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#JustDoIt- Dear Mr. Kaepernick #iWroteThisForYou

Photo Credit: Image found on Colin Kaepernick’s Instagram and Twitter Accounts. The Life As Shay Report: I had a writing assignment where I acted as Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid’s attorney. How timely. As of September 3, 2018, Nike revealed its campaign celebrating 30 years of the #JustDoit brand. On the same day, I wrote… Read More #JustDoIt- Dear Mr. Kaepernick #iWroteThisForYou

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Gambino’s Summer Pack Ends the Summer with Exotic Sweetness

The Life As Shay Report: As students head back to school, summer hours at the office come to an end, and traffic picks back up…all we can do is reflect on the last days of Summer 2018. As you enjoy the last days before Fall, let Childish Gambino assist you in welcoming the transition from… Read More Gambino’s Summer Pack Ends the Summer with Exotic Sweetness

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Social Media Agencies as The New A&Rs: Fake Love? The Case of Lil Pump

ABSTRACT Music has been and continues to be a universal language, unifying people, telling stories, furthering cultures, bringing excitement, and healing people. The essence of what music is to a twenty-first century society has not changed; however, what has changed is the way that we discover and consume music. Technology and social media has made… Read More Social Media Agencies as The New A&Rs: Fake Love? The Case of Lil Pump

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Monday Moods: “Crew” by Goldlink ft Brent Faiyaz, Shy Glizzy

The Life As Shay Report: Welp, we’ve made it to another Monday in Spring 2017. Whether you enjoyed your weekend or not, I think you’d appreciate this jam by Goldlink. I remember running across Goldlink’s music about a year ago and I fell in love, he’s so DOPE! This DC native is next up so… Read More Monday Moods: “Crew” by Goldlink ft Brent Faiyaz, Shy Glizzy

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Stressful Week? “Dance on Me”-Goldlink

The Life As Shay Report: Yes, it’s true…it’s only Tuesday and I can call my week stressful already. I have already had an oral presentation, a long ass meeting after an 80 mile drive, hours of homework and outlining, emails upon emails, and it’s not even Wednesday. In times like this…I revert to one of… Read More Stressful Week? “Dance on Me”-Goldlink

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Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble”: A brief epilogue

The Life As Shay Report: Welp! I’m back! As you know, if there is one artist that’s able to set fire under my arse and get me back to writing, it’s Kendrick *insert emoji heart eyes* Seeing as how Kendrick released “Humble” about three days ago and there is already 21 million plus views, I… Read More Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble”: A brief epilogue