Creating a home for Minneapolis music artist, Wooda C Black the passion behind the music

From the streets to beats Wooda C Black is moving forward and not turning back


From the streets to beats Wooda C Black is moving forward and not turning back
Wooda C Black photo by IDO Photography
Finding your path can sometimes come at the most challenging times. Those challenging times tho help us build character and strength for the road ahead. This has been the reality for Shane Black also know as Wooda C Black. Going from being homeless in the cold streets of Minneapolis to helping music artists find their voice on stage. We had a chance to ask Wooda C Black about his path and plans for the future for this young entrepreneur/artist, read more below

Question #1 Who are you and where you from?

“My name is Wooda C Black (Shane Black). I was born in Kankakee Illinois, I’ve lived in Minnesota for as far back as I can remember though. I am 32 years of age and consider myself a strong, proud, African American man.” said by Wooda C Black

Question #2 What do you do? And why?

“A promoter who is very passionate about his work. I also consider myself a very humble individual. Minnesota Official was established in January of 2019. The meaningful and soul purpose of my company is to give youth and young adults a platform where they can display their talent, be in a safe environment, and I can give strong promotions to uplift these hungry artists in Minnesota. There are a few reasons as to why I do what I do, the main one being the fact that I absolutely love music, I have for as far back as I can remember, it’s kind of like an addiction. ” said by Wooda C Black

Question #3 What inspired you to get started?

“Arvesta Kelly is also has a huge inspiration for me, he has created a platform for promoters like myself to live their dream.” said by Wooda C Black

Question #4 What are some obstacles you had or have to face during your journey.

“I have overcome many obstacles in life but I would have to say my lowest point was probably when I was sleeping outside in the cold because I had no place to go and I had to check into Stepping Stones Shelter. After that, I had to reevaluate my life and make some changes. I decided to put my energy and time into something I loved doing and that was promoting and creating music. ” said by Wooda C Black

Question #5 How do you plan on having an impact in Twin-Cities?

“My plan for the future is to build a long-term foundation that Minnesota artists can call home. I plan on doing a lot for the community in the future, back to school giveaways, feeding the homeless, block parties, etc. I really just want to spread love and music to the community.” said by Wooda C Black

Question #6 How can people follow or learn more?


“I can be reached on Facebook – Wooda C Black- or by email: loyalman555@yahoo.com Don’t forget to check me out on YouTube as well. Wooda C Black -Minnesota Official” said by Wooda C Black

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