Dem Thrones returns for the season premiere! Join the number one G.O.T. podcast in the world to see what's really going on in Westeros!

Direct download: Dem_Thrones_S07E01.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:08am CDT

Mike and Bstuc continue to get in regular season shape as they prepare for the season premiere of Dem Thrones by listing the top ten moments on Game of Thrones.

Direct download: Dem_Thrones_Preseason_-_72017_11.18_PM.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 11:59pm CDT

Orron Kenyatta returns to The Black One to discuss what it means to be American.


Jay-Z - The Story of OJ
Jay-Z - 4:44
Jay-Z Caught In Their Eyes

Poem: Whales

Direct download: American.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 3:07pm CDT

Micke and BStuc return to talk about Donald Trump, and the how society is quickly transforming.


Chance The Rapper - All We Got

Notorious BIG - Things Done Changed

Outkast - Elevators (Growing Old)

Direct download: master_final_change.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

The Black One Episode #141 - N***a Warnings and Unsafe Spaces

Orron Kenyetta returns to discuss Birth Of A Nation, fractured movements and ask uncomfortable questions that are deemed politically incorrect.

Nas - No Idea
Solange - F.U.B.U
Lauryn Hill - Say
Lupe Fiasco - Pick Up The Phone

Direct download: niggawarningfinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:27am CDT

Paola Cavalari sits down to talk about moving from Italy to the US. Her perception of race and culture from an outsider's view and what she's doing to change it.



Nas ft. Lauryn Hill - If I Ruled the World

UGK ft Outkast - International Players Anthem

Chance The Rapper - Summer Friends

Everlast - Black Jesus

Direct download: paula.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:09am CDT

Thomas Davis and Isaiah McMillian talk about the trials, tribulations and funny moments of spending 5 years as prisoners of war in the jungles of Vietnam, and how "blessings come in different ways."


Dead Prez - Walk Like A Warrior
Chance The Rapper - Blessings
Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man
FooFighters - There Goes My Hero

Direct download: caught_up.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 11:29am CDT

Joell Regal turns the tables on Michael Harriot as she takes over the Black One 


Chance The Rapper ft. Kanye - Music Is All We Got 
Jay-Z - Takeover
Joell Regal - Forbidden fruit
Joell Regal - So Black

Direct download: takeover2.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 7:08am CDT

I sit down with one of my closest and most interesting friends - Lionel Means Jr. on my way to the Presidential inauguration and what follows is an in-depth conversation about organized religion, life, Martin Luther King - and the nature of God, people and faith.


Direct download: religion_Wrecks_Drum_Majors.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 2:59pm CDT

Henry Ford talks about how life led him to his faith and how it manifests itself differently than most

Poem - My Date With God


Logic - Dear God
Chance The Rapper - Good Ass Intro
Donny Hathaway - Put Your Hands
Chance The Rapper - Blessings

Direct download: One_of_the_Good_Ones.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:47am CDT

Mike and BStic return for the season finale of Game of Thrones

Direct download: dem_thrones_S06E10.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 8:59pm CDT

Poet, Author and the recipient of Harvard's Nasir Jones Fellowship, Dasan Ahanu sits down to talk about hip hop from a cultural, historical and social perspective.


The Elements of Hip Hop in Five Parts


Lupe Fiasco - Hip Hop Saved My Life
The Roots - Act Too (Love Of My Life)
Erykah Badu - Love Of My Life
Canibus - Poet Laureate

Direct download: fifth_element_master.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 10:17pm CDT

A rebroadcast of the episode that left people talking for weeks. Just me, a stripper and a microphone.

Direct download: twerk2.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 8:42pm CDT

Hold the door for a Real Negus... Your favorite Game Of Thrones recaps the latest episode and gives you GOT as you've never seen it befoe.

Direct download: DemThrones_S06E05.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 7:20pm CDT

A mother stolen from her children. Years stolen from her life. All over $38 dollars worth of stolen merchandise.

Ihsan Imani sits down with me to discuss how she went from a religious home, to a college student, to becoming a "booster," to jail to homelessness, and now back.


Jay-Z Hard Knock Life
Ayo - Life is Real
Chance The Rapper - Same Drugs
Andra Day - Rise Up


Direct download: art_of_the_steal_final.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 3:24pm CDT

The Real Negus are back in studio with Dr. Burpo to talk Trump, lotion, relationships and everything else!

When the world tells you to look left, we keep you looking right!


Direct download: dindoo_please.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 10:43am CDT

Author Joi Miner sits down to chat about raising a daughter who identifies as pansexual.

Spoken Word Poem: The Prince of Passion is Gone

Prince - KISS
Prince - If I Was Your Girlfriend
Prince - How Come You Don't Call
Prince - Nothing Compares To You

Direct download: nothing_compares_final.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 3:15pm CDT

Socialist, anarchist and self-described "redneck" Zac Henson sits down to talk about socialism, economics, gentrification and so much more.

Spoken Word Poem: The Old Man Warns of Revolution


No Idea - Nas
For The Love Of Money - The Ojays
Untitled #7 - Kendrick Lamar
Fear Not The Revolution - Dead Prez

Direct download: redneckfinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 9:52am CDT

Orron Kenyetta returns to talk about education, politics and the Black Church.

Spoken Word Poem: That Bad Motherf**ker They Say.

Kanye West - School Spirit
Chance The Rapper - 14,400 minutes
Erykah Badu - Master Teacher
Dead Prez - They Schools

Don't forget to visit NegusWhoRead

Direct download: mieducationfinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 8:08am CDT

BStuc the Poet returns to discuss  Donald Trump, Feeling the Bern, Aleeyah vs Sharkeisha, Rhinos vs Hippos, and so much more

Spoken Word Poem:
Like Water For Hostages - A Warning From Flint


Ghostface Killer - Ghost Is Back
Kendrick Lamar - Untitled Unmastered #6
Mos Def - What Beef Is
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black (Live Acoustic)

Direct download: backtoblackfinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 8:10am CDT

The "Hip Hop Summit" from Selma Alabama's c51st Commemoration of Bloody Sunday

BET's and Extra's AJ Calloway
Urban Cusp's Rahiel Tesfamarian
FAMU President Elmira Mangum
Rock The Vote's Sarah Orello
American Idol winner Reuben Studdard

"The Fourth God"

Music - 
Lupe Fiasco - Fighters
Glory - John Legend, Common
Jimmy Cliff - Many Rivers to Cross
I don't Know Why - BJ the Chicago Kid with Kendrick Lamar

Direct download: bloody_sunday2.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:42am CDT

26-year-old Pokey tells how he wound up homeless sleeping on the streets.

Poem: The Boy In The Box

Kanye West: On My Way Home
Jay-Z featuring Kid Cudi - Already Home
Stephanie Mills - Home
Kanye West - Homecoming (unreleased version)

Direct download: Theres_No_Place_Like_HomeLess.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:17am CDT

Drill seargent, radio host and fitness expert Reggie Samuel sits down for a talk about basketball, the NFL, religion and much more. 

Poem: Dance Instructions for Cameron J. Newton


Tela - Tired of Ballin
Skeelo - Wish I was
Beyonce - Formation
Kendrick Lamar - Black Boy Fly

Direct download: Ballislifeforeal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 10:15am CDT

BStuc, Dr. Burpo and Mike record live from the front lines of the Bernie for America movement. Live from the Bernie Sanders Rally in Birmingham AL

Direct download: The_Stay_Woke_Show_-_1.18.16_-_Woke_The_Vote_2016.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 3:57pm CDT

David "Big Fitz" Fitzpatrick sits down for a conversation about music, religion, hustle, faith and a lot more

Spoken Word Poem
My History with White Girls

Eightball and MJG - Mr. Big
Jay-Z - Public Service Announcement
Yelawolf - Hustle
Everlast - Children's Story

Direct download: Easter_Was_A_THOT.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 7:00am CDT

The Real Negus kick off the New Year keeping you "woke" on voting, Bill Cosby, the Miss Universe pageant and all the other stuff you missed over the holidays!

There are a million web series that keep you entertained...

Only one helps you "STAY WOKE!"

Direct download: Staywoke_S02E01.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:00pm CDT

BStuc and Mike - The Real Negus - review HBO's trailer for the next season of Game of Thrones


Poets and producers Bo Live and Bri Blue sit down to talk about how the west coast and one of the most historically progressive areas in America is beginning to look like the rest of the country. Check out their upcoming show He Is this weekend here:

Spoken Word poem: "A Big Booty Bitch Named America"


"Same Song" - Digital Underground
"Who Do We Think We Are" - John Legend
"Ain't Nobody Worrying" - Anthony Hamilton
"Mural" - Lupe Fiasco

Direct download: Master_We_Is_2.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 2:36pm CDT

Shirah Robinson, an organizer with the Birmingham Chapter of Black Lives Matter sits down to talk about the fight for social justice and the right to defend oneself.

Related content

Spoken Word Poem 
"A Poem About A Poem About My Grandmama's Church"

Nas ft. Kanye West - Still Dreaming
Fugees - A Change Gon Come
Donny Hathaway - Someday We'll All Be Free
J. Cole - Be Free

Direct download: BlackLivesMadder.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

This Week The Crew gets together to talk about Donald Trump, Thanksgiving, vigilanteism and more. #StayWoke, Stay Woke! What we got to say ain't no joke!

Direct download: Negus_of_the_Round_Table.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 11:29pm CDT

Author Joi Miner sits down to talk about her new novel The Sidepiece Chronicles; A Dirty South Love Story, the writing process, experience, sidepieces and everything else.

Spoken Word:
The Ten Commandments of One Night Stands

The Pointer Sisters - Betcha Gotta Chick On The Side
Lauryn Hill - That Thing (acapella)
Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment - Familiar

Direct download: Sex_Sidepieces_Alicia_Keys.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 11:55pm CDT

BStuc and Mike discuss Kareem throwing Shade at Jordan, Trevor Noah's #StayWoke Moment and much more

Watch all the Staywoke Shows on Youtube

Direct download: Noahs_Mark.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 10:59pm CDT

Rahkia Nance sits down to discuss her graduate work on social media, how it has affected the narrative of Black history, and what it will mean in the future.

Direct download: twittermaster.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 8:44pm CDT

Burgess Jeffries - a high school teacher drops in on the Stay Woke Show to lend perspective to the situation at Spring Valley High, Quentin Tarrantino and Halle Berry being single again.

There are a million web series that keep you informed.

Only ONE helps you ‪#‎StayWoke‬

watch this episode on YouTube at

Direct download: teacher.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:25pm CDT

Straight off the heels of the 1st democratic debate, BStuc and Mike are here to keep you WOKE on, Justice or Else: The Million Man March 20th anniversary in DC, Wishing T.I., Stephen A. Smith, and Raven Symone would STFU, and so much more!

When the world tells you to look left, we're here to tell you to why you should look right!

It's the Stay Woke Show like, share, comment, and you feel so kind donate!


Watch this episode on youtube at:

Direct download: Staywoke_or_Else.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:11am CDT

Conversations from the "Justice... Or Else!" rally on October 10th in Washington DC

Poetry: Open Letter to White America


Public Enemy - Fight the Power
Donny Hathaway - Young Gifted and Black
J. Cole - Lost One
Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth - T.R.O.Y.
Yasiin Bey & Marvin Gaye - Beef

Direct download: justusfinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:18am CDT

Daroneshia Duncan sits down for a conversation about becoming and being a transgender woman of color.

Ohio Players - Sweet Sticky Thing
Erykah Badu - Bag Lady
Kendrick Lamar - Alien Girl
Queen ft David Bowie - Under Pressure

Spoken Word: Batman and Superhero Privelege

Direct download: Trans_Late_final.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:10am CDT

Bstuc and Mike are joined by Tyshawn Giles and DJ BBrian to discuss how men feel about natural hair, dating, education, politics and so much more on this extended episode of the Stay Woke Show.

There may be other web series that keep you informed, but this is the only one that keels you #woke

Direct download: Goodfellas.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:19pm CDT

Orron Kenyatta returns to discuss black shamefulness, Kanye, Chief Keef and everything else.

Direct download: Pondering_Monsters_final.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 3:22pm CDT

Mike and BStuc discuss Killer Mike, Ahmed Muhammad's supposed "bomb," Black sophistry and the evil Monstanto on this week's show. There are a million shows that keep you informed, but there is only one web series that help you Stay Woke!

Direct download: Runthenewsfinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 3:14pm CDT

The Stay Woke crew returns after a week or so of editing issues with the last episode. Have no fear, we're back with special guest and emerging young professional Lindsay H.

Went ten toes and a few bunions in on Tom Brady, the NFL's ever changing image problem, conflict resolutions, my new favorite TV show & MUCH MORE! 

Direct download: Master_Staywoke.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:21am CDT

The Queen of Spoken Word, The Poetess Laureate of ATL, Georgia Me sits down for an expansive conversation about everything under the sun including her history, the responsibility of an artist, work ethic and of course - race.

OUTKAST - Liberation
Erykah Badu - Didn't Cha Know
Ray Charles -  Georgia On My Mind
Lauryn Hill - I Find It Hard To Say

Direct download: Master.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

Recently there has been a pushback on political correctness, liberal catchphrases and the over-passification of the current generation (especially on college campuses). 

Quang Do who teaches on this subject and works in University Student Life sits down with me and Lee, and transgender college student to examine the perspectives of this recent narrative.

The Coddling of the American Mind

The Roots - Ain't Sayin Nothin New
Rufus & Chaka Khan - Jive Talking
Janelle Monae - Q.U.E.E.N
Lauryn Hill - So Much To Say

Direct download: whatchooMaster.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 3:21pm CDT

This week's Stay Woke Show takes a deeper look into hair styles, hair care, and the overall psyche of hair. Tune in as we discover the first man to sell his hair as weave and we find out if India Aire was wrong about hair. Style guru and owner of Kinky Curly Beauties Leslie Blakely joins us this week. Stay Tuned, Stay Woke, sit back, like, share, and comment!

Direct download: natural.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 5:04pm CDT

Three perspectives on the last but MOST SIGNIFICANT segment of institutional discrimination in America:

The overwhelming number of segregated schools. 

We speak with Keshia - a teacher who transferred from a school in one of America's most affluent suburbs to a school with one of the poorest and blackest demographics in America.

We broadcast  clips from This American Life's expose on the St. Louis integration efforts

And we re-air the audio program on The Hoover City Schools efforts to segregate their schools by discontiuing the bus program.

Nas - What Goes Around
Boogie Down Productions - You Must Learn
Erykah Badu - Master Teacher
A Tribe Called Quest - Seperate Together
Dead Prez - "They" Schools

Direct download: The_Last_Dangling_Noose.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:23pm CDT

Perhaps the funniest and most entertaining episode thus far, this week's StayWoke Show is a CANNOT miss! 

I've been wanting to bring this week's guest, Brigitte "Doctor" Burpo on for a long time! We previously worked on a local radio program here in Birmingham. Now she joins the Real Negus for a global initiative! You'll see why she was archetype for cohosting duties for my show. Her witty, snazzy retorts and bold approach to life proves she takes a backseat to no one.

This week we discuss BlackLives Matter and Bernie Sanders, Ray Rice and Domestic Violence, Relationships, Dating, the healing Bishop Bullwinkle brought me, and SO MUCH MORE! 

Watch this episode on youtube at:

Direct download: Staywoke_8-10-15_-_2_da_naw_naw.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:41am CDT

When the son of a well-known activist is killed in a small South Carolina town it becomes an epic struggle of religion, self dettermination, and non-violent resistance vs retribution. Originally written in 2008, "The Situation In South Carolina" foreshadowed Trayvon Martin, Ferguson, Baltimore, and even Charlestont

Once month we will release more of the audio version of "The Situation in South Carolina."

Direct download: SituationFinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 11:44pm CDT

BStuc and Mike return to bring you an update and litmus test on you need to keep your eyes on, ncluding:
Meek Mills
Cecil The Lion
Russell Wilson
Hulk Hogan
The Confederate Flag
Stephen A. Smith

and much, much more!!!!

Direct download: staywoke_11_neguslease.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 11:36pm CDT

TP - A veteran of the porn industry and founder of one of the largest groups of black swingers sits down to talk about sex parties, the porn industry and all that freaky ish...

Spoken Word/Poetry
"The P*ssy Poem"

SWV - Can We
R Kelly - Bump & Grind
Missy Elliot - Get Your Freak On
The Roots - P*ssy Galore

Direct download: Freakcocktales.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 9:26pm CDT

On this week's episode of The Stay Woke Show we sit down with Narada Garrett from the Sneaker Lounge to talk about the sneaker culture and what it means to be a business owner. 

I've been wanting to do an episode like this for awhile. Sit back as we spotlight one of my favorite pastimes while also exposing my co-host Mike to the Culture of J - Walking. 

Sneaker Lounge is located at 7001 Crestwood BLVD Suite 410 Birmingham, AL 35210

Follow us on Twitter and use #STSW:


Direct download: staywoke_12.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:55pm CDT

Southern Boy Buff returns to discuss faith, belief, and the evolution of forming your own thought.

Poem: I Believe

Direct download: BelieveFinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 9:48am CDT

We're back for another episode of the critically acclaimed StayWoke Show. This week we were joined by Karneisha Cummings from GlamStyleDivas. We Stayed Woke on proper feng shui, the trans-pacific partnership, marriage, and much more! 

When the world tells you to look left, we're here to tell you why you should look to your right!

Don't forget to watch and subscribe to the StayWoke show on Youtube

Direct download: YouDownWithTpp.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 11:51pm CDT

This week Mike and Rainy are off. Filling in this week, we spotlight our third guest, friend and mentor, Ahmad Ward from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. A graduate from Hampton University and a native of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Ahmad is head of education at BCRI. He stops by to discuss Dylan Roof, The Confederate Flag, Rachel Dolezal, Black Fatherhood, White on White Crime, and SO MUCH MORE! StayWoke! When the world tells you to look left, we tell you what's coming on the right!

Direct download: staywoke_8.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 10:19pm CDT

Singer/songwriter Joelle Regal sits down to talk about music, art and everything under the sun.


Amy Winehouse - A Song For You
Joelle Regal - Hated For My Hue
Kendrick Lamar - Sing About Me
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Warm Enough


Direct download: skinfinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

Joretta King tells the incredibly true, tragic, uplifting story abouy her life, her redemption, and triumph over it all.

Spoken Word poem: 
Stand Still



Nas - Black Girl Lost
Donnie Hathaway - Little Girl
Natalie Cole - Little Girl
John Mayer - Daughters

Direct download: sugarsexhopelessness.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

 BStuc, Mike, and Rainy are here to point out what you're being distracted from. This week Mike is off. However we spotlight our second guest, April Scott, a Birmingham native, a doctoral candidate of Psychology from Auburn University, and creator of the Rhythm & Rhyme Poetry Night. She stops by to discuss Rachel Dolezal, The psychology of Black identity, Stereotypes, Dating, Hair care, and SO MUCH MORE! StayWoke! When the world tells you to look left, we tell you what's coming on the right! 

Direct download: Staywoke_7.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:33am CDT

BStuc Rainy and Mike are joined by Edward T Bowser - writer for and head music critic from SoulInStereo - to make sure you don't sleep on Dem Thrones, the state of Black Music and the incident in McKinney Texas.


Direct download: Staywoke_Episode_5.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:13pm CDT

Bstuc, Rainy and Mike discuss Bruce Jenner's sex change, a new drug flooding the market, being religious but lost, and much more! When the world tells you to look left, we tell you what's coming on the right! 

Direct download: episode_4.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 8:54pm CDT

The Black One #109 - Something about Nothing

Poet M.A. and I sit down for a meandering, diverse conversation about nothing in particular, but something VERY REAL including money, religion and the possible solution to all

Spoken Word Poem:
Secondhand Jesus

Direct download: something_about_nothing.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 2:12am CDT

BStuc, Mike, and Rainy discuss dating, beauty standards, fake eyelashes, a vital success secret, good wingmen etiquette and much more! 

Direct download: staywoke_Episode_3_Audio.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:55pm CDT

We discuss Jay-Z's Tidal Problem, Motorcycle Riots, Tubman Dollars, and the Top 5 qualified voices of leadership in the Black..I mean Moorish community! Sit back and enjoy, Comment, Share, and Subscribe...and then do it all over again! #STSW

Direct download: Episode2.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 7:29pm CDT

Orron Kenyetta uses the tragic death of his nephew, the incarceration of his son and the scene of the Baltimore woman beating her son on national TV into a conversation about how we raise, treat and teach Black boys in a society that finds them disposable.

Spoken Word Poem: "Stones"

Nas - Surviving the Times
De La Soul - Its So Eazy
Jimmy Cliff - Many Rivers to Cross

Direct download: The_Father_The_Son.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 11:17pm CDT

Dr. Carl Hart joins us to dispel the myths and inconsistencies about drugs.

Spoken Word Poetry: My History With White Girls


UGK - Pocket Full of Stones
Goodie Mobb - Dirty South
NWA - Dopeman
Lupe Fiasco - Dopeboy Freestyle

Direct download: dopegamefinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 11:28am CDT

I traveled to the Baltimore Uprisings to speak with the people on ground zero being vilified as "thugs."

Spoken Word Poem - "There Is No Time"


Shoot Me Down - Lil Wayne
Dying of Thirst - Kendrick lamar
Inner City Blues - Marvin Gaye
Thug is a Drug - Mos Def
Stone In My Hand - Everlast

Direct download: Thug_Is_the_New_Nigga2.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 2:34pm CDT

Comedian, poet and host of the StayTunedStayWoke Podcast - BStuc the Poet - returns for a discussion about his ongoing journey into rediscovering his sprituality and questioning all of the things he once believed.

Spoken Word poem:
Stay Woke

Music - 

Dear God 2.0 - The Roots
Still Dreaming - Nas
Wake up and Live - Bob Marley
Nature of the Threat - Ras Kas

Direct download: Staywokefinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 5:48pm CDT

Poet and Comedian Ed Mabrey - the first man of color and the only 3-time winner of the prestigious Individual World Poetry Slam - talks about the parallels of poetry, comedy annd art, how he became one of the world's premiere spoken word performance artists and turning a hobby into a a professional career.


Spoken word poetry
"The Improbable Roast Beef Erotica" - Michael Harriot
"Rules for My Son" - Ed Mabrey
"Tick Tock" Ed Mabrey


"What A Job" - Devin The Dude ft. Andre 3000 and Snoop Dogg
"Poetry Man - Queen Latifah
"International Players Anthem" - UGK ft Outkast
"Poet Laureate" - CanIBus

Direct download: Final_template.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 2:42pm CDT

Poet Clay Renaissance and I sit down for an open talk about sexual abuse, sexuality, religion and so much more.

Spoken Word/Poem
"The Ballad Of Miller Smith"

J. Cole - Love Yours
Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Erykah Badu - Love
Amy Winehouse - There is No Greater Love

Direct download: Born_Again.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:33pm CDT

Frequent guest Orron Kenyatta joins us to talk about the police shootings in Ferguson, the invisible Army at our disposal, and much more.


Poem: The Negro Lives in Cages

Oukast - Liberation
Kendrick Lamar - The Blacker The Berry
Lupe Fiasco - Say Something

Direct download: Cages.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:29am CDT

Experience what it was like to be at the Jubilee celebration of Bloody Sunday - the event that changed Civil Rights history in America. Listen to the old, young and everyone in between give their unique perspective on what this day means

Direct download: Crossing_Bridges.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 7:42pm CDT

In our 100th episode poet, comedian and author BStuc makes his first visit to the podcast this year to discuss the rise of Black network television, the problem with Kanye, the Oscars' ommission of Selma and SO much more!!

Direct download: Keeping_it_100.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:26pm CDT

Dr. Ahmad Washington, Professor of Counselor Education at South Carolina State University drops a boatload of knowledge on the importance of HBCUs, The hypocricy of the predominate education system, the history and future of Black education and the importance of African-centered learning. Dr. Baron Davis makes a cameo.



Nas - You Can't Stop Us Now
Jay-Z - 99 Problems
Erykah Badu - Didn't Cha Know
Yasiin Gaye - Peculiar Mathematics
Ras Kas - Nature Of The Threat

Direct download: The_Dot_on_the_Margin.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:56pm CDT

Henrietta McRath shares the past two years of her fight with breast cancer in one of the most inspiring, funny, gritty, tragic, and triumphant stories ever aired on this Podcast.

Spoken Word Poem - "Doubt"


"Got Til It's Gone" - J-Dilla & Janet Jackson
"Bag Lady" extended remix - Erykah Badu
"I Want To Thank You" - Alicia Myers
"Mission" - Lupe Fiasco


Direct download: The_Tragic_Disappearance_of_Tina_and_Trina.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 11:02am CDT

Catrena Norris Carter sits down to discuss the nature of black protests, the results of the Civil Rights struggle and MUCH MUCH more!

Direct download: A_Bridge_to_Selma.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

A remastered version of the most popular episode of this podcast.

The story of a crime and tragedy that tears apart three generations. The incredible true tale of a close knit black family, a murder and how it all exploded in one day that would change them forever.

spoken word poem:

"The Top Secret Recipe to Aunt Phyllis' Fried Chicken"

Direct download: Robin_and_Tiffany_Remastered.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

My friend Derita and I sat down to discuss the travails of the love lives of "independent," successful, single, Black women...

and football.

I.N.D.E.P.E.N.D.E.N.T. - Lil Boosie
This Woman's Work - Maxwell
Single Ladies (cover) Irma
So Glad You're Mine (cover) - D'Angelo

Spoken Word/Poem - "Soon Sunday Comes"

Direct download: declarations_of_Independents.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:41am CDT

The Original Bad Boy of Comedy, national headlining comedian Howie Bell joins us to promote our upcoming live podcast at the Uptown Comedy Corner in Atlanta, Ga where he will be performing January 22-25

Direct download: Saved_by_the_Bell.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 7:12am CDT

Once again its time for THe Black One Podcast awards show that looks back at the past year's shows and chooses the listeners' favorite parts of the podcast. Did you vote? Did your favorite win? Find out on this episode!

Direct download: bigblack.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:36am CDT

Bstuc and I sit down to reminisce about 2014, point out the stories we missed, the ones we warned you about and to look forward to 2015.


Spoken Word Piece: 
"Black Magic/Abracadabra Ni**er"

Kanye West ft Adam Levine - Heard'em Say
Kanye West and Jay Z - A New Day
Drake - Started From The Bottom
Outkast - 13th Floor/Growing Old

Direct download: yearendfinal3.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:17pm CDT

Orron Kenyetta and I continue our epic discussion on art, sexuality, life, history and...

Direct download: education22.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:25am CDT

After migrating to the shores of Hawaii, frequent guest of the podcast Orron Kenyetta returns to discuss protest, the civil rights movement, education, sexuality, religion, art and... 

Direct download: education1.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:13am CDT

Supreme Security Officer/ National Minister of Defense for the New Black Panther Party, Hakim Muhammad sits down with me to discuss self defense, violence vs nonviolence and the recent decisions in Ferguson and New York

Direct download: Black_Panthers_and_White_Devils.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:54am CDT

In a revealing 7 days that ended with the Eric Garner Grand Jury decision, I chronicle my trip to Ferguson, Missouri the day after the Michael Brown verdict, and share conversations, thoughts and some VERY interesting revelations about the violence and looting covered in the media.

Spoken Word Poem:

Why Watchmen Whistle The Blues



Direct download: _hands4.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 10:32pm CDT

Comedian/Poet/Author Brandan "BStuc" Stuckey drops by to discuss the Cosby Allegations,  to break down Kim Kardashian's booty and dig into Willow and Jayden Smith's weirdness

Spoken Word Poetry - "The Step By Step Recipe to Black Girl Booty"


Music -

Wiz Khalifa - Ass Drop
Eryhah Badu - Booty
LL Cool J - Big Ol Butt
Yasiin Bey ft Ghostface - Ms Fat Booty 2

Direct download: but_dat_azz_tho2.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 4:14pm CDT

On the occasion of her 68th birthday, I talk to my mom about raising children, regrets, being a part of communities, life lessons, and tell some tales from my childhood.


Spoken word poetry:
A Threefold Treatise on Looking Up

Mac Miller - I'll Be There
Mos Def - Mi Umi Says
Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
Shinedown - Simple Man

Direct download: Word_to_The_Motherfinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 9:50pm CDT

Rosalind Sellers - a former prosecutor, former public defender and current Owner of the Sellers Law Firm breaks down the Mike Brown Grand Jury,  the popularity of law enforcement using civil forfeiture, marijuana laws, voting rights restrictions and almost every other legal issue in the news.

Poem: What This House Needs

F*ck The Law - Dead Prez
Lets Get It On - Smif & Wesun
Fighters - Lupe Fiasco
Mr. Nigga - Mos Def

Direct download: Below_the_Law.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 2:16am CDT

I sit down with my friend Wedzell and my Palestenian friend Ray to discus Middle East history, politics, stereotypes and perceptions, how it divides us and how it unites us.

Spoken Word Poetry piece: The Introduction


Keith Murray - The Most Beautifulest Thing In This World

Frankie Beverly and Maze - We Are One

Digital Underground - Same Song

Nas ft Lauryn Hill - If I Ruled The World

Direct download: Universal_Mind_Control.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:58am CDT

Highlights from the live broadcast of when Comedian Bstuc The Poet and I comment, poke fun at and discuss the 2014 BET Hip hop awards.


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poken word poetry: The Dear John Letter to Hip Hop

Direct download: Coonery_and_Buffonery.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 6:08pm CDT

BlaqueDiamond, Joell Regal, comedian BStuc and I discuss dating, relationships and sex in the new millenium.


Spoken word poetry: "The Backup Man"

Direct download: save_the_date_final.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 7:05am CDT

BStuc The Poet (@Iambstuc) rejoins the podcast for our periodic breakdown of everything that is pop culture, newsworthy or just in the Black Zeitgeist. 

Spoken Word poetry: "Crooked Cooks"

Them Belly Full - Bob Marley
Fighters - Lupe Fiasco
Slipping into Darkness - War
Liberation - Outkast ft Erykah Badu and Cee-lo

Direct download: The_Beasts_beyond_the_wall.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:14am CDT

Sexologist Kitty Pride joins us to talk about our perceptions of sex, sexual exploration, hangups and how tey have been shaped by religion, history and evolution. 

Spoken Word Poetry - "The Addict"

Direct download: sex_and_the_Kitty.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 5:09pm CDT

A group of friends who are parents of sons discuss the Mike Brown tragedy, Ray Rice's troubles, Adran Peterson's charges and Jameis Winston's antics and how they all relate to one subject: How we raise, discipline and teach black boys:


Spoken word/poetry: The Most Interesting Video Game In The World


James Brown - A Man's World
Nas - Surviving the Times
Notorious BIG - Respect
Lupe Fiasco - He Say/She Say

Direct download: bruises2.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:35am CDT

The story of a family torn apart, a crime unpunished and a woman seeking justice after an unarmed father is shot ten times by policemen.


Spoken word poetry:

The Notorious Negro Suicide Note

Direct download: bullets_final.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:15am CDT

Municipal Magistrate Maurice Muhammad sits down to talk about his experience working in two of the most dangerous cities in America...
In Alabama
As a Black Man
and a member of the Nation of Islam

Direct download: nature2.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 2:23am CDT

After a long day of protesting, talking to neighbors, speaking with press and interviewing fellow protesters, Orron Kenyetta, Dragonfly Laureate, See The Poet and I sit down to discuss the events we witnessed in Ferguson Missouri

Spoken Word Poetry  - Ni**er Anesthesia

T.R.O.Y. - Pete Rock and CL Smooth
New Slaves - Kanye West
Murder Was The Case - Snoop Dogg
Around My Way (Freedom Aint Free) - Lupe Fiasco

Direct download: Ferguson2ultimate.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 9:40pm CDT

Orron Kenyatta (with ABoriginal Radio) and I descend on Ferguson Missouri after the Mike Brown incident to give you a 360 degree, up-close-and-personal, three dimensional blow-byblow of what is going on there. Follow us as we discover the tension, happiness and anger that has gripped the city and the people who live there.

Direct download: Ferguson1final1.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:39am CDT

Chief Keef, the rapid extinction of young black men, Ferguson, Missouri and more

Nas - Get Down
Bob Marley - War
Lupe Fiasco - Joaquin Phoenix
Nas - What Goes Around

Direct download: Black_Steel.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:12am CDT

Glenwood Urbz, Blaque Diamond and BStuc join me for a conversation about the incident in Ferguson Missouri and the fate of Black Boys across America Music: Nas ft Eban of The Last Poets - You Can't Stop Us Now Outkast - Hold On, Be Strong Jay - Z - Hard Knock Life Kendrick Lamar - Black Boy Fly

Direct download: Black_boys_Guidefinal.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:30pm CDT

Southern Boy Buff and BStuc Tha Poet rejoin the podcast to discuss Ray Rice, Stephen A. Smith, Iggy Izalea, Al Sharpton and a host of other topics.

Queen Latifah - U.N.I.T.Y
Method Man - Make Up to Break Up
Tupac - Do For Love
Kendrick Lamar - Cut You Off

Direct download: Black_Eyes_Black_Guys_Black_Guise.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:48am CDT

Arthenius Jackson talks about her history of sexual abuse, how it affected her and how she finally came to grips with it.

Poem: What Happened Then


Tupac - Baby Don't Cry
Pink - Nobody Knows
Lauryn Hill - I Find It Hard To Say
Sonny Sinay - Survivor (Destiny's Child acoustic Cover)

Direct download: Touched_Final.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 12:10am CDT

Poet, comedian and musician Queen Sheba sat down with me to talk about art, poetry, comedy. As usual, we detoured into the fascinating life journey that took a biracial girl living in foster homes, to one of the most respected artists in the country



MC Lyte - Cha Cha Cha

Queen ft. David Bowie - Under Pressure

Outkast - She's Alive

Nas - Queens Get The Money


Direct download: The_Queens_Speech_final.mp3
Category:African American -- posted at: 1:08am CDT





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