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The top most memorable hip-hop moments of Summer 2018

Summer has officially come to a close and 2018 brought us some of the most memorable, shocking, sad and intense moments in hip-hop and the entertainment industry.

It seems like there were a heightened number of beefs, a tragic amount of deaths, and some peace-making moments in between. Continue reading “The top most memorable hip-hop moments of Summer 2018”

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Top 3 things I learned at my first NABJ conference

For those of you wondering where I’ve been and why But…Don’t Take My Advice has been on a hiatus, I want to first say that I have a small excuse.

I been busy.

Continue reading “Top 3 things I learned at my first NABJ conference”

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butDTMA Ep. 8: Yinz goin’ vegan? ft. Besus

After a week off, Alexis J and Jay return with episode 8 of But…Don’t Take My Advice, with special guest Brandon Hall aka @besus_ to discuss his move from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles, and his transformation into the vegan lifestyle. Continue reading “butDTMA Ep. 8: Yinz goin’ vegan? ft. Besus”

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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. 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”