Diva was born and raised in Oakland California. She was introduced to various Genres of music at a very early age and that is how she acquired her love of music.
Weekend trips to "Leopold's" in Berkeley to purchase the hottest New Releases was a weekend ritual due in part to her Step-Father's New Orleans Roots strongly influenced by all types of music (Soul, Jazz, RnB, Pop, Rap, and Oldies) music playing was a daily routine in her household.
As years past she went on to college in hopes to become a Lawyer. Becoming a Mother she left college in order to enter into the workforce to care for her Son.
As life continued on she became infatuated with all things related to Pop-Culture and became a expert in all aspects of it to the fullest of her capabilities. Reading gossip magazines, watching talk shows and reading autobiographies was her favorite past time.
Loving Fashion, Music, and her guilty pleasure Reality Television lead her to wanting to become creative and she longed to become a DJ. Watching YouTube Videos and using Pandora she became obsessed with creating playlists.
One day a Friend of hers was having a gathering and suggested that she DJ the Event by utilizing her playlist via Apple computer. The evening went so well that she Deejay again and again which lead her to want to learn mixing and working the board of which none of it ever materialized to this day.
Her life to a change of course of becoming a unpublished writer of a book she hasn't finished "yet." Then She began writing a treatment to gain a Internship at HBO in which she didn't continue with that endeavor as well.
Life took her back to her first love "Music" where through self-taught studies of the music business and Industry as it relates to the Independent Artist she became a Artists Manager (Informal.)
And is currently orchestrating a Independent Artist Movement in which she shares Inspiration and support to help Independent Artists grow their fan base organically.
By her own tenacity and inventiveness due to being unable to get her then one Artist any local gigs. She submitted her Artist's track to be selected to attend a SXSW performance date produced by Rel Carter (Jay Z's Nephew) in which he was selected and performed amazingly well.
Once back from Austin she became extremely inspired and decided to build her Brand "Mad Money Militia" while giving Independent Artists access to perform at Venues that she booked herself and began her own 6 City Tour "The Escape From Reality Tour" which began with booking Venues within a 6 hour car drive in San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Roseville CA, Los Angeles, Queens New York and was scheduled to have a show in Atlanta but canceled it indefinitely due to the Corona Virus Pandemic.
Facing the reality that life as we knew it had came to a screeching halt. She came up with a plan to keep the momentum going by replacing the Atlanta show date of April 25th with a Virtual Showcase on Instagram Live in which Independent Artists were pre-selected from all over the world to perform every Saturday.
As she prides herself on being extremely transparent, hardworking, innovative, and strategic. She anticipated the Virtual Showcase would serve as launching pad towards further building her Brand by way of gaining more exposure and building great working relationships of collaborative efforts with Artists and influential people within the Music Community. She is on her direct path towards build her Global Brand and is extremely blessed and excited for what comes next.
MAD MONEY MILITIA GLOBAL - Career Development, Music, Motivational
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