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Learning the balance between being inspired by others & comparing your journeys: What’s your advice?

I think this is something everyone in their mid-20’s struggles with.

Your 20’s are supposed to be spent figuring life out, chasing your dreams, choosing a path and then changing your mind and choosing another. And I know that sounds like a cheesy graduation speech, but I swear from conversations I’ve had amongst friends and colleagues around my age (25), it feels like everyone is still trying to find their own way.

I know I am. Continue reading “Learning the balance between being inspired by others & comparing your journeys: What’s your advice?”

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butDTMA Ep. 6: Is Everything Love?

In episode 6 of But…Don’t Take My Advice, Alexis J and Jay talk Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s joint album “Everything is Love,” Nicki Minaj’s Ell Magazine interview and more. Plus, the two hosts speak on the tragic deaths of rappers XXXtentacion and Jimmy Wopo.  Continue reading “butDTMA Ep. 6: Is Everything Love?”

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butDTMA Ep. 5: The F is for Free

In episode 5 of But…Don’t Take My Advice, Alexis J and Jay talk Lil Wayne, Beyoncé & Jay-Z, Summer Jam 2018, new music from Nicki Minaj, Kim Kardashian, the latest movie releases and more.  Continue reading “butDTMA Ep. 5: The F is for Free”

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butDTMA Ep. 4: Wyoming < ft. advice from a Wolf on Wall Street

In episode 4 of But…Don’t Take My Advice, Alexis J and Jay talk Pusha T’s response The Story of Adidon, the NBA Finals, Kanye and Kim K, Wyoming vs South Dakota and more. Also, CEO and Founder of First Step Marketing, Naiym Dingle, also known as @wolfonwallstreet_ stops by to give advice on branding, how he reached over 23k followers on IG, building a business from the ground up, and giving back to the people of Philadelphia.  Continue reading “butDTMA Ep. 4: Wyoming < ft. advice from a Wolf on Wall Street"

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Pusha T hurt my feelings: Confessions of a loyal Drake fan

I don’t even know where to begin.

If you have been following my blog and podcast up until this point, you know where my feelings lie when it comes to Drake.

I stan.

So you can imagine the reaction I had to Pusha T’s round 2 (of this particular battle because this feud has been going on for some time now) diss track, The Story of Adidon. Continue reading “Pusha T hurt my feelings: Confessions of a loyal Drake fan”

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butDTMA Ep. 3: The Audacity ft. astoldbyGold

In episode 3 of But…Don’t Take My Advice, Alexis and Jay talk the Pusha T and Drake beef, the Duppy Freestyle, and ghostwriting rumors. Also, Alexis J brings on her first guest, as she interviews blogger, wife, full-time mom and law student Michell Dixon. Alexis and Michelle talk the challenges of relationships, being a mother, advice for entrepreneurs and tips for moms who want to continue following their dreams. Continue reading “butDTMA Ep. 3: The Audacity ft. astoldbyGold”

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butDTMA: Advice from a blogging millennial mom

Alexis J brings on her first guest, as she interviews her good friend, blogger, wife, full-time mom and law student Michelle Dixon. Alexis and Michelle talk the challenges of relationships, being a mother, advice for entrepreneurs and tips for moms who want to continue following their dreams. Continue reading “butDTMA: Advice from a blogging millennial mom”

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How many times does Drake have to prove himself to be a credible “rapper”?

*Disclaimer: I am a biased Drake fan. Read it anyways and fight me if you want!

Unless you are living under a rock, you have probably seen or heard by now that Drake has submersed himself into another rap beef, this time with former “Clipse” member and current G.O.O.D. Music rapper Pusha T.

I actually had about 3 or 4 paragraphs written up to recap and give a background history of what happened on Friday.

But then I said “eff all that, let’s get right to the sh*ts.”

Continue reading “How many times does Drake have to prove himself to be a credible “rapper”?”