News – Tanya Sam talks Essence Festival highlights on GDA

It was a star-studded event as tens of thousands attended the 25th Anniversary Essence Festival in New Orleans.   It’s the largest celebration of African American music, beauty, entrepreneurship and more.

Reality star and tech entrepreneur Tanya Sam was front and center at the festival and joined us via Skype to talk about the highlights including seeing Michelle Obama speak.

For more information on Tanya Sam visit her website here.  You can also follow her on Instagram @itstanyatime.


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Rockwell Table & Stage expands their hit “Unauthorized Musical Parody of..” (UMPO) Series with their spin on the 1992 classic film “A League of Their Own.” Kicking off on July 18, 2019 audiences will have the chance to experience this one of a kind, humorous and lively film parody. Running every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at 8pm and Sundays at noon, until September 1, 2019. And again, every Friday and Saturday night at 8pm and Sundays at noon, September

News – CBD’s Road to the Mainstream Continues at Urban Outfitters and Kroger

You know CBD is going mainstream when two of America’s best-known big-box retailers start carrying the stuff. CBDfx’s Christian Graversen joins Cheddar to discuss bringing products to Kroger and Urban Outfitters.


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News – Sixty Seconds with Lisa Vanderpump

The restaurateur and ex-model, 58, on LA’s LGBTQ community and why she quit The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills.


You’re hard to pin down.

I’m filming Vanderpump Rules [her reality show filmed at her LA restaurant]. Yeah, I’m always, always in the middle of something but I’m a producer on the show so I can do whatever I want.

Do you need to be in control?

No, not really. But to create a hit show is important to me.

News – Jesse Kinch: Bringing Rock Back to Its Glory Days

Guitarist/singer/songwriter Jesse Kinch of Local 47 (Los Angeles, CA) may only be 25 years old, but he is already a seasoned musician. He started playing guitar at age six and began singing at 11. Throughout his teens, while still in school, he was also sharpening his skills and playing the clubs in New York City and on Long Island. “I discovered I had a real powerful, passionate voice that was influenced by all the great artists that came before