DameDrummer Talks About Being a Soul Singer and Working on His New Film About Black Fatherhood

DameDrummer Talks About Being a Soul Singer and Working on His New Film About Black Fatherhood By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information R&B and Soul has been on life support in the Black community ever since Hiphop exploded in the 90’s into a … Continue readingDameDrummer Talks About Being a Soul Singer and Working on His New Film About Black Fatherhood

The Owner of Baylife Radio and Uncle Igor’s Mudwater Talks About His Inspiration and Marketing

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information  Owning media is a must for the Black community, who live in this highly technological media driven society, that has a history of being racist. Although the color blind society was a highly marketed concept to the people … Continue readingThe Owner of Baylife Radio and Uncle Igor’s Mudwater Talks About His Inspiration and Marketing

The Oakland Black Business Fund Received the Inaugural Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand’s Community Grant

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information The Oakland Black Business Fund is the only Black led fund that produces business grants and large investments, to address the co-ordinated lack of capital investment that goes into Black businesses. Co-founder of OBBF Trevor Parham is an … Continue readingThe Oakland Black Business Fund Received the Inaugural Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand’s Community Grant

Mauizm Herbal Alchemy Offers Alternatives to the Pill and Needle Culture of Western Medicine

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information  Mauizm Herbal Alchemy is a very innovative local business in Oakland, run by a Black woman herbalist, named Maua. She is in high demand, while we are in the Covid 19 pandemic, considering that a large population of … Continue readingMauizm Herbal Alchemy Offers Alternatives to the Pill and Needle Culture of Western Medicine

Oakland Mayoral Candidate Attorney Allyssa Victory, Esq. Weighs in on Vaccine Debate and Major Court Cases part 3

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information Attorney Allyssa Victory, Esq. is a serious progressive candidate, within the flood of contenders for the Oakland mayoral election of 2022. Having come from a legal background, and having worked heavily with Oakland’s city government, she may be … Continue readingOakland Mayoral Candidate Attorney Allyssa Victory, Esq. Weighs in on Vaccine Debate and Major Court Cases part 3

Everything You Need to Know About Oakland Mayoral Candidate Allyssa Victory (Part 1)

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information JR Allyssa Victory is a human rights and labor law attorney that has been a major progressive voice that has worked with the City of Oakland, on a number of different projects that are important to Black … Continue readingEverything You Need to Know About Oakland Mayoral Candidate Allyssa Victory (Part 1)

Legendary Bassist Marcus Shelby Discusses His Opera “Harriet’s Spirit”

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway were two of the first internationally known Black musicians in this country, and they were both leaders of big bands otherwise known as orchestras, which means that big bands played an integral part … Continue readingLegendary Bassist Marcus Shelby Discusses His Opera “Harriet’s Spirit”

#SlapAlert Hip Hop Crooner Jay Luck Has Struck Gold With His Single “Hot 1 Remix” f/ Mistah F.A.B.

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information Before rap music took the world by storm, the crooners of Soul music and R&B were at the top of the Black entertainment food chain; people like Donny Hathaway, David Ruffin, Stevie Wonder, and Marvin Gaye were revered … Continue reading#SlapAlert Hip Hop Crooner Jay Luck Has Struck Gold With His Single “Hot 1 Remix” f/ Mistah F.A.B.