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Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 23. Why, despite the plethora of talent here, does success elude South Florida Reggae Artists?

When it comes to Reggae music, South Florida is rich in musical talent, ranging from artists to musicians to producers to engineers. There are many Grammy awards, plaques and certificates adorning walls and mantle pieces here, still we are yet to generate a bonafide Reggae star. To get some clarity on why, and how we can fix this, G Cole sits down with Grammy award winning producer and musician Jason "J-Vibe" Farmer, renowned bassist and producer Zemroy Lewis, Ceo/On air personality/DJ and...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 22. Immigration laws and how they affect us. (Attorney Aileen Henry)

The questions and concerns regarding immigration, immigration law and immigration reform have been growing, especially since the implementation of the new administration. G Cole sits down with immigration attorney Aileen G. Henry for a candid interview regarding these issues. www.henry.law aileen@henry.law 262-654-5000


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 21. The ties that bind. G Cole talks to longtime friend and fellow Reggae Lover from Amsterdam (Estaselekta)

Kindred spirits and mutual lovers of Reggae Music; G Cole from Jamaica and Estaselekta from Amsterdam met via the internet in 1996 because of their mutual love of Reggae music and have been sharing their gifts of music and culture ever since. Wether he's in Holland or She travels to Miami, they always make the musical connection. In this episode they talk about life, culture, influences and music. Please Subscribe to the show.


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 20. Talking with teenagers. Their life, our future.

Teenagers often feel misunderstood and unheard. G Cole sits with 4 teenagers, ages 14, 15 and 17 to talk about being a teenager in this age of social media, sex and cyber bullying. He also speaks to a Palm Beach Educator to get her view. Three months after this episode we see our teenagers taking their voice to congress and to the White House, demanding change in the wake of the massacre at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Speak up young people, you are the future and...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 19. G Cole interviews Paul Anthony.

On the "Stars In Our Backyard" segment of his radio show, G Cole talks to South Florida artist on the rise, Mr Paul Anthony about life, legacy and music. Please subscribe to the show www.homegrownwithgcole.com


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 18. Criminal and Juvenile justice. With Attorney Jamie McClendon.

Not knowing the law or not knowing your rights can sometimes be more damning than committing a crime. This affects our families and sometimes our children. G Cole talks in depth with criminal and juvenile law Attorney, Ms Jamie McClendon about the criminal justice system and the juvenile justice system. She shares some very important information and the knowledge she's gathered over her years of fighting for her clients. https://www.facebook.com/Mcclendonlaw...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 17. Sex Trafficking, Slavery, Survival and Triumph. The story of Shamere McKenzie.

When you think of Human Trafficking, Sex Trafficking or slavery of the modern era, you visualize a panel van coming to a screeching halt, two guys jumping out, grabbing someone and kidnapping them, the truth is that’s very rarely the case. As hard as it is to accept, Human trafficking and Sex trafficking are way closer and more real than we realize. G Cole talks to Shamere McKenzie about the almost two years she spent as a tortured, raped, and beaten sex slave. They talk intimately about...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 16. Sexual harassment in the workplace.

Sexual harassment and sexual misconduct in the workplace is a way bigger and more popular issue than we’d like to admit. G Cole talks to guests about their views on the current wave of accusations, as well as their personal views on this grim subject. The music of Reggae artist Koriq is featured on this episode. Please Subscribe and share the show. Follow us on Instagram at www.instagram.com/gcolemusic


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 15. G Cole talks to legendary singer/songwriter/producer Singing Melody.

G Cole sits down with legendary singer/songwriter/producer Singing Melody for an in-depth conversation about life, love, L.U.S.T and music. They also chat about new endeavors, upcoming projects and longevity. Tune in and enjoy. Please subscribe to the show.


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 14. Real Estate, something all successful people have in common. (Sharon Flood)

An accounts professor once told me "Real Estate is the only asset that doesn't depreciate". Based on the economical climate, the accuracy of that is up for question, but one thing that cannot be questioned, is that Real Estate remains one of the safest investment options and one thing all successful people have in common. G Cole sits down with one of Remax South Florida's top realtor and licensed mortgage professional, Ms. Sharon Flood, to discuss how to successfully navigate todays real...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 13. Christmas around the world.

Tis the season to be jolly. The Christmas season seems to evoke the same memories and emotions across the world for those who celebrate. Inspired by the Legendary Ms Fae Ellington O.D and a video she posted, G Cole speaks to people from different countries about their Christmas memories and traditions. One thing is certain, though totally unique in traditions, we are way more similar as a people than we realize. The episode concludes with Fae Ellington as she reminisces on Christmas...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 12. Through the lens. (Roy Sweetland and David I. Muir)

The Roman poet Horace said “A picture is a poem without words” and the late Gordon Parks said “The subject Matter is so much more important than the photographer”. G Cole talks with Legendary Photographers; Mr Roy Sweetland (One of the most published photographers, his work being in Billboard Magazine and more) and Mr David I. Muir (Photo-artist/Author of the acclaimed book "Pieces of Jamaica"). They talk life, art, and the upcoming event "Let there be Reggae"...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 11. Introspection.

The journey to writing, creating, recording, and launching the podcast "Homegrown with G Cole" has been an interesting, challenging, and very rewarding one. On this episode G Cole reflects on the first ten episodes, and says thanks to all the guests and to those involved in the process, and the growth so far.


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 10. A conversation with Richard Daley of The Legendary Reggae Ambassadors, Third World

Third World is one of the most accomplished Reggae bands in history. G Cole sits down with the Legend, Mr Richard Bassie Daley of Third World for a sweet conversation about life, family and music. They also speak about life and music after the passing of Third World's lead singer, Mr Bunny Rugs, and how they go about carrying on the legacy, and sound that is Third World. They also go through some classic Third World hits, and introduce their brand new single produced by Damian Jr Gong...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 9. The Funnel Project. With Franklin Grant and Chris Gayle

When a group of Jamaican Nationals living in the US decided to share their resources with people in need living in Jamaica, The Funnel Project was born. The Funnel project is an initiative put together by a group of friends, to lend support and aid to people in need living in Jamaica. The concept of charity begins at home is epitomized in this effort. They primarily focus on children homes and small underfunded schools. G Cole talks to two founding members of Funnel Project, as they set...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 8. Inspirational music vs Gospel music, expansion or departure. Speaking with Kristine Alicia

Lately, and on quite a few occasions, artists that once referred to themselves as gospel artists have been trying to shake the title. Some would prefer their work to be called inspirational, others would prefer it be genre free. G Cole tries to find out why and asks, is it expansion or departure? On this episode he speaks to accomplished Singer/Songwriter Kristine Alicia who comes from a gospel background, about the topic at hand and about her phenomenal new album produced by Rory Stone...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 6. Conversation with a Reggae legend. (Hopeton Lindo)

Just as we have artists that are prolific with bringing you the hits, there are prolific songwriters, songwriters that have crafted some of your favorites hits. In this episode G Cole speaks to legendary Reggae hitmaker Hopeton Lindo. His catalogue of hits that he’s written, or co-written includes songs for artist such as; Cocoa Tea, Marcia Griffiths, Freddy McGregor,Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Maxi Priest, Buju Banton, Beres Hammond, Jimmy Riley, Shabba Ranks, Aswad, Brian, and Tony...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 5. Retirement, are we not ready, or not able. (Marcus Moon)

G Cole sits down with New York Life Financial Services Professional Marcus Moon, for the first of many financial conversations. This time to discuss retirement, and retirement planning. With his parent, and the parents of his friends and colleagues slowly approaching the age of retirement, the question looms, are many of our seniors staying in the work force because they're not ready, or not able to retire? Marcus Moon can be reached at Email mmoon@ft.newyorklife.com Phone...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 4. A sexually abused woman speaks out.

The deep mental, physical, emotional and psychological damage that sexual abuse causes, can be long and traumatic to get over. Often times people never get over it at all. G Cole talks in depth with, Author Teacher, and Poet, Ms Syndia A Payne, about her journey to not only healing from the abuse she endured, but being able to forgive her abuser and turn the ills of the life changing events she suffered, into a passion to help others. For more information, on Syndia A Payne, and her work,...


Homegrown with G Cole. Episode 3. Sweet Jamaica vs Jamrock

G Cole shares a passionate view of his native land, from the beautiful beaches to the garrisons, from tourism to politics, and paints a picture using songs written about Jamaica. Come along for the ride, because the good far outweighs the bad, and if you're buckled in, then don't worry, you'll end up right where you started, a place called paradise. Don't forget to subscribe to the show!


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