DAMIEN ECHOLS is the author of the New York Times bestseller Life After Death (Penguin, 2012), and co-author of Yours for Eternity (Penguin, 2014) with his wife, Lorri Davis. In 2018, he published HIGH MAGICK: A Guide to the Spiritual Practices That Saved My Life on Death Row (Sounds True), and his latest book Angels and Archangels, A Magician's Guide was recently published with Sounds True. The story of his wrongful murder conviction has been the subject of several films: the HBO documentary trilogy Paradise Lost and West of Memphis, a documentary produced by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh. He and Lorri live in Harlem. For more, visit damienechols.com.
Matt Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. He is also the founder and director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. Dr. Walker is the author of the International Bestseller, Why We Sleep. It has a singular goal: to reunite humanity with sleep. His TED talk was one of the fastest to reach 1M views, and now has over 11M views. He’s also been a guest on numerous podcasts, including the Joe Rogan podcast.
Juaquin James Malphurs (born May 31, 1986), better known as Waka Flocka Flame, is an American rapper. Signing to 1017 Brick Squad and Warner Bros. Records in 2009, he became a mainstream artist with the release of his singles "O Let's Do It", "Hard in da Paint", and "No Hands", with the latter peaking at number 13 on the US Billboard Hot 100. His debut studio album Flockaveli was released in 2010. His second studio album Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family was released in 2012 and was preceded by the lead single "Round of Applause".
"GaTa" is Dave’s hype man, who moves fluidly — if misguidedly — through the rap world. Gata is all about what he calls “the gander” and helps inspire Dave’s confidence.GaTa is an LA native and the spiritual cornerstone of the Lil Dicky camp. From his early days working with the likes of Tyga, Lil Wayne and several other prominent rappers, GaTa has grown to become one of Lil Dicky's most trusted confidants onstage and behind the scenes. Follow GaTa here https://www.instagram.com/gedgata ..