Bri Smith had the chance to speak with John Monopoly as his GO ILL Major Label & A&R showcase May 30. He spoke on possible retiring from music management and going into consultant by his 40th birthday. John Monoply managed Kanye West through his first three albums. He was also an A&R at Violator Management, Jive Records, among others. He co-founded of Lawless, Inc in 2011.