Nick Speed is Detroit Hip-hop. In the tradition of DJ Los, Proof (RIP), and Cobb (RIP) there are people that connect and intersect all styles and generations of Detroit Hip-hop, Nick Speed does. Speed began making music at an early age, a child star. Walking in Nick Speed’s studio you will see a photo of Speed at an early age showing Vanity (RIP, of Prince’s Vanity 6 & the Purple Rain Movie) how he makes music. Nick Speed has been entrenched in the culture of hip-hop for a lifetime and now is recognized as one of the premiere beat production makers. Nick Speed’s music production vinyl LP’s have continuously charted in the UK over the last 4 years. Watch this Detroit is Different interview as we discuss what led to Nick Speed’s start and how Tecno and Hip-hop have interrelated ties in Detroit.
Tom Lawrence is the founder and leader of Lawrence Technology Services and PC Pick Up. Lawrence Technology Services provides IT solutions and web design services for small and mid-sized businesses throughout the Metro-Detroit area. Lawrence began the business renegotiating a contract when he was working at a company as the IT specialist. There he transitioned to being a sub-contractor for less pay with the guarantee of saving the company more money and working for a bonus of the saved money. Since then Lawrence has expanded to welcoming many clients, employees, and support. Lawrence also hosts a very popular web series #TechKnowledge about repairing computers. Watch the Detroit is Different interview with Tom Lawrence as we discuss Tech, entrepreneurship, and You-tube.
Khaliph Young makes content. The internet is the tool that has best delivered messages for the past 20 years and today to cut through the noise of the net content is needed. Content is video, graphic design, audio, photos, text, and more. Khaliph Young works with businesses and people internationally helping develop content to reach masses. Young began years ago in film and television. Today those skills sets help deliver his eclectic approach to story-telling. In many ways Khaliph Young is and has been doing everything I am building with Detroit is Different for years. Watch this interview as we discuss working with international clients, Detroit’s impact on the world, and more.
IT in the D Episode 138 on Podcast Detroit with Dave the Geek, Nuri the FNG and Bob the Sales Guy deliver another show of information and hijinks. The IT in the D crew we’re joined by Dan from Visit Detroit, Terry, the man behind Vote for Rhino, and Andre from Hispanic IT Executive Council. Tune in live Monday nights and listen on soundcloud or through the i-tunes network as well.
Blessed and Highly Favored Juice Bar is a Detroit based juice bar located at 19416 Livernois Detroit MI inside 1917 American Bistro owned by Karen & Freeman Fenny. Blessed and Highly Favored Juice Bar offers a large variety of healthy smoothies and raw juices with nutritional ingredients such as celery, carrot, parsley, beets, ginger, black grapes, pears, cucumber, and spinach. Also you can create your own up to 3 item. So visit the Blessed and Highly Favored Juice Bar for a refreshing treat.