The hottest entertainment publication has done it again!!! We have the U.K. beauty Shanae Carmella as our cover model and Dee Famouss turning the heat up in this issue!!!
Shanae Carmella Cover 22 Mrs Jeff. County 16 Groove 12 PreD-Boi Slim 36 Dee Famouss 30 FEATURES Exclusive Interviews  Groove  Mrs. Jefferson County  PreD-Boi Slim EDITOR’S PICKS  What’s Hot at the Movies & New on DVD FAN MAIL  See What People are Saying FEATURED MODELS  Shanae Carmella  Dee Famouss HEALTH & BEAUTY  Falcial FASHION  Fantasy Couture Part 1 G-SCENES  What’s Going On In The City From the Editor The staff here at G-Entertainment Magazine appreciates all of the feedback that was given on the last issue. There were several emails and shout outs on Facebook to LaToya and myself, but we didn’t do it alone. As always, I say that I have a great team and their names are listed on the following page. We started off 2014 with a bang and we are going to keep that momentum going! My team has been so busy that we literally have been a part of just about every event in the city. More often than not, I joke about not getting any sleep saying “I can sleep when I die”. My joke has turned into reality and we have turned an idea into a recognized brand. There have been several things going on in my personal life that has made it difficult to do what I love (my magazine), but through God’s grace and having good people behind me we are still bring you the best entertainment publication ever! See you next issue. Harold “G” Abram, Jr. FOR ADVERTISEMENT INFORMATION CONTACT US @ www.g-entmagazine.com Follow us on Twitter @g_entmag Follow us on Instagram @g_ent_magazine Follow us on Myspace @www.myspace.com/gbone_ent Like us on Facebook G-Entertainment Magazine EDITOR-IN-CHIEF HAROLD “G” ABRAM, JR. CREATIVE DIRECTOR LA’TOYA FLETCHER-ABRAM PHOTOGRAPHY D. JEROME SMEDLEY (D. JEROME SMEDLEY PHOTOGRAPHY) DANNY KANG AUSTIN (EAGLE EYE PHOTOGRAPHY) PAUL H. FRANKLIN (PAUL H. FRANKLIN PHOTOGRAPHY) TIG KNIGHT (contributing photographer) VIDEO KELVIN “K-ONE” HOLMES MAKE UP ARTIST/ STYLIST LA’TOYA NICOLE APRIL SHANTE’ YOHONNA JOHNSON TRACIE DAVIS HAIR STYLIST ALECHA RICE-GRESHAM NAIL TECHNITION TAKASHA MAILHOLIC PUBLIC RELATIONS/ MARKETING SHAI’VONNE WEBSTER ASHANTI ONEAL D’EVERY PATTERSON DERRICK SMITH ANTHONY TARTT LEELEE THOMAS ALPHONZO ANGELIC MONIQUE CLIFFTON ABRAM ALTOVISE BLU HOLIDAY DEVYNN WHITNEY DAVIDA HALL COLUMNISTS MARLICEIA CHAVERS Page 6 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 CHECK OUT THESE HOT ALBUMS Loco Mateo L.A. Swag 215 Fify4OneENT. Talksick Warhead Legendz of The Cornerz Koko Rox BlackLight Kevin Scott Hughes Ragg Drumminz All Gripp OSHUN BASE ROC Page 8 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Advertising in G-Entertainment Magazine compared to regular printed magazines, you can access both the latest & back issues of G-Entertainment Magazine 24/7 year after year for FREE online. That means more exposure for your advertisements and more access by your target market. Any questions related to advertising can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org G-Entertainment Magazine can not accept responsibility for claims made by itâ€™s advertisers. Advertisers who place ads in Gâ€“ Entertainment Magazine do so understanding that G- Entertainment Magazine will not accept responsibility made by them in their ads; nor will the publisher be held financially accountable for errors in advertising, regardless of fault, beyond the partial or full cost of the ads themselves. Opinions expressed in G- Entertainment Magazine are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the views of the management, staff or advertisers. No part of this magazine can be copied with out written consent from the Editor-In-Chief. G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 9 EDITOR’S PICKS Crossing new lines and breaking old barriers, A Haunted House 2 is the sequel to the boxoffice hit starring Marlon Wayans as Malcolm who, after exorcising the demons of his ex, is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children The story chronicles a near-impossible cross-country race against time—one that begins as a mission for revenge, but proves to be one of redemption. Check Out These New DVDs In Fear This new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield—on the sea—as Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. Brought together by an incident at their children’s school, a group of single mothers from different walks of life bond, and create a support group that helps them find comedy in the obstacles of life, as well as their inner strength to overcome their personal challenges Contracted A family of five moves into a beautiful, sprawling dream home. One problem: it's cursed, having caused the deaths of the previous family to occupy it, leaving only one survivor (Jacki Weaver). After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world The Book Thief Page 10 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Knights of Badassdom G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 11 What is the most memorable moment in your career and why?: When I opened for Miguel and so many of my friends and supporters showed their love for my craft . I had about 11 dancers 2 background singers and a full band I received a standing ovation that was my first major solo performance Where are you from?: Birmingham, AL What sets you apart from others in your profession?: The fact that I am me and I only try to be myself Do you have any upcoming projects that you would like to discuss?: Yes we are finishing my project, my going away to Cali video, maybe Japan this fall the house of blues in June and we will be dropping the single off of the neon drive project shot out to wearewhatsup . Is there anything else that you would like to discuss?: Yea I am a product of believing in God first and believing in my gift that he gave me second and never giving up there are so many things that I have in the works just keep in contact with me via my website www.iamgroove.com. How can people reach you to book you for shows etc.?: Bookgroove@yahoo.com Do you have any shout outs?: Yeah shot out to Wearewhatsup, YVPG, Birmingham, Fifth Element, Ruben Studdard, Neon Drive, Groovesworld, 98.7 and 95.7 (for there continued support) Chris Coleman, Elheezy, all the dj's, everyone that supports and shows love God and thank you guys for the opportunity. G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 13 Page 14 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Photography by G.E.M. Photography Make up by LaToya Nicole Page 16 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 As of late it seems like we have been to every fashion show or fashion event going on in and around the city. With all of these different things going on it can become overwhelming, but when you see to good people are doing it all seems worth it. There are several movements out there for women to empower themselves and other women around them. I have found that there are a lot of ladies out there with self esteem issues that are beautiful on the inside and out. Our very own Mrs. Jefferson County (Plus America) exemplifies this personal beauty and womanly strength. We had the opportunity to sit down and talk with her and this is what she had to say... Tell the readers a little about yourself? My name is Shatwaina A. Lester. I am originally from Chicago, IL.; however, I am a southern bell. I was raised most of my life here in Birmingham, AL. I was raised and educated in Walker County and Jefferson County schools. I graduated from Ensley High School. The wonderful class of 2004...I am the oldest of six kids and I am married to Sgt. Carl Lester. I am also an entrepreneur. Would you tell the readers about the pageant that you were in? Yes, of course. I am now apart of the Alabama Mrs. Plus America system were I am a delegate for the 2014 Alabama Mrs. Plus America Pageant. It will be held in March right here in Birmingham, AL. I am Mrs. Jefferson County Plus America 2014 and I will be running for Mrs. Plus America. My platform for the pageant is PCOS...Persistent Creative Outlook on Self (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). Would you tell the readers the difference between the plus size pageants and any other pageants that they may be used to seeing? Yes, in the Ms. Plus America Pageant one thing is these ladies have the opportunity to promote something that they are passionate about. PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is something that I deal with everyday. That’s something that I’m passionate about, I’m able to speak on it, I’m able to educate people on it...as well as give my own personal experience about it. With this pageant system its more about work, community service, giving and loving people. As well as uplifting the full-figured woman. Learn to love your curves, learn to love the skin that your in...your beautiful. That’s something different. Its not just based on beauty as a whole. Its based on education, its based on self confidence and it based on service. When you first heard about the pageant, what prompted you to get involved in it? Well Harold honestly, I wanted to do it, but I was afraid. I felt like I didn’t have enough background in pageantry. I was looking at everything that I didn’t have versus everything that I m capble of. What I had to look at is I ws alredy doing everything that I am doing now. The only difference is that its enhanced. I’m asked to do more G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 17 When is the show again? Marche 7th and 8th and the BJCC. How can people reach you for other shows etc? You can contact my personal assistant Beyonca Miller at email@example.com. Like my facebook page mrsjeffersoncountyplusamerica2014 and find me on Instagram mrsjeffco_daceo Do you have any shout outs? I would love to send special shout out to all of my sister queens, especially the 2014 delegates. I love those girls. Phillip and Marcella...all of the former queens, my family and friends, especially my husband Sgt. Big Daddy Carl Lester (laughing). I love you too. Things, I’m invited to more things. I would’ve never guessed that you were afraid to do this. Yes, I was afraid. I didn’t have the confidence to actually do it. I did have a conversation with the director and he eased that really fast. What type of doors have been opened for you? I have been introduced and participate with several director boards of different organizations. I will not disclose which organizations. I’ve been asked to participate in several other pageants as a judge and MC. Also, giving my experiences and insight on the Alabama Ms. Plus America Pageant System. Page 18 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 â€œLearn to love your curves, learn to love the skin that your in...your beautifulâ€? G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 19 For more information email us @ firstname.lastname@example.org Page 20 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 There is definitely a lot to learn about this issue. I love all the points you made. Yacon Syrup When is the next issue coming out Amie We share every issue. Dynasty G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 21 www.g-entmagazine.com Page 22 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Our feature model Shanae Carmella is an urban model from the U.K. She has been modeling for nearly three years and says that she has met some amazing people along the way. She has been featured in music videos with artists like CrazyCousins, Young O Ft Ozzie B, Mac SoSolid Crew and many others. She has also done several photo shoots with photographers that she calls amazing such as: Koshmo Photography (Candy Mag UK) and Dwaine Darden (Summer Bunnies USA). She says that modeling is a big part of her life and she is going to work hard to achieve her goals and reach the top. www.g-entmagazine.com www.g-entmagazine.com Page 24 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Get yours today exclusively at http://shop.favorgear.com Page 26 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 27 Photography by G.E.M. Photography Make up by LaToya Nicole Model: Derrick G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 27 Go to www.g-entmagazine.com & click photos to see more images from this event. Page 28 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 29 Page 30 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Name: DeeFamouSs Measurements: 44E - 34 - 42 Where are you from? Jamaica/ NY /FT Lauderale What sets you apart from others in your profession? I've been told my personality. I'm very upbeat and easy going... very polite and respectable though I may not look the part. What made you want to get into the industry? I grew up around a lot of artists, I started out as a muse and later on started runway modeling - trained by former Ms World 1993 Lisa Hannah. As I grew into my body I started doing artistic expressions and now glam, boudoir, lingerie etc... I became way sexier than I ever anticipated! Do you have any upcoming projects that you would like to discuss? At the moment, I am going through a rebranding process, I am looking to stretch my boundaries,, I limited myself in the past and now I am reintroducing Dee to the world. Have you been in any other magazines or videos? If so, which ones? I've been too shy to do videos as the lead but I have made a few cameos in some dancehall videos. I am planning on branching out into that soon... I might not look it but I am shy. I have been in Gorgeous Magazine, Fyne Girls and a few I can’t remember. I really don’t keep track.. numerous blog/vlog sites. I think any urban model that can list everything she's done is a bit cocky. What part of your body do you consider your best asset? I'd say my eyes or my lips, in person I've been told I do some sultry things expressions that I don’t even notice... others would say my boobs. What is your guilty pleasure? My guilty pleasure is... a very warm bubble bath, a extra large bottle of white wine, some fruit and a good movie. I don’t get to indulge in anything much but when I do I go all in. Usually afterwards I go to bed. Crazy right? Not really. That sounds good. What is your biggest turn off? My biggest turn off is low self esteem, that and bad breath or dirty teeth... ew, I'm a kisser.. I love making out, so if I get the slightest notion, I’m gone with the wind! How can people reach you to book you for shows etc.? email@example.com Do you have any shout outs? Mofia and his AWESOMENESS for allowing me my vision!! Deptic and everyone who has stood behind me from day one G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 31 â€œMy guilty pleasure is... a very warm bubble bath, a extra large bottle of white wine, some fruit and a good movie â€? www.g-entmagazine.com G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 33 Page 34 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 We had the opportunity to interview one of the most talented artists in the South, PreD-Boi Slim. He is a real cool guy and down to Earth. Where are you from? Birmingham, Al. West Side What made you want to get into the industry? I really didnâ€™t have a choice. I come from a family of musicians. My grandmother taught piano lessons in the house I grew up in, so that was my first of a long list of instruments that I play. I went to Alabama State University where my major was performance. That's when I discovered who I was and what I was sent here to do. How long have you been making music? I started making music around 2000. I was in a couple local rap groups until 2005 when I started Inner G House Entertainment. Itâ€™s been a long road and I thank God for all my experiences good and bad. It has molded me into the man I am today. What sets you apart from other artists? What sets me apart from others is that I'm multifaceted. I'm a writer, singer, producer. I own my label which is Inner G House Entertainment. I own OGC Publishing Company and most importantly I own all my songs. When it comes to music, I do it for two rea- G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 38 G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 sons. First, is for the love of music and secondly because I AM the beginning and end of it. You said that you own a publishing company. What type of publishing do you do? Yes, my publishing company name is OGC Publishing LLC. I stared OGC in 2009. Publishing is a very important part of the music industry. One day I hope to publish more than music, but right now I am strictly a music publisher. How long have you been doing that? I've been doing publishing for 5 years now. It's pretty tedious work, but the end results are worth it. Do you have any upcoming projects that you would like to discuss? Yes, I have a mix-tape releasing on April 1st, 2014 called PRED-BOI SLIM.COM (pretty boy). It's going to be that heat for the summer. I got to work with some talented guys on this project and I think it will show. How can people reach you to book you for shows etc.? firstname.lastname@example.org Do you have any shout outs? Of course. Shout out to Majestic Drama, Arjae Knox, Scott Styles, VT, Nyck Paul, Track Officialz, Track Gods, A1 Snow Yoda, Al Pachino and to everyone who supports independent artist's and music. Thank you G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 39 HEALTH HEALTH & & BEAUTY BEAUTY Photography by G.E.M. 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Facial toner also tightens and brightens the skin. 11 12 11 & 12â€“ Next, follow up you toner by applying a moisturizing eye cream with your ring finger using a light tapping motion. Be sure not to rub that area because it is very sensitive, so, abrasive application can cause capillaries to burst, which in turn can cause dark circles. The eye cream is a must have to provide moisture to the eye area, which decreases wrinkles, dark circles, and fine lines. G-Entertainment Magazine May/June 2014 Page 43 HEALTH HEALTH & & BEAUTY BEAUTY 13 14 15 13 14 & 15â€“ Lastly apply a facial moisturizer with SPF to your entire face. Moisturizer restores the pH balance to your skin, increases elasticity, provides moisture, and acts as a barrier between your face and the elements around you. 16 16â€“ Now you have a revitalized fresh face that you can leave as is or follow-up with makeup. 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