This is Life with Uni V. Sol

Shoot Your Local Heroin Dealer

An episode of This is Life with Uni V. Sol

By Uni V. Sol (@univsolmc)
I'm in the studio....a lot. It's in my bedroom, so I literally eat, sleep and drink music. I made this podcast just to take breaks from the studio and have actual human interaction with family, friends and other interesting people. You get to listen in on my conversations.
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I'm in the studio....a lot. It's in my bedroom, so I literally eat, sleep and drink music. I made this podcast just to take breaks from the studio and have actual human interaction with family, friends and other interesting people. You get to listen in on my conversations.

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Hustle and Flow with The Real Get Fresh
Hustle and Flow with The Real Get Fresh
November 5, 2019
GET FRESH ANTHEM (V.1) [instrumental]
I’ve always wanted to create an anthem for Pop and his “Get Fresh” brand. Why? ‘Cause Juan “Popeye” Andino III has built something special during the last 20 years. He’ll tell you he’s only a barber, but the dude does so much more. From cuts to clothing, fitness to fashion, Pop is a hustler and over the years he’s even taken the time to promote what I do as a music artist. He’s let me hold clothes for video shoots, put my music up at his shop, promoted shows I’ve done, so making an anthem for his brand just seems like a no-brainer. It’s just a rough draft, but I finally have the foundation for the anthem. GET FRESH!!
October 31, 2019
At Get Fresh Barbershop in Hopelawn, NJ Gettin’ A Cut and Chatting It Up
Just another day in the barber chair, talking about Dad stuff while getting a cut by owner/operator/master barber, Juan Andino III aka Popeye. Time to “Get Fresh”
October 8, 2019
MTS Beat Clinic and Beat Society in Norfolk, VA
So, I headed down to the Music Theory School’s Beat Clinic in Norfolk, Virginia, put together by Nottz Raw, Daryl Sloan and their team. Who was in attendance? Bumpy Knuckles, Diamond D, Mr. Porter, Lord Finesse and more. Take a listen and you’ll find out who, as well as my thoughts.
October 1, 2019
Get Fresh, Get Money
It’s been a while since we had one of these chats, but Pop was fired up, so I figured why not and he agreed. Live from Get Fresh Barbershop.
September 25, 2019
With O in the Poconos
Owen and I get to kick it for a bit while we were cooking out with the fam in the Poconos.
August 29, 2019
Talking Wrestling, Life and Music with Coach Terrell
Coach Jared Terrell started wrestling at age 5 and learned early what hard work, focus and discipline was about. Understanding nothing comes easy he took those values with him to pursue music and talks to me about mistakes he’s made, people he admires and supporting his team at all cost.
July 24, 2019
Chatting It Up At Get Fresh Barbershop
Have you been to Get Fresh Barbershop in Hopelawn, NJ? Always a great conversation. #barbershoptalk
July 6, 2019
Iggy, Kelly and Graffiti Dog
So while booking some upcoming shows. I ran into this lovely couple, Iggy and Kelly.  They own a venue called Graffiti Dog out in Galloway, NJ, which is minutes from Atlantic City.   Iggy and Kelly seemed to be some very laid back cats, so I asked them if I could do a podcast with them.  Here it goes.   Visit to find out more about the show and to hear other podcast episodes.
June 30, 2019
Loungin' At Get Fresh Barbershop
I’m back at Get Fresh Barbershop in Hopelawn, NJ for my bi-weekly cut. The music is bumping, the coffee is percolating and as usual the conversation is flowing.
June 9, 2019
Are you happy with what your doing?
Happy Friday!! Are you happy with what your doing? Or do you look forward to the weekend because fielding the week sucks? What are you going to do to change it?
June 8, 2019
Dealing With My Depression
Circling back to the convo with Smitty, everyone deals with depression differently. The thing is to always show love, a high level of understanding, instead of judging or gossiping. Just my two cents
June 6, 2019
Testing...Testing...Is This Thing Working?
I was reading a blog post by Gary V and he mentioned this app, Anchor. I thought it was the coolest little thing, so I decided to use it while I got my haircut...and BOOM a show was born!
May 24, 2019
Walking and Talking to Myself
Walking and talking to myself about last nights show and a bunch of other stuff.
May 17, 2019
What Life is like as a College Athlete
Uncle Ronald is one of my role models. When we were young, the talk was about how he went to College on a basketball scholarship and shooting for the NBA. Over the years though, we saw much more than sports out of Uncle Ronald, from him starting and nurturing is own family to helping folks that have found themselves in the system. I'm sure you will find a jewel or two in this episode. Featuring music by the God NE of Radio Wreck Records:
April 20, 2019
Stay True To Yourself
Shantia @queen_caramelglaze speaks on teen pregnancy, helping out other women and her new business ventures.
April 15, 2019
It's Not About What Happens To You...
So I've been podcasting on Anchor about a year now and the show keeps evolving.  Find out the inspiration behind the new changes, including the title of the show.
January 20, 2019
Happy Ho Ho Ho’s
For those of you who of you that stuck with me through this podcasting journey, I thank you. I talk about what’s next to come for the New Year and solicit feedback from the listeners. Please leave a voicemail and I’ll play it on the show.
December 19, 2018
The Real Get Fresh’s Greatest Hits
This year had it's ups and downs, like any other year.  No matter what happened though, the hustle never stopped and neither did we.  I started this podcast on a whim, after downloading the Anchor app and heading to Get Fresh Barber Shop.   Little did I know, I would have so many great conversations with so many great people.  For the year end wrap up though, I wanted to highlight the person I had the most conversations with.  My barber, friend and fellow hustler, @TheRealGetFresh. See you all in 2019!  Happy New Year!! #univsolmc
December 19, 2018
What Exactly Is A Vegan-Preneur?
Dawnelle @wheatlessvegan comes clean about her transformation, giving birth for the first time, diving into the make-up game and the vegan lifestyle.
November 21, 2018
Change The Way You Meal Prep
While at the @get_fresh_barber_shop today, Popeye (@therealgetfresh) introduces me to the owner of the meal prep company @adaptlive
November 19, 2018
I Hate Being In A Rush
I stop in Get Fresh Barbershop for a quick cut and some talk about social media, but I had to leave early. Father duties call.
November 19, 2018
Pride in Yourself and Your Work
@jeffereylamar moving to NYC to pursue his dreams, coming out about his sexuality to his parents and building his writing empire.
November 19, 2018
From Working at the Post Office to DJing Disney Cruises. Meet Scratch Academy’s own DJ Rashaun
@djrashaun talks about leaving his 9-5 job to live out his dreams
November 19, 2018
Under New Ownership
Meet Eddie Poggi [@thee_eddiepoggi] a Muay Thai enthusiast, Fitness Instructor and owner of CKO Somerset [@ckosomerset]
November 18, 2018
The House Flipper
Karen @karenremax talks about what it really takes to flip houses, being at the top of her game and the life of a real estate agent.
November 13, 2018
Rich Versus Wealthy
You never know where the conversation is going to go when you are at @get_fresh_barber_shop talking to @therealgetfresh This episode we talk about Being Rich vs. Being Wealthy
November 12, 2018
The Hustle Is Real...Fresh
These type of episodes you're going to get often.  Why?  Even when I'm not getting a haircut, I like to pass by the shop and just kick it with Popeye aka Juan Andino, III.  Pop is a very charismatic, high energy, in your face type of character.  Love him or hate him, it doesn't matter, because he's going to continue doing him.  The hustle is definitely real.  Check him out at @therealgetfresh on IG.  He also owns the @createabeast and @get_fresh_barber_shop brands.
November 12, 2018
Women Making Moves
Francesca @pachedigital_llc discusses going from intern to full-time editor, behind the scenes in media and her all women video production start-up.
October 28, 2018
Growing Through The Peace Corps
Balaji @balaji2380 tells stories of what it means to join the peace corps, fear of disappointing his parents and having good vibes.
October 12, 2018
Heal The Soul
Doctor Shannon @drshannon shares her journey, from chiropractor to top-selling author to life coach and more.
September 20, 2018
Roll With The Rush
Renee @kokoforreal discusses roller derby, the LGBTQ+ community and being an employee for one of the most recognizable brands in the world.
June 21, 2018
Loyalty Over Everything
@djbedtyme357 speaks on loyalty, being Remy Ma's Official DJ, his humble beginnings and so much more
April 27, 2018
Respect the DJ
Che @chedontplay talks about lifestyle habits, his come up as a dj, brotherhood and his where his love of music comes from.
April 15, 2018
The Business Of Forever Young Fitness
@4everyoungfitnessnj invites me to his private gym to discuss health, personalized training and running his own business.
April 6, 2018
Changing Careers Is Never Easy
@deliastudios invites me to his place to ask questions about getting into voiceover, talks about small business ownership and his wedding videography company.
March 30, 2018
Breaking In The Music Industry with J-Hatch
@mogulstatus shares how he found success in the music business, his new book, and the songwriter he represents.
March 8, 2018
Note To Self
While I’m out on my morning walk, earning my Sweatcoins I run into one of my old voice memos of me telling myself about what to do for an upcoming music release.
December 3, 2017
The Navy, Life Metal And Tattoos
Joey Craps is an excellent bassist and member of the “Life Metal” band, Ashes of Your Enemy. In part 2 of the Music Lover’s series, I talk with Joey at Modern Times Tattoo Shop in Spotswood, New Jersey. He’s a hustler for real, as you’ll find. We talked about everything from him landing record deals to Joey juggling multiple jobs and Family. All the while, Music is the motivator!
November 4, 2017
Welcome to Shotwell Productions
15 years ago I met Shottie over the Internet. We went from being fans of each other’s music, to creating music videos together and becoming good friends. Now Shottie’s rocking his own business 24/7!
October 21, 2017
How Passionate Are You About Music?
Put a couple of music lovers in a room and they’ll talk for hours, days, maybe even weeks. My friend Ron D. is an excellent drummer and fellow music lover, so shooting the sh*t with him is always a good time. He knows his music and plays practically every week so younger struggling musicians may be able to pick up a few tips. This is part 1 of 2 for the music lovers series.
October 20, 2017
Fighting Kid's Cancer In A Major Way
Linda Hanna lost her son Sean, to childhood cancer several years ago. With the help of her family, she runs The Sean Hanna Foundation in honor of her son. Go to to learn more
October 4, 2017
Three Headed Monster
Hosts of "Olympia Academy", "On My Way To Church" and myself over drinks.
September 20, 2017
A Better Future For Her Children
After I spoke with Smitty about his son Pierce's battle with depression and addiction, I immediately wanted to speak to Pierce's sister Mandii. She had the courage to speak on her brother & addiction.
August 20, 2017
At Get Fresh Barbershop Gettin' It In
This show kicked off with a segment from Get Barbershop, 30 Days ago. Fifteen episodes later, I'm closing the first cycle with Popeye, owner of Get Fresh. He's doing a "few" things.
August 20, 2017
StarBoy of DMP on Understanding Your Legacy
From falling out of love with Rap music to a new found love for his passion, Starboy shared his ups and downs with me. Now with a fresh start and a solo project on the way, who knows what's next.
August 18, 2017
When You're A Fan Of Everybody
If you want to meet someone full of inspiration and life, you want to speak to Big Shot of the legendary rap group DMP and The Proz. We touched on many topics from taking care of his niece, the craft of songwriting and being inspired by others
August 15, 2017
Music Is My Kung Fu
"Music is my Kung Fu" was a quote that stood out to me when talking to Top Gee of DMP & The Proz. As you'll discover from our convo that's not the only jewel you'll pick up, if you're listening.
August 14, 2017
Boogie of DMP on Understanding A Hustler’s Motivation
A realist, is a person who accepts a situation as it is and is prepared to deal with it according. When I spoke with Boogie, one of the members of DMP, it became evident that this was his lifestyle.
August 11, 2017
Shoot Your Local Heroin Dealer
My friend Smitty, lost his son Pierce to a heroine addiction. What we found out was the underlying depression that slowly spiraled out of control and eventually took my friend/partner-in-rhyme.
August 9, 2017
The Song Bird Sheds Light
If you never heard of singer-songwriter Teresa Cook, it's probably because she's spent most of her time behind the scenes writing and singing for some of your favorite artist. Here's our phone call.
August 1, 2017
Get Footage
Behind the scenes birth of another show "The Olympia Academy" with Benny aka Big Bone. He was the host of DLHH show that opened the door for me and many others. He's back! Sauli on the check in.
July 30, 2017
Family And Fashion
I met Mr. Ortiz through a mutual friend years ago. Over time we've had convos on family, fashion, music, boxing, hustling and making money. He ran a fashion line and now teaches others to be styli...
July 21, 2017
Team Building at Get Fresh Barbershop
Popeye, owner of Get Fresh (the brand), kicked off the opening of the podcast. Why? 'Cause that's where I get my haircuts and have some real convos. In this segment we talk briefly on team building.
July 21, 2017
Just My Two Cents
Headed for a weekend at Benny's and I just felt like giving a little insight as to what I'm doing with this outlet. What I love most about this app, is I can record anytime. Straight raw in the mix!!
July 20, 2017
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