• Chill Gives Birth to “Street Gospel”

    Caneil Chill Oliver Gives Birth to "Street Gospel" On February 28th 2015, Spoken Word Artist and Actor Caneil Chill Oliver gave birth to his newest album Street Gospel. I made the trip up north from Houston to visit this Entertainer in his hometown of Aurora, Illinois and watched him "Represent for the Kingdom". Only his closest friends, family and supporters were invited to the delivery and by the end of the evening, not a soul was left untouched. In this Exclusive Interview with The INDIEgator Magazine the day after, Chill opens up about how he felt everything went and if he accomplished everything he aimed for with the event. We'll also learn about some of the people who helped make it possible and what the future has in store for this anointed being. You can find this in-depth interview in our April 2015 paperback and download editions, as well as watch it on video via YouTube: INDIEgator News. Also check out our article “The Travel Log: Hello Chicago!” to read about how

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  • Filmmaker MaLissa Alexander on Changing the World

    MaLissa Alexander (far left) was born in Houston, TX and is a very humble proud parent of three school aged boys. She’s had a passion for writing since the age of 11. Her dream is to see her stories brought to life on the big screen. Using the knowledge she’s developed over the years, including hands on trial, error and God given talent, MaLissa established RGG Media Group. With this movement, she hopes to not only live her dreams, but to allow others the chance to live theirs as well; one film at a time. The INDIEgator wanted to know more about her company's mission and the following are her responses to our interview. Love this Interview? Comment Below and Share it! http://goo.gl/u00dRj or http://TheINDIEgatorMag.com/?p=4554 by MaLissa Alexander What inspired me to begin writing at such a young age was my English Teacher Ms. Wolfskill at Fondren Middle School.  When she introduced writing to me, it changed my life. For the first time I was actually good at something

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  • Filmmaker DeWayne Etheridge on Determination

    By Kitty Y. Williams Originally from Washington, D.C., independent Filmmaker DeWayne Etheridge currently resides in Charlotte, N.C. where he is living out his dreams of Writing, Directing and Producing several independent movies. His journey in filmmaking began after he graduated from high school in 1999 and reached a crossroads in trying to determine what do with his life. “I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do career wise after finishing school, but I always loved to write stories and watch movies when I was younger. I decided initially to become a music video Director but that was short lived.” Etheridge then made the decision to take his love of writing stories and movies into a career and enrolled in classes at a local cable access channel called CTV in 2002. While there, he learned the rules of basic camera movements, lighting, editing and sound. In addition, he took what he learned about the proper format of Screenplay writing and began writing his own for a

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  • YouTube Picks: Chloe and Halle (Editor’s Review)

    Article Short Link: http://TheINDIEgatorMag.com/?p=4244 Chloe and Halle Musicians/Actresses Musicians/Actresses, Chloe and Halle. Image Copyright © Twitter @ChloeAndHalle. by Kitty Y. Williams With over 401,000 YouTube Subscribers and millions of views, almost 247,000 Facebook Fans, more than 44,000 Twitter Followers and more on Instagram, these singing sisters have definitely made their mark in the indie music world and were even winners of Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing (Season 5). In the many covers they’ve performed, Chloe and Halle truly Harmonize like Angels while playing the Guitar and Piano; True Professionals. They’re also Actresses who have been featured in several big screen Movies and TV shows. This Phenomenal Duo is Young, Talented and hopefully just getting started. Editor's YouTube Picks (April/June 2014)

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  • Catching Up With Keisha and Caneil

    Article Short Link: http://TheINDIEgatorMag.com/?p=3706 We caught up with our friend and previous feature Actor & Poet Chill to see what's new in his world. We're also introducing you to Actress & Model Keisha Rose (Rolls) who is in the Chicago area as well. They are both constantly on the move and living out their dreams. Currently both Artists are represented by Moore Talent Management. Photo Credt: Donnell Collins ACTOR and POET CANEIL “CHILL” (OLIVER) has been quite busy lately performing in several TV Shows, Stage Plays and traveling since we last featured him in The INDIEgator (Issue #1). He has continued to perform his powerful Spoken Word around the nation and has a new CD coming out in August 2014 entitled Street Gospel. In a progressive pursuit of his Acting career, Caneil also took some time out to act in the movie Madison and State. In addition, he is currently a cast member of the stage play The Black Social Network Directed by Christopher Nolen and

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  • Tajoure Management’s Path to Success

    - As seen in the January 2014, Business Edition issue of The INDIEgator. - Article Short Link: http://TheINDIEgatorMag.com/?p=3833 Tremayne Colgate (aka Colgate Smilez) started his company, Tajoure Management, in 2012 and is based out of Houston, TX. His firm specializes in Marketing, Advertising and Talent Management with the motto of “Let Us Lead You To Success”. Tajoure Management has a diverse portfolio including work with Small Business owners, Medium sized Businesses and Performing Artists. With one-on-one consultations, they will clarify your goals and as a team will coordinate with you on how to make your business successful on a budget you can afford. The INDIEgator: How important is it for Entertainers to have proper management? Colgate: Every single Talent, especially Independent Talents, needs to have proper management.  I'm not talking about a friend or family member that they like having around. I'm referring to a person who knows about the

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  • Lunden De’Leon Likes it Dirrty

    - As seen in the Oct/Dec 2012 issue of The Indiegator, Pages 42-45. Official Website │ Facebook by Kitty Y. Williams South Carolina native (by way of Barbados) and Dirrty Records Founder/Filmmaker Lunden De'Leon has been featured in many Movies, TV series, Music Videos and several popular Magazines including Marie Claire, Black Enterprise, Entrepreneur Magazine and has now made her way over to grace the pages of The Indiegator  magazine. Lunden was certain she wanted to be part of the Music industry from the moment when she witnessed her father on stage as the lead singer in a Gospel Band. So the first chance she got, she packed her bags and headed to Hollywood with only $200 she saved up from her Burger King gig.  Uncertain of her future yet determined to overcome any challenges, including a brief stint of homelessness in L.A., De’Leon soon found a roommate that changed her life forever: I tagged along to a Modeling audition with my roommate. I wasn't

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  • “SMILE ALWAYZ… COLGATE STYLE!!!!”

    - As seen in the Oct/Dec 2012 issue of The Indiegator, Pages 13-14. Official Website │ Facebook │ Twitter │ Tajoure Management by Tremayne Colgate I am Tremayne Colgate, the entertainer with the 32 teeth smile.  I’m currently the host of The Colgate Radio Show on Street 93.3 Online Radio and Co-Star on POM TV’s Next Big TV Star premiering on Oct. 12th 2012.  I started pursuing my career seriously as a Professional Entertainer around  July 2011 when I saw an ad on Craigslist for auditions with the show.  I auditioned and made it onto Next Big TV Star and have been on a roll ever since. I was introduced to local Producers and film directors, including Kurvie Kapone, MaLissa Alexander, and Ejai Aitch. With Kurvie Kapone, OMG... lol, we have filmed so much.  Her mind is just creative and I love her enthusiasm.  We’ve filmed Movies, Interviews, Talk Shows.... almost everything.  I also play the character Queen in MaLissa Alexander’s Real Go Gettaz.  In

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  • Second Chance for Prosperity

    - As seen in the July/Sep 2012 issue of The Indiegator, Pages 41-46. Facebook │ Twitter │ Storm Magazine by Kitty Y. Williams In 2011, I ran into Prosperity SeVen at a local Houston TV station as she was auditioning for a new POM TV production, America’s Next Big TV Star. A Journalist friend of mine had mentioned her to me before. P7 and I began talking about all the things she was doing professionally and the conversation was so good, I invited her to share it with me on The Kitty Williams Show. We mainly talked about her challenges with being a victim of Domestic Abuse and how she finally found a positive outlet and ultimately broke free of those chains. So many doors have been opening for Prosperity SeVen and her future looks far brighter than before. It is as if she caught a new wave of blessings, a second chance at a life full of prosperity. Below is that August (2011) interview from the show and afterwards are UPDATES of everything she’s been getting into

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  • Introducing “Raw ‘N B” Duo The Vx of Houston

    - As seen in the July/Sep 2012 issue of The Indiegator, Pages 28-29 and Facebook.com/TheVxMusic. Official Website │ Facebook │ Twitter │ YouTube │ iTunes  Every so often, the music industry gets a thirst for something different. A new face. A new sound. A new vision. Something that steps outside the lines of what has become ordinary to our audible palettes. In a business crowded with cloned artistry, The Vx quenches that thirst for freshness, originality and creative appeal. The Vx is a vocal duo hailing from Houston, Texas. Duece, known for his notorious humor and Yiego, known for his cool and charismatic charm. Both offer an edgy flair for music, style and a hint of enticing mischievousness that appeals to the ladies yet remains relatable to the fellas. Together, they go against the grain of what the industry expects—a typical boy band in a solo playing field--The Vx is what music is missing. Since their humble beginnings as teens, Duece and Yiego have worked

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