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Rob Fusari Rise Up Eight

Platinum Record Music Producer Rob Fusari Reveals Secrets Of How To Succeed Despite The Setbacks

In episode 14 of Rise Up Radio we conduct an exclusive interview with Rob Fusari, Grammy award-winning writer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist who has achieved multi-platinum status working with artists such as Beyonce, Britney Spears, Whitney Houston, Will Smith and Lady Gaga, who he discovered. Rob worked with Destiny’s Child on “No No No” and “Bootylicious”, Whitney Houston’s “Love That Man”, Will Smith’s “Wild Wild West” and Lady Gaga’s first album. "The Fame", and was featured as one of ...
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Jeremy Renner On Overcoming Challenges In Life

Jeremy Renner On Overcoming Challenges In Life

By Kirstyn Moffat. Recently, actor Jeremy Renner (most famous for his performance in Avengers) has encountered a couple of obstacles not only in his career, but in his life. While filming for a soon to be released comedy “Tag,” he fractured his left wrist  and right elbow while performing stunts for the movie. Renner has shared that he doesn’t believe it will get in the way of his upcoming career events, but that it does have a direct impact on ...
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Career Opportunities, The Ones That Never Knock - How The Worst Experience Of Your Life Can Turn Out To Be The Best

Career Opportunities, The Ones That Never Knock – How The Worst Experience Of Your Life Can Turn Out To Be The Best

Nicole Prutch has over 10 years of experience in the music industry, film, TV, radio and publishing. She started her career at the radio station she listened to while growing up - KFOG radio in San Francisco, while studying for her undergraduate degree at the University of Cal Berkeley. Nicole went on to receive her masters degree in the UK from London Metropolitan University, where she then worked in music supervision for the BBC. She is currently music supervisor at ...
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How Jim Carrey Overcame Years Of Adversity To Become A Successful Actor

How Jim Carrey Overcame Years Of Adversity To Become A Successful Actor

by Kirstyn Moffat. As an entertainer,  Jim Carrey is one of the most successful Canadian artists of all time. His dedicated work, jam-packed full of gut-busting hilarity, has won him countless awards - People’s Choice, Golden Globes, and Teen Choice Awards, just to name a few. However, we can confidently assume one of his most fulfilling awards has been the hearts of all his fans who have grown with him throughout his twenty-year career. As we have followed Jim Carrey ...
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Drew Cumpson rise up eight

How overcoming a spinal cord injury led Drew Cumpson to become a motivational speaker and successful entrepreneur

By Matthew Le Blanc. How a quadriplegic did not let disability stop him from living his life and achieving his dreams Drew Cumpson is a motivational speaker, hospitality entrepreneur, and disability activist. He suffered a spinal cord injury while travelling Peru in 2011 and since then has dedicated his time and efforts to improving the lives of those in the disability community.   Living with quadriplegia (Drew’s documentary) is not easy, but Drew inspires all those around him with ...
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