I hope you all do listen to “Party Time With Brownie” Wednesdays at 7pm on MOCRadio.com 🙂 It really does round out my tweets (@Mz_Brownie) and blog posts. If you have been following me through these mediums or know me personally, then you know what I have been going through for the past couple of years. Previously I was drinking the Kool-Aid that said you should go to school, get a job, stay there for 30 years, retire, and die. After getting an MBA, a job with the federal government, and a gorgeous townhouse (I miss that place), I should have been content. But back in 2006 I started modeling, and by 2009 I was blogging and interviewing as well. We also founded Dolo Hustle Ent., LLC in 2009, and I started managing a hip-hop artist in 2010. That 2009-2011 period was about partying, branding, realizing what I want to do, and realizing how good I am at what I do. I kept modeling, started hosting events, and promoted myself and my company tirelessly. By 2011 I hated my job so much that my hair was falling out and it was unhealthy to stay there. I wouldn’t recommend this for everyone, but I literally walked off my federal job. Best decision I ever made.
Since quitting, I have been working part-time jobs and freelancing, but I consider myself self-employed full-time. I definitely struggle sometimes and often, when it rains, it pours. But, I have peace of mind in living for myself, and a pride in pursuing my dreams with full commitment. If I end up having to get a full-time job in the future, then so be it. But I will know that I gave this entertainment career 100% effort. Moving to New York was a tough but necessary decision. This is definitely not the city that you want to be broke in. As soon as I feel like throwing in the towel, a great opportunity arises, and I’m able to make it a while longer. God is good, all the time. Pray for me as I continue this fight for freedom!