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Unpredictable moments, indisputable chemistry and 100% unfiltered opinions. Lock into The Need To Know Podcast with SaVon, Alex, and Steph every Thursday. They’ll evoke a range of emotions with their takes on current events, pop culture, relationship advice and everything in between. Connecting with listeners each week and occasionally sitting down with a variety of guest from therapists to upcoming artists. Subscribe, comment and tune into the Need to Know Podcast.

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    Episode 182 | "It's Really Y'all..."

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 149:17

    In this episode, SaVon mentions the challenges of balancing your ego and humility (11:50). Next, the gang shares their lack of fun using Social Media (20:15), and Alex addresses the crowd hating on Drake (28:55). Next, the collective discuss Beyoncé's new single (59:50), and Devvon Terrell explains why the value of music has decreased (1:08:15). Finally, everyone gives their takes on the Omarion and Mario Verzuz (1:33:00) + MORE!     The Family Affair: NTK Mixer Event. The feel-good energy will reflect the event name — a warm family reunion. So come out to hang with us and meet a venue full of amazing people along the way. Purchase tickets and get more info here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-family-affair-the-need-to-know-mixer-tickets-359000128047   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   Also, find your symbol of positivity today ☀️ Shop @ Rastaclat.com for bracelets for men, women, zodiac, sports & more! Use Code: NEEDTOKNOW for 20% off your purchase today

    Special Announcement + Patreon Teaser: Live Event - NTK Mixer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 12:51

    Kick it with SaVon, Alex, Regi and Devvon at the party of the summer. The feel good energy will reflect the event name — a warm family reunion. Come out to not only hang with us, but meet a venue full of amazing people along the way. General admission tickets guarantee entry. VIP tickets provide open bar for 2 hours. Make sure to grab those early bird tickets because the price will go back up very soon. We can't wait to see you! LINK FOR TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-family-affair-the-need-to-know-mixer-tickets-359000128047   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 181 | "Make It Look Easy"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 147:43

    On this week's episode, Devvon Terrell talks about the animals he's afraid of (15:25). The crew discusses Apple's new iMessage features and how cheaters benefit (35:20). Alex and Devvon Terrell lead a conversation on how streaming has affected the Music Industry (11:00:50). The crew weighs on Lori Harvey and Michel B Jordan's breakup (1:31:45) + MORE!   Also, find your symbol of positivity today ☀️ Shop @ Rastaclat.com for bracelets for men, women, zodiac, sports & more! Use Code: NEEDTOKNOW for 20% off your purchase today   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   The H.M.D. Studios for all your podcasting and studio recording needs: https://thehmdstudio.com

    Episode 180 | "Home Court Advantage"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 110:24

    On this week's episode, the crew recaps their holiday weekend. First, SaVon highlights the B.B.Q. at Devvon Terrell's house (06:45), Alex addresses the criticism he got on social media from a social clip (18:25). Next, the crew has an in-depth discussion around N.O.R.E.'s tweets about the culture's most prominent media platforms (40:05). Additionally, SaVon and Alex have an intense debate about credibility when pursuing a career (55:10); Regi and Devvon speak from their professional experience and more!   Find your symbol of positivity today ☀️ Shop @ Rastaclat.com for bracelets for men, women, zodiac, sports & more! Use Code: NEEDTOKNOW for 20% off your purchase today   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   The HMD Studios for all your podcasting and studio recording needs: https://thehmdstudio.com

    Episode 179 | "Jack of All Trades"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 123:41

    The crew discusses Jack Harlow and Brandy's back and forth (12:50). Devvon Terrell and Alex talk about the similarities and differences between R&B and Rap (31:05). SaVon and Alex chronicle their time at a strip club (53:45). The crew talks about the Migos and their situation (1:21:45). Finally, SaVon reflects on the shooting in Texas, and everyone expresses their emotions behind the tragedy (1:32:50) + more!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   The HMD Studios for all your podcasting and studio recording needs: https://thehmdstudio.com

    Episode 178 | "In The Same Pot"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 124:01

    On this loaded episode, the crew reflects going viral with their Arby's clip (08:10). Alex congratulates the graduating class of 2022 (29:25), SaVon leads the review for Kendrick Lamar's new album (33:50). The crew discusses the Billboard Music Awards and Travis Scott resurfacing into mainstream media(1:33:00). Lastly, the crew sends condolences for the victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo (1:39:50) + more!     Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   The HMD Studios for all your podcasting and studio recording needs: https://thehmdstudio.com

    Episode 177 | "Keep That Same Energy"

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 151:07

    The gang is all here! First, the crew discusses Jack Harlow's latest album and its reception (16:50) and Pusha T and Future's evolution (52:05). Also, Alex & Devvon Terrell give their perspective on the state of R&B (1:08:20), SaVon reflects on social media's response to Kevin Samuels' death (1:26:55) + more!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   The HMD Studios for all your podcasting and studio recording needs: https://thehmdstudio.com

    "Nice Guys Finish Last" | (FULL Patreon Exclusive)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 80:38

    Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   Podcast Descroption: The crew is back with the Monthly “Need To Know Awards”. Savon explains why nice guys finish last. Alex's story with his father would make a great biopic. The crew discusses the responses for who is least trustworthy around significant others + more!  

    Episode 176 | "Get Your Money Up"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 47:13

    On this week's episode, the crew deep dives into Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter for an absurd 44 billion dollars. SaVon and Devvon Terrell debate the power dynamic and question Elon's intentions. Devvon explains some pros of the acquisition + much more!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 176 | "Get Your Money Up"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 0:01

    On this week's episode, the crew deep dives into Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter for an absurd 44 billion dollars. SaVon and Devvon Terrell debate the power dynamic and question Elon's intentions. Devvon explains some pros of the acquisition + much more!     Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 175 | "The Good, The Bad, & The Boujee"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 122:38

    The crew opens up this episode, exposing their boujee habits (23:20). Next, DJ Envy was trending for sharing his lack of performance in the bed this week in his marriage (49:45); Regi gives Elliot Wilson flowers for landing the cover story GQ Magazine, featuring Future (1:01:10). Finally, the crew discusses Kendrick Lamar's upcoming album (1:28:00), the best rapper alive + MORE!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   The HMD Studios for all your podcasting and studio recording needs: https://thehmdstudio.com   Join the hottest sports betting group there is - Follow GEECHI4848 on Twitter for more info!

    Episode 174 | "The Ultimatum"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 114:24

    SaVon opens up this week's episode by sharing his hesitance to reveal his fitness journey and the effects of posting his progress on social media (6:00). Next, Regi reintroduces the Quick Sessions segment, and the crew discusses a listener's submission (24:55), Alex talks about the new Netflix show, The Ultimatum (40:20), and the gang discusses role-playing. Finally, the crew discusses new music from Fivio Foreign, Coi Leray (1:09:00), + More!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com

    Episode 173 | "Damage Control"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 115:07

    The gang kicks things off by celebrating Devvon Terrell's album "Boys Don't Cry" (01:25), SaVon revisits the controversy surrounding Will Smith (15:30), and Hollywood appears to halt Will's career (37:30). Next, SaVon mentions how The Rock seems disconnected from the culture (57:00); and Regi asks the guys how they handle fan engagement on social media (1:16:15). Finally, the crew discusses the 64the Annual Grammy Ceremony (1:28:35) + more!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com

    Episode 172 | "We're Only Human"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 125:16

    Yall know what we're talking about this week... and things get heated.   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com

    "The Slap: Extended Conversation"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 64:36

    SaVon is joined by comedian Anthony Moore and podcast hosts Armon Sadler (Stay Busy with Armon Sadler) and Natalie (The Least Favored Podcast) to discuss the slap heard around the world. The collective dive into the nuances of the situation that most mainstream media have overlooked. You can follow our guests on social media here: Natalie/The Least Favored Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/ohyeahnatalie Anthony Moore: https://www.instagram.com/allthatandmoore Armon Sadler: https://www.instagram.com/armonsadler

    Episode 171 | "Main Character Syndrome"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 128:50

    SaVon kicks off this week with a discussion about the importance of obtaining confidence and the help of his recent experience with therapy (09:40). Next, Alex discovers he has allergies (30:30), Jussie Smollett updates, and his sentencing to 150 days in jail (59:00). Finally, the squad talks about the new Lil Durk album and debates if his music is harmful to the youth, thoughts on Lucky Daye's album (1:21:30) & MORE!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 170 | "Follow The Money"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 130:22

    The crew kicks off Episode 170 with a discussion about their nicknames and baby names (05:30). SaVon opens up about his adjustment working in a corporate setting (15:50). The crew talks about a possible “return to work” mandate (28:25). SaVon expresses his thoughts on the new Batman movie (50:10) and deciding not to doubt Will Smith's reboots in the future. Devvon Terrell and Regi talk more about their health journey (1:40:30) + more!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 169 | "Nothing Makes Sense"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 90:32

    On this week's episode, the crew discusses lies that they were told as kids (25:40). Then Devvon Terrell asks the crew how they plan to discipline their children (45:10). Alex explains how he doesn't understand group chats (57:25). The crew discusses nepotism (1:04:50).Regi plays a new game with the guys for a prize (1:16:50) + more!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    "Lambskin Leather" (The NTK Awards Recap) | Patreon Exclusive

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2022 15:57

    "If there was ever an episode for you to catch on Patreon, this would be the ONE! The gang starts off with hip thrust, funny moments, and a look back at how partying in the 2010s was! They also reveal the full results go the Need to Know awards and MORE!"    Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast       Check out the full results for the NTK Awards here: CLICK HERE     *Once you click the link for results, scroll down once you see the "Reload" page. It will be removed, and you can scroll through all the answers. IF YOU SEE THE RELOAD PAGE, JUST CONTINUE TO SCROLL*  

    Episode 168 | "One Night Stand"

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 113:15

    This week, the crew kicks off with a recap of the monthly Need To Know Awards (07:30). First, Regi tells everyone how her All-Star Weekend in Cleveland went (21:40); Devvon Terrell updates us on his health journey (41:40). Next, SaVon talks about the inspiring Kanye West Documentary on Netflix (58:!0). Next, the crew discusses developing details in the Tory Lanez case (1:21:30), followed by a conversation about superstars in Hip Hop (1:30:40) + more!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 167 | "Smoke & Mirrors"

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 119:35

    The crew kicks off this week with a discussion about Valentine's Day (24:30). Then, being happy for Odell Beckham Jr contributing to his first SuperBowl Win (48:10). Next, the gang highlights New York City Mayor Eric Adams's stance on Drill Music (58:15). Next, Savon and Alex talk about Kanye West's new Netflix documentary "Jeen Yuhs" (1:13:35), then discuss Pete Davidson's public relationships (1:22:55) + more!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    (Stay Busy with Armon Sadler) S3: E18 - "Bigger, My Son" (ft. SaVon snd Alex)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2022 31:42

    LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE ON THE STAY BUSY PODCAST CHANNEL For our second episode of Busy Black Business Month, you might as well consider it like when the Lakers played the Clippers in the same arena they shared for years. We brought in SaVon and Alex from "The Need To Know Podcast" for a classic episode. CHAT - Support for Isaiah Rashad, a deep dive on Roddy Ricch, music critique and "dickriding" artists, plus thoughts on Future's "Worst Day" and Jazmine Sullivan's 'Heaux Tales, Mo' Tales: The Deluxe'. EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH - Jameel Raeburn aka Meelz, send him some love for his birthday on February 17th!  SLIDE DECK - “Daughters” by Nas (SaVon), “Black" by Buddy ft. A$AP Ferg (Alex), “Black Superhero” by Robert Glasper ft. Killer Mike, BJ the Chicago Kid & Big K.R.I.T (Nic), “Black Boy Joy” by Daz Rinko (Armon, submitted by Steven Smith). NEED TO KNOW BASIS - The boldest thing a woman has asked the guys, is what one meal they would eat the rest of their lives, and what they wished grew on trees. BOARD MEETING - how did SaVon and Alex meet, the early stages of "The Need To Know Podcast," realizing what they created, transitioning hosts, working with the Joe Budden Podcast, Alex's production career, SaVon's experiences at HBO Max, and more. What a time with two amazing guys. The overarching theme is God telling us "Bigger, My Son."

    Episode 166 | "Effective In Our Outrage"

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2022 118:36

    The crew holds it down in SaVon's absence and kicks off the episode by recapping everyone's week (12:50). First, Alex brings up Roddy Ricch's recent departure from social media (20:00). Next, Devvon Terrell talks about how his family dealt with his unconventional lifestyle (32:25). Alex also asks how Devvon and Regi feel about becoming more successful than their parents (42:55). Finally, Alex brings up a viral Sip and Paint video from Twitter (1:14:10). Regi addresses Alex and Devvon for their comments about Valentine's Day last week + more!   Also, find your symbol of positivity today ☀️ Shop @ Rastaclat.com for bracelets for men, women, zodiac, sports & more! Use Code: NEEDTOKNOW for 20% off your purchase today   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 165 | "Under The Table"

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 128:43

    The gang is all here! This week's episode kicks off with congratulations to Rihanna and ASAP Rocky on their upcoming child (03:15). This leads to a discussion about fans and their obsessive qualities (30:20). Savon updates us on his social media saga (41:15). Wale withdraws from the Broccoli City Festival (58:10), and the crew gives him flowers for his career. Devvon Terrell gives us more music industry insight and the role of radio (1:13:25). Finally, Alex discusses Nick Cannon and his ideology of spreading his legacy (1:39:00) + more!   Also, find your symbol of positivity today ☀️ Shop @ Rastaclat.com for bracelets for men, women, zodiac, sports & more! Use Code: NEEDTOKNOW for 20% off your purchase today   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 164 | "Method to The Madness"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 126:41

    The crew kicks off this episode with a recap of the "Need To Know Awards" questionnaire (05:40), and everyone reflects on the listeners' responses. Next, Alex explains why he isn't a fan of the "money challenge" (35:05), then SaVon apologizes to Cordae for his recent critique (51:40) and explains why he deactivated his social media accounts (1:20:00). Finally, the crew remembers Kobe Bryant on the 2nd anniversary of his passing (1:28:55) and SaVon's fight against depression and so much more!   Also, find your symbol of positivity today ☀️ Shop @ Rastaclat.com for bracelets for men, women, zodiac, sports & more! Use Code: NEEDTOKNOW for 20% off your purchase today   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast   Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com

    Episode 163 | "Y'all Some Mid"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 109:59

    This week's episode kicks off with discussing the appropriate music to play around women (12:04). Savon then lets out his frustrations about Instagram and Youtube's algorithms (17:51). The conversation then transitions to how technology has evolved through the generations (24:42) and its effect on independent artists. Next, the crew discusses Gunna and The Weeknd's first week sales (48:50) & talks about Cordae's place in today's music landscape (1:02:30) + much more! Also, find your symbol of positivity today ☀️ Shop @ Rastaclat.com for bracelets for men, women, zodiac, sports & more! Use Code: NEEDTOKNOW for 20% off your purchase today Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com

    Episode 162 | "Numbers Don't Lie"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 82:03

    On their first episode back together for the year, SaVon airs out frustrations about New York City (06:56). Then, adding to her specialties, Regi talks about her new experience of shooting and editing vlogs (16:14). Devvon Terrell also gives everyone an insight into his new branding strategy for 2022 (25:12). Next, SaVon recalls Will Smith's book (48:28), and the crew correlates his struggles to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot (1:00:16) + more!   Also, find your symbol of positivity today ☀️ Shop @ Rastaclat.com for bracelets for men, women, zodiac, sports & more! Use Code: NEEDTOKNOW for 20% off your purchase today

    Episode 161 | "Better Days Ahead"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 116:48

    On the first episode of the year, Armon Sadler host of the Stay Busy Podcast and music producer L. Jean join the podcast. To kick off the conversation today, SaVon discusses the current state of podcasting (24:45). Next, the collective analyzes the current gold rush into the space and the volume "microwave" content. SaVon also explains why he created a ghost Instagram account (34:04), then the crew discusses some mental health benefits that come with an absence from social media. Finally, Levens talks about how he got into R&B (1:12:32), and SaVon expands on dealing with Imposter Syndrome (1:22:32) + so much more!   Also, find your symbol of positivity today ☀️ Shop @ Rastaclat.com for bracelets for men, women, zodiac, sports & more! Use Code: NEEDTOKNOW for 20% off your purchase today

    Episode 160 | "And That's A Wrap"

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 107:21

    On the last pod of the year, SaVon updates his new career and the impact it has had on his mental health.  Then, Alex and Devvon Terrell give him some insight into his latest success (12:10). Next, the crew discusses their goals for 2022 while reflecting on 2021. Finally, the crew shares their frustrations on the new Matrix, recaps Spider-Man: No Way Home, and much more on the last episode of 2021! Also, find your symbol of positivity today ☀️ Shop @ Rastaclat.com for bracelets for men, women, zodiac, sports & more! Use Code: NEEDTOKNOW for 20% off your purchase today

    Extended Conversation: "Figure It Out"

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 21:16

    The crew couldn't assemble the entire cast but Alex, Regi, and Devvon Terrell still delivered an unforgettable podcast. The show begins with an in-depth conversation about R&B, the sex industry, Alex hating movies in 2021, and MORE!   Join our Patreon for the full episode and ALL of our exclusive content! www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 159 | "How Fly Is She?"

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 164:08

    The crew is back with another banger! SaVon opens up the show reminiscing on his professional journey and career path (07:20). Next, Regi shares her experience in Jamaica and how she lost her passport (30:20). The crew also gives their take on the Jussie Smollett case (1:04:11) and breaks down the climate surrounding the scandal. SaVon brings up NBA YoungBoy's impact on Culbhouse's recent success (1:53:20). Finally, Regi asks Alex if his social media usage has changed (2:03:35) + much more! Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 158 | "The Simulation"

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 111:23

    On this week's episode, the crew thanks the Need To Know family for their support (11:20). SaVon discusses podcasting and music industries and the relationships with networks and labels (19:00). Devvon highlights Regi's hidden talent as a pianist (29:59), then SaVon reveals his skill as a drummer. Next, Alex recaps his holiday weekend and how his break from social media helped clear his head (50:04). Finally, the crew pays homage to Virgil Abloh and his impact on culture (1:27:00) + more! Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 157 | "Gone In The Wind"

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 129:35

    The crew opens up this episode by briefly touching on the DaBaby and DaniLeigh'S situation (20:58). Savon then reintroduces astrology (34:20) and ties it into Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian. The conversation transitions to Cryptocurrency and NFT's (1:05:30) and how it is a pivotal moment for generational wealth. Devvon takes this conversation a step forward and brings up the MetaVerse (1:10:06), detailing how the world changes. Finally, Savon pays tribute to Young Dolph and internet sensation Lil' T.J. (1:27:05), and the crew shares all they are thankful for (1:57:10) + more! Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 156 | "Are We Twins?" (feat. Jerrica Brooks)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 49:04

    Jerrica Brooks joins the podcast and shares what it's like growing up in Hollywood and being the daughter of comedian JB Smoove. Next, Jerrica explains why boundaries are essential when you're grinding climbing the ladder for success. Then, she gives her perspective on comedy in today's climate while discussing Instagram comedians, her thoughts on cancel culture, and how she has carved out her role in marketing and managing brands + MORE! Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com

    Episode 155 | "The 'E' Word"

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 95:21

    In this week's episode, the crew scratches the surface of the recent incident at the Astroworld Festival (13:20); everyone gives their opinion on the Ye interview with Drink Champs (33:55) and the idea of narcissism being necessary for certain levels of success (39:25). Next, Regi highlights the new Summer Walker album (59:50), and the crew discuss Summer's impact on her female demographic. Finally, LJ joins the show to preview the next “Are You Smarter Than A Millennial” (1:26:37) + more!    Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code “NEEDTOKNOWPOD” for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes, and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: There is a ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 154 | "Hey Brother!"

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 108:01

    The crew opens up discussing how their Halloween weekend went and the expectations each year (06:20). SaVon goes on to highlight Devvon's latest song “Flowers Freestyle” and Devvon sheds light on the process of making that song (13:42). They then discuss Jay-Z's introduction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (25:05) and how Jay-Z and Dame Dash seemed to have forgiven each other. The crew then discusses forgiveness in their personal lives (46:12). SaVon then discusses the latest headlines regarding Jada Pinkett and Will Smith (1:05:28) and everyone gives perspective from their own experiences. Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 153 | "The Making of a Mogul"

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 55:43

    On this episode: SaVon, Alex and Devvon Terrell are joined by 29 year old Commercial Real Estate entrepreneur that built a multi million dollar real estate empire, Ramel "The Young Mogul" Newerls. At the age of 25, Ramel made his first ever six figure check with a Brooklyn brownstone he sold at $1.2 million dollars. He continues to build a strong commercial real estate portfolio with now over 30 rental units and counting. Tap in and listen to his journey! On November 13th 2021, in NYC, he will hosting an exclusive private screening to the world premiere of Making Of A Mogul: Road To A Multi Million Dollar Real Estate Empire. Text “MOGULFILM” to (347) 429-6496 to register your spot today. Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Interview Series: A LOVELEE Interview” (feat. Chow Lee & Lonny Love)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 86:49

    The NTK Interview series returns, as Alex is joined with bubbling NY Artists' Chow Lee & Lonny Love who have ushered a new style of sample rap. Chow & Lonny speak about how genres marginalize music for fans, the pros & cons of consistently releasing music in the streaming era, and how to discern constructive criticism or hate. The duo also go into depth about their highly acclaimed 2021 project “LOVELEE” which is featured by popular NY Artist ‘Cash Cobain'. Chow also opens up about how it felt to have his played on Drake's “OVO Sound radio” show.

    Episode 152 | "Newports and Fiji Water"

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 101:52

    The crew returns to discuss Savon's recently new job as a camera operator For a comedy event with P. They then discuss coming up having to eat struggle meals and ramen noodles. Also, period simulators, as well as pregnancy simulators make their way into the mix, leading to a hilarious conversation. Savon also brings up how society is taking a lot of things away from us and how it correlates to the recent Chapelle comedy show. This grows into a bigger convo about how society itself slowly trying to take comedy and it's safe space. The crack epidemic gets brought up and the crew discovers that it's also vegan. The crew also discusses how comedy is being used as a way to destroy comedians and the hypocritical perspective it comes from. Savon also suggests that Dev and Alex should have a “smoove” competition. They conclude with a discussion on the importance of building /maintaining relationships with people who share your same work ethics and principles. Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 151 | "If You Don't Care, Share"

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 145:05

    Back again with hilarious energy, the gang getting into a conversation about the Good Life, by Kanye West and how sampling has been around longer than people realize. An engaging conversation ensues about the new Red Flag trend on social media and the gang gets into some personal red flags of their own. The team also talks about Tinder culture. This episode also sees the crew introduce a new segment "Are You Smarter Than A Millenial?" They then begin discussing sampling and how it's morphing the music industry and its future. This sees the group bring notoriety and appreciation to Kirko Bangz and Tim Vocal. The crew then concludes on a conversation about the NFL and the injustices that continue to be committed and not accounted for or fixed as well as generational wealth and how we're about to see the turn of that within the favor of this generation.   Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Interview Series: Ep. 3 (feat. Dro Hef)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 44:03

    The NTK Interview Series returns, as SaVon sits down with rapper Dro Hef to discuss his latest project 'Head High Eyes Open'. Dro has featured on a previous podcast episode so the two rehash some of their old opinions, including: an updated 'Top 5 Rapper of All-Time List'. SaVon also asks Dro's opinion on the impact Jadakiss's Verzuz performance had on Dro outlook on rap today, rappers being forced to create drama to market their projects, his album being the most diverse, and Dro shares an inspiring story about running into Drake while filming a video in L.A.

    Episode 150 | "Terms and Conditions"

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 91:11

    The group begins this episode by recounting their eventful weekend visiting Devvon Terrell's new home and celebrating his birthday. SaVon then shares his recent lapse in memory wishing a close friend a happy birthday and asks if that's unforgivable. SaVon also announces his latest venture introducing 'PURPOSE SEA MOSS' and the incredible health benefits. The conversation then shifts to the Facebook outage that also disrupted Instagram. Regi shares her experience at J.Cole's concert, Travis Scott no longer connecting with his audience, and is Play Boi Carti overrated? SaVon explains how obtaining a life skill will always provide opportunities for income which inspires the cast to share their own testimonials and advice about dedicating yourself to your passion. Learn more about Purpose Sea Moss Gel and use code "NEEDTOKNOWPOD" for a 20% discount at the checkout: PurposeSeaMossGel.com Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 149 | "Are We Too Woke?"

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 115:56

    SaVon reconvenes to bring light to new topics and new music, like Ne-Yo's new track (00:16). Devvon Terrell also gets a new seat in the studio, which brings him closer to the action (05:51). The crew then engages in a full-force conversation regarding the new hit Netflix series, Squid Game (12:37) as well as the subsequent newfound appreciation in Korean visual art in mainstream cinema (31:12). The cultural discussion expands further with the gang visiting the effects of generational trauma and how it attributes to the idea of success within the African American community (39:11). They then transition into a discussion about inflation and the skyrocketing prices within the economy and how that relates to the rise of robotics within the modern world (41:58). Alex also opens up into a discussion on why he's not particularly a fan of the male species and how they create false narratives that women in turn follow (01:01:59). Savon's obsession with winning also gets brought up, which then oddly turns into a conversation regarding sports, slavery, and the effects of outrage marketing (01:16:54). The group then closes out the episode with a healthy discussion on the prison sentence of R. Kelly aka Bob and how the delayed process in his conviction played a huge part in injustices, not only done within the industry, but as well as the African American, and overall human community (01:39:00). Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 148 | "Eva Marks The Scammer"

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 118:58

    The crew reconvenes to discuss Karen Civil and the expectations vs realities of business deals within the music industry. Among that, they dredge up topics like Alex's soon-to-be-finished celibacy and Savon's listening party to the smooth sounds of parental intimacy.   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Patreon Bonus Episode: “Red Flags”

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 25:59

    Have you ever played 'Would You Rather?' Well, Regi decides to turn things up with her own version of the playful game and give the guys a few different options on the type of women they'd date or not. SaVon also explains why men sharing their own nudes in group-chats aren't the same as when women do it, having an 'industry age' and MORE!   Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 147 | "The Ether"

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 90:37

    The Met Gala is never short of moments to spark discussions, and this year's fashion event was nothing short of that. Regi shares her admiration for Kim Kardashian's wardrobe choice and debates if Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'TAX THE RICH' dress was in poor taste or not. SaVon gets heated at Kwame Brown for directing homophobic remarks towards Russell Westbrook and goes on a passionate rant aimed at hypocrisies within the black community. Alex explains the difference between confidence and respect as they recap the latest Verzuz between Ja Rule and Fat Joe, SaVon gives Nelly the MVP of the night, and we witness an on-air massacre as Alex gets fed up with being mislabeled a "bad friend" and MORE! Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 146 | "I Hate That For You"

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 115:42

    Drake's highly anticipated album,  'Certified Lover Boy' dropped this past week, and the crew taps in and gives an analyst from their perspective on why this project seems to be polarizing. SaVon apologizes to Alex for previous comments made regarding Andree 3000, questions what 'God' Kanye West refers to in his music, and shows appreciation for Big Boi. Alex reveals he has beef with Steve from "Blues Clues", a tribute to Micheal K. Williams, and much more on this loaded episode! Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Episode 145 | "Roc-A-Fella Reg"

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 123:02

    We're BACK!!! Rested, revitalized, and refocused, SaVon and Alex officially introduce Devvon Terrell and Regi to the podcast after taking some time off. The crew returns to reveal what their summer hiatus included and how they spent their time. They also discuss all things Kanye since his latest album, "Donda" was released and announces their new "Need to Know Sounds" Audiomack playlist and how it'll be featured in each episode. Also, Alex has a change of heart regarding "tossed salad's" and MORE!      Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A ton of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    The Art of War(LOX) | Bonus Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 77:22

    On this special addition of the latest Verzuz between The LOX and Dipset, SaVon is joined by artists Jacques Laine and KEViN ANTONiO to discuss the historic night at Madison Square Garden. Opposed to a traditional song-by-song breakdown, they highlight the biggest moments of the night, what it meant for Hip Hop and what the younger generation of artist can learn from the masterful performance out on by the 3 Yonker natives (Jadakiss, Styles P and Sheek Louch). SaVon shares his opinions on the lack of leadership displayed by Cam'ron and why it was the demise of Dipset's Verzuz, aging in Hip Hop with grace and passion, and much more on this bonus episode. Become a Patron of the The Need to Know Podcast for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Spicing Things Up: "I Can't Smell Sh*t and Bleach"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 11:47

    SaVon, Alex and Regi tap in while on their hiatus and are joined by journalist Armon Sadler. The crew catch up on what's been happening while away and discuss some of their own tactics to spicing things up while in a relationship. Surprisingly, Alex takes the toxic approach while SaVon chooses enhancers! Tune in to hear the full episode! Become a Patron for additional bonus episodes and visual content for all things Need to Know Media: A TON of unreleased content on Patreon. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast

    Give Me Some Space!!: Social Awareness | Exclusive Patreon Clip

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 15:15

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