Cindy Villanueva is a memoirist and inspirational writer with a passion for helping women achieve lives of strength and joy. She is a seventh-degree black belt master instructor and the owner of Ernie Reyes World Martial Arts in Austin, Texas.

Her love of teaching led her to become an adjunct professor at Concordia University Texas, where she teaches undergraduate marketing and graduate marketing management and leadership. She speaks regularly on leadership and women in business.

Cindy has four children and two grandchildren. She splits her time between Austin, Texas and New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and is currently at work on a novel.

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Golden girl Cindy Villanueva left home for UCLA, full of promise—and one year later was an unwed teen mom and college dropout. After suffering domestic abuse and two divorces, she was on the ropes. Don’t Fight Mad describes her journey back to the joy-filled life she enjoyed as a child.

Through deeply personal stories, Cindy shares how martial arts became a metaphor for recapturing her strength, identity, and joy. She offers a candid and authentic blueprint for those who long to rekindle the wonder of a well-lived existence.

Whether you are an avid martial artist or you assiduously avoid exercise, Don’t Fight Mad has an inspiring message of fighting for joy and living in grace.

SPEAKING

Cindy is a regular podcast guest and public speaker, addressing a variety of topics including martial arts, women in leadership, and having a “want-to” life.

To book Cindy for your event visit: www.cindyvillanueva.com

LaDonna is a 2019 Female Gospel Alabama music award winner. She began writing music in 2000 when she moved to Detroit Michigan from Huntsville, AL to express her feelings at that time. Through the years she has critiqued and honed her craft. In 2006 she began recording her own music, Establishing her voice and her style. In 2009 LaDonna was selected to represent Alabama State University in the 105 Voices of History to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC and later 2012 at the Grand Old Opry. She sang behind talents such as: Take 6, Tremaine Hawkins, Shirley Caesar and Wynona Judd. Through these experiences she found her calling to sing music that had a positive message. She began singing professionally in 2012 When she joined the band “Something Special” She sang behind blues artist Stephanie Pickett as the “Style Band” and toured with saxophone artist Vanyell and group H2O traveling across Alabama and shining. In 2015 she began singing and touring as a duo with Gospel artist Jennifer Lee. She’s auditioned and made it to the top 10 in Alabama for The T.V. show X Factor. She has been featured in an article titled, “Music We Can Trust”. She later sang with Rayshun Walker and the Alabama movement choir. She also does voice over acting for audio book narration for Amazon audible, and doing credit repair a recent project she has started working on. She is also currently working on her new music project and is eager to continue walking the path that God has placed in front of her.

It is all about hope for humanity as this new theme song releases across the globe this summer. International Spiritual Soul artist and host, Hope Sheree has released the concept video for the song “Have Hope 2.0”.

This song will initially only be available on A Dose of Hope .org as 50% of the proceeds will go to creating acts of hope and kindness throughout the globe. A Go Fund me has also been set up to support the movement. A movement in which kindness creates a ripple effect of HOPE! #IHAVEHOPE

Donate Now: https://www.gofundme.com/f/a-dose-of-hope-radio-random-acts-of-kindness-fund?qid=cddd3bf5e7cf519f57d02a8f957272d2

The video was recorded in Hampton Roads, Virginia by Footage by Fame and features many of todays’ hot topics. From financial woes, to police brutality, to homeless veterans; it shows some of what we as a world have to face. It INSISTS that in the midst of all the negative, one must still continue to Have Hope that our world can and will get better! The song was written by Hope Sheree, while Charlottes’ Michael Shaw rendered the acoustic guitar.  It was produced, mixed and mastered in Rocky Mount, NC by Ray Braswell Jr. / RayMarkable Studios for ADOH Marketing, LLC. A later release is scheduled in a licensing venture with the JF Kelly Collection – Volume One.

For more information please visit: www.adoseofhope.org

On June 1st, 2007 Rejoice America Radio (www.rejoiceamericaradio.org) launched its flagship internet radio station delivering a blend of entertainment, highlighting leading recording artists and complimented by informational programming. Focused on urban gospel music, Rejoice America Radio mixes with its musical programming with a complete range of sermons, church news and announcement of events from cities in different states. The listening audience experiences an uplifting blend of news talk shows and other special programming that entices and educates both listeners and website visitors. In January 2009, relaunched and Rejoice America Radio just added a new member to the team, Reggie Richardson also known as “Brother Reggie”. Brother Reggie is a real crowd pleaser and an outstanding motivational speaker who has emceed numberous gospel concerts staring prominent gospel artists. On The Brother Reggie Show, Reggie interviews Celebrity gospel artists, play writers, book authors, independent artists, popular tele-evangelists and ministers. His popularity has grown exponentially because Reggie is not afraid to be controversial and different.As far as the selection of music he chooses to play, he is one that has the gift of music that will bless his listening audience.Brother Reggie has been in radio on the Hip-Hop entertainment field since 1993, and in 2002 he made a change in his life.

Reginald (Brother Reggie) Richardson was born and raised in the Washington D.C. area, and as a child, Reggie has always liked different type of music. He even was in the band from the 7th grade until he graduated from High School playing numerous of instruments. He was known for playing the Trumpet because he played in numerous of DC Go-Go Bands.

In 1990, A well known radio announcer by the name of Donnie Simpson gave Reggie a opportunity to work in radio and Reggie found his niche while working radio in Washington D.C.and also received his degree in Broadcasting from the Columbia School of Broadcasting in Arlington Va.

In 2002, is when he started his gospel music career in Greenville N.C. and in 2007 he moved to Charlotte N.C.

He went back to Film and Broadcasting school in Charlotte for two years and graduated in 2016…

“Brother Reggie” has had the opportunity to work asides secular artist to prominent artists within the christian music industry.

In 2007, Brother Reggie sat down with his Pastor, Pastor John P. Kee, and his Pastor spoke into his life by telling him to step out on FAITH and launch his own 24 hrs Internet Gospel Station and be Faithful and Giving and watch how GOD Moves, and now Rejoice America Radio is The Fastest Growing 24 hrs Gospel Station on the internet playing The Best In Gospel Music and Ministries.

Bro. Reggie is also a Gospel Emcee, a comedian, and a person who loves to work with the community and will do whatever he can to help anybody. He also bring FREE Gospel Concerts to different cities and states.

He also is the writer of this song “Soul Survivor” The REMIX that everybody enjoys during the times that the world is in.

To contact Brother Reggie, call 704-389-0478 or via email: Brotherreggie@RejoiceAmericaRadio.org

Meet Shaneen C. Bonner

Shaneen Bonner is an up and coming sensational gospel artist who has captivated her listeners with her unique sound and spoken words. She has garnered many awards from prestigious gospel networks, such as the Gospel Choice Music Award of 2020 and the Black Music Award for Female Gospel Artist of 2020. 

Her latest single Great God graced the ears of thousands as it has climbed the Neilsons BDS CHARTS

Shaneen was featured in the Los Angeles Sentinel and the courageous woman magazine.  While gracing the cover of music lover magazine in 2020. 

Shaneen has gained special recognition on the KJLH  “ love they self radio broadcast. 

Shaneen’s billboards have been posted throughout Los Angeles and beyond. 

For bookings visit: Shaneen@shaneencbonner.com

The daughter of Reverend James and Mrs. Eula Towns, Rhonda is no stranger to Country Music. Rhonda made her debut as a country music singer on Ed McMahon’s Star Search as a champion female country music artist. “I was loving and singing to country music when country music was really not that popular. I loved country music because it sound so much like what I grew up on singing in church”.  

Rhonda’s love for music goes back to when she was a little girl singing in the church choir where her father was the Pastor at the tender age of four years old. Old southern hymns and upbeat contemporary country gospel songs were always heard from the choir stand on Sunday mornings.  

Rhonda, who is affectionately nicknamed Sissy, would entertain her classmates with songs from church at school in the  gym when it was too cold or rainy to go outside and on the school bus on the ride home after school. Classmates would always beg Rhonda to sing another song. Rhonda won her first talent shows at her elementary school for two consecutive years in the school’s talent competition. Rhonda drew attention from a local country music television show that invited Rhonda to become a regular talent. After serious family discussions and careful consideration, the decision was made to decline the offer as her mother and father decided Rhonda was too young to begin a music career. Her education was paramount and Rhonda concentrated on school.  

Rhonda was very active and involved in church and school activities. She participated in public speaking, volleyball, track and field, student body government, cheerleading, and of course the school choir. Rhonda attended college and pursued vocal training. Rhonda became a valued member of the university gospel choir.  

Rhonda’s musical influences are Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Reba, Loretta Lynn, Charley Pride, and Vince Gill. “Reba has such strength and power in her voice. Patsy was soulful, bluesy, and had a unique country sound. She was way before her time. Loretta Lynn has an authentic sweet country voice I truly believe is an extension of her personality. Dolly Parton is the most amazing female country music singer songwriter of all times. Of all these remarkable entertainers, Rhonda will tell you that her mother has made the biggest impression on her life and her career. “My mother is my earthly spiritual partner. She has guided me through almost every challenge in my life and in the pursuit of my dreams. Her motto is ‘There is no such thing as can’t…and…if they can do it, you can do it too!’.”  

When Martin Luther King Jr. addressed the Hunger Club Forum on May 10, 1967, he stated three major evils—the evil of racism, the evil of poverty, and the evil of war. The civil rights leader said these are the three things that I want to deal with today. “Now let us turn first to the evil of racism. There can be no gain saying of the fact that racism is still alive all over America. Racial injustice is still the Negro’s burden and America’s shame. And we must face the hard fact that many Americans would like to have a nation which is a democracy for white Americans but simultaneously a dictatorship over black Americans. We must face the fact that we still have much to do in the area of race relations.”

Fast forward 53 years later, Larry E Rogers Jr. a Singer, Songwriter, and Producer of Brunswick, Georgia (a city best known for the highly publicized slaying of Ahmaud Arbery who was killed by three white men while jogging) heard the echoes of Kings’ Hunger Club Forum address. This inspired the Brunswick producer to create ‘WHY I RUN’, a musical masterpiece that speaks to the injustice that black Americans face, even in today’s society shamefully at the hands of those who pledged to protect us. So let ‘WHY I RUN’ be the anthem of equality, justice, and peace for Black America today.  

Travis Greene releases a striking new single with “Hold On Me” (feat. Kirk Franklin and John P. Kee), the first official single going out to Gospel radio from his upcoming new album Oil + Water. Bringing the Gospel trailblazers together on this new collaboration, Greene paints a jazzy, bold tune celebrating the freedom and joy we experience, knowing God is with us. The single is available now via digital music providers.

Greene also releases the new official music video for “Hold On Me,” joined by Franklin and Kee, in a juke joint-inspired lively performance. The music video had a broadcast premiere airing on BET Gospel and BET Soul. The “Hold On Me” track had a premiere on iHeartRadio with Gospel radio, playing the song in 12 markets across the country throughout the day.

“Hold On Me” is written and co-produced by Travis Greene, with Franklin writing his own part on the track. Greene creates a joyful message of freedom from past wrongs with Jesus’ forgiveness and constant presence with us, we’re changed on a different path. Through any times that we struggle or may falter, Jesus is there holding onto us.

Travis Greene says, “Creating ‘Hold On Me’ may have been the most exciting moment I’ve had in music. Kirk Franklin and John P. Kee are my greatest inspirations. My love for gospel music is because of the timeless records that they’ve created. To have them both on a song together with me is truly a dream come true. I believe that the joy that this song brings me, will be shared by listeners around the world. No matter what happens in life, we share a promise, God will never let us go, He has a hold on us!”

One listen to Steve Dalton & The Leviticus Singers of Charlotte and anyone within earshot knows that these young men and women are gifted vocalists. This Award-Winning Ensemble began as a community choir in 2002. Over the years, the Lord has matured them into possessing an electrifying presence in the Gospel Music Industry. Their unforgettable performances have placed in them in the company of Gospel notables such as JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise, Marvin Sapp, John P. Kee, Deitrick Haddon, Israel Houghton, Byron Cage, Jonathan Nelson, DeWayne Woods, Micah Stampley, and Lexi.