RECENTLY ADDED
  • Building An Empire - One Wing At A Time
    1 hr, 28 mins, 1 sec
    • Building An Empire - One Wing At A Time

      It is not uncommon to find Greg Tillery hanging with and cooking for celebrities like Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade, but he never forgets how it all started - going from a food truck in New Orleans to owning brick and mortar restaurants around the country. This serial entrepreneur has become a national sensation with his popular wing shack, We Dats Chicken & Shrimp. He shares, with us, his journey to success. Plus, the single millennial talks about what it is like to date an entrepreneur, and how being robbed and nearly killed at gunpoint changed his perspective on business and life.

  • That's a Wrap! The Best of Season 1
    25 mins, 20 secs
    • That's a Wrap! The Best of Season 1

      S1 E10 - We had a great ride this season, hearing from some amazing people: food and travel bloggers, a media personality and actor, entrepreneurs, a podcaster, and even a rocket scientist! On the final episode of Season 1, Arianne Craig Jolla takes us back to reminisce on some of the highlights and most memorable moments of the season; and she shares the lessons that impacted her from each guest's experiences.

  • Hidden Secrets of Feminine Hygiene Revealed
    15 mins, 24 secs
    • Hidden Secrets of Feminine Hygiene Revealed

      After losing both her mother and cousin to breast cancer, Jasmin Lawson founded Hidden Secrets in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In her quest to prevent more women from passing away from preventable illnesses and to improve women's health, Jasmine began offering quality products that keep women feeling their best. Hidden Secrets carries a full line of 100 percent natural feminine care and hygiene products like tampons, body wash, probiotics and panty liners.

  • From Beats to Burger
    29 mins, 2 secs
    • From Beats to Burger

      Entertainment and business mogul Master P., along with his celebrity son, Romeo Miller, talk about the opening of their new restaurant, Big Poppa's Burgers, Chicken and Waffles - a replica of the restaurant in their movie, I Got the Hook-Up 2. They also reveal their secrets to achieving great wealth and success in the business and entertainment industries.

  • Artist Feature: Invitation Onli
    41 mins, 24 secs
    • Artist Feature: Invitation Onli

      In this Kre8tive Kre8tion in-depth interview, Drew Leon talks with Hip Hop / R&B artist and producer Invitation Onli about his success in the music industry, as well as what he has been producing during the Covid-19 pandemic and what he plans to release in 2021.

  • Real Love Is Possible After Divorce
    57 mins, 16 secs
    • Real Love Is Possible After Divorce

      S1 E8 - Birk McGee met and married his wife in 7 months, after figuring out what he truly wanted out of life and love. On this episode of WE Talk, Birk discusses balancing relationships and family. Birk also gives Arianne Craig Jolla his view on what to do and what not to do in a relationship.

ENTERTAINMENT and LIFE
  • Natural Hair On Air
    12 mins, 12 secs
    • Natural Hair On Air

      New Orleans TV anchor Sheba Turk has recently been the talk of the town, in New Orleans, after she clapped back on a social media troll who criticized her for wearing her natural hair on TV.

  • Can Men Have Female Friends While In A Relationship?
    1 hr, 4 mins, 18 secs
    • Can Men Have Female Friends While In A Relationship?

      His View is a podcast where black husbands get real about relationships. TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE: * Is it OK for married men to have female friends? * What are the boundaries when hanging out with the opposite sex?

  • New Orleans Artists Sue City for Change
    4 mins
    • New Orleans Artists Sue City for Change

      BAMM Network Original: Through artistry around the city of New Orleans, an organization called The NOLA Mural Project is adding to the culture of the city - but it is doing so without the necessary permits required by the city government. The organization is in a legal dispute with the city about its ordinance, and many of the Crescent City artists are joining in the fight. (2018)

  • The Perfect Man // Life After Cheating
    11 mins, 45 secs
    • The Perfect Man // Life After Cheating

      In this episode of The Blakes Brothers, RC Blakes and Samuel R. Blakes tackle two guest questions: 1.) How do I attract the perfect man? 2.) I cheated on my wife and she will not forgive me. What should I do?

  • Creative Kendall
    3 mins, 4 secs
    • Creative Kendall

      S1 E1 - Kendall Ferrand, a former inmate with a creative spirit, found new inspiration while serving 30-months behind bars. Today, he is hoping to inspire others with his new business. // Prison to Purpose looks at the hurdles former inmates encountered once released from prison and their battle to steer clear of a life of crime. The Prison to Purpose series was produced by BAMM Films, in partnership with WTDN-Talk Dat NOLA (BAMM Network) and WDSU News (NBC).

  • What Goes Around Comes Around
    2 mins, 38 secs
    • What Goes Around Comes Around

      S1 E2 - Daniel Tapia had a bright future ahead of him but ended up in the criminal justice system at an early age and spent much of his young adult life there. Now he is working in the same criminal court where he was sentenced. // Prison to Purpose looks at the hurdles former inmates encountered once released from prison and their battle to steer clear of a life of crime. The Prison to Purpose series was produced by BAMM Films, in partnership with WTDN-Talk Dat NOLA (BAMM Network) and WDSU News (NBC).

  • My Loss Launched My Career
    57 mins, 42 secs
    • My Loss Launched My Career

      S1 E3 - Dr. K. Renee Horton always dreamed of becoming an astronaut; but when obstacles got in her way, she did not let them deter her from reaching for the stars. On this episode of 'WE Talk,' Arianne Craig Jolla and Dr. Horton discuss hopes and dreams - and we learn what it takes to date a rocket scientist!

  • DJ Paul Reaches New Comedic Height
    45 mins, 19 secs
    • DJ Paul Reaches New Comedic Height

      Acclaimed and respected entrepreneur & journalist Brandon Armant talks one-on-one with the Millennial Arsenio, DC Paul, about his new half hour comedy special Eighty-Five; and Brandon battles DC in a singing contest with DC's unique social media tune and holiday carol. DC also talks about what he believes the comedic landscape of New Orleans will look like in the next 5 years.

  • The Importance of Black Fathers Being Present In Their Child's Li...
    1 hr, 6 mins, 30 secs
    • The Importance of Black Fathers Being Present In Their Child's Life

      Candid conversations with black men about the importance of black males being active in the life of their child.

  • Celebrating Life After Loss
    1 hr, 25 mins, 34 secs
    • Celebrating Life After Loss

      S1 E7 - On this extended episode of WE Talk, Arianne Craig Jolla talks with a mother who prematurely gave birth to a beautiful daughter before losing her 4 weeks later. Nicole Hardeman shares the intimate details of her journey, how she is managing the heartbreak, and how she honors the life of Bryant.

  • This Doctor HeaIs Through Hearing
    43 mins, 35 secs
    • This Doctor HeaIs Through Hearing

      They call her The Hearing Doctor - and many celebrity artists, like Drake & Tank and the Bangas, work on their audio performances with her. Dr. Lana Joseph-Ford, one of the leading audiologists in the United States, talks about helping celebrity performances, and assisting others with speech and hearing impairments. Plus, in this episode, New Orleans high school pride is the topic for our WHAT TO N.O. segment.

  • All Hail the Queen of the Bayou
    55 mins, 39 secs
    • All Hail the Queen of the Bayou

      NBC's The Voice TV show contestant CASME talks about her experience on the show, why she chose the song that brought her end to the contest, and she shares exclusive behind-the-scenes information about the show. CASME also reveals her new music project, The CASME Gumbo Experience, that she's releasing each month in 2021; and she teaches The Blueprint host, Brandon Armant, how to sing better.

  • Real Love Is Possible After Divorce
    57 mins, 16 secs
    • Real Love Is Possible After Divorce

      S1 E8 - Birk McGee met and married his wife in 7 months, after figuring out what he truly wanted out of life and love. On this episode of WE Talk, Birk discusses balancing relationships and family. Birk also gives Arianne Craig Jolla his view on what to do and what not to do in a relationship.

  • Master P. and Romeo Talk Generational Wealth
    3 mins, 11 secs
    • Master P. and Romeo Talk Generational Wealth

      In this episode snippet of The Blueprint with Brandon Armant, successful entertainer and business mogul Master P. and his son, Romeo Miller, talk about the importance of generational wealth in the black community.

  • Loss Led Me To My Passion
    55 mins, 39 secs
    • Loss Led Me To My Passion

      S1 E9 - Jasmin Lawson, the self-proclaimed Vag Warrior, shares hidden health secrets for women. This mother and new business owner, who created a complete line of 100 percent natural feminine products, shares what led her down this path, the important lessons she has learned about vaginal health, and the impact she hopes to have on other women.

SPORTS
  • LIVE_Sports Overtime_S2, E2
    57 mins, 55 secs
    • LIVE_Sports Overtime_S2, E2

      Legendary radio DJ and the official voice of the New Orleans Pelicans Wild Wayne joins Nader Mirfiq and Bryan Bienemy to talk Saints, Pelicans, the New Orleans music scene, plus more!

  • The Combine Sports Podcast - S2, E 12
    1 hr, 4 secs
    • The Combine Sports Podcast - S2, E 12

      Join former sports TV broadcaster Damon Darensburg and sports gurus Will Bryant, Tarence Davis, and Trey Roby for insight on what New Orleans sports fans are talking about. EPISODE TOPICS (July 31, 2020): * NBA Restarts * NFL Network's Top 10 * SEC Only Playing Conference Football

  • Three Peat
    9 mins, 31 secs
    • Three Peat

      Produced By BAMM Films: The Landry-Walker Boys Basketball Team face-off against another Louisiana high school in the state semi-finals, with hopes of advancing to the Finals and a chance to earn a THIRD consecutive state championship win. (2017)

  • LIVE_Sports Overtime - S2, E3
    57 mins, 53 secs
    • LIVE_Sports Overtime - S2, E3

      Nader and Bryan talk with special guest Rod Walker, sports reporter for The Times-Picayune and The Advocate about the New Orleans Saints against the Denver Broncos and all things Saints related.

BUSINESS
  • Brewing Bolder and Bigger Through the Setbacks
    52 mins, 2 secs
    • Brewing Bolder and Bigger Through the Setbacks

      S1 E6 - Jon Renthrope founded the first Black-owned brewing company in the South; and he has grown it to great success in spite of inequities in the industry. On this episode of WE Talk, Arianne Craig Jolla chats with Jon about his struggles in building capital, and what drives him to create wealth and sustainable jobs in his community - all while keeping his family first.

  • McDonald's Millennial Mogul
    8 mins, 50 secs
    • McDonald's Millennial Mogul

      Jade Colin is the youngest African-American female to own a McDonald's franchise in the history of the company. She talks with acclaimed and respected entrepreneur & journalist Brandon Armant about the hurdles she had to overcome and her BLUEPRINT for success.

  • Millennial Pastor Reaches Millions
    6 mins
    • Millennial Pastor Reaches Millions

      John McCann is a millennial pastor, an entrepreneur, and a social media influencer whose clothing line is making waves around the country. He talks with respected entrepreneur & journalist Brandon Armant about being blessed to achieve so much success at a young age; and how he plans to continue advancing his career and spreading the Gospel of Jesus.

  • This Doctor HeaIs Through Hearing
    43 mins, 35 secs
    • This Doctor HeaIs Through Hearing

      They call her The Hearing Doctor - and many celebrity artists, like Drake & Tank and the Bangas, work on their audio performances with her. Dr. Lana Joseph-Ford, one of the leading audiologists in the United States, talks about helping celebrity performances, and assisting others with speech and hearing impairments. Plus, in this episode, New Orleans high school pride is the topic for our WHAT TO N.O. segment.

  • From Beats to Burger
    29 mins, 2 secs
    • From Beats to Burger

      Entertainment and business mogul Master P., along with his celebrity son, Romeo Miller, talk about the opening of their new restaurant, Big Poppa's Burgers, Chicken and Waffles - a replica of the restaurant in their movie, I Got the Hook-Up 2. They also reveal their secrets to achieving great wealth and success in the business and entertainment industries.

  • Black and Woman-Owned Business Defies Expectations
    44 mins, 9 secs
    • Black and Woman-Owned Business Defies Expectations

      How did this little black girl from Salma, Alabama go from being a classroom teacher to owning a consulting agency - working with national recording artists like Common, and with global brands like Amazon and Apple? In this episode of 'The Blueprint“ with Brandon Armant, Krystal Allen shares a story about how she created her own table.

  • DJ Paul Reaches New Comedic Height
    45 mins, 19 secs
    • DJ Paul Reaches New Comedic Height

      Acclaimed and respected entrepreneur & journalist Brandon Armant talks one-on-one with the Millennial Arsenio, DC Paul, about his new half hour comedy special Eighty-Five; and Brandon battles DC in a singing contest with DC's unique social media tune and holiday carol. DC also talks about what he believes the comedic landscape of New Orleans will look like in the next 5 years.

  • Hidden Secrets of Feminine Hygiene Revealed
    15 mins, 24 secs
    • Hidden Secrets of Feminine Hygiene Revealed

      After losing both her mother and cousin to breast cancer, Jasmin Lawson founded Hidden Secrets in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In her quest to prevent more women from passing away from preventable illnesses and to improve women's health, Jasmine began offering quality products that keep women feeling their best. Hidden Secrets carries a full line of 100 percent natural feminine care and hygiene products like tampons, body wash, probiotics and panty liners.

  • Building An Empire - One Wing At A Time
    1 hr, 28 mins, 1 sec
    • Building An Empire - One Wing At A Time

      It is not uncommon to find Greg Tillery hanging with and cooking for celebrities like Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade, but he never forgets how it all started - going from a food truck in New Orleans to owning brick and mortar restaurants around the country. This serial entrepreneur has become a national sensation with his popular wing shack, We Dats Chicken & Shrimp. He shares, with us, his journey to success. Plus, the single millennial talks about what it is like to date an entrepreneur, and how being robbed and nearly killed at gunpoint changed his perspective on business and life.

FILMS and DOCUMENTARIES
  • The Power of Music
    10 mins, 59 secs
    • The Power of Music

      Wilbert Rawlins, Jr. is more than the band director at a New Orleans high school. He is a mentor, teacher, and father figure for many of the young minds in his marching band. Rawlins uses his gift of music to save and impact young lives in his community and around the world.

  • Sisters Winning In Ministry: Stories Untold
    8 mins, 7 secs
    • Sisters Winning In Ministry: Stories Untold

      An R.C. Blakes, Jr. Ministries Production, In Association With BAMM Films: Three women meet for lunch and talk about the challenges of being a woman in ministry. Despite the struggles that women in spiritual leadership often encounter, these three women realize that they will always overcome those challenges because God has called them to minister.

  • Three Peat
    9 mins, 31 secs
    • Three Peat

      Produced By BAMM Films: The Landry-Walker Boys Basketball Team face-off against another Louisiana high school in the state semi-finals, with hopes of advancing to the Finals and a chance to earn a THIRD consecutive state championship win. (2017)

  • The Intersection: A Tribute To Oretha Castle Haley
    10 mins, 58 secs
    • The Intersection: A Tribute To Oretha Castle Haley

      Produced By BAMM Films: This film looks at the life and legacy of Oretha Castle Haley, an American Civil Rights activist in New Orleans, Louisiana. She joined protest marches and went on to become a prominent activist in the Civil Rights Movement with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other Civil Rights leaders. This mini-documentary was produced by New Jazz Orchestra and BAMM Films.

  • Black Lawyers from Tulane University: A 50 Year Legacy
    10 mins, 15 secs
    • Black Lawyers from Tulane University: A 50 Year Legacy

      Produced By BAMM Films: This film looks at the integration of Black students at Tulane University Law School, and celebrates 50 years of Black alumni achievements. This film was produced by Tulane University Law School and BAMM Films.

RELIGIOUS
  • The Perfect Man // Life After Cheating
    11 mins, 45 secs
    • The Perfect Man // Life After Cheating

      In this episode of The Blakes Brothers, RC Blakes and Samuel R. Blakes tackle two guest questions: 1.) How do I attract the perfect man? 2.) I cheated on my wife and she will not forgive me. What should I do?

  • Losing My Daughter // LGBTQ And The Church
    11 mins, 40 secs
    • Losing My Daughter // LGBTQ And The Church

      In this episode of The Blakes Brothers, R.C. Blakes and Samuel R. Blakes answer two questions from guests: 1.) I am loosing my daughter to her hood mother. What should I do? 2.) I am gay and my mother says my sexual orientation is from the devil. Am I going to hell?

  • Sisters Winning In Ministry: Stories Untold
    8 mins, 7 secs
    • Sisters Winning In Ministry: Stories Untold

      An R.C. Blakes, Jr. Ministries Production, In Association With BAMM Films: Three women meet for lunch and talk about the challenges of being a woman in ministry. Despite the struggles that women in spiritual leadership often encounter, these three women realize that they will always overcome those challenges because God has called them to minister.

ON MY BLOCK (MUSIC VIDEOS AND ARTIST INTERVIEWS)
  • Artist Feature: Invitation Onli
    41 mins, 24 secs
    • Artist Feature: Invitation Onli

      In this Kre8tive Kre8tion in-depth interview, Drew Leon talks with Hip Hop / R&B artist and producer Invitation Onli about his success in the music industry, as well as what he has been producing during the Covid-19 pandemic and what he plans to release in 2021.

  • Invitation Onli - Bad Habits (Official Video)
    4 mins, 35 secs
    • Invitation Onli - Bad Habits (Official Video)

      www.invitationonli.com /// Follow Onli on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

  • Ron E - DAYDREAM (Official Music Video)
    4 mins, 4 secs
    • Ron E - DAYDREAM (Official Music Video)

      Directed by: Director Picaso ....... Follow Ron E: https://instagram.com/itsron_e ....... https://soundcloud.com/ron_e-music

  • 157FiJi - Where I Come From
    2 mins, 41 secs
    • 157FiJi - Where I Come From

      IG: 157fiji

SERIES: WE Talk Podcast
  • An Intimate Look Into My Life
    42 mins, 15 secs
    • An Intimate Look Into My Life

      S1 E1 - Get an intimate look into the life of Arianne Craig Jolla, a well-known entrepreneur and motivational speaker. In this episode, Arianne introduces her new podcast and she talks about her life journey. Find out how this little black girl from New Orleans, Louisiana went from being a teacher in the classroom to founding her own school and becoming a motivational leader for women around the United States.

  • Finding The Good In Goodbye
    49 mins, 58 secs
    • Finding The Good In Goodbye

      S1 E2 - In this episode, Arianne sits down with blogger and avid traveler Erica Oubre to discuss rejection and acceptance. Erica shares her journey of overcoming a humiliating break-up while in her grad school, coming to a place of acceptance and ultimately going public with her story.

  • My Loss Launched My Career
    57 mins, 42 secs
    • My Loss Launched My Career

      S1 E3 - Dr. K. Renee Horton always dreamed of becoming an astronaut; but when obstacles got in her way, she did not let them deter her from reaching for the stars. On this episode of 'WE Talk,' Arianne Craig Jolla and Dr. Horton discuss hopes and dreams - and we learn what it takes to date a rocket scientist!

  • The Art of Being Unapologetically Spectacular
    54 mins, 39 secs
    • The Art of Being Unapologetically Spectacular

      S1 E4 - In this episode of WE Talk, a radio DJ and wedding planner, Fresh Johnson, finally opens up about a personal loss that she, along with many other women, has endured. She also talks about her up-bringing in New Orleans, La. and how it helped her to maintain her identity in the workplace.

  • Songbird With The Drive To Win
    53 mins, 17 secs
    • Songbird With The Drive To Win

      S1 E5 - When Grammy award-winning artist and NBC's The Voice coach John Legend selected Casme to compete on his team for the TV show, this New Orleans singer knew it was her time to show America what makes her special. In this episode of WE Talk with Arianne Craig Jolla, Casme talks about her self-defined label as a gumbo artist, and how it caused her to stand-out on the popular TV show. She also talks about her vision and re-vision in life.

  • Brewing Bolder and Bigger Through the Setbacks
    52 mins, 2 secs
    • Brewing Bolder and Bigger Through the Setbacks

      S1 E6 - Jon Renthrope founded the first Black-owned brewing company in the South; and he has grown it to great success in spite of inequities in the industry. On this episode of WE Talk, Arianne Craig Jolla chats with Jon about his struggles in building capital, and what drives him to create wealth and sustainable jobs in his community - all while keeping his family first.

  • Celebrating Life After Loss
    1 hr, 25 mins, 34 secs
    • Celebrating Life After Loss

      S1 E7 - On this extended episode of WE Talk, Arianne Craig Jolla talks with a mother who prematurely gave birth to a beautiful daughter before losing her 4 weeks later. Nicole Hardeman shares the intimate details of her journey, how she is managing the heartbreak, and how she honors the life of Bryant.

  • Real Love Is Possible After Divorce
    57 mins, 16 secs
    • Real Love Is Possible After Divorce

      S1 E8 - Birk McGee met and married his wife in 7 months, after figuring out what he truly wanted out of life and love. On this episode of WE Talk, Birk discusses balancing relationships and family. Birk also gives Arianne Craig Jolla his view on what to do and what not to do in a relationship.

  • Loss Led Me To My Passion
    55 mins, 39 secs
    • Loss Led Me To My Passion

      S1 E9 - Jasmin Lawson, the self-proclaimed Vag Warrior, shares hidden health secrets for women. This mother and new business owner, who created a complete line of 100 percent natural feminine products, shares what led her down this path, the important lessons she has learned about vaginal health, and the impact she hopes to have on other women.

  • That's a Wrap! The Best of Season 1
    25 mins, 20 secs
    • That's a Wrap! The Best of Season 1

      S1 E10 - We had a great ride this season, hearing from some amazing people: food and travel bloggers, a media personality and actor, entrepreneurs, a podcaster, and even a rocket scientist! On the final episode of Season 1, Arianne Craig Jolla takes us back to reminisce on some of the highlights and most memorable moments of the season; and she shares the lessons that impacted her from each guest's experiences.

SERIES: The Blakes Brothers Show
  • The Perfect Man // Life After Cheating
    11 mins, 45 secs
    • The Perfect Man // Life After Cheating

      In this episode of The Blakes Brothers, RC Blakes and Samuel R. Blakes tackle two guest questions: 1.) How do I attract the perfect man? 2.) I cheated on my wife and she will not forgive me. What should I do?

  • Losing My Daughter // LGBTQ And The Church
    11 mins, 40 secs
    • Losing My Daughter // LGBTQ And The Church

      In this episode of The Blakes Brothers, R.C. Blakes and Samuel R. Blakes answer two questions from guests: 1.) I am loosing my daughter to her hood mother. What should I do? 2.) I am gay and my mother says my sexual orientation is from the devil. Am I going to hell?

  • Selfish Children // White Girlfriend // Black Sheep
    39 mins, 26 secs
    • Selfish Children // White Girlfriend // Black Sheep

      In this episode of The Blakes Brothers, R.C. Blakes and Samuel R. Blakes answer three questions from guests: 1.) My adult children are selfish and negligent towards my husband and I. Did we raise them wrong? 2.) My white girlfriend says she wants me to be her Black panther. Should I be offended? 3.) My parents treat me like the black sheep of the family. How should I handle this?

SERIES: The Blueprint Podcast
  • All Hail the Queen of the Bayou
    55 mins, 39 secs
    • All Hail the Queen of the Bayou

      NBC's The Voice TV show contestant CASME talks about her experience on the show, why she chose the song that brought her end to the contest, and she shares exclusive behind-the-scenes information about the show. CASME also reveals her new music project, The CASME Gumbo Experience, that she's releasing each month in 2021; and she teaches The Blueprint host, Brandon Armant, how to sing better.

  • Black and Woman-Owned Business Defies Expectations
    44 mins, 9 secs
    • Black and Woman-Owned Business Defies Expectations

      How did this little black girl from Salma, Alabama go from being a classroom teacher to owning a consulting agency - working with national recording artists like Common, and with global brands like Amazon and Apple? In this episode of 'The Blueprint“ with Brandon Armant, Krystal Allen shares a story about how she created her own table.

  • Millennial Pastor Reaches Millions
    6 mins
    • Millennial Pastor Reaches Millions

      John McCann is a millennial pastor, an entrepreneur, and a social media influencer whose clothing line is making waves around the country. He talks with respected entrepreneur & journalist Brandon Armant about being blessed to achieve so much success at a young age; and how he plans to continue advancing his career and spreading the Gospel of Jesus.

  • Young Man Motivates With His Vision
    59 mins, 33 secs
    • Young Man Motivates With His Vision

      In this episode of The Blueprint with Brandon Armant, this young man gives his secret to achieving success at a young age. He calls himself Jared The Dreamer, and at the age of 25, Jared Green has already become a children's book author and the founder of a non-profit organization, which has caught the attention of President Barack Obama and The Obama Foundation.

  • McDonald's Millennial Mogul
    8 mins, 50 secs
    • McDonald's Millennial Mogul

      Jade Colin is the youngest African-American female to own a McDonald's franchise in the history of the company. She talks with acclaimed and respected entrepreneur & journalist Brandon Armant about the hurdles she had to overcome and her BLUEPRINT for success.

  • DJ Paul Reaches New Comedic Height
    45 mins, 19 secs
    • DJ Paul Reaches New Comedic Height

      Acclaimed and respected entrepreneur & journalist Brandon Armant talks one-on-one with the Millennial Arsenio, DC Paul, about his new half hour comedy special Eighty-Five; and Brandon battles DC in a singing contest with DC's unique social media tune and holiday carol. DC also talks about what he believes the comedic landscape of New Orleans will look like in the next 5 years.

  • From Beats to Burger
    29 mins, 2 secs
    • From Beats to Burger

      Entertainment and business mogul Master P., along with his celebrity son, Romeo Miller, talk about the opening of their new restaurant, Big Poppa's Burgers, Chicken and Waffles - a replica of the restaurant in their movie, I Got the Hook-Up 2. They also reveal their secrets to achieving great wealth and success in the business and entertainment industries.

  • Building An Empire - One Wing At A Time
    1 hr, 28 mins, 1 sec
    • Building An Empire - One Wing At A Time

      It is not uncommon to find Greg Tillery hanging with and cooking for celebrities like Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade, but he never forgets how it all started - going from a food truck in New Orleans to owning brick and mortar restaurants around the country. This serial entrepreneur has become a national sensation with his popular wing shack, We Dats Chicken & Shrimp. He shares, with us, his journey to success. Plus, the single millennial talks about what it is like to date an entrepreneur, and how being robbed and nearly killed at gunpoint changed his perspective on business and life.

SERIES: Prison to Purpose
  • Creative Kendall
    3 mins, 4 secs
    • Creative Kendall

      S1 E1 - Kendall Ferrand, a former inmate with a creative spirit, found new inspiration while serving 30-months behind bars. Today, he is hoping to inspire others with his new business. // Prison to Purpose looks at the hurdles former inmates encountered once released from prison and their battle to steer clear of a life of crime. The Prison to Purpose series was produced by BAMM Films, in partnership with WTDN-Talk Dat NOLA (BAMM Network) and WDSU News (NBC).

  • What Goes Around Comes Around
    2 mins, 38 secs
    • What Goes Around Comes Around

      S1 E2 - Daniel Tapia had a bright future ahead of him but ended up in the criminal justice system at an early age and spent much of his young adult life there. Now he is working in the same criminal court where he was sentenced. // Prison to Purpose looks at the hurdles former inmates encountered once released from prison and their battle to steer clear of a life of crime. The Prison to Purpose series was produced by BAMM Films, in partnership with WTDN-Talk Dat NOLA (BAMM Network) and WDSU News (NBC).

  • From Prison to Thrifting
    3 mins, 2 secs
    • From Prison to Thrifting

      S1 E3 - People often go to thrift stores to find hidden treasures, but after serving 25 years in prison for obstruction of justice, Maryam Uloho opened the Sister Hearts Thrift Store as a place of therapy for herself and other women who have been incarcerated. // Prison to Purpose looks at the hurdles former inmates encountered once released from prison and their battle to steer clear of a life of crime. The Prison to Purpose series was produced by BAMM Films, in partnership with WTDN-Talk Dat NOLA (BAMM Network) and WDSU News (NBC).

  • Step by Step
    2 mins, 55 secs
    • Step by Step

      S1 E4 - The process to re-entry is step-by-step, and it is something that James Conrad is teaching his students at the Goodwill Industries Life Launch Re-entry program because it is a process he knows very well. Conrad has taught students as young as 17 and as old as 59; but no matter the age, they all leave his course with a purpose after prison. // Prison to Purpose looks at the hurdles former inmates encountered once released from prison and their battle to steer clear of a life of crime. The Prison to Purpose series was produced by BAMM Films, in partnership with WTDN-Talk Dat NOLA (BAMM Network) and WDSU News (NBC).

  • Voice of the Experience
    2 mins, 54 secs
    • Voice of the Experience

      S1 E5 - It was not the time served in prison that rehabilitated Dolfinette Martin, but it was her inner will to change. Now she is a statewide organizer for Voice of the Experienced (VOTE), where she advocates on behalf of the incarcerated and works to change policy that keeps them shackled to their time in prison. // Prison to Purpose looks at the hurdles former inmates encountered once released from prison and their battle to steer clear of a life of crime. The Prison to Purpose series was produced by BAMM Films, in partnership with WTDN-Talk Dat NOLA (BAMM Network) and WDSU News (NBC).

  • Finding His Purpose
    3 mins, 3 secs
    • Finding His Purpose

      S1 E6 - Tommy Thompson was locked up at the age of 14 and spent 47 years behind bars. When he was released from prison as an elderly man, he had nothing and no one to turn to. Now he has found purpose at the Sister Hearts Thrift Store, a place he calls his second chance. // Prison to Purpose looks at the hurdles former inmates encountered once released from prison and their battle to steer clear of a life of crime. The Prison to Purpose series was produced by BAMM Films, in partnership with WTDN-Talk Dat NOLA (BAMM Network) and WDSU News (NBC).

  • A Path to Goodwill
    2 mins, 15 secs
    • A Path to Goodwill

      S1 E7 - Juan Smith navigates the path to finding his purpose, which he says was a bit tricky and discouraging. It is a path he found himself on after being in and out of jail since the age of 11, and Smith says that the Goodwill Re-Integration Program (G.R.I.P.) is putting him on the right track. // Prison to Purpose looks at the hurdles former inmates encountered once released from prison and their battle to steer clear of a life of crime. The Prison to Purpose series was produced by BAMM Films, in partnership with WTDN-Talk Dat NOLA (BAMM Network) and WDSU News (NBC).

  • Vision about Vision
    2 mins, 28 secs
    • Vision about Vision

      S1 E8 - While reflecting on his years in and out of the criminal justice system, Derrick Perique said he finally became clear about his life purpose. While in prison, Perique says had a vision about vision, and it led him to launch his own eye-wear business. // Prison to Purpose looks at the hurdles former inmates encountered once released from prison and their battle to steer clear of a life of crime. The Prison to Purpose series was produced by BAMM Films, in partnership with WTDN-Talk Dat NOLA (BAMM Network) and WDSU News (NBC).