Life and Lyrics: Ain’t No Such Thing As Half Way Crooks

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“Ain’t No Such Thing As Half Way Crooks… Scared to death, Scared to look, They shook.” This lyric is from the 1994 song “Shook Ones” by “The Infamous” Mobb Deep. In this post I am going to dig into the invaluable life lessons I received from this one lyric. PIN IT Now this line much likeRead more

5 Lessons I Learned After Watching “The Get Down,” Twice

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What are you going to do tonight A.V.?  Try to take over the world… By world I mean binge watching any random original series on Netflix. My latest obsession is “The Get Down.” This show is a musical drama television series set in the South Bronx during the late 1970s. Disco is booming and Hip-Hop isRead more

10 Reasons Why You Need To Take Drake Out of The Friend Zone

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Friends — how many us have them? Plenty. But there are certain qualities that make someone bestie material: loyalty, humor and being supportive all top the list. As I thought about what makes a great friend, it dawned on me that “October’s Very Own” is the pinnacle of #baegoals. That was until last week.  Drake broke hearts worldwide by cuttingRead more

5 Lessons I Learned From My Father, Decoded

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If I could describe my father in one word… I wouldn’t because I would never choose the correct one. I can think of a cluster of trigger words or hashtags, #hilarious, #goodfood, #music, #hardworking, #tools, #homedepot, #foreign, #reallifemacguyver, #Allineedisducttape etc.  He was very funny in his own way, most times he would make me laugh at hisRead more