Happy Mogul Birthday To The First Ever "Mr.X" Of The Mogul Minute And My Friend Davon "Yamz" Gaskins . Davon Turns 22 Years Old Today! The Penn State Student / Basket Ball Player/ And Entrepreneur Is What You Would Call A Leader And Very Affluential. He Is Working On A Lot And Staying True To Himself And Going Hard To Make His Family And Himself Proud. Keep Your Eyes Out For Davon Not Only In His Blue Cap And Gown From Penn State But In The Business World. Davon Keep It Boss, And May You Have A Very Special, And Mogul Birthday. "Keep Believing In YOU! You Are Special And You Gone Do It Big In The Universe. Keep Grinding And Don't Ever Quit ! From North Philly To The Top!" - The Mogul Girl I'm So Proud Of You xoxo . Follow Davon On Twitter @Dae_Yamz And Check Out His Feature On "The Mogul Minute" (Here)
Micheal Jordan Once Said "Some People Want It To Happen, Some Wish It Would Happen , & Others Make It Happen". Well 23 Year Old , Artist/Producer/Song Writer & CEO Of His Swag Productions PeeDee Is Making It Happen. The Young Boss Definitely Earned Himself A Spot On The Mogul Minute Mr.X List. In Fact PeeDee Is The First Mr.X Of 2013. PeeDee Is X-Tra Humble , X-Tra Fine And X-Tra Dedicated To His Dreams, God, And Family. Congratulations Pee-Dee , May You Have Much More Success And Many Blessings In All You Do.
Check Out His Interview Below.
1.You Started Writing Music At 8, Do You Remember The First Song You Wrote?
The First Song I Ever Wrote A Gospel Song Entitled "Thank You Lord" Featuring Jamal Jackson. Our Group Was Called "Lil Saints". We Worked Up A Couple Dance Moves, Practiced For A Couple Months And Entered The Apollo Night Concert. We Won First Place And Won $1,000. This Is When I Knew I Belonged On Stage And That I Had A Gift.
2. So You Like To Get Your Chef On. What's Your Fave Meal To Cook Or To Eat ?
My Favorite Meal To Cook Is My Famous Spicy Chicken Spaghetti With Garlic Bread And Salad. However My Favorite Food To Eat Is Buffalo Wings. I Need Them Every Thursday Or My Life is Not Complete.
3. As The CEO Of His Swag Productions What's Your Overall Goal?
The Mission Of His Swag Productions Is To Provide Producers, Musicians and Artist With An Environment Designed From The Ground Up To Enhance Your Creativity And Bring Out Your Greatest Performance Every Time You Record.His Swag Productions Is A Production Company/Studio Not An Independent Label.It Is A Company That I Started To Be A Vehicle For Musicians To Release High Quality Music. As An Artist As Well As Producer , I Am Branded By HSP Because It Is The Means In Which I Create My Music.
4. How Important Is God In Your Life? Do You Have A Scripture That Means A Lot To You?
God Is Very Important In My Life. At Times He Is All We Have, At Times I Tend To Lose Track Of Things In All My Doings. I Often Stop And Ask Myself What Am I Doing This For? As A Young Man, I Have Made Many Mistakes And I Know Without A Praying Mother And A Personal Relationship With God, I Don't Know Where I Would Be. John 3:30 Is My Verse To Live By.
5. What Do You Like To Do For Fun?
Well Making Music And Being In The Studio Is Fun To Me. I Could Do It All Day Everyday. I Can't Wait Until It Can Become My Full-Time Job And The Means In Which I Provide For My Family .
6. If You Could Have Been A Character In A Movie/Cartoon/TV Series Who Would You Be? Why?
I Would Want To Be Martin Lawrence In The TV Series Martin. It Was My Favorite Show Growing Up And It Still Is. I Think It Is Hilarious And I Would Love To Have My Own TV Show And Radio Show Yet Still Have A Simple Life With The Woman And Friends I Love. I Thought Their Relationship Was Dope And We Need To See More Shows Like This As Opposed To Those Reality Shows Everyone Sleeping With Everyone In A Big House.
7. Your Originally From Kansas City, Missouri Why Did You Decide To Come To Philly?
To Chase My Dream Of Becoming A Business Man To Once Own My Own State Of The Art Studio. I Am Currently A Student At Cairn University . I Graduate With Two Bachelor Degrees In May . ( Business Administration And Biblical Studies).
8. What Qualities Attract You To A Female?
Initially She Has To Be Attractive, However Attraction Fades. Then I Look For These Qualities: God Fearing, Strong, Ambitious, Funny, Positive, Goal-Oriented, Focused, Prayer, Can Cook, Clean , I Could Keep Going But I'll Stop There Lol.
9. Now You Just Released A New Single Called "Million Bucks" If You Were Given A Million Bucks Right Now , What Would You Do With It?
I Would Pay Off All My College Debt. Invest In My Production Company, And Put The Rest Away.
10. How Important Is Family To You?
Family Over Everything.
11. Your A Student. What Are You Studying?
Business Administration/Biblical Studies
12. Why Did You Choose To Put Positive Messages In Your Music?
Because I'm A Positive Person. I Am Real So Real Is What Comes From My Music. I Don't Believe Most Songs On The Radio Have A Point. I Like To Have Messages In My Music I Will Let Other Artist Brag On Money And Women.
13.Do You Have A Favorite Brand Of Clothes Or Do You Just Wear Whatever You Like?
No Certain Brand. Just Whatever I Can Find That Looks Good.
14. If You Could Collaborate With A Signed Artist Who Would It Be?
15.What's Your Favorite Song Of All Time?
I Honestly Don't Have One. I Love All Music. I Tried To Narrow It Down But I Couldn't.
16. Would You Ever Consider Modeling Professionally?
Sure I Would Love To Do That.
17. If You Could Travel Anywhere Around The World, Where Would You Want To Visit?
Some Place Real Exotic And Foreign. I Haven't Been Out The USA Yet Can't Wait To Travel The World.
18. How Does It Feel To Be The Mogul Minute's First Mr.X Of 2013?
It's A Privilege, I Appreciate The Opportunity.
19.Are You Currently Working On Any New Music Or Projects ?
Yes, Currently I Am Working With A Positive Project For The City Of Camden,NJ Which Is One Of The Worst Cities In America. I Am Also Going To Be Releasing Singles Occasionally And Put Out Music Videos Until I Can Graduate And Go Full Time With My Music.
20. What Would You Like The World To Know About PeeDee Of His Swag Productions ?
PeeDee Is A Real Dude, Who Serves A Real God, Because He Has Real Problems. He Has Real Dreams And Wants To Leave A Lasting Legacy In Music As Well As People.
Look Out For The Single "I Know" From PeeDee Dropping In March
For What's New? What's Hot ? And How To Get It Welcome To The Mogul Minute
Ilker Conkar Is Being Featured As A Mr.X For Being
X-Tra Humble, X-Tra -Handsome , & X-Tra Hardworking.
I Met Ilker Conkar At The Four Seasons Diner
I Thought He Was Very Nice And He Definitely Mr.X Approved!
He Is A 26 Year Old International Student From (Turkiye) Turkey. He's Been In The U.S For Over 2 Years.He Has A Bachelors In Turkey International Relations. He Is Currently In His Last Semester Getting His MBA (master In Business Administration) In Wilmington University,DE. He Also Wants To Go Back To Turkey To Work With The Government,
So Check Out Our Exclusive Interview.
1. Whats Your Favorite Sports Team ?
Actually Soccer Is The Most Famous Sport In My Country. I Am A Big Fenerbahche Fan Which Is teh Biggest Soccer Team In Turkey.I Support The F.C At Barcelona University .I'm Also A Fan Of Philly Teams Like Most People From Philly.In Football (The Eagles) The Phillies In Baseball And The Flyers In Hockey And Of Course The Sixers In Basketball.I Used To Be A Fan Of The Lakers Before I Moved To Philly ,However I'm Still A fan Of Kobe Bryant .I Think He Is Gonna Be The Best Forever.
2.If You Could Visit Anywhere In The World Where Would It Be And Why?
i Would Like To Visit Italy, Because It Has So Many Historical Places To Visit .I'm Also Curious About Visiting Brazil It Is Really A Interesting Country (Soccer, Samaba, Dance) I'd Also Like To Visit Rio De Jenerio When The Have Festivals.
3.Whats Your Favorite Food?
My Favorite Food Is Kebabs. I Love Any Type Of Kebobs...MM Yummy:)
4.Are You Currently Dating Or Are You Single?
Yes My Heart Is Occupied By A Princess For Over 3 Years..
5.How Does It Feel To Be A The Mogul Minute Mr.X?
Well, I'm Very Glad You Have Chosen Me As Mr.X I Feel Very Special.You Are Also Very Young And Talented. You Do Nice Jobs, Good Projects, Keep It Going On!.. I Believe One Day You'll Be Like Oprah.
6.Whats Your Favorite Music?
When I Was Back In High School I used To Be Very Picky And Strict About Music. I Used To Only Listen To Rock Music. I Use To Wear Black And Stuff You Know. i Also Used To Do My Own Music. I Used To Play Guitar.However Now I Pretty Much Listen To Anything That Sounds Good. Its A Wide Range Including Rock , Rap, Pop, Old School, Rock ( Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, & Lady Gaga Are Some Of My Faves).
7.Do You Speak Any Other Languages?
Turkey is My Native Language However I Also Speak Russian And Currently I'm Trying To learn Spanish.
8.What Do You Love To Do In Your Free Time?
I'm Kind Of Busy With School And Work Mostly. I'm On The Computer When I'm At Home.I try To Spend Time With My Friends Too , I Like To Go Downtown Philly and Just Look around.
9. Whats Your Biggest Dream?
I Really Like To Go New Places , And Know Other Cultures. My Biggest Dream Is I Want To Travel To Every Single country In The World Before I Die. I Know It Is Kind Of Impossible, That's Why We Call It A DREAM.However I'll Try To Travel As Much As i Can In A Realistic way.
10.What You Want The Mogul Minute Readers To Know About You?
I Like Meeting With New People . So Anyone Wants To Meet me In Person Stop By The Four Seasons Diner.I'll Be Glad To Meet You And Serve You Yummy Foods.