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The Detroit is Different podcast is about exposing artistry, business, ideas, and dynamic people, places, and things that make Detroit a mecca. Tune in weekly and subscribe to get the true stories from the people shaping the culture of an American classic city.

The Detroit is Different podcast is about exposing artistry, business, ideas, and dynamic people, places, and things that make Detroit a mecca. Tune in weekly and subscribe to get the true stories from the people shaping the culture of an American classic city.
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The Detroit is Different podcast is about exposing artistry, business, ideas, and dynamic people, places, and things that make Detroit a mecca. Tune in weekly and subscribe to get the true stories from the people shaping the culture of an American classic city.

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Episodes

One Single Rose of Idlewild

5/9/2019
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Idlewild is a town that was established and maintained by a rich history of African American commitment and love. The town’s prominence as ‘Black Eden’ came to life in an America with explicit segregation where the African American affluent sought out a place to vacation and enjoy Summer on the water. Today families from Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Milwaukee carry the tradition of keeping the town together. There is a strong tie from Idlewild to Detroit and poet Tawana ‘Honeycomb’...

Duration:00:06:46

Tony Watts of Idlewild

5/9/2019
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Idlewild is a town that was established and maintained by a rich history of African American commitment and love. The town’s prominence as ‘Black Eden’ came to life in an America with explicit segregation where the African American affluent sought out a place to vacation and enjoy Summer on the water. Today families from Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Milwaukee carry the tradition of keeping the town together. There is a strong tie from Idlewild to Detroit and poet Tawana ‘Honeycomb’...

Duration:00:08:51

Nikki Studstill of Idlewild

5/9/2019
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Idlewild is a town that was established and maintained by a rich history of African American commitment and love. The town’s prominence as ‘Black Eden’ came to life in an America with explicit segregation where the African American affluent sought out a place to vacation and enjoy Summer on the water. Today families from Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Milwaukee carry the tradition of keeping the town together. There is a strong tie from Idlewild to Detroit and poet Tawana ‘Honeycomb’...

Duration:00:09:21

Cedric McDougle of Idlewild

5/9/2019
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Idlewild is a town that was established and maintained by a rich history of African American commitment and love. The town’s prominence as ‘Black Eden’ came to life in an America with explicit segregation where the African American affluent sought out a place to vacation and enjoy Summer on the water. Today families from Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Milwaukee carry the tradition of keeping the town together. There is a strong tie from Idlewild to Detroit and poet Tawana ‘Honeycomb’...

Duration:00:07:35

Linda McClure of Idlewild

5/9/2019
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Idlewild is a town that was established and maintained by a rich history of African American commitment and love. The town’s prominence as ‘Black Eden’ came to life in an America with explicit segregation where the African American affluent sought out a place to vacation and enjoy Summer on the water. Today families from Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Milwaukee carry the tradition of keeping the town together. There is a strong tie from Idlewild to Detroit and poet Tawana ‘Honeycomb’...

Duration:00:09:10

Blair Evans of Idlewild

5/9/2019
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Idlewild is a town that was established and maintained by a rich history of African American commitment and love. The town’s prominence as ‘Black Eden’ came to life in an America with explicit segregation where the African American affluent sought out a place to vacation and enjoy Summer on the water. Today families from Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Milwaukee carry the tradition of keeping the town together. There is a strong tie from Idlewild to Detroit and poet Tawana ‘Honeycomb’...

Duration:00:12:21

Judge Chris Blount of Idlewild

5/9/2019
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Idlewild is a town that was established and maintained by a rich history of African American commitment and love. The town’s prominence as ‘Black Eden’ came to life in an America with explicit segregation where the African American affluent sought out a place to vacation and enjoy Summer on the water. Today families from Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Milwaukee carry the tradition of keeping the town together. There is a strong tie from Idlewild to Detroit and poet Tawana ‘Honeycomb’...

Duration:00:11:42

Elizabeth Atkins of Idlewild

5/9/2019
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Idlewild is a town that was established and maintained by a rich history of African American commitment and love. The town’s prominence as ‘Black Eden’ came to life in an America with explicit segregation where the African American affluent sought out a place to vacation and enjoy Summer on the water. Today families from Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and Milwaukee carry the tradition of keeping the town together. There is a strong tie from Idlewild to Detroit and poet Tawana ‘Honeycomb’...

Duration:00:09:21

Denmark Vessey and Pete Rock connect making Detroit different

4/18/2019
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V Stylez is one of the most known Hip-hop acts from Detroit in Europe. Germany, Japan, France, and Spain have been moving along to the rhythms and lyrics of the V Stylez sound for years. The enthusiast of combat sports, his Fenkell neighborhood, and DePorres HS grad is also a stateman in Black history. The V in V Stylez carries the tradition of the Vessey tradition (Google Denmark Vessey and discover much of the make-up of the ways our constitution was designed). The manner Rev. Daniel...

Duration:01:35:56

Source Booksellers 30 years of Non-Fiction

4/11/2019
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30 years of Business is an accomplishment that deserves recognition. The Source Booksellers began with interest from many readers in the books Janet Webster Jones was reading. “People were always asking me about the books I was reading, where they could buy them, and this led me to start …,” Janet Webster Jones. Today the Mother and daughter bond between Janet Webster Jones and Alyson Turner is shared in business, love, and reading. On this Detroit is Different interview we feature the...

Duration:01:12:08

Jevona Watson

12/20/2018
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Episode Notes Jevona Watson has brought her entrepreneurial vision of Detroit Sip to life. A Renaissance HS alumni and lifelong Westside Detroit now offers the experience she was determined to share. Watson spent years in East Lansing earning a Bachelor’s degree and Legal degree studying hours on end. The hours of studying at coffee shops in our State capital encouraged her to want to offer this experience to the community. Today Detroit Sip is one year open for business on W McNichols (6...

Duration:00:51:41

Lola Damone

12/20/2018
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Episode Notes The shy poet from Detroit toured the world before she was old enough to buy a glass of wine. Lola Damone shares the story of how her passion for poetry transitioned into a career as a rapper. Years of writing her thoughts, feelings, and imagination provided Lola a basis for rapping. The reality of being a young woman in the Rap industry has strengthened her in experience and more. Lola shares her story and goals for today. Detroit is Different is a podcast hosted by Khary...

Duration:01:52:07

Kyle Hoff & Alex O'Dell of Floyd Furniture

12/13/2018
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Episode Notes Kyle Hoff & Alex O’Dell are back on Detroit is Different with a full furniture line. What began as creating a table for the millennial moving and un committed to one location is a full line. Bed frames, coat racks, shelving, and sofas are all in the works with Floyd Furniture now. Klye and Alex are not what you would expect to see as furniture architects and designers, but my friends are. The world has embraced their products and they are still driven and in humble...

Duration:01:02:47

King of Detroit Comedy Coolaide

12/13/2018
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Episode Notes Coolaide is the funniest person I ever met in my life. The character, demeanor, and style of jokes about relationships, the Black community, and the Black family were courageous observations many did not have the guts to make. Last week he made his transition after a long fought battle with a rare cancer. His attitude through cancer was the same off-color and humble approach that would also make you laugh. His flirtatious nature self-titled himself ‘CancerNova.’ In this...

Duration:02:06:59

History of Detroit Hip-hop

12/5/2018
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Episode Notes University of Michigan Ann-Arbor has a class that covers Hip-hop. It’s 2018 and people like Dr. Stephen Ward have moved the culture forward enough where the knowledge of Hip-hop is earning accredited college degrees. This semester I (Khary Frazier), Sterling Toles (Hip-hop Producer of Boldy James & more), and Buff1 (of Athletic Mic League & The Black Opera) all held an open discussion on the History of Detroit Hip-hop. The discussion is captured here. We talked World One...

Duration:01:16:25

Uncle P

12/5/2018
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Episode Notes The Underground Hip-hop Awards will be held Sunday January 6, 2019 at the Charles H Wright Museum of African American History. This is the 5th year where rappers, producers, movie directors, promoters and the people part of the scene of Underground Hip-hop will be recognized. If you have yet to witness a world of passion and creativity this is a can’t miss event. DJ Uncle P (Co-Host of Detroit is Different’s F What You Heard Podcast) shares his vision of why he launched this...

Duration:00:49:25

The Undisputed Truth

11/28/2018
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Episode Notes Undisputed Truth has a new album produced, mixed, played, and sung with the Funk & Soul of Norman Whitfield’s original vision. Joe Pep Harris who’s always been the original lead singer gathers BJ Evans, Dazzee Luv, and Jaki G Fondren all make the experience of Undisputed Truth real. Visit www.therealundisputedtruth.com to hear, buy, and get the music & message of Undisputed Truth. We discuss their musical journeys together, the vision of the group, and the making of the album....

Duration:01:11:10

Harvey-Quinn Anderson Family

11/22/2018
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Episode Notes Blair Anderson and Caprice Quinn are life long Black Panthers. Blair was in the home and witnessed the FBI murdering Fred Hampton in Chicago. Caprice was a key organizer of Detroit’s Black Panther Party. Together they gave life to Alia Harvey-Quinn, Blair Harvey-Quinn, and Najanava Harvey-Quinn. The strength of Caprice’s wisdom, beauty, and love carried through to three daughters who actively are bringing change to Detroit in their own ways. This interview explores the...

Duration:00:58:52

Tene Dismuke

11/15/2018
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Episode Notes Tene Dismuke is an entrepreneur groomed and raised in the matter of her Father as a Business Maker. Her creativity in dance has led to her owning and operating studios, classes, and choreographing projects. We discussed how dance has been her primary form of expression and through dance travels across the nation have begun. Her days living in NYC working in the music and television industry are explored as well. To her role as an entrepreneur bringing creativity to life while...

Duration:01:14:50

Rhonda Smith

11/7/2018
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Episode Notes Rhonda Smith has been led into entrepreneurship through the admiration, intrigue, and interest of people aware of how she manages her household. Vegan, plant based foods and herb based home products are what Rhonda gives to her family out of love. Rhonda herself, her husband, and two sons were the first benefactors of Rhonda’s foods and goods adding to quality of life. Today she meal preps, plans, and guides many on their personal journeys in reaching the highest quality of...

Duration:01:18:38