August 23, 2016
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Hashtag Motivation Book Signing: Saginaw

On last week, I traveled to Saginaw, Michigan: my hometown. It’s always a good feeling to return to the place you call HOME. During my two-day […]
August 10, 2016
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READ: HuffPost Feature | Three Reasons Why You Should Write A Book

Becoming an author (Best-selling author as of last night…praise God!) has been quite the transition. I felt like life before my first book was already headed […]
July 20, 2016
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WTWG UPDATE: LAYOP Flagship Store

Earlier in July, I celebrated my 11th year anniversary with LAYOP Clothing Company. I remember joining the LAYOP team like it was yesterday. I was so […]
July 12, 2016
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Hashtag Motivation Book Signing: DTLV

This past week was simply amazing – it really felt like it was the best week ever. Not only did we (LAYOP Clothing Company) announce we’re […]
July 3, 2016
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LISTEN: J. Anise – Higher Than Most 2 [EP]

I must admit, this past month has been pretty cool. I’ve witnessed many things that made me rejoice: my first book being published, LeBron winning another […]
June 24, 2016
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READ: HuffPost Feature | The Homecoming KING

History was made on Sunday night when LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Championship, after being down 3-1 to one of the best […]
June 19, 2016
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Who’s Da Man?!

Today is Father’s Day – the day to celebrate DAD. For every responsible father in the world, I would like to say thanks for being there. […]
May 31, 2016
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READ: HuffPost Feature | Courting Season Is Better Than Cuffin’ Season

My best friends (The B.I.Z.) have sports debates all the time. You would think that we worked for ESPN with the amount of information that is […]
May 20, 2016
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LISTEN: J. Anise – Higher Than Most 2 [Mixtape]

I remember the day my sister told me she wanted to be a rapper, almost over a decade ago. It was the same day she told […]
May 5, 2016
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I Love My Mama!

In my opinion, the old saying “Mama knows best” has a pretty good record. For 32 years, I have been blessed to have a magnificent mother […]
April 29, 2016
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READ: HuffPost Feature | Be The Example – Someone Is Always Watching

I’m a big FAMILY guy (no pun intended here). I believe it’s one of the reasons why I gravitate to certain people. All of my friends […]
March 17, 2016
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READ: HuffPost Feature | How Waiting is Hot in the Streets

2016 has been the year of the successful celibate celebrity. DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good are on FIRE right now: they’re authors of a New York […]