068 – 43VA Heartless w/ Moneybagg YoVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with Memphis rapper Moneybagg Yo to discuss the new generation of Memphis hip-hop. They also talk about Moneybagg’s ambitions outside of rap and how he handles friends and family who ask him for money.
067 – Family Matters w/ Jaleel WhiteVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with legendary sitcom actor Jaleel White to talk about his trials and tribulations while growing up in the spotlight. They also touch on the state of children’s TV today and the surprisingly-talented celebrity basketball circuit.
066 – When They See Us w/ Ava DuVernayVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with Filmmaker Ava DuVernay to talk about her life and career, past and present. They also talk about Ava’s latest project ‘When They See Us’, a 4-part limited series on Netflix about the Central Park 5.
065 – #1? w/ Deray DavisVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with comedian and actor, DeRay Davis to talk about the life and legacy of John Singleton, who was a mentor to DeRay. They also talk about DeRay’s career, his relationships and the state of comedy in today’s political climate.
064 – Merata w/ Cliff CurtisVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with New Zealand actor Cliff Curtis, known for his diverse filmography including roles in Training Day and Avatar. They talk about Cliff’s powerful documentary about pioneering Maori filmmaker, Merata Mita. They also touch on Cliff’s experience as an “ethnically ambiguous” actor in Hollywood and the hardships that indigenous people face all around the world.
063 – F*ck Me, Feed Me, Finance Me w/ MandiiVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Can sits down with Mandii, one-half of the Whoreible Decisions Podcast. They talk about why she’s never been with a white man and they touch on Mandii’s controversial rant about men financing a relationship.
062 – Politickin’ w/ Bakari SellersVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with CNN Contributor and Politician Bakari Sellers. They touch on the Democratic Primary candidates, Barack Obama’s impact or lack-there-of on African American communities, the importance of HBCUs and Bakari’s political future.
061 – Vibranium w/ Colion NoirVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with NRA TV host and gun advocate Colion Noir. They touch on the gun debate, the impact of mass shootings, the importance of black gun ownership and Colion’s philosophy on home defense.
060 – One Nation w/ Rizza IslamVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with Rizza Islam, a member of the Nation of Islam. They talk about the NOI’s stance on anti-semtism, the LGBT community, and talk about the recent controversies with R Kelly and Michael Jackson.
059 – Happy Birthday w/ Van LathanVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van turns 39 and uses this episode as an episode to reflect on a seminal moment for him.
058 – Black & African w/ Blitz The AmbassadorVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with rapper, visual artist, and filmmaker, Blitz The Ambassador to talk about his Netflix movie The Burial of Kojo. They also talk about Blitz’s assimilation into American culture and how hip hop was his bridge to black culture when he grew up in Ghana.
057 – The GentleWoman’s Guide To Life w/ Miss DiddyVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with lifestyle ambassador and entrepreneur Miss Diddy to talk about her life behind the scenes in the entertainment industry, how she became a connector of people, and how it is to be a black woman with power and respect. At the top of the show Van reacts to the tragic murder of Nipsey Hussle and has a call to action for anyone who wants to make change.
056 – Tears Of A Clown w/ D.C. Young FlyVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with comedian and actor D.C. Young Fly to talk about his origin story in comedy, how tragedy in life informed his comedy chops early on, and how he ended up as a main player on Nick Cannon’s Wild N’ Out. Also, Van starts the show with his thoughts on Jussie Smollett’s case being dropped in Chicago.
055 – Natalie, Take the Wheel w/ Natalie Manuel LeeVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with former Fear of God Brand Manager and Hillsong Channel host Natalie Manuel to talk about her show Now with Natalie, how people’s perspective on religion has evolved in our modern times and how social media has shaped that narrative. They also talk about Van’s own reservations about attending church.
054 – Headlines w/ Amanda Seales, Murda Mook, & Robert LittalVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
On this special episode Van talks to three guests who are coming on to explain their current situations that have made headlines recently. First up, Van calls up Murda Mook to talk about his controversial podcast with Julz. After that, Van moderates a heated discussion between comedian and actress Amanda Seales and Black Sports Online EIC Robert Littal who have been at odds with each other some negative coverage of a story that involves Amanda and some comments she made. The two attempt to each tell their side while also having a bigger conversation about the responsibility of black media and black celebrities.
053 – Nia’s Side w/ Nia RileyVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with Nia Riley to talk about Love and Hip Hop Hollywood and her relationship with Soulja Boy. The two talk about the recent fight that she and Soulja Boy had on the show and Nia’s tells us her side of story. She opens up about hardships with Soulja Boy that cameras have not captured and his long history with violent behavior. They also talk about her life as the daughter of music legend Teddy Riley.
052 – American Girl w/ EstelleVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with British singer Estelle to talk about her music career, male groupies, the issues that female artists are facing in the industry right now, and her current status with Kanye West who she’s worked with in the past. At the top of the show Van has an important message for all of his friends and family who think he’s rich: I aint got it.
051 – Blow Pops In Your Hair w/ CeraadiVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with the duo Ceraadi who are blowing up on social media and youtube. They talk about signing with Roc Nation, maneuvering through Hollywood as two young female performers in light of the R Kelly scandals, and things get emotional when they talk about their sister leaving the group. Van also follows up on the Jussie Smollett case after news has come out about him possibly making up the whole incident.
050 – Grandma Viola w/ Al HarringtonVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with former NBA player and marijuana entrepreneur Al Harrington. They talk about the origins of Viola, his marijuana start up, about his 14 year career in the NBA and how he’s trying to make more money in weed than he did playing basketball. They also talk about white players in the NBA and his take on the Kobe vs LeBron debate.
049 – G.O.O.D. Talk w/ GLCVan Lathan's The Red Pill add
Van sits down with Leonard Harris aka GLC of G.O.O.D. music. They talk about his heavy involvement in the inner city community in Chicago, his close relationship with Kanye West, and what he thinks people get wrong about Kanye. We also get more insight on the reasoning behind Kanye wearing the “Make America Great Again” hat and how GLC is responsible for him no longer wearing it.