Going Places Radio

Going Places Radio

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They’re smart, stylish, active, accomplished, compelling and down for anything—except boredom. They come from the most cutting-edge corners of entertainment, music, sports, business and technology. And they’re right here beginning May 1 in a special series sponsored by the all-new 2013 Toyota RAV4. Throughout the spring and summer, stay tuned for the most fascinating African American figures as they delve into what it takes to grind raw talent into greatness. From screen sirens like Angela Bassett and Grammy champs like Common to Black Girls Hack founder Kat Calvin and pro-footballer-turned-TV-director Matthew A. Cherry, Going Places Radio brings you a memorable collection of pioneers in their fields—and well beyond. Toyota: Let’s go places.

On-Demand Episodes

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Common doesn't take lightly to gross generalizations about his art form. Ah, make that art forms. ?Chris Rock said to me one day, ‘As soon as rappers start acting, their raps aren't good anymore.' I never ascribed to that,? the... more
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Angela Bassett may have made her name playing dramatic figures like Betty Shabazz and Rosa Parks, but don't think her range stops there. ?I just finished Black Nativity. I shot that in Harlem, with Kasi Lemmons, who wrote and directed... more
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NFL-wide-receiver-turned-filmmaker Matthew A. Cherry breaks it down about his new web series, Almost 30—suggesting that Hollywood do a better job of keepin' it real in the comedy department. ?You watch shows like Entourage and... more
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It's not easy being Nelson Mandela's granddaughters. Though no matter how much pressure that lot in life poses, it's got to be a breeze compared to staring Jaws in the face. Speaking with Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone about... more
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She's the first African American woman to own a Wall Street real estate agency, an achievement that becomes even more impressive when you consider she built her company from scratch, beginning at an age when many of her peers... more
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Adesola Osakalumi, star of the Tony-winning musical FELA! based on the life of Fela Kuti, explains how that Nigerian pioneer of Afrobeat music made honest ladies out of his concurrent wives. ?The majority of women who lived with Fela... more
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Yolanda Moore isn't a two-time WNBA champ because she sat on her butt dreaming about victory. She's a champ because she believes—as the title of her memoir attests—You Will Win If You Don't Quit. ?When you... more
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Talk about down for whatever. She's a diva who hails from Nigeria and elicits the memories of legends like Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughn. And her musical collaborator hails from, well, the rodent family. Interviewed on The PM Show,... more
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Two hundred and fifteen thousand Twitter followers can't be wrong about Melinda Emerson, aka The Small Business Lady. So you might want to listen up when she tells Smart Companies Thinking Bigger host Kelly Scanlon, ?Launch your... more
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What is it about PJ Morton that attracts A-list acts like Lil Wayne, Stevie Wonder, Adam Levine and Jazmine Sullivan, so much so that they'll step into the studio with him at the drop of a hat? That was the first question on Conversations with... more

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