Category: friendly advice

Why the "Does Not Play Well with Others" comment on your report card set you up to fail

Why the "Does Not Play Well with Others" comment on your report card set you up to fail
Today, I learned a valuable lesson about collaboration. And the true importance of being able to play well with others.   From kindergarten we’re taught it’s important to get along with everyone. So much so that teachers made a note of it on our report cards. But life isn’t always as simple as learning to... Read more »

You're doing it wrong: How to stop having bad safe sex

I would like to start by saying that sex is awesome. I don’t think there’s any better form of free entertainment. But what’s not so awesome is the escalating numbers of new HIV infections and unwanted pregnancies per year. Bummer, right?   As a person who thinks about sex far more often than she actually... Read more »

Who Wants to Be "A Boss?" 3 lessons I learned from people who already made it

Who Wants to Be "A Boss?" 3 lessons I learned from people who already made it
“You have to clearly define your goals so that you know exactly what you want to accomplish. That way nobody can ever deter you from your path.” This is the first bit of advice ever given to me by Candi Carter, a badass women who spent 15 years at The Oprah Winfrey Show until it... Read more »
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DRAMA: Are your friends making you unsuccessful?

DRAMA: Are your friends making you unsuccessful?
Juneteenth is an American holiday that honors the announcement of the abolition of slavery in all states in the USA on June 19th, 1865. It’s kind of a big deal. In the spirit of freedom and liberty and all that good stuff, I decided I wanted to share my thoughts on a particular type of... Read more »

10 things my White friends BETTER NOT discuss during Black History Month

10 things my White friends BETTER NOT discuss during Black History Month
Every year, I do a post about Black History Month. A lot of people have loved it, and a lot of other people have gotten mad as hell and told me to stick to making music. Last year’s post entitled 10 things my White Friends should do for me during Black History Month became so... Read more »

The Presidential Election: Why your vote didn't count

The Presidential Election: Why your vote didn't count
When I was little, I thought that the president was chosen by everyone casting a vote, sort of like the way the winner’s of American Idol are chosen today. My elementary school social studies class soon taught me that I was so, so wrong. Your vote last night did not earn President Obama four more... Read more »
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Obama Drama: The real reason why Lupe Fiasco is dumb

Lupe Fiasco is super outspoken about his views on politics, spirituality, and pretty much anything else that could possibly piss people off. Lupe recently went on record as saying that he is not going to vote in the 2012 Presidential election. He has his reasons. DL Hughley caught feelings over Lupe’s statement, and during an... Read more »

Why chicks who like comics, cartoons, & video games make better girlfriends.

"Cosplay- The act of dressing up as a fictional character, most commonly done at conventions." 
Can you believe these bad ass girls are single?!? They just haven't met the right guy yet. I'm pretty sure they like guys who are into role play!
With so many people in the world looking for that special someone, it is super difficult to find the perfect match. I think most hetero guys would agree that they’d love to find a girl who is fun, easy going, and enjoys the simple things in life. That is why girls who are into comics,... Read more »

Just Put it in Your Mouth: Read all about the sexy alternative to cheese

Just Put it in Your Mouth: Read all about the sexy alternative to cheese
When people who don’t know me well learn that I don’t eat cheese, their reaction is always something like “Oh hellllll no! No cheese? That means you don’t eat pizza???” Once people find out you have opted to spend your life without pizza you pretty much get put into the same category as the weird... Read more »
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The FlyWheel 5 Ride challenge: I already look better naked...and now my friends will, too!

The FlyWheel 5 Ride challenge: I already look better naked...and now my friends will, too!
I am currently working on a new album that I plan to release this summer. That means I have to get off of my hedonistic ass and exercise so that I can be in tip-top shape for shows, videos, and other half-naked summertime foolishness. Poor me. A few days ago  I wrote about FlyWheel, the... Read more »