No guest, but plenty to say on this episode of Day 1 Radio. This week Branden and Maurice cover everything from Colin Kaepernick’s NFL workout to the new Gang Starr album.
2:30 Alexis Crawford: Clark Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford was murdered by her roommate and her boyfriend in Atlanta. Branden, a CAU alum, unpacks how the incident has impacted the campus. Branden and Maurice also explore how cases like this also shed light on sex trafficking.
8:00 RIP Bad Azz: Veteran West Coast rapper Bad Azz passed away in jail this past week at the age of 43. Crazy thing is that he had only been in there for a couple of days. What happened?
12:00 Drake gets booed off the stage: Neither Branden or Maurice are Drake fans, but even they thought him getting booed off the stage at Tyler the Creator’s Flog Gnaw festival was led by pure haters.
16:40 The New Gang Starr album: Branden and Reese agree that the new Gang Starr album is pretty dope and a testament to how universally dope Guru (Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal) really was. Branden also shares some dope things he saw on his vacation in Tokyo.
26:00 Byron Allen vs Comcast: Branden and Maurice have been talking about Byron Allen’s lawsuit against Comcast for some years now, but now it is going to the Supreme Court. Branden helps unpack how this case is about more than just entertainment, but how discrimination law will be interpreted from this point on.
29:00 Colin Kaepernick gets an NFL workout: Some people are happy that Kap is finally getting an NFL workout. Some think it is a smokescreen. Branden doesn’t feel he’s never getting back in the league and producer J. Black chimes in wondering why Kap wants to be back in the NFL in the first place.
36:010 RIP Charles Rogers: Michigan State University legend Charles Rogers passed away this past week. Branden and Reese recap his tragic story.
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