16 episodes

David "DJ" Lloyd, Jr. and Courtney Hinton each week will discuss topics that inform, inspire, and make you laugh. Often their opinions differ, but in the end, it's all about love!

Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney David "DJ" Lloyd Jr. & Courtney Hinton

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

David "DJ" Lloyd, Jr. and Courtney Hinton each week will discuss topics that inform, inspire, and make you laugh. Often their opinions differ, but in the end, it's all about love!

    S1E15: Breaking Down Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure Denial, COVID-19 Passports, & Drake's 3-Year-Old Show Stealing the Show

    S1E15: Breaking Down Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure Denial, COVID-19 Passports, & Drake's 3-Year-Old Show Stealing the Show

    On the Season One Finale, DJ and Courtney break down the controversy of Nikole Hannah-Jones being denied tenure at UNC and the possibility of COVID-19 Vaccine Passports.  They also discuss Drake’s 3-Year-Old stealing the show at the Billboard Music Awards and Jeff Besos stepping down as Amazon’s CEO.

    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW:


    Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO on July 5: https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/26/tech/jeff-bezos-andy-jassy-amazon-ceo/index.html

    PW special report: After conservative criticism, UNC backs down from offering acclaimed journalist tenured position: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2021/05/19/pw-special-report-after-conservative-criticism-unc-backs-down-from-offering-acclaimed-journalist-a-tenured-position/

    Billboard Music Awards: Drake's son joins him to accept artist of the decade: https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-57226309

    As COVID restrictions loosen, the debate over "vaccine passports" intensifies: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-vaccine-passports-debate/

    CNN reporter has unwelcome guest during live shot - CNN Video: https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2021/05/28/cnn-reporter-manu-raju-cicada-eg-orig.cnn

    Convenience store owner finds trashed $1M lottery ticket, gives it back to customer: https://nypost.com/2021/05/24/woman-gets-back-1m-lottery-ticket-she-tried-to-throw-away/


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    Stay Connected to Courtney:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecourtneyhintonexperience/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CourtneyHintonMusic

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu-yRZDgkWg1sn3Y2gr-K6g



    Email us at breakingitdownshow[at]gmail.com

    Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney is edited and produced by designsbycourtneyh.

    Music produced by Courtney Hinton.


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    • 46 min
    S1E14 Breaking Down "The Invisible Black Woman", The Welfare Queen, Naomi Campbell's Child Birth, & RIP Paul Mooney

    S1E14 Breaking Down "The Invisible Black Woman", The Welfare Queen, Naomi Campbell's Child Birth, & RIP Paul Mooney

    In the penultimate episode of season 1, DJ and Courtney break down The Invisible Black Woman and the myth of the Welfare Queen. They also discuss Naomi Campbell’s recent child birth, send condolences to Paul Mooney, and celebrate Billy Porter.

    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW:


    Oakland Officials Aim to Honor Paul Mooney with Hometown Tribute: https://www.tmz.com/2021/05/20/oakland-officials-plan-to-honor-paul-mooney/

    Naomi Campbell welcomes her first child in surprise Instagram post: https://www.cnn.com/style/article/naomi-campbell-baby-announcement/index.html

    Billy Porter reveals he’s been HIV-positive for over a decade: https://pagesix.com/2021/05/19/billy-porter-reveals-hes-hiv-positive/

    Jada, Willow, and Gammy Break Down the 'Invisible Black Women Epidemic' on 'Red Table Talk': https://www.etonline.com/jada-willow-and-gammy-break-down-the-invisible-black-women-epidemic-on-red-table-talk-165620

    The disturbing reason some African American patients may be undertreated for pain: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2016/04/04/do-blacks-feel-less-pain-than-whites-their-doctors-may-think-so/

    Great-grandmother earns a college degree at 78: 'I really love learning': https://www.today.com/news/great-grandmother-earns-college-degree-78-i-really-love-learning-t218066

    Analysis: Biden just dethroned the Welfare Queen: https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/16/politics/biden-welfare-queen-blake/index.html



    Email us at breakingitdownshow[at]gmail.com

    Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney is edited and produced by designsbycourtneyh.

    Music produced by Courtney Hinton.



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    • 42 min
    S1E13: Breaking Down "Is America Racist?", Gas Shortage, Bennifer 2.0, Pizza Vending Machine

    S1E13: Breaking Down "Is America Racist?", Gas Shortage, Bennifer 2.0, Pizza Vending Machine

    On episode 13, DJ and Courtney break down the question that’s been on the lips of many, “Is America Racist?” They also discuss the gas shortage mayhem.  Other topics include Bennifer 2.0, GMO mosquitos, and a Pizza Vending Machine.

    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW:


    Florida releases genetically modified mosquitoes in hopes to reduce spread of disease: https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/florida-releases-genetically-modified-mosquitoes-hopes-reduce-spread-disease-2021-05-10/

    Jennifer Lopez Is Reportedly "Open" to Getting Back Together With Ben Affleck: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/celebs/a36420032/jennifer-lopez-open-getting-back-together-with-ben-affleck/

    Woman wakes days after surgery with different accent: https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/05/12/overnight-new-accent-moos-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/wacky-world-of-jeanne-moos/

    Is America racist? Kamala Harris and Tim Scott say no.: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/05/04/opinion/is-america-racist-kamala-harris-tim-scott-say-no/?p1=SectionFront_Feed_AuthorQuery&p1=Article_Inline_Text_Link

    US fuel pipeline hackers 'didn't mean to create problems': https://www.bbc.com/news/business-57050690

    Fresh pizza vending machine prompts curiosity and horror in Rome: https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/oddly-enough/fresh-pizza-vending-machine-prompts-curiosity-horror-rome-2021-05-06/

    Tani Adewumi: Child Prodigy Chess Master: https://bit.ly/3fg1T8A

    Tani's New Home (Book): https://amzn.to/33Jxry5


    Email us at breakingitdownshow[at]gmail.com

    Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney is edited and produced by designsbycourtneyh.

    Music produced by Courtney Hinton.


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    • 48 min
    S1E12: Breaking Down Bill & Melinda Gates Divorcing, Coded Bias Doc, Will Smith, & Childish Gambino Lawsuit

    S1E12: Breaking Down Bill & Melinda Gates Divorcing, Coded Bias Doc, Will Smith, & Childish Gambino Lawsuit

    In Episode 12, DJ and Courtney breakdown the divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates and review the Netflix documentary, Coded Bias.  They also discuss Will Smith’s Diva pose, the Childish Gambino lawsuit, the coming cicada season and Willow Smith’s surprise performance.

    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW:

    • Will Smith vows to get fit after ‘countless days grazing thru the pantry’: https://pge.sx/3tBUrcV​

    • Childish Gambino sued by rapper over This Is America copying claim: https://bbc.in/2RKlPs8​

    • These 15 states are most likely to see Brood X cicadas invasion soon: https://bit.ly/3vU7iZp

    ​• Bill and Melinda Gates had an agreement with his ex-girlfriend: https://bit.ly/2R7gXgC

    ​• ‘Coded Bias’ Review: When the Bots Are Racist: https://nyti.ms/3vUlwcN​

    • Sean Combs proves he changed his name to 'Love': https://cnn.it/3ewW72Y

    ​• Willow Smith Brings Back Jada’s Metal Band Past For Mother’s Day: https://bit.ly/3tAcqR4​


    Email us at breakingitdownshow@gmail.com

    Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney is edited and produced by designsbycourtneyh.

    Music produced by Courtney Hinton.


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    • 45 min
    S1E11: Breaking Down Willow Smith & Polyamory, Dr. John G. Turner's Book, Young Thug & Gunna Pays It Forward

    S1E11: Breaking Down Willow Smith & Polyamory, Dr. John G. Turner's Book, Young Thug & Gunna Pays It Forward

    In episode 11, DJ and Courtney discuss the Red Table Talk show on polyamory and welcome our first Guest to the show, Dr. John G. Turner. Dr. Turner discusses his book “The Pros and Cons of Online Learning in Higher Education”.

    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW:


    Bucking a national trend, a new queer bar is set to open in DC: https://nbcnews.to/3ubufHb
    Police killings of Black Americans amount to crimes against humanity, international inquiry finds: https://bit.ly/3nInAlv
    Red Table Talk Episode: Is Polyamory For You: https://bit.ly/338GTuK
    The Pros and Cons of Online Learning in Higher Education by Dr. John Turner: https://amzn.to/2SoxsoR
    The Shade Room post about Andre Winn’s flight: https://bit.ly/2SpKPFl
    Young Thug and Gunna post bail for 30 people accused of low-level crimes: https://bit.ly/3nIjwS0

    Dr. John G. Turner can be contacted at drjohngturner@gmail.com.


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    • 47 min
    S1E10: Breaking Down R.I.P. Black Rob, the Shooting of Ma'Khia Bryant, Legalizing Marijuana Increasing Black Arrests

    S1E10: Breaking Down R.I.P. Black Rob, the Shooting of Ma'Khia Bryant, Legalizing Marijuana Increasing Black Arrests

    In episode 10, DJ and Courtney discuss the tragic shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant and Chicago’s first year with legal marijuana. We also discuss Jaleel White’s new business venture and a long desired host of Jeopardy.

    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED IN THE SHOW:

    • Body Cam Footage In Fatal Shooting Of Teen Ma’Khia Bryant 

    • Post from LaShondra Tinsley 

    • Chicago: Legalization of Marijuana Increasing Black Arrests 

    • S1E6: Breaking Down Deepfakes & Evanston, IL Reparations 

    • Jaleel White is launching his own cannabis brand 

    • LeVar Burton to be 'Jeopardy!' as guest host

    Breaking It Down with DJ & Courtney is edited and produced by designsbycourtney. Music produced by Courtney Hinton.  

    Contact Us: breakingitdownshow@gmail.com #BreakingItDownShow #DJtheCareerCoach #CourtneyHinton





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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

davidelloyd ,

I'm really excited about the Podcast.

When Courtney and I first begun discussing this podcast a few months I could feel the tingles on the back on my neck. I knew then it would be a great idea to proceed forward. Now that we have the production up and running it feels like heaven!

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