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Buttahman’s Tedx Talk about his Radio career disappointment that changed his life


In his TEDxSaintThomas talk entitled, “How Learning to Live in the Now Changed My Life”, Buttahman will take us through his disappointments and their associated lessons learned. How can your awareness of the NOW help you navigate your life? Darren “Buttahman” Brin Became one of entertainment’s “movers and shakers” after leaving his place of St. Thomas, USVI. After graduating from , he took an internship at the local radio station WERQ and worked his way to the top receiving his name “Buttahman” due to his over usage of the word “Buttah” to describe everything when on the radio. His career has spanned from MTV Jams, to hosting the first nationally televised hip hop game show “Hoodfab,” to Director for Music & Development at BET Networks and now to comedy. Buttahman has performed in such notable comedy clubs as The Comedy Store, Inside Jokes, and and has made comedic appearances on a variety for , , and TV programs. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.


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