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    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 30, 2023 | Def Chef is in the Building!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 29:52


    Today we have another Menu Monday for you! Def Chef is in the building giving us some insight into staying on top of our healthy eating, and how we push through beyond the month of January with our healthy resolutions. Tune in y'all!

    CMN Circling Seattle Sports Jan. 30, 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 62:58


    In this weeks episode of CSS on Converge, Bel and Charles go over: The Kraken entering the All-Star break atop the Pacific Division, the OL Reign announcing their preseason roster, the Storm listed as one of two teams Breanna Stewart is considering, the Mariners adding to their technical staff, Seahawks players being nominated for awards, and so much more! Tune in for the most COMPLETE coverage of all 8 professional sports teams in Seattle! Check out Circling Seattle Sports! Check out the website: https://www.circlingseattlesports.com/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3IDad4tGmXJMRUJE27hPhd... Anchor: https://anchor.fm/chamaker23 Apple podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../circling.../id1495589940 Follow us on Instagram: @Circlingseattlesports Follow us on Twitter: @CirclingSports Look us up on Facebook: Circling Seattle Sports

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan, 27, 2023 | Eugene Moore, CEO of Reign City Electric

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 31:29


    Today Trae sits with Eugene Moore, CEO of Reign City Electric. He'll share his journey as an electrician, why he chose this path, and how he's grown his business. It's set to be an inspiring episode for sure. Tune in y'all!

    CMN The Drive Project Podcast Ep. 15 | I Lost Everything

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 14:24


    I want to talk about the day I changed my mind and began to tap into the true version of me. The breakdown was the beginning of my breakthrough. Take a listen!

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 26, 2023 | Resident Life Coach, Curtiss Calhoun

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 31:38


    Today Trae brings back our Resident Life Coach, Curtiss Calhoun for a recap on all the Realifer Tips we've covered thus far and to learn all about tip #11. This is sure to be a great episode y'all...tune in!

    CMN The Day with Trae Jan. 25, 2023 | Actor Michael Andreaus from Ain't Too Proud

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 35:46


    oday #TheDayWithTrae features actor Michael Andreaus, who is currently starring as Otis Williams in Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations at The Paramount. Trae Holiday will also be joined by Sally Wusstig-Trice, Owner and CEO of Beyond The Curls.

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 24, 2023 | Kyle'jacquea 'KJ' Hair of Debonair Decor Couture

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 39:26


    Today Trae sits with Dawn Dailey as she shares an upcoming concert benefitting the artists and spreading awareness of social housing. Steven Severin weighs in on the importance of such a show, and why Neumos is involved. Then Trae connects with Kyle'jacquea 'KJ' Hair of Debonair Decor Couture to catch up on how his store is staying connected to fashion and being a beacon in the city. Tune in y'all!

    CMN Circling Seattle Sports Jan 23, 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 71:08


    In this week of CSS on Converge, Bel and Charles go over: Seahawks season in review, Mariners signing Tommy La Stella, the Storm battling to sign Breanna Stewart, the Sounders signing three key players to extensions, the Kraken going 1-3 on the past week, the Reign inviting a former UW Husky to preseason camp and much more! Tune in for the most complete coverage of Seattle professional sports! Check out all of Circling Seattle Sports! -Check out the website: https://www.circlingseattlesports.com/ -Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3IDad4tGmXJMRUJE27hPhd... -Anchor: https://anchor.fm/chamaker23 -Apple podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../circling.../id1495589940 -Follow us on Instagram: @Circlingseattlesports -Follow us on Twitter: @CirclingSports

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 23, 2023 | Nitica Simons of Pretty Cute Girl LLC

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 33:19


    Today Trae connects with Nitica Simons, CEO and Founder of Pretty Cute Girl LLC. We'll learn all about her business and the plant based hemp products she offers. Next Trae sits with Brownskin Moses of SpaceWtr Productions. He'll share his journey as an artist and his new album and podcast. It'll be a Magnificent Monday y'all...tune in

    CMN The Drive Project Podcast Ep. 14 | Real Friends

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 13:02


    Let's talk about what a real friend is. I have had the privilege of having a few key people in my life that have inspired me to be better. It's easy to go for the fake but it takes work to have a real friend.

    CMN Rewind w. Besa | Marc Handsome

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 37:58


    Besa Gordon taps back in with Marc Handsome after last seeing him in Vegas during his music release for his song "If I Like It" featuring Jim Jones to talk about what he has been up to.

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 20, 2023 | Teresa & Jade Jordan of Blackout Accessories

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 32:16


    Today Trae is joined by the mother daughter team of . They'll share their story of working together in business and how they're bringing their vision to the community. Next Trae sits with Cynthia Brothers to kick off another Vanishing Seattle segment for season 2! She'll tell us all the details of what's vanished from our city, and share stories of the reasons why they've vanished; along with places we can still visit that are gems of Seattle. Tune in for a Fantastic Friday y'all!

    CMN Rewind w. Besa | Nike, MLK, Covid

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 25:28


    Besa Gordon brings us a special episode with an update on the current state of Covid in 2023, where Dr. Sidney Nelson details symptoms of the dominant variant, which is XBB.1.5. Plus, Dr. Nelson gives tips on battling dry skin this winter. Besa also details Nike closing their Downtown Seattle store starting today, January 20th, 2023. A location that has been a staple in Downtown Seattle since 1996. Plus, she also recaps this month's MLK Day Real Seattle Media Mixer that was held at MoPOP.

    CMN The Factorz TV Ep. 39

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 29:57


    In this episode, the twins discuss: - Big contracts in podcast and vlogging - Senior night for Garfield BBALL BOYS & girls & cheerleaders - Darius miles charged with murder of Jamea harris Alabama Tuscaloosa - Reese's big move!! The motivation behind it is what the future holds. - Hansoo kim shot and killed the owner of Rainer teriyaki - Renton suspect arrested in a shooting spree

    CMN Clap Back Culture Jan. 19, 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 54:02


    Tonight's headlines feature Netflix hiring a flight attendant, Iggy Azalea Speaks On Only Fans Account, Tyre Nicholas - Excessive Force Investigation, Lori Harvey Celebrates Her Bday & Got a New Man, Gov DeSantis Blocks AP African-American Studies, and more. Get everything that you need and in between, Right here on Clap Back Culture!

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan 19, 2023 | Ndudi Chuku and Akunna Amaefule of Mission Africa

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 41:09


    Today Trae sits with Ndudi Chuku and Akunna Amaefule of Mission Africa to learn all about their Local Impact and current Digital Navigation Project. Then she is joined by Andre Franklin of BUILD 206 to hear about their grant program. It's set to be a great Thursday y'all...tune in!

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 18, 2023 | Grammy Award Winning J'Nai Bridges

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 58:06


    Today is marked with greatness! Trae has Grammy Award Winning J'Nai Bridges in the studio. She'll tell us all about her opera career and what it's like to come home to star in Sampson and Delilah at Seattle Opera. Then Trae sits with Marc Handsome, a Vamp Life Recording Artist as he shares his journey into music and his current release with Jim Jones. It'll be music to your ears y'all...you won't want to miss this!

    CMN The Drive Project Podcast Ep. 14 | Lets Reflect

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 10:57


    I love looking back over the year and taking time out to be thankful for what I've been able to experience. Now we are walking into a new year with new goals. Take a listen.

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan 17 | Cesar and Roger of Mediums Collective

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 30:24


    Today Trae sits with brothers Cesar and Roger of Mediums Collective. In this episode, they share the beginnings of the business, their design esthetic, and how they maintain their brotherly love through it all. Tune in for this one y'all!

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 16 | MLK DAY!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 30:38


    This morning Trae checks in from Garfield High School in Seattle's Central District for an update of MLK events.

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan.13, 2023 | Shaude Moore, Seattle MLK Organizing Coalition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 43:29


    Today Trae has a full show! She'll sit with Saghar Amini to learn more about the National Iranian American Council and the protests that have been going on for some time now. Then Trae is joined by Shaude Moore, the Executive Chair of the Seattle MLK Organizing Coalition, to talk all about her role in this work and the upcoming MLK Day on Monday. And lastly, Trae taps in with Eula Scott Bynoe to hear how she's been bringing her brilliance to The Covenant work that's taking shape in our community. It's sure to be an amazing show with all this excellence in the building...tune in y'all!

    CMN Clap Back Culture Jan. 12, 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 55:56


    Tonight's headlines feature, FAA Safety System Outage, Damar Hamlin is discharged from Buffalo hospital, Porn Hub's Rise in Trans Porn Viewership, House Republicans vote on the bill to abolish IRS, end income tax, and more. Get everything that you need and in between, Right here on Clap Back Culture!

    CMN The Factorz TV Ep. 38

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 29:38


    The Factorz @flu_piniella and @loop.gang206 are back at it for another episode. This time they chop it up about: - Gunna "every1 picking Sides like it's of em only one side" - Super Bowl Glendale Arizona - A 4 Apple daycare coat & Moore giveaway - Jamal Crawford on NBA TNT - Special Guest: Zaina the phenom Artist in Seattle - Are the Seahawks playoff bound?

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan 12, 2023 | Jacqueline 'Auntie' Armstrong

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 28:06


    Today Trae sits with Jacqueline 'Auntie' Armstrong. She shares her history as a life-long Central District resident and how she's connecting with community initiatives, bringing her wisdom and energy to many. You don't want to miss this one y'all!

    CMN We Live In Color | Artist and Director of Housing Services Ebo Barton

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 37:12


    Tune into We Live In Color this week as Deaunte Damper is joined by Artist and Director of Housing Services Ebo Barton.

    CMN Rewind w. Besa | Trae Holiday

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 46:03


    On this episode of Rewind With Besa, Besa Gordon catches up with fellow Queen of Converge, Trae Holiday, who is the host of The Day With Trae, Black Love When We Met, and the director/producer of Converge Media's latest film "Nurturing Roots.' Learn the story about Trae's latest film, how she got into theatre, community projects, and more.

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 11, 2023 | Takiyah 'TDUB' Ward

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 34:21


    Today Trae gets a word from Brian Callanan to share with everyone. Then, in studio, she's joined by Takiyah 'TDUB' Ward to learn about an upcoming opportunity for artists. And Gerael Patterson sits with Trae to tell us all about Rich Bag Members and some work he's doing in the community. Tune in!

    CMN The Drive Project Podcast Ep. 13 Stewardship

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 12:59


    I had a conversation with a guy about success. He said I'm baffled by what you're doing today in life but you only have this amount of followers and I began to say but what I've been given, I give all of me to it and so much more. Take a listen.

    CMN Day With Trae Jan 10, 2023 | Karen Lee, CEO of Plymouth Housing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 33:23


    Today Trae connects with Karen Lee, the new CEO of Plymouth Housing. We'll hear all about her background and how she's leading the way in housing. Trae also sits with Aviona Rodriguez Brown as she shares insight into her business and some work she's doing in community with The Covenant. Tune in for a great show!

    CMN Circling Seattle Sports Jan. 9, 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 70:05


    In this weeks episode of CSS on Converge, Bel and Charles go over: the Seahawks making the playoffs, the Kraken on a 4-game winning streak, the OL Reign bringing back Nikki Stanton, rumors continuing to swirl the Sounders, the Seawolves bringing back another former player, the SeaDragons releasing their schedule, some former personnel from the Storm finding new homes and more. The most complete coverage of ALL of our Seattle professional sports teams, only found on Circling Seattle Sports! Check out Circling Seattle Sports! Check out the website: https://charleshamaker.wixsite.com/csspodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3IDad4tGmXJMRUJE27hPhd... Anchor: https://anchor.fm/chamaker23 Apple podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../circling.../id1495589940 Follow us on Instagram: @Circlingseattlesports Follow us on Twitter: @CirclingSports Reddit: u/CirclingSeattleSport

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan 9, 2023 | Jerred Jones of the Port of Seattle Police Department

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 27:06


    Today Trae sits with Jerred Jones, Sergeant with the Port of Seattle Police Department to talk more about their hiring process and his experience as an officer. Next, Trae taps in Def Chef as he tells us about how he's been involved in some community work that can benefit us all. And of course we have to discuss some food with our resident chef! Tune in for this one y'all!

    CMN Rewind w. Besa | AEW American Wrestler Ricky Starks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 38:06


    Today on Rewind With Besa, Besa Gordon is joined by AEW American Wrestler Ricky Starks. In this interview, Ricky Starks opens up about falling in love with wrestling at 7 years old, breaking his neck while wrestling, and how he felt before going into his first match after fully healing. They also talk about when Ricky Starks said Chris Jericho looked like an air-fryer, along with their upcoming match in Seattle at Climate Pledge Arena. Besa event got Ricky Starks to talk about who he is outside of the ring, his time as an enhancement wrestler, tag team beefs, and more!

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 6, 2023 | Kristina Clark, owner of Loving Room

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 32:28


    Today Trae is in the studio with Kristina Clark, owner of Loving Room. She'll tell us all about the book collection they have and how that space and is providing opportunities for community to host healing gatherings there. Then Trae sits with Rasheda Hatchett, CEO of Rasheda Hatchett Media. She's our newest recurring life expert! Today she'll share some remedies for failed New Year's resolutions, giving us some insight into setting goals with intention. Tune in for a great Fantastic Friday y'all!

    CMN The Factorz TV Ep. 37

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 30:30


    The Factorz @flu_piniella and @loop.gang206 are back at it for another episode. This time they chop it up about: - Buffalo bills Damar Hamlin - Garfield bulldogs boys and girls are states best in 3a metro! - New Year's Eve 2023 - The 1619 project 6 part docu series Hulu - Best man final chapter - Is the NBA FUN? - Skip Bayless go too far?

    CMN Clap Back Jan. 5, 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 61:32


    Julia Jessie and JC of the OVT Network clap back on the nation's biggest stories in politics and pop culture. Tonight's host will be diving in on shocking headlines and tonight we have a jammed packed show for you. Tune in, You won't want to miss it! Get everything that you need and in between, Right here on Clap Back Culture!

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 5, 2023 | Appollonia Washington from A 4 Apple Learning Center

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 30:40


    Trae Holiday is joined by Appollonia Washington from A 4 Apple Learning Center to discuss their upcoming giveback event. Trae is also joined by Anthony Tibbs who is the CEO of Dope Culture LLC about The Evolution of Neo Soul event on January 14th and 15th at Langston Hughes. #BlackMediaMatters

    CMN We Live In Color | Jamell Witherspoon

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 44:59


    Join us for our first We Live In Color episode of 2023 as host Deaunte Damper sits down with Pastor Jamell Witherspoon to discuss true inclusion in community and religion. #BlackMediaMatters #WWConverge

    CMN The Day With Trae Jan. 4, 2023 | Saghar Amini of the National Iranian American Council

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 31:40


    Trae is back in the studio! She sits with Brian Callanan to hear all about the topics for tonight's episode of Seattle News, Views & Brews. Then she's joined by Saghar Amini to get the latest on the National Iranian American Council. Tune in for a great episode y'all!

    CMN Circling Seattle Sports Jan. 2, 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 73:18


    In this weeks episode of Circling Seattle Sports on Converge Media, Bel and Charles discuss the Seahawks win that keeps them alive in the playoff hunt, the Sounders acquiring a backup striker via trade, the Kraken having a rough road trip, Seattle finding out that they will host the 2024 Winter Classic, the SeaDragons adding Josh Gordon in the XFL Supplemental draft, and so much more! Tune in for the most complete coverage of every Seattle sports team! Check out Circling Seattle Sports! Check out the website: https://charleshamaker.wixsite.com/csspodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3IDad4tGmXJMRUJE27hPhd... Anchor: https://anchor.fm/chamaker23 Apple podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../circling.../id1495589940 Follow us on Instagram: @Circlingseattlesports Follow us on Twitter: @CirclingSports Reddit: u/CirclingSeattleSport

    CMN Rewind W. Besa Best Of 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 45:27


    Today on Rewind with Besa, we revisit some of Besa Gordon's favorite moments from The Rewind in 2022. Check out clips from her interviews with Nate Jackson, Travis Thompson, Amanda Morgan, Margaret Avery, Hill Harper, and Ashley McGirt! And drop a comment letting Besa know who you want to see on The Rewind for 2023!

    CMN The Day With Trae Best Of Season 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 58:14


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    CMN We Live In Color - The Best Of 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 36:42


    This week we're looking back on our hosts' favorite moments of 2022. Check out Deaunte Damper's favorite moments from We Live In Color with the creators of Taking Black Pride, Nikkita Oliver, Rosette Royal, Brandon Sanchez, T-Dub, Cherub ONYX, and Sir Wonko. Who do you want to see this year on We Live In Color?

    CMN Circling Seattle Sports Dec. 26, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 75:54


    In this weeks episode of Circling Seattle Sports on Converge Media, Bel and Charles go over the Seahawks loss to the Chiefs, the Sounders schedule and SuperDraft, the Kraken rough loss to the Canucks in a shootout, OL Reign losing Sam Laity, and of course Seattle Star of the Week. Tune in for all your Seattle Sports news! Check out Circling Seattle Sports! Check out the website: https://charleshamaker.wixsite.com/csspodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3IDad4tGmXJMRUJE27hPhd... Anchor: https://anchor.fm/chamaker23 Apple podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../circling.../id1495589940 Follow us on Instagram: @Circlingseattlesports Follow us on Twitter: @CirclingSports Reddit: u/CirclingSeattleSport

    CMN The Day With Trae Dec. 23, 2022 | Paddington Saves Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2022 35:36


    Today Trae is joined by some of the crew from Paddington Saves Christmas, a production at Seattle Children's Theatre, on now until December 31st. They're bringing us insight on the show and a treat! Trae also connects with Blazinspace from Weird At Night, as we learn about their Friday Night Special. It's sure to be a fun show y'all. Be sure to tune in!

    CMN Clap Back Culture Dec. 22, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2022 66:21


    Tonight's headlines feature Elon Musk Stepping Down From Twitter,Woman Kidnaps Twins - Returns One, Bishop Whitehead Arrested, The Blackfoot Wisdom that Inspired Maslow's Hierarchy, Megan / Tory Lane Trial - Its a Mess!, and more. Get everything that you need and in between, Right here on Clap Back Culture!

    CMN The Day With Trae Dec. 22, 2022 | Ishmael Butler of Digable Planets

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2022 38:02


    Today we have an amazing show for y'all! Trae connects with Ishmael Butler, Artist & Innovator of Digable Planets. We'll learn about his journey through the music industry and their upcoming show at Neptune Theatre. Trae then sits with Katurah Bryant as she tells us about the phenomenal work of The Zola Experience. Tune in today!

    CMN The Day With Trae Dec. 21, 2022 | Michael Rhodes of Mikey's Closet

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2022 31:42


    It's Winter Solstice! Trae gives her take on how this time of year has been beneficial to her. Trae also hears from Brian Callanan on the topics being covered tonight on Seattle News, Views & Brews. Trae is joined in the studio with Michael Rhodes the Owner of Mikey's Closet. We'll learn about his inspiring story and how his business was an integral part of that. Tune in for a great episode!

    CMN The Drive Project Podcast Ep. 12 | Know Your Value!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 11:42


    Let's talk about value and what I mean by that is your value. In my life I have settled for certain things in order to just be in a space and it caused me to dim my own light. This episode I talk about “it's a inside job” and how to break free. Take a listen!

    CMN The Day With Trae Dec. 20, 2022 | Tawanna Buchanan aka TB Controversy Queen

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 28:03


    Today Trae sits with Tawanna Buchanan, TB Controversy Queen, as she's known in the comedy world. We're going to dive into her journey into comedy, her podcasts, and her upcoming events. You'll want to tune in for this inspiring story!

    CMN Circling Seattle Sports Dec. 19

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 62:26


    In the December 19th, 2022 episode of Circling Seattle Sports: Charles discusses the tough Seahawks loss to the 49ers, a few Mariners rumored interests, the Storm community impact numbers, the Sounders making three moves this past week, the Kraken road trip, Seattle Star of the Week, and a thank you for 500 twitter followers! Check out Circling Seattle Sports! Check out the website: https://charleshamaker.wixsite.com/csspodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3IDad4tGmXJMRUJE27hPhd... Anchor: https://anchor.fm/chamaker23 Apple podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../circling.../id1495589940 Follow us on Instagram: @Circlingseattlesports Follow us on Twitter: @CirclingSports Reddit: u/CirclingSeattleSport

    CMN Rewind w. Besa | Azjah aka the Princess of Compton

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 29:22


    On this episode of Rewind With Besa, Besa Gordon catches up with Azjah aka the Princess of Compton to talk about how she got into music, giving back to the community, short films, working with Nick Cannon, who she wants to work with next, her upcoming tour and more.

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