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June Archer Spreads 28 Days of Inspiration During Black History Month

June10SPRINGFIELD, Mass/HARTFORD, Conn. (WGGB) –It was the 90’s, tinted glasses were in, and Room Service, R&B group from Springfield and Hartford were getting national buzz, as the first group from the area signed to a major label deal. “When real R&B was on the radio, and BET & MTV still played videos. The good music of the 90’s,” laughed June Archer.

Since his Room Service days, he’s made a lasting impression on the music industry as head of Eleven28 entertainment, managing artists out of Springfield & Hartford.

You’ve likely heard his work. He’s worked with everyone from Beyoncé to Luther Vandross to 50 Cent.

He has also contributed music to ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown. “My passion to want more stemmed from having Michael Bivnis from New Edition, and seeing the success he had from Boyz II Men inspired me to think bigger, and be behind the scenes to educate artists on our journey,” Archer recalled.

Even with all of his success, Archer continues to reach back into the community. mentoring.

In fact he sandwiched this interview in between speaking engagements at juvenile facilities and schools. “To show them there’s an example of what you can do if you work hard, and pursue your dreams it’s important to me because I remember growing up, I didn’t have these images. I can be tangible to these young men and women. You can be an example by pulling your pants up, and having a belt around your waist. Putting on a shirt and tie, learning how to tie a tie,”

Archer has added author to his repertoire with his new book, “Yes! Everyday Can Be a Good Day”This month, spreading “28 Days of Inspiration.”

“It’s for these young black men to understand that our ancestors fought so we could come through the front door, when you come through the front door, make sure you look acceptable,” stated Archer.

Archer is also working on two new music series “The Docutape” that will return to Fuse TV,and another show, in talks to air on MTV.


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