Angela Rye

“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 Magic sprinkled at the US Open, tons of new music and Popeye’s got the new Patty Pie! Stay Sticky…
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“I’m A Business Man”: Jay Z and the NFL, Colin Kaepernick, 1619, Nipsey Hussle and more

@UpscaleIG talks Jay Z, Colin Kaepernick and the NFL. This lightning rod issue has caused people to take sides. The crew tajes aim at the issues honestly and unfiltered. Plus, the 1619 discussion in NY Times about US history starting when slaves first reached america. Plus, CNN releasing an all black news show, Steph Curry giving back, Nipsey Hussle, Power returns and so much more. Enjoy and holla at us. Who’s right, who’s wrong? Above all, stay sticky…
   
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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. The @UpscaleIG crew discusses these things and All-Star Weekend, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris. We also ask this week’s #QuestionsForTheCulture, what’s the best story song? Sponsored by Sukie’s Candle Company. (@sukiescandleco)

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Episode 10 – “Chess Not Checkers”: Nike with Kap and NFL, The Sitgma of Black Women’s Responsibility to Save Black Men

In a loaded episode, the boys talk Nike and Kaepernick, The Shop with Lebron James, Eminem v MGK, Drake, Kim and Kanye, Childish Gambino and the stigma of black women’s responsibility. Geoffrey Owens and reality, Andrew Gillum and more…

Episode 4.1 – “What Would Meek Do” ft. @drdavidjleonard: Discussion on the Prison Industrial Complex with Dr. David Leonard Part 1

Dr. David Leonard, esteemed professor and author of “Playing While White” stops through to talk about the Prison Industrial Complex, and the enormous impact its had on communities of color. Hear about the financial stakes of the prison system, reform, the current state of the system, bail reform and more. Also learn about who else is moving the culture aside from Shaun King, Jay Z and Meek Mill.

Episode 4.2 – “What Would Meek Do” ft. @drdavidjleonard: Discussion on the Prison Industrial Complex with Dr. David Leonard Part 2

Dr. David Leonard, esteemed professor and author of “Playing While White” stops through to talk about the Prison Industrial Complex, and the enormous impact its had on communities of color. Hear about the financial stakes of the prison system, reform, the current state of the system, bail reform and more. Also learn about who else is moving the culture aside from Shaun King, Jay Z and Meek Mill.