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The pop culture podcast delivering wisdom from the minds of bright creatives. Guests on the show generally span between music artists, comic book artists, comedians, among others.

The pop culture podcast delivering wisdom from the minds of bright creatives. Guests on the show generally span between music artists, comic book artists, comedians, among others.
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Detroit, MI

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The pop culture podcast delivering wisdom from the minds of bright creatives. Guests on the show generally span between music artists, comic book artists, comedians, among others.

Twitter:

@fitwpodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

5862757705


Episodes

Episode #120: Heather Antos – Editor at Valiant Comics, Formerly at Unikrn and Marvel

1/15/2019
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This week’s guests is no stranger to the comic book world and her name is Heather Antos. She was just named Editor at Valiant Comics, but before that, she was Editor-In-Chief much of last...

Duration:00:41:31

Episode #119: DJ Nu-Mark - Jurassic 5, New Solo Single "Zodiac Killah" with Method Man

12/20/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode’s guest is DJ Nu-Mark, a member of the hip-hop group Jurassic 5. Recently, Nu-Mark released his new solo single “Zodiac Killah” featuring Method Man of the Wu-Tang Clan, a song...

Duration:00:47:36

Episode #118: Rapper Big Pooh – New Collaborative Album ‘RPM’ Produced by Focus

12/17/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode’s guest is hip-hop artist Rapper Big Pooh. As a member of the now defunct hip-hop group Little Brother, Rapper Big Pooh has been able to venture out on his own, recording...

Duration:00:44:34

Episode #117: Alla Xul Elu - Majik Ninja Entertainment (Recorded at Twiztmas at The Crofoot)

12/13/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode’s guest is the horrorcore rap group Alla Xul Elu hailing from Ohio. Alla Xul Elu has a new album out The Almighty via Twiztid’s Majik Ninja Entertainment imprint. During our...

Duration:00:40:52

Episode #116: Vstylez - Detroit Hip-Hop Artist, New Album 'Thornton Melon'

12/10/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. On this episode, we have a friend to the show making his return, Detroit hip-hop artist, wrestling/MMA/boxing connoisseur, and proud Marine, Vstylez. Recently, Vstylez released the digital...

Duration:01:14:26

Episode #115: DJ Amir Abdullah – DJ, Music Historian, Curator

12/6/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode’s guest is DJ, music historian, and curator, DJ Amir Abdullah. Known for his On Track mixtapes with DJ Kon, Amir currently run his own record label, 180-Proof (founded in 2011),...

Duration:00:55:13

Episode #114: Aztek The Barfly & Foul Mouth - Middle Finger Music, Aztek The Barfly's New Album

11/30/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode’s guests are Detroit hip-hop artists Aztek The Barfly and Foul Mouth. As members of the newly formed Middle Finger Music imprint, Aztek just released his new album Line King,...

Duration:01:05:01

Episode #113: One Be Lo - Michigan Hip-Hop Artist (Fresh is the Word 3rd Anniversary)

11/28/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode marks the third anniversary of Fresh is the Word and to celebrate this landmark this week’s guest is one of the first people I ever became friends with in the Michigan hip-hop...

Duration:01:27:13

Episode #112: David Frangioni - Drummer, Collector, Technologist, Sound authority, and Author of 'Cr

11/22/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode’s guest is a drummer, music businessman, producer, technologist, and musician David Frangioni. In the past, he has written for Rolling Stone, Mix, and Robb Report and the...

Duration:00:36:55

Episode #111: Marco Polo – Hip Hop Producer, New Album Out Now with Masta Ace “A Breukelen Story”

11/16/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode’s guest is Toronto-born, now New York-based hip-hop producer Marco Polo. That move from Toronto to New York is the basis of Marco Polo’s new collaborative album with hip-hop...

Duration:00:49:07

Episode #110: Marni Kinrys - Owner of The Wing Girl Method, Co-Host of The Ask Women Podcast

11/15/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This week’s guest is Marni Kinrys. She is an accomplished author, dating coach, media personality and the ultimate Wing Girl who guides men and women through the often painful process of...

Duration:00:38:32

Episode #109: DJ Corchin – Award-Winning Children’s Author & Illustrator

11/9/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode’s guest is one of the most wholesome guests I’ve had on Fresh is the Word, the award-winning children’s author and illustrator DJ Corchin. With projects like Half-Cat, Do You...

Duration:00:46:31

Episode #108: Jayden Panesso – Frontman of the Queens, New York-Based Metalcore Band ‘Sylar’

11/6/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This episode’s guest is Jayden Panesso, frontman of the Queens, New York-based metalcore band Sylar. The band just released their third album, Seasons, on October 5th and are currently on...

Duration:00:47:32

Episode #107: Spencer Charnas - Vocalist of Metalcore Band 'Ice Nine Kills'

10/30/2018
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On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue. This week’s guest is perfect for the week of Halloween, Spencer Charnas, vocalist of the Boston-based metalcore band Ice Nine Kills. The band just released their fifth studio album The...

Duration:00:32:55

Episode #106: Evidence - Member of Hip-Hop Group 'Dilated Peoples'

10/23/2018
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This week’s guest is hip-hop artist Evidence, member of the legendary west coast group Dilated Peoples. Evidence released his latest solo album Weather or Not earlier this year on Rhymesayers, an album that tackles many aspects of his personal life in great detail. During our conversation, we talked about his 20+ years in hip-hop, the sound that has been prevalent with Evidence and Dilated Peoples, working with Alchemist, his latest album Weather or Not, how hip-hop has aged, his creative...

Duration:00:29:00

Episode #105: Kenta Koie - Singer/Lyricist for Japanese Metalcore Band 'Crossfaith'

10/15/2018
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This week’s guest is Kenta Koie, the lead vocalist of the Japanese metalcore band Crossfaith. The band that formed in 2006, released their fifth studio album EX_MACHINA earlier this year. During our interview, we talked about the band’s new album EX_MACHINA, about Japanese rock culture, the progression of the band, and their connection with their fans, among other things. Follow Kenta Koie/Crossfaith: Web: crossfaith.jp Facebook: facebook.com/crossfaithofficial Twitter:...

Duration:00:29:46

Episode #104: Dream Wife - Recorded Backstage at the El Club in Detroit

10/9/2018
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On this episode we are joined by the London-based pop rocking punk band Dream Wife. Recorded backstage during their Detroit tour stop at the El Club, the members of Dream Wife – Alice Go (guitar), Rakel Mjöll (vocals), and Bella Podpadec (bass) – sat down with your Fresh is the Word host K-Fresh to talk about their rise to popularity, their humble beginnings, how the band got started, the roles of women in the music industry and the discussions that need to continue, and their open call for...

Duration:00:36:17

Episode #103: Joe Nice - Dubstep DJ, Ambassador of the Dubstep Sound in North America

10/2/2018
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This guest from this episode is the ambassador of the dubstep sound in North America, dubstep DJ, and DJ that plays dubstep among other styles, Joe Nice. As suggested by previous Fresh is the Word guest Sinistarr in episode #90 (and we show Sinistarr all the praise he deserves at the start of the show), Joe Nice gives us a history lesson in his role in bringing the original UK dubstep sound over to North America. Joe Nice has stories and we get a taste of that in this episode and so much...

Duration:01:01:46

Episode #102: Chuck Staton - Vocalist/Guitarist of Pop/Punk Band 'Senior Discount', Co-Host of "The Chuck and Brad Podcast", Comedian, Filmmaker

9/22/2018
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This week’s guest is the Chuck Staton, vocalist and guitarist of the Providence, Rhode Island-based pop punk band Senior Discount, along with co-host of The Chuck and Brad Podcast. During our interview we talk about Senior Discount’s new album The Best Revenge, his podcast, working as a filmmaker, his comedy, and how all of those things work together and his he juggles all of those different types of creative outlets. Each episode, the guest is asked to suggest someone from their life/career...

Duration:01:04:12

Episode #101: Carl Craig - Producer/DJ, Techno Pioneer from Detroit

9/13/2018
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In continuing with the 100th episode celebration, the guest for this episode is techno pioneer, Detroit’s own Carl Craig. As one of the producers and DJs that helped shape the evolution of electronic music both in Detroit and around the globe, Carl Craig has hit legendary status by continue to not only produce quality music in a variety of styles of multiple generations, but still is a staple as a DJ in the global techno community. During our chat, we talked extensively about what it is to...

Duration:01:17:55