The Trend with Justin A Williams Podcast is an extension of the historic NY Trend Newspaper and NY Trend Online! This podcast continues the legacy of engaging content that covers a variety of issues that make culture awesome! Always conversational and always current, this podcast is meant for people who love a lil laughter and lifelessons with their learning! As our motto says, “We are better when we Trend together!” Reach out @firstname.lastname@example.org Follow on IG @thetrendwithjustinawilliams Follow our host on IG/Twitter @dubzeverlasting and cohost @texonig on IG
The state of hip hop is often a topic for debate but whats not debatable is that true classics tend to rise to the top. Marlon D, true blooded for the people Cali rapper is one of the realest in the game. From opening for Guru and Gza to dropping over 11 albums and multiple mixtapes over the last 2 decades, hes the definition of a dream come true through consgant grinding. He's also a bit of a philosopher and you gotta hear his advice-life changing. So come to Cali with us as we discuss 90s hip hop, what makes a succes and how to persevere through a pandemic by writing over 100 songs 🎵🙌. Its east coast meets west coast on this episode but the only beef is what we put in our tacos!
The Wutang Clan has the 36 chambers, Springsteen has Jersey, but our guest this week perhaps has the perfect place of origin. Hailing from the great D.C area ,Jackie Bello Neumann cut her teeth in the heart of where education policy is made in America. After graduating from Princeton University, she pursued her passion for creating a brand new era in education, focusing on teacher wellness and Social Emotional Learning. Now with her two companies, Yaya and Edwell, Jackie speaks on what must change and what has always been essential about creating quality education and hint hint...it starts with staff! So join us for an all important convo with the cooler than the other side of the pillow heroes!
Atiba Madyun is a political analyst, author, podcaster and executive who wants to know - How the fuck did we make it through these last 4 years?! We all know the divisions that were revealed in this country and those who made them worse, but Atiba wants us to think and talk deeply ,without fear or pretense, about our Nations problems and how the tools we created to survive can transform into the tools of progress! Join us for a riveting discussion of race,voting, Congress,Jan.6th, activism, responsibility and so much more!
Whats better than talking about the Nfl Draft? Honestly, its up there with the holiday season and birthdays (sorry weddings). To celebrate our first year as a podcast we are doing our First Annual NFL Draft Special. And we have a great expert on for ya, ABC's Matt Stone. If your an nfl prospect and you dont know Matt. Thats ok, he knows you! We chop it up about the top eleven picks, discussing the Darnold trade, the Jets, and every pick up to the Giants at 11! Thats not all that comes up (the seasons first bee!) And more! Some relax with you fave brew, put your teams jersey on and listen to us pretend to be Mel Kiper and Todd McShay!
Famous in the unsigned talent scene, Jersey rapper Trust has been grinding while attending the great Rutgers University, perfecting his craft and crew. If you like your hip hop with a little bit of 80s synth, mixed with some rock and roll and lyrics that will help you finally get over your ex, then join us for this weeks pod!. Trust also has an album out on the 21st of April, available for download everywhere! You can find his music on soundcloud and spotify.
Up and coming hip hop star and producer Jirias joins us for a convo on the state of hip hop, growing up Jersey and how to be an unstoppable lyricist! Hes got some great stories to tell about being in the game ,and in law school at the same time; so sit back and let the social consciousness wash over you as we take you through a journey into the sounds and profound of the mighty Jirias!
Jeff Kirchick stops by the pod to talk about his debut book and his unbeatable philosophy that will bring out the sales"person" in you! Jeff has over a decade of experience doing the nitty gritty of sales: cold calls, training, weird shit with crazy acronyms.... But this VP will tell you without hesitation that alot of people are doing sales the wrong way and if you think you can't interrupt a busy mother of 5 during dinner to successfully sell her motorcycle insurance, think again jukebox hero! Join us for an epic convo... and yes -patriots fans are also welcome as per Jeff's request!
Ever wonder what are the secrets to sanity? Has the pandemic gotten you to the point where things are more grey than bright? Do you wish you knew the words to say to tell people " I need help". Dr. Carlin Barnes sits down with us to share her life lessons and strategies to get you back on your feet and to a place where you can handle the rigors of life. Whether Black or White, Man or Woman, all can benefit from this weeks discussion on mental health! Join us!
So you wanna get fit? But are you willing to do the work? In a world of convenience and short cuts, veteren trainer Quincy Nichols comes on to discuss why pushing yourself through the hardest yet most efficient methods will get you results like no other. We talk about that special spark that training gives, how to find a diet that actually works and share alot of laughs about our failures along the way to fitness success! Come join us and get your motivation!
Drs. Michele Cooley-Strickland, Alison B. Hamilton, Megan T. Ebor and Gail E. Wyatt are here speak truth to power on the subjects we all , whether we are of color or not, need to hear. Through a riveting dialogue about the effects of trauma, misnomers about black culture and the tools people,all people, need to learn to create a better world for our children and generations to come, the Drs. tell their stories of experience, struggle, and hope! You do not want to miss this!
Magellan TV Co founder and film documentarian Thomas Lucas stops by the pod to discuss MagellanTV's newest and bold documentary on the KKK: its history,its repudiation and why learning from our countries often dark past is our futures only escape from nativism and extremism. We also chop it up about our current cultural moment as we move from the Trump era, that special something about the thrill learning and the numinous, the adventure that is the frontiers of human experience, and of course motorcycles! Join us for another great chat with one of the leading content creators of our time!
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In this episode, we dive deep into the role of the poet in modern society.As other art forms and a lack of good education on the subject have rackled and turned off the potential audience, Phill informs us how for the people of Appalachia and the growing numbers of those of all predilections who face this sometimes harsh world poetry is as essential as ever. Journey with us through a conversation that is more than just an ellegy!
In this episode, the legendary Tex and I discuss this past year and give our outlook for the new one discussing,among other things, culture, music, controlling ones narrative and the triumph of the human will! We have some real good fun so join us!