90 episodes

Melanin Jay is a podcast about black culture and it's intersections in business, academia, music, and the arts. We take deep dives into the crucial topics of the time while providing our audience an introduction to the movers and shakers of the culture. From entrepreneur Paul Carrick Brunson and his multimillion dollar matchmaking empire, to Brad James breakout star of Tyler Perry's "For Better Or Worse" and SYFY's "Superstition", we strive to elevate blackness to its rightful place. Check us out at melaninjay.com

The Melanin Jay Podcast Jason McCray

    • Society & Culture

Melanin Jay is a podcast about black culture and it's intersections in business, academia, music, and the arts. We take deep dives into the crucial topics of the time while providing our audience an introduction to the movers and shakers of the culture. From entrepreneur Paul Carrick Brunson and his multimillion dollar matchmaking empire, to Brad James breakout star of Tyler Perry's "For Better Or Worse" and SYFY's "Superstition", we strive to elevate blackness to its rightful place. Check us out at melaninjay.com

    Anybody Wanna Hug?

    Anybody Wanna Hug?

    This week I'm joined by my friend Jeffrey Skinner-Perkins as we delve into the topics of the week: False Forgiveness, Dumb Ass Presidents, and Kanye NorthSouthEastWest!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    He Marched With Dr Kang (feat. Candice Benbow)

    He Marched With Dr Kang (feat. Candice Benbow)

    This week I’m joined by the lovely Candice Benbow as we try to wade thru the 6,347 democratic candidates for president. Who do we think will sit on the Iron Throne? Tune in!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    #MelaninSpotlight - Yolo Akili

    #MelaninSpotlight - Yolo Akili

    This week I sit down with scholar and Executive Director/Founder of the Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective, Yolo Akili. We talk toxic masculinity in LGBT communities, healthy masculinity, and the freedom of jock straps! Tune in!!!! MelaninJay.com

    • 53 min
    #MelaninSpotlight - Jasmyne Hinson

    #MelaninSpotlight - Jasmyne Hinson

    This week I sit down with new artist Jasmyne Hinson. We discuss her new EP “Moon Love”, her evolution as an artist, depression, and she has some good advice for Daniel Caesar!

    • 55 min
    Whatever Happened To Predictability

    Whatever Happened To Predictability

    Kawan Debose returns to Melanin Jay to talk about his new single, “My Dearest”. We also discuss Aunt Becky and her band of merry white women, Aretha’s fune, and how old is Emmanuel Lewis. Melaninjay.com

    • 56 min
    #MelaninSpotlight - Anthony Apollo

    #MelaninSpotlight - Anthony Apollo

    My guest this week is a Tom Ford model, artist, musician, and introvert (like me), Mr Anthony Apollo. Tune in as we discuss the modeling industry changes for black models, Instagram models, and what it takes to truly follow your dreams.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

dmoneydarnell ,

Yes

I love Holiday, I mean Jason

Brotha Ben ,

Stop, drop, shut 'em down, open up shop

Raw, real and to the point - you won't get any B.S on this podcast. These brothers keep you up to date and in the know on all things black and ratchet!!! Just kidding! You never know what you'll get on Melanin Jay but you will be schooled and entertained!!

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It's Really Amazing

I totally enjoy my Baeee/Friends podcast... Him as well as his partners keep us aware with any up to date news and of course we can’t forget the laughs... Thanks so much for going forth with this gold mind idea... It’s an added plus that “we” get to enjoy the FRUIT (laughs) from your labor... love u♥️😘

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