043 – Smart N**ga Rap w/ Brian “B-Dot” MillerVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with one hand of the Rap Radar podcast, Brian “B-Dot” Miller to reflect on this year’s best music, what it’s like to interview some of the biggest names in pop culture like Jay-Z and Will Smith, and B-Dot opens up about some his conservative views on today’s politics and news cycle.
042 – Righteousness & Ratchetness w/ Phillip Agnew & Mariza MendezVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
In part 1, Van sits down with Phillip Agnew to discuss radical reform in the black community and the role that black people have at the polls. Then in part 2 Van chops it up with Marisa Mendez about her hookups with rappers and her crazy threesome story.
041 – Blasian w/ Michael YoVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van weighs in on the recent Dwight Howard Twitter controversy before sitting down with comedian Michael Yo. The two talk about the plight of white comics in this diverse era of comedy, Michael’s life being raised bi-racial, and how he navigates through his extended family’s politics that differ from his.
040 – New York State of Mind w/ MalVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van’s in New York City, but that just opened up the opportunity to sit down with Mal, one of the three hosts of The Joe Budden Podcast. Mal and Van discuss New York’s hip-hop and rap scene, Mal’s history with Harlem and clearing the air between the Brilliant Idiots vs. Joe Budden Podcast.
039 – Judge This Podcast w/ Brittany Renner and Marisa MendezVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Brittany Renner and Marisa Mendez join Van in this week’s Red Pill to discuss Brittany’s newest tell all book: “Judge This Cover”, where she goes into detail about her sexual experiences with some of these famous men and their behavior issues amongst other things she had noticed. Recently, Brittany was brought up by friend of the pod Joe Budden on State of the Culture and she came ready with a response to both Joe and Remy Ma.
038 – Black Superman w/ Mehcad BrooksVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van is joined by Mehcad Brooks, prominent actor known for his roles as Eggs on True Blood and currently James Olsen on Supergirl. Van and Mehcad discuss the state of racism in America, why Mehcad views racism as a mental illness, why people reinvent themselves when they get into acting in LA, the effect Eggs had on Van’s family and his role in Supergirl.
037 – Living In Color w/ Torey LanezVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with Tory Lanez, Toronto rapper, singer, songwriter and producer, to break down what makes the rap scene in Toronto so unique. Van and Tory dive deep into whether it is okay or not for fans to drop the n-word when brought up on stage, what exactly is up with Tory’s jump shot and why he believes he will, one day, be the biggest artist in the world. Van opens the podcast with an important message on why it is imperative to get out and vote next week.
036 – I Don’t Know Everything w/ Nick CannonVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
036 – I Don’t Know Everything w/ Nick Cannon by Loud Speakers Network
035 – The Art + ScienceOf Respect w/ J PrinceVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
J Prince, a legend amongst the community and a man all about respect joined Van this week. Van and the Houston based mogul dove deep on a variety of topics including Kanye West’s time at the White House, mental health and the Drake vs. Pusha T beef
034 – Tom Hanks’ Used PT Cruiser w/ Chet HanksVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Chet Hanks, son of academy award winning actor Tom Hanks, joins Van on the podcast this week to discuss his upbringing amongst both his parents, who have achieved an incredible amount of success in Hollywood. Chet also touches on his passion for rap, overcoming drug addiction and why his father was robbed of Oscar following his role in Cast Away.
033 – BEATING the Odds w/ Daymond John | Plus A Kanye Wrap UpVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Daymond John, legendary businessman, entrepreneur and television personality most popularly known as the CEO and founder of FUBU, dropped by The Red Pill to discuss a spectrum of important topics. Daymond educates the listeners on financial health and some of the strategies he used to become extremely successful. Daymond also sheds light on some of his decision making process behind Shark Tank. Van opens this week’s episode with an update on Kanye West after a second interview at TMZ.
032 – Silent Partner w/ Kareem ‘Biggs’ BurkeVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with hip-hop royalty and one of the three names behind the legendary Roc-A-Fella Records, Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke. Biggs discusses how he was able to change the culture of hip-hop, the struggles he went through as the silent partner, his stint in prison, the growth that followed and the one artist he wished he had signed while he was at Roc-A-Fella Records.
031 – Blood and Basketball w/ Matt BarnesVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with recently retired 14 year NBA veteran Matt Barnes, who amassed a well respected career in the basketball career from his touted high school days to UCLA to the Clippers, Lakers, Kings and Warriors. Barnes is also in tune with aiding the community and leads a tremendous organization fighting against cancer amongst six other businesses he has been involved with over the years.
030 – Protect Jason Weaver w/ Scooter BraunVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Scooter Braun, manager to some of the biggest names in entertainment including Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, sits down with Van to discuss his incredible story of coming up in the industry, how he discovered these household celebrity names, his flirting with a potential future political career and how he scored on one of the best college basketball players of all time.
029 – What’s With Whitlock w/ Jason WhitlockVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Fox Sports 1 Host and sports writer Jason Whitlock joins Van this week to discuss two of the most prominent and newsworthy athletes: LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick. Van and Whitlock break down their opposing viewpoints for each athlete as it relates to the political and social impact that they have established off of the field, while also discussing Whitlock’s career as a sports journalist.
028 – Nobody Getting Killed w/ Freddie GibbsVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Freddie Gibbs joins Van in a hip-hop themed Red Pill episode that included additional guests Marisa Mendez and Jay IDK. Gibbs discusses his career in hip-hop, why he does not run with a crew and his perspective on the #MeToo movement.
027 - Pegging 101 w/ WeezyWTFVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van opens this week’s podcast with a specific ad to shine a light on an important app that could have a positive impact on how policing is done in black communities. This week’s guest is WeezyWTF, one half of the WHOREible Decisions podcast, where the two discuss a variety of topics including the current state of Weezy’s podcast, porn and whether men or women are more judgmental sexually.
026 – Black Porn Matters w/ Nat TurnherVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van opens this week’s podcast with a commentary regarding Omarosa and her fallout from the Trump White House before diving into an episode with adult film star Nat Turnher. Nat opens up about what’s really going on with the adult film industry, the racism that exists and how he got involved in the porn industry.
025 – Going Eric Benet w/ Eric BenetVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Singer and actor Eric Benet joins Van this week to discuss his career in the music industry, from his reputation of being barefoot on stage, to working with legendary producers like Quincy Jones and his run in with Jay Z. Eric Benet discussed the time he was brought on stage by Prince when he just started his come up and the state of R&B in today’s age.
024 - Re–Raising Men w/ ChrismissVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with Chrismiss to cover a variety of increasingly important topics that have gotten the attention of social media over the past few weeks. Christina Bright, known as “Chrismiss”, dives more into the Charlamange Tha God situation, the #MeToo movement and why it is imperative that we raise this generation of men correctly.