Building a Legacy with Cedric Bellamy

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Legacy was born and raised in Columbus, GA, but currently resides in San Antonio, TX with his daughter. At the young age of 6 he discovered he had a way with words and by the time he hit 3rd grade talents began to cultivate. At 13 he started battle rapping for fun, unknowing that he would soon start writing hits. Currently signed with independent record label StreetLigion LLC, Legacy has 3 officially released albums and hundreds of songs in his repertoire.


Legacy continues to wow his fans with his music which is unlike any current artist of today. His musical influences include greats such as Tupac Shakur, Sam Cooke, Billie Holiday, and Andre 3000. He is known for being controversial with his music, although he is a Christian. He doesn’t classify his music as being Christian only; it is infused with a blend of Street and Religion (StreetLigion). Legacy makes music for everyone to listen to, learn from, and enjoy. His music will not be boxed or contained.


Legacy is Internationally known, performing for fans all over Europe. He has also opened for Nationally known artists such as, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, and Kanye West just to name a few. Despite his fame, Legacy leads his team with kindness and humility. Ever an activist involved within the community to include but not limited to; Church (Bless The Block Movement), Non-Profit Organizations, Charities, and StreetLigion LLC.

Summary

Cedric talks about his experiences in the military and what he has learned from them.

He mentions a few things happening in the community, and why the name Legacy City is so important to him.

Legacy discusses depression, suicide, transitioning out of the military and how being a father changed the game for him.

Cedric discusses entrepreneurship and why it has played an important role in his post-military life.

He talks about perspective and the importance of having work ethic and faith.

Cedric also talks about women, and why it’s important that they recognize their beauty and know their worth.

Quotes

“When you’re honest, you always lose friends”

“We can’t build a future if we don’t know where we came from or who we are”

“My biggest fear is failing as a father”

“Even writing a resume, I struggled with that”

“At the end of the day, you’ve got to do something. You can either make the best out of it or make the worst out of it”

“A glass half empty is better than a glass that’s completely broken”

“Faith without work is dead”

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”

Links

www.streetligion.com

 

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