Around The Way Girl: Joanna Hernandez

Follow your heart and take chances. I literally left to NYC with $1,000.00 in my pocket. I shoved everything I could in my car and drove here. Stayed in an Air B&B for two weeks. I had no plan, but a dream to start my career.Joanna or as most of my friends call me Jo or Jojo is the prime example of good things come to those who wait. The 26 year old Mexicana was born and raised in Chicago. She started her college education  at Northeastern University in Chicago. Eventually, she figured out what she wanted to do career wise and made her way and  obtained her degree in Journalism from Columbia College. A few months ago she packed her bags and moved to The Big Apple where she is now a TV Reporter for News 12 in Brooklyn.

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Don’t Mess With Audrey Valentine In New Music Video ‘Innocent’

You may remember Audrey Valentine from our Around The Way Girl feature last September, well this past weekend our girl  re-released her single “Innocent” from her  2015 EP “Love Hangover” along with some visuals. In her latest video,  Audrey ain’t playing no games with her man as she rolls up on him with her girl gang. She suspects that bae may not be as innocent as she thought he was and even channel’s Beyonce with a cameo of her own hot sauce bat. That baseball bat can get you all the answers you need.

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Lollapalooza Recap

Lollapalooza turned 25 this year and with four days and 170 acts it was a weekend to be remembered. Becca was totally spot on in her Pitchfork article about not being as young as we thought we were. Going to a music festival is completely energy draining and four days of Lolla is just way too much. Due to old age, work, and a body that was just shutting down on me I didn’t make it to the festival before 6:00 pm on any of the days. Shout out to the attendees who were at the fest for more than four hours a day. With that said, Lolla was a great time. I saw some of my favorite artists and discovered new acts along the way. Here is how it all went down:

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