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RDU Blk Podcast

RDU Blk Podcast

By RDU BLK Podcast
The RDU Blk Podcast. Shining a spotlight on the black owned businesses of the Raleigh/Durham area lovingly known as “The Triangle.” Our listeners will experience what it truly takes to be a successful business owner and defy the odds as a business of color in North Carolina. The RDU Blk Podcast is here!

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The one about Remedy Insurance & Wealth Builders w/ Kenny Jones
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Kenny Jones owner of Remedy Insurance & Wealth Builders. If there's one the we need in life it's insurance. Car, health, home, life, business, apartment, etc. We all know it's stressful dealing with it but Kenny Jones makes it easy to understand and even easier to get.
01:01:13
June 3, 2021
The one about The Morning After Food Truck w/ Brandi Campbell & Dondre' Banks
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Brandi Campbell & Dondre' Banks owners of The Morning After food truck. We've all been there, you went out with the boys or ya girls, got lit, and woke up the next morning and everything was spinning lol. Brandi & Dondre' have your remedy. Their food truck has all of your favorite breakfast food remedies from The Painkiller, Walk of Shame, Still Clucked Up, and more. Listen to their story and bring your appetite, you will get hungry. 
43:11
May 27, 2021
The one about The Lounge & The Stadium Inc w/ Gerrikka & Terrance Bunche
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Gerrikka & Terrance Bunche owners of The Lounge Inc & The Stadium Inc. in Crabtree Valley Mall. These two business support other black owned business in a one stop shop. I mean shirts, shoes, jewelry for men and women. They support a total of 47 black owned business in the area, which is phenomenal. Listen to them from being fired and laid off to full time business owners.
01:04:31
May 6, 2021
The one about Nolia Market w/ Justin Minott
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Justin Minott. Justin is the owner of Nolia Market, a wonderful coffee shop here in Durham. Justin will proudly tell you that he has learned more from failing as an entrepreneur than succeeding. You have to define your own level of success and not base it on what you seen on social media. There's nothing wrong with starting over as an entrepreneur, you gain more insight into what you need to do to become that best at what you do. 
01:13:57
April 29, 2021
The one about Vanguard Karate Club LLC w/ Gary Crawford
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Gary Crawford, owner of Vanguard Karate Club. Gary Crawford isn't just the owner of the club he is also the sensei at the dojo. He takes pride in community as well as impacting the lives of each of his students from the youngest to oldest. He teaches discipline, faith, honor, family, in and out of the dojo. He truly does practice what he teaches. 
50:37
April 15, 2021
The one with DeVashi and Aisha
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha give you insight from their perspective as being black entrepreneurs. They cover everything from balancing your main job and you personal business, taking time to vacation, and most importantly integrity!!!
01:00:38
April 8, 2021
The one about Expressions in Rhythm Studio w/ Belinda Brown
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Belinda Brown, owner of Expressions in Rhythm Studio. Expressions in Rhythm Studios is a black owned family business. They do more than just teach you to choreography, they teach you to the freedom expression through dance and music. You are family at Expressions in Rhythm Studios and family helps you grow on and off the stage. 
52:52
April 1, 2021
The one about Zweli's Kitchen & Catering w/ Zweli & Leonardo Williams
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Chef Zweli and her husband Leonardo Williams, owners of Zweli's Kitchen & Catering. Aside from being the first Zimbabwean restaurant in the United States these two have done so much for the community of Durham that its mind blowing. Listen to their story from humble beginnings to being as one of President Joe Biden's guest at the Democratic National Convention. 
01:04:26
March 25, 2021
The one about Catalyst Therapeutic Services w/ Dr. Erikka Dzirasa
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Dr. Erikka Dzirasa, owner of Catalyst Therapeutic Services. Dr. Dzirasa tells us the importance of mental health and ways to deal with it. We all go through things in life and sometimes finding someone to talk that knows how to deal with issues like anxiety, depression, etc. is a good way to cope. Mental health is something that effects all of us, and this episode will make it normal to talk about. 
01:17:03
March 18, 2021
The One About Ambition Life Co. w/ Nirrasha Williams
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Nirrasha Williams, owner of Ambition Life Co. Listen as Nirrasha gives us insight into balancing the entrepreneurial lifestyle and the reason why there’s nothing wrong with saying “No!”.
46:21
March 11, 2021
#How Black Are Ya? w/ The Slim Creative
Another episode of "#HowBlkAreYa?" - A game here at #RDUblkPodcast where we test the pop culture knowledge of our guests. So listen and see if they still have their card. Are you able to get the answers right?
04:01
March 6, 2021
The one about The Slim Creative w/J "Slim" Robertson
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome J "Slim" Roberton, owner of The Slim Creative. Come listen to his story and experiences of what it truly takes to be a successful business owner. He shows just how he defies the odds as a business of color in the Raleigh/Durham area.
01:02:52
March 4, 2021
#How Black Are Ya? w/ Tiffany Elder
Get introduced to a new game entitled "#HowBlkAreYa?" - A game here at #RDUblkPodcast where we test the pop culture knowledge of our guests. So listen and see if they still have their card. Are you able to get the answers right?
04:58
March 1, 2021
The one about Paradigm Properties w/Tiffany Elder
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Tiffany Elder, owner of Coral Construction & Design & Paradigm Properties. Come listen to her story and experiences of what it truly takes to be a successful business owner. She shows just how she defies the odds as a business of color in the Raleigh/Durham area.
01:02:01
February 25, 2021
#HowBlackAreYa? w/Desmond Scott
A new game entitled "#HowBlkAreYa?" - A game here at #RDUblkPodcast where we test the pop culture knowledge of our guests. So listen and see if they still have their card. Are you able to get the answers right?
07:44
February 19, 2021
The one about Prime Fitness Institute w/Desmond Scott
In this episode of the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Desmond Scott, owner of Durham’s, Prime Athletic Fitness & Training Institute. Come listen to his story and experiences of what it truly takes to be a successful business owner. He shows just how he defies the odds as a business of color in the Raleigh/Durham area.
01:02:00
February 18, 2021
#HowBlackAreYa? w/Joye Speight
Get introduced to a new game entitled "#HowBlkAreYa?" - A game here at #RDUblkPodcast where we test the pop culture knowledge of our guests. So listen and see if they still have their card. Are you able to get the answers right?
06:50
February 11, 2021
The one about Virtue Events, Inc w/Joye Speight
In the first interview from the #RDUblkPodcast, DeVashi & Aisha welcome Highly sought after award winning event planner and designer, Joye Speight of Virtue Events, Inc. Come listen to her story and experience what it truly takes to be a successful business owner and defy the odds as a business of color in the Raleigh/Durham area.
57:08
February 11, 2021
The one about #RDUblkPodcast: The Launch
The official launch of the #RDUblkPodcast. It's time to be introduced our team; DeVashi, Aisha & Christian. The RDUblk Podcast is an exclusive podcast that provides a platform for local businesses in Raleigh, Durham, and surrounding areas where guests can share how it really is to be in business for themselves. We keep it real on our show by allowing entrepreneurs to take us on a journey of how they manage their business, family, marriages, and personal lives all while staying ahead of the game.
13:49
February 11, 2021
RDUblk Podcast Intro
Shining a spotlight on the black owned businesses of the Raleigh/Durham area lovingly known as “The Triangle.” Our listeners will experience what it truly takes to be a successful business owner and defy the odds as a business of color in North Carolina. The #RDUblkPodcast is here!
01:34
February 1, 2021