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“We Fly High”: 2019-2020 NBA Preview ft. @Hoopsmack

@UpscaleIG  is back and you already know what it is when the folks @Hoopsmack come through to talk that talk. Our 2019-2020 NBA Season Preview is here as we...

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“Studio”: Racial Inequalities in Sentencing. Tyler Perry and Black Excellence. Is this the best Joker ever?

@UpscaleIG  chilled with the folks of Hoopsmack Podcast to discuss the Amber Guyger sentencing and the racial inequalities in sentencing. Also the disparities in treatment of cops vs citizens, especially people...

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“Cater 2U”: Should Women Submit To Men? Should College Athletes Be Paid? Difficult Rape Conversations…

@UpscaleIG asks if women should submit to men. After hearing Fantasia discuss on the breakfast club, the crew weighs in. Also, a very difficult conversation on rape and at...

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“New Slaves”: Are Dems and Republicans the same? Are Latinos Black? WTF Terrance Howard and “As The Antonio Brown Turns”

@UpscaleIG talks Killer Mike, Fat Joe and blackness for all shades. Are Latinos black and do we simply find things to divide us? Plus, another episode of As the...

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“State Your Case”: Hilarious Game Night Full of Opinions

@UpscaleIG  chillin with another hilarious game night. Hilarious questions for you to toss in your own opinion from Martin to 90s R&B to fasion trends and much more.  Host:...

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“Ain’t It Funny” – Dave Chappelle, Antonio Brown, Chicken Sandwiches and US Open Black Girl Magic

@UpscaleIG talks Dave Chappelle and whether Sticks and Stones goes too far. The initial view of the NFL Inspire Change program and Antonio Brown trippin trippin. Plus, hella Black Girl...

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“We Fly High”: 2019-2020 NBA Preview ft. @Hoopsmack

@UpscaleIG  is back and you already know what it is when the folks @Hoopsmack come through to talk that talk. Our 2019-2020 NBA Season Preview is here as we...

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“Trading Places”: Diddy and Lori Harvey??? Lebron AAU Dad and High School Basketball Transfers

@UpscaleIG talks Diddy (47) and Lori Harvey (22). Yeah, that happened. Plus the parents on vacation???Plus, a discussion around black men dating outside their race and a few viewpoints...

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2018-2019 All-NBA Teams

The NBA released it’s 2018-2019 All-NBA teams today, with many potential contract implications riding on it. Some younger, potential 1st time guys had Supermax contract deals riding on their...

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Upscale Eats: “Salmon Nicoise Salad”

Recently we had the pleasure of trying our first recipe from our resident Salad Chef Extraordinaire, JayeSweets. She prepared a Warm Salmon Niçoise Salad with Dijon Caper Vinaigrette. The...

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“Passin Me By”: The Rise and Fall of Sneaker Culture

At this point. I’m almost ashamed to say I’m a “Sneakerhead.” Don’t get me wrong, I love sneakers. At least I think I do. It’s the term itself and...

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Behind The Mic

@JayeSweets

Show Host

Jenita “JayeSweets” Hill is an on-air personality and the queen of Upscale Ignorance. On top of being an insightful, strong black woman with the opinion to match, Jaye is also the head of Beauty By Jaye specializing in makeup application and a sugaring hair removal technician. Don’t let the pretty face fool you though, it’s not best coming for Jaye unless first sent for. A great example to her two beautiful daughters and lover of Ella Mai, @JayeSweets ain’t nothing to play with!

@GreenDiggidy

Show Host

Always 100, Randy Green AKA Green Daddy is an on-air personality and co-host of Upscale Ignorance. Known for getting to the “why” of the matter and continuously uplifting his community, Green is an everyday maker of Black History.  When not on the air, @GreenDiggidy can be found mentoring and working with at-risk youth in the juvenile detention system, providing opportunities and breaking a cycle often too familiar for inner cities. A former Division 1 collegiate basketball player, Green has now AND next.

@TrapMoneyFreshy

Show Host

Cameron Sparks, known in the city as “Fresh1” is one of the hottest DJs in the city and co-host of Upscale Ignorance. Providing mixes and guest appearances in the US, Tanzania, the UK and Kenya, there’s no box that can hold him.  When not interviewing guests, highlighting brilliance in the community, Cam is raising his two beautiful children and tripping over sneakers in his infamous collection. A serial entrepreneur and unapologetic lover of winning in our community, @trapMoneyFreshy is for the culture.

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