Hip Hop Makers Update

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Hi everyone, I wanted to give a brief website update.

This month Hip Hop Makers turns 7 years old which I think is awesome. Thank you to everyone who has supported the site.

But I may not be making any new updates for a while.

Last year my mother was diagnosed with cancer and passed away in November. I try to keep my personal life personal, but in the last 4 years my twin sister and father have passed away also.

So with losing a majority of my family, I have really lost my drive and motivation on a lot of things I once cared about. I’m working on this.

I still have goals and plans for this site, but my heart isn’t in it right now.

So I wanted to post a update on why you may or may not see any updates soon.

I appreciate everyone who has supported the site.

I’m hoping in the incoming months things will improve and I can work on new content and get help with the site.

Please consider signing up for the email list to get notified when new content is added.

Thanks for reading.

Update on 3/5/2015: Thank you to everyone that left a comment. Sorry I haven’t been logging into the site. Thanks to everyone for understanding. I still have plans for the site, and hope to get back on schedule soon. – Mark

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31 Comments

  1. Hey bro, really sorry to hear that, I cant even imagine how difficult that must be. For what it’s worth I’ve been on here regularly for about 5 years now and always find inspiration. I hope you too may find that same inspiration to carry on and stay positive and remain in good spirits as I am sure your family would have wanted. Don’t give up man. Rooting for ya!

  2. Praying for your family bruh, May you find comfort in the comforter and peace. I visit you site quite often and I also look forward to the videos for inspiration.

  3. First, my deepest condolences go out to you and your family…I can’t imagine what you are going through. However, sometimes simply sharing you pain helps…And, is often the next step in turning the corner towards healing. Second, maybe now is the time to reach out to individuals to “intern” or or assist or…maybe even hire some of us to help grow this site and see your vision come to fruition. I’m sure many of us veterans would love to help any way we can. Praying for you homie…Deuce

  4. I feel very sorry for your loss and I hope that you will manage to overcome this. I hope that you will feel better soon, loosing your mother is one of the most heartbreaking things that can happen to someone.
    I have constantly found inspiration, motivation and a lot of helpfull resources on your website and I’d like to thank you for taking your time to helping others out. If there’s anything I could help please say, I’d like to help with anything that will keep this website alive.
    Again, I feel very sorry for your loss.

  5. Take your time man if it wasn’t for you I wouldn’t be where Im at now. I know there’s really nothing I can say to make anything better but I’ve also been going through a lot. I lost my brother and I’m fighting for my own life. I really have to say ready bible and prayer really helped me as far as my questioning my existence and why it couldn’t have just been me. Regardless Imma pray for you fam continually and hopefully you can keep me in yours too. Take your time bro

  6. Damn I’m sorry to hear that Mark V take car of yourself first bruh I wish you the best & thx
    for the time & work you did put into this site I’ll check back often i don’t have much but if i can help holla @t me ….stay up!!!

  7. Wow! Mark I am sadden to hear what is happening within your family. Losing someone(s) is never easy to handle. Thank you for all of your hard work. May your family find peace during these trying times.

  8. I am sad to hear of your loss, it is completely normal to feel the way you are feeling after such a tragic period of time and I’m sure you will regain your passions. If you find that you are unable to cope or in the future find yourself feeling seriously depressed please seek support, thank you for all your work.

  9. Whats up Homie. My prayers goes out to you and your family. I have got so much from this website over the years. part of my success I have now reached a place where I am comfortable with my career choice. I would love to help try and keep it going. Hit me on the email and Let me know.

  10. First off sorry to hear about your moms. My mom did have cancer as well so i understand the burden it bares. But i did enjoy the site and all the information. Its beautiful when ohter people have a passion to educate. When you get a chance checkout the site. Peace and Love Brother.

  11. Hey man, sorry I’m so late, but you have my deepest sympathy. You’ve helped so many people including me in developing my website and giving tips on producing music. You are truly a blessing. I’ll keep you in my prayers. God Bless yah man!

  12. Really sorry to hear about your losses bro!! :-( I’m currently battling Cancer myself. Take your time and just follow your heart. Everything happens for a reason and I’m sure you’ll bounce back! Peace bro.

  13. Keep your head up bro , your website insipred me so much , we need people like you in this community. I’m really sorry for your losses and I pray for you brother

  14. OMG!!!! Sorry for your lost bro. I can totally understand your lost of interest in the site at this point in time in your life. Just know you have helped all of us in some way or another. If this is still your calling in time you will know, but focus on whats most important.

  15. Hey Mark,
    My deepest condolences to you bro. I can only echo what everyone else said and from the heart,”Stay up, Stay strong & take time to heal.
    Thanks for sharing the knowledge,the world needs more men like you. Peace…T_Co

  16. You’re going thru all this and yet you still find time to Thank Us!! What integrity,gratitude and respect you have for those who enjoy your site. I personally don’t know what to say that will comfort you. But I hope you find peace that will get you thru it

  17. may their soul rest in perfect peace, take heart but don’t allow that to hindered your plan for the site, forget about the past, be happy, smile and continue the good work. God bless your hand work.

  18. Thank you for everything you’ve done for us! You are in my prayers. They are with you everywhere you go. Many blessings