” DJ Competition

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On Wednesday, March 8th, 2023, Scratch Out Loud officially announced its “Queen of the Mix” DJ Competition on International Women’s Day, which celebrated the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

J Princess Cut excitedly stated that, “With March being Women’s History Month, we figured this would be the perfect time to launch this contest to shine light on emerging female DJs and equip them with the essentials to be successful in what’s becoming less and less of a male dominated field. Our goal is to balance the scales with some new, fresh, and talented female DJs.”

DJ Jazzy T, fellow Scratch Out Loud Instructor, Producer, and Radio Personality, added,  “I’m super excited that women DJs are starting to get the well-deserved recognition of being amazing DJs. This competition is designed to mentor and encourage more women to pursue a DJ career. Opportunities weren’t always there for us women to thrive in this industry, and with this competition, I hope that women not only thrive in it but continue to pass the baton to the next lady that’s interested in becoming the next Queen of the Mix.” 

Scratch Out Loud is at the forefront of preserving the art of DJing and turntablism while passing along the art of hip-hop and culture to future generations. Now the Atlanta based DJ School is looking to help launch the next wave of talented female DJs who aspire to ascend in the world of music and entertainment via this competition. 

Enter now for your chance to win by following these rules on Instagram:

 1. Like this Instagram Reel https://www.instagram.com/p/Cpfs5mygRYB

 2. Follow @ScratchOutLoud on Instagram

 3. Upload a sixty (60) second video telling us why you want to be “Queen of the Mix”

 4. Use the hashtag #QueenofthemixATL in your caption

Four (4) qualifiers will receive lessons from Scratch Out Loud’s Instructors and compete in a final DJ battle to become “Queen of the Mix.”   Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older to enter. Must identify as a woman. Must be a resident of Georgia.  Submission deadline is Tuesday, March 21st, 2023, and no purchase necessary.  Terms and conditions apply. 

Qualifying contestants and the sole winning contestant will be notified on Instagram via DM (Direct Message).  The Winner will receive $2,500.00 worth of DJ Equipment, $1,000.00 cash, and the Title, Queen of the Mix.

Scratch Out Loud is located at Koncept House, 141 Mangum Street SW Atlanta, GA 30312. For more information on the DJ School’s “Queen of the Mix” DJ Competition please visit https://www.scratchoutloud.com, call (859) 802-0957 or e-mail Scratchoutloud@gmail.com.

Press Release Link:  https://www.einpresswire.com/article/621207799/scratch-out-loud-presents-queen-of-the-mix-dj-competition  

 “Queen of the Mix” DJ Competition Promo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuYCPPRNOiI

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Andrea Taylor Hosts First Annual Fashion Gala “The Royal Affair” Spotlighting Black Entrepreneurs In The World of Fashion

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Andrea Taylor hosts her first annual fashion gala, “The Royal Affair “, a tribute to black excellence. The inspiration behind the event stemmed from the desire to spotlight and celebrate black excellence in the entrepreneurial world of fashion. Bringing together photographers, models, and business owners, its primary goal is to showcase the black community’s beauty, talent, and innovation. The event aimed to provide a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs to network, learn, and be inspired by successful individuals who have turned their dreams into reality.

 By fostering a supportive environment and highlighting the achievements of black entrepreneurs, the event sought to empower and motivate others to pursue their ambitions with determination and resilience. 

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Jay Furr Gets Versatile On New Project ‘The Influence’

Jay Furr’s new project is versatile.

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Hailing from the vibrant city of San Bernardino, California, and rooted in the Inland Empire, artist Jay Furr (@1jayfurr), introduces his latest body of work ‘The Influence.’ The 16-track project transcends conventional boundaries and marks his first full-length release since 2021. Furr’s unique blend of prevailing melodies and profound lyrics characterizes his distinctive sound, which he aptly labels “prevail music.” Stand out tracks from the album include “Love Don’t Cost A Thing,” “Did It Perfect,” and “Picture This,” all which offer something for every listener.

Furr shared that music serves as therapy for him, an avenue through which he continually challenges himself to exceed artistic boundaries. “Music is therapy for me and I love to create and outdo myself each time I record,” he says. “Life inspires me and knowing there’s a fan out there that I’m relating to.” His creative process is deeply intertwined with life’s experiences, drawing inspiration from the profound connection with fans who resonate with his authenticity.

Moreover, Jay Furr’s musical influences include some of the best in the game: Lil Durk, Young Thug, Future, Drake, Lil Wayne, and Gunna. These artists reflect the diverse palette that shapes his sound. He particularly admires Gunna for his musical pocket, a quality that resonates with Furr’s own approach to composition.

“The Influence” represents a significant milestone in Furr’s musical journey, showcasing his versatility and vulnerability. The project dives into all facets of Furr’s persona, encapsulating the pain, triumphs, and everything in between. “This project speaks on all aspects of me from the pain to the prevail and everything in between,” he says. “It’s giving you a glimpse of me.” 

Looking ahead, Furr promises a prolific 2024, with plans for additional projects and music releases. Fans can anticipate a flood of new content and a special tape set for release on Valentine’s Day.

In a heartfelt message to his audience, Furr encourages everyone to bounce back from life’s challenges and embrace the hardships. “Don’t be afraid to talk about the hardships because the next person could be going through the same thing as you,” he emphasizes. “Don’t be afraid to be you.”

For a firsthand experience of “The Influence” and to stay updated on Jay Furr’s musical journey, follow him on Twitter @furrskii, Instagram @1jayfurr, and YouTube Furrskii.

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Getting To Know Power Book IV: Force Actor And Musician Kay Eye

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Chicago-based multi-talented artist Kay Eye (@kayeye3rd) is making waves in both the music and acting industries with the release of his “Power Pak (EP)” and his role in the hit series “Power Book IV: Force.” He’s known for his character Greyskull, and is a fan-favorite among the season. This release marks a significant step in Kay Eye’s artistic journey, showcasing his versatility and determination to excel in both fields.

Kay Eye’s “Power Pak (EP),” is a 3-song EP accompanied by visuals for each track. The EP is a reflection of Kay Eye’s personal growth as an artist and a nod to his inclusion in 50 Cent’s Power Universe. Kay Eye explains, “Even though it wasn’t made to be a soundtrack to Power Book IV: Force, I did purposely pull 3 songs from my catalog that I felt exemplified me stepping into my ‘Power,’ so to speak, as an artist.”

Describing his sound as “unorthodox” and “unbounded by genre,” Kay Eye’s music offers a unique blend of sharp lyrical raps infused with melodies that resonate with listeners. When asked which song he would want people to hear first from his repertoire, he mentioned “Hades,” a raw and authentic track that offers a glimpse into his mind and experiences. This song’s authenticity led to its inclusion on the NBA 2K22 soundtrack, marking a significant milestone in Kay Eye’s music career.

On the acting front, Kay Eye has fulfilled a lifelong dream with his role in “Power Book IV: Force,” which premiered on September 1st, 2023. Reflecting on his passion for acting, he said, “I draw a huge part of my influence and inspiration from everyday life,” which is evident in his performances.

Looking ahead, Kay Eye has ambitious goals for both his music and acting careers. He aims to go down as a recognized top 50 rapper of all time, provide at least one classic album/project to the culture, and learn to play the piano and guitar. In the acting realm, he aspires to become an A-list actor, and win prestigious awards such as the Oscar, Emmy, and Tony.

Kay Eye’s music and acting journey has already achieved significant milestones, such as landing songs on the NBA 2K22 soundtrack and securing a role in “Power Book IV: Force.” His dedication and commitment to his craft have propelled him forward, and he shows no signs of slowing down.

As Kay Eye continues to explore new horizons, he invites fans to join him on his artistic journey. He wants his music to inspire listeners to achieve their greatest potential and encourages everyone to step into their power and win.

To stay updated with Kay Eye and his upcoming projects, follow him on social media:

https://linktr.ee/KayEye3rd

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