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Simply King

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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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Location:

Chicago, IL

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Podcasts

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

In My Zone

11/13/2017
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1 month away but I am back with a great episode. This week I speak about the "Comfort Zone" a popular psychological state that we have our own definitions for, I explain what a few intelligent people say about the comfort zone what it means to be in it the zone and what happens when you step out of that zone. Listen and enjoy and don't forget to share Simply Being Shoutout: Tiffany Haddish and musical artist Relxuise check out project DM Me on Itunes (I do not own rights to the music used in...

Duration: 00:35:12


Simply Relating ft. Jahda & Domo of the "I Can Relate Podcast"

10/9/2017
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This week is another podcast collab with the ladies of the "I Can Relate Podcast" with Jahda and Domo. Two AUC alums bringing you relatable content from a unique perspective. There show can be found right here on soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/i-can-relate-5360077. We spoke on a variety of topics this week from white terrorism, abortion rights, and our tv binge addictions. Listen and surely follow these two ladies on IG @sene_gyal.jah & @domowrites. (Ii do not own music used in this...

Duration: 01:25:37


Shake The Table: A year of "A Seat at the Table"

10/3/2017
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A year of after "A seat at the Table" and it still slaps, I am saying now that this is the "Whats Going On" of my generation. Solange's melodic, soulful, conscious album was an unknown necessity for the culture. I speak on the impact and the premise of this album because it still resonates and I predict that will be a perpetual feeling. Pray for Puerto Rico Pray for Las Vegas Pray for us All (I do not own the rights to music used in this production)

Duration: 00:30:17


Special Delivery: Little Men Cheat

9/21/2017
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This week's Special Delivery had a theme of relationships as a whole. Kevin Hart's cheating fiasco, my review of HBO's Insecure 2 finale, and my opinion of the OwnTV docu-series, Black Love...Enjoy (I do not own music used in this production)

Duration: 00:38:16


Another One: 2 Year Anniversary

9/15/2017
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This week marks two years of podcasting and I am feeling great to be able to find a medium that comes so natural to me. I spoke on my purpose, milestones, and then highlighted three of my best shows this year. I had to mention what is to come in my 3rd year of podcasting, new format, new topics, new guest, still Simply King (I do not own the rights to music used)

Duration: 00:44:21


Laugh More ft. T White

8/29/2017
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This week was a pleasant surprise, future notable Clark Atlanta Alum and Stand-Up Comedian Terrance White (@twhite_123) joined me. We discussed the interest of admission to the illustrious CAU by the super talented artist Chance the Rapper, White's inspirations and what led him to pursue Comedy. This was a conversation on getting after your dream put the work and something will come back to you... I hope you enjoy and don't forget to share. Follow T-White on IG & Twitter: @twhite_123 and...

Duration: 00:41:41


Who Got Tha Juice ft. Malik Curtis aka Juice Lord

8/22/2017
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This week I featured an upcoming artist by the name of Malik Curtis better know as Juice Lord, native to St. Paul, MN. I met him while he was in high school and he has grown in short time to a artist with great range. We spoke about hiphop, blackness in the Midwest and his inspirations. You can check out his work on Soundcloud @JuiceLord follow him on IG @hammertimejuice. Support his work (I do not own rights to music used in this production)

Duration: 00:52:01


Special Delivery: America Being America

8/14/2017
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In the words of Toni Morrison, "What are you without racism", this is a special delivery my own News Flash that I can't help but to contribute my 2 pennies. I spoke on why the very American acts of violence in Charlottesville,VA occurred and how those who choose to be on the right side of history should move forward and continue to Resist... (I do not own music used in this production)

Duration: 00:30:50


Cole World Of Sports ft. Cole Johnson

8/7/2017
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This week I featured Cole Johnson the host of the ColeSportz podcast . Sports nerd extraordinaire, Cole Johnson, guides you through the different complexities of this world. We unpacked the current state of sports and its relation to society, unpacked the layers of the Kaepernick blackballing claims, and athletes social responsibility. Listen and follow Cole here http://www.colesportz.com/ (I do not own music used in this production)

Duration: 01:04:36


Our Dark Skin ft. Edikan Hanson

7/31/2017
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This week I feature a Nigerian writer, photographer, journalist,& published author Edikan Hanson, (A-Dee-Can). We unpacked several commonalities of being African and being African American how we are connected in complexion and a global popular culture, in contrast to our cultural views and identities. She shared her inspirations to create as well as the dating culture in Nigeria. I hope you enjoy follow Edikan @hisbrownpoet on IG and the link to her book...

Duration: 00:52:35


Hella Insecure: HBO's Insecure Season 2 breakdown

7/25/2017
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This week I had no choice but to theme my episode around one of the most popular shows on television. I unpacked the complexity of emotions post breakup, predictions of the season, and the importance of supporting artist like Issa Rae, when she wins we all win... (I do not own music used in this production)

Duration: 00:37:16


Me Myself And Love ft. Vei

7/10/2017
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This week is a heavy one, I asked the talented artist, poet, and life learner Vei to assist me with this very crucial topic. Self Love is something we all need to make habit in our lives, sadly we all don't or we are still trying to discover how to love ourselves. Vei and I dove deep into this topic speaking on the intricate era of your 20 somethings down to Loving someone and growing simultaneously. This is a powerful episode I advise you listen closely. Follow the eclectic Vei on IG and...

Duration: 01:06:23


Black Rainbow ft. Demario Dunson

6/26/2017
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Today I sat down with Demario Dunson, it's Pride weekend in Chicago and coincidentally I booked him the same weekend to be on the show. We spoke on the interesting intersection of being Gay in 2017 and being Black in 2017. In addition, to appropriation of black & Gay culture and a few gems for people with a rainbow coalition of friends... Follow Demario on IG @hardcore_duck Listen, Share, comment, Review (I do not own music used in this production)

Duration: 00:51:05


Seeking Life ft. Taylor Justin

6/19/2017
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This week on Simply King, I have the local Chicago blogger and cultural enthusiast , Taylor Justin. She is a native to the midwest and her platform The Haute Seeker (https://thehauteseeker.com/),is curated reference for Chicago food, social, & art scenes. In addition to her highlighting the latest fashion she connects with community organizers and non-profit reps speaking on the positive aspects of the Windy City. We spoke on the power of discovery & travel, ultimately speaking on stepping...

Duration: 00:41:56


Black Aesthetic Redux

6/12/2017
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This week marks my 50th episode, so I decided to revisit my pilot episode "The Black Aesthetic". I was heavily inspired by Marvel's Black Panther trailer that dropped this week and already has the world in mass anticipation. I reiterated the importance and the value of the black aesthetic and what it means to me, also I addressed my theory on the black male identity crisis and black women celebrating their aesthetic but challenged for this global campaign of self love and empowerment......

Duration: 00:41:38


Expressions By King

5/29/2017
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This week I shared how much of an expressive guy I am and introduce a new themed episode titled Expressions by King or Expressions by Him. I spoke on idea of Men being the initiators as well as the catalyst to romance within relationships. Also spoke on being self aware while in a relationship it is very vital to a healthy union of souls. Gave a few tips on the dreaded "approach" when in the dating scene... Listen, Share, Comment, and Review (I do not own music used in this production)

Duration: 00:39:55


My BennieRosevelt ft. Bennierosevelt

5/15/2017
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This week on Simply King I featured my long time friend and viral photographer Bennierosevelt, say it all no abbreviations, we spoke on several aspects of his work , the plight of a being a career artist, and the purpose of his work. Bennierosevelt has been featured on several web publications, such as BET.com, Buzzfeed, AfroPunk, & Huffington Post. Check out his work on IG @bennierose & @iamroseography, @roseography on twitter. He is accepting bookings in most major cities (I do not own...

Duration: 00:52:22


Fake REAL News ft. Domo Sims

4/24/2017
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This week I reached back to my alma mater for this topic. Domo Sims, a published student journalist, gave me her opinion on the state of journalism today. We spoke on why she writes and how vital honest journalism will be in today's political climate. We spoke on the impact of viral content and click-baiting on today's culture of communication. Follow Domo @domowrites on IG & Twitter check out her published article in the Detroit News...

Duration: 00:50:33


D.N.A.(Developing New Attributes)

4/18/2017
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Off of hiatus and I am so inspired by Kendrick Lamar's latest album "Damn". It is also Spring which brings this sense of cleaning and renewing in the atmosphere. I speak on how this Spring I and everyone listening should Develop New Attributes, welcome change in your life for the better or just for the sake of progression in your own life/career. Follow on Facebook @The Simply King podcast and on IG @thesimplykingpod (I do not own rights to music used in this production)

Duration: 00:28:47


Let Her Lead ft. Maura Chanz

4/3/2017
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Last day of Women's History Month, I have been on a wave of producing women centric content. The best way to end this series of episode was to feature a boss lady in her own right, Ms. Maura Chanz. Maura is a Spelman Alumna who proclaims herself a puppeteer of culture and entrepreneur. I spoke to her about women in leadership and plethora of other topics like her duality of being equal parts Cardi B and Coretta Scott King, she was a guest with so many gems... Listen, Share, Comment, and...

Duration: 01:01:51

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