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    Da Front Porch Association is owned and operated by Hurshel V. Ricks II. His artist recording name is Da Front Porch Hustla. His first artist and business professionally was with Coreleone Records, LLC. Da Front Porch is a Creative Writer for Entertainment and lives his life through Media Communications. He is attending Full Sail University studying Creative Writing for Entertainment while also preparing to receive his certification in Digital Marketing. He is partnered with Family Always Matters, LLC , based in Miami Beach, Florida and works with a host of media businesses including 88.7 Da Blaze FM (Miami), Bricksquad Monopoly DJS, StraightOfficial.com, Juice In Da City Magazine and many others.

    Hurshel V. Ricks II is from Miami, Florida and is a military baby. With his mother being from Miami and his deceased father from Atlanta he has a southern soul. He currently lives in West Virginia (Metro D.C.) and Miami, FL. He is a father and engaged to the love of his life. 

    Even the July 20th 2007 car accident that ejected him out of a vehicle couldn't stop him from loving to live life. The coma; neck, brain and back injuries plus the internal injuries were just some minor setbacks. He also lives with Trigeminal Neuralgia. 10 out of every 100,000 people in the U.S. live with Trigeminal Neuralgia. Everyday is a new day to him and Hurshel wants to be able share his story with the world.

    Da Front Porch Association interviews interesting people with original creativity and positive vibes. Da Front Porch has written articles and interviews for hip hop websites. His work has been published across the board from Yahoo ! Contributors to Tip Drill Magazine and XXL Magazine. He is also a music critic for DigiWaxx.com as well as owns and operates Da Front Porch Radio which is available for free in your app store.

    Da Front Porch is a member of the Writers Guild of the East, ASCAP and BMI. His music is currently being streamed by Amuse. With filming and video production under his belt, Da Front Porch is an accredited screen writer. The short film, "Guilt" was viewed in 2013 at The African American Film Festival. Da Front Porch is also an accredited writer for music videos, short films, biographies and editorials. 

    Da Front Porch supports indie and up and coming artists and has also covered events with media including platinum recording artists and groups such as Rick Ross, Lil Scrappy, French Montana, Flo Rida, Meek Mill, Pretty Ricky, JT Money and a host of others.

    Da Front Porch is also a photographer and videographer specializing in the Behind The Scenes at public and private events and prides himself in building portfolios for up and coming artists, models and entertainers so they can control their own path with a positive structure. 

    Da Front Porch Radio is a 24/7 online hiphop urban radio station and we support up n coming artists.

    Contact information: hursh@dafrontporch.biz 305.912.2262

    Objective: To use my skills and talents as a tutor, and expertise as a creative writer, digital media marketer, researcher and project developer to gain employment with Loudoun County Public Schools to assist with development of the student body and school structure system. 

    Job Experience: 
    Lester USA - Virtual Assistant | Feb 2014 – May 2016
    Business to Business Consultants

    Outsource Marketing - Tele- Sales | May 2016 – Feb 2017
    Commercial Collections Consultant
    APM Inn & Suites: Shift Manager, August 2019 - Present
    recruiting, training and supervising staff
    managing budgets
    maintaining statistical and financial records
    planning maintenance work, events and room bookings.
    handling customer complaints and queries.
    promoting and marketing the business.
    DA FRONT PORCH ASSOCIATION – 2005 - Present 
    Creative writer for independent companies
    Photography/Videography
    Blogger
    Independent Interviewer/Magazine Contributor
    Other Experienced: 


    Mentoring / Tutor students K3 – 12
    Tutoring college students
    Tutoring adults/ GED students