Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.

  • 02:59
  • 03:50

    80 yr old Reggae legend Lester G. Sterling says,They stole his"Skatalite"name

    in Music

    Legendary Jazzy Alto Saxophone player Lester G. "SKA" Sterling, also known as Mr. Versatile is a Jamaican Trumpet and Saxophone player, writer and arranger.   Lester G. Sterling started his music education in the 40's at The Alpha Boys School in Jamaica which was run by the Sisters of Mercy and led by Sister Ignatius.   The school was Founded in 1880 and started it's own band in the 1890's with Ruben Delgado as the band teacher.   The famous Alpha Boys School produced many of Jamaica's great musicians, it still exist to this very day.   Lester Sterling played trumpet and cornet at the Alpha School from 1949 to ’55. It wasn’t until his early twenties that he decided 

  • 01:55

    Uncle Shawnie's Playground #14

    in Entertainment

    This week on the playground, Steve Desko from the Land of Ozz Tribute band and more!......Uncle Shawnie is an 80’s man in a modern world……He is an Entertainer a performer, a Doctor, a lawyer, and an Indian chief…… He’s a regular blue collar guy!


     


    He’s Arrogant, Outspoken, Boisterous, and Opinionated and Passionate……


     


    Most Importantly, He likes to talk……..about anything and everything!


     


    He’s so very NOT P.C.!


     


    He likes to think and talk without thinking…….


     


    He says EXACTLY what’s on his mind…..


     


    Wanna Play?


     


    Well welcome to the Playground….. A caller driven show about NOTHING! You decide! What do you want to talk about?


     


    NOTHING IS OFF LIMITS!!


     


    Music, Sports, World Events, Beer, Bands, Something on Social media got your goat?


     


    Sweet……Let’s Talk!! Oh we’ll get a guest or two stopping by I’m sure….. But C’mon and Talk to ME!!


     


    UNCLE SHAWNIE’S PLAYGROUND is going to force you to think…..then laugh till it hurts!!

  • 00:31

    IndieReviewBehind The Scenes Spotlight! ReShonda Billingsley / J. Hale Turner!

    in Entertainment

    Hello Everyone! My name is Michelle Cornwell Jordan one of your hosts. My co-host Jamie White is also joining me, and tonight we have the opportinity to chat with the Author(s) ReShonda Tate Billingsley and J. Hale Turner!


    ReShonda Tate Billingsley: I am a former news reporter and anchor, who now writes books full-time. I'm the author of 35-plus books and a mother to three. My sophomore novel, Let the Church Say Amen, has been made into a movie, directed by actress Regina King and produced by Queen Latifah's Flava Unit, Royal Ties Productions and Bobcat Films. (Oh, and I do make my film debut as well! Look for me in the church scene!)Honored to have won the 2012 NAACP Image Award for Say Amen, Again and been nominated again in 2013. I am also the cofounder of Brown Girls Books, a boutique publishing company with over 20 authors. I'm also a proud University of Texas at Austin graduate. Not only do I love writing, I love reading almost as much! Contact: http://www.reshondatatebillingsley.com/ 


    J Hale Turner: An avid reader, she treasures the time outside her writing to enjoy good novels. Primarily she takes in Bible reading and research. For relaxation, mysteries, literary and contemporary novels followed other genres that draw her attention. She enjoys gardening, jazz and classical music; and lives with her family in North Carolina. Contact: http://www.jhaleturner.com/


     


     


     


      


     


     


     


     

  • 00:31

    Loretta McNary talks Courage Cowardice and Careers with Edward Brown

    in Training

    Loretta McNary Live, The Radio Show is the internationally syndicated "go-to" show bringing together some of the world’s greatest visionaries, change agents: best-selling authors, empowerment speakers, leading-edge technology influencers, eco- friendly advocates and educators, world-renowned spiritual leaders, gospel performers, filmmakers, artists, and professionals and lay persons that encourage and support individual and community growth.


    Our guest today is Edward Brown,



    Edward Brown, author of The Time Bandit Solution and co-founder of the #1 firm in culture change management consulting and training, Cohen Brown Management Group, and shares insight on Courage, Cowardice, and Your Career: Why Conquering Fear is an Essential Third-Space Skill.
    Brown believes the single most essential third-space skill to be a leader in today’s world is courage. Not the absence of fear, because fear is innate, but the ability to overcome fear. Leaders who don’t learn courage will be forever hobbled by the constraints of their fear. And Brown has five simply, yet effective ways this can be taught.


    Whether it’s fear of confronting honestly, fear of exposing weakness, fear of selling or fear of bigger challenges to name a few, with candid, insightful and eye-opening ideas on courage in the workplace.


    Edward is also the creator of Structured Time & Workflow Management, a video based training solution for the financial services industry. Cohen Brown Management Group, is in 50 countries and 12 languages. Its past and present clients include companies such as Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Royal Bank of Canada, CIBC, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citibank, Barclays, Prudential Life, and Merrill Lynch.


    For more information please visit www.timebanditsolution.com



     

  • 02:01

    Code Connection - A Valentine To The Earth With Sharon Carne

    in Spirituality

    Jesse interviews Sharon Carne - Sharon’s heart has belonged in music for most of her life. She has a Bachelor of Music, and Master of Fine Arts degrees, she joined the faculty of the Conservatory at Mount Royal University in 1988. Sharon’s musical and spiritual paths have merged into the work of Sound Wellness – bringing the ancient and modern power of sound and music to a deeper awareness and practical everyday use for these challenging times we live in. Sharon is the founder of Sound Wellness, whose programs are at the forefront of education in how sound and music can be easily applied to your everyday life - to reduce stress, help you concentrate, energize you, inspire you, support your health. Sharon is the author of Listen from the Inside Out, and has produced and recorded several CDs, solo and with others. She is invited to speak about sound healing to a wide variety of corporate and private audiences, many within the medical community.  You can learn more about her work at:  www.soundwellness.com


     


    Website:  www.jesseannnicholsgeorge1.com


     

  • 00:30

    isportsMSU Red Cedar Report

    in Sports

    On today's isportsMSU Red Cedar Report, isportsweb contributor Mike Sterner joins Tyler Hayward to help preview Michigan State's next game against the Indiana Hoosiers. Do the Spartans have enough at point guard to stop Yogi Ferrell and is there a chance that Tum Tum Nairn plays to help the cause? Plus, what are the odds of Tom Izzo getting into the Naismith Hall of Fame? They talk about all of that much more on today's podcast.

  • 00:29

    The Real Deal No (BS) With Host Queen Akaiha & King Dr. Umar A. Johnson

    in Current Events

    Welcome Royal Family, Now calling our royal court to order, Kings, Queens, Prince & Princess take your royal seats. You are in for a stimulating thought provocative conversation on what going on in our lives. Consciousness for sure does Black life really matter to you? Today show is on our relationships. What are the 4 things you need to have a solid relationship?  Kings do you expect your Queen to cook, clean, work, take care of the kids? Do you Queen expect you King to cheat and your're keeping another man on the side?  Queens do you expect your King to work then come home fix the things around the house fix the car and stay in the house with you? Are you telling them what you want before you give away the cookie?   The Royal court in session with Dr. Umar A. Johnson from Hidden Colors 1,2,3, documentary about the real and untold history of people of color around the globe.


    Dr.Umar Johnson is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Certified School Psychologist who is considered an expert on the education and mental health of Afrikan and Afrikan-American children. Dr.Umar, as he is known to friends, is a paternal blood relative of both the Great Abolitionist Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) and the late Bishop Alexander Wayman (1821-1895), 7th Bishop of the AME Church, both from Maryland's Eastern Shore. Dr.Umar is an educational diagnostician who specializes in special education issues.


     

  • 00:29

    Professional Musicians vs. Hobbyists

    in News

    Some folks play in bands for fun. Others play in bands for work. What's the difference? Do they compete with each other? What are some of the obstacles they have to overcome and how do they overcome them?


    We discuss it all today

  • 01:02

    You Are A Chosen Generation-A Study of 1 Peter 2.

    in Christianity

    1 Peter 2:9-10, 24 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; who once were not a people but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy. who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed. 

  • 02:01

    Sinister Death

    in Film

    34nd Sick and Twisted, Intense and Brutal Extreme Metal for the Extreme Fans, a non BS, non PC show guaranteed to offend, tick-off downright cause a major meltdown in thin-skinned individuals. 


    Now with 83 worldwide labels granting us the permission to play the music! 


    The Grindcore, Doom, Black Metal and Death Metal, and some Thrash Black too! The week of hell has you going mad, release it all on this show, legally!


    If you are in an extreme metal band or have a label and seek free airplay contact us.


    The playlist is found on Shredding Metal Beasts Facebook site under the 34nd Sinister Death Show at this link: https://www.facebook.com/Shredding-Metal-Beasts-675259772549628/

Join Host Live Chats

From the BTR Blog