KweliTV & Chill (Feat. Deshuna Spencer of KweliTV)

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Netflix is great and all, but what ya'll know about the newly launched streaming media service KweliTV? We're joined by its founder, Deshuna Spencer, to discuss the necessity of this new platform, the trials and tribulations of owning and operating a 100% Black-owned business, and the importance of creating content that reflects our interests. Additionally, Alex has found his soulmate in Janet Jackson, invites to the cookout are still suspended indefinitely, and rape culture's gotta go.

As part of our First Play situation, you can check out this episode exclusively on TuneIn until next week. 

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Passport Pimpin' (Feat. Evita Turquoise Robinson of Nomadness Travel Tribe & Darnell Lamont Walker of Passport Required)

In this episode, we're joined by branding/travel expert and Nomadness Travel Tribe founder Evita Turquoise Robinson and filmmaker and Passport Required founder Darnell Lamont Walker to discuss the keys to branding your business, the challenges of maintaining a self-care regimen despite a rigorous travel schedule, and what it was like to swag surf on the White House lawn before Cheeto-In-Chief took office. Additionally, Alex doesn't believe in generosity at award shows, Jay is gonna miss Tiffany Haddish doing free shows all the time in LA, and Tommy from Martin got a job before Colin Kaepernick did. 

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Episode 15: "New Year, New Me" (Feat. Ilen & Lauren Bell of Black Fitness Today)

It's 2017 and in spirit of “New Year, New Me”, with the influx of new faces in the gym committing to a healthier lifestyle, we discuss health, fitness, and nutrition with Black Fitness Today co-founders Lauren and Ilen Bell. Additionally, Jay isn’t a cheap date, Alex is finally an uncle, and Facebook has all the answers.

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Episode 10: "Put Some Respek On My Plate" (Featuring Trap Kitchen)

In this episode, we invite Los Angeles-bred celebrity chefs Chef Spanky, Bad News, & DJ Kevvy Kev of Trap Kitchen on to discuss their transition from the streets of Compton to sharing a stove with Martha Stewart, their goals and aspirations as blossoming entrepreneurs, and to finally put to rest if sugar and grits are destined for holy matrimony or doomed for divorce. Additionally, never put chitlins and Alex in the same room and Jay shares his opinion on the #TeacherBae scandal.

Join me on Saturday, October 22 in Maryland at “Let’s Get Uncomfortable: Mental Health Makeover,” a panel and workshop for mental health awareness, by Ashley D. Freeman’s Don’t Die Afraid and the Montgomery County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.


I’ll be discussing my mental health journey alongside other awesome speakers and participating in the workshop that follows. Get tickets and info here.

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Episode 7: "Awesomely Extraordinary" (feat. Luvvie Ajayi & Nick Gaines)

You’ve howled at her blogs, cackled at her tweets, and now you’ll hear her on our podcast. In this episode, we invite Luvvie Ajayi on to discuss her upcoming book I’m Judging You: The Do Better Manual, her ascension from humble MySpace beginnings to Internet dominance, and answers the question we’ve all be dying to know: Just what the hell does Oprah smells like? Also, Alex isn’t feeling Hispanics who ignore their Black ass heritages, Jay offers to roll Malia Obama a blunt, and fan favorite Nick had cab fare so we brought him along for the ride.

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Follow LuvvieWeb | Twitter | Instagram | Red Pump Project | Cupcakes and Condoms (sexual education soiree for women and girls)

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Episode 5: "Dollar Dollar Bill, Y’all" (Feat. Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche)

With Black businesses and financial literacy more important than ever, in this episode we chop it up with financial guru Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, who puts us up on game in regards to budgeting, establishing a good credit score, savings, and much more. Additionally, we discuss the murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, the Mr. Steal Your Grandma phenomenon, and Jay’s relentless pursuit of birthday gifts.

And here is the “Move Mojito” video mentioned in the episode that has become a huge part of Alex’s self-care plan, in which a racist busybody gets put in her place: here.

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Check out the Live Richer Academy, Tiffany’s financial education course.

Episode 4: "Make Yourself At Home" (feat. Zakiyyah Myers and Rohan Gilkes of Innclusive)

In this episode, we chop it up with Innclusive co-founders Zakiyyah Myers and Rohan Gilkes, who transformed their own #AirbnbWhileBlack debacle into a company that prides itself on providing international travel accommodations free of discriminatory behavior. We also discuss D’Angelo’s peculiar absence at The BET Awards, the inherent challenges of being a Black business owner, and Zakiyyah dishes on some of her favorite travel destinations.

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