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Courtney Griffin Interview

Courtney Griffin

The Strong, Empowered, & Classy Project highlights the people that know how to surpass boundaries and live happily despite life’s major woes. In this episode, Kristen Hayman (@MsJaneThang) sits down with Courtney Griffin (@CAEGriffin), a College Professor at College of DuPage, Instructional Designer at Wiley, and co-founder of Young, Ambitious, & Beautiful, as she shares […]

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Storie Devereaux Interview

Storie Devereaux

PART 1: The Passion Behind the Stories: The Strong, Empowered, & Classy Project highlights the people that know how to surpass boundaries and live happily despite life’s major woes. In this episode, Kristen Hayman (@MsJaneThang) sits down with Storie Devereaux (@StorieDevereaux), a vocalist/poet, Chicago’s latest viral sensation and #Storieteller, as she shares how Strength, Empowerment […]

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Tovi Khali Interview

Tovi Khali

PART 1: A Taste of New Orleans: The Strong, Empowered, & Classy Project highlights the people that know how to surpass boundaries and live happily despite life’s major woes. In this episode, Kristen Hayman (@MsJaneThang) sits down with Tovi Khali, (@ToviKhali), an American singer, songwriter, and poet from New Orleans, Louisiana, currently living in Chicago, […]

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She’s Gotta Show S2: DJ TIMBUCK2 Interview

DJ TIMBUCK2

#ThroughThatJaneThangLens Part 1: AINIOM’s Akisha Lockhart interviews DJ Timbuck2 for her talk show, She’s Gotta Show! In this episode, Heavy Hitter Timbuck2 from Chicago’s #1 Hip Hop and R&B radio station, 107.5 WGCI, speaks openly about the art of being a disk jockey and his background in the industry. He also shares a few tips on how not to annoy […]

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She’s Gotta Show: Lil Rel Interview

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#ThroughThatJaneThangLens Part 1: AINIOM’s Akisha Lockhart interviews Lil Rel Howery for her talk show, She’s Gotta Show! In this episode, Chicago native Lil Rel shares his blueprint to success and his role in truTV’s new sketch comedy Friends of the People.  We shot this interview at the Drop Chicago lounge in Lincoln Park. It was […]

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She’s Gotta Show: Chase Adams Interview

Chase Adams

#ThroughThatJaneThangLens Part 1: AINIOM’s Akisha Lockhart interviews the young basketball sensation, Chase Adams.  This shoot was very inspiring because we got to shoot the interview in Chase’s home. His beautiful family warmly welcomed us all in and made the environment very comfortable. Chase’s father had arranged all of his son’s trophies in a grand display […]

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She’s Gotta Show: Jacob Williams Interview

Jacob Williams

#ThroughThatJaneThangLens AINIOM’s Akisha Lockhart interviews comedian Jacob Williams. This was a funny one for more reasons than one! We planned to shoot this interview outside of Jokes & Notes but it was raining outside when we pulled up at the scheduled call time. So we all decided to wait it out and walked over to […]

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#ThroughThatJaneThangLens: Common & Rhymefest Announce Chicago Youth Jobs Collaborative

Rhymesfest & Akisha Lockhart

Now you all know that I am all about strong, empowered, and classy projects and collaborations! I am very excited about how many opportunities have come my way! So far 2014 has definitely pushed me towards my next phase of strong, empowered, & classy storytelling. With that said, I have created a new #hashtag! lol […]

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