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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

    • Performing 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 1.6: 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
    Episode 1.2: Victims. Perps. And Me [REWIND]

    Episode 1.2: Victims. Perps. And Me [REWIND]

    Kenya's life is about more than just helping to nourish the music careers of her artists and building her fledgling company. Her longtime friends, Ty and J, help reveal more to you about the young entrepreneur's personal life, and how they all manage to navigate DC as single millennial women.

    • 37 min
    Episode 1.1: Funny Stories Blueprint [REWIND]

    Episode 1.1: Funny Stories Blueprint [REWIND]

    Meet Kenya Shaw, a 20-something kid from DC working to build an independent record label while also (as a bachelorette) navigating perhaps the worst city in the country for single women and not exactly the place you’d expect when it comes to entertainment -- Washington, DC.

    • 26 min

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