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Felicia A. Rivers

Letter from the Editor:

Publisher\ Editor In
Chief

Note From The Editor

Isaac Hilton
Vice President
F. Khristopher Blue
Creative Director
Layout Editor
Office Assistant
Keyshia Green
Assistant to Editor in
Chief

Chiina Orr
Editor at Large
Wali Haqq

This issue is a very special issue indeed! We not


only bring you very insightful, informative, and
entertaining interviews with Britt Bratt, Ms. Lisa,
and Baby Breeze but we also include a tribute to the
legendary musician Prince, our All White Everything special, a breathtaking Beauty of The Month,
and so much more! And, Im honored to have the
opportunity to not only be the Editor-At-Large for
this months issue but also to introduce my new Hip
Hop Social column which will feature the untold
story of The BCF Movement. I thank Ms. Felicia
Rivers for the opportunity and Christinna
MsPoetic Reed for introducing us. I know you all
will enjoy this issue so, LET'S GO!!! And, follow me
on Facebook.
Wali Haqq, Editor-At-Large

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Jules City
Ben Freezy
Big P Productions
GeeChee One Radio
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When it comes to saving money there are some


basic concepts and advice that can be most effective. I prefer to bottle them up into one
phrase: saving money the old fashioned way.
When I was a boy, my dad drilled certain principles into my head when it came to money. The
biggest of them all was, saving. And, now, as a
man, I've come to realize that those old fashioned concepts are the same advice that you'd
receive from a financial expert but in layman
terms. Here are 4 tips:
1. Keep a Piggy Bank
My dad would save a small fortune just in loose change. I never understood the
concept until it came time to place all of those loose coins into money wrappers
and take them to the bank. Then, it not only made sense but it made dollars. Because, saving 50 cents a day will equal approximately $200 dollars a year. So, use
your cash to buy things and save the change. Or, if you don't carry cash, use an app
like Acorn, which invests your spare change for you.
2. Make Yourself Useful
When something went wrong people would call my dad. Whether they needed
something fixed or just needed advice. He was an asset because of what he knew
and his skills. He knew what people needed and he'd fill that void. The more people called on him, the more money he made, and the more money he made, the
more he saved. So, make yourself useful.
3. Cutback on Your Spending
How many times have I heard, "you don't need those $100 dollar pair of shoes".
Buy the shoes that cost less but look just as nice. There's nothing wrong with bargain hunting and using coupons to receive discounts. It's okay to shop at thrift
shops and warehouse stores like Sam's Club when buying things in bulk. Prioritize
your spending, what you don't need don't buy.
4. Save for a Rainy Day
Plan for retirement. My dad had a financial advisor he'd go to for help with his 401
(k). He knew exactly how much he needed to save in order to retire comfortably.
Ensure that you have a decent nest egg saved for retirement.
These are just some of the lessons in saving money that I received from my dad.

Written by Wali Haqq


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When it comes down to doing business


correctly, only a certain few understand
the ins and outs. Lisa Gonzalez Williams
is not only an entrepreneur that wears
multiple hats, she is also a woman that
is about her paper!

A: Actually, I didnt come up with the


name, my friend of many years, Ashleigh Jacobs, did. Its my birthstone
(Diamond) and my name, Lisa (L) Ann
(A) Williams (W), L.A.W., and the rest is
entertainment.

Q: You stand out for bartending, nail


tech, promotions, and now being a radio
personality on (kenitichifi.com) 2 Moms
and a Mic. What do you feel you are
most known for and why?

Q: Since it [Diamond L.A.W. Entertainment] has been established what has it


accomplished?

A: While managing Kilimanjaros Night


Club back in the day, whenever we had
A: Bartending!!! I am one of the legend- concerts, I used to make sure I got one
ary bartenders in the Low Country beof the hottest local artist as the opening
cause I take my craft seriously. And, al- act. I always promoted the local talent
so, I am a professionally trained barhere. I have always supported the local
tender, I learned while attending John- indie artists with such events like
son and Wales University as one of the
Chucktown Underground, which origimandatory courses. And, being known
nated at Kilimanjaros by Ben Flowers
as one of the hottest nail techs aka the of Razor Cutz, and my annual Mardi
Nail Doctor too!
Gras events (missed 2015), and more
recently my yearly Halloween ExtravaQ: How long have you been the CEO of
ganzas! These events all feature local
Diamond L.A.W. Entertainment?
artists. Ive been involved with the newA: Since 1999.
er version of Chucktown Underground,
King of the Mic (created by Loc-Down
Q: What made you come up with that as
Ent). More recently, I am the independthe name of your business?
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bain, two very talented local artists. I
this and a few more seminars together
just held a Music Business 101 Seminar for the local indie artists. So trust and
with DJ Cass, we will be doing another
believe nothing is going to stop me!
one very soon. Ive been behind the
Q: What is the #1 rule in business manscenes on quite a few things but its time
agement?
for me to be in the forefront now.
A: When you are at work or running
Q: What are 5 major points for someone
your business. YOU DO NOT HAVE
starting up a new business?
ANY FRIENDS UNTIL YOU ARE
A: 1. Listen and Learn (work under
OFF!!!! They can be your friends before
someone in that business first), any type and after work but not during. Keep it
of business.
professional at all times and nothing
will be misunderstood because it is not
2. Location (market research)
personal, its business!
3. The game plan (business license,
Q: Do you feel that it is too easy to get a
startup costs, etc.)
business license? Explain.
4. Dont share anything you are planA: Yes, anyone can get a business license
ning with anyone unless its your busieven a pimp or a drug dealer! The point
ness partner or someone you trust with
of the matter is what you do with it once
your life!
you obtain it! Getting one is
5. Go full speed ahead!
easy ,making the business thrive is the
hard part.
Q: Recently you have teamed up with a
few companies to educate artists. Can
Q: What educational background do you
you tell us the purpose? And, do you feel have?
that some will soak in this knowledge?
A: Wheeeeeeeeew! A lot! I have educaA: Yes, I did! I did the research and put tion enough for four people!!! Lets just
together the information for the semisay, I will never go hungry!
nar. Music Business 101 Seminar
In closing, if you are doing an album or
teamed with great people who helped
single release party, my event planning
pull it all together! I started with the
skills are over the top! I make any party
business of license types for business,
your personal signature! If you have
DJ Cass brought to the table How to
ever been to one of my events you alget heard on the radio info , Quan Ryp
ready know! Thank you Geechee One
brought the Copyright info (power
Magazine and Felicia Rivers for allowing
packed) and Miss Amber Sease brought
me this opportunity!
the BMI/ ASCAP info and more! It was
powerful and full of real needed info for Q: How can someone reach you?
the indie artist as well as for people
A: Fb: Lisa Gonzalez-Williams, or Diawanting to start a small business period.
mond L.A.W. Entertainment, or 2moms
Unfortunately, the support wasnt there
and a Mic
and the movement for local artist is still
at a stuck point. I am teamed up with DJ Email: dleent843@gmail.com
Cass and we are in the process of getting
Phone: 843-696-3981
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Geechee One Gets a One On One Exclusive with Chucktown's Ms "Tweet me Like Twitter"
Host & Businesswoman Britt Bratt
GO: We finally have the chance to linkup with the 'infamous' Britt Bratt. Tell
us Britt, how did you come up with the
name Britt Bratt?

laid back. I love Brittney, she is who I


am but some folks don't wanna see and
hear about that side of her. People are
so stuck on this Britt Bratt character.
Now, Britt Bratt is/was an asshole, wild,
BB: The name Britt Bratt is short for
crazy, fun type. She is the party scene
Brittney. But, Britt Bratt became an
situation starter. She's very out spoken
icon to many after her first feature on a
and never care what others have to say
song called The Realist by Jumbo.
about her, good or bad. She's wild and I
When that song was released in my city,
can admit that most call her ratchet and
Monck's Corner, in 2009, things got
I call her my chick. Truth be told, she
turnt!
only comes out when she has enough
GO: For those who may not know of
alcohol in her system, then that's when
Britt Bratt, can you give us a rundown
you got a show.
on who Britt Bratt is and what she's
known for?
BB: Brittney and Britt Bratt is two different people. Brittney is the loving,
caring, kind hearted person who would
and done gave her last to help out others in so many ways. She's sweet and
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GO: If anyone comes to a party that
BB: It's many young ladies/people who
Britt Bratt is a special guest for, what
really do look up to me and want to be
can we expect at that event?
me, especially the younger generation.
The best advice I can give them, is to be
BB: It all depends on the type of scenery
better than me because one day I'm go(laughing). I'm at the age now where I
ing to be better than I've ever been.
literally know better, so folks would
probably see me on my best behavior
GO: Any upcoming projects you may be
unless I'm getting paid to act.
working on that we can be on the lookout for?
GO: You are a female hustler, a go getta,
a mother, etc., tell us what separates you BB: Nothing to my knowledge yet.
from others. How is Britt Bratt able to
Things happen every other week for me.
standout amongst many?
And, when it does I will continue to announce it to the public.
BB: I play my part and play it well. I
have a strong personality.
GO: Where can people find you on social
media, to become fans, booking, etc.?
GO: Is there any advice that you can
give to the up and coming young ladies BB: Brittney Simmons (Facebook_3
who may be looking up to Britt Bratt
Pages Under The Same Name)
and may need guidance from someone, Instagram: Britt_Bratt843,
such as yourself?
Brittneysimmons39@yahoo.com,
Phone # 8434754159.

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THE BCF MOVEMENT

Uniting Bloods, Crips, and Folks


to Better Communities & Families
In 2006, Columbia, South Carolina was
in the midst of one of the bloodiest
gang wars in history. Gangster Killer
Bloods ("GKB"), Gangster Disciples
("GD"), and Insane Crip Nation were
engaged in a deadly feud. The youth
were rapidly dying off and being sent to
serve long prison sentences.

phase that set everything on fire was at


Club Dreams in Columbia back in
2010". Arma had managed to bring the
Bloods, Crips, and Folks, from a Blood
controlled area known as Riverside and
a Folk controlled area known as 48,
together. "The word got out on the
streets that the Bloods, Crips, and
Folks had united, it took off like wildIt was out of this chaos that David Anfire. But, soon, Arma was arrested on a
drea Jenkins a/k/a Arma G, a 27 years
134 count indictment that included a
old alleged member of GKB and CEO of
racketeering conspiracy charge.
Riverside Mafia Records, arose. He saw
the violence as being senseless and
Enter Atlanta OG KK, an Atlanta artist
counterproductive and devised a plan
under Duct Tape Records with Trouble
to unite the warring gang factions by
Trouble, Alley Boy and Big Bank Black,
starting an organization called Better
an OG member of Growth & DevelopCommunities & Families ("BCF") with ment ("GD"), and the face of BCF. "
Riverside Kapo, Mi5ta Mack a/k/a TYou had folks that was Bloods and
Mack, and Nitty amongst other artists. Crips and all different organizations... I
seen the transformation when it was
Chris "Governor" Sullivan, the political
going on... I stepped right in and startand community organizer and spokesed screaming BCF because I knew this
man for BCF, who was very close to
was gon get out of hand," OG KK statArma G, described him as a stand up
ed. "Everybody reppin' BCF in Atlanguy. "Arma was fearless. Arma was able
ta... Most of the artists in Atlanta repto have that level of respect. To be able
pin' BCF because they understand," OG
to sit at the table with Arma was an
KK added.
honor," Governor explained.
Boss Game, a Florence, SC rapper unThe goal of BCF was to take the so
der Duct Tape Records spoke on the
called street gangs, unite them under
movement in Florence. "We're striving
the BCF banner, and turn them into a
to feed the hungry...We go to the Mansocio-political movement. From there,
na House on certain days... And every
BCF would identify the problems in
Sunday we're on the park giving away
their communities and act as a catalyst
bikes and all kinds of toys for the kids,"
to work with different street level orhe explained.
ganizations to devise a solution.
Now, BCF is in more than 23 states and
Governor stated that, "BCF had differ4 countries including Trinidad, Congo,
ent phases. A phase that was the last
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and Canada. They have 6,500 members
on count. And they have initiatives that
feed the poor, mentor juveniles, perform
community clean ups, and give away
toys to kids, and they even have a baseball league in Columbia, SC. Then,
there's the Free Arma G campaign. BCF
is growing rapidly in the streets and the
Hip Hop industry.

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Story by Wali Haqq, extracted from an


interview with Chris "Governor" Sullivan, Atlanta OG KK, and Boss Game.
Visit HIP HOP SOCIAL on Facebook to
follow this story.

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GO: How did you come up with the


stage name "Baby Breeze"?

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acting, so that is something I might give


a shot 5 years from now.

BB: I got it from my fathers name which GO: For any artists that would be interis Savannah Breeze. I'm the youngest
ested in your beats catalog, where can
out of his sons so everybody called me
they go to checkout your tracks?
Baby Breeze.
On social media, my Facebook:
GO: For those that's "in the know", tell
Babybreeze music
us a bit about your work ethics in the
Instagram: Babybreezeproductions
music industry?
My website is:
BB: I'm an artist/producer. I was mak- www.babybreezemusic.com
ing beats since I was 8 years old. I recTwitter-babybreezebeats
orded my first song when I was like 12
years old at
Twind1st century. I put out a group
project with a group called Guerrilla
Mafia when I was 18. I also have an
EP I'm releasing in April. This will
be my first solo project and got way
more to come!
GO: Where do you see yourself in 5
years pursuing your music career?
BB: I see myself being wealthy and
in a good position to help others. I
see myself opening businesses and
building a better foundation
for my family. I also want to get into
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GO: Any words that you live by that you
could share with others for self motivation?

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BB: Don't give up! Pray and stay focused


no matter what! Believe and achieve!!

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EM: So, tell me about the experience
when you discovered you were HIV
positive.

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D: It all came about me getting some life


insurance, and the insurance agent did a
mouth swab, and when those results
came back it said that I was positive for
HIV. So, with me not just taking the
word of them, I had the test done again
and it still came out to be the same. That
was in 2005, when I first found out. It
was a devastating thing because I was
just shocked, like this cant be me, this is
wrong, yall got my tests mixed up with
somebody else. This is not me. I went
through everything that I was supposed
to do, like going to get treatment., it was
still a disbelief to me. Part of me was
like OK, this is what you got, this is what
you gotta do, but a whole lot of me was
like Oh, no! Not me.

because he died from it, so it kind of put


me in the limbo of, where did I get it
from. Did I get it from the patient at
work or did I get it from him. So I
stopped beating my head so much about
it to where I was like I dont know how I
contracted it, so basically I left it at like
EM: How was the experience of seeking when people ask me Do you know how
treatment?
you got it?, No, I really dont because it
was so much going on at that time. The
D: I started looking for doctors, I asked
way I look at it is either, or. I was seeing
questions, and I went and got with one
someone who I didnt know at the time
doctor who specialized in people who
was HIV positive and I also worked
are HIV, AIDS positive. I went to him
around HIV positive people and I do
first and he did his battery of tests on
remember getting stuck by a needle, all
me and it came back with the same
in that time frame. You got these big
results that I already had and he went
people around here saying that you had
from there with treatment.
to have got it from somebody because
EM: Were you able to come up with a
you didnt get it from a needle stick, and
timeline in which you may have
everybody trying to tell me, and Im like
acquired the virus?
hold up, you can get stuck from a needle
from someone who is HIV positive and
D: Looking back on everything, every
catch it from there. You can also have
time I checked, it was so much that
sex with someone who is positive, so you
happened at one time, I was dealing
cant tell me, if you dont have a pinwith someone and I also got stuck by a
needle from a patient who was HIV pos- point time, then how do you know? So, I
itive. It was like I did not know where I dont know how I got it. Have you ever
got it from, because Id say maybe three had sex? Yes. Did you ever do drugs?
No. Have you ever been stuck by a neeyears later, I found out that the guy I
was seeing at the time was HIV positive dle? Yes. Have I had blood transfusions?
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Yes. So when yall sit here and try to pull them, have no clue... an old middle
apart my life and figure out how I got it, school sweetheart, he knows the whole
you go ahead because Im off that, I
truth about me. When it comes down to
cant do that to myself anymore.
other males, the male that I was dealing
with after I found out I was positive, he
EM: The impact of your partners death,
knows. So all together there is three
knowing that he was HIV positive, what
males outside of my family that knows
kind of effect did that have on you?
the real truth about me. Any other guys
D: I felt bad, because not only at the
that I came in contact with, I couldnt
time, he was not a person that I was in a trust them with that information, I
deep relationship with, he was just
always made sure that I used some type
somebody like you know, you good
of form of protection with them. It was
Im good, we go and do this, kind of
just the fact that, if things dont work
thing, but he also had a relationship
out, I dont want you spreading my
with another woman who wasnt infect- name like that, because a lot of people,
ed. He done had kids that wasnt infect- like when HIV/AIDS first came out, they
ed. It was like a toss up, like... how? I
just looked at those people like they had
know sometimes, just doing my own
the plague and you dont want to be near
research, you can be with someone who them, and that still is the same way
is HIV positive, and you never contract today. You have some people who have
the disease, until later and sometimes,
accepted people who are HIV/AIDS
peoples immune system is just that
positive but you have a whole lot, like as
strong. It can fight it, and I guess mine
soon as you turn your back, they are
wasnt that strong, because like I said,
talking about you, and not knowing
this man done had kids since the
what they are talking about. I am very
incident of me and him and all the kids discreet about who I tell about my
are fine and the woman that he had kids situation.
with, she is fine (not infected with the
EM: How has being HIV positive
HIV virus).
impacted your participation in relationEM: How was the experience of telling
ships?
others, your family, your friends, previD: It is very hard for me to get into a
ous intimate partners, about your HIV
relationship, its like, to get into a new
status?
relationship with a new person is very
D: Well as far as my family, when I got a hard, because now it's more of, I have to
hold of it, I turned to my family. My
feel that person out to feel that trust
oldest sister was the first one that I told. thing. I brought up little conversations
We went from there, and now I got to
to see where they will go with this, like
tell it to my mother, and I basically told Ill bring up something about HIV/AIDS
it to my parents and my brothers and
just to see their reaction. I always get
sisters so that they can have each other that negative reaction, that makes me
to deal with it. I didnt tell outsiders,
think, Im not gonna tell them because I
when it came to my childrens fathers,
dont want them to switch up their
there is only one who knows everything words, because if that's how you feel,
that is going on with me. The rest of
then you feel that way. Like if I came out
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to say Im this... because you just said
that I am on now are sky high, if I was to
this stuff, like some guys might say Ill have to go out and pay for these
beat a b**** a** if I ever found out she
medicines myself, I would not be able to
was doing me and being HIV positive. afford them. It is very expensive. One of
Its always something negative coming
my pills are $3000. My doctor just put
out of a mouth that makes me like, I can me on four new pills, with me losing my
not deal with you because at some point insurance and being off pills for awhile,
and time, Im going to have to come out my body didnt accept it, it became used
about the truth about me and I dont
to them I guess, so if I was to go back on
want that, because thats letting me
those same medications, it would not do
know that you are the type of person
its purpose.
that will go out here and say Oh, yeah, I
In 2010, I was diagnosed with Cryptowas messing with her, then when I
coccal meningitis, and that's a fungal
found out, when she came out and told
infection that's in my brain and my
me she had this, I had to leave that
back, my spine... I have to be on
b**** alone. Thats not right, because
medication for that. All together, I am
now you are putting my name out there.
on six medications, four of them being
One thing about me being the way that I for the HIV, and two of them for the
am, I dont want no one to feel sorry for meningitis. My medical insurance
me. I cant stand it when someone starts covers it now, but when I didnt have
feeling sorry for me. Its nothing for you medical insurance, the medications that
to feel sorry for, and I dont want anyI was on before, that one pill, that one
one to start treating me different. I had prescription would have cost me $8000
a cousin who I did confide in, because I if I had to come out of pocket with it.
thought we were just that close, to find
Thats just a total of 30 days of medicaout, that no sooner than I told her, she
tions.
had no problem getting on the phone
EM: What does a cure for HIV mean to
and calling her mom, and telling her
you?
mom, and then I used her bathroom, the
People being treated the same as those
way she went into her bathroom, and
who have the common cold. No stigma.
bleached down her bathroom, Im like
No shame. No fear. No love lost.
oh really... thats how it goes down.
Cool. So I keep it between people that I
trust where as if something goes down
with me, they know.
EM: How has HIV impacted your
health?
D: It has bothered me, because at one
point, I was doing good with my medicines, and then with the health insurance and stuff, it got dropped, it made it
hard for me to get the medicine, because
this medicine costs about $4000 a
month, just for one pill. The medicines
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As I stepped into the gym at Democracy


Preparatory Middle School in Harlem,
NYC, I could see the students, parents,
and some of the teachers hurrying to put
the last minute touches on what was going to be an incredible event. The models,
all school children, were in the hallways
and side rooms getting dressed and having their makeup done. The dancers were
practicing their routines and perfecting
their steps. I arrived a little early so I was
able to watch them prepare themselves
for what was coming. All the work and
preparation was about this one student's
school project. Her name is Ardaya Jones.

The Daddyless Daughter Empowerment


Fashion Show was incredible! Those children put on such a show! It was hosted by
a long time friend of mines Saidah
Browne who kept the event lively and
fluid. There were dancers, singers, and
models. Those young men and women
ripped the runway like they were in a
show for fashion week. The designers
were also incredible! Up and coming designers Mario N. Lee and Erica Jackson are
forces to be reckoned with! The layout of
food gave me flashbacks of my mothers
cooking. There was a spread of ole soul
food, fried chicken, baked turkey wings,
macaroni and cheese, fried pork chops,
Ardaya is a student at Democracy Prep
grilled vegetables, tossed salad... I've got
Middle School, located in central Harlem.
to stop, I'm getting hungry again! There
They pride themselves on teaching their
was a beautiful layout of desserts and
students how to become leaders. They're
confections. Everything was included with
on the right track with Ardaya! Her assignthe price of admission. The event was
ment was to create a program that would
beautiful! Ms. Ardaya Jones, your efforts
help empower young women. Allow me
were well received!
to quote the overview from her project
proposal: "This Change the World Project
With the assistance from her supporting
will focus on the empowerment of adoles- cast, Ms. Jackie Love, Ms. Linda Ford, Ms.
cent females by developing them into
Erica Jackson, Ms. Shemaine Williams, Ms.
leaders. Specifically, it will stress the imSaidah Browne, Mario N. Lee, Big P, and
portance of how to preserve a positive
the parents and teachers at Democracy
self image within young women who were Preparatory Middle School, this young
raised without a father figure in their
woman is destined to do great things.
lives." Very strong objectives from such a Best wishes to you Ms. Ardaya Jones.
young woman. She came up with the idea
Written by Big P Productions
to do a fundraiser fashion show.
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Johnt Porter
Charleston, S.C.
Occupation: Pharmacy Technician
Measurements: 36-35-45.
Goals are to become certified in my field within a year, get married to my best
friend, own my own home, and become the best curvy model I can be. I love to
shop, dance, take care of my daughter, go to plays, shows, concerts, and travel.
Dislikes are, negative people and energy fake people.
Favorite food is Italian (love good pasta and pizza).
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Hobbies: Volunteers at Tom


Comly Park,
hosts and promotes parties
Likes: Playing Dress up with
close friends
Dislikes: Anything
negative
Goals: To become a runway
model, get into acting and
hopefully host a red carpet
event
Favorite food: Lumpia
(Filipino food)
Contact: FB Neek the Doll
Snapchat: ladollbaby
Instagram: ladsondoll_baby
Sign: Sagittarius

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"YOU CAN'T ROCK ALL WHITE IF YOUR WHITE BE LOOKIN' DINGY" YO GOTTI
SAID IT BEST AND OUR ALL WHITE EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING!!!

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The news is still hard to comprehend but people are starting to come to terms
with the loss of one of the greatest musicians ever. With cheeks wet from tears, I
sit at home with my Purple Rain album playing. Just last week, my 8 years old son
heard the music playing and asked "Who is that daddy?" I replied to him, "a genius son, a genius." Many may only know Prince when in reference to the infamous
Dave Chappelle skit. For him, as a guitar player, there aren't too many black artists out there that he could use as inspiration. Now, Im not old but I grew up with
old parents so Prince was someone who came on often in our crib. Such a shame
that artist like him and many other are fading away because of inner issues and
health problems in their own world. No matter what his issue was he never let it
come between him and his music. As an artist myself, I always go back to the past
to figure out where the great ones went wrong then try to avoid it, Prince is no
exception. He is a man whos music will be around for decades on end. If I can, I
will tell any upcoming artist planning to make music a full time job, take care of
your body and mind, inside and out. This game will destroy you from the inside
out if your let it so keep your life in tact.
By Jules City

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