This month’s cover story features Yoshiki, Asia’s most influential music artist today whose popularity is spreading rapidly in the United States, Europe and Latin America. He is also a very humble and giving individual and we follow his life journey from a small town in Japan all the way to the dazzling red-carpet of the Golden Globes ceremony in Los Angeles. A story sure to entertain and inspire you.
This month’s issue also featuresthe talented actress, Yvette Yates. A whirlwind of positive energy who has the looks, personality and the brains. She was attending UCLA preparing for medical school when she took a chance to follow her passion for acting. In a relatively short time, she has come a long way, treating us to some amazing roles. We can’t wait to find out what’s next for her and neither will you.
This issue also features producer, Valentina Castellani-Quinn. She is a true visionary and talent who turned a family tragedy into a passion project inspiring love and hope. She talks about her work, her life and latest projects in an article that can’t help but move you.
Finally, we are proud to feature the multi-talented, Felix Cordova. This veteran actor, producer and casting professional reveals his inspiring life story that demonstrates that through determination and hard work, any dream can come true. You won’t want to miss reading about his remarkable journey.
We encourage you to “Let them be your motivation.”
SOHM remains a politics and gossip free publication with its focus on, Real People, Real Stories, from the Arts and Pop Culture Community who make a difference by giving back, and we are delighted to share their heart-felt stories with you. We will continue to provide the industry’s foremost creative meeting place with monthly showcases, news, opinions, analysis and audience feedback.
The upcoming July issue will feature Shine on Hollywood Magazine’s Two Year Anniversary Special Edition! Look for special articles and interviews with leading industry professionals. We hope you enjoy this issue and look forward to your feedback and continued support!
Arnold Garcia aka Arnold G
Founder I Editor in Chief
X Japan Forever Love from The Last Live – HD
YOSHIKI Golden Globe Theme Interview and Preview
Yoshiki Classical – behind the scenes
More Than Love
This Singer, Songwriter & Dance PoP Artist Received Two Entries in the Official 50th Annual Grammy Awards Balloting in two catagories “Album Of The Year” and “Record Of The Year”, Arnold G Hollywood up-and-comer will tell you that his devotion to music extends far beyond musical fandom or career considerations. “It’s not just a love for music, it’s a passion and it goes further than love and beyond a hobby.” For Arnold G, music is a lifestyle, it deeply rooted passion that drives him from the very core of his being. “It’s about a way of living. Music is essential to my life.” It’s this quality that imbues Arnold G’s music with such crackling hooks.
Arnold G’s passion for his music is such that he goes beyond considerations for mere entertainment. Arnold G also sees music as a tool for social change. On his debut, “Driven: Straight to the Dance Floor”, for example, Arnold G includes a pop track, “Carry On”, which tackles the difficult issue of AIDS. For this performer, music is something that can not only add fun to people’s lives but something that can draw those lives together into a place of unity.
Talent and Training
Arnold G was born with a natural inclination toward music and his inherent talents were shaped by vocal and dance training. Dancing and choreography were factors in his career and musically he has embraced both vocal work and DJ duties. He embraces an eclectic mix of dancehall styles, bringing freshness and variety to his musical sessions.
Besides his smash debut “Driven Straight To The Dance Floor”, with its masterful mix of dance flavors, Arnold G has also announced the upcoming single release “You Got Me Hot”, due in March. His debut is already available worldwide and Arnold plans touring on a global scope. A&R Management
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