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True Conversation is a new podcast presented by Volcom (https://www.volcom.com) .  Hosted by Fat Tony, (https://www.fattonyrap.co) who is an acclaimed rapper and more from Houston, Texas. For this series, he’ll be joined by guests to discuss the experiences of Black Americans in surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and adjacent subcultures such as music.  The goal of each episode is to share perspectives which are generally avoided in the mainstream culture.  This is a part of a bigger effort to get rid of bigotry and create a more inclusive environment around the things we love.

Executive Produced by Fat Tony
Executive Produced by Ryan Immegart, Todd Hymel and Mike Aho
Produced by Kurt Midness, Ryan Thomas and Reid Sheldon
Edited by Ryan Thomas
Music: "Gambling Man" by Fat Tony from the album Exotica on Carpark Records (https://found.ee/HPol)

Volcom presents True Conversation with host Fat Tony Volcom presents True Conversation with host Fat Tony

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

True Conversation is a new podcast presented by Volcom (https://www.volcom.com) .  Hosted by Fat Tony, (https://www.fattonyrap.co) who is an acclaimed rapper and more from Houston, Texas. For this series, he’ll be joined by guests to discuss the experiences of Black Americans in surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and adjacent subcultures such as music.  The goal of each episode is to share perspectives which are generally avoided in the mainstream culture.  This is a part of a bigger effort to get rid of bigotry and create a more inclusive environment around the things we love.

Executive Produced by Fat Tony
Executive Produced by Ryan Immegart, Todd Hymel and Mike Aho
Produced by Kurt Midness, Ryan Thomas and Reid Sheldon
Edited by Ryan Thomas
Music: "Gambling Man" by Fat Tony from the album Exotica on Carpark Records (https://found.ee/HPol)

    S1.E4. Alternative and Punk music with Tunde Adebimpe, Wilbert Cooper and Chuck Treece

    S1.E4. Alternative and Punk music with Tunde Adebimpe, Wilbert Cooper and Chuck Treece

    In this episode of True Conversation, we discuss a variety of personal experiences of Black musicians in the world of alternative rock and punk music.  Joining me to talk music are OG skate-rock pioneer Chuck Treece, acclaimed journalist Wilbert Cooper and Tunde Adebimpe from the band TV on the Radio.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    S1.E3. Textured Waves - Black Women in Surf

    S1.E3. Textured Waves - Black Women in Surf

    surfing, women, Textured Waves, Black women

    • 34 min
    S1.E2. Skateboarding and Hip Hop with Murs, Bukue One and Black Dave

    S1.E2. Skateboarding and Hip Hop with Murs, Bukue One and Black Dave

    Skateboarding, Hip Hop, music, punk, New York, Bay Area, Los Angeles

    • 39 min
    S1.E1. Melanin in Snowboarding with Russell Winfield, Gabrielle Maiden and Selema Masekela

    S1.E1. Melanin in Snowboarding with Russell Winfield, Gabrielle Maiden and Selema Masekela

    Snowboarding, Black snowboarding

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Volcom presents True Conversation with host Fat Tony - S.1 trailer

    Volcom presents True Conversation with host Fat Tony - S.1 trailer

    True Conversation season 1 trailer featuring highlights from the first 3 episodes.  Special guests include Murs, Bukue One, Black Dave, Textured Waves, Selema Masekela, Russell Winfield and Gabrielle Maiden. 

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Mon3yPant$ ,

Great podcast!

I am here for these conversations! Thanks Fat Tony and Volcom for creating the platform!!

chubaka6 ,

Great content!

Great content! Had similar experiences as a youth! Keep em coming!

Tinaray_99 ,

Real talk!

I’m very excited for this series… the teaser is awesome.

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