In pt. 2 of this episode, I have Laphelle Taylor, owner of Soul Lab Studios, and Vince Jamael, co-owner of The Standard Grooming Co., as guests to discuss entrepreneurship, the impact of Covid on their businesses, and how they navigate social life while owning their businesses.
In this episode, I have Laphelle Taylor, owner of Soul Lab Studios, and Vince Jamael, co-owner of The Standard Grooming Co., as guests to discuss entrepreneurship, the impact of Covid on their businesses, and how they navigate social life while owning their businesses.
In this episode, I highlight some of the personal and professional relationships I gained in college that have helped me level up. So, if you’re thinking your degree wasn’t “worth it,” think about what experiences and friendships you wouldn’t have had without the time you spent at your alma mater.
One of the most impactful lines in Black Panther is the most overlooked. Erik Killmonger, played by Michael B. Jordan, said, “You got all this security in here to watch me once I walked in, yet you ain’t checking what you put in your body.” Join me as I unpack some of America’s misplaced preoccupation with external defense (and punishment) versus internal improvement and investment.
This episode ties closely into last episode but points out why, even though classism is the truest war, we still must combat racism if we want to be free. Check out the following excerpt for some context before jumping into this, my final episode of the first season.
We have to infuse class into the narrative, with the understanding that those of us who are in the bottom 80% are much more alike than we are different.
“I’m happy Donald Trump became the president because you’ve got to destroy before you elevate.” — Rick Ross
Throughout the month of July, I’m doing a series called BBQ & Bourbon. Now, that’s kind of a misnomer. We won’t have barbecue each time and all… Read more “BBQ & Bourbon Ep. 1 – Leading and Protecting As a Black Man”
Last night, two of my favorite artists, Fabolous and Jadakiss, went head to head in a Verzuz battle. While I enjoyed the battle, I also learned a lot from it.
As this nation teeters between rebuilding and meltdown, I’ve been hoping for the former and preparing for the latter. That being said (and as a fan of apocalyptic literature/cinema), I am always being confronted with what mankind would look like if we had limited resources.