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Sep 30, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario explores Black America's quest to stay ahead of the technological curve. In the first half of this episode, financial strategist Herman Hicks explains how FinTech is an important part of wealth building. In the second half of our episode dedicated to finding a path to prosperity through technology, we interview the founder of Pivot Technology School, Joshua Mundy. He shares his motivation for starting the school and how he plans to keep Black America from getting left behind.
Topics: STEM, Black Tech, Education. Wealth, Finance, Black Excellence
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Sep 21, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario is BACK after a long hiatus a nd ready to catch up with our fellow Scenarians and find out what’s been happening while we were away.  Web-series host Royce Massengill gives us game about his podcast Royce’s Rant and actor/activist Shawn Whitsell discusses what he’s been up to during the Summer of Covid. Plus we’ve got our 5 th grade playlist to celebrate our 5 th anniversary.
Topics: Hip-Hop, R&B, Black Music, Covid-19, Coronavirus, 5th Grade, Protests, Verzuz
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May 20, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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As a lead in to Memorial Day, we're honoring the memory of some of our favorite fallen artists, and discussing how communities grieve public figures, with help from Licensed Professional Counselor and host of the Doneson Podcast, James Bush. 
Topics: Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, Memorial Day, Grieving, Hip-Hop, R&B
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May 11, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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The Scenario continues our social distancing episodes, with help from the hosts of ‘The Swig’ podcast, in a discussion about beer, current events and a playlist of artists that haven’t gotten the props they deserve. Plus  an introductory guide to finding the brew for you.
Topics: Hip-Hop, R&B, Beer, Brewery, Brandy, Monica, Ahmaud Arbrey
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May 3, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario comes together (separately) in this freestyle episode dedicated to our favorite “Blue Eyed” Soul artists, and our favorite music snob, Toya Haynes (The First Time I Heard Podcast), joins in to discuss the line between appropriation and appreciation. ‘Pumps and Politics host, Laini Brown gives us a heads up on non-Covid political news. 
Topics: R&B, Politics, Race, Covid-19, Coronavirus, Social Distancing, Christian McCaffrey, Donald Trump
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Mar 31, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario interviews several friends of the show to get ideas on how weather the Covid-19 pandemic from home. Toya Haynes (The First Time I Heard Podcast) talks about the significance of DJ D-Nice’s Club Quarantine, the hosts of The Michaeux Mission (Len Webb and Vince Williams) recommend a few filmmaker binge ideas, comedian B Cov reveals his coronavirus vaccine and Gerald Jones II gives us tips to maintain your business at home. Plus we play songs from our favorite “bing-eable”...
Topics: Social Distancing, Covid-19, Coronavirus, R&B, Hip-Hop, Black Film, DJ D-Nice, Quarantine,...
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Mar 24, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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Van Everette, Team Scenario and a special panel host  a live forum to discuss emotional wellness and emotional intelligence in Black men.
Topics: Black Men, Emotional Health, Emotional Intelligence, Relationships, Money, Family, Wellness
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Mar 15, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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This freestyle episode features the music of Atlanta’s native son, super producer, Jermaine Dupri. Author/Actor Rashad Rayford joins Team Scenario to discuss his book; Elevate Your Vibe, and the subsequent speaking tour. Plus t hey delve into the wins and losses associated with America’s current Coronavirus prevention methods.
Topics: Jermaine Dupri, Hip-Hop, R&B, Atlanta, Coronavirus, Covid-19, African American
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Mar 10, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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As tax season continues, we explore how personal (and collective) debt is one of America's greatest challenges. Wealth strategist, Herman Hicks talks to us about how to manage and reduce debt. also, Toya Haynes weighs in on the current "R&B is dead" debate.  Charlane Oliver of The Equity Alliance informs us of how the recent tornado in Nashville Tennessee might have some unexpected implications for its Black residents.
Topics: Finance, Debt, Wealth Gap, R&B, Financial Literacy, Nashville Tennessee, Tornado
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Feb 12, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario gets ready for Valentine's Day with an exploration of the myths, mysteries and misconceptions that inhibit healthy intimacy, with special guest Co-host, sex therapist Renee Burwell (Pandora's Awakening). The hosts of Dating University ( Charles Pratt and Brittany Anderson) discuss how communication is an essential part of bedroom activity. Plus we hit you off with the Sexiest Playlist of All Time.
Topics: Sex, Intimacy, R&B, Therapy, Wellness
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Feb 4, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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In another edition of our ‘Upon Further Review’ series, we speak with a special panel about the 20 th anniversary of ‘Voodoo’: D’Angelo’s classic sophomore album, for a discussion about his musical methods, plus his impact on the culture and himself.
Topics: R&B, Neo Soul, D'Angelo, Voodoo, Upon Further Review, Funk, Soul, Black Culture
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Jan 29, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario is serving up a little bit of Summer in the dead of Winter. Dr. Latifah and Ya Za join us in-studio to talk about the More Food, Less Tea Podcast, and counselor Chemyeeka Tumblin helps us to understand the condition known as SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. This week’s playlist includes songs the remind us of warm weather.
Topics: Summer, Hip-Hop, R&B, Afrobeat, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Tyler Perry
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Jan 22, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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This episode examines environmental justice with guest co-host, Jurnell Cockhren (Civic Hacker). Sheila Holt-Orsted shares her family's story of exposure to life-altering environmental racism, and Renewable Energy expert, Damali Harding explains the ins and outs of Energy Poverty. Plus, we pay tribute to the environment with our ‘Water is Life’ Playlist.
Topics: Environmental Racism, Environmental Justice, Hip-Hop, R&B, Air Quality, Water Pollution
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Jan 15, 2020 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario Kicks off the New Year with a look at ways to makeover 3 areas of your life: your personal style, your home and your resume. FlyyGirl Fashion’s Marissa sits in with us as we discuss what we’d like to update, plus we share a playlist of some of our favorite remakes.
Topics: Self-Help, Makeovers, Resume', Real Estate, Cover Songs, New Year's Resolutions
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Dec 24, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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The Scenario crew wraps up the year by reflecting on the decade that was. With help from a few friends, we examine some of the themes, icons and culturally significant moments of the last ten years and share our 'Twenty-Teens' playlist.
Topics: Black Culture, Hip-Hop, R&B, Politics
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Dec 18, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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We’re paying respect to Hip-Hop and R&B’s best One Hit wonders with help from dating consultant Brandon Whit. Plus, Tomiko Harvey from Passports and Grub gives us holiday travel tips.  Part two of our ‘One Hit Wonders’ episode features “Situationships” with our guest co-host, dating/relationship consultant, Brandon Whit.
Topics: One Hit Wonders, Hip-Hop, R&B, Travel, Dating, Relationships
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Dec 11, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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Lauren Ashley of Ladies Get Paid sits down with us to explore the music of our favorite Femcees, with some help from Summer Willow of The Ladies Luv Hip-Hop Podcast. Gerald Jones II keeps us the entrepreneurial spirit alive on The Voice of Black Business, plus we’ve got The Sporty-Otie-Dope-A-Licious Report and we discuss who’s the most impactful female artist in Hip-Hop.
Topics: Hip-Hop, Women, Wage Gap, Entrepreneurship, Lil Kim, Queen Latifah, Salt n Pepa, Femcees
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Nov 27, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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The Scenario's annual ode to holiday shopping with Black owned business has a full lineup for 2019. Danielle McGee (Black Business Boom) co-hosts as we wine tasting with the founder of Twisted Corks; Jasmine Dary. Financial advisor George Acheampong tells us about his launch of Black Wealth Friday and financial coach "Money" Michael Macklin gives us tips for responsible holiday spending, plus we've got an "entrepreneurs" playlist.
Topics: Black Friday, Black Owned Business, Entrepreneurship, Hip-Hop, R&B
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Nov 21, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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The CEO of Load Trucks sits down with Team Scenario to talk about his new business and Malcolm Dewayne (Soul Cypher Podcast) shines a light on the music and legacy of Bad Boy Entertainment.
Topics: Hip-Hop, Sean Combs, Entrepreneurship, NFL
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Nov 14, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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A year out from the 2020 presidential elections, Team Scenario joins a discussion with pundits and political junkies about the current Commander-in-Chief, the vast field of Democratic candidates and the policies that matter to the Black community. 
Topics: 2020 Presidential Election, Politics, Donald Trump, Bernie Sander, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden,...
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Nov 6, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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With assistance from Goddess Keturah and Yogi,Jamal Hutchinson, Team Scenario explores Black America's growing interest in methods of "alternative" wellness including Yoga and Reiki.   In the second half of this episode, wellness coach Lemar Moore guides us on a quest for inner peace, through meditation.
Topics: Yoga, Meditation, Reiki, Alternative Wellness, Wellness, Inner Peace
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Oct 30, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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This year's Halloween episode examines fear, anxiety and phobias, with help from the hosts Experience Mental Health (the Podcast). Plus Gerald W. Jones II gives us insight into his journey of learning about investment, on his 'Voice of Black Business' segment.
Topics: Halloween, Mental Health, Fear, Anxiety
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Oct 14, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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What are the ins and outs of dating in your 30's, 40's and 50's? With help from Dating/Relationship consultant Brandon Whit, Team Scenario talks to listeners who are seasoned veterans of love to find out what shapes their expectations, and how they manage romance on the other side of divorce, kids and adulting in all its forms.
Topics: Dating, Middle Age, Relationships, Hip Hop
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Oct 9, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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This episode we brings the crew together to talk about Cancel and Call-Out Culture. Chandon from TGIF Radio and Jeff Easley of The Full Sport Press Podcast sit down with Team Scenario to examine if these current cancellations are about community accountability, or mob mentality. Sociologist Maya McFarland helps us look at the origins of this phenomenon and its possible effects on our society. This week's playlist covers our favorite break up songs.
Topics: Cancel Culture, Social Media, Political Correctness, Celebrity, R Kelly, Kanye West, Chris Brown,...
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Oct 1, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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In a discussion about allyship, LGBTQ advocate, Amiee Michelle joins team Scenario to examine the challenges of intersectionality in activism, with members of the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation. This week's playlist features everyone's favorite collaborations.
Topics: Activism, Allies, Race, LGBTQ, Hip-Hop, R&B
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Sep 23, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario celebrates their 4th anniversary on air, with help from music critic, Toya Haynes (The First Time I Heard) and actor/author/humanitarian, Shawn Whitsell. This week's playlist consists of everybody's favorite musical foursomes.
Topics: R&B, Hip-Hop, Black Culture, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Antonio Brown
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Sep 17, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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An information packet for stations interested in syndicating 'Real Talk with a Playlist'.
Topics: Urban Radio, Syndication, Hip-Hop, R&B, Talk Radio
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Sep 16, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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On this "Upon Further Review" episode, we're   joined by the hosts of WPPM's Micheaux Mission (Len Webb & Vince Williams). We'll chop it up about Spike Lee's classic film about a hot Summer day in Brooklyn, and hear from listeners about the film's impact and continued relevance in modern America.
Topics: Film, Spike Lee, Gentrification, Race, Hip-Hop Culture, 1989
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Sep 11, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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On our season premiere we look back on our Summer and focus on the comeback, recovery and rejuvenation, with our guest co-host, activist and community organizer Gicola Lane. Gerald Jones II shares a new "Voice of Black Business segment with us, and educator Tremeta Norman helps us prepare the kids for the challenges of a new school year.
Topics: Politics, Hip-Hop, R&B, Self Care, Parenting, Popeye's Chicken Sandwich, Jay-Z
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Jul 3, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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Our season finale covers the music and culture of 1989, with help from dating consultant, Brandon Whit and Mike "the Professa" Jordan (Old School/New School, Need to Learn Though Show). We also take time to reflect on the 10th anniversary of the demise of Michael Jackson. (Episode 136)
Topics: Black Music Month, 1989, Michael Jackson, Hip-Hop
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Jun 25, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario goes live from historic Jefferson St, in Nashville TN, to celebrate Juneteenth. Toya Haynes (The First Time I Heard) makes her case for “Before I Let Go’s” place in the “Cookout Music” pantheon, Angela D. Strickland tells us about the history of Juneteenth celebrations around the country and we discuss the likelihood of Juneteenth become a national holiday. (Episode 135)
Topics: Juneteenth, Black Owned Business, Entreprenuership, Cookout, Music
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Jun 11, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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This week’s Black Music Month tribute takes us a quarter century back in time to 1994. Special guest co-hosts, Justin Singleton and Ashley Autumn compare the classics of that era and their impact on today’s music. Big Fella and Danielle McGee (Black Business Boom) tell us about the ever expanding Juneteenth celebration happening in their city of Nashville TN. (Episode 134)
Topics: Black Music Month, Hip Hop, Juneteenth, 1994, R&B
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Jun 4, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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We kick off Black Music Month with and ode to the end of the 20th century. We're joined by the hosts of the OnDeckTv podcast, Spike Lou and MXtra. Our guest co-host Rodney E. Freeman Jr. tells us all about The Black Male Archives. Attorney, LeMar Moore (Level Up) gives us insight into the plethora of his self-help ventures. (Episode 133)
Topics: Black Music Month, Hip-Hop, Black Men, Entrepreneurship, Self-Help
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May 23, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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We talk transitions, grieving and celebrating the lives of loved-ones, on an episode dedicated to the ancestors. Angela D. Strickland gives us tips for preserving your family history and points out Black Americans post-Civil War ties to Memorial Day. Plus we share a playlist of songs that reminisce on those that have passed. Crisis counselor Theeda Murphy delves into how we process grief and why African-Americans develop their own rituals. (Episode 132)
Topics: Family, Grieving, Ancestors, Memorial Day, R&B, Hip-Hop
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May 15, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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On this freestyle episode, the crew celebrates the genius of R&B production duo, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Gerald Jones II (The Buy Black Podcast) explains the importance of drop shipping, B Cov contemplates his support for Tiger Woods and in this edition of The Segment Formerly Known As Black Twitter, Dana Dane ponders the recent release of Sandra Bland’s arrest recording. In the second half of our tribute to the production of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, we talk over the phone to our...
Topics: R&B, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Tiger Woods, Sandra Bland, Janet Jackson, Black Owned Business,...
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May 7, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario looks forward to everything the summer of 2019 has to offer. Wally Analog (Est. 1982 Podcast) prepares us for the wave of blockbusters coming to theaters. Travel blogger, Tomiko Harvey (Passports and Grub) gives shares vacation tips. Marco D. Coleman (Luvin Good Music) examines the concert/festival landscape and educator, Tremeta Norman gives tips to keep the kids on point during their educational down time. (Episode 130)
Topics: Summer vacation, Movies, Concerts, Travel, Music
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Apr 29, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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This episode takes a look colorism in Black immigrant communities and the affects colonialism had on people of color and Professor Ingrid Ross Cockhren gives us tips to help our children understand racism and white supremacy. (Episode 129)
Topics: Colorism, Immigrants, Hip Hop, Dominica, Racism, Colonialism
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Apr 23, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the wake of 4/20, Team Scenario talks with people in the cannabis industry to find out what it offers the Black community. Hemp grower/researcher Sayyid the Dream sits in with the crew as they interview dispensary owners and policy activists on the opportunities and complexities of the business, and comedian Ngaio Bealum shares a few tips for cooking with cannabis. Plus a playlist dedicated to “Mary”.
Topics: Cannabis Industry, Legalization, Black Entrepreneurship, War On Drugs, Hip-Hop
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Apr 16, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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The ladies of Team Scenario take over for an episode examining women leaders and the efforts they make to empower one another. Co-host of the podcast 'Calm Down, Were Just Talking to You', Kina sits in with the crew as they talk to Dr. Fallon Wilson about her work on creating more diverse tech industry, and author of The Unlikely AchievHER, Dr. Kisha Simmons shares her story of personal growth. P lus we turn up with a Womens empowerment playlist. 
Topics: Women's Empowerment, #BlackGirlMagic, Diversity, Tech, Self Help, Black Girls Rock, Cardi B, Niki...
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Apr 2, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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Style blogger/Author Melissa Watkins helps us delve into the world of plus-size fashion and shares her experiences with body positivity and the inner workings of the garment industry. Blogger/consultant Emmanuel Legrair, also sheds light on the plus-size men’s equivalent; “Big & Tall”, plus we look at developing body positivity, with licensed counselor, Cortney O'Neal and a body positive playlist.
Topics: Plus Sized Fashion, Body Image, Body Positivity, Hip-Hop, R&B
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Mar 19, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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The creator of ‘For the Love of Good Music’, Marco D. Coleman joins the crew in their discussion about Hip-Hop Love songs, college admissions scandals and entrepreneurial tips from Gerald Jones II (Buy Black Podcast). In part two of our celebration of Hip-Hop’s best loves songs, Team Scenario chats with, special guest co-host, Marco D. Coleman about the current news from ‘For the Love of Good Music’ an online group created to keep plugged into the latest and greatest in concerts and...
Topics: Hip-Hop, Love Songs, Concerts
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Mar 10, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second half of our "Upon Further Review" series, Van and his special guest panel look back at the debut of Kanye West's College Dropout, and its impact on the culture.
Topics: Kanye West, College Dropout, Hip-Hop, Culture, R Kelly
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Mar 10, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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Van and a panel music lovers and industry insiders sit down to discuss The Notorious B.I.G.'s debut album, 'Ready to Die', on the year of its 25th anniversary.
Topics: The Notorious B.I.G., Ready to Die, Hip-Hop, Culture
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Mar 7, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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With some help from Tasneem Tewogbola, the crew gets a few tips on self-publishing from poet, Edd Far and the owners of Eye See Me Bookstore tell us about what motivated them to start a bookstore focused on uplifting children of color. 
Topics: Literature, Poetry, Storytelling, Self Published, Black Authors
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Mar 7, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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In an ode to literature, poetry and spoken word, Team Scenario talks about the importance of telling our story with the author of Afrodisiacs; Keena Patrice Day and their guest co-host, professional storyteller, Tasneem Grace Tewogbola. The playlist includes songs by music's best narrators.
Topics: Storytelling, Literature, Poetry, Self Published, Black Authors
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Feb 28, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second half of this freestyle episode, the team talks to music blogger, Toya Haynes about her new podcast; The First Time I Heard, and continue with their “consequential” playlist.
Topics: Music, Jussie Smollett, R. Kelly, Robert Kraft, Brian McKnight
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Feb 28, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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This freestyle episode covers how we discuss the recent fallouts of Jussie Smollett, Robert Kraft and R. Kelly and how celebrity actions and consequences are shaped by the being in the public arena.
Topics: R. Kelly, Jussie Smollett, Robert Kraft, Culture, Hip-Hop, R&B
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Feb 13, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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The second half of our Valentine's Day edition includes more songs from our "Body Roll" playlist, plus game maker Huey Booker leads the team in an on-air rendition of his relationship game; 'Full Disclosure'.
Topics: Valentine's Day, Sex, Love, Dating, Marriage, R&B
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Feb 13, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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This year's Valentine's Day episode is dedicated to celebrating healthy and fulfilling sex. Sex therapist, Dr. Alicia talks with the crew about overcoming the roadblocks to intimacy, and we also share our "Body Roll" playlist.
Topics: Valentine's Day, Sex, R&B, Intimacy
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Feb 6, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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As the crew continues to spotlight Motown hits from every era, they take a brief aside to look at the broad field of Democratic primary candidates, with Laini Brown of 'Pumps and Politics'.
Topics: Motown, Soul Music, 2019 Primaries, Trump
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Feb 6, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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With a playlist that celebrates the influential record label Motown, Team Scenario discusses the history of the Soul music icon, and delves into the work of debut artist/guest co-host, Isis Christopher.
Topics: Motown, Soul Music, Entrepreneurship, Culture
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Jan 24, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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The next half of our Travel/Dating episode features relationship and dating consultant, Brandon Whit. This time he examines the difference between seeking a relationship and a partnership. Plus Team Scenario recounts their experiences stepping outside of their dating comfort zones.
Topics: Music, Hip Hop, Dating, Relationships, New Years Resolutions
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Jan 24, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second edition of The Scenario's Acting Brand New series, the team talks with special guest co-host Tomiko Harvey about inexpensive travel tips, safety concerns and ways to accomplish your travel bucket list. This episode also features a "roadtrip" playlist.
Topics: Music, Hip Hop, Travel, New Years Resolutions, Bucket Lists
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Jan 16, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second half of our nutrition and fitness edition of “Acting Brand New”, we continue with our playlist of favorite remakes and discuss inventive ways to exercise with personal trainer Mardae Weaver. Plus this week's "Win Some/Lose Some" looks at why Mr. Potato Head won't get the same treatment from the police as Woody.
Topics: Fitness, New Year's Resolutions, Khloe Kardashian
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Jan 16, 2019 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario kicks off the New Year with a series entitled "Acting Brand New". Part one of this episode looks at holistic approaches to nutrition, with healthy eating consultant Brandi Lynette. The crew also discusses the recent Surviving R. Kelly controversy with Toya Haynes, plus they share their new years resolutions.
Topics: Nutrition, New Year's Resolutions, Health, R. Kelly
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Dec 12, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second half of our discussion about artists we'd like to see get more shine, Toya Haynes makes the case for jazz artist Robert Glasper, and the crew reviews their week with 'Win Some/Lose Some'.
Topics: R&B, Hip-Hop, Politics
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Dec 12, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario gives the rundown on musicians they wish had more exposure. J-Dubb reviews Creed II and Dana Dane shares another edition of The Segment Formerly Known As This Week in Black Twitter (Y'all). 
Topics: R&B, Hip-Hop, Michael B Jordan, Black Twitter
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Nov 20, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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On the second half of our 2018 Black owned business buying guide, Nikki Porcher introduces us to her online marketplace, Buy From a Black Woman, and Knowledge Bank’s Courtney Hale shares tips on being fiscally responsible during the holidays.
Topics: Black Owned Business, Buy Black, Black Friday, Thanksgiving
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Nov 20, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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As always, The Scenario’s 4th annual holiday buying guide is dedicated to Black owned business. In the first hour we talk about entrepreneurship tips with host of The Buy Black Podcast, Gerald W Jones II, learn about the newly launch discount site, Black Business Boom, with Danielle McGee and discuss Knowledge Bank with our guest co-host, Courtney Hale.
Topics: Black Owned Business, Buy Black, Black Friday, Thanksgiving
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Nov 5, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second half of our episode spotlighting overlooked Hip-Hop legends, we take a detour to discuss "Situationships" with dating/relationship consultant, Brandon Whit. He gives tips on how to overcome the pitfalls of "transactional" dating. 
Topics: Hip-Hop, Dating, Music, Cassidy
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Nov 5, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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This episode features two hours of love and Hip-Hop as dating/relationship consultant, Brandon Whit sits in to discuss the Hip-Hop artists that rarely get the props they deserve. Toya Haynes chimes in to make the case for the late Heavy D, and The Scenarians review their week with Win Some/Lose Some. 
Topics: Hip-Hop, Dating, Music, Heavy D
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Oct 31, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In part two of The Scenario's Halloween episode, the team talks to Kramer Dean; creator of the Afroprenureal Community Event. Also, the team continues their discussion about "creepy" R&B songs.
Topics: Halloween, Hip-Hop, R&B, Entrepreneurship, R Kelly
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Oct 31, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Jeff Easley of the Just Our Thoughts Podcast joins The Scenario for a Halloween episode, featuring songs with surprisingly creepy lyrics. Gerald Jones II shares the story of a bus driver who turns his heartbreak into a business as a wardrobe consultant.
Topics: Hip-Hop, Halloween, R&B, Entrepreneurship
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Oct 23, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second half of our Domestic Violence Awareness discussion, we hear from "Renee"; a social worker who grew up in a household where spousal abuse took place. She shares her story and the lessons she's taken with her as an adult. This episode includes a playlist of songs from our favorite "kids acts". 
Topics: Domestic Violence Awareness, 90's R&B, Psychology
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Oct 23, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Team Scenario examines how exposure to it affects our children. Psychologist/trauma expert Ingrid Ross Cockhren sits in to help us understand 'Adverse Childhood Experiences', and The Victim's Advocate, Andrea L Thompson explains how to help domestic violence victims develop a safety plan. 
Topics: Domestic Violence Awareness, 90's R&B, Family, Children
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Oct 17, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second half of our discussion about methods of healthy co-parenting, we talk with Keena and Jimmy about major choice they've made for the sake of their two sons. 
Topics: Family, Co-Parenting, Hip-Hop, Divorce
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Oct 17, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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This episode features divorced and separated couples sharing tips on how they manage co-parenting. Family therapist James Bush joins us as we talk to Zach and Carissa about how they share parenting duties while residing in two different states. 
Topics: Family, Hip Hop, Co-Parenting, Divorce
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Oct 9, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Part two of our look at the important issues looming over the 2018 midterm elections includes an interview with Charlane Oliver and Tequlia Johnson of The Equity Alliance and the producer or WXIR's (Rochester NY) 'Reclaiming The Narrative; Darien Lamen.
Topics: Politics, Trump, Voting, Hip Hop, Bette Midler
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Oct 9, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the run-up to 2018's pivotal midterm elections, Team Scenario converses with political pundits across the country to hear about which issues are important to the voters of various regions. Leo Dunson Jr. (The Black Conservative) and Laini Brown (Pumps & Politics) join the discussion in the first hour.
Topics: Politics, Trump, Voting, Hip-Hop, Black Republicans
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Oct 3, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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The Scenario is joined by a panel of writers, musicians and radio personalities, to discuss the music and impact of Outkats's classic album, Aquemini.
Topics: Outkast, Aquemini, Hip-Hop, Black Music
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Oct 3, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Accompanied by a playlist celebrating the 20th anniversary of   Outkast's classic album 'Aquemini', Van and KB touch on various topics including the work of CJ Colas: an advocate living with Uterine Cancer who launched a foundation to help bring awareness to the disease. We also discuss child car safety in our "If You Don't Know, Now You Know" segment, and the Kavanaugh hearings in "The Segment Formerly Known as This Week in Black Twitter" (Y'all).
Topics: Outkast, Hip-Hop, Uterine Cancer, Child Safety, Bret Kavanaugh, Aquemini
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Sep 19, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Actor/Author Shawn Whitsell continues his tradition of sitting in with the crew, during their 3rd anniversary, this time discussing his new business ventures. In this episodes "For the Culture" segment, Toya Haynes shares the 3 things she learned from the Bobby Brown biopic. 
Topics: Hip-Hop, R&B, Anniversary, Independent Radio, Bobby Brown
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Sep 19, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario celebrates our 3 year anniversary with a discussion about progress and recognizing the steps we take, on the journey to success. Also, Gerald Jones II bring us another installment of Voices of Black Business, with Mike De Los Santos of Mike D's BBQ. All this, while trying to avoid the dreaded "Scenario Anniversary Curse". 
Topics: Hip-Hop, R&B, Goals, Success, Anniversary, Independent Radio
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Sep 12, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In part two of  our spotlight on Black Beauty entrepreneurs, Britaine' D'czyz tells us about the journey that led to the creation of her eponymous make-up line. Zai frames the discussion with statistics about the African-American health & beauty consumer.
Topics: Black Entrepreneurship, Health and Beauty, Cosmetics, Black Hair, Black Owned Business, Hip-Hop,...
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Sep 12, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Beauty entrepreneur Jamille Robinson joins team Scenario for a discussion about the ever growing presence of African-American business owners in the cosmetics, hair and beauty industry. KJ Sandifer shares how her KnappyHair Extensions brand meets the specific need of Black women across the country. 
Topics: Black Entrepreneurship, Cosmetics, Black Hair Health and Beauty, Hip-Hop, R&B
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Sep 5, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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We continue our look at Black owned gaming by playing 'Full Disclosure' with its creator; Huey Booker. It's a battle of the sexes of the ages! 
Topics: Black Games Makers, Black Entrepreneurs, Black Owned Business, Dating, Relationships, Gaming
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Sep 5, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In this edition, Team Scenario delves into the world of Black game makers. Developer, Charissa Grant introduces us to her digital game, 'Straight Up Tho' and we talk to a few Spades experts and get to the bottom of why no one teaches how to play anymore.  
Topics: Black Game Makers, Recreation, Spades, Black Entrepreneurs, Black Owned Business
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Aug 28, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second half of our episode dedicated to motivational music, entrepreneur Bill McCleskey discusses his new book, 'Get Off Your Assets' and the lessons he's learned on the journey to establishing his own business. 
Topics: Entrepreneurship, Music, Black KKKlansman
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Aug 28, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Author/Entrepreneur Bill McCleskey sits in with the team as they discuss the songs that give them motivation. Gerald Jones II (Buy Black Podcast) shares useful tips on starting a business and Toya Haynes' For the Culture segment covers what will forever be known as "Tevin Campbell Appreciation Week". 
Topics: Entrepreneurship, Tevin Campbell, Aretha Franklin, Motivation
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Aug 21, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second hour of our dating episode, we feature a group of men who share their thoughts about modern romance and who should make the first move. 
Topics: Dating, Gender Roles, Love, Relationships
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Aug 21, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Dating/Relationship consultant Brandon Whit joins The Scenario crew to discuss the evolution of gender roles and how it informs dating expectations. In the first hour, we hear from several women about whether they feel comfortable "Shooting Their Shot". 
Topics: Dating, Gender Roles, Love, Relationships
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Aug 1, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Arnold Hayes and Melissa Cherry of Community Oversight Now (Nashville) join the show to discuss the importance cities developing citizens oversight boards, to increase police accountability, in the age of high profile deaths among unarmed Black people, by officers.  
Topics: Timbaland, Hip-Hop, Police Brutality, Community Oversight
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Aug 1, 2018 The Scenario Show
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In this freestyle episode, Team Scenario ranks Virginia's musical icons, discusses legal implications of R. Kelly's 19 minute "apology" and honor the work of super-producer Timbaland with a playlist of some of his greatest songs. 
Topics: Timbaland, Virginia, Hip-Hop, R. Kelly
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Jul 25, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second part of a discussion covering suicide prevention and awareness, Team Scenario looks at their own mental health history and the ways they attempt to manage their emotional well-being, with help from the host of The Morning Huddle; counselor Eric Capehart. 
Topics: Suicide Awareness, Suicide Prevention, Mental Health, Black Community
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Jul 25, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the first half of our discussion on suicide awareness and prevention, Behavioral Health specialist, Simone Sibley informs the team about warning signs, risk factors and some considerations specific to the African-American community, with our special guest co-host; counselor Eric Capehart: Host of The Morning Huddle; a podcast dedicated to mental and emotional health. 
Topics: Suicide Awareness, Suicide Prevention, Mental Health, Black Community
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Jul 10, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In part two of the exploration of the music of 1993, the crew is joined by relationship/dating consultant Brandon Whit, for the "Situation-Ships" Series. Brandon helps a couple sort out their jealousy/insecurity issues.
Topics: 1993, Black Music Month, Hip Hop, Dating, Relationships
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Jul 10, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario concludes their Black Music Month celebration with a fun filled look at 1993. Travel blogger Tomiko Harvey (Passports and Grub) talks about her current travels and contemplates how several artists from 25 years ago have maintained their relevance. 
Topics: 1993, Black Music Month, Snoop Dogg, Hip Hop, The Roots, Travel
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Jul 3, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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As the reflection on 2008 continues, the crew is joined by Holly Hood (The Urban Libertarian) and Leo Dunson Jr (Black Conservatives of America) for some intense political discussion about the Obama legacy.
Topics: 2008 Election, Politics, Obama, Hip Hop, R&B, Gay Marriage
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Jul 3, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In this edition of our Black Music Month celebration we travel back a decade to 2008. With guest co-host Laini Brown (Pumps & Politics) team Scenario discusses the music and culture of this important year and of course this includes the election of America's first Black president: Barack Obama. Listeners also share their memories of this pivotal event.
Topics: 2008 Election, Hip-Hop, R&B, Obama, Black Music Month
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Jun 25, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second hour of our look back at the music and culture of 1988, culture critic Toya Haynes breaks down the rich musical tapestry of the era, and the team talks about which '88 icon had the most lasting impact; New Edition's "Heartbreak", N.W.A.'s "Straight Outta Compton", The Cosby Show, or 1988 Slam Dunk Champion, Michael Jordan. 
Topics: 1988, Black Music Month, Hip Hop, R&B, Police Brutality, New Jack Swing
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Jun 25, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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The celebration of Black Music Month continues with a trip 30 years down memory lane, as Team Scenario remembers 1988. In addition, TV personality Big Fella helps the crew have a birthday celebration for Zai...in her absence. 
Topics: 1988, Black Music Month, Hip-Hop, R&B, Bill Cosby, Michael Jordan
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Jun 7, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Music/culture critic Toya Haynes jumps into our discussion about 1998, and explains why she believes this year was the "beginning of the end" of R&B as we know it. 
Topics: Black Music Month, R&B, Hip-Hop, 1998, Billboard
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Jun 7, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Team Scenario kicks off their Black Music Month celebration by enjoying the music of 1998, with help from concert promoter, Eric Holt. 
Topics: Black Music Month, R&B, Hip-Hop, 1998
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May 1, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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The discussion on over-policing in the Black community continues with the Founder, Black Cops Against Police Brutality; Delacy Davis. The team also takes a look at community oriented solutions. 
Topics: Driving While Black, Law Enforcement, Activism
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May 1, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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Timothy Hughes (Gideon's Army - Nashville) joins the Scenario Crew in a discussion about how research indicates that African-Americans drivers are disproportionately stopped by law enforcement. This episode's playlist includes songs to ride to. 
Topics: Driving While Black, Law Enforcement, Activism, Kanye West
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Apr 25, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second half of our discussion about online conflict, counselor Eric Capehart looks into what motivates our need to be "right" on the web. We also discuss whether it's more important for Black America appreciate Starbucks racial sensitivity efforts than to find minority owned coffee shops. 
Topics: Social Media, Psychology, African Americans, Starbucks, Black Owned Business
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Apr 25, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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The Scenario crew digs into the comments section and discusses how we handle online conflict. A listener shares her knack for getting her social network to engage, on even the most controversial topics.
Topics: Social Media, Culture, African Americans
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Apr 19, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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In the second half of our freestyle episode, we dig into our playlist of indecipherable songs and review the ups and downs of the week, with "Win Some/Lose Some". 
Topics: Hip-Hop, R&B, Politics, Cardi B
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Apr 19, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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On this freestyle episode we'rejoined by the ladies of the Queens Like Us Podcast as we share a playlist of our favorite songs with lyrics we don't understand. Children's author, Kesha Rushing talks about the newest tale in her Adventures of Terrell and KiKi series. Our engineer Dana Dane keeps us in tune with current culture with "The Segment Formerly Known As Black Twitter (Y'all)".
Topics: Hip-Hop, R&B, Lyrics, Children's Literature
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Apr 12, 2018 The Scenario Radio Show
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The Neo-Soul and Hip-Hop vibes continue in the second hour, as Marco D. Coleman talks about his ventures with For The Love Of Good Music and I Don't Do Clubs. Van shares his controversial take on rapper Common's most divisive album; Electric Circus.
Topics: SoulQuarians, Neo-Soul, Hip-Hop, Common