Gary Vaynerchuk: Hate to Love :-)

For some reason, this dude used to just annoy the crap out of me. But somewhere in the last month as I’ve been growing my business and securing capital, it dawned on me why the hate was actually love. He tells the truth. It’s in your face. It’s harsh but when you’re NOT giving %150, the person who tells you that feels like an enemy. But this dude is the truth. The last call is amazing!!


Indie Music in STL: FameMachine

We are working with Gaslight to finish FameMachine. This is an exciting time for our company. We are working on many projects and all of them are dope in their own way. As an independent media company, we rely on strong partners and loyal fans to make sure we reach our goals. JB and Gaslight have been that for us. Soon, you’ll see what the team has been working on for the last year. And it’s a milestone project for multiple reasons:

  1. The Culprit Manifest has been producing music since 2007, releasing music since 2014 and have never done a collaboration. What? 😳
  2. i7iu7e has been performing in hip-hop shows around STL for the last 10+ years and this is his debut album release. What?😜
  3. Gaslight is one year old and the FameMachine Project – a concept record – is one of their first releases as a small indie label in partnership with just mediaworks. What?πŸ™‚

Looking forward to getting it out into the world and thanks so much for the love everyone has shown along the way!!


St. Louis is on the rise…

imagesThere’s cool stuff going on in St. Louis. It feels like the best time in a very long time to be here. There are so many talented people living in the metro and I hope to be on the forefront of changing the perception of the Gateway City. Innovation is happening here. Music is happening here. Good food is happening here. I have met more than a few entrepreneurs who have moved their companies here. With the right plan, you can grow your business in St. Louis because it’s so much cheaper than Chicago, NY or San Francisco. Startups are thriving here. And did I mention the beer?

I live in StL cause this is where my family is but I stay here because I choose to be part of the new narrative and you should join me while it’s still affordable.