We had the good fortune of connecting with Mr Outley and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Mr Outley, what’s the most difficult decision you’ve ever had to make?
Leaving a good job, stable home environment, my son, my family and all things I was familiar with to relocate to another state. I just believed there was more in the world for me to experience. I love my city(Detroit, MI) but in order for me to grow I knew I had to go.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I’ve always taken what I do very serious and that’s one of things that sets me apart. Whether I’m hosting or performing I make a point to be punctual and prepared to do whatever it takes to get the job done. I’m proud of what I’ve been able to accomplished from releasing a full length project “Words Spoken by Mr. Outley Vol.1” to being in stage plays and even being nominated for ATL’s Hottest Show Host. I am SO excited about what the future holds. Most valuable lesson I’ve learned along the way is staying to myself and what I DO and don’t compare myself to anyone else. My brand and story is one about perseverance and determination. I’ve kept God first and refused to quit.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Unfortunately Covid has stopped so much but I’d keep it simple. Check out some live music, some great food and drinks. I’d definitely check out MLK Museum and the Trap museum. If the weather is nice even check out the Blue Flame.lol

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
There are so many people that have played a part in my career by giving words of encouragement, opportunities and even critique and for that I am so appreciative for all it. Those people know EXACTLY who they are so need to give names. However, I must thank my parents for being a constant source of support throughout the years.

Website: www.mrwhatupdoe.com
Instagram: @mroutley75
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MrOutley75

Image Credits
TLB Photgraphy Ioi Phothographii

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