The time has come! My fellow creative rebels, misfits, "weirdos" and visionaries >> ARE YOU AN EMERGING ICON?? Innovation studio @iconic32 & @quietlunchmagazine are teaming up to highlight top creatives who are bold, trailblazers, courageous and driven to positively shake culture! If this is you, follow the contest rules in the vid AND DO YOUR THANG! Feel free to be your authentic self! Those selected will win an invite-only lunch with the amazing @malikyoba- Iconic 32 co-founder and actor on the hit show @empirefox.
I'm beyond honored to say I've been named a top "Emerging Icon" and I'll be there with Malik and several other pop culture influencers. It is so empowering and liberating for me to be seen, valued and recognized for my soul, my passion and path and to not only be accepted, but celebrated for my whole authentic self - tattoos, Shamanism, healing work and all! My gratitude shines so bright for Malik, Iconic 32 and Quiet Lunch. Salute, thanks, huge love and respect.
So now it's your turn. Have some fun and make your pledge to creativity! GET YOUR STORY AND PASSION OUT THERE and see if you'll be joining me, Malik Yoba and Quiet Lunch for a lunch with an icon!
RULES ARE SIMPLE >>
Follow @QuietLunchMagazine and @iconic32—and using the hashtag #Pledge2Creativity tell us why or how you’re making the Pledge to Creativity—write it, sing it or film it!
Fuc(X) fitting in. Visionaries and trailblazers were never mistaken for normal or ordinary. Be iconic. - Iconic 32
Yesterday comedian, musician, first black cast member on the original “Saturday Night Live” and Karate Black Belt Garrett Morris (CBS’ 2 Broke Girls), stopped by The Juice to chat with full of smiles host Alyson Charles. Morris discussed the SNL cast, how karate saved his life and his newly released album, Black Creole Chronicles—he even sang an original ditty for Alyson and the audience.
Garrett Morris Harlem fact: In 1958 on the way home from a National Association of Negro Musicians’ music competition, Morris took a detour to New York City. There, Morris joined the Harlem YMCA Drama Club, which counted among its members actress Cicely Tyson. Soon after arriving in New York, Morris received his first big career break when he auditioned for the Harry Belafonte Singers and was hired as a soloist for ten years.
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Source: Harlem World Magazine
Check out the full interview...