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AN ALBUM EXTREMELY ANTICIPATED AFTER BEING PUSHED BACK ABOUT 3 TIMES SOLD OUT IN STORES LIKE TARGET, FYE, AND BEST BUY ALL OVER.
THIS YOUNG MAN IS MOSTLY RECOGNIZED FOR HIS UN-RELATABLE LIFE STORY. GROWING UP IN BROOKLYN NY WITH LACK OF POSITIVE GUIDANCE LEAD HIM TO A 10 YEAR BID IN PRISON. WHERE HE ENCOUNTER MANY COARSE ALTERCATIONS ONE OF THEM LEAVING A WARRIOR'S MARK ON HIS RIGHT CHEEK.
TO MANY, IT SEEM LIKE HE WAS NOT BUILT TO SUCCEED BUT WITH THE BLOOD OF A SLAVE AND HEART OF A KING, HE CLAIMED HIS THRONE.
On May 21st, Atlantic Record’s artist Maino will be speaking to two schools in the Tampa Bay area with DJ Ekin on behalf of DJ Ekin’s non-profit organization ConnXions.
Tampa, Florida US - DJ Ekin, “Tampa’s Most Connected DJ,” and his Florida based, non-profit organization ConnXions will be bringing Atlantic Record’s recording artist Maino to two Bay area schools on May 21st. Maino will be discussing his life story to Bay area students with the hope of steering teens in a positive direction.
On November 26, 2008, ConnXions held its official launch party with celebrity guest Winky Wright at Dolce in Tampa, FLA. ConnXions’ mission is to teach at-risk youths between the ages of 14-21, along with college students, the importance of networking through its motto “Building relationships one handshake at a time.”
Since its inception, ConnXions has hosted a number of speaking engagements at schools and juvenile centers in the Tampa Bay area with celebrities, including Bow Wow, T.I., Mims, Javon Black and Bobby Valentino.
“A lot of times people only see the negative things that people do or they don’t really know the positive things. Me and Ekin hooking up…we are doing some positive things in the community.” – Bobby Valentino, EMI
Founder, DJ Ekin, considers this organization his most cherished project and believes building strong networking relationships is of most importance in today’s job market. He has made it ConnXions’ mission to show young people how to network with the prominent adults in their communities, connect with influential organizations, and identify the needs of their communities so they may take their knowledge and fulfill such needs. ConnXions will also utilize network building and maintenance workshops along with annual scholarship programs to fulfill its mission. “I just want to give these kids a chance the way someone gave me a chance,” said Ekin.
For all past and upcoming ConnXions events please refer to ConnXions.org