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For the Culture: Blavity Co-Founder Jonathan Jackson

In this gem of an episode we are going in depth with Blavity Co- Founder Jonathan Jackson. Blavity is the largest platform for Black Millennials. We discuss the foundations of this start up, and the importance of being a part of a team that truly cares for one another and how Blavity was able to raise 1 million dollars in seed money. Jonathan also shares what "for the culture" means to him and how he is breaking rules and tearing down stereotypes. We also have a fun discussion about dating...


Demystified: Getting Back to the Financial Basics w/ Dominique Broadway

In this episode we are talking with award winning personal finance expert Dominique Broadway. Dominique has been featured on many prominent platforms from,, US. News to name a few. Dominique talks about her previous work managing and growing the finances of high net worth individuals and how that led her to bring her experience and knowledge to help her fellow millennials. She talks with us about establishing and rebuilding credit, how to get started investing,...


nycTIES Meet the Members Series Featuring Rebecca Bellamy

In this special sponsored episode We are chatting with Rebecca Bellamy a member of nycTIES. nycTIES is a long-running networking and volunteer organization geared toward young professionals in New York City. She shares with us about her work at Moody's investor service, her favorite restaurants , and favorite places to get lost in the city. Rebecca also shares the value of being part of a service organization like nycTIES. Learn more about nycTIES Facebook Instagram Follow us...


It's Handled: Not Being Defined By Defeats

In this episode we are talking with crisis communicator and expert communications strategist Safiya Simmons. She shares with us her journey into the world of Public Relations. We discuss what its like to work for high profile clients like former DC public schools chancellor Michelle Rhee and Congressmen Elijah Cummings. Safiya open up about what its like to make very public mistakes (like having your emails end up in the Washington Post) and more importantly how to grow and recover from...


There is Messaging in Everything

In this episode we talk to Krysten Copeland the founder of KC & Co Communications, a Washington DC based PR firm. We talk about Washington DC’s messaging/image problem under President Trump. Why it's important to cultivate your brand even if you don’t think your industry requires it, leveraging your social media, becoming a small business owner and the discipline that comes along with it, answering the ever important question of who has the best brunch ? New York City or DC. Get social...


Detroit vs. Everybody Part 2

In part 2 of our conversation with J. Mallory we get more into in his other acting roles on Homeland and Quantico. We talk about the rich characters J portrayed on both of these television dramas. There's more Defenders talk, particularly about the iconic jailhouse scene with J and Mike Colter. We delve into J. Mallory the person. He shares his secrets to a successful relationship when both partners are career driven and how they handle potential sex scenes (juicy !) J shares his journey...


Detroit vs. Everybody Part 1

In this special two part episode, we are talking with actor, stylist, and vegan activist J. Mallory. A Detroit native, J shares with us about growing up in D town and attending Cass Tech where his classmates included Big Sean and Cornelius Smith aka Marcus on Scandal . (Other notable alumni include Diana Ross and the late Della Reese). We get into how he was able to break into the acting business in New York City. J Mallory also shares his amazing experience as an understudy for Blair...


Everybody Going Vegan

In our Thanksgiving special we are talking to food blogger & on air food personality Johnna French of Johnna Knows Good Food. She shares with us her favorite recipe tips (pumpkin spice sweet potato mash anyone?), Thanksgiving host and guest etiquette. She shares ways to make Thanksgiving staple dishes more interesting, as well as some healthy alternatives. We have a fun discussion about the questions millennials are tired of being asked at holiday dinners & in a world where everyone is...


No Flight Necessary

In this episode we are talking all things millennials and travel with Lo Millie the Founder/CEO of Can't Stay Put, a unique travel brand. Lo shares with us the process that put her a journey of quitting her job to traveling the world. How she was able to travel through south east Asia on a budget of $30 dollars a day. We talk about what it means to be a traveler not a tourist. Lo also shares some the amazing opportunities she has created for herself like scouting locations for experiences...


Great Vibes, Great Food

We are chatting with Justine aka the Grocery Goddess. In this episode we are talking about alternative natural medicines that include vodka. We also discuss creating healthy habits, going Vegetarian, and the realness of Mercury retrogrades. Justine also shares with us how she was able to develop here own spiritual identity and why its important to be transparent as a food blogger. So much to learn in this episode. So dive in. Learn more about...


We are Highly Recommended

In our Season 2 premiere we are talking to Marquis Williams the founder & CEO of the wine curation service Highly Recommended. We chat about growing up & bossing up in Harlem, his journey into the wine business and becoming an Entrepreneur. We also discuss navigating the wine space as a Black man. Marquis also shares his insights into successfully investing in the wine business. This one is full of gems. Dive in ! Learn More About Marquis: Highly Recommended (website) Instagram Follow...


Consistency is Key

In this episode we are joined by Singer/Model Demi Grace. Demi shares with us what its like to rehearse/perform with Beyonce (mind blowing). She shares how she was discovered in NYC to star in a national ad campaign for Pantene, becoming the first woman with locks to do so. We chat about her world music sound and her experience being raised by Nigerian parents living in the United States. There tips for anyone trying to break into the music/fashion industries and so much more. There are so...


We Loved Captain Planet

In this special we report we chat with Debbie Levin, the President of the Environmental Media Association. The EMA has worked with Hollywood's elite to advocate & drive action on climate change initiatives. The EMA has worked with stars like Jaden Smith, Shailene Woodley, Rosario Dawson, Van Jones and so many others. We chat with Debbie about her start in environmental activism, the connection between environmental issues and the entertainment industry, and how specifically President...


Atlanta is Full !

In this Adulting 101 only episode we are talking to the founders of BLK HLTH. BLK HLTH is a platform to educate, engage, and empower the Black community in improving our health and wellness. May is Mental Health Awareness month and we discuss how to raise awareness about Mental Health in the Black community, how men can be vulnerable enough to discuss their feelings, and the limits of sisterhood when it comes to mental health. We also chat about millennials getting physically fit and a few...


Beauty From Wisdom

In this Adulting 101 only episode, we talk to Celebrity Make up artist Stephanie Flor. Stephanie has worked with celebrities like Sting, Eve, & Mariah Carey among others. We talk breaking into the beauty industry, the significance of colors outside of the western world, She shares how she empowers women through her Around the World Beauty movement and great beauty tips for men. Plus so much more ! So many gems in this one !


WeTv's Hustle & Soul Review

Tiff attends a special press screening of WeTv's newest reality tv show : Hustle & Soul. The screening included a Q/A with AJ Calloway and a DJ set by Questlove. She gives a detail review of the show as well as details on the screening...Dive in


You Gotta Be Outstanding

We're talking Millennials and the Job Market and changing jobs often is actually a good thing. During #tbt we chat about the golden era of 106 & Park and the epicness of Freestyle Friday. In the Adulting 101 segment we talk to Nadira Byles who works in HR at BET Networks. She share tips on how to get ahead in a tough job market and how to build relationships and a brand while at larger company. There great takeaways thank can help you advance your career right away.


Reunited & It Feels So Good !

In this episode we talk to media maven Neffy Anderson. We talk her internship at Z100's Elvis Duran show to becoming an on air correspondent at BET for 106 & Park. We also chat about her hit YouTube series the Path Less Traveled. Neffy shares the valuable lessons she learned from being laid off & how important it is to create a lane for yourself and make your own opportunities. There are social media branding tips as a bonus ! Gems on Gems. Dive in !


Nobody Cares About Cats

We dive into Spirituality. Are Millennials becoming more or less spiritual? Tis gets his first Tarot reading. In our first interview we talk to spiritual advisor Darly Rose about the Saturn Return.


Ghostbusting Side Hustles

Happy New Year ! We are talking side hustles & why they make us feel special. We take a journey through how we consume music. Plus a special Adulting 101 where we speak to cast members of WeTv's Ghosts in the Hood and Sway Calloway.


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