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What Up My Guy

What Up My Guy

By AKP
An extension of "the group chat," WUMG provides in depth discussions surrounding the infamous topics we have with friends. From unique millennial perspectives, join in on conversations surrounding pop culture, relationships, work, family and mostly lots of oversharing. Say "What Up" every Wednesday!
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1. Amplify Black Voices | Timothy Bryson

What Up My Guy

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What Up My Guy

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17. Enneagrams & Sister Talk | Velour Pashi
This week we say "What Up" to Velour Pashi! Velour and AKP are sisters and best friends. She is also from Cincinnati, OH and works in healthcare, specifically in Women's Health. Velour steps into the group chat this week to talk about "personality" tests, specifically the Enneagram and Myers-Briggs. AKP and Velour also talk about a few childhood stories, how their enneagrams make them better sisters and what enneagram type they would NEVER date. Tune in! Velour Food Blog Instagram: @oh_sheeatingood  Free Enneagram Assessment: https://www.truity.com/test/enneagram-personality-test Free Myers-Briggs Assessment: https://www.truity.com/test/type-finder-personality-test-new WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15
50:28
January 27, 2021
16. Rock and Stock | Sneaker Dave
This week we say What Up to David "Sneaker Dave" Whitehead. Dave is one of the OGs in the sneaker game. Hailing from Cincinnati, OH, Dave steps into the group chat to talk with AKP about how they first met and connected over sneakers, how the sneaker game has changed over time and also about the strides of the sneaker boutique, Corporate, located in Cincinnati. Tune in! Sneaker Dave Instagram/Twitter: @sneakerdave Corporate Instagram/Twitter: @corporategotem WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15
41:54
January 20, 2021
15. Don't Settle For Mediocre | Chelsea Wright
This week we say "What Up" to Chelsea Wright. Chelsea is a Life Coach and Personal Stylist from Cincinnati, OH. Now located in Orange County, California, Chelsea is in the business of investing in oneself. AKP and Chelsea converse about the benefits of a life coach, how millennials view careers/career changes and how to put our resolutions and plans into action. Also, listeners will get a look into what a coaching session with Chelsea may look like for them! Chelsea Wright Instagram: @chelseawrightstylist  Chelsea Wright Linktree: https://linktr.ee/chelseawrightstylist  WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguy WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15 
43:01
January 13, 2021
Verbal Cardio | Vol. 1
HAPPY NEW YEAR! This week we say What Up to... no one at all. This week is the first session of Verbal Cardio. AKP talks solo this week about the 12 lessons she took away from 2020, month by month. She also shares the inside scoop on some of the changes that she's made moving into the new year. WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com  AKP Instagram: @pashh15
27:53
January 06, 2021
14. Invest in Yourself (& Your Future) | Richard Atiba
This week we say "What Up" to Richard Atiba. Richard hails from Houston, Texas and is an engineer by trade and a serial entrepreneur by choice. He is the Founder & CEO of Atiba Holdings, LLC and Atiba Enterprises, LLC. Co-Founder & CEO of Inspired By Nzinga, LLC. Bringing topics focused on ownership, financial literacy, wealth building, investing, business, etc.  Atiba Enterprises Facebook: Richard Atiba Serial Entrepreneur Richard Instagram: @atiba06 Jazmine Gosey Instagram: inspiredbynzinga WUMG Podcast Instagram: whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmaill.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15
49:29
December 16, 2020
13. So, You Wanna Buy A House | Michael Boyd
This week, we say What Up to Michael Boyd. Mike is a Cincinnati native and is a licensed realtor in both Ohio and Kentucky. Mike steps into the group chat and chats with AKP about some of the hidden costs of homebuying and the things that aren't as glamorous as what is shown on HGTV. If you're in the market for a home in Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky, do not hesitate to reach out to Mike at Pivot Realty! Mike Instagram: @theclosingking Mike Email: mboyd@pivotrealty.com WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15
43:18
December 09, 2020
12. Health Is Wealth | Keith Pace, Jr.
This week we say What Up to Keith Pace, Jr! Keith is a Toledo Ohio native and is an alum of Otterbein University. Keith is an Exercise Physiologist and currently serves as the Wellness Director with the YMCA and is a Certified Personal Trainer and Business Owner (Health Is Wealth, LLC). Today, AKP and Keith talk about the basics of focusing on our own personal fitness, some common misconceptions of the gym and more! Keith Pace Instagram: @_keithlamarjr_ Health Is Wealth LLC Instagram: @__healthiswealthllc__ WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15
45:25
December 02, 2020
11. Black In White Spaces Pt. 2 | Mitch Ocran
This week we say What Up to Mitch Ocran. Mitch is a graduate of Miami University (OH)  and currently serves as a Media Manager at an ad agency in New York City. Mitch and AKP both grew up as children of immigrants and attended the same predominantly white middle and high school. In this episode, they talk about their upbringing, the juxtaposition of multiple identities and the self-work that has had to be done throughout adulthood to combat internalized colorism. Mitch Instagram: @mitchocran Mitch Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/3HrTL64kLzovCndTzSdsMm?si=VG6yDhnkSmOGFCYvtPPK1A WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15
43:20
November 25, 2020
10. The Talking Stage | Jasmyn & Leah
This week we say What Up to 2/5 members of The Group Chat. AKP, Jasmyn and Leah have all been friends for over a decade and have so many experiences together that are definitely sitcom-worthy. In the lighthearted season one finale, the trio talks about their views of the "Talking Stage" and if ultimately, they would date themselves. Jasmyn Instagram/Twitter: @jasmynciara Jasmyn Blog: www.jasmynciara.com Leah Instagram/Twitter: @leahanissa WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15
52:44
November 04, 2020
9. Don't Ask, Show Up | Joey Oteng
This week we say What Up to Joseph Oteng! Joey is a Cincinnati native and attended college at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT, completed a masters degree at Kent State University in Kent, OH while living/working at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, and now is in his second year of Law School at The Ohio State University. When he's not diving into his books, Joey also spends ample time utilizing his social media platforms to educate the masses in the realms of diversity, inclusion and anti-racism. Today, AKP and Joey talk extensively about the accountability of being a friend to someone who has suffered loss, showing up & being an active support system. Joey Oteng Resources and Contact: https://linktr.ee/joteng Joey Oteng Instagram & Twitter: @drjotengii Joey Oteng Blog: https://youthful-life.blogspot.com/ WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15
52:22
October 28, 2020
8. Convo With My (High School) Ex | Charles English, Jr
This week we say What Up to Charles English, Jr. Charles is an alum of Capital University with a degree in Financial Economics. He currently serves as a Regional Credit Analyst for People's Bank... and is also AKPs High School Ex-Boyfriend. AKP and "Cheese" dive into some parts of their relationship that they've never discussed and also reflect on how their relationship has had an impact on their lives today. Cheese has no social media! HOWEVER - Please remember to check your polling location and if you are voting by mail, please do so EARLY! WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15
47:55
October 21, 2020
7. Black in White Spaces | Danielle Guy
This week we say What Up to Chemical Engineer Danielle Guy. Danielle is a 2-degree holding Chemical Engineer, wife, dog mom and loyal friend. Danielle and AKP both grew up in the same area and attended predominantly white schools. In this episode, they talk about the long term effects of this type of upbringing as well as the intersectionality of being a black woman in white spaces.   Danielle LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielle-favors/ WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com AKP Instagram: @pashh15
54:41
October 14, 2020
6. It's Okay To Break Up With Your Therapist | Krystyl Wright, LCSW
This week we say What Up to Clinical Psychotherapist Krystyl Wright. Krystyl is not only a mental health provider, but also an entrepreneur and co-founder of the urban apothecary company Lot XI. Her sole purpose in life is to, "Help Heal the Hearts and Minds of People." Krystyl also prides herself in mobilizing the black community Inglewood, California to ensure that black business owners are able to amplify one another to their highest level of success. AKP and Krystyl jump into the group chat with conversation surrounding the 11 essential ways of living, navigating the waters of therapy and the social stigmas surrounding mental health in the black community. All Things Therapy with Krystyl: https://www.alifeworthliving365.com/ Krystyl Instagram: @alifeworthliving_365 LOT XI Instagram: @lot_xi LOT XI Website: https://www.lotxi.com/ AKPs Favorite Lot XI Product: https://www.lotxi.com/products/breathe-hand-poured-candle WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com
45:17
October 07, 2020
5. Politickin' & Activism | Jordan Hawkins
This week we say What Up to Jordan Hawkins! Jordan is a Cleveland, OH native who currently serves as the Deputy Engagement Director at the Ohio Democratic Party. Jordan has served in various realms of politics and has made a commitment to mobilizing black millennials to utilize their voices. AKP and Jordan jump into the group chat with conversation surrounding the importance of registering to vote, leading a rally for change, politics within sports and more! Voter Registration Deadlines: www.vote.org/voter-registration-deadlines/  Register to Vote: www.iwillvote.com Ohio Residents: www.makeitcountohio.com Jordan Instagram/Twitter: @jhawkthedon WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com
47:38
September 30, 2020
4. Let's Talk About Sex, Baby | Goody Howard
*NSFW (Unless you work from home, then do ya thang) This week we say What Up to Sexologist Goody Howard! Goody comes to us from Dallas, TX and is an intimacy consultant, sexuality educator and HIV activist!  Goody has been an adult industry insider for over 10 years and she informs, educates and empowers her clients with the knowledge that sexual pleasure is sexual health. AKP and Goody dive into the depths of the group chat with conversation surrounding how many different types of orgasms exist, high desire vs. low desire partners, repurposing sex toys and more! Listen until the end for discount codes on Goody Howard's adult toy store exclusively for our listeners! Goody Howard Instagram/Twitter: @askgoody Goody Howard Website: www.askgoody.com WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcats WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com
48:50
September 23, 2020
3. Create Your Own Village | Tori Tyson
This week we say What Up to Coach Tori Tyson! Tori is a former D-1 athlete and has served as the Head Coach of the Howard University Women’s Softball program since 2018. Above all else, Tori is a mother, sister, friend and daughter. AKP welcomes Coach Tori Tyson into the group chat with open arms as they discuss motherhood, social change, creating a village and more! Coach Tori Tyson Twitter/Instagram: @torityson Howard University Softball Contact: https://hubison.com/staff-directory/tori-tyson/170 WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com
54:17
September 16, 2020
2. Dream Chasin' | Sir Aimézing
This week we say What Up to Sir Aimézing! Aimé Mukendi, Jr, aka Sir Aimézing, is a best-selling author, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, social media influencer (and more!) from Buffalo, NY, where he was recently named one of the Changemakers 30 Under 30, recognizing the impact and accomplishments of young professionals. AKP welcomes Sir Aimézing into the group chat with conversation surrounding goal setting and shifting up into our purpose. Sir Aimézing Website: www.siraimezing.com Sir Aimézing Instagram: @siraimezing WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com
41:37
September 09, 2020
1. Amplify Black Voices | Timothy Bryson
This week we say What Up to Timothy F. Bryson. Tim is so many things: a Cincinnati native, millennial educator, PhD candidate, podcast host (@walkwithtfb), craft beer enthusiast (@theipaway), blog writer (www.timothyfbryson.com), former D-1 collegiate athlete and current higher education professional. Ultimately, he holds the title as one of AKPs longest friendships (10+ years!) and is the original reason why AKP coined the hashtag #MyFriendsAreDope to praise her friend's accomplishments and successes. Tim and AKP talk candidly about topics ranging from making black voices the loudest in the room to the proverbial cancellation of the NFL, Kanye West and more! Walk With TFB Instagram/Twitter: @walkwithtfb Tim Craft Beer Instagram: @theipaway Tim Blog: www.timothyfbryson.com WUMG Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcats WUMG Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com
52:32
September 02, 2020
WUMG | Meet Your Host!
In order to get ready for the start of season 1, today you will say What Up to your host, AKP! However, instead of simply listing out her favorite color, where she's from and all of those boring get to know you questions, there's a plot twist to this fun get to know you session! Jasmyn's Instagram: @JasmynCiara Jasmyn's Blog: www.jasmynciara.com Podcast Instagram: @whatupmyguypodcast Podcast Email: wumgpodcast@gmail.com
50:53
August 26, 2020
WUMG | Trailer!
Welcome to the What Up My Guy Podcast! Step into "the group chat" and learn more about upcoming season topics and what What Up My Guy is all about. Instagram: @WhatUpMyGuyPodcast Host Instagram: @pashh15 Email: WUMGpodcast@gmail.com Cover Art: @pollysellers_creative Intro: @jaylegato & @hendrixcarterbean
03:19
August 23, 2020