Episodes

Episode 29 – “What’s Free”: Colin Kaepernick vs NFL, Jussie Smollett, Bernie Sanders and more…

After a weekend of all-stars, the three brightest got together to bring you another podcast discussing the unexpected turn in the Colin Kaepernick saga, whether he should play again and his legacy. And speaking of unexpected, the latest information in the Jussie Smollett saga went from hate crime to Thin Line Between Love and Hate....

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Episode 28 – “Snowpacalypse Now” ft. @TallHomeyVita and #SnowMageddon2019

Did it SNOW where you were??? We got bombed here meaning the week off, but never fear…earlier this year, Seattle’s greatest producer since Quincy Jones dropped a funky mix for ya’ll┬áto vibe out. And when I say it’s funky, I mean it’s FUNKY! Vitamin D is nothing short of a musical genius and legend, and...

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Episode 27 – “The Chronic” ft. @JarvDee: Music From Seattle to Seoul

I just wanna smoke my weed and listen to this podcast, with @JarvDee narrating the ups and downs of the music industry. @TrapMoneyFreshy and @GreenDiggidy catch up and find out how this Seattle native has music poppin’ in Seoul, Korea and why you should never give up on the grind. Plus, hella laughs and thoughts...

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Episode 26 – “Success” ft. @SuccessBully: Setting and ACHIEVING Goals in Business and Life

Keita Williams, Founder of @SuccessBully, stopped through to help you with your goal setting in business and life. As a black, female entrepreneur, Keita is well-versed in what it takes to succeed and knows it’s done better with support and motivation. With tips on how to set and achieve goals, as well as, crushing the...

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Episode 25 – “Survivor” ft. @t.williamscounselingservices and @therapywithash: A Surviving R. Kelly Community Discussion to Address Issues and Move Forward Together

In our first Live Podcast, the crew aimed to create an open, safe space for the community to address the Surviving R. Kelly series, its implications on a larger scale, and how we can heal together. Featuring @t.williamscounselingservices and @therapywithash, Licensed Therapists with additional resources to help the community come together, learn and heal. Hosts:...

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Episode 24 – “Fruit Salad” ft. @Elartison: Healthy Eating and Living, A Journey to Becoming a Black Vegan

S/O to Vegans, the queen @elartison AKA Elle Artison stopped through to rap with @GreenDiggidy and @TrapMoneyFreshy on eating well, being healthy and her journey to being Vegan and its health benefits. Clean your body and soul with this word on @UpscaleIG. The crew also discusses the NFL playoffs, LeBron as GOAT and Bad Boys...

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Episode 23 – “Level Up” ft. @CallHerHelen: From Chris Brown to Major Lazer, Life Stories From a Professional Dancer

@callherhelen came through to chop it up with @trapmoneyfreshy about her career, drive and life on the road as a professional dancer. From Chris Brown to Ciara and now Major Lazer, Helen Gedlu has traveled the world doing what she loves. Hear pieces of her story inside. And of course, with it being Upscale Ignorance,...

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#QuestionsForTheCulture – CD Memories

Chillin with the folks at @AfricatownSea, the @UpscaleIG team share some fond memories of the Central District, nothing more, nothing less. Join the conversation…check out @UpscaleIG on Facebook and Instagram and share your love for the CD! Hosts: @GreenDiggidy, @TrapMoneyFreshy and @JayeSweets Guests: @Wykingrmc and @TraeHoliday of www.africatownseattle.com

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Episode 22 – “The Hood Ain’t The Same”: Overcoming Gentrification, Building Our Future Together

@UpscaleIG caught up with the dope folks at @AfricatownSea to talk about the incredible work they’ve done to restore and continue the beautiful, vibrant and strong community that is the Central District. Walking through the issues of gentrification, overcoming and building toward a better future for the black community, Africa town is doing the work...

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#QuestionsForTheCulture – King of Rnb

Whatup @UpscaleIG fam, word is someone else (ahem…Jacquees) jumped off the ledge and proclaimed themselves the king of something, this time the King of Rnb (of this generation). The squad weighs in to see if the Maury test determines that to be a lie. Also weigh in on some greatness all-time in Rnb. We want...

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Episode 21 – “Independent Women”: A Discussion on Independent Women vs. Providing Men

The crew take on the discussion of “Independent Women” and whether or not that’s a good thing. in the week’s discussion, many have weighed in on whether a man who avoids an independent woman simply wants control vs being a provider and natural giver. @JayeSweets, @GreenDiggidy and @TrapMoneyFreshy also touch on Kevin Hart, the Grammys,...

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Episode 20 – “Game Night”: Lighten Up with Would You Rather and What Would You Do?

With all the heaviness in the world today, the @UpscaleIG crew decide to lighten it up a bit and have themselves a game night. Throwback Cartoons, Would You Rather, What Would You Do and more…nothing’s off limits for @JayeSweets, @TrapMoneyFreshy and @GreenDiggidy.

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