Two weeks ago, I found out that my self-produced/written song “Give Me” off of my 2008 album Musically Promiscuous had been played in the UK during their Sky boxing matches. Today, I come to find out that my Dance/Pop song “Children of the Rainbow” (which was intended to be a MAJOR Gay Pride anthem) has been streamed over 1,657,000 times, my song “Miss U Baby” has been streamed/downloaded over 30,000 times, and that my rap song “Dripping in Gold” will be played for the first time on Miami’s Excitement Radio this up and coming Monday on their show #TheBestKeptSecret. While I’m proud of these small stepping stones, I’d LOVE to hear one of my songs on a MAJOR TV show movie, sports game, radio station, video game, fashion show, and/or commercial. That would make me EXTREMELY happy!!! I share this not to boast about these new developments, but to show that through persistence, dedication, and hard work, you can slowly make progress. You have no idea how many hurdles I’ve had and still continue to overcome; the many times people have told me “No,” or have laughed at me to my face. Being an independent artist is HARD work! However, one must pursue what makes one's soul happy with whatever resources one has at hand. Be you. Life is too short to be scared, worried, or sad. Live your life and know that you’re a trooper for making it this far! Love those who love you and forgive those who have hurt you; spread nothing but love. I’m a simple kid at heart with a big dream where I see the world as a playground, and just like you, I work hard each and every single day in hopes of inching closer to my goals. I don’t know where my journey will take me, but I have faith it will all work out for the best. I hope that the remainder of this year has many good things in store for you. Thank you for your friendship and for your continuous support. I love you and I wish you MUCH success!!! Empower one another!! Let’s make the world a better place, and 2017 an extraordinary year!!