FeelGood RVA is a Richmond brand that's focused on holistic health, arts, music, and Richmond culture. The brand is just about two years old and has interviewed artists in the past like Lil B The Based God and Foggie Raw, video directors Alex Acosta and Zev Deans, and held various events at The Hof in Richmond as well as Brambly Park last year. This year Feel Good has a fashion event in Richmond this Tuesday the 27th called Look Good Feel Good for RVA Fashion Week.
Live And Let Live is a signature FeelGood RVA event that is a charity event featuring artists, comedians, poets, and a variety of health organizations present to give free services and information.
Some of the artists and DJs performing this year feature the likes of:
Owner of the RVA Rap Elite and Southpaw Battle Coalition platforms, Radio B. Radio has been featured in the past on numerous cypher platforms and SMACK URL. Listen to his latest album, All Art Ain't Pretty to get familiar with him. @radioblitz on all platforms
DJ HipHopHenry and DJ Melodic from 97.3 WRIR Midnight Maneuvers. Melodic is also an emcee so check out his album Monday. @hiphophenry_ & @foremoor_ on Instagram
Sneeze, an emcee who has made several appearances on RVA Rap Elite in the cyphers. Listen to his Number 4 EP. @sneezemusic on Instagram
Smyth Knight. An artist from Chesterfield that has been making waves in Richmond with not just having a signature pizza at Rick's Pizza in Richmond, but also his album North Chesterfield. Many fans are anticipating his Graduation Edition of the album releasing soon. He just released the video to his single Stray Catz which is on that Graduation Edition album. @smythknight on Instagram
Black Liq who is a Richmond enigma that has performed at Soundset in the past, has a TedTalk and is a radio personality for 97.3 WRIR and his show Hip Hop For The Rest of Us. His massive music catalog can prove to you how efficient Black Liq is which you can listen to on Bandcamp. His NOW Series is a good part of his discography and must listen to rap music. @blackliq on all platforms
There will be poets performing like
The Stuttering Poet is known for performing at platforms like Melodic Mondays at The Nutty Buttery, Tuesday Verses at Addis Ethiopian Restaurant and have performed for various poetry competitions. She launched her clothing brand A Poet's Closet recently which you can find out more information about along with her poetry on Instagram @the.stuttering.poet
Jay Guevara (myself). I also write for FeelGood RVA and have performed in the past at Tuesday Verses, Melodic Mondays, and RVA Rap Elite. You can learn more about what I do and listen to my poems on my website and follow me on social media @justinhisprime on all platforms.
Alongside a variety of poets and artists, there will be free STI/HIV testing from the Minority Health Consortium present, Richmond Area Narcotics Anonymous to help provide resources for people struggling with addiction, True Recovery, and so many more platforms. The venue is an outside brewery so there will be plenty of space to congregate safely during the pandemic. To stay up to date with everything pertaining to FeelGoodRVA, follow them on all social media @FEELGOODRVA
Written by: Jay Guevara