# 17 - Prada West & DTG
On this episode I talk to Prada West who was in Kelowna for a few days shooting some videos with DTG. We talk about what Prada has been up to during the lockdowns and chat with DTG about virtual reality. Always a good time catching up with the homies. Go and check out their music on all streaming platforms. They are both constantly releasing new content. Thanks for listening and be sure to pass this along to some friends if you're enjoying it!
June 22, 2021
# 16 - Trevor
On This episode I talk to one of my favourite human beings, Trevor from TPACC - The Port Alberni Canibus Club. I've performed at his venue a few times over the years and we always have a good time when I'm out in his area or he's in Kelowna. We both love to smoke a ton and stay lifted. He's one of the most generous people I've met and one of the most down to earth as well. We talk about many things including his come up in the cannabis industry and how he's been able to maintain in the business throughout the years. I hope you enjoy the episode and if you're getting some value from these podcasts please pass them along to your friends!
June 15, 2021
# 15 Flavio
In this episode I had on a good friend of mine from back home, Flavio. He's recently retired after building a successful business and selling his portion of it. We've known each other for years, gone fishing together and jammed together around the campfire. We were introduced through our wives who have been friends for over a decade. In this conversation we talk about everything from the effects of the pandemic to having a winning mindset and how to accumulate wealth in a monetary sense and also in personal development.
June 08, 2021
# 14 - Grieves
In this episode I talk to Grieves who is a very talented producer and emcee based out of Seattle. We toured together prior to the pandemic and just like everyone we're going a bit stir crazy now stuck inside our studios. Grieves has been steadily working on an instrumental album over the past year and it is now out for your hearing pleasure! (June 4th release date) Go and stream it wherever you can and make sure to tune in to catch him live on twitch!
June 01, 2021
# 13 - Vekked
In this episode I talk to legendary DJ and good friend Vekked. We've had the pleasure of performing at some incredible events together and we're both missing the stage very much. We catch up and see how he's been doing throughout the lockdowns. If you're enjoying the show, please share this with your friends!
May 25, 2021
# 12 - 80Empire
In this episode I talk with 80Empire who is a production and artist duo from St. Catharines/Niagara Falls area in Canada. They have produced albums and songs for artists such as Obie Trice, Swifty Mcvay, Benny The Butcher & more. they have been working in the music scene for over a decade and contributed so much for the culture. We have a collaboration project in the works that we talk a little bit about. Mostly we're just catching up and talking shop which is what I love to do most! Hope you enjoy!
March 25, 2021
# 11 - Moka Only
In This episode I talk with my good friend Moka Only! I've had the pleasure of touring the country with him many times and we've had some epic conversations on our long drives so it was nice to get a chance to record one of our conversations for this podcast. Moka Only is an award winning musician and someone who has left his mark on the hip-hop world. He has released over 100 projects and performed over 1000 shows. I hope you enjoy our chat! more episodes on the way!
February 15, 2021
# 10 - Taylor McNallie
In this episode I had the pleasure of talking with Taylor McNallie who lives in Calgary Alberta Canada. We cover many topics including the work she has been doing for the BLM movement and helping to create better relationships with the police departments and the communities she lives in. We chat about her video series "Bubble Bath Buffet" where she interviews professionals and helps promote local businesses. We also talked about her involvement with Social Distant Fest which is a facebook group where musicians have been able to connect with new fans and listeners around the world performing live stream shows during the pandemic. I hope you enjoy the conversation!
February 02, 2021
# 9 - Bryce Goertzen
In this episode I talk to Bryce Goertzen who I had the pleasure of meeting in Peru when my partner and I traveled there to participate in an Ayahuasca ceremony. He's been living in Peru for the past couple years working with different shamans and Curanderos practising with plant medicines and taking strict dietas. We talk about his experiences with the plants and how he was chosen to be on the healers path. I hope this episode helps educate you about plant medicines. I do strongly advise that if you plan on trying any of these substances you do so with great reverence and respect as well as researching all aspects of it's effects thoroughly before partaking.
January 30, 2021
# 8 - Rob Bateman
In this episode I talk with Rob Bateman who runs a channel on YouTube called Adeptus Psychonautica where he talks with people in the psychedelic community and makes videos sharing his stories and experiences with Psychedelics. I've watched tons of his videos and I feel like he's a great person for people to check out who are new to DMT use. We talk about our own personal trips to partake in Ayahuasca ceremonies and dive deep into how the use of this plant and other medicines has helped Rob overcome anxiety in his life. I hope you enjoy our conversation and if you have any questions feel free to reach out!
January 28, 2021
# 7 - Jordan Alexander
On this episode I talk to someone who I've been inspired by during the pandemic. When many people are losing jobs and struggling others are finding a way to flourish and use their skills to help empower others to do the same. Jordan is one who has been able to rise above and has found success in real estate. Purchasing properties and creating more equity for himself and his investment partners. In this episode he breaks down a step to step guide on how he has accomplished his acquisitions and provides some personal stories that will inspire you to go out and make things happen for yourself even when it seems like there are no possible options. I hope this helps you and gets you in a positive mind state.
January 17, 2021
# 6 - Jonnel Sloane
In this episode I talk to Jonnel Sloane who runs Farm2Fork which is a direct to consumer e-commerce business that sells meat products. He is based out of Ottawa, ON Canada and services many regions around Ottawa. We talk about healthy eating and how to stay resilient when starting a business or pursuing something you're passionate about. Enjoy and please share this if there's something in it that you hear and think would help someone else.
January 07, 2021
#5 - Young K
This episode features my good homie and producer Young K. We've been working together for years and he has been a big influence for me and also helped to create the beats for many of my projects. We talk about his fitness journey and how he's been changing up his diet and exercise routine. We talk about how he switched from being a sample based producer to composing and talk about life and the future for his music. Hope you enjoy and get to know the man behind the beats!
November 03, 2020
#4 - Tianda
This episode features singer/songwriter and producer Tianda from Edmonton, ON Canada. She's one of my favourite artists out right now and I think she's incredibly talented and someone that will be heard everywhere! Her new song Feelings is out now! go stream it and follow her on social media. We talk about her #LoopChallenge that she does every Friday where producers send her beat snippets and she turns them into full songs! We also talk about her journey through the music industry and touch on some facts about the lack of female representation in the music industry and how she's changing that! Hope you enjoy!
October 31, 2020
#3 - Chase N Profits
In this episode I had a chat with an up and coming artist who had hit me up on my facebook page to get some advice and ask some general questions about the music business and improving his writing. We chat a bit about Socan and uploading music to DSP's as well as how to upload your ISRC and UPC codes. He shows me a song that he's been working on and I give him some tips on how to put the chorus together for it. We also talk about leaving older music we've recorded online for people to see the growth from the new music we put out today. I hope you enjoy!
October 24, 2020
#2 - Rittz
This episode features one of the dopest emcees in the hip-hop game, Rittz. Prior to establishing his own record label CNT, he was signed to Tech N9ne's label Strange Music. He has toured internationally and gained a loyal following throughout his career while always pushing the boundaries of his music styles and delivering his fans consistent, quality product. His latest album Picture Perfect is available now on all streaming platforms! In this podcast episode we talk about his upcoming Canadian tour which eventually got cancelled due to Covid-19. We also talk about his album Put a Crown on It and deep dive into some of the topics he discussed on the album such as suicide and depression. I hope this helps some people who are going through a hard time. Keep your heads up! We'll get through this together. I also encourage everyone to check out Rittz Sober Saturday's that he's been doing on his instagram page to help with people who are struggling with substance abuse.
October 22, 2020
#1 - Chase Middleton
This episode was recorded at the beginning of the lockdown period with one of my best friends Chase. We talk about businesses shutting down and people losing money and jobs. It was a crazy time and interesting to look back on. I hope you enjoy the first episode. This is just me and my friend having a chat. Tune in for more episodes and spread the word!
October 21, 2020