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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”?”

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butDTMA Ep. 2: Privilege

In episode 2 of but…Don’t Take My Advice, the podcast titled “Privilege,” Alexis J brings back special guest and co-producer Jay to discuss the Sante Fe School Shooting, J Cole, Lil Tay, Rae Sremmurd vs The Migos, sports betting, the NBA Playoffs, black people having the police called on them and more. Continue reading “butDTMA Ep. 2: Privilege”

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What ‘Lil Tay’ being exposed as a fraud says about those of us who made her “famous”

And by “us”…I mean Y’ALL.

I legit had never heard of “Lil Tay” until like a month ago when she popped up on The Shade Room in a video where she was defending some little girl named “Woah Vicky” and they were about to fight the Cash Me Outside girl also known as “Bhad Bhabie.” Continue reading “What ‘Lil Tay’ being exposed as a fraud says about those of us who made her “famous””

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butDTMA Ep. 1: Yerrrrrpppp

Alexis J launches her first ever podcast. She introduces the concept and idea behind but…Don’t Take My Advice and what the podcast will be about going forward! Alexis also introduces her special guest and longterm boyfriend Jay and they discuss Drake, Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, Azaleia Banks, NBA Playoffs, the Steelers, Mother’s Day and more.

 

 

***I do not own the rights to ‘Pickachu’- Lil baby ft Drake.

***My opinions are my own and do not reflect those of the company I am employed by.

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Why am I still hesitant to get braids & natural styles in fear of looking “unprofessional” at work?

Today my black female coworker walked into the office with some bomb ass feed-in braids. The first thing I thought after admiring her courage to get cornrows and wear them in the workplace, was how jealous I was that I hadn’t had the confidence to do the same. Continue reading “Why am I still hesitant to get braids & natural styles in fear of looking “unprofessional” at work?”