Even bigger than Yahoo 29-Year-Old Gets $15-Million to Decipher Song Lyrics by Power Pitch (Ft. Greg Selkoe, Ilan Zechory, Julia Boorstin, Mandy Drury, MetaWorldPeace & Yahoo! Finance) 2

Claim was made pre Tumblr acquisition!

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It’s not just about the merits of your website How Rap Genius Raised $1.8M in Seed Funding Without Knowing What We Were Doing by LEMON (Ft. MetaWorldPeace & Rap Genius Founders) 40

Key word “just”

Y Combinator (or connections more generally) is what gets you “in the door” with investors

Traction is what prevents you from being an “easy no” for the investor

Projecting the confidence (etc.) gets you the deal on terms you like

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Not havin' my pops, mad depressing Don't Take it Personal by J Reall (Ft. Knew Era) 1

When J Reall was seven, his father Terry went to jail on gun and racketeering charges. He’s eligible for parole in June of 2013!

The two remain close and talk on the phone every week. Read their story here

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I could see it now, the fans scream and yellin'
As I'm walkin' out that tunnel, in a winged helmet
ESPN Commitment Rap by J Reall

Like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFXsmS5O-WA

Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor is the biggest football stadium in the country, with maximum capacity of over 112,000 — revered by the locals as the Big House!

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Now, medical questions that you have, you have to direct them to Dr. Mellman Press Conference Announcing HIV Infection and Retirement by Magic Johnson

The Lakers team doctor, and the man responsible for calling Magic, telling him to fly home from Salt Lake City (he was there for a pre-season game against the Jazz), meeting with him and delivering the bad news

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And you know sometimes you're a little naive about it and you think it could never happen to you. You only thought it could happen to, you know, other people and so on and all. Press Conference Announcing HIV Infection and Retirement by Magic Johnson

The example of a syllogism that he had studied in Kiesewetter’s logic: Caius is a man, men are mortal, therefore Caius is mortal, had throughout his whole life seemed to him right only in relation to Caius, but not to him at all.

― Leo Tolstoy, The Death of Ivan Ilych

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I just want to say that I'm going to miss playing. Press Conference Announcing HIV Infection and Retirement by Magic Johnson

It’s no surprise he’d miss the sport he played so beautifully

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJiGMFmVHO8

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I plan on going on, living for a long time, Press Conference Announcing HIV Infection and Retirement by Magic Johnson

Fortunately, things have gone according to plan:

Two decades after his shocking admission and quick retirement at 32, Johnson’s doctors say he’s a 52-year-old specimen of health, comfortably managing HIV with a daily regimen of drugs and exercise.

While he once took upwards of 15 pills several times a day, he now requires just a few daily medications. He rises around 5 a.m. each day for a vigorous workout – everything from stretching and running to Tae Bo – before spending his days overseeing his large business empire.

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The Charleston Characteristics of Negro Expression by Zora Neale Hurston

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Shiloh Pitt-Jolie Day 6: Shiloh Pitt-Jolie by MetaWorldPeace 1

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