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Being Black Is Dope (ft. Dr. Donald E. Grant Jr.) | Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! [Full Episode]
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Being Black Is Dope (ft. Dr. Donald E. Grant Jr.) | Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! [Full Episode]

In episode 6 of Ryan C. Greene's podcast 'BORN TO BE DOPE,' the spotlight shines on Dr. Donald E. Grant, Jr., as they embark on a compelling dialogue around race, white supremacy, mental health, and the importance of diversity and inclusion. This episode deep-dives into the nuances of systemic issues and the complexities around the construct of race, the ideology of white superiority, and the psychological repercussions of white supremacy. With Donald's extensive background in addressing systemic racial disparities and his expertise in executive coaching, the conversation explores the power of effective leadership and the transformative potential of embracing one's unique identity within the black community. Join Ryan and Donald for a profound examination of these critical topics, underscored by their shared passion for the cultural impact and expressiveness of hip hop. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to the channel and LIKE and SHARE this video. Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/rygisdope To book Ryan C Greene, please visit www.ryancgreene.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope For more info or to be a guest, visit www.borntobedope.com Follow GreeneHouse Media on Instagram: www.instagram.com/greenehousemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com 00:00 From biology to psychology, teaching, and systems. 08:04 White replacement theory fuels white superiority ideology. 15:04 Example of white supremacy in healthcare outcomes. 20:28 Studied mental health needs of black men. 24:36 Embracing personal identity and overcoming challenges as author. 28:54 White supremacy blinded people fueling US Capitol events. 33:05 Six-week author media camp boosts book's reach. 39:54 Harvard reflects America; leader faced challenges. 42:36 Diversifying c-suite means fewer seats for whites. 50:21 Executive coaching helps improve productivity and success. 53:14 Media camp helps authors build thriving platforms. 59:15 Discussion on mental health and hip hop. 01:08:16 Mentor reignited civil rights, shaped personal identity. 01:11:24 Hip hop represents diversity and choice in blackness. 01:14:41 Overcoming obstacles to achieve dreams and success.
Tracey Lee On How His Last $7 Activated His Future Into Law | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Tracey Lee On How His Last $7 Activated His Future Into Law | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Was Howard U Security Spying On Ry-G & Tracey Lee? [Outtake] | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Was Howard U Security Spying On Ry-G & Tracey Lee? [Outtake] | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Tracey Lee Explains How Being Different Made Him Dope | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Tracey Lee Explains How Being Different Made Him Dope | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Did Tracey Lee Really Fall Off? Did BIGGIE Really Smoke Him? | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Did Tracey Lee Really Fall Off? Did BIGGIE Really Smoke Him? | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
What Happened To Tracey Lee's Second Album, "Live From The 215"? | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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What Happened To Tracey Lee's Second Album, "Live From The 215"? | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Tracey Lee On The State Of Hip Hop Culture After 50 Years | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Tracey Lee On The State Of Hip Hop Culture After 50 Years | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Why Was The Rap Industry So Afraid Of Tracey Lee? | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Why Was The Rap Industry So Afraid Of Tracey Lee? | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Tracey Lee On Fatherhood & How His Kids Inspire His Music | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Tracey Lee On Fatherhood & How His Kids Inspire His Music | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Tracey Lee Discusses What Made His HBCU Experience Dope | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Tracey Lee Discusses What Made His HBCU Experience Dope | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Tracey Lee Shares How "The Theme" Came To Be While At Howard U | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Tracey Lee Shares How "The Theme" Came To Be While At Howard U | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Tracey Lee Discusses 50 Years Of Hip Hop & His Influences | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Tracey Lee Discusses 50 Years Of Hip Hop & His Influences | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Tracey Lee On Why He Released New Album "Different" | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!
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Tracey Lee On Why He Released New Album "Different" | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE!

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Tracey Lee On Life & Creativity After The Pandemic | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE
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Tracey Lee On Life & Creativity After The Pandemic | Ryan C Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com
Being Different Is Dope (Guest Tracey Lee) | Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! [Full Episode]
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Being Different Is Dope (Guest Tracey Lee) | Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! [Full Episode]

In this week’s episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! we have a truly inspiring guest joining us. It's the one and only Tracey Lee, a talented MC who has experienced the highs and lows of the music industry. In this episode, Tracey takes us on a journey through his life and music career, sharing personal stories and reflections that will resonate with anyone who has ever questioned his purpose or felt alone in his pursuit of his dreams. Tracey opens up about his early influences in hip-hop, crediting LL Cool J as the first rap superstar and even a superhero-like figure. While also sharing the impact of other legendary MCs like Kool G Rap, Rakim, KRS One, Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Ice Cube and Scarface. Then we get into his new album “Different” and the motivation behind it. During our conversation, Tracey Lee reveals a fascinating connection to Puff (yes, that Puff), and speaks on his involvement with some influential figures in the music industry. We also explore the deeper themes that Tracey Lee explores in his music. He opens up about his faith and spirituality, and how questioning his purpose and navigating the effects of isolation changed his perspective on the world and his family. We hear about his resilience and determination to continue pursuing his gift from God, even when faced with adversity. Join us as Tracey Lee takes us on an unforgettable journey filled with passion, self-discovery, and the unbreakable spirit of a true artist. This is an episode you don't want to miss, as we dive into the heart and soul of an extraordinary individual who has defied the odds and continues to shape the hip-hop culture we know and love. #BornToBeDope #Different #RyanCGreene #TraceyLee #HipHop50 #DifferentIsDope Get Tracey Lee’s new album DIFFERENT exclusively at www.traceyleemusic.com Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com 00:01:37 Isolated, soul searching, new perspective, moving forward. 00:05:42 LL Cool J, rap superstar, influenced me. 00:08:56 Failed high school deals led to sports broadcasting. 00:10:07 Puff Daddy, Mark Pitts, D Dot signed deal producing The Theme. 00:15:37 Daddy transforms, supports, guides, and loves unconditionally. 00:17:04 Record industry favors relationships over individual artists. 00:19:46 Proud of hip hop culture recognition, but negatives arise from money and generational shifts. 00:24:41 Successful chart run, collaborations with Notorious BIG and Busta Rhymes, but limited promotion potential due to politics. 00:26:35 Second album funded, featuring Kanye West, Korrupt, Buckshot. 00:30:11 Confusion about collaboration with Big on record. 00:34:05 People noticed me and spread the word. 00:38:36 Faith-based person questions purpose, seeks acknowledgement. 00:40:57 Receiving unexpected checks helped pursue law school. 00:43:54 Excitement for new album and success goals.
This Is The Remix! | Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE [Full Episode]
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This Is The Remix! | Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE [Full Episode]

Welcome back to another episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE! In today's episode, titled "This Is The Remix!", we're diving deep into the power of reinvention and reconnecting with our true passions. You know, there are times in life when we feel stuck, unhappy, and disconnected from our purpose. It's in those moments that we need to hit the reset button and find our way back to being unapologetically great at being ourselves. Today, we're remixing our lives, just like they do in hip hop, to create a future filled with fulfillment and success. Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com 00:05:38 Pandemic made people reevaluate their lives. 00:08:35 Getting in front of millions by focusing on few. 00:12:23 Master your messaging and magnify your presence. 00:15:11 Employment agreement: Find joy in current earnings. 00:19:49 Finding your passion: Get paid for it. 00:21:38 Rekindling purpose, don't neglect your desires. 00:24:49 Decisions shape your future; reimagine it. 00:28:15 Don't expect support; friends are not customers. 00:30:27 You make the decision, operate with purpose. Remix your life, be unapologetically great. 00:33:43 Encouragement to be unapologetically great and dream big.
GPS Your Way To Becoming a Dope Speaker | Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE [Full Episode]
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GPS Your Way To Becoming a Dope Speaker | Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE [Full Episode]

On this episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE, host Ryan C. Greene invites guest Dr. Karim Ellis, a renowned speaker, to discuss how to GPS your way to becoming a dope and successful speaker. Karim emphasizes the importance of knowing one's value and only accepting opportunities that align with their divine assignment. The GPS concept is used to emphasize the importance of being clear on where one is headed to avoid getting sidetracked by unrelated opportunities. The future of the speaking industry is discussed, and Karim shares his advice on how to stand out in an oversaturated industry. Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com [00:04:10] Discover purpose by finding God-given talent. [00:09:10] Finding, mastering, planting, controlling gift/talent stages. [00:14:43] Kill ego, build expertise, focus message. [00:20:20] Clear direction, ditch dead weight, seek growth. [00:22:32] Quick break from show for sponsors/partners. Speaker payout. [00:30:33] Speaker advice: Surround yourself with better speakers. [00:35:35] Speaker must choose lane for building brand. [00:42:26] Delivering spirituality in a non-offensive manner. [00:51:07] "Don't let anyone gaslight your greatness" [00:57:22] Bonus content: Future of speaking industry. [01:00:15] Originality is key for speakers' success. Music included in the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3ilsuBZWxA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP2kSTLmr-8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xznXCVADsgE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_1yy5G58WA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScTX3aXb2Wc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zznDeoh2sZQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7qfjUu-d6E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCuRy1hsOR8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCmlyno7oWk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-qc9RIXhD4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hR4-2Vvncvs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2yGpxQ9RVM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljrHpgIJXcw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njqMlB8QV4Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1c0bFmp3vJc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy3-_i4TSgo&list=PLIhirORfbHSqYdnESCQX2YQ2iVF7PDeQZ&index=9 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCp7xgjV9BA&list=PLIhirORfbHSqYdnESCQX2YQ2iVF7PDeQZ&index=14
5 Dope Keys To Building A Sales Team For Free | Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE [Full Episode]
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5 Dope Keys To Building A Sales Team For Free | Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE [Full Episode]

On this episode of Ryan C. Greene's BORN TO BE DOPE, entrepreneur and sales guru Che Brown shares his system for building a successful sales team without spending a dime. Brown stresses the importance of seeing oneself in sales and embracing it as a positive thing, as everyone is in sales in some way. He covers the difference between sales and marketing and explains how salespeople rely on marketing to help solve problems and bring in revenue. Additionally, Che emphasizes the importance of collaboration over competition and encourages listeners to start collaborating and working together. Tune in to learn about his five-component system for building a successful sales team and how you can apply these principles to your own business. Be sure to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, and SHARE this episode! Watch this and other full video episodes: www.watchborntobedope.com Follow Born To Be Dope on Instagram: www.instagram.com/iamborntobedope Join the private Born To Be Dope Facebook Group: www.borntobedopegroup.com Follow Ryan C. Greene on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ryancgreenemedia Get your Born To Be Dope Apparel: www.weardopetees.com [00:02:21] Finding your special sauce for success, sales vs marketing. [00:03:25] Sales solves problems and brings money in. [00:09:39] Five components for seven-figure sales team. [00:13:06] Developing seven figure sales team concept. [00:22:40] Digital sales team for growing businesses. [00:26:16] Love for rap music as personal empowerment. [00:30:08] "Mamba mentality": belief in never finishing, working hard. [00:34:05] Collaboration over competition, impact humanity. [00:35:42] Che Brown, show, follow on social media. Music used in this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3ilsuBZWxA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP2kSTLmr-8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xznXCVADsgE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_1yy5G58WA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScTX3aXb2Wc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zznDeoh2sZQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7qfjUu-d6E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCuRy1hsOR8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCmlyno7oWk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-qc9RIXhD4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hR4-2Vvncvs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2yGpxQ9RVM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljrHpgIJXcw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njqMlB8QV4Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1c0bFmp3vJc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy3-_i4TSgo&list=PLIhirORfbHSqYdnESCQX2YQ2iVF7PDeQZ&index=9 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCp7xgjV9BA&list=PLIhirORfbHSqYdnESCQX2YQ2iVF7PDeQZ&index=14

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