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About Me: First I would like to say, RIP DADDY, I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU AND MAKE YOU PROUD. Rev. L. Wilson Jan 23, 1939- January 26, 2003 In Memory of a Loving Father. D & R Photos for Less "We'll beat any price, cause our price is right." Holla at ya gurl, sike nah. Wassup yall! Yall know me. I'm an alumna of Montclair S. U. now! Been one since Aug 2nd 2007. I was a Geography major and concentrating in Environmental Studies. I'm an alumna of Arts High School and a resident of Newark, NJ. I love basketball and other sports. My favorite team is the WNBA's New York Liberty. I'm a nice down to earth person. I'm also a Michael Jackson Tribute Artist.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Thriller: Tribute to Michael Jackson

7/30/11

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I had the opportunity to see and be a part of a show that showcased so much talent and MJ love at the Black Box Theater yesterday in Harlem, NY. The performers included a singers and dancers of diverse ages. My friend, big sis and MJ Tribute Artist Moses Harper performed. I met so many cool people including mime dancer RALFii, singer Lia, Thrill The World NYC coordinators Amada, Jenna, David and many, many more. They did the Thrill the World version of "Thriller" and I made a brief cameo as Ola Ray's character aka "Freaked-out Girl" as the zombies arrived. I was surrounded by so many talented people and made so many friends. I had such a great experience with everyone, despite differences that occurred before I arrived. Everyone left with a smile.

Here are some photos:

David and I

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David, Amada, Jenna and Moses Harper

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RALFii

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A beautiful shirt

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Group shot!

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Flashback MJ: Motown 25 1983

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Maybe it was the song Billie Jean. Maybe it was the iconic sequin jacket and glove. Maybe it was his signature move the "Moonwalk." The Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever concert is one of Michael memorable and historic moments. The event was held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California on March 25, 1983.

*Note* I really wish I was there though.

Other notable people who appeared included:

Marvin Gaye
Lionel Richie
Stevie Wonder
The Temptations
and more.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Amateur Night at the Apollo: Moses Harper Pt. 2

There are very few people who can make a difference in someone's life and make change. There are very few people who stand out and show the world what they got. Many try but very few continue and succeed. The Apollo Theater has been the home to many hopefuls who dream of becoming stars. I was amazed last night at such talented seeing such talented people, young and old. It was such a hard time believing half of them were amateurs. They all were great. Of course, my bff Shauna and I were back in adventure mode. We were ready to see who my friend, Moses Harper was up against.

So proud of my big sis and MJ Tribute Artist Moses Harper! She put on a hell of a show! I'm not gonna lie to you!

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There was so many people out there with raw talent, I was getting butterflies for her. But when she hit the stage wearing the light up glove I got her, we jumped and cheered our hearts out. She gave such a memorable performance. She emulates Michael Jackson's moves to a "t" and gains so much admiration. It was a sure thing to me that she would place first again. But this week was a change of opinion. I was shocked and couldn't believe what I was hearing. I'm not a bias person and I believe everyone has an equal shot at first place. I'm still happy she did place in second and she's still gonna continue her journey. I believe she will go far regardless. Just by the look on everyone's face when approaching her and the beautiful person she is inside and out.

Both of my BFFs Shauna and Moses in the same frame! Love you guys!

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I'm just excited she knows she is establishing a fan base. Not only a fan base for me but a lasting friendship. Like I said before and I will say it again, REMEMBER her name: MOSES HARPER! This woman is a phenomenal dancer and MJ Tribute Artist from New York City. We need to push her forward, I want to see her go far. She's such a sweet, talented and down-to-earth person. I know I am honored to have such a person enter into my life. From day one at the MJ candlelight vigil at the Apollo Theater on June 25th, she's been an awesome person. Long live Moses and long live King Michael!


With the Apollo Amateur Night host and comedian Capone. He was an awesome host and full of so many jokes! LOL :-) Great guy!

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*Sorry but the Apollo restricted any video or photography during the show. :-(*

Check out her Official Website. Click Moses Harper

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Flashback MJ: American Music Awards 1984

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Maybe it's the memorable fire engine red sequin military jacket or the fact that he won eight awards that night. This is one of the most memorable American Music Awards ever. The 11th Annual American Music Awards were held on January 16, 1984

*Note* I really wish I was there though.

Awards Won

Award of Merit
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
Favorite Pop/Rock Album - Thriller
Favorite Pop/Rock Single - Billie Jean
Favorite Pop/Rock Video - Beat It
Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist
Favorite Soul/R&B Album - Thriller
Favorite Soul/R&B Video - Beat It

Monday, July 18, 2011

Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela!

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Former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela has turned 93 today! Mandela served as President from 1994-1999. Before serving as President, he was an activist against apartheid in South Africa and served 27 years in prison. After his release he was the first president to be elected under a fully represented democratic election.

He was also a very close friend to Michael Jackson.

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Amateur Night at the Apollo: Moses Harper

I said it before and I will say it again, REMEMBER her name: MOSES HARPER! This woman is a phenomenal dancer and MJ Tribute Artist from New York City. We need to push her forward, I want to see her go far. She's such a sweet, talented and down-to-earth person. I know I am honored to have such a person entered into my life. From day one at the MJ candlelight vigil at the Apollo Theater on June 25th, I pray our friendship lasts forever.
She performed last night at the Apollo Theater for Amateur Night. Even though she performed as an amateur, I feel she is totally professional. There were some many talented people there last night. The children that performed expressed tremendous talent. I was blown away. Two of the five finalist in the adult session were from New Jersy, my hometown. One was singer, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Newark) and Bryan Denis, both of which receieved standing ovations. Bryan placed in third and Nicole placed as runner up second.

She posted this as her Facebook status yesterday morning. :-)

"I'm dedicating tonight's performance to Dominique Wilson. Your energy has kept me going the past couple of weeks, thank you lil sis..." -Moses Harper



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I was so excited I made it to see Moses' performance. I found any way possible to make it there. My friend Troy was available to join me on this adventure. He's my life saver. Much luv and thanks to him. We enjoyed watching Moses magically perform her routine to Michael Jackson's hit songs "Dangerous" and "Wanna Be Startin' Something." She put her heart and soul into her performance and it radiated out to the audience. As she swept across the stage, all you can hear were "OOOs" and "Ahhhs" the whole time. She did memorable dances such as the "Side Step," the "Indian Stomp," the "Moonwalk," the "spin" and many more. She even did the "Lean" from "Smooth Criminal" and leaned her way into everyone's heart like magic.

*Sorry but the Apollo restricted any video or photography during the show. :-(*

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I was so happy to be a part of her performance just by being there. She dedicated her performance to me. I was honored. I was so happy she got a ticket for me on the lower level. I jumped and cheered for her as loud as I could. After she received a rouring standing ovation for first place she walked over to the side and we made eye contact, then she thanked me. I felt so emotional I wanted to cry. After the show I waited out front for her. She came out and she hugged me and the energy was amazing. She held me and said "I did this for you." Words can't even describe how I felt at that moment. Just to know she was able to see me there showing her tremendous support made my night very special. You all really need to see this woman in action. She's the closest you will ever get to the late King of Pop. One of the best by far, you will ever see. Congrats sis! Love you always! Long live King Michael!

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Check out her Official Website. Click Moses Harper

Friday, July 8, 2011

Michael Jackson Candlelight Vigil 2011

6/25/11

It's hard to believe it's been two years already since the death of Michael Jackson. Of course it was my day to dress up as Michael Jackson and celebrate his life. I went to work and my co worker Deana had did my makeup for me. After that it was on. I stood outside my job and received so much love. It was amazing.

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Now it was time to head over to NYC to pay my repsects to the King of Pop. On my way there we were jamming Michael Jackson tunes and waving at fans. It was amazing seeing all the reactions from fans of all ages. As we were approaching the George Washington Bridge, I looked out the window and waved at people and it helped the wait go so smoothly.

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The event was held outside the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. There were so many people there and the energy was amazing. People were taking photos of me and with me the whole time. There were people wearing MJ shirts and accessories. There was news reporters out there and I was able to get a brief interview with a local station Televisa.

Photography by Richard Boyd
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A name you all definitely need to look up and know is Moses Harper. She is by far the best Michael Jackson tribute artist I have ever seen. She had all the moves down to a "t" and expression. It was such an honor metting and sharing the same atmosphere with her. I'm still in awe about how down to earth she was. She was helping me break out of my shell. It was also amazing how instantly we bonded. It seemed like we knew eachother for years. That's the power of Michael Jackson. She has definitely gained a new fan and friend. The energy she posessed gave me chills. I would definitely love to see her again. Remember her name: MOSES HARPER

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Time to leave

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Photography by Richard Boyd

Check out more photos in my Facebook album at Candlelight Vigil for Michael Jackson.

Article Response: Michael Jackson photos could help fund energy breakthrough

5/16/11

Article Link Michael Jackson photos could help fund energy breakthrough | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Response This is my responce to the link above. Two things that I love are Michael Jackson and the environment. Michael Jackson was an advocate for the environment and nature. He makes many references to it in his music and interviews. I believe if this man is going to sell photos he has taken of the late King of Pop to fund an invention to clean up greenhouse gases and help the earth, Michael would be honored that his photos will serve that purpose. It will be a way he can help improve earth posthumously.

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I do believe people will buy the photos as a momento of the late pop star and keep it for generations to share. I'm not sure about how much the photos will make but I know it will be quite a bit. Even though the photos are of his younger years, that is a side of Michael Jackson people want to see more of and get to know. Especially young and post surgeries.

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This invention should really help reduce and possibly eliminate greenhouse gases. Greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane and others natural earth gases that in a large dose mixed with other chemicals like burning coal, the use of fuel and gasoline can be quite dangerous. They can lead to global warming caused by the greenhouse effect. This is a serious issue that causes a series of issues, for example melting polar ice caps resulting in rising sea levels.

Hopefully this plan is for the right reasons. If so, I hope it works out and Reginald Garcia gets his invention created. I feel Michael Jackson would be honored to be a part of making the world a better place. What are your views?

Other source used was Wikipedia article at "Greenhouse gas"

Check out my science, environmental and nature blog and follow here at The S.E.N. Blog of D.W.

Happy Birthday Katherine Jackson!

5/4/11

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Happy Birthday Katherine Jackson!!! The mother of the greatest entertainer that ever lived, Michael Jackson! The matriarch of Jackson family dynasty. She has turned 81 years-old today. She still looks radiant and still taking care of business. Raising all of her 10 children to be successful keeping them out of harms way. She deserves the best today and everyday. May God bless her with many more.

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Rest In Peace Elizabeth Taylor

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English-American actress, Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, has died. She was 79 years-old. She is considered one of the greatest actresses of classical Hollywood cinema also known as Hollywood’s Golden Age. She is known for movies such as “Cleopatra,” “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” and many more. She is known more recently for being one of Michael Jackson’s best friends. Their friendship was strong from the 1980s up until his death in 2009. Her last public appearance was his private funeral service. My prayers go out to her family and friends. She was full of beauty, style and grace. She will definitely be missed and will always be a legend.

Dame Elizabeth R. Taylor

February 27, 1932 - March 23, 2011

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Thinking of MJ

3/4/11

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The last time I talked about Michael Jackson was about a year ago. The day he passed away still plays in my head like it was yesterday, I was at work when I heard he was rushed to the hospital. But like many times before you'll think "Michael will be fine, he's not going anywhere." Next thing you know you're watching the news as the Breaking News bumper appears and they have confirmation that he has died. In my last article about MJ I wrote that people have put him on the "back burner" because people like him are supposed to live forever forgetting that they are only human.
At the time of his death he was coming out with a 50 show concert "This Is It," which was only weeks away. As I watch his documentary of the tour "This Is It" I wish he would have lived to do at least one show. He was magical and had such a wonderful spirit. But he was also hurting inside. People were constantly criticizing him and pressuring him to be perfect, he felt he was not. He endured these pressures for years. Even about how he was constantly changing his looks. He only did it to fit in with society's way of thinking but they still turned their noses up. People are still talking about him now from his changes to his health and his addiction to pain medication. Maybe his body was in pain but his heart would hurt the most. I sit and wish he was still here but then to know he's in a better place makes me feel a little bit better inside. I will always keep Michael in my head forever because he was always in my heart. God bless his family.