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Van Lathan's The Red Pill

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Van Lathan serves up a weekly dose of truth, sonically force feeding listeners the red pill, and NEVER apologizing. News, politics, and pop-culture are all on the menu, with reality so sizzling it’ll fry your echo chamber.

Van Lathan serves up a weekly dose of truth, sonically force feeding listeners the red pill, and NEVER apologizing. News, politics, and pop-culture are all on the menu, with reality so sizzling it’ll fry your echo chamber.

Location:

United States

Description:

Van Lathan serves up a weekly dose of truth, sonically force feeding listeners the red pill, and NEVER apologizing. News, politics, and pop-culture are all on the menu, with reality so sizzling it’ll fry your echo chamber.

Twitter:

@VanLathan

Language:

English


Episodes

Have Better Sex (w- Shan Boody)

12/20/2019
Van sits down with relationship and sex guru Shan Boody to talk about what men need to do better in bed, what people need to do better in relationships.

Duration:01:49:32

90 - What Happend To City High?” W/Ryan Toby

12/11/2019
Van sits down with Ryan Toby from the group City High, who talks about why the group abruptly broke up, and damn, it was A LOT. The two men also talk about Ryans music career, having written for giants like Will Smith and Usher.

Duration:01:45:52

89 - Queen, Slim & Motherhood

12/6/2019
Van sits down with Erica & Milah from Good Moms, Bad Choices and talk about motherhood, Queen & Slim, and why a man with roommates can’t have them.

Duration:01:18:05

“Role Playing” with Jean Elie and Tribble

11/27/2019
Van sits down with “Insecure” star Jean Elie and the two men talk about y’all playing Gay, Byron Allen’s Lawsuit, and Tribble’s dry dating life.

Duration:01:43:14

87 - “Terms and conditions” with DJ HED

11/20/2019
Van sits down with West Coast radio star DJ HED and talks about Colin Kaepernick, Rodney Reed, Sensitive Rappers, and why Hed thinks women are self absorbed.

Duration:01:57:18

86 - Hustle and Motivate Feat. J Stone

11/14/2019
Van sits down with West Coast Rapper J Stone and talks about losing his best friend Nipsey Hussle, Dropping His Debut Album, And Finding Peace While He Was In Prison.

Duration:01:03:36

085 - NO DIRECT DEPOSIT (w Sarunas Jackson)

11/6/2019
Van is back and so is the Red Pill, he talks to Sarunas about what happened, what happens now, and about Sarunas new life as a celebrity.

Duration:01:46:20

084 – Jason Weaver’s Lunch Break w/ Jason Weaver

10/8/2019
Van sits down with actor and singer Jason Weaver to discuss his interesting career from being the singing voice of Simba in the original Lion King to playing Michael Jackson and his feature on Chingy’s 2004 hit, “One Call Away.”

Duration:01:50:42

083 – Art & Politics w/ Ferrari Sheppard and Sharis Rhodes

10/1/2019
In this 2-part episode: Van sits down with artist and twitter firebrand, Ferrari Sheppard, to discuss the art world and how it treats black artists. He also talks with LA County Board of Supervisors Candidate, Sharis Rhodes, about her political journey and the current challenges facing Los Angeles.

Duration:02:06:20

082 – Going Full Jerome w/ Amin Joseph

9/24/2019
Van sits down with Snowfall Star, Amin Joseph, who shows up in character as Jerome Saint. Jerome has trouble adjusting to life in 2019 while Amin goes in depth on his process as an actor.

Duration:01:18:41

081 – Shooting The Shit w/ Miko Grimes

9/17/2019
Van sits down with Miko Grimes to discuss her issues with Jay Z’s partnership with the NFL. The two also discuss her plant-based diet, her opinions on rich people and whether or not she would give her husband a “hall pass.”

Duration:01:31:22

080 – Rap Is For Rappers w/ Hitmaka

9/10/2019
Hitmaka sits down with Van and talks about how he left Yung Berg behind, and why he feels like he’s gonna be one of the biggest moguls in Hip Hop history.

Duration:01:01:33

079 – The Kaepernick Situation w/ Marcellus Wiley

9/3/2019
Van sits down with former All-Pro NFL player and current FS1 host Marcellus Wiley to talk about the current Kaepernick situation.

Duration:01:59:02

078 – Blue Colored Glasses w/ Glasses Malone

8/27/2019
Van sits down with rapper Glasses Malone to talk about his controversial music video “2pac Must Die.” They also talk about the current state of west coast rap, what it is to be a real gangster rapper, and what are the most important songs in west coast rap history.

Duration:01:24:42

077 – Prince Talk w/ David Oyelowo

8/20/2019
Van checks in with “Selma” star David Oyelowo, and the two men talk about David’s new movie, his old marriage, and being British star in American Black Hollywood.

Duration:01:04:32

076 – Wildness w/ Brittany Renner & Teanna Trump

8/13/2019
Van sits down with Brittany Renner and Teanna Trump to talk about their new found friendship and how they met on social media. Jason “Jah” Lee from Bossip joins the conversation. They also talk about their own critics and what people don’t understand about their lifestyle.

Duration:01:20:44

075 – Let Players Rap w/ Metta World Peace

8/6/2019
Van sits down with former NBA star, Metta World Peace, as he responds to Moneybagg Yo’s previous comments on The Red Pill that Basketball players should lay off the rapping. Metta explains why he and other ballers choose to pursue music and basketball.

Duration:01:10:56

074 – Unconscious Throupling w/ Sheree Zampino

7/30/2019
Van sits down with Sheree Zampino, Will Smith’s ex-wife and mother to his son, Trey. They discuss how she maintains such a healthy relationship with the Smith Family and her experiences raising Trey. They also talk about what its like to be the wife of a pastor, dating, and what a “thrupple” is.

Duration:01:04:19

073 – Hamtramck w/ Tiny Jag

7/23/2019
Van sits down with Detroit emcee, Tiny Jag, on her decision to drop out of the Afro Future Festival when she found out that white people were being charged double for the event. They also talk about ways to bridge the equity gap between Black America and white America.

Duration:01:02:41

072 – The One They Love To Hate w/ Jermaine Dupri

7/16/2019
Van sits down with hip hop luminary Jermaine Dupri to talk about his recent remarks that made headlines. He unpacks his controversial opinions on modern female rappers and talks about his new auto-biographical documentary.

Duration:01:29:36