In the midst of a whirlwind promotional tour for their new album, All Around The World, the boys of Mindless Behavior got very, well, mindful with a group of New York kids. Ray Ray, Prodigy, Princeton and Roc Royal teamed up with The Garden of Dreams Foundation to give tips to aspiring boys and girls on how to become the next big superstars.
Photo: Roc Royal and Ray Ray are saving the last dance!(The Garden of Dreams Foundation)
“When you’re performing in front of a crowd, never look down at the ground,” Princeton told a teen rapper who had big hopes of becoming the next Jay-Z. “He did a great job,” the star later told me. “If one day he keeps working at his craft, he’ll get better and better. He’s really dope.”
The rapper is one of many Garden of Dreams kids who are facing difficult obstacles — from homelessness and foster care to illness and poverty. Despite their circumstances, these brave children and teens are focused on achieving their dreams. The organization holds a talent show annually at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, where young talent can shine bright like diamonds, and maybe even get their big break. And ya know, it’s not every day, you get to perform on the same stage previously graced by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga!! This year’s talent show is happening on April 16.
Photo: Princeton is showing these ladies what’s up. (The Garden of Dreams Foundation)
“You gotta have a presence to be a a superstar,” Ray Ray later said to another talent hopeful.
So, whose superstar “presence” are the boys most attracted to aka which celebs do they have crushes on?! “Definitely Chanel Iman,” Ray Ray blurted. “Rihanna!,” said Prince. And “Karreuche Tran” (Chris Brown’s ex), screamed Roc Royal.
Hey, the Mindless Behavior dudes can have dreams too!
Watch the guys helping The Garden Of Dreams kids take their talents to the next level. They also talk about their new album and of course, we had to ask them about dating dealbreakers!
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