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Musicians Using Their Voices to Change The World

From foundations to beautiful messages, these artists are transforming countless lives.

Alicia Keys

(photo courtesy of Variety magazine)

As one of the founders of Keep a Child Alive, Alicia Keys has experienced a global reach beyond using her voice for music. She fights tirelessly for HIV/AIDS and has done so for over twelve years.  More recently, she co-founded the We Are Here Movement to educate the world on unjust issues everywhere. She has worked with major brands and corporations to celebrate women of all shapes and sizes, as well.

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Ashaunna Ayars Shines Light on Her Success and Strengthening Her Faith in the Process

Ashaunna Ayars is the Founder and CEO of the brand marketing and talent management firm- The Ayars Agency.  The Ayars Agency  develops and executes creative and strategic marketing campaigns for talent and brands including- Mary J Blige, Common, Ne-Yo, and brands Starbucks, JCPenney, and MGM Pictures.

   The companies foundation is built on a customized mix of analytics and real- work insights, understanding this generation’s world view, behaviors, relationship to culture, and the importance of the brands in their lives.  
   Growing up in Queens, NY, Ashaunna spent most of her childhood attending catholic school Monday through Friday, going to a  Pentecostal church on Sunday, and hanging out in the NYC housing projects on Saturdays.  Being well rounded is an understatement.

   Ashaunna sits with Herfaith and gives details on her life as an intern at Atlantic Records, to building one of the music Industry’s most sought after Marketing Agencies , and how her careers journey has strengthened her faith.

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Why Today’s Music Can Help Create A Major Change In Uniting A Divided World

Music is a powerful expression of emotions that reaches innumerable cultures, people and parts of the world with ease. Music has always signified a very robust and resilient part of entertainment. Songs have been tied to healing and even promoting normalcy in individual’s lives after heavy hitting diseases have struck.

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How Sybil Amuti Brand Strategist And Co-Creator of The Great Girlfriends Uses Her Faith to Help Influence The Lives Of Women

 Sybil Clark Amuti, is a brand strategist, philanthropist, podcaster, wife, mom. She is the owner of Legacy Row a company dedicated towards the development of legacy brands that serve as influencers for culture and lifestyle. Sybil is also the co-creator of The Great Girlfriends, a podcast reaching over 250,000 downloads from over 100 countries with a 5 star iTunes rating, and with her newest podcast, Grace to be released in October 2017. Grace is dedicated to helping women grow in their relationship with God through love for his Word. She and her husband and I have two beautiful children, Sam (boy) and Dylan (girl), ages 8 and 6. We had a chance to catch up with Sybil to discuss what role Faith plays in her life, and how has it helped her in developing her brand and the brand of others.

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Karleen Roy Shares How Her Faith Has Played A Major Role To Her Success

Karleen Roy is the Founder of THE VANITY GROUP, a New York City-based boutique creative and lifestyle management agency, who specializes in Bespoke Event Production, Luxury Concierge Services and Talent Relations. Since launching, The Vanity Group has established itself as a trusted source of authority to their high-profile, globally recognized talent clients such as Sean “Diddy” Combs, Kobe Bryant, Justin Bieber, DJ Khaled, Tyrese Gibson and Adrienne Bailon to name a few. Karleen sat with Herfaith to share how Faith was not only her driving force to success but how it was the glue that kept her together during her most trying time.

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Herfaith & Inspiration: Camara Aunique

Camara Aunique has been the magical hands on faces of some of our favorite celebrites including June Ambrose, Lisa Price, Terry Cruz, Garcelle Beauvais, Justine Skye and the list goes on. With a resume that spans as long as eight years, Camara has had her fair share of pain, trials and setbacks. But with her strong belief in God, her faith and constant determination to not give up herself, she continues to make strides and build an empire. Camara sits with Herfaith and shares why it is  so important to trust God through every process.

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HerFaith & Inspiration: Fawn

A lot of us see her works on some  of our favorite A-Lister, her visuals and creativity is very unique, eclectic, edgy and effortless. Fawn, has made her mark on the fashion and entertainment world for quite sometime. She is the founder/creative director for a “F your Style” a brand simply stating “Free your Style” giving all of us the opportunity to be free to create and be liberated with our own unique style. Fawn, sat with Herfaith and shared her story of why herFaith is so important in her line of work, why it’s  absolutely important to be uniquely you and how faith has been the constant in her life.

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Rihanna is Dropping a Third Collaboration with Manolo Blahnik

We’ve spent plenty of time obsessing over Rihanna‘s fashion in DJ Khaled‘s music video for “Wild Thoughts.” However, in spite of our diligent rewatching of, note-taking during, and thinkpiece-penning about the Bad Gal’s appearance in the three-and-a-half-minute clip, we apparently missed a huge announcement from the performer, designer, and soon-to-be beauty mogul: Vogue reports that the crystal-embellished footwear Rihanna donned in the video actually belonged to her latest, yet-to-be-released capsule for Manolo Blahnik.

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HerFaith & Inspiration: Bozoma St. John

Bozoma St. John, a Brand and Marketing Executive, with a decade long career with Beats by Dre until they were acquired by Apple.  She goes one on one with HerFaith sharing her faith, motivation, and challenge on how we can all be better.

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