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Class Act Radio is an internet radio produced by Cheeseburga, that feature conversations on black culture, dating/relationship lessons learned, and trending stories. Originally from New York and broadcasting live in Phoenix,Arizona, Class Act Radio highlights local arizona artists and public figures, while playing Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae, Soca, Afro-Beats, Dancehall and more! Tune in live every Saturday, 6pm-8pm PST (9pm-11pm EST) on RadioPhoenix.Org and comment your thoughts on the topics live on air! Studio Line to call is 602 354 8823
61 Episodes
Kezia M Williams, social media influencer and CEO My Black Receipt of was experience an intruder who tried to break into her home.Though the suspect never made it inside he was seen on camera  with gloves, zips ties, and allegedly armed. Kezia's social media following help her identify the intruder however Maryland Police said he never committed a crime and this matter must be settled in court.  In 2020 nearly 40% of missing persons were people of color however African Americans only take up 13 % of the population. Missing person and kidnap cases affecting black Americans  often are not taken as serious due to bias in media and lack of diversity in law enforcement.  On this episode Radio Phoenix program director Calvin Worthington and Cheeseburga talk about how old patriarchal views of male superiorly contribute to the culture of violence against women.The first hour of Class Act Radio features 90’s Hip Hop and R&B from artists like SWC,TLC, LL Cool J, Ja Rule, Lauryn Hill, and more!The second hour of Class Act Radio features Reggae, Dancehall, and Soca music by Beenie Man, Vybz Kartel, Lady Saw, Wayne Wonder, Mr. Vegas, Machel Montano, and more!
October is the beginning of cuffing season! Fall weather, pumpkin spice, and the annoying auntie who asks every thanksgiving "when are you going to settle down?" Dating during the pandemic has been hard for some and a strong cuffing season could be a shot at long-term happiness or short-term fun, overall this playbook is your guide to securing bae.  Tune in to learn more about signs of cuffing season red flags, advice on how to have the best cuffing season ever, and what to do if you want cuffing bae to take you seriously.The first hour features Hip Hop and R&B by Usher, Next, Amerie, Beyonce, Alegra Snoh, Vivian Green, Tems, and more!The second hour features afro-beats, reggae, dancehall, soca, and kompa by Konshens, Vybz Kartel, Demarco, Aidonia, Machel Montano, Patrice Roberts, Dexta Daps, Fadda Moses, Carmi, Teddyson John, Kes, and more!
To be a better person we have to look within. Some times we hurt people close to us and do not take our fair share of responsibility when things end bad. On this episode of Class Act Radio, I talk about some of the ways we hurt people close to us. Whether its hurting them before they hurt us, self sabotage, or simply because they are around us the most, its important to talk about what we can do to keep and maintain the relationships important to us. Talk segment starts at  26:42 First hour of Class Act Radio features R&B, Hip Hop, and Afro beats.The second hour of Class Act Radio features Reggae, Soca, and Dancehall
DaBaby recently went viral after reverse hustling some kids who tried to sell him candy. After the kids tried to sell him their entire box of candy for $200, DaBaby opted to buy only $4.00 worth of candy. The internet is torn between did DaBaby teach the kids a  valuable lesson or was he wrong for not spending more money with them?In addition to Dababy, I discuss reasons to support black owned businesses like closing the racial wealth gap and strengthen local black communities with new resources and services. A 2017 study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition found that banks were 2x times as likely to provide business loans to white applicants than black applicants and 3x times likely to have follow up meetings with white applicants than black applicants.
Sha'Carri Richardson, quickly became a household name after winning the 100-meter dash at the 2021 Olympic trials with a time of 10.86 seconds. After gaining publicity for her record setting run at the Olympic trials, she tested positive for marijuana. Sha'Carri later accepted responsibility for her actions, however a number of people have criticized her for her actions.On this episode I share my take on her recent events and reference the 2009 story of Michael Phelps being suspended from USA swimming after a photo circulated on line of his smoking marijuana out of a bong.View the chapter markers to jump straight to the talk segments.First hour features 90s R&B and current Hip Hop as the second hour features Reggae,Soca, Dancehall,and Afro-beats.
On this episode of Class Act Radio I talk about Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 and a half years for the murder of George Flyod. Though the sentencing was considered light to many people, does it represent a change in the right direction towards police accountability?Michael B Jordan releases a new rum and titles it "J'ouvert." In addition to Nikki Minaj, the caribbean community came together to shun him appropriating caribbean culture and trademarking the term for his rum. Michael B Jordan ultimately changed the name of the rum,however is there  a double standard on Caribbean americans calling out black americans on cultural appropriation?Today's episode features music from Bow Wow, Soulja Boy, SWV, Chingy, Alegra Snoh,Ella Mai, T-pain, and much more!
The Tulsa Race Massacre happened 100 years ago of May 2021.  Mobs of white residents brutaly attacked the thirving neighborhood of the Greenwood District and was labelled one of the worst incidents of racial violence in American history. A thriving black neighboord once know as Black Wall Street, one of the wealthiest black communies in the United States no longer exists.I share stories of the event and what potential reparations should look like for black americans.Follow me on Instagram @CheeseburgerLive
May is Mental Health Awareness month! On this episode I mention some alarming statistics of how black americans struggle with mental health issues. In 2018, 58% of Black American young adults 18-25 and 50% of adults 26-49 with serious mental illness did not recieve treatment. These statistics are closely associated with the common stigma among black culture that mental health is taboo. We wear a mask because we have to be strong even when we don't want to. It is important to find a healthy space to let it all out. It is ok to cry but it is bad to hold it in. Resources for Helping Black Americans Struggling with Mental HealthBlack Emotional and Mental Health-  BEAM is a 501 (c)(3) organization. Our mission is to remove the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing. https://www.beam.communityThe Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation-The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation’s vision is to eradicate the stigma around mental health issues in the African-American community.https://borislhensonfoundation.orgTherapy for Black Girls- Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. Loveland Foundation- The Loveland Foundation is the official continuation of this effort to bring opportunity and healing to communities of color, and especially to Black women and girls. Through fellowships, residency programs, listening tours, and more, ultimately we hope to contribute to both the empowerment and the liberation of the communities we serve. https://thelovelandfoundation.orgTherapy for Black Men- was born from the idea that Black men and boys face unique challenges and stigmatization, and therefore need a dedicated space for seeking and finding mental health support. We’ve made it our mission to strip away that stigmatization and ease the process of finding help. By providing targeted resources and a database filled with professionals equipped to support men of color, our users can now obtain the help they need and deserve. https://therapyforblackmen.orgDr. Ebony's My Therapy Cards- My Therapy Cards deck is not just another deck of self-care. This card deck has been carefully curated by a psychologist woman of color with the intention of helping other women of color grow and elevate in the areas of emotional and mental health! https://www.mytherapycards.comInnopsych-Innopsych was birthed from Dr. Jackman’s own experiences and challenges during her search for a therapist. She knew she wanted a therapist who was a woman for color but the process proved itself to be a challenge. She knew that there needed to be a simpler and faster way for people of color to find therapists of color and she was going to create it! Not only did she want to create a directory of therapists of color, but she also wanted to facilitate the process for therapists of color to launch their own private practice in order to increase the pool of therapists of color in the field.https://www.innopsych.comSafe Black Space- Safe Black Space has mobilized a growing collective of local practitioners, community members and activists, faith leaders, educators and others of African ancestry.
Ellen DeGeneres is ending her long time running talk show after 19 seasons. Ellen claims she is ending her show and looking for a new challenge however reports have circulated around her toxic workplace environment towards black employees. Since the testimony and statements from her toxic workplace surfced, The Ellen DeGeneres Show's ratings have tumbled 43% this season.I share a personal story of racism I experienced in the workplace and other examples of stereotyping black people in the workplace.Lastly San Francisco donates $3.75 Million dolloars to local black owned business. This money is being routed from the San Franciso Police Department in order to establish better community relations.This episode features a throwback set of 90s Hip Hop and R&B, followed by new music from J Cole and more!
 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announces that athletes will be banned from wearing Black Lives Matter apparel at games and during ceremonies. This comes after the IOC conducted a poll among Olympic athetes where majority of the poll are in favor of strict rules against demonstrations.  As the pandemic begins to wind down across the U.S. a new problem affecting black americans.  According to the Center for Disease and Control, 4 in 10 African Americans are currently are diagnosed with obesity and nearly 48% of Black Americans are clinically obese compared to 32.6%  of White Americans. The U/S Preventative Services Task share recommondations on how to combat obesity.This episode features a heavy R& B set of Miguel, Ella Mae, Jacquees, Amerie, Summer Walker, Trey Songz and more in the first hour.The second hour features Reggae from artists like Beres Hammond, Morgan Heritage, Sanchez, and Super Cat. Dancehall features Vybz Kartel, Konshens, and Beenie Man. Soca music featuring Machel Montano, Destra, Patrice Roberts, and Sekon Ska.
Diamond Qing, Harlem based artist pulls up to Class Act Radio to promote her new single "Run It Up" and "Bluff."  Diamond Qing has over 300k monthly streams on Spotify, her new single "Bluff" has hit over one million streams, and she has been trending upwards on music charts for Shazam.Diamond Qing and Cheeseburga talk about her recent tour, entertainment career, and her mindset as an artist that promotes women empowerment and securing the bag. Despite Covid and being in the music game just under a year, Diamond Qing has not slowed down and continues to step on the gas with new music and upcoming EP set to release May 28th!Follow Diamond Qing on Instagram @Diamond_QingFollow Cheeseburga on Instagram @CheeseburgerLive
A friend of mine shared with me that his wife has been having an affair with his best friend. If that wasn't enough not only was his wife sleeping with his best friend, she also was sleeping with the husband of her own best friend! Cheating is never an easy experience to deal with, if you have been cheated on what advice would you give to someone else who is going through the same thing? If you have never been cheated on, you want to listen to this episode.Todays episode in the first hour feature Hip Hop from Drake, DMX, Big Pun, Too Short, Ying Yang Twins and more! The second hour features Reggae, Soca, Dancehall, Afrobeats by artists like Machel Montano, Destra, Marzville, Denise Belfon, Mr.Vegas, Ayo Jay, and more!Follow me on Instagram: CheeseburgerLive
You ever date someone and they say they want to "go with the flow" or "just want to keep things casual," you may be on path towards a situationship. I believe people today are predisposed towards dating for convenience versus dating for a connection.  Cancel plans last minute, lack of consistency, vagueness, and intentions that dont match yours could be the sign of wasted time. Tune in to learn the difference between a situation and relation.Follow me on InstagramCheeseburgerLive 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities have been a corner stone in the black communirty with higher educations and professionals for over 100 years.  Over half of the black teachers in America earned their degrees from HBCUS, 94% of PhD earned by African Americans were from HBCUs, and the list goes on! This episode features music by J Cole, Wale, Chris Brown, Tyga, Drake, Rihanna and more in Hip Hop and R&B in the first hour!The second hour features music by Beenie Man, Vybz Karel, Super Cat, Olatunji, Machel Montano, Patrice Robers, Klassik Frescobar and more!Follow me on Instagram @CheeseburgerLive
PK Tha Poet stops by Class Act Radio to talk about his upcoming Hip Hop tour in South Africa. After connecting with Hip Hop artists and producers in South Africa via IG Live, PK is looking to expand his music bran internationally.  Pk Tha Poet is a Hip Hop artist who splits his time between Arizona and Chicago. PK has navigated the music scene in Arizona for 6 years and has established himself as a consistent force of music and business in Arizona. PK debuts his newest track "Poppin" on Class Act Radio.Tune in as Cheeseburga and PK talk about expanding music internationally, music business, and raising money to donate reusuable face maks to  MEL International school based in South African.Follow Cheeseburga on Instagram @CheeseburgerLiveFollow PK That Poet on Instagram @PkThaPoetFor more information to donate to help support raising money for purchase face makes for MEL International students in South African visit,
When people say "don't waste my time," does that actually prevent people from wasting your time? It takes a times and/or multiple dates to get to know someone. If the end result isn't mutual is that time wasted or just a typical aspect of dating?  The conversation goes more in depth as I later offer alternative statments and ideas on how to date with a purpose and be transparent about your intentions. This episode features R&B and Hip Hop in the first hour with Reggae,Soca, Dancehall, AfroBeats, and Latin music in the second hour of the show.Follow me on Instagram: CheeseburgerLive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        &amp
Stimulus checks are on the way, so are new applications for SBA loans. On this episode I discuss the percentage of black owned business that missed out on SBA loans at the begging of Covid.Twitter is looking to roll out a a new "Super Follow" feature that grants users the ability to charge people for exclusive content and compete against  subscription  giant OnlyFans.This episodes features a playlist of Hip Hop and R&B from the 90s-2000s.During the second hour I play Reggae, Soca, Dancehall, and Afro Beats.
There seems to be an advent of men who are already in relationships getting into second relationships. Yes this is cheating and yes they may be side pieces, but what of women who date for genuine means and discover their boyfriend has a wife or entirely different relationship?I sit down with my good friend Ebone aka The Muse, one half of The Venus Clapback Podcast. A podcast dedicated to the empowerment of black women. Ebone offers great perspective on this topics and we later discuss the beauty of black people coming together in Phoenix,AZ , after a black plumber in New Jersey drives 22 hours to Houston,TX to help those affected by the recent Texas winter storms.Follow Cheeseburga on Instagram: CheeseburgerLiveFollow Ebone aka The Muse on Instagram:  KingMuse085
This Pre-Valentines Day show consists of R & B in the first hour and insight on dating apps Hinge,Bumble, and Tinder.Dating online becomes more of a reality every day especially during Covid.Learn about which dating apps are worth the download and which dating apps are not.Last hour features Reggae, Soca,  and Dancehall.Follow me on Instagram @ CheeseburgerLive
Wendys Williams shares a story of how she hooked up with Method Man after a club and bathed him in her bathtub.  After her intimate encounter with him it made me question, can you have romance without a relationship? Some say yes because romance is universal and good vibes can happen without a commitment. Going with the flow and letting things happen as the come.Some say no because romance is reciprocity and a signifcant connection. Strong feelings towards someone without some type of commitment is lust.Chole Hailey almost breaks the internet with her #BussItChallengeFollow me on Instagram @ CheeseburgerLive
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