March 19, 2017
Episode 5: Rico along with Donovan (producer/panelist on the Grapevine) and Alex Hardy (writer, mental health advocate and co-host of The Extraordinary Negroes podcast) address the issue of homophobia in the black community. During this in-depth conversation, we discuss why you can’t be pro-black and homophobic, the Black Church, homophobia in music, black men and HIV, the movie Moonlight, bisexuality and so much more! ‘we are the spirit protectors of feminine and masculine energy.’
Special thanks to this weeks guests @I_Am_Donovan & @Coloredboy
The Grapevine is available on YouTube. IG: @TheGrapevineTV
The Extraordinary Negroes podcast in available on iTunes. IG: @TheExtraNegroes
Outro - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sp45-dQvqPo
March 10, 2017
Rico along with special guest host Dre discuss current events in a new series called #Politicking. We broke down Colin Kaepernick’s decision to no longer kneel during the National Anthem. Did he sell out? Later we discuss Remy Ma’s diss record #Shether (10:15). Did she body Nicki Minaj? Lastly, we discussed the movie, ‘Get Out’ and uncover all the hidden messages (31:15). Oscar worthy?
Thank you Dre(@heshilarious) for #Politicking with me.
March 4, 2017
Episode 4: Rico along with Samantha from #InnerHoeUprising discuss Love, Sex and Dating from the prospective of a polyamorous female. Also explore topics on sexuality and double standards. 'Polyamory is defined as practice of, or desire for, intimate relationships where individuals may have more than one partner, with the knowledge and consent of all partners.'
Special thanks to this weeks guest Samantha!
Inner Hoe Uprising podcast is available on Itunes and Soundcloud
February 11, 2017
Episode 3: Rico along with the ladies from #ItsAMelaninThing podcast discuss the effects of colorism. We later discuss the fairly recent popularization of being dark skin. Is it here to stay? ‘Colorism within the black community has been a serious emotional and psychological battle.’
Specials thanks to this weeks guest. @Sheismeki & @__Nisy
Its A Melanin Thing podcast is available on Itunes and Soundcloud.
January 28, 2017
Episode 2: Rico shows his appreciation for the Women's March on Washington. Also addresses issues facing black women such as equal pay and abortion. Rico later breaks down why rapper Eminem is disqualified to be ranked as a top rapper because of white privilege. 'Eminem is a beneficiary of white privilege appropriating a black art form.'
January 16, 2017
Episode 1: is dedicated to Barack Obama as we count down the days of his disparture from office. Also pay homage to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 'If Barack Obama is Dr. Kings Dream, Donald Trump is Dr. Kings nightmare.'