Kimatni Rawlins

Howard University x Ford x BAMG = The Driving Force Auto Internship

As a founding member of BAMG (The Black Automotive Media Group) and The Driving Force automotive internship,  we hosted a weekend of empowerment with students from Howard University utilizing vehicles from sponsor Ford. Over the 10-week course, the program achieved its goals by offering our HBCU interns multimedia and marketing

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KJ Smith & the All-New 2022 Lexus NX: LA Lifestyle Tour

Words by Kimatni D. Rawlins / Photos by Matthew Reyes Welcome to the City of Angels with actress and producer Khaneshia JaNea Smith — better known on-screen as KJ Smith — to explore more depth and personality of the charismatic entertainer and lifestyle influencer. She profiled idyllic locations from Malibu

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Spring Automotive Fashion with eBay Motors

With the arrival of the spring season, it’s time to shine with fresh spins and rubber for your ride. So check out our new eBay Motors blog where this month Kimatni Rawlins presents some of the top rims in the game and the appropriate tire for your sports car, SUV,

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Nissan and the Black Automotive Media Group Select 13 Students from Jackson State University for Multimedia Automotive Apprenticeship

The Black Automotive Media Group program, dubbed “The Driving Force,” will introduce HBCU students to automotive industry career opportunities within the fields of journalism and communications. Jackson, MS – A partnership has been created for students interested in exploring multimedia career opportunities within the automotive industry. Through the Black Automotive

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HBCU Students from North Carolina A&T to Participate in Multimedia Internship with Audi & the Black Automotive Media Group

Now in its second year, the Black Automotive Media Group internship program, dubbed “The Driving Force,” exposes students to career opportunities in the automobile industry, including automobile manufacturers, automobile multimedia, and other automobile industry suppliers and businesses. A unique partnership has been created for students interested in exploring myriad career

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Performance Lifestyle in Atlanta at the Porsche Experience Center

By Kimatni D. Rawlins It was an exciting day tossing German machinery around the 1.6-mile, 14-turn Driver Development Track at the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta, GA with my auto partner Brian Armstead. Doubling as the company’s U.S. headquarters, the 27.7-acre complex is unique in presentation. It provides advanced instruction

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2021 McLaren GT in Papaya Spark: Poetry in Motion

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins, Photos by Garvin St Villier & Logan Visuals Oh yes, the latest 2021 McLaren GT arrived at Automotive Rhythms (AR) presented in an epic Papaya Spark hue and outlined with the menacing Black Pack for perfect contrasting. The British Grand Tourer offers the comfort required

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The New McLaren GT Ride-On: Talk of the Playground

Cruising onto the supercar scene is the newest addition to McLaren Automotive’s junior Ride-On model range – the McLaren GT. Inspired by the luxury supercar makers most refined model to date, the new GT Ride-On follows the successful P1, 720S and McLaren Senna electrified children’s models.Supercar fans from three to

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Detroit’s DJBJ 3525 and the L/Certified Lexus NX

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins / Photos by Garvin St Villier  “Welcome to the D with your boy DJBJ 3525 as I put the city on full display through the lens of my family at Automotive Rhythms (ARtv) in the sporty and efficient L/Certified Lexus NX,” bellows our confident talent.

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2021 AMG E 63 S Wagon: All the King’s Horses

By Kimatni D. Rawlins There’s nothing more palpable than basking in the automotive glory of a hand-crafted 4-liter V8 Biturbo engine from Mercedes-AMG. In this case, the immaculate conception came in the form of a designo Cardinal Red Metallic wagon aka the 2021 AMG E 63 S Wagon to be

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2021 VW ID.4 1st Edition: An Electric Driving Future

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins Although electric vehicles (EVs) only comprise 2% of the automotive market, we should all begin prepping for a future that reduces the populace’s carbon footprint because there are serious matters at stake, from global warming to increased chronic sickness from pollutants. The good news is

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