Episodes

“What’s Love Got To Do”: Are Black Relationships Dying? Favorite Decade Moments

@UpscaleIG  AKA the “Best Black Podcast” asked why are relationships dying? Better yet, we brought in author and Life and Relationship Coach, Debrena Jackson Gandy to drop jewels about how the idea of marriage is a past thought in today’s society. The discussion includes views on marriage from both younger and older generations. Older generations...

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GREATEST HITS: The Black Love Episode

@UpscaleIG  AKA the “Best Black Podcast” is celebrating the year with it’s Greatest Hits. “Let’s Stay Together” brought three black couples at different stages in their marriage, 15 years, 5 years and 1 year, and discussed the ups and downs of marriage. This deep discussion included what commitment means, communication, sex, infidelity, respect and so...

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“This Is A Man’s World”: Black Men Open Up About Women and Their Experience

@UpscaleIG  AKA the “Best Black Podcast” let women ask questions of black men for open, honest answers. Hear how we feel, dispel rumors of our reputation and also take accountability for some of our worst traits. Why don’t we seek help for our mental health? How do we approach dating? When do we know we...

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“Mind’s Playin Tricks”: Black Mental Health Discussion ft. Erin Arney (@_HonestTea)

@UpscaleIG  AKA the “Best Black Podcast” is back with a good discussion on Mental Health in the black community. Erin Arney (@_honesttea), one of the co-authors of the book “Black Family Health-O-Pedia” sits down to discuss why black people don’t go seek mental health services, racial bias in treatment and access to care. Also, naturopathy and...

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“Headlines”: @UpscaleIG x @MackandNelly talk Myles Garrett, Drake, Kanye and Other Ignorant Shit

@UpscaleIG  AKA the “Best Black Podcast” is back with the homies Mack and Nelly Podcast (@MackandNelly) for a bonus show to talk the crazy fight in the NFL with Myles Garrett, a good discussion on Drake’s greatness after getting booed off stage at Tyler the Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw festival. We also touch on folks bringing...

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“White Man’z World”: @MackandNelly join for Colin Kaepernick v NFL, TI v Broke Hymens and Instagram and Social Media v Mental Health

@UpscaleIG  AKA the “Best Black Podcast” is back with the homies Mack and Nelly Podcast (@MackandNelly) to talk the Colin Kaepernick “Tryout” and the NFL’s handling of it all. Did the NFL just try to rid itself of the guilt? Was it a publicity stunt for Kap? Is Jay-Z tripping? Stephen A. tap dancing? The crew...

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“Banned From TV”: Byron Allen, NAACP Update and #WhoShotGhost

@UpscaleIG  AKA the “Best Black Podcast” is back to discuss Byron Allen and his monumental case v. Comcast and Charter. Even more, how this case could impact the civil rights of millions by reversing the 1865 Civil Rights Act. Also, updates to the NAACP Seattle Chapter and its president, Sadiqa Sakin. Plus, the crew discuss Power...

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“The Questions”: NAACP Seattle Chapter Discussion with Sadiqa Sakin

@UpscaleIG  caught up with Sadiqa Sakin, President of the NAACP Seattle Chapter. With many accusations currently on display in the court of public opinion, Ms. Sakin sat with us to address the many issues currently on display in the city and on social media. The discussion includes allegations of inappropriate use of funds, investigation of...

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“2 Dope Queens”: Convo With Black In The City Podcast

@UpscaleIG  chilled with the folks of Black In The City Podcast (@blackincitypod) to show off the best black podcasts in the world Craig. With another hilarious edition of “State Your Case” this battle of the sexes talks bad music, bad sex, bad relationships and more hilarious Ignorant Shit. Peep Makeda, Sierra and Mental Health extraordinairre Toni...

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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 talk the real King of LA, Lebron or Kawhi. Which team will reign supreme, Clippers or Lakers? Best tandems, best 3rd player and supporting cast, beasts...

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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 of color and forgiveness in the black community. Also, the brilliance of Tyler Perry and what the opening of Tyler Perry Studios shows the next generation....

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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 what point does the accused become the victim? Plus, weighing in on the Fair Pay to Play Act which will allow college athletes to receive income...

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