• 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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  • Grown Folks Only: What’s In YOUR Bedroom?

    - As seen in the January 2014, Business Edition issue of The INDIEgator. - Article Short Link: http://TheINDIEgatorMag.com/?p=3531 (Note:  You can skip right to the Interview on Page 2) Business Review: On Saturday, September 7th, 2013, The INDIEgator Magazine attended the Bedroom Kandi "Ladies Night" Launch Party, hosted by our friend Michele Thompkins. The theme was mature, educational conversation about Sex and how to spice things up in your bedroom. This was a classy event which took place in a Fabulous upscale neighborhood in Sugar Land, TX. The whole setup was very Beautiful and Tasteful, the Dessert selections were quite Creative and Artistic. We loved it! Nothing was awkward despite the fact that this was our very first time attending an event like this. Our Editor even participated and won a few prizes! Michele and her Assistants ensured that everyone was comfortable and no one felt left out. Ladies (and Gentleman), if you need a little help getting things even

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  • Special Event: Valentines Day Review 2013

    Mag Editor Kitty Y. Williams, Event Organizer Jazzy Red and Musician C-Bank$ at Coles of Houston 2/14/2013. by Kitty Y. Williams Family Reunion On Valentines Day 2013, The INDIEgator Magazine was invited out by Jazzy Red Productions and Butterflies Creation to celebrate a night of love and good music with a magnificent feast provided by Comfort Food Caterers and their über hot Server who made sure my plate was overflowing with all of Jazzy's good cooking. I'd have to say it was the probably the most enjoyable Valentine's Day I've had in a while. Part of my excitement was the nostalgia from reuniting with so many people like my old friends Jazzy Red and C-Bank$ whom I hadn't seen in a few years and Molew Designs who was there vending custom made earrings. There were several other beautiful people we got the opportunity to meet as well including DJ H-Town Butta and Emcee/Promoter Yolanda B who came down from Austin for the event. Old School Style After everyone had a chance to

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  • 2012 Women of Entertainment, Fashion and Business Excellence Awards

    Held @ 8pm at Flavor Lounge inside of Tea'ze Daiquiri Lounge 1319 FM 1960 E, Houston, TX 77090 FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE: Sixty-eight women honored at the Women of Entertainment, Fashion and Business Excellence Awards. Entrepreneurs Keir "Fiya" Sylvester AKA DJ Fat Alberta and Ms. Tish have established a new avenue for women to be recognized for excelling in a variety of business industries, the Women of Entertainment, Fashion and Business Excellence Awards. 2012 Women of Entertainment, Fashion and Business Excellence Awards PRLog (Press Release) – Dec 15, 2012 – Houston, TX - According to author Vickie L. Milazzo“…prior to becoming the CEO of Hewlett-Packard, Carly Fiorina (now former CEO of HP) stuffed her pants with socks for a male-dominated meeting. Her message was clear: “’I have everything it takes to compete.’” As we draw nearer to the end of 2012 more corporations, small businesses and employers are becoming aware that women are equipped with the

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  • Mfon’s Corner: The Untouchable Platinum

    - As seen in the Oct/Dec 2012 issue of The Indiegator, Pages 64-66. Mfon's Facebook │ Email Mfon │ Platinum Facebook by Mfon Abel Ekene Sometimes our little dreams lead us to great things in life we could never have imagined. Yes, big ideas and brands sometimes emerge as a little thought but if the right actions are applied, it could become a great potential that takes us beyond our imagination. This has been the story behind an emerging American entertainment company that has two divisions namely, Platinum Untouchable Records and Platinum Untouchable Models. The beginning of Platinum Untouchable is very unique. The man behind it all is Eldonta McFadden who has been a big player in the showbiz world working with Paul Ring at Bungalo Universal Music group and also working with Artists such as Teddy Pendergrass, Lou Rawls Jr., Eddie Levert Jr. and others. Eldonta started Platinum Untouchable Records for few reasons: To give talented unsigned Artists he knows a direct

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  • Martesha Haynes Puts Social Good In Action

    - As seen in the April/June 2012 issue of The INDIEgator, Pages 16-17. - Article Short Link  Facebook  │  Twitter One of the joys in doing my show is coming across organizations whose prime mission is doing something selfless and for the greater good of society. Social Good In Action (Houston, TX), headed by Martesha Haynes (right), is one such organization. I sat down with her Fall 2011 to get a better idea of how her idea came about and what type of impact she and her organization have had on a special population. ~ Kitty Y. Williams Kitty: How did u first get started and what is Social Good In Action? Martesha:  Social Good In Action (SGIA) is an organization that hosts fashion shows and concerts to raise money for children with Autism and other disorders. Kitty: What is your main reason for working in this field? Martesha: I started working for H.I.S.D. in 1999. In 2007 I was promoted to the Special Education Department of Gregory Lincoln Education Center. I

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