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Culture and Cigars is a podcast hosted by Demetrius Holland. He discusses different topics dealing with the black culture such as social justice, spirituality, finance, and etc. All while smoking a cigar. Hence the name Culture and Cigars.




Episode 13: The Evolution of the Church

In this episode I talk with Michael Turange of Da Chozen Brothas and Rev. Perry Shearill. We discuss the changes we see in the church. Like the changes in worship, music, preaching, and much more.

Duration: 00:23:58

Episode 12: Laughter Is Universal

In this episode I interview DJ Pryor. A comedian, actor, and former radio personality. In this interview we talk about who inspired him to do comedy, being political or not to be political, men dressing and impersonating women, and much more.

Duration: 00:38:12

Episode 11: The Art of Fashion

In this week episode I interview Nikita. A creative design director, stylist, and personal closet organizer. We discuss slut shamming, body shamming, is fashion emasculating men, and more. This episode was recorded at Up In Smoke Cigar Lounge on 109 Hatcher Lane in Clarksville TN.

Duration: 00:49:27

Episode 10: Treva Gordon Interview

In this episode I had the privilege of talking with Treva Gordon. She is a wife, mother, evangelist, publisher of the Convenient Shopper magazine, author, play writer, actresses, and radio host. Just to name a few of the things that she do. We talk about how do she find time to do all this. Also we talked about how she almost died giving birth and her story that made it to the 700 Club.

Duration: 00:43:00

Marching On

In this episode I interview Joseph Strong. He is a senior at American Baptist College and president of the SCLC chapter at the school. We discuss Black Lives Matter, should there just be one big organization as opposed to many, and how do social justice and Christianity go together.

Duration: 00:43:46

NuClassik Interview

In this episode I talk with Darius Bagwell. Who is one of the co-founders of the up and coming website A website designed to give a platform for independent artist/entertainers to network, sell, promote, and build their brand. We also discuss marketing, and do you still need to go to college to be successful.

Duration: 00:40:32

Is Black Fraternities Still Relevant

In this episode I talk with a Alpha, Kappa, Omega, and Iota about is black fraternities still relevant for the black community. We also discuss should blacks be Greek, can your fraternity become an idol, and much more.

Duration: 00:45:50

Let Your Money Make Money (Credit Repair)

In this episode I talk with Dr. Sonya Abrams who is a financial adviser. She talks about ways to fix your credit, and how to stop living pay check to pay check or no check to no check. We discuss how to let your money make money for you.

Duration: 01:10:42

If It Don't Make Money Its Just A Hobby

Richard "Reason" Garrett is a City Councilman and a Real Estate agent in Clarksville TN. He also is the founder of the LEAP Org. In this interview we discuss tips for first time home buyers. How to get into the real estate business, and what made him get into politics.

Duration: 00:51:53

Dr. Stallworth Interview

Dr. DeWayne Stallworth is a professor at the American Baptist College in Nashville TN. He also is the author of Stable Conscience: Awareness of God, Self, and Others. During this interview we discuss Black Privilege, should the church be political, and can you be so woke that your confused.

Duration: 00:55:27

Make Me Over Meka Interview

You can't talk about the culture without talking to the hair stylist. Dameka W. Toles is the Owner/Operator at Make Me Over Beauty Bar. In this interview we talk about the evolution of black hair styles. How to take care of your natural hair. Tips for fathers who do their daughters hair, and much more.

Duration: 00:33:19

Rahim Buford Interview

Rahim Buford Interview by Culture and Cigars

Duration: 01:41:37