We had the pleasure of talking with Jacky Wright, son of Trap Queen Thelma Wright. But this ain't ya average podcast so you KNOW we brought the crazy, so have a seat and tell ya kids to cover their ears. Welcome to The OverRated Truth!
I’m pretty hype that the news is finally official! We’re developing a show called Philly Reign for USA Networks, which is executive produced by The Queen of Hip Hop Soul, 2x Oscar Nominee, Mary J. Blige. It's a story about my family – specifically my mother Thelma Wright and her reign as the Queen of Philly. The show will be based on her self-published memoir "With Eyes From Both Sides: Living My Life In & Out Of The Game".
Sic Parvis Magna is my favorite Latin phrase, commonly translated as “greatness from small beginnings”. Generally speaking we can get caught up longing for the “I’ve made it” moment in our professional careers. From a new high profile job, to the big promotion, it’s very easy to casually overlook the small victories that lead to that grand opportunity. In actuality, the small victories along the way were the true catalysts for said big win. Overnight successes are anomalies that rarely have true longevity and often times most don’t get an opportunity to see all the behind the scenes time, effort and dedication that it took in order to level up.
Jacky Wright has worked on numerous projects. From managing 2x Grammy-nominated songwriter & singer Kenyon Dixon and author Thelma Wright, to working with actor Michael B. Jordan. This kid from Philly touched on his love for his hometown, the behind-the-scenes of working on the movie Black Panther and the purpose behind his new brand wrighteous™.