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Tune in as blogger Trini Trent and his guest co-hosts tackle pop culture issues. From under his mango tree to the streets of New York City, this opinionated Trinidadian shares his thoughts on music, television, race, culture, gender, sex and sexuality.

Tune in as blogger Trini Trent and his guest co-hosts tackle pop culture issues. From under his mango tree to the streets of New York City, this opinionated Trinidadian shares his thoughts on music, television, race, culture, gender, sex and sexuality.
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New York City, NY

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Tune in as blogger Trini Trent and his guest co-hosts tackle pop culture issues. From under his mango tree to the streets of New York City, this opinionated Trinidadian shares his thoughts on music, television, race, culture, gender, sex and sexuality.

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@TriniTrent

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English


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School Days Were The Worst Days

8/15/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at School Days Were The Worst Days “Your school days are your best days.” That’s an old saying that is popular in Trinidad and Tobago. However, bullying and incessant homophobia made my time in school anything but fun. This episode of the Trini Trent Radio podcast is personal for me. As I continue on my journey of self-discovery, I recognise there are Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:30:06

Cuckoo For Conflict Resolution

8/8/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at Cuckoo For Conflict Resolution Worldstar! Forget conflict resolution, let’s knock somebody out. Compassion is weakness. Love is for school girls. Indeed, the only important thing in life is winning. Congratulations, you just played yourself. In fact, you let your ego play you. Every day of our lives presents situations that could either lead to stronger connections or conflict. Unfortunately, many Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:32:18

The Emancipation Of Me

8/1/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at The Emancipation Of Me As Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Emancipation Day, this is the perfect time to discuss freedom. With that in mind, this week’s episode of the Trini Trent Radio podcast explains how to break free from toxic relationships. Being stuck in unhealthy friendships or romantic partnerships is similar to walking in circles. It causes tremendous emotional, physical and mental Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:45:48

That Man Is Wasting Your Time

7/25/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at That Man Is Wasting Your Time A man should not have to block your calls for you to know he is not interested in you. In fact, the signs are all obvious if you are willing to admit he has been wasting your time. Stop being led on by a man who uses you as a distraction or a backup plan. Stop holding onto fantasies Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:42:54

Swipe Right For Your Happily Ever After

7/18/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at Swipe Right For Your Happily Ever After K. Michelle has crafted a song that captures the mentality of our generation. “Drake Would Love Me” tells the tale of how people look toward men as heroes, ready to lead them into a life of happily ever after. In fact, the tune aligns with this week’s episode of Trini Trent Radio, “Swipe Right For Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:46:00

No Rise Filter For The Soul

7/11/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at No Rise Filter For The Soul “You are fat…Your nose is too wide…You are too small to qualify for Eggplant Fridays…Your skin is too dark…You need the rise filter.” Those of us who spend long periods of time scanning social media are exposed to an array of messages that compel us to conform to skewed standards of beauty. However, as we look Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:34:48

Social Media, Faffing And You

7/4/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at Social Media, Faffing And You Sharing happenings in our lives on social media has become a regular part of our daily lives. Yet, when activities become habits that govern our time, we need to ask, “Do I have a problem?” My return to Trinidad and Tobago triggered several changes in my life, among which was anxiety. Dealing with reverse culture shock Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:44:33

Finding Love At First Night

6/27/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at Finding Love At First Night If you were a Brandy fan at the turn of the century, you remember the her story of attraction in the song “Full Moon.” However, some people expect to take that passion further by committing to love at first night. Terry Torro and Sean Anthony Torrington have combined their creative energies for a hilarious new series, Love @ First Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:35:24

For Black Boys With Absent Black Fathers

6/20/2016
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Written by TriniTrent at For Black Boys With Absent Black Fathers The idea of absent black fathers is being tackled as a myth. However, those of us who grew up without that guiding male figure know it is anything but. It’s time we address our daddy issues. Six months have passed since the last episode of Trini Trent Radio. In that time, I put my efforts into Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:41:24

Trini Trent Radio: Leave It In 2015

12/29/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Leave It In 2015 Another year has come to an end. So, before you break out those “New year, new me” memes on Instagram, there are few things for you to do if you really want to make that change. In this special episode of Trini Trent Radio, Terry Torro and I discuss all of the bad behaviours and fads Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:46:57

Trini Trent Radio: Do I Sound Gay?

12/3/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Do I Sound Gay? Trini Trent Radio took a short break for Thanksgiving but that doesn’t mean Terry Torro and I have been lazy. On the contrary, we used the time to do some interesting research for this episode of the podcast. Do I Sound Gay? is a documentary we discovered on Netflix that highlights the struggles of a gay Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:51:09

Trini Trent Radio: Are You Surviving or Thriving?

11/19/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Are You Surviving or Thriving? Being an adult is hard, especially when you are part of the most misunderstood generation in the world today, the millennials. We have been taught to pursue our passions, that happiness is the measure our success and if we truly love what we do for a living, we will never work a day in our Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:01:02:00

Trini Trent Radio: What Gay Men Want Women to Know

11/12/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: What Gay Men Want Women to Know To all the women who think you know the struggles men, especially your gay friends, face to be men: You have no idea what that entails. Gay men are not your favourite pair of summer jeans to be worn then tossed aside in the colder months when you fall into the warm embrace of your Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:57:32

Trini Trent Radio: No Fats, No Fems, No Blacks

11/5/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: No Fats, No Fems, No Blacks Remember when Terry Torro and I chatted about our relationship struggles in the Sup episode of Trini Trent Radio? Well, a new hot button issue has taken over the social media conversation and has inspired us to issue an update in a much needed followup. A recently released video about the the preferences men list on Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:59:06

Trini Trent Radio: Black is Ugly

10/29/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Black is Ugly When we first launched Trini Trent Radio, we hit the ground running with a range of topics addressing the various pressures black people face both in America and in the Caribbean. We tackled men’s body image issues as well as colourism in our communities but now are expanding on both topics as we go even Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:01:06:37

Trini Trent Radio: Grace Jones Tried to Warn Us

10/22/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Grace Jones Tried to Warn Us You wanna be on top? Cue that America’s Next Top Model theme song, Tyra because we are about to talk abut the lengths to which people will go for attention. People across social media post half-naked images and suggestive video clips just to get a few extra likes. Well, that is if they even have Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:58:11

Trini Trent Radio: You Are Potato Salad

10/15/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: You Are Potato Salad If you are dating a man who is already committed to someone else, you are a side piece. You are not the main priority in his life. You are his side piece. In this episode of the Trini Trent Radio podcast, Terry Torro and I talk about why men would even consider cheating on their spouses. Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:01:02:33

Trini Trent Radio: Hide Your Kids

10/8/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: Hide Your Kids 50 Cent suggested Empire’s ratings have fallen because there is too much “gay stuff.” Kanye West claimed the fashion industry discriminated against him because he is not gay. Ladies and gentlemen, are these examples of the Gay Agenda in action? In this episode of the Trini Trent Radio podcast, we tackle the discussions involving the possible existence of Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:58:33

Trini Trent Radio: The Other F Word

10/1/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: The Other F Word On this week’s episode of Trini Trent Radio, we are talking about forgiveness. It is something that we all receive and issue to others yet many of us still struggle to understand the concept. As we visualise forgiveness, Terry Torro and I describe a relationship pyramid, in which we split our social circles into categories: Friends, Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative Conversations.

Duration:00:49:48

Trini Trent Radio: West Indian to D Bone

9/24/2015
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Written by TriniTrent at Trini Trent Radio: West Indian to D Bone Every year, New York City hosts the Labor Day West Indian Parade, which gives both Caribbean natives and their American-born counterparts the opportunity to celebrate their roots…or does it? Old mas presentations at the Brooklyn Museum, music concerts, a mock Trinidad Carnival and even a soca music flash mob bring just a taste of Caribbean culture to America. However, Visit Trini Trent | Videos. Podcasts. Creative...

Duration:00:59:36