#1480 - Kevin Hart

May 25, 2020

Kevin Hart is a comedian, actor and producer. His new audiobook "The Decision: Overcoming Today's BS for Tomorrow's Success" is available now on Audible.

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at check out my guest today is one of the baddest motherfuckers on the face of the Earth he is one of the biggest movie stars he is one of the biggest stand-up comedy stars in the history of the art form he's an amazing guy and Incredibly motivational guy I love them to death please give it up for the Great and Powerful Kevin Hart

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The Joe Rogan Experience Train by day Joe Rogan podcast by night all day

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you come in here moving and shaking man you come in here making deals you're on the phone already gotta do it you're always moving I mean is there anything else to do is there anything else to do not want to get ahead no no especially not now man Hunters hunt yes those that don't get ate the last time you were here man that was one of the most inspirational podcast I've ever done I left that I literally had a shift in the way I was looking at things like you put an extra gear in my step that day I was like oh

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I love being around people like you my guy people around you you people like you you're you're going for shit all the time and it's infectious it's like you're you you give off energy and when people around you they want to they want to get shit done to this context means yes it's contagious it's not it's not just me putting it out I think that the last time I was here I conversation was such a great conversation because there was there was

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we both had point of views right and when we shared the point of views you elevated the other person's POV like when we were talking and I was telling you why I live the way I live why I am the way I am you springboarded then you said yeah because kept for me I've been doing this and we had this vegan Yang thing going and it and it drove the conversation I told you you know before we jumped on one of the best interviews that I've ever

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done and from a feedback perspective with people that just love what the discussion was love the tone of the interview two things that was said felt inspired motivated after it was just great all around for me checked all the boxes it was for me too and I got a bunch of great responses from my friends from fro that's when I know it's good when I get friends and my friends were all like pretty unanimous like that is a motivational motherfucker wow like that dude gets shit done when people hear stuff like you were someone who's so excited about life

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excited about doing things you know there's something about that that it's fuel it's fuel for Pope V we need that everyone needs that you know I don't even this is this is not a Cheesy segue all right this just makes sense from what you just said what you just said is the reason why I did the decision you said people need that it's fuel yeah right I feel that in today's time

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what people are most selfish with his information hmm nobody wants to give information you got to ask for it if you ask for it then I maybe maybe I'll tell you some stuff but it's a search and find I mean real good real information information about how to get to success that's the that's the one from everybody across the board on some level right okay everybody success is different this doesn't mean Fame and and stars I'm not talking about that level of success for

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everything I'm saying whatever your version of success is to get to it information from someone that's done it or that's partaking in it and some degree will only add to the value of your journey it's only going to make it easier it's not to say that you got to do what they said but with that information you're able to process it maybe use it maybe not right but you got it right that's what I wanted to do I say yo I got it I got a fucking I got a life

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I got a hell of a life that I've lived full of ups Downs potholes Cobblestone speed bumps Flat Road u-turns some smack brick walls that I just ran into you know some revolving doors of back and forth and through it all my mental is only gotten better because I feel like I've been in I've been in the mental gym the mental Fitness that that coincides with life you know it should get better is shit you should

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advisor you should get smarter you should be able to make better decisions and all of my decisions came from the massive amount of fuck-ups and I can now share those fuck-ups I can now share the rights and the wrongs and the way that I handle all of the things that I've done and people can just take that information and go wow I never looked at it like that it gives them a better view of the landscape yeah especially when someone like you you almost seem like an unattainable person like how

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how how does he do that how is he doing that how is this guy go from Philadelphia to be one of the biggest movie stars in the world how does he become one of the biggest stand-up comedy stars ever how the fuck do you do that you almost seem like an alien you know to people on the outside but then when they hear you talk about your real life and talk about these fuck-ups talk about the successes and talk about the lessons that you've learned man that's fuel for folks in a way that nothing else is because it's there's a lot of people that are bullshit online there's a lot of these motivational speakers that haven't done shit and it's a weird thing

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like they're trying to give you Motivation by like sort of reciting things that they think are going to work they think that they think you want to hear they haven't done it someone who's done something when you say it people are going to listen they're going to go oh and you're so honest about everything which is every that's everything to people because when you're pure when your words are pure people take them right in they come right in there's no there's no like I was guys kind of fucking selling me

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something I was gonna sell shit yeah I got nothing to sell I had a I had a talk with Chase like Chase JP Morgan Chase and partners of mine and we were doing this we're not we were we are we doing this thing called advance and black Pathways right we're trying to cure financial literacy in the black community we've been we're only gear number two right now right and there was a conversation where you know they wanted to have set Bankers go and talk to

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the kids in the inner city and I was like you can't you can't send a white man that works for JPMorgan Chase to the inner city of sad Community Hood whatever to talk to these young black kids that has no idea about the life that the black kids living I said would you need is people that have actually come from these environments they have made it out of the environments and now understand how money

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he works because now when I talk to you I'm not talking to you with hypotheticals and I'm not preaching to you about what you should do and what you got to do what I'm telling you what I did that didn't work I'm telling you I fucked off money and I'm telling you what I didn't know hey guys here's a fact there is no education that comes with money in the black communities it doesn't you can go search for there isn't one it does not exist there is no one that is outright teaching the kids in a black community how

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to operate financially how to set up for your future there is nobody talking to you about ownership homes mortgages Investments Stocks by that doesn't exist it doesn't exist it's not until you get out of that environment that you meet some people that are planning their life accordingly that you start to ask questions it's not till maybe college and on the later side of it that you're with people that are getting

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um jobs in the future that you start to do it there is no prep or education at a young age I says you need a you need a fucking man that can go there and go Amen Let Me Tell You Why Y'all gotta stop taking these free credit cards let me tell you why you got to stop putting the cable in somebody else's name and continuing to fuck it up let me tell you why you got to stop being okay with not having a bank account let me tell you why you got to stop using the check cashing places there's nobody giving that information

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I said that's what I am so if we're going to have a relationship let's build it off as something authentic let's build it off as something that people can go I get that since then to go back to your point my relationship has been based on me telling the truth I told JPMorgan Chase I want to go to the inner city and I want to have these discussions but let me have them my way I don't want to have it in a JP Morgan Chase way and I got to credit them for backing me because they are lying

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me with other people that shared the same stories that have achieved certain levels of success that speak to the same thing so everything that I've done everything that I'm trying to do when I do talk about it I come proven I'm only talking about this because I really got knowledge about it I don't got knowledge about it because I'm a smart ass motherfucking world that's not what and I was just coming from Joe my knowledge is coming from hey man yo don't walk the door number one I walk through his monster in there

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the bunch of shit in that door it wasn't till I came out that door that I saw those monsters that I knew the other monsters weren't as bad in door number two but door number three is finally where you should go I messed up man I went to the first two doors wrong why can't I give that to somebody that that hasn't experienced those doors yet why can't I just get that information and possibly prevent them from walking into those doors and that's what's really valuable for people listening a man was really valuable

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well someone is actually done it and done it wrong and done it right and like Hey listen I fucked up this is how I fucked up that that means so much to people it really did you were you were advancing people's possibilities it's I think that's what life should be about if as adults as adults we have a job to do whether you want to admit it or not your job is to set up the Next Generation

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that's our job what do you want to fucking admit it or not it's your kids it's your friends it's whomever you're supposed to live a certain way do certain things to set up for the next Generation to come and to be able to do better if you don't then you're not doing your part and if the world never fucking grows you got to raise your hand and be responsible hmm because you're part of the leg Yeah

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you're part of the delay if we look up and 15 20 years and we in the same spot what that means that our fucking ground Breakers that was doing all the shit during that 15 20 years never share the information so that these new people come through and break new ground yeah somebody gotta do more than what the fuck I did I don't care who it is right but you gotta do more right somebody gotta fucking do more somebody gotta break these records in you already believes the trail yeah this I don't all I did was show you amen

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hey they stopped here but I kept going to the left and I start haul ass and look what I found now that I'm over here that means it's more did you have a time in your life when you realize that you were doing the right thing like a time of your life but you realized like in your comedy career in particular will you realize like I'm getting some fucking traction like this is really rolling like in the beginning you probably like all of us were not sure what was going to happen you're trying you know you doing open mics trying to make it but it was there a time where you

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this approach is this is happening I got traction it was when I think I think the the noticing of oh shit of something's happening right now and it's this is

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I think this is success I think I think I'm think I meant it was it around the time your first special like when was it was when I did the shack All-Star Comedy Jam yes I just told somebody that story I was talking to Gary Owens actually a good friend of mine comedian and we were talking about the past and you know Gary was like kept there was a moment where you just fucking just just ran past everyone and he was like I don't remember exactly what

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it was that did it he said I just remember looking up and you were gone and I remember it was the shack All-Star Comedy Jam the lineup was Cedric the Entertainer he was hosting it was DeRay Davis Tommy Davidson and myself it's a whole lineup it was dear a Davidson Tommy Davidson myself Saturday Entertainer was the host and I closed out the show and I remember going to do the show

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shows and Phoenix it was in the round and I had to do this is when I was about to tape seriously funny my next special at the grown little man so seriously funny I was taping like four months it was already on the books so this is the this is supposed to be it this is my big coming-out party this has to be it man you know I feel like I'm ready I've been working hard my jokes are hitting I'm Raw I'm edgy this is it this is the one I'm fucking funny seriously that's why I titled that seriously funny I was I was I was ready I get the call from Jeff Clan again

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checks All-Star Comedy Jam would taping it Kev do is like 15 20 minutes you know can you do it for me and Jeff and I had a relationship and I was like jumping about to take my special I want to burn that material he's like Kev look you can use some other stuff 15-20 minutes we tape it but you know these things get some good traction good views has some good eye candy should just have it out there all right whatever I wasn't taking a serious this was not something that was taking serious and this is an example of

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sometimes you don't know what it's going to be you don't know what the fuel in a rocket is going to be you just got a fucking buckle up and be prepared for the take off now if it take off and you don't know where to seat belts are and you don't know where the lights and shit at well now you got a fucked-up Rocket Ride you on you on Crash it's over it's over if you're not ready yeah I do it this thing Aires and I remember watching it

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at the end of the show something so small seems so fucking big I say goodnight I put up two fingers and as I'm walking off the stage they put it in slow motion

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they put me in slow motion walking off the stage and it was a separation from everything else that was on there it was almost like this guy is the guy it was it was a it was a small tweak and editing I had nothing to do with it I just saw it and the slow-motion walk off the crowd getting up clapping you see people's faces slow motion point in screaming and I'm walking off with a kebab

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and it was almost like a coined this is it this is going to be the guy I didn't do it I didn't mean for it to happen I didn't know it was going to happen God bless the editors God Bless The Shack All-Star Comedy Jam after that aired I remember doing a show at Caroline Joe this is a true fucking story shout out to Lewis from Caroline's comedy club I was just doing the weekend

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we can you supposed to be doing you know three shows we set out 15 shows so now 15 I can show us we didn't listen how many days would you we was there for like eight days we whatever like eight days you can Louis can confirm this Caroline's comedy club that's crazy Michael Berkowitz can't confirm this that's my public appearance agent we just kept getting calls

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it were gone we just put the tickets up for another show they're gone what will you want to do we can add another you want to try to do a Wednesday night yeah go ahead it's gone Kevin we added the Wednesday it's gone what do you want to do you want to see if we can add a late show Wednesday yeah fuck it I guess it's gone

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Tuesday when Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday was in that bitch to goddamn Wednesday holy shit - all's Caroline's comedy club without feel like when I was and I want to say I'm going to say 12 to 15 shows I remember because some of them you could do one some we could do too but you don't know I'm like I can't I can't even understand this Caroline's comedy club was a big Comedy Club this is New York City this is the this is The Melting Pot where you got some of everybody

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after that is when me and Burt said is this a New York thing is that the word get out and New York and we found out the Shacks All-Star Comedy Jam was playing on like Showtime Around the Clock it was just being pumped all day all night and we put up some shows outside and a comedy club start fine was adding shows we said let's do small theaters and then I did small theaters in right after that moment I tape seriously funny

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Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam hit so hard that by time I was ready to do seriously funny which was in three to four months people were so hype and ready to see me do something else that that became a massive attraction wow seriously funny took off and blues well that's crazy that it was something that you weren't even really thinking I'm not even thinking about it maybe that's why I was so free you know so shouldn't you don't pressure yeah the shit is not now by the way seriously funny I damn this shit myself

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I damn near perfect cated on myself before the show because I'm like man these people here the theater sold out so fast I had LeBron Shaq the the whole Cleveland Cavalier team was there at the time it was Unreal I was like this is this is it this is my moment I gotta I gotta make this I gotta make this a thing wow I gotta make I can't fuck this up

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I cannot fuck this up the show ended up going great and then from there the the fucking star just continue to rise and and that's when the engine Within Myself started the click of go get right so this is something you always had the go get I got always had that always had that I told before that's my mom all right P Nancy Hart don't tell me I can't do something because now I'm pissed that Mama do it

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don't tell me that and that's a gift and a curse yeah that's a gift and a curse like you saw in a dark I love you saw it in my documentary I put it all out there that's the curse Kev don't put that video up don't do that don't tell me what the fuck not to do I'm gonna do it and sometimes it don't do what you think it was going to do you don't know everything hmm you don't know everything and you're not that great to think that you do know everything and you can get bit in the ass by thinking that but you gotta get bit to go oh let me get better at that yes

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so my go get comes from me just saying what's my reason not to go after everything that I possibly can I will stand on a fucking building and say this man it's a game this this thing is serious but it's got a game like quality to it this thing called life hmm it's got a game like quality to it and if you don't fucking see that you better

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in your eyes you can open your fucking eyes because in this life the moves that we're making allow you to do more to to get more to see more travel more explore experience or some people are dealt a different hand and it's tougher it's a darker Road and it's damn it it's a fuck I'm I want to get out of this

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I can't I'm doing how do I get out for I made it oh it look like I wasn't supposed to get up in them out everybody say you can't get out of this shit I did I'm out I'm out I'm one of the people that got out it's a fucking it's got a real game like quality to it and that doesn't mean that you play with it understand what I'm saying here it means that you can do what you put your mind to and if you continue to put your mind to it the game opens

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up new levels tell me I'm fucking saying something wrong you're saying something right you get a new level and each new level it gets opened up you're able to adapt the different mindset and a different approach you can stop at that level or you can go I want more levels I want more fucking levels I don't like seeing shit that I have no idea how to obtain or gain access to that frustrates me that frustrates me when

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when people do things and I don't know how they do it or did it what I'm going to do it or not I want to know when you're around people that work in different atmospheres what do you do man oh man I'm the guy that takes these labels right here several labels right here I have a manufacturing company company where I do these but I do them in bulk so we do a thousand labels every 30 seconds and I built a Manufacturing

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Eben this company here pays me x on a dollar and I got 35 companies doing the same thing I've built a multimillion-dollar business based off labels people don't understand how important labels are I did in the young age so I started manufacturing labels

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you can manufacture fucking labels now I'm now I'm intrigued even if I didn't want to do that I'm intrigued that that's a thing I'm intrigued I'm intrigued that you found a way to do that this table is a handmade there's a company do these is it fucking custom where's the wood from if you really dig into everything it comes from a fault it comes from a broken down thought

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so you can be a person as just around a bunch of brilliant thoughts and never ask questions or you can soak some of that shit up you know this pandemic showed me Joe

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how our economy really fucking works

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once again I'm coming from the perspective of a young black man from the hood I'm From The Bottom I don't know shit about stocks I don't know nothing about Investments never have right but I know through this pandemic now that I'm at a point where I'm actually into stocks and I'm investing and putting a portfolio together while I really looked at the weight of the world moves I really looked at how we move his people

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how we fucking still going what are we using what are we fucking using this is what I said to my kids I said what are you still using what do you mean on a day-to-day what do we have to use some things we have to use toothpaste who makes the toothpaste

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they told me who made the toothpaste is that a company that you can invest it do you feel like everybody uses the toothpaste if you do that means that this is a company has been successful and may be successful for a long time because this is a necessary need of everyone that's an investment kids what else do we use what else do we use every day what do you go what do you like in the morning Starbucks is that an investment you feel like everybody drink Starbucks

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we drank it all the time you feel like everybody else does too I think so that's an investment that's what you put money in because you feel like it's going to last is going to grow what stores do we go to where we always at Target how many people went Target when we go a lot is that an investment

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I guess why do you guess at this point you should know we talked about a lot of time why do you think is an investment that why do you think it's not I'm talking to you about putting money in places where you feel like it's going to grow do you feel like targets going to shut down tomorrow or do you feel like they're going to open more stores how do you feel this is a thing that I watch and this is a thing that I also watch people ignore

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this is what is wrong with our world because we don't talk to people enough like this we don't give them the Simplicity behind the way we fucking move in a way the world goes around if we did get the Simplicity then we could have people taking $20 out there check and creating a portfolio we had people taking 40 to 50 dollars out there check and putting in and said thing

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said stock said whatever it is you can be doing it at a younger age you don't have to have the most crazy amount of money it can start off with a small amount of money but you can learn it that can grow I watch it I pay attention

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that's what gets me fucking going Joe I pay attention to everything my question is why don't most of us why are we comfortable with letting the world just go by I think a lot of people don't have the framework they don't know how to operate in that realm they don't know how to get going they don't know how to get me started yeah but I love what you said about it being there's a game like quality to life at such a perfect way to look at it really is you play the game yeah you played the game

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for how many years ago how many years ago any podcast 11 11 years right I'm going to give you a very true story and to my brother's the plastic cup boys we got a radio show Straight From the Heart I'm constantly preaching to us about it's not about now it's about tomorrow

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our radio shows a good radio show and we have a following but it's not about now it's about tomorrow you we got to put the work in today so that when tomorrow comes we are well equipped for the conversation that maybe I said Joe had a fucking long ride of preparing for tomorrow and when tomorrow hit

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it had to hit correctly because Joe never

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not did the work on a day-to-day basis to prepare for tomorrow I got everybody fired up just off of the fact that you continue to do your thing the way that you were regardless of conversations regardless of other offers and possibilities you felt something else was on the horizon for tomorrow but you knew it would come based off of your energy and effort that you put into the thing that you have realistically I don't look at it that way how do you look at I don't I never look at a destination

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in our thing or something happened and I just keep doing it I'm one of those weird Grinders how weird but I spent trucks a way for you to go but I trust the process but I don't ever look at it like there's a destination like a success moment like a big thing a big thing hits I just keep doing it and those things sort of find their own way through management and agents and I've put very little thinking into that I've had almost all my thinking and it just doing the thing the best way that I can do it metaphor for

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you did you're an amazing fucking fighter you are I mean I don't know how many black belts you fucking guys know I wouldn't fuck with you you but you got some shit with you right and if you are practicing a kick or a move if you do it let's say 200 thousand times to make sure you get it perfect

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are you doing that in figuring it out for the unknown or is it for if I ever have to use it I wanted to be so fucking right there that's always there that's always there but the thing is always the technique the thing is always the process I think that's where I got this from podcasting and even from stand up it's just the grind the price comes from martial arts the grind is like you got to be there every day if you're there three days a week it's not as good as five you got to be there five days and five might be better than

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than because sometimes seven you burn out you want to keep enthusiasm because that's a fuel enthusiasm there's something about enthusiasm that like you got to balance discipline and enthusiasm disciplines critical you have to be able to show up but you also have to enjoy the shit out of it and so enjoying the shit out of it with discipline is the key but you got to ride those babies out you know you don't want to fuck every day take a couple days off on it want it you know like people fuck every day you don't even know

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it fucking feels like take the three four days off in smoke a joint make out with your woman get it girl get some energy back into do you feel like and this is something that you know I never have a good have an okay answer but I don't feel like it's ever the best answer when people say well what do you do when you're not doing what you love right and what I've said in the past and you know in the present as well

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is I think in order to do what you love you got to get through the obstacles of the things that you don't love in life right that's right trying to come up yeah that sounds nice do you do you agree with that like getting over those hurdles and then eventually they lead you to the thing where you're like okay yeah now ready to parched pursue said thing that I want to do or if you're in a job or you know a career you're like I fucking hate my job what I feel is like you know

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even if you hate your job you you're supposed to be using that job for something to get to something right and if you're if you're not then that should be the thing that you're figuring out like I don't like being here but now that I'm here I'm going to do all that I can to get said thing so that I can then be comfortable enough to move here yeah if you just go into those things with hate because you were talking about

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Susie Adams made me think that maybe think about it views the got hate and you just angry about what you're doing every day then you're not even allowing yourself to figure out the plan of how to escape the thing that you hate to get to the thing that you love yeah I think it's important to have those jobs at suck man they're they're of there they like cement your foundation I've caused you don't want to go back to those fucking places you don't want to go back those terrible jobs we had to get up and be uninspired all day long but if you can get

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get through that like that that's this rigid structure of discipline that allows you to apply that discipline the things you love if you can apply discipline and learn how to apply to something that sucks and get free have a game plan to get free once you get free you have that ability to get up and do things that suck guess what you're going to get up and do things you love Eternal even more and you're gonna remember construction sites and deliver newspapers and all the stupid jobs and I worked I think

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those fucking things and I get up in the morning they they when I'm brushing my teeth I think about them and that's the fucking game no yeah that's the game like why you gotta get through it you have to like that it's I say this man in Psych that it's the story you're just putting that story together and I don't I don't think you know with without without the stories what do you talk about what do you talk about right you know what is what is the interesting side of

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conference conversation about your growth or your journey if it's if it's if it's just the easiest I took the high when I got off the exit and right there the exit I found the gold everybody else did it snow right what was dad was rich and I have a trust fund and I never have to work out what what is that what is the interesting side to that like I don't there's no there is no bonus in that like yeah I just fucking broke my goddamn back

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right the the dopest thing for me about doing that was not being able to walk but then being told that if I'm patient I can recover fully I can get back to myself in me instantly thinking in my head I can actually be better than what I was if he's telling me I can get back 200 I'ma be better so the game instantly clicked on all right tomorrow we start we play new level I can't fucking

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walk goddamn here we go can't wipe my ass I'm not fucking getting this I can't get in the gym PT is some weird shit I'm just taking two steps on a fucking booster ball and I'm alright this is a little discouraging but I know they said I'm supposed to do it three days I'm going to listen to him but on those other almost other four days is there anything else that I can do to be working on Kevin you can strengthen your lungs up working with your breathing here's a breathing machine okay what about my my hands there anyway my senses tennis

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all can be squeezed into shape doing anything no we don't have anything like that we don't recommend it so if I found something and I research if it's just motor skills and working on is that fine yeah that's fine but you know we it's it's okay if that's what you want to do okay I saw that yeah I'm not getting the same the doctors are just telling me stuff that I need to know stay within those lines I'm gonna find out things that I can do because I'm playing the game now I'm not going to overexert myself but the game is to be better

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how do I be better than what I was because if I do that oh fuck for me hmm I just beat me yeah this ain't about nobody else I'll give a fuck about nobody else I just beat me if I can keep beating myself pause if I can keep doing that then that means that I'm in a battle with only person that fucking make sense I'm in a battle with the only person that I really want to fucking beat and that's me

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I don't care about anybody else I have no worry or gripe about the next man or woman's Journey or or their level of success that's not what I'm what I'm up against yeah if I can continue to outdo me from the day before that I'm they're not mad and I'm ahead and that's that's what I that's the new found the new found energy that I got out of life now

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you know I'm going this amazing Rocky story what my cell is in my head nobody else is watching this movie but me it's in my head this is Rocky this is the comeback this is exactly what I saw moving I'm gonna come back better than ever I'm gonna be 41 my body's gonna be ripped up I'm gonna be about 8% body fat and then and then I'm ready ready for what Kevin mmm fucking no credit be better than you were before I don't know but that's

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that's what I want I want that day to be like yeah yeah now what and then I figure out what I figure out what that what isn't yeah tell me when you got injured what what you were explaining to me before the podcast but I want to talk too much about it because I wanted to hear it now what so everybody could hear it what what exactly was the injury I fractured so I fractured my my spine right and it's from my it's either from mighty

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into my L1 from il-12 mighty 10 whatever order that goes in so I how many fractures I mean that's fucking that shit that's just fine that's about so you fractured basically everything everything I mean you got like this much space and my back so you got to think first of all I'm already small all right so this is practically my whole back if you look at this right here if you look at this this is pregnant hold back so all of this fractured and what what happens is they had to fuse

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spine so they have to remove the discs in between they basically had to fix so the bones where it's fractured basically your spine is now out of whack the the the things that keep your spine connected and that allow you the flexibility are out of whack I got pieces of those bone fragments that are out of place out so they got up they got a fuse that shit back together so I got do they take the disc material out and compress it

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it and then screw them also is the bone all one piece now I think I'm I think I'm one I don't know about the disk I don't know I don't have that answer that's that's a little too technical for me and I should know that cause there's my body but what I do know is that this thing that's my spine has eight screws and he's eight screws now hold it together so through this time of healing because I now have metal in my back it was about getting your

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back to be comfortable with the metal but also back to a normal level of flexibility so where people fuck up when you get this type of energy and you stay still you allow that metal to get stiff you don't you don't you're not moving it so so now your movements become robotic yeah with it so because as soon as I got out the hospital I started and I didn't have days off as soon as I got out I started physical therapy

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I did not wait I didn't I got off medication I said I'm not taking on meds you know my dad was on drugs I was like I'm not fucking around with that so I dealt with the pain but I gotta start now because every day that I wait makes it harder to go so because I was you know back and forth side to side doing all of those things I got I got my body to get accustomed to it and I got flexibility so now when you see me working out it looks as if I'm back and you know I'm probably

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percent back to myself right now but the work that I put into my core and my upper body over the years our with saved me outside of God of course in that situation because you know I want to tell us people just for just for you to know this health and wellness shit is so much bigger than what you may think it is taking care of your body you don't know when all that stuff comes into play and adds up

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correctly you know the the human body is amazing recovery the ability to snap back and go back to what it once was the body muscle memory all that stuff plays a major factor so my healing

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was a lot faster because of the years of work that I put into it before now if I had enough and I didn't have that core well I'll be paralyzed I'll be fucking paralyzed I mean they said you're literally talking about this much doctor look me in the eyes you're lucky to be walking your this much if your core wasn't in the shape that it was and if you didn't have the the strength to take whatever that impact was instead

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a you would have been snapped you would never be walking again so that is certainly thank God I go you know what thank God for my trainer who jumped into my life at a certain time and changed my way of thinking boss Ryan Balls have aligned and you know we've been rocking for seven years and the consistency of four years before of every day every day so now

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now I'm like you're not wasting your time ever so when those people say what are you working out for what are you getting in shape for why you going every day you don't know when you're going to need to fucking tap into all of the work that you don't you don't know you don't know if you'll ever need it but to just know that you've taken care of yourself to know that you've given yourself a chance to fucking not only survive but perform

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you've given yourself a chance to perform at a high level in day-to-day by taking care of your engine this is this is my machine so I'm taking care of the engine just like any car oil changes just like you know you're fucking your brakes your tires the rotors all that shit you taken care of that so it's a great ride every time you got to do the same with your body don't ignore that shit people you know we dropping like flies right now mmm heart attack

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Strokes yep you know kidney failure you got people with diabetes you got people getting legs arms cut off from Bad eating from from Bad eating over the course of years take that shit serious don't wait till the end that's serious that's not that's not a joke so when I look at people dying around me we have no control over when the day is going to come but I'm going to try to help amplify

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defy my time here as much as I can that's the big one right amplify your tongue you have energy you get a different kind of energy than someone who's unhealthy you have the ability to push forward you have the ability to get you down you have more enthusiasm because your body feels good why don't you not why I want to be careful what I say this because I don't want to seem like I'm coming down on anybody that's not but why don't you want to take care of yourself I think they do I think it's just habits are very hard to break there's a lot of

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comfort in just the same thing every day open up the cabinet Twinkies fuck it I'll start tomorrow fuck it I feel like eating those chips and you just settle into it and then there's this disappointment that comes from settling in and it's comfort and his disappointment at the same time like you really well I guess that's me and you accept it and I think sometimes people are scared of improvement because they're scared of failure so if they can just kind of slide into the same bullshit every day it it makes them feel less less unequal

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uneasy you know what I what I say and what I will say goes back to the decision goes back to information it's not bad if you want those things I don't think that people are supposed to live a robotic life and and you know I don't eat this ever and I don't do this while it's point to The Rock in his fucking cheat days I mean is she said she's perfect he eats for a village that son of a bitch it's unreal what he puts down when he puts down and that's what

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and I you should enjoy your your yourself and enjoy your life but I think that there should be a give and take like I'm going to eat the way I want to eat I'm not compromising that because I love food but let me put a half hour in a day of walking let me yeah let me do something so we're I'm active so there's at least a give and take that's what I would say to people out there I'm not saying and no way shape or form

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don't do this ever and that's wrong and you're living you're gonna destroy yourself that's now I'm that's unrealistic that's unrealistic I think you should definitely be happy you should definitely do the things that you enjoy because like I said in my mind this is the game you playing the game be happy while you're playing it one miserable one way to play the game is to challenge yourself like give yourself a month break down for a month for one month I'm not drinking a single soda for one month I'm going to do something some exercise every day and I'm going to write down what it is for one month the fucking

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game yeah here's how I think I don't know if that's a book title or not or if it hasn't has been a hasn't but goddamn it that could be my next one the game yeah not another disaster hearing is I think it may be but maybe you know the game the game of life that's something but it's something there I just there's there's it's such a Synergy within that let me just call game something yes they're yours

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your statement of there's a game like quality to life resonates it's true soon as you said that I was like oh that's it that's the way to look at it to don't just look at it like life look at it like you're trying to succeed you're trying to get ahead and win the game like quality of life that's it it's it's it's a it's an adult thing I'm going to I'm going to really harp on it so you know you're recovering from your back injury look how long ago was it injury how long ago was the crash now September so what does that September October November December January February March

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Rose is me yeah so I only eight months almost as bad we June's about to be 9 I'm gonna give him tonight and you said you like 98% 98% I'm down to probably 10% body fat right now and as far as like movement you could basically do everything and own everything wow doing everything I'm up to running again I'm probably at

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I'm probably have three I can go three and a half miles straight before I'm like oh the back starts to bother ya before I get tight what are you doing for the bag you doing yoga you doing what kind of I gotta Physical Therapy you know that's that's random shout-out to dr. Pat you know make sure that getting the massages get no work done because I'm doing so much with in working out I don't want to not take care of that as well so from heating it from you know treatment

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just just literally doing things to make sure that I'm constantly working on those muscles and not forgetting them I'm getting older I don't want to act like that's not the case or that's not a reality I'm 40 now so how do I take care of this machine so at 50 I'm not moving as if I'm 70 right no I would say that's been that's been a great adjustment but one that's really made me feel better like

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stretching you know I didn't I didn't understand the importance of stretching of actually resting you know I was gotta get it let's go let's go Tom Waits hit it clanging and banging baby clanging and banging but now you know make sure you get your rest time so that you can come back and give the energy your cardio changes road machines I'm on I'm on a bike you know I'm I'm Peloton and I'm hydro and I'm running

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so the workouts change and you become more consistent with your system with my new system so I think by July July my goal is for my 41st birthday that's July 6 to be around eight eight and a half percent body fat at the age 41 so it's all about bought it's all about looking good with the body fat for me for me the body fat means that I've just been super focused

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like dumb I eat I don't people to think that I don't eat I'm I'm not a foodie though so it doesn't really count but you know I'm not on some strict crazy diet you know the foodie look you don't enjoy like I'm not a foodie man I don't know I don't eat red meat really no red meat no no fish no Seafood I'm a plant-based eater everything everything's plant I'll go chicken every once in a while I dabble into my chicken and that's what that's what people don't understand I don't think people really get that or

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stay in that it's like just because you make the decision to go and try plant-based does it mean that you have to engulf and that world learn it understand it and see if there's benefits that work for you I stopped eating red meat so much because I learned that I didn't have to have it I thought that I needed it to survive that's what I was under the mindset like if I don't eat this I'm things are going to change for me that's what I thought but once I found out there was protein

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and things in other foods and other resources and then I started to learn more about the plant-based food space I was gonna give it a try and I started trying to be on meat and I fucking fell in love with me on me cause I don't feel a difference there's let me tell you something right now those Beyond me things are not good for you I love him did they I'm sure you do I love you enjoy that's fine I like if you're going to be plant-based that's not the way to go in terms of like the overall health is not bad if you want just taste it

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enjoy you know just mouth pleasure but they're not good for you I thought whiles it's all does plant-based oils and it's all processed and weird just eat vegetables what you are is a very smart man so I would never challenge the information that you may have that I don't have so now after being told such a thing I would look and see for myself but I can say to date I love to be on option because

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cuz it's not only taking the place of the meat I like the different versions of it that's available as long as you're enjoying it again wrong like something you enjoying your obviously very healthy yeah I can say I haven't seen I'll put it this way since since going plant base and jumping into that space and choosing that because there was a moment where you have the impossible you have to be on and you had all his stuff that was out there and you're trying everything I like that one the most

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so after liking the Beyond when the most then I said let me see if I can be more consistent since doing that I've I've seen significant change and just being more vibrant more up in edit like you know my days were always long so there used to be a wall that I would hit you know when I was eating and I was red meat whether it be the burger patty without the bun

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whether it was steak and eggs for protein whatever was I would always hit a wall a day where you know I'm dozing I'm dozing and I'm crashing I don't have those crashes maybe weren't getting enough carbohydrates could be once again Joe you're a very smart man so I'm not going to challenge your knowledge because I know that this is a space where you're well-equipped you do your research you read you know I've heard you talk about things various times in this space I'll just say it's is one of those things where I was like okay this is a pattern that I fell into has been

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I will but I've seen the results that's all that matters in this bioavailable bio variability that everybody has to take into consideration like your body is going to be different than Jamie's is going to be different than mine everybody's body is going to respond different a different kind of foods it really it's really different you know some people are work great off of Just Fish I know people that are on the carnivore diet and then the healthiest shape they've ever been in their life all they eat is red-meat these rib eyes all day long and you go what the fuck is that doesn't make any sense

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one of those look great and they'll put swear to you they've never felt better psoriasis is gone joint pain gone healthier than ever and I know other people that are all 100% plant-based now I got off my meds I feel great I think focus on eating properly whether it's eating properly plant-based or eating properly with a carnivore die just cutting out all the bullshit yeah that's the and that and focusing on the fact that you're eating for health and for Vitality like that's a big part of it you just said the key thing no

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the key things you just said is people are doing different things that work for them yeah there is no right or wrong way and I think that's the biggest misconception right the misconception is that you're doing it wrong is one what does only what not I don't do that no don't eat that there's so many different ways that can work for you don't be afraid to try or just experience what those options are and find your comfort space like that's that's why I say within that plant based

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case you know people that go yeah man I'm plant-based but I feel bad because I ate something it's like you don't have like it's not there is no rule yeah to what you want to do for you and you got to be open to making adjustments to do you know CT Fletcher I do know of him I don't know him but I know of him love that God damn it Hank she's yes is motivational as anyone who's ever lived he had a heart attack at his heart replaced got a new heart and he

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I don't think he's confirmed it but he believes it's an Asian woman I don't know if that's the case how he feels or like he's had some weird feelings about having this other person's heart inside of his body and he went a hundred percent plant-based just changed everything changed his entire diet and puts all these videos updates his heart came from an Asian woman leaves his heart came from an Asian woman I don't think he's confirmed that because I don't think they tell you but I think he would you want to know do you want to know yeah I kind of want to know yeah maybe he knows

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has now he didn't I don't believe he knew last time I saw him in here but you know the first time I met him he's a powerful guy you know it's still your motherfucking set like that he's that guy yeah and he's just always this like booming voice and just gigantic muscles and he's all drive and go and then when his heart failed and then he had to have his heart replace I saw him about a year later he had this remarkable calm that had come over and he was just

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it's different person very loving and embracing and and how all this happiness and all this joy and all this appreciation and now all units is plants I mean he's a and he swears by it and light for him that's that's the way to go no I'm Tim what that light just saw that night yeah when you come close to that light yeah and it's in that light that I'm talking about his death yes if you come close to that light when you do and if you

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you are fortunate enough to come back from that light you value life differently you can't there there there are no bad days for me

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there are no bad days for me

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my biggest cry in life came from the first day that I came home from the hospital

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because I never

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I never had to see that house again like there's there was an option right I mean never seen that home again there was an option of me never walking on that driveway again there was an option of being never seeing my wife and my kids again like the biggest and I mean it wasn't it wasn't like a like a build-up cry it was pull up get out feet touch the ground what the fuck just came over me

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boohoo yeah like what the fuck what just happened and by the way a painful cry because my back my back was fucked up right so I'm crying hard and I'm in pain but the realization of none of this has to be you're not in control right Hey Kevin you're not in control buddy you thought you were you move for a minute like nah I got this I'm gonna do that don't worry about it I got it

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be good I'm going to make sure it happens as if you were in control

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that's what it is it's literally that yeah at any decision at any given time it can be over yeah it's not until you get close to that light that you truly respect that I respect that there are no bad days amen miss me with any bullshit yeah I'm smiling yeah because I have no reason to be angry because I don't have to be here do you appreciate that Sunshine because you've been in the pouring rain yeah it man hey hey

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s oh fuck yes so you talk about CT Fletcher and you talk about his calm you know what man I've been on the other side he's been yeah let's go and that's great yeah that doesn't mean he did that he doesn't still have that but now there's a different energy and a different level of relaxation that can come because I know how fortunate I am to be taking these steps yeah it's not just Theory like every day really truly is a gift nice yeah

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and you take it for granted it's real you take it for fucking Granite man I'ma tell you not being able to wipe my ass changed everything you got one of them but days in your house your press the button I couldn't even do that really I couldn't do that I'm talking you you take it for granted you take it for granted man all of this all this conversation is clapping is easy oh hey come here all is shit here all the Moon

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you just think it's okay

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you go go through go through a situation where it's compromised how long did it take before you can start walking again normal or semi normal

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I lied in a hospital because I didn't want them to know that that I was having pain because I thought they were going to stop me from letting me continue to try my walks it's like day 7 and the hospital and I had the Walker and it was slow walks but I was dragging it was upper body mmm and and I was masking it as if I was feet right because I didn't want to stop trying

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that was my that was my that was my fucking my my go get my drive for anything was those that half hour of 40 where I could get up and go walk because I was just laying in the bed all day and you know God blessed me and my wife and my kids there was this times like if this is the remote control and I'm in the bed and I just want to get to the control

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roll well I can't get to it if you didn't position to control down here by my hands so I could get it this here throws my whole fucking eye so now I can't press the button to call the nurse and every second is babe can you can you grab the control for me have do why is the time where my son my son was like fucking my son just slept in the bed with me my son he was

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come here that I'm up my son didn't want to go to school my daughter didn't want to go to school they didn't leave my side they stayed there and middle of the night if they hurt if they heard me you all right Dad what you want they were up my son doubled his nurse my daughter doubled his nurse Nico doubled as it you know they they were there my brother came and that's when the that's when the care about what was important

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it really changed the shit that I thought was important the things that you think are important you get to looking around at hospital room with four walls none of that shit that you think is important is in there mmm it's one of these people none of that other shit was in there none of it none of it was fucking in there it's also got to make you feel great that there's that much love you know that they care about you that's we got that's what gets you that's what gets you through it now so those little steps that I was taking you know the the

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comfort of not being able to do the love and energy made me go it's going to be alright I'm gonna get there because you definitely feel defeated for a little bit and so how long before you were walking without a walker I'll stubborn man so probably two and a half weeks to wow to that weeks I should have had the Walker wow I should have had the Walker but it was I'm giving the perception that it's that

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it's better than what it is and I had the back brace on you faked it till you make the it was I definitely I definitely I definitely was was hey smiling what's up y'all right good morning everybody giving this perception of ilver told me he went to visit yeah and it's sad to see me and he said he goes to the fucking guys already walking around yeah it's crazy yeah I had to giving the perception because if you don't I don't want you to to to worry yeah I

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it's me yeah let me I'm going through it I'm a figured out I don't want that worry placed on anybody else I told you I stopped fucking taking meds yeah so every night was it was a horrible night that's so much better for you though just accept that pain every night I did that with my knee surgery and so obviously a much less painful thing but I was like I took that shit once for one of my knee surgeries one day and I was like this I feel so fucking stupid a slobbered on myself that's when I said no no

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no I was talking a piece of slime yeah I was by myself alone in my apartment and I was thinking this is you know back when I lived in New York and I was like I'm not doing this again this is one day I'd rather I'd rather be in searing pain and have my senses then to be stupid I felt soaked dumb felt dumb damages like yeah at the same time not in the Escape I don't want to escape I want to dig deep not that bad yeah I'd rather just feel the pain I'm not looking for it

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bet it's a sensation it's a terrible sensation but I know what it is this is letting me know that there's a problem and we will fix that problem and I don't like the look that comes with being high yeah like what I see what people look like that I don't like that look no that's that's the I'm talking about this shit here yeah that when you don't know what you and yeah this is hear you you don't know what's going on with two hands I don't like

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that and I don't want to look I don't want to look like that yeah I think that's people that are in so much pain all day just emotionally that they just need some sort of escape from it one thing I want embracing it I will not knock anybody that is dealing with any type of mental struggle because that is something that's so serious because nobody understands what that is except that person right so I never I never talk as if that's an easy thing I talked as if that's a thing that I don't

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we know about so you can only you can only have some type of remorse in feeling of understanding for people that are battling any type of mental illness or mental health because that's just a different it's a different monster and different machines so whatever the reasons to escape that are for you and from you you know that's that's something that's TBD to be determined between you and whoever's trying to help you people on the outside we got no right

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got no right if you're not fucking dealing with the same thing you got no right to judge that ever there's no way we can understand what's going I'm no way I can understand what's going on your head other than you telling me about it and me trying to decipher it and trying to put it into words but that's one of the more interesting things about talking to people it's like when you talk to people and you find out how they feel and think about things that shifts your own ideas of what life is and I'll try to look at life through other people's eyes and the only way you get that is through them talking I mean I'm

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but now with my kids and I got two teenagers so my daughter you know my daughter got mad this is while ago she got so mad she was just forget it and was like a it was like a little rage I didn't attack her for it I said there's something that made you do that it's bigger than just this it's not about what we're dealing with now I said that was that was something else that I've never seen and I said I'm gonna give you a second take some time to yourself

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I said it later if you want to talk about anything your dad is here so let's let's talk if you want to and we got this thing called free speaking Zone and I was free speaking his own means as a parent I can't get mad at you about what you said I got to give you a conversation based off of what you said and I got to act as if you're not my child for that moment you cannot abuse free speaking Zone them can't abuse it that don't mean ever

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me on trouble free speakers on your abuser and now you risk free speaking Zone going away I like that idea so you got to use it correctly so you know my daughter came to me and and and like the nicest voice she was like free speaking Zone and I was like yeah I said what's up and she just started talking to me about some things that were bothering her and when when we talk what I found is

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I can relate to my daughter because I know for sure that where I come from

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it's allowed me to see exactly what she's seeing plus so much more for so much more and this was a this was a time where the hair was an issue my daughter went through a big hair thing you know she wanted her hair to be a certain way and the hair wouldn't there was no way to her hair was going to covid Rick like what she wanted it to MMM so the discussion was honey as a young black girl

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your hair is not going to do what your friends here does you know my daughter goes to a private schools there's white girls here you got some mix girls here and you know these girls are out and they can jump in the pool get out and their hairs a certain way I'm like honey yours isn't going to do that but if you want a different look than that means that we can work on ways to obtain it but honey it's not going to happen overnight and I had to make sure that my daughter understood

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beautiful she was I had to make sure that my daughter understood why it's okay for her hair to be different and be unique and not the same I had to go into a full father programming of making you understand your value and my daughter needed that but it wasn't it wasn't something that just came out of nowhere like Dad I want to talk to you about my hair it was a anger that she later than came and wanted to discuss but if I didn't have the

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free speaking Zone that's some shit to just would have been in and never talk and never talked about yeah but I gave her something that she'll used as a reason to say what I don't like and don't judge me dad but this is really making me mad well seems like you've developed this philosophy that applies not just to work and not just to success but also to family and relationships there's a lot of carryover in all of this it's like accepting things for what they are but looking at

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positive way to improve them even terms of just communication with your family I mean that's priority yeah probably number one I mean that's that's it's so it's so dope

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to be able to build what we're building because it's not a tradition this is not we don't have a family tradition where the first right this is the first right I don't come from Mom and Dad same house kids dogs and dinner at night at 6 p.m. I don't come from that right I don't know how to do that so we are now learning that you know

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divorced ex-wife new wife stepkids new kid

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brothers and sisters

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coincide with ex-wife new wife make sure that we all understand this is our world how do we co-parent bumps of course figuring it out of course kids household and our household let's build something dinners let's make this a thing conversations no phones as make it a Thing movie night taco Tuesdays game night all is silly shit that you

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look past our memories family trips family walks walking the dogs together all his shit were building yeah so I'm fascinated at giving my kids stories to hold onto when they get older remember that time when we did said things said things said thing where are we at that summer remember when such and such happened and you fell into thing and dad had to come get you oh my God

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God you know what dad you know I want to go back to you know what we want to do we're building it so my hope is that as I grow older I'm able to look at a new a new era within the heart within his heart family name this heart Legacy I'm looking at I'm looking at Generations you know I got two sons

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I got two sons man that's a that's an unbelievable thing because this name goes I got a daughter that's my oldest I'm about to have another daughter like now it's like fuck have you really it's bigger than you it's about this and it's about what they have but it's about what they remember I'm doing my part in life to go back to what we talked about earlier by making this generation better than what I was

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giving you the fucking tools guys you don't got to do what I do you don't got to be what I am but I'm giving you the tools to at least once to Aspire to be is there a struggle to find time like to manage the time between work and family relationships and I had that accident no out of that fucking accident accident was the the best eye-opening experience ever you know I mean it's I was

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married to my career dating my family mmm right like I'm right I'm all about this work and all about this hustle Granite there's nothing wrong with that it's a good thing

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but after a certain point you got to prioritize accordingly when you know when you get to a certain point where the decisions that can be made our little more controlled and you have the ability to maneuver differently because of the success that you've obtained make those adjustments I didn't make those adjustments I was still hustle hustle hustle Granite great dad I'm we're doing stuff I'm home I'm getting back home but my in and outs three days I am

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out two days three days I'm out I got to go film the movie y'all come down for the weekends all right I'll see you guys will eat dinner will do stuff and it's great crammed it all in all right y'all gotta go I'm working and it's not bad but now all right I'll from the movie after I'm done filming a movie while I got I need to take 30 days off

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I need to take 40 days off

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it's just me and the fam now a you go tour it was just bow year and a half we out four days out the fucking week I'm out year and a half I got to get it well now let's go a month and a half a stop for three weeks I'm with the fam so I still have my three days a week that I was here but then I'm going to stop for three weeks this is dedicated to fam time don't nobody do anything with me or talk to me I'm I'm home

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now my office I was in that office when we fucking open all of his opening nine I'm there are eight you know there's a chance that I may be in that office to fucking six now you know no matter what guys that day in the office has to end it like three I got to be home for dinner I got dinner with the fam my priorities have changed but it brings me back to the decisions that you have now

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able to make based off of

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life's circumstances life's lessons so because of all the shit that I went through because of the things that I now got to see because of that hospital room in those four walls and me seeing my family and what that love did for me and to me well I'll be damned if I fucking look past that I'll be damned if I not do what I'm supposed to do and give that the same amount of attention in return because my eyes got open fuck is that

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that happened what are you saying to me

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was that supposed to what

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okay I'm going to assume I'm going to assume and I'm going to look at the signs that are clearly being given I'm going to try my best to do my part I'm going to try my best to grow

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so my time now is it's so valuable but the priority within my time are making sure that the people that I love and that love me have some time

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when it's all said and done I want to know that I made those adjustments I want to know that I did my part you achieve that balance absolutely yeah but it was learned yeah it was learn now this is information yes as fucking information and there's one side of information that I had which was go get it I'm out I'm out I got to go get it on got time to fucking stand there man it's shit to do which I still do do I don't want to make seem like that isn't in me

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but there's a balance there's now a balance that's the trickiest shit in life it's it yeah it's to find that balance find a balance not just be a fucking Savage out there grinding and attacking all day but to have that balance and appreciate especially appreciate family right it's it's it's something that I've that I've had to learn and that I'm still learning it's not something that I've knocked out the park completely yet because it's a growing fucking it's a living let yeah you just you gotta just keep

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being a sponge and being willing to fucking grow tell me about this audible doing audible is an amazing partner my now my first book I can't make this up life lessons was New York Times number one bestseller and I got bit I got bit by the bug wow as an author I wanted to write a book I did it look at the success that it had the opportunity came up for me to voice that book on Audible

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oh and the audible success was just as good if not greater than my hardcover and people love the fact that the stories were real but hearing my voice and hearing me be personable while being real was a bonus from other things and they've ever had the privilege of listening to so I said I want to do another one man but I'm big on this

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motivation self-help inspiration thing I'm I'm really big on trying to do my part so as I was telling you earlier I said in my life man I got so so many stories of all of my twists and turns and Right Moves and wrong moves and decision-making that enhance those moves or that devalue them and made

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incorrect ultimately if I were to give information it's just to open up people's eyes is to open up your eyes too

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to the reality of you competing with you I want people to understand that we lose because we are okay with ignoring our faults right is not until you can accept your faults your bullshit that you can grow and do better we point the finger a lot by we myself included I'm an example of it

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yeah I didn't do that because nobody told me I didn't get up I didn't hear too long why don't you call me and get me up yo I didn't know he was going to go eat then nobody tell me who's going to go eat I would came to me but y'all ain't tell me I know he had a test today why don't you tell me how to test day I didn't study they nobody reach out and tell me there's so many things that we place the blame on others for that are truly our responsibility and it becomes a habit it's a force of habit so it's not a tea break that habit

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that you can do bigger and better shit so this audible original of mine called the decision is about making you look at shit differently making you realize the tone of today and making you understand how much you're a part of it I got a big thing on social media in there where I'm like social media is mindfuck people and to people now thinking that it's what the world thinks

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social media has mind fuck people into thinking that the comments below a post

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our what the world must be feeling and thinking about you the insecurity levels have raised to an all-time high because my belief is now I posted something people are saying these things underneath I don't want to go outside because this is how they feel mmm so I've now put this shit in my head that as soon as I walk outside of you look at me you talk about my posts ain't you what post fuck you talking about right you saw my post didn't you that's why you looking at me like that I don't what are you what

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we now think that this is the way of the world right it was so engulfed into it that the negative is so loud that you don't even see the positive even if it's overwhelmingly positive lead a few- you don't see it becomes trailers negative if you don't see it yeah there was a black billionaire that paid off student loans it was a story for about a day and a half

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another story popped up of reality star suck somebody dick in the bathroom it went on for three weeks it was fucking crazy news breaking fucking news what does all over the place the reason why is because we spread the negative as people we fallen in love with bad information and bad conversation yeah we're intrigued by it what's a natural human instinct because those are the things that can kill you like from though the days when we were you know living in small villages worried about animals attacking us you had to

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always worried about negative negative is the thing you had to concentrate on because I could take your life positive with something that's great that's good and all but really got to concentrate on negative and unfortunately that human instincts carried over into this time where we don't really have the same fear of danger that we had before for the most part but we still concentrate on these negative things you still concentrate on negative comments negative stories these negative things carry more weight because we have a natural inclination to keep an eye on

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eye out for danger it's like our human reward systems been hijacked it's been hijacked by social media this new thing that we're not prepared for reading Anonymous written things that are negative and if you know there's a book called The coddling of the American Mind by Jonathan hate and he wrote about this with children about how many especially girls so many girls are experiencing it was super high levels of self-harm suicide depression

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all because of social media because they're writing things and their friends are commenting on them and people are Anonymous and saying you stupid fat bitch and like a fox with their head in a way that other Generations before didn't have to deal with before social media there was nothing that could affect them in this way and and you know stuff because there's gifts in his curses to it of course like there's a there's an amazing benefit behind it and it was now we're seeing the you know the bad within it so what I encourage

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courage any and everybody to do is just understand who you are truly understand who you are learn yourself yeah learn yourself learn your prose and your kinds get your flaws get them out the way but with you not nobody else nobody this is a you and you thing of the shit that you know you need to work on I'm telling you people when you really look yourself in the mirror and you

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to pick yourself apart by yourself yeah there's only room for improvement it's easy to ignore your bullshit also other people can't tell you things you don't already know fuck yeah your thousand percent right yeah your thousand percent right and it's that's what this is my my audio book is not a live like me

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tutorial it's not a do what I did tutorial it's I would never do that because I don't have all the answers all I have is stories and information that you can now be privy to that can allow you to make different fucking turns on this road of Life what what was the motivation to do this was Zero of one thing or was there it was it was it A build-up me being

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me being one of the only black guys

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and I entertainment space because it's a handful of us that get to look behind the curtain there's a curtain is another room and there's a curtain and in that room is some shit you like God damn I didn't know you always fuck doing this back here I don't know y'all was getting this type of money back everybody y'all been doing this how long this is how it happens there's a there's a room that you get in and he information and understanding that comes in it the end it's unreal the stuff that you start to discover

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but it's a discovery it's a discovery you got to stumble upon this Treasure of information and Discovery and if you don't maybe you're in the right environment and you hear some stuff you can ask some questions but nine times out of ten it's not offered it's a search and fine and when I was constantly in those situations and I find myself saying so how but why well then what

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you do right damn after that then what what the fuck did you what how does that even work I was in a room with Jeff Bezos and Robert Kraft this was the the Patriots have won the Super Bowl and we're we're in like the this little private room after and Tom Brady is like giving a speech thanking Robert for all Robert thanks Tom and I'm with my wife and a friend and Jeff Bezos

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Usos walks in my friend go to Jeff Bezos so shut us up he will save us up that's mavic I would love to pick his brain that's an interesting individual now I'm do that

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don't do that who said don't do that friend no no no don't do it wow we talked about how you undo that Kevin's room full of people don't look like the dude is thirsty thirsty for what

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for fucking information dickface we have to like little who got to like little fuckers back for what fucking information I want to fucking say hey I want to see my face I want to ask him some questions and we'll see this man no more I don't know him we're not on a phone number the phone number basis I'ma say what's up to him I can't do you I'm just saying in this environment just chill it's relaxed not should start to click to me that's the problem

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everybody's too cool everybody's to fucking cool right everybody wants you to think that they know you don't know you don't know shit we don't know shit this one Jeff Bezos this fucking one he's right there most Chilean air hey Jeff come here man first of all that's playing a trillion to me what is that how many 0 what is that first of all you know excited he must be to talk to you too who knows I'm a fucking find out

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fucking find out you know I did Joe what hey man I'll be right back babe come on took my wife with me a Jeff I'm Kevin Hart how you doing man Hey Kevin how are you Jeff this is my wife unique oh hey hey man I admire you I don't fucking know anything about that world and death but I admire you I admire you for being a guy that fucking created and accomplish some shit that is a phenomenon

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I want to shake your hand I would love to talk one day Kev amen good meeting you question will bolt pass one day a if we do it don't you remember this I just want to tell you I admire you I don't need shit I'm not asking for anything but what I did I set myself up for another conversation for when I got the opportunity you're talking here but I'm gonna come over man I admire you I want to fucking ask you a bunch of questions about this Amazon shit and that's why you came up with it I don't think this is the time or place but I

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to see my face have you ever seen a photo of him sitting at his desk and there's a banner behind them a plastic nylon like hanging banners it says amazon.com he's it's in like the 1990s he's when people like what the fuck you doing selling books on the internet and this is shitty looking Ikea desk look at this - look at him this is him here look at this crap amazon.com and marker yeah looks like spray paint spray paint look at shitty that shitty

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shit desk that dorky looking dude look at the chords yeah now he's off buff and jacked and shit Jesus now he's a Savage that's basically Conquering the business world richest man well richest man publicly I think there's a bunch of them oil billionaire trills got to do that's got some shit to I don't think just a shut up yeah they don't want to say anything yeah either way I was in a room with that man yeah I didn't there wasn't a level of cool that I had

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it that that would keep me from just going and saying hello or asking a question for that matter right and and it's being in those spaces that Intrigue the thought I was like dude this is what I'm gonna do I'm gonna do my part I'ma do my part in say it I'm going to say hey when it comes to producing and production here's what I've done here's the walls that I've hit and here's where it's really hurt me but here's what I learn and here's why I do it this way my ambition is fueled from

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Leti I'm giving you all this shit I'm giving you all the shit what I'm doing and I'm taking with me yeah I'm keeping in the coffin with me

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I'm do

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let me do it yeah I'm a fucking give it will also the possibility that some young kid could listen to this audio thing listen to you talk about these things and then one day succeed and run into you the same way you ran into Jeff Bezos that run in you Kevin Hart oh my God I gotta tell you I got where I am because I listened I listen to you talk about your life I listen to you talk about your fuck-ups and you made me feel like you're human like I thought you were

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is Kevin Hart like when people see you you're Kevin Hart you're walking the red carpet you're in Jumanji you're all over the place is fucking comedy specials for 50,000 people in arenas and shit people don't know that you're a human you don't seem like a human because you're not like a human that they know but when you talk and you talk about your life and some kid might just get a spark off of that and blow that spark make that ember flame up and take over and next thing you know you're running into that person at some other Super Bowl

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T I can't even do I can't even tell you that's the that's I mean that's that's what it's about yes yeah it's about your offer and fuel that's that that's a strong as anything else yeah and that's gonna pay it's going to impact some people you know there's gonna be people that don't have room for it right and they're all closed up so that you know this like a cup they did is no room in their cop they're full of their own shit the night's not going to get in there

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other people they're going to have a spot for you they're going to spot in the you're going to you're going to make that engine better you're going to make the whole engine of their life better there's there's things that I think about all the time when I'm working out or when I'm tired or I think about inspirational things that people have said and they get me through this shift shifts my mind steals me up makes me makes me think about things in a different way and I can accomplish more because of those thoughts I can accomplish more because of that energy that some person and you did that to me man you did that to me the last time

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we had a conversation I remember leaving our conversation going that motherfucker's motivational and I got a lot of text messages from a lot of friends a lot of people thought that was a great one but it was the there was a shift like when when someone is really getting after it in their life and you around them there's a shift in your own life and that's this it's a tangible thing it's like if you could see it on a meter you know it's almost like read your meter goes up and you feel it but you don't you don't quantify you don't it's not

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you put on a scale it's not something you'd see on a meter but it's real and you got to believe it's real no it's real and when you're doing this when you putting out this audiobook and even these conversations that you put out when you people know what you've accomplished and you put these conversations out it resonates ma'am it's so valuable did you did you see did you watch the Jordan doc no didn't you know watch the tell you not to watch to join everybody's been telling me that now you have I know I have to you have to watch the truck okay I'll listen you

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because he's he's an alien he's one of us he's one of he's one of those aliens that other aliens identify with and for people listening to me when I say aliens you know it's a metaphor people that's it doesn't mean if her fucking embracing aliens here I guess so much shit for everything it's a metaphor okay but he he

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he fucking different and what this shows you is how different MJ was that man was a fucking winner he was a winner and and that's that's it like that's it MJ one there was no there is no other conversation when you watch this Dock and you watch how he approached

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days in why he approached it and the things that he did and his reason for doing them and ultimately what he wanted and what his priority and what his goals were you go fuck he did it we know why he did it it's not a coincidence that he's a champion it's Destiny he there was no other option it was Champion or bus

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there was no six-time MVPs All-Star and these Defensive Player of the Year and you know most likable player in the league and most marketable know know if it's not a champion attached to my name was several fucking trophies attacked there is no other conversation and you motherfuckers around me if you do not understand why I am the way I am then this is not the place for you

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do your job I've never heard

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Michael Jordan talk the way the documentary showed him talk do your fucking job when I pass you the ball hit the fucking shot

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that person now has to get better because I'm so nervous that it might pass me the ball and I miss this fucking shot I'm never going to get a shot again yeah do your fucking job when Mike is talking to you like that I thought we was just playing basketball I thought I was out here having a good time oh wait this is my job this is my profession I'm supposed to do this this and this if I don't do this

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I'm failing at my job you see these players today and you see the way that they are I promise you man rest in peace Kobe Bryant every bit of the same

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they give my guy LJ flak and shit I promise you LeBron James is nothing short of that I promise you these people that are winning fucking win because there is no other option you have to watch this Doc and Joe you gotta text me after okay text me after and just go holy fucking shit holy shit man

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I get it Kev and the fuel that you're talking about and that meter I promise you your meter fucking I got it at the dock I got up I was with my laptop and I gotta shit I'm over here why isn't the doc let me think of what the next thing is it instantly yeah it's the only fuel fuel instant fuel last time I felt I was the Tyson documentary how strong how strong do this is the time when he's talking about walking into the ring that as he steps in

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like All the nervousness all the things that going through says and that is his confidence bills as it gets towards ringing these steps through the ropes I'm a God when he says that all my holy shit hey thanks for popping up I was like oh my God that's that's that's the Dos Equis man to me yeah that's the Dos Equis man to me it's crazy he's fighting again that's that is the Dos Equis man's me the most interesting man

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an America that Mike Tyson yeah is that there's so many different levels and and pieces of death yeah to Mike Tyson in his story one of the I mean it's one of the strongest docks I've ever seen well he's he's one of those guys one of those super winners that just mean when he was young I mean everyone knows the story but if you don't he was basically had no

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oven is life until he met Custom Auto and Custom Auto became a father figure but also custom Otto's hypnotist and psychologist in a lot of ways and a fantastic boxing coach as well and took this young kid and showed him that you're going to get love from accomplishment and you're going to conquer and you're going to become the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time and through his tutelage up until the moment that he died Mike Tyson was just a fan just a few

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Phenom a thing that we had never seen before he was the pit bull with no leash

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that that respected one person yes and anybody else at any given time feared the fuck out of this pit bull because nobody else knew hey man yeah who's what is hey yeah somebody got to get this a who what yeah what is this with whoo-hoo until this day if I see Mike they're still out there's a little nervousness for no reason for sure

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turkey's it's not like he's coming in with this thing like I'm killing her but no but there's a gentle doesn't look he's the most loving man and world you talk to him he saw spoke but there's still a little thing like it's Michael hit me my friend Kevin Lisa the best Kevin Lee fights for the UFC said when he's sitting next to me goes he goes That's a lion because I'm sitting next to a like that Mike Tyson is that's a lion he's like sitting next to my okay oh that's cool oh my God you know this this

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this fight man I justyou know wish him the best I know he's back here training and stuff you know you just want him to be safe and healthy in his time but you know that's man I don't ever count out but goddamn seeing them just put those little displays of terrifying fight is it's what it's terrifying heat-seeking missiles coming from your shoulders well not only that he wasn't doing anything like a year ago when I had him in here for the podcast he said he didn't want to stroke his ego he didn't want to work out

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he goes because if I work out my ego fires up there he is look at this look at this look at this shit here but you know that that's that's interesting but that's just Shadow Boxing was crazy is he's training with Hoff El Cordero who's one of the best MMA trainers one of the best striking trainers in the world he came from a legendary camp out of Brazil Curitiba Brazil called Shoot the box it's like the legendary team of marauders from Brazil they were like the the

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the golden Glory Days of pride pride was a you know competitor to the UFC was defined in a lot of ways the Glory Days are defined by this one team from Brazil that hot fell Caldera was a part of and then that guy training Mike Tyson now and he's been super successful training mixed martial arts fighters to but I found it very interesting that Mike chose to train with that guy and to see the way they're going at it mean he's not box and he's trying to destroy motherfuckers listen you you

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respect the trainer

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I respect the trainer for standing in that in the way that shit like that's yes one must one one accidental oops missiles just missiles know right now boom listen I um boom you gotta just you gotta just bow down yeah and and you know what man that's we're still in the presence of greatness and as people I don't I don't think we should have forget that well what's crazy is he's 53 years old he's doing this and he's only been

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doing this again for like less than a year so it's only been like four or five months he's really been training hard and everything is just coming back it's I mean I wonder I wonder what it is I wonder if it just was bored I mean I really want this is this is the crazy shit Jesus Christ I mean that's Christ if you saw that guy

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if you saw that guy training he was a 22 year old kid you like man this motherfucker is going to be something because he's just got an intensity that you rarely see from any fighter there's a fury that burns inside of him that you can't manufacture that you either have that or you don't and he found a way to rig really ignited I was asked when you beat me to it you beat me to it but this isn't that what isn't that what we hope for or you know we have so we hope that we get you know

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I think at that age 50 that's it that's a very pivotal pivotal pivotal how do you say that whatever else pivotal pivotal right that's a very pivotal word pivotal word pivotal point and your life because you know from when you're born to 50 your that's okay I'm all my years of fun or out the way my my craziness my growth my maturity and now

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now I'm supposed to start to be a little complacent and you know I'm now at that at that hill where I'm looking on the other side of life like now it's time to go on the other side and you on the other side you know even if you're still on a high about living in about career and everything you own the other side it's it's a different thing when you're on the other side I made it here now how many more years it's a blessing to get more time after this because I made a

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to the top and now you know on this other side is it relaxing is it not and my comfortable and my and my little depressed that I'm getting old and my not what whatever those emotions and feelings are their real and a lot of people experience and have them so to find something else to make you go I'm ready again Will Smith did it Will Smith kicked in yeah Will Smith something clicked

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something clicked on Will Smith for years Will Smith wasn't around we'll talk to you we'll talk to you we'll tell you but something clicked and he said at this age I 50 I'm gonna go get it again

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I'ma go after it again because I can like it's something in there that Will Smith realizes that he has and at any given moment I can and that's what Will Smith shoulders Will Smith wasn't on social media Will Smith wasn't in this you know in the in the Generation X you know he wasn't in our face he wasn't up in up in the fucking Vlogs and shitting

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YouTube on a day-to-day he didn't have more movies coming out as very far field in between and then he said I'll do it when a fuck I want

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and he turned it on 30-something million followers 40 something million follows whatever Vlogs on YouTube I'm on Snapchat I'm on it all Twitter Tick-Tock I'm going to show you how to do it I got my own team we showed you guys a new way to do this shit I'm producing it different than it was I'm back to doing movies here's my new movies we using a new technology Gemini man youngmee old me he's fucking doing what he wants because he said he can

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everybody doesn't have that everybody can't do that you're like people to try yeah but they don't do that you don't go from being number one and saying I'm not going to do it and I had some failures or whatever in here in the fall off fucking I'm ready to be number one again that's some of our favorite stories though or someone who comes back like Dave Chappelle's a perfect example that I can do what the fuck I want not only that Dave did

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the legendary way they are from all this money to do this Comedy Central show in a different way they want him to change it and tone it down they want to make it more suitable for advertisers to many voices and he's like you know what I'm just gonna go to Africa I'm out he just went to Africa I'm out just took off and then came back and said I quit and then stop doing stand-up he was doing some of you know he was doing stand-up in a park in Seattle he'd show up with a fucking box just do it plug a microphone into it and

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just start doing stand-up but people would gather around like what the fuck is happening here no he didn't want any money he would just show up it shows if you want to do a show he would show up at a comedy club no money just show up do a show after the show is over I ready to laugh it's a great Dave Chappelle story I'm in Seattle I think I was in Seattle sold out like some Arena fucking thing I'm doing to Seattle and we got two shows same night we do about 30,000 people

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Wright's fun great day Seattle I get word to Dave Chappelle is in Seattle and Dave Chappelle randomly put up a theater show he's performing

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tonight yeah he's performing tonight called Dave David you fucking in Seattle yeah when you book a show here I would have fucking came dude I'm here I'm at the theater I didn't even know my what you mean Dave I'm at the fucking Arena what I am I see if I can get down there to you Iron Man II just put them up what time you think you'll get here

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I don't know after my show I'll push the time Batman

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Dave what push the time back what did you put on sir I don't know man to tell him I'll do it not show up and I just call him tell him I'm going to push it back me get to the fucking theater I Rush after our show

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Dave has a trailer and it's like a little motor thing on the back of the trailers like a little bus fucking Motor Trend like bus and then there's like a little the things that you pull shit in attached to it I said what are you doing here he's out on my room and doing cross country taking our bikes man riding cross-country so I'll just when I need money I just booked a show

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so different so different and he's so him but the freedom yeah Dave has a level of freedom and Chris Rock talk about it man you know no one's like him his level of Freedom I've put myself in his place you know I got the the the corporate relationships and the CEO hat and the company's so you know I can't do certain things because the consequences aren't just for me

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it's for the people that are underneath this umbrella if something were to happen it's I have to be I have to be responsible I have to I have to understand that it's not just about me right and I'm envious and jealous of Dave's ability to go and be free as a comic in the times where we desperately need to be yes we desperately need to be and Dave can be and

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about down to him

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I called the I don't give a fuck about these numbers anything I got Dave in my opinion you're the goat in my opinion your last special

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has allowed you to surpass the Richard Pryor in my opinion

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Dave Chappelle I got to witness do groundbreaking controversal

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movement as a comedian and the times where comedy was being frowned upon

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comedians were being held accountable for doing what we thought we would never be ridiculed for right the one person that stood on a pedestal that got the attention that no others can get outside of a myself a rock a Seinfeld he said in the time where the fucking fire is the hottest

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I'm going to do what nobody else will

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you gotta fucking applaud that he stood up for coming he stood up for comedy whether you want to see that or not right he did that yes he did it when there is the most pressure when it was the most fucking pressure and when the times of we could cancel you by the way which is the stupidest shit that I've ever fucking witnessed in my 40 years of life the whole idea of I can kill you today with it what the goddamn could have about not getting your life by the way this is a real feeling

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people have yes I'm in control of your life if I want your life to stop and be over I'll cancel you yeah and I mean you can't live no more this is how ridiculous it is think about the meaning of counterculture so you're saying that my life is over I can no longer survive or or provide for myself cancel I don't know figure it out you canceled Dave Chappelle said fuck all that do what you want to do I'm gonna do me

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that is epic that is groundbreaking that is goat like Behavior so I bow down to mr. Chappelle he's very important he's one of the most important figures in the history of Comedy because because the fact that he's willing to do this when the scrutiny is the highest you know and and also just his just his story the back the way he did it the way he walked away for 10 years and then came back and immediately went right to the top

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if you don't smile that is my as my brother from another mother I love love him that's right Chris Rock Maggie one more man Chris Rock where the Comedy Cellar I called Chris a Chris come down to The Cellar man I'm my workers of jokes tonight I'll see you Tuesday all right Kev I'll come now Chris comes down yeah I'm get up to I got some shit I'm working on too so don't you think but I go on stage Chris Rock sits in the back of the cellar

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get off stage Chris like funny shit Kev don't was he like right I got some stuff got some notes he's like I'm about to go aren't done I'm sitting here watching Chris goes up Chris got some funny shit fuck Chris funny I like it man Chris have a nice conversation go upstairs we're about to eat Dave comes in what update would you doing I was gonna go up I'll fuck man Chris went up we won't come down and watch you all right

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Dave goes on stage Dave does about an hour there's a moment where Dave is probably at about 40 45 minutes in me and Chris both look at each other and at the same time when I was saying the word balled up the material that we just worked on we fucking without saying it without saying it I ripped the page that I had in my little book and Christians balled up his little fucking thing and we were like he's unbelievable we came in

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crafted we got some shit that we wanted the fucking work on Dave just went up there and talked it's like he's living like a legend you know what I mean like if you wanted to have a legend of a comedian you talk about a guy who created the greatest sketch show of all time I mean it only went for two seasons but when you talk about like sketches like Clayton Bigsby when you talk about the Rick James shed these are so classic they're Unstoppable and then he goes away

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he goes away like a fucking Mountain Home he vanishes he's in a farm in Ohio you here where is he it's on a farm I got a fucking Farms on a farm in Ohio what was he doing comedy sometimes randomly just shows up sad his barn but it was just does his for 10 years I was in Denver right in this is before his comeback I was in Denver and I'm doing stand-up and I get off stage and I open the green room and Dave's there I go Dave

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you doing and he goes oh hey Joe I just decided to fly into Denver I go you don't have a show schedule nothing goes nah man I heard you were here I started flying I go do you want to go up it goes all should I go fuck it hold on a second I run back people are leaving people getting up ago come back come back tell everybody to come back I go Dave Chappelle's here like what they all come back sit down and he does 40 minutes destroys I love the the best part of that story is you want to go

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oh up should I Dave Dave you just took a flight to Denver yeah they why not I guess so then he takes me out we go out on the town to all these fucking spots I don't even know existed in Denver he knows where all these after-hours places yeah you go behind an ally you knock on a door they open it up yeah everything's velvet-lined yes small private bar he's he's one he's one of one one of one of one of one this is what the fuck

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should be like you see this is this is us embracing This Is Us embracing we're embracing someone yes embracing got there's nothing wrong with that world is important there's nothing wrong there's nothing wrong with embracing someone is doing fucking with you can deem as great shit you're supposed to just you're supposed to have to it's part of the thing you have to you have to sing praise shower preys on people that are doing it the right way yeah

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no one's ever done it better than Dave he's doing it the right way no and even like I said even the legendary store it's like a he's like a character in a book I'm saying I'm a mountain man he's like a mountain man goes off to a farm outside of Dayton Ohio will fuck does that way tells me Kev you got to come down to the farm Dave I don't what I don't know what has that crazy I don't want to what do you want me to do down there Dave what do you want me to do you got to come down man it's a good time we're going to have a good time

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man it's a barn fires music Dave it's a farm you gotta promise me all right I'm coming Dave I fucking I like literally I I can only hope to be remotely close to his creative as he is at that point in my career and find this Jello like he's in an amazing Jello right now he knows who he is right and I compromised and no one can tell him any different he is who he

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he is I mean he just he's unapologetically himself and he gets it he's his part of his Brilliance is not just being in a brilliant Observer and a brilliant orator and a describer of life but also in being who he is perfectly like he doesn't have any conflict and being who he is he knows who he knows how to do it he knows how to do it right and he's okay with not having and when he walks on stage man he strolls on that

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is like he belongs there he's okay yeah heavy no fuck you I you know Eddie Murphy I've met Eddie Murphy me I don't know him very well but I knew his brother Charlie very well listen Eddie we had a dinner one night and it was Eddie Murphy Dave Chappelle me Chris Rock

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Chris Tucker holy shit and Dwyane Wade Gabrielle Union uh sure had came wow right so we're at this dinner and me and Chris was like yo we should get let's just put a dinner together well we all just come out because man Chris love to fucking just he ready go like Eddie is pound for pound

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the funniest person you can ever be around like effortlessly not trying just in story this dinner

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goes down a history is

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the funniest the funniest night of my life and conversation and you got to see Comics be in all of one another you got to see us appreciate each other like like everybody talked to Nick that this wasn't a one up story yeah each other this was a conversation but you saw the you saw why the goats were the goats yes you saw why Two Goats were two goats you clearly saw that I was

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again class and I'm the guy that's coming up in the rear and I'm like I'm happy to be there might be a static man there I'm fucking smiling it here make sure there's a picture of it and so ideally shit I'm smiling ear to ear damn Jamie skills I'm smiling are too fucking are and I remember wow there was a moment where we were talking and Eddie would say something and then Chris like like come on man you know damn well Eddie

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anybody doing that and then you'll fucking here Dave shut up damn it Chris which It Rock and then I'm just being quiet I'm just fucking quiet wow and then I would have more so I would tuning but literally you saw why the goats were to go wow that's I'm telling you one of the most epic that I have this picture framed and my house that's amazing that's amazing framed in my fucking God I hope he comes back I know he's been talking about he's been talking about it you did you see that one thing though

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did there was some sort of an award show where he came up and talked on the podium and he was doing material and he was talking about them taking away Bill Cosby's degrees know you never seen it no Jamie find it find it recent is recent it's like within the last couple of years bro his timing he's on the when he does it he would just get up there right now and murder well you saw it you saw it also in his SNL sketch he did the one that's now sketch where he did the it was like

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the the holiday the holiday family it was like the black family yeah and his daughter bought the white guy home and it was the black family's reaction to it because he was staying there over the weekend so Eddie was dead but you saw his timing its time it was a male deer man he still fucking Eddie Murphy at will play this and we'll wrap this up we'll just end it on this your shit is available on Audible yes sir now yes right now right now you're brilliant person I really appreciate you appreciate you being here I fuck with you Joe

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I'm serious man I I want to say this I couldn't be happier for you and for all of your listeners all of your supporters I want to thank you all for staying with this man and Ryan with this man through the years because you know to build something and have that something mean something that's valuable dude you you serve a very strong purpose in today's time I'm a fan and I'm happy to call myself a friend I'm a fuck what you do

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appreciate you I mean that music Ivan Eddie Murphy ladies and gentlemen listen did y'all make Bill give his back no because I know it was a big outcry from people it was trying to get Billy give his trophies back you know you up when you want you give you trophies better

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he should do one show we just come out and just talk crazy now I would like to talk to some of the people who feel that I should give back my strawberries was it's only a piece of it huh whole things on there but it's um okay

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