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They Reminisce Over You

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They Reminisce Over You (TROY) is a podcast that celebrates and honors the best in music, movies, and TV from the past. Hosted by knowledgeable and passionate fans of the genres, each episode delves into the careers and legacies of some of the biggest names in hip hop, R&B, and pop culture. From discussing the groundbreaking music of Missy Elliott and Mary J. Blige, to exploring the iconic moments in TV and film, like the chaos at the '95 Source Awards, TROY has something for everyone. So join us as we reminisce over the artists, movies, and TV shows that have shaped our lives and continue to influence popular culture today. Don’t forget to rate and follow TROY on your favorite podcast service. www.troypodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Canada

Description:

They Reminisce Over You (TROY) is a podcast that celebrates and honors the best in music, movies, and TV from the past. Hosted by knowledgeable and passionate fans of the genres, each episode delves into the careers and legacies of some of the biggest names in hip hop, R&B, and pop culture. From discussing the groundbreaking music of Missy Elliott and Mary J. Blige, to exploring the iconic moments in TV and film, like the chaos at the '95 Source Awards, TROY has something for everyone. So join us as we reminisce over the artists, movies, and TV shows that have shaped our lives and continue to influence popular culture today. Don’t forget to rate and follow TROY on your favorite podcast service. www.troypodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English


Episodes

Morris Chestnut: Ricky!!!

1/27/2023
This week we're discussing Morris Chestnut. One of the most popular Black actors of the past 30 or so years, you know him from such movies like Boyz n the Hood, Two Can Play That Game, The Brothers and The Best Man as well as his roles on hit TV shows like Nurse Jackie, The Resident and most recently, The Best Man: The Final Chapters. This man is always on our screens, so we decided to talk about some of our favorite moments from his career. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of...

Duration:00:24:20

B-Side: SZA

12/30/2022
When we recorded our "New R&B For Old Heads" episode, SZA's SOS album release date hadn't been announced yet. Ironically, it came out on the same day that we released the episode. So, we had to go back in and record this B-Side the next day with some new information that had been presented to us via the album. Christina gives us what might be a controversial take by comparing SZA to an R&B legend, and we get into the musical parallels of the two artists. Head over to troypodcast.com for...

Duration:00:10:49

Dr. Dre: The Chronic 30th Anniversary

12/15/2022
This week, we're discussing the 30th anniversary of Dr. Dre's groundbreaking solo debut album, The Chronic. This classic album, which was released on December 15, 1992, features a number of notable, but then unknown artists, including Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, and Warren G. In this episode, we will explore the making of The Chronic and its lasting impact on the world of hip-hop. We will also discuss how Dre's work with The World Class Wreckin' Cru and N.W.A. laid the foundation for the sound...

Duration:00:28:50

New R&B For Old Heads

12/9/2022
This week, we're discussing a topic that gets brought up on social media whenever a publication or random celebrity is looking for clicks (we see you, Diddy.) Is R&B dead? We don't think so, and we're here to talk to you about a few artists that we enjoy. Also, we take a crack at deciphering SZA lyrics and Miguel explains how any issues with current day R&B can be traced back to Gen-X. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of the things that we referenced in this episode. Also,...

Duration:00:41:34

B-Side: Flatbush Misdemeanors

11/25/2022
On this B-Side episode we're discussing the Showtime comedy Flatbush Misdemeanors. We found out the show was cancelled the same day that we recorded this, but decided to go ahead with it anyway since it's still worth reviewing (for us) and streaming (if you haven't already) on demand. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of the things that we referenced in this episode. Also, follow us on the 'gram & the bird, @TROYPodcast for updates! We've started a monthly newsletter called...

Duration:00:08:09

Omar Epps: You Got The Juice Now

11/11/2022
On this episode, we're talking about an actor who has been in the game for 30 years now. He debuted as a high school student/DJ, Q in Juice in 1992, and he has been working consistently been working in movies and television every year since. We discuss some of our favorite roles of his and wonder what ever happened to that rap album that he was promoting back in the day. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of the things that we referenced in this episode and an Omar Epps themed...

Duration:00:29:24

The Arsenio Hall Show: Let's Get Busy!

10/28/2022
On this episode, we're talking about a show that was extremely pivotal to Hip Hop becoming mainstream. This show brought Black culture into living rooms all across North America on a nightly basis, at a time when pretty much no one else was doing it, and it was done in a way that wasn't sugar coated or watered down. The Arsenio Hall Show was the first late night show that was truly for us. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of the things that we referenced in this episode and an...

Duration:00:26:47

B-Side: Lisa Stansfield

10/21/2022
On this B-Side episode we're discussing Lisa Stansfield's 1989 hit "All Around the World." We break down the lyrics and talk about what's REALLY going on in the song. We also talk about how the song gets taken to another level when the legendary Barry White adds his touch to the remix. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of the things that we referenced in this episode. Also, follow us on the 'gram & the bird, @TROYPodcast for updates! We've started a monthly newsletter called...

Duration:00:09:36

Jodeci: Don't Talk, Just Listen

10/14/2022
We've talked about doing this episode for a while now, we've even mentioned doing it on the show at least 3 times, but it's finally here. We're talking about the bad boys of R&B, none other than Jodeci. This is one of our favorite groups, so this was a must do episode, even if it took us 2 years to finally do it.We discuss their early days as gospel artists, the writing, production and backing vocals that they did for people like Tevin Campbell, Al B. Sure! and Ralph Tresvant before Forever...

Duration:00:49:04

LL Cool J: Don't Call It A Comeback

9/30/2022
On this episode, we're talking about the career of hip hop legend, LL Cool J. We take a run through his discography, discussing the highs and lows, our favorite tracks and Miguel explains why LL is still the G.O.A.T., even if you don't think so. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of the things that we referenced in this episode and an LL Cool J playlist that we put together for your listening pleasure. Also, follow us on the 'gram & the bird, @TROYPodcast for updates! If you...

Duration:00:34:26

B-Side: Mariah Carey

9/23/2022
On this B-Side episode, we're talking about some of our favorite Mariah Carey moments that didn't quite fit in with the Butterfly album discussion that we had in the last pod. We talk about Mariah's Oprah appearance in '99, with Da Brat & Missy Elliott, some of our favorite catchphrases, and why Mariah isn't a diva, she's just funny. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of the things that we referenced in this episode and a Mariah Carey playlist that we put together for your...

Duration:00:11:46

Mariah Carey: Butterfly 25

9/16/2022
This week we are discussing the 25th anniversary of Mariah Carey's landmark album, Butterfly. We touch on some of the hits from her first 4 albums, and talk about how this album helped shift her image into the Mariah that we know today. By the end of the episode, Miguel contemplates joining the Lambily. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of the things that we referenced in this episode and a Mariah Carey playlist that we put together for your listening pleasure. Also, follow us...

Duration:00:35:12

Can We Talk? Where The F**k Is Tevin Campbell? (Remix)

9/9/2022
Originally released in January 2021, here’s another episode that we’ve taken from the vault and remixed. Check out this conversation that we had about a true legend, Tevin Campbell. We discussed our favorite moments from his career, the songs that we loved, and wonder how he's been able to keep such a low profile in this day and age. Miguel compares Tevin to another R&B legend, (that Tevin himself confirmed in our IG comments) and Christina tells us about her days as video girl in...

Duration:00:36:45

Summer, Summer, Summertime

6/17/2022
Time to sit back and unwind... Hey y'all, Just dropping in to let you know that we're taking a break for the summer, we're gonna go outside and play for a bit. Don't worry, we'll still be around on social, so feel free to hit us up either on the bird @TROYpodcast or on the 'gram @troypodcast, we'll still be active on both. Also, head over to our website, troypodcast.com to check out any of our past episodes that you may have missed. There are some gems in there ready to be heard. If...

Duration:00:02:30

Teedra Moses: Daddy, I'm Too Cute To Fight...(Remix)

6/3/2022
This episode was originally released January 2021. It was our first episode, back when we had very little knowledge of what we were doing in terms of audio production. Like Teedra, we think that this episode needs a little more love, so we've cleaned up the audio (as best as we could, it was a mess, lol) and we're putting it back out on the streets today, remixed. Check it out if you haven't heard the original. We're discussing 2004's Complex Simplicity by Teedra Moses. We talk about our...

Duration:00:31:59

Rewind

5/20/2022
This week, we're looking back at some of our favorite moments from the show. Join us as we reminisce (pun intended) about what made us laugh while making these episodes. If you're new to the pod, this is a great way to sample the back catalog, and for our long time listeners take a listen to see if some of your favorite moments are here. We'll be listening to clips from the episodes where we talked about: Tevin Campbell, The 1995 Source Awards, Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott and more! Head...

Duration:00:50:30

Bonus: Don Cheadle...It's The Real Thing

5/6/2022
While we were updating troypodcast.com for this week's episode, I spotted something on Don Cheadle's IMDb that I had missed in all the times I had gone to it previously. I noticed that one of the listings said background dancer in Angela Winbush's "It's The Real Thing" video. After watching the first minute or so, I knew that this was something that we needed to watch as a family and discuss. So, at 1:45 of this episode, click this link and you can watch along with us as we check it out in...

Duration:00:06:59

Don Cheadle: The Original Kung Fu Kenny

5/6/2022
This week, we’re talking about someone who’s been in the game for almost 40 years, playing a wide variety of characters. Gang bangers, a Wall Street stockbroker, astronaut, munitions expert. Real life characters like Miles Davis and Sammy Davis Jr. Comic book action hero in the Marvel movies. We're talking about the OG Kung Fu Kenny, Don Cheadle. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of the things that we referenced in this episode. Don't forget to rate us five stars, and follow...

Duration:00:28:13

Sandra Oh: Double Happiness

4/22/2022
On this episode we’re going to talk about Jade Li, Eve Polastri, Dr. Christina Yang, and more! That's right, we're discussing the career of Sandra Oh. From her early work in Double Happiness and Arli$$, to her more recent work in Killing Eve and The Chair. Head over to troypodcast.com for links to some of the things that we referenced in this episode. Don't forget to rate us five stars, and follow us on your podcast service of choice. Don't forget to follow us on the 'gram @TROYPodcast &...

Duration:00:28:10

Hey Mr. DJ: A Conversation With DJ BenHaMeen of For All Nerds

4/8/2022
This week we're joined by DJ BenHaMeen. He’s a podcaster, television writer, author and Wakanda's favorite DJ. You may know him from his many shows under the For All Nerds umbrella, For All Nerds Show, Castle Black (Game Of Thrones), Safe Negro Pod (Lovecraft Country) and Views From The 616 (MCU). Or you may know him as a member of The Combat Jack Show. We discussed what it was like growing up in Houston in the '80s & '90s, how he sharpened his DJ skills at Howard University, writing for...

Duration:00:56:20