James Teague

Bio

A 25 y/o black millennial currently enjoying his 20's in the city of Atlanta, Ga. In the day time, he's an express claims rep at State Farm. But after hours, he's an up & coming writer with a love for Hip-Hop culture and black culture. In his spare time when not pondering about life, he's either in the gym, on the move, or hanging out with the homies.

Why Financial Stability Will Drastically Increase Your Quality Of Life

By James Teague
It's crazy knowing that December will officially mark a year since I've moved out of my parents nest and started my journey of independence. Even though I've learned and experienced a lot through trial and error, there's still a lot for me to figure…

10 Years Later, 10 Life Lessons We Learned From Kanye West's 'The College Dropout'

By James Teague
On February 10, 2004, the hip hop community was in for a very unexpected change. A 27-year-old rapper/producer from the South Side of Chicago, Illinois by the name Kanye West had released his debut album, The College Dropout. The album showcased…

Why You Should Go To College At An Out-Of-State School

By James Teague
The best thing about attending college is finally getting away from that reign of the "iron fist" in your parents’ house. It's the best feeling in the world to know that you finally have the freedom to do whatever you feel like doing without having…

The 10 Life Lessons Learned From Being A Party Promoter

By James Teague
One of the most random things to ever occur during my college career was becoming a party promoter. It was just one of those moments that I would have never expected to happen. Prior to that, I had never really cared nor thought about being a party…

Why It's Important To Have Good Friends In Your Life

By James Teague
The majority of Generation-Y possesses the habit of being anti-social. Everyday, I experience someone stating or showing why they can't trust people. I have found that Gen-Yers have a tendency to act as if everyone is out to get us. We seem to walk…

The Major Life Differences Between College And The Real World

By James Teague
It has been almost four months since I graduated from college and started my quest in the “real world.” So far, it's really not so bad. I'm working in my parents' State Farm Insurance office for the time being, while also balancing freelance…

Why Your Family Is Essential To Your Well-Being

By James Teague
My pops and I took a trip to Nashville, Tennessee recently for our 45th annual family reunion. It's a family tradition every Labor Day weekend, where my family gathers together from different parts of the United States to spend some quality time…

For The Men And The Ladies, 12 Traits A Man Should Seek In The 'Woman Of His Dreams'

By James Teague
I will say, first and foremost, there is no such thing as "the perfect woman.” Most of us already know there is not a soul in this world that can achieve perfection. With that said, for all the guys still living the single life and having trouble…

How That Unpaid Internship Will Help You In The Long Run

By James Teague
A couple of weeks ago, while my viewing my Twitter timeline, I stumbled across some vital tweets from radio VJ Charlamagne Tha God, one of the hosts of The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1. He was tweeting his advice out to those trying to make their…

The 10 Signs You're Quickly Getting Over The College Life

By James Teague
The college years might always and forever be the best time of your life. Finally living on your own, embracing the independence without conforming to any rules, which your parents might enforce while you’re home under their roof. College is a time…