Str8Up Show Podcast

Hosted ByCalvin, Brandon, Kristina and Lee

Str8Up Show is a social yet informative show that discusses the issues you think about but won't hear about in most media.

Hosts Calvin, Brandon, Kristina, and Lee chat with guests from various communities to discuss the issues you often think about but rarely hear discussed. There’s only ONE rule when it comes this show: you gotta be… Str8Up!


All Episodes

S7E12- STR8UP Back in Time: Bullying

Each season, we like to travel back in time to show our listeners where Str8UP began. When we first started on television, we wanted to tackle heavy subjects that most would not be comfortable talking about. Listen as we go back in time and revisit a vintage episode to where we talked all about bullying. Our former panel talk about. The negative impacts bullying can have on others and share their personal stories about bullying

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Cultural Conversations: Polynesian

You’ve seen them in movies, tv and more than likely have visited their native land. But how much do you know about the culture? We talk to Chi Chi, who is Polynesian, all about the Polynesian culture. Chi Chi talks to us about the best parts about the culture and goes over some of the biggest misconceptions. Chi Chi also talks about the importance of embracing other cultures.

Follow Chi Chi:
Instagram/Tik Tok: @chichififita

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Acting Up with Tim J. Smith

Fresh off another box office hit with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Hollywood actor and stuntman, Tim J. Smith, talks to us about his impressive 15 year career. Tune in as Tim talks to us about how he got started in the business, films that he has worked on and what upcoming projects he has in store for movie goers. Tim also gives helpful advice to those who are inspiring to break into the TV and film business.

Follow Tim J. Smith:
Instagram: @Timboslice1985

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South Side Season 3 Preview with Sultan Salahuddin

Fresh off a successful Season 2, the crew from RTO is back for a 3rd Season of South Side on HBO Max. In our exclusive interview, co-creator, writer, producer and lead actor, Sultan Salahuddin gives us a preview of Season 3 and explains why South Side is one of the best comedies in decades.

Follow Sultan Salahuddin:
Instagram: @Simonjsouthside
Website: www.lane44.org

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Cultural Conversations: French

Bonjour Les Amis!
Last season we started series where we talked to different guests around the world about their culture. This season we are at it again as we go to one of the most romantic and historic places in the world…France. Tune in as our special guest Léna, talks to us all about the French culture and what makes France a great place to live. Léna then discusses common misconceptions the world has when it comes to the French culture.

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Immigration Advice with Attorney Cynthia Santiago

When it comes to immigration, so many people are unaware of their rights when trying to enter the United States. But immigration attorney Cynthia Santiago, is going above and beyond on educating communities who are often misinformed. We talk to Abogada Santiago about the advice she has for undocumented immigrants who are seeking citizenship and those who could be facing deportation. Cynthia also gives an update on immigration laws that are currently going through congress.

Follow Attorney Cynthia Santiago:
IG: @AbogadaSantiago
Facebook: Facebook.com/AbogadaSantiago

Contact: 800-615-9096

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Music Monday- Five

In this day & age there are few rap artists who are considered true lyricist, but this artist is quickly proving why he’s a lyrical force to be reckon with. We talk to the “Pen Assassin” Five. Tune in as he tells why his music has fans from all over wanting more and exclusive details about his upcoming project.

Five then hits the stage perform his hit single “The Hustle Way.”

Follow Five:
YouTube: @YICPRODUCTIONS
Instagram: @yicproductions
Spotify: @Five

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#IHateMen with Taylor Moore

Why is it difficult for some men to express their emotions while dating or in a relationship? On this episode talk to social media influencer, Taylor Moore, about the importance of men’s mental health during relationships and dating. Taylor also gives tips to women who often see men in a negative light.

Follow Taylor Moore:

TikTok:
@Itstaytaybaybee2
@theworldisyours_69

Instagram: @itstaytaybaybeee

YouTube: @itstaytaybaybee

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Grandmommy’s Grandchildren’s Party #2

As we approach the end of a podcast journey, we continue to open up with personal stories of how Str8Up began. On this episode, our host Calvin talks with sister and cousins about their late grandmother Bertha. 27 years after throwing a party to honor her grandchildren, Bertha’s grandchildren reflect on her life lessons she has taught them and how it inspired Calvin to get into journalism.

Special thanks to: John (RIP), Lorie, Patricia, Ronald (RIP), Latricia and Pamela.

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