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Radio Unfriendly

By mainMAN
The most undisputed, undiluted HipHop talk radio show hosted by ya unfriendly neighborhood mainMAN features music and interviews with the illest Carolina icons. Check out the most in-depth conversations about news, culture and freshness along with segments that provide lessons in history, trivia & all things normally unfriendly. Dope.
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Jozeemo on Radio Unfriendly
You can’t even spell NCHipHop without putting Jozeemo in it. The living legend and smackmaster general himself came through to drop some mean new music, chop it up about the past, present and future plus spit some of the craziest Barz ever. Guard ya grill. Greasy.
April 7, 2021
Stan The Man on Radio Unfriendly
Who’s the man with the master plan? Stan The Man is. Pittsburgh bred but now a Carolina HipHop head, he lets you know the deal about his come up from the ground up. No child’s play, Stan is working hard and making moves in music, movies and business. Grown.
March 31, 2021
Madison Jay on Radio Unfriendly
When Madison Jay sets a goal, Madison Jay doesn’t stop until he’s reached his goal. Madison Jay strives to be the best version of Madison Jay by making dope music, incredible music videos and by creating top quality merchandise. Madison Jay reps for NC and HipHop. You should be like Madison Jay. County!
March 24, 2021
Kelly Kale on Radio Unfriendly
Health experts believe we should eat more Kale but this particular emcee eats beats. Kelly Kale be giving ‘em hell by bringing that real shit back to rhymes and she’s just getting started. She ain’t no side dish, she a five course lyricist who be paper chasing that green and growing her fam base without losing her roots. Make room on ya plate. Unanticipated.
March 17, 2021
B Squared on Radio Unfriendly
They say, “Be there or be square” but when you’re the super producer B Squared, your reputation proceeds you. We circle around the fact that he has cornered the market on collaborating whole projects with some of the Carolinas most illest emcees, his drum roots and digging in the crates. Shape up for another dope episode. Angles.
March 10, 2021
OG Kilo on Radio Unfriendly
OG Kilo definitely earned his name because for decades this Grammy winning songwriter/composer has worked with the biggest acts in music all while staying true to his Jersey roots. Greensboro has been headquarters for the multiple brands that he’s launched to bring his efforts full circle as he pushes the culture like weight. Bricks.
March 3, 2021
Queen Sanaa on Radio Unfriendly
There is no kingdom without a queen and now Carolina HipHop has Queen Sanaa. Her talents are not just limited to spitting barz because she sings, creates couture and much more. She plays chess not checkers with her moves so all hail the queen. Royalty.
February 24, 2021
J.Bully on Radio Unfriendly
Nobody likes a bully but I know one that wack rappers love to hate. J.Bully is not only smacking up beats with rhymes but he is also schooling the next generation of HipHop heads as a professor at Duke University. Class is in session so give up ya lunch money. Ruffneck.
February 18, 2021
Jerusalem on Radio Unfriendly
Three wise men followed the stars in the universe but a wise emcee named Jrusalam cofound the Cypher Univercity to create lyrical stars at college campuses across the Carolinas. I chop it up with the Melothesian Emissary about the power of HipHop and check out some of the most profound rhymes that include zodiacs, crystals & metaphysics. AU.
February 10, 2021
Chyna Vonne on Radio Unfriendly
Chyna Vonne is dope, period. She has very eloquently represented her femininity while holding her own on the mic in a room full of guerillas. However, she has higher aspirations and dropped by to give us a “farewell to the game” episode that is both heartbreaking and head nodding. Dopeness is forever. Red.
February 3, 2021
Comikbook Cam on Radio Unfriendly
The DC and Marvel Universes ain’t got shit on Comikbook Cam’s verses. When being a musician and superhero nerd combine into one body due to a freak experiment gone wrong you get a trumpet player with the superpower of Barz. Cam and his group Tha Materials have issues and he gets everything off his chest in this interview. Pow!
January 28, 2021
Sun Tzu on Radio Unfriendly
The Art of War is a strategy handbook that some of the greatest minds in history have referred to. Sun Tzu has been reincarnated into an emcee to manifest Barz back into HipHop. We duel over lyrical combat, the lost of his son and how to find peace within these turbulent times while always being ready. Prophecy.
January 20, 2021
Spaceman Jones on Radio Unfriendly
Space is the place but Spaceman Jones is one of the most down to Earth emcees I’ve ever met. He ain’t from a HipHop galaxy far, far away but Asheville is where he’s space stationed at rocking those spacebars. We talked about lyrical quantum physics, wrestling and how it feels to be alien among humankind. Star.
January 13, 2021
Street Flava Part Two on Radio Unfriendly
This is part two of a first time ever Double Episode of The Radio Unfriendly Show featuring Street Flava Entertainment. Not only did they end 2020 but they also kicked off 2021 on the show with E.A. Poitier, DJ Miz, 8ch & Ice Water who all chopped it up about being in a HipHop powerhouse, knowing their role and preserving the culture. The first bar exam and trivia ???’s was bonkers. The third times the charm, 'tis Season Three on ya ass. Doom.
January 6, 2021
Street Flava on Radio Unfriendly :: Season 2 Finale
Yo! Season Two has come to a close and I wanted to do it big so DeeJay Samps & the whole Street Flava crew come thru to end the year with a bang. We had a helluva time & had some dope convo with the Bash Brothers who, of course, brought Barz. This is Part 1 of a two part interview so enjoy this butter and we'll give you more next year. Humans.
December 30, 2020
Fam-U on Radio Unfriendly
Friends. How many of us have them? It don’t matter when you have fam and Fam-U, a father/son duo came through to talk about generational prophecy and legacy, Pandemic HipHop & how to go Ape Shit. Call ya mama and tell her you love her after listening to this episode. Bloodline.
December 23, 2020
Alex Figueroa on Radio Unfriendly
Street Art is for us, by us and comes from the heart. Graffiti writing is a lifestyle that Alex Figueroa knows too well. Born in the Bronx, the birthplace of HipHop, he has merged his New York State of Mind with the southern comfort of the Carolinas and has made visuals that are both old & new school. This is art in its rawest form. Wildstyle.
December 16, 2020
Lena Jackson on Radio Unfriendly
My, what dope Barz you have. The better for Lena Jackson to eat these beats to because in a world fulla sheep, she’s cut from a different cloth. Find out just how unfriendly she is when we bite into how she led the pack on collabs, feels being an emcee in a male dominated industry and runs shit on the bar exam. Wolf.
December 9, 2020
Skeleton Grp on Radio Unfriendly
It would take an act of God to stop the heavy Barz that the Skeletonzz drop from smashing in your skull. Dirt, Poncho & Ziglah came thru and talked about the trials and tribulations that got them where they are today. They also have a bone to pick with a certain individual. Milk might do a body good but the Skeleton Group gets ya head right. Majeure.
December 2, 2020
Ghost Dog on Radio Unfriendly
The relationship between HipHop and the Martial Arts is nothing new. However, Ghost Dog brings a new narrative as he shows us his style of lyrical combat and brings new music. To learn the way of a samurai, you must start from within. Hagakure.
November 25, 2020
HipHop Professor B. Turman on Radio Unfriendly
True School is in session and HipHop Professor Bryon Turman is putting the real ness to the test. We talk about how the culture gets transformed into collegiate level curriculum, the Black Jedi Zulus and how dumbing down ya lyrics ain’t smart. Class.
November 18, 2020
K-Hill on Radio Unfriendly
When you’re the king of the hill, everyone wants to knock you off but K-Hill has consistently showed why he is HipHop royalty in the Carolinas. With newness OTW, he is still fighting for what he believes in, family and Barz. Achilles.
November 11, 2020
Kain on Radio Unfriendly
According to the Bible, the very first murder occurred when Cain slew his brother Abel but since then a new brother named Kain has emerged and he murders microphones. And then, he disappeared. Get illuminated on what happened and check new music from him. Beams.
November 4, 2020
Tha BarFathers on Radio Unfriendly
When you need grimy street anthems with Barz, you call professional hit men like Blaque Watch & Salute Da General to get the job done. The duo better known as Tha BarFathers are use to getting their hands dirty with the mic so bow down and kiss the ring. Pop!
October 29, 2020
Kaze4Letters on Radio Unfriendly
You might think I was the most interesting man until you meet an interesting man. Enter Kaze4Letters aka The Black Kennedy. The man is an entrepreneur, media personality, writer, producer, emcee, etc, etc, etc. Plus he just dropped a most interesting collection of sonic dopeness. The reintroduction has begun. Vibe.
October 22, 2020
DS Will on Radio Unfriendly
If you won’t, DS Will because he doesn’t believe in waiting on opportunity to knock. DS is a DIY artrepreneur who understands the balance of art & business. Promoting his own shows while creating content even during the pandemic proves that even one can equal two. Willpower.
October 15, 2020
Real Thought on Radio Unfriendly
Think real hard before you call yourself a HipHop head or true school culture pushers like Real Thought might just pull your card. He is a thinking mans emcee with Conscious Barz on deck hard enough to crack ya dome and break any stereotype. We get real technical on mastering the craft of rhyming. Genius.
October 8, 2020
Solo Artist Saxx on Radio Unfriendly
Everybody don't run with a crew. Some of the dopest emcees are solo artists like my man Saxx. But don't think that he ain't got family to watch his back as he stops by the show to get jazzy with ya mainMAN and drop new music produced by Preemo. We also hit a chord about the importance of building relationships within the music industry to help navigate your career while maintaining your self worth. One.
October 1, 2020
Kyesha Jennings on Radio Unfriendly
HipHop Journalist and Scholar Kyesha Jennings shows why she’s at the head of her class by dropping knowledge about archiving the culture, sneakers and digital feminism. Roll call is in full effect for all true schoolers. Ebonics.
September 24, 2020
Mallz on Radio Unfriendly
Now you see him, now you don’t like a magician. The mystery man of emceeing, Mallz, comes out the shadows to shed light on underground HipHop, building relationships and to give the world a sneak peek into his upcoming D.R.U.G.S. collab called, “Famous Last Words”. Mirage.
September 17, 2020
Mista Jay on Radio Unfriendly
Mista Jay paid the cost to be a boss. CEO of NCC Records outta Fayetteville, he also has no problem rocking the mic and commanding your attention. We reach a dope milestone on the show while keeping it extra gully. Empire.
September 10, 2020
Piff on Radio Unfriendly
Bmore native Piff aka Pennywise Jr. has declared war on all the clowns in rap music with his new banger, “War Lord”. He blows down some Barz with his smoking patna Sosa Brown. No laughing matter, you definitely wanna factor this show in. It.
September 3, 2020
OC From NC on Radio Unfriendly
Ayo, it ain’t where you from unless you’re OC From NC. This lyricist is dope with the Barz and teamed up with D.R.U.G.S Beats on a collab banger called, “Crown Royal”. Get familiar with Carolina greatness. Proof.
August 27, 2020
mainMAN Birthday Jamz on Radio Unfriendly
Go mainMAN, it’s ya birthday! So can’t find me in a club but Luvless Da Virus drops a serious mix of illness for me to blow my candles out to. It’s a celebration. Born.
August 20, 2020
Permanent Ink on Radio Unfriendly
Temporary is for suckas. But Permanent Ink is for the culture. 2/3’s of the crew (J Dank & Pr3ss Play) came through and went tit for tat about their signature sound on their new project, teaching music, studio life and tattoos. Foreverever.
August 13, 2020
Sharp Cuts on Radio Unfriendly
Before Sharp Cuts split, we had to cut up about his production methods, the heritage of HipHop and his new work coming soon. Sharp also made a beat LIVE on the show and spit some Barz. Bandages.
August 6, 2020
Rowdy on Radio Unfriendly
Yo! If you want to start a movement, well then you need to get Rowdy because he’s an dope emcee, a HipHop scholar and a classically trained musician. You definitely can’t judge his book by the cover because Rowdy has layers. Nightshift.
July 30, 2020
ILLPO on Radio Unfriendly
When you’re seasoned vets like ILLPO, you know how to position yourself for greatness. This duo, who consists of J Bond and Mundae Boones, brought a big bag of Barz and ill convo plus music from their “Mercy Rule” banger. Upsouth.
July 23, 2020
Gabby Dinero on Radio Unfriendly
Queen City’s Gabby Dinero aka Big Gab proves that big things come in small packages. Her delivery, personality and presence shows that she is a giant on the Carolina rap scene and her new song with Da Baby proves it. Don’t let her provocative style fool you because she got the gift of Gab. Strip$.
July 16, 2020
Manifest/Shame on Radio Unfriendly
Gun violence and police brutality has become too commonplace in both HipHop and the black community. This hit very close to home when Shame’s brother Manifest was recently murdered. We get exclusive insight into his life plus his posthumous project entitled, “R.E.A.L.” Barz over Bullets. Rest.
July 9, 2020
R.I.G.I.D on Radio Unfriendly
This is a family affair because this is my brethren. R.I.G.I.D has the best of both worlds: lyrics & beats. This iLL Camp cofounder opens up about his drive to be heard, how he started making music from humble beginnings to dropping his newest project. Bittersweet.
July 2, 2020
D.R.U.G.S. Beats on Radio Unfriendly
There’s nothing more addictive than a dope beat and Grammy Nominated Drugs is Breaking Bad nice with the production. Working with kingpins like Dr. Dre, Kendrick, Royce and Nipsey Hussle hadn’t changed his potency. With his own Drum Kit recently hitting the streets, now the world can take a hit of the hit maker whose name speaks for itself. Dope.
June 25, 2020
Precyce Politix on Radio Unfriendly
Brooklyn born, NC representative and emcee Precyce Politix is split between his city roots and this down south lifestyle. His personality is split between fatherhood and fury, friend or foe, good versus evil when lyrical beef is delivered to his doorstep and he is forced to retaliate. The world premiere of his response “Uncle Tommy” is shot’s fired. Split.
June 18, 2020
Mac Dablacksheep on Radio Unfriendly
Incredible lyricist Mac Dablacksheep pulls the wool from over our eyes about his influences, his drive for HipHop dominance and his ability to make moves even during these crazy times. His new musical project is soon to drop and he premieres one of the singles featuring Arsonal the Rebel. Believe.
June 11, 2020
Luvless Da Virus on Radio Unfriendly
Carolina Bounce Squad DJ and dope ass Hip-Hop head Luvless Da Virus infects the show with a master mix so sick that it might start the apocalypse. Over 30 years of experience at rocking parties, blending and digging crates is the cure for this infectious episode. iLLness.
June 4, 2020
Rich Royalty on Radio Unfriendly
Rich Royalty is a Ruthless Romantic. You can hear his pain and power in his voice and his music. Overcoming PTSD, getting shot and the struggles of street life has fueled his love for both HipHop and Poetry in a big way. Colossal.
May 28, 2020
T-Shep on Radio Unfriendly
T-Shep steps into the Radio Unfriendly arena and rejoices her decisions to believe in herself, leave her comfort zone and discover new opportunities. With a new full length project on the horizon, T-Shep’s passion for her sound and brand has never been more important. Gratitude.
May 21, 2020
Born King on Radio Unfriendly
Heavy is the head that is born a king unless you have Heavy Energy and my dude Born King has plenty. We build a whole building of activist insight around his Soul Society movement and tap into harnessing universal vibration in the name of HipHop and community. Crown.
May 14, 2020
Kiiba on Radio Unfriendly
New School HipHop Head Kiiba represents for the next generation of emcees when he drives slow through the unfriendly neighborhood to talk about his new project, how he feels about old school rap and what sets him apart from those his age. Blackout.
May 7, 2020
Black Rain on Radio Unfriendly
Get out ya umbrellas because the Gate City representative, Black Rain falls from above the clouds on to the show to drop his new project, The Commission, give his forecast on the Versus Challenge he has with WitNess and shower us with Barz! Monsoon.
April 30, 2020
Bishop Omega on Radio Unfriendly
This episode will crack you up because the hilarious host with the most, Bishop Omega steps off the stage to tell us how being a HipHop funny man really ain’t no joke. He got Barz on deck and mean things to say as usual. Punchline.
April 23, 2020
Ajani Kambon & Kamile Sabali on Radio Unfriendly
Ajani Kambon and Kamile Sabali share their collective story of HipHop, authoring books and black love. These individually dope creatives coupled together to inspire with more than just music, they are creating a movement. Revolution.
April 16, 2020
JuztKP on Radio Unfriendly
Juzt KP isn’t just a rapper, the Bullcity native is an infusion of rap, jazz, and soul with multiple projects released and national performances. Transforming into a full time artist, Juzt KP drops game on faith, planning and purpose. Juztified.
April 9, 2020
Eternal the MC on Radio Unfriendly
On a mission to change the world foreverever and create generational HipHop, Eternal the MC is the cofounder of Cypha University, a freestyle phenomenon and all around ill individual. We get into his series of new projects and Barz galore. Timeless.
March 19, 2020
Dasan Ahanu on Radio Unfriendly
The ultimate renaissance man Dasan Ahanu let’s us hear tracks off his newest HipHop project and sheds light on the importance of the preservation of our culture. The big homie is dope in so many categories and you definitely need to get to know why. Poetic.
March 12, 2020
Veteran Eye on Radio Unfriendly
The Sci-Fi emcee Veteran Eye blazed through to rap about how global the culture of HipHop is, “woke” barz that you can't sleep on and he Introduced his protégé Legin the Dragon. The bar exam is out of this world on this episode so tune in and vibrate higher. Esoteric.
March 5, 2020
Shack & Verb on Radio Unfriendly
The true definition of Love and HipHop is when a loving couple of HipHop heads come on the show and flex both blends and barz. DJ SuggaShack and producer Sherrita C. Williams aka Verb not only dropped a beat but also a master mix full of flavor. Couple.
February 27, 2020
Board Game Brothas on Radio Unfriendly
The Board Game Brothas are geniuses! Forget Milton Bradley & The Parker Brothers because these dudes put HipHop in a dope board game called Rap Godz. Ya mainMAN talks strategy, process and how important it is to keep it really real on this pioneering project because these brothas did just that. Winning.
February 20, 2020
Cayenne the Lion King on Radio Unfriendly
Nuff respect to my brethren Cayenne the Lion King for licking a shot pon the show with ya mainMAN. We got right down to rude boy business and talked about HipHop and Reggae music, Rasta life plus his upcoming debut directorial motion picture titled "The Herb Train" coming to a theater near you. Boyaka!
February 13, 2020
Mr. Rozzi on Radio Unfriendly
You should Luv Yo Self because Mr. Rozzi says so! When this energetic lyrical shaman drops into the neighborhood, we talk about his crazy love of Motorsports, new music, movie careers, relationships and even being the illest beard gang representative. HipPoet.
February 6, 2020
ScopeVision on Radio Unfriendly
It’s time to get dirty, ya heard me because we going way back like four Cadillac flats with my dudes K. Spadez and SK the Poet who are better known as ScopeVision. We get it cracking about the significance and the impact of Southern Rap Tunes in HipHop. Swerve.
January 30, 2020
Cypher University on Radio Unfriendly
Fellow BARbarians & Cypher U representatives FlowEssence, Spitz Nasty & Mic Myers come off the top of their domes about mastering the art of freestyling, verbal calisthenics and all things HipHop. These three emcees are at the top of their class in unwritten rhymes so the Bar Exam is crazy on this one. Cypha!
January 23, 2020
Copper Vibrations on Radio Unfriendly
There’s a big difference between rocks, stones and gems. So The Copper King & The Crystal Queen came through to drop some jewels in your ears. HipHop has always used rings and things as a status symbol but learn the true meaning behind them as well as the art of twisting metal. Hardrock.
January 16, 2020
Brother Syid & Shahiem Beloved on Radio Unfriendly
This episode is Rated iLL because movie Director Brother Syid & Super Producer Shahiem Beloved gave a cutting room floor look at what it takes to make a motion picture and a soundtrack. This is a must see, must hear show so get your popcorn and snakes. Butter.
January 9, 2020
Universal Mathematics on Radio Unfriendly
Have you ever been captivated by the dopest artwork on the side of a building a train or wherever? That’s graffiti at its finest and Universal Mathematics sums up the life of a street artist and the transition to corporate America. I will be your tour guide into the underground world of art. Bombcity.
January 2, 2020
Demi Day on Radio Unfriendly
The Little Rapper That Could aka Demi Day spent the day on the Radio Unfriendly Show to give us her insight on women rappers, religion and the importance of supporting one another. So grab a snack, kick back and check how we shoot the gift this holiday. Tis' the season to get this work. Suitcasing.
December 26, 2019
Terence TC Muhammad on Radio Unfriendly
The secrets of the HipHop universe are revealed as Terence TC Muhammad gets politically incorrect with ya mainMAN about this culture that we love so much. Learn about the HipHop Caucus and how to make moves to start a movement on this installment. Squad.
December 19, 2019
DJ Damu on Radio Unfriendly
The spiritual drummer/blend physicist DJ Damu drops the beat on Radio Unfriendly after we get all in the mix about the real purpose of deejaying for the culture. We go back to when crate digging was an art to the ease of Serato. Get spicy with the seasoned vets. Slice.
December 12, 2019
Sh8kes on Radio Unfriendly
Hustler extraordinaire Sh8kes hops on the mic with ya unfriendly neighborhood mainMAN to share his perspective on the business side of this music industry, how to create your own lane and what loyalty looks like. He is everyones all-time favorite mover and shaker. Evolution.
December 5, 2019
David Banner Drop
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November 30, 2019
Shame on Radio Unfriendly
Raleigh’s own Shame of the renowned Shame Gang squares off on the show and talks about beef, love and the art of beat bullying. All hits, no misses on this low down dirty episode, yo. Genesis.
November 28, 2019
T.Walker on Radio Unfriendly
The renaissance man with the mic in his hand, T.Walker of both S.O.U.L. Society and W.O.R.D. Society stops by in the middle of his 20/20 Vision Tour to discuss his purpose. This talented jack of all is bringing fire to both coasts while organizing a movement. HeART.
November 21, 2019
Nacynze on Radio Unfriendly
The Silverback Committee aka Nacynze who consists of two dope emcees named Stay Just & Attitude, swung by and went bananas on the mic plus gave some insight on how to move as a dynamic duo in these streets. They ain't monkeying around with their sophomore project entitled, "Pep Rally". Beastmode.
November 14, 2019
Witness on Radio Unfriendly
Dope Spiritual Emcee and W.O.R.D. Society member, Shaun ‘Witness’ Woods comes through our neck of the woods to chop it up about Hip-Hop, religion, and BARZ! Don't let the God in him fool you because his lyrics are deadly and his delivery is heaven sent. Church.
November 7, 2019
LB the Poet on Radio Unfriendly
Award winning poet, father, husband and host with the most, LB the Poet outta Winston-Salem talks fatherhood, community and introduces to the world his new music project, “Transitions”. LB is a man of many hats including Word of Mouth Wednesday monthly events, the Word Academy curriculum and the W.O.R.D. Society poetry collective. Word. 
October 31, 2019
DJ SnS Drop
The Incredible DJ SnS rocks with Radio Unfriendly
July 25, 2019