Next Up Caught Up With Mikey Austin, The Kickback Podcast Team and Others
Look back at the awesome event with our direct script of the dope event in Lansing's Reotown:
Q1 Role here today?
Q2 What's it like to experience Juneteenth/Black Culture as a (vendor/host/organizer)?
Q3 How's your post-covid experience in Lansing?
Q4 Any future events for summer 2021?
YOUTH LIVES MATTER - Jalen Andersen & Jasmin Lynch
Q1 Answer: promote local organization (highlight 1st year as vendor)
Q2 Answer: “Exciting, great to be able to celebrate black freedom and the youth all around.” - JALEN
“It's just great to be a part of a big event ... celebrating Juneteenth, the first year as a federal holiday.” - JASMIN
“All about mentorship here … getting the community involved ... building a safer and positive community for youth.”
Q3 Answer: Highlighted the excitement of more opportunities
community center work
potential collabs with other community organizations
Q4 Answer: Upcoming School Fundraiser
MIKEY AUSTIN - Host
Q1 Answer: Event coordinator/ organizer/ recording artist
Q2 Answer: “I love seeing black people have a good time, so that's the whole jist of why we did this, and it looks like they are having a good time, I couldn't be more happy right now.”
Q3 Answer: “It's been over a year, so people were ready to be out and having a good time, I was ready to be out and have a good time, so it just feels great to be able to find some type of normalcy.”
Q4 Answer: Spoke on upcoming events
briefly spoke on music career
Grand Rapids music show July 22nd
highlighted importance of planning Juneteenth event next year
Andrea Jenae & Angel Brooke
Host of Event Crowd influence/interaction, role in keeping morale of crowd positive/”turnt up”*
Mentioned Upcoming Events
Saturday Brunch / Skin Studio Pop Up Shop Sunday
Hip Hop Parade Pop Up Shop July (Flint) / CE Cannabis Festival in August