A big thank you to the good folks at Netflix who invited me out to the season two premiere party for On My Block! The cast and crew were beyond sweet and the tacos were BOMB, bruh. And I binged the whole season last night and I can confidently say – you need to watch.
I’m honored to be a part of the cast over at Trivia Mob! It’s a really dope weekly game (available now in the app store!) that you play right from your phone on Sunday nights at 6p PT and you can win money and prizes!
There are many hosts so don’t check in weekly to see me, but I will let you guys know in advance when I’m on the schedule to host again. BIG shout out to my MEIA Mob for pushing our team to get the W!
More pics from the day below.
For her 35th birthday, Amber‘s boyfriend AE and I got together to throw a surprise dinner with her closest friends and family. We pulled this ish together in 5 DAYS – 2 of which I was away in Miami for! Talk about crunch time!
Thank you Jalysa for BODYING the entire planning – bringing in Wife of the Party/Loriann for the beautiful decor, Chef E. Dubble for the amazing food and Pinhead himself to deliver the cake – made by Dejenia with just 4 days advance notice! Thank you Ariela for stepping in as bartender lol with all of the amazing Ciroc drinks – THANK YOU Carver Guru! Thank you to Babes Of The Wave for the fire shades for Amb’s gift (pictured here) and to The Ave for the SICK Slash Vans that they did rush order for me!
After dinner, we hit a few clubs and I had my first paparazzi experience. Graceful, huh? More pics below!
To kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, Hennessy and my girl Nicky Garcia‘s Her Own Lane brand partnered up to honor 20 Latina women in media. There were women there from radio, TV, publicity, record labels and more.
I love how we all truly support and uplift one another! Unidas somos más poderosas!
For our 2nd edition of the Jersey Music Meeting, artists from all across New Jersey, New York and Connecticut were treated to some heavy knowledge bombs from a new round of panelists consisting of a few elite faces of the radio and music industries.
Taking over Elizabeth, NJ’s Dolce Lounge once again, our exclusive panel included Hot 97‘s DJ Enuff and Megan Ryte, Scottie Beam of the Hot 97 Morning Show, and Atlantic Records Director of A&R, Orlando Wharton.
Overall, we’d say that this time around, some good questions were definitely asked and the passion in the room was on a thousand! We’ve compiled another list to expound on all the free game that was given out last night, so think of this as your 2nd study guide to the music biz, and see our top 10 tips on artist development below! See tips from our last Jersey Music Meeting here.
On Thursday night, I had the pleasure of attending the exclusive launch party for Urban Decay‘s makeup collection with Gwen Stefani. The collection includes an eyebrow palette, a blush palette, an eyebrow kit, lip liners and a selection of lipsticks – which features a wide range of vibrant reds (very Gwen-like) with equally Gwen-like names such as “Spiderweb,” “Phone Call” and “Ex-Girlfriend.”
The event was everything you’d expect from something with the former No Doubt frontwoman’s name on it, with Vashtie providing music as the cocktails flowed, and even a live band coming in later on in the evening. I was BEYOND excited that we were treated to the entire collection, and I have been switching up my lip color ever since! Stay tuned to my Instagram for previews of each shade.
In the meantime, hit the jump for a few pics of the collection and our night. The collection will be available soon here. Thank you to Urban Decay and Laura Stylez for the invite!
Last night was a night of epic proportions for the entire state of New Jersey. The first official Jersey Music Meeting was hosted by our very own Marisa Mendez and DJ Drewski of Hot 97!
Taking place at Dolce Lounge in Elizabeth, NJ, over 300 people packed out the 2-room venue for an exclusive Q&A session with the most prominent faces of New Jersey including Hot 97 music director, TT Torrez, DJ Bobby Trends, Vin Rock of Naughty By Nature, Itchy House Productions, and OVO Sound producer, Mike Zombie.
Although the event was geared towards musicians, all creatives were invited to show up, ask questions, network, and get answers to their most burning questions about their respective industries. So much knowledge was offered at the event, and incredible gems were dropped about how to further yourself in whatever path in life you choose.
Read on below for the best tips we got from our first Jersey Music Meeting!