Guest 1: Former Manager for SWV Wants To Raise African-American Awareness After Suffering A Stroke With the entertainment industry being a very daunting field, Taylor is looking to bring awareness to what stress can do, as a national ambassador of the American Heart and Stroke Association. Cory Taylor is a talented music industry professional with a decade of experience. The Virginia native entered the music entertainment industry in 2005 as Day Manager to Cheryl “Coko” Clemons, member of Multi-Platinum, Grammy-nominated, R&B trio, Sisters With Voices, better known as SWV. Cory supported Coko in the production of her first Gospel album, “Grateful,” which received a Grammy nomination. In 2008, he accelerated to the role of full-time Manager during the production of her second Gospel album, “The Winner in Me.” Impressed by his professionalism, leadership and tenacity, SWV hired him as its full-time manager. Cory also served as full time manager for Kameelah”Meelah” Williams former lead singer of “702”, and was very instrumental in securing her on the last season TVOne R&B Divas Atlanta. Cory fused his passion for music and artist development and founded 21 Voices Entertainment, a management consulting and entertainment agency. He was instrumental in securing a new album deal for SWV at Mass Appeal/E1 Entertainment in 2011 and the SWV brand, which includes business relations; international, national and regional travels; performances; recordings; and daily activities. Over the years, Cory has supported and secured music business for Keith Sweat, Kelly Price, Changing Faces, Lisa Page Brooks, Isaac Carree, R.L. of Next, TWEET, BLACKSTREET Faith Evans, 112, JIM JONES, Carl Thomas, Fantasia, Musiq Soul Child, Shanice Wilson and Meelah of 702. In 2010, Cory founded “R&B Nights,” now known as “RnB Spotlight,” a monthly showcase hosted monthly at the legendary SOB’s in NYC. The purpose of “ Spotlight” is to open the curtain of opportunity for the next superstars to be discovered. Amateurs are given a platform to showcase their talents and gain local and national exposure in the R&B community. Chart-topping superstars have headlined the showcase, including SWV, Kenny Lattimore, R.L. of 90’s R&B group Next; Meelah of 702, LaTocha Scott of Xscape, Mario Winans, Dru Hill, Sunshine Anderson, Faith Evans etc.. Cory was responsible for securing SWV reality series “SWV REUNITED “ on WETv, and served as the executive producer for the series. “SWV REUNITED” was the #1 highest rated freshman show in the networks history. Show debut at #1 and was one WETv highest rated shows. This past June “The Coko and Cory show “ debut on over 40 Musical Soul Food Stations (FM 100.9 in VA) and airs each Saturday at Noon est. Cory recently teamed up with Grammy Award winner Faith Evans to produce several up coming docu-serie together. Cory also has teamed up with VIBE Magazine that will feature his a column weekly centered around new and upcoming rising artist. He gives all praises to gospel from where all of blessings come from. Guest 2: Sandra Dubose is clearly on her way to becoming an international, multi-media success. This native New Yorker, known as The Bald Beauty Queen of Self-Esteem, is a dynamic motivational speaker, author and smooth jazz vocalist with an inspiring personal story that has made history, and national media headlines. Sandra is a role model for women of all ages and teaches them how to build healthy self-esteem through the practice of self love and self acceptance. She is a patient advocate for women’s health issues and has been ever since the age of 25, when she was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease, Alopecia Areata. This incurable condition resulted in the loss of all of the hair on her scalp and body and subsequently, the loss of her self-esteem. She was forced into a compelling journey of self discovery and had to learn firsthand how to heal emotional wounds, overcome obstacles and rebuild her confidence. As a testament of her courage and star power as a vocalist, in March 2011, Sandra competed bald in a statewide beauty pageant. She made history when she was crowned 2011 Mrs. Black North Carolina, the 1st Bald Beauty Queen of the state. In her life changing book, “My Crown and Glory, It’s Not About the Hair,” she shares her personal life lessons and six principles she used to shift her life from being a victim, to living in victory. Sandra is sought out nationally to deliver her empowering message through words and song. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2012 Radical Woman Award, 2013 SWIBA Inspirational Entrepreneur of the Year Award and 2015 Lamplighter Award for Health Outreach. This positive role model and youth mentor is being the change she wants to see in this world, and paving the way for others to do the same.