Jay Willie Blues Band Exclusive Interview with Ouch! Magazine

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 What is the band style and what make your band different 1) We add a modern twist to the soulful and timeless music of the early rhythm and blues artists that we admire Who writes your songs? 2) We mix covers with our own originals and all contribute to the writing.  What inspires you? 3) We have great distribution through the Zoho Roots label and we are inspired to share our music worldwide  What dose music mean to you ? 4) Music is a universal language and there are no…

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One to Watch: Sage Correa Rising Star

Sage Correa

Photographer : Darrin VanGorder @ouchmagazineny interviews by Rhonda Mcknight   How did you start as an actor? When I was 4 years old, I was in a Christmas pageant at school. After the show, I realized that I really loved being on stage. I told my parents that I wanted to be an actor. My first stage show was playing Doody in Grease and I nailed it! After that, I got an agent and started working on camera which now I like better than on stage.   What is the best…

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Young Hollywood Actress Chandler Kinney One to Watch

Chandler Kinney

@ouchmagazineny One’s to Watch 2017 Photographer :Benjo Arwas   What kind of background do you have as a professional actress? What was the hardest thing about getting your foot in the door? I have gotten the privilege to work on a variety of shows and I believe they all have helped me get to where I am now! From shows with older audiences such as “90210” and “American Horror Story,” to shows for children like “Haunted Hathaways” on NICKELODEON, “Girl Meets World” on DISNEY, and “Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal…

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one to Watch : Actress Andrea Hunt Speaks about Horror Films

Breakout Actress Andrea Hunt

1. Tell a little bit about your new film and your role? WTF! is about college friends going on their last spring together in a cabin, then a bloody massacre ensues.2. What attracted you to this role? I thought the script was hilarious, and I loved that there was a twist.  I also thought Bonnie was so funny.3. How did you prepare for the role? Lots of imagination work. I also watched some horror comedies like Scary Movie to get a tone of what our director, Peter Herro, was after.…

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Music Artist Ray Moon is One to Watch

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1. How would you describe your artist style?  I can’t really describe it– it’s just me. It’s different. I’m a muse. My artistry is relaxing, with a twist of hip hop. 2. What do you think of people becoming famous by singing on youtube? I think it’s cool. I used to want to make rapping videos when I first started, but never really got around to getting a camera and stuff of that sort. But I think it’s decent. A lot of people are heard first off of YouTube. 3.…

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Actress Masiela Lusha Reprises Role For “Sharknado 5”

Masiela Lusha

Actress Masiela Lusha Reprises Role For “Sharknado 5 PHOTOGRAPHER: Raul Roa Interview @ouchmagazineny /  rhonda_mcknight What type of fandom do your think follows  “Sharknado  ‘movies?   Sharknado has a lot of heart. I especially fell in love with the movie’s core family values in every film. I simply adore the Sharknado fandom because the community doesn’t take itself too seriously and yet it is brimming with sincerity and enthusiasm. It’s a delightful land of joy! It feels utterly refreshing to be in a room with Sharknado enthusiasts! How did you…

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Gigi Rich a Refreshing New Artist


How would you describe your core sound? I do talk a lot about how much I love soul and funk music, but I really also love modern pop. So my core sound is truly a mix of the two! I like to say I’m pop with a lot of old school influences How did you come up with the sound for the EP “All in my Head”? It’s just the kind of sound that came out naturally. I grew up listening and appreciating a lot of different music, but I always…

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What’s Next with Jordi Whitworth

What’s Next with Jordi Whitworth Photographer Lesley Bryce What can you tell anyone who wants to try to win a reality tv competition? How was it doing the X FACTOR UK off camera?  It is definitely a huge platform to be a part of and you can get great exposure from these types of shows, which is amazing. Sometimes though, it may not be the best exposure so it all depends how you come across on TV. Why do you think many boy bands break up? How was it with Overload?…

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Thomas Barbusca : Ouch Magazine ‘Millennial Issue’

Thomas Barbusca

Photographer:Eliza Logan interview: @ouchmagazineny How did you go from commercials to landing a hit tv show? I booked over twenty-five commercials in about two years. I was going out on TV and movie auditions, started working steady and then landed The Mick. Which project did you enjoy the most? I’m enjoying The Mick right now. I also really enjoyed working on Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. What drew you to the “The Mick”? The script for The Mick was amazing! Also, as soon as I heard the…

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ASHLEY GERASIMOVICH Young Hollywood Actress on the Rise


Photographer :Michael Creagh Interview @ouchmagazineny  We absolutely love THE DETOUR. it’s not very kid friendly, but very funny. How did your parents react to the script whenever you auditioned? When I first auditioned for The Detour, we were only given a couple of scenes to work on. My parents thought the scenes were hysterical! Then when I booked the role, we read the script for the pilot – it was hilarious! You are an amazing comedic actress! Is this one of your passions or do you prefer more dramatic roles?…

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Ashley Brinton : Ouch Magazine One to Watch in Music

Ashley Brinton

Photographer : Lynn Parks interview @ouchmagazineny How would you describe your style as a musician? I would describe myself as a pop musician with an urban twist. Who is out there already that you concerned your soulmate as far as music? I feel that Selena Gomez is my soulmate in music. I can relate to her and her boyfriend isn’t bad either. Love The Weeknd. What types of things inspire you? I get inspired from everything for my music. It can be a place I am at or the people…

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Priscilla Ford – Ouch Magazine ” Millennial Issue’

Priscilla Ford

Photographer: Eliza Brownlie interview @ouchmagazineny – rhonda mcknight 1. What do you love more fashion or the entertainment business? I would say that they go hand in hand. Half of a great film is its aesthetic. As well, a great costume can really help set the tone of a character. 2. We heard about your amazing indie thriller Without Disguise alongside Angela Sarafyan. Can you tell us more about it and who you play? I play a higher echelon hacker in an alternate reality named Nicola. It’s a concept film…

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Nikki Leigh -Ouch Magazine ” Millennial Issue”

Nikki Leigh

Interview by Rhonda McKnight @ouchmagazineny 1.What projects you are currently working on? Which project is going to release first? I had a super exciting start to my year! My film, “Open Marriage”, in which I’m the lead, premiered in January on Lifetime! I am currently waiting for the release of one of my favorite projects I got the pleasure of working on called “A Girl Is A Gun”. For this role, I had to push myself physically. I also got to do my own fight stunts and gun handling! I…

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International Rising Pop Artist Ivy Layne

artist Ivy Layne

photographer: Geoff Barrenger interview @ouchmagazineny 1. What inspired you to blend Caribbean rhythm and European funk? What inspired me the most to create this whole genre of Caribbean rhythm and European funk fusion is diversity. Diversity and inclusion are the perfect way to get along and understand each other. I believe it was a no brainer to combine both sound from growing up and Europe listening to European funk. My whole team is from the Caribbean and they introduced me to the different sounds of the islands such as dance…

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Chad Rook our MAN-CRUSH of the Month

Chad Rook

Actor : Chad Rook Photographer : Chrissinger.com @ouchmagazineny 1. What makes this new film different from the others in the series? “War for the Planet of the Apes” is the climax we’ve all been waiting for in the Caesar storyline. Not to mention this is the main plot line for all the Planet of the Apes stories out there. We get to see the actual war that creates the Planet of the Apes and not only the battle but the result as well.2. What is your character’s role and how…

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Actress Dana Gaier – Ouch Magazine “Millennial Issue”

Dana Gaier

Photographer: Birdie Thompson: @birds_eye_photo Hair/Make-up: Allison Noelle: @allisonnoellemakeup Interview : @ouchmagazineny How is it that you found a love for acting living in New Jersey? Did you travel to NYC for classes or did you study in NJ? I think I started to act because my sister was doing it. She loved to perform in musicals in community theater when she was younger and I always admired her, so I think I kind of followed in her footsteps. We would perform in shows together in New Jersey, but sometimes take…

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BET Rebel Star Danielle Moné Truitt A Triple Threat: Actress, Dancer and Singer “Rising Stars’ Ouch Magazine

Danielle Mone Truitt.

It’s a great time for black women in Hollywood. Who are some of your favorite people in Hollywood? Oh yes #BlackGirlMagic is taking over and making its presence known! Viola Davis is my Shero. Ava Duvernay is becoming one of the most prolific Directors of our time. I adore Angela Bassett, Kerry Washington, Taraji P. Henson and many others! What inspires you?  I am inspired by a lot of things. I actually make a point of looking for inspiration whenever and wherever I can. I have found it in people,…

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Dance with Gianna Martello Ouch Magazine Rising Stars 2017

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  1. Where do you see the dance community to have evolved in 10 years? I think the talent is going to be even more amazing. I can remember growing up and thinking my team was the BEST and now I see the ALDC girls as well as other teams and think “oh my god! They are so much better than we ever were!” 2. What is the biggest misunderstanding about choreographing routines for the Abby Lee Dance Company? Choreographing for ALDC and the TV show happens very fast. It…

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Kierston Wareing’s UK Rising Stars

Kierston Wareing

 Please can you let me know what role you play in this exciting film? I play Kathy who is a nurse and married to a cab driver. Both of them are leading normal lives and are in a solid marriage.  How did you prepare yourself for this role? I didn’t feel I needed to do much preparation for this role as it is stated that Kathy is a nurse but no medical terms were mentioned in the script. I did, however, listen to the director who wanted our relationship to…

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Rising Stars Jasmin Savoy Brown // Ouch Magazine

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1. How would you describe the next season of The Leftovers? Season three of The Leftovers is everything and nothing you’d expect. It’s comforting and predictable because it’s completely uncomfortable and unpredictable. It stays true to The Leftovers fashion in that sense. It is visually captivating and even more spiritual simply because parts of it were shot in Australia. The Aboriginal lands seep into, and influence, everyday culture even subconsciously, giving everything more depth and edge. That is definitely caught on camera. The mirror of imperfect human life is held…

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One To Watch The Quad Star Jake Allyn Exclusive

Jake Allyn

Photo Credits: Photographer: Lorenzo Hodges Interviewed : #Rhonda_Mcknight for @Ouchmagazine 1. Ok we just watched the trailer for The Quad and it looks very good. Please tell us what is your character in this TV Series? I play BoJohn Folsom, a freshman quarterback on the football team. He was a big time Division I football recruit in high school, but BoJohn was blacklisted from all major colleges after his temper got the best of him. Georgia A&M gives him a last chance at a football career and BoJohn jumps at…

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The Beautiful Actress Denise Boutte Gets Personal on Black Hollywood Issues

Actress & Media Star Denise Boutte

Photo Credits : Photographer: Birdie Thompson, @birds_eye_photo Hair: Sylvia J. Stankowski, @sjshairdesign Make-up: Niehla O., @niehlao 1.How was the transition from model to actress? Which one came more natural to you? I hesitate accepting the “model” title. The transition was more so from the business of Advertising, the last title I held was Interactive Account Director, to Acting. While working in the Dallas, Texas world of advertising, overseeing commercial and photoshoots for a range of clients’ campaigns, I was introduced to life on set. On several occasions, I was asked…

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Lee Shorten reprises his role of Sergeant Hiroyuki Yoshida in “Man in the High Castle”

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Lee Shorten reprises his role of Sergeant Hiroyuki Yoshida in season two of Amazon Prime Video’s Emmy Award winning “Man in the High Castle” Based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo Award-winning 1962 alternate history novel, “The Man in the High Castle” explores what would have happened if the Allied Powers had lost World War II. While Germany controls much of the East Coast and Japan controls the West Coast, the Rocky Mountains have become a “neutral zone” — and ground zero for a resistance, led by a mysterious figure known…

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New Face in Hollywood Niki Koss

Niki Kloss- ouch magazine

Subscribe to ouch magazine here ‘Famous In Love’ centers on Paige (Bella Thorne), an ordinary college student who gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. She must now navigate her new star-studded life and undeniable chemistry with her two co-leads while uncovering the truth about what happened to a famous missing popstar. Niki plays Alexis who is confident and entitled, and is up for the same role as Paige. Like most people on the show, Alexis has a secret. The project, based on…

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Levi Meaden SyFy’s “Aftermath” Must See Tv Show

Levi Meaden

In “Aftermath,” Levi stars as the son of James Tupper and Anne Heche’s character. The series follows their family as they battle for survival when civilization comes to an apocalyptic end, triggered by massive storms, meteor strikes, earthquakes, a plague – and the rise of supernatural creatures. Photography by Katya Tsyganova http://katya-tsyganova.com Interview Rhonda Mcknight 1. How did it feel to be part of the Netflix family when you appeared on The Killing? I was a huge fan of House of Cards and I loved that they had brought Arrested…

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Ouch Magazine’s Artist of the Month Cailee Rae exclusive


Photo Credit: Brandon Woelfel Interview @rhonda_mcknight 1) What is the first concert you ever went to? The first concert I went to was Kelly Clarkson. I’ve loved her since I was really little. 2) Do you sing in the car? ALL OF THE TIME. I love singing in the car and singing to the people driving beside me. They always laugh and film it. 3) How would you describe your style? My style is honestly inspired by my mood. I don’t have a specific style, it’s just based off of…

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Actress Amber Coney “Most Beauiful 30 under 30 issue” Q&A

Amber Coney - Dead Of Summer

Amber Coney – Dead Of Summer Photographer : Lesley Bryce http://www.lesleybryce.com Fashion Editor :Rhonda Mcknight @rhonda_mcknight 1. How did you land the role in “Dead of Summer”? It was one of the first things I auditioned for at the beginning of pilot season this year. When I read the material for the first time, I was immediately drawn to the project and the part, so I was very excited to go in for it. I did an initial audition for the casting directors, and then I had a callback that…

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Hunk Alert with Emrhys Cooper one to watch

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How did you get into the Acting Business? I started my work on stage at a very young age.  If you can believe it, I was no more than 6 years old.  I was doing local plays in Devon, England. Shortly afterwards, I joined dance arena. That was an area where my sister was already making her mark. My basic schoolwork was suffering at the time.  This was due to my attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This is a childhood problem which was not well understood at that time.  Luckily,…

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Violentt Beane – The Flash One to Watch

Violett Beane - The Flash

Violentt Beane – The Flash One to Watch Photographer : Jen Rachid Interviewed by @Rhonda_McKnight 1. How did you land this part on the Flash? Can you explain your role? I sent in a self-tape, and it was actually a pretty fast process compared to what it usually can be. I found out within a week and had to run out and get my passport updated (oops!). I play Jesse “Quick” Wells, the daughter of Earth-2 Harrison Wells. Eventually she will get super-speed like the Flash and become a hero……

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Dancer, Model & Viral Video Star Larsen Thompson the one to Watch

Model & Viral Video Star Larsen Thompson

Dancer, Model & Viral Video Star Larsen Thompson the one to Watch Buy the Print Download the Digital Photo Credits Photographer: Irvin Rivera: @graphicsmetropolis Makeup: Allison Noelle: @allisonnoellemakeup Hair: Matilde Campos: @tildebymatilde Styling: Brandon Nicholas: @brandon.fshnstylist and Art Hunter: @arthunter.stylist Interviewed by @rhonda_mcknight 1. How did you know you had talent as a dancer? How young were you? I started dancing at the age of three but didn’t really take it seriously until I was nine. I was fortunate to have amazing trainers that pushed me and saw that I…

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One on One with HARVEY GUILLEN


One on One with HARVEY GUILLEN   1. Please desire your character on the show? George is a genius ..hes an amazing hacker and computer wiz.. he is Lindy’s (VICTORIA JUSTICES) confidant and will do anything for her…even if that might not always be legal..haha. he loves her like a sister . 2. What the stand moment so far filming? the funnest part of filming the show so far is that we get to shoot in NYC .. WHICH I LOOOVE. the cast and i have a great time in…

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Life and the World of Big Freedia

SEASON 4 OF BIG FREEDIA: QUEEN OF BOUNCE premières SEPT 30th 11/10c on FUSEON FUSE Life and the World of Big Freedia 1. How did you get your own show, did you contact someone or were you discovered? BF: My manager Boss and I had been talking about it for a while. At some point my team contacted World of Wonder, the production company, and they loved the idea. This is all documented in my new book, God Save the Queen Diva! Which is on Amazon and in stores everywhere!…

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Actress Jules Nobles One to Watch

Actress Jules Nobles One to Watch 1. WHAT YOUR PERSONAL STYLE? I have a few personal style favorites. One is 1920s inspired. I love the “Old Hollywood”–glitz and glam, sexy but classy, regal presence. Another is ancient Egyptian inspired with statement piece accessories and bold, dramatic eyes to match. I have a list of inspirations. 2. What projects are you currently working on? I have two pending projects. One involving the cutest little boy as the star character which is exciting. I am hosting the 2015 Jersey City Fashion Week…

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Monty Geer 30 most beautiful under 30 – 2015

Monty Geer

Monty Geer Credit for photo: James DePietro Social Media Handle: @MontyGeer ABOUT Actor and comedian who rose to fame for his role as Cole on the MTV show Awkward. BEFORE FAME He made YouTube videos with his friends and performed stand-up comedy and improv in New York City. FAMILY LIFE He was born and raised in a small farm town called Snohomish, Washington. He also has a sister named Liesy. ASSOCIATED WITH Before he was famous, he wrote monologue jokes for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and was an article…

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John DeLuca 30 most beautiful List -2015

John DeLuca 30 most beautiful List -2015

John DeLuca in the issue Credit for Photo: Stephen Buskin Twitter/Instagram handle: @johnny_deluca 1) What does ‘Beauty’ mean to you? Answer: Beauty is about all about being YOU! It’s about embracing your individuality. Each and every one of us is perfectly imperfect and there is beauty in that. Being confident in who you are as a unique individual….there’s nothing more beautiful than that. 2) What inspires you? and Why? I’m inspired by lots of different things. Generosity and kindness…I’m inspired by people or things that promote taking care of one…

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Mollee Gray 30 most beautiful under 30 -2015

Mollee Gray

Mollee Gray Credit for photo: Lee Gumms Twitter/Instagram handle: @MollsGrayy What does ‘Beauty’ mean to you? Beauty to me is how well you take care of yourself. Not physical attributes, but living a healthy lifestyle. Treating other people the way you would like to be treated. 2) What inspires you? and Why? Honestly, everything. My family is probably my biggest inspiration because I always want to be the best role model possible for my younger siblings. 3) What things do you do for yourself to keep a positive inner beauty?…

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The New Hit show Un-REAL Star Breeda Wool

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Ouch Magazine – Breeda Wool interview by @rhonda_mcknight Photo Credit: Kaliisa Conlon OUCH Magazine Questions @rhonda_mcknight 1. How was it for you to grow up in the Midwest? What do you miss about it? Urbana, Illinois was a champagne, liberal utopia in the middle of corn fields. I lived in a neighborhood where most people were professors from foreign countries, including my wild, Irish, chemical engineering father. I roamed around with a pack of academic brats, none of us understood discipline or useful life skills, but we could all play…

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Argentinean Actor Tomas Decurgez exclusive for ouch! magazine Latina

Actor Tomas Decurgez

You paint, sing, play the guitar, model, and write, but you are known as an actor. What do you enjoy the most Art has been my life since a kid and all these disciplines are just different ways of expression, sometimes even expressing the same ideas, but in a different way. I had to choose acting at some point in my life, because I think nobody can be great at a lot of things at the same time (Maybe only Leonardo Da Vinci) and I didn’t want to spend energy…

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I Was A Foreign Exchange Student in France ! By Ash Potter

Day 3 I feel pretty comfortable here now. I’ve arrived and settled in and I must say I really LOVE French food ! I’m living with a host family in Tours to improve my French. The family are so nice and welcoming ! They have four children, all under the age of 13 and two cats. The children are so excited to have me and are always talking to me and showing me things. The cats are too cute ! When I first arrived at the house we all greeted…

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