Sellout – to compromise one’s principles in exchange for money, success, or personal gain; to betray a cause (to which you have subscribed) for personal advancement.

Bougie – short for bourgeois; middle or upper class; any class that is perceived as higher from a lower class perspective.

Bourgeois – from Old French; originally referred to a member of the property-owning class or a capitalist; currently refers to the middle-class and/or middle-class values.

These terms are generally spoken by those who are less than – people who are stagnant.

On a planet which constantly turns, where the natural order is toward growth, and in time that waits for no one, to be stagnant equals death.

Keeping it real literally means staying true to yourself or being authentic.

How others define you is absolutely irrelevant.

How you define yourself is colossal.

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