50 Trendsetters To Watch #25: Jayce Baron, Los Angeles, CA

Jayce Baron is the 29 year old phenomenon from California who is taking media to the next level. He is the Founder and Executive Director of the Kiss And Tell Network, a producer, writer, director, activist and publisher. Definitely someone to watch in 2017.  Jayce defines a trendsetter as someone who is able to think…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #24: awQward Transgender Talent Agency

As activists and organizers, we often ask ourselves, “What would a world free of oppression look like?”  We believe it is through art that we are able to even begin to imagine such possibilities. As awQward, we believe in a world where art is an act of service and all creatives are historians that are documenting…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #23: Trista Daniell, North Carolina

Coming in on our list at #23 is writer, blogger, poet and future screenwriter Trista Daniell. Trista Daniell was born April Fool’s Day of 1983 in the small town of Oakdale, Louisiana. Adopted at an early age, she grew up in Houston, TX where she spent most of her time immersed in books. She discovered…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #21: Narlyia Sterling

Growing up in the DC Metropolitan Area of Cedar Heights, MD, Narlyia Sterling indulged herself in the art of play, culture and  community while growing up in her Southern Grandmother’s backyard. Starting in the Church, she gained discipline and the love for creativitiy through liturgical dance, singing and stepping.      Narlyia was bitten by Acting…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #20: TasteeTreasures

Tasteetreasures differs in its approach to making sure men of all ethnic groups and body types are shown on our site. We are a very diverse company when it comes to displaying men no matter how they look. A trendsetter is someone who is able to make a physical statement that people follow I don’t…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #19: Thomas Davis, Los Angeles, CA

“Performing is my life. It makes me feel something I can’t really put into words. I can’t wait to see where it takes me in life!” Thomas: – <noun> a very complicated guy to figure out, yet someone who has the personality and persona of the most likeable characteristics, such as humor, spontaneity, charm, kindness,…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #17: Challis Aubre, Baltimore, MD

“A trendsetter not only sets trends, they give their audience a show!” When it comes to trendsetters around the world, especially one who embodies our vision of being your own brand, no one symbolizes that more than Challis Aubre of Baltimore. Challis is the Chief Executive Officer of HizHair male hair replacement systems, a salon…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #16: Q.U.E.E.N.dom, Netherlands

I am an African American Queer Women currently living, working, thriving in Netherlands for work.  I accepted this position about a year ago.  I never thought I would have this experience. I am a first generation college kid from Brooklyn, NY.  Getting to this point wasn’t in my plan, and I am guessing not in the plan of the majority, but…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #15: Preston D. Mitchum, Washington, D.C.

“If you don’t work for your dreams, you’ll work for someone who worked for theirs.” A May 2008 honors graduate from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, minor in Pan-African Studies. I am a May 2011 graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law. In May 2012, I graduated…

50 Trendsetters To Watch #14: The Unleashed Voice, Memphis, TN

We continue our list of 50 Trendsetters To Watch in 2017, and one of our favorite media entities is already starting the year off big. This means 2017 is the year you should definitely keep your eye on The Unleashed Voice. Based out of Memphis, TN this magazine is quickly becoming the top publication for…