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111: “Blvck Broadway” with Akil Wilson
Jul 18 • 55 min
Akil Wilson is a proud Uptown DC native and has made the U Street Corridor his stomping grounds for many years. He’s the founder and 1/2 of The Blvck Broadway Show, DC’s #1 podcast highlighting music, politics, and culture now recording at Eaton House…
110: “Redefine the Culture, Renovate the Soul” with Polo Silk and E. Buckles
Jul 12 • 124 min
A lot happening on this episode, including a major announcement at the end of the show. Robert dropped a new record, now available on SoundCloud (https://soundcloud.com/robertjay_bb/i-cant-believe-it-remix). We also got the past, present, and future of…
109: “Music is the Answer - Summer Vacation” with M.A.Q. of Supreme Beings
Jun 26 • 97 min
It’s officially summer which means it’s time for another music episode where we talk with music artists and industry professionals about their careers, and have no holds barred conversations about what’s happening across the music industry. Geronimo talks…
108 - “Northernmost Caribbean City?” with NOLA Caribbean Experience
Jun 12 • 75 min
This week’s episode is all about Caribbean Carnival vibes, not on the islands south of the U.S. though, but actually right here in the Big Easy. New Orleans is known for many things. Being the northernmost Caribbean city, however, isn’t widespread…
107 - “Culinary Chemist” with Chef Charly Pierre
Jun 5 • 123 min
This week’s guest is Chef Charly Pierre, co-owner of Fritai (pronounced “Free-tie”) inside of New Orleans’ St. Roch Market. We talk with him about working in restaurant kitchens to owning one (13:21), the desire for Haitian culture and history in 2019…
106 - “Who Made The Potato Salad?” with Geronimo Knows + Robert Jay
May 29 • 57 min
Something we’re good at doing on The All the Fly Kids Show is pivoting on the fly. Our guest needed to reschedule due to a family emergency and as the universe would have it, we got a last minute invite to a Memorial Day cookout. We thought this was the…
105 - “Mercury in Gatorade?” with Gypsi Lewis
May 22 • 87 min
Our favorite well-balanced holistic thug, Gypsi Lewis aka “Gypsi Hussle”, is back to give us all a primer on a few things because the #GoogleWitch epidemic is becoming out of hand #NecessaryListening: 3:39: What Mercury, along with the other planets,…
104: “Pop Style” with Shawn Forbes of Regarding Fresh
May 15 • 135 min
Regarding Fresh, or re:fresh for short, is a premier lifestyle boutique located in the French Quarter, selling mid-range and high-end men’s and women’s apparel and the first store of its kind in New Orleans. The boutique’s owner, Shawn Forbes, is our…
103: “Creative Control” with Geronimo Knows + Robert Jay
May 8 • 113 min
We talk about creative control this episode and kick off the show with our first listener topic submission, revolutionizing the music industry for independent artists to get the money back into their hands through vertical integration (8:23), Facebook is…
102: “The Return to Indifference” with Geronimo Knows + Robert Jay
May 1 • 113 min
Is it a wrap for Instagram influencers? Culture and lifestyle vertical, Quartzy, recently published an article entitled “Instagram Influencers Are Out, Slackers Are In” (https://bit.ly/2DGdkV8) to answer this question. We break down this article and get…
101: “Black To Business” with Geronimo Knows + Robert Jay
Apr 24 • 115 min
Since Nipsey Hussle’s passing, there have been even more conversations being had among Blacks about opening businesses, community investment, putting each other on, and showing all facets of culture throughout the diaspora. This episode is a refresher,…
100: “Music Is the Answer - Spring Cleaning” with DJ RQ Away
Apr 10 • 147 min
Episode 100 is FINALLY here and it’s a music episode. It’s been a minute since we’ve done one of these, so why not do a milestone episode speaking on the greatest of equalizers, right? Our guest this week is DJ RQ Away. The New Orleans based selector is…
99: “Men of Honor” with Derin Lindsey of Black New Orleans
Apr 3 • 108 min
One more ‘til we hit another milestone! Derin Lindsey is a graphic/web designer, event producer, and public speaker based in New Orleans. He’s the founder of Black New Orleans - an organization highlighting and celebrating Black businesses, events,…
98: “Who Do You Think You Are?” with Geronimo Knows + Robert Jay
Mar 28 • 116 min
Pardon our tardiness family. It’s been quite a week for both of us. The good news is, Geronimo FINALLY found a great place to live and you’ll be hearing episodes with just us once a month. Thank some highly valued listener feedback for this decision. This…
97: “Radio to the Video to Arsenio” with DC Paul
Mar 20 • 110 min
Peace family! Our guest this week is New Orleans’ own DC Paul aka “The Millennial Arsenio.” We switched up the order of the show and kicked things off with Random Aside and got a great backstory in the midst on how DC became the actor, comedian, event,…
96: “Everybody Eats” with Ashtin R. Berry
Mar 12 • 131 min
Hospitality is a fabric weaved into all our lives - for better or worse. You’ve probably eaten at a restaurant with waitstaff, with many of us having worked at a bar or restaurant in some capacity. There’s plenty good and not-so-good to be experienced as…
95: “Mardi Gras at Midnight” Live from New Orleans
Mar 7 • 51 min
Mardi Gras just passed on Tuesday and it truly is “an experience” you should have at least once. This was Geronimo’s first and Robert’s second Mardi Gras and the guys thought it would be dope to hear from native New Orleanians, long-time residents, and…
94 - “Two Can Win” with Geronimo Knows and Robert Jay
Feb 26 • 116 min
No guest this week but that doesn’t mean the conversation was a no-go. Geronimo and Robert cover a bunch of topics important to the culture: - Dame Dash’s Apology, No Homo - Jussie Smollett Allegedly Playing Himself - It’s About Time, R. Kelly -…
93: “Collage to Camouflage” with Jeff aka “The Odd Boxer”
Feb 19 • 110 min
Jeff aka “The Odd Boxer” is a multidisciplinary artist based in New Orleans who has been creating for more than 20 years, initially as a graffiti artist before moving into mixed media, assemblage, collage, and sculpture as his chosen mediums. If you’ve…
92 - “Welcome Home” with Damon Lawrence of Homage Hospitality
Feb 12 • 101 min
Damon Lawrence is CEO of Homage Hospitality, a boutique home and hotel developer offering cultural accommodations for curious travelers. Homage makes room for the culture creators and innovators “whose hospitality to their inspiration superseded their…
91: “Never Forgettin’” with Malik Bartholomew of Know NOLA Tours
Feb 6 • 117 min
Malik Bartholomew is founder of Know NOLA Tours, a locally owned and New Orleans grown company offering intimate experiences with the “real New Orleans” and specializing in Black Heritage tours and subjects centered on New Orleans African Diasporic…
90: “Flippin’ Life Game from the Right Brain” with C. Gypsi Lewis
Jan 29 • 68 min
This week’s guest is New Orleans’ very own C. Gypsi Lewis. She’s owner of GypsiJars Natural Skincare & Alchemy and provides “high-vibration, restorative, holistic skincare and other tantric botanical remedies.” Gypsi is also co-creator of our new favorite…
89: “Back for the First Time” with Denisio Truitt and Michael Wilson of Dopeciety
Jan 22 • 110 min
We’re back and it’s our first show in New Orleans. Super Producer Robert Jay makes his official debut as our co-host as we talk with this week’s guests. Denisio Truitt and Michael Wilson are the owners of Dopeciety - a New Orleans based creative…
88: “Is This the End?” with Geronimo Knows, Backpack Matt, and Friends
Dec 4, 2018 • 75 min
Geronimo is FINALLY back in DC after an almost 3-month long ancestral excursion. This is also the last DC episode before he moves to New Orleans this week. This isn’t the end but definitely an expansion of the All The Fly Kids and Fairground brands. As a…
87: “Music Is the Answer - Fall Skirmish” with Marcus K. Dowling + Malcolm Xavier
Oct 9, 2018 • 67 min
It’s officially the best season (fall, that is) which means the best fashion and renewal in preparation for the next year. We’re also heading into an active season for the music industry to close out 2018. We invite Marcus K. Dowling back and Geronimo…
86: “Issa Photoshoot!” with Reggie “Kid Noble” Cunningham
Sep 18, 2018 • 42 min
While Geronimo is still O.T. doing ancestral work, Matt chops it up with Reggie “Kid Noble” Cunningham. Hailing from the “Show Me State”, specifically the city of St. Louis, Reggie is multi-disciplined in the fields of creative arts, education,…
85: “Paint the Town Red” with Korey Freeman of AirBnB Experiences
Sep 11, 2018 • 57 min
Matt takes over the studio for the next couple weeks while Geronimo is out of town tracing his ancestry. Our guest for Episode 85 is Korey Freeman, a DC street art tour curator for AirBnB Experiences. The two discuss DC’s street art scene and dope history…
Pop-Up Talk with Makisha Noël and Shermica Farquhar @ 202Creates Co-Working Day
Sep 4, 2018 • 72 min
Part Two of our ‘Pop-Up’ talk is with brand consultant Makisha Noël and dance fitness instructor aka “Sokanista” Shermica Farquhar. You can learn more about their work below. #NecessaryListening Learn more about 202Creates at www.202Creates.com Find…
Pop-Up Talk with Kinia “KJ” Lombardi and Bryant “BeMo” Brown @ 202Creates Co-Working Day
Sep 4, 2018 • 33 min
Where there’s a mic and people down for conversation, we’ll gladly engage. Last Tuesday, we hosted a pop-up podcast at the 202Creates’ monthly co-working day. Four DC-based creators, each working in different fields, talked with Geronimo about the…
84: “Speed it Up like Soca” with DJ MAGA + Adia Dightman of Afro Soca Love
Aug 21, 2018 • 58 min
Afro Soca Love is a collective that aims to strengthen the connection between Africa and Caribbean Carnival culture through the arts, community, and creativity. Geronimo went to one party and has been a fan ever since. We invited the founders, Myron…
83: “Music Is the Answer - Summertime Magic?” w/Briana Younger|Kingpen Slim|Marcus Dowling
Aug 14, 2018 • 52 min
We invited two of the best music journalists we know, Marcus Dowling (VICE, The Undefeated) + Briana Younger (The FADER, Noisey), and our guy Kingpen Slim fresh off the release of his latest album ‘Trapper’s Delight’ to get takes on some of the summer’s…
82: “Who is Lyor Cohen?” with Geronimo Knows and Backpack Matt
Aug 7, 2018 • 59 min
Geronimo and Matt are flying dolo this week and bring back ‘Twitter Hits’ and give their thoughts on the eyebrow-raising conversation Lyor Cohen had with The Breakfast Club last week. #NecessaryListening Watch the first episode of the Fairground Times…
All The Fly Kids LIVE: The Power Player Series with Angel Rich of The Wealth Factory, Inc.
Aug 1, 2018 • 68 min
CEO and Founder, Inventor of the only mobile credit game in the world, Author, made a 30 under 30 and a 40 under 40 list, and named ‘The Next Steve Jobs’ by Forbes Magazine - This is the short list of accomplishments Angel Rich has under her belt. The…
81: “The New Learning Curve” with Carroll “C.R.” Gibbs
Jul 24, 2018 • 49 min
Carroll “C.R.” Gibbs is a historian and author/co-author of six books, with the 25th anniversary of Black Georgetown Remembered available now. Because we’re firm believers in knowing our history, we brought “C.R.” on to have a compelling, culturally…
80: “New Day, New Age” with Zeplyn Tillman of The Neo Elite
Jul 17, 2018 • 60 min
Zeplyn Tillman is Co-Founder and CEO of The Neo Elite, a production and media company on a mission to empower millennial minds, artists, and creatives dedicated to creating high-quality art. Neo Elite’s flagship show, DC Soul Stage (in partnership with…
79: “Been Around the World” with Bola Ibidapo of Too Fly Foundation
Jul 10, 2018 • 53 min
Bola Ibidapo is the co-founder and director of the Too Fly Foundation, an organization which provides students with travel grants and passports by hosting creatively-lit fundraisers nationwide. When we say creatively-lit, we’re talking about happy hours,…
All The Fly Kids LIVE: The Power Player Series | The Tipping Point of Entrepreneurship
Jul 3, 2018 • 79 min
This was the second installment of our panel conversation at WeWork. We had friend-of-the-show and frequent collaborator Marcus K. Dowling as a panelist to talk about reaching the tipping point of entrepreneurship. Sustainability, Managing for Success,…
Mid-Week Interlude: “Have You Heard the Word from Johannesburg?” with Ndaba Mandela
Jun 28, 2018 • 24 min
Ndaba Mandela is an author, humanitarian, businessman, father, and grandson of the late but forever incomparable Nelson Mandela. We got a chance to talk with Ndaba on the DC stop of the promo tour for his memoir ‘Going to the Mountain: Life Lessons from…
78: “80 Beers on a Monday Night” with Sankofa Beer Company
Jun 26, 2018 • 67 min
Sankofa Beer Company is a DC-based producer and distributor of premium craft beer, inspired by the founders’ connection to West Africa. We talk with the founders, Kofi Meroe and Amado Carsky, about going from the home brewing for fun to making their beer…
77: “Shit Happens” with Geronimo Knows and Backpack Matt
Jun 19, 2018 • 60 min
We had to do a quick pivot with this week’s episode. Instead of a conversation on 30 years of DC Nightlife, Geronimo and Matt shared their thoughts on the hip-hop releases of the past 30 days, the 2018 XXL Freshman List, Rico Nasty’s rise to prominence,…
76: “Love + Light” with H. Alejaibra Badu of The Madison House
Jun 12, 2018 • 52 min
H. Alejaibra Badu is a master life coach and founder of The Madison House - A spiritual health + wellness center, located in DC’s Historic Anacostia, that stands to heal people from things that bind them mentally and emotionally. We talk with Alejaibra…
75: “Call It Finesse” with Curtis “Curtbone” Chambers of Alldāz Gear
Jun 5, 2018 • 59 min
Curtis “Curtbone” Chambers is a DC legend and entrepreneur who wears many hats to this day. He is founder and owner of Alldāz Gear, one of several DC-based streetwear brands that clothed many of the city’s black residents and visitors from the mid-1980s…
All The Fly Kids LIVE: The Power Player Series with Jonathan Jackson of Blavity
May 30, 2018 • 91 min
We were live from WeWork in DC last week with Jonathan Jackson, a co-founder of digital media company Blavity and a Harvard University 2019 Nieman Fellow. Geronimo talked with Jonathan about their shared cultural experiences as sons of the American South…
74: “The Gathering Spot” with Ryan Wilson
May 22, 2018 • 56 min
Ryan Wilson is a co-founder of The Gathering Spot - An invitation-only membership club and diverse community of executives, thinkers, creatives & connectors based in Atlanta with a DC location opening this fall. What you’ll get is a co-working space, a…
73: “Live from Full Service Radio” with Jack Inslee
May 15, 2018 • 60 min
We’ve been recording The All the Fly Kids Show at Full Service Radio since December 2017 and we’ve had a variety of guests and conversations. You’ll often hear us shout out the founder of the network, Jack Inslee, who also is responsible for all our sound…
72: “The Gift of Gab” with Gabrielle Hickmon of The Reign XY
May 8, 2018 • 111 min
Gabrielle Hickmon is founder and Creator-in-Chief of The Reign XY, a digital media company for women of color by women of color. She also recently released sunny., a collection of poetry and prose about the ins and outs, ups and downs, and twists and…
71: “Inside the Podcasters Studio” with Geronimo Knows + Backpack Matt
May 1, 2018 • 60 min
This week, roles are reversed with Geronimo Knows and Backpack Matt are in the hot seat as they’re interviewed by a friend of the show from the early days of the podcast, Risikat Okedeyi of Lil SoSo Productions. Along with being an event producer and…
70: “Music Is the Answer - The Upside Down” with Marcus K. Dowling and Julian Kimble
Apr 24, 2018 • 58 min
We haven’t had an in-depth music conversation on the show since our 4:44 episode last summer, so this one is long overdue. Marcus K. Dowling is back and we also got another notable culture journalist, Julian Kimble, in the building. It gets heated, as…
69: “Drink at the Communion” with Andra “AJ” Johnson of Macon Bistro & Larder
Apr 17, 2018 • 54 min
Andra “AJ” Johnson is the beverage director for Macon Bistro & Larder and The Magnolia Room. She is also author of a book entitled White Plates, Black Faces and creator of a web series by the same name. The book and web series spotlights black culinary…
LIVE from The Black Love Experience
Apr 15, 2018 • 69 min
Geronimo and our friends, Alex and Taren of Save The Formalities podcast, were on location last month at the fifth annual Black Love Experience - a conglomerate of artistry and inventiveness geared towards creatives, revolutionaries, kindred souls, and…
LIVE from &bar with Andre “Whiteboy” Johnson of Rare Essence
Apr 10, 2018 • 81 min
This week’s episode was recorded in February at a discussion event we had at &bar, inside &pizza located in DC’s Chinatown. Our guest was Andre “Whiteboy” Johnson, co-founder and lead guitarist of the legendary gogo band Rare Essence. We had a couple…
68: “Keys Open Doors” with Charles Keys III
Apr 3, 2018 • 62 min
Charles Keys III is the founder of Keys Open Doors - a consulting company assisting creatives in various disciplines turn business aspirations into reality. As a 15-year veteran in entertainment, fashion and commercial marketing, we brought him in studio…
67: “A Look in My Viewfinder” with Kai Frazier of Curated x Kai
Mar 27, 2018 • 63 min
Kai Frazier is a historian (B.A History), and innovative educator (M.Ed) passionate about utilizing technology to provide inclusive opportunities and increased exposure in cultural settings for people of color. Before creating Curated x Kai, she worked…
66: “Coastline Politickin’” with Pokuaa “PK” Owusu-Acheaw
Mar 21, 2018 • 44 min
Inside the walls of the U.S. Congress are young people playing major roles in the day-to-day work of legislators from all states and territories within the Union. Pokuaa “PK” Owusu-Acheaw is one of those young people. “PK” works as a regional director…
65: “Write + Wrong” with Christina Sturdivant-Sani
Mar 13, 2018 • 56 min
Christina Sturdivant-Sani is a DC based freelance journalist and former/not-so-former staff writer for DCist (the site is scheduled to relaunch in the spring thanks to a few good public radio samaritans). Geronimo and Matt talk to Christina about the pros…
64: “Places and Spaces I’ve Been” with Timothy Anne Burnside of the Smithsonian NMAAHC
Mar 6, 2018 • 57 min
Still the most exclusive ticket in town, access to the halls of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture (NMAAHC) has been in high demand since it opened in September 2016. Timothy Anne Burnside is a curatorial museum…
63: “Run Joe” Part Two with Byron Edwards of RunWithB
Feb 27, 2018 • 60 min
Geronimo is back from his three weeks in Trinidad + Tobago with plenty of stories to tell - Carnival is just a small part of it. In studio this week is fitness event producer and certified fitness consultant, Byron Edwards. He started his concierge…
62: “Nu Africa” with Roye Okupe of YouNeek Studios
Feb 12, 2018 • 55 min
Backpack Matt holds down the fort again this week. Considering all the fanfare surrounding Black Panther and Wakanda, we invited founder of YouNeek Studios, Roye Okupe, to shed light on the comics industry. We talk to the DMV-resident comic book publisher…
61: “Follow Codes, Study Game” with Amir Henriquez of Dry Goods & Garments
Feb 6, 2018 • 49 min
Backpack Matt holds down the fort while Geronimo is in Trinidad visiting fam for a few. Amir Henriquez, native Washingtonian and founder of Dry Goods & Garments stops by to talk about the indie clothing hustle, cultural changes in DC, and the rise of…
60: “Fresher Than the Harvest” with Boe Luther + Wallace Kirby of Hustlerz 2 Harvesters
Jan 29, 2018 • 47 min
The difficulties returning citizens face when establishing a legitimate life upon release from prison are well-documented. We also know there are many economically disadvantaged neighborhoods throughout the country lacking supermarkets and healthy food…
59: “Explore the Moment” with Carl Maynard of Walk With Locals
Jan 23, 2018 • 50 min
Too few of us take time to be tourists where we live. This reality is where Carl Maynard saw an opportunity and launched Walk With Locals - A monthly walking tour, inspired by its Instagram city guide predecessor With the Locals (withthelocals.co), making…
58: “Create Your Own Glow” with Diego Downtown
Jan 16, 2018 • 38 min
Geronimo flies solo this week as he interviews DC-based style blogger, Diego Downtown. They talk about Diego’s love of DC, how his work and that of other DC fashion bloggers helps change the perception of the Nation’s Capital lacking style, and how to…
57: “…And Counting” with Randi Gloss of GLOSSRAGS
Jan 9, 2018 • 45 min
This week’s guest is Randi Gloss, founder of the GLOSSRAGS clothing line + And Counting series - A collection of t-shirts honoring black victims of police violence and increasing awareness through what she’s coined “wearable activism”. Our conversation…
56: “Coast to Coast or Local” with Modi Oyewole of Trillectro
Dec 28, 2017 • 58 min
You may have never attended a Trillectro music festival but you probably know the name. We invited the festival co-founder, Modi Oyewole, to the Full Service Radio studio this week to learn more about the brand’s evolution from one-day music festival to…
55: “The Dream is More Than Process” with Michell C. Clark
Dec 19, 2017 • 37 min
Michell (pronounced Mih-kell) C. Clark is a Social Media Influencer + Expert + Curator. Geronimo and Matt talked with him about the meaning of “influencer,” why it’s become a dirty word, his ascent from full-time employee to creative entrepreneur, the…
54: “Cleaner Than Your Church Shoes” with June Sanders of DTLR
Dec 14, 2017 • 42 min
Two episodes in one week? This is correct. We had to make a minor schedule adjustment but you can still expect new episodes on Tuesdays as usual. This was our first episode recording from our new home at Full Service Radio inside The LINE Hotel’s DC…
53: “Flash Frequency” with Kevin Chambers
Dec 12, 2017 • 122 min
Episode 53 led us to the Adams Morgan neighborhood in DC with multimedia artist + father, Kevin Chambers aka Flash Frequency. This brother has done a lot and has much to say. We cover everything from growing up in Texas and then moving to the DC area, how…
52: “Icon Living” with Malik the Dope Drummer
Dec 5, 2017 • 61 min
Still in pop-up mode, we recorded this episode at the Wildhand Workspace which is the A Creative DC headquarters in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC. We finally caught up with Malik Stewart, better known as The Dope Drummer, to talk everything…
51: “Splash of Paper” with Erin Corley of Adidas
Nov 28, 2017 • 59 min
The Universe truly has it’s own way of leading us where we need to be. Geronimo was in NYC over the weekend and linked with one of his good friends, Erin Corley. Erin is general manager of Adidas Originals in SoHo, the #AdiGawd, and one of the most…
50: #ATFKOneYear Live from &bar
Nov 21, 2017 • 83 min
One year of podcasts in the bag! &pizza gave us access to its Chinatown location in DC for the night to celebrate our first year in the game. We took the celebration upstairs to vibe out at &bar, the first of two bar concepts &pizza has launched in the…
49: OktoberFresh Live from Blind Whino
Nov 14, 2017 • 101 min
As we prepare for our one year anniversary episode, this week we’re giving you a sorta kinda throwback from last month’s OktoberFresh event. We collaborated with Dreaming Out Loud and the good brothers of The Wayfarer Study who host Help The Pour…
48: “Fresh Code” with Malik Jarrett and Doyle Song
Nov 7, 2017 • 78 min
The Eat vs Enemies: Battle to Uplift the City Pop-Up is just five days away so of course we had to get friend of the show, Doyle Song of Enemies Forever, and Malik Jarrett of EAT. to give us the breakdown on the event. We get a few details from Malik on…
47: “One for the City” with Morgan Hungerford-West
Oct 31, 2017 • 69 min
Sending out well-wishes to one of our inspirations to do this show, the OG Reggie Ossé aka Combat Jack, as he battles stage 4 colon cancer. May all the love and effort you’ve put into the craft be shown to you as you return to good health. Three…
46: “Make ‘em Highlight My Simplest Lines” with Imani K. Brown
Oct 24, 2017 • 111 min
Backpack Matt returns! This episode, we talk to tattoo artist, illustrator and entrepreneur Imani K. Brown about her artistic roots, being an unconventional person in a mostly conventional environments like Clark-Atlanta University and a Zeta Phi Beta…
45: “The Get Back” with Ricky Dreamer
Oct 17, 2017 • 91 min
Ricky Dreamer is a father, husband, educator, entrepreneur and creative director. He is the founder of Dream for Purpose, “a creative house based in East America” and one of the most driven, ambitious guests we’ve had. We get into the mechanics of DFP and…
44: “Tapes and Beat Breaks” with Judah
Oct 10, 2017 • 81 min
Our apologies for the sound issues last week. We’re good money now. Geronimo Knows sat down with music producer and creative, Judah, in studio this week. They covered everything from his start as a music producer, DMV Hip-Hop and still being only one…
43: “Photo, Flash, Focus, Record” with Kate Warren
Oct 3, 2017 • 85 min
Kate Warren, aka GoKateShoot, is a photographer and creative entrepreneur whose work has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Playboy Magazine to name a few. This week’s convo covered everything from pushing creative boundaries and…
42: “Cuttin’ Up a Storm” with Dexter Fields
Sep 26, 2017 • 80 min
Master barber, florist and entrepreneur Dexter Fields joined us in studio last week. This episode, we talk about his move to DC from Georgia in the late 80s, the grind changing but never stopping, how detail and style play a major role in his work as a…
41: “Be a ‘G’, Follow My Lead” with Shelly Bell
Sep 20, 2017 • 53 min
This week’s guest is creative entrepreneur and digital coach, Shelly Bell. We kinda went off script and talked about everything from being a mother of three, a computer scientist, an owner of multiple businesses, dating and marriage, and much more.…
40: “Photoshoot Fresh” with Donald Stevenson
Sep 12, 2017 • 110 min
This week’s episode, Geronimo and Matt talk to youth advocate and photo activist Donald Stevenson. The Harlem native and longtime DC resident gives us more insight to how the trials and tribulations of his childhood led to community work, and later…
39: “Dress it Up and Make it Real” with Anika Hobbs of Nubian Hueman
Sep 5, 2017 • 61 min
We’re back in studio this week! DC has numerous independently-owned apparel stores throughout the city. One store in particular has not only helped add a little more “fly” to people’s wardrobes and homes, but has also shown many the creativity and beauty…
38: “Laced Up, Dripped Up” with Tarik “Star” Baker of Aglit Italy
Aug 30, 2017 • 48 min
We round out our NYC episodes with Tarik “Star” Baker, accessories designer and owner of premium leather shoe lace brand Aglit Italy. We talk Star’s come up from Hempstead, Long Island to making a mark in the city, being part of the legendary Lo-Lifes,…
37: “6PM in New York” with Jamila Galloway of G-Star RAW
Aug 22, 2017 • 67 min
Most of us love fashion and have our favorite brands we’ve been loyal fans of for years. On the flip side, most of us don’t know about what goes on behind-the-scenes at these brands. Geronimo talks with his friend Jamila Galloway who works as Marketing…
36: “The World is Yours” with Amon Focus of New York Said
Aug 16, 2017 • 75 min
This week’s episode is the first of three out of town joints we’ll be hitting you with. Host Geronimo Knows interviews Amon Focus - an interviewer who is also a South Jamaica Queens native, travel photographer, creative director and founder of New York…
35: The Grove with Craig Daly and Charlie Louis
Aug 8, 2017 • 71 min
We skipped a week and an episode on purpose. There’s always a method to the madness of The All the Fly Kids Show. Since we like to focus on the present, we’re back! Craig and Charlie are owners of The Grove - “An innovative service that delivers…
33: Shaolin Jazz with Gerald Watson and DJ 2-Tone Jones
Jul 25, 2017 • 90 min
We love lifestyle events at All The Fly Kids which is why we invite the producers of some of the best to come through. Shaolin Jazz, made up of Gerald Watson and DJ 2-Tone Jones, has given DC and some other cities across the globe incredible events…
32: Writer’s Block with Briana Younger
Jul 18, 2017 • 81 min
If you’re a music lover who occasionally clicks on a link to an artist interview or album review in a major music publication, chances are you’ve read word written by Briana Younger. The North Carolina native and Howard alum was gracious enough to let us…
31: “Untitled” with Ari Theresa, Esq.
Jul 11, 2017 • 64 min
We chopped it up with community activist, attorney, and owner of Stoop Law Firm Ari Theresa for this week’s episode. This one goes untitled because we thought it would be unfair attempting to condense the invaluable work Ari does everyday. Oftentimes, the…
30: “4:44 on a Sleepless Morning” with Marcus K. Dowling
Jul 4, 2017 • 88 min
Late but still great. No BBQ invite? Our favorite cultural agitator and friend of the show, Marcus K. Dowling joins us for an impromptu discussion on Jay Z’s latest release. With critics and fans alike calling this his best work, it’s also his most…
29: “More Green than my Whole Foods” with Chris Bradshaw of DreamingOutLoud, Inc.
Jun 27, 2017 • 97 min
Most of us don’t give food much thought until we’re hungry. Food consumption has become a social trend in recent years, with food pics taking over sites like Pinterest and Instagram. However, food is a stressor for many others who don’t have access to the…
28: “Find Ya Wealth and Speak On It” with Candice Nicole PR
Jun 20, 2017 • 97 min
Publicist and Serial Entrepreneur, Candice Nicole, talks with us about launching the Candice Nicole Public Relations agency ten years ago today, being one of the early entertainment publicists in the DC area, who needs a publicist and who needs a…
27: “Smarten Up, Open the Market Up” with Paris Cole
Jun 13, 2017 • 74 min
Some of the most successful businesspeople don’t wear “business attire” and are still greatly respected by businesspeople who do. Paris Cole is well on her way to being one of these same successful businesspeople who ditched the suit for a more expressive…
26: “Let’s Take it Back to the First Party” with DJ Heat
Jun 6, 2017 • 119 min
New Intro Music! Let us know what y’all think. We talk about DJ Heat’s love for music (of course), sneakers, cereal, and Kanye West on this episode. We also learn about her path to becoming a DJ and becoming a radio personality on DC’s WPGC, how she…
25: “Reek the Ruler” with Nyrik Lee
May 30, 2017 • 114 min
Nyrik Lee calls himself a “serial entrepreneur” - we just call him an “all-around cool guy.” We talk to Reek about a summer job he and Geronimo had transporting rental cars throughout the DC/Baltimore region, working for independent retailers in the DC…
24: “Music is the Answer: Live from the Underground” with Marcus K. Dowling
May 16, 2017 • 89 min
This week’s episode we brought back writer and cultural agitator, Marcus K. Dowling. We picked up where we left off on DC in the age of President Donald Trump, a resurgence of dance music and nightlife in the city, how being middle class in DC looks good…
23: “Like Magic in a Flash” with Vickey Ford aka Sneakshot Photography
May 9, 2017 • 110 min
Peace y’all! There are lots of jokes this episode so get ready to laugh. Vickey Ford is a DC-based [concert] photographer who took a roundabout way into the craft. We talk about her musical childhood, being a retired sneakerhead and party promoter, Erykah…
22: “The New Workout Plan” with Darryl Perkins of Broccoli City
May 2, 2017 • 65 min
Backpack Matt speaks! Geronimo and Matt sit down with Darryl Perkins, Director of Social Impact for Broccoli City. The social enterprise kicked off its Broccoli City Week this past Saturday with a 5k Run, with a few more events taking place in the coming…
21: “Crew Love” with Miles Gray III
Apr 25, 2017 • 90 min
This week’s episode we talk to creative entrepreneur and former nightlife promoter Miles Gray III about going from medical school into a nightlife career, DC nightlife in the mid- to late 2000s, opening two restaurants in the #NewDC, why anyone worth…
20: “Run Joe” with Matt Green and Ashlee Lawson of District Running Collective
Apr 18, 2017 • 73 min
We’re all about healthy living here on the show, so interviewing District Running Collective was a must. We talked about the obvious activity, how DRC began from a birthday celebration, partnering and running with other collectives across the globe, the…
Interlude (Part Two): GoGo as DC History Panel Discussion
Apr 11, 2017 • 40 min
On Part Two of our episode interlude, the panel gets into the movement started by the Backyard Band, Unifest, the widespread popularity of Rare Essence’s “Overnight Scenario” and the controversy behind Jay Z’s “Do It Again”, and ends with some audience…
Interlude (Part One): GoGo as DC History Panel Discussion
Apr 6, 2017 • 58 min
You thought we didn’t have one for y’all this week? Better late than never. For the next couple episodes, we take a break from the norm and give you a panel discussion All The Fly Kids founder and show host, Geronimo Knows, took part in called GoGo as DC…
19: “Intellectucool” with Austin Weatherington and Victor Purcell
Mar 28, 2017 • 107 min
In an era of increased real-life disconnection among people and an unusual redefining of cool, Intellectucool provides events to restore this connection and bring a diverse group of people who add their individual cool to the mix. In this episode, we talk…
18: “Suited Up in Street Clothes” with Doyle Song
Mar 21, 2017 • 111 min
‘DC’ and ‘fashion’ aren’t often associated with one another. However, for anyone who has had a connection to DC’s street culture throughout the years, they’ll realize the town has been producing its own flavor for decades. This episode we sit down with…
17: “Culinary Chemist” with Smithsonian Chefs Jerome Grant & Stephen Kerschner
Mar 15, 2017 • 64 min
If you live in any major city, food and dining have become top interests held by urban dwellers within recent years. If you’ve been to DC within the past six months, you’ve probably visited one of the Smithsonian museums but may not have eaten at any of…
16: “Grab Your Passport” with The Wayfarer Study
Mar 6, 2017 • 55 min
We’re live from our new home at The Innovators Studio at Impact Hub, located in the Penn Quarter neighborhood in Downtown DC. It’s only right we have the good brothers Jamaal and Shep of The Wayfarer Study to kick things off at the new spot. This episode…
15: “Radical Classical” with Marquis Perkins
Feb 28, 2017 • 82 min
Mentors aren’t easy to come by so I was excited to have one of mine on the show. Virginia native, Marquis Perkins has worn a number of hats during his time in DC - Nightclub manager, creative director, marketing director, and now photographer - when it…
14: “How Much a Dollar Cost?” with Cee Smith Media Group
Feb 21, 2017 • 62 min
The worlds of venture capitalism and angel investing have been exclusive clubs to many who aren’t white men. However, there have been strong efforts by many people of color and women of all races to make these clubs more inclusive and be more visible in…
13: “Paint it Black” with Charles Jean Pierre (Part Two)
Feb 13, 2017 • 60 min
We’re back this week with Part Two of the “Paint it Black” episode. JP and me get into intersectionality, the number 13, not letting anything (read: Donald Trump) steal your joy, making money from art, The Black Love Experience and more. Spread the word…
13: “Paint it Black” with Charles Jean Pierre (Part One)
Feb 7, 2017 • 60 min
This episode’s convo was so good, it went longer than usual and we had to break it up into two parts. This week’s guest is artist and educator, Charles Jean Pierre. In part one, we talk about his beginnings in the south suburbs of Chicago, growing up…
12: “Politics As Usual” with Michelle Busch
Jan 30, 2017 • 83 min
If you ever meet Michelle Busch, keep two things in mind: she doesn’t bite her tongue and don’t speak ill of DC in her presence without a strong argument. We talk about “The [Gentrification] Plan”, holding residents and the local government accountable in…
11: “The Artistic Game” with Muhammad Hill
Jan 23, 2017 • 73 min
It takes a strong individual to be an entrepreneur. It takes a creative individual to be an influential one. This was the overall theme of the conversation we had with Muhammad Hill - co-owner of the DC-based creative space, The Museum. On this episode,…
10: “Paradise Lost” with Chioma Iwuoha
Jan 16, 2017 • 68 min
“Community Service” is a topic often discussed this time of year - from the holiday season through Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. However, there are few who rise to the occasion throughout the entire year. Chioma Iwuoha, or “ChiChi” as she’s known by…
9: “Stop, Look, Listen” with The Hippie Junkie
Jan 9, 2017 • 60 min
Happy New Year! We ended 2016 with a creative outlook from a tenured creative professional. Because it’s important to maintain balance, we talked with Glo and Trilla of The Hippie Junkie - two creatives who are still early in their careers but already…
8: “Creative Control” with Victor Nguyen-Long
Dec 15, 2016 • 88 min
Creatives have always worked behind the scenes of the world’s most well-known brands. However, we’re now seeing more of these minds stepping away from cubicles, co-working spaces, and corner offices - pairing progressive, innovative ideas with corporate…
7: “In the Streets or Behind the Wall” with Ty Stunna
Dec 12, 2016 • 42 min
Young people applying lessons learned and ideas cultivated in the streets within the entertainment industry has become increasingly common during hip-hop’s existence. Ty Stunna has done these very things within his five years in DC’s entertainment scene.…
6: “Style and Grace” with Dionna Dorsey
Dec 12, 2016 • 87 min
Fashion is determined by trends, but style is determined by the individual. Dionna Dorsey has been influenced by and an influencer of both concepts. The founder and creative director of DC-based brand District of Clothing and creative agency Dionna Dorsey…
5: “Homie, Health is Wealth” with Dr. Sunyatta Amen
Dec 9, 2016 • 69 min
We’re recording live from our new home at One Love Massive Studios! Health & wellness has become trendier and sexier over the years, with more people wanting to adopt better eating and living habits. Dr. Sunyatta Amen was born into the lifestyle with a…
4: “The Show Must Go On” with Hakim Hughley
Nov 28, 2016 • 51 min
People who make their money off the land always have to be ready for changes in the climate. Hakim Hughley is someone who luckily has had the foresight to stay ready for said changes in his years long entertainment career. The burgeoning creative…
3: “Git Up, Git Out, and Git Somethin’” with Byrd
Nov 28, 2016 • 51 min
Performing artists need a few elements to be noticed in the music industry and by listeners of today. One of those elements is great marketing. This is where creative people like Byrd come in. One of DC’s most known unknown creative consultants, Byrd has…
2: “You Wasn’t There” with Risikat Okedeyi
Nov 22, 2016 • 67 min
When thinking about what’s poppin’ in DC, Lil SoSo Productions is often one crew that comes to mind. Risikat Okedeyi is the company’s lead cultural architect and is responsible for many of the city’s coolest, most soul-driven events for over a decade. If…
1: “Music Is the Answer” with Marcus Dowling
Nov 15, 2016 • 66 min
It’s our first show! We couldn’t be more excited, especially with writer/entrepreneur/broadcaster Marcus Dowling as our guest. The Northeast DC native talks with our host, Geronimo Knows, about how he got his start in music journalism, being a human music…