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Lead And Be Legendary

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Indie-music and lifestyle imprint, Lead And Be Legendary (LABL), presents the Lead And Be Legendary Podcast, hosted by Nametag Alexander. Tune in to the LABL Podcast to hear Nametag and other notable Creatives in their lanes, discuss about everyday matters from the mind of a working Artist. Listen and/or subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify or directly here http://www.leadandbelegendary.net/p/labl-podcast.html Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leadandbelegendary/support


“A-DOT”
Sep 23 • 35 min
In this episode, Nametag builds with Detroit Emcee, A-Dot. They discuss Dot’s appreciation for being an independent music artist, best Hip Hop releases so far of 2018, his Grindface imprint, the pros and cons of music streaming and plenty more. Follow us…
“Conquer The Spectrum” Coming Soon
Sep 21 • 6 min
Find more on Lead And Be Legendary at http://leadandbelegendary.net “Conquer The Spectrum” hosted by Alex Robinson (also known as Nametag Alexander) will be a platform set out to focus on promoting autism awareness with audio support for those who are…
LABL Radio - “For The ‘99” (Mix #1)
Sep 3 • 28 min
Listen to your favorite mixshow hosts, DJ DDT and Nametag as they meet up for LABL Radio. Tune in for some of the best blends of Rap and/or R&B that’ll be the soundtrack to your day and night. 3134730338 for shoutouts and requests. Find more on Lead And…
“Teach What I Know” (feat. Antea Birchett)
Aug 18 • 40 min
Find more on LABL at http://leadandbelegendary.net Intro music: Nametag Alexander - “The Greatest” (prod. by Black Bethoven) Outro music: Nametag Alexander - “Know Bodiez” (prod. by Nameless) You’ve more than likely heard an artist who’s sung a song…
“Work Life Balance & The Music-preneur Mindset” ft. Suzanne Paulinski
Aug 6 • 60 min
Nametag shares a phone call with Suzanne Paulinski of “The Rock Star Advocate”, she is a mindset coach for music-preneurs, helping them reach their goals with custom time management solutions that enable them to gain clarity on their next steps while…
Music Publishing With Prosound Media
Jul 9 • 50 min
Music Publisher, Theo Ellis of Prosound Media provides a great deal of insight for Songwriters, Producers, or anyone interested in stepping foot into the music business. The following topics are covered. Loaded episode. + studying at Specs Howard for tv…
“Hamburgers & Plain Lays” (lost but recovered episode)
Jun 28 • 25 min
Episode 18 an episode that got lost…but got recovered. Was already on Soundcloud though. Very short episode. It’s more stuff to talk about than Jay Z’s new album but we’ll get to that later. Listen to Nametag & Dean weigh in briefly on Jay’s 13th platinum…
Return Of The Bearded Gawd (JR Swiftz)
Jun 28 • 86 min
Subscribe to the “Lead And Be Legendary” Youtube page. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW5Q524qSKb-aW1sH100GZA?view_as=subscriber Join the mailing list http://eepurl.com/cUlFPX For all things LABL (especially merch) http://leadandbelegendary.net It’s the…
“2013” (feat. Art Dealer Dean)
Jun 18 • 48 min
For LABL merch, music, and more. http://leadandbelegendary.net Join the mailing list. http://eepurl.com/cUlFPX Nametag Alexander “Work. Win. Repeat.” ft. Junii https://www.nametagalexander.com/2019/05/work-win-repeat-feat-junii-prod-by.html?m=0 Nametag…
“Mihajlo” feat. Valid”
Jun 7 • 48 min
Join the mailing list. http://eepurl.com/cUlFPX Intro/Outro music: Nametag Alexander & NAMELESS - “Let Me Live” Nametag Alexander - ”Work. Win. Repeat.” ft. Junii (prod. by Black Bethoven)…
“but what about TIDAL?” (feat. Art.Dealer.Dean)
May 29 • 44 min
For all things LABL http://leadandbelegendary.net Join the mailing list. http://eepurl.com/cUlFPX Intro/Outro music: Nametag Alexander “Work. Win. Repeat.” ft. Junii https://www.nametagalexander.com/2019/05/work-win-repeat-feat-junii-prod-by.html?m=0 Jay…
‘Voice Messages & Podcast Mixers’
May 19 • 10 min
www.leadandbelegendary.net Join the E-Mail list http://eepurl.com/cUlFPX + New single coming soon from Nametag that’ll be streamed exclusively at www.nametagalexander.com + Live Podcast Mixer for Urban Podcast Month will be May 26th at Charles H. Wright…
‘Never Forget, May Is Urban Podcast Month! #2019UPM’
Apr 26 • 23 min
Find more at http://leadandbelegendary.net Join the mailing list http://eepurl.com/cUlFPX ‘Work. Win. Repeat.’ Merch http://nametagalexander.storeenvy.com Intro Music: Nametag & Nameless - ‘Let Me Live’ May is Urban Podcast Month. #2019UPM ‘Interlude’…
“Transfer Of Inner G” (feat. Art.Dealer.Dean)
Apr 12 • 62 min
Intro music: “Let Me Live” by Nametag Alexander (prod. by NAMELESS) Order “Work. Win. Repeat.” merch at http://www.nametagalexander.com In this episode, Nametag and recurring special guest, Art.Dealer.Dean discuss: The passing of Nipsey Hussle, the…
“Boog Brown”
Mar 27 • 53 min
Another long overdue episode, but perfect timing. For episode 46, Nametag sits down with Detroit MC/Songwriter, Boog Brown. They set it off discussing the spring equinox and it being the true start of the new year. Other topics include: surrendering…
“Ketch Phraze”
Feb 28 • 72 min
There may have been 4 or 5 attempts over the last year to get this podcast episode to happen. It’s all about timing though. Nametag chops it up with Inkster/Detroit MC, Ketch Phraze. If you’re familiar with the Detroit underground Hip Hop scene, you…
“Work. Win. Repeat.” (ft. Black Bethoven)
Feb 10 • 70 min
A lot of good independent music talk covered in this episode featuring Music producer, engineer and also Nametag’s older Brother, Black Bethoven. Nametag confirms why he had the original release of their collab project, “Hello Victory” removed from music…
“Pop Culture Class??”
Feb 3 • 12 min
Nametag talks with his youngest niece, ‘Liyah about the “Pop Culture” class she has an elective for her senior year in high school. In this episode, they cover a range of topics from the current presidency, sports, how the youth engage in Hip Hop music…
“Shoptalk With J And Dame”
Jan 17 • 78 min
Merch, music, and more at: www.leadandbelegendary.net Nametag sits down with J Johnson and Dame Gone Wild of The “Shoptalk Podcast” at Shoptalk Podcast Studios. They cover the following topics: The beginning history of Shoptalk Studios, transitioning from…
“Nominated” (ft. DJ DDT)
Dec 3, 2018 • 37 min
Sponsored Ad: The Infatuation http://theinfatuation.com Vote “LABL Podcast” by 12/8 as “Best Internet Outlet” for the 2019 UHHA http://undergroundhiphopawards.com Website: http://leadandbelegendary.net Topics in this episode: + What DDT is up to at the…
“Live Life UnCHELLtered”
Nov 1, 2018 • 97 min
Nametag chops it up for a long overdue talk with friend and Detroit Vocalist/Songwriter, Chell. They discuss Chell’s journey from being in music to now also being a school teacher, dealing with the toll life can take on an artist, millennials pushing so…
“Keely Ferguson”
Sep 30, 2018 • 46 min
Nametag chops it up with Detroit Singer-Songwriter, the multi talented Keely Ferguson. They cover a range of topics from the Music Modernization Act passing and how it impacts Songwriters, Spotify taking the SoundCloud route, and the current landscape of…
“Good Karma with P8tience”
Sep 8, 2018 • 59 min
Make your monthly contribution to The LABL Podcast. http://anchor.fm/leadandbegendary Get into micro investing and also save money with the Acorns app. https://acorns.com/invite/4FD8K5 Nametag builds with fellow Detroit MC, P8tience. They do a track by…
“DJ G-Raw (Conglomerate DJs)”
Aug 1, 2018 • 52 min
“LABL Vol.2: Mixta[EP]” http://www.leadandbelegendary.net/2018/07/nametag-alexander-labl-vol-2-mixtaep.html In this episode, Nametag chops it up with special guest, DJ G-Raw, President of the “Conglomerate DJs” LLC. They cover topics that include the…
“July 30th”
Jul 23, 2018 • 15 min
In this quick episode, Nametag Alexander prepares us for “LABL Vol. 2” Mixta(EP), a project, done in the format of mixtape, but at EP length. There’s a link to Vol.1 of the series, in the description. He also covers how “The Ella Joint” came about…
“It STILL Was Written”
Jul 5, 2018 • 85 min
Some of the topics covered in episode 34: + Nametag stands on the belief that, a music project with 7 short songs is an EP and NOT an album. + Dean Garcia has random hot take to why he thinks the Nas “It Was Written” album isn’t a classic + Slum Village…
“Playlist Culture & Algorithms”
Jun 14, 2018 • 76 min
“VINYL ME, PLEASE” Join their record of the month club at joinvmp.com/labl #NICEOUT playlist on Spotify open.spotify.com/user/itsnametag/…lhTWa_pq1rUQ7eMg Also subscribe and listen to “The LABL Podcast” on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, Mixcloud…
“Curv Gotti (#FrmScrtch)”
Jun 14, 2018 • 38 min
“VINYL ME, PLEASE” Join their record of the month club at joinvmp.com/labl For the 29th episode, Nametag chops it up with fellow Podcaster, Marcus Sumrall a.k.a Curv Gotti of the #FRMSCRTCH Podcast. They discuss the early beginnings of #FRMSCRTCH and why…
“Things Happen, Things Get Done”
Jun 14, 2018 • 66 min
Nametag and Desmond “DJ DDT” Travis talk about… Intro/Outro Prod. By DJ DDT + Consistency in 2018 + Hip Hop needing another major documentary released in theaters or Netflix + Picking samples for beats + Parents of different eras pursuing their dreams…
“Nothin’ But Net”
Jun 14, 2018 • 91 min
Nametag with featured guests, Dean Garcia and Joe “Goldie” McTere pulled it together for a random episode 27 of the podcast. Topics covered: * Net Neutrality and if it could impact indie music artists * A few, out of many of the great projects released in…
“Retrograde & Grammys”
Jun 14, 2018 • 60 min
Nametag brings on Brand Manager, Dean Garcia. Very random episode, but they discuss the broken down explanation of Mercury Retrograde, sexual harassment NOT being a trend, The Grammys, and more. Intro prod. by DJ DDT instagram.com/djddt1 LABL Merch…
“The Stream Chase”
Jun 14, 2018 • 44 min
Nametag Alexander and DJ DDT discuss ways independent music artists can engage fans to still buy music other than the popular streaming method, other avenues artists can invest in outside of music, and more. Find more at: leadandbelegendary.net Intro loop…
“Detroit Startup Week 2017”
Jun 14, 2018 • 43 min
Nametag and DJ DDT discuss Detroit Startup Week, and ‘Tag being a Moderator at The Power of Podcasting panel. Click the below link for details. They also spoke on the age most kids are when they realize the financial status of their household, schools not…
“Die Downloads Die”
Jun 14, 2018 • 30 min
A few topics covered by Nametag Alexander and DJ DDT in episode 12 of the #LABLPodcast are…. + Rather or not there’s more cons than pros in music streaming + Are you actually supportive of a music artist if you ONLY stream their music + The reasons it…
“Sam McClain”
Jun 14, 2018 • 48 min
DISCLAIMER: Neopolitan ice cream gets mentioned in this episode, and the host Nametag incorrectly refers to it as Napoleon, a few times! Players fuck up! Lol. Nametag speaks with podcast guru, Sam McClain of the “Just Talkin With Sam”. They discuss the…
“Clifford L.”
Jun 14, 2018 • 33 min
Nametag chops it up with film director/actor Clifford L. a.k.a Redd for episode 8. You’re familiar with him from his work on Homicide Hunter, Tyler Perry’s The Haves and Have Nots, the Miki Howard movie, and more. They discuss what made him no longer want…
“Uncle P”
Jun 14, 2018 • 49 min
Nametag speaks with Uncle P, the force behind the platforms Detroit Rap, Detroit’s Underground Hip Hop Awards and that’s just a couple to name on the humble. They discuss P pushing the culture forward on the city’s music scene, the revamping of Detroit’s…
“Nicole Churchill”
Jun 14, 2018 • 51 min
“VINYL ME, PLEASE” Join their record of the month club at joinvmp.com/labl Also subscribe and listen to “The LABL Podcast” on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, Mixcloud and more. Intro music: “Let Me Live” by Nametag (prod. by Nameless) If you’re an…
“Write It Down”
May 16, 2018 • 19 min
You know those dope ideas and goals you always have, but don’t always move forward with? Start writing them down. MAY IS OFFICIALLY #URBANPODCASTMONTH “VINYL ME, PLEASE” Join their record of the month club at joinvmp.com/labl Also subscribe and listen to…
“Anxiety & Artists” (feat. Dean Garcia)
Apr 30, 2018 • 78 min
MAY IS OFFICIALLY #URBANPODCASTMONTH “VINYL ME, PLEASE” Join their record of the month club at http://joinvmp.com/labl Also subscribe and listen to “Lead And Be Legendary” Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, Mixcloud and more. Intro music:…
“NAMELESS”
Oct 29, 2017 • 46 min
For this episode we have, NAMELESS, a Music Producer/Graphic Desiigner from Flint, MI. He speaks about his most recent instrumental album release [BE]ats Original Vol, 4, how he began working with Detroit natives/artists such as Marv Won, Clear Soul…
“Pull Up” (ft. DJ DDT)
Sep 28, 2017 • 57 min
In this episode Nametag talks to Desmond “DJ DDT” Travis, about his upcoming visual series titled “The Pull Up” for Emcees. Other topics include, radio stations catering to throwback music, accepting the changing of the tide in Rap music today, if there’s…
“Black Bethoven”
Aug 31, 2017 • 47 min
LABL Merch! http://www.leadandbelegendary.net Nametag chops it up with music producer, and also Brother, Black Bethoven. They discuss the process of clearing music samples, why artists need Publishing Administrations, their favorite tracks from their…
“Crickets”
Aug 10, 2017 • 36 min
Intro beat produced by DJ DDT Subscribe for free to the LABL Mailing List to receive exclusive content, and order merch at http://leadandbelegendary.net —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/leadandbelegendary/message Support this podcast:…
“E Class & MAHD”
Jul 15, 2017 • 55 min
Nametag chops it up with the fam, E Class and MAHD who’s also another Detroit MC and face behind the “Somewhere In Detroit” brand. They tackle topics from Drake’s possible last album, Jay Z’s continuous strong influence in the Rap game, Soundcloud vs.…
“Diego Cruz”
Jul 12, 2017 • 60 min
Special guest Diego Cruz, phones in to talk about the strengthening of his career as a Video Director/Editor, how he began shooting a great deal of videos for music artists such as, Ice Wear Vezzo, Skyzoo, Neisha Neshae and many others. He gives a vivid…
“Don’t Box Me In”
Jun 25, 2017 • 45 min
@Nametag and @MP3DDT discuss why most music artists get boxed in to the main talent they’re known for, even if they possess multiple talents. Intro music prod. by @NamelessDesigns83 Outro music: “Own Lane” by @Nametag x @BlackBethoven ft. @IamMahd…
“Beezy of Dead End Hip Hop”
Jun 15, 2017 • 57 min
It only made sense to build with Detroit’s own Beezy from your Dead End Hip Hop. In this episode, we talk about Beezy being a beatmaker, podcaster, and of course 1/4 of the “Dead End Hip Hop” crew. Listen and share. http://leadandbelegendary.net @Beezy430…
“Miz Korona”
Jun 4, 2017 • 42 min
Our host had a chance to talk to Detroit Emcee turned Photographer/Videographer, Miz Korona. She opened up about what made her make the transition from music to getting behind the camera instead to form her brand Trigger Finger Visuals, and more.…
“Kelvis Phreshley” (Kirby Glover)
May 25, 2017 • 38 min
Nametag speaks with Kelvis Phreshley a.k.a K Phresh of the Random Tuesdays Podcast. TOPICS COVERED: - What type of Hip Hop music releases do fans TRULY have TIME to listen to in today’s music climate? - Every Rap artist doesn’t HAVE to release an entire…
“Skills for Sale” (ft. DJ DDT)
May 3, 2017 • 49 min
DJ DDT posted on social media that, he wished that Hip Hop was still measured by skill set. Nametag may have been the ONLY person to combat that status, which sparked episode 11 of this podcast. Tune in. Enjoy. Intro music produced by @_Nameless Outro…
“April Woodard”
Apr 16, 2017 • 42 min
In episode 9, Nametag builds with April Woodard; a Social Cause Marketer, Administrative Music Publisher, and the founder of both Digital Lungz LLC and Give Lyrics. They discuss the benefits of artists having a strategy for attending music conferences,…
“The College Of Hip Hop”
Apr 2, 2017 • 35 min
- Song snippet featured: “CLIMB” by Nametag Alexander -Spotify https://open.spotify.com/album/1aEYZwKzr5esg5HxjPzgyu - Apple Music/iTunes https://itun.es/us/k1IEi - Bandcamp https://nametag.bandcamp.com/track/climb Nametag Alexander talks with the…
“Ty Farris”
Feb 1, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode, Nametag Alexander holds a phone conversation with Detroit wordsmith, Ty Farris. They discuss Ty’s “Room 39” album produced by Portland’s own, Trox and the meaning behind it. Other topics include, what influenced Ty to become an emcee, his…
“Dean Garcia”
Dec 19, 2016 • 33 min
Nametag Alexander does a phone in interview with Brand Consultant, DeAngelus Garcia Jr. The two go in depth about sensory overload with today’s music being released, and a brief insight about the “Humble Flei” brand DeAngelus will officially launch soon.…
“3 Face Poet”
Dec 6, 2016 • 29 min
Nametag Alexander chops it up with 3 Face Poet about his debut Spoken Word LP titled “Spoken” available now on all digital platforms for music. They also speak about 3FP’s early days freestyling at the Hip Hop Shop in Detroit, being influenced by Proof,…
“JR Swiftz”
Nov 29, 2016 • 28 min
http://www.leadandbelegendary.net In this episode, Nametag does a call in interview with music producer, JR Swiftz. They discuss JR being born in East New York but spending a great deal of his life in Virginia. He speaks on the early influence of Nottz…
“DJ DDT”
Nov 20, 2016 • 28 min
Intro/Outro beat prod. by DJ DDT First episode of The LABL Podcast. Nametag Alexander chops it up with Desmond “DJ DDT” Travis. They discuss DDT’s earlier days as D 12’s DJ, working in radio at FM 98 WJLB, the important role as a DJ and more. DJ DDT on…