Nafessa Williams stars in “Black Lightning” as ‘Thunder’ and “Anissa Pierce.’ She opens up about her character and that she is so proud to be playing a Black lesbian superhero. Nefessa confesses that feels like a badass when she puts on her Thunder costume and sometimes her friends have to remind her that she’s not actually a superhero! We play Hollywords with Nafessa where she gushes over Cress Williams and China Anne McClain!
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Olivia O’Brien has two baby ducks named chicken and nugget aka ‘nug.’ A funny fan encounter she had was at the Melrose trading post, a fan came up to her and shook her hand then he tweeted her saying it was weird. Weirdest thing to happen to her is forgetting lyrics! At a music festival she spilt a water bottle all over herself. She has on a weird shirt but also has a collection of weird shirts!
Drax Project is in the Hollywire studio! We play a funny game of Hollywords with them and find out their weird food combinations, who would like a private jet or a yacht, and their pet peeves! We discuss their rise to fame, how they met Ed Sheehran and Camila Cabello! Also, we chat about their collaboration with Hailee Steinfield. The guys tells us that an album is next for them!!
Drax Project is a four piece New Zealand band that formed in 2014. Recording a mix of jazz, R&B and pop music, the band came to prominence in 2018 with the single “Woke Up Late”, which was certified platinum by RIANZ. “Drums” and “Sax” lead this band to call themselves “Drax Project.” In August 2014, the band released their first extended play to Bandcamp, which would pave the way for the band to perform festivals in the future. In January 2019, a new version of “Woke Up Late” was released, featuring American singer Hailee Steinfeld.
NOTD stopped by the Hollywire studio to chat about their music debut leading up to their success! They describe their relation to Avicii and how he helped shape their music career. The electronic musical duo spills the beans on their collaboration with Bea Miller as well as teaching us some SWEDISH!