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EPISODE 25: Discrimination in Hip-hop Nightlife

We kick it off with a Real or Fake saying “rap music brings out violent crowds” to break the ice with our guests, Sir Locksley and DJ Nexus. With both their perspectives we then begin to dissect the politics behind rap music’s treatment in the nightlife scene.

Oh yeah, and look out for Gee’s apology to Sheens for his Mo’Nique comments in the beginning of the episode..

Closing Track by: Vintage Lee, Bless You (prod. Jew Paidro)

Is Public Education Failing Black Students

Is public education failing black students? As we celebrate our 10th episode, we are joined by two Boston Public High School teachers to discuss this question. Our guests, a Boston pilot school math teacher and a Boston exam school biology teacher indulge in this serious conversation about our local and national educational system, while immersed in a chill and celebratory environment with the U Panic’d crew.

EPISODE 10: Is Public Education Failing Black Students

As we celebrate our 10th episode, we are joined by two Boston Public High School educators to discuss if public education is failing our Black students. Our guests, Kev (pilot school math teacher) and Veau (exam school biology teacher) indulge in this serious conversation about our local and national educational system, while immersed in a chill and celebratory environment with the U Panic’d crew.

Closing Track by: Vintage Lee, Hennythings Possible

Straight Black Pride vs Black Media pt2

This segment stems from a viral video which took place on Blue Hill Ave in Boston, MA, that shows the Straight Black Pride Movement hosting an event. A freelance writer/journalist arrived and was confronted, being taken as a Black Lives Matter advocate. From here, writer Arielle Gray took her thoughts to AfroPunk to write about her experience..

In Part 2 we close out this topic with Arielle Gray as she talks of her encounter with SBPM, and thoughts on unity in the black community.

EPISODE 8: Masculinity in Hip-Hop (L’ Edition)

This is the 2nd Edition of our L’ Edition, where we have a few drinks to set the mood. We’re joined by our guest J Walk to discuss a disagreement he had with our answers to a Real or Fake Question from Episode 4: Cat Calling, about rather or not Black Men ‘Oppress’ Black Women.
Aside from that we discuss masculinity in hip hop, past & present.

EPISODE 7: Code Switching

Here on Episode 7 we discuss the controversial tactic known as Code Switching. Is it just a tactic used for survival or even a bad thing? Is it coonin’? Tackling the subject through exploration of corporate culture and other avenues, we attempt to breakdown what it means to “Code Switch”.

Is Being Woke Divisive?

With the help of social media platforms, movements for marginalized groups are becoming more popular. But as their message grows, does it come with a cost? The UPanic’d team along with our special guest Stephen Hamilton discuss the current trends within the “woke” community and the potential dangers of their popularity.

EPISODE 6: SBPM vs Black Media (Part2)

This episode stems from a viral video which took place on Blue Hill Ave in Dorchester MA, that shows the Straight Black Pride Movement hosting an event. A freelance writer/journalist arrived and was confronted, being taken as a Black Lives Matter advocate. From here, writer Arielle Gray took her thoughts to AfroPunk to write about her experience..

In Part 2 we close out this topic with Arielle Gray as she talks of her encounter with SBPM, and thoughts on unity in the black community.

EPISODE 5: SBPM vs Black Media (Part 1)

This episode stems from a viral video which took place on Blue Hill Ave in Dorchester MA, that shows the Straight Black Pride Movement hosting an event. A freelance writer/journalist arrived and was confronted, being taken as a Black Lives Matter advocate. From here, writer Arielle Gray took her thoughts to AfroPunk to write about her experience… O Salih Rowe, President of the Boston Chapter of SBP, tells us his.

Black Business

This segment we discussed the current state of Black business with our long time friend Dre. Are we too hard on Black owned businesses? Should we distinguish between Black and non-Black owned businesses? And should we go out of our way to support these Black businesses?

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