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E-40 Speaks On His ‘Side Hustle’ (Video)

Nice, Tidal. Very nice. Sharing insights on a true rapper / ENTREPRENEUR (yes, all caps on purpose because ‘shouting’ for emphasis) like the Fawty Water.

E-40 has been a West Coast rap ambassador for over three decades but his empire extends beyond his witty slang and hyphy catalog. In this episode of Side Hustle, the Vallejo native details the profitable and sometimes painful lessons he learned while building his business portfolio of wine, cognac, a meats company and other investments.

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Food/Business: Slutty Vegan Levels Up From A Food Truck To A Restaurant In Westview, Atlanta (Video)

This PINKY, nyuh!!

Well, it is her dream; still going and growing strong. Now she has a brick-and-mortar location to serve her patrons. Apparently, Slutty Vegan’s meatless fare with a flare is in high demand. In the South, where we kill and fry everything that won’t defend itself or run, that is quite an accomplishment!

So, I Googled up an Atlanta Eater article on the situation for the numbers: over 1200 served the first day at Westview AND the ‘Gram is on pace to reach 100K followers ASAP.

Impressive, Pinky. Impressive!

Oh, I learned of all this when I saw the homie BigDee noting on his FB timeline that he waited in line for upwards of two hours at the new restaurant to order. Hope it was worth it. Scratch that. Bet your pockets it WILL be worth it if Mr. McRib-Over-Every-Sandwich is willing to wait that long… unless Dee comes back over here and comments otherwise.

Rooting for you, Pinky!

#YouVeganSlutYou

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Dame Dash Speaks With Nick Cannon On His Relationship With Jay-Z & Being A Boss (Video)

Ever on the hustle and on the scene, Nick Cannon could do a ‘class’ on his own. But interviewing himself would… well, nah… it’s better if he has guests. Next up: Dame Dash talking sh!t with his friend and sharing some gems with us as we listen in.

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Damon Dash Speaks On Family Business, Relationships, And The R. Kelly Situation Then & Now (Video)

If you remember The Best of Both Worlds, you don’t see my name on that… I never wanted no part of that.
Damon Dash

Ohhhh, hold up… Aaliyah was Dame’s dolly baby back in the day. He’s gotta have something to say about the R. Kelly what-they-say out there now. On Dame and Aaliyah, death did them part. But Jay-Z and Dame… looks like the R. Kelly move moved them apart.

Kenyatta “The Hip Hop Motivator” ask Dame Dash about his feelings towards Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary, and why he was never a part of the Jay Z and R. Kelly collaboration.
– Hip Hop Motivation

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A Look Into Rap Beef & What It’s Really Good For… NOTHING (Video)

Asked and answered: Does rap beef really help your career? Does it serve Hip-Hop? No, and HELL no. Battles? Okay. That real, that hands-on beef? Stop it. Recognize that there are Rules To This Sh!t… and consequences!

In episode 103 of RTTS we explore the beefs in Hip-Hop, the point when conflicts arise and egos trip.

From rap battles to straight physical violence, are certain ways of conducting beef good for Hip-Hop or is it helping destroy the culture?

Nore, Too $hort, Tokyo Jetz and others do a deep dive on this controversial topic in the music industry.

– BETNetworks

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Gary Vaynerchuk & Jim Jones Come To The Table With Some Boss Talk (Video)

I know when you start this video and see Capo talking to Gary it will seem like there is a disconnect. But hang in there. Separately, we’d listen to either of these guys, right? Trust that the energy will change for the better, for the real, quickly!

(Of course, Gary does most of the talking… with a few folks, including Jones, jumping in with questions and comments.)

If you asked me whether I’m more scared for kids growing up in the projects or trust fund babes?

I’d say trust fund babies. Hands down.

Kids growing up with struggle know how to grind and deal with adversity.

But when you’ve had everything handed to you your whole life, you get soft … and it’s harder to deal with things like economic meltdowns or the problems that come with entrepreneurship.

Wish more people understood that the biggest privilege you could have is mental privilege … people with money don’t always have it made!!

GaryVee

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Pay Attention If You Don’t Want To Be A Broke & Starving Artist In This Industry (Video)

Producers and even lawyers are weighing in on this discussion this episode. Watch your moves and watch your money… OR you will watch your money move AWAY from you. Leaving you asking, “Where’d all the money go?”

In episode 102 of Rules To This Sh!t, music industry members such as D Dot, LV, Too $hort, Nipsey Hussle, Common and more discuss how the music industry really works, how to make and keep money as a new artist and who to trust as you go to the top.
– BETNetworks

Lean in when Nipsey speaks. You KNOW he knows!

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Speaking On Female Emcees’ Beef And Struggle In 2018: Nicki Minaj vs. Cardi B And Why There Is Only Room For One Female Emcee (Video)

Interesting. This panel discussion uses the Nicki v. Cardi beef as a jump-off point for discussing strife between women and the struggle for women to gain footing in the still male-dominated rap game.

Nicki Minaj and Cardi B have made the news cycle this year over their rap beef. With an industry saturated with men, why are there so few successful women in Hip Hop who seem to get along? The panelists come together to discuss the climate of today’s Hip Hop industry for women vs men.
– The Grapevine

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Major Artists & Producers Explain What Happens When You Sign A Music Contract (Video)

I love music… I hate the industry.

Damn. Damn. Damn. Industry Rule #4080. All I gotta say about it. That’s all I gotta say. Just watch.

The biggest players in music sit down and tell us what happens when you sign a Music contract.

Too $hort, LV, D Dot and more tell us about their start in the music industry. It’s a vicious business of contracts, lawyers, and big money. It’s hard to believe how much power a piece of paper has.

Rules To This Sh!T series is a riveting yet cautionary tale from artists, producers, and executives on what is the real deal behind the glamour of the music business. From the fascination of fame to the reality of business transactions, no stone left unturned in this exciting deep dive into music industry.

– BETNetworks

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Inside Europe’s First Sex Doll Brothel (Documentary)

VICE goes to Spain to see if rubber tits are really the future of sex… Yeah, because why not start this year’s Nooner posts like this? Wowwwww! They really go there.

Are sex dolls the future of prostitution? Joel Golby heads to Barcelona to visit the centre of this strange battleground for the future of sexual politics.
– VICE

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Ray J Speaks On Putting ‘Old Controversy’ Behind Him And Moving On To Raycon And Family Business (Video)

Wow. Why would Ray J start by assigning a ‘side’ role to himself? At least call yourself an ‘honorable co-host.’ How about ‘business man?’

Ray J On Expanding Raycon Global, Fatherhood And Staying Drama-Free
– Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM

Raycon, eh? Okay, Ray, get your hustle on and on to the next level. Was not aware before. Now that I am, I am not mad.

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Politics: Hasan Minhaj On ‘Amazon’ (Video)

Be ready to chuckle and be challenged, again, by a funny and thought-provoking comedy lecture by ‘Professor’ Hasan Minhaj.

On the latest Patriot Act, Hasan Minhaj dissects Amazon.com and the arguably questionable business practices it has used to grow from an e-bookstore into a powerful, multi-faceted corporation that controls a huge chunk of the online cloud. Hasan also examines whether our current antitrust laws might need an overhaul for the digital age.
– Patriot Act

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Eric Bischoff’s TEDxNaperville Talk On ‘The News Mimicking Pro Wrestling’ (Video)

Hang on through the beginning, speaker Eric Bischoff has some points to make. But like all good ‘sports entertainment’ there is a setup before the ‘real’ match gets started. And watch for the ‘swerve.’

Yes. The news is more like ‘rasslin than we thought. Let Eric explain.

Professional Wrestling and Political News Media have become the ultimate tag team, both utilizing the exact same techniques and formula’s for a very specific outcome. And the outcome is not what you think it is… In 1991, Turner Broadcasting’s World Championship Wrestling (WCW) recruited Eric as an on-camera talent. His entrepreneurial instincts and interests quickly propelled him from talent through the corporate ranks to become WCW’s President in 1998. Before leaving Turner Broadcasting in 1999, Eric had established WCW as the leader in the sports/entertainment category and is largely credited for re-inventing the professional wrestling genre. Eric also created the New World Order (nWo) brand for the TNT Network and was responsible for growing licensing, merchandising, pay-per-view, and live event business units by more than $325M. In 2002, he joining longtime competitor Vince McMahon to be an on-air character on the highly successful USA Network Series “RAW”.
– TEDx Talks

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These Luffa Sponges Are 100% Organic And Biodegradable (Video)

Ohhhh, so THAT’S how luffa sponges are actually made! I could have sworn it was more ‘artificial’ though. This looks like the authentic way. Interesting.

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Gary Vaynerchuk Speaks On Really Pursuing Happiness As An Entrepreneur (Video)

Word hard. Gary BELIEVES in that. But even more, Gary believes in SELF-AWARENESS. Know what makes you happy. Don’t work so hard that you sacrifice happiness… Plus some folks (like GaryVee) are the happiest when working like he does now.

So many have aspirations to build a successful business, but complain that they’re “tired after work” or “don’t want to work weekends.”
But I do think you should work to the point of burning out or sacrificing your happiness?
Of course not.
Gary Vaynerchuk

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New Restaurant And Reality Series On Facebook Watch: ‘Big Chicken Shaq’ (Trailer)

Wayment, wayment, waaaait a minute!!

Big Chicken Shaq? Shaq opening a chicken shack? Is that a thing that is going to happen? Wasn’t Flavor Flav going into the chicken business?

Well… get your all Shaq-cess pass… only on Facebook Watch.

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Karl Malone: From North Louisiana To The NBA Hall Of Fame And Back Home To Do Good In His Hood (Documentary)

Wow. What a great success story! Since retiring from the NBA, the Mailman has been handling business… all kinds of business… for reals!

Karl Malone: raw and uncensored, like you’ve never seen him before. For the first time since retiring from the NBA, the Hall of Famer lets you inside his life as an outdoorsman, businessman and family man back home in Ruston, Louisiana—only on CloseUp360.
– CU360

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Styles P And Adjua Styles Sip The Juice With Dave East (Video)

Knowledge and health. True wealth. On this ep of ‘Juice Appeal’ they speak on things like that with “Beloved” bredren Dave East.

This week on Juice Appeal, it’s the ‘BELOVED’ duo! New York rappers extraordinaire Dave East and Styles P head to Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn to sit down at P’s juice shop with the honorable Adjua Styles for a casual convo on the heels of the release of Dave & Styles’ well-regarded joint album, ‘Beloved,’ the first dual effort between the two. Expect nothing but gems as they discuss their eating habits, the general direction the “game” is heading in & much more.
– Mass Appeal

DAVE EAST X STYLES P – BELOVED (ALBUM)

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Styles P And Adjua Styles Sip The Juice With Uncle Murda (Video)

Styles living healthy, with the juice, in his bar, with Murda Lenny, him too. Haha!

On the latest episode of #JuiceAppeal, Brooklyn legend Uncle Murda sits down with Styles P and Adjua Styles at the juice shop to talk his entry into the game, getting that coveted Ghost co-sign and to whip up his own healthy concoction, Murda Madness. Spoiler: hope you’re a fan of wheatgrass. Enjoy!
– Mass Appeal

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Gary Vaynerchuk Is Revealing His ‘Secret Wine Project’ And ‘Secrets’ To Creating Great Content And Winning (Video)

I have long admired how lights-camera-action Gary is. And that his content creation looks soooo much a part of his life; like he is not trying. Bet both pockets that he is trying HARD (and so is D-Rock, his media dude).

Some behind the scenes of my secret wine project – gvwineproject.com. I’m very excited that I finally get to show you all the things I have been working on under wraps for a while now…
GaryVee

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