What’s Up with Swavor?

image[2]What does it really mean to have a clothing brand these days? In a time where the internet has made manufacturing garments possible in a few clicks and starting a clothing line is as easy as creating an online dating profile – what do you do to standout in this ocean of “designers”, “owners”, and “CEOs”? The answer is quite simple actually – don’t compete. You focus solely on the tasks before you and build your brand. You allow your natural inspirations to take control and because of that you have already differentiated yourself. If you ask me, (and you are asking me by virtue of you reading this), Swavor has done just that.

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#NowReading: Crush It – Gary Vaynerchuk

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Soooooo – I’ve been following Gary Vee for about two years now and I finally got his first book. I can’t lie – I’m not much of a reader. I’d rather learn by watching someone do it or doing it myself but reading eeeehh frankly I just get bored with the concept of sitting still. However, knowing Gary Vee’s style of presentation allows me to make this just entertaining enough to sit down and read big chunks of it at a time.

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Jabari Johnson Words w/ Friends feat. Phillip T. Annand

During my days off I do a lot of digging for inspiration and wisdom from people I respect in various creative industries. Well, Saturday was no different when I stumbled upon a podcast featuring Phillip T. Annand [@OnAwardTour]. He is the founder of the Madbury Club [@MadburyClub] which is collective of talented friends currently doing creative marketing and agency work for a number of large brands across the country including the NBA, NIKE, and Sprint to name a few. Oh yeah – Phil’s only TWENTY – FOUR …… Im going to let you all sit on that one for a little bit. Continue reading

Tange Lomax – Joy

There’s just something about a talented female artist especially one with the ability to be lyrically sound. There is also something about people who take the time to craft their own sound and Tange Lomax [@TANGELOMAX] does just that. I think I am most intrigued by how her positivity and warm spirit is personified on her tracks. You listen to her and can not help but be pulled in and feel lifted by the vibes. I was thoroughly impressed by her mixtape, Lucid, that dropped in January and I am just as pleased with this track – enJOY – I know that was a lame pun but hey ….. I couldn’t help myself. Ha! Shoutout to FC Music Group – Peace!