Keith L. Brown Interview took place at the 30th Annual National Youth At Risk Conference in Savannah, GA.
Saturday School is to provide assistance through the components of academics and behavior education for students and Derrick Hayes the “@enTIEtainer” was brought in to give #motivation and #inspiration
Please #share a this #video clip from my #postersession at the #National #Youth #AtRisk #Conference that took place in #Savannah #Georgia. My poster session was entitled “Don’t Let a TIE, #TIE Up Your #Success.” The Poster Session MC @KeithLBrown1911 – https://lnkd.in/e6D4MNG
2 Chainz vs 2 Ties is a tribute to Hip Hop and Tauheed Epps who is known professionally as 2 Chainz https://youtu.be/LU7xXWmG1J8
2 Ties is Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes Derrick Hayes who is the #1 Encouragement Speaker and is internationally known for having the unique talent of turning name and words into positive messages within seconds right before your eyes. Hayes calls these Derricknyms.
In this video Derrick Hayes talks about how 2 Chainz and Hip Hop inspired him and he uses ties to show how music and fashion go together and can be used to save lives.
Each tie represents a life and when we come together we should network and build relationships so that when we cross paths we will be able to do it with love and not hate so that we uplift each other instead of downgrading each other.
In life things happen. There are winners and losers and at times it will look like someone comes up short only to realize that they have room to grow. As we rise we all need balance with Coaches and players, Mentors and Protegees, Fathers and Sons.
If my Dad was here with me right now he would say keep inspiring others to open doors so that they can launch and open their wings to soar. Tonight your 2 Ties is helping others be able to break their 2 Chainz. The Chain of Unforgiveness and the Chain of Poverty.
When you are able to forgive your brother and your sister and most importantly be able to forgive yourself than you will never be broke.
You will have the most important thing you could ever have and that is each other
Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives a DERRICK Interview by asking 7 questions through each letter of his first name to give you an insightful perspective from other experts, entrepreneurs, celebrities and up and coming super stars.
Today’s DERRICK Interview is with Preston ‘Prizzie” Reid who is an American mixing/recording engineer and record producer based in Chicago, Illinois, Atlanta, Georgia and Los Angeles, California. As a native of Chicago, Prizzie was born the son of a musician and was introduced to music as well as electronics at a very young age. Preston spent his teenage years developing his skillset, soon partnering with Space Jam Jaye as a collaborative duo. Shortly after attending Columbia College Chicago, Prizzie set sights for the music scene in Los Angeles where he quickly gained a name for himself not only in music, but in film audio and scoring as well under CannonVision among many other film production companies. Since then he has been primarily working out of his private studio in Chicago along with remote studios throughout Atlanta where he has mixed and/or produced records for Hip Hop, R&B, Pop, and several other genres for artists including Space Jam Jaye, T.I, Energe, Fetty Wap, Scotty ATL, Duru Tha King, Mykko Montana, Cam’ron, Cash Out, Gorilla Zoe, Ab Soul, Stuey Rock, Gucci Mane, Jerm 9V, Slide Dillinger, Zeus, Tim Stacks (W), 2 Chainz, Cap 1, Ronn Makk, Breezy Montana, Yo Gotti, GBE, various film credits and many other very talented artists and producers along with a variety of film credits.
D is for Dream. What is your dream, goals or what have you achieved?
My dream is simple. Inspire. That’s what helped me get to where i am so far. And what propels me to keep reaching. I think people can achieve great things as long as we keep the fire burning and inspiring each other.
E is for Education. What is your educational background and how do you use it daily?
Well, as far as music goes….I attended Columbia College in Chicago, IL. But as far as where I’ve actually developed, it’s a little tricky. I grew up heavily rooted in church. I mean every Sunday (and Wednesday). So as far as watching what music can do to people and how it can move people emotionally…that’s where i learned it. As far as having the “ear”, I think it was genetically passed down by my father who is a lifelong musician and exposed me to a ton of music early on in life. But as far as overall creativity, I think life and living through different experiences is the best teacher.
R is for Resource. What resources do you bring to the table that makes you unique or stand out?
I think the fact that i was exposed to so many diverse situations throughout my childhood, naturally makes me versatile and adaptable. My favorite music ranges from modern hip-hop to Zedd to Ingrid Michaelson to The Fray to Hoobastank to Earth Wind & Fire to Jim Morrison to Frank Sinatra. I can’t get enough of music. I love it all.
R is for Ready. When did you realize you were ready for what you are doing now?
Honestly, i don’t know if i was ever ready. I think it’s more so a matter of being ready to embrace whatever you are faced with and having an optimistic attitude.
I is for Individual. Name at least one individual in your network that others should learn more about and why?
Sounds crazy, but my Uncle Josef Cannon. He’s an actor living out in LA. He’s one of the craziest and most brutally honest people i know. But i think when you can get past his blunt approach, you’ll realize that there’s a method to his madness.
C is for Challenges. What challenges have you had to overcome?
Where do i start?? Everyday is a challenge. I think what a lot of people may not realize is that following a dream can be an extremely lonely path at times. It’s like GPS’ing a location and realizing the only way to get there from where you are at is through a long dark dusty back road. To make it even more tough, sometimes the weather may be bad and you can’t see what’s in front of you nor do you have anyone else’s taillights to guide you. But you know that you just need to keep going. You know you’ll get there as long as you don’t stop.
K is for Key. What keys to success can you leave for upcoming entrepreneurs and leaders?
I think to me at this point, the biggest key is to lead by example. Be brave and bold in what you want to do. I admire people like Ken Lewis, Miles Walker, Leslie Braithwate (i probably spelled that wrong) etc. I admire them not only for their skill set and ability, but more so for their mind and hustle. i’ve learned more from these people when in comes to taking care of business and doing good work. That you are a walking product and brand. At this point, almost EVERYBODY is good at what they do. We all have the same resources. I think what ultimately sets them apart is their sense of maniacal work ethic and professionalism.
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