$50 Portfolio Week 1

If you have been following for a while, you know that Building a Portfolio with $150 came and went pretty quickly. It was too...

The Audio Experience

Writing a fictional story is an adventure all on its own. You get to create your own world, your own universe. In a way,...

Nuke Franklin – Surprise Party: Official Review

Nuke Franklin did it again with Surprise Party! Full disclosure, I was already a big Nuke Franklin fan before hearing this song. Ever since he...

Curly Chuck

I had the chance to sit town with Cleveland Rapper, Curly Chuck recently. He had been on my list of people I wanted to...

Colored Radio

The Colored Radio interview was meant to be. A while back I put up an Instagram post asking for people to recommend other local...

They Can’t Stand Me – Visq

Visq released his project "They Can't Stand Me" project July 5,2019 and reached my radar in late October. I put a post on the...

Get Out of Town Review

  Get Out of Town by Dirtybackpack featuring Curly Chuck Review Get Out of Town was released at the end of October, and can simply be...

How I Became an Author

This is an excerpt from my talk with Alicia Caldwell Henderson, author of the YA novel, "Young, Dumb, and Naive". I did my best...

The Lavish Journey

It is always nice finding people who value what you do. I love being able to talk to people who do what I do...

The Value of Writing a Short Story

The Value of Writing a Short Story by Dave Worthen A few years ago I started writing books. I love writing. I love writing books.  But I...

Marie Kirksey

Marie Kirksey is an agent with New York Life Insurance. We connected via Linkedin and were able to get together at her office to...

World Series Lyrics

I am a big fan of the Cleveland lyricist, Mic Miles. After my interview with him, I liked his stuff even more. For that...

Doug Mothersell: Twisted Willow Fabrication

In the early Spring, my wife and I took a drive to Upstate New York to meet with Doug Mothersell, owner of Twisted Willow...

Review: Mic Miles 27 EP

This is my review of the new project by Mic Miles, 27. As with all of my CD and EP reviews, I don't want...

Dawning Review

I will start the review of the DirtyBackPack EP, Dawning by saying that I think it is one of the best projects I have...

Meagan Carner: CRAM CEO

My interview with Meagan Carner, CEO of CRAM was a blast! It originated from a conversation with her mother a few weeks prior. Her...

Top 5 Cleveland Rappers of 2019

  Through my podcast I have had the chance to listen to a lot of local music. From people I found as well as many...

Mic Miles

Who is Mic Miles? Simply put, a guy I am glad to have met and think more people should know about his work. Mic Miles...

DirtyBackPack

If you love Skuff Micksun, you are already halfway there to loving DirtyBackPack. DirtyBackPack, all one word, is a rap duo based in Cleveland, Ohio...