Saturday, May 12, 2012
Today I was invited back to the Greater Newark Conservancy to perform at their Spring Block Party in my hometown newark,NJ. It felt good to be back in front of my hometown crowd spreading Michael Jackson love the entire time. This festival opens up the gardening season, which I will be getting into soon in my community garden. There were so many people out there today men, women and of course the children. There were venders, plant giveaways and sales, face painting, and entertainment. There was even a cow named Crystal there.
I was super excited to be asked back to perform again. I wore my "Bad" tour outfit and danced to a Michael jackson mega mix I found a while back. My mother and sister joined me on this adventure. We were later joined by her friend, Barry and my friend and fellow MJ tribute artist, Lamar "MJ" Coleman and his mother. The people were happy to see me when I arrived and started taking plenty of photos.
Before I went out to perform, I met and greeted people, included another performer of the day, E.R.I.C (Extra Rich In Class). He is a great singer and sung songs from hit artists like The Spinners, Marvin Gaye, Barry White, and the Commodores plus original songs as well. He was awesome and definitely received a standing ovation.
Now it was time for me to perform. I went out there and gave the crowd my inner MJ. I definitely felt the crowd's energy. I was in my zone with the music and clapping of their hands. After I was done, I brought out Lamar to show the crowd what he had to offer and he gave his all. We were like the dynamic MJ duel. I was so glad he came out to support me. It was such a beautiful day. Positive people and beautiful weather. I also won a raffle with a bag full of goodies from Whole Foods.
Here's the video:
Here are some photos: