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Passion into Profit

Aliya Michelle a Washington Dc native and United States Air Force soldier picked up a paint brush for the first time in 2013. Some may consider this a late start but that didn’t discourage Aliya, her passion turned into profit when she launched her own business “My Heart Your Art” which blossomed into décor, apparel and fashion. Ever since she has been creating timeless pieces inspired by black culture, love, music, women and her personal experiences. Designing original throw pillows, shower curtains and t-shirts Aliya has untapped a unique market taking every day décor to a new stratosphere. Make sure you check out her work below and visit her site at www.aliyamichelle.com and as always…

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ABRAKADABRA

Atlanta-bred beauty takes her music into her own hands: she writes, sings and even is a self-taught producer. Abra kicked off her flourishing career by covering popular southern hip hop songs on YouTube. It wasn’t long before Awful Records (Atlanta based label) brought her under their wings. The vocal goddess sound is completely different and refreshing. The sultry singer has combined her love for R&B, house and 90’s pop with an upbeat dance vibe which can be heard on her latest EP, Roses. Abra has not lost her hunger and still writes her own lyrics and creates her own beats, she still records out of her walk in closet that’s in her parents’ house. She may not have the bells and whistle of a professional studio which creates a competent polished sound, but it’s original. Abra’s music tends to favor low bass lines and distortions, which pair well with her high-pitched, slightly edgy voice. Each song deals with real life situations we all can relate to, clarifying topics about friendships and break-ups, to mistakes and lessons learned from personal experiences. Since embarking in the music scene Abra has released two mix tapes: “BLQ Velvet” in January of last year, and “Rose” five months after. Below is her latest 12-track project “ROSE” press play and get lost inside her world. And as always…

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