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Maino and I sat down a while back at the station, this was after he had that breakdown onstage in Long Island. Maino had recently found out that his best friend was shot in the back by police in Brooklyn. (Update: His friend is still paralyzed, but Maino says his spirits are up and he is responding to therapy.)

I thought about this convo after reading Maino’s recent tweet about being thankful for his accomplishments (no matter how they measure up in the marketplace,) and wanted to share….

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