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Gem City Podcast is the first podcast that is all about Dayton! Bi-weekly episodes will highlight and discuss local news topics including business, politics, art, events, and other headlines from Dayton, Ohio. Each episode will feature one or more local guest hosts who will help us examine what is happening in our community. Our target audience is anyone that is interested in keeping up with local topics presented by local Daytonians. Listeners should expect to hear about important business trends, art events, economics, music happenings, festivals, restaurant openings, local outreach programs, and other stories that will bring you closer to your Dayton community and its affairs.

Gem City Podcast is the first podcast that is all about Dayton! Bi-weekly episodes will highlight and discuss local news topics including business, politics, art, events, and other headlines from Dayton, Ohio. Each episode will feature one or more local guest hosts who will help us examine what is happening in our community. Our target audience is anyone that is interested in keeping up with local topics presented by local Daytonians. Listeners should expect to hear about important business trends, art events, economics, music happenings, festivals, restaurant openings, local outreach programs, and other stories that will bring you closer to your Dayton community and its affairs.
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Dayton, OH

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Gem City Podcast is the first podcast that is all about Dayton! Bi-weekly episodes will highlight and discuss local news topics including business, politics, art, events, and other headlines from Dayton, Ohio. Each episode will feature one or more local guest hosts who will help us examine what is happening in our community. Our target audience is anyone that is interested in keeping up with local topics presented by local Daytonians. Listeners should expect to hear about important business trends, art events, economics, music happenings, festivals, restaurant openings, local outreach programs, and other stories that will bring you closer to your Dayton community and its affairs.

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English


Episodes

Episode 649: Storyteller – Bambino and Pride Lion

11/14/2018
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Dorian Dorsey aka Bambino and Pride Lion are two rappers from Dayton. They join Izzy Rock and discuss living in homeless shelters, their path to create music and what their childhood smelled like. Thanks to DATV for the use of their space. #1 Million Dollar Dreams featuring Thom Staxx #2 I Remember featuring Mia Lovelace […]

Duration:00:58:37

Episode 648: Conversation with Shannon Isom and Jason Harrison post Frontline

11/12/2018
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In September Dayton was featured on a PBS Frontline special called “Left Behind America” which documented our struggle to recover in the post-recession economy. FRONTLINE and ProPublica reported on the economic and social forces shaping Dayton, Ohio, a once-booming city where nearly 35 percent of people now live in poverty. The economics at play are […]

Duration:01:00:49

Episode 647: You Can’t Make This Up #ProsAndJoes w/ PK Sam

11/9/2018
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Killa Kev & Kev Nash talk with former Florida State & New England Patriots’ wide receiver P.K. Sam about being coached by Bobby Bowden, playing with Tom Brady, paying college athletes, mentoring & coaching the youth, and his wide receiver training camps MyVisionPerformance.com, and much more! Stay connected with the fellas @PKSamll, @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash on twitter […]

Duration:01:17:23

Episode 646: Storyteller – L$D and Duke

11/7/2018
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Dylan Nelson aka ” L$D” is an artist from Dayton Ohio. He raps, writes, engineers, and produces. He’s also a videographer and a graphic designer. He started his music career when he was 15. He was in sixteen foster homes and at age fifteen, went to prison for 2 years and lost everything. He had to restart […]

Duration:01:18:28

Episode 645: Ask The Kid Whisperer #12

11/5/2018
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Scott Ervin is the Kid Whisperer. He is joined by host/producer Izzy Rock (Co-Host/Producer for Gem City Podcast, a podcast all about Dayton, Ohio and the surrounding area) The catch is, Scott doesn’t know what questions will be asked. Scott Ervin, The Kid Whisperer™ has a strong passion for improving the lives of teachers, parents, […]

Duration:00:33:17

Episode 644: You Can’t Make This Up #GotMyHustleUp

11/2/2018
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Killa Kev & Kev Nash talk with Jason D.B.K.S. about his career! From music, building his brand, being a leader, a health scare, and his debut movie “Got My Hustle Up”. “Got My Hustle Up” stars @JasonDBKS , @BooPac, @MurdaPain, @JamalGravyWillard, @MichaelBlackson, Bambi Johnson ( @adizthebam )and more! Stay connected with the fellas @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash on twitter & […]

Duration:00:39:27

Episode 643: Hear and See with Ian Baldwin

10/31/2018
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Ian Baldwin is the host of Hear&See Podcast. Izzy Rock and Ian have a discussion about his #gemsofdayton Spotify and Apple Music playlist and discuss the origin of his love of local music and his journey of creating a podcast. https://www.facebook.com/hearseeco/ https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hear-see/id1433984849?mt=2

Duration:01:19:35

Episode 642: Leaf Medic

10/29/2018
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Confused about Ohio’s medical use cannabis laws? So were we! We invited local entrepreneurs and owners of Leaf Medic to discuss what’s going on with Ohio laws. Karen Korn and Audra Sparks formed Leaf Medic to provide medical cannabis education to those seeking employment in the industry, registered cannabis patients, and medical professionals. The goal […]

Duration:01:09:07

Episode 641: You Can’t Make This Up #Rant

10/26/2018
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Killa Kev & Kev Nash rant about Ohio State’s loss to Purdue, Bengals vs Steelers, Chris Paul & Rondo’s fight, bad award shows, and much more! Stay connected with the fellas @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash on twitter & IG! Don’t forget you can find the pod on the Tunein app & stitcher app.

Duration:00:58:47

Episode 640: Storyteller – YelloPain

10/24/2018
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YelloPain is a rapper, born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. Beginning his craft as a musician at the early age of 7, Yello had a tough time getting people to take him serious as an artist. When he was 12 years old, he did his first performance at Omega Baptist Church, and soon grew to […]

Duration:00:45:47

Episode 639: Joel Levinson

10/22/2018
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It’s always a pleasure to have Joel Levinson on the podcast! He sat down with our host Libby Ballengee, to discuss making movies in the Dayton area, his approach to comedic writing, and much more! Joel is a writer, comedian from Yellow Springs, Ohio. Joel is the world’s first professional online video contest winner, which has […]

Duration:00:48:43

Episode 638: You Can’t Make This Up #MrWest

10/19/2018
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Killa Kev & Kev Nash are back talking about a hectic Saturday! Central State Homecoming, High School, Ohio State football, lots of beer in Columbus! Plus, Kanye’s visit with Trump, Kanye fleecing Drake, checking your DMs and Steelers vs Bengals! Stay connected with the fellas @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash on twitter & IG! Don’t forget you can find […]

Duration:00:48:38

Episode 637: Storyteller – The Vibe

10/17/2018
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The Vibe, a 4-piece band. Comprised of members; from different groups of the Dayton area. Is a multi-genre band that has influences of many artists, genres, and world music. They compose their own songs, as well as cover other artists’ songs. A twist of live Hip Hop, Funk grooves, Soul, and the knit and grit from […]

Duration:00:54:35

Episode 636: Max Kaplan makes a Movie

10/15/2018
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We were astounded by the talent that is simply pouring out of 17 year old Max Kaplan, a local film-maker who is promoting his newest production “Good Kids”. The 16-minute short film follows Barney, who is peer pressured to come to a party takes you to the edge of your seat – literally! Link to […]

Duration:00:45:33

Episode 635: You Can’t Make This Up #PoliticsAsUsual with Brandon McClain

10/12/2018
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The fellas have a great discussion about the importance of voting, the community with Montgomery County Recorder Brandon McClain. Plus, the importance of his new Veterans Identification Card program. Last day to register to vote is October 9th. Early voting begins on October 10th. Stay in contact with the fellas @recordermcclain & @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash. Don’t forget […]

Duration:00:42:30

Episode 634: Storyteller – Antoine Edmonson

10/10/2018
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Antoine Edmonson is a hip hop artist, husband and father, pastor, and creates music that explores the challenges, triumphs, and the mundane of balancing big dreams of touching the world with his music, being an intentional husband, and present father. Antoine admits that he is not perfect and that he is working things out. “I […]

Duration:01:05:14

Episode 633: Dayton Rocks 20/20

10/8/2018
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After five years in California, former Daytonian Tony Conley is returning to the Midwest for a new job with the Ann Arbor Blues Festival. Before starting the new position, he’s back in town for a month, where he started a new protest music project with local musicians such as Sandy Bashaw, Mitch Mitchell, Sharon Lane, […]

Duration:01:15:21

Episode 632: You Can’t Make This Up #BooThatMan with RDP

10/5/2018
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Killa Kev & Kev Nash talk youth sports with Reggie Powers Jr. (@mrpowersjr / @eu_beavercreek) and how he got involved with Enhance U Sports Academy! Plus, did Reggie & Kev Nash have beef in college? And we get Reggie’s side on the “Boo That Man” story! Stay in contact with the fellas @Dj_Killa_Kev & @1KevNash. Don’t forget […]

Duration:00:50:39

Episode 631: Storyteller – The New Old Fashioned presents Small Town Midwest, USA

10/3/2018
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The New Old Fashioned is a rock and roll band from Dayton, OH. The New Old-Fashioned’s third album, Smalltown, Midwest, USA, is an attempt to understand America in 2018. The album’s nine songs set forth a cast of characters you might encounter while walking down Main Street in a small Midwestern town – such as […]

Duration:01:09:37

Episode 630: An Exploration of Meditation and Pranic Healing

10/1/2018
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Over 15 years ago, our co-host Libby Ballengee was introduced and healed by a practitioner of Pranic Healing, an ancient form of no-touch healing that was rediscovered by Philippine chemical engineer named Choa Kok Sui. Libby’s experience was so extraordinary that she decided to learn more about Pranic Healing, and meditation, which is a foundation […]

Duration:01:22:55