Armand Carr, All Tied Up


Coalition of Black Excellence



Armand Carr is affectionately known as “The Voice”. His baritone and rich, silky tone reverberate through our speakers nightly as the voice behind the Quiet Storm and Listen Up Bay Area on KBLX 102.9FM. Armand is also the founder of All Tied Up, a nonprofit that prepares young men between the ages of 13-21 for success through workshops structured around the significance of a tie. Since its inception in 2016, Armand has visited more than 100 schools and programs throughout the Bay Area, and donated more than 3,000 ties. Due to his community outreach efforts, Armand was a 2017 Jefferson Award recipient, named 2017 Black Enterprise 100 Men of Distinction, received the 2017 Certificate of Special Recognition by Congresswoman Barbara Lee for his work in combatting human trafficking, the 2018 Chabot College “Striving Black Brothers Coalition Man of The Year”, and the 2019 Steph Curry/Under Armour Community All-Star Award. Armand is a naturally gifted personality that exudes genuine sincerity with a great sense of humor, who also exemplifies the heart, spirit and character of a humanitarian.






All Tied Up is a mentoring program that works to promote positive outcomes in underserved boys of color between the ages of 13-21 who attend schools with a higher percentage of students facing obstacles that might otherwise prevent them from being able to achieve their life goals.

Workshop components include social, emotional, and mental health, physical health and hygiene, networking skills, financial health, college, and entrepreneurship resources.




Armand Carr


Berkeley High School

Talented 10th




  1. Armand Quietstormwitharmand
    • Reach Academy in Oakland
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel:- Armand Quietstormwitharmand
          Date Published:- 2017-November-12th
          Date Added:- 2021-February-22nd
  2. KPIX CBS SF Bay Area
    • KBLX’s Armand Carr – All Tied Up
      • Profile
        • The voice of KBLX, Armand Carr shares his latest project to help young men of color look their best, All Tied Up, with Christin Ayers on Black Renaissance.
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel:- KPIX CBS SF Bay Area
          Date Published:- 2017-March-26th
          Date Added:- 2021-February-22nd
  3. All Tied Up Bay Area
    • Eric Benét
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel:- All Tied Up Bay Area
          Date Published:- 2020-September-21st
          Date Added:- 2021-February-22nd



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