Xzavier Simon

Xzavier V. Simon is a native of the Beecher community. When he's not writing articles, books, or working on his indie publication, The Modern Queer Magazine, you can find Xzavier listening to K-pop, cooking, playing video games, diving deep into Japanese culture, and being a spiritualist. 

In The News Alex Love created Garden of Youth water in response to the ongoing Flint Water Crisis and the desire to give Flint residents clean water.
In The News Unfortunately, the music industry at large isn’t always a safe space for African American women to speak up and speak out, yet, it hasn’t stopped Reesé and Tay from living their dreams and giving back to the community.

Becoming the power source of Flint with The 810 Flow


Feature Story Within Velly Beretta’s eyes—named after his first name and his favorite gun—is the look of a man who carries the weight of the world upon his shoulders.
Feature Story The intimacy created is purposeful—intentional energy fostered by RudeBoi to manifest the best from the artists he works with and the music composed.
In The News B Smok3zz has burst onto the scene, in her words, “swinging” and bringing “flame to the booth.”

Bringing "flame to the booth" with JB Smok3zz


In The News "The heart of this city resides in what we create."

Conversations with Flint: A Music Reflection


Feature Story “[Music is] a place for you to listen and hear what you’re feeling, embrace it, and grow from it, so you don’t feel alone. I do it to connect and give me the ability to express my feelings without having any limitations.”
In The News "I realized why try to write punchlines and jokes [when I can] just be myself. I’m gonna go [on stage] with the same attitude from Facebook Live. I love being relatable."
Feature Story G-S tha DreaM, Flint musician, husband, and father in the midst of discussing his life and journey through music.