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Damian Marley

      Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley   Photo Credit:  "G rinding Slow, but Grinding Still"

I AM......

Nikki Giovanni

Diversity Inc. By Pamela Newkirk

Photo Credit and to purchase Diversity Inc. on Amazon

CLAP WHEN YOU LAND By: Elizabeth Acevedo

Elizabeth Acevedo Photo Credit: Blue Flower Art


When I first listened to 50 cent my ears were not ready for his music. It was a mix tape CD at the time. I had given it to a friend of mine. I remember my friend being happy for it. I didn't understand but I was happy it didn't go to waste. I didn't get into his music until later. I was interested in his approach to the industry. I wanted to know why he does things a certain way. There was more depth to him. Over the years he opened the umbrella more with music, SK energy drink, water, other beverages, books, acting, television and film. I mentioned this because it is essential to the chapter I chose "Power of Perception" in Hustle Harder Hustle Smarter book (image above). It's a gift to learn to see things differently. Rather than judge 50 cent I kept an open mind. In reality the several businesses he has actually work to his advantage. It's deeper than the surface. Reading this book there were many parts that resonated with me.  He tou