Reblogged: Breaking Down the American Dream

A person who fought through the obstacles to gain success in the mainstream music industry in order to achieve the American Dream, describes what he found at the end of the rainbow. A really great and raw message by the rap artist J Cole on what it means to be happy. Hope this pushes you further to re-evaluate your own goals and reconsider what it is you are working towards. Had to reblog this post because the message matches it so well. Check out the following link:

*Caution: slight profanity is used*

https://youtu.be/E6Wm8-DJKNk

Hayat Soulful

So we’ve all heard of The American Dream… perhaps it’s one of the reasons why you or your family might have moved to North America (yes, Canada can be included in the concept of the American dream as well), or maybe it is the factor that motivates you to work hard and push through the many obstacles that come your way. Basically the American Dream promotes the idea that anyone living in America can rise from “rags to riches” through hard work and dedication, even those who come from poor socioeconomic backgrounds. There is no differentiation in who can become successful or wealthy other than the effort one puts into the journey. This is a powerful concept

The American Dream has long evoked the idea that the next generation will have a better life than the previous one. Today, many Americans feel that dream is in jeopardy. The American Dream has long evoked the idea that the next generation will have a better life than the previous one. Today, many Americans feel that dream is in jeopardy.

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