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Meet Kenya Shaw, a single, young entrepreneur struggling to build an independent record label, while navigating the country's worst city for bachelorettes and an unlikely place for music success: Washington, DC.

Of Music and Men Kayona Ebony Brown

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Meet Kenya Shaw, a single, young entrepreneur struggling to build an independent record label, while navigating the country's worst city for bachelorettes and an unlikely place for music success: Washington, DC.

    Episode 1.8: Little Miss Nobody [REWIND]

    Episode 1.8: Little Miss Nobody [REWIND]

    Determined to get her artist to perform at 9:30 Club, Kenya gives it one more try. But with this new plan, even if she strikes out, she'll still win the game.

    • 29 min
    Episode 1.7: Never Say Never [REWIND]

    Episode 1.7: Never Say Never [REWIND]

    Kenya and Tk show up for their big radio break, but things go differently than planned. And we finally meet Lucas, a 20-year-old singer-songwriter, the other artist on Kenya’s burgeoning record label, and evidence that youth—and talent—is wasted on the young.

    • 33 min
    Episode 1.6: Fair Weather [REWIND]

    Episode 1.6: Fair Weather [REWIND]

    Demoralized, with just two days left to find a way to get her artist on the card at 9:30 Club, Kenya goes back to the drawing board but finds inspiration for her next move in an unexpected place.

    • 40 min
    Episode 1.5: That Brown Box [REWIND]

    Episode 1.5: That Brown Box [REWIND]

    Kenya gets a chance to redeem herself with the folks over at 9:30 Club. She has everything planned out--what she's going to say and how she's going to say it. She wants to get her artist, Lucas, on that stage, opening for Gavin DeGraw. But there's just one thing that maybe she didn't think of.

    • 33 min
    Episode 1.4: Take Taj Kamal [REWIND]

    Episode 1.4: Take Taj Kamal [REWIND]

    As we take a brief hiatus, let's rewind, shall we?
    Taj Kamal is an enigmatic, soft spoken, lyrical genius... and she's the reason Kenya started her record company in the first place.
    Not only is this a story of music, but it's also a music experience. So sit back, put on your headphones, and enjoy the show...
    For full credits and sources on this episode, go to:
    https://ofmusicandmen.com/episode1-4-take-taj-kamal (https://ofmusicandmen.com/episode1-4-take-taj-kamal)
    CREDITS
    Narration
    Episode narrated by Kayona Ebony Brown
    Episode
    Written, recorded, and produced by Kayona Ebony Brown at Siingle Studios in Washington, DC
    MUSIC LISTED IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE IN THE EPISODE
    All music provided by Filmstro; arranged and designed for this episode by Kayona.
    Additional music: 7s Club by Jeff Lopez
    Word of inspiration
    Scars by https://khalilismail.com/ (Khalil Ismail) - Licensed by KI Creatives
    To have your music considered for placement in the show, send us a link where it can be streamed and downloaded. Soundcloud and Bandcamp are two great sites to do so. https://ofmusicandmen.com/music-license-application/ (Click here )for more info.

    • 32 min
    Episode 1.3: And Men [REWIND]

    Episode 1.3: And Men [REWIND]

    Kenya is adventurous, cool under pressure, and confident... when it comes to her business. It's a different story, however, when it comes to men.

    • 30 min

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