The goal-diggers talk a lot about the first quarter. In this first quarter the brand has been building, laying foundations, making plays. Individually, I’ve been doing the same. Reflecting on the kind of year I want for myself and manifesting it before next week ushers in my 29th year of life. This week's list needed to reflect those things. The opulence of a Maybach Music installment to describe the success I see the brand and myself having this year, balanced with the awareness that materialistic things aren’t nearly as important as God, family or the culture. A little shit talking to make it clear that in 2019 you’re about to see the next level of what you’ve already experienced: another year of outworking whoever, with the culture and for the culture.
HAPPY G-DAY HOV
Today, Sean Carter celebrates his 46th birthday. We celebrate the success and longevity of a music mogul, a business mogul and a model for black excellence. In our society and culture, we often take for granted or even downright hate on success on people who come from the same places we come from, share the same stories we live and suffer the same struggles we endure. Today let's choose to highlight what making it out looks like. Just because we don't own The 40/40 Club doesn't mean we neglect the black man who does. Here's to a hundred more, Hov. #TidalForAll
RIP PIMP C
As we celebrate birth, we also honor those no longer with us. Today marks nine years since the death of Chad Lamont Butler. The unmistakable presence of the Houston rapper will forever live on in the rap game and not only Texas but the entire South. Pimp C was more than a rapper, singer, hustler or producer. The Pimp was a symbol. His life embodied TRILL and for some his wisdom was words to keep striving for better and to keep encouraging one another. Sometimes a troubled and controversial figure, you could never make the mistake of saying he was fake. A legacy that will live on forever. #RIP2ThaPimp #PopItForPimp