Category Archives: Inspirations

Procrastination is the Thief of Time

Have you ever came up with a goal you wanted to achieve? You come up with  a well thought out blueprint and you say ” I’ll get to it tomorrow.” This is procrastination at its finest people… Wake up and get to it! Don’t put off what you can do today for tomorrow. Many see the old fable “The  Tortoise and the Hare” as a story of underestimating your opponent. This may be true to some extent but the Hare really procrastinated in this situation. At one point the Hare put an astronomical distance between himself and the Tortoise. The Hare should have finished the race then took his nap after he crossed the finish line. Well we all know what really happened and that consequently cost the Hare the race.

As you can see Procrastination is the enemy of success even in the simplest of task don’t wait on it… go get it. The first thing that popped in your head is good things come to those who wait, but how often does that work out? Trust me it rarely happens. So be proactive not passive when it comes to achieving your goals, dreams, or any task/endeavor that is set before you. Christopher Parker once said ” Procrastination is like a credit card: its a lot of fun until you get the bill.”

 

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Big Seans HOF Throwaway

Last night, Big Sean decided to stir up the internet by going on twitter and releasing one of his songs that didn’t make the album, “Control” featuring Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electronica. After hearing this 7 min phenom I had the Will Smith stare and said to myself this don’t sound like a throwaway, but due to sample clearance problems this song didn’t make the album but may show up as a bonus track. This song definitely raises the bar for rap.

Big Sean went in talking about how he’s taking over and how he’s pushing to be the best in the game.

Kendrick murdered the song, talking about how he’s in control of the rap game being mentioned with the greats and informing his fellow rappers that rap is a competition, that he takes serious. Even name dropping your favorite new MC’s including Big Sean and Jay Electronica.

Jay Electronica finishes the song off talking about how he’s the known unknown creeping up on the game.  Unfortunately this verse gets drowned out because of Kendrick’s verse.

HOF drops August 27th and will be an album work getting. If this song doesn’t inspire you to bring your A game I don’t know what will.

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Stephan Sagmeister- Rebel Inspiration

Stefan Sagmeister

Sagmeister is a rebel whose left a lasting impression on the design world. Stefan Sagmeister proceeded to form the New York based Sagmeister Inc. and has since designed album covers, posters and his recent book of life lessons for branding, graphics, and packaging for the Rolling Stones, HBO, the Guggenheim Museum and Time Warner. He is the author of the design monograph “Made You Look.

He lives with the motto “Design that needed guts from the creator and still carries the ghost of these guts in the final execution.” He’s the inspiration of the week for his impact and influence of design and entrepreneurship.  Below is a video where he talks about his nostalgic moments that made him happy and notes how many of these moments have to do with good design.

 

 

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Mobile Drafting is Here

Fantasy football season is around the corner. For everyone who has the problem of not being able to do a Fantasy Football draft or put your picks on auto pilot because your not at an computer your problem has been solved. Yahoo Sports has came up with a new feature that allows you to draft from your phone. All iOS and Android users will be able to sign up, draft a team, and win some league championships straight from their smartphones. For iOS users, download here. Android users, head here. Have fun.

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Shepard Fairey talks about his Music Collection

You may know Sheepard Fairey for his artwork, but do you know he was a DJing. Fairey recently sat down with Fuse TV and Crate Diggers to let you in on his music collection. The OBEY artist also talks about his music influences and how music has influenced his art. A dope video to check out.

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07/26/13 · 2:55 pm

Jay-Z Returns with Magna Carta Holy Grail

If you were watching game five over the weekend, you witness HOV make history, yet again. Debuting his new commercial gave us a hint of what he has planned this summer.

Jay-Z is dropping a new album, titled Magna Carta Holy Grail. That will be available first to one million Samsung Galaxy owners for free if they download the customized Magna Carta app. Jay Z describes the album as being about the duality of how do you navigate your way through this whole thing — through success, through failures, through all this and remain yourself while talking to Def Jam Pioneer and producer Rick Rubin, along with Pharrell, Timbaland and Swiss Beats. Only time will tell what else Jay  has in store, all I know is he continues to the push the envelope and lead the forefront of ReBels with a cause.

Check out the Magna Carta Holy Grail video below:

 

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Kanye West- New Slaves

Kanye pushes the envelope again with his New Slave video. This video appeared world wide on the side of 66 buildings in 6 different countries. This is off of his new album, Yeezus, being released June 18. This video demonstrates creativity and artistry at a top tier level. Enjoy

Album Artwork for Yeezus. What do you think?

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