Culture and Camaraderie
By Culture And Camaraderie
Damilare (@NYTypical) and Tyler Edwards (@Lax_Era) Talk about creativity, life and learning on the upward rise in the creative and Entertainment industry
THE PENULTIMATE EPISODE
In this weeks episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast we talk music, recent events with black lives matter and more detail on the creative design challenge we're taking part in
June 30, 2020
STEP BY STEP
In this episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast, we discuss some of the funny stories we've come across on twitter and the not-so-socially distanced birthday party we held as well as he new design project we're both working on.
June 15, 2020
FALSE IDOLS - THE BLACK RENAISSANCE PT. 2
In this episode of the Culture and Camaraderie Podcast, we discuss the recent developments in the protest this past weekend as well as the controversy around Virgil Abloh's donation and comments on the riots, Michael Jordan and Kanye's contributions plus the coalition formed inside Adidas by black employees to force the hand of managers to change how it supports it's black team members.
June 8, 2020
THE BLACK RENAISSANCE
In this episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast, we reflect on the tragic events in Minneapolis and share our feelings on what's currently happening in the USA. We also talk about our return to drawing and all the things that we're having to pick up again as we start to hone the craft once again as well as discussing some more theories around creative practice.
June 2, 2020
LIVING IN A TIME OF LEVERAGE
In this episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast, we discuss Joe Rogan's power play in shifting all his visual and audio content to spotify and what that means for Youtube, the music industry and creators. We also discuss balance in relationship, reflecting on some hilaarious stories we've come across in the past week.
May 25, 2020
PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS
In this episode of the Culture and Camaraderie Podcast, we delve into the fascination with astrology, positioning yourself creatively within the industry and how our experiences and upbringing amongst our friendship circles influences our drives and ambitions.
May 18, 2020
SANCTIONS FOR SELLOUTS
On this episode of the Culture and Camaraderie Podcast, we discuss the return of 6ix9ine and the implications that has for music, the weight of peoples opinions in the age of social media and the consequences of chasing a bag as an artist.
May 11, 2020
On this episode of the Culture and Camaraderie Podcast, we discuss some of the latest music and videos that have dropped this week and dive deep into a philosophical discussion about ways of thinking and what we've learned about belief systems from those like Noam Chomsky to Patrice O'neal.
May 4, 2020
CREDIT WHERE CREDITS DUE
In this weeks episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast we have another conversation about legacy specifically around Kanye and how much the true extent of his influence goes unnoticed. We continue the conversation leading into the building of empires, how coronavirus is going to influence technology and the prevalence of social media in the times of a pandemic.
April 27, 2020
CHANGE OF THE GUARD
In this weeks episode of the Culture and Camaraderie Podcast we talk chess moves amongst the biggest names in music citing the viral livestream between Diddy and Drake and debting the politics behind the clip. We then discuss Drakes successor and what will need to be done for an even greater artists taking his place ot become a reality.
April 20, 2020
New Songs and Sacrifices
In this week of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast we talk about what's been going on in the past week through the quarantine with the return of Tory Lanez's IG Live's, mass workplace layoffs and more new music!
April 13, 2020
Catalogues In Quarantine
On the 40th episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast, @Lax_Era and @NYtypical discuss what some of the producer, songwriters and artists are doing to keep us all entertained throughout these strange times. We talk about how the songwriter battles that Neyo, Johnta, The Dream and Sean Garrett went and our verdicts as well as what went on with Boi 1da and Hit-boys beat battle and some of the unreleased tunes we got to hear.
April 6, 2020
CREATIVES IN A CRISIS
This week on the culture and camaraderie podcast, we come at you again from isolation and with a plethora of new music to talk about. We debate on Drake being the greatest pop artist to do it since Michael Jackson, JPEGMAFIA and Talib Kweli's conversation and we discuss the expectation of an artist once they've paid their dues.
March 30, 2020
In a first of possibly several episodes in quarantine, we bring you another instalment of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast. This week, we talk about current state of the UK and our perspective on what the leadership is doing so far. We dive into some new music from Don Toliver, Giveon's land Lute. That and much more on this weeks episode of the Culture and Camaraderie Podcast
March 23, 2020
BE YOURSELF, WEIRDO
In this next instalment of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast, we discuss the recent interviews held by Cambridge Union featuring JPEGMafia and Sheck Wes and what might have brought them together. We then touch on some new music, reviewing the new Jay Electronica album and Kendricks new 'multimedia company' and what implications that has for his music That and much more on this weeks Episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast.
March 16, 2020
LABEL DEALS AND HIGH ART
In this weeks episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast: another music filled episode touching on Megan The Stallions' situation and how all isn't what it seems, how the UK music scene could be so much more dynamic and what it takes to make RnB these days. All that and much more on episode 36 of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast!
March 9, 2020
Stresses of High Performance
on this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion we have a conversation about being the best as per usual - Speaking on all the things on our minds this week After a long week of being ill Dici still made the podcast. We activated and spoke about All the tv shows from hunters by Jordan Peeled Monkey Paw to Love Is Blind and Anime. Kobe being an ongoing topic we talk about the portrayal of sportsmanship in anime and what he wanted to do production wise and how Dici wanted to Carry on that legacy
March 2, 2020
MUSIC, MEDIA AND ETHICS
In this weeks Episode of Culture and Camaraderie we discuss some of the latest music news and happenings such as Royce Da 5'9's latest album, Dave's BRITs performance and Pop Smoke's recent passing. We then touch on love island and the current ethics of the media, how it's effecting public perception and what needs to change.
February 24, 2020
PURPOSE FUELS PERFORMANCE
This is the coming of the newest instalment of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with myself ARAH of @NYTypical & Tyler @Lax_Era.. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion: Back again with another episode and this week we cover a lot of what's been going on in culture and the media over the past couple of weeks. We start off discussing Drakes with the Caffeine app and URL then into some of the controversy that producers/ soundpack creators face when using splice to sell their creations. We then recap on the Amber Heard/Johnny Depp situation, the re-emergence of the Jussie Smollett case and much more on episode 33 of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast.
February 17, 2020
HOT TAKES AND A DISPARITY GREATNESS
This week on the Culture and Camaraderie podcast we talk about some recent some recent album releases and debate the influences of R&B in the current music landscape and what Rap has done to claim it's current position in dominating the music industry. We also get into a heated discussion about the recent Billie Eillish controversy, Love island and the Super Bowl.
February 10, 2020
PRODUCING HQ ART
Kobe tragic death left me in mourning and had me deciding There is no way any of this can be stopped not on my watch anyway. Performing at the best producing the highest quality and creating the best art plausible - as a new artist its such a trial.... Leading us to the conversation about music and how hits are made and the greatness behind them, Tyler questions my ear for the last time and we review Russ' Album... Russ Vs Andrew Schulz and the real difference between a true ally and someone who is steady going to bat for whiteness. Speaking about White supremacy I wonder why on earth Coronavirus is a bigger deal than when Brexit happened
February 3, 2020
GOOD MUSIC & GREAT BUSINESS SENSE
This is the coming of the newest instalment of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with myself ARAH of @NYTypical & Tyler @Lax_Era.. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion: We introduced visuals on Youtube at Culture And Camaraderie. Then we get into All the albums as well as a continuation of our Kano conversation as the documentary for 'Hoodies all Summer" Dropped... J Hus New Album and 070 Shake as well as a deep discussion about good music. Following we speak about efforts we put into make our work greater leading us to talk about Dave Chappell Winning his Mark Twain Award. The Way Dave gave all his aura up and shared it with friends is part of the new culture being formed round entertainers in business, Following that discussion we Speak on Westside Gunn and Griseldas influence on Rap today. How influential drug dealers are in our culture
January 27, 2020
High Art and Culture
this week we talk about all the music that has come out recently and what we love about it - we rarely have time for music we don't love so it is great to hear songs that we appreciate. More UK Culture Heavy as we direct our attention to very UK centric ideas and ways to boost our culture with our work we dissect all facets from music and art to Royal family drama, the way UK treats black people and what we're allowed to do. And is the UK set up for artist to win? Is the Culture set up for UK artists to win? And much more
January 20, 2020
Clout & Clarity
In the latest Culture and Camaraderie episode, we delve in to the most UK centric discussion we’ve had in a while, kicking it off with the Stormzy and Wiley beef talking about how it started, where it is now and our takes on the whole situation. We continue with Justin Beiber’s recent marketing controversy and talk about the curse of the upper echelons of music. Finally, we have a debate on whether or not internships should be paid or not and discuss the importance of being ready when coming out of uni.
January 13, 2020
Shooting the Shit
This is the coming of the newest instalment of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with myself ARAH of @NYTypical & Tyler @Lax_Era.. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion: during this episode we get onto the thoughts of creatives amidst the new thoughts of a project.long story short our minds are occupied heavily by the new projects we have coming up this year as well as new plans of recreating ourselves. Very fitting for this episode. you get to see what happens and what the thoughts are of an artist when he is faced with new obstacles he created
January 6, 2020
OPENING THE NEW DECADE
This is the coming of the newest instalment of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with myself ARAH of @NYTypical & Tyler @Lax_Era. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion: We open on a conversation in art direction staying on brand but rolling out your work in a way that keeps it relevant and doesn't draw away from it. Keeping us going was our ideals when it comes to legacy, a conversation given context by listening to Drake Andrew Schulz and Quincy Jones, all doing things that are noteworthy in the face of culture
December 30, 2019
All Creatives Need Is Confidence
We have a great conversation about the mind behind the creative process along with some of the suede crew. YES!!! In this episode we feature some voices we haven't otherwise heard apart form Tyler and ARAH. After listening to the Rick Rubin and Andre 3000 conversation we take a deep dive into what he meant, what he means to us and creatives and what we feel when we hear him speak like that as well as how much we relate to him. Taking guys on an audio adventure exploring what it takes to produce at a high level and a high frequency.
December 23, 2019
Best of the Best
This is the coming of the newest instalment of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with Tyler @Lax_Era and myself @NYTypical. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion... We took some time to really talk about the next year and decade we're entering. Tyler spoke about 2029 which sparked a conversation that bred introspection and industrious thought on how to get there, the obstacles we're facing on our individual journeys & the way we can overcome those things that separate us from greatness
December 16, 2019
The Ugly Stanford Ducks
We take you on a new journey in another Introspective industrious creative discussion where you learn our feelings on insecurities when it comes to winning and losing, being a competitor, what disadvantages we have with social media, and the fear of big tech
December 9, 2019
Setting the Precedent
Hello Comrades, This is the coming of the newest instalment of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with Tyler @Lax_Era and myself @NYTypical. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion. During this episode we have a good conversation about the different facet of the creative industry and avenues you can go down depending on your actions and what can come of them. Collaborating with people within your industry as well as creating a lane for yourself and matching your skills to others. As well as talking about some of the decisions some people have made during this week in the music industry.
December 2, 2019
Keeping up with the Jones
Hello Comrades, this is the coming of the newest instalment of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with Tyler @Lax_Era and myself @NYTypical. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion: This podcast is a continuation of all the topics from the last couple of being an artist and having decorum and poise in the face of adversity. We speak on the award shows and nominations how artists deal with them their pressures and how social media is used as a tool. Especially social media and the part it plays in how artists feel heat or pressure to perform.
November 25, 2019
First Thing First
Hello Comrades, this is the coming of the 20 episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with Tyler @Lax_Era and myself @NYTypical. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion: All of the conversation here surrounds the topic of creativity from the perspective of production and performance of management how can an artist deal with different things put in front of them and we share insights of all of those. Being a fully capable artist is needed today you have to be equipped as we see with all of the artists today if you are not astute you could be had... Spanning from Drake and Tyler the creator at camp flog gnaw to how you would conduct yourself if you had a 2 billion consumer heavy product like Mark Zuckerberg.
November 18, 2019
Who Said So
Hello Comrades, This is the coming of the 16 episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with Tyler @Lax_Era and myself @NYTypical. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion: We have a big chop up about music talking about all the new music we have heard and all the happenings in pop culture. It's been a long time since we have had a real talk about music so this is one for the ages, ge go in on J. Cole Pharrell Slowthai, Kendrick Rick Rubin Westside Gun of Griselda and a plethora of there cats.
November 11, 2019
Hello Comrades, This is the coming of the 18th episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with Tyler @Lax_Era and myself @NYTypical. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion: In the first segment, Tyler and Damilare delve into psychology and their own experiences with their mental well being and outlook on life. Damilare talks about his personaly study of psychology material, self-help books and the importance of building a strong self image. Later on, they expand on their previous discussion of finding a tribe and thinking about what to look for when creating a team of people that you work with and how the influence you hold will shape who you're associated with.
November 4, 2019
Cause for Collaboration
Hello Comrades, this is the coming of the 17 episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with Tyler @Lax_Era and myself @NYTypical. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion: This week the guys talk about their thoughts and feelings on the idea of collaboration across the fields after they went to an event mid week it got the the idea of collaboration, healthy competition and rivalry within the culture. We saw people who didn't all agree gave their thoughts and experiences on topics that were meaningful to them.
October 28, 2019
Hello Comrades, This is the coming of the 16 episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with Tyler @Lax_Era and myself @NYTypical. On this weeks most thought provoking introspective industrious creative discussion: This week the guys talk about their thoughts and feelings on Outliers Extremist on both ends of the spectrum and that grey area in-between. We have a real go at understanding them when it comes to online relationships how that correlates in the real world and what we consider actions that correlate with standard human behaviour, then separate how an outlier will behave and how an fringe personality behaves
October 21, 2019
The Context of Characters and Kings
Hello Comrades this week on the culture and camaraderie podcast the guys talk about their favourite themes in motion picture storytelling, the King Archetype. During the podcast they intro some new topics such as tech business innovation, monopolies and the deal with the WEED business. At the tail end of the conversation bought them to a deep conversation about UK music tv and film. Where we have some great shows like TopBoy, Peaky Blinders & Viking all dealing with the king archetype and are ingrained into real world scenarios in their storytelling
October 14, 2019
Moving By The Beat of Your Own Drum
Hello Comrades, this is the coming of the 14 episode of the Culture and Camaraderie podcast with Tyler (@Lax_Era) and Damilare (@nytypical). We take off on a twitter tangent talking about the position social media plays in our culture and how detrimental or positive that may be to someone's career how that can be used against you and mostly the negative opinions it perpetuates currently. Which bought about the question of the Podcast 'how do you let other people's opinions effect your work?' ... We talk about the difference of thinking big and working towards things outside of these opinions. What is the purpose of us making if we don't have a solid world view? We give our thoughts on these questions and much more this week
October 7, 2019
Creating on your own terms
Hello comrades, This weeks episode of the podcast was one of reflection and accountability Tyler and Damilare Discuss their Future as the Decade ends while reflecting on the past works they've done and what they've achieved and fall short in. Kicking it off. Damilare had his Book Launch on Sunday. Where they celebrated the coming of his company and the pre sale of the book https://amzn.to/2nslV8A ... After that Damilare wanted to drive the point of posterity and dealing with documentation a theme that ran through the conversation. He also bought up the times he has been peeved and frustrated with the nature of artist around him Tyler chimed in and said its to be expected In a way and that artists all over and people in general The Two also talk about The Ecosystem Damilare has really Big plans for the future that he wants nothing to get in the way of creating greatness AND MUCH MUCH MORE
September 30, 2019
FiIl The Cup
Hello comrades, This week on the Culture and Camaraderie Podcast Tyler and Damilare get into a long music conversation that covers all aspects of the Creating Process, we talk song writing and writing music notes melodies and finding keys and learning CHORDS.
September 23, 2019
It's All About Story
Hello Comrades this week on the Culture and Camaraderie Podcast we talk about the passage Damilare has been on from the start of the year up until now, from writing the transcript, to formatting and editing, finding a location and sorting out the venue for the space along with starting His publishing company and publishing through it. Tyler spoke about the influences he's using throughout his story and how he's coming up the creating his story for his art piece, establishing his world. Then we get into Story. real story, the world of stories. Starting with Kano's album and how he really should be dignified as one of the UK's spokesperson much like Akala. This took us on an extended journey to talk about the Top Boy series that has come out, also about the BAFTAs and Golden Globes it should win for best drama but really more about the essence of the show and what it does for creatives all over the UK. This bought us to talk about story and world building and what it is that brings depth to TV shows, what it means when you see black men on TV
September 16, 2019
I am THAT Guy
Hello Comrades, this week on the culture and camaraderie podcast; Damedici kicks it off with a conundrum he is unsure of people who don't know how to interact with humans that are unlike them or have quirks that they are not in favour to, as those people will determine that person is not worthy of being around due to that quirk or personality trait. Damedici wants people to all get along and that isn't prone to happen so he make the case of his thesis of man, being a human is more than congregating around people who are just like you its all about being around the characters and faces that are unlike you so you have a better view of the world because one way or the other we all need each other. In 20/25 years when this generation runs the world it Damedici doesn't want everyone to be reactionary its about being an active participant in this society having gratitude about the position you're in and being able to look after the system so you can best effect change.
September 9, 2019
Progress or Pacify
Hello Comrades,In this episode Tyler and Damilare, go in depth on Damilare Ideas on menswear, particularly the ideologies behind the industrial aesthetic he believes is going to become more prevalent in the future. They also touch on masculinity, building relationships in the workplace and the mindset behind building a creative career. Follow us all socials @NYTypical (Damilare) & @Lax_era (Tyler) Leave a review and comment on our @CamaraderiePod
September 2, 2019
Dance Around Discipline
In Episode 8, @Lax_Era and @NYTypical talk about responsibility and discipline in work and life and what that means to us. Starting off LAX talks about Ryan Leslie and what he's learned from his interview and NYTpical really break into the discussion revealing that I'm almost done with second guessing himself want everyone to know it's okay to believe in yourself and your first idea might be the best idea. LAX Talks to NYT about his transition to fashion and NYT details the journey from the start and how everything is a whole. We go over some of the feedback on the last episode and we even go into how NYT got into fashion and our first introductions to music. Forget trying to make your friends your fans and really doing things for your friends. Thats not what they're there for.
August 26, 2019
Negotiating with Time
BELOVED! Hello Comrades, We're back for episode 7 and this week, we go deep on time and how we negotiate the most important things in our life. @Lax_Era reflects on the 30 day beat challenge, the obstacles that arose and his change in focus due to recent events. @NYTypical also reflects on challenges he's had in the past with his craft and how his approach to negotiating time across his work, family and friends has allowed him to reach the place he's at now. (Apologies for the dips in the audio! We're currently working to rectify this but as promised we should have stellar audio by episode 10!)
August 19, 2019
Anime, Talent and Building Relationships
Hello comrades! We're back with @NYTypical and @Lax_Era for episode six and another wide ranging discussion where we touch on the journey and influences that have built our skill sets and our perception on how talent is fostered. We discuss some of the anime and manga we used to watch and how its shaped us creatively and we even talk about building and navigating relationship within within our online communities.
August 12, 2019
How To be Your Best Self
.Hello Comrades Here we are on the fifth episode of the Culture and camaraderie podcast With @NYTypical & @Lax_Era We have really been enjoying the process of creating with Tyvarious these passed conversations have been very powerful, here on the fifth episode we have some light hearted tales with some well rounded perspectives on creating. During the podcast we talk about genius a little bit, with context being Kanye and Pharrell dealing with the frequency of genius one being seemingly tranquil and the other being very active and boisterous. Ty talking about the books he reads and how he learned from his personal experience and the monsters he's had to get off his back for him to work at his best and coming to a very interesting conclusion.
August 5, 2019
Know Yourself Share Yourself & They Will Come
Here we are on the fourth episode of the Culture and camaraderie podcast With @NYTypical & @Lax_Era We talk about production accountability the creative process and great work to scale as well as Managing projects, understanding scope then running through the variable system analysis for yourself. Being an Elite level producer High performer and Creative Force, we share thoughts on "brand authenticity". Delve Deeper into the Luxury of life nd we get into it about being yourself and responding to your audience and how they affect your work.
July 29, 2019
No Competition for the Learned
In this weeks podcast, we join Damilare @nytypical & Tyler Edwards @Lax_Era in another exploration of creativity, speaking about finances what is a creative vs an artist. Who do the best jobs really go to and what we have to learn for us to get from where we were to where we are now.
July 22, 2019
The Art Of Making A Classic
In this episode, we talk about the importance of production value, the essence of creativity and the process of making great art. This week we spent time unpacking many reasons we do what we do. All starting off with album Talk, Some JayZ J. Cole Kanye and Dreamville stuff. 0:00 To Talk on self discovery (28:35) Who are you speaking to (43:13) Who is in your bubble (1:13:25) True meaning of Culture and camaraderie (1:16:00) Artistry & structure (1:26:00) What Does it take (1:30:00)
July 15, 2019
Too Deep For a First Episode
Culture & Camaraderie - Episode 1 - Tyler and Dami introduce the podcast and what they hope to talk about over the coming episodes. The touch on Music, what it means to be a good person and Tyler Pery's inspiring BET Speech
July 10, 2019