Articles by Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier

Episode #192: Nick Fradiani – 2015 American Idol Winner, Now Playing Lorenzo in the National Touring Production of A Bronx Tale: The Musical, Playing Detroit’s Fisher Theatre Starting January 21st

The guest for this episode is Nick Fradiani, who you might know as the 2015 winner of American Idol, but it now playing the role of Lorenzo in the national touring production of A Bronx Tale: The Musical. Since his time on American Idol, Nick released his debut solo project, Hurricane, in 2016 along with a follow-up EP in 2017, Where We Left Off.


Breakin’ Recordz #8: The Soul Rebels – New Orleans Brass Ensemble, Go-To Backing Band for A-List Music Artists such as Katy Perry, Nas, Marilyn Manson, DMX, and More, New Album Poetry in Motion Available Now

The guests for this episode are three members of the brass ensemble from New Orleans, The Soul Rebels, Julian Gosin (trumpet), Lumar LeBlanc (snare drum), and Marcus Hubbard (trumpet). The Soul Rebels blend elements of contemporary hip-hop, trap, soul, bounce, and pop production mixed with world music and jazz, and recently released their newest album Poetry in Motion.


Episode #191: Zehra Fazal – Voice Actress/Comedian, Known for Voicing Roles on She-Ra, Voltron: Legendary Defender, Young Justice: Outsiders, Lost in Space, Call of Duty, Apex Legends, and Borderlands

The guest for this episode voice actress and comedian Zehra Fazal, known for various voicing roles such as Nadia Rizavi in Voltron: Legendary Defender, Halo in Young Justice: Outsiders, Jupiter/Resolute Spaceship in the Netflix original Lost in Space, Mara in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, and Pocahontas and Boudica in Adam Ruins Everything, along with voicing on video games like Call of Duty, Apex Legends, and Borderlands.


Breakin’ Recordz #7: Traxman – Legendary Chicago Footwork, Juke, House Music DJ Producer

The guest for this episode is Chicago OG footwork, juke, and house music DJ and producer Traxman. As a staple of the Chicago dance music scene for decades now, Traxman was one of the co-founders of the G.E.T.O DJZ INC clique a member of DJ Rashad & DJ Spinn’s Teklife CREW And the founder of TEKK DJZ, along with being a important part of the birthing of the Dance-Mania imprint.


Episode #190: Samantha Ireland – Actress/Filmmaker, Nora Valkyrie on RWBY (Recorded at the Grand Rapids Comic Con)

The guest for this episode if actress, filmmaker, and voice-actor Samantha Ireland, most known for her role voicing Nora Valkyrie on the popular anime RWBY along with other roles through Rooster Teeth Productions, along with projects ranging from films, TV shows, web series and video games. Recorded at the Grand Rapids Comic Con, we talked about the roles she has been known for and how she got into the entertainment field, the importance of community and referral support, allies in the business for women and people of color, the stories she wants to see being told, being a mother in the entertainment industry, and the fandom behind anime.



Episode #189: Ellen Stagg photographs naked ladies in an uninhibited, playful manner, her new book More Dirty Girls Having Fun is available now (NSFW)

The guest for this episode is photographer Ellen Stagg, who recently released her newest photo book More Dirty Girls Having Fun via Goliath Books. It’s a beautiful book and through the camera lens, Ellen Stagg was able to create a fun environment and capture these women uninhibited through out the 300+ images featured.



Episode #188: Katherine Goldstein – Creator/Host of The Double Shift, a podcast reporting stories about a new generation of working moms

The guest for this episode is award-winning journalist and media entrepreneur, Katherine Goldstein. In 2017, she created and also hosts The Double Shift podcast, a show that uses storytelling to fundamentally transform how society sees mothers and how we see ourselves in order to achieve greater parity for women in all aspects of society.


Breakin’ Recordz #6: Lena of the Moldova-based metal band Infected Rain, new album Endorphin available now via Napalm Records

The guest for this episode is Lena, the multi-faceted vocalist of the Moldova-based metal band Infected Rain. The band recently released their fourth studio album, Endorphin, via Napalm Records, along with a stunning video for their single “Black Gold” (embedded below). Discovering her love for metal as a teenager, music has always been a passion for Lena, her own type of drug and a reason for living.