Whitney Houston's Estate Plans Hologram Tour and New Album 7 Years After Her Death

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According to The Jasminebrand, for those who wish they could have had the chance to see iconic singer Whitney Houston perform live before she passed in 2012, that chance is coming. The “I Will Always Love You” singer’s estate has inked a new deal with Primary Wave Music Publishing, a boutique music company, specializing in the marketing of classic artists’ catalog. Some of their clientele include Bob Marley, Smokey Robinson, and Def Leppard. Their first massive project for Whitney is a hologram tour.

The show will feature Whitney Houston’s image and voice as a hologram, performing her classics backed by her original band and backup singers, including her brother Gary Houston. Whitney Houston’s longtime manager and sister-in-law, Pat Houston, says the estate is finally ready to feed the singer’s fans with new ways to honor her legacy while re-polishing her image. Pat told the New York Times:

“Before she passed, there was so much negativity around the name; it wasn’t about the music anymore. People had forgotten how great she was. They let all the personal things about her life outweigh why they fell in love with her in the first place.”

Primary Wave founder, Larry Mestel, added:

“Whitney was America’s sweetheart, and the idea now is to remind people that that is what her legacy is.

Pat says that as the executor of the estate, she has turned down several deals pitched for Whitney after her death, including a traveling museum. She said:

“Everything is about timing for me. It’s been quite emotional for the past seven years. But now it’s about being strategic.”

She also reveals the reason Whitney Houston never wanted to be included in the Hollywood Walk of Fame:

“[Whitney] didn’t want people walking on her name.”

Primary Wave is organizing many upcoming Whitney Houston projects, including a Broadway musical, and an album of unreleased music.


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My Review of The Whitney Film [LISTEN]

I went to see the Whitney film last week and it still has me in my feelings! I had to travel 2 hrs just to see it because it was not playing in any theater close by me. I would only travel this far to see a film about Whitney Houston.  Listen below to my anchor podcast review of the film and let me know your thoughts.

Check out my fan documentary For The Love of Whitney below.

Joy Rovaris and Nadji Jeter Talk About Bobbi Kristina Movie on TV One

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Yesterday, I had a great time interviewing some of the cast from the upcoming TV One movie, Bobbi Kristina, premiering on TV One Sunday, October 8th at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT. Joy Rovaris stars as Bobbi Kristina and Nadji Jeter plays Nick Gordon. The story delves into Bobbi Kristina's struggle to come to terms with her mother's sudden departure as well as the complexities of her own life. Opposite Joy Rovaris, Bobbi Kristina stars Demetria McKinney who embodies the heart, flair and essence of the legendary Whitney Houston. The film also stars Hassan Johnson as Bobby Brown, and Vivica A. Fox as Pat Houston. It is directed by child actor Ty Hodges and Executive Produced by Tracey Baker Simmons and Wanda Shelley, who were the creators of the docu-series Being Bobby Brown and The Houstons

If you are a Whitney Houston fan, some of you might be put off by a movie about her daughter only two years after her passing.  Krissi's father, Bobby Brown and The Whitney Houston estate even sued to try and stop this movie from being aired.  But I say give it a chance, because this film really aims to share Bobbi Kristina's story which was often overshadowed by her larger than life parents.  Although I have not seen the film, I did get a look at a 10 minute trailer which really impressed me. The acting was great and I was eager to see more. What I loved most about this cast is that they are all Whitney Houston fans and would not be a part of something that bashed Bobbi Kristina. I will definitely be watching on Sunday. 

Check out my Studio Q interview below. 

Quencie Interviews Sheléa Frazier

I interviewed Sheléa Frazier after experiencing her sing one of the best tributes to Whitney Houston I've ever heard on YouTube first then live at The Grammy Museum alongside super producer Narada Michael Walden.  She's accomplished so many  great things in her career since this interview that it would just blow your mind.  I am super proud of her.  She's living her dream.  Check out my interview with Sheléa below. 

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Quencie Interviews Nicci Gilbert

I interviewed Nicci Gilbert at Roland Martin's launch party in Beverly Hills. You may remember Nicci from the girl group Brownstone who gave us some great R&B hits. She also was a part of the R&B divas reality show which appeared on TV One.

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We talked about her fashion line Curvado, R&B Divas and the late great Whitney Houston. Check out our conversation below.  

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Quencie Interviews Kiki Haynes

I interviewed Kiki Haynes of Tyler Perry's 'For Better or Worse' on the red carpet of 'Divas Simply Singing' which is a Aids charity founded by Sheryl Lee Ralph. I talked to Kiki about what is what like working with Whitney's daughter Bobbi Kristina when she had a small role on the show.  Find out what she says in out conversation below. 

Wayne Linsey Remembers Whitney Houston

Wayne Linsey is a consummate musician, producer, arranger, songwriter and artist who plays keyboards, guitar, bass and drums.  He worked with the late great Whitney Houston for years and I got a chance to interview him for my documentary 'For The Love of Whitney' in which he talked about the years he worked with Whitney.  He even got a little emotional during reminiscing about Whitney. Watch our conversation below. 

The Best of Quencie in 2016 - A Year in Review

I cannot believe 2017 is upon us.  This year literally seemed to fly by.  2016 was full of unbelievable surprises and devastating heartbreak, from Hillary Clinton losing the election to having to say goodbye to icons like Prince, George Michael, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds who passed away this year.  In the words of Charles Dickens' novel, A Tale of Two Cities, "It was the best of times, It was the worst of times."

Before we ring in the new year, I wanted to take a moment and reflect on what has been an incredible year for Studio Q.  I'm proud of how we've evolved this past year.  If this is your first time visiting Quencie.com, allow me to introduce myself.  My name is Quencie and I am the founder and host of Studio Q, which is an online show where I interview the stars you love! You can subscribe to my YouTube channel or my VHX channel to watch some of the great conversations I've had with some of your favorite celebrities.  

If you already know me and have ever taken the time to watch one of my celebrity interviews, re-tweeted any of my content, added me on snapchat or shared one of my posts on Facebook or Instagram, I thank you and appreciate your support.  I am so grateful that I experienced yet another amazing year of doing what I love.  I look forward to becoming better at my craft and taking Studio Q to the next level in 2017.  Scroll down and take a quick look back at a few of my wins in 2016.  Happy New Year!  I'm wishing you nothing but love, good health and happiness in 2017!

How You Can Rock The Red Carpet eBook

Tam and I co-wrote an eBook together sharing our tips and tricks on 'How You Can Rock The Red Carpet' when covering Hollywood events.  For those of you who don't know Tam is, she is my best friend and Studio Q producer.  We've both made so many mistakes that we thought we could maybe spare you a few.  If you sign up for our Studio Q newsletter, you can download it for FREE. This eBook serves up as number two on my top Studio Q moments of 2016.

Mr. Church Premiere

This year I received the distinct honor of interviewing comedian legend Eddie Murphy on the red carpet at his movie premiere for Mr. Church.  As you can see from the pictures above I was beyond excited.  Who didn't grow up with Eddie Murphy making them laugh.  It was the first time I ever interviewed him or Arsenio Hall, which was a double treat.  Watch my red carpet interviews below.

The Screen Actor's Guild Awards

2016 was the the first year Studio Q ever covered the Screen Actor's Guild Awards.  It was an interesting experience.  The red carpet was enormous.  There were so many stars and media outlets there that it would make your head spin.  Tam and I were more interested in taking in the sites than getting interviews, which turned out to be a good thing, because most of the celebrities never stopped to talk.  They either walked by quickly with their heads down trying to avoid you or waved bye like they were in a parade on top of a float.  There were a few stars that would stop and  talk here and there, but for the most part they kept it moving.  It did feel like there were a million media outlets vying for interviews, but thank God we weren't one of them.  We just watched in awe at how rude or kind someone was. It was like reality TV. 

Now to be fair,  I'm sure most celebrities spoke to big outlets like Entertainment Tonight, E! or Extra! but for everybody else it was a crap shoot.

I also got to hang out in the press room after the stars won their SAG award. So overall, it was a great experience! Check out our photos above and our coverage below. 

Loretta Devine Interview

Loretta Devine is one of my favorite actresses, so quite naturally I am always thrilled when I have an opportunity to interview her.  I have never had a sit down conversation with her yet, but I have been fortunate enough to interview her a few times on the red carpet.  This year after I interviewed Loretta Devine at the NAACP Nominees' luncheon she looked at me and said, "You're such a great interviewer!"  Um, did I hear her correctly?  Did Loretta Devine just give me this kind of love on the red carpet?! She did! She did!

I can think all day long that I'm the greatest interviewer of all time, but that doesn't mean anyone else agrees with me.  The reason I am always grateful for compliments such as this is because I really work hard at my craft.  I do admit that I am a natural when it comes to connecting with people, but I work extra hard at taking it to the next level when I'm interviewing them.  I do my homework.  So, when they notice and compliment me like Loretta Devine did, oh yes people, it's a big deal for me.  Celebrities are interviewed all the time for every project that they do. So, it's awesome to get love like that and on the red carpet too.  There is never enough time to interview stars on the red carpet the way I like to do interviews so, to make a connection, where I get a compliment like that is priceless.  Thanks Loretta Devine!  I hope to do a sit down interview with her in 2017.   You can check out the love she gave me below.

Sheryl Underwood Interview

I love interviewing Sheryl Underwood who co-stars on the Emmy award winning talk show, 'The Talk'.  She is funny, smart and a bunch of fun to talk to.  Usually, after I interview a celebrity I ask them if they will do a drop for Studio Q.  A Studio Q drop is when they hold the mic, look into the camera and say, "My name is Sheryl Underwood and you're watching Studio Q."  But when I gave Sheryl Underwood the mic she said so much more.  I was in shock.  You would have thought we were friends or that I slipped her a $20.  But neither is true.  I've only interviewed Sheryl Underwood one other time before this so it was quite a wonderful surprise.  First Loretta Devine with the compliment, then this.  Press play and feel the love. Thanks Sheryl Underwood!

The 47th Annual Image Awards Luncheon

Studio Q attended the 47th NAACP Image Awards Nominees' Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.  We've attended a few times before and it's always a lot of fun.  The luncheon was co-hosted by Black-ish (ABC) stars Marcus Scribner and Yara Shahidi.  Other celebrities in attendance included: Anthony Anderson, Tyrese, Laverne Cox, Loretta Devine, Joe Morton, Sheryl Underwood, Naturi Naughton, Teyonah Paris, RonReaco Lee, Cornelius Smith, Jr., Miles Brown and many more.  Watch my Studio Q coverage below:

The Black-ish Kids

It was such a highlight this year for me to talk to the smart, adorable, fun kids from ABC's hit show Black-ish at The NAACP Image Awards luncheon.  Even though I don't know the creator of the show Kenya Barris I am super proud that we graduated from the same college, Clark Atlanta University.  It makes me love the show just a little bit more. Check out my Studio Q interviews with these pint sized stars below.

Oscar So White Controversy

A major trending topic during the time we covered the 47th NAACP Image Awards Nominees' Luncheon in Beverly Hills, CA was about the lack of diversity at the Oscars.  The hashtag #oscarsowhite was currently trending on Twitter and I got a chance to ask singer, Tyrese, actress, Loretta Devine, and actor, Joe Morton about how they felt.  At the time people were calling for Chris Rock to step down as host.  "Why boycott Chris Rock?" says Joe Morton right off the bat. However, Tyrese felt the complete opposite.  This was a highlight for me this year because I love the fact that just by asking these stars a question, I was participating in a national conversation that was going on about race, diversity and Hollywood.  It's one of the many reason why I love my job.  Pure awesomeness.  Watch below.

Queen of Katwe

I was invited to a special screening of Disney's Queen of Katwe and it was a highlight this year because I was so moved by this movie.  There were so many great performances from Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo and newcomer Madina Nalwanga.  This definitely should be on your watch list as well as a new Disney classic.  I got a chance to speak with a few others who came out to the screening including, Kat Tat from VH1's Black Ink Chicago and Edwina Findley of Tyler Perry's 'If Loving You Was Wrong' featured on OWN.  Edwina also hosted the screening. Check out my chats with both ladies below.

Celebrity Connected Luxury Gifting Suite - The Emmy Awards and The American Music Awards

This was the first year Studio Q attended the Celebrity Connected Luxury Gifting Suite at the W Hotel.  The event honored The Emmy Awards and The American Music Awards with celebrities, bloggers and athletes.  What are Celebrity Gifting Suites? Gift Suites provide exposure to products or businesses to celebrities.  The day before an awards show, the invited celebrities visit the Celebrity Connected event.  They are each provided with their own personal guide to escort them to various booths which display businesses products.  As each celebrity comes by, they are given gifts and the businesses take photos or videos with them for product endorsements.  

It's so crazy that the main people who don't need free gifts always get them.  The cool thing about this event was that the media also gets those same gifts.  I even shared some of my free goodies with someone who watched along as I live streamed the event.  Check out all the fun I had with stars like Jackee' Harry, Derek Rose, Essence Atkins and more at the event and on the red carpet.  Watch below.

'Almost Christmas' 

Right before Thanksgiving I went to support the movie 'Almost Christmas' with my best friend Tam and Godson, Jayden.  As soon as we walked into the theater we saw the director and writer of the film, David E. Talbert and Omar Epps, who co-stars in the movie.  Only in LA can you run into the stars of the film while you're going to see the film!   I would say this happens everywhere, but not so.  This never happened in my midwestern hometown of Springfield, IL.  They were all pretty friendly and even agreed to do a future Studio Q interview.  People always ask me how I get interviews, this is one of the many different ways how.  Whenever I find myself in a unique situation like this, I open my mouth and ask for what I want.  As the old saying goes, A closed mouth don't get fed. Check out the photo below. Jayden has no idea who these people are. Lol! 

Eddie Levert (The O'Jays), Bryce Wilson (Groove Theory) and Miki Howard Interviews

I had the pleasure of doing sit down interviews this year with the legendary Eddie Levert, Groove Theory's Bryce Wilson and Miki Howard who had her life story premiere on TV One this year.  I like doing red carpet interviews but it's the one on one interviews that give me life.  It's the reason why I created Studio Q.  Eddie Levert was my very first Skype interview and even though I wasn't in the room with him like I was with Miki or Bryce it felt like I was.  He was a bunch of fun. It's nothing like interviewing legends.  They have so much to talk about and so much wisdom to share.  My goal in every interview is to show another side of the celebrity you love so that you can connect with them in an even more authentic way.  We are so much more alike than we are different - real talk.  In 2017,  I look forward to doing even more sit down interviews and having them all be sponsored reaching massive audiences like never before.  Oh yeah people, I got big dreams!  To check out all of my exclusive interviews subscribe to my  VHX channel by clicking on the button below. For $5 a month you can have access to all of my exclusive Studio Q content, but if you're reading this right now I will send you every one of my exclusive interviews for free. Just email me at Studioqtv@gmail.com and mention that you saw the offer from this New Year's Eve post. 

Gerald Albright Interview

Skype interview with Gerald Albright

Skype interview with Gerald Albright

I had a great time Skype interviewing jazz great, Gerald Albright.  We talked abut his illustrious career which spans over three decades.  Gerald has worked with Whitney Houston for a number of years so, you know I was super excited to hear him talk about his time with her.  I loved this guy's spirit and his new album, G , which is the perfect CD to listen to as we slide into 2017.  Check out our conversation below and buy his album on his website, geraldalbright.com. You won't be disappointed. 

Premiered 'For The Love of Whitney' Documentary on YouTube

I premiered our 'For The Love of Whitney' documentary on Whitney Houston's birthday this year. Tam and I created the documentary back in 2013 and we finally shared it with the world.  You can now watch it on our YouTube channel or by clicking below. Thank you to everyone who supported our Kickstarter campaign back then to even make this tribute to Whitney. I am so proud that this exists for her.  If you are a real Whitney fan you will really appreciate watching it.  So far, it's the best thing you never saw about Whitney.   But you can change that by pressing play below.  

I created a Facebook page back in 2013 to support our For the Love of Whitney documentary.  It was a great way to keep everyone in the loop of all that we were doing.  Even though the main purpose of the page was to promote the documentary I would also post Whitney pictures and videos to help keep her legacy alive.  I grew a small tribe of Whitney fan supporters in those three years but it wasn't until this past June that the page climbed to 10,000 likes on Facebook.  I was pretty excited that I was able to grow the page to that many people who loved Whitney even after the documentary had long been completed.  I have know idea what happened over the summer but in just 6 short months the page grew from 10k to over 50k. I am stunned but happy that fans have supported the page. I never intended to keep the page going past the documentary but I'm so glad I did.  Recently, I recruited some Whitney fans to help keep the page growing in 2017. A big thank you to fellow Whitney fans, Devron Ford, Doc Reich and Benja Diaaz who now post for me on a regular basis.   The only Whitney page that has more fans than we do is Whitney's official one with 14 million fans. Pretty awesome for someone who had no idea what she was doing.   If you're a Whitney fan visit and like our page  For The Love of Whitney on Facebook. 

Quencie Interviews Grammy Winning Music Producer, Narada Michael Walden

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I was thrilled to have the opportunity to sit down with Grammy award winning producer, Narada Michael Walden at the Grammy Museum in LA.  I was there for an event honoring the release of a book he wrote about Whitney Houston.  

He is responsible for a lot of Whitney's number one hits.  We discussed music, his new book, and working with Whitney. Watch our interview below.  

Quencie interviews The Late Great Whitney Houston

It's been 18 years since I interviewed Whitney Houston on MTV.  She was and is still my favorite singer of all time.  This was not just your average interview, but more of a moment in time where I was afforded the opportunity to express just how much I loved Whitney.  Anyone who knows me can never forget how much I grew up loving Whitney Houston.  So, this was a big deal, not just because it was Whitney, but because I had been a lifetime fan.

Even though the MTV show I interviewed Whitney Houston on was entitled, 'FANatic,' I absolutely hated that word because to me it highlighted more of the crazy side of a fan instead of the love. So, the first chance I got, I told Whitney I was a friend not a Fan.  From that day on whenever Whitney and I saw each other, "Friend" is what she called me.  I will always love her for that!  Let's go back to 1998 and experience my dream come true interview with the one and only, Whitney Houston!

Quencie Interviews Naturi Naughton

I spoke to Naturi Naughton of the hit Starz show 'Power' about the upcoming 3rd season, her new music, and the Oscar controversy. We also talked about Whitney Houston who is one of Naturi's musical influences and inspirations.  Check out our red carpet interview below at the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards luncheon. 

The Best of Quencie in 2015 - A Year in Review

 

Today is New Year's Eve, and I have gathered all of my Studio Q highlights from 2015 to share with you.  Studio Q is an online show that I created to interview the stars you love.  If you have ever watched one of my celebrity interviews, re-tweeted one of my tweets, or liked one of my posts on Facebook or Instagram, I thank you and appreciate your support.  I am so grateful that I experienced yet another amazing year of doing what I love.  I look forward to becoming better at my craft and taking Studio Q to the next level in 2016.  Scroll down and check out my 2015 year in review below. Happy New Year!  I'm wishing you everything you want in 2016!

I Appeared on HuffPost Live and Asked a Question to Regina King, Dascha Polance and Salt N Pepa

I was thrilled to be invited to ask Emmy-award winning Regina King, Orange is The New Black's, Dascha Polance and the legendary Hip-Hop duo Salt N Pepa a question on HuffPost Live. Cheryl 'Salt' James even remembered me from an interview I did with her and Pepa in LA.  I was grinning from ear to ear about that. Watch all of my questions below. 

My Huffpost Live Question to Regina King

My Huffpost Live Question to Dascha Polance of Orange is The New Black

Watch Cheryl 'Salt' James remember me from my Studio Q interview with her from earlier this year

Me and Salt in the buffet line on the set of Family Time before our interview

Me and Salt in the buffet line on the set of Family Time before our interview

Missy Elliott Followed Me on Twitter

I was so excited that the legendary Missy Elliott followed me on Twitter this year.  I was even more excited when she tweeted about missing Whitney Houston (which I do too by the way) using my interview with Whitney.  Now that's dope!  Shout out to my Facebook friend Jimi Whitneylover Te nana who let me know. Facebook is great for a good tag.  Interviewing Missy Elliott in 2016, would be the icing on the cake. Let's claim it, shall we?  So happy Missy graced us with some hot new sounds and a dope new music video this year.  Make sure you cop her new music.  We gotta keep supporting futuristic legends like her.

I Interviewed The Legendary Chaka Khan and her daughter, Indira Khan

I was so honored to interview the legendary Chaka Khan and her daughter Indira Khan at the launch party for 'Daughters of Soul' at Maverick's Flat in Los Angeles.  We talked about motherhood, honesty and Indira playing her iconic mom in the upcoming Miki Howard biopic, which will debut on TV ONE in June 2016.  We also talked about what it was like to grow up as Chaka Khan's daughter. Watch my interview below.

Me, Chaka Khan and Tam

Me, Chaka Khan and Tam

Chaka Khan even posted my interview with her to her Facebook page and thanked Studio Q on Twitter for capturing her playing the drums that night. 

Chaka Khan's Facebook Post

Chaka Khan's Facebook Post

Check out video that we captured of Chaka Khan playing the drums

I Covered The 'Daughters of Soul' Launch Party

I was asked to exclusively cover the launch party for 'Daughters of Soul' at Maverick's Flat in Los Angeles. Founded by singer, Sandra St. Victor (The Family Stand) in 2004, Daughters of Soul include daughters of six soul legends: Lalah Hathaway (Donny Hathaway), Lisa Simone (Nina Simone), Indira Khan (Chaka Khan), Kori Withers (Bill Withers), Syleena Johnson (Syl Johnson) and Sylvette “Phunne” Stone (The Family Stone’s Sly Stone and Cynthia Robinson).  These ladies performed to an intimate crowd and had everyone grooving with a jam session. Click above to watch my interviews with the Daughters of Soul.

I Interviewed Yo Yo at her Private 'Unsung' Screening Event

I was invited to Yo Yo's private screening of her 'Unsung' episode which appeared on TV One.  I interviewed Yo Yo, her mom, grandma, cousins and friends on the red carpet about her amazing career in Hip Hop.  I even periscoped live from the event.  I loved being able to interview one of the legendary west coast women in hip hop.  She's a role model and a legend. 

I Interviewed Paula Jai Parker

I loved that I had the opportunity to interview Paula Jai Parker on the set of Bounce TV's hit sitcom, 'Family Time.'  She was open and shared a lot of wisdom about acting.  We also talked about her TV One reality show, Hollywood Divas, her acting career and the new role she played on 'Family Time.'

I Interviewed Syleena Johnson

I interviewed Syleena Johnson and watched her perform for the first time at the Daughters of Soul launch party at Maverick Flats in LA. This R&B Diva is as cool and down to earth as they come. Watch my one on one with her above. 

I Interviewed Bounce TV's 'Family Time' stars Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell

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I had so much fun interviewing Angell Conwell and Omar Gooding during a set visit on Bounce TV's hit sitcom, 'Family Time.'  Family Time chronicles the lives of the Stallworths, who have recently relocated to the suburbs.  High school sweethearts Tony Stallworth (Omar Gooding), a struggling general contractor, and Lisa Stallworth (Angell Conwell), an energetic stay-at-home mom, lovingly quarrel with each other and their mischievous children, Devin and Ebony, as they make up their own rules for love, marriage, and family along the way.  Family Time comes on every Tuesday on Bounce TV at 9pm/8pm central.  You can watch full episodes of the show here http://www.bouncetv.com/video/. 

Check out my interview with Omar and Angell below. 

I Interviewed TheLegendary Hip Hop Duo Salt N Pepa

I was so honored to get the opportunity to interview legendary hip hop duo, Salt N Pepa on the set of Bounce TV's hit sitcom 'Family Time'.  I also interviewed the cast of 'Family Time' and they were all as excited as I was to be hanging out with Salt N Pepa. The episode they were filming that day was all about the group. Watch the trailer for my interview with Salt N Pepa who were both mad cool by the way.

I Interviewed Kirk Whalum

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I interviewed the amazing saxophonist Kirk Whalum, who has worked with top artists like, Barbara Streisand, Al Jarreau, Luther Vandross, Larry Carlton, Quincy Jones and most notably, Whitney Houston.  It’s his sax heard on the mega-hit, “I Will Always Love You."  Check out the trailer for my interview with Kirk, which you can watch exclusively on VHX. Visit StudioQ.vhx.tv to learn more.

I Interviewed The Cast From 'Sweetie Pies' and 'Raising Whitley' at a Press Event at OWN TV

I interviewed the stars of the two top-rated OWN series (Sweetie Pies & Raising Whitley) including Miss Robbie Montgomery, Tim Norman and Kym Whitley.  Watch my live periscope of the press event below and see me ask the cast a question.  

Watch My Periscope Interview with Tim Norman about Sweetie Pies

I Became Obsessed with Periscope and Created "Q's Celebrity Scope," "Q Tips," and "Behind The Interview"

In the summer of 2015, I discovered the periscope app and became obsessed with it.  I wasn't the only one too because it was named the #1 app of the year.  I learned so much from watching other people's broadcast.  It kept me up many nights just watching my phone screen.  My first periscope show was "Q's Celebrity Scope," where I showed all of my red carpet interviews with celebrities.  In 2016, I will bring my shows "Q Tips" and "Behind The Interview" to periscope which will feature my red carpet tips and the stories behind my interviews.  Watch some of my periscopes below by clicking on the picture.

I Co-Hosted a Blab Show with my Bestie and Producer, Tam

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I launched a weekly blab show called "Black Girls Talk" which later evolved into "Studio Q LIVE," and co-hosted it with my producer and bestie, Tam.  Blab is an exciting and new platform in which you can join via live stream video, or simply chat while watching.  It was fun to chat with friends and strangers about pop culture. We did a lot of laughing on blab. Shout  out to everyone who joined us in 2015 on our blab show. 

Make sure you SUBSCRIBE to me on blab by visiting Blab.im/Quencie. To learn more about Blab, visit: Quencie.com/howBlabWorks.  Watch all of our past episodes by clicking the pic below.

Zendaya Shouted Me Out!

How cool was it that the super dope Zendaya shouted me out on video in 2015.  She is only the darling of the fashion world who has her own personalized Barbie doll.  Zendaya has to be one of the best role models that we've seen come out of Disney in awhile.  I think she is a class act and on her way  to being a huge superstar.  Now I have proof she knows me, uh well at least my name, lol.  This video was made possible by her sister Kizzy who is friends with my bestie and producer, Tam. They were co-workers once upon a time and out of nowhere Kizzy surprised me with this video.  Kizzy is such a sweetie. Thanks Kizzy!  Love you, longtime. 

I covered Kiki Shepard's 12th Annual Celebrity Bowling Challenge for Sickle Cell Disease Awareness

In September I attended the 12th Annual Celebrity Bowling Challenge to ‘raise awareness of Sickle Cell Disease’ hosted by  KiKi Shepard and The K.I.S Foundation.  The event was held at PINZ Entertainment Center in Studio City, CA.  I had a blast doing red carpet interviews with celebrities, Gabrielle Dennis (Rosewood), Rocky Carroll (NCIS), Tonya Banks (Little Women), Dawnn LewisRichard Brooks (Being Mary Jane), Elise Neal (Hollywood Divas), Omar Gooding (Family Time) and Affion Crockett.  Check it out below. 

 RIP Bobbi Kristina

I'm so heartbroken over the passing of Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina in 2015.  I'm praying hard for her family to deal with two such tragic losses.  Before Whitney or her daughter died, I put together a video that celebrated the mother-daughter bond that was so strong between them.  Bobbi Kristina has watched and re-tweeted my video on a few different occasions. It now has almost 2 million views. I pray that Whitney and Bobbi Kristina are reunited in heaven.  You can watch my tribute video below.

T-Shirts & Hoodies Are Now Available

 

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You can now get your Quencie & Studio Q shirts on Quencie.com! Click here http://bit.ly/StudioQStore to start shopping. All shirts come in several colors and sizes, and will arrive in just a few days! 

My Bestie and Producer Became a New Mom and Relaunched Quencie.com

Tam and my Godson, Jayden

Tam and my Godson, Jayden

Shout out to my best friend Tam who became a new mother in the midst of helping me with all things Studio Q.  She adopted this adorable little boy in 2015, who has also became my new Godson.  Even with this amazing life transforming event taking place in her life, Tam has still went above and beyond for Studio Q and I am forever grateful for her.  We all need a team, and Tam is that plus 2.  She relaunched Quencie.com on Squarespace without even knowing what Squarespace was.  Every time I came up with a new way to win she was right there to support me.  She created my media kit, co-hosted the blab show with me and has literally filmed every Studio Q interview I have done since 2012. The only difference now is we have to find a babysitter after we say yes to an event or an interview.  What a difference a year makes!  Thank you Tam for everything you contributed this year along with being a full time mommy! Jayden is already an amazing addition to the Studio Q family. We even taught him the theme song that Tam sings to the Studio Q show. He now randomly sings it in line at grocery stores. Don't believe me? Watch below.

Studio Q show now ya know!

Posted by Studio Q on Tuesday, September 22, 2015

I Bought QuencieThomas.com

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I also own QuencieThomas.com which is my full government name.  Please visit and sign up for my Studio Q newsletter.  Be the first to see my celebrity interviews as well as the behind the scenes exclusives with the stars you love! Join us for all the excitement coming in 2016.  Visit me by clicking here http://www.quenciethomas.com/ or on the button below.

Quencie Interviews Meagan Good & DeVon Franklin

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I interviewed actress Meagan Good and her film executive, husband DeVon Franklin at Roland Martin's Hollywood Soiree in Beverly Hills. It was great to interview this beautiful couple.  I talked with Meagan about her film roles, marriage with DeVon and her connection to Whitney Houston. Watch below.
 

Tam, Meagan and Quencie

Tam, Meagan and Quencie