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

Psychophobia: I Need Help w/ Erin Johnston, LPC-S (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this 2 part episode, Erin Johnston, LPC-S of Healing Minds Counseling, discussed why so many are afraid to seek therapy. Erin returns to continue our groundbreaking conversation about why is much needed when going on your healing journey!

Erin then gives tips to host, Calvin, about how he can overcome a previous toxic relationship.

Healing Minds, LLC official website:
https://www.healingmindsla.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1105799030695933

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Psychophobia: I Need Help w/ Erin Johnston, LPC-S (Part 1)

Why do most of us have Psychophobia or a fear of going to therapy? Are we scared to face our own truths or just afraid to acknowledge the trauma we keep pushing away? We talk to Erin Johnston, LPC-S of Healing Minds, LLC about the importance of therapy.

Erin analyzes our previous episode, “The Mermaid Effect” and breaks down how therapy would have been beneficial in Calvin’s toxic relationship. The 13 year licensed therapist then addresses some of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to therapy.

Healing Minds, LLC official website:
https://www.healingmindsla.com/

The Mermaid Effect episode:
https://bit.ly/4brhKg3

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Music Monday – Edna Karr’s Chris Herrero

If you’re a football fan, you know that halftime IS game time for a lot of bands. But, if you’re from New Orleans, Louisiana, being in a band is a way of life. We talk to Edna Karr High School’s band director, Chris Herrero all about his award winning band. Chris joins us to talk about his unique style of leadership, his gifted students and how his band was able to capture the attention of the one and only Beyoncé.

The Edna Karr Marching Band aka TEAM BUST EM UP then gives us a performance.

Special thanks to:
Chris Herrero
Edna Karr High School
City of New Orleans

Follow Edna Karr:
Instagram: @TheOfficialEdnaKarrBand
Email: chris.herrero@inspirenolaschools.org
Website: ednakarr.org

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Music Monday – RōZY

Women in rock bands are often overshadowed by their male counterparts, but the female led band RōZY is quickly making a Texas size impact on the music industry. On this Music Monday we talk to sisters Zoe Molly, guitar players Brandon and Aris about how the RōZY was formed, their upcoming music projects and an announcement about their next tour!

The band then hits the Str8Up Stage to perform a song from the newest song “Crybaby.”

Follow RōZY:
Website: www.rozyofficial.com
All socials: @therozyofficial

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Music Monday- FIVE (The Return)

HE’S BACK!! The one and only Pen Assassin himself, FIVE ​⁠returns to Music Monday! Listen as FIVE talks about where he’s been since he last came on the show, he’s recent run in with rapper Dave East ​⁠and his upcoming projects.

FIVE then performs his single, “Reps” from his new album “Nothing Personal But It’s Personal” available now on all streaming platforms.

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Cultural Conversations: Brazilians

It’s a country full of love, music and pride. The Str8Up crew heads to Brazil. Join us as we talk to Marianna and Debbie, two Brazil natives, all about their home country. Our guest talk about the love of their culture and breakdown the misconnects the world has of Brazil and the Brazilian people.

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Motivating Minds with Will Diggs

In this age of social media, it’s easy to find yourself being discouraged due to a number of life issues. But how you handle your negative situation is a practice that many of us can use. We talk to viral motivational speaker Will Diggs aka @WillKeepItReal about the different ways of having a motivating mindset. Will then gives our listeners encouraging message about self love.

Follow Will Diggs:
TikTok-@WILLKEEPITREAL2
Instagram-@WILLKEEPITREAL1
Youtube-@WILLKEEPITREAL

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Sh..Sh..Sh..Showtime in Shreveport

“All Roads Lead to Shreveport,” says Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson after his recent purchase of the old Millennium Studios in Shreveport, LA. But what does this mean for the area? We talk to Hollywood actors/stuntmen and longtime Shreveport-Bossier residents, Tim J. Smith and Dother Sykes IV about the impact G-Unit Film & Television Inc will have on northwest Louisiana and the surrounding areas. The two actors then give tips to locals who are hoping to one day work in TV & Film.

Tim J. Smith:
@timboslice1985

Dother Sykes IV:
@therealdother

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The Mermaid Effect: A Real Toxic Love Story

WE’RE BACK!! And boy, there is so much to talk about! On the Season 8 premiere, Calvin opens up about his personal love life by inviting two of his personal friends to the show. Tune in as they point out his flaws and help him cope with such a bad ending to a relationship/friendship/situationship. Where do you think he went wrong?

Also, Calvin discusses why the almost a year absence from podcasting and what the future holds for the Str8Up Show Podcast.

Poem: Red Lion- The Art Of Falling

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