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"Shefik presents Invocation" is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking journey through musical discovery and appreciation that spans the decades. Content includes video footage, and its audio is severed and packaged as a conceptual radio show — currently broadcast on 23 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States — as well as a podcast. Each episode, produced by Shefik, highlights one relatable focal point, encompassing a unique thematic concept that invigorates the audience with creative impact. The content is oftentimes aligned with Shefik's various philanthropic endeavors and alliances with non-profit organizations. Top recording artists, actors, business executives, politicians, community leaders, and other special guests are invited to offer their own commentary on a given topic, as a supplement to Shefik's engaging mindset. The content's main online hub at https://invocation.co serves as a conduit for discussion of the content, while featuring related videos and auxiliary content. As of this writing, "Shefik presents Invocation" has won over 40 industry awards (for audio, video, and website), many of which were awarded at the highest level. The journey continues right here and everywhere.

"Shefik presents Invocation" is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking journey through musical discovery and appreciation that spans the decades. Content includes video footage, and its audio is severed and packaged as a conceptual radio show — currently broadcast on 23 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States — as well as a podcast. Each episode, produced by Shefik, highlights one relatable focal point, encompassing a unique thematic concept that invigorates the audience with creative impact. The content is oftentimes aligned with Shefik's various philanthropic endeavors and alliances with non-profit organizations. Top recording artists, actors, business executives, politicians, community leaders, and other special guests are invited to offer their own commentary on a given topic, as a supplement to Shefik's engaging mindset. The content's main online hub at https://invocation.co serves as a conduit for discussion of the content, while featuring related videos and auxiliary content. As of this writing, "Shefik presents Invocation" has won over 40 industry awards (for audio, video, and website), many of which were awarded at the highest level. The journey continues right here and everywhere.

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United States

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"Shefik presents Invocation" is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking journey through musical discovery and appreciation that spans the decades. Content includes video footage, and its audio is severed and packaged as a conceptual radio show — currently broadcast on 23 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States — as well as a podcast. Each episode, produced by Shefik, highlights one relatable focal point, encompassing a unique thematic concept that invigorates the audience with creative impact. The content is oftentimes aligned with Shefik's various philanthropic endeavors and alliances with non-profit organizations. Top recording artists, actors, business executives, politicians, community leaders, and other special guests are invited to offer their own commentary on a given topic, as a supplement to Shefik's engaging mindset. The content's main online hub at https://invocation.co serves as a conduit for discussion of the content, while featuring related videos and auxiliary content. As of this writing, "Shefik presents Invocation" has won over 40 industry awards (for audio, video, and website), many of which were awarded at the highest level. The journey continues right here and everywhere.

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@shefik_info

Language:

English

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+1 914-548-5033


Episodes

Adam B. Shapiro: Sometimes It's a Long Time Before the Phone Rings

8/2/2020
Perseverance - Adam B. Shapiro is an award-winning actor, known for HBO's "The Normal Heart" (2014), "Master of None" (2015), and "The Cobbler" (2014). He has also performed in two national tours, one international tour, and two off-Broadway shows. (Producer: Shefik | Production Assistant: Mokay Kamara)

Duration:00:03:32

Charisse Arrington: I Don't Consider Things Anymore a Failure in My Life

7/28/2020
Vision - Charisse Arrington is a R&B singer who was signed to MCA Records in the 1990s. Her biggest success was with the single "Down With This" which peaked in the top twenty of the Billboard Dance singles chart and top five of the Billboard Dance breakout chart. (Producer: Shefik)

Duration:00:02:38

Brendon Hamilton: Art Is One of the Ways We Can Express the Human Condition

7/20/2020
Remorse - Brendon Hamilton has been writing and performing since he was a young child. Influenced by some of rock, pop, and R&B's greatest recording artists, he sought to create his own style and forge ahead into the music scene. (Producer: Shefik | Production Assistant: Mokay Kamara)

Duration:00:02:43

Alvaro Alencar: Change Is Not Something That We Can Control

7/19/2020
Change - Alvaro Alencar has over 140 records in his career spanning 20+ years. In this time, he has won 13 Latin Grammy Awards, over 25 Latin Grammy nominations, and over 30 platinum or gold certificates for CD and DVD sales, which total approximately 10 million. (Producer: Shefik)

Duration:00:02:00

Yolanda Franklin-Moore: I Have So Many Wishes Every Single Day

6/26/2020
Wishes - Yolanda Franklin-Moore is Fashion Designer and Owner of Xande Fadee, an innovative fashion and accessories line. She is a highly skilled fashion designer with a creative flare, and she has over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry. (Producer: Shefik)

Duration:00:01:11

LaChandra: My Mom Has Always Been Everything to Me

6/26/2020
Wishes - LaChandra is a recording artist and owner of the beauty salon Posh by LaChandra, located in New York City. In the late 1980s, LaChandra released the song "Just Started", produced by the house music group Blaze. (Producer: Shefik | Production Assistant: Mokay Kamara)

Duration:00:01:06

André Wallace: Birds Really Color the World for Us

6/26/2020
Birds - André Wallace is a City Council Member at Mount Vernon, New York. He is also the owner of a construction company, CDCD, LLC. (Producer: Shefik | Production Assistant: Mokay Kamara)

Duration:00:02:26

Dionne Warwick: Love Happens to Be God

6/26/2020
Love - Dionne Warwick is a 5-time Grammy Award winning legend. She is an American singer, actress, and television show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health. (Producer: Shefik | Production Assistant: Mokay Kamara)

Duration:00:01:24

Sonny Turner: That Lady Almost Just Dropped to the Floor

6/26/2020
Love - Sonny Turner is best known for replacing Tony Williams as lead singer of The Platters. The group had 40 charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100, including four no. 1 hits, and were, for a period of time, the most successful vocal group in the world. (Producer: Shefik)

Duration:00:02:05

Sonny Turner: Blood, Sweat and Tears

6/26/2020
Love - Sonny Turner is best known for replacing Tony Williams as lead singer of The Platters. The group had 40 charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100, including four no. 1 hits, and were, for a period of time, the most successful vocal group in the world. (Producer: Shefik)

Duration:00:01:42

Alafaka Opuiyo: Wanted to Commit Suicide

6/26/2020
Love - Alafaka "Alee" Opuiyo is a 2005 Howard University School of Communications graduate. She majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Political Science. While Alee attended Howard, she interned with the cable network Fox News. (Producer: Shefik | Production Assistant: Abdul Wells)

Duration:00:01:18

Dr. Laurén Laurino: There Is a Common Thread Connecting Us All

6/26/2020
Love - Dr. Laurén Laurino, lovingly known as "Dr. Ren, America's Holistic Sweetheart", is a board certified naturopath through the American Naturopathic Medical Association. She has appeared on "The Dr. Oz Show" multiple times. (Producer: Shefik)

Duration:00:02:32

André Wallace: Rain Does Have Some Good Parts

6/26/2020
Rain - André Wallace is a City Council Member at Mount Vernon, New York. He is also the owner of a construction company, CDCD, LLC. (Producer: Shefik | Production Assistant: Mokay Kamara)

Duration:00:02:21

Dan Bazile: There's a Reason That Rain Is Here

6/26/2020
Rain - In March 2004, Dan Bazile joined the news team at WNYT (a television affiliate of NBC), where he anchors "Weekend Today". Prior to that, he spent several years as an actor and freelance writer before jumping into television news in 1999. (Producer: Shefik | Production Assistant: Dan Bazile)

Duration:00:01:35

Sonny Turner: The Important Thing Is to Be Identified for One's Ability

6/25/2020
Identity - Sonny Turner is best known for replacing Tony Williams as lead singer of The Platters. The group had 40 charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100, including four no. 1 hits, and were, for a period of time, the most successful vocal group in the world. (Producer: Shefik)

Duration:00:02:03

M.C. El Bee: Not Changing That for Anyone

6/25/2020
Identity - Author Larry Boatright, also known as M.C. El Bee in the hip-hop community, talks about the birth and propagation of hip-hop in the 1970s and 1980s in his biography "A Gangsta'z Tale Hip-Hop in Da '70s: Invisible Legends of Hip-Hop". (Producer: Shefik | Production Assistant: Dan Bazile)

Duration:00:01:35

Peppermint: Owning Your Confidence

6/24/2020
Identity - The hardest working woman in show business, drag queen and recording artist Peppermint has conquered the New York scene with her high-energy and engaging personality. She was a finalist on "RuPaul's Drag Race" (Season 9). (Producer: Shefik)

Duration:00:04:28

His Royal Highness Prince Emanuele Filiberto: True Moments of Happiness

6/24/2020
Happiness - Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Venice is an Italian television personality, a member of the House of Savoy and the son and heir of Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples. He is the only male-line grandson of Umberto II, the last King of Italy. (Producer: Shefik | Production Assistant: Mokay Kamara)

Duration:00:03:32

Yolanda Franklin-Moore: The Environment Is Full of Happiness

6/23/2020
Happiness - Yolanda Franklin-Moore is Fashion Designer and Owner of Xande Fadee, an innovative fashion and accessories line. Yolanda is a highly skilled fashion designer with a creative flare. She has over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry. (Producer: Shefik)

Duration:00:01:36

Tito Puente Jr.: You Have to Find Happiness in Being Grateful

6/23/2020
Happiness - Tito Puente Jr. is a bandleader. He is the son of legendary mambo musician Tito Puente and the brother of local New York City meteorologist Audrey Puente. Puente Jr. carries on his father's legacy. (Producer: Shefik)

Duration:00:02:12