Category Archives: Popular Culture

Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon on BlogTalkRadio LIVE

Corey Woods aka Shallah Raekwon, East Coast rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan joins the ranks of BlogTalkRadio tonight.

RaekwonRaekwon will be live on Hip Talk Radio tonight at 9pm ET, taking calls and talking about his upcoming projects – which are numerous.

Raekwon may not have achieved the solo stardom of his fellow Wu-Tang Clan members Method Man, Ol’ Dirty Bastard or RZA but along with Genius/GZA and frequent partner Ghostface Killah, he’s done some of the most critically acclaimed work outside the confines of the group. His “Cuban Linx…” is widely considered to be one of the best Wu-Tang solo albums, and one of the finest and most influential hip hop albums of the 1990s. He has also starred in the critically acclaimed film Black and White, before releasing his second solo album, “Immobilarity” in 1999. Four years later, it’s time for another masterpiece from Raekwon, “The Lex Diamond Story.” Hear more about his projects with Method Man and a line of – what? – children’s clothing? Yep.

Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon on BlogTalkRadio LIVE

Corey Woods aka Shallah Raekwon, East Coast rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan joins the ranks of BlogTalkRadio tonight.

RaekwonRaekwon will be live on Hip Talk Radio tonight at 9pm ET, taking calls and talking about his upcoming projects – which are numerous.

Raekwon may not have achieved the solo stardom of his fellow Wu-Tang Clan members Method Man, Ol’ Dirty Bastard or RZA but along with Genius/GZA and frequent partner Ghostface Killah, he’s done some of the most critically acclaimed work outside the confines of the group. His “Cuban Linx…” is widely considered to be one of the best Wu-Tang solo albums, and one of the finest and most influential hip hop albums of the 1990s. He has also starred in the critically acclaimed film Black and White, before releasing his second solo album, “Immobilarity” in 1999. Four years later, it’s time for another masterpiece from Raekwon, “The Lex Diamond Story.” Hear more about his projects with Method Man and a line of – what? – children’s clothing? Yep.

OpEdNews Founder Rob Kall on Shakedown Street

Brian Wolf of Shakedown Street brings you Rob Kall, the owner and editor of the progressive website OpEdNews.com

OEN OpEdNews.com (OEN) is an award winning, progressive website, whose mission is to support values it feels are truly American like fairness, democracy, justice, protection of our national resources and commons, and preferring to support humans before corporations and religions.

Rob Kall The OpEdNews site brags over 600,000 unique visitors and over 40 million hits last month with over 10,000 registered members, 30 volunteer editors, 65 volunteer assignment writers and more volunteers who focus on specific topic issues, graphics, transcription and more.

Rob joins Shakedown Street today at 7pm ET.

Get Your Pop Culture Fix on BlogTalkRadio

BlogTalkRadio has its finger on the pulse of pop culture and reality television.

PeeCheePeeChee, of VH1’s Hit Reality Show Flavor of Love 3, joins not one, but TWO shows this week for exclusive interviews.

The esteBAM show has a string of upcoming guests from Rock of Love 2, Flavor of Love 3, and more! Visit the host profile for the schedule.

Kina Also tonight at 10pm ET, The Emilio Show welcomes Kina Grannis, “Crash The Super Bowl” winner, who will be calling to chat with Emilio and all her fans – that’s YOU! She’s recently been signed by Interscope Records. Listen in to hear all the juicy details.

Prison Break Writer Nick Santora

How many hours of television are there in a week? 168. And if you’re not talking about all of them, you’re missing out. Fortunately, Jeremy Scott is here to help you out.
Prison Break writer Nick Santora joins Jeremy Scott’s 168 Hours of TV today at 6pm ET to take calls as the hit Fox series returns from a two-month absence.

If you like Prison Break, you may want to check out Ask Dangerous Lee’s September archive featuring Gary Zee, a former Dallas radio DJ turned Prison Break actor.

Also on 168 Hours of TV today “American Idol” is back, a big discussion of the new ‘Terminator’ series and TNA’s special from Japan!

Out of the Blue comes Deborah Gibson

The “Original Pop Princess” Deborah Gibson joined Fruit Salad last night for an amazing exclusive interview with Pauly and his special co-host. Deborah joins the show at 17:50. She sings! Live! For Pauly on BlogTalkRadio!

DeborahDeborah Gibson hit the pop music scene at the age of 16, becoming the youngest person ever to write, produce, and perform the number one single (“Foolish Beat”), a record she holds to this day in the Guinness Book of World Records. Deborah has sold over 16 million albums world wide.

In 1992 Deborah set her sights on the theater. She immediately landed roles on Broadway, in London, in U.S. touring shows.

Most recently Deborah has been concentrating on television and composing. She is also the composer and lyricist on two new musicals in pre-production for Broadway. “Skirts”, written by Hillary Carlip and Katie Ford, and “The Flunky”, written by Jimmy Van Patten.

She is currently recording a new CD to be released soon.

Don’t miss this outstanding Fruit Salad archive on BlogTalkRadio.

BlogTalkRadio Groups on Facebook

BlogTalkRadio recently launched six new niche groups on Facebook to compliment our own social radio network. Get involved, post, share and discuss.

Knowing that every host or listener on the network has certain interests, we’re trying to make finding, sharing and communicating about our diverse content even easier. Never miss an outstanding live show again!

To help, we’ve created six categorized groups on Facebook to add to our original BlogTalkRadio Facebook group.

FBEntertainment BlogTalkRadio Entertainment – From television and movie stars to authors, musicians and comedians. If it’s hot in entertainment, it’s on BlogTalkRadio.

FBHealth BlogTalkRadio Health – Health experts often provide fitness and living tips on BlogTalkRadio. Looking to make or maintain a healthy lifestyle? Here’s a programming guide and place to share.

FBPolitics BlogTalkRadio Politics – We’ve got it all from both sides of the coin. Our notable guest list for Politics is outstanding. Exclusive interviews and heated discussions abound.

FBSports BlogTalkRadio Sports – We run the gamut on sports. Baseball, football, hockey, WWE, MMA, and sports. Your favorite team is on BlogTalkRadio, are you listening?

FBTechnology BlogTalkRadio Technology – The best from the Web. High profile bloggers and web pioneers talk tech. This group gives you the heads up on what’s shaking on the ‘net.

FBWomen BlogTalkRadio Women – A virtual meet up for women’s issues and lifestyle features that you’ll want to know about and share. It’s our eclectic mix of mom, family, and business.

And of course, to get caught up, check out our constantly updated Best Of BTR page to see what you’ve already missed.

If you have an interest – as a host or listener – in any of these topics, join these groups. We post the best guests, topics and photos and more in each group and we encourage you to share your thoughts and experiences. Invite your friends. We all work hard to put the best shows “on the air” so we need to spread the word.

Lightning Strikes Premiers African American Panel Discussion

Hosts Rod Amis and Christina Shideler are premiering their panel format today in what is sure to be an engaging conversation. Check out this guest list.

Today at 4pm ET on Lightning Strikes, the following prominent bloggers join the hosts to discuss general social issues as well as African American issues specifically.

Baratunde Thurston has been nominated for the Bill Hicks Award for Thought Provoking Comedy, featured in the New York Underground Comedy Festival and declared a Champion of the First Amendment by Iowa State University. He has appeared in media outlets such as C-SPAN, The Washington Times, public radio and Fox News Boston. His blog recently won the judge’s vote for the 2007 Black Weblog Awards.

Dr. Chris Bell, self-proclaimed “Black man, poet, essayist, educationist, novelist, retired army Major, Doctor of Education (ED.D.), and Unitarian Universalist.” He is also known for being one of the first black officers in the army after it was integrated under Truman.

Wayne Bennett is author of the Field Negro blog and various articles on child support and children’s issues. Mr. Bennett is currently involved with various community groups such as Philadelphia Reads, Boys and Girls Club of Philadelphia, and the Police Athletic League. He currently runs his own private legal practice focusing on criminal law.

Afronerd, blogger and host of the Afronerd Radio show on BlogTalkRadio, says his mission it to “debunk the ghetto-ized” image of African-Americans and defend the Black bourgeoisie.