Louisiana is home for many talented, intellectual, cultured, and politically savvy people. The staff and publisher of The Drum Newspaper have identiﬁed the people to watch in the New Year. We introduce them to you here and encourage you to follow them along with us as we report on how they impact Ponchatoula, Baton Rouge, and the state. These are leaders in entertainment, business, education, and public policy—watch them.
Full Name: LaTangela Fay Sherman
Hometown: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Professional title: Singer/Songwriter; On-Air talent and Production Director of Cumulus Media and Talk Show Host of The LaTangela Show, CEO 430Status
Moves made in 2013/Accomplishments: Completed Mixed Emotions – Album dedicated to L.O.V.E. available on iTunes, rhapsody and cdbaby
Recruited families within the community to join the movement with “Walking Through With Family And Friends” on behalf of the American Heart and Stroke Association in efforts to lower the number of strokes amongst our peers.
Personal Resolution for 2014: To be better today than I was yesterday.
Business/Company Resolution for 2014: To keep stepping until we step into our dreams. Nothing is too much as long as it used to acquire positive knowledge.
Life/business motto: To remember the 3 R’ of life… 1. Respect for God 2. Respect for self 3. Respect for others.
What are you listening to? Noel Gourdin’s The River is on repeat at the moment….
What are you reading? The final proof of A-Z, Lord let it define Me by LaTangela Sherman due to hit shelves Spring 2014, shameless plug. lol