Big Tigger the host of internationally syndicated radio show "Live in the Den with Big Tigger." and, official DJ for the Washington Wizards and Spokesperson for their Charitable Organization, Wizards Care, Big Tigger has earned a name for himself as one of radio and television's most distinctive personalities providing hip-hop fanatics with the hottest music and performances from multi-platinum hip-hop and R&B artists. Big Tigger is universally regarded as the premier host of Rap City and the co-host of BET's #1 Hip Hop Program, 106th & Park, as well as it's entertainment news program, "BET Style", and through radio airwaves with his nationally syndicated countdown show, "Live in the Den with Big Tigger" he reaches millions of fans weekly. This well-spoken broadcast veteran defines the 'who, what, when, where and how' of hip-hop culture.
Well-known for his silky smooth tenor, Big Tigger entered the television scene on voiceovers for BET in 1997, while still working the radio circuit. Within a year, fans were watching him on-camera, on Rap City's "Hip Hop News," and he swiftly advanced to become the co-host of Rap City in its 10th season, alongside Big Lez and Joe Clair. Internal changes at BET led to the reform of Rap City into Rap City: Tha Bassment. As host, Big Tigger was a prime factor of the show's success as the longest-running nationally televised hip-hop show. After a five-year run, Rap City: Tha Bassment, which featured the hottest DJs and artists in hip-hop and the popular "Tha Booth" segment allowing the multi-faceted veejay to showcase his freestyle talents, aired its final program on January 17, 2005. A natural in front of the camera, Big Tigger is often chosen for commercial and television roles; highlights include a national Reebok commercial with All-Star guard Steve Francis of the Orlando Magic and a guest star appearance on Dave Chappelle's Comedy Central show.
In May 2003, Big Tigger began his own three-hour the internationally syndicated radio show entitled "Live in the Den with Big Tigger."(liveintheden.com) The weekly countdown show features today's hottest artists, interviews and entertainment news. Syndicated by Premiere Radio Network, Live in the Den can be heard in over 66 US markets and 3 countries. Out of his genuine concern for the community and youth, Big Tigger organized the Street Corner Foundation (SCF), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness and prevention of HIV/AIDS, and to improving quality of life for youth by focusing on the issues of literacy and self-esteem. SCF and Big Tigger launched an annual three-day charity event in Washington, DC in 2002. Attended by celebrities from the worlds of music, sports and film/television, the weekend highlights include: HIV/AIDS Testing Program, Youth Sports Clinic, Private Welcome Reception & Silent Auction, Celebrity Panel Discussion Sponsors Luncheon, All Star Celebrity Basketball Game and dance parties.
Tigger has continues to maintain his roots by continuing his passion as a party DJ as evidenced by him being a Circoc Boyz DJ, and also recently being named a Monster DJ. Big Tigger newest venture include a partnership with Jordan Motorsports and his weekly lifestyle/entertainment- Direct Access with Big Tigger with is aired on the the CW network which airs in the the DC, with national syndication on the horizon; and most recently he can be seen locally in DC on NBC on Monday at 4pm discussing the highly rated television program "The Voice"
During Big Tigger's downtime, he enjoys motorcycle riding, playing basketball and participating in charitable events. Whether he's on the radio or television, emceeing or veejaying, Big Tigger leaves a lasting impression in the minds of millions of fans.
Deven Clarke is a native of Brooklyn, New York. He is a graduate of Howard University School of Communications, where he developed a passion for all facets of media. Deven currently works as a producer and editor at Black Enterprise. He also own his own production company, Outer Sight Productions.
Jae Murphy is a graduating senior Broadcast Journalism major at the prestigious Howard University. Currently residing in our nation’s capitol, Murphy is a proud native of Chesapeake, Virginia. At the age of 23, Jae Murphy is an established event host, on-air personality, and entertainer. Considered to be a true Master of Ceremonies, Murphy has made a superior name for himself amongst the DC/Maryland/Virginia community and across the entire East Coast college crowd from New York City to Atlanta, Georgia.
As an event host, Jae Murphy has been nicknamed, the "Voice of Howard University” and the “Prince of the DMV.” He has hosted events for the likes of Paula Patton, John Salley, Sheryl Underwood, Drake, Kiki Palmer,Lil Wayne, Chrisette Michele, Trey Songz, Marsha Ambrosius, Lance Gross, and Kevin Durant along with countless other notable celebrities and personalities. Jae Murphy is undoubtedly, the most sought after host in the mid-Atlantic region. He has hosted major events such as concert tours, celebrity basketball games, dance competitions, talent showcases, poetry ciphers, pep rallies, and many of the local nightclubs in the DMV and other nightclubs up and down the east coast. Murphy has also been given the distinction of being the official host for all 2009, 2010, and 2011 Howard Homecoming Festivities. In 2011, Jae Murphy was awarded the title of being the #1 Party Host in the DMV by the city who casted nominations on EliteDCMag.com (#1 DC Nightlife Website - Online Magazine in DC). Most recently, Murphy has been awarded the title of becoming the #1 HBCU Host Nationwide on HBCUBuzz.com (Leading Source For HBCU News). Over the summer, Jae Murphy has also been featured on CNN Headline News showcasing his favorite places to eat and visit throughout Washington DC for the "My City, My Secret" feature. As well as being the official host for Wale's DMV Music Label- The Board Administration - Jae Murphy has also had the opportunity to travel and host Wale's #Ambition Tour in the both 2011 and 2012. As a former on-air personality for Howard University Radio WHBC 830am and a current intern for Radio One, Murphy is making his presence known on the airwaves throughout the DC, Maryland, and Virginia. He currently also has his own online radio show on WEDCRadio.com (WEDC) entitled, #FeelGoodFridayz streaming live every Friday 2pm-4pm. Along with hosting mixtapes for various DJs and upcoming artists, in November 2011, Jae made his debut as a mixtape DJ and released a sultry, slow jams mixtape entitled #MurphysRoom; which to date has received over 5,000 downloads and recognized on numerous blogs and Internet sites. Lastly, as a testament to Murphy’s dedication to service, scholarship, and brotherhood, he is a proud member of the Xi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. where he serves as the Keeper of the Exchequer, Chaplain, and Public Relations Chair on the campus of Howard University. So what’s next for Jae? In March 2012, be prepared to listen to Jae Murphy launch his new comedy radio show “Against the Grain” on Bliss FM feature all-star, celebrity actors and comedians. Also, Jae will be releasing his sophomore DJ project, #MurphysRoom2 in April 2012. Lastly, Jae is currently hard at work filming a documentary that is capturing his undergraduate life chasing a dream and a degree, depicting his future in the Radio/TV/Film industry, and overall telling the story of his long, extended journey to become one of the most notable personalities and actors in the country. Murphy aspires to be a "Jack of All Trades" and a "Renaissance Man" for his generation's lifetime.
The fact that Jae Murphy has accomplished such greatness at a young age, even throughout the entire tenure of his matriculation as an undergraduate student maintaining a 3.4 GPA, rings the bells of African American excellence that will captivate other young black males to work hard and achieve in every field of human endeavor. Jae Murphy's animated talent, youthful charisma, and entertaining voice will not only entertain the world, but it will educate and inspire nations and future generations of all races to chase their dreams and mark their legacy of excellence in their lifetime. He is definitely someone to watch high in the sky and keep your eye on because he is a superstar in the making. Only time will tell his story of achievement and success.
My name is Gary Gray, aka "Stretch." My age range is 26-33. I’m 6'3", 210 pounds of solid muscle. I have good acting experience from plays, spoken word exhibitions, and movies that I have been blessed to be in.
I had my television acting debut on HBO’s "The Wire." I played Tony, one of Marlo's bodyguards in the first and last episode of season five. I was also an extra on two other episodes in the last episode of the season.
Principle extra on a Fox TV show called "Gotham" airing on Fox Network this fall.
MTV Reality show, "Confidants" episode 8 starring Travie McCoy from Gym Class Heroes & Marc DeJesus.
I starred in a independent film called "What Are Friends For?" A Bruce Odams Production that will be released on DVD April 16th. I played an extra in "Going the Distance" starring Drew Barrymore and Justin Long released Aug 27, 2010. Last summer I was casted for a principle role in an Independent Nigerian movie called "A Busted Life" Chimo Productions Principle character role.
Lead role in three-part series "A Taste of Words" which is a fusion of spoken word, live music, and theater at the Greenberg Theatre. Tim O Productions.
Principle extra role in HBO's "How to Make it in America" Season 2 with Eric LaSalle and Luiz Gusman airing November 20 on HBO.
I was in a number of music videos ranging from "Lex coups beemers n benz video" LostBoyz. "Burn" Mobb Deep. Two time Grammy nominated Jive recording artist Raheem Devaughn's debut video called "Guess who loves you more?!
Besides taking Drama courses in high school and college, I took private acting lessons for 8 months from Timothy Harvin, who was on "all my children" for six years in the early 90's. Apart from my acting skills I also manage models, producers and singers. So If need be I can always use my network for extras, music for scores, soundtracks and more.
As far as me personally I was born in Jamaica and moved to New York when i was 5 years old which is were I grew up. All through junior and senior high-school I excelled at a number of sports including basketball, soccer and track n feild. Junior and senior year of high school I participated with the Drama Society in plays and fashion shows. I went to college in Huntsville Alabama at Oakwood College for three years where I attained my associates degree in physical therapy. I took several drama classes while enrolled and participated in a number of theatrical stage plays in school.
My abilities to speak articulately or street will show my range as an actor. I also speak fluent "patios" (which we use in Jamaica) and can talk with a NY, Baltimore, D.C. or a down south accent with no problem. I'm versatile, energetic, and prepared for anything. I'm a personal trainer by profession, so I set my own schedule, which will allow me to be available for late/early shooting. I would love an opportunity to be a part of your production.
Marsha Williams was born in Rome, New York, and as far back as she can remember she has always loved entertaining people as well as entertaining herself. Since she was a little girl she has enjoyed dancing, dressing up and acting out different characters. Marsha performed in plays and musicals throughout elementary school and high school, as well as several church plays. Additionally, Marsha studied ballet at Jeanette’s School of Dance in 2003. She has also completed Acting I and Acting II at The Baltimore County Community College in 2006.
Her film credits include playing a bingo player in The Stalker a church member in Sister Sonya's Prayer Group in 2006. Her theater credits include playing an old lady in McJesus in 2002 and performing a Langston Hughes monologue in the play We've Come This Far by Faith in 2008. In 2009 Marsha joined Urban Change and was cast in the plays Love L'ationships and Drama, Fame 2010 and College Fever. Her latest role is Rachel in a short film Bittersweet.
Her goals are to act in feature films, well renowned plays and eventually Broadway. Marsha believes people should always follow their dreams, it’s never too late and you are never too old to pursue your passion and what's in your heart. She is finally following her own beliefs.