Hot Ni99a. #shmurda  (at Webster Hall)

Hot Ni99a. #shmurda (at Webster Hall)

I ball for the team I own. #nikefootballsociety #captain #letsbeclear

I ball for the team I own. #nikefootballsociety #captain #letsbeclear

My favorite comedian @dlemoncomedy’s The Half Hour special premieres on Comedy Central THIS Friday. #watchlive #dvr #iknowhim (last hashtag birthed by @pqchanel).

My favorite comedian @dlemoncomedy’s The Half Hour special premieres on Comedy Central THIS Friday. #watchlive #dvr #iknowhim (last hashtag birthed by @pqchanel).

When I say 2 you say… #hollerbroadway

When I say 2 you say… #hollerbroadway

Happy Will Smith Day! #july4th #fourthofjuly #britishpeoplebelike

Happy Will Smith Day! #july4th #fourthofjuly #britishpeoplebelike

Fight The Power.  #dtrt25 (at Do The Right Thing Way)

Fight The Power. #dtrt25 (at Do The Right Thing Way)

5 years ago, news broke that Michael Jackson died. I was sitting in on a friend’s class at NYU and my phone kept buzzing. I had to run back to work and we immediately did a live show on MTV. I was the researcher and shot facts to Sway’s floor producer. After a few hours of that I had to write two legacy pieces on MJ (music and legal) to publish on the site, then the next morning I was in LA for two weeks covering all things King of Pop. Met fans from around the world, was interviewed by international outlets and the culmination was attending the funeral inside Staples Center. It was exhausting, rewarding and likely the story I’ll tell my future kids when they ask, Daddy, what do you do?

5 years ago, news broke that Michael Jackson died. I was sitting in on a friend’s class at NYU and my phone kept buzzing. I had to run back to work and we immediately did a live show on MTV. I was the researcher and shot facts to Sway’s floor producer. After a few hours of that I had to write two legacy pieces on MJ (music and legal) to publish on the site, then the next morning I was in LA for two weeks covering all things King of Pop. Met fans from around the world, was interviewed by international outlets and the culmination was attending the funeral inside Staples Center. It was exhausting, rewarding and likely the story I’ll tell my future kids when they ask, Daddy, what do you do?

Once upon a time, in the land of NYC, there was a man named Jay. He was a man of perfect integrity, who feared retractions and avoided evil.

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