Welcome to Project Podcast a new series presented to you by the team at The Ghetto Flower. This is a new segment from us, giving you the chance to listen to our conversations with new and up and coming creatives in our circle.
In Episode 7 of The Ghetto Flower Project Podcast, TGF got the chance to talk an artist out of Chicago named, Freako. We take deeper dive into his work as a rapper and how it all began back during his college days at the University of Illinois. Freako describes to us his trip to the ATL in the earlier stages of him making music and explains to us its importance in his career thus far. Some of you may know Freako as @freako223 on social media platforms, be sure to listen closely to find out how he became affiliated with this tight-knit nationwide collective 223. It is the support from his close friends and inspirations that has kept the young artist going hard from the jump, we all better keep a lookout. Freako latest project was a collaborative effort with power punching producer Luke Almighty titled “ADHD”, a mixtape that is full of bangers! Be sure to tune into the latest installment of TGF Project Podcast to get an insight into what you can see this year from Freako.
In Episode 5 of The Ghetto Flower Project Podcast, TGF got the chance to talk to Kristin also known as @SCRIPTEDKRISTIN we take deeper dive into her work as a musician, model, and art illustrator, diving into her creative process and some of her creative influences. Scripted tells us the details of her performances in 2019 thus far after only dropping two singles, “SACRIFICE” and “NOT YA AVERAGE” In this episode, you can hear Scripted discuss her hunger for success and hints at some of the stuff she is currently working on. The conversation makes for a magnificent listen and provides coverage on the beautiful talent of Kristin. Make sure y’all tune in and follow her she is making noise!
In Episode 4 of The Ghetto Flower Project Podcast, TGF got the chance to talk to Robb Lim of Modest, a streetwear company out of Philadelphia. Robb fills us in on his 2019 thus far and goes into explaining the meaning and thoughts behind the Supper Club movement. This is a very dope episode for anyone looking to learn more about the flourishing environment in Philly. Modest is combining, streetwear, culinary arts, and experiential marketing to bring creatives together...which Robb one day plans to take internationally. We get into some of the key differences between Chicago and Philadelphia and their creative climates. Be sure to tune into this episode to hear what is it store for MODEST.
In Episode 4 of The Ghetto Flower Project Podcast, Trill Tayo continues his conversation with the team at KILLALLPAIN, a Chicago Clothing Brand looking to bridge the gap between fashion and emotions. Special guests Ron and Phil break down their journey into creating the KAP brand and go into detail on their biggest struggles thus far. They both describe deeply what the brand means to them and what exactly it is they are trying to accomplish. This is a very inspiring episode for any of our listeners out there looking to dive into the clothing/fashion industry. KILLALLPAIN set themselves apart in this very lucrative market by releasing merchandise that connects to each individual that put on their clothes, promoting free thinking. The company launched their “AMMO” sweatsuits that feature newly embroidered KILLALLPAIN branding. Be sure to tune into this episode to hear what is it store from the team at KILLALLPAIN.
In Episode 3 of The Ghetto Flower Podcast, Trill Tayo met up with the artist, music producer, engineer, videographer, jack of all trades Austen Nobles. Austen dives into his upbringing and describes how his love for beats turned into a musical passion. A small performance in middle school sparked something much bigger for the young artist, you don’t want to miss out on this story. It was a name change and ongoing rebrand musically that has given us the Austen Nobles we all know and love today. In 2019 Austen Nobles is looking to increase his fan base and begin touring from state to state. Be sure to tune into the latest installment of TGF Project Podcast to get an insight into what you can expect this year from Austen Nobles
In Episode 2 of The Ghetto Flower Project Podcast, Trill Tayo linked up with the team at KILLALLPAIN, a Chicago Clothing Brand looking to bridge the gap between fashion and emotions. Special guests Ron and Phil break down their journey into creating the KAP brand and go into detail on thier biggest struggles thus far. They both describe deeply what the brand means to them and what exactly it is they are trying to accomplish. This is a very inspiring episode for any of our listeners out there looking to dive into the clothing/fashion industry. KILLALLPAIN set themselves apart in this very lucrative market by releasing merchandise that connects to each individual that put on their clothes, promoting free thinking.The company launched their “AMMO” sweatsuits that feature newly embroidered KILLALLPAIN branding. Be sure to tune into this episode to hear what is it store from the team at KILLALLPAIN.
To kick off Season 2 of The Ghetto Flower Project Podcast, the team wanted to touch base with all listeners and reintroduce ourselves to our growing audience. In Episode 1 of this new season, TGF sparked the new year by discussing the launch of the new and improved 2019 TGF hoodies. Each piece was crafted at a Chicago studio called Supply Locale, be sure to tune into to hear Sway, Director of Merchandise and Marketing, tell the story of how these new hoodies came to life. We each dug deeper into some of our plans for the upcoming year, laying it all out on the table for our listeners. The Brand is STRONG, in this helping, Director of Content, Q shines the light on how he plans to keep all eyes on the movement this year. This initial episode is a must for those looking to learn more about The Ghetto Flower and those wanting a sneak peek into the new and improved season of the TGF Project Podcast.
In Episode 10, the TGF team sits to discuss some of the upcoming projects that we as individuals have been working on. Sway gets into some of the details in regards to the season 2 merchandise and gives a little insight on what is to come. Check out the TGF store on our site now! Q takes the time to break down his upcoming music video featuring all day jay. He also discusses some key differences between shooting photography versus directing music videos. Trill Tayo lays out some of his TGF plans and projection for the upcoming year, pop up events, more podcasts and possibly an app... With the new year right around the corner, The Ghetto Flower has some huge plans ahead, be sure to check out Episode 10 to hear more about what is in store for TGF in 2019!
In Episode 9, the TGF team got the chance to chat with Jessica Pfeiffer, an online entrepreneur, world adventurer, and horse owner. She explains how her serious love of travel began and digs deeper into some of her experiences abroad. In this installment of the TGF Project Podcast, Jessica shares some tips on how she has managed to visit over 20 countries and is still adding to the list. Traveling can take a toll on the bank account and can require a flexible schedule, listen to Episode 9 now to hear some secrets on how Jessica has made traveling affordable and been able to keep a work-life balance. To all those looking to venture domestically or overseas, to anyone seeking travel of all sort, this episode is for you. Tune in to Episode 9 of the TGF Project Podcast Now!
Learn more about Jessica on her website jetjess.com
Online Fitness Coach Sophie Vivero was featured on Episode 8 of The Ghetto Flower - Project Podcast. As a very special guest, Vivero answered a couple questions that brings to light much more than the hard work and self discipline that she has instill to maintain the fortress that is her body and mind. Sophie lets it all out on a various number of topics, ranging from how her fitness journey began, to what got her online business started. Elsewhere, Sophie talks about a life full of balance and donuts (haha). The conversation makes for a great listen and offers insight into the powerful mind of “Almighty” Sophie. To all my gym rats out there this episode is a must ! Tune in to Episode 8 of the TGF Project Podcast Now!.
In Episode 7, we got the chance to chat with TrillTayo’s old college roommate Brennan Wair. Brennan is a Foreign Exchange Trader and also dabbles into a little bit of Cryptocurrency trading. What is life without the risk? B explains how he got started in this industry and explains the steps it took to get him where his is today. I can tell you.. a whole lotta risk. We also discussed B’s fitness transformation and learned what made him go cold turkey and become 100% vegan. Tune into this installation of TGF Project Podcast to learn more about Forex and how you can get involved. Maybe you can start making some extra pocket money aside from your regular 9-5! To all my hustlers out there this episode is a must! Tune in to Episode 7 of the TGF Project Podcast Now!.
In Episode 6, the TGF team linked up with Foreverxx formerly known as Devin 2xx out of Chicago. We discussed his latest project titled “Never4Get2” . He explained how he freestyles all of his verse and the process in which he handpicked the guest appearances on the tape. Forever also launched a clothing line called “ Fawn Infinity” be sure to listen in and learn more about different way you can show love and support his cause. Forever also explained to us some of his influences in both the music and fashion industry and how they have helped him get to where he is today. Listen to Episode 6 to hear a little review on Lil Waynes The Carter 5 album and what Weezy has done for the culture. Listen to our latest installment of Project Podcast now!
In Episode 5, the TGF team got the chance to chat with Ronnie Terry Jr, an upcoming YouTuber / Lifestyle Blogger who enjoyed being in front of the camera so much his friends thought that he would make a great model. Be sure to tune into this episode to hear more about Ronnie’s creative journey and get the scoop on some up and coming projects. He also tells us how he got interested in powerlifting and has since joined the team at Marquette University. Listen closely to learn more his trip to Southeast Asia, when Ronnie visited Vietnam during spring break 2017. You do not want to miss out on this episode. Listen to our latest install of Project Podcast now!
Episode 4: A.C The Ruler on this episode Sway And Tayo speak with artist AC on his recent album "Cirrocumulus" also the things he has in store for everyone. Let us tell yall you dont want to miss out on this one.
In Episode 3, the TGF team discussed their individual roles and goals moving forward for the brand. CEO/Founder @trilltayo revisits how the blog was started and how we got to where we are today. @Sway, the director of Marketing/Merchandising gives his rundown on idea generation when it comes to creating the brand merchandise. Episode 3 is about continuing to support local talent in and out of the area and digging deeper into the #YOUTHWAY moment. Be sure to listen to learn more about how you can contribute. We also touched on Kanye West’s return to Chicago and what impact it has on the culture. You DO NOT want to miss this episode.
Tune into Episode 2 of The Ghetto Flower Project Podcast to hear our conversation with Creative Director and Content Creator Quinton Terror Tino. We discussed some of favorite videographers and some upcoming projects involving some local Chicago talent. Listen to our latest install of Project Podcast now!
The team recently got the chance to sit down and talk with an old high school friend who is now an Actor/Comedian/Youtuber. Khaleel Hawkins recently launched season 2 of his youtube show titled "The Khaleel Show" and plays a big role in an upcoming movie called "Girl Assasin". Tune into Episode One of TGF - Project Podcast now!