Jackie Wade – “Expensive Habits”
Jackie Wade is a multitalented entertainer, entrepreneur, and hiphop artist building her brand , CEO of J. Wade Ent, podcast content creator of Let’s TALK About It with Jackie Wade, model, and most importantly, mother. This fierce phoenix is ready to rise after her fair share of waiting and putting in work within the industry. The Nashville, TN native boasts beauty and brains, as she earned a BA in Communications and has a lengthy work history in performing arts. Jackie has has a deep passion for music and even released a mixtape in 2014 titled, “Expensive Habits,” with all tracks produced by Zaytoven and is re releasing the mixtape! She made several appearances and put in 12 hour plus days, sometimes going without sleep to complete her music endeavors. Moreover, Ms. Wade has a vast body of underground work, including a lauded podcast that will be going into its second season in 2022. Check out the YouTube promo below!
Jackie’s next goal to tackle is producing an episodic series similar to Issa Rae’s Insecure. She has been networking and speaking with cinema gurus and other creatives to make her vision a reality. Her networks expand vastly into many streams of the entertainment pool, including her work as aforementioned, serving as a past intern for DefJam Records, and sharing her one and only son with hip hop legend Trick Daddy. She and Trick have a healthy co-parenting dynamic and their son, Jay, even has plans of joining his dad on the cast of Love & Hip Hop: Miami in the upcoming seasons. To maintain this cohesiveness, Jackie has done her due diligence of intentionally keeping herself distanced from any media and gossip to prevent negative drama within their family structure. After working tirelessly to build her platform, Ms. Wade decided to reach back and lift up via her nonprofit, The Covergirl Foundation. The objective is to address the critical need for programs specifically for young girls that will help them to learn their own talents, interests, and skill sets around positive influence. She has already done charity work with little girls and has been planning methods to execute the organizational mission for over 5 years. Jackie noticed how participants and their families value the messages shared during events as well as program outcomes, so she decided to keep the momentum going. and did, she wanted to use that in a positive way. She wants to influence young girls in the same fashion that monumental women such as Phylicia Rashad and Queen Latifah did for her.