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SoulTalk with Kute Blackson

Mar 3, 2020

"In marketing there is no rules, you just have to keep your eyes open and find ways to get your product out there."

Episode Summary: Listen to this episode as Karl Kani, Godfather of urban streetwear and legendary entrepreneur, shares the secrets to creating a cultural fashion revolution and explains the key reason some people achieve success and others don’t. He tells the story behind his famous label and how a time of crisis led him to re-focus his drive and become the 3rd most important brand in Europe.

Some Questions I Ask

  • How does a kid from Brooklyn get into fashion? How did you get started?
  • When you started, did you always know that it was going to go global? Or were you surprised as it was happening?
  • How do you keep from being arrogant or complacent after so much success?
  • During the time when things got challenging, did you ever feel like giving up?
  • What was your worst and best business decision?
  • What does success mean to you? How has it evolved?


In This Episode You Will Learn

  • The key to being a good leader.
  • How to stay inspired to keep creating and not get into a comfort zone.
  • The code to success, in any area of your life.
  • 3 key elements to creating a cultural impact.
  • Two things you need to keep in mind to become a good marketer.
  • How to get over the desire for wanting people’s validation.