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ADVICE FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Indeed you might ask, how can an entrepreneur need advice from a fellow entrepreneur?

Well I will answer; because not all of the ones out have life and or business experience.

That being said I would like to share a few thoughts that may help others that currently freelance, own a small or large business, or are in plans to do so.

First bit of advice is regarding FOUNDATION!

In order to build yourself in your field you need to have a strong foundation, much like a house. if you’re weak you will need to be strong.

Your team reflects highly of who you are. You must also have a strong team.

Together you will excel and be able to meet your business goals and satisfy the goals in your business relationships.

Second; you need to have GOALS in order to meet them right?

Think about what drives you?, what motivates you? Then think about how you can achieve everything necessary to meet the goals you set. GOOD now that you’ve done so LISTEN UP.

INVEST IN YOURSELF, AND YOUR GOALS

If you want to be a professional be a damn good one. Research your profession or craft, invest in the thing that you need.

Things I advise are but not limited to; formal training in your craft or line of business, tools required such as software programs to utilize or equipment and or instruments if your profession requires them.

For example:

If you’re an actor take classes, obtain experience on set and off set (volunteer, network, and expand your knowledge while doing so) to then pursue paid work. Purchase different wardrobe options so that you may submit for different castings (nurse, doctor, cop, fireman, lawyer, etc) It will land you more options.

Obtain as much EXPERIENCE as you can, you will then be in high demand. In ANY form of business, this is important.

That being said, expanding on that need for experience in all businesses you can establish and maintain internships or apprenticeships where eventually you can then get a job referral based on the “show and prove” method. Show your WORK ETHIC prove you’re worthy.

Once you’ve established your existence in your business community begin to think about your next steps.

How can I create a steady income?

How can I obtain the tools I need for my goals moving forward?

Who can I offer my business to and how do I do so?

ETC.

EXTRA STEPS ONCE THE BALL IS ROLLING FOR YOU:

Protect yourself.

Protect your content.

What do I mean by “protect yourself and your content” ?

Obtain all individuals needed that will protect you and your business.

Lawyers specific to your business.

Legal ownership and rights to your content, so that all are protected.

and more.

TO BE CONTINUED.

-This is a small portion of my advice to anyone who is an entrepreneur. For more details, to ask me questions, or to seek referrals for anything i mentioned, please feel free to write me a message I will reply.

Thanks for reading!

JDM aka MividaJDM

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JAY WISE 

Jay Wise spits out lyrics like he is trying to get a bad taste out his mouth & won’t stop until the rhyme is over & the beat has gone silent. Then after the dust has settled, Jay Wise stands there with a grin on his face basking in the mayhem he just caused. This 28 year old Puerto Rican NYC born artist has his sights on the bigger & better things in life with future plans to launch an entertainment company. Jay Wise’s lyrical skills & vocal tone sets him apart from other artists. Hold a conversation with Jay Wise & you will soon realize that he posses all the grit, image, marketability & hunger needed to be successful in this game. Jay Wise’s favorite artists are Jay Z, Big Pun, Kayne,Chromeo, Bruno Mars & his group mates (Tana & Choas). He is influenced by the trendsetters of the world that stay true to their hearts & work hard everyday. Jay Wise says his solo project  “The Wake Up Call” will change the way people see music by bringing back the entertainment that is often missing in music.

Jay Wise is a 2008 New York Underground Music Award winner for Latin music. He has performed at over 80 clubs throughout NYC & in PR, St Barts and other places. Jay Wise has worked with well known Dj’s such as DJ’s such as The Heavy Hitter DJ Enuff (Hot 97). Power 105.1’s DJ’s Carl Blaze (R.I.P) & DJ Prostyle & DJ Camilo. The crowd mover L Boogs (Mr. MTV 3) DJ Green Lantern and DJ Kay Slay. He has worked with producers such as Rockwilder, Kane Beatz, Micheal “ Severn ” Summers, XV & Mighty Fuzz Young. And he has worked with clothing lines such as SABIT, LaVie, Live Mechanics, Gifted Elite, Kid Robot, Dirty Jaz, Benji Jeans, Brian Wood, Orisue, Religion, Rich Goldspun, Weirdo and many more.

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HERE IS A Q&A TO BRING THE FANBASE THE 411 ON JAY WISE! Q: (JDM) A: (JW) 

Q: Who do you look up to in the industry? and if not industry ..as a person? Tell me about why you look up to them/admire them..or their work?

A: “I look up to moguls like Jay Z for his success in the music business. Tech N9ne  because he’s independent and sells records and tours with out having to change who he is. My mother because she’s so successful and raised 3 kids by herself . Also Kanye West for not being Afraid of pushing the envelope.”

Q: What inspires your work?

A:  “Life , and my surroundings.”

Q: Tell me something that no-one would guess about you when they meet you?

A: “I love the TV show the office”

Q: At what age did you first start taking your talent seriously and pursuing it?

A: “Maybe 18.”

Q: What is your personal favorite genre in music? (what do you have on your playlist!?)

A: “Hip Hop.”

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: “Sneakers ,basketball , football.”

Q: What are your current projects and goals ?

A: “I’m working on my Mixtape / album called ‘The Wake Up Call’. Goals to be a better man everyday, I want to keep making music I love for people who love good music.”

Q: If you had any advice to give an artist that is aspiring what would it be?

A: “Stay true to your self , you can’t please everyone , work on your craft , know even if you’re really good that you can get better.”

JDM: I remember when I met and interviewed you and the group Corp Cartel. We had a lot of fun in that interview. The thing that stands out was that you are very hyper and very focused. We were having an awesome interview and at one point I said, “Do you have any shout outs”?. You shouted out your girlfriend first before anything. Jokingly I began the nickname of “the CUFF CARTEL” when the other members followed suit. I admire that because most men in these days don’t even give their woman a shoutout at all nonetheless acknowledge them publicly. Over the last few years, I have followed your career and your path. I am very happy to announce to your fan base that you married the love of your life and still balance your career. You are one of few artists that has managed to beat the stereotype.  To be a true gentleman and a true artist, takes respect and dedication. I commend you!.

I hope everyone enjoyed this Q&A and that they keep up with you!.

Q: Where can your fans hear and download your music?

A: www.jaywisemusic.com , www.hulkshare.com/jaywise www.soundcloud.com/fly-boi-wise 

Q: Where can they keep up with you on social media? Also provide your web sites.

A: “They can visit me here”: www.jaywisemusic.com

“My social media pages are”:

Facebook www.facebook.com/jaywise31

Instagram @jaywise31

Twitter @jaywise31

YouTube jaywise

Thank You Jay Wise for participating in JDM’s “Where are they now” interview write up ! I look forward to our live interview in the near future and congratulate you on your current endeavors! you are and will always be one of my favorite artists on the rise. 

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DYNASTY also known as the Prince of dancehall is a very talented artist originally from brooklyn, now residing in New Jersey. He is internationally known and still extremely humble. With the charm and appearance of a suave latino, he brings a Caribbean feel to the stage when he performs dancehall music. Our very own DYNASTY makes NY/NJ proud. We know him for having an amazing voice and a charismatic personality. It has been 3 years since our last interview chopping it up so I reached out to him for an update. Get to know the man behind the work. Check out the “Where are they now” write up by JDM featuring Dynasty below!

The Q&A to bring the fan base the 411! (Q =JDM A=DYNASTY) 

Q: What is your current project?

A: “My current project is my second mixtape ‘it’s about time Volume 2’. I’m also working on a new album for 2014.”

Q: What are your goals at this time?

A: “My current goal is to become the first and the biggest latin dancehall artist from New York to make it big”

Q: Who is your favorite artist or talented person at this time?

A: “Konshens, he is a reggae artist” 

Q: What is your favorite winter fashion?

A: “Timbs and hoodies like the 90s”

Q: What was your best moment in 2013?

A: “My best moment in 2013 was being with my grandmother for my birthday”

Q: Where can everyone hear your music and or download it?

A: ” Www.soundcloud.com/princeofdancehall ”

Q: The ladies want to know what the prince of dancehall’s current relationship status is!

A: “Single” 

There you have it! A little update on our friend DYNASTY!

Stay up to date with DYNASTY, add him on Facebook here:

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As the year quickly comes to a close. I have been wrapping up some of my goals and priorities to end the year right. I recently got to chop it up with some friends and artists from past interviews. Have you been wondering what’s new with certain artists but unsure? Don’t worry, I got you!

See what these artists had to say about “Where they are now” in my blog on www.jackiespeaks247.wordpress.com subscribe and stay tuned for the interviews!

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“Having met and worked with The Corp Cartel in 2010 at Club Pyramid NYC and also having them as guests on The Jackie Speaks Radio Show for http://www.Urbanlatinoradio.com I can personally vouch for their excellent stage presence and talent as well as great artistic grind. In a short time they have skyrocketed within the media and have a buzz like no other. Below is an entertainment article to give you an idea of just who The Corp Cartel is written by JDM ent’s own Leena I commend her on her choice of content and interest in this group. Read and Enjoy -” Jackie da Model -@Jackiespeaks247

Interview with The Corp Cartel

Written by Leena – Edited by Jackie da Model

Author info for Leena

W: Twitter.com/ralsoloca

E:  Raleenabush@yahoo.com

THE CORP CARTEL

The trio The Corp Cartel hailing from the Washington Heights section of Manhattan is bringing their funky futuristic sound and style to the streets. Jonathan “Jaywise” Perez 27 , Mark “Tana” Melendez 27 and Alex “Chaos” Dore also 27 make up The Corp Cartel.

They were known individually for their MC skills in their own hoods and when they met they took it to the next level and created a mega group. “Originally The Corporation was the real name of our team and we just took over in every aspect of the way and while doing that we figured we had everything else on lockdown why not take over the music game as well. so with that being said we started a new addition to the
Corporation and shortened the name to The Corp. and added the Cartel due to our take charge attitude.”

The Corp Cartel has won the Latin Hip Hop Artist Award at the New York Underground Music Awards, they have performed at the Tribeca Film Festival and the 10th Annual New York Latino Film Festival presented by HBO.

“We had the inspiration, drive and dedication to take it to the next level and refused to be taken lightly.”

They have been working extremely hard and have a lot to show for it.

In 2005 they released their first mix tape installment entitled Unsigned Heights Vol. 1 with the late DJ Carl Blaze followed by Vol. 2 and in 2008 their single “Do You Want Me,” hit the independent charts.

Within the last few years they have had the opportunity to work with DJ Enuff, the late DJ Carl Blaze, DJ Prostyle, Crowdmover LBoogs and DJ Green Latern . Producers: Rockwilder, Kane Beatz, Michael “Seven” Summers and XV and as well as a few clothing lines such as: Sabit, Lavie, Gifted Elite, Kid Robot, Brian Wood, Dirty Jax and Orisue to name just a few of the ppl they have worked with in the entertainment and fashion world. The grind never stops with The Corp Cartel they continue to give Hip Hop a new sound and look.

This year The Corp Cartel plans to drop the their first album “The Corp Cartel on Deck: The World Series,” where the single “On Deck,” has been a hit.

In between working as a group they will also be working on solo albums. Jaywise currently released his single “Foolish Things,” and the video and song can be found on youtube.com

The grind never stops with The Corp Cartel they continue to give Hip Hop a new sound and look.

For more detail on The Corp Cartel here are their links to music, credentials, and networks.

DOWNLOAD LINKS
CHAMPIONS
http://www.zshare.net/audio/84687628bd7b11f8/
ON DECK
http://www.zshare.net/audio/8468766510941046/

TWITTER

@thecorpcartel


@youngtana


@jaywise31

MYSPACE
www.myspace.com/jaywise181
www.myspace.com/chaos181
www.myspace.com/dakidmontana
www.myspace.com/corpcartel

CORP CARTEL BLOG http://corpmusic.tumblr.com

FASHION AND ENTERTAINMENT FEATURES ONLINE:

http://www.streetlogik.com/article/corp-cartel-on-deck/
http://www.giftedelite.com/?tag=corp-cartel
http://lavieclothingco.wordpress.com/2010/05/03/chaos-and-jay-wise-of-the-corp-cartel-wears-lavie/
http://ntlent.wordpress.com/2010/05/21/meet-the-corp-cartel/
http://lavieclothingco.wordpress.com/2010/04/05/the-corp-cartel/
http://lavieclothingco.wordpress.com/2010/03/29/behind-the-scenes-corp-cartel-get-high-video/
http://atouchofuniqueness.wordpress.com/2010/03/29/behind-the-scenes-corp-cartel-%e2%80%9cget-high%e2%80%9d-video/ http://sabitnyc.wordpress.com/2010/05/07/ntl-ent-presents-sneak-preview-with-corp-cartel-part-2/
http://sabitnyc.wordpress.com/2010/05/10/sabit-nyc-boyz-2/
http://sabitnyc.wordpress.com/2010/05/09/sabit-x-gommi-friendship-jkt/ http://sabitnyc.wordpress.com/2010/05/07/sabit-nyc-new-joint-wire-button-down-from-f10-collection/
http://sabitnyc.wordpress.com/2010/05/06/sabit-nyc-new-joint-dub-jacket-from-f10-collection/ http://sabitnyc.wordpress.com/2010/05/06/sabit-nyc-boyz/ http://sabitnyc.wordpress.com/2010/05/04/sabit-nyc-snap-fall-10-collection/
http://sabitnyc.wordpress.com/2010/05/03/down-vest-from-sabit-nyc/
http://sabitnyc.wordpress.com/2010/05/02/sabit-nyc-new-down-vest-game-from-f10-collection/

Golden B Boy Art and Fashion Exhibit October 29th
by Jackie da Model
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Hip Hop consists of various talents who express themselves thru art, music and dance. If you have a passion for hip hop culture this is the event for you. This Friday October 29th Join Me and friend Ramel the MC and more to indulge in the Golden B Boy Art and Fashion Exhibit at “Da Bakery”. Visit http://www.dabakerynyc.com  for more details.
The Cover is $10 if you dress in a 70’s, 80’s, 90’s b-boy/b-girl theme. It is $20 if you come as you are. Photographers and Bloggers welcome please contact jackiedamodel@gmail.com
Stay Posted I will be back with the outcome on Jackie Speaks Sunday Blog!