Prologue Profiles (general)

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Liz / Arts & Crafts Entrepreneur (@ShopPurpleDahlias | Etsy) / Groove on Grove, Jersey City.

"What made you say, 'I want to be an art major.'?"
"It's something I always did my whole life and it's the only thing and I ever found really challenging. I was never satisfied with anything I did in art and so I always wanted to keep on doing it to try and get better."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Liz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Ed / Hot Sauce Entrepreneur (@OuterLimitsHotSauce) / Groove on Grove, Jersey City.

"My dad and I have been growing habenero peppers since I was a kid and a few years back Hurricane Irene knocked down a huge tree in his backyard so we went from having a little corner of sunlight for the peppers to a full yard so we started growing like 30 or 40 plants instead of like 3 and we needed something to do with the peppers so we started making sauce with them and giving them to friends and family and everybody seemed to really like them." 

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Ed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00pm EST

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Andy / Streetwear Entrepreneur (@StichedUpClothing)/ Groove on Grove, Jersey City.

"I've just always been obsessed with clothes since I was little you know I was one of those kids that just had an insane wardrobe and I would spend all my lunch money on something every week."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Andy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Marquiz / Voice Actor (@marquizmoore) / 39th & 8th Starbucks, NYC.

"My dream is to voiceovers, I want to do like the major voice actors, moreso like if you haven't seen, all the major voice actors from Bugs Bunny to Daffy Duck all those big guys, they were not done by any person of color so it would be awesome to do that."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Marquiz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:31pm EST

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Mackenson / Comedian & TV Show Creator (@comedyjoyride) / 39th & 8th Starbucks, NYC.

"My dream is to destroy reality TV."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Mackenson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:05pm EST

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Vanessa & Abby / Dance and Theatre HS Seniors / Erie St, Jersey City.

"I plan to major in environmental sustainability."
"Really. Why's that?"
"Because it interests me."
"Why?"
"Because I believe that the environment currently is in turmoil and we need to fix it."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Vanessa_and_Abby.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07pm EST

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Callender / Music Agent (@callenderde) / Grove St Stop, Jersey City.

"How are you able to work with such big name artists?"
"Just being on things early, knowing what the trend will be and what people will buy in the future and getting in early and always sticking with it even if it doesn't make money then it'll eventually make money if you follow what you believe in."
"How do you find new music these days?"
"Uhh....Soundcloud."
"Period."
"Yea."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Callender.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:42am EST

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Onterrio / Fashion Designer (@onterrio_m_sanders) / 33 Train, Jersey City.

"What's the biggest challenge you face?"
"Time. Because I actually work two jobs now, so really it's just time, just being able to dedicate a little bit of time to go to the factories and meet and do fittings and things like that, but other than that there are no obstacles in front of me because I believe I can achieve anything, I'm a very determined person so I can achieve I put my mind to."
"Where does that mindset come from?"
"I think it comes from my childhood and watching my mom work hard for us, I have brothers, and so just watching her work hard that's one of the traits I have from her."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Onterrio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30pm EST

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Veena / Filmmaker / Newark Train, Jersey City.

"What's keeping you going?"
"In our school [New York Film Academy] they show us these really famous directors and how in the beginning they were really bad and how they're winning Academy Awards right now."
"It gives you hope."
"Yea [Laughs]."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Veena.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:55pm EST

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Eddie / College Basketball Player / The Grove St Coffee Shop, Jersey City.

"What's motivating you?"
"My family. As you get older you don't want to see your parents working as hard as you know you can work and I want to provide for my family."

Direct download: Prologue_On_The_Street_-_Eddie.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56pm EST