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FlemLo Raps | Average to Savage EP24

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This is the twenty-fourth episode of the Average to Savage podcast featuring YouTuber Flemlo Raps aka Karl Fleming. Paul Guarino talked with Flemlo Raps discussing his football career, quitting his job to become a full-time YouTuber, and the impact of Netflix's Last Chance U. Follow Flemlo Raps https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCazhpToa5Z07lgnUL6fYdEw https://www.instagram.com/flemloraps https://www.twitter.com/flemloraps Powered by Ballsy https://www.ballwash.com Use the code PGSPORTS for 15% off

This is the average to savage podcast with Paul Greno, everyone in anyone, athletes, sets and much more. This episode is brought to you by Ballsley. The makers are ball wash. Check out their website at ballwhcom. Use the Promo Code PG sports for fifteen percent on. Keep the funk off your junk. Ball Wash. What's up every bready I'm back for another episode of the average habits podcast. Our special guests today is Youtuber Flamo raps. Flamo, how's it going? It was good, going pretty good. How's how's the weather down there in Texas? Man, it's still pretty nice. It's cooling it off a little bit, but it's not too bad. Yeah, I'm up here in Connecticut in this thirty degree weather right now. Yeah, in Kansas a couple a few weeks ago, now is freezing. Bro Yeah, so you bundled up died. So you grew up in Mississippi, right. So what are the besides football, weather, sports, and you play. Played everything in high school. I basketball was really my first love. I mean I'm pretty good that the team scoring my senior year. I ran track everything we had available, every sport. I did it and I was pretty good and all of for sure. You're just a ball. Yeah, for two months. And how'd you get started rapping? I've been wrapping says I was a kid. We used to get like, I don't know if you remember, like when you get to see these way back in the day, you if you buy like the single, you know have the instrumental on there. So me and my brother used to record over that. And did I get up in the middle of the night? I've been writing. I got like these big notebook at my house full of wrap. So I've been doing that for as long as I can remember. Also, prices about eleven or twelve. You're sure? We're sure. You just threw it back there with the CDs. And how did you get your rap rap name, Flamwa. Well, my my grand dad used to all my first name is Carl and my Grand Day's always called me Carlo like when I was young. I have no idea why. And then when I went to college, everybody called me Flim just because, I guess my college coach, you know, you referring everybody's the last name. You have your name or you help me with that thing. They everybody call me Flim, and then over time that turned the flmlow and you know, here we are wrap for the back of it. Just then let people know what was up and yeah, I wrote with it yet to Yasha. So during high school, when you when did you start taking football serious, and was your goal to go do you one? I didn't undersee them start taking football seriously until, man, I think about it. Actually, my senior year I got played, but I was a freshman. I got started as a freshman on defense, even though the office is a play receiver. But that's pretty at letty. So they started me a corner. But every year I quit football with basketball season way roll around. I just couldn't keep myself out the court. Man, my cousin to be so bad. Yeah, so much telling, but you do. I was I wanted to play basketball. Man, probably my senior year I started to take it seriously and I didn't even understand the difference between it, like d one and d one double a back then. Yeah, nobody with the college from my school down of the scholarship, you probably wouldn't you go with anything. So going to like all corn state or Jackson State or southern where I ended up going, was like, oh, it's like a fucking huge deal of sorry, person, but I thought that was you know, I was good with that. Yeah, I didn't really understand. Yeah, for sure. And so, yeah, so that's my follow up question. How'd you end up at Southern University? Yeah, you know, went on the visits all there. You for me, you with the the swag. That's I was an athletic conference. Yeah, so pretty much every school in that conference offered me a scholarship. But the thing is I only sent my tape to those schools. Like I didn't have me. I didn't even shoot like very high as I sent my tape to those schools. Getting too small school and my team wasn't that great, so nobody really saw me. I didn't go to any camps, but every team we sent the tape to they offer scholarship. I went on visits and at the time southern was just known for passing a ball more than the other schools. So I went to southern. They gives. I didn't even think too hard about it. I was like, it doesn't matter where I go, Bro, I'll be I'll be in the league in a couple years, you know whatever. Like I was that arrogant. Yeah, and naive. Yeah, and then so you go to southern and then you play, how many years would you play there? I played three years and three years in the so did you? Did your end up graduate? No, I didn't end up graduating. Man, my senior...

...year, like all through school, man, I was very what's the word? I'm kind of a Free Spirit, I guess you would say, was explain how it end up in the where, man, now get we'll get to that. But Yeah, man, I wanted to wrap. I was doing all kind of stuff. I'm in plays, I'm just all over the place creatively and I never really focused that heavily on football when I was in school. I was a bit of a rebel and so I was either always I was hurt, I have a little knack and injury, or I was ineligible. And finally, my last year I gotten up to like to twenty on my coaches like look, man, we going to do it an all passing office. We gonna put you tight in. You Ain't gotta Block. Are you gotta do Ros against you the lie back, as he says, is I'm killing everybody and practice is so easy to play receiver, you know, going against lineback as any safeties. But I ended up getting it to an altercation with the coach and I got kicked off the team before the season even started. And when that happened I was pretty much the beginning. At the end I started rapping more and then I was like well, you know what, I'm gonna get a job so I could finance my rapt up, because I had some few guys that wanted me to come to Atlanta and do some stuff up there, but I have no money. So I got a little job in sales and like a month later I was the manager. Yeah, yeah, yeah, even even just you telling me, it seems like you just ended up at college, like in you you just like ended up there. But yeah, I really never had any solid plans. Like I think I kind of incursive. I wasn't. I was decent at almost everything I tried to do. So I just arrogantly thought I could just do whatever I wanted to do. It like you're just going to work out somehow, and I didn't put it in. I really didn't put into work in any one field that I needed to put in in order to be successful. Bank Dat for sure. Now side question. Now that you're like youtube famous, has southern university ever invited you back. No, inviting me bad, I mean southern like people who would probably make that happen probably have no idea. I am, but like my old teammates, man, yeah, I'm old teammates reach out all the time. Where I steally saw I wanted to at the museum in Houston recently. You know, he's like, oh, man, whenever you want to come, you free to get in. It's as that's good enough for me. Yeah, for sure. Well, I'm sure once they see that, if they get a hold of the indie video, than they might invite you back to do the same thing. Yeah, they might. They might be dope to go back and and kind of see how things have transformed. I heard is a lot better now to us and I was there. Yeah, for sure. And so what you were just saying, you weren't really like focusing on one thing. So what what was the turning point? I know you just said you had the job and stuff. So what was the turning point when you were like all right, I gotta get my shit together and do something and focus on one thing? Well, I when I feel into sales, as I ended up managing the store with their like a month of working. There's means illive much stores. Big Deal. I end up doing that for years, like I did it for like four or five years, working and saying commission sales and managing and stuff like that. I was making the money, but I was miserable, Bro. Yeah, like I was so miserable I started drinking a lot because I was trying to deal with you know, just really wasn't happy and I used to play college I still play, but I was playing college duty and I was super garbage in the beginning. They used to watch youtube videos to get like tips and stuff, and one day one of the guys that I was watching did a house tour and he was like house as the House tour. He's like what, this is all thanks to you guys. I was like wait, let this say. They the cats negative living doing this and like when I realize that, I started to kind of devise a plan to transition out of sales into youtube. Your first main channel was just gaming, right, yeah, it's the same my main channel now. I just transition that didn't change the channel, but yeah, it was. It was gaming, but did mostly like at the very, very beginning, I was doing I was blogging, I was doing I was rapping. I thought I was going to Vlog and wrap and grow my channel, grow my following like that. That was an issue play. And then I also like the game a lot. So I figured I could do everything on one channel. Just naive, I know it, but I went to some old NCAA videos and I would filter the comments and I realized that people was coming like the most recent comments was like two hours ago. Like bly video is ten months old. This game is five years old. My people's still a market for this. So I started to do ISCAA and I knew I had a unique style because I watched a lot of encla stuff and I was like, yeah, nobody really plays...

...this the way I play it. Not that I'm so great, but it's just a unique of fun to have a fun play style. So my first seventyzero subscribers was in gaming before I transition my channel got you. So you started in two thousand and fifteen, right. Yeah, two thousand and fifteen. So how crazy is it that? Like now, like the gaming aspect is like really big. Now we like twitching all this other shit. I mean, well, it was, it was big. I think I think it was pretty big, man, like all the channels that I was kind of seeing who had who are doing good. They were doing gaming at the time, the game I'm playing, but like madness stuff in K was pretty huge back then. It not as being now, because you got games like and call of duty was use back then to now. Obviously, for tonight has just taken over everything. But yeah, I mean the game as bag man, I think I'll always be big. Well, Youtube and on twitch and any other platform that give, you know, the Youth Gamers a platform to showcase what they do. You get to go with chill and watch people do something you love to do. Yes, I was a pretty dope experience. Yeah, watch a lot of gaming streams and stuff like that. Yeah, I mean with my eyes this year when I saw it, when I'm flicking and I see it on ESPN and the drafting live players for like two cats. Yeah, and I was like, okay, this is like betting serious now. Yeah, I mean because what it is the esports man. Yeah, even even bag then esports. They were in the Olympics like Everybot, the gaming one, like a gold medal for playing call of duty and like maybe two thousand and fifteen to thousand and sixty like around that time I started and I was like, Bro, this is you know, so don't and it's just getting bigger and bigger. Now is people are realizing that, you know, it's a marking for it is not just a bad it's not something that's just gonna go away. You have more people investing. So it's pretty dope is fourteen one of these days, for real. So back to yeah, back to the NCAA. Soh. So what's so what's the deal with the NCAA two thousand and fourteen video game? What's the deal? What do you mean? Just like, what's the hype of real like I see, like, I know, I see you do it, you playing it, but I also seen people in the past just like I know it because I was like a final one and stuff like that. Okay, here's that. Yeah, it's the last, the last one, it is the last of I mean it's just a great game, Bro. Yeah, so much replayability and I get the corner started the court. Of course. The game play, the game play on there is fun. It's just different. It's much different from bad like mad and tried to get very realistic, but in doing so they have a quite nailted down so the movement is weird, kind of feel like ice skate stuff like that. INTA you don't have that. Also in NCAA because of the recruiting pool. There's a never ending recruiting pool, as you constantly bringing players in and players are constantly going out. This keeps you engage. You can't go sign people in free agency. You can't trade for a good quarterback. Now you have to recruit one. You you unders and you got to be winning your games in order from to come in and you got to do a good job recruiting. So it's just the replayability on that game. It's just so high because it had in your RTG. You got, you know, just so much stuff that stacks up with it. So I mean it's it'll be a cult classic, probably for ever for sure. So what was what was the first video that you made that like was your breakthrough videos? Well, I guess it's different levels of burked video. Yeah, but probably my first video that got more views than I had subscribers was I made a I'm not even proud of this. I made a madden sucks studio like back day, like I'll mad my video. It's just like me last and I was pretty I was anger because, you know, is it those with before even started back doing thecbleft? Yeah, but just breaking down the issues I had with the game and I made it completely off memory. I hadn't even played the game like two years. I made it completely off memory and then when the game, the Demo, came out, I played the demo, play one game, because it's really unlike man, and play one game I used as a video. That got over a hundred thousand views at a time where I had less than a thousand subscribers. Yeah, it was a big deal for me, if for sure. And how did that like? How did it go viral? I mean it's just it's slowly a it didn't go crazy when I first dropped it because I dropped it me be two months before madden even came out, and then a closer got to madden and then, you know, the game drops to like a week later. Everybody's pissed. That's usually how man goes. Hipe, drops piss...

...and when that point hit it started to pick up use this. It kind of slowly got used. It wasn't one of those where I woke up in the morning and it was it had just eight you know, saying, but it constantly was getting used and what was happening was, I can't post some more content and some of those guys will filter into my actual regular content and so well, subscribe. So that's kind of how I wanted to do it. It's kind of like just growing almost them as like throwing like a fishhook out and trying to bring in traffic. Yeah, anyway, you can have interest in my other stuff and it worked out pretty good. Yeah, definitely, and I also think that and suck. So you agree with me? Can So. So, how did you go from three hundred subscribers to now? CONGRATS, by the way, on your three hundred thousand. Super a lot of hard we're plan to like, like I said, a lot of people. You'll hear a lot of youtubers say, like I watch every channel, update video. I confined every thank you. I like to watch this stuff to keep people miss youtubeers mindss and stuff like that, and see if I could get in tips or whatever. But a lot of people will say that they never planned this, they just kind of started doing you know, me, I was not like that. That like I knew from day one I was trying to build something that would take the place of my old job, you know, and so there's a lot of intentional hard work. I mean it was times where I was doing what I was doing gave me. I was doing three videos a day, well, two videos and a live stream, so three piece of content per day. I mean I was getting up it like I was still working full time so keep up with like, for am shooting the editing my videos, and then I had to go to work and try to sell people furniture, and it was it was tough, like. I mean a lot of ups and downs and I finally but I first went full time. I don't know if you remember, but you remember the Youtube Ad Pocalypse, k. That was this thing where basically super huge youtuber like, I don't know, tens of millions of stuff, maybe something like that. You got to some really bad trouble and essentially all the big companies started to pull their ass off of Youtube. This was just like it's twenty eighteen. This was last year. Yeah, it's less you. Oh Yeah, when they change everything, when you're a D as like a certain amount of Oh yeah, he did all of that. My income I had just going full time. I was making just enough to pay my bills, like I was still not making as much, not nearly as much, as I was making it sales. But you know, I don't want to make the tras this. So I went full times. I could work more and I feel like I can push towards you. And the second one full time. Like a month later that happened and my income got cut by eighty percent. I'm just like a bro like I got it this time. Granted, I've been working on this while also work in a regular job for like over a year every day. I finally built up to go full time and the second I went full time, boom just pulled the rug out from under me. So I had to drop ober for like two months to supplement the income. I could have just went out another sales job easy, but you know, I didn't want to go back wards. I believe in what I was doing, so I did that. We we struggled a bit because obviously I lifestyles changed, you know, I'm saying for some months tough at the sell where my trucks is is bad, but you know, stuck with it as came back and then I'm pumping out just three videos a day. Every day. I'm doing this and I realize, okay, I can't do this forever. So I had to come on with a plan to the problem with my gaming videos were while they were doing pretty good, they weren't ever green. So they would eat for a day or two and stop. I had to keep pumping out three video every time, like I can't do this for ever. You know, I got a new sun to me like this. I this wasn't a plan, like I could have just stay the sales if I'm will be busy all day every day and never had no time from my family, because that was that was the whole point. It is. So I decide made the tough decisions, like a week off for the first time I ever made to the season to go to the in real life story content. And you know, a lot of my subscribers with pissed. A lot of them was like, we go rock with you and have most of them was I was going to rocket you no matter what. But even the ones they do came back after this fall that the content was actually good. Actually liked the new content just as well, if not better than, the old stuff, because I was already doing stories. Man, I had created, created so many characters that have people still remember. I even wrote like a short book on one of them about selling. Ms Done everything you could try.

You know her on Youtube, and it was friendly toly successful, giving my size at the time. Yeah, yeah, for sure, I respect that. And actually, yeah, it's going to bring that up later about the book thing, because I when I was just searching you before, I was just like what is this really like? This really there can't be another flamalow wraps on. And so could you give like people that don't really understand, like the perspective of like actually like filming, editing and like making graphics, because, like, I think that's one big thing that people like don't see in like I do that stuff too, so obviously I respect it. Yeah, yeah, so, you know, it's it is a process, man. It's an elevate process. It's my process now. It's a lot different than wasn't gaming, but I was doing gaming. It was doing one video was much easier than doing one video now. But, like I said, you know, I will have to do more videos because that video when to keep constantly because you kind of built in content with that. But what I'm doing now, then I have to I mean it starts out with a few hours of research and typing up a script. That's probably, I don't know, to the five hours that will take. Then take another hour to shoot it and me come the hard part of you. You sitting there editing because you trying to tell a story. Yeah, you know what I mean. So you want to give the right graphics at the right time, but I do mind. I recorded where I'm looking at the camera the whole time. Yeah, so I'm like, you know, I have my outline, so I'm kind of going off my outline. So I ended that first. So the first video is me looking at the camera telling you the story the entire time. Then I go back and overlay it with stats and video clip here or make sure here and all of this stuff. It takes a long time, but it's a fun process. is also a tedious process. You know what I'm saying? Never sure, I have a love he really should with Eddie exactly. It's really a of hate thing, man, because it's like I was literally sitting in his chairms in and now yesterday from about nine until about for thirty editing. The video got just posted yesterday. are like five you know. I was very though. They cut's been busy, so I didn't. I using one to finish the day before a blood is. I could, you know, take my eyes off and it come back and look at it again, because I'm guarantee that mess something up. But you know, I had to get that one out and just going to be anything crazy, but it's just it's one of the things where I was not looking forward to having to sit in the chat andy the video all day, but a man, I have fun of fifty all. I really did like oppening it up and it's just it's such a crazy creative kind of stringer with process and you create something that like once you want this phenish. Yeah, and you sit back and watch the finished product and it's just, you know what you put into it. But like a lot of people think that you uploading nineteen many video, you know, to your nineteen minutes to make it, and it just couldn't be further, could be further from its truth. Yeah, yeah, this one. It's definitely one of the best feelings, just like uploading your your content and just like you're done, so, you know, and then cheering out, yeah, and then to put people to actually appreciate it. You know, sometimes, though, you'll spend that same time. You go through all of that, you're uploaded like this the way. Million viewers baby nothing. You feel like they're other times is like, well, I don't think too many people gonna like this, but I really enjoy making it. I want to carry out there for it goes. So it's kind of random. So I got a perfect example and transition for that one, because we're going to jump into this last chance you stuff. And most viewed episode right now is Dj Law, which to me was crazy because it had like a lot of people on that are in the UFCMLB, NFL, and Dj law, the juico player, has the most views right now. How wild is that? Yeah, that video is. It is crazy, man, and that was I didn't realize this until later, but that was my first way happened to video you got. That was before I started doing what happened to be the Offstar, just doing gaming at the time, but in transition with that video. I didn't notice it till later, honestly, but yeah, man, I guess the intrigue, man, the intrigue of what what happened I dj and a video just kind of it kind of took off a my that was the first video idea where somebody else that I know was like that. I mean, I don't even know well, like there was my brother in law, you know, we pretty cool, but he hit me up like a teacher. He was looking for some stuff on these a...

...lot he's like, man, looking for this stuff, this highlights. I was doing your video. Come m like what so, man, two years ago, I just went into it too, years ago. Yeah, that's crazy. Yeah, the whole last chance use thing is crazy, true, because I've been following that since the beginning and like my boys are telling me about it and I was just like whatever out, check it out, and I check it out and then I did like where are they now? Just like blog, and then that like blew up kind of and I was like what are you going on? Like I was getting views on every day and I was like what's going on that? Check the stats, and it got posted on like one of these sites. So like whenever someone was looking at it, they were clicking on I was like, like it's still gets used till today, which I'm just like, this is not like it's from like two years ago. Like you were just saying. That sound like this is crazy. Yeah, that's it. That's the evergreen. They have a green counting we strive for. But the last case, you think it's it's pretty wild, Bro. And you know what, the funniest singer there is insane. The funniest thing is I remember the first season they didn't have like anything really like social media wise, like there was a fan pages, and I was like now it's like, but now this shit, this your it's getting serious every year more and now this year it's like crazy really. Yeah, yeah, like you say, it's like you have been covered this since season away and season three is so funny. When they first announced, you know, like the summer before that season three was going to move to a different school, I did a poll on the channel and you know, most guys are like not sec I don't want to see another school. And I'm like that, well, you know, last as you might, it might take a step down playing crazy this. You don't never know, you know, went out and I made a I meant that that regular and great, great one, and everything in those guys like they have like just a ability to story tail. I think they go that's chance, you're gonna be something, going to be around for forever, Bro. Yeah, like I think they got to do something like bigger, because they're stuff's like really, really good. They're I can't really say they're working on something. Cook it up. Yeah, I can say that they all cook it up. And what about WHO's the most requested player that fans tell you to like do follow up on from watch? Don't you different at different times? You know, they kind of ever flows. Right after season three, the Beleague, Henry and Bobby Bruce, intrigue was growing the roof. Yeah, I probably got like three or four videos on each of those guys. At least they that eight. But overall, man, I need to do a new one. But like I have the season too. I did like who is the most popular player? You know, said I did like a whole pole and let people vote or the most popular characters. I includes the coaches and everybody. At the time, runal Elie one by landslide. Yeah, for sure, by last last he was the most popular one. But I want to do it. I gotta do it again now this season three is done. Might Be Monday, as you get there about that time. Sure. Yeah, yeah, Bobby Bruce like blew up just because he was the one that I think he was the guy. I guess you take kind of knew ronaldout way. Yeah, yeah, he got, you know, his story was. I think it was so relatable for a lot of people. Yeah, like a lot of a lot of cassis young cats can really relate to it. So it's is really took off and they, you know, we went to his house and everything in the in the show saying, yeah, like they they gave that girl and they built, they really built his character a lot. But my favorite character from season three was was Carlos Thompson. We're like Carlos Thompson and Calvin Jackson, the boys, was Besa two receivers. Oh my God, it was cold, Bro for sure. Yeah, I've been watched that like pretty much to days. Dang, Yep, I think I might one day. Yeah, I mean of course that. Yeah, like it came, but I got it that morning. I got right. I thought you got it. You didn't get it early. No, I didn't get it there and he liked I didn't even know my name was in the credits until I had watched like eight episodes something like that, and one of my subscribers send me a screens out on twitter. Yeah, because my Netflix out of actually skipt the credits. Yeah, even seeing it and I couldn't even believe it. Man Not to get here. Can't, like I didn't. I spoke to them on twitter are once before that and then I didn't know. They watch almo videos. Is that? I really did not know. Like I knew it was aware of me, but like when I went out of Med um there's like yeah, I watch all this stuff and is like that last episode the but I do like the cats up on MCC. Yeah, I got literally half done, but before that drop that was almost like taking all my hecc videos and putting into one. But now you got the first...

...hand accounts, you got, you know, you get to interviews and everything like that. So it was pretty dope. Bro Yea early this year they'll try. Yeah, definitely, and will be really cool, I think, because I know, since they film like seven, I think they could. They could probably come out with like a whole nother like bonus episodes of like each season. They could. They might. Yeah, I think I think they might now, just because like the following ISS crazy. Yeah, because it's got to be so much stuff on the cuver roll floor. Yeah, yeah, for sure, I thought about that. But yeah, they definitely should do that, even if it was just like the player, like a or just like highlight of player that they didn't highlight, because I seen like a couple of guys just like tweet out, like I got interviewed like a million times, but like none even came out. Yeah, exactly, that's crazy. I thought so, bunch of dudes like that. They they did the interview, because you never know is gonna make him, and I was like keep telling people, Bro like they didn't. I wanted them to. I was hoping there's that Inter you mean, did they really do like an interview, interview, but they they film me. That is feel me like at the game. I guess they do over there or whatever, but I'm like, man, I'm hoping that Shit actually is in the show. Yeah, for sure. You know that's gonna be. That's one of those moments where it's like the check mark, like that's like a full that be a full circle moment where because like a lot of things happen and you don't really get really basking it, but looking at this Dja love video, for the DJ love videos in the show, I might lose my mind. Yeah, for sure. Yeah, this question was Cj Rivas, the first last chance you player. That was actually like feature on the show, not like Chad Kelly, like to make the fifty three man roster. I think so, like, as far as I know, yes, that got I got to be in your video. Yeah, yeah, I'm cover. I said that in like when I do my this weekend last years. You like the news one. I've said it in the video, I think, but I wasn't a hundred percent sure, but I believe so. Man, believe so. Cj Doing This Day? Yeah, for sure, the rise today and they can tell they really they really respect what he's doing, because I put him to promote him on his birthday then shout that part of it out in the in the thing on I was I remember just seeing like when I was doing research. I was like Oh, like, because I didn't really know about like the Jew Coo thing and all that and you know, and I was like, Oh, you went to Virginia tack. I was like you got to be like pretty good. Yeah, yeah, exactly. I mean then obviously once everyone else came out and you saw all the schools they went to, and then you're like all right, everybody, everybody was a star. Pretty much everybody that they follow is a d one bounce back. Used to do one. They'll do one every year. Like I think the first year was a was why it remember way he wasn't the straight go. This year was, I think, Carrie. Yeah, the visa season too. You go and they'll follow everybody else's bounce bags. Yeah, yeah, the VJ's was a season two one. Yeah, if he he's back there now. Yeah, I know it's crazy. You went back and he was playing baseball. Yeah, I was hoping he's going to make it up from there. They end up going back to HIMCC's. I'm really not a hundred percent sure he's going on with that. He got options, yes, he does. So what was it like going out to Indie? It was dope. It was a lot cooler than I thought it would be. Yeah, just because Hansas. I got a lot of the yeah, I was like Kansas, you know, but a little town is so spe like every really is like this, like the friendliest people that you ever going to meet. A lot of them was was fans, you know, James. That was kind of cool for like a mini celebrity out there and things. Like I say, I meant, man, dude, I got out the cards. A ten hour drive. I get out the car, walk to the hotel and I see like two guys, you know, black coats, you know what I'm saying. They someone raps, they come over and it's it's two of the guys that work for Netflix. Is Out there filming. Just just bool like I clearly just got here. Then I go to my room and they have stuff like laid out, you know, some swagging up there and the good is stuff like. I was like man, this is pretty dope, Bro Yeah, it was a cool experience. And what was it? What was it like? Back jump in the booth with fatal because that's only it's on respone. Yeah, was cool, bro it was like I told Man, I told people, is broke with this show aired. I was like that do it right. There is going to say he can't do something, broker.

He's so hungry as love creating that, I can just tell you, so happy just to get his to get his song on there, and like the way he pushed. I told him that he really I don't think he understood, like understand what I'm saying. I'm like, Bro, you go get her. Are you want to make sad? The second day I was there, I ran into fatal, you know, we get the booth and I was like yeah, you know, baby, we'll see the next day I see him again. I really played is beat the next day, like he was so goddamn persistent and like a bitch. I see him every day. I was there and if it's something like I'm think it's like the last night. Let let me go out the fat them. You're going there. Still Sleep downstairs because weird, weird environment. Until we got up to the studios, like right now, and like pretty dope he slap together. Be Slap together hood like that dude is I don't know, man, I think they we're gonna do something. Bro You sure that'd be? Is Sick? That be there? Yeah, that's fired. Like do you want to do something like that at Easter Mississippi, where you think it's like how dated now? I will be down. Yeah, you know, it was just it was one of them things of the president re style to me, yeah, and inviting me out of me. So they did the same thing at MCC yeah, I'm there, you know, and I'm going to I'm actually going to that. GOT THE LA early next year to Greg invited the direct invite me out there, to go there, give me a quick tour. But he's doing like post yeah, the A, the post work editing and stuff like that. So but go do that. Add any if you invite me out, I'll come and you know, great content. It's like it's no negative till it. So yeah, I'm definitely gonna be there. Have you ever been on the campus East Missipi, because I know you're fro Mississippi now. I've never I never even heard of he's Missus Super Community College. Even before the shows for last yess you've never heard of it. It's so many Ju Goos man goes close to me here, like Hinds Community College in Owamba. There's a couple of other ones. It's like four that I was familiar with before the show. I never heard he's Mississippi. That's funny. I saw whally reach out to you a couple days ago and so I don't know what what was that like? and has has any other celebrities reach out to you? That was crazy, man, and it's funny. I literally just is he tweeted something else to like yesterday, because it's all it like right before this. You know the saying if you football fame took out my stuff and then that was that was another surreal moment, just because it's different. It's like a different that's a different arena. Yeah, so, like, Bro, while watching my shee like he is as like he been watching it every day since. He said he stumbled across my channel as. So, yeah, that was a that was one of those that kind of don't roof for a little. But like, man, as, that's pretty insane. Other than that, everybody else were like and they were all dope. But like with last as you hit me up, it was dope. That damnag. Braxton Miller hit me up, but I did get him a whole bag. That's funny because Braxton Miller just like adding me one day randomly, like three Am. I like. Then I was like what's going on? What's going on here? So it was mostly like, you know, few football players, man, for the most part, but I was the first one from like the music world. Has Anybody? How about? Has Anybody? Has any of the football players ever hit you up and been like, you know, bro, why did you do that video on me? Like what the Hell? Like, like anyone got Maddie? I got like a letter, email from what? I'M NOT gonna say it. I really email from representation of one of the players who I did and yeah, but I was like it's nothing illegal here, and it's like I didn't none of my videos. I never represent the person in like day. I really didn't understand like why it was coming to me with them, like look, it's something in here. Is Not exactly the way I have I'm not making anything up, like everything that I get is come from a report. Yeah, that I found, and then I might give my opinion on the yeah, I always spinning. I spend it in a positive light and I watched that because that's just how I look at stuff. Like, from a realistic standpoint, I don't think. You know, everybody's just the humans. The people think, because you're rich in you at the leak, that all of a sudden you're...

...like can't make a mistake or you can't suffer from addiction and you can't do it. This is a I've gotten one email that was like you need to take this video down, and I didn't take the video down and nothing. That's the error came over it. But yeah, it did happen once. Savage. What, what advice would you give other inspiring youtubers. Like if you, if you're trying to grow, like what you need to do is you have to fund a niche, Yep, based on, you know, ideally you wanted to be based on something that you're naturally interested in and then nest out even more something that you naturally good at. Like I'm a very unreal and a little like I'm a creative, but I'm also very analytical and I'm very empathetic just by nature. Yeah, so it works well with the style of videos that I do because I can put myself in a person's use and see how they might have made this mistake or why they may have made this decision, you know, and I'll give a car used to give like two or three opinions on this is probably what prompted this. You understanding when you watch the video usually like yeah, that that would make sense at up. So I tell people that's pretty much much trying to tell people. Like people say, Y'all want to make make a football videos, like well, if you look at football videos like right now, from like in real life content, like I not talking about gaming, but just like the in real life football content. Some of the top channels me and three, three guys that I've met recently. We all super cool now, but that's KTO got them five points and urinating treat and me. We all do football content, but our content is so different, like it's so different, Bro like, if you watch it, because all our personalities are different. You know, it says that you get a different thing. We can almost make the same video and it'd be different. You know. Yeah, just leaning it to your niche and kind of cornering your side of your side of the market, and some people going to rock with it, some people going to cross over and some people go only me's with you and some people ain't, Ye know, and you just out to do that, stay consistent if you really have to commit to it, man like. It's tough. It's a lot tougher than cash realize, because so many hours and so much preparations work and go with to it before the video drop. Yeah, you know, for me it kind of help because I had done the game is stuff already. So I hate subscribers when I started doing what I'm doing now, so I did have an audience, but like to put in all that work in the drop it like for these videos that drop, that and Gig and not get any views. Really, it's gonna be tough, but you know, you's got to commit to it, man, and understand that it's will probably take a long time. Like I came here with a three year playing assume to go. Take me three years to get where I wanted to be. So yeah, that kind of mindset to be all right. Yeah, we're sure. The one thing I would tell people is, just like, consistency is key facts, hundreds in facts. Man, you're ready, ready for some fun questions? Yeah, let's do it. So I know. So, do a lot of people recognize you? And what's been the craziest time that like somebody ran up on you? Okay, yeah, people, a lot of people starting to recognize me. The craziest time? Probably the craziest time I was in Dallas without a boy and Katie, Oh and we got he called the bober beget his random over and the guys a little. I don't know that having a bad day. He's not a great moved. I asked him if I could film in a car. He's like Nah, okay, brow, I'm still filming. I'm just feeling myself. Don't know him. So He me and Katy always just talking. It is weird because he's working kids. He was working on a thumb nail, a video to he drops like that day. They went on to get like, I don't know, three misships the sun crazy, like it's just a wild thing. Were we talking about the thumbnail and the guy recognizes my boys and turns around like Hey, you know, I know you are you. You turn around, it recognize me and in that situation as whole move changes. He becomes the coolest guy and, you know, on the planet. So that was a that was pretty cool. And you know, people recognize me like in a malls us if I go like I hear in Walmart and something like that. Another ID time was like when I first moved up here. You know, I'm moving something super tired. It's like eleven o'clock or something like that. In night I had to run a Walmart for something simple and a guy recognized me a walmart bro I was so fucking exhausted, like I could I could barely put on like you're flims at the moment. But that's one that I remember because I was like, I'm in I might have been, I wasn't in the...

...greatest moved at the moment. But yeah, man, it's cool. Thunner started recognize me a lot. I'm starting to get more used to it. Yeah, it's just very awkward at first. It's just so weird because you just don't think people will see you or know you are, because I'm a lot bigger than people thinking. person they figured it out. Yeah, yeah, even though, I mean even when you said it and I saw you and I was like, Oh, says, he's told her, I thought you was. Yeah, how about? How about this one's trying to be a tough one. You can give me your top five favorite rappers or artist. Okay, top five favorite rappers. My favorite Rapp of all time is Wayne little, Wayne Wazy. Don't you everyone to call them? Not to you, I like. So that's number one, easily the neck for might not be in any particular order, but let's see. So Cold Ismm my side, Jay calls them my top five huge, a cod fan, almost huge, mnm Fabio, using them and them fans. Since some shadyop favorite, and I hate see, almost hate name is some of these guys that they've gotten so big. But I was fans of these guys in Mississippi, where they were not popular at all when I was super young. They've all grown up, but back then it was not cool to be fans. That a lot of these people like. But anyway, they're those Wayne M J Cole. Well, Jay Z J Cole. And that fourth spot is tough, the four spotties to up man, so many representative like. But who I want to put it at last, but in it I really don't know. I don't know who I was slide of it in the last five man, I'm gonna throw I'll throw ti in there for now because he's coming the top of my head. You have my top ten favorite, but I will put him in the still spotting them. I will take that. How about three? Three goals for two thousand and nineteen and or any new projects? Okay, three goals for two thousand and nineteen. I just I guess my main goal is to I want to follow every kind of every whim that I have, like I want to go all out way, kind of like the opposite of Kyle. It's it's like in college, I never I didn't finish anything, and so now you know I got my main youtube channel popping. I want to get my blog channel up to in two thousand and nineteen. I probably want to get that channel up about fiftyzero subscribers. It's got like tenzero right now, which is it's great, like it's more. It's going better than I thought Scot do honestly. So there's that. I don't really have a number goal for the main channel. I just want to keep making good content and to the best of my billy and try to feed my core and then everybody else who comes in. A lot of them just kind of integrate into my fan base. Now, like I'm not reaching as much as I used to just for like for numbers. First, new projects, man, I got a lot of stuff on. I just wrote a short film and me and my boy I got a boy the running like a small media company, so he's gonna be going to shoot that in January. I'm working on a mixtape with we have an announces still can say do stay but a rapper and he's got like distribution deal. You don't do a short mixtape. I'm actually that's literally what I'm got it. What I got to do today that I record two of the two of my verses or re record them and send them to him. I got that and then, of course, is my main stuff. Oh, my game in channel. I got my game in channel back popping like a certain different settle for gaming. So still doing thiscaa over there for my core base. So I want to get that consistent and just keep, like I said, just keep my maid Chi consistent, keep slowly leveling up my content and not I just want to stay focus mess that. Try to stay focused on my on my core. Yeah, my core base. I think that's the most important thing, because I got lost at one point in two thousand and eighteen. I start reaching for everybody and my my content went down for a while, for like a couple months, you know, trying to please too many people. Says it's pleasing my base. Yeah, it's. Sometimes I just some you know, I'm just going to keep on doing this and this is what I want to do. So I'm going to drop that shot, that stout that whatever. Yeah, just growths the gross man for trying to trying to get better as a person. Last one we got latched into and we got qb one. Like what other football series would you want to see? Or maybe in another sport? Well, I definitely want to see more basketball stuff. Yeah, I want to see more boxing stuff like I love, you know, like stories and Busson...

...or just crazy, just like timeless, you understand. So if we got like a series like that. We have a few, those are few actually, but when it really took off the popularity and boxing, you know, that would be great. Um, otherwise, I watch any I would like to see one of like an indie rapper, yes, kind of touring on his own and, you know, kind of bullstrapping his career alone. I love to see that. Maybe a few actually, you know, give me like three to follow all these stories. I would love to see that. You know, you know the Rapper Russ. Yeah, I know, yeah, yeah, there to how Russ. Yeah, I would want to see you likey on before. Ye, yeah, yeah, I woven because I was to his pot ires interview on breakfast club and he was just telling the telling, like them, how he told he was like some days I was just like in front of like a hundred people, in the next day I was in front of a Fiftyzero. Yeah, most perfect interview for sure. In Yeah, all right, well, I appreciate you coming on. And where could they find you on social media and your youtube channels. Just the flulow wraps everywhere from my reps on Youtube, twitter and instagram. Google, yeah, Google, and you'll find all my stuff all right. Well, I appreciate you coming on already, Bro. This episode was brought to you by Ballsy, the MEEKER's a bull wash. Check out their site for high quality, below the belt products at ballwahcom. Don't forget to use the Promo Code PG sports for fifteen percent of.

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