What’s The What?!

What’s The What?!

By What's The What
What's The What Podcast!
A group of black millenials, each with a different view of the world, come together to discuss an array of topics that directly effect the BLACK + LGBTQ community.
Party of 4
WE'RE BACK!!! With Quianna and Jeff still on vacation Johnny B. enlists some help from his sisters; Melani, Jessica and Evelyn, to bring you our latest episode. We cancel FOX Network for cancelling "Star" and "Empire". We discuss the unrealistic politics over a woman's body and cancel the state of Georgia. Meghan McCain is still cancelled. We uplift Ayesha Curry for speaking and standing in her truth. We talk fashion with the recent looks from the Met Gala. We were just as impressed as we were disappointed. Who's to blame? We shine our Black Business Spotlight on Chanel Jackson a local entrepreneur who is thriving and inspiring people daily. Remember to follow us on twitter and instagram @_whatsthewhat and subscribe or favorite our podcast so you can stay up on new episodes. 
44:02
May 15, 2019
Something to Talk About
Here we go!!! In this episode we keep it short and sweet. We revisit the topic of bullying in light of the pass of 15 year old Nigel Shelby who took his own life after experiencing bullying for being who he is. We talk about Robyn Crawfords new tell all book.We talk about Coachella and bring attention to Beyonce's historic "Homecoming" performance. We talk about the drive, work ethic, and perfectionism of Beyonce. Howard University drama, Morehouse make space for transmen and we're with it! HBCUs are making progress and we are here for it. We also have our Money Matters Moment sharing with you all the importance of having a bank account and supporting black banks and black businesses.
52:04
April 24, 2019
Passing the Baton
In this episode we start off with the Cancelled Corner where we put everyone at FOXNews and the ENTIRE Republican party there to think about what they've done. we also cancel the Princess of Arizona, Meghan McCain for her trash and childlike behavior. We talk about the positive impacts of Nipsey Hustle and how we as a BLACK community can continue to be beacons of light, hope and positivity in our own communities. We want to continue the marathon and pass the baton. We discuss the impacts of bullying and share some our own experiences being bullied or even being the bully. We will be introducing a new segment where we will be dropping weekly financially focused bits of knowledge to help keep the black dollar in the black pocket! Take a listen!
52:53
April 17, 2019
Random Mess
In this episode, Q and JohnnyB fight against all types of technological difficulties. We throw Pastor Travis Jennings in the CANCELLED CORNER for his misogynistic comments about why black women are single. we CANCELED all those who are criticizing Dewayne Wade's son on coming out. We uplift Chicago's 1st openly gay and black female mayor Lorri Lightfoot and The Wade family for their support of their son Zion! Then we just start talking about a bunch of random mess. We discuss the 20yo video of Dr. Maya Angelou and raise the question of the respect of our elders. We talk about The Clark Sisters new biopic, Beyonces new Netflix documentary and Taraji Hensons new film "Best of Enemies"! We share our views on the Jussie Smollett situation and Nipsey Hustle. We missed you Jeff!
54:54
April 10, 2019
How's Your Mental?: Vol.1
After a short break away, we're back with our friend Katrina! In this episode we scratch the surface of maintaining good mental health, identify where we currently stand with our mental awareness and how we deal with some of our down moments. We also throw Jess Hilarious back in the Cancelles Corner and give her both Kim Burrell and Daniel Ceasar to keep her company. We spotlight Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green and her groundbreaking work to eradicate cancer. We also shed a light on the recent passing of rapper Nipsey Hustle qho was murdered outside of his clothing store hours before recording this episode. So kick back and enjoy!
1:16:24
April 3, 2019
Everything is LOVE: Vol.2 Self Love
In this episode we talk about SELF LOVE and SELF CARE. We welcome back our original cohost Brandon. We discuss ways we haven't been good to ourselves and ways we coped with the lack of self love and self care. We dive into 7 Steps to Self Love and ways we can work through them to be better to ourselves. We continue to uplift Women of Power! We introduce a new segment called "The Prayer Pot" and we make room in the "Canceled Corner" for 3 more inductees. Take a listen and let's keep the conversation going!
1:41:15
March 20, 2019
Who Do You Love?
In this episode we shout out Crystal Mason, who is incarcerated for voting in the 2016 Presidential election.  We stand with Crystal and believe she deserves to be free and shouldn't have to serve another minute in prison.  We also have a conversation about interracial relationships. 
1:03:58
March 13, 2019
Whew Chile, That’s Problematic!!
This week the gang is back together, and we have Ryan (@RyanAnthony15) with us. We introduce our new segment the #CancelledCorner, and induct some people into our #HallofCancellations. We also had a conversation around how black gay men and women are portrayed in media and in our overall black community. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-is-karen-hunter/id1447062258?mt=2
1:10:08
March 6, 2019
Who’s Cancelled?!
With Quianna away on "sick leave", Jeff and John take a different approach to this weeks episode. We discuss black twitter and our "Cancel Culture". We have an up and down discussion where John contradicts himself and Jeff changes his mind on the topic. Who decides who gets canceled? Is there a master list? Can we un-cancel celebrities/public figures? Why aren't we policing our own when it comes to toxic behaviors in the community? Follow us on twitter @_whatsthewhat and join the conversation on twitter using the #whatsthewhatpodcast
25:36
February 27, 2019
Everything is LOVE: Vol.1
In this weeks episode we dive into the ocean of LOVE. We share our first examples of love were and how they impacted us. We discuss marriage and what's pushed us or held us back from committing to marriage. We discuss the elements for building a foundation in a relationship. Jeff opens up about challenges in his love life and reveals something he's been battling with for some time. Quianna gives some sound advice on self love. JohnnyB talks about how he can heal and grow from love with a mystery man. All in all everything is love and in then end if you cant love yourself how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else? Listen and enjoy. Join the conversation on twitter and Instagram @_whatsthewhat with the #whatsthewhatpodcast
1:09:22
February 20, 2019
Happy BLACK History Month
This episode we dive into some black history with our guest Ryan Robinson (@RyanAnthony15), he also lets us know about his "Quetillion" program geared around educating and preparing our black youth in the city of Baltimore for the future.  We also scratch the surface and talk about our upbringing in the black church.
44:08
February 13, 2019
Black Wealth/ Legacy Building
In this episode, we discussed some of the financial issues that are plaguing the black community. Even talked through some of the solutions that we need to start to implement to be able to turn around the decline in black wealth in our communities.   Below is some of the resources and interviews that we discussed during this episode.  One United Bank Chris Hogan- "Everyday Millionaires" Official Black Wall Street Killer Mike's Interview with the Breakfast Club Follow us on Instagram & Twitter @_WhatsTheWhat
51:01
February 6, 2019
Intro/ Who Are YOU?!
In this episode of What's the What, you get a chance to meet the host of this new podcast, and get a chance to understand what this podcast will be about.  We also explore who we are and how we identify. Follow us on Instagram & Twitter @_WhatstheWhat Let's keep the conversation going, leave us a message, let us know what you want to hear.  
28:48
January 30, 2019
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