The Urban Conservative is the brainchild of identical twin brothers Raheem Soto and Addul Ali. Started in 2018, the podcast turned platform was joined by David Hensley in summer of 2020. Our mission is to create a platform that communicates conservative values and principles through entertaining information driven audio visual and digital content.
As Worshipful Master of St. Johns Lodge 204 Addul was recognized by the Kannapolis City Council in being appointed to the The City of Kannapolis Community Development Commission. In his subsequent appointment Addul was nominated and elected to serve as the Chair of the Commission. After recognizing the he identified with the core values of the Republican Party Addul Joined the Cabarrus G.O.P. Addul has worked to support Republican Candidates in the county and the 8th Congressional District earning him nomination and election to the Cabarrus GOP executive committee. He is currently the Senior Consultant to the National League of Concerned Citizens, on the board of Directors at Positive Youth Transformation Inc, North Davidson Academy (board Chair), and several other regional and national non profits while touring the country with his twin brother inspiring audiences their story of struggle and survival that led to hope and solutions.
Raheem "RKITECH" Soto is an award winning music producer and artist. Signing his 1st record contract at 14 years old he learned the ins and outs of the entertainment industry very young. Having written produced and performed with a whos who of hip hop & r&b music. Raheem currently serves on the Southampton Town & Suffolk County GOP Committees and has lent his skill set with social and digital media to candidates winning various sate and local elections. Raheem and his brother Addul are known for a unique view of what conservatism looks like and what it actually means.
RAHEEM "RKITECH" SOTO
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Vivian Weinberg is an Enterprise Technology Consultant with over twenty years’ experience in Software Development performing business analysis, design, development and project management. She has managed international teams and has a successful track record of delivering on key business initiatives across the FinTech, Telecommunications, and Manufacturing landscapes. She is passionate about learning, developing leaders, and educating others about opportunities in technology. Vivian earned a B.S. in Computer Engineering from NC A & T State University and holds Six Sigma and Agile Professional certifications.
CO-HOST 2 AMERICAS SHOW
Nzinga Johnson is a North Carolina native. She was never a Democrat but discovered she was conservative in 2015. A friend took Nzinga under her wing and taught her about the history of American, the miracle of capitalism and most importantly; she isn’t a victim! Nzinga is a Christian Conservative willing to put herself on the front lines for the country she loves.
BLOG CONTRIBUTER & CO-HOST
Scott Harris is a millennial, christian, conservative jack-of-all-trades. He has a bachelor's degree form NC State university in Creative writing and Rhetoric. He has written everything from science fiction to poetry. Currently, he is in the editing phase of his first novel. He has spent the last decade working as a Krav Maga instructor, military subcontractor, and Detention officer. He has trained Navy Seals, Air Marshals, and local police as well as hundreds of civilians in combatives, tactics, and strategy. Well-versed in use-of-force law, civilian self defense, and the criminal mindset, he has a deep love for the men and women in law enforcement.
SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR
I'm an entrepreneur originally from California’s Bay Area, but spent my adult life in the beautiful city of New York taking advantage of every opportunity this great city afforded me. I’m passionate about preserving our countries freedom, entrepreneurship and sharing information. I’m the former social media director for the Blexit New York chapter. I currently run two of my own businesses and I’m very happy to now be a part of the Urban Conservative team.