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April 2016

Sheefy McFly the Rapper

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Sheefy McFLy is a rap artist using music as a medium for expression. Formally trained and recognized as a talented visual artist Tasheef Turner is taking hip-hop into new arenas. Sheefy’s rock star style and punk rock esque show stand out in a loud era of hip-hop acts. His visual art matches his style in music production … bold, colorful, and hip-hop. On stage Sheefy’s show is full of the energy reminiscent of mid 80’s era hip-hop. Check out the Detroit is Different interview with Sheefy McFly.

Josh Adams the Comedian

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Josh Adams is a comedian. Detroit comedians have impacted the world for generations. The amount of stages here to perform on is something I look to change and Josh Adams is a reason why. For 10 years his voice as a comedian has grown getting more and more national attention. Josh recently released his first comedy ‘Josh Adams Live at the Drop’ album now available of Amazon, i-Tunes, and Pandora. Also Josh stars and co-wrote the web series ‘Dead Wrong’ based upon a zombie apocalypse in Detroit. Check out the Detroit is Different interview with Josh Adams.

Antonio Lopez of Cabresto Tequila

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Antonio Lopez is one of the executives for the family run Detroit based Tequila company Cabresto. Cabresto Tequila was Antonio’s Father’s dream that’s come true. Today the business involves the whole family growing the business. Cabresto Tequila is made in Mexico on the Agave region where Antonio’s Father was born. Today he farms the plant for Cabresto. Cabresto has a smooth and clean taste of the best of premium tequilas. The farming, process, and distribution of Cabresto keeps a unique quality that grows drinkers daily. Check out the Detroit is Different interview with Antonio Lopez.

P3 Irrigation and Jonathan Pommerville

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Jonathon Pommerville has built P3 Irrigation. For years Jonathon worked with businesses installing and repairing irrigation systems. This led Jonathon and his wife to open P3 Irrigation which now offers service and delivers throughout Metro-Detroit. His knowledge of 15 plus years placing irrigation systems is from a passion for the business. Jonathon also has a passion to his Brightmoor community where he’s lived most his life. Jonathon beautifies the neighborhood and leads many neighborhood efforts.

David Humphries the founder of Hair Wars

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David Humphries is the founder of Hair Wars. Hair Wars is the premiere Hair Entertainment franchise started in Detroit in the early 1980’s and today stands as a name and brand that’s traveled nationally and recognized internationally. David Humphries aka Hump the Grinder concept for Hair Wars began as a DJ and party promoter tying different themes to different nights and Hair entertainment stuck. In this interview Hump shares the stories of his experience on the classic Hip-hop Tour ‘the Fresh Fest,’ taking Hair Wars across the country, and this weekend’s Hair Wars show. Sunday April 17, 2016 attend Hair Wars 2016 Detroit at Ford Community Arts Center doors open at 5PM and tickets are available online at the website hairwarsustour.com. Check out the Detroit is Different interview with Hump the Grinder. Click here to visit the Hair Wars website.

Big Gov of Black Guvernment the Rapper

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Big Gov of Black Guvernment is a 2014 and 2015 Detroit Rap Awards winner. His brand of Hip-hop is of a street presence with the essence of reality. Big Gov is one of the most recognized Detroit rap artist on the East Coast and Mid West region. His music is the soundtrack for many Detroiters. In this interview he discusses family, work ethic, and Detroit. Big Gov is working on a mix of projects. The largest is a biographically scripted fil that will be shot soon about his life journey and what’s led him into Hip-ho. Check out the Detroit is Different interview with Big Gov. Click here to connect with Big Gov on Facebook.

Kristina the Glam Tech (Hair Stylist)

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Kristina the Glam Tech is the owner of the Studio Glamour Hair Salon. Kristina began her journey as a stylist in 1997 and today her skill is recognized highly. Kristina’s styles capture stories. Her creative drive has helped provide a niche giving clients today’s contemporary styles along with 1920’s looks and 1960s/70s hair as well. Kristina also co-produces the ‘My Hair My Story’ hair show. This began in 2015 and has made an epic impact in Detroit. Check out the Detroit is Different interview with Kristina the Glam Tech! Click here to visit on Facebook.

Coriander Detroit and Alison Heeres

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Coriander Detroit is a business that provides food, herbs, and farmed foods for Detroit. Alison Heeres and Gwen Meyer began the business from a collective passion to grow their own food. Heeres and Meyer are both teachers that now re-apply their love for the community into farming and teaching. Alison and Gwen’s experience in cooking is matched with their blossoming knowledge in farming providing us all the opportunity to have food grown and prepared by experts. Click here to watch the interview with Alison Heeres as she discusses Coriander, Detroit, and being a Motor City Match winner. Click here to visit the business on Facebook.

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