The Al Dro Network

The Al Dro Network

By al dro
The Al Dro Network is a production studio out of the Bay Area that produces original content in entertainment, podcasting, music, and film. thealdronetwork.com
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Pheromones ep2: WAP
Cardi b and Meghan Thee Stallion just dropped the song "WAP" for all the world to enjoy.  What are your thoughts on this?  Also, we ask the question is it worse to be cheated on multiple times with randoms or have your s/o have a long-term affair?
57:39
August 13, 2020
We Say Goodbye To Whitney Houston
Recorded on the day of her death back in 2012, The Al Dro Show mourns the loss of the icon known as Whitney Houston. Born: August 9, 1963, Newark, NJ Died: February 11, 2012, Beverly Hills, CA Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American singer and actress. She was cited as the most awarded female artist of all time by Guinness World Records and remains one of the best-selling music artists of all time with 200 million records sold worldwide.
1:46:30
February 18, 2020
Facebook Group Cyber Bullying
This is essentially a snapshot in time of one aspect of the early FB group environment.  Groups were new and it was off "regular" Facebook so the content was a little more raw and uncut and arguments happened. Some went too far?   The Let's go to the people and talk about it.   Recorded 3/2011
2:33:47
May 2, 2019
Sex Pills
We give you the rundown on the sexual enhancement movement  *Previously Recorded*
1:21:49
April 16, 2019
Ridiculousness
I dont even know what we were smoking on this day, lol.  Recorded 3/2010 Staff: J Browse, Holiday Hunit, Reggie Matthews, Al Dro
1:15:00
March 17, 2019
Fixing Oakland (pt.2)
Part 2 of a discussion on suggestions and ideas on fixing our beloved Oakland.  Missing the Foothill strip and the Festival at the Lake.  Now a days with all the new traffic out here Oakland has lost some ground on originality.  There are some things that just remain Oakland.  Please enjoy the convo for what it is as there are some great ideas.    ALSO: Everything you need to know about a hoe.  Whether broke, underage, crazy, nice, etc you name it this is the cheat sheet. PARENTAL ADVISORY Staff: Reggie Matthews, Joe Rich, AL Dro Recorded 2/2010
1:19:42
March 7, 2019
Oakland : Fixing Our City
How do we fix this dear city of ours?  Big gentrification money out here yet crime still lingers....or so we think.  We study the new narrative. This episode we take to the phones for some suggestions from some longtime residents. Staff: Al Dro, Reggie Matthews, 2x Mario H Recorded 2009
1:56:24
February 27, 2019
Drophy's 09
old school Drophy's episode. who was the best and worst of 2009. a review. Staff: Holiday Hunit, J Browse, Purple Thumbz, Al Dro.
1:00:30
February 21, 2019
Ratchet Boss
Latest episode of The Al Dro Show *CLASSIC*
1:06:52
January 24, 2019
She Cut It OFF!
This episode we hash out a few internet beefs and answer a few emails. Evidently the Lorena Bobbitt case gets reenacted x's3 by some crazy chick in Southern California.  You win't believe what she does next with that thing, and more insane, is the reason why she did it! Classic.  Let's hear what some of the callers had to say.   Also: apparently anal bleaching is officially a thing.   Recorded 7/2011 Staff: Reggie Matthews, J Browse, Al Dro
1:37:20
January 15, 2019
TP12playdotcom
As social media and Lifetime continue to tear R. Kelly a new one, we slow it all down and examine some of the other players involved in this circus.    Drea Kelly over there on video bumpin' his music and one of the "captives" as seen in a video front and center enjoying his concert.  Let's just put it all out there.   Staff: Reggie Matthews, Al Dro, Metacom 5 Pardon microphone 2.  
1:01:49
January 9, 2019
R. Kelly The Pied Piper
For your listening pleasure. R Kelly is back in the news again with the truth rollin out!  Usher and OJ too.
47:39
January 4, 2019
The Teddy Riley Player
A BAD MAN! Some huge contributions to music.  The list is too long to name.  Shout out to Teddy Riley the LEGEND. The acknowledged "King of New Jack Swing,"  Recorded in 2011 Staff: Reggie Matthews, J. Browse, Al Dro, M-Rob
1:20:07
December 29, 2018
Does Love Exist After 35?
We open up the phones for for some fan perspectives on if love really exists after the age of 35. Not to say it is impossible but for some its more difficult than for others. Some other things too. Staff: Reggie Matthews, Al Dro Recorded 9/24/11
2:12:21
December 11, 2018
NWA Tribute
Tribute to the world's most dangerous group, NWA. Bow down to the Kings and Raider hats. Recorded 6/11/10
1:15:23
December 10, 2018
Michael Jackson Tribute
Music tribute tot the king of pop, Michael Jackson. Rest in peace gone too soon. This episode was recorded o. the day of his death and it was an unusual episode in that we had to record it twice. Recorded 6/25/10 Staff: Reggie Matthews, J Browse, Al Dro, Lino the inhaler
1:09:10
December 1, 2018
Ex-wives and mistresses making a killing
Arnold the Terminator getting his maid pregnant is nothing new....NOW! We were on this story years ago. Tiger Woods losing huge chunks of bread from his misbehaving. Two instances off top. Listen to the breakdown. Recorded 5/20/11 Staff: Reggie Matthews, M Rob, Al Dro, D. Spikes aka Twin
1:15:44
November 26, 2018
Zoo love in Oakland
Hold tight as we delve into J Browse's home movie collection. Animals?? This is a wild one! Recorded: 1/9/12 Staff: Reggie Matthews, J Browse, J Hughes aka Honey Brown, Al Dro
2:07:02
November 25, 2018
New Edition Tribute
Check out our tribute to one of all of our favorite R&B groups growing up in the 80's. New Edition is an American R&B group from the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, formed in 1978. The group reached its height of popularity in the 1980s. During the group's first experience with fame in 1983, its members were Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Bobby Brown, Ronnie DeVoe and Ralph Tresvant. Recorded 4/17/2010 Staff: Reggie Matthews, Al Dro, M- Rob, Bryan Moore, J Browse
1:25:55
November 25, 2018
Holla For Haiti
We had to get in the booth and speak on the devestation of the Haiti earthquakes in 2010. Move over Sean Penn we have boots on the ground helping with the rebuild. Staff: Reggie Matthews, Al Dro, J Browse, Shakir Zaid, Johnny Harris, C Shaw.
1:11:35
November 22, 2018
Independent thinkers
Where are you getting your nees from? Violent crimes down but the reporting of said crimes are way up. This is the critical thinking episode. Shout out to 2tyme the countseller for rollin through dropping some gems
1:56:24
November 21, 2018
Baby momma/daddy nightmare stories
We have some callers chime on on some of their less than happy stories in which they were dealing with their s/o at one time. These are some of the worst, lol. Recorded 8/08/2011 Staff: J Browse, Reggie Matthews, M-Rob, Al Dro
1:46:30
November 19, 2018
Nate Dogg Tribute
A tribute to the undisputed master of hooks in the rap industry. Rest in peace to Nate Dogg OG LBC. This episode was recorded the night of his death 3/2011. All Nate Dogg playlist. Nathaniel Dwayne Hale (August 19, 1969 – March 15, 2011), known professionally as Nate Dogg, was an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. Hale initially began his career as a member of the California rap trio 213, alongside his longtime friend Warren G and cousin Snoop Dogg. He eventually pursued a solo career, and released three solo albums, G-Funk Classics, Vol. 1 & 2 in 1998, Music & Me in 2001, and Nate Dogg as a bootlegged album in 2003 and on CD in 2014. Nate Dogg was known for his deep, low-pitched voice, and for performing hooks, frequently collaborating with other artists such as Dr. Dre, Eminem, Warren G, Tupac Shakur, Westside Connection, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Ludacris, Xzibit, and Shade Sheist on many hit releases.[1] Nate Dogg is regarded as one of the pioneers of G-funk and West Coast hip hop. Hale died in 2011 due to complications from multiple strokes Also: More and more rappers coming back using live bands and the once anti-rap venues are now opening their doors to the crowds they bring. This is 2011 and the movement has started. It is now 2018. Check out this episode for some documentation on history as it was happening. And to think that Kanye and Kim were just dating, lol.
56:42
November 19, 2018
Current State of Hip Hop: A Round Table Discussion
An interesting round table discussion on the current state of hip hop music and culture [at the time] with figures Chuck Johnson and Shake Da Mayor weighing some nuggets of observation and wisdom. Recorded 2/9/2010 Staff: Reggie Matthews, J Browse, Chuck Johnson, Shake Da Mayor, Al Dro
1:18:19
November 19, 2018
Gilbert Arenas trippin'
Gilbert Arenas was still in the NBA obviously, but he had JUST f'd up by pointing a gun at a teammate in the Wizards locker room. This story was hot off the press and we were on it. Shout out to alumni member Purple Thumbz coming through on this episode with some messages for the kids. Recorded in 2010 Staff: J Browse, Holiday Hunnit, Al Dro, Purple Thumbz
1:17:58
November 19, 2018