Speed Dating is a series where we get to know some of our favorite brand evangelists, whether they’re artists, designers, entrepreneurs, activists, or full-time parents! Today in the hot seats are Lauren Mayhew (@lolomayhew) + Blake Jamieson! (blakejamieson.com). 

Lolo Mayhew is an American Singer/DJ and Actress. She has toured the US, South Africa, Belgium, Holland, Dubai, and Tokyo to enthusiastic crowds. She has also starred in Showtime’s “Dexter,” “CSI,” “Law and Order,” and most recently FOX’s “9-1-1.”

Blake Jamieson is a pop artist from San Francisco, California. His vibrant pop art portraits are inspired by street art. Jamieson has painted portraits for over 150 professional athletes and celebrities, including Antonio Brown (Pittsburgh Steelers), Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers), Howie Mandel (America’s Got Talent), Rick Harrison (Pawn Stars), and more.

We asked Lauren and Blake to sit back and relax on their Virgil 2pc Sectional RAF in Chicago Blue and answer some of our burning questions.

Round 1:
Lightning Round

left image woman on blue sofa right image man on blue sofa

What is your hometown?
: Tampa, FL
: Novato, CA (In Marin County, just north of San Francisco)

What show(s) are you currently binging?
: “Friends from College,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Any Netflix Stand Up Comedy special!
: Parks & Rec

What’s your lucky number?
Lauren: 27
: 23

Are you an early bird or night owl?
Lauren: Definitely night owl
Blake: Night owl

If you could sing a duet with anyone, who would it be?
Lauren: Hmmmm hard! Pitbull, JT, or Halsey
: Lauren Mayhew

What’s your dream vacation destination?
Lauren: I want to go to Egypt and see the pyramids!
: Santorini

What do you collect, if anything?
Lauren: Moments
: Lucky rocks

What is your life’s motto?
Lauren: You can’t get what you don’t ask for
: Collect moments, not things

Round 2:

woman in bed with candles and colorful pillows

Beer or wine?
Lauren: Wine
: Beer

Springsteen or Jay-Z?
Lauren: Springsteen
: Jay

Stripes or solids?
Lauren: Stripes
: Solids

Cats or dogs?
Lauren: Dogs
: Dogs (but I like both)

Favorite color and least favorite color?
Lauren: Fave = jungle green / least fave = puke green
: Favorite = blue. No least favorite.

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?
Lauren: Mint Chocolate Chip
: Mint Chocolate Chip

Favorite junk food?
Lauren: Flaming Hot Cheetos
: Chick-Fil-A

Favorite song to sing in the shower?
Lauren: Summertime
: I usually listen to audiobooks while in the shower

Favorite smell?
Lauren: Gardenias
: Spray paint

Round 3:
Don’t Even Go There…

man in bed with a laptop

What’s the most embarrassing song we could find in your music collection?
Lauren: The whole ‘Rent’ musical? Haha!
: I used to make music in college and have some pretty cringe-worthy early ones in my library

If you could be on one reality show which one would it be?
Lauren: ‘The Amazing Race’!
: ‘Million Dollar Listing’ buying my dream home!

What’s a hidden talent you have?
Lauren: I train in MMA
: I can fold a fitted sheet!

Who is your style icon?
Lauren: Ooooo tough. Beyonce?
: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Who would you want to play in the movie version of your life?
Lauren: Hopefully ME!
: Robert Pattinson

woman on blue sofa laughing

Round 4:
Sinner or Saint?

What’s your guilty pleasure?
Lauren: Late night snacking
: Spending an entire Saturday night watching Netflix with Lauren

What is your spirit animal?
Lauren: White Tiger
: Lemur

What superpower would you want and why?
Lauren: Time travel
: Time travel! But I’d only go to the past, because I like to keep the future a mystery

What is your biggest pet peeve?
Lauren: Being lied to
: Being late

Who is the most famous person you follow on Twitter or Instagram?
Lauren: Kevin Hart
: Barack Obama

Who is the most famous person that follows you on Twitter or Instagram?
Lauren: Hmmm Blasterjaxx maybe?
: Gary Vaynerchuk

If you could have drinks with any 3 people, living or dead, who would they be?
Lauren: King Tut, Elon Musk, Michael Jackson
: Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Oprah

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Instagram: @lolomayhew
Twitter: @lolomayhew + @blakejamieson
Website: laurenmayhew.com + blakejamieson.com
YouTube: @laurenmayhew + @blakejamieson
Spotify: Lauren Mayhew
Pinterest: Blake Jamieson

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