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Since its launch in November 2015, Fresh is the Word has been a documentation of your host K-Fresh as they journey through their love of music and pop culture, as well as using this platform to share they growth on topics important to women, people or color and the LGBTQ community through the artistic lens of pop culture. As an ever evolving podcast, K-Fresh is going back to his musical roots focusing more on the music artists they are passionate about from the past and present by telling stories of those who need their contributions to music known, while also exposing new artists.

Fresh Is The Word Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier

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Since its launch in November 2015, Fresh is the Word has been a documentation of your host K-Fresh as they journey through their love of music and pop culture, as well as using this platform to share they growth on topics important to women, people or color and the LGBTQ community through the artistic lens of pop culture. As an ever evolving podcast, K-Fresh is going back to his musical roots focusing more on the music artists they are passionate about from the past and present by telling stories of those who need their contributions to music known, while also exposing new artists.

    GFM - “Beautycore” Female Metal Three-Piece, ‘Framing My Perception’ EP Out Now - Fresh is the Word TV – Live Twitch Podcast

    GFM - “Beautycore” Female Metal Three-Piece, ‘Framing My Perception’ EP Out Now - Fresh is the Word TV – Live Twitch Podcast

    On this episode of Fresh is the Word TV via Twitch, my guests are the metal “Beautycore” trio of sisters GFM (Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh). Formed by the English sisters Maggie (Bass and Vocals), CJ (Guitar), and Lulu (Drums) in Jacksonville, FL, they just released their Framing My Perception EP via Rockfest Records along with finishing a tour opening for Chris Jericho’s band Fozzy.

    Stream Framing My Perception EP: lnk.to/framingmyperception

    Follow GFM:
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    Instagram: instagram.com/thegfmband
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    Twitch: twitch.tv/thegfmband

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    • 36 min
    Lena Scissorhands of Infected Rain - Fresh is the Word TV – Live Twitch Podcast

    Lena Scissorhands of Infected Rain - Fresh is the Word TV – Live Twitch Podcast

    The guest for the debut live podcast episode of Fresh is the Word TV on Twitch is Lena Scissorhands, writer/vocalist of the Moldovan progressive modern metal band Infected Rain.

    Lena is a return guest for me, previously on my limited run spin off podcast Breakin’ Recordz a few years back.

    Since then, the band has released another album, the futuristic rebirth, ‘Ecdysis’, this past January via Napalm Records. They also announced a North American headlining tour that starts 5/10 in Los Angeles.

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    • 51 min
    Episode #262: Sara Sheperd & James D. Gish - Playing the Roles of Carole King and Gerry Goffin in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

    Episode #262: Sara Sheperd & James D. Gish - Playing the Roles of Carole King and Gerry Goffin in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

    The guests for this episode are Sara Sheperd and James D. Gish, who play the roles of Carole King and Gerry Goffin respectively in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Carole King has long been one of the most prolific songwriters for decades. Beautiful is the story of her rise to a legendary status in the history music, detailing her songwriting partnership with her husband Gerry Goffin along with their relationship with fellow songwriting team Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. It’s the story of true determination, where the good and bad times of her life helped shape the person she would become.

    During our conversation, we talked about being back on stage after the pandemic lockdowns, how things have changed in regards to workers rights, how they prepared for their roles, the accessibility of Beautiful to your casual audience member, and much more.

    Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will hit the Fisher Theatre in Detroit for a limited run from January 4-9, 2022. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit broadwayindetroit.com or beautifulonbroadway.com.

    SPECIAL NOTE: All Guests attending these performances must show proof of a Negative Covid Test (taken within 72 hours of your performance) OR proof of Full Vaccination (at least 14 days after your second dose) with a government issued ID prior to admittance to the theatre. Additionally – all guests must wear face coverings while in the theatre unless actively eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status.

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    THEME MUSIC
    Courtesy of STEVE O. Check out more music at eyeamsteveo.bandcamp.com.

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    • 33 min
    Episode #261: Kyle Taylor Parker – Happy Man in Pretty Woman: The Musical National Tour, Broadway Soul Vol. 2 Available Now

    Episode #261: Kyle Taylor Parker – Happy Man in Pretty Woman: The Musical National Tour, Broadway Soul Vol. 2 Available Now

    The guest for this episode is Kyle Taylor Parker, who plays the role of Happy Man in the national tour of Pretty Woman: The Musical. During our chat, we talked about how he got his role on Pretty Woman, being on the Broadway company of Kinky Boots, how the Pretty Woman musical is the same and differs from the movie, and his latest album Broadway Soul Vol. 2, plus much more.

    Pretty Woman: The Musical will hit the Fisher Theatre in Detroit for a limited run from November 2nd-14th. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit broadwayindetroit.com.

    SPECIAL NOTE: All Guests attending these performances must show proof of a Negative Covid Test (taken within 72 hours of your performance) OR proof of Full Vaccination (at least 14 days after your second dose) with a government issued ID prior to admittance to the theatre. Additionally – all guests must wear face coverings while in the theatre unless actively eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status.

    Socials:
    Web: kyletaylorparkeronline.com
    Instagram: instagram.com/ktpway
    Twitter: twitter.com/ktpway
    Facebook: facebook.com/KTPWAY
    Stream/Purchase Music: kyletaylorparkeronline.com/music

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    Courtesy of STEVE O. Check out more music at eyeamsteveo.bandcamp.com.

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    • 15 min
    Episode #260: Aiyana Smash – Mimi Marquez on RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour, Fisher Theatre in Detroit October 19th-24th, Plus New Single “Queen” Available Now

    Episode #260: Aiyana Smash – Mimi Marquez on RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour, Fisher Theatre in Detroit October 19th-24th, Plus New Single “Queen” Available Now

    The guest for this episode is Aiyana Smash, making her national debut as Mimi Marquez on the RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour. During our chat, we talked about how she got the role of Mimi, how growing up in Mount Vernon molded her as person and how that translated into the musical theatre world, her experiences as a part of RENT and how she was able to relate to the Mimi Marquez, and how RENT is still relatable 25 years later. Aiyana also just released a new single titled “Queen”.

    The RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour will hit the Fisher Theatre in Detroit for a limited run from October 19th-24th. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit broadwayindetroit.com.

    SPECIAL NOTE: All Guests attending these performances must show proof of a Negative Covid Test (taken within 72 hours of your performance) OR proof of Full Vaccination (at least 14 days after your second dose) with a government issued ID prior to admittance to the theatre. Additionally – all guests must wear face coverings while in the theatre unless actively eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status.

    Purchase/Stream “Queen”: distrokid.com/hyperfollow/aiyanasmash1/queen

    Socials:
    Website: rentontour.net
    Instagram: instagram.com/rentontour
    Linktree: linktr.ee/rentontour
    Instagram (Aiyana Smash): instagram.com/aiyanasmash
    Facebook (Aiyana Smash): facebook.com/livin4themusic1999
    Twitter (Aiyana Smash): twitter.com/AiyanaSmash

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    List of where Fresh is the Word streams: linktr.ee/freshisthewordpodcast or just search “Fresh is the Word”. Also available on IHeartRadio.

    THEME MUSIC
    Courtesy of STEVE O. Check out more music at eyeamsteveo.bandcamp.com.

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    • 26 min
    Episode #259: Fernanda Lira - Vocalist/Bassist of Death Metal Band CRYPTA, Debut Album "Echoes of the Soul" Out Now Via Napalm Records

    Episode #259: Fernanda Lira - Vocalist/Bassist of Death Metal Band CRYPTA, Debut Album "Echoes of the Soul" Out Now Via Napalm Records

    The guest for this episode is Fernanda Lira, vocalist and bassist of the newly formed Brazilian/Dutch death metal unit Crypta. Formed in June 2019, Lira along with Luana Dametto on drums (both former members of the thrash band Nervosa), with guitarists Sonia Anubis (Cobra Spell, Ex-Burning Witches) and Tainá Bergamaschi (Ex-Hagbard), started their journey together that would result in their debut album Echoes of the Soul, release in June 2021 via Napalm Records. During my chat with Fernanda, we talked about her transition from Nervosa to Crypta, along with the creation of the new band into their debut offering Echoes of the Soul. We also touch on the culture and society of the part of Brazil she comes from, along with being a role model for women who want to become a metal artist.

    Buy/Stream Echoes Of The Soul: smarturl.it/EchoesOfTheSoul

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    THEME MUSIC
    Courtesy of STEVE O. Check out more music at eyeamsteveo.bandcamp.com.

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