KZMOHD

A community podcast network. Started in March 2022 as the distribution network for OMG Studios original cultural content. OMG Studios’ portfolio of original content includes media commemorating Black History Month and Juneteenth, community programing for MN Humanities Center, Ujamaa Place, Center for Economic Inclusion, The Boogie Down with Binky Griptite, Music Monuments and much more. Celebrate Culture & Community is a partnership with the MN State Fair to be a multi-cultural guest experience in music and entertainment, with over 900 shows, that are free with fair admission. OMG Studios is located in the Creative Enterprise Zone of Saint Paul, MN. KZMOHD Community Network streams in high definition at OMG Studios, a state-of-the-art podcast, music and entertainment production studio and youth innovation lab.

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Episodes

Sunday Jun 30, 2024

[AUDIO] Co-produced by OMG Studios and the Minnesota Humanities Center, this documentary challenges our understanding of slavery, its impact on Minnesota, and how we reconcile our past by taking viewers on a present-day journey to Ghana, to the quarters of Harriet and Dred Scott, and into conversations with current and future scholars. Featuring Akwamu Traditional Area’s King Odeneho Kwafo Akoto, III and Queen Mother Nana Afrakoma, II, of West Africa, Ghana, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter III, MN Humanities CEO Kevin Lindsey, St. Cloud State University American Studies Chair and Minnesota Book Award Winner Dr. Christopher Lehman, and Minnesota creative treasures T. Mychael Rambo, Thomasina Petrus and concluding with voices of the Black Youth Healing Arts Center (BYHAC).
This year’s documentary film is brought to audiences thanks to MN Humanities Center, Ujamaa Place, St. Paul Public Library, City of St. Paul, National Endowment for the Arts and supported by C.A. Ellis and Black 2 Black Capacity Builder Project.
WATCH THE FULL DOCUMENTARY HERE .

Thursday Feb 08, 2024

Music Monuments are a powerful force in the KZMOVERSE and honor the artistic contributions musicians make in society.
Live from Studio B at OMG STUDIOS Saint Paul, MN with 
R&B and Gospel great Jevetta Steele, vocalist Kathleen Johnson and the legendary Thomasina Petrus with KZMOHD Music Monuments host Monique Linder, paying tribute to Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.
"The OMG Studios' doors and master control studio glass are from Flyte Tyme." ~Monique Linder, Founder/CEO of OMG Media.
To learn more, click here.
 
 
 

Friday Jun 16, 2023

Juneteenth (June 19) is the federal and Minnesota-state holiday, which commemorates the emancipation of all enslaved African Americans in 1865. Juneteenth Brunch, It Starts With Me: Cultivating A Beloved Community Mindset, is a community brunch and conversation featuring Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King and CEO of The King Center. Dr. Bernice A. King offers a fresh perspective on where we go from here and how we overcome ever-present inequities and injustices in our world house.  Presented by MN Humanities Center in partnership with Thrivent, Blue Cross Blue Shield MN and McKnight Foundation.  
Program 
An OMG Studios production.  All rights reserved.

Tuesday May 30, 2023

It Starts with ME! Read Aloud by Thomasina Petrus Pledge to BE LOVE written by By Dr. Bernice A. King and Dr. Kimberly P. Johnson, Illustrated by Zoe Ranucci What did you think about the book? I loved it and my parents taught me all about this when I was little. Dr Bernice King’s parents taught her. Guess who her parents were? Coretta Scott King and Dr. Martin Luther King. I am proud to be part of The Beloved Community Thank you for allowing me to read this book to you. Commemorate Black History & Culture consists of 4 powerful Black History Month events brought to you by . . . Saint Paul Public Library, MN Humanities Center, Ujamaa Place and Public Art Saint Paul for making this event possible, along with our community partners: City of St. Paul, Minnesota Arts Council, Young Rembrandts OMG Media. An OMG Studios production. Learn more at: https://sppl.org/black-history-month/ 

Tuesday May 30, 2023

No stranger to adversity, the pandemic inspired the men in Ujamaa’s Music Therapy program to start their very own music group, Ujamaa Music Group (UMG). Finding music to be a cathartic way to tell their stories, UMG went to work on their first single, “On A Mission”, which debuted on January 25, 2021.
Learn more at: https://ujamaaplace.org/ujamaa-music-group/
About Ujamaa Place
Ujamaa Place provides holistic transformation opportunities for young Black men experiencing inequity at the intersection of race and poverty and helps them achieve brotherhood, stability and personal success. 
Stay connected at: https://ujamaaplace.org/ and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Monday Dec 05, 2022

Center for Economic Inclusion's Reckoning Tour podcast recorded LIVE from Montgomery, AL on November 10, 2022, confronts our nation's history of slavery and lynching in the Deep South.  The tour traveled with C-suite executives from Minnesota's top companies, starting at The King Center in Atlanta, GA, then traveled to Montgomery and Selma, AL.  Listen to the Reckoning Podcast hosted by CEI's CEO Tawanna Black and Cultural Coach/Radio Talent, Lissa Jones.
 
Click here to learn more about the Center for Economic Inclusion's research and advocacy work. Follow #econinclusion on social media. 
KZMOHD podcast network empowers communities through our OMGisms – social constructs rooted in the arts that nurture and improve the health and wellness of youth and families.  An OMG Media company.

Monday Sep 12, 2022

“Cynthia Robinson was the first and only black female trumpet player to be inducted in the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame.” –Jerry Martini 
KZMOHD presents Music Monuments, a powerful force in the KZMOVERSE honoring artistic contributions that musicians make in society. In this segment, we had the honor of interviewing The Family Stone before their first performance on the second day of their tour stop celebrating culture and community with OMG Media's KZMOHD at the Lionie Lodge Bandshell at the MN State Fair. This backstage interview took place in a conference room with the seven band members that included founding member of Sly and the Family Stone Mr. Jerry Martini, inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 (Saxophone), Phunne Stone, daughter of Cynthia Robinson and Sly Stone (Vocals), Swang Stewart (Lead Vocals), Blaise Sison (Bass/Music Director), Nate Wingfield (Lead Guitar), Frank Klepacki (Drums), and last but not least, Jimi Mckinney (Keys/Vocals). Thank you to The Family Stone for honoring the legendary Cynthia Robinson in a way that no one else ever could!!
Join the KZMOVERSE, share and follow KZMOHD's Music Monuments at: https://kzmohd.com/music-monuments/
 

Juneteenth Commemoration 2022

Saturday Jun 18, 2022

Saturday Jun 18, 2022

A celebration of African American history, music, art and literature, featuring a special tribute to George Floyd and Philando Castile by Ta-coumba T. Aiken and Seitu Jones. This film is part of Juneteenth Commemoration 2022 celebration of African American history, music, art, music and literature in partnership with the City of St. Paul, Saint Paul Public, MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, Ujamaa Place and OMG Studios. Learn more at: https://sppl.org/juneteenth/
Watch on broadcast TV: SPNN Comcast Channel 19 on June 19, at 9:00am and 7:00pm An OMG Studios productions. All rights reserved.
 
About KZMOHD
You are now entering the KZMOVERSE…a cultural, social experience for music + art enthusiasts… Powered by OMG Media, KZMOHD is a creatively and environmentally responsible, global and cultural media platform, on a mission to empower the human race through music and art. OMG Media Solutions is excited to share its new cultural media platform, KZMO HD with the community.  Learn more at: https://kzmohd.com
 

Tuesday Mar 01, 2022

Featuring an interactive drawing class with storytelling by Thomasina Petrus.

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Cultural Sustainability Promise

At OMG Studios, our work is centered around building cultural sustainability, in which music and art are essential to human survival and development. We strive to empower communities through our OMGisms – social constructs rooted in the arts that nurture and improve the health and wellness of youth and families.

 

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