Gifted Sessions 004: Dinner with Tupac, Being A Man & Hood Economics with Mr Play

Welcome to this Gifted Podcast Session where I talk with Mr Play candidly who opens up about his ex girlfriend, why it’s important to trust in God and how Brixton shaped his life.

“some of my greatest lessons in life came from brixton, stuff they don’t teach you in school”

Mr Play also shares:

  • Why he left school
  • What made him realise that the world was bigger than south Londonimage-675x1024
  • Why he didn’t want to disappoint his Dad
  • What happened when the Government made Sunday a normal day
  • Where to really learn the laws of life
  • How he created his own little matrix
  • The 2 things you shouldn’t have to ask for
  • Why losing sundays resulted in people forgetting core and family values
  • What is more important than “keeping up appearances”
  • Who and what made approaching women easier back in the day
  • One of the downfalls with black men
  • What influenced him to start reading and enjoy it much more
  • The sport he plays fanatically (it’s not football or basketball)
  • Plus much more
Links and references mentioned in this session:



Every session, I like to include quotes from our guests here in the show notes. There is one above and a couple of my other favourites include:

“Sometimes you win and sometimes you learn. I’m never losing”

“As a Man I look back and thank my Dad”

“A real leader creates leaders and not followers”

“A prophet is never respected in his home town”

“What might be a minor thing to you is a major factor to others”