The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy by Steve Stoute
Informative book on the connection of Hip-Hop and Marketing. Stoute gives various examples on how the influence of Hip-Hop changed the economy and how it created a culture/lifestyle.
Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
MTV’s Hottest MC in the Game didn’t have J.Cole or Kendrick Lamar in the top ten. That is just a slap in the face to me.
Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream.
Heard some great things about this book and just finished reading. I really like the book overall which dealt with finding happiness in life and following your dreams. He did this through a story about a young independent woman who rediscovers love and her purpose of life.
“But there is suffering in life and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it’s better to lose some of the battles in the struggle for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you’re fighting for.”