A Conversation with Kevin “K.O.” Olusola

Kevin "KO'" Olusola The Renegade EP

I am very excited to welcome Kevin “K.O.” Olusola to Jake’s Take! Kevin is an accomplished quintuple threat: singer-songwriter, cellist, multi-instrumentalist, producer and beatboxer. His artistry caught the attention of music icon Quincy … [Continue reading]

“American Idol” heads back to the 1980s

American Idol XIV Top 11 sing the National Anthem

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s been a while since I last recapped American Idol, so here is a quick fresher-upper: Quaasim Middleton almost joined Sarina-Joi Crowe in the elimination club, but thanks to the timely efforts of the … [Continue reading]

Nate Ruess joins “The Voice” just in time for Knockouts

Nate Ruess joined "The Voice: Season Eight" just in time for the Knockout Rounds to begin. (Photo property of NBC)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Blinds and Battles are over! But, in order for our artists to get to our votes in the Live Shows…they have one more hurdle they have to face: The Knockout Rounds! Since its inception back in the show’s … [Continue reading]

Ursula confronts Hook as August faces off against evil on “OUAT”

Ursula Once Upon A Time

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Queens of Darkness have taken Storybrooke by storm! Using the blood of Snow and Charming, Ursula and Cruella de Vil resurrected their old partner-in-crime: the Mistress of All Evil-Maleficent. It turns … [Continue reading]

Nataliya Meyer & Michael Drummond captures night two of Kansas City Fashion Week

Kansas City Fashion Week at Union Station

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Night two of the Spring Edition of Kansas City Fashion Week was a sold out spectacular! Hundreds of fashion aficionados packed into Union Station to view the best designers based in the Midwest had to offer … [Continue reading]

Marlee Ju, Molly Elizabeth Designs & Young Hearted Socks showcase the next generation of fashion at KC Fashion Week

Kansas City Fashion Week 2015

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One bi-annual event that I look forward to is Kansas City Fashion Week! I am so proud how this event has grown over the past three years. Each year, Kansas City Fashion Week bring impeccable designers to … [Continue reading]

All eyes are on Pharrell as “The Voice: Season Eight” Battles conclude

All eyes were on Pharrell tonight as he had the last steal that could be used during the Battle Rounds. (Photo property of NBC & United Artists Media Group)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Over the past two weeks, The Voice artists duked it out in the Battle Rounds. Several battles such as Team Blake’s Hannah Kirby vs. Sarah Potenza’s “Gimme Shelter,” Team Pharrell’s Meghan Linsey vs. Paul … [Continue reading]

The Five Question Challenge with Scott Herman

Scott Herman interview

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I truly enjoy when my friend, fitness icon Scott Herman, drops by Jake’s Take. 2015 might possibly be one of the biggest years in the entrepreneur’s professional career! Recently, the Scott Herman Fitness … [Continue reading]

Team Pharrell and Team Xtina tackle the Battle Rounds

Pharrell and Xitna The Voice

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Battle Rounds continued tonight! Before, we head to tonight’s battles…here is where our teams stand: Team Adam: Tonya Boyd-Cannon, Deanna Johnson, Nathan Hermida, Blaze Johnson & Joshua Davis … [Continue reading]

Jake’s Take: Planet Comicon 2015 Wrap Up

It was truly an honor to meet Ming-Na Wen. She is an incredible woman and "Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D." (Photo property of Epic Photo Ops)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Planet Comicon 2015 is in the history books! Thousands of people caravanned to Bartle Hall in Kansas City to celebrate the best in pop culture. I have been attended Planet Comicon since its inception in … [Continue reading]

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