About Aliya Faust

Aliya Faust (pronounced: fowst) is an Atlanta and NYC-based author, marketing pro and content strategist. Prior to joining the Elev8 team at iOne Digital, she served as Director of Marketing at RCA Inspiration/Sony Music Entertainment, and had previously managed digital content and strategy at Radio One, Reach Media, Cumulus Media and iHeart, with bylines also at VIBE and Cosmopolitan magazines. She’s the author of a Christian children’s booked titled, The Adventures of Sam and Sarah, and former host of the “Gospel Goodies” radio show on Philly’s Favor 100.7FM.

Hatfield, PA native and celebrity makeup artist Tatiana Ward (also known as Beat Face Honey) went from doing makeup tutorials on YouTube to creating art on the faces of some of our favorite ladies like Brandy and Nicki Minaj. Below in her interview with Shamara and Laiya of Philly’s Morning Show she clarifies what a “beat” is, how to […]

He’s already got Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012) under his belt, but during an interview with Q Deezy, Wiz Khalifa revealed a new show he’s working on with HBO. He says the show will be a complete representation of  young people who are full of ideas. Check it out below:

Singer and reality TV star Keke Wyatt dropped by the Q Deezy show to discuss her latest projects. In between chatting it up about her new EP (Ke’Ke by Keke Wyatt) and R&B Divas Atlanta, Keke explained why she was okay with being titled “crazy” and clarified the stabbing story behind it. What stabbing story, you […]

In a recent interview with Philly’s Morning Show, Mila J said her upcoming debut album, MILA (Made in Los Angeles), is something for the ladies and the fellas. When asked about whether or not she’d do a song with her sister Jhene Aiko, she didn’t rule out the idea. She, Shamara and Laiya also talked cooking, boys […]

Mila J dropped by The Q Deezy show to talk about her upcoming debut album, MILA (Made in Los Angeles). In between describing how it’d have a 90s feel, Mila revealed a collab with DJ Mustard coming soon and talked about her jobs pre-Motown Records. Check it out:

Omari Hardwick and Lela Loren recently swung by The Q Deezy Show during their stop in Philly to talk about their roles in the new STARZ drama series, Power. Below, the two share intriguing details of each character and discuss what the cast chemistry was like while filming the show. Press play! Catch Omari Hardwick and Lela Loren in STARZ’s Power on […]

Omari Hardwick and Lela Loren, cast members of the new STARZ series Power, dropped by Philly’s Morning Show with Shamara and Laiya to talk about their budding project. With recent news of Maya Angelou’s passing and in talking about his diverse work, Hardwick even shared a poem he wrote about his acting experience. Check it out: Catch Power stars […]

“Yayo” rapper Snootie “hit the booth” with Q Deezy to shoot a remix for the chart-topping song during his visit to Philly. Check out the hilarity below: Also Check Out: Q Deezy Remixes: YG ft .DJ Mustard – Left, Right [Exclusive Video]  ___ Like Hot1079Philly on Facebook to stay on top of your favorite black celebrities:

During Eric Thomas’ visit to The Q Deezy Show, the Hip Hop Preacher left a personal message to the Philadelphia tristate encouraging the people to hold strong. “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog,” he said. Listen here:

Inspirational speaker Eric Thomas, better known as the Hip-Hop Preacher, dropped by The Q Deezy Show today to talk about how he went from inspiring people via YouTube to sharing the stage with motivators from around the world. In case you missed it: ____ Like Hot1079Philly on Facebook to stay on top of your favorite […]

The Multicultural Greek Council at University of Pennsylvania hosted a yard fest over Penn Relays weekend (April 26), where Hot 107.9’s DJ Greg Nitty provided live music and Kyle at the Club introduced competing organizations. Participating fraternities and sororities included the Sigmas, Ques, Alphas, Lambdas, AKAs, Deltas and more. Press play and watch them turn up: ___ Like […]

If you’re a side chick, you know it and you’re okay with that, you have to respect the rules of the game. You can’t player hate from the sideline or interfere with interactions that affect the main. You just have to wait until you’re called in to make an all-star move. This gets tough on […]