LaSuria Kandi Allman interviews CEO of Modern Tribe Communications Juan Shannon #business @lasuria83 #entertainment #hiphop

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    Thank you all for returning to the blog and checking out in The Hot Seat with LaSuria Kandi Allman. Today she interviews CEO of Modern Tribe Communications Juan Shannon.
    CEO of Modern Tribe Communications, Inc., Hard as Hell Music Group, and Modern Tribe TV. Author, Actor, music and film producer. Entrepreneur.

    Modern Tribe Communications is a Multi-media company. We develop, produce, manufacture and sell movies, television productions and music.

    We are a full service Multi-media company. We produce Television and film content, Music for soundtracks and artist, Own and distribute 2 record labels. Modern Tribe Communications and Hard as Hell Music group and offer production services in our state of the art recording studio and edit suite.

    An extremely rounded company, "Rochester-based Modern Tribe Communications Inc. a, multi-media company, plans to invest $3 million to buy and renovate a vacant school in Highland Park and reopen the facility next spring as its headquarters with solar panels and an urban farm.
    Juan Shannon, president and CEO of Modern Tribe, says the 42,000-square-foot school, located at 181 E. Buena Vista, has been abandoned for more than 20 years.
    "We're going to do a green rehab of the entire building," Shannon says. "There will be solar panels and wind turbines that will be part of the building. Then we'll also have blue infrastructure that will capture the rain water and snow melt to go back in and irrigate the urban farm."
    Shannon says he is working with Green Garage, a sustainable co-working space in Detroit's Midtown district, to conduct workshops at the new headquarters on renewable energy. He says he plans to eventually have a restaurant with live entertainment in the new building."-via Detroit's Premier Business Journal

    *** Let's join the interview in progress. Check out the full audio version at the end of the page and be sure to give a shout out in the comment section.***

    What city and state did you grow up in?
     Highland Park, Michigan 
     What was it like growing up in Highland Park?
     It was beautiful, we are restoring the city
    Tell me some things about yourself?
     I am a very laid back person.


     Tell us about Modern Tribe Communications?
     It started in 1997, I had the dream of becoming a multimedia outlet. I branded the Detroit Hip hop name, I release the first Hip hop album in the city.
     Tell me about your latest projects?
     The Angels book and Film
    Tell us about Hell Music group and Modern Tribe TV?
     I modeled my movements after Sony
    What was the title of your first book?
    West Bloomfield book and Movie
    Tell me about some of your work you have written, where do you ideas come from?
    The Angels film, full product line, comic book, paperback and soundtrack.
    Do you have a website where your work can be viewed and purchased?
    How many books have you written?
    What inspired you to become an author/Entrepreneur?
    My credit goes to my mother and father, the way they raised us.
    So your fans can follow you what social media sites are you?
    All of them.
    What community programs are you involved in?
     Highland Park revitalization.
    If you could speak directly to youth today about education what would you say?
    That is the beginning of everything info and reading is the key to success.
    What advice do you give to young men suffering from police brutality?
     If you can survive sue
     Are there any survival tactics or a book, a journal that you suggest that they read?
    There needs to be a loud uniform voice to express our concerns.
    What keeps you motivated?
    No Plan B
    Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
    Continuing to lead a multi national media.
    Do you have political thoughts or dreams?
    I have entertained some thoughts.
    Are there any challenges you have faced and overcame?
    It's about empowering people, community, bridging the gap.
    Do you have any book releases, book signings, events, movie releases coming up?
    We are putting together 2016 Calendar
    If you could change your profession what would it be?
    I don't know very good question. My profession encompasses in what I want to do. Bill Gates.
    Married? Children?
    Divorced, 2 sons 23 and 26
     Favorite food?
    Middle eastern
     I would like to thank you for this powerful and informative interview. I look forward to future interviews with you. Much success on all your endeavors.

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    Interviewer  LaSuria Kandi Allman
    Kandi Kane Ent.
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