On this installment of The Progressive Underground, host Chris Campbell interviews actress, model, activist, educator, entrepreneur and taste-maker GODDESS (ALEX) and has an in depth conversation about music’s ability to empower and heal along with discussing some of her latest projects and initiatives.
This is a TAKEOVER edition and Goddess will curate a playlist of songs hand-picked for the show. It will be an 2 hours of music exploration, self-discovery and motivational introspection. The action happens Sunday, May 18, 8:00 - 10:00 pm on 101.9 WDET and wdet.org.
Goddess Alex is an advocate of healing, visual creatress, public speaker, actress, model, educator, village curator, innovator, tastemaker, and music lover. As a young girl she always knew she would be an artist and live her life in the flow of creativity. She found her passion in the beauty industry at the age of 13. Supporting her mother through domestic violence, Alex learned to style her mother’s hair. In these early “THairapy” sessions, with her mom, she realized that doing hair was healing. Alex carried this early knowledge and passion for supporting others throughout her career into what she calls “Thairapy”.
Goddess is the owner of Goddess Beautique where she is a Natural THairapist specialing in the protective care of textured hair and assisting women on their journey to a fuller and complete level of self love. Alex creates custom styles for clients and is most known for her signature style the Goddess Updo using a her own feed in technique.
At Goddess Beautique, Alex offers workshops, private lessons, community classes, and connects the village to expand on and delve deeper than the healing that began in her styling chair. Her mission is to empower her community through the healing arts, creativity and self expression.
Chris Campbell is a music journalist and nationally-renowned tastemaker. As host of the Progressive Underground, he takes listeners on a multi-genre musical odyssey by way of creative hand-picked playlists, exclusive artist interviews and atmospheric style mixes.