When it comes to cereal, which do you consider as the Greatest of All Time? What’s your flavor, cinnamon, chocolate, fruity or whole grain? Tune in as our STR8UP crew makes their compelling arguments. Who will win? We promise you that the ending will shock you!
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!
To mask or not to mask? It’s a question so many are asking after a new guideline from the CDC that gives fully vaccinated Americans the go ahead to shed masks in most situations. But should those fully vaccinated still worry about covid-19. Does being vaccinated mean we can go back to live a normal life? What about those who are tossing their mask even though they aren’t vaccinated
On our Season 4 premiere , we talk to Yvette McQueen, MD about what it means to be vaccinated and the precautions on returning to a sense of normalcy Dr. McQueen then gives us healthy travel tips now that summer is quickly approaching.
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April 8th, 2020, we brought the world of Str8Up from television to the podcast world. One year later, downloads in over 30 countries, our podcast has made a major impact.
In this very special jam packed episode, we go over our Top 10 most downloaded episodes, special shout outs from former guests & listeners AND a surprise celebrity guest!
Thank you for the phenomenal year of support!
She’s a singer, actress and an award winning song writer….she’s Tea Belle (Tea Wagner).
We talk to the Austrian singer about her passion for writing songs for K-Pop artists and her unique style as being a music artist herself.
Tea then debuts her news single “Virtual Clouds.”
Tea Belle Social Media:
Spotify: Tea Belle
In today’s world it seems the best way to express yourself is being creative on social media via Instagram, Twitter or Tik Tok. It’s almost rare to see people truly & respect value real creative artistry.
On this episode, we talk to artist Jen Horan of Jen’s Coloring Book and Author/Poet Tiffany Lee Pennywell about how they use their style of art to express themselves and if they think true artistry is lost in today’s society.
Tiffany then reads us one of her classic poems! Tune in tomorrow!
Tiffany’s Social Media
FB: @Tiffany Pennywell
Jennifer’s Social Media
FB: @Jen’s Coloring Book
Before we wrap up our tour in Africa, we decided to interview some of their local talent. For this Music Monday, we introduce Nigerian guitarist-singer-song writer Patty Bridge.
Tune in as Patty Bridge talks to us about his style of music, musical influences and why most of the world is now turning to Africa when it comes to producing their music. Patty then debuts his newest single!
YouTube: Patty Bridge
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Zamunda & Wakanda are fictitious African countries created by Hollywood but both display Africans in a way the world rarely gets to see.
On this episode, the Str8Up crew “travels” to the extraordinary continent of Africa to speak to natives about the global misconceptions, relationships with African Americans and what makes Africa so great!
African Fashion: @vkediapparel
Hollywood has definitely felt COVID’s impact but it has not stopped them from producing great movies especially since you can now watch new releases from them comfort of your home.
On this crossover episode, we team up with movie reviewers, Mitch and Coty from the “Reel Inspectors” Podcast, to talk about what TV shows and movies to look out for in 2021. The pair also tells how going to the movies may or may not be a thing of the past.
Three years ago, the world experienced the amazing live action version of Marvel’s Black Panther. But it was the movie’s lead actor who brought the character to life and would go on to inspire so many.
So for Black History Month 2021, we are paying tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman. Special guests Dazzmond & CJ joins us as we discuss how Chadwick’s phenomenal life inspired so many in and out of Hollywood.
We also talk about the future of the Black Panther franchise and other black films in Hollywood.