#15 Watch the Company You Keep

Man my boy B used to always have me on some female moves. From when we were teenagers until just a few years ago, if I was with my boy B I knew we would find the ladies. I mean he knew so many people, every summer when we were bored, he would always find some random chicks for...

#14 Be the Bigger Man

I'm so glad I ain't kill dude that day. I had the perfect opportunity to, and could have robbed him for the few thousand he had on him. It's true, karma is real. The same gun he stole from me, he got bumped with the same day he stole it. When u betray someone as helpful and kind as...

#13 Keep Driving

April 2009---Have you ever seen something extremely horrific? And it replayed vividly in your mind for weeks, even months? Well if you haven’t you can ask me because I know all about it. I’m not proud of it, I’m just saying, I’ve seen a lot of shit in the city man, no joke. I am so glad that my...

#12 Be Aware

The wildest things always happen unexpectedly. Like, I have so many stories, but it just seems like crazy stuff just continues to happen to me. A few weeks ago, I turned twenty-six years old. I’m blessed, I don’t look like what I’ve been through, and I’m just happy to be here. My son is four years old and he...

#11Control Your Countenance

  Anything, anything can pop off in Chicago at any time. I mean, people could be coolin’, relaxin’ outside, next minute you hear arguing and gunshots. Seconds later, well minutes later in our neighborhoods , you hear ambulance and police sirens. It’s a jungle. But one of the craziest parts about it, is that mogs be ready for war at...

#10 Beware! “The Chi Town Mug”

You ever drove down one of Chicago's major streets? If you have, I know you noticed that everyone in the street seems to be staring at you as you walk past. It's called the chi town mug. What lies on the other side of those eyes? And why am I so interested? It takes a starer to know a starer. I remember this...

#9 Listen

Summer 16---Thank God for growth. Jail ain't break me. It breaks a lot of people but it didn't break me. In fact, I think it helped me. It helped mature me, grow me, and made me realize what is really important. Family is important, love is important, and I feel like success is super important. One of my main...

#8 Protect Your Own

Summer 16---Bro, it’s complicated. My child’s mother and I have an interesting relationship. Like we’re together sometimes and sometimes we’re not. Because of our son, we’ve tried to do the relationship thing; it just never seems to work out. So I think now we both decided to just chill on that for a while.  That’s another story for another...

#7 Choose Your Battles

I’ve seen a lot growing up. But so has everybody else growin’ up in the hood. I’ve actually took part in some things that wasn’t cool, but when you know better you do better. It’s funny how life works out, because it’s always the time that you’re just chilling, not doing anything negative when something bad or scary happens...

#6 Get Low

Approx 2007--- I used to love spending time with my father growing up. We would do everything together, and I mean everything. He would take me on vacations, we went church habitually, the library, restaurants, everything. I was raised by my father, just him and I during the week. I visited my mom every weekend, and this schedule existed...

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#15 Watch the Company You Keep

Man my boy B used to always have me on some female moves. From when we were teenagers until just a few years ago,...

#14 Be the Bigger Man

I'm so glad I ain't kill dude that day. I had the perfect opportunity to, and could have robbed him for the few thousand...

#13 Keep Driving

April 2009---Have you ever seen something extremely horrific? And it replayed vividly in your mind for weeks, even months? Well if you haven’t you...