Exclusives

Exclusive Interview With OMAR TYREE, Author of FLYY GIRL, THE LAST STREET NOVEL & MORE!

June 27, 2015

Long before I ended my celebrity entertainment site INN THE BASEMENT, I had the opportunity to attend the Charlotte Literary Festival where I met author Omar Tyree.  He agreed to do an interview with me, and I have it for you right here. What many of you didn’t know is that Omar Tyree has always […]

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OFF THE CUFF With J.K. Thomas, Youth Engineer & Author of IT’S NOT THE KIDS; IT’S THE PARENTS!

June 24, 2015

During the SC Book Festival, I had the opportunity to meet and do and OFF THE CUFF with author, speaker, youth engineer and mentor, J. K. Thomas about his debut book It’s Not the Kids; It’s the Parents. He had so much information to give based on his own experience, having cared for children for […]

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OFF THE CUFF With Author Teri Woods of DUTCH, NY’s FINEST & Children’s Book THE BEST I CAN BE

June 13, 2015

As I circled around the SC Book Festival, I noticed author and presenter at the festival, Teri Woods, who is behind a range of fiction books from True to the Game, NY’s Finest and something a bit different from them all – a new children’s book!  She agreed to go OFF THE CUFF with me […]

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OFF THE CUFF With The Makings of a Man Co-Author Michael J. Holoman & How Character Drives It All!

June 3, 2015
Michael Holoman and Gerard Droze(right)

One of the more enjoyable, informative and enlightening OFF THE CUFFS I had at the 2015 SC Book Festival came from the co-author of the book titled The Makings of a Man, Michael Holoman.  He co-authored the title with Gerard Droze, who stands to the right in the photo, and another co-author who I didn’t […]

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OFF THE CUFF With Author Daniel Nelson III & His Fictional Fantasy Titled I: The Emolian Empire

June 3, 2015

Author Daniel Neslon is a part of The Makings of a Man Foundation in the literacy program of the foundation, and he accepted my request for an OFF THE CUFF with him about his book titled I: The Emolian Empire while attending the 2015 SC Book Festival. He gave me insight into what the literacy […]

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OFF THE CUFF With Author Kevin Gantt and His New Book INFLECTION: A Journey Of Self Discovery

May 28, 2015

I want to share with you an OFF THE CUFF I had with the author Kevin Gantt about his new book titled Inflection. Upon first glance, I loved the cover and knew that it would be very much an inward journey. Therefore, I had to interview this author on the last day of the 2015 […]

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OFF THE CUFF With Olivia Washington, Author of The Science Fiction Fantasies JUPITER and ASTRAEA!

May 21, 2015

I had the opportunity to have one of my OFF THE CUFFS with a fairly young author named Olivia Washington who has filled two novels with action and drama all wrapped up in a science fiction.  It’s not often that I run into or speak with a science fiction writer, but her books really interested […]

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OFF THE CUFF With Stacy Roberts, Author of Children’s Book Titled BOOMER, BE NICE!

May 18, 2015

I met an amazingly friendly author at the 2015 South Carolina Book Festival, and her name is Stacy Roberts.  She’s the author of a children’s book titled Boomer, Be Nice which has a vibrant book cover along with a line of T-Shirts for added flair. Stacy agreed to an OFF THE CUFF with me about […]

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OFF THE CUFF With Sonja T. Williams, Author of Suni Summers Shares A Story

May 18, 2015

Upon arrival and settling in at the 2015 South Carolina Book Festival, my eyes immediately zoomed in on a book cover that I’d noticed weeks before the event.  The cover is quite cute with a young girl on the front who happens to be named Suni Summers.  Therefore, I quickly ran over and met the […]

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An Event Well Worth It – Pose n Post Symposium, Hosted by Chrisette Michele – the Columbia, SC Edition

April 14, 2015

As I approached the black benches that lined the walkway to SOCO, the venue for the Pose n Post Symposium in the capital city of Columbia, South Carolina, hosted by R&B singer and flower child Chrisette Michele, I was greeted by a life sized poster of the songstress that had already become the face of […]

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Author Christine Young-Robinson Drops the EXCLUSIVE BOOK TEA On Her Upcoming “We Didn’t See It Coming”!

July 18, 2014

Coming in September is a brand new novel off of Zane’s Strebor Books, written by author Christine Young-Robinson, titled “We Didn’t See It Coming”. I got an exclusive before the book’s release, and the author gives a bit of BOOK TEA for avid readers to get excited about! 1.The first four words I notice in […]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW With Songwriter/Singer Bryan Popin About Album YOU CAN MAKE IT!

September 11, 2013
Bryan Popin

It’s not everyday I get to chat it up with such talent in the music industry, but I was blessed with the opportunity to interview Bryan Popin about his upcoming album You Can Make It. Known also as Little Boy Wonder thus the name of his pub company, he has worked with countless artists such […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Gospel Singer & Songwriter Earnest Pugh Interviews About Upcoming Album THE W.I.N. (Worship In Nassau) EXPERIENCE!

August 27, 2013
Earnest Pugh

Earnest Pugh gave me the wonderful opportunity to interview him about his upcoming album, The W.I.N. (Worship in Nassau) Experience which will release on September 17th. Earnest Pugh has been given the gift of song, and he has brought it through albums such as Earnestly Yours, Rain On Us, and Earnest Pugh Live: A Worshipper’s […]

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Exclusive Interview with Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s MiMi Faust From Season One

July 25, 2012

So remember when everyone was fresh and new to the brand new reality show Love & Hip Hop Atlanta? Well, I had the scoop on the show and the life of MiMi Faust with a one on one exclusive. Listen below.

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Exclusive Interview: Take 6 Talks New One Music Video, Message To Future Generations And Tour!

February 26, 2012
Take 6

The countdown has started for the release of Take 6’s new album One, hitting stores on March 27th, and they were gracious enough to give YaDigg.com (a former sister site of INN THE BASEMENT) an exclusive interview, discussing the message they would like to leave to future generations and the importance of having your own […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Author Erik Greene Interviews About His Book OUR UNCLE SAM, The SAM COOKE Story!

September 2, 2011
Uncle Sam

Erik Greene, INN THE BASEMENT wants to congratulate you on your book Our Uncle Sam as it remembers Sam Cooke. He was a master vocalist and a great inspiration to many. It is truly amazing how his name carries on to generations not even born in his time. I would also like to thank you […]

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Exclusive 2009 Interview With Leigh McKnight aka Minnie Dix & The New Book Sinners Never Sleep

September 8, 2009
leigh-mcknight

Leigh McKnight also known as Minnie Dix and author of From My Front Porch is launching a brand new book due out in October 09! Based off of the hit, From My Front Porch, Sinners Never Sleep is bound to rock the boats of love. For those who missed From My Front Porch, a southern […]

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