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Just Some ‘Bears’ Rolling In A Benz (Video)

The Jayforce.com website is a RAIDERS affiliated site, but this video about the Chicago Bears is interesting. Plus we still got love for Khalil Mack.

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Take An In-Depth Look At Life On Tour And Understand That There Are ‘Rules To This Sh!t’ (Video)

The Game rapped it best: “Who you know gonna turn down some groupie love?” And you know the answer… nobody! But, see, that is the problem; especially on tour. Being on the road is about handling BUSINESS. Hanging or hooking up with groupies can take your mind off business. Who can afford that? You already know the answer to that, too… NOBODY!

LV, D Dot, Too $hort, Tokyo Jetz, Dreezy, Ayo & Teo, Cousin Stizz and more dive deeper in what goes down on the road. #WhatHappensOnTour
– BETNetworks

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Hasan Minhaj On ‘Drug Pricing’ (Video)

Hard work keeping the funny in this half-hour monologue on a very serious matter: Price gouging by Big Pharma at the expense of more than half the U.S. citizenry. But Hasan did it.

On the latest episode of Patriot Act, Hasan dissects one of America’s most pressing issues: the rising cost of prescription drugs. Hasan breaks down how America’s complicated healthcare industry has lead to these price hikes over the past few decades, and looks specifically at how increases in insulin prices have impacted the millions of Americans that need it to survive.
– Patriot Act

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Don’t Undervalue, Or Overvalue, Social Media’s Impact On The Music Industry Today (Video)

Older heads in the grind are still probably trying to ‘get’ social media, but like Too Short says here… They MUST at least be glad that it wasn’t around when they were young and wild. Hahaa!

In ep. 108 of RTTS, Dreezy, Tokyo Jetz, London Jae, Domani, 30 Roc, D Dot & more discuss how being active on social media is important for your career.
– BETNetworks

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What Are Full-Time Rideshare Drivers Making Yearly? (Video)

This New Yorker makes up to $540 a day driving for Uber, Juno and Lyft from CNBC.

Knowing folks who drive for companies like Uber and Lyft (like we all do at this point), does anybody know if the fares are really fattening pockets out here in these streets though?

Watch and learn.

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Becoming A Mogul In The Music Game Doesn’t “Just Happen”… There Are ‘Rules To This Sh!t’ (Video)

Interestingly enough, when the fellas on here talk about going to the studio like it’s an exciting thing… I have seen MANY artists run off after accepting an invitation to go to a recording/mastering session. It is not all fun times, weed smoke, and bottle popping. At all! #RulesToThisShxt

“I’m not a businessman; I’m a business man.” In episode 106 of Rules To This Sh!t, Common, D Dot, Dreezy and more discuss how Diddy, Jay-Z and more went from music to business millionaires.
– BETNetworks

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Kenny Burns & Fawn Weaver Speak In Depth On the Legacy Of Nathan Green And The ‘Uncle Nearest’ Whiskey Brand Named In His Honor (Video)

You saw the post on the history and launch of the Uncle Nearest whiskey brand (here), right? Turns out that there is more to the story… way more! This interview reveals how much more.

Kenny Burns & Fawn Weaver Discuss The History Of Uncle Nearest And Jack Daniels Whiskey
– Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM

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Jeffrey Wright Narates This Ad For A Product Named In Honor Of ‘The Greatest Whiskey Maker The World Never Knew’ (Video)

Okay, so there will be at least ONE commercial that is a must-watch on Super Bowl Sunday – this one for Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey. This new whiskey is named for the slave, Nathan Green aka Uncle Nearest, who taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey (*record scratches*). Yeah. That’s right. That Jack Daniel.

What happens when everything we know about something changes?

This is “The Why,” our first national TV campaign to debut following Super Bowl LIII on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Post-Super Bowl Special. The people you see are Uncle Nearest team members and their passion and words are 100% unscripted.

This is what sets us apart.
#MoreThanWhiskey

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Deshaun Watson & My Houzz Renovate His Mom’s Home (Video)

Okay, they make these so you’ll tear up a li’l bit. But you’ll be alright. Blame it on the weather or something. There are actually moments of decor discussion and design strategy that break up the emotional build-up for viewers. A perfect mix of business purpose and heartfelt story-sharing in this vid. Check it out.

Always look out for Mom. Always. Salute Mr. Watson.

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Nipsey Hussle Speaks On His ‘Side Hustle’ (Video)

Nipsey is the hustle! All sides. But that’s what we are here for; learning about the ‘Side Hustle’ of Neighborhood Nip. And we’re here for everything the homie has to share/teach.

Considering his name, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Nipsey Hussle is always on the grind. Raised in the streets of Crenshaw, Los Angeles, the independent rapper has quickly built his own empire to last: In addition to his All Money In record label, Marathon Clothing line and retail store, Nipsey has invested in the business incubator, Vector.90, as a way to connect with next-gen geniuses. In the West Coast edition of Side Hustle, Hussle breaks down his money moves, a major business loss that turned into a lesson and why he’ll never stop betting on himself.
– Tidal

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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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