Tag: VJMedia


Hispanicize 2017 in Miami- Music lovers wanna join me?

Being in the music industry for over 15 years now, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and working with some amazing artists and musicians. My experiences in radio and production have truly molded my path and opened me up to incredible into the real process behind the music and performances that we love and admire.  From Alicia Keys to Usher, Pitbull, Ricky Martin, Sheila E,...

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#CocktailsandConcerts 2017 kickoff with Marsha Ambrosius and Eric Benet

Music Lovers.. Here. We. Go! 2017 kicks off with one hot concert after another and that means another round of #CocktailsandConcerts. Here comes the sexy on April 21st with the M.E Tour featuring Marsha Ambrosius and Eric Benet. It’s been awhile since both have performed in Miami and this April they’ll be hitting the Fillmore Miami Beach for one one night only to perform all...

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My trip to Nashville with Nissan and Habitat for Humanity.

Caution! This is not your regular blog post or auto review. Although I love doing those, this on the other hand is a warm and fuzzy post with all the feels that I’ve been so excited to tell you about. As you know by now, I’ve got a little car obsession and have had the pleasure of working with several auto brands since I launched...

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When you think about your favorite song of the moment, do you ever think about how it’s actually made? Ever wonder how the fusion of instruments is layered with the perfect composition paired with epic vocals that bring songs to life? I was also curious about what the process was behind some my favorites like Bob Marley’s “No Woman No Cry” or Lauryn Hill’s “Ex-Factor”...

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Back at it again for my second round of #ThePlaybyPlay with Vanessa James. This time, I took the top down on the new 2016 Chevrolet Corvette StingRay Convertible and enjoyed the ride. Surprisingly, aside from the wild hair, this car was more manageable than I thought it would be. She drove like a dream and compared to other cars in the category where you tend...

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It’s been four years since I signed on as the Music Director and Curator for Hispanicize after hosting the event the year before. In 2012, I presented the power brands Co-Founder and Music Supervisor Katherine Johnson Gunn an opportunity to not only engage social influencers and markets, but to introduce a platform to which every Latino could relate to; music! Together we’ve gone on to...

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They call me, ‘the brand magnet’. Here’s why!

Vanessa, how do you work with such awesome brands like Cadillac, DELL, Monster Products and IHeartMedia? Vanessa how long does it take to connect with a brand and actually spur up conversation and then business? Vanessa, when you work with a brand, are you exclusive to them or can you still work with others in the same category?  These are just some of the repeat...

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Win the new DELL VENUE 8 Tablet!

VJMedia Fans, I know how you love our contests and you know that I love to gift you with my favorite things. I actually use the products that I give away and when they really stand out, its only right to gift them back to you. To kick 2016 off, I’m gifting one lucky winner with the new DELL Venue 8 Tablet (which I just...

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The Grapes of California get rave reviews in Miami.

Being a South Florida influencer definitely has its perks. I love being able to attend unique events and share the experiences with you the audience. This was exactly the scene just over a week ago at a very special dinner at PubBelly Miami Beach that was curated by famed Puerto Rican chef Jose Mendin and none other than the Grapes of California Commission. Yes! Did...

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The Career & Networking Fair at the N.U.L. Experience at the National Urban League Conference in Ft. Lauderdale on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Photo by Mikki K. Harris

How many times have you left an event and felt so inspired by the message that you literally run home to write all about what you learned? How many times have you walked away from an experience and remembered quotes and testimonies that you’ll take with you for a lifetime? This was the case for me at this year’s National Urban League #SaveOurCities conference in...

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