Episodes

“Girls, Girls, Girls”: Ayesha Curry, Abortions and Playoffs

@UpscaleIG caught up on the latest craziness of the world including the NBA Playoffs, abortion and the fight for women’s rights, Ayesha Curry looking for her groove (hey baby) and more. Host: https://www.instagram.com/trapmoneyfreshy Host: https://www.instagram.com/greendiggidy Host: https://www.instagram.com/jayesweets Show: https://www.instagram.com/upscaleig Facebook: Upscale Ignorance Podcast – Home | Facebook Website: https://www.upscaleignorance.com For Sponsorship and Advertising: upscaleignorancepodcast@gmail.com

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“Endgame”: RIP John Singleton, Avengers, Game of Thrones and Beyonce Takes Us To Homecoming

The @upscaleig crew talked about the power displayed in Beyonce’s Homecoming. A tribute to John Singleton, the craziness of Game of Thrones battle in the north, word to Arya Stark! Cam nerds out about Avengers, plus more on Nipsey Hussle and outnumbered, we find out just how much women don’t give a shit about Cardi...

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“The Marathon Continues”: Remembering Nipsey Hussle and Continuing His Legacy

The crew discusses the great Nipsey Hussle and the incredible legacy he left behind. From building community, Hear @UpscaleIG talk why this loss hit different, building something bigger than yourself and a discussion on the male ego. Also the greatness of Victory Lap and the lost potential. Plus, NBA Playoffs, Russell Wilson and “Blackness”, Cardi...

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#QuestionsForTheCulture: All-Town Team, Seattle’s Best High School Basketball Players

Seattle’s been the best-kept secret for high school basketball for quite some time now, putting out some of the best talents in the world. From recent standouts like Dejounte Murray and Zach LaVine to the greatest of the greats, Jamal Crawford and Jason Terry. But damn it, check up! We sat down to get to...

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“He Got Game”: It Takes a Village of Kings to Raise Kings. Lonzo v BBB, Ja v Zion and More…

After discussing from a woman’s perspective, the @upscaleig team enlisted help to have a roundtable of black men in mentorship and coaching roles. Talking through the importance of young men needing positive examples and influence, guests Ryland and Gus talk standing in the gap. From single-parent households, encouraging respect and opening opportunities, creating a healthy...

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“Hidden Figures”: A Real Conversation with #BlackGirlMagic

The @upscaleig crew sat with 5 beautiful young ladies to discuss life for #BlackGirlMagic. Thoughts on boys, sex, drugs and how adults can create better communication and relationship. Also, thoughts on body shaming, colorism, driving while black and so much more! An essential listen for those raising queens! Host: https://www.instagram.com/trapmoneyfreshy Host: https://www.instagram.com/greendiggidy Host: https://www.instagram.com/jayesweets Show: https://www.instagram.com/upscaleig...

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“Trading Places”: Does Social Media Effect Relationships?

With obvious ties to the rise of social media and changes in mental health, the squad focuses on whether social media affects their relationships and how. (33:00) An open discussion on jealousy, perception vs reality and constant feelings of comparison and the importance of having a strong mind. Also @JayeSweets, @GreenDiggidy and @TrapMoneyFreshy discuss these things...

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#QuestionsForTheCulture: What’s On Your Playlist?

In this week’s Questions For The Culture, The @UpscaleIG wants to know “what’s on your playlist?” With the incredible amount of new music released everyday on platforms like Spotify and Apple Music, it’s tough to sift through and find gold. Be sure to hit us up on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with your thoughts and suggestions...

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“She’s Gotta Have It” featuring @_axsm: The Grind of a Local Artist

Remember when art and music and creativity we @UpscaleIG caught up with Raft and Joy Hollingsworth, owners of the Hollingsworth Cannabis Co. to talk about being black business owners in the cannabis industry. From legislation to the burden and opportunity of giving opportunity back to a community once displaced by a business now glamourized and celebrated....

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#QuestionsForTheCulture: Is It Cool For Friends To Be Friends With Your Ex?

In this week’s Questions For The Culture, The @UpscaleIG asked for protocol…is it cool for your friends to be friends with your ex? How about you, are you cool with your exes? Can your friends stay cool? Or is it FDB? Be sure to hit us up on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with your thoughts...

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Episode 30 – “Mary Jane” featuring @thccompanywa: Being Black Owned in the Cannabis Industry

Remember when there was a “weed” store on every corner, and now there’s a weed store on every corner? @UpscaleIG caught up with Raft and Joy Hollingsworth, owners of the Hollingsworth Cannabis Co. to talk about being black business owners in the cannabis industry. From legislation to the burden and opportunity of giving opportunity back to...

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#QuestionsForTheCulture – Best Story Songs

The @UpscaleIG crew got to thinking, what are the best story songs in Hip-Hop and R&B? From Biggie to Slick Rick to Alicia Keys, come with us on a trip down memory lane. Be sure to hit us up on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with your thoughts on the Best Story Songs, this week’s Question...

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