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Jun 22

#6 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style

For the background of this list – see my original post from 2-10-12. The #6 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style comes from Drake, making his first appearance on the countdown, straight out of Toronto.  The line actually comes from the Timbaland song that features Drake – Say Something. The line is: “It’s funny […]

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Jun 15

#7 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style

For the background of this list – see my original post from 2-10-12. The #7 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style comes from 50 cent from his song “Outta Control” off his 2005 album The Massacre. This is 50’s 2nd appearance on the countdown (I’m sure he’s so excited!). There were actually two versions […]

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Jun 8

#8 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style

For the background of this list – see my original post from 2-10-12. Tupac Shakur kicked off our countdown at #25 and he’s back in the Top 10 with his hit song Keep Ya Head Up off his 1993 album Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.  This song is great and includes a sample from the song […]

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May 31

#9 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style

For the background of this list – see my original post from 2-10-12. The #9 Rap Lyric that shaped my leadership style comes from the rap group Outkast, which consists of Andre’ 3000 and Big Boi, and the song “Unhappy” which is off their 2003 album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.  The lyric: “True happiness is not […]

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May 25

#10 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style

For the background of this list – see my original post from 2-10-12. Hey, we made it – the Top 10 – if you’ve stuck with me this long – Thank you. My #10 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style comes from Mos Def and Talib Kweli’s 1998 album Black Star and from the […]

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May 18

#11 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style

For the background of this list – see my original post from 2-10-12. The #11 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style comes from Kool Moe Dee and was inspired on his song Death Blow from his 1991 album Funke, Funke Wisdom,  by none other than LL Cool J – who Kool Moe Dee had […]

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May 11

#12 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style

For the background of this list – see my original post from 2-10-12. The #12 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style comes from the Nicki Minaj’s 2011 song Fly, featuring Rhianna.  Most white folks know Nicki Minaj, not from Rap, but from how her song Super Bass was sung by that little English girl […]

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May 4

#13 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style

For the background of this list – see my original post from 2-10-12. The #13 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style comes from Kanye West.  For those who listen to Kanye – he has some great lyrics, but not many you would consider in terms of shaping your leadership philosophies!   But I persevered, digging […]

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Apr 27

#14 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style

For the background of this list – see my original post from 2-10-12. The #14 Rap Lyric that Shaped my Leadership Style comes from an artist making his second appearance on the countdown (feels like Casey Kasem doesn’t it! And now our long distance dedication from Kris in Birmingham to his life partner Lance in […]

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Apr 20

#15 Rap Lyric That Shaped My Leadership Style

For the background of this list – see my original post from 2-10-12. This week’s Rap Lyric comes from Eminem protege Curtis James Jackson III, or as he’s more popularly known – 50 Cent (or do you write that as $.50) off his 2005 album The Massacre.  50 Cent became the first artist in Billboard […]

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