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UNGENTRIFIED takes a pure, unfiltered view on pop culture, music, tv & film, politics, current events, and topics central to the worldwide Black community. A safe audio space for celebrating Black culture in its purest form.

Hosted by Kent Johnson.
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INSECURE SEASON 4, EPISODE 8 RECAP: LOWKEY HAPPY On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the eighth episode of Insecure’s Season 4, “Lowkey Happy," with my best friend, Bianca. Check out our thoughts on this episode and our predictions for the remainder of the season!   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .   Theme Music by Nas550 ()
INSECURE SEASON 4, EPISODE 7 RECAP: LOWKEY TRIPPIN' On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the seventh episode of Insecure’s Season 4, “Lowkey Trippin'," with my best friend, Bianca. Check out our thoughts on this episode and our predictions for the remainder of the season!   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .   Theme Music by Nas550 ()
INSECURE SEASON 4, EPISODE 6 RECAP: LOWKEY DONE On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the sixth episode of Insecure’s Season 4, “Lowkey Done," with my best friend, Bianca. Check out our thoughts on this episode and our predictions for the rest of the season!   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .   Theme Music by Nas550 ()
INSECURE SEASON 4, EPISODE 5 RECAP: LOWKEY MOVIN' ON On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the fifth episode of Insecure’s Season 4, “Lowkey Movin' On," with my best friend, Bianca. Check out our thoughts on this episode and our predictions for the rest of the season!   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .   Theme Music by Nas550 ()
INSECURE SEASON 4, EPISODE 4 RECAP: LOWKEY LOSIN' IT On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the fourth episode of Insecure’s Season 4, “Lowkey Losin' It," with my best friend, Bianca. Check out our thoughts on this episode and our predictions for the rest of the season!   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .   Theme Music by Nas550 ()
INSECURE SEASON 4, EPISODE 3 RECAP: LOWKEY THANKFUL On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the third episode of Insecure’s Season 4, “Lowkey Thankful," with my best friend, Bianca. Check out our thoughts on this episode and our predictions for the  rest of the season!   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .   Theme Music by Nas550 ()
INSECURE SEASON 4, EPISODE 2 RECAP: LOWKEY DISTANT On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the second episode of Insecure’s Season 4, “Lowkey Distant," with my best friend, Bianca. Check out our thoughts on this episode and our predictions for the season!   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .   Theme Music by Nas550 ()
INSECURE SEASON 4, EPISODE 1 RECAP: LOWKEY FEELIN' MYSELF On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I recap the first episode of Insecure’s Season 4, “Lowkey Feelin' Myself," with my best friend, Bianca. Check out our thoughts on this episode and our predictions for the new season!   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .   Theme Music by Nas550 ()
Are you stressed out? Of course you’re stressed out. We’re ALL stressed out. But, did you ever consider for a moment that you may actually be addicted to stress? On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Vaughn N. Gay, LPC of Holistic Atlanta (), a Master Addiction Counselor who helped break down our addictions to stress. We discuss how stress tricks our brains into thinking it’s actually pleasurable, his personal experience with stress addiction, the fear of being happy, and how to break the addiction. Listen and give us your opinion!     Guest: Vaughn N. Gay, LPC of Holistic Atlanta () Website:    Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast: Big K.R.I.T.’s album K.R.I.T. iz Here 13 Reasons Why on Netflix The United States of Stress:     Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
What Hot Boy/Girl Summer would be complete without a sip of rosé? On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Donae Burston (), CEO of La Fête du Rosé (), and we discuss what got him into the wine industry, whether being labeled a “Black owned business” can negatively impact opportunity, and what fast food item pairs well with rosé. Listen and give us your opinion! Guest: Donae Burston, CEO of La Fête du Rosé ( / ) Website:    Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast:   Black Coffee Prince Kaybee HBO’s 1994 documentary, Gang Bangin’ in Little Rock MTV’s Sex in the 90s series The Black Godfather on Netflix Black & Abroad’s “” campaign of UNGENTRIFIED: “What Wine Goes With Leaving the Country” with certified wine expert Tanisha Townsend   Pick up a bottle of La Fête du Rosé in Atlanta at Tower Liquors and Whole Foods locations in metro ATL. If not in the Atlanta area, you can order directly on the website at .   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
What would you give up if it meant that you could retire now? On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Kiersten & Julien Saunders of rich & REGULAR (), financial power couple featured on CBS This Morning, the NY Times, and Essence Magazine to talk about F.I.R.E., the aggressive financial lifestyle many are turning to so that they can retire early and live their best lives. We discuss the basics of F.I.R.E., the Black community’s relationship with money & finances, some of the things they do to save (they paid off $200K of debt in 5 years, you might want to listen), and whether or not everyone needs a side hustle. Listen and give us your opinion!   Guests: Kiersten & Julien Saunders of rich & REGULAR () Website:    Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast: The Shop on HBO When They See Us on Netflix Black Mirror: Season 5 on Netflix The Black Godfather on Netflix 3% on Netflix on Twitter   documentary , a book by Grant Sabatier , a book by Tanja Hester , a book by Dennis Kimbro   Apps and Recommendations by Kiersten & Julien -  Passive Real Estate Investing -    Check out Kiersten & Julien’s website where they cover their ongoing experience with FIRE at . You can also pick up a copy of a Kiersten & Julien’s ebook on their site when it drops.   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
This podcast episode is a something I originally recorded in 2017 for the third season of the podcast “You Had Me at Black.” The story didn’t make that season, but Martina Abrahams Ilunga, creator of “You Had Me at Black” graciously gave me the files from our recording session, and I’ve taken the story I shared about my first trip to Dubai and created a mini bonus episode for you. After listening to this episode, definitely check out , where they’re reclaiming the Black narrative by passing regular people the mic to share their stories in their words. #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
On this episode, I am joined by Michael “Mr. ColliPark” Crooms (), super producer and DJ, and we sat down to chop it up about his career in music and the impact he’s had on the industry. We talk about the origins of “twerk,” how his first hit, the Ying Yang Twins’ “Wait (The Whisper Song),” almost didn’t happen, discovering Soulja Boy, and how he feels about being responsible for a song played at every Black function, “The Wobble.” Guest: Michael “Mr. ColliPark” Crooms () Website:    Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast: Rich Dad, Poor Dad: The Tax Edition Check out ColliPark’s remixes on his website,   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
In this bonus mini-cast of UNGENTRIFIED, DJ B-Hen () and I sit down and try to put each other on to some new music. Check out our picks and let us know who had the best trio of choices.   Kent’s Picks: Batuk - Just To Touch Avelino - 1 in a Million Da Capo - Thando Lwami feat. Miss Dippy   DJ B-Hen’s Picks: Burna Boy - PH City Vibration Robert Glasper feat. Alex Isley - No One Like You (KAYTRANADA Remix) Tropkillaz - Disbroqueia a Tela   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
What happens to Black Boy Joy when that boy becomes a man? On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Jason Rosario (), creator of the digital platform The Lives of Men, and host of the new Yahoo show, Dear Men, and we try to find the answer to that question by breaking down what factors give Black men a chance to be their authentic selves. Listen and give us your opinion!   Guest: Jason Rosario () Website:    Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast:   Chef’s Table on Netflix Osvaldo’s song, “Fly Like Birds” Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Check out Jason’s show on Yahoo, , which drops new episodes every Wednesday and be on the lookout for Jason’s upcoming podcast, “Hey Jason.”   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
On a very special episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I review Jordan Peele’s second horror film, “Us,” with my best friend, Bianca. We work our way through the movie and discuss our pre-viewing theories, our spoiler-filled opinions on the film as a whole, Lupita’s performance, the symbolism throughout the movie, and the ending.   NOTE: This recap is not for people who have yet to view the film.   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Julius Tillery (), one of the youngest Black farmers in the country and owner of Black Cotton, a cotton farm based in North Carolina . We talk about what Black farmers go through within the industry, our community’s history with cotton farming, and whether or not “Queen Sugar” gets it right about the lives of Black farmers.  Listen and give us your opinion! Guest: Julius Tillery () Website:  Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast: Snoh Aalegra’s “I Want You Around” Jordan Peele’s Us The Two Killings of Sam Cooke on Netflix Abducted in Plain Sight on Netflix   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Vaughn Dabney (), founder of Empty Box Media and man on a mission to build his own tiny home within a truck. We talk about who inspired him to make a home out of a delivery truck, the one thing he didn’t consider about not living in a traditional home, what dating looks like to tiny home owners, and where the resources are for Black people looking to live the tiny home life.  Listen and give us your opinion!   Guest: Vaughn Dabney () Website:  //     Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast: Dating Around on Netflix Abducted in Plain Sight on Netflix Vaughn’s book,   Other inspirations for Black Minimalism: on Instagram on Instagram on Instagram   Watch Vaughn’s journey as he builds the Tiny Home Truck on his and on .   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on / #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Rondel Holder (), founder of Soul Society 101 and documentarian to chat about the pilgrimage he took to Africa after receiving the results of a DNA test he took. We discuss his experience going to Benin & Togo after learning his DNA results, why the Black community is hesitant about DNA testing companies, his perspective on Black people traveling back to Africa, and whether or not the trip “home” has changed him.  Listen and give us your opinion! Guest: Rondel Holder () Website:    Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast: Shoe Dog, a book by Phil Knight Tugela Fairy by Simmy Abducted in Plain Sight on Netflix African Ancestry DNA Testing ()   Watch Rondel’s Heritage Journey documentary here: Part 2:   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
Ndaba: a Zulu word, meaning “a meeting of the minds to discuss a very important topic.”   On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Bheki Dube (), owner of Curiocity, a network of hostels in South Africa and Vuyo Mpantsha & Fhatuwani Mukheli of I See A Different You (), a marketing & design firm dedicated to sharing uniquely South African stories to chat about exposing the world to Johannesburg’s buzzing creative scene.   We discuss how media often negatively influences the world’s view of Africa and why people should meet South Africa for themselves, how Soweto and the Maboneng District are two areas that define the creative pulse of Johannesburg, why the vibe in Joburg can’t be duplicated and the feeling as a creative when your idea has been copied. Listen and give us your opinion! Guests: Bheki Dube (), owner of Curiocity, a network of hostels in South Africa andVuyo Mpantsha & Fhatuwani Mukheliof I See A Different You () Websites: Learn more about Curiocity Hostels at  and learn more about I See A Different You at . Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast:   Episode Powered by: and the #meetsouthafrica campaign   Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on /   #ungentrifiedpod   Email us your questions/comments at .
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