Hijabi rap queen Neelam Hakeem is taking hip hop, modesty and imagery to a new level. She says social media is honestly what influenced her to wear modest fashion. "I wrote my first spoken word which later turned into a rap. I was shocked by the feedback. It was reposted by tons of people including the Shade Room and Diddy and my audience grew tremendously. I wrote another one and the Shade Room and Diddy posted it again causing the same results. I was inspired to continue to speak on the issues and make music and I feel so fulfilled when I do so.""
R&B singer, Tweet and her daughter, She'nice sat down with Donnie to discuss the music industry's changing landscape and her daughter's entrance into the music world. Tweet tells Donnie, "It's totally different, but the rules still apply as far as the talent. But, she listens sometimes (laughter)." She'nice says, “Growing up around the industry has inspired me to perfect my craft. My mother is helping me get my foot in the door to share my gift of music to the world.”
After touring the world from ages 12 to 14, Sammie took some time off to finish his education. He never wanted to lose his childhood and find a significance of self outside of the music industry. My Mom and father told me that "No matter how much money and fame you obtain, you can't get time back. I wanted to have a balance and never lose myself and enjoy high school...I wanted to enjoy my childhood. I got to experience the best of both worlds."