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Breaking Anonymity

Breaking Anonymity

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In this new podcast, legendary rapper MC Serch and veteran music journalist Kyle Eustice (HipHopDX, Thrasher, High Times Magazine) will share their experience, strength and hope while having thoughtful conversations with other addicts from across the music and entertainment landscape. Each week, guests will share their unique stories of addiction and recovery, from the lowest lows to the highest highs, and ultimately how they got clean. This is about recovery. It is about freeing yourself from the grips of addiction, no matter what the addiction is.
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Eligh from Living Legends

Eligh from Living Legends

2021-11-2401:07:16

In this week’s episode, MC Serch and veteran music journalist Kyle Eustice catch up with MC/producer Eligh, a longtime member of the West Coast Hip-Hop collective Living Legends. One of the most successful independent rap groups of all time, Living Legends established themselves firmly within the ethos of Hip-Hop culture. But behind the scenes, Eligh had been griped by an opiate addiction and was struggling to stay afloat. Now over 16 years clean, his journey to recovery is nothing short of inspiring and a constant reminder a better way to live is right around the corner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Frank Gallagher

Frank Gallagher

2021-11-1754:01

In this week’s episode, MC Serch and veteran music journalist Kyle Eustice sit down with legendary sound engineer Frank X. Gallagher. In addition to working closely with The Talking Heads, the Scotland-born firecracker has toured with the B-52s, Simple Minds and many others. Needless to say, he’s experienced the “sex, drugs and rock-n-roll” lifestyle from backstage. Now 30 years sober, Gallagher is an example of perseverance and what can happen when the tools of recovery work their magic. Currently based in Arizona, Gallagher helms his popular podcast Soundman Confidential and continues to tell his colorful tales of addiction and recovery with comedic yet raw brilliance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this week’s episode, MC Serch and veteran music journalist Kyle Eustice speak to Adam “A-Plus” Carter about his journey to sobriety. An integral member of Bay Area Hip Hop legends Hieroglyphics and Souls of Mischief, A-Plus was the production genius behind one of Hip Hop’s most iconic songs, “93 Til Infinity.” But beyond all of his success, A-Plus was drowning in alcohol. Now, with a fresh perspective on what recovery can give him, he’s sharing his story with the hopes it will inspire others to embark down a similar path to serenity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Slaine

Slaine

2021-11-0301:07:081

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Havoc from Mobb Deep

Havoc from Mobb Deep

2021-10-2739:111

In this week’s episode, MC Serch and Kyle Eustice sit down with legendary Queensbridge MC, Havoc. As one-half of Mobb Deep, Havoc released eight studio albums, including 1993’s Juvenile Hell and 1995’s platinum-selling classic, The Infamous. But behind the scenes, Havoc was locked in his own personal hell as alcoholism took over his life, ultimately causing problems with the late Prodigy and other people who were close to him. While his road to recovery has had plenty of bumps along the way, he’s committed to leaving his reckless lifestyle behind. Through the help of a 12-step program, Havoc is well on his way to a new chapter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
DMC

DMC

2021-10-2001:15:211

In this episode, we speak to Hip Hop luminary and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. Imagine being the biggest artist in the world, having all the money, property and prestige and wanting to kill yourself. DMC talks openly and honestly about the misgivings of success, level of invisibility he felt and how turning to alcohol was his remedy. He also opens up about his early childhood and love of comic books, wanting to be a comic book artist and not in a rap group and how he overcame his use with the help of a 12-step program and therapy. Serch and Kyle ask why he decided to take another route and his answers will shock you, as much as they will make you happy he chose the life he has today. Today, DMC is focused on his comic book company Darryl Make Comics and his sobriety. As a result, he inspires so many others to choose sobriety and recovery over a life of active addiction. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Royce Da 5'9

Royce Da 5'9

2021-10-1301:02:20

In this week's episode, we hear Royce Da 5’9 speak about how he was introduced to drinking and the downward slope it took him through. It is said addiction can lead us to “jails, institutions and death” and during his using, Royce engaged in two of them.  His journey back to recovery was partly thanks to his friend Marshall Mathers (A/K/A Eminem) who suggested he look for help.  His sobriety/recovery story is inspiring and one of hope and determination. Today, Royce uses not only recovery but regularly sees a therapist as a way of working through his issues while talking about the why behind all of his decisions to live a more authentic life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this episode we hear from Danny O’Connor, known as Danny Boy from the chart topping multi-platinum rap group, House Of Pain. Danny’s passion for music and the lifestyle of the music business led him into addiction and his climb back is a cautionary tale of what happens when success gives you a green light to not face your demons. Danny shares his passion for graphic art and his commitment to his recovery but also his passion for his Outsider Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma and how his purpose for keeping the museum open helps keep him in active recovery. Stay Gold, Danny and listen to him share his experience, strength and hope. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Brandon Novak

Brandon Novak

2021-09-2941:513

On the premiere episode of Breaking Anonymity, we sit down with Brandon to discuss his battle with addiction, 15 stints in rehab, going from being the youngest athlete sponsored by Gatorade and doing commercials with Michael Jordan to working the streets of Philly for drugs. After coming to terms with his addiction, he’s come out the other side and is currently helping other addicts with his Novak Sober Living Houses, proving there is hope in even the darkest places. Catch new episodes of Breaking Anonymity dropping every Wednesday. Available wherever you listen to podcasts. To learn more about Novak's House, or to find a location closest to you, visit brandonnovak.com or reach out by phone at 302-433-6256. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Coming September 29th

Coming September 29th

2021-09-0101:36

Legendary rapper MC Serch and veteran music journalist Kyle Eustice (HipHopDX, Thrasher, High Times Magazine) will share their experience, strength and hope while having thoughtful conversations with other addicts from across the music and entertainment landscape. Each week, guests will share their unique stories of addiction and recovery, from the lowest lows to the highest highs, and ultimately how they got clean. This is about recovery. It is about freeing yourself from the grips of addiction, no matter what the addiction is. Episodes drop every Wednesday beginning September 29th. Listen and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Tristan Campbell

<3

Oct 19th
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denis_dingivan@yahoo.co.uk

the Michael Jacksom story is mind-blowing 👌🏼

Oct 7th
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denis_dingivan@yahoo.co.uk

brilliant honest interview, amazing story Danny and fairplay to you... proud of you brother 🇮🇪

Oct 7th
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Tristan Campbell

Appreciate ya serch

Oct 7th
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Julian Bigg

Great show Search

Oct 1st
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