Alia Pierre; A Crown Heights native and dynamically talented young woman has been making a mark in the performing arts industry since a child. Performing in numerous shows and events throughout her life it wasn’t until 2015 that she began performing her spoken word pieces and raps more frequently around the city. She formed a band #OJintheYams who decided to go all in with her and they quickly started booking gigs. Struggling with a bout of depression in 2014 this new found r
Her first touch was inappropriate, her innocence stripped away by an abuser. Pretending not to care she hid the pain she felt and let men use her. Her body was her temple but it had been broken into and vandalized. Her flirty nature is what most saw on the outside but few knew the true pain behind her eyes. Misjudged and misunderstood only God knew how she truly felt. The careless lifestyle and all the men, were all just a silent cry for help. No one knew how many nights she
So often we hear stories about people who have never moved forward with their dreams because of FEAR. We also hear of people living their lives with hurt or pain because they’re fearful of what could happen or who else it will hurt. It’s so strange how much FEAR can help or protect everyone but YOU. As an entrepreneur FEAR can literally make you or break you. It could mean the difference between success and failure. FEAR causes you to stay stagnant and in a place of comfort.