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Philly Famous Podcast

Arts & Culture Podcasts

From professional athletes, to innovative entrepreneurs, to world-renowned chefs, to award-winning artists... Philly Famous highlights the people that help make this city so special. ​

From professional athletes, to innovative entrepreneurs, to world-renowned chefs, to award-winning artists... Philly Famous highlights the people that help make this city so special. ​

Location:

United States

Description:

From professional athletes, to innovative entrepreneurs, to world-renowned chefs, to award-winning artists... Philly Famous highlights the people that help make this city so special. ​

Language:

English

Contact:

215-850-6925


Episodes

Cole Brown (Author of Greyboy)

10/16/2020
Up and coming young author Cole Brown talks with Greg about his debut book Greyboy: Finding Blackness in a White World, growing up early, private school, code switching, identity, and his relationship with Philly. Order Greyboy Learn more about Philly Famous

Duration:00:56:36

Adam Blackstone

10/6/2020
Multi-faceted bass player, musician, Emmy nominated Music Director and Grammy award winning writer Adam Blackstone talks with Greg about how the pandemic has impacted the music industry, his passion for the behind-the-scenes musical process, his time at University of the Arts and how he met The Roots, working with Kanye, Jay-Z, and Dave Chappelle's block party, his philosophy on excellence, the Sixers, and much more. Learn more about Philly Famous

Duration:00:57:49

Ernest Owens (Award-Winning Journalist)

6/24/2020
Award-winning journalist and Writer at Large for Philadelphia Magazine, Ernest Owens talks with Greg about how he experienced and handled racism as a kid, the intersectionality of being both black and gay, his philosophies on the redistribution of power, his most controversial articles, the Philly food scene, and much more. Learn more about Philly Famous Donate to Philadelphia Youth Basketball Outro music by Dangerboy

Duration:01:10:44

Jimmy Shubert (Comedian)

5/22/2020
A veteran of comedy, Jimmy Shubert talks with Greg about his new album Zero Tolerance, his early passion for magic, touring with Sam Kinison, his feelings about the evolution of the industry, his thoughts on Philly, and much more. Learn more about Philly Famous Use promo code "PHILLYFAMOUS" for 10% off Phresh Prints Ink Outro music by Dangerboy

Duration:00:49:39

Richard Weitz (Hollywood Agent)

5/13/2020
One of the biggest and most respected agents in Hollywood, Richard Weitz talks with Greg about the origin and explosion of his Quarantunes Zoom parties, his love of and passion for entertainment, his approaches to work and life, his epic 50th birthday party, his Philly roots, and much more. Learn more about Philly Famous Use promo code "PHILLYFAMOUS" for 10% off Phresh Prints Ink

Duration:00:56:11

David Delooper (#30for30for30)

5/3/2020
NBA superfan David Delooper talks with Greg about accomplishing his dream of going to 30 NBA games in 30 NBA cities in 30 days and getting on the Jumbotron every time, the cultural differences between soccer and basketball, and his love for Philly. Learn more about Philly Famous Use promo code "PHILLYFAMOUS" for 10% off Phresh Prints Ink

Duration:00:30:25

Vince Papale

4/11/2020
Philly and Eagles legend Vince Papale talks with Greg about his quarantine life, his son's NFL pursuit, the impact of Invincible on his life, his childhood and relationships with his parents, his love for Philly, and much more. Learn more about Philly Famous Use promo code "PHILLYFAMOUS" for 10% off Phresh Prints Ink

Duration:00:43:43

Eleanor Kerrigan

3/13/2020
LA-based comedian hailing from South Philly, Eleanor Kerrigan talks with Greg about her wild childhood with 9 siblings, fighting, moving to LA, becoming a pro wrestler, her relationship with Andrew Dice Clay, her standup career, and much more. She has stories for days! Keep up with Eleanor Learn more about Philly Famous

Duration:01:10:29

Alan "Sixth Man" Horwitz

3/5/2020
Alan "Sixth Man" Horwitz talks with Greg about growing up poor and becoming an entrepreneur at the age of 10, the roots and growth of Campus Apartments, going to Overbrook High School and idolizing Wilt Chamberlain, his unique love for the Sixers, his relationship with Philly, and much more. Learn more about Philly Famous Get involved with Philadelphia Youth Basketball

Duration:00:51:06

Ryan Press

2/8/2020
President of A&R for Warner/Chappell Music, Ryan Press talks with Greg about growing up in Philly while his father was in the Temptations, his transition from basketball to music, how he built relationships with artists, his journey to this point in his career, and much more. More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD products by using the promo code PHILLYFAMOUS @ https://soothelife.com/

Duration:00:57:26

Ed Glavin (Executive Producer of The Ellen DeGeneres Show)

1/22/2020
Executive Producer of Ellen, Ed Glavin talks with Greg about interning at KYW during Live Aid, working in college as a car detailer, not missing a day of work in nearly 30 years, his unlikely professional path, the life of working on the show, his Philly roots and his passion for Philly sports, and much more. More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD products by using the promo code PHILLYFAMOUS @ https://soothelife.com/ Listen to Ellen on the...

Duration:01:02:44

Colin Budny (Foxtrot & the Get Down)

1/10/2020
Front man for the bluesy rock band Foxtrot & the Get Down, Colin Budny talks with Greg about finding music at an early age but prioritizing sports first, the formation of the band and it's constant evolution, the grounding influence that Philly has on him, and so much more. Listen to Foxtrot & the Get Down More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD products by using the promo code PHILLYFAMOUS @ https://soothelife.com/

Duration:01:00:20

Shawn Gee

12/30/2019
President of Live Nation Urban Shawn Gee talks with Greg about his time at Central High School, his journey from basketball to Wall Street to music, managing The Roots and Jill Scott, working with Kanye, Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj, and J. Cole, moving to LA, his thoughts on the music industry and impacting culture, his relationship with Philly, and much more. More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD products by using the promo code PHILLYFAMOUS...

Duration:01:49:00

Aaron Korsh

12/23/2019
Creator of Suits, Aaron Korsh talks with Greg about growing up in Elkins Park, his time at Penn and on Wall Street, his move to LA and his transition to writing, how Suits came to be, and much more. More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD products by using the promo code PHILLYFAMOUS @ https://soothelife.com/

Duration:00:59:27

Eric Paschall and Damion Lee

12/20/2019
Teammates on the Golden State Warriors, Eric Paschall and Damion Lee talk with Greg about their mutual friends and experiences, their time playing college ball in Philly, each of their NBA paths, injuries, music, and much more. More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD products by using the promo code PHILLYFAMOUS @ https://soothelife.com/

Duration:01:05:30

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

11/24/2019
2-time PIAA State champ, McDonald's All-American, Arizona Wildcat, and current Toronto Raptor, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson talks with Greg about growing up in Chester and the city's relationship with basketball, the formative people in his life, his college experience, draft night, his "welcome to the league" moments, the charter school he's planning to build in Chester, his thoughts on Philly, and much more. More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD...

Duration:00:46:04

Alvin Williams

11/16/2019
Former 10 year NBA player and Villanova Hall of Famer, Alvin Williams talks with Greg about growing up in Philly, his lifelong friendships with other Philly greats, his time playing in Toronto, his thoughts on Philly, and so much more. In this episode you'll hear stories about Rasheed Wallace, Cuttino Mobley, Vince Carter, Tracy McGrady, Charles Oakley, Steph Curry, and Bradley Cooper! More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD products by using the...

Duration:01:11:07

Avery Marz

9/16/2019
Stroke survivor, former Division I basketball player, and recipient of the 2018 Pat Summitt USWBA Most Courageous award, Avery Marz talks with Greg about the day that changed her life, her evolution of mindset, faith and identity, her journey to get back to the court, her thoughts on Philly, and much more. More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD products by using the promo code PHILLYFAMOUS @ https://soothelife.com/

Duration:00:52:20

Philly Freeway

8/26/2019
Philly rap legend Freeway talks with Greg about being Muslim, his 4 year battle with kidney failure and the process of waiting for a transplant, how he's changed his lifestyle, the rap battle culture, his favorite cities to perform in, his relationship with Philly, and much more! More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD products by using the promo code PHILLYFAMOUS @ https://soothelife.com/

Duration:00:45:53

Harry Smith (Chairman & CEO of Smith Global Media)

7/10/2019
Chairman & CEO of Smith Global Media and younger brother of Will Smith, Harry Smith talks with Greg about the birth and growth of his company, his personal and professional evolution, the influence of his parents and his hometown, growing up in West Philly, he opinions about problem solving and the current generation of young people, and much more. More from Philly Famous @ https://phillyfamouspodcast.com/ Get 10% off Soothe CBD products by using the promo code PHILLYFAMOUS @...

Duration:00:53:52