Though I could not be present at today’s funeral, with the family’s blessings I produced and narrated this short documentary about my dear friend and barber Sonny Lea. This was heavy for me and still is because I saw him just a few days before he passed and as soon as I walked into the shop he said “Doz, I was just thinking about you man.” In my 15 years of him cutting my hair he had never said that to me. I can only wonder but those words ring out to me as I continue to think of him and even grieve. He would often say to me “Doz, you remind me of a younger version of me.” I knew why he felt this way and he made it clear (too much to dive into here) He was one of the greatest men I have ever known and I wanted to use my gifts to celebrate him in the most magnanimous way possible. Thinking of you today my friend on this day so many celebrate you. Please watch below.
Today the Philadelphia Eagles receive their Super Bowl rings after bringing the city it’s first Super Bowl victory. No better way to celebrate the Underdog spirit that has always been the city of Philadelphia and all of EaglesNation. One of the greatest honors of my life was narrating the Super Bowl 52 highlights for NFL Films Presents and on this day Eagles Nation and Philadelphia I salute you as I get set to release my new single “Underdog” on July 27th (the song was recent...ly performed on the Q show on Fox 29) and I’m happy to announce here that my “Celebration of the Underdog” tour will kick off with my band at Warmdaddy’s on July 12th . My special thanks to my guy Kamili Feelings for this tribute video to YOU Philadelphia and EaglesNation featuring the new song Underdog. Shout out to my songwriting partners and producers Michael Troy Downing and Paul Frederick Watson on this.