Featured

October 3, 2016

READ: HuffPost Feature | How To Walk Away From The Table

At the age of 16, I remember declaring that I would “retire” from working at the age of 30. Back then, I pretty much figured that […]
September 16, 2016

WTWG UPDATE: LAYOP Store Grand Opening

  Labor Day Weekend marked a historical event in time for myself and many others, especially within the LAYOP family. LAYOP Clothing Company celebrated the grand […]
September 7, 2016

ON THE MOVE: KVBC Channel 3 Interview

Last week, I had the privilege of returning back to KVBC Channel 3 in Las Vegas to discuss my best-selling book, “Hashtag Motivation: Feed Your Mind.”  […]
August 23, 2016

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

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 12, 2016

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

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

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 […]
May 31, 2016

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

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 […]
April 29, 2016

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

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 […]
February 22, 2016

WATCH: News One Now Interview Feature

Last week, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by world renowned journalist and TV host Roland Martin of TVOne’s News One Now. I traveled to […]