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About The Team

Osei “The Dark Secret”

To know his name is to know his voice and the message he speaks – Osei “The Dark Secret” Kweku – is perhaps one of the most underrated broadcast talents who, over the years, has managed to merge his love for music and philanthropy into a trans-continental culture exchange by way of digital media.   

He began his radio career in Philly, and since then, his voice has blessed the airwaves of many cities along the East coast and Washington D.C. where he was mentored by the legendary Donnie Simpson. After years of enjoying success as an on-air personality, number one Urban radio station in Atlanta, a hotbed of all things indie that pushed musical boundaries and forced its way to the masses on a global scale. He has now landed in St. Louis on 100.3/The Beat, iHeart Radio.


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LYLA was born and raised in South Florida dancing, singing, and playing instruments since a young age. In 2012 with a leap of faith, she decided to take her passion for music and move across country to Los Angeles. After creating a music blog, studying the music scene, and taking music theory classes, it was in 2014 where she finally decided to follow her dreams and pursue a career in DJ’ing and producing.

LYLA now resides in downtown LA, where she DJs, produces, and provides research and development tax consulting advice. She currently has a residency at Los Angeles’ upscale speakeasy lounge, Lock + Key and DJs at several other LA and Hollywood locations, specializing in indie EDM, deep house, tropical house, trap, hip hop, and future beats in nightlight and poolside vibes. LYLA’s energy and ability to mix and fuse all of these genres with open format, appeals to the mass crowds and guarantees that they will stay hyped, dancing with her the whole night away.


International Recording Artist, Songwriter, Playwright and Actress Timotha Lanae’s debut album RED received major critical acclaim, reaching #1 on the UK Soul Chart and landing on numerous UK radio presenters’ “Best of the Year” playlists. Her track, People Pleaser, was featured on the ‘Soul Love 2014’ compilation, which expanded her fan base exponentially – all captivated by her unique and hypnotizing voice. Timotha’s album REWIND did not disappoint as a follow up to RED. One reviewer states, “Her sound is unique and is displayed at its best on her latest album, REWIND.” REWIND reached #1 on the UK’s Sweet Rhythms Chart and #2 on The UK Soul Chart.

Timotha has collaborated and shared the stage with several world class musicians, producers and actors including Whoopi Goldberg, Brian D’Arcy James, and Alexander O’Neal. She has performed across the globe from South America to Japan, with performances at The Tokyo International Forum, The Jazz Café in London, The Club Bizz’Art in Paris, BB Kings in New York City and The Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C.


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Mike Johns is one of North America’s foremost management consultants, public speaker, writer and thinkers on humanizing technology into everyday life. He founded Digital Mind State, a Marketing & Technology Management consultancy firm specializing in the global convergence of mobility, digital communications, and cross-platform marketing. Through Digital Mind State, Johns worked with Finnish company Flowd in successfully evaluating and addressing market assessment, sales and marketing effectiveness, go-to-market strategies, and new business operating models.

In addition to his speaking and consulting engagements and books, Johns has written for many publications, including the Mob76 Outlook and IPTV NEWS.  An industry go-to guy for all things digital, Johns is a highly sought after source and speaker for articles, interviews, and conferences worldwide.