49 episodes

UNGENTRIFIED takes a pure, unfiltered view on pop culture, music, tv & film, politics, current events, and topics central to the worldwide Black community. A safe audio space for celebrating Black culture in its purest form.

Hosted by Kent Johnson.
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    • Documentary

UNGENTRIFIED takes a pure, unfiltered view on pop culture, music, tv & film, politics, current events, and topics central to the worldwide Black community. A safe audio space for celebrating Black culture in its purest form.

Hosted by Kent Johnson.
ungentrifiedpodcast.com

    037: Stressaholics Anonymous with Vaughn N. Gay

    037: Stressaholics Anonymous with Vaughn N. Gay

    Are you stressed out? Of course you’re stressed out. We’re ALL stressed out. But, did you ever consider that you may actually be addicted to stress? On this episode, I'm joined by Vaughn N. Gay, LPC of Holistic Atlanta (@the.atl.lpc), a Master Addiction Counselor who helped break down our addictions to stress. We discuss how stress tricks our brains into thinking it’s actually pleasurable, the fear of being happy, and breaking the addiction.

    Email us your comments at ungentrified@kentwjohnson.com.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    036: A Toast with Donae Burston of La Fête du Rosé

    036: A Toast with Donae Burston of La Fête du Rosé

    What Hot Boy/Girl Summer would be complete without a sip of rosé? On this episode, I am joined by Donae Burston (@thurstonburstoniii), CEO of La Fête du Rosé (@lafeterose), and we discuss what got him into the wine industry, whether being labeled a “Black owned business” can negatively impact opportunity, and what fast food item pairs well with rosé. Listen and give us your opinion!

    Email us your questions/comments at ungentrified@kentwjohnson.com.

    • 48 min
    035: The F.I.R.E. This Time with Kiersten & Julien Saunders of rich & REGULAR

    035: The F.I.R.E. This Time with Kiersten & Julien Saunders of rich & REGULAR

    On this episode, I am joined by Kiersten & Julien Saunders of rich & REGULAR (@richandREGULAR), the financial power couple featured on CBS This Morning, the NY Times, and Essence Magazine to talk about F.I.R.E., the aggressive financial lifestyle many are turning to so that they can retire early. We discuss the basics of F.I.R.E. and whether or not everyone needs a side hustle.

    Email us your questions/comments at ungentrified@kentwjohnson.com.

    • 47 min
    The U.A.E. Phony (Bonus Mini-Episode)

    The U.A.E. Phony (Bonus Mini-Episode)

    This episode is something I recorded in 2017 for the 3rd season of the podcast “You Had Me at Black.” The story didn’t make the season, but show creator Martina Abrahams Ilunga, graciously gave me the files from our recording, and I’ve taken the story I shared about my first trip to Dubai and created a bonus ep for you.

    After listening to the episode, check out You Had Me Black, where they’re reclaiming the Black narrative by passing regular people the mic to share their stories in their own wo

    • 18 min
    034: Behind the Music with Michael "Mr. ColliPark" Crooms

    034: Behind the Music with Michael "Mr. ColliPark" Crooms

    On this episode, I am joined by Michael “Mr. ColliPark” Crooms (@realmrcollipark), super producer & DJ, and we talked about his career and the impact he’s had on the music industry.

    We discuss the origins of “twerk,” how his first hit, the Ying Yang Twins’ “Wait (The Whisper Song),” almost didn’t happen, discovering Soulja Boy, and being responsible for a song played at every Black function, “The Wobble.”

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Put Me On with DJ B-Hen (Bonus Mini-Episode)

    Put Me On with DJ B-Hen (Bonus Mini-Episode)

    In this bonus mini-cast of UNGENTRIFIED, DJ B-Hen (@djbhen) and I sit down and try to put each other on to some new music. Check out our picks and let us know who had the best choices.

    Kent’s Picks:
    1. Batuk - Just To Touch
    2. Avelino - 1 in a Million
    3. Da Capo - Thando Lwami feat. Miss Dippy

    DJ B-Hen’s Picks:
    1. Burna Boy - PH City Vibration
    2. Robert Glasper feat. Alex Isley - No One Like You (KAYTRANADA Remix)
    3. Tropkillaz - Disbroqueia a Tela

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    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

MarcellJ ,

Love this Podcast!

As a Black Man, I love the safe space and platform Kent created to talk about topics and issues that impact us as a culture. I’m only 3 episodes in but I’ve learned so much. Keep it up Kent!

fdw111 ,

Great Show

Great show with great topics and conversations.

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Great perspective.

Love these discussions and the black perspective. Take a listen and expand your horizons.

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