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The Cheats Movement operates at the intersection of hip-hop culture and community engagement. Led by culture journalist and community activist Marc Cheatham (Cheats), along with co-host Gigi Broadway. The Cheats Movement debates some of the leading issues in hip-hop culture with national thought-leaders from across the country. The Cheats Movement on WRIR radio show is based in Richmond, VA and presents a mix of music, art, politics, and style that is perfect for today's fast-moving society. Thank you for listening and following. #WESEEIT

The Cheats Movement operates at the intersection of hip-hop culture and community engagement. Led by culture journalist and community activist Marc Cheatham (Cheats), along with co-host Gigi Broadway. The Cheats Movement debates some of the leading issues in hip-hop culture with national thought-leaders from across the country. The Cheats Movement on WRIR radio show is based in Richmond, VA and presents a mix of music, art, politics, and style that is perfect for today's fast-moving society. Thank you for listening and following. #WESEEIT
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The Cheats Movement operates at the intersection of hip-hop culture and community engagement. Led by culture journalist and community activist Marc Cheatham (Cheats), along with co-host Gigi Broadway. The Cheats Movement debates some of the leading issues in hip-hop culture with national thought-leaders from across the country. The Cheats Movement on WRIR radio show is based in Richmond, VA and presents a mix of music, art, politics, and style that is perfect for today's fast-moving society. Thank you for listening and following. #WESEEIT

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Episodes

How Jay-Z Got to 1 Billion, What's Next for City Council, and Richmond is 2nd Best (Comedy Fest)

6/5/2019
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The Cheats Movement on WRIR is back with a brand new episode (brought to you by the good folks at Work&Friends. On this episode, Cheats and Gigi Broadway discuss Jay-Z being named hip-hop's first billionaire. Cheats also chats with Ross Catrow of Good Morning RVA to learn what's next for Richmond City Council and Katie Holcomb of the Coalition theater to learn about this weekends 2nd Best Comedy Fest. As always, you can email the show at thecheatsmovement@gmail.com #WESEEIT

Duration:00:55:19

Trust Us, the Alabama Bill Sucks, Foxy Brown is a legend, Michelle is the new Oprah

5/21/2019
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It's been a minute but we are back! Did you miss us? Gigi Broadway and Cheats are back in the stu, talking culture and social justice. Our special guest this episode is RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras. We didn't run the full Kamras interview but you can hear it if you subscribe to the podcast. It's on there. #WESEEIT -- TheCheatsMovement@gmail.com

Duration:00:59:13

Cheats Movement Special: One On One with RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras

5/9/2019
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On this special interview, I go one-on-one with RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras. We talk the RPS budget, the upcoming graduation, and offseason, Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson, innovations in education and more. Thank you to everyone that submitted an audience question. Please subscribe to the Cheats Movement on Itunes and please leave a review.

Duration:00:27:33

Tiger, Nipsey, & Thrones: The "Let's Try Not To Get Fired" Episode

4/16/2019
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On this episode of the Cheats Movement on WRIR, Gigi helps Cheats work through his issues with Tiger Woods. They talk to JPJF Foundation founder Pam Mines about autism awareness. They are joined by Cheats Movement Family member Hip Hop Henry to discuss the legacy of Nipsey Hussle. And Gigi gives her update on the final season of Game of Thrones. It's truly a "let's not get fired" episode. Thanks to the good people over at Work & Friends for supporting the show. You can email the Cheats...

Duration:00:53:46

Put Up or Shut Up: The Levar Stoney Budget Episode - #RIPNipseyHussle

4/2/2019
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On this episode of the Cheats Movement on WRIR, Cheats goes one-on-one with Mayor Stoney. They talk budget, Education Compact, the city's fiscal house, and much more. Gigi joins the show and talks about the tragic loss of Grammy-nominated MC Nipsey Hussle. They also talk National Poetry Month, Jussie Smollet and more. This episode is brought to you by Work and Friends. You can email your comments to the show at: TheCheatsMovement@gmail.com

Duration:00:56:16

Talking Criminal Justice with Richmond City's Commonwealth Attorney Michael Herring

3/19/2019
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On this episode of the Cheats Movement on WRIR, Cheats sits down with Richmond City's Commonwealth Attorney Michael Herring for an in-depth interview about criminal justice reform and engaging the community through a new report the CA's office released in January called Beyond Containment. Iman Shabazz of the Commonwealth's Attorney's also adds his expertise to the conversation that covers topics from the culture in a CA's office to, decriminalizing the use of marijuana, to the role that...

Duration:00:54:31

The Cheats Movement on WRIR - March 5, Richmond Black Restaurant Experience

3/5/2019
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We said goodbye to Black History Month 2019 and hello to Women's History Month. On this episode of the Cheats Movement on WRIR, Gigi and Cheats talk Michael Cohen and Michael Jackson, we catch up with our good friend Amy Wentz of the Richmond Black Restaurant Experience, and ask the pertinent question: Can racist people have friends of another race? All that and more on this episode of The Cheats Movement on WRIR. This show is sponsored by Work and Friends and The Cheats Movement Presents:...

Duration:00:57:46

The Cheats Movement - 2.19 Kaepernick settles, Smollett questions and a long Black History Month

2/19/2019
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On this episode, we talk Colin Kaepernick's settlement with my good friend Mike Smith AKA Source of Sports Bar Podcast. We also talk Jussie Smollett questions, cancel culture, and Black History Month heroes. S/O to my friend Brian Chiglinsky - you get a Cheats Movement S/O on the show for your email about the history of BHM. GiGi Broadway is the co-pilot. I hope I didn't get her sick. If you can't check out the show live on the air, please subscribe to The Cheats Movement Podcast and follow...

Duration:00:57:52

The Cheats Movement on WRIR - February 5, 2019 "It Wasn't Me"

2/5/2019
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We'll...It's Black History Month people and let's just say... Virginia has lost its damn mind. On this episode of The Cheats Movement, Gigi and I talk Black History Month Heroes, the smoothest MCs Hall of Fame, and, of course, the recent new of Governor Ralph Northam and the blackface/KKK controversy. Buckle up...we're just trying not to get fired from the station. S/O to Work and Friends for the support. Make sure you email us at thecheatsmovement@gmail.com

Duration:00:43:16

The Cheats Movement On WRIR - January 29, 2019 "The Fyre Episode & Arthur Ashe Boulevard"

1/29/2019
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On this episode of the Cheats Movement on WRIR, Cheats sits down with Arthur Ashe's nephew David Harris and his business colleague Dontrese Brown on their proposal to change the name of the Boulevard to Arthur Ashe Boulevard. Cheats also speaks with Kristen Green who will be moderating a James River Writers panel on balancing writing and life. Gigi Broadway joins Cheats as they discuss the dueling "Fyre Festival" documentaries and also Kamala Harris's bid for the White House. It's another...

Duration:00:54:17

The Cheats Movement on WRIR "From the 804 to ESPN - The Justin Tinsley Interview"

1/15/2019
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Happy New Year! The Cheats Movement has returned for 2019 and we're bringing all the "F-RKelly" energy we can muster. Cheats and Gigi Broadway talk New Years Resolutions and, of course, the Surviving R Kelly docu-series. Our feature interview is with Justin Tinsley of ESPN's The Undefeated. Justin is one of the best sports and culture writers in the game. He talks about his journey from the 804 to ESPN. It's an awesome listen. We're so glad that this episode is sponsored by Work and Friends...

Duration:00:49:46

The Cheats Movement On WRIR Ep. 16 "RPS & Hip-Hop History" ft. Vikki Tobak and Jason Roop

12/4/2018
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On this episode of The Cheats Movement on WRIR, Cheats sits down with the former editor of Style Weekly Jason Roop to talk about his Style Weekly cover story titled "The Kids Are Still Waiting." The article is all about the plan, or lack thereof, to fix Richmond Public Schools. Cheats also has a featured interview with Vikki Tobak, author of Contact High: a visual history of hip-hop. Vikki shares about the book, which has been named to several must-read lists of 2018, and her history with...

Duration:00:52:27

The Cheats Movement On WRIR Ep 14. I Hate Halloween ft. Samantha Willis and Jonathan Zur

10/30/2018
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On this episode of The Cheats Movement on WRIR, I tell you why I hate Halloween. I speak with the creator of the Unmasking Series Samantha Willis about racially insensitive costumes and the history of blackface. I also speak with the Director of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Jonathan Zur about tonight's show of support for those who lost their lives in the tragic hate crime in Pittsburg. We also have a quick "Ask the Cheats Movement" questions from my good friend DJ Mentos....

Duration:00:52:26

The Cheats Movement on WRIR Ep. 13 Councilman Michael Jones & Ask the Cheats Movement

10/16/2018
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Gigi's back! In this episode, Gigi Broadway makes her triumphant return to the show. We introduce a brand new segment "Ask the Cheats Movement." We also go one-on-one with Councilman Michael Jones following the failure of his resolution for the city to control their own monuments and landmarks. It's a great episode. As always, S/O to 804RVA for their sponsorship and support! #WESEEIT

Duration:00:55:52

The Cheats Movement on WRIR Ep. 012 Roben Farzad "Supreme Confirmation"

10/16/2018
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Cheats sits down with the host of NPR One's Full Disclosure Roben Farzad. They talk the supreme court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. #WESEEIT

Duration:00:43:29

The Cheats Movement on WRIR Ep. 011 "Just Do It" ft. Tzvi Tersky & Ricky Parker

9/18/2018
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On this episode of The Cheats Movement on WRIR, Cheats talks with Tzvi Twersky (Stance Socks/Slam Magazine) about Nike's new "Just Do it" anniversary campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick. Also, Ricky Parker, the first Fellow at Virginia Union University's Center for Undergraduate Research talks about his groundbreaking fellowship and the intersection of faith and hip-hop at VUU. Cheats also gives his take on Nike and Kap. It's a great episode that talks hip-hop culture in unconventional ways....

Duration:00:59:15

The Cheats Movement on WRIR Ep. 010 Ep. Mike Muse, Samantha Willis, & Brian Cannon

8/21/2018
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On this episode of The Cheats Movement on WRIR, Cheats talks culture and politics with the host of the Mike Muse Show on XM radio, and Political News Director for Sway in the Morning, Mike Muse. They talk Omarosa, the Trump White House, and the impact of diversity on Hollywood. Also joining the show is Samantha Willis (Co-creator of the UnMasking Series). Cheats and Samantha talk about the UnMasking series and, yes, more Omarosa. Also on this episode is OneVirginia 2021's, Brian Cannon....

Duration:00:58:20

The Cheats Movement On WRIR Ep. 009 The Anniversary of Tragedy, Jazz Festival & Abigail Spanberger

8/7/2018
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On this episode of The Cheats Movement on WRIR, I talk to my good friend, Landon Schroder of RVA Mag about the 1-year anniversary of horrific Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. I speak with Frances Burruss about the 9th Annual Richmond Jazz Festival, and I replay my one-on-one sit down with Abigail Spanberger, candidate for Congress in the 7th District. This episode is sponsored by 804RVA. To contact the show, email me at TheCheatsMovement@gmail.com. #WESEEIT

Duration:00:55:28

The Cheats Movement On WRIR Ep. 008 Featuring ESPN's Howard Bryant

7/31/2018
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Hold on to your hats, this is going to be a good one. On this episode of The Cheats Movement on WRIR, Cheats chops it up with ESPN The Magazine's Senior Writer Howard Bryant. You may also know him from a little show that ran on ESPN called The Sports Reporters. Howard has written a new book called: The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism. Cheats and Howard talk about the legacy of the black athlete and how that affects society today. Also, Cheats is...

Duration:00:59:27

The Cheats Movement On WRIR 007: RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras

7/17/2018
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On this episode of The Cheats Movement on WRIR: Gigi Broadway is back! France won the World Cup (we didn't watch), Binge-worthy TV, and the NFL has more problems. Our feature interview is with Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras. We talk about his teaching philosophy and how he's getting to know Richmond. This episode is sponsored by 804RVA. Email the show at: TheCheatsMovement@gmail.com Follow us on IG at: Cheats_mwc & Gigi_Broadway - Huge S/O To Luis Arroyo for producing...

Duration:00:57:08