Sweet LD of Oaktown 3.5.7 & Celebrating Women of Hip Hop

Yesterday’s Uberlicious adventure led me to cross paths with Hip Hop royalty when I picked up Sweet LD of the pioneering female rap group Oaktown 3.5.7. Originally background dancers for M.C. Hammer in the late 80s and early 90s, Lil P., Terrible T, and Sweet LD eventually started their own rap group releasing two albums … More Sweet LD of Oaktown 3.5.7 & Celebrating Women of Hip Hop

Intuitive Ubering

I’ve never been one to swear by The Secret. I can’t even remember if I ever finished the whole book. But there’s something to be said about what I’ve experienced with the laws of attraction as an Uber driver. I sometimes like to think of it as a bit of happenstance, others might call it Godwinks. But … More Intuitive Ubering

Yup, My Uber Passenger Left Me A $10 Tip! (And Lot’s of Gratitude)

Let me preface this with stating that this post is not about my opinion on whether riders should tip their Uber drivers, or if they feel it is unnecessary to do so. I truly believe, in the grand scheme of service industry tipping standards, and the true spirit behind leaving a gratuity, that it is … More Yup, My Uber Passenger Left Me A $10 Tip! (And Lot’s of Gratitude)

When The Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Gets In

After deciding to get myself a car, I was certain that I would find a distinct type of adventure while Ubering throughout the city. As I started the process, which took about eight weeks, I daydreamed about the variety of clients that would get into my car to get from point A to point B. I … More When The Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Gets In

That Time I Almost Picked Up Kendrick Lamar (or so I thought!)

A couple of weeks ago I decided to roll out for a few hours in Brooklyn, and fortuitously enough (or at least I thought so at time!) the first request I got was to pick up a “Kendrick”. I looked at my tablet like, OMG!!!! IS KENDRICK LAMAR IN THE STUY RIGHT NOW??????? I knew that he … More That Time I Almost Picked Up Kendrick Lamar (or so I thought!)