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Simply King will be targeted to millennials with a tone of modern intellectualism. The topics will be relatable and at times controversial including but not limited to: healthy living, self-help, quotes, sex and relationships and a dash of politics. In addition, I would include a few reoccurring themes such as a view of my generation’s mentality, social trends, and relevant discourse. I want to present myself not as expert but an observer of life that consistently strives to change for the better. I will bring special guest to join the conversation to invoke the thoughts of listeners to see the world in a positive way. Overall I want to provide a new perspective, encourage progression, and positive vibes.

Simply King will be targeted to millennials with a tone of modern intellectualism. The topics will be relatable and at times controversial including but not limited to: healthy living, self-help, quotes, sex and relationships and a dash of politics. In addition, I would include a few reoccurring themes such as a view of my generation’s mentality, social trends, and relevant discourse. I want to present myself not as expert but an observer of life that consistently strives to change for the better. I will bring special guest to join the conversation to invoke the thoughts of listeners to see the world in a positive way. Overall I want to provide a new perspective, encourage progression, and positive vibes.
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Chicago, IL

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Simply King will be targeted to millennials with a tone of modern intellectualism. The topics will be relatable and at times controversial including but not limited to: healthy living, self-help, quotes, sex and relationships and a dash of politics. In addition, I would include a few reoccurring themes such as a view of my generation’s mentality, social trends, and relevant discourse. I want to present myself not as expert but an observer of life that consistently strives to change for the better. I will bring special guest to join the conversation to invoke the thoughts of listeners to see the world in a positive way. Overall I want to provide a new perspective, encourage progression, and positive vibes.

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English


Episodes

Musical Reality ft. Nisan Joseph

5/14/2019
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This week I have Nisan Joseph, songwriter and musician, to talk to me about the current state of R&B as a genre, he has a wealth of knowledge and perspective on the music business and how natural talent and star quality attributes to the success of a recording artist listen and enjoy... Follow Nisan IG & Twitter: @nisanjoseph music featured was by Nisan’s co-creator @Felixxmusic (I don’t own music used in this production)

Duration:00:51:40

Per My Last Email ft. Alycia Attaway

5/6/2019
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This week I asked another CAU alum to join me, my school just produces greatness, Alycia Attaway travel blogger and professional woman. I wanted to bring her on to talk about work culture and the many intersections many of us deal with. I thought what better person than the brillant Alycia. We spoke on hidden rules that POC follow in corporate America, code switching is it good or bad, and gave tips on getting the most from your current employer... Enjoy Follow Alycia's Travel Blog on IG:...

Duration:01:08:38

Homecoming ft. Justin Tuitt

5/1/2019
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This week i speak with former performer, filmmaker, and CAU Alum Justin Tuitt. Because Mrs. Carter dropped an inspired BTS documentary about her and ensemble’s journey to Coachella performance, I thought I have yet to have an HBCU centered episode so we talk misconceptions of Black Colleges, power rankings of TV/Film depictions of “HBCU experience” and just stan on how they should change them to Black Ivy League Institutions, enjoy Follow Justin: IG: elcaptainawesom Twitter:...

Duration:01:32:11

Damn Skinfolks

4/15/2019
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This week I'm back with a quick evergreen episode. I wanted to set the record straight on how to approach people who share your race but don't share the ideal of the advancement of your specific ethnic group. Biggest example in the news lately was Candace Owens and the rhetoric she proclaimed at the Congressional hearing centered around the rise of Hate Crime in the past few years, check out the links below for others that were featured and provided a real historically factual argument on...

Duration:00:29:01

Separate ?

3/25/2019
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This week I give my take on the highly debated philosophical question of " Should we Separate the art from the artist ? " My girl inspired this topic due to the interesting series of events I believed my confliction let me to do more research and I stumbled on an article by Vox.com written by Constance Grady. I believe that it ultimately directed me to the conclusion that this isn't one that is black or white but forever grey... Enjoy and share and review Listen on all platforms:...

Duration:00:48:21

Keepin My Brother Ft. Juice

3/18/2019
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This week I have a listener turned guest, Lawrence “Juice” Pierce . A Delaware native, dancer, aspiring actor, upcoming content collaborator/creator, and of course a CAU alum. We had the necessary controversial conversation about Black men and obvious divide between Black men who are gay and straight. We speak on the gap of understanding on both ends of the spectrum, unpacking the hate and ignorance, and most importantly discussing solutions on how we can better keep our brothers, all of our...

Duration:01:40:34

Teachers See Color ft. Nate Smyth

3/11/2019
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This week I sat with a new acquaintance by the name of Nate Smyth. Nate is a teacher in the inner city of Chicago where he usually teaches science to children that look unlike himself. We spoke about his passion for teaching, and how he felt called to teach. The issues with today's education system and certainly had to speak on his methods of being conscientious of his ethnicity but also of the ethnic groups his students belong to. I really enjoyed this one I hope you do too... Share,...

Duration:01:27:31

When I Get Right ft. Vei

3/4/2019
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This week I featured a favorite of Simply King, the poetess Vei. We unpacked another worthy topic of recognizing your potential, challenging your beliefs to reach your new levels of self-mastery and understanding that your destiny is in your control. We also had to speak on sonic masterpiece that is "When I Get Home" by Solange which served as the theme for this episode. The takeaway is that we are all gifted and special but we must see that we are our biggest barrier to growth... Follow...

Duration:01:18:07

What's Reality ??

2/18/2019
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This week I ask a simple question, How does media distort reality ? Our news comes with more than just facts. With the emergence of phrases like fake news, alternative facts, political correctness, etc. it makes it so hard to consume the facts on current events. The cloudiness of news and other forms of media has the nation divided by platforms. Let me know who you trust for information now, see links mentioned...

Duration:00:32:01

My Anxiety has a 1st Name...

2/11/2019
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This week on Simply King, It is a self help episode speaking towards anxiety. I speak about how I became aware of where the root of my anxiety comes from and I express how I'm not the only one afflicted. I also give a Simple Action for this week for you to name your anxiety as well... Listen, comment, share, and review Subscribe on all platforms https://linktr.ee/simplykingpod Article mentioned in episode Experian.com- Money Anxiety Disorder (I do not own music used in production)

Duration:00:30:45

Black Love:1890 to Now

2/4/2019
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Episode 101 back off of hiatus. It is the first full week of Black History Month and I wanted to honor those that have paved the way on taking you all on a journey with one of my favorite subjects Black Love. I speak on how love and relationships amongst the black community has changed from post slavery til present day. I mentioned several reference that you can see below as well as links to further read for yourself . Black Love is not a Fairytale:...

Duration:01:14:31

One And Only King ft. Will Banks

12/31/2018
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Episode 100!!, I was fortunate to have a great conversation with super Creative Will Banks. A proud Memphis native with so many slashes he could be a one man artistic agency. Banks and i spoke about his effortless individualism, and how that has translated into his work, staying true in moments where doubt succumbs and Will gives his classically trained opinion of the self proclaimed King of R&B... Follow Will @iamwillbanks on Twitter and IG . I do not own music used in recording

Duration:00:57:40

FresHim Up: The Initiative for better Grooming

12/18/2018
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This week is a special episode, its the end of the year and its time to pickup better habits, specifically men's grooming habits. Many men are leaning into better hygiene habits with the beard craze and the proclamation of "Exfoliating and Drinking Water". I say we must lean in to it and upgrade our overall routine and heath regimen... Listen and Enjoy Links mentioned in episode https://www.gq.com/story/grooming-advice-20s?verso=true...

Duration:00:44:42

Underground Culture: The Reunion

12/13/2018
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This week i collaborated with my good friend Jacob Sandoval and B-boy Omar of the Underground Culture Podcast. We reunited to talk about Grammy Nominations, Cardi B's rise, & spoke about hip hop recognizing sub genres. Listen, Share, & Review. follow Jacob & Omar on IG : @jacmajor_ & @omarmzk

Duration:01:14:34

Free Game ft. Keyana Alicia

12/3/2018
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This week my guest is Keyana Alicia a Chicago native that is a photographer, media curator, and VP of Etc. Social. Keyana's perspective on dating & relationships is something I believe is worth sharing with my listeners during the coziest season of the year. She gave anecdotes and opinions on common trends in millennial dating today... Follow her on all social media : @KeyanaAlicia Chicago listeners go to http://etceterasocial.com/ for more info about membership & events at Etc. Social (I do...

Duration:01:22:14

Brisbane Fantasy Ft. Loren Burton

11/26/2018
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Happy Belated Thanksgiving to all. This week I featured a great acquaintance of mine, social media influencer, model, and self-care advocate , Loren Burton. We conversed with a 16 hr. difference in time zone as around morning tea time in Brisbane, Australia. Her Aussie accent was the best, we spoke on her story, Australia vs. U.S, and what drives her to be this positive being smiling on the beaches of the Gold Coast. Follow Loren on IG @agape_Loren (I do not own music used in this production)

Duration:01:07:59

Black Mind x2 ft. Donte Thrasher

11/19/2018
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This week I have a Georgia native now a Chicago transplant, Donte Thrasher. He is a young educator teaching at a charter school on the Southside. We dove into the concept coined by DuBois, Double Consciousness. Thrasher just like DuBois attended both a PWI and HBCU, these two experiences create the best human to express how it is to be constantly aware of your blackness and what that means in every environment... Follow on IG: @dlthrasher (I do not own music/clips used in production)

Duration:01:29:37

Being The Best Belle.

11/14/2018
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This is a special one with a human that I am a big fan of, She goes by Belle. She is a social work professional by day and yoga enthusiast . We spoke on her "Happiness Journey" and how it led to her love for yoga. Belle breaks down the benefits of yoga and how it relates with manifestation, self-awareness, and mental health. Listen till the end for some great Self care tips for men. Follow Belle on IG : @belle_ife (I do not own rights to music used in this production)

Duration:01:00:33

Confliction

11/5/2018
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This week I address my thoughts on the election and I present the concept that to be American is to be in constant conflict with your own moral compass, personal philosophy, ideals, and so forth. I give my best resolution on how to solve this innate conflict that comes with being a hyphenated American. Listen, comment, review & Share ( I do not own the music used in this production )

Duration:00:39:49

"White" Men Must Go Ft. Everything Must Go Podcast

11/1/2018
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In a collaborative episode with The Simply King Podcast, we sit down with Rodney Perry aka King to discuss race. From the idea that white men set the societal norms to experiences with privilege, King asks some difficult questions. Please check out Everything Must Go Podcast: www.everythingmustgopodcast.com IG & Twitter: @emgpod Email us: emgpod@gmail.com Subscribe, comment and leave a review! Share Share Share

Duration:01:20:30