I’ve wanted to talk about this subject for a while. Ever since I announced my pregnancy last November, the idea that I should be ashamed of having children was heavy on my mind. It appeared that many of my so-called friends were dropping off the social calendar at rapid speeds, and I couldn’t figure it out. It wasn’t until a former friend of mine decided to be completely honest and admit that people with no children are much more fun than people who have kids. I found this statement to be a little more than ridiculous, considering that the person who said this… had children herself! Was I hearing this correctly? Were young mothers being made to feel ashamed of having a family of their own? Another former friend of mine was pretending (online) that she didn’t have kids, when in fact she has a daughter that is about 8 years old. While she’s tweeting about getting drunk and smoking, having sex with other people’s husbands, and going to the club every weekend, her daughter sits in her room and watches cartoons. When I asked her about her role as a mother and how it plays into her life online, she stated, “Nobody wants to hear about my kids, girl. That’s not hot!” To imagine pretending that I don’t have these two fantastic little boys, for the attention I get online, send me into a raging fit. Why can’t my children and my family be apart of the equation?
I have a very small amount of friends that are doing something closely related to the entertainment industry, and have children. Most of the people that I meet are single and have no children. Some even stating that they don’t plan to have any kids, because they fear it will negatively affect their careers. Those that are in the industry and have children, most likely had those children mid-career or after they’ve established themselves in their niche. This doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to have both; it just means that it will take much effort and dedication on your part. In the beginning of my pregnancy, I was made to feel like I was in the way. People approached with sorrow, instead of joy initially because I would no longer be able to “party” with everyone. No more late nights drinking and dancing, no more clubs and chaos until after the baby was born. It seemed as if all the talk about babies and family life, made me older than my years while everyone was screaming “YOLO” to the top of their lungs.
Now that I’m not pregnant anymore, and able to say I have my body back, things have changed a little. Those old friends want to hook up for drinks and dancing again, but my priorities are different now. I’m more interested in spending time with people that appreciate that I am a family woman. I can’t go hang out at the clubs as if I’m single and childless, because that’s not my reality. I’m married and I have two sons, and I don’t mind if my life reflects that. When a former friend of mine told me that seeing so much about my family, reminded her of what she didn’t have and it was annoying, it hurt. I don’t throw my blessings in people’s faces with the intention of them being jealous or annoyed; I just want to show how proud I am of my beautiful family. Therefore, when I am not invited to Girl’s Night Out, by people like that, I already know the reasons. I just appreciate their honesty and chalk them up as old friends. If I can’t post pics of my kids and my husband, for fear of annoying some envious friends, then they are not really my friends.
People have to understand that we all are at different places in our lives. Some of us have made decisions that may have changed the dynamic of how we live our lives. I’ve made some bad decisions in the past, but having children and getting married was not one of them. Motherhood is hard, its work, and it’s not always glamorous and sexy. Nevertheless, having kids didn’t take away my personality or make me dull; it just made me more responsible. Therefore, if getting wasted at the club and going home with strange people is your idea of fun, I probably would be boring to you.
One girl came to me recently and admitted to me that she chose to “pay me no mind” when I first started to promote GaptoothDiva and the website. She said that she didn’t think it was going to go anywhere because I wasn’t as provocative and wild as other people were. She admitted that it wasn’t until she got pregnant and I started to talk about my family more, that she felt that she could relate to me. Prior to her pregnancy (back when all I did was promote local artist), her priorities were very different. All she wanted to do was tweet, drink, smoke, and have sex. She said that when she got pregnant, she wanted to learn more about having a family and still work towards your dreams. I felt honored that she included me in a list of people that now have her attention, especially since her mind-set is in a more positive place. When people tell me that I’m not their cup of tea anymore, because of my family situation and motherhood, I realize now that they aren’t the audience I want.
Motherhood is nothing to be ashamed of, no matter what age you are. You will have to change your focus to include your children, so partying and people shouldn’t be your main precedence, but that’s not a negative thing. People will assume that your lifestyle is an obstacle to be overcame, or they may not understand the obstacles you do face because you have children, either way it is not your responsibility to explain that to them. If someone can’t respect the fact that you have children, then they probably aren’t people you should deal with. It all in what you make it. If you want motherhood to be glamorous and sexy, then make it that way. If you want it to be exciting and fun, then plan so that it can be. I never looked at single people with no children and seriously considered them luckier than I was. Yes, I’ve joked about having kids and not having a sitter sometimes; but to deny my children to anyone whether we’re online or IRL is absolutely a no-no!
How someone could shame you into denying your children, I don’t get it. I know that some people aren’t ready get married and have a kid, that’s their personal choice. However, to ever try to make some feel small for making that decision, is just plain wrong. Blame it on jealousy, and the envy of secretly wanting a family and that level of love themselves. However, I would never say that behavior like this is ever justified. If the limitations they propose are really limitations that you face, you should find alternative solutions to them yourself. Don’t live with the notion that you can’t pursue your dreams and accomplish your goals, because you have children. We weren’t given anything more than what we can handle, so don’t make excuses. Love your children and do the best you can, keeping up with other people (with or without children) isn’t the purpose of your life. Obviously, if you’re a mother, you already know what your purpose is… live it, with no apologies. Never allow someone to shame you into denying your motherhood. You’ve earned it.
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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many people are desperately trying to figure out how they are going to feed their families and themselves this holiday season. With many unemployed and under employed families, this thanksgiving holiday may not be as joyful for some. Thankfully, through the hard work and collaborative efforts of some fantastic businesses and entrepreneurs, over 200 men, women, and children will get warm winter clothes and Thanksgiving meals.
This year, we celebrated the third annual Feed the City Event inRichmond’sMonroePark, Sunday afternoon. A day that was blessed from the start with a perfect weather forecast, just so that participation was in full effect. Moreover, participation was surely appreciated as the park was filled with volunteers (including the GaptoothDiva’s mother herself, Marchell), more volunteers and vendors (Noah- O and Young Yankee from Charged Up Entertainment) and so many grateful individuals who came with smiles and open arms.
It was heart warming to see so many selfless individuals donate their time, food, and clothing for those that did not have those essentials for the holidays. I hate to use the words “less fortunate”, because although some may lack food and winter clothes, most of the people that benefited from this event knew and understood what a blessing was, and they were some of the most fortunate people around. Blessings and fortunes come in all shapes and sizes, but for the people that took part in this event, they came abundantly.
The energy was intoxicating as volunteers laughed and interacted with one another and the people of the city. Even before entering the park, I saw smiling faces pushing shopping carts up the street filled with bags of food or clothes. Preparing for the winter and excited with their new items. I appreciate receiving the invite from Tamir Rock, (who according to Noah-O, later performed at the Camel for his monthly Re-birth event) who along with family and friends came up with this spectacular opportunity to give back to the city. It was truly a blessing to see that many people come together with one main purpose, to give back. Something about the atmosphere made me even more grateful for the life I have and people in it. Those walking around feeling hopeless and unloved would have changed their tune had they stood where I stood yesterday afternoon.
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I was wondering if they were any media personalities out there who like me, wants people to see the positive in everything. Maybe they touch on the gossip a little, but it’s only to teach a valuable lesson, not trash anyone or their life. Well, I think I found that someone in Lewis Marklin Mash. Lewis Marklin Mash is a former host of weekly comedy sketch program, ADHDtv, and current host of Icon News.
Icon News is a news biography show featuring celebrity’s passions for humanity and the causes they are involved in. Lewis utilizes the modern gift of Skype and therefore is able to conduct interviews in the comfort of the celeb’s place of choice; be it home, studio or their favorite restaurant. Via this media, the celebrities are able to be themselves and with Lew’s sheer talent of making them at ease, they are able to open up and show their true personality.
Lew’s vision is to highlight celebrity’s passions while giving us a window into their day-to-day life and most importantly, inform us of their humanitarian efforts. Whatever their cause, Lew is able to get at the heart of their efforts. It’s a show with substance, compassion and an entertainment edge.
Icon News will be debuting this fall on Dish Network as well as other cable networks including Tuff TV, America One Network, select CBS stations in larger cities and some other networks soon to be named!
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It’s true everyone in this industry wants to be famous. Anyone telling you they don’t want to be famous is lying either to you or to himself or herself. Fame brings more opportunities, more money, and more attention. Who in the world is making music, writing, modeling, acting, or whatever and not seeking those things. Exactly!
However, more and more I see people taking the time to research what other’s are doing and taking the plunge to do it themselves. When asked about why they are doing this, their answers are trite, revealing no evidence of any pre-disposed ideas or aspirations. They simply sound like followers. Now, I interview people all the time (most of the time asking the same questions) and I somehow don’t get the impression that many of the people I talk to know why they are pursuing a dream that, so many have tried and failed at. When asked what inspires you, it’s always someone who is doing what they want to do, but that someone is famous. Seriously, are they really trying to reach another person’s goal?
GaptoothDiva started because I started to believe in myself more. I discovered what it meant to feel as if I possessed nothing worth sharing, and turning it around and discovering my own God-given talents. After almost losing my life, I realized that I rather live doing what brings me happiness and gives me purpose, rather than what I was expected to do. In turn, I wanted to inspire other people to do the same. Do what makes you happy; what you’re good at, what you would do free if money were no factor. That’s living. However, so many people look at another person’s success and think, “I should do that, too!” Alternatively, if this person is gaining attention from it, then maybe I should do what they are doing. It’s sad… and pathetic, but the reality is they were inspired. If they were asked why they decided to go down this road and become whatever dream they are embarking on, they can only mention the basics, or the people who statuses they admire, or the perks to doing they’re job. No key indications that this is a heart felt journey that they take very seriously, no sign that this was their dream.
If you lack a valid purpose for your dream, is it really worth achieving? Maybe you like the idea of how Artist use words and beats to convey a point; maybe you enjoy their stage presence and their brand. However, you skills don’t equate to a successful artist by today’s standards. Have you considered being a Spoken Word Artist? On the other hand, maybe you should be a Ghost Writer. Considering an alternative doesn’t mean you failed, it just means that you are going after your goal with a different approach. If the work involved makes you cringe, and you are constantly making up for loss time, following behind other people, watching what everyone else is saying, thinking, and doing with your work, and lacking constant inspiration because this wasn’t the original plan, you really need to sit down and evaluate what you REALLY want.
I’ve inspired many people in the past year, a fact that I’m truly proud of. I’ve even inspired many people to inspire others, which is great as well. However, I’m honest enough to say, I see the difference between a copycat and an inspiration. With an inspiration, you make it your own, you take a small piece of something and you remix it to reflect who you are and what you are about. A copycat just watches everything you do and attempts to do it the same way, not realizing that everyone is an individual and although you may have a similar concept and approach, no one can really do anything exactly like another.
When is the last time you asked yourself, what was are the real reasons why you are doing what you do? Is it truthfully because of all the unpopular answers that in reality would make you look bad, is it because you just want to be rich and famous, or did you see someone else do it and you think you could do better? There is no wrong answer, and you don’t have to share. Nevertheless, if you seriously think about it, you may be able to discover why you are here and not “there” already.
They say in church all the time, God knows your heart. How many of us take that beyond the pews and into everyday life. If your intentions are less that admirable, maybe this is why we aren’t successful, popular, or rich. People blame their haters all the time, but often is it the haters that see past the façade and can detect a swagger hacker trying to make a name for themselves? You can get mad at them, but not all of them “hate” for no reason.
Your purpose sets you apart. Your mission makes you different from the crowd. I recently noticed a severe infestation of artist and promoters over the years. I say infestation because a lot of them are rats, feeding off the hard work and money of the masses just trying to be popular and semi-relevant. I still ask the same question, “Why?” Their answers are limited to my homeboy asked me to do it; to I liked it the first time I did it. Which is fine, because we push people to do what they like, but to call it a career? I’m not sure many of them fit the bill. Mareesa Dawn taught a class recently about your “Why”, and she said if it doesn’t evoke emotion, move you and others, then it is not worth pursuing. I couldn’t agree more. What is your purpose? What should your fans, friends, followers, and customers say when they hear your name and you’re not in the room? How should your name and presence make people feel?
When you discover the answer, let me know… I want to interview those kinds of people.
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Several times a day I read emails from people who want to do business with GaptoothDiva, and several times a day I ignore, delete, and reply back “No. Not that I don’t want to collaborate with people, it’s just has to be right. I’ve done this for quite sometime, with no help from any outside source that can claim that they “made me” or created my persona. I’m proud of that fact alone, but there were lessons I had to learn and mistakes that were made. I knew that giving up could have been the easiest route to take, but I’ve never been an easy girl (ask all the boys in high school), nevertheless my grind is my gold, and I will never let that go.
In order to collaborate with other people, there are several factors to consider. Without these characteristics, I personally feel like your business, your project, and your “grind” is a waste of time. Does that mean you should give up? Yes, if you don’t plan to change things. However, after reading this list you may want to revise some of the things you are doing, so that you are more inclined to receive legitimate business offers and start seeing the success that you deserve.
1. Clean your House – Is your website traffic ready? Do you have a clean design? Are there grammatical errors on your pages, business cards, flyers, and profiles? These things stand out to me. Having website under construction on your website, is like having store closed on your storefront window. Either way, it means you are not in business at the time. These types of mistakes can either make you look like a fool, or a joke. Both of which I’m not interested in working with.
2. Hit Me Up – People always seem to think that other people will reach out to them. Why can’t you make the first move? Put your ego to the side for a second, and think about it. You know who I am; I don’t know who you are. So why wouldn’t you reach out to me and introduce yourself. If you want to work with people, stop assuming everyone knows you and should do business with you. Just ask, the worst that can happen is that they say “No” or ignore you. Nevertheless, don’t take it personally, because if you are truly going hard, they WILL come see you eventually. Patience is a virtue.
3. Name Dropping – One of the first things that make me say to myself, “this person has no talent of their own”. I hate to hear someone dropping names, because it makes him or her sound like they built their business off of their “friends” success, not their own. I despise this more than money hungry promoters, but that is another story. If you know many influential people, then get them to send in testimonials, otherwise shut up. I’m trying to work with you, not the people you know. However, you could use this to skip the middleman and get to the talent. Why waste time, right?
4. Freebies – We are not rich. If only we could do everything out of the kindness of our hearts. That is not the world we live in, so why do people think it’s cool to ask for free stuff? If you can’t afford to pay for the services you request, then either barter service for service or wait until you can save up enough to pay. Simple.
5. Fishing for Ideas – I constantly have people call me asking me what do I think about this and how would I feel about that. The projects that they’re talking about have nothing to do with me, I’m not involved, but somehow my opinions matter. Bullshit! They want ideas. They want to utilize my creativity to push their stuff farther. It’s starts like a friendly conversation, then it starts getting into their schedule, next thing I know their asking me for advice or tips on what to do in their business. There is a fee for that, a very reasonable one at that. It’s somewhat disrespectful to consider hustling me out of an idea, without attributing any of it to my business and me. It’s no way to do this without being obvious, but so many people try.
6. Get your Facts Straight – Check the spelling of people’s names before you post stuff, print flyers, or send out info. Find out the accurate website, address, and profile handles. It’s so amazing how lazy folks are. You look like an idiot when you say your working with someone, and you can’t spell their name, don’t know their website address, or can’t find them on twitter. Shut up and sit down, you are a clown.
7. Selfish Promo – If you only go on Facebook, Twitter, and whatever else just to promote your projects, events, mixtapes, etc. without commenting and checking out other people’s links, please kill yourself. No, don’t do that, but really… stop. It’s not cool that you don’t know what’s going on with your friends and peers but expect people to support you. Check out the competition, comment on your friend’s stuff, Retweet and share someone else’s shit for a change, and maybe you’ll get the results you want.
8. Customer Service – You may not work in the hospitality industry or sell retail products for a living, but no matter what your business should have good customer service. Do you return emails in a reasonable time? Do you conduct follow up calls with clients? Do you confirm appointments and important meetings? People need to know that they can depend on you to come through and do what is expected. Even if you are a rapper, you still need to exude some professionalism. That will set you apart from the rest of the mess out there.
9. Think – I hate when I call someone and he or she decides to hit me up via Facebook. I called you, why wouldn’t you respond back through the same form of communication. What did people do before Facebook? I’m not always online, contrary to what it looks like. If I called you through means of telephone, that is what I expect back. It’s quicker and I don’t have to be logged on to have a conversation. I think people are too lazy to go back to traditional means of communication. This hurts a lot of business relationships and great deals, because without communication we all fail. If we are collaborating on something, make sure you have the phone number and the email. Text, call, email, and then tweet and Facebook – social media should be the last alternative to trying to reach someone. This is business… it’s not personal.
10. Be Consistent – I’m always struggling with this because I have a family and other obligations that may prevent me from posting at the same time everyday. That’s the benefit of working for myself; I don’t have certain deadlines to meet. However, when working with someone else, try to get back with him or her within 24 hours. If someone request something from you provide that info as soon as possible. Don’t procrastinate, and then think that they will be waiting to take care of you in the end. My motto “one monkey don’t stop no show” I have way too many clients and potential features to worry about one person for weeks on end. If you can’t get it together, then I feel sorry for you. Try to bring it 100% every time, then people won’t talk shit about you and mess up your credibility.
I started this movement with plans of inspiring and moving people to take advantage of the resources they have around them and walk closer to the life of their dreams. Whether they wanted to be music artist, fashion designers, famous chefs and bakers, or writers, my goal was to show you real people around you are doing some amazing things. I meet people all the time that knows someone or are that someone that could possibly bring you one-step closer to accomplishing anything you put your mind to. With this blessing came some very hard burdens, I wasn’t ready to overcome.
One of the first burdens was the time and energy required to take on this job. I worked a full time job at a huge agency dedicated to helping people overcome long-term or temporary obstacles in their lives, or at least that’s how they advertised it. The job reminded me of high school, except this time around I had better clothes. Most of the people that worked there were miserable and grouchy because of their lack of motivation in their own personal goals and aspirations, and what they did every single day was make it harder for the people around them who refused to suffer from that same plight. My journey ended with them, when I realized that one of the most pathetic people I’ve ever had the displeasure of meeting never had any other job but the one she held. One day she showed me pictures of happy and excited people from the 80’s (my co-workers) and none of those people looked the same anymore. It wasn’t due to age, it was due to stress from that job. I decided I’d rather be broke and happy, living a life that means something to me, than to hurt others and myself working in what I now call the “belly button of hell”. I wanted work on what I feel God set me up to do, but do it full time and with every ounce of courage I own.
One of the things I didn’t realize is that with the position of inspiring and motivating others, you place yourself on a stage to be judged by all who discover you. Who is she to motivate me? Why should I listen to her? I wanted to answer those questions so bad, but the circle of people I had around me warned me of revealing too much of myself. Some said that I’m so unique that mainstream wouldn’t get it. I might ostracize myself before I caught any momentum. I suffered with wanting my business to be successful and prosperous, but wanting to be me. I’ve never been the type to pretend, so instead of fronting as if I’m something I’m not – I would just be anti-social. Well, that doesn’t exactly work in this business. The business suffers when I don’t feel like interacting with people, duh. Therefore, I have to put that bullshit away. I’m not America’s sweetheart, I curse, I drink, and I smoke occasionally. I have a relationship with my Creator that most people will never understand and that is the only entity that can claim ownership of me or mine. I’m not interested in people who run game; I like it straight with no chaser. I love direct people who don’t beat around the bush, and I got a fetish for bald chicks. There is so much about me that people just won’t get, but that will never be my problem. I just need to keep working.
Another burden turned blessing that I had to realize… I’m worth more. There was a time that I would just get in where I could fit in. That’s the business; you have to pay dues. However, what they don’t talk about is the moment when people start requesting you and asking you for stuff, it’s time to start charging. I rather start small than to beat someone in the head with a ridiculous price not worth the service I provided. I know how much goes into what I do and how much I love it, so I charge a reasonable rate for a lot of the stuff I do. It hurts my feelings when people ask for stuff without mentioning pay. That is why many of the things I do, I do myself. I know that it means more when I accomplish myself without assistance, but I also know how greedy people are. It’s just a matter of knowing your worth and implementing strategies to ensure you get what you deserve. I don’t need to elaborate too much on that. I’m not a slave but I’m also not FREE ($$).
I never thought of myself as a “sex-symbol” or a “vixen” per se. I know that I have assets that both genders could appreciate, but I never flaunted it online for the sake of arousing people. That’s just not my style. I rather attract people with my personality and charm, but then again I’m complicated. Anyway, people were telling me don’t alter my look too drastically. They thought I should stick to the black hair long with different variations of styles but that was it. I was frustrated because I get bored easily; I need to change it up for my sanity. I don’t like looking at the same person every single day… in the mirror, lol. However, again for the business I sacrificed something else.
It started to get to the point that GaptoothDiva was becoming something I was not. I walked around with a name of someone I didn’t recognize. I’m girly and fab, but not that damn girly and fab! I’m pretty and bubbly, but not all the time. If I have to go into hiding every time, I don’t possess some of the qualities that people thought were me, than I’m already out of business. When it stopped making me happy, I knew I needed to change. Of course I love my supporters and my friends, but if they can’t accept me like this than no one deserves me any other way. I have shaved my head and have never felt better. I feel more sexy and attractive now than with hundred dollar weaves on my head. Now I know that if you looking at me, you really like what you see physically. You won’t receive a dolled up version of me. Don’t get me wrong, I still like weave, it’s just that I’m on a different level right now and that’s not what I’m on. I love me for me and I’m requesting anybody with an ounce of courage in them, to join me.
Overall, what I realized is that I was happy with what I saw at home, in the privacy of these four walls around those I love and trust. However, what if the people I’m asking to spend money on me, to support me, and to be apart of my network didn’t get that same person, than who am I doing all this for? I got tired of not being able to take pictures when my hair wasn’t done, or staying off line when I felt like ranting about some real shit. I’m not always right and I damn sure “ain’t” perfect, but each day we live our best lives we get closer to it, and I’m willing to walk with you at my best & worst if you let me. I am no longer afraid to say what’s on my mind, nor am I afraid to lose people who don’t agree. I rather inspire you with the truth than to annoy and irritate you with the same bullshit you’ve been spoon-fed for years. I love when people react and not just watch, I love it even more when they move and not just talk. So from here on out in my t-shirt and draws, with a baldhead and all… I’m stating, “I’m the Baddest Creative Motivation!”
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They will try to take my smiles, thinking my love is in my shoes
Never realizing barefoot I’d walk miles to keep them from you
My value is not in clothes, although I’ve been blessed
Cause without you by my side, who gives a damn how I dress
I’ll take whomever wants it just to please your soul
I’ll go to war wherever I’m needed before I let you go
Other mothers may love their seeds, but never let them grow
Everyday with you is a different scene & and a whole ‘other show
God said, watch him Diva – this one I trust to you
An Angel here on earth I blessed just for you
But in turn you must go hard regardless of what they say
Turn blind eyes & deaf ears on whomever is in your way
I said I got this Lord, strapped & ready to go
What’s in store for your life, truthfully… I really don’t know
But I’ve died and came back so that you won’t
Have to rely on a world that will treat you so cold
I’ll go to war for you, this I’m not ashamed
I gave you my heart, my smile, and more than just a name
The world may try to stop me, try to be a broken link in my chain
But no love could match the love I have for my son, no love is the same.
I will go to war for you