Johnny Crowder is a suicide/abuse survivor, TEDx speaker, Billboard-charting heavy metal musician, Certified Recovery Peer Specialist, and the Founder & CEO of Cope Notes, the text-based mental health platform that provides daily support to users in nearly 100 countries around the world.
Antoine Allen, better known as rapper and entrepreneur TweezDaSwaggyGod, grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where many people dream of “making it out.” Tweez recounts his humble beginnings in the city and explains with genuine gratitude how his passions — basketball and music — provided him a way out. In fact, the rapper first began his professional career as a collegiate basketball player at the University of Miami. He would go on to play around the world in a professional league, but he will never forget how his freshman year of college kickstarted his music career.
Matthew Wade describes himself as a positive person who likes to inspire people through music. While performing, he goes by the moniker My Silent Bravery. He’s written hundreds of songs, has 8 albums, and over 1,000 gigs. His musical journey began at the age of 18. Even though he was always fascinated by it, he couldn’t devote time to it because he actively played sports. It was only when a high school project came along that he got the chance to learn something he had always wanted.
Not only is Angela Soffe an incredible force on her own, but she has a heart for empowering women in music and advocating wellness. Her upcoming album, being produced in Nashville, is led by an all-female team. Earlier this year she started an education brand called “Heroica,” where she teaches women how to step into their true identity and live out their creative dreams. In her words, Heroica is “teaching girls how to exude confidence, release limiting beliefs, and see the impossible come to life. I have a lot of say about this as it’s been my own life experience that we are capable of so much more than we think is possible.”
Jack of All Trades: An Interview with Singer/Songwriter, Actress, and Published Author, Kendra Muecke
Kendra Muecke is a singer/songwriter, writer, actress and published author, originally from Houston, Texas, and now lives in Los Angeles, California. She is very connected spiritually and uses her spirituality in her art. She also likes to open up channels for conversations on tough issues. She also helps other artists grow, aiding in advertising and marketing.
Nate Davis is a singer-songwriter and member of the modern pop group, Davis & The Love. Growing up as an only child in Indiana, Nate recalls his love of performing emerging from an early age in the form of singing, acting, and playing in a band with his high school friends. His natural talent, drive, and dedication to his craft has led Davis & The Love to get noticed by managers, record labels, and a rapidly growing following of dedicated listeners. With the recent release of their popular new song, “Change The World (Be That Change)” and a desire to put positive energy back out into the world, Davis & The Love have no plans of slowing down.
Entertainer, Richmond Chandler is an actor, musician, writer, and all-around lover of the creative arts. In an industry that can often pressure artists to choose just one label to identify as, Richmond is confident and self-assured in his title of “entertainer” and doesn’t let others define him or place him in just one singular box.