10 episodes

Music and Media Creative Sarah Harrison develops her In The Trap show into a long form podcast aimed for the off-camera folk in Music and other Creative industries. With conversations surrounding Entertainment and Entrepreneurship, the focus is their story, from conception to inception, fruition to execution. Every path is created not followed, your journey is your uniqueness.

In The Trap Podcast Sarah Harrison

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Music and Media Creative Sarah Harrison develops her In The Trap show into a long form podcast aimed for the off-camera folk in Music and other Creative industries. With conversations surrounding Entertainment and Entrepreneurship, the focus is their story, from conception to inception, fruition to execution. Every path is created not followed, your journey is your uniqueness.

    In The Trap Podcast | EP 5: SK Vibemaker

    In The Trap Podcast | EP 5: SK Vibemaker

    Music Collector & Commentator, DJ, Interviewer, Podcast and Radio Presenter joins Sarah Harrison, In The Trap Podcast to tell his story:

    • Grandfather was a pioneering Soul DJ between 70s-90s, rubbing shoulders with elites, including Royalty and iconic Entertainers
    • Developed a love for Music in secondary school, MC’ing in corridors and intrigued by peers with DJ decks
    • Inspirations ranging from Redman to Shabba Ranx to Skibbadee to Shy FX to Funk Flex
    • Immersed in a multitude of genres - Reggae/Dancehall, Jungle, Drum’nBass, Garage, Grime, US & UK Hip-Hop
    • Started in a 6 person crew named ’Shotta Krew’, hence the abbreviation that lived on, SK!
    • Worked at the BBC with Tim Westwood’s production company which he fled following a major car incident
    • Various (pirate) radio stints - Heat FM, Mystic Radio, Deja Vu, Pyro, Rinse FM
    • Amassed a photo album to envy!
    • Was part of a Mixtape movement that shaped UK underground music culture with names like Meridien Bloodline (Skepta) and Sincere (Fredo, Stay Flee Get Lizzy)
    • Spent 10 years as the host of the Urban World Podcast
    • The consistency in his work output defining a true creative vs. fake influence
    • Interesting interactions with Eminem, Wu-Tang, Quavo (Migos) and Guru (Gang Starr)
    • The emancipation of his character starting during The Chronicles DVD era of 2004, recording 60 hours of interviews
    • Podcast outlet 'On overtaking Radio

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    • 1 hr 31 min
    In The Trap Podcast | EP 4: Whitney Taber

    In The Trap Podcast | EP 4: Whitney Taber

    Music Executive, Mentor and Media Personality Whitney Taber joins Sarah Harrison, In The Trap Podcast to tell her story:

    • Moving in between several US states as a Native American
    • Flirting with many passions, from Sports to Nursing to School Teacher to Bar Tending
    • Meeting and marrying her first husband at 23 years old, becoming a housewife
    • Spontaneously landing a job in LA as Executive Assistant to Rihanna’s Creative Director
    • Humbling herself in between regular jobs in the quest for another career
    Taking up the Client Service position at Record Plant Recording Studios, working closely with then VP Rose Mann-Cherney
    • Graduating to Assitant Studio Manager and then VP herself
    • The evolution of studio etiquette with the shift of Social Media
    • Memorable stories of Nipsey Hussle and Beyonce
    • Transitioning to Media Personality and Life Coach
    • Working with Founder of 'Girls Make Beats' Tiffany Miranda, a non-profit that teaches young girls how to Produce, Engineer and DJ
    • The polarising categorising of women in Rap
    • Discouraging competition between women
    • The importance of a game plan in helping navigate your way
    • How to deal with misogyny and male predatory behaviour in Music


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    • 1 hr 30 min
    In The Trap Podcast | EP 3: Monti Washington

    In The Trap Podcast | EP 3: Monti Washington

    Actor, Writer, Model and Motivational Speaker Monti Washington, joins Sarah Harrison, In The Trap Podcast to tell his story:

    • Growing up in the foster care system
    • Defying the "black person from the hood” stereotype by finishing college
    • Staying in a homeless shelter as a college graduate in pursuit of his acting dreams in LA
    • Mastering becoming an expert in who he is; knowing himself first before playing another character
    • Admiring the level of training in British actors and the appreciation for the craft
    • The concept of not looking like our story
    • Constant reminders of the struggle that heightens the highs and prevents complacency
    • Positive black male representation in movie roles
    • Dreams of being the lead protagonist in a series
    • Progress being a process; perseverance is a cheat code for life
    • Racial injustice in America is fuelled by the brainwashing of the media portrayal the criminal narrative
    • Recalling an Uber ride interaction with a white woman driver
    • The George Floyd fuelling a worldwide stand against Racism
    • The positive change of worldwide protests and counting the wins in the midst of “feed fatigue”
    • His experiences outside the US, London specifically having different cultural communities
    • Fan of UK Rap

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    In The Trap Podcast | EP 2: Navjosh

    In The Trap Podcast | EP 2: Navjosh

    Founder of HipHop-N-More Blogging Website, Journalist, Music Consultant and Executive Producer Navjosh joins Sarah Harrison, In The Trap Podcast to tell his story:

    • Falling in love with Hip-Hop through being a Percussionist then exploring the story behind the genre
    • Career shifting from hopes of Pro Golf to Law studies
    • Setting up the HipHop-N-More blog website, navigating through its growth and learning (tech skills and secrets) on the job, from Ad Marketing to SEO
    • The balance between headline grabbing stories vs. thirsty click baits in the Media space
    • Having a knack for digging up hidden gems/exclusives
    • The impact of (third-party) Social Media platforms on revenue
    • The function of blog “leaks” solicited by Record Labels as marketing strategy
    • Putting on Artists in their early stages, discovering huge artists like Russ, Ty Dolla Sign and August Alsina (whom he presented his first mixtape for, hosted by Greg Street
    • Passing on Lil Uzi Vert when DJ Drama brought him to his attention!
    • A gripe with TDE over early reveal of good kid mad city album cover + track-list
    • Mutual respect with other Media figures of integrity like Elliott Wilson
    • His native culture intertwining strongly with Hip-Hop, with producers like Timbaland and Dr. Dre drawing heavy influence
    • Turning down website acquisitions (i.e. staying independent)
    • Projects for blogs in the current and future ecosystem

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    In The Trap Podcast | EP 1: HipHopMike

    In The Trap Podcast | EP 1: HipHopMike

    New York born and bred Radio Personality, Music Manager and Street A&R HipHopMike joins Sarah Harrison, In The Trap Podcast to tell his story

    • Working some very interesting regular jobs
    • Turbulent late teens
    • Getting the attention of Peter Rosenberg from Hot 97 via MySpace and sneaking into events!
    • The era of mixtapes East vs South, with popular DJs Envy and Whoo Kid running the streets in NY
    • His start with Hot 97 as Street Team and navigating his way through various roles
    • Clicking with Karlie Hustle and DJ Juanyto, dabbling in podcasting with 'Feed The Meter'
    • The stresses of Radio, despite being a great network builder
    • Getting fired
    • What made him transition into management
    • Radio is a great network builder
    • Connecting with NY Artist Livelikedavis whom he now manages
    • Artist attitude being the biggest % of the package
    • Drawbacks of production company deals
    • Major labels are never going to disappear, despite the independent market thriving.

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    In The Trap Podcast [The Warm-Up] : Russ 2016 Throwback

    In The Trap Podcast [The Warm-Up] : Russ 2016 Throwback

    THE BIRTH OF THE DIY PIONEER!!! •

    Hosted by Sarah Harrison
    In The Trap Podcast with Russ

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    • 16 min

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