DANNY SYLVAIN TSHIBAMBE

ASPIRING ILLUSTRATOR DANNY TSHIBAMBE DISCUSSES OVERCOMING LOW SELF-ESTEEM AND BEING A PRODUCT OF GOD’S GRACE.

 

Danny Sylvain Tshibambe is 23-year-old self-taught graphic designer/illustrator from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. A self-motivated, selfless and super optimistic person who is often described as nice. Danny sees himself as a happy guy often smiling or doing something silly – a big kid at heart and peacemaker. The one who always tries to avoid conflict but when conflict arises tries to resolve it in a calm way. Born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Danny moved to America when he was just 10-years-old but remembers his passion for the arts to have started way before.

We caught with Danny to find out challenges behind the art and the lessons he’s learnt along the way.

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CAITLIN NUNEZ – ‘KINGDOM AMBASSADORS’

FOUNDER OF KINGDOM AMBASSADORS CAITLIN NUNEZ OPENS UP ABOUT LEARNING TO FORGIVE, AND DEVELOPING AN AUTHENTIC RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD.

 

Caitlin Nunez is a 16-year-old full-time sixth form student currently doing her a-levels with the aspiration of becoming Criminal Barrister, but currently, works in retail at a suit shop. Her parents are originally from The Philippines but she was born and raised in East London. Caitlin – a Christian and a follower of Jesus Christ has a strong passion for young people and the expansion of their knowledge of God’s love for them. Because of this – she evangelises through social media and runs an online Christian ministry called Kingdom Ambassadors through a blog where she invites all types of young people to start a relationship with God. She is also a dancer trained in classical ballet and a free-lance makeup artist.

We caught up with Caitlin to find out more about her passion for Christ, and how her Ministry – ‘Kingdom Ambassadors’ all began:

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“I’M LOSING FRIENDS.”

HERE IS WHY WE THINK IT’S OKAY NOT TO FEEL BAD ABOUT LOSING FRIENDS.

 

According to cyber parent, ‘many people expect that their friends will always be there, they expect friendships to last forever – yet even the best-maintained friendships do end, and friends part company every day. We all come to different points in life where things change – sometimes dramatically or through transitions.

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#GIFTED&MATURE – MÉLINA ONDJANI

GOSPEL SINGER MÉLINA ONDJANI SHARES HOW SHE DISCOVERED HER CALLING AND EXPERIENCES AS A TEENAGER. 

 

Melina Ondjani is a gospel singer/songwriter who was born and raised in Gabon, Africa but now resides in France. From being awarded a Balafon Music Award for the song/music video ‘‘Que serais-je’’ (Who will I be), to integrating several Gospel choirs and singing back-up for different artists such as Celine Dion – Melina has done it all. Her debut album was released in 2011 with 12 songs of which she wrote 10. On the 14th of January 2015, Melina released her cover/music video to Anita Wilson’s ‘All About You’ in French – a cover which has now fired up to 22,678+ views on YouTube.

Watch and listen to it here:

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ANDY COOKE – ‘ENTREPRENEURS’

CO-DIRECTOR OF RETAIL STORE ‘ENTREPRENEURS’ ANDY COOKE TALKS BOUNCING BACK FROM FAILURE TO SUCCESS.

 

Andy Cooke is a 28-year-old independent graphic designer from Staffordshire with a BA in graphic design. He is also an associate lecturer at Staffordshire University for the Advertising & Brand Management award, an artist agent for the RareKind Illustration Agency and one of three directors running the Entrepreneurs Store in Stoke–on–Trent, Staffs.

Entrepreneurs is the catalyst for urban culture within Stoke–on–Trent. It exists as a platform to celebrate urban culture on as many levels as possible — from music to art, fashion and more. It sells premium, branded streetwear that’s grounded in skate, graffiti and urban pastures, as well as graffiti paint and other artist supplies. On the first floor of their building they hold exhibitions from artists of all kinds that hail from around the world, and host workshops from screen printing, sign painting, letterpress printing and more.

We caught up with Andy to find out how it all began and the process behind planning and starting up a retail store:

 

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KARIM NASRI

EFFICACIOUS WRITER KARIM NASRI SPEAKS ON THE MISCONCEPTIONS OF AUTHORS AND TRUSTING YOUR GUT. 

 

Karim Nasri is a 23-year-old writer/author from London, who began writing when he was just 18 whilst working for an IT company in 2010. It was in the midst of his boredom at work where he began to write a poem – a poem which turned out to be one of the many he would write in the near future. We caught up with Karim to find out more about this passion of his:

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NEW MUSIC – NIA EKANEM

ORGANIC AND ACOUSTIC SOUL SINGER NIA EKANEM TEAMS UP WITH NEGO TRUE FOR “CHANGES”.

 

Nia Ekanem is a 22-year-old independent, organic and soulful singer from Birmingham. Released on May 8th, his new single “Changes” featuring Nego True is based on the cycle of life, and expresses the “changes” both artists have been through.

Watch and listen to “Changes” below:

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