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Toronto's OFFICIAL unofficial podcast, discussing Hip Hop, R&B, and the Culture. Hosted by Harris and JustShola.

True North Views Podcast True North Views Podcast

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Toronto's OFFICIAL unofficial podcast, discussing Hip Hop, R&B, and the Culture. Hosted by Harris and JustShola.

    Episode 116 | "It's A Curiosity"

    Episode 116 | "It's A Curiosity"

    Episode 116 | “It’s A Curiosity”

    • PRE POTPOURRI. What’s new in the mind, heart, body, soul (5:12)?

    • MUSIC POTPOURRI. We speak on the Meg Thee Stallion video update (12:52). Level Mag releases their top 40 Rappers over the age of 40 (20:25). Beyonce’s Black Is King (31:11). We got Shoutouts; Kyrie Irving for putting his money where his mouth is (44:44), and Marlon Palmer for the creation of OnlyBlacks (47:37). New Music report (54:32): Road To Fast 9 Mixtape (59:03), Master P (1:00:24), Dwn2earth (1:04:45), Brandy (1:06:07), Akon (1:08:42), Beyonce (1:11:31), 38 Spesh (1:12:10), Benny The Butcher x Black Soprano Family (1:13:41), and more. Finally we ask; What’s In Your Rotation (1:17:00)?

    • POST POTPOURRI. Jonathan Isaac (1:23:16), Sam Coonrod & Klay Thompson (1:27:13), Jamaican schools on dreads (1:28:44).

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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Episode 115 | "It's Goin Down"

    Episode 115 | "It's Goin Down"

    Episode 115 | “It’s Goin Down”

    • PRE POTPOURRI. What’s new in the mind, heart, body, soul? How was the week off? How was the cottage? Plus Harris shares a new meditation secret (5:48).

    • MUSIC POTPOURRI. We breakdown the Billboard rules changes to level the playing field (17:37). The Kanye West conspiracy continues, while Kim Kardashian has the best publicist in the game (23:05). Russ & Steve Stoute say Drake should go independent (31:06). We share our thoughts on the Tory Lanez & Meg Thee Stallion situation (36:37). Keep It Or Leak It; Gorillaz x ScHoolboy Q, video podcasts via Spotify, Keyshia Cole vs Ashanti in a Verzuz battle (40:06). We got Shoutouts: Nicki Minaj on being pregnant with her first child, Tracy McGrady Jermaine O'neal for opening an NBA player’s representation agency, and Logic for his exclusive Twitch deal (48:56). New Music Report (54:18): Pop Smoke (58:48), J. Cole (59:59), Lupe Fiasco (1:05:19), Logic (1:09:04), The Kid LAROI (1:18:34), Flo Milli (1:20:15), and much more. Finally we ask; What’s In Your Rotation (1:30:26)?

    • POST POTPOURRI. Post Potpourri. NBA is back, R.I.P. Regis Philbin, new NHL team, the Washington Football Team, R.I.P. Peter Green, WNBA social justice continues (1:39:20).

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    • 1 hr 50 min
    Episode 114 | "Hot Boy August"

    Episode 114 | "Hot Boy August"

    • PRE POTPOURRI. What’s new in the mind/heart/body/soul (5:58).

    • MUSIC POTPOURRI. Dissecting the potential T.I. vs 50 Cent song battle; is this how Verzuz strategically markets (14:35)? Kanye West is running for President (25:36). 5 people have been arrested in connection to Pop Smoke’s murder (26:49). We discuss Jada Pinkett on the Red Table Talk with Will Smith, as she describes her entanglement with August Alsina (28:07). Keep It Or Leak It; new Dreamville projects (39:24), Lil Nas X x Iggy Azalea (43:50). We got Shoutouts: Colin Kaepernick for his new partnership deal with Disney (45:49), Javicia Leslie for being the first Black person to play Batwoman (48:04), and Virgil Abloh for raising money for Black people (50:47). New Music Report (52:04); Snoh Aalegra (56:03), Kaytranada x Lucky Daye (59:24), JoJo (1:01:00), Kid Cudi x Eminem (1:02:51), Kiana Lede (1:04:44), Casey Veggies x Rockie Fresh (1:07:01), Summer Walker (1:07:46), Terrace Martin x Robert Glasper x 9th Wonder x Kamasi Washington x Phoelix (1:10:25), SahBabii (1:13:04), Juice WRLD (1:17:34), and more. Finally we ask, What’s In Your Rotation (1:23:23)?

    • POST POTPOURRI. Terry Crews, Canada’s Wonderland, Tidal (1:27:38).

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    • 1 hr 35 min
    Episode 113 | "Deja Vu"

    Episode 113 | "Deja Vu"

    • PRE POTPOURRI. What’s new in the mind/heart/body/soul, therapist style (5:18).

    • MUSIC POTPOURRI. We recap the phenomenal show that the BET Awards put on (12:43). Will Beyonce surpass Michael Jackson as the most awarded artist ever (22:54)? Virgil designed Pop Smoke’s album cover and everyone hated it (30:46). Freddie Gibbs vs Akademiks + who’s more relevant; Freddie Gibbs or Young Jeezy (35:55)? Terry Crews dies on the hill of selling his soul (45:09). We discuss the August Alsina, Jada Pinkett, and Will Smith situation (50:20). Did Meek Mill steal bars (55:30)? Keep It Or Leak It; Master P docuseries (57:22), Ozark Season 4 (59:58), new Snoh Aalegra (1:02:20), Kobe Bryant docuseries (1:03:44). We got Shoutouts: The Weeknd for donating more money (1:06:11), Tabitha Brown for her new series on Ellen Network (1:07:08), 21 Savage for providing financial literacy programs (1:08:55), high school basketball prospect Makur Maker for choosing to go to an HBCU (1:09:30). New Music Report (1:10:29): Gucci Mane (1:12:25), Westside Gunn (1:13:39), Pop Smoke (1:16:50), Kanye West x Travis Scott & Ty Dolla $ x Kanye x FKA Twigs x Skrillex (1:27:26), and more. Finally we ask, What’s In Your Rotation (1:30:01)?

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    • 1 hr 39 min
    Episode 112 | "My First Pair of Js"

    Episode 112 | "My First Pair of Js"

    • PRE POTPOURRI. What’s new in the heart, mind, body, and soul; therapist style (6:40). DO NOT STOP PROTESTING (10:09). Harris buys his first pair of Jordans (11:38).

    • MUSIC POTPOURRI. R.I.P. Lawrence Franks Jr., better known as rapper Huey (15:00). Noname apologies for ‘Song 33’ directed at J. Cole (17:57). Verzuz sees a lot of success via Apple TV (20:59). Eminem vs Diddy & Joe Budden leads us to asking, how would you respond to an old diss (24:18)? Kanye West inks a 10-year deal with GAP, plus several other ventures he’s currently working on (27:02). Meek Mill vs Trey Songz (31:37). Shola speaks on some artist (39:18). Freddie Gibbs vs Young Jeezy, and Freddie Gibbs speaks on artists collabing with the artist Shola was speaking of (41:05). Keep It Or Leak It; Beloved 2 by Styles P and Dave East, new Kyle, new Kanye x Dr. Dre (44:40). We got Shoutouts; Al Harrington for wanting to make 100 Black people millionaires, LeBron James for building a new media company (49:35). New Music Report (54:30): Teddy Franchize (58:09), Knxwledge (1:01:22), Buju Banton (1:03:06), CeeLo Green (1:03:36), August Alsina (1:05:01), Vybz Kartel (1:07:08), Jack Harlow x DaBaby x Lil Wayne x Tory Lanez (1:08:21), 6lack (1:08:55), and much more. Finally we ask, What’s In Your Rotation (1:14:06)?

    • POST POTPOURRI. Knuck If You Buck, Ontario’s new math curriculum, Walmart, Vince Carter, Chris Bosh (1:19:06).

    Find us on Twitter/Instagram/Youtube @truenorthviews. Find us on Facebook @truenorthviewspodcast. Search ‘True North Views Podcast’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, or wherever you listen to podcasts to subscribe today.

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Episode 111 | "The Tone"

    Episode 111 | "The Tone"

    • PRE POTPOURRI. What’s new in the mind, heart, body, soul (5:07)? Juneteenth Protest in Toronto (7:46). An update on Rayshard Brooks’ murderer (18:56).

    • MUSIC POTPOURRI. We break down the J. Cole & Noname situation, in-depth (20:34). BET Awards, including a discussion about snubs (40:55). Beethoven was Black (48:07)? Is Carl Crawford & 1501 trying to make another Meg (50:51)? Verzuz: Alicia Keys vs John Legend (53:55). Drake wrote Alicia Keys’ ‘Unthinkable’ about Nicki Minaj (58:20). Keep it or Leak it; new 6lack, Kim Kardashian’s new podcast (59:27). We got Shoutouts; Pusha T for the birth of his son, Maya Gold & Alexis Breanne for their involvement in Twitter voicenotes, Matthew A. Cherry for his multi-year deal with Warner, Beyonce for making an all-Black directory on her website (1:03:16). New Music Report (1:09:29): Beyonce (1:14:41), J. Cole (1:15:48), Noname (1:17:37), Tee Grizzley (1:19:44), Curren$y (1:24:06), Justine Skye (1:26:24), John Legend (1:28:36), Meyhem Lauren (1:30:22), Wale (1:35:14), Teyana Taylor (1:40:35), and more. Finally we ask, What’s In Your Rotation (1:49:12)?

    Find us on Twitter/Instagram/Youtube @truenorthviews. Find us on Facebook @truenorthviewspodcast. Search ‘True North Views Podcast’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, or wherever you listen to podcasts to subscribe today.

    WE DO NOT OWN THE RIGHTS TO ANY OF THE MUSIC THAT WE PLAY FOR REVIEW PURPOSES. WE DO NOT OWN THE RIGHTS TO ANY IMAGERY THAT IS NOT OUR OWN

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    • 1 hr 57 min

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