Ep 34: The Neverending Interracial Dating Debate

In the weekly roundup we discuss Faith Evans’ marriage to Stevie J as well as her comments about her relationship with Biggie, The New Day’s comments on Hulk Hogan’s racist comments and his return to the WWE hall of Fame, and the recent internet controversy concerning Michael B Jordan on a boat in Italy. We then tackle the ongoing debate about interracial dating examining the role it plays a role in our society and the varying arguments used by those that are both for and against it.

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Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

Ep 33: Loving Your Body

In this episode we recount the hectic week in news and Khemani tells of his recent dating woes and encounter with an internet troll. The episode then delves into the topic of body shaming and how it affects people of varying body types in different ways. Our host discuss everything from how masculinity affects body image issues in men to the effects of illegal plastic surgery procedures.

 

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Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

Ep 32: Buying Black

In this episode we recount the week looking at 45’s denaturalization task force and the impending trade war with China. We then move on to some light-hearted fun with our hosts listing their favorite summer songs of all time. Lastly, we end the episode by discussing supporting black businesses and the problems and benefits of buying black.

 

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Music used in this episode:
Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

Ep 31: The World’s On Fire

We’re back for the summer and not only is it hot outside but we’re here with all the hot news in all things relating to pop culture, politics, and the petty. In this episode we just recount all the things that happened during our hiatus ranging from trying to buying a house and rap beefs to children being put in concentration camps after being separated from their parents at the border.

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Music used in this episode:
Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

 

Ep 30: Let’s Go On a Date

Happy Memorial Day! Since we’ve been coming at y’all with some heavy topics lately we decided to take it easy and discuss dating again this time focusing on our experiences going out on actual dates.

 

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Music used in this episode:
Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

Ep 29: Our Mental Health Matters

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and our hosts look at a few statistics concerning mental health among POC and discuss their own experience with mental health, therapy, and self care.

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Music used in this episode:
Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

Ep 28: When Black Male Nerds Attack

In this episode we discuss Childish Gambino’s “This is America” and examine how it led to intense debate by so called “black male nerds” who felt black women didn’t want them in high school because they liked comics, anime, etc. which in turn drove them to only date non-black women.

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Music used in this episode:
Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

Ep 27: Our Favs are Trash

TRIGGER WARNING, CONTENT WARNING: rape, sexual assault, child molestation. This week we unpack the past two weeks looking at the #MuteRKelly, Cosby conviction, and the recent reports about Junot Diaz and how these men have harmed and abused women. We end by looking at Kanye’s latest comments on slavery and how his comments are dangerous.

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Music used in this episode:
Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com

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