Rappers are typically motivated to have a plan b, simply in situation songs does not exercise for them. In the situation of The Game, it was really strategy C.

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During a current meeting on the All The Smoke podcast with Matt Barnes as well as Steven Jackson, the Compton rap artist reviewed his come-up in rap, to name a few subjects. However, among one of the most fascinating components was when he defined his occupation objectives after obtaining shot. The rap artist described just how he needed to pivot his escape of the road life after appearing of a coma. And while he did intend to make an occupation out of rap songs, it had not been always a top priority. Instead, he looked in the direction of a much more concrete occupation course, like ending up being a supervisor at Home Depot.

“For some reason, I had wrote out in my mind five things that I wanted to do,” the Drillmatic rap artist described. “Number one was like, go apply at Home Depot cause I would just always drive by Home Depot. It would always say ‘now hiring,’ and I figured, you know, one day I probably can manage this thing, then be district manager. I’ll be running Home Depot. I don’t know why I had that idea in my mind, but that was number one.”

Rapping was #3 on the checklist yet it was plainly one of the most rewarding. “So rap was number three, which ended up being number one cause it was the easiest to attain. I felt like cause all I would have to do is get this notebook, study some of the greats, and then I would have me some bars. Well, even though I thought it was that easy, it wasn’t,” he included.

Watch the complete episode listed below.