Lyonzo Vargas: Bringing Wellness to Urban Communities via the Global Village

Lyonzo Vargas: Bringing Wellness to Urban Communities via the Global Village

Lyonzo Vargas is the CEO of GLBL VLLG (pronounced "Global Village"), an entertainment and wellness company whose mission is to redefine urban wellness by bringing wellness to minority and underserved urban communities. GLBL VLLG’s flagship event is the VLLG JAM, a monthly jam concert where the headliner is the audience. The first VLLG JAM featured only 5 people in 2016, but today, they draw hundreds monthly in Philly, DC, Brooklyn, Austin, Houston, and London.

In this episode, you’ll hear how this unique mix of music, wellness, and community was inspired when Lyonzo, who was born, raised, and hardly ever left the Bronx, visited his heritage country of Honduras and saw a different path to happiness.

He’ll share how, after years of struggling to find success in a rap career, he finally found his purpose when he held the first VLLG JAM.

And, you’ll hear how he’s working to bring peace and wellness to underserved urban communities across the world.

 

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