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My Life At A Weird Angle (MLAAWA)

70 EpisodesProduced by My Life At A Weird AngleWebsite

Ride with Lord Milan & hear about becoming a Lord, a quadriplegic, a designer, a Beta, a LEGEND. You'll be inspired, turned on and ready to kick life in the teeth with the Lord & his high-powered friends.

70 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

Aboot time

June 10th, 2021


Vivian and I talk about the new truths that we've gained after hardship. How our focus on our own personal betterment is the best way to give to ourselves and those around us in a more profound way.


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Inspired to inspire

June 3rd, 2021


Starting my own master class has been a desire for mine I think for some time. Just recently all the dominoes are starting to fall very rapidly towards its creation. I have my first client and I'm super excited to see …

Own Your Future

May 27th, 2021


In order to own your future and create the world that you see fit, you must address and understand your past and your role in it. You must forgive …


May 15th, 2021


Not too long ago God let me know that he was going to pull the rug from under me and make some big changes in my life. He was going to replace what …

Isolate in order to Manifest

May 13th, 2021


These are the revelations I received after isolating myself, going for a stroll and opening my mind to new guidance.


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Ready, Steady, GO

May 6th, 2021


I catch up with another ambassador for FNX. We get to talk about life in Salt Lake, living life on both sides of the border, and what fitness does to you mentally when you keep going for such a long time.


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May 6th, 2021


They say, "youth is wasted on the young". I believe this is false. You are born with all the tools you'll ever need for happiness and success. The …

Faith, Finance, & Perception

April 29th, 2021


Belief in yourself will open up doors that you never thought existed. Action will allow you to step through those doors and to see things you've never seen. On this episode I catch up with Zaanish Pirani, who was …

Peace is a big one

April 15th, 2021


From time to time these episodes are about the benefits that I've gained from my injury. The time I've spent through introspection and just the relentless pursuit of God. Peace of mind is a big one.


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April 1st, 2021


An impactful conversation with my Uber driver at the New Orleans airport led to this conversation on my podcast. My guest is a lawyer, a public …

The Training Camp

March 18th, 2021


As new opportunities present themselves to me I am often confronted with a bit of concern and even fear. Knowing that the life that I really want is on the other side of that fear causes me to keep going and to find …

The Trouble with Always

March 11th, 2021


When you think about always when it pertains to your life you have to be very careful. Having an always mindset will keep you in a box. People often …

Lessons in Manhood

March 4th, 2021


From time to time I give my son lessons in Manhood. While most of what it is to be a great man is understood through observation, I wanted to really hit home a few staples that will never change.


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February 22nd, 2021


In this episode, we're talking about bridges. The ones you do with your body and the ones you build with the bodies and personalities of other people. Bridging has opened up my world and helped me to heal my body. …

Toyotas, Fires, and Fitness

February 14th, 2021


I had the opportunity to talk about fitness and growth with another FNX ambassador, Helen. After a year of covid-19, she hasn't lost her dedication to herself and the firehouses she spends so much time in. It turns out, …


February 4th, 2021


Certain people have a huge impact on your life. They work towards your betterment along side you. This episode is about one of those people.


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February 2nd, 2021


I reflect on how far I've come as an entrepreneur and the grandson of Willis & Mabel Phelps Jr. From Conakry, Guinea to Kalamazoo, MI.

I decided to be healthier for me

January 28th, 2021


I had the privilege of catching up with one of the owners of West Main Nutrition here in Kalamazoo. We talked about the benefits of making healthy …

No distractions over Here

January 24th, 2021


After 20 years of my injury I'm realizing just how many benefits that I've gained because of it. The ability to not be distracted and to stay focused on my path to success no matter what I'm doing, has been one of those …


December 31st, 2020


I spend time on the word realization and what it means to me. How it's opened up my world and allowed me to change my personal reality. Being aware of myself and my abilities is one of my greatest gifts from above and …

Excited nerves

December 18th, 2020


Selena and I catch up for the first time and assess how much we've grown and how examining ourselves helped us to discover our unique path for success.


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Beard butter, body wash and Self-talk

December 11th, 2020


This morning's conversation with myself started with a bit of self-care. It quickly progressed into something much more substantial.


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Focus on the What

December 6th, 2020


Ray & I you talk about how the pain and recovery have shaped us. Knowing what we wanted ultimately was the key to keeping us going. Turns out the …

Take a Look Inside

November 13th, 2020


On this episode I'm going through one of the drops in my book that says your dreams came from you so don't look to someone else to complete them. Far too often we're looking outside of ourselves to someone else in order …


November 4th, 2020


As I have built my life after my SCI, I'm very mindful of who and what I attract into my life. The FNX fitness brand has expanded my wellness circle …

Notice More to Live More

September 30th, 2020


I'm recounting my day yesterday and the mental journey that I went on. Reminding you that each day is meant to be a renewal of your mind. Reminding you that, to think what you want to think despite your circumstances is …

Right Cross

September 18th, 2020


I had the honor of speaking with the Founder of Right Cross Athletics. We hear the story behind the brand & swap inspirational stories & insights.

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The Cure

September 10th, 2020


I do a deep dive into the cure for laziness. The cure to getting what you want out of yourself and out of life. The importance of self-talk, decisions, and actions go hand in hand. Enjoy.

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Oh, it's everywhere

August 20th, 2020


Bias can be a simple literary trick or it can be the first step in a series of detrimental elements of a person's life. Knowing this, my faith can never be based on the circumstances that surround me but rather on the …

Permission Granted

August 13th, 2020


A quick 20min is all you need to self-talk your way towards the next step. Or at least you'll be able to calm your nerves a bit enough to step out of God's way. I mention my clothing brand DDH Apparel Co. as I'm …

Back Where We Began

August 6th, 2020


While sitting down to come up with a "good" idea for an episode it hit me, why? Why am I trying to get listeners or even likes? In the 40th episode, I get back to the essence of this podcast, My Life at a Weird Angle. 

Heck yeah, I'm going

July 30th, 2020


I catch up with a friend of the family to talk about her trip to South Africa. As a Black American, a Black woman, using a passport to go to the Motherland sets Amber apart from many of her counterparts. Travel is a …

From our Family to Yours

July 8th, 2020


We go into the realities of Black America through the family stories of Rosalind Pierce. Turns out there's hope overall when you have a strong base.


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Esse Quam Videri

June 18th, 2020


Esse Quam Videri: to be rather than to pretend. The truth is, we all pretend to be or not to be something from time to time. However, it's those of …

Acutely Aware

May 21st, 2020


Do'nah Ollila enlightens while sharing her journey of loving more & staying connected to Spirit. Then, we speak on celebrating the long legacy of Black women.


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Being Different can Make all the Difference

May 6th, 2020


I had a chance to catch up with my father, a driving force in my life. We talked about the different choices he has made that have shaped who he has become. "Different, can make all the difference", is a quote by Lord …

F Words

May 3rd, 2020


My fraternity brother Rudy, and I talk about some of our favorite F-Words including: faith, fight, fatherhood, & fitness. 


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Table for 5

April 16th, 2020


In this episode, I'm joined by my brother RaShaun bird, the Area Director of Applebee's Midwest. We talk about what it means to be in the game for so long, fatherhood, and the desire for more. 


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Longevity & Growth

April 14th, 2020


We dive into manhood with the founder of Vision Builders Contracting, my mentor, Jeff Sims. He is a husband, father, and part-time philosopher. Definitely one of Detroit's finest but most of all, my friend. The world is …

A firefighter with an ear for success

April 8th, 2020


Keith Pro, the founder of Indie Source Guru shares his journey to success and how we all should just get started already


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Rise as One

April 7th, 2020


Joe Shirmer, founder of the Rise as One movement enlightens & motivates on this episode. This is the right podcast at the right time. Check out his book by the same name, Rise as One at the link below. 


March 31st, 2020


The amazing Minister Onleilove Alston joins me to talk about the importance of self-discovery, telling your own story & finding healing after the trauma. 

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Austere man with a Renaissance Mind

March 27th, 2020


I catch up with my fraternity brother Maximo & we dive right into life's most intriguing topics. 


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The Witching Hour

March 12th, 2020


A bit of positive Self-talk. Quiet was the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.


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You Can Run...but you Probably Shouldn't

March 5th, 2020


Exerts from my convo with the phenomenal life coach, Detra Carter.


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The Interview

February 27th, 2020


BTS with Lord Milán. Autobiography interview.

It Looks Sketchy, but It's Fine

December 22nd, 2019


In this episode I talked about the mental health Journey pursuing my master's degree. What it took for me to get to graduation and the support system that made it possible


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Inspired to Inspire

December 5th, 2019


After a convo with my wife & a cup of Colombian café, amazing words came pouring out.


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What now?

November 8th, 2019


In this episode I talk about the New in my life. Being a father, being a husband, being a master's graduate. The things that are coming after those titles become a part of who I am.


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October 7th, 2019


The ability to realize. Bringing things from what's in your head to the tangible world is a useful skill in having a full and successful life. I …


August 23rd, 2019


Value comes from God's yes & my gratitude.


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August 13th, 2019


I'm joined in the studio by the founder of the MLKtee-Rob Zeigler, straight from Birmingham, Alabama. We talk motivation and inspiration, purpose and fighting for the bigger cause.


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Ability Really Comes Down to Personal Investment

August 12th, 2019


Knowing that your abilities can grow exponentially just by being selfishly invested in you has made all the difference in the world, in my life.


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Producer Vibes

August 2nd, 2019


Chopping it up in the studio with @lexonthekeys the most influential producer around. You probably heard his work and didn't even know it. Soon enough you'll see his name everywhere.


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July 25th, 2019


As my life expands it is much more easy to see the results of my belief. Being a creator of my world, a co-creator with God is the most empowering …

The Right Way

July 15th, 2019


In this episode you'll hear about my way of dealing with negativity whether that be from myself or from those around me. Also I'll tell you about my manifesting skills.


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Within Reach

July 6th, 2019


So often we get focused on the big picture of things. The things we see down the line. Those things often seem so far-fetched it convinces us that we cannot achieve those things. However if you do the things that are …

Going About Doing Good

June 23rd, 2019


It turns out late nights aren't just for drinking but realizations and reflection. I noticed that my brand for myself and for my work is to go about doing good. I walk you through my fourth Etsy store setup, my impact …

Today's not the day to quit!

June 18th, 2019


12hrs of work followed by preworkout prep & mental health. #persévère


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May 29th, 2019


In this episode I talk about what inspired me to start my women's empowerment brand. The woman that became my muse, my frustrations on what I saw, and my ability to overcome it are all explored. Thank you to all the …

Yes, I noticed. And I'm excited.

May 20th, 2019


Accentuating the fine points & the dope shit that is my life. Tattoos, business, belief, & mad strength. A real Rocky story.


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April 25th, 2019


In this episode I dive deeper into the name MLAAWA which is the acronym for My Life at a Weird Angle. I was hoping after a little bit of research, …


April 7th, 2019


In this episode you will hear about the inspiration behind my best-selling book. Not your typical read, this book starts on DAY 1 and never changes. Because we are made of mostly water we can only change one drop at a …


March 28th, 2019


In this episode you'll hear about the adventurous year I lived as a 25 year old. Going from college parties to teaching second grade. From there it's …

Greek, Now or Never

March 21st, 2019


In this episode, I tell of my becoming Greek, a Brother of Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity Inc. I was 22 and had only a good feeling and a whole lot of …


March 5th, 2019


In this episode I recount my time living in Tampa, Florida at the International Academy of Design and Technology, when I was 20 years old . During …

No, you're weird

February 15th, 2019


In this episode, I talk about the origin of the word 'weird' and how it relates to your destiny. The weird things in my life allow me to live the truest version of myself.


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I gotta get outta here

February 6th, 2019


With special guest, Mama Bird, we recount our spur of the moment trip to Puerto Rico. The 4 day trip was chalk full of feather costumes, …

Pain at night 🌙

February 3rd, 2019


"It's easiest to hear, when you're listening." This bonus episode happened at 5 a.m. It seemed like the words were just pouring out of me so I grabbed my phone and pressed record. The God within me was speaking , and my …

A 1 inch Difference

January 30th, 2019


In this episode I recount my spinal cord injury along with how I came up with the podcast title. Also, I talk about my Lordship. Get to know me and leave me a message on the podcast.

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