The Dr. Vibe Show

Al St. Louis is a Toronto based actor, poet, spoken artist and motivational educator. Using the art of poetry, Al composes thoughts and words that penetrate deep within the psyche, opening portals into other realms of thought, inviting listeners to participate in an inspirational awakening. He is the CEO and founder of When Words Are Spoken. He coordinates a number of theme-based spoken events each year featuring established and up and coming poets and musicians. Al has worked with various entertainers such as John Singleton, Spike Lee, Andre 3000, Tyrese, Dwayne Morgan, Jemini, 50 Cent, Toya Alexis and Maestro Fresh Wes. He also uses his voice for singing with instruments or accompanied by his band "The SoulMates". Al is a motivational educational and brings his spoken word to high school, facilities, workshops and presentations to uplift, inspire and educate the younger generation. He is also the owner of Loc 'N' Twist Natural and Hair Studio. During the interview, Al goes back to his birtnplace in Guyana, to a promising basketball career that was ended due to a serious knee injury and having nothing to fall back on, to the start of his poetry journey, how and why he became a hair studio owner (Loc 'N' Twist Natural and Hair Studio) and his thoughts and hopes for Black Canadian men. You can find out more about Al at:http://www.whenwordsarespoken.com/ (When Words Are Spoken) Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385 ; (toll free). God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas


Roland "Wickida" Young was born in Westmoreland on the south side of Jamaica in the West Indies. When he was twelve years old, his family migrated to Canada. He grew up listening to Peter Tosh, Bob Marley and The Whalers and Jacob Miller. He shares what is what like growing up listening to music and his career in music from being under contract with Cooke Management for one year to now starting his own label, Blaqscope Records. He has produced acts such as Al Beeno, Jr., Flex, Pachino and Rob di the brinx. "Wickida" comments on why he is happy being an independent artist for the last six years and why he wants to stay an as independent artist. He also gives us his take on what needs to be done to improve the situation for young Black men in Toronto and the current Canadian Reggae Music scene. He is completing his first cd which scheduled to be released in the summer of 2011. You can find out more information about "Wickida" at:http://www.myspace.com/wickidacarlitohttp://www.reverbnation.com/wickidahttp://www.facebook.com/people/Wickida-Carlito/100000611921613http://www.numubu.com/profile.php?id=95036http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/WickidStylzhttp://twitter.com/WICKIDA Feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a voice mail at 1-866-280-9385 ; (toll free). God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comhttp://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas
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Category:Citizen Journalism -- posted at: 3:54am EST

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