Real Talk Drives Real Change Final Tour Stop Brought To You By Chevrolet Encourages Youth To Be Financially Aware!

Houston, TX-September 27, 2022 – NEWSONE presented Real Talk Drives Real Change with host, Mike Muse. The Panel consisted of Rapper Bun B, Former NBA Champ and Entrepreneur, John Salley, Head of Google for StartUps Jewel Burks Solomon, and Founder of Urban Hydration, Psyche Terry.

From left to right: Rapper-Bun B, Head of Google for Startups/Entrepreneur-Jewel Burks Solomon, Panel Host-Mike Muse, Co-Founder and CEO of Urban Hydration-Psychelia Terry, Former NBA Championship Player-John Salley

Throughout the event, the panelist gave insight on their background, opinions of what it takes to be financially free, and the pros/cons of their personal journeys.

Rapper Bun B brought awareness on how important brand association is. It allowed him to create his brand Trill Burgers.

“We need to make sure these young people have the proximity of success… everything that I’ve learned before prepared me for more success moving forward,” he expressed.

Audience members were engaged with the panelist. The room was filled with laughs, claps, note taking, photo ops and great feedback. The diversity from this event brought out the Real Talk that Drives Real Change.


Photo Cred: Jerome A. Shaw

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In addition to the amazing entrepreneurial talent that graced the stage on this tour, the music selection was nothing but amazing! At the end of the panel discussion and audience interaction, Tank and the Bangas made an appearance center stage performing some of their chart topping hits. Audience members roared throughout the auditorium and even sang along. Check them out below in this captured photo here!

Photo Cred: Jerome A. Shaw

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J.Renae is an on-air personality correspondent, writer & producer for Houston's KTSU 90.9 FM & Trend Talk radio station and assistant Graphic Coordinator for their subsidiary show, The Juice Krew. She is also a Voice Actress, Journalist, Creator & Creative Designer of SneakerPickoftheWeek and Podcast Host . J.Renae has her Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication, concentration in Media Studies with a minor in Theatre from Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi. In 2019, she obtained her masters degree, with honors, in Professional Communication & Digital Media from Texas Southern University located in Houston,TX. J.Renae is now continuing her career at Harvard in Persuasive Writing & Public Speaking. In addition to creating films, shows, voice acting, interactive graphics ; she occasionally enjoys photography, contemporary & abstract art in local galleries.

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