Posts Tagged ‘show business’

Mariya Wright, a little star yet one of the brightest

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

korto_2Along with her mother, Theresa Baker, and a few other celebrity personalities, 7 year old prodigy Mariya Wright will be rocking the stage this coming weekend at the Trends Within Reach Winter Preview Fashion show that will be held in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The show will take place on February 10, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the Clinton Library Center Great Hall Room.

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Mariya, the multi-talented model/actress has already participated in major events such as:

  • Little Rock Fashion Week with MTV’s Sway
  • The Designer’s Choice Fashion Preview featuring Tyson Beckford & Korto Momolu
  • 1st Inaugural Urban Fashion Show hosted by BET’s Casting Director Terrance Clayton
  • Peazy Baby’s video “On Fiya”
  • The Diggy Simmons Jetsetter Tour at The Barton Coliseum  
  • The Mariya Wright Show

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Since the age of two, Mariya has exhibited a passion for all aspects of the entertainment industry. Clearly, Mariya is destined for stardom and a top spot in show business.

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Make sure to attend the event to support Mariya and her fellow hosts. You won’t be disappointed!

Happy Birthday Sess 4-5 from The Heat Magazine!

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

sessThe Heat Magazine wants to wish one of the hardworking men in show business a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY – HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sess 4-5, a New Orleans original.

Sess has his hands in all kinds of endeavors, including his Nuthin But Fire Records store on Claiborne in New Orleans, along with Industry Influence, Black Love Summer Camp, & much, more more – not mention his own thriving music career.

Wishing you many more, Sess!

Choppin’ It Up With D.J. Slash (Part 2)

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Check out the rest of the interview with D.J. Slash – we pick up with him speaking on violent crime in New Orleans:


The Heat Magazine: What’s your point of view on violence in New Orleans?

D.J. Slash: It’s out of hand and it’s self genocide within our own communities. No amount of police presence will curb the problems of inferior education systems, poverty, unemployment, the so called war on drugs and effects of Willie Lynchism.

The Heat Magazine: The Heat understands you are a true hip hop enthusiast, how does that affect you as a deejay/producer?

D.J. Slash: A Producer brings out the best in an artist. So, I look to bring out the best in myself whenever I’m at a house party, seafood broil, family reunion, on stage, or crafting beats from a sample or an original composition.

The Heat Magazine: Do you agree or disagree with the over saturation of self produced and self engineered music releases by young artists?

D.J. Slash: I disagree, but the best way to learn is from failure.

The Heat Magazine: What’s your take on relationships and being in show business?

D.J. Slash: Whomever you’re in a relationship with has to fully overstand what their getting into and the person they”re dealing with. Me personally, I don’t feel the need to whip my feet with that, to get in or through the door.

The Heat Magazine:Where are you originally from?

D.J. Slash:I was born in the city of lost angels and moved back to Louisiana when I was 4 years old. I had family from the 7th, 9th, 3rd and 1.5 wards. I was raised on the West Bank and DJ’d on both sides of the river.

The Heat Magazine: What are your other hobbies?

D.J. Slash: Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball, reading African American History and chess.

The Heat Magazine: What’s your favorite dish?

D.J. Slash: Chicken, crawfish & shrimp fettucini or baked fish.

The Heat Magazine: If you could inspire change musically, what would be one of the main areas of focus?

D.J. Slash: The music, I try to bring more feeling and being soulful into what I do. A more organic a breathable type music.

The Heat Magazine: What’s your favorite piece of music gear?

D.J. Slash: My ASR-10

The Heat Magazine: Do you play any instruments?

D.J. Slash: Drums, Bass & Keyboards.

The Heat Magazine: Any other things you want to share with our readers?

D.J. Slash: I have music posted on www.myspace.com/ADJNAMEDSLASH,www.SoundCloud.com/ADJNAMEDSLASH,

www.facebook/D.J.SLASH/. For Booking or Production information, contact me at 504.491.0660. PEACE and Blessings, GOD Loves!

For more information contact Dion Norman at itsdevious@yahoo.com. You can check out Part 1 of the interview with D.J. Slash here: http://theheatmag.com/choppin-it-up-with-d-j-slash-part-1/