Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay dissect the biggest topics in black culture, politics, and sports. Two times per week, they will wade into the most important and timely conversations, frequently inviting guests on the podcast and occasionally debating each other.
Chris Harrison's Latest Apology and Angela Rye on the Biden Administration So Far
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss Chris Harrison’s interview with Michael Strahan on 'Good Morning America' (9:00) and then are joined by Angela Rye to discuss the Biden administration, how we can all work toward a common goal, and why Rye is bad at twerking (21:00). Then Van and Rachel talk about Greg McDermott’s tone-deaf remarks to the Creighton men’s basketball team (52:00), Texas reopening (59:00), and Dr. Seuss having six books “canceled” (1:07:00) before answering mailbag questions (1:18:00).
DJ Akademiks on Megan Thee Stallion's Rap Skills, Drake's Upcoming Album, and Tekashi69
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss the Rachel’s decision to deactivate her Instagram and Emmanuel Acho hosting "After the Final Rose" (0:00). Then they’re joined by hip-hop media personality DJ Akademiks to discuss his perception on the internet, Megan Thee Stallion’s career, Tekashi 69, Meek Mill, Drake’s album, and more (15:00). Then Van and Rachel discuss the new 'Superman' reboot (1:03:00), the controversy surrounding Taylor Nolan (1:12:00), and introduce a new segment, “Van’s Very Important Questions” (1:28:00).
Do We Believe President Obama's Story About Punching a Classmate?
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss the story former President Obama told on the ‘Renegades’ podcast about punching a former classmate of his (15:00), New York’s ban on sales and display of the Confederate flag (22:00), Draya Michele’s latest antics (38:00), sexual harassment allegations against Governor Andrew Cuomo (42:00), the latest episode of 'The Bachelor' (1:02:00), and answer some mailbag questions (1:10:00).
Matt James’s Instagram Statement and Andra Day on the Importance of Knowing Billie Holiday’s Story
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss Matt James’s Instagram statement on the Rachael Kirkconnell ‘Bachelor’ drama (0:45) and are then joined by the star of 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday,' Andra Day, to discuss her experience playing Billie Holiday and the importance of knowing her story to understand the civil rights movement and the period of time that we’re currently in (8:30).
Cam Newton Argues With a Camper and Deion Sanders (Maybe) Got His Stuff Stolen
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss recent pictures of Clare Crawley and Dale Moss together (2:00), Cam Newton’s argument with a camper at his 7-on-7 tournament (10:00), Deion Sanders allegedly getting his belongings stolen after Jackson State’s victory (21:00), new details coming out about Malcolm X’s death (28:00), and Lakeith Stanfield’s bizarre feud with Charlamagne Tha God (46:00), and more.
#FlyinTedCruz: Breaking Down Ted Cruz's Trip to Cancún While Texas Freezes
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss Ben Shapiro coming at Rachel on his podcast (7:00), Rush Limbaugh’s death (21:00), Ted Cruz’s impromptu trip to (and return from) Cancún (29:00), Boosie Badazz’s comments about Lori Harvey (43:00), Meek Mill’s leaked song with lyrics about Kobe Bryant (57:00), and more.