Hip Hop and Society: For the Culture

Next Level Society, an organization that aids in the development of creative entrepreneurs, will be hosting a Hip Hop and Society Community Social to showcase how hip-hop influences many facets of life. The family friendly event that will be held at Hamilton Park on June 22 will have a variety of workshops highlighting how hip-hop … Continue reading Hip Hop and Society: For the Culture

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“Culinary was and is My Saving Grace”

On the morning of his parent’s anniversary, 8-year-old Tim Johnson cooked his first meal full of love, overcooked scrambled eggs and “Cajun” styled raisin bagels. Fast forward to 8th grade, Tim realized he wanted to cook for a living, and food eventually became his "saving grace." “I was bullied for a speech impediment and for … Continue reading “Culinary was and is My Saving Grace”

Game Changers in the “New Music Industry”

Getting to see certain metal and rock bands at a venue in Springfield, Illinois wasn’t easy for 14-year-old Evan Price. So, out of pure desperation, he started a promotion company at an all ages venue. “The bands would always just stop in Chicago or St. Louis, so I started reaching out to those bands’ agents,” said Evan Price. … Continue reading Game Changers in the “New Music Industry”