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Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney

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David "DJ" Lloyd, Jr. and Courtney Hinton each week will discuss topics that inform, inspire, and make you laugh. Often their opinions differ, but in the end, it's all about love!

David "DJ" Lloyd, Jr. and Courtney Hinton each week will discuss topics that inform, inspire, and make you laugh. Often their opinions differ, but in the end, it's all about love!

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United States

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David "DJ" Lloyd, Jr. and Courtney Hinton each week will discuss topics that inform, inspire, and make you laugh. Often their opinions differ, but in the end, it's all about love!

Language:

English


Episodes

S1E15: Breaking Down Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure Denial, COVID-19 Passports, & Drake's 3-Year-Old Show Stealing the Show

5/31/2021
On the Season One Finale, DJ and Courtney break down the controversy of Nikole Hannah-Jones being denied tenure at UNC and the possibility of COVID-19 Vaccine Passports. They also discuss Drake’s 3-Year-Old stealing the show at the Billboard Music Awards and Jeff Besos stepping down as Amazon’s CEO. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE...

Duration:00:46:00

S1E15: Breaking Down Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure Denial, COVID-19 Passports, & Drake's 3-Year-Old Show Stealing the Show

5/31/2021
On the Season One Finale, DJ and Courtney break down the controversy of Nikole Hannah-Jones being denied tenure at UNC and the possibility of COVID-19 Vaccine Passports. They also discuss Drake’s 3-Year-Old stealing the show at the Billboard Music Awards and Jeff Bezos stepping down as Amazon’s CEO. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: https://cnn.it/3vFBbx4 https://bit.ly/3vDyOKZ https://bbc.in/3c8BIQdhttps://cbsn.ws/3fEdhfW https://cnn.it/3fX4pRs https://bit.ly/3i3NDm7 Stay Connected...

Duration:00:45:28

S1E14 Breaking Down "The Invisible Black Woman", The Welfare Queen, Naomi Campbell's Child Birth, & RIP Paul Mooney

5/24/2021
In the penultimate episode of season 1, DJ and Courtney break down The Invisible Black Woman and the myth of the Welfare Queen. They also discuss Naomi Campbell’s recent child birth, send condolences to Paul Mooney, and celebrate Billy Porter. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE...

Duration:00:42:58

S1E14: Breaking Down "The Invisible Black Woman", The Welfare Queen, Naomi Campbell's Child Birth, & RIP Paul Mooney

5/24/2021
In the episode 14 (penultimate episode) of season 1, DJ and Courtney break down The Invisible Black Woman and the myth of the Welfare Queen. They also discuss Naomi Campbell’s recent child birth, send condolences to Paul Mooney, and celebrate Billy Porter. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: https://bit.ly/2So1dGohttps://cnn.it/3oJanJzhttps://pge.sx/3bOLyGVhttps://et.tv/3bRPiYhhttps://wapo.st/3wqwzLdhttps://on.today.com/2SkDXcbhttps://cnn.it/349pBhs Email us at...

Duration:00:42:27

S1E13: Breaking Down "Is America Racist?", Gas Shortage, Bennifer 2.0, Pizza Vending Machine

5/17/2021
In episode 13, DJ and Courtney break down the question that’s been on the lips of many, 'Is America Racist?' They also discuss the gas shortage mayhem. Other topics include Bennifer 2.0, GMO mosquitos, and a Pizza Vending Machine. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: https://reut.rs/3yhj81O https://bit.ly/3bQVVtZ https://cnn.it/3omF6Mq https://bit.ly/3bysTPu https://bbc.in/2RZBOm3 https://reut.rs/2RVOKJH https://bit.ly/3fg1T8A https://amzn.to/33Jxry5 Email us at...

Duration:00:48:59

S1E13: Breaking Down "Is America Racist?", Gas Shortage, Bennifer 2.0, Pizza Vending Machine

5/17/2021
On episode 13, DJ and Courtney break down the question that’s been on the lips of many, “Is America Racist?” They also discuss the gas shortage mayhem. Other topics include Bennifer 2.0, GMO mosquitos, and a Pizza Vending Machine. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE...

Duration:00:48:59

S1E12: Breaking Down Bill & Melinda Gates Divorcing, Coded Bias Doc, Will Smith, & Childish Gambino Lawsuit

5/10/2021
In Episode 12, DJ and Courtney breakdown the divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates and review the Netflix documentary, Coded Bias. They also discuss Will Smith’s Diva pose, the Childish Gambino lawsuit, the coming cicada season and Willow Smith’s surprise performance. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: • Will Smith vows to get fit after ‘countless days grazing thru the pantry’: https://pge.sx/3tBUrcV​ • Childish Gambino sued by rapper over This Is America copying claim:...

Duration:00:45:02

S1E11: Breaking Down Willow Smith & Polyamory, Dr. John G. Turner's Book, Young Thug & Gunna Pays It Forward

5/3/2021
In episode 11, DJ and Courtney discuss the Red Table Talk show on polyamory and welcome our first Guest to the show, Dr. John G. Turner. Dr. Turner discusses his book “The Pros and Cons of Online Learning in Higher Education”. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: Bucking a national trend, a new queer bar is set to open in DChttps://nbcnews.to/3ubufHbPolice killings of Black Americans amount to crimes against humanity, international inquiry findshttps://bit.ly/3nInAlvRed Table Talk...

Duration:00:47:24

S1E10: Breaking Down R.I.P. Black Rob, the Shooting of Ma'Khia Bryant, Legalizing Marijuana Increasing Black Arrests

4/26/2021
In episode 10, DJ and Courtney discuss the tragic shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant and Chicago’s first year with legal marijuana. We also discuss Jaleel White’s new business venture and a long desired host of Jeopardy. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: • Body Cam Footage In Fatal Shooting Of Teen Ma’Khia Bryant • Post from LaShondra Tinsley • Chicago: Legalization of Marijuana Increasing Black Arrests • S1E6: Breaking Down Deepfakes & Evanston, IL Reparations • Jaleel White is launching...

Duration:00:41:07

S1E9: Breaking Down the Shooting of Daunte Wright, Regé-Jean Page departs Bridgerton, & Sharon Osbourne vs. Sheryl Underwood

4/19/2021
In episode 9, DJ and Courtney break down the aftermath of the Daunte Wright shooting, The Talk returning without Sharon Osbourne. Additionally they get into Rege Jean Page leaving Bridgerton, Black Maternal Health Week, Bobby Brown on the Red Table Talk, and the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine trouble. Get 30 Days free of SCRIBD: http://bit.ly/readwithcourtney RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: • Bobby Brown blames Nick Gordon for Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina's deaths •...

Duration:00:49:40

S1E8: Breaking Down R.I.P. DMX, Bhad Bhabie on OnlyFans, Amazon & Racism in the Justice System

4/12/2021
In episode eight, DJ and Courtney break down the death of DMX, Bhad Bhabie’s earnings on OnlyFans, Amazon’s Business Practices, and racism in the Justice System. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: Rapper Bhad Bhabie Breaks OnlyFans Record by Earning $1 Million in Six HoursBlack Florida Man Released from Prison After 30 Years, but Prosecutors Still Want Him Locked Up After spending 44 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, this man says his life is worth more than $750,000Girl’s...

Duration:00:47:12

S1E7: Breaking Down Attack on Transgender Rights and Lil Nas X's Montero Music Video

4/5/2021
In episode seven, DJ and Courtney break down the attack on Transgender Rights and the latest Lil Nas X music Video, Montero (Call Me By Your Name). RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: Two Black women will be head coaches in the same NCAA women's Final Four for the first timeSteve Harvey to host Earth, Wind and Fire; and The Isley Brothers’ VerzuzTransgender rights in the spotlight as Arkansas and Tennessee become latest states to pass anti-trans legislationMama bear's struggle with cubs...

Duration:00:53:47

S1E6: Breaking Down Deepfakes and Evanston, IL Reparations

3/29/2021
In episode six, DJ and Courtney break down the dangers of deepfakes and the Reparations in Evanston, IL. They also discuss Derrick Jaxn’s confession. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: Email Us: breakingitdownshow@gmail.com Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney is edited and produced by designsbycourtneyh. Music produced by Courtney Hinton. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:49:02

S1E5: Breaking Down Kirk Franklin and Sister Souljah

3/22/2021
In episode five, DJ and Courtney take on the Kirk and Kerrion Franklin explosion and Sister Souljah and her new book release. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: https://bit.ly/3rEVlEwhttps://bit.ly/3rL2FyDhttps://bit.ly/3sLPaQthttps://bit.ly/3sKragFhttps://nyti.ms/39C8V5phttps://reut.rs/39ArC9Jhttps://bbc.in/3mq41xL Email us at breakingitdownshow@gmail.com Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney is edited and produced by designsbycourtneyh. Music produced by Courtney Hinton. --- This...

Duration:00:49:57

S1E4: Breaking Down the Royal Aftermath and the George Floyd Bill

3/15/2021
In episode four, DJ and Courtney break down the aftermath from the Oprah interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry and the George Floyd Bill. They also review Coming 2 America and shout out Stop AAPI Hate. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: Email us at breakingitdownshow[at]gmail.com Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney is edited and produced by designsbycourtneyh. Music produced by Courtney Hinton. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:00:51:27

S1E3: Breaking Down Rachel Dolezal & Chadwick Bozeman

3/8/2021
In episode three, DJ and Courtney break down the latest on Rachel Dolezal and the recent Golden Globe win by the late Chadwick Boseman. They also introduce a new segment called “What’s Still Cooking?”. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE...

Duration:00:52:40

S1E2: Breaking Down Legalizing Drugs, Who Shot Malcolm X, & Regé-Jean Page

3/1/2021
In episode two, DJ and Courtney break down Dr. Carl Hart's view on legalization of drugs, the recent news around the assassination of Malcolm X and the debate on defunding the police. They also touch on Regé-Jean Page's appearance on SNL and the start of GirlTrek's fourth round of Black History Bootcamp. RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW: Dr. Jason Nichols' Facebook Post about Dr. Carl HartInsider.com Article, A Columbia professor who uses heroin says the drug helps him maintain a...

Duration:01:11:47

S1E1: Breaking Down Didn't We Almost Have It All: Whitney Houston & Bobbi Kristina Documentary

2/22/2021
In their inaugural episode, DJ and Courtney review the recent Lifetime documentary, "Whitney Houston & Bobbi Kristina: Didn't We Almost Have It All". They also discuss the latest with Gorilla Glue Girl, Tessica Brown. Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney is edited and produced by designsbycourtneyh. Music produced by Courtney Hinton. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:59:09

Coming Soon - Teaser

2/18/2021
COMING SOON! Breaking it Down with DJ and Courtney! David "DJ" Lloyd, Jr. and Courtney Hinton each week will discuss topics that inform, inspire, and make you laugh. Often their opinions differ, but in the end, it's all about love! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:01:04