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Organized Grind: The Podcast w/ Orikal Uno - A podcast centered around hip-hop culture, self-improvement and motivation. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Organized Grind: The Podcast w/ Orikal Uno - A podcast centered around hip-hop culture, self-improvement and motivation. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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United States

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Organized Grind: The Podcast w/ Orikal Uno - A podcast centered around hip-hop culture, self-improvement and motivation. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Twitter:

@orikaluno

Language:

English


Episodes

EPISODE 41 - "SpyMC"

8/19/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST with Orikal Uno is back in full effect with EPISODE 41! SpyMC joins us en route back to Texas after participating in a rap battle at Focus Fest in La Crosse, WI. Spy talks about growing up in San Antonio, Texas and getting into freestyling - How he decided to make the move to Minneapolis, Minnesota - Building a team of like-minded emcees and musicians in the form of DRS and starting a recurring event called "Switch" in Minneapolis - Going to Scribble Jam and...

Duration:01:04:44

EPISODE 40 - "Cicadas"

8/16/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST with Orikal Uno is back in full effect with Episode 40! Orikal talks about his week, working with Vinny Crooks for the first time, Jay-Z / NFL news, stock market crashing, Joe Budden vs. Nicki Minaj and more (0:00) - T-La Shawn's "Weekly Rap-Up" (21:21) - Rants & Ratings: Donuts // "Up Yours" // Pimento Jamaican Kitchen (24:14) - Vinny Crook$ - "The Remedy" (prod. by Orikal Uno) (30:34)

Duration:00:33:38

EPISODE 39 - "Criterion"

8/9/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST is back and in full effect with episode 39! Orikal Uno kicks off the episode with updates on art, music and life (0:00) - DJ Stage One's new book "The Bridge is Over: Coming of Age in Hip-Hop" about his life and times in graffiti and Hip-Hop in Minneapolis (9:28) - Hip-Hop Lists: Hit or Miss? (12:01) - Nardwuar and his interviews from 1985 (18:18) - T-LA SHAWN'S WEEKLY RAP UP (week of 8/5/2019) (21:10) - Rants and Ratings: Los Ocampo // Performance Reviews //...

Duration:00:36:23

EPISODE 38 - "DIRTY30S"

8/2/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST is back in full effect with EPISODE 38! Orikal Uno checks in fresh off of turning 30 years old in Las Vegas (0:00) - Opening for Devin the Dude at Amsterdam Bar & Hall in St. Paul (9:17) - T-La Shawn's Weekly Rap-Up (T-LA SHAWN has a MIXTAPE RELEASE PARTY for THE BOOK OF T-LA happening at PIMENTO JAMAICAN KITCHEN on SATURDAY, AUGUST 24th hosted by BIG WIZ featuring music from SOUL REFLECT - MIC DOS - XILAM BILAM - TEK - BABY SHEL - T-LA SHAWN - DJs SCIPREME and...

Duration:00:38:59

EPISODE 37 - "Just Wulf"

7/23/2019
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Vibes UP! Organized Grind: The Podcast w/ Orikal Uno is back in full effect! Just Wulf stops by for Episode 37. We kick the episode off talking about Just Wulf learning from the legendary St. Paul Central audio production teacher Red, as well as growing up in the Rondo community of St. Paul (0:00) - Just Wulf's first Hip-Hop memories (4:55) - Getting into making music and producing beats in junior high, and discovering Twin Cities Hip-Hop (7:52) - Playing the legendary Black Box in St. Paul...

Duration:01:22:30

EPISODE 36 - "Chicharrones"

7/19/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST w/ ORIKAL UNO is back in full effect with EPISODE 36! Orikal kicks off the episode checking in on the Minnesota summer heat-wave (0:00) - Storming Area 51 (3:12) - Truth Maze's "Hardcore Graffiti" music video shoot report (5:06) - Muja Messiah's "Lucky Bastard" is on the way! (7:19) - Upcoming podcast guests (14:23) - Netflix vs. Disney Streaming Apps (16:10) - Russian FaceApp and being careful of what you sign up for (20:17) - T LA SHAWN'S WEEKLY RAP UP (Week of...

Duration:00:35:15

EPISODE 35 - "Long Exposure"

7/6/2019
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Vibes UP! ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST w/ Orikal Uno is back in full effect with Episode 35, kicking the show off with the Anxiety Report! (0:00) - Firework photography and diving into long exposure night time photography (3:35) - Get your $10 Devin the Dude tickets for July 21st in Downtown St. Paul from ME! organizedgrindpodcast@gmail.com (7:08) - Shooting the new Truth Maze music video for "Hardcore Graffiti" 7/7 in N. Mpls (8:14) - New Rick Ross is dope (13:35) - The Roots performing at...

Duration:00:32:21

EPISODE 34 - "B Mc-C"

7/2/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST is back in full effect with Episode 34 - this time, producer/nice guy B Mc-C of Nice Guy Entertainment stops by and talks teaching podcast production courses to the youth (0:00) - First experience with Hip-Hop in '88 (6:08) - Growing up in Santa Barbara, California and moving to the suburbs of Minneapolis at a young age (8:54) - First experience with the Twin Cities Hip-Hop scene (15:05) - Reminiscing about the Dinkytowner and Blue Nile (20:32) - Making the...

Duration:00:54:03

EPISODE 33 - "24/7"

6/28/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST w/ Orikal Uno is back in full effect with Episode 33 - Orikal kicks the episode off talking taking a break from Facebook (0:00) - Toy Story 4 and growing up with the franchise (7:38) - The game of "attention" and how we all fall victim to it (15:36) - Shout out to film-maker Will Harris and his appearance on Joe Rogan Experience (17:20) - New calligraphy pens (20:42) - Marianne Williamson's come-up at the democratic debates (24:42) - ---$$: T-LA SHAWN'S WEEKLY...

Duration:00:39:35

EPISODE 32- "Unidentified"

6/21/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST with Orikal Uno is back in full effect! Episode 32 starts with Orikal going into depression, anxiety and cortisol (0:00) - Thunderstorms and why they're dope (7:17) - OnePlusOne is opening for Devin the Dude in St. Paul on July 21st! Along with MC Rentz, T-La Shawn and Capaciti at Amsterdam Bar and Hall - ticket information (11:14) - 9-5 struggles and disappointments / toxic environments (12:34) - Jim Jones El Capo is DOPE!! check it out (17:30) - UFOS,...

Duration:00:50:33

EPISODE 31 - "Potholes"

6/14/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST w/ Orikal Uno comes to you live from the sunny vibes of South Minneapolis with Episode 31 - It's been a while, but it's back to the craft! Orikal Uno is solo on this one, kicking off the episode with FREE SOTA SMOOV (http://www.GoFundMe.com/freesota) a beloved member of the Twin Cities creative community. He has been detained by ICE, leaving his children and wife in a tough situation. #FREESOTA - Vinny Crook$ also has a GoFundMe active for a horrible accident he...

Duration:00:31:13

EPISODE 30 - "Brady Roth"

6/11/2019
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EPISODE 30 is in full effect as professional part-time poker player (and full time dealer) Brady Roth joins the podcast to talk about how he got into player poker (0:00) - Scoring his first major tournament win on Full Tilt Poker(3:51) - Hendon Mob poker stats for Brady Roth (100k+ in tournament winnings)(11:58) - Playing in the upcoming 2019 WSOP $10K Main Event in Las Vegas(15:13)- Becoming a consistent tournament poker player and how he stepped his game up(19:24)- Working at Patrick...

Duration:00:44:47

EPISODE 29 - "Neil Taylor (True Headz Clothing)"

6/5/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST w/ Orikal Uno is back with EPISODE 29. This time we have Neil Taylor of True Headz Clothing stopping by to discuss growing up in England (0:00) - Buying Hip-Hop music via imports in London (3:51) - Local Hip-Hop in Exeter (8:53) - Moving from Exeter to Oxford (17:27) - Moving to Minneapolis, Minnesota from England in 2006 (21:00) - Starting True Headz Clothing and designing the trademark hats with the fat laces (22:44) - Booking Grandmaster Caz and bringing him...

Duration:00:53:31

EPISODE 28 - "Vinny Crook$"

6/3/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST is back once again. Vinny Crook$ stops by EPISODE 28 to discuss performing live on Sway in the Morning (0:00) - Growing up in Minneapolis (6:58) - Experiencing Hip-Hop for the first time via watching the movie "Juice" (8:29) - Being exposed to golden era Hip-Hop at a young age and getting through high school (13:50) - Writing rhymes for the first time and learning the process (19:42) - Being exposed to Twin Cities Hip-Hop and getting into the local scene (29:28)...

Duration:01:00:27

EPISODE 27 - "Justin Trejo"

6/2/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST is back in full effect with EPISODE 27 - This time we have Justin Trejo joining us, discussing moving from Detroit to the West Side of St. Paul, Minnesota and getting into the West Side Booster program (0:00) - Transitioning to Cretin for High School (11:05) - The path to college and getting drafted into college football (19:35) - Deciding on going to TCU (Texas Christian University) and playing football for a Division I team (31:20) - The experience of being...

Duration:01:22:19

EPISODE 26 - "Ackronem"

5/29/2019
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EPISODE 26 of ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST is in full effect with special guest Ackronem stopping by to discuss how he got into Hip-Hop (0:00) - Recording music for the first time and playing the drums and bass for different bands (6:00) - Discovering Twin Cities Hip-Hop and getting into the music coming out of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (9:20) - Performing for the first time at The Depot at an event thrown by Guante and getting into setting up shows (11:18) - Transitioning from playing...

Duration:00:47:46

EPISODE 25 - "Christopher Michael Jensen (CMJ)"

5/27/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST IS BACK! After a two-week hiatus, Episode 25 has Twin Cities emcee, promoter and host Christopher Michael Jensen (also known as CMJ) stops by the podcast to discuss Soundset 2019 (0:00) - Getting into music via his older brother (6:00) - Discovering Hip-Hop and navigating the Napster era (9:50) - The dynamics of listening to Eminem and going to a conservative school during the attitude era (15:40) - Favorite music videos during the high-budget video era (23:11) -...

Duration:01:42:11

EPISODE 24 - "Big Zach (New MC)"

5/10/2019
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ORGANIZED GRIND: THE PODCAST is in full effect once again. This time, Big Zach (New MC) stops by to share his stories and experiences. He has a book out entitled "Headspin, Headshots and History: Moving through Minnesota Hip-Hop" (link: zachcombs.net) that is filled with photos and moments in history reflecting the Minneapolis graffiti and hip-hop scene from the late 80s and beyond. The episode kicks off with New MC vs. Iron Solomon (Scribble Jam Victory) (0:00) - First Hip-Hop experiences...

Duration:01:58:14

EPISODE 23 - "Ken-C"

5/7/2019
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Organized Grind: The Podcast is back with Episode 23 featuring artist and producer Ken-C! He talks growing up in Chicago and Milwaukee (0:00) - First Hip-Hop experiences (3:34) - The first album Ken-C purchased (9:59) - First creating original music and learning how to make it all work (12:05) - First time experience getting into a professional studio at a young age (15:20) - Developing a Hip-Hop scene in Brainerd MN (21:10) - Influences within Hip-Hop (36:22) - How a series of misleading...

Duration:01:37:42

EPISODE 22 - "Unicus Harry" (Throw The House / Kanser / More Than Lights)

5/4/2019
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EPISODE 22 sees UnicusHarry of Kanser / More Than Lights / Throw The House stop by Organized Grind: The Podcast to discuss the Minneapolis Massive documentary (0:00) - Travelling from Haiti, to Brooklyn, NY, to Connecticut and getting into Hip-Hop in the mid-eighties (5:45) Moving to Minneapolis in the Summer of '92 (15:15) - Connecting to the Hip-Hop scene in South High School as the new kid (17:30) - Finding a poster on a bulletin board at a record store and meeting producer Ant for the...

Duration:01:41:09