Gentleman Jack for the third consecutive year is striving to provide a platform for up-an-coming African American filmmakers with the Real To Reel short film showcase.
The New Orleans native has come a long way from where he was when we first met him at the Texas Summer Music Conference all those years ago. The former school teacher has been able to steadily grow his reach and fan base while maintaining his morals and integrity. All with one message in mind: Be real, be righteous, be relevant.
It's always good to see up-and-coming talent putting their skills on display; especially when that up-and-coming talent is playing for the home team. Dallas based film, "Quintessential The Movie" does just that. Supporting new talent is why The Urban Advocate was built in the first place.
The story of "Freeway" Rick Ross has been well documented. Multiple documentaries, books, movies and even FX's hit series, Snowfall, is loosely based on the man known as Freeway Rick. Well, on a recent stop in Dallas, Rick Ross stopped by the House of Blues to chop up game with Dessie Brown Jr. and drop a few jewels for those pursuing a career in business.
The only podcast around that infuses hip-hop with some some dope wrestling talk...it's the Broken Pencil Booking Co. Podcast.
Voyage Magazine has been working to share the inspiring stories of local artists, entrepreneurs and leaders making moves in their local communities. They recently decided to shine their light on The Urban Advocate for the work we've been doing.
Remon is a multi-media personality. He is the founder of The Urban Advocate.