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Daily Inspiration: Meet Smiley Jonez

Today we’d like to introduce you to Smiley Jonez. 

Hi Smiley, thanks for joining us today. We’d love for you to start by introducing yourself.
My name is Smiley Jonez, born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa. I recently relocated to DTLA. I am a musician/stylist with two companies; one is Smiley Timez Records LLC where I help develop new artists and plug them into the music industry as well as provide them with distribution if needed… on the stylist side, my company is called Burning Guitars Inc. where I am focused on changing the fashion world as we know it to an all-inclusive runway experience for all walks of life. I travel the world creating one of one looks for various celebrities as well as styling them as well as travel the world doing various different fashion weeks. I perform as the models walk which creates a cohesive fashion and music experience. 

Alright, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall, and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
It has not been a smooth road. There are a lot of ups and downs in the music and fashion business. The number one obstacle is staying consistent and always having a new collection for each season because nobody wants to see the same clothes on the runway nor do they wanna hear the same music on the runway. People want to be entertained, so I struggle constantly with coming up with new ideas on how to entertain the crowd. I mean it’s inky so much you can do on the runway, so it becomes challenging sometimes. 

Thanks for sharing that. So, maybe next you can tell us a bit more about your work?
To be honest, I specialize in “Helping People” and leaving them better than I found them. Thats what I’m proud of most, and that’s what sets me apart from others the fact that all I wanna do is help. 

Any big plans?
My plans for the future are to keep applying pressure with the fashion week shows but more importantly getting ready for 2023 tour and music I’m gonna be dropping about 50 songs next year no more waiting to release music. I’ve got a lot of great music for the people to hear. 

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Image Credits

The Fashion Life Tour
J. Jones
Steven Check Fernandez

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