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Outside's OK!

As I continue my journey in this particular industry, my observations have caused me in many times to say how I miss the era that I grew up in. Not in the sense of the music itself, but just the mentality where the game was filled with trendsetters.  People comfortable enough in their own skin that when they opened their mouths to speak their truths they also opened our eyes to not only the world but their world, and in I really miss that in the cookie cutter, if it ain't broke don't fix it mentality that…

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"You are where you are today because you stand on somebody's shoulders. And wherever you are heading, you cannot get there by yourself. If you stand on the shoulders of others, you have a reciprocal responsibility to live your life so that others may stand on your shoulders. It's the quid pro quo of life. We exist temporarily through what we take, but we live forever through what we give."

- Vernon Jordan

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"If you wake up deciding what you want to give versus what you're going to get, you become a more successful person. In other words, if you want to make money, you have to help someone else make money."

- Russell Simmons

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"I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them." 

- Madam C.J. Walker

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“You can’t solve a problem with the same mindset that created it” 

-Charlamagne Tha God

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“There are two kinds of worries—those you can do something about and those you can’t. Don’t spend any time on the latter.”

—Duke Ellington

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“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

—President Barack Obama

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“When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.”

—George Washington Carver

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"I just don’t believe that when people are being unjustly oppressed that they should let someone else set rules for them by which they can come out from under that oppression." 

– Malcolm X

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"There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires."

– Nelson Mandela (South Africa)