“From Cards Dice to Life.. These are the Gambling Stories. Bishop Brigante catches up with fellow T Dot artist Drake ( Young Money ) and gets the highs and lows from Drake on his gambling ventures. See how Drake reflects on the infamous “The Watch” video against Brigante himself.”
And for the sake of context here’s “The Watch” video (jokes!):
Nobody said I couldn’t express my observations for The Fine Print through poetry. So here is a piece I put together a few months back after a series of events opened my eyes to the dangerous dynamics between business and friends.
Certain mans in certain situations are terribly misguided
certain scenes make ‘em certain they’re like I am.
Or better yet, better than and due some big favors.
Or better yet, any favor. Any question better get answered!
Now it’s their gig, with their click.
Swinging for the fences they miss the pitch.
You build not bully, then see money.
You learn then lead, then others start to believe.
Nothing is owed beyond a blink or a double take.
Too fast comin’ up and soon the money’s late.
It’s gone before it comes,
It’s worn before its hung,
It’s said before its thought and taken back before it’s bought…. (more…)
In the belly of her Tony and Grammy-nominated, pregnant yet still performing mother Salome Bey, Toronto-based vocal powerhouse Saidah Baba Talibah missed being born right out on stage by about one month, so it’s little wonder that she’s managed to maintain such a close relationship with that great artistic pulpit through most of there life. A singer, dancer, actress, and all around renaissance woman, Talibah has found success in many avenues throughout her career, from her touring work with renowned musical theatre presentations and her 6-year stint fronting local soul/fusion group Blaxäm through the late 90’s, to her lengthy list of backup duties for artists as disparate as Divine Brown, Alannah Myles, Enrique Iglesias , and Saukrates.