Last year’s ULMII winner Ny’ Aira and 2014 Baltimore winner Calvin Tucker Jr. perform as special guest at 2014 ULMII entertainment conference’s talent competition
*Pasadena, California Gospel rapper Noy Burns wins the 2014 “Uplifting Minds II” (ULMII) entertainment conference’s national talent competition showcase held recently at the Celebrity Centre in Hollywood.
Last year’s winner, 16 year-old Ny’ Aira, and 2014 Baltimore ULMII winner Calvin Tucker Jr. performed as special guest at the 15th annual free conference.
Judges on the ULMII national talent competition showcase included famed former radio personality Lee “The Voice” Bailey, publisher of the www.EURweb.com entertainment news online magazine; stage/TV/screen actress and Jazz singer Ellia English (Dreamgirls/”Curve Your Enthusiasm,” and Disney’s “Good Luck Charlie”); celebrity Hip-Hop veteran photographer Koi Sojer, and Gramma Funk, famed singer/songwriter whose hit single “I See You Baby” can be heard on the Nike’ Fuel Band commercial (http://youtu.be/BicFswXw2_U ).
The 15 annual Los Angeles “Uplifting Minds II” entertainment conference is also held in Baltimore annually at Security Square Mall (Sat. April 18, 2015). The one-day entertainment conference offers an entertainment business seminar panel discussion before its talent showcase awarding best vocal, songwriting and dance acts. The winner(s) receive the ULMII Award, a beautiful blue crystal ball, and a list of other prizes that included this year “free product shelf-space” from Dimensions In Music record store in downtown Baltimore; a “free public relations strategy and business management consult for a month” from Eunice Moseley, MS, M.B.A. president of Freelance Associates, a PR and business consultant firm (PRSA/ www.ThePulseofEntertainment.com/FreelanceAssociates.html); “free entertainment business consult” from entertainment business mogul Paul Gardner, II (www.TheGardnerLawGroup.com); “free music track, studio time and promotions” from five-time ULMII winner and Virgin Island producer Marvin Davis aka V.I.P. (www.DustDemAFF.com); “free vocal coaching” from professional singer and vocal coach Nadiyah Kareem (Superstar Enter.); “free make-up application/stylist consult” from Jeneanne Collins president of Rebellious Beauty; “free commercial photo shoot” from commercial photographer Ty Moore (www.IAmSharpEye.com); “free photo shoot and road management consult” from tour manager (Anita Baker, Temptations) and professional photographer Gar Roberts (www.Garman.zenfolio.com), and “talent management consult” from talent manager Cordell Capone – Natalie Nunn, reality star on “Bad Girls Club” – (www.CordellCapone.com).