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BLACK MILLENNIAL IS SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST A PODCAST, IT’S A CAPSULE OF OUR GENERATION. THE SHOW GIVES A PLATFORM TO A GROUP OFTEN SPOKEN FOR BUT RARELY SPOKEN TO . GIVEN THE SPACE TO EXPLORE BLACK IDENTITY, SEXUALITY, AND SPIRITUALITY WITHOUT FILTER — BLACK MILLENNIAL IS A SAFE SPACE FOR OUR PEOPLE TO ENGAGE IN OPEN DIALOGUE, AND TO SHIFT THE NARRATIVE ABOUT WHAT IT MEANS TO BE YOUNG AND BLACK IN TODAY’S SOCIETY.

 

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ON THE FIRST EPISODE OF BLACK MILLENNIAL WE TALK ABOUT WHAT MOTIVATES, DRIVES, AND KEEPS US UPLIFTED IN TODAY’S SOCIETY. BASED ON LAURYN HILL’S POEM, MOTIVES & THOUGHTS (2006), WHICH TOUCHES ON SOCIETY AND THE NEGATIVE EFFECT IT CAN HAVE ON THE INDIVIDUAL. WHETHER IT BE MORALITY, THE WAY YOU TREAT OTHERS, OR THE WAY YOU SEE YOURSELF … CHECK YOUR MOTIVES AND THOUGHTS.  INSPIRATION CONTENT: MOTIVES & THOUGHTS BY LAURYN HILL : YOUTU.BE/TGLLRPKCYLO

ON THE FIRST EPISODE OF BLACK MILLENNIAL WE TALK ABOUT WHAT MOTIVATES, DRIVES, AND KEEPS US UPLIFTED IN TODAY’S SOCIETY. BASED ON LAURYN HILL’S POEM, MOTIVES & THOUGHTS (2006), WHICH TOUCHES ON SOCIETY AND THE NEGATIVE EFFECT IT CAN HAVE ON THE INDIVIDUAL. WHETHER IT BE MORALITY, THE WAY YOU TREAT OTHERS, OR THE WAY YOU SEE YOURSELF … CHECK YOUR MOTIVES AND THOUGHTS.

INSPIRATION CONTENT: MOTIVES & THOUGHTS BY LAURYN HILL : YOUTU.BE/TGLLRPKCYLO

THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY CORNBREAD 

EPISODE 001 — MOTIVES + THOUGHTS

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ECONOMISTS HAVE CALLED THIS “A GIG CULTURE” WHERE WORKERS WANT TO BE PAID THEIR WORTH AND REQUIRE MORE WORK/LIFE BALANCE. IN EPISODE TWO OF BLACK MILLENNIAL, WE DISCUSS THE THE WAY WE THINK ABOUT JOBS AND CAREERS DIFFERENTLY THAN GENERATIONS PAST. WE TALK WORST JOB EXPERIENCES AND FEELING THE WEIGHT OF BEING BLACK IN THE WORKPLACE.  INSPIRATION CONTENT :“I DONT REALLY WANNA WORK HERE NO MORE” — @RALPHSWEEZY (2018) YOUTU.BE/IH-KFJ2YQXK

ECONOMISTS HAVE CALLED THIS “A GIG CULTURE” WHERE WORKERS WANT TO BE PAID THEIR WORTH AND REQUIRE MORE WORK/LIFE BALANCE. IN EPISODE TWO OF BLACK MILLENNIAL, WE DISCUSS THE THE WAY WE THINK ABOUT JOBS AND CAREERS DIFFERENTLY THAN GENERATIONS PAST. WE TALK WORST JOB EXPERIENCES AND FEELING THE WEIGHT OF BEING BLACK IN THE WORKPLACE.

INSPIRATION CONTENT :“I DONT REALLY WANNA WORK HERE NO MORE” — @RALPHSWEEZY (2018) YOUTU.BE/IH-KFJ2YQXK








THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY COGNAC 

EPISODE 002 — IT AIN’T WORKING.

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THIS WEEK WE DISCUSS THE MUSIC INDUSTRY AND ON A MORE PERSONAL NOTE, THE PROFOUND EFFECTS MUSIC CAN HAVE ON AN INDIVIDUAL. WE TOUCH ON EVERYTHING FROM “SYMPATHY & PAYOLA” TO ANALYZING SOME THE DIFFERENT SOUNDSCAPES IN MODERN MUSIC. WE ALSO INTRODUCE TWEETS ON FIRE TO THE SHOW, A SHORT CONVERSATION AROUND THE HOTTEST TAKES ON TWITTER. THIS WEEK WE START BY BREAKING DOWN HOMOPHOBIA, BIPHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA.  INSPIRATION CONTENT: MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER LES BROWN OVER POUND CAKE BY DRAKE —YOUTU.BE/WUSGHIJ5TO4

THIS WEEK WE DISCUSS THE MUSIC INDUSTRY AND ON A MORE PERSONAL NOTE, THE PROFOUND EFFECTS MUSIC CAN HAVE ON AN INDIVIDUAL. WE TOUCH ON EVERYTHING FROM “SYMPATHY & PAYOLA” TO ANALYZING SOME THE DIFFERENT SOUNDSCAPES IN MODERN MUSIC. WE ALSO INTRODUCE TWEETS ON FIRE TO THE SHOW, A SHORT CONVERSATION AROUND THE HOTTEST TAKES ON TWITTER. THIS WEEK WE START BY BREAKING DOWN HOMOPHOBIA, BIPHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA.

INSPIRATION CONTENT: MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER LES BROWN OVER POUND CAKE BY DRAKE —YOUTU.BE/WUSGHIJ5TO4

THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY STYLING GEL

EPISODE 003 — STATE OF THE CULTURE.

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THE AGE OLD SAYING GOES IN ORDER TO KNOW WHERE YOU’RE GOING, YOU HAVE TO KNOW WHERE YOU CAME FROM. THIS WEEK’S EPISODE OF BLACK MILLENNIAL EXPLORES PARENTING AND MENTORSHIP. WE DISCUSS THE WAYS WE WERE RAISED AND HOW PEOPLE CAN STILL THRIVE DESPITE A LESS THAN PERFECT UPBRINGING. LATER IN THE SHOW WE DISCUSS HOLDING MEN ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR TREATMENT OF WOMEN AND HOW YEEZY’S ARE EQUIVALENT TO MAGA HATS.  INSPIRATION CONTENT: YOUTU.BE/91693DJCMK0  LEARN ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE. SAVE THE EARTH & SHIT: GOO.GL/DIBCGW

THE AGE OLD SAYING GOES IN ORDER TO KNOW WHERE YOU’RE GOING, YOU HAVE TO KNOW WHERE YOU CAME FROM. THIS WEEK’S EPISODE OF BLACK MILLENNIAL EXPLORES PARENTING AND MENTORSHIP. WE DISCUSS THE WAYS WE WERE RAISED AND HOW PEOPLE CAN STILL THRIVE DESPITE A LESS THAN PERFECT UPBRINGING. LATER IN THE SHOW WE DISCUSS HOLDING MEN ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR TREATMENT OF WOMEN AND HOW YEEZY’S ARE EQUIVALENT TO MAGA HATS.

INSPIRATION CONTENT: YOUTU.BE/91693DJCMK0

LEARN ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE. SAVE THE EARTH & SHIT: GOO.GL/DIBCGW

THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY WINGS FRIED HARD 

EPISODE 004 — PARENTAL ADVISORY.

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THINGS DON’T ALWAYS GO ACCORDING TO PLAN. THE REALITY IS IT’S ACTUALLY RARE THAT SITUATIONS AND EXPERIENCES TURN OUT IDEALLY. THIS WEEK WE SIT DOWN FOR A CONVERSATION ABOUT OVERCOMING ADVERSITY AND MINIMIZING EXPECTATIONS, AS WE WORK THROUGH THE CHALLENGES THAT COME WITH BUILDING A PODCAST. THE WHITE PICKET FENCE LIFE IS AN IDEAL, AS IS THE PERFECT JOB, THE PERFECT PROJECT AND THE PERFECT PARTNER. WHEN WE REMOVE THESE EXPECTATIONS WE REMOVE THE HEIGHTENED POTENTIAL FOR DISAPPOINTMENT.  INSPIRATION CONTENT: YOUTU.BE/KK0N1AAQ7VM

THINGS DON’T ALWAYS GO ACCORDING TO PLAN. THE REALITY IS IT’S ACTUALLY RARE THAT SITUATIONS AND EXPERIENCES TURN OUT IDEALLY. THIS WEEK WE SIT DOWN FOR A CONVERSATION ABOUT OVERCOMING ADVERSITY AND MINIMIZING EXPECTATIONS, AS WE WORK THROUGH THE CHALLENGES THAT COME WITH BUILDING A PODCAST. THE WHITE PICKET FENCE LIFE IS AN IDEAL, AS IS THE PERFECT JOB, THE PERFECT PROJECT AND THE PERFECT PARTNER. WHEN WE REMOVE THESE EXPECTATIONS WE REMOVE THE HEIGHTENED POTENTIAL FOR DISAPPOINTMENT.

INSPIRATION CONTENT: YOUTU.BE/KK0N1AAQ7VM

THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY SALT, PEPPER, KETCHUP + HOTSAUCE

EPISODE 005 — 2 KIDS + A SWIMMING POOL.

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IN THIS EPISODE OF BLACK MILLENNIAL WE DISCUSS DOUBLE STANDARDS AND SOCIETIES COMPLACENCY WITH THE WHOLE CONCEPT. WHAT MAKES US MORE ACCEPTING OF SOME DOUBLE STANDARDS AND WHY? DO WE ONLY CARE WHEN THEY NEGATIVELY OPPRESS US? ARE DOUBLE STANDARDS ACCEPTABLE IN A JOKING MANNER? ALSO, IS KELSEY GRAMMAR REALLY A COOL WHITE GUY OR NOT, AND WHICH FLAVOR POP TART REIGNS SUPREME?! QUESTIONS THAT NEED ANSWERS.  INSPIRATION CONTENT: NERD.ME/2P3XDV3  INCOME IN AMERICA: GRAPHICS.WSJ.COM/WHAT-PERCENT/

IN THIS EPISODE OF BLACK MILLENNIAL WE DISCUSS DOUBLE STANDARDS AND SOCIETIES COMPLACENCY WITH THE WHOLE CONCEPT. WHAT MAKES US MORE ACCEPTING OF SOME DOUBLE STANDARDS AND WHY? DO WE ONLY CARE WHEN THEY NEGATIVELY OPPRESS US? ARE DOUBLE STANDARDS ACCEPTABLE IN A JOKING MANNER? ALSO, IS KELSEY GRAMMAR REALLY A COOL WHITE GUY OR NOT, AND WHICH FLAVOR POP TART REIGNS SUPREME?! QUESTIONS THAT NEED ANSWERS.

INSPIRATION CONTENT: NERD.ME/2P3XDV3

INCOME IN AMERICA: GRAPHICS.WSJ.COM/WHAT-PERCENT/

THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY SPACE HEATERS 

EPISODE 006 — DOUBLE THE TROUBLE.

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THIS WEEK WE HAVE AN OBJECTIVE CONVERSATION ABOUT RECREATIONAL DRUG USE. CAN YOU UTILIZE DRUGS AND ALCOHOL AS AN ENHANCEMENT WITHOUT IT BECOMING AN ADDICTION? FURTHER IN THE SHOW WE GIVE SOME STATISTICS ON THE DIFFERENCE IN ORGASM RATE BETWEEN HETEROSEXUAL MEN AND WOMEN, WE TALK ABOUT WHY FUTURE SHOULD MAYBE STOP HAVING KIDS AND WE THE BEST WAY TO EAT A SALAD...WHICH IS TO EAT ONE.  INSPIRATION CONTENT: YOUTU.BE/RBLHTACSE4E  CLOSING THE ORGASM GAP: BIT.LY/2DVTD3L

THIS WEEK WE HAVE AN OBJECTIVE CONVERSATION ABOUT RECREATIONAL DRUG USE. CAN YOU UTILIZE DRUGS AND ALCOHOL AS AN ENHANCEMENT WITHOUT IT BECOMING AN ADDICTION? FURTHER IN THE SHOW WE GIVE SOME STATISTICS ON THE DIFFERENCE IN ORGASM RATE BETWEEN HETEROSEXUAL MEN AND WOMEN, WE TALK ABOUT WHY FUTURE SHOULD MAYBE STOP HAVING KIDS AND WE THE BEST WAY TO EAT A SALAD...WHICH IS TO EAT ONE.

INSPIRATION CONTENT: YOUTU.BE/RBLHTACSE4E

CLOSING THE ORGASM GAP: BIT.LY/2DVTD3L

THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY GINGER ALE 

EPISODE 007 — DO YOU LIKE DRUGS.

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SO WE’RE SUPPOSED TO BE FIGURING OURSELF OUT AND TRYING TO GET TO KNOW SOMEONE ELSE? IN THIS WEEKS EPISODE OF BLACK MILLENNIAL WE BEGIN TO DISSECT DATING IN THIS CURRENT ERA. WHAT IS TALKING VS DATING? AND WHY IS IT SO EASY FOR ONE PERSON TO INTERPRET THAT DIFFERENTLY THAN ANOTHER? WE ALSO DISCUSS JILL SCOTT BEING A GROWN ASS WOMAN, ENCOURAGING YOUR MAN TO MAKE HIS OWN PLATE THIS THANKSGIVING AND THE FUTURE INCARCERATION OF THE PIED PIPER OF R&B, ROBERT KELLY.  INSPIRATION CONTENT: YOUTU.BE/M6SHPN5WCFS  NOTE: THERE IS SOME AUDIO DELAY TOWARD THE END OF THIS EPISODE. PLEASE BEAR WITH US AS WE TEST OUT NEW RECORDING TECHNIQUES.

SO WE’RE SUPPOSED TO BE FIGURING OURSELF OUT AND TRYING TO GET TO KNOW SOMEONE ELSE? IN THIS WEEKS EPISODE OF BLACK MILLENNIAL WE BEGIN TO DISSECT DATING IN THIS CURRENT ERA. WHAT IS TALKING VS DATING? AND WHY IS IT SO EASY FOR ONE PERSON TO INTERPRET THAT DIFFERENTLY THAN ANOTHER? WE ALSO DISCUSS JILL SCOTT BEING A GROWN ASS WOMAN, ENCOURAGING YOUR MAN TO MAKE HIS OWN PLATE THIS THANKSGIVING AND THE FUTURE INCARCERATION OF THE PIED PIPER OF R&B, ROBERT KELLY.

INSPIRATION CONTENT: YOUTU.BE/M6SHPN5WCFS

NOTE: THERE IS SOME AUDIO DELAY TOWARD THE END OF THIS EPISODE. PLEASE BEAR WITH US AS WE TEST OUT NEW RECORDING TECHNIQUES.

THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY SUGAR IN SPAGHETTI

EPISODE 008 — FUCKERY OF DATING.

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THE FUCKERY CONTINUES THIS WEEK WHERE WE CONTINUE TO DISSECT MILLENNIAL ERA DATING AND SOME OF THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS THAT COME ALONG WITH IT. WE EXPLORE ALL THE REALLY IMPORTANT THINGS LIKE PRE-DATING AND PRE-BATING (DO A GOOGLE SEARCH IF YOU REALLY NEED TO) LATER IN THE SHOW WE OFFER OUR CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY OF THE LATE KIM PORTER AND DISCUSS OUR THANKSGIVING.    INSPIRATION CONTENT: YOUTU.BE/SOKOOER3_GY

THE FUCKERY CONTINUES THIS WEEK WHERE WE CONTINUE TO DISSECT MILLENNIAL ERA DATING AND SOME OF THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS THAT COME ALONG WITH IT. WE EXPLORE ALL THE REALLY IMPORTANT THINGS LIKE PRE-DATING AND PRE-BATING (DO A GOOGLE SEARCH IF YOU REALLY NEED TO) LATER IN THE SHOW WE OFFER OUR CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY OF THE LATE KIM PORTER AND DISCUSS OUR THANKSGIVING.

INSPIRATION CONTENT: YOUTU.BE/SOKOOER3_GY

THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY THE ISLEY BROS

EPISODE 009 — FUCKERY OF DATING II.

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REAL FRIENDS. HOW MANY US OF HAVE THEM? MOST OF US ARE IN THAT STAGE WHERE WE’RE BEGINNING TO ESTABLISH REAL LONG TERM, PLATONIC RELATIONSHIPS. THIS WEEK, WE INVITED OUR CLOSEST FRIEND TO THE SHOW TO DISCUSS THE IMPORTANCE OF TRUE FRIENDSHIPS AND WHAT IT MEANS TO SUSTAIN THEM. LIKE SZA SINGS, ”HOPING MY 20-SOMETHING’S DON’T END, HOPING TO KEEP THE REST OF MY FRIENDS” LATER IN THE SHOW WE TALK ABOUT TERAYAKI 69, JACQUEES AND WHETHER OR NOT AMANDA BYNES IS A CLONE.  BECAUSE THIS IS OUR 10TH EPISODE WE DECIDED TO DO SOMETHING AND RECORD A VISUAL TO GO ALONG WITH THIS EPISODE OF THE SHOW ENJOY IT HERE: HTTPS://YOUTU.BE/PVMPKO0GG1O  THEME MUSIC THIS WEEK COURTESY OF HTTPS://BIT.LY/2PCNFUH

REAL FRIENDS. HOW MANY US OF HAVE THEM? MOST OF US ARE IN THAT STAGE WHERE WE’RE BEGINNING TO ESTABLISH REAL LONG TERM, PLATONIC RELATIONSHIPS. THIS WEEK, WE INVITED OUR CLOSEST FRIEND TO THE SHOW TO DISCUSS THE IMPORTANCE OF TRUE FRIENDSHIPS AND WHAT IT MEANS TO SUSTAIN THEM. LIKE SZA SINGS, ”HOPING MY 20-SOMETHING’S DON’T END, HOPING TO KEEP THE REST OF MY FRIENDS” LATER IN THE SHOW WE TALK ABOUT TERAYAKI 69, JACQUEES AND WHETHER OR NOT AMANDA BYNES IS A CLONE.

BECAUSE THIS IS OUR 10TH EPISODE WE DECIDED TO DO SOMETHING AND RECORD A VISUAL TO GO ALONG WITH THIS EPISODE OF THE SHOW ENJOY IT HERE: HTTPS://YOUTU.BE/PVMPKO0GG1O

THEME MUSIC THIS WEEK COURTESY OF HTTPS://BIT.LY/2PCNFUH


THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY COCOA BUTTER

EPISODE 010 — GHETTO ASS FRIENDSHIP.

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IN THIS EPISODE OF BLACK MILLENNIAL WE TALK ABOUT MASCULINITY AND/OR THE LACK THERE OF. WE FOCUSED ON HOW WE DEFINE MASCULINITY OR MANHOOD AND WHAT THINGS WE NEED TO REDEFINE. WE CHALLENGE WOMEN TO ALLOW MEN TO BE TO FIND THEIR MANHOOD AND THINK ABOUT THE THINGS THEY FIND ATTRACTIVE IN MEN AND ASK THEM WHEN’S THE LAST TIME YOU MET A REAL MAN? ... ALSO WE MADE A PLAYLIST. SO THAT’S COOL TOO.  SPOTIFY https://spoti.fi/2EmvVHM  APPLE https://apple.co/2QKGmKM  LINKED UP:  https://youtu.be/zpZFCubE6Ag - It’s okay for boys to cry.  https://bit.ly/2Qlh3j5 - Understand the pyramid of violence - via Chicago Style  https://youtu.be/IVWS0BiFfxU - I was r*ped by my mom’s best friend - DJ GHOST

IN THIS EPISODE OF BLACK MILLENNIAL WE TALK ABOUT MASCULINITY AND/OR THE LACK THERE OF. WE FOCUSED ON HOW WE DEFINE MASCULINITY OR MANHOOD AND WHAT THINGS WE NEED TO REDEFINE. WE CHALLENGE WOMEN TO ALLOW MEN TO BE TO FIND THEIR MANHOOD AND THINK ABOUT THE THINGS THEY FIND ATTRACTIVE IN MEN AND ASK THEM WHEN’S THE LAST TIME YOU MET A REAL MAN? ... ALSO WE MADE A PLAYLIST. SO THAT’S COOL TOO.

SPOTIFY https://spoti.fi/2EmvVHM

APPLE https://apple.co/2QKGmKM

LINKED UP:

https://youtu.be/zpZFCubE6Ag - It’s okay for boys to cry.

https://bit.ly/2Qlh3j5 - Understand the pyramid of violence - via Chicago Style

https://youtu.be/IVWS0BiFfxU - I was r*ped by my mom’s best friend - DJ GHOST

THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY THE WOBBLE

EPISODE 011 — BOYS DON’T CRY.

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THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY UPN SHOWS

EPISODE 012 — WHO RUN THE WORLD?

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THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY BABY BOY

EPISODE 013 — WE DON’T WANT NO DEVILS

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THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY “CAN WE TALK”

EPISODE 014 — PRETTY FUCKING FAST YEAR

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