We had the good fortune of connecting with Veniece Newton and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Veniece, why did you decide to pursue a creative path?
My life has been focused on community engagement and empowering others through everything that I do . I’ve also had a love for hip hop for as long as I could remember. . @CypherCity allows me to provide a Virtual platform that spotlights lyricists , producers and DJ’s to the world . This fulfills me because it allows me to help others while listening to some really cool music .
Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
I’ve always had this live for hip hop , but more so as listener. . The past few years , I saw the increase of creative talent that just wanted their music to be heard or producers that wanted to be connected to artists . Hence , @cyphercity was born . I’ve had ups and down through this journey and continue to learn each and everyday . Our mission is to help creatives connect creat and collaborate ; and we will continues to do so . .
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Great question. !!!!!!! I’ve been a traveler all of my life documenting great things . In fact , I’m launching a blog called the @VSTARlist , that does exactly this ; so this question is easy for me. . My fave place to eat right now is ROC SOUTH!!!!! OMG!!!! This best dam would food I’ve had in a very long time ; fried catfish , candy yams , mac cheese, collards and sweet tea!!! Imma leave that right there !!!
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
@ENGAGEathon deserves a shoutout because they are constantly involved in the community and they have helped @cyphercity encourage youth to vote which was a very important mission for us .