Prologue Profiles

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Pete, musician, at 6th Ave and 23rd St., NYC.

 

Pete is a member of The Do Rights. Catch them this Saturday night at the Shrine in Harlem!

 

"For me, making it is paying my rent and my bills with the thing that I love and being creatively satisfied."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Pete.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Sheikh, aka Dread Kingdom, musician, at Madison Sq Park, NYC.

"One day I went into a club and I realized something was missing, and at that time I was really broke so I was like, 'You know? When I come back here I'm gonna bring my drum, because I'm African." And ever since they've hired me to play drums in the club and I've done a lot of great parties all over the city for 11 years."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Dread_King.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Elliot, photographer (@elliotstudio), at Madison Sq. Park, NYC.

"I took photo class in high school as an easy A and it became 'wow, maybe I can do this in life.'"

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Elliot.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Alexi, a high school senior and music producer (SoundCloud), on the 33rd St PATH Train, Jersey City.

"Find your flow state."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Alexi.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Aaron, a novelist and beer writer for Esquire (@aarongoldfarb), at Barcade JC.

Check out Aaron's latest novels, The Guides, on Amazon.

"Whatever you want to do in life just start doing it."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Aaron_Goldfarb.mp3
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"Creatively, I don't think comfort is the best thing in the world." - Albertina Rizzo

At an early age Albertina (@albz) fell in love with comedy, inspired by David Letterman her dream was to write for late night TV.

Albertina now works full-time as a monologue writer for NBC's The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon which she joined in July 2012.

You'll hear Albertina discuss her path from having no direction in life to writing for late night, the importance of leaving your comfort zone, and that the first person you want to impress is yourself.

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Direct download: 079_Albertina_Rizzo_Comedy_Writer.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Court, a musician (Soundcloud), at the Grove St. PATH station, Jersey City.

"I mastered the Pocahontas song and realized I was a star."

 

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Court.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Dan of the band, The Harmonica Lewinskies (@theharmonicalewinskies), at the Grove St. PATH station, Jersey City.

"You go online, find chords and just keep going."

 

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Dan.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Jasmine, a junior at Parsons (@jazzseaweed), on 8th Ave, NYC.

"Don't just dream about it, take a step."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Jasmine.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Riceball, 21, a hip-hop dancer (@riceball94), on 8th Ave, NYC.

"Just follow your passion. That's why I'm here now."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Riceball.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Cash, an artist and illustrator (cashcooper.net), on Grove St., Jersey City.

"Just show up."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Cash.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Shoshannah, an associate producer for NJTV, on Grove St., Jersey City.

"Doesn't matter what you studied in college because you can still make it happen."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Shoshannah.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Cookie, a fashion designer, on Grove St., Jersey City.

"I just want to be genuinely happy. That's my dream."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Cookie.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Iyiah (@aquietrawr), a writer, on Grove St.

"I'm pretty much a thinker and it turns into writing."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Iyiah.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Leah, 27, on Grove St.

"Don't get wrapped up in fricken life and just do it."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Leah.mp3
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(Upfront apology for the wind noise!) Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Zachary, 16, photographer (@hatiiras), on the corner of Grove St. and Newark Ave.

"Right now I'm just kinda walkin and shootin what I like."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Zachary.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Aaron, who's studying for the US Medical License Exam (USMLE), at the Grove Street Starbucks, Jersey City.

"I just wanted to do something that when I look back in 50 years I feel like I actually achieved something valuable. That's all [laughs]."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Aaron.mp3
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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Tolan, who's studying for Six Sigma Certification, at the Grove St. Starbucks.

"Never stop."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Tolan.mp3
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"I just wanted to keep hitting the shutter." - Atif Ateeq

In high school Atif fell in love with photography. After college Atif launched the NYC streetwear line, Vane, along with episode 003 guest Eric Poon, while continuing to photograph on the side. 

Atif is now a video artist with clients such as DKNY, Naeem Khan and Porsche and as of November 2014 is represented by the Wall Group.

You'll hear Atif discuss how he turned his passion into his livelihood, the importance of putting yourself out there, and that when all else fails, just take a break.

Direct download: 078_Atif_Ateeq_Video_Artist.mp3
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