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As A Matter of BLACK

As A Matter of BLACK

By As A Matter of Black
Your favorite bar friends Bolly and Boowee tackle culture, politics, societal dynamics, music, art, culture and beer with every episode. Bringing you some of what you know and all of what you don't! This podcast is the most varied, you'll ever hear. Even their perspective has a perspective.
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BantuNauts!!
On this episode we linked up with dynamic duo Charles & Bibi Ray. They host a syndicated community radio show that high lights African inspired music around the world. They stopped by to talk Afro-beat, the DJ scene, Afro-futurism and travel. Tune in for some awe-inspiring content and check out their radio show on KABF FM 88.3 every Saturday night! 
55:58
May 02, 2022
The Podcast That Slaps, Pt. 2
We're back after a long break to join in on the foolishness of celebrity gossip. Will Smith + Chris Rock's altercation at the Oscars stirred up a huge fuss around the world and on our microphone. We offer our opinion. Bolly wanted to shout out his favorite show and Boowee has an issue with people who only use clichés in conversations. No Four Ingredients but Bolly tells us about his experience at a recent local beer festival. Just vibes.
28:08
April 07, 2022
The Podcast That Slaps, Pt. 1
We're back after a long break to join in on the foolishness of celebrity gossip. Will Smith + Chris Rock's altercation at the Oscars stirred up a huge fuss around the world and on our microphone. We offer our opinion. Bolly wanted to shout out his favorite show and Boowee has an issue with people who only use clichés in conversations.  No Four Ingredients but Bolly tells us about his experience at a recent local beer festival.  Just vibes. 
30:05
April 07, 2022
Happy (as a matter of) Black History Month!
Basically an all around celebration of black culture, thoughts, art, music and greatness. *explicit content*
01:32:51
February 23, 2022
Sucka Free w/ Devoya Mayo
On this episode one of our favorite creatives stops by! Devoya Mayo lives in Fresno, CA and literally is the doer of all things dope! She's a D.J., she has a podcast, she's an artist and a cultural curator. She was gracious enough to share her thoughts on Sidney Poitier, tipping practices in the United States, spitting preachers, dive bars and which jazz house she would like to live in! She's such a sweet soul with such important things to say. Push play and check her out below! Sucka Free Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/1m3LfZE5unPsND8hHSVSnE?si=O_5tW7ZLTU6yifTNNkXoZQ&utm_source=copy-link Sucka Free Playlist: https://youtube.com/channel/UCPqGubcYhW1xORu1thxCknQ IG: https://instagram.com/suckafreesundaypodcast?utm_medium=copy_link IG: https://instagram.com/thehappyblackgirl?utm_medium=copy_link Follow us on IG& Twitter @aamob_pod Love you for listening
01:35:36
February 01, 2022
I think I have jaundice.
Bolly and boowee welcome Special Guest Taylor Pasha for a thought provoking and hilarious episode. We discuss Taylor’s journey through medical school, racism, imposter syndrome and relationships!! Don’t wanna miss this!
01:27:25
January 05, 2022
Happy Birthday DMX
It’s a celebration! Boowee and Bolly celebrate DMX’s birthday by sharing some of their favorite lyrics to notable DMX songs! They also discuss their thoughts on the newly release documentary chronicling the last year of his life. https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/when-we-lost-dmx/pl.u-GgA5kZBco9DqBdq
01:07:41
December 18, 2021
Born Into It!
This fun episode covers a number of current events + dives into some much needed randomness. Bolly and Boowee discuss on-going developments of the Astro-World tragedy, take a deep dive into the notable podcast Drink Champs, decide once and for all if talking on FaceTime in public is acceptable and how sport fans really pick their favorite teams?!?
01:37:29
December 06, 2021
As A Matter of Black Halloween
Bolly and Boowee couldn’t keep it together this episode. No cues, no production and no script! Just vibes. The duo discuss Meek Mill and other artists who’ve accused record labels of not paying them. They talk about government phones, and Boowee breaks down her very scary and obsessive list of horror movies with strong black leads! Plus we couldn’t keep you away from our Four Ingredients! Follow us on IG& Twitter @aamob_pod  Love you for listening  
01:44:26
November 03, 2021
Sweet Sweetback
In this episode we discuss Melvin Van Peebles impact to American Cinema and how his art changed/inspired the world. We tackle the current musical climate, new artists, record labels and producers. Its juicy.  Lastly, Boowee and Bolly share an announcement that you don't want to miss.  Follow us on IG& Twitter @aamob_pod  Love you for listening  
01:32:12
October 18, 2021
You Come At The King, You Best Not Miss
In this episode we unpack society's issues with athletes who make political statements and discuss our thoughts on Naomi Osaka's Netflix documentary. We also talk about performance fatigue and the untimely passing of Michael Kenneth Williams. + A cool 4-Ingrediant segment! This episode will make you reevaluate so many things. Oh, indeed.  Follow us on IG @aamob_pod Email us a drop if you real: aamobpodcast1@gmail.com Direct all podcast topics, sponsorships, etc. to our gmail  ^^ Love you for listening -AAMOB ** this episode includes very sensitive topics and is explicit. 
01:35:33
September 13, 2021
So Unserious w/ Omavi Shakar
In this very unserious episode we discuss posting your significant other on social media, navigating love in the age of dating shows and your idea of baseline happiness. Very special guest Omavi Shakar joins us to provide laughs and joins us for a dope 4 Ingredients segment. You'll love the conversation.   Follow us on IG @aamob_pod Email us a drop if you real: aamobpodcast1@gmail.com Direct all podcast topics, sponsorships, etc. to our gmail  ^^ Love you for listening -AAMOB ** this episode includes very sensitive topics and is explicit**
01:34:37
August 12, 2021
About Political Prisoners w/ Ashley Jeffrey
This episode we unpack the ongoing arrest, detainment and persecution of lead organizer-- Dawn Jeffrey. Her sister, Ashley Jeffrey joins us to break down what has been going on and how we can help. If anyone would like to contribute to this cause financially, hit the cash app----> $AzAsh The harassment and detainment of political activists in the United States must stop. FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!!  Follow us on IG @aamob_pod Email us a drop if you real: aamobpodcast1@gmail.com Direct all podcast topics, sponsorships, etc. to our gmail  ^^ Love you for listening -AAMOB ** this episode includes very sensitive topics and is explicit**
39:43
July 30, 2021
Two Weddings & A Funeral
This episode is all black! We discuss Juneteenth as it is officially recognized as a federal holiday, we revoke picnic/bbq passes, (please don't forget to turn yours in. You know who you are) Bolly and Boowee share their most memorable moments from children's church and we breakdown issues with summer weddings + Bolly makes a very shocking yet (meant to be) humorous confession. Last but not least we hit you with a very tasty Four Ingredients. Check it out! Follow us on IG @aamob_pod Email us a drop if you real: aamobpodcast1@gmail.com Direct all podcast topics, sponsorships, etc. to our gmail  ^^ Love you for listening -AAMOB ** this episode includes very sensitive topics and is explicit**
01:30:56
July 02, 2021
Shadowboxing With "Shadowman"
Could be our most random episode yet. We tackle Little Rock's vigilante - "Shadowman", discuss the comedic genius of Paul Mooney as we reflect on his passing, the all black local music festival-- Homegrown and Mike Tyson. We included two 4 ingredients this episode. You're welcome.  Follow us on IG @aamob_pod Email us a drop if you real: aamobpodcast1@gmail.com Direct all podcast topics, sponsorships, etc. to our gmail  ^^ Love you for listening -AAMOB ** this episode includes very sensitive topics and is explicit**
01:33:12
June 08, 2021
Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself
This episode is literally packed with everything from foolishness to pettiness to happiness. We had a very special guest, Joshua Asante (artist, musician, photographer) , stop by and impart knowledge on relationships, fatherhood, art, music and creativity. Boowee discusses her celebrity crushes and Bolly solicits male suitors on her behalf....because the pandemic has left her lonely.  We also discuss fake accents, crushes, and 4 ingredients. Could be considered The Duo's great episode! Check out more about our lovely friend Joshua at el colorido. - dark vibrant. (format.com) or @joshua_asante on IG  Follow us on IG @aamob_pod Email us a drop if you real: aamobpodcast1@gmail.com  Direct all podcast topics, sponsorships, etc. to our gmail above ^^  Love you for listening  -AAMOB
01:25:16
May 26, 2021
The Dazzling World of Dazzmin Murry
This episode with special guest Dazzmin Murry is pretty magical as we discuss creative arts in Arkansas, music, the untimely passing of DMX, friendship dates and decoding lyrics. Be sure to follow Dazz and all of her goings on via IG and Facebook @dazzthegreatest. And check out her ultra cool non-profit, Creators' Village here: About Us – Creators Village
01:09:21
May 03, 2021
Quarantining While Black - One Year Later
Boowee and Bolly discuss being in lock down one year after the start of the Coronavirus Pandemic, vaccines, our plans after government safety protocols are lifted and random events. That's it. 
01:31:05
March 30, 2021
As A Matter of Black History
In this episode we discuss Black History 365, Judas and The Black Messiah, Boowee's Corner, Interludes and Regina King! eXplosive!! 
01:48:41
March 03, 2021
U.S. Doom w Special Guest Thanos
Our good friend, Thanos from Hit Radio Show Mad Titan Radio joins us to discuss all things hip-hop, including the untimely death of Hip Hop Artist M.F. Doom. We also chat about the insurgent at the U.S. Capitol, anti-black racism and our coveted 4-Ingrediants Segment +  Boowee's Corner. Gooood stuff!!  Listen to Mad Titan Radio every Saturday at 9pm cst on 88.3 FM or stream online KABF 88.3FM | The Voice of the People 
01:46:32
January 22, 2021
Next Stop, Poet Dr. w/ Drekkia Writes
We stopped by Poet Drive to pay Drekkia Writes; the poet, motivational speaker and author a visit. Such the breath of fresh air as we discussed 2020 in review, hoe spirits, relationships and Gucci v. Jeezy verzuz. This episode will make you laugh and think at the same time.  You can support Drekkia by visiting her website Drekkia Writes Thanks for listening. 
01:36:26
January 07, 2021
Special Guest Drekkia Writes
Quick listen from our amazing guest, Drekkia Writes. 
00:28
January 05, 2021
Henny-thing Is Possible (Lost Episode)
On this "lost episode" of As A Matter of Black we discuss COVID safe festivities during Juneteenth and Fourth of You-Lie (July 4),  our first time drinking Hennessey, Listener's choice topic and Spike Lee movies. 
01:40:08
December 09, 2020
Young, Gifted and (As A Matter of) Black
As A Matter of Black welcomed our very first guest to the set! Christian Kimbrough, owner of Revive Minds talks about the tragic event that led him to create an incredible clothing line and his journey to becoming a community youth advocate to end gun violence. 
50:19
November 27, 2020
Polls & Poles
This episode is packed with rhetoric about Super Tuesday, Only Fans, respectability politics, and our favorite 4 Ingredients segment! 
01:19:00
November 09, 2020
Breonna Taylor
Boowee and Bolly speak on the grand jury's decision to indict only one of the three officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor with first-degree wanton endangerment charges. 
54:60
September 24, 2020
Hop It Up Beer (4 Ingredients) Review
Since the last few episodes of AAMOB didn't have a 4 ingredients segment, Boowee & Bolly spend an entire episode reviewing new beers and playing an interesting game of questions and answers!  This episode is for our beer lovers and the beer curious alike!  
01:26:08
September 22, 2020
Is It Wap Or Whaap? Pt.2
Bolly and Boowee conclude part two of this episode by discussing the shooting incident involving Meg the Stallion and Tory Lanez. If you or anyone you know is suffering from domestic abuse, you don't have to suffer alone. Domestic Abuse Hotline: 1-800-799-7233.  Lastly, Boowee brings an issue to the table in the segment: Boowee's Corner. She asks is the "Sou-Sou" True Blessings Group a scam or cooperative economics? You be the judge. 
01:00:34
September 09, 2020
Is It Wap Or Whaap?
This two-part episode is thought-provoking and hilarious. Boowee & Bolly revisit problematic episodes of Moesha since its launch on Netflix and talk about double standards/misogynistic behavior in hip hop which has been a hot button issue since the release of Cardi B & Meg the Stallion's single W.A.P.  Plus catch the explosive debate on how the acronym should be pronounced. 
01:23:45
August 27, 2020
Politics As Usual
Bolly and Boowee address the 2020 Presidential Election and Joe Biden's Vice President announcement of Kamala Harris. They dive into the Democratic Party, the Clintons, and decide if they agree or disagree with Joe Biden's decision. 
36:55
August 12, 2020
Hard Being Black
Bolly & Boowee return again with a somber episode discussing civil unrest in the wake of George Floyd's murder by police officers in Minneapolis. They deep dive into America's historical racial injustices, talk about how you can get involved, give tips on ways to improve your mental health and end the show on a good note with a hilarious "4 Ingredients" segment.  As A Matter of Black is here to remind you that Black Lives Matter!!  
01:21:22
June 24, 2020
Quarantining While Black
Bolly and Boowee reconnect after another hiatus but this time over the phone due to the current COVID-19 Self Isolation guidelines. We discuss how the pandemic has impacted us and those we know, isolation shenanigans and Boowee goes into 4 ingredients alone.  The wait is over. 
01:42:47
May 04, 2020
Sorry For The Wait
Bolly and Boowee discuss the latest topics in Black film. Why are actors from "Power" getting death threats? Our opinion on Tyler Perry writing, directing and acting in his films. More people watching stories and 4 Ingredients! Its been a while...but it's worth the wait! 
01:10:19
February 16, 2020
Tis The Season....
Man/Woman of the Decade, Friends in the Middle, Kwanzaa, 4 Ingredients 2x, 2019 Recap and more... SEASON FINALE for Boowee & Bolly finish the year out!!!
01:47:06
January 01, 2020
Sage Rage
Boowee and Bolly are back after hiatus!!! This episode we talk about cultural, equity, politics, corporate infrastructure and never make it to 4 ingredients... Stay tuned for the season finale of #AsAMatterOfBlack
55:45
December 26, 2019
Hello... Phone Unlocked Boowee & Bolly
Brainstorming phone called with the hosts of As A Matter of BLACK! HERE THE STORY OF HOW IT ALL STARTED....
05:10
November 10, 2019
Wendy's Spicy Nuggets #LOST episode
We was both on 1 this episode!!! We talked about Boowee's weekend glow up, shooting the J and airballin, Ayesha Curry's #WCW aspirations, Joe Biden, Chance the Rapper's positive affirmations, Abortion, Women's Rights, and our Beer of the Show 4 Ingredients!!! #AsAMatterOfBlack Throwback
01:16:38
October 01, 2019
Don't Touch My Hair!!!
Just ask!!!! Boowee & Bolly break down what will forever be BROKEN!!! Mac Miller's death, Wu-Tang series, Banning LOCS, Pre Cuffing Season and more....
01:30:06
September 30, 2019
LOST PILOT EPISODE
Boowee was adamant that we release episode despite opposition from Bolly...   Off Da Grid - Mute Kanye - Summer Weather - Madness - College Cheating Scandal - Bradley Blackshire - Beer Snobs Matter and more
01:00:25
September 13, 2019
Boowee Vs Everybody
Boowee feels the pressure of the world and isn't backing down without a fight! Boom talks about military life and stereotypes! Bolly is loud but never wrong!
01:22:00
August 30, 2019
Boob Sweat!
As A Matter of BLACK is back!!!
01:07:36
August 15, 2019
As A Matter of BLACK!!!
01:09:40
July 02, 2019