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Racquel Jones

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Chatting wtih Racquel Jones - the Brillionnaire !

Studio City Now

I had the pleasure of speaking with Racquel Jones recently. Racquel is not only interesting, she is also a wealth of information.  Her incredible course – the brillionnaire – is described below. We will do a session 2 when we both find time. Racquel talks about government programs that are available for low income families, along with other programs to improve your living situation. Her program is below and listed on https://thebrillionaire.com/ Click on “for Residents”. Its an interesting program. Except from her website:  The Great Escape Course Because welfare is not our life, or legacy! The feelings of inadequacy, insignificance, and NOT being enough have ruled your thoughts for far too long. You are smart, you have value and purpose and most importantly you have what it takes to make your way prosperous. This course was created to release you from frustration, anger, and stagnation; the mental gymnastics, lack, brokenness, stress, and anxiety. The GEC principles and strategies work because we've successfully worked them!  Access the freedom, purpose, and prosperity you and your children deserve. Learn how to LEVERAGE and MAINTAIN your social service benefits while INCREASING and PROTECTING household income Learn two (2) MAJOR loopholes, many case managers and social service agency's do not know! Walk away with a solid, step-by-step "Escape Plan" that places you on the path of purpose and destiny.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/michelemarotta/support

44mins

17 Jun 2022

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The riveting story of Racquel Jones - The Welfare Escape Artist

247 Real Talk

From Desperation to Leading the Nation, RW Jones Launches The WEALTHFAIR Tour and Can I Live Organization to Guide Single Mothers and Families Toward Breaking Cycles of Poverty and Welfare DependencyRW Jones also known as “The Welfare Escape Artist,” teaches low-income families how to protect and grow their income, while receiving various social services benefits (i.e., subsidized Housing, SNAP, Medicaid, etc.). Jones recently secured more than $1.25 million dollars in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Grants during 2017 to help families remove barriers and achieve self-sufficiency.A former chair of a public housing authority board of commission, a housing authority staff, and a welfare mother herself, RW Jones is the “Go-To” Subject Matter Expert on all things Resident Services, Program Development, Leadership, Policy, and Self-Sufficiency.With a journey as remarkable as her mission, Jones is creating sustainable solutions to the poverty crisis that enable and empower single mothers and families to BE the change.

59mins

27 May 2022

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Musical Artists: Rob Garza (Thievery Corporation) and Racquel Jones

Jrodconcerts: The Podcast

Rob Garza, one half of internationally acclaimed electronic  duo Thievery Corporation and friend of the show Singer/Songwriter  Racquel Jones joins the show. Having just finished a sold-out acclaimed tour through North America, Rob and Racquel join us from St. Petersburg where Rob shares the story of his newly released debut album 'Daydream Accelerator' , his new video for 'Summer is Ours', creating a new TETRIS song & more. Racquel,  our multi-talented friend who gave us an epic interview in early 2021,  shares how she met Thievery Corporation, the magic of the return to the  stages & lots more. For more on Thievery Corporation visit www.thieverycorporation.com

19mins

21 Oct 2021

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WTM?! Featuring Racquel Jones

Enter The Shell Podcast Network

In this episode of “What The Music”, we are talking with Racquel Jones. Known Lyricist comes on the show as we play a few cuts from her album “IgnoRANT”. We are talking spirituality, DMX, painting and finding out who you are in this world. We get super comfy as we have a conversation that will be sure to enlighten as well as entertain you! More Info: https://www.racqueljones.comhttps://www.facebook.com/racqueljonesofficialhttps://www.instagram.com/racqueljones/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqiEhRf3IhQsrvT-lsgDrEg/videoshttps://linktr.ee/racqueljones Visit Enter The Shell on Instagram Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Stream Us on Spotify.

31mins

29 May 2021

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Bothering the Band - Racquel Jones

Bothering the Band

As insightful and thought-provoking as it is whimsical and intimate, our interview with Racquel Jones dove deep into existential pathos. She eloquently discusses everything from burgers to the afterlife, as well as her new album, IgnoRANT, which is dropping on April 23rd. The album is an exploration of expression, and a wrecking ball coming at your preconceived notions of women, the world, the future and the right now. An artist, performer and poet, Racquel is a renaissance woman, and an absolute seamless dream to talk to in this interview that went from bothering to blossoming. https://www.instagram.com/racqueljones/?hl=en

28mins

21 Apr 2021

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Racquel Jones

The Music Biz Podcast

Inside Music is brought to you by Haulix, the music industry’s leading promotional distribution platform. Start your one-month free trial today and gain instant access to the same promotional tools used by BMG, Concord, Rise Records, Pure Noise Records, and hundreds more. Visit http://haulix.com/signup​ for details. For more: http://haulixdaily.com​  Follow James: http://linktr.ee/jamesshotwell Racquel Jones is a one-of-a-kind human. Part rapper, part painter, part model, and all heart, Racquel is on a mission to make us a more open and understanding world. Her art speaks to the need to do away with hesitation and embrace the fleeting nature of all things. She appreciates the limited time we have to do all that our hearts desire, and she hopes to encourage others to live their best lives whenever possible. On April 24, Racquel's new album, IGNORANT, will be released. It's an absolutely powerful and mesmerizing record, covering topics ranging from the toxicity of Christianity/Catholicism, fighting against racism and sexism, as well as celebrating her accomplishments and beauty as a Black Jamaican woman in spite of her struggles. All of this is to the tune of aggressive and hypnotic beatwork, as well as catchy hooks that bring it all together. Racquel herself describes the record/her mission statement best. In Her Words:  "The voice of the record is addressing truth; in its raw blatant pure form void of the disposition of wrong or right. It’s my voice…along with the voice of anyone who has ever felt stereotyped. It may seem at times cynical, sarcastic, provocative and uncomfortable, but the anguish is palpable by intention. It’s a voice unique, but one that anyone can understand. It’s the voice of undiplomatic gritty intelligence, relatable to all cultures, transcending pop cultural vernacular and ‘waves’. It’s the voice of powerful women made to feel powerless. It’s the voice of black kings made to feel less than human. It’s the voice of sexual freedom in the face of misogynistic false standards for women. It’s the voice of a young Jamaican woman who’s seen the world and its parallel stereotype universes in all cultures. It’s the edgy voice of Jamaica, a rebel beauty queen, a fallen preacher’s child, the only sister among three brothers, four years in art school and a bachelor of fine arts. That’s me, I’m that voice. I’m Racquel Jones. I create music that’s conceptual, but not too esoteric; intelligent but dope, relatable yet deep, revolutionary and soulful, thoughtful in its words, learned in its language, but totally accessible. That’s me and I’m baring my soul for the world to see and hear.”

28mins

20 Apr 2021

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Hip-Hop Artist, Painter & Model: Racquel Jones

Jrodconcerts: The Podcast

Racquel Jones, the impactful rapper, singer, painter, model, and poet joins Jamie on the show. Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, Jones has been touring the world alongside Thievery Corporation before the pandemic and is now releasing her new 'awe-inspiring' solo material. Her latest single 'Sacrilege' is a tour-de-force of a song, brilliantly captured on video by Director Alex Di Marco (Khalid, Wiz Khalifa) with a frenetic and ruthless video that has made an impact for its strong visual imagery. Join us as the unique Jones, shares with Jamie what success ultimately means to her, her artistic values, and the controversy behind her latest video. For more on Racquel Jones, follow her on Instagram @racqueljones

28mins

27 Jan 2021

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Interview with Racquel Jones

Bringin' it Backwards

Together with American Songwriter, we had the pleasure of interviewing Racquel Jones over Zoom audio! Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, powerhouse hip-hop artist, painter, model, poet, and reggae singer Racquel Jones released a provocative music video for the brand new single “Sacrilege,” (Magnetic Moon) directed by award-winning video director Alex Di Marco (Khalid, Wiz Khalifa)."’Sacrilege’ is a blatant denouncement of religion, specifically Catholicism and what it represents for Black people whose history was intercepted by slavery,” explains Jones to AFROPUNK. “For my people, religion/Christianity was used as a tool of oppression and control while the heritage of our spiritual identity was erased. It is important for me to begin the discussion about the damages that religion has done to us as a people through the programming of our ancestors during slavery and beyond; and the strides we need to take to heal, unlearn, relearn, correct and salvage what is left of our true identity and teach that to our kids. So we’ll begin by turning our bibles to 1 Peter 2:18 King James Version.”Featuring a frenetic and ruthless flow over a robust bassline joined by sawtoothed synths in the hook, the incendiary tone and lyrics of the track are perfectly matched by the smokey neon visuals of the video. Director Alex Di Marco combines religious iconography with fragments of horror movie aesthetics and tops it all off with Racquel’s powerful hip-hop performance to bring her message of oppression to the forefront. While the phrase “renaissance man/woman” gets tossed around freely these days, for Racquel Jones - a professional rapper and singer, a skilled painter, an accomplished model (former Miss Jamaica Universe contestant), and a poet, bestowing the term on her is not only authentic but well-earned.For the past several years, Jones has been building her career through tireless performances as part of Thievery Corporation’s touring band, which has exposed her to tens of thousands of fans throughout Europe, South America and the US from coast to coast. As the star of the first single and video from their 2017 release, The Temple of I & I, the track “Letter to the Editor” introduced her unique singing/rapping style to their legions of fans and brought her a bonafide audience of her own around the world.Throughout those years, her individual multi-faceted mediums of art have influenced each other, synergizing to sculpt a sound and vision completely her own. “To apply my visual art concepts to my musical creative process affords freedom and knowledge to an idea that is uniquely me,” says Jones. “The approach was a straight-flow, stream-of-consciousness, like Van Gogh painting manically with Dali-like compositional structures in a Kanye West mind. We’re going deep now into new sonic landscapes.”The video for “Sacrilege” by Racquel Jones is out today via Magnetic MoonWe want to hear from you! Please email Tera@BringinitBackwards.com.www.BringinitBackwards.com#podcast #interview #bringinbackpod  #foryou #foryoupage #stayhome #togetherathome #zoom #aspn #americansongwriter #americansongwriterpodcastnetworkListen & Subscribe to BiBFollow our podcast on Instagram and Twitter!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bringinbackpod/support

26mins

20 Jan 2021