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Hey Meah Discusses Mental Health

The newest episode of Hey Meah addresses mental health and host Meah Denee brings two experts to the show to break down what a mental illness is and how it affects our everyday lives. Special guest Dr. Glorious Dunkerley has worked as a psychologist for over 15 years and deals mostly with patients that suffer from ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma by providing different kinds of counseling; group counseling, family therapy, couples counseling, and filial therapy.

Our second guest Rwenshaun Miller is a mental health awareness advocate and the founder and executive director of Eustress Inc. A non profit organization dedicated to starting conversations to raise awareness and educate underserved communities about mental health. The organization works within the community starting conversations, providing educational content, interactive programming and having annual Lets Talk About It Walk’s to help people acknowledge negative stressors in their lives that might effect their health.

“The word, ‘Eustress,” (pronounced yoo-stress) is stress that is deemed healthful or giving one the feeling of fulfillment.”

Stay tuned for more information within this two part episode about mental health. Take the time to learn more about Dr. Glorious Dunkerley and Rwenshaun Miller and their initiatives on their sites! Let us know what you thought about this episode and any other questions you may have for our guests or information you may want to know!

Have you every suffered from some form of a mental health disorder? How did you handle this and seek help? #LetsGetReel

Hey Meah Takes Over Washington, D.C.!

Hey Meah host, Meah Denee, took a trip to Washington, D.C. to cover the third stop on the Moguls In Media tour! This is the second year of the tour and it continues to build momentum bringing together industry professionals to hold a great panel about the struggles and joys of working in the entertainment industry.

On this stop the panelists included TV One Producer, Terrance Nelson, top PR women Candice Nicole (Women Who Hustle) and Regan Farley (My PR Agency), pitch master Patrice Tartt (Black Enterprise) and news reporter Mikea Turner (WUSA9).

The panel answered questions about the misconceptions of working in the industry, they also talked about the patience, diligence, and hard work ethic it takes to make it within any area of entertainment. Be sure to watch the event recap video below and let us know what you think! #LetsGetReel

#ReelArtistSpotlight JSwiss Performs New “No Music” EP

Reel Reality was originally created to showcase only young and new professionals within the film and television industry. Specifically, actors, producers, directors, etc but Reel Reality founder, Meah Denee, is trying to balance her love for live music with her love for producing. With that being said every month there will be a new “artist” that will be spotlighted and interviewed!

We start 2017 off with rapper and MC JSwiss who performed a single from his “No Music” Ep on Hey Meah! Host Meah Denee catches up with JSwiss talking about his collaborations with bass guitarist, Brady Watt, from DJ Premier live band. JSwiss also talks about his new “No Music” and the meaning of the title, and even performs a track from the EP! Watch the performance and interview below.

“Hey Meah” Covers Moguls In Media: Philly

Hey Meah was in attendance at the one year anniversary of Moguls in Media! The first stop for the MIM tour was the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia, at the creative workspace, We Work.

Walking into the We Work space I was excited to interview the moguls and even more pleased to eat the delicious food and sip on some margaritas! There was such a great variety of flavored margaritas (Peach was my favorite) and the food catered by Chef Christine Hazel was so good.

Besides the event catering to my professional interests I was really attracted to the fact it was put together by a young woman, Darcel Laurie, who aspires to educate and help others achieve the same success that some of these moguls have already achieved.

After seeing the line up of panelists I was already anxious and excited to interview the moguls. The Philly moguls included Quincy Harris from The Q Show on Fox29, NFL Films reporter and producer Courtland Bragg, and the ladies included The PR Alliance’s Mariah Oates and Keisha Brewer, and returning mogul Chef Christine Hazel.

Once I finished up some good laughs and a few dance breaks on the red carpet I got to relax a little and tune into the panel. I can definitely say the advice given from the panel I took to heart and could relate to.

The best advice came from the true veteran of the panel Quincy Harris who has been in the entertainment industry for over 15 years, first in radio and now television. Harris said, “you have to keep jumping and keep taking risks. You have to keep betting on yourself until you get to your ultimate goal. That for me was a nice reminder that I am capable of achieving the goals I have set for myself, and I should not be afraid to aggressively pursue my dreams. Check out more of this great event, Moguls In Media, below:

Women, Sexuality, And Love On A New Hey Meah! Episode!

Reel Reality released a new episode of Hey Meah! featuring several beautiful co-hosts discussing topics like sexuality, love, virginity and more! Episode four of Hey Meah! addresses the concerns of many women of color when it comes to how they define their sexuality and how society defines sexuality for them. Meah Denee speaks with a diverse group of co-host, even discussing her own battle with identity, losing her virginity, and learning how to be sexually free!

The entertainment does not stop there! Meah Denee interviews soul singer Lea Anderson about her newest project called Pronounced Lee, and gets in-depth on how Anderson addresses and expresses her sexuality through her music. Watch the full episode below and SUBSCRIBE to our Youtube channel to stay up to date on future episodes!

Hey Meah! Episode 3 Airs On MNN!

It has been a month since the premiere of Hey Meah! on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network and the show is off to an amazing start! Reel Reality released their new web show, Hey Meah!, in March with host Meah Denee working hard behind the scenes and in front of the camera to put together great content for our viewers.

Hey Meah! is a talk show catered to millennials of color that spotlights topics pertaining to young adults issues, concerns, interests and needs. Host Meah Denee interviews young and amazingly talented artists and business professionals giving their talents and message a center stage. Episode three continues to do just that with host Meah Denee interviewing actors, Lamar K. Cheston and David “D Black” Roberts, from the off broadway play Black Angels Over Tuskegee.

Hey Meah! had the honor of having both actors perform two amazing pieces, with Lamar acting a monologue from the play, and David “D Black” performing a spoken word piece that will truly stir viewers emotions. Tune into the live airing of Hey Meah! on Sunday at 11am on MNN.org or catch up on episodes here!

 

 

Hey Meah! Episode Two Release

On Sunday, Reel Reality released the second episode to their newest webshow, Hey Meah! Host Meah Denee sat down with two very talented artists, Greg G “The Golden Child” and Noni Rene! The three discussed dating for millennials, comparing younger generations “Netflix and Chill” to older generations “VHS and Chill.” Greg G and Noni Rene also made a special performance from Greg G’s album “The Feelin.” Tune in and watch the full interview and jam to their amazing performance below!

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