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The Ave Podcast – The Will Strickland Interview

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 205: The Will Strickland Interview

Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by Will Strickland (Director, Full Court 21 Canada & Host of The Open Run Podcast) as we discuss his summer expanding the “World’s Most Unique Basketball Tournament” post-Covid, & what inspired him to create his podcast show. Plus we break down his history working and creating with the media; the state of R&B Music; what he’s looking forward to for the upcoming NBA season, and a lot more than that. Please enjoy.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 205

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The Ave Podcast – HEADLEYISH

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 203. HEADLEYISH

Today on The Ave Podcast, we celebrate the life of our SSA Family Member Headley. I’m joined by the Producer of NPR’s Invisibilia Andrew Mambo; & SSA Family Members: Randall Walter (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program; HC of Red Rouge AAU Program) & Shawn Adonis, as we discuss the loss of our Family Member, what he meant to us, the impact he had on multiple communities and circles, and a lot more. Plus, we have past guests and current SSA Family Members sharing tributes and stories of his life, as we immortalize Headley in Podcast form.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 203

 

 

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To subscribe to South Shore Ave, click onto the Follow button, and enter your email address, or click onto the RSS Feed. SPECIAL THANKS YOUs go out to Producer of NPR’s “Invisibilia” Andrew Mambo; Owner of Toronto Hoopstars Adam Petersen; Former NHL Veteran/Asst. Coach of Henderson Silver Knights Joel Ward; DJ Chris Nice; Author Jonathan Boxill; as well as SSA Family Members Shawn Adonis, Randall Walter, Jules Da Commish, Kevin W., and Big Brotha Curtis for their participation of this episode. 

*As a bonus, I have added some of my favorite episodes that Headley had featured on during the history of South Shore Ave. To listen to the rest, check out the Complete Archives section. Thank you, and special shoutout & love to his family. 

#TheStoop: The Adventures of Yonge St #CaribanaEdition https://southshoreave.com/2017/07/31/thestoop-the-adventures-of-yonge-st-caribanaedition/ 

#TheStoop: Shitty Shoe War Stories https://southshoreave.com/2016/08/26/thestoop-shitty-shoe-war-stories/ 

The Ave Podcast – The 25th Anniversary of Boomerang https://southshoreave.com/2017/07/11/the-ave-podcast-the-25th-anniversary-of-boomerang/

#TheStoop: The Power Recap Episode https://southshoreave.com/2016/10/06/thestoop-the-power-recap-episode/

#TheStoop: “It Was All A (Club) Dream”… https://southshoreave.com/2018/10/26/thestoop-it-was-all-a-club-dream/

#TheStoop: Welcome To Atlantis… https://southshoreave.com/2019/10/14/thestoop-welcome-to-atlantis/

The Ave Podcast – The Surviving R. Kelly Reaction… https://southshoreave.com/2019/01/17/the-ave-podcast-the-surviving-r-kelly-reaction/

#TheStoop: The All-Time NBA Fantasy Draft https://southshoreave.com/2020/12/22/thestoop-the-all-time-nba-fantasy-draft/

The Ave Podcast – SLAP! https://southshoreave.com/2022/03/29/the-ave-podcast-slap/ 

The Ave Podcast – What’s Wiggins Worth? https://southshoreave.com/2022/05/27/the-ave-podcast-3w-whats-wiggins-worth/

Golden Era: 20th Anniversary of New York Undercover https://southshoreave.com/2014/09/10/golden-era-20th-anniversary-of-new-york-undercover/

# M Y S T O R Y

# M Y S T O R Y ft Cheyenne Rowe

Today on the 8th instalment of # M Y S T O R Y, Bill Crothers HS & All-Canadian Basketball player Cheyenne Rowe takes us through her journey. We discuss the origins of her love for basketball; the adventures of being a student-athlete during the Covid era; her decision on choosing James Madison University, and way more than this. Come along for the ride…

* Music produced by Track Pros/Beat Stars

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# M Y S T O R Y with Jalen Celestine

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The Ave Podcast – The 200th Episode.

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. The 200th Episode.

Today on the 200th Episode of The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by author Jonathan Boxill & SSA Member Kevin W. as we have a conversation about the 30th Anniversary of LA/Rodney King Riots. We discuss our feelings looking back; how it relates to the social unrest from the last few years; and if there are substantial lessons learned thirty years later.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 200

Xossip - Move it and Shake it

 

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The Ave Podcast – Bel Air Review #Part2

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 196: Bel Air Review #Part2

On the latest edition of The Ave Podcast, we continue with Part 2 of the Bel Air Review. We discuss the re-imaging of Hilary Banks, the development of Ashley Banks, and all things Chocolatey Aunt Viv. Plus we break down the last two episodes; get into Geoffrey vs, Uncle Phil, Will’s heart-worned sleeves; and more overall discussions of Season One.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 196

Hilary and Aunt Viv are the real stars of Peacock's Bel-Air

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The Ave Podcast – SLAP!

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 195: SLAP!

Today on this semi-emergency edition of The Ave Podcast, we discuss the Will Smith – Chris Rock slap fiasco at the Academy Awards; how this affected all the other moments of the Oscars; the residual fallout from it all; and more.

*Intro Clip includes snippet of Dave Chappelle Show, Season 2, Episode 4

**This podcast was recorded before it was confirmed by Chris Rock’s Public Relations Team that he did not make an apology statement last night.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 195

Will Smith apologises for slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars | Financial Times

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The Ave Podcast – Bel Air Review #Part1

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 194: Bel Air Review #Part1

Today on The Ave Podcast, it’s time to discuss the 1st season of Bel Air, the Fresh Prince of Bel Air Reboot. We break down our thoughts on the season; how Jabari Banks comes off as the new Will Smith; break down some of our more intriguing characters; and dive in the complexities of Carlton.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 194

Watch Bel-Air Streaming Exclusively on Peacock | Peacock

 

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The Ave Podcast – The Olympic Elephant In The Room

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 185: The Olympic Elephant In The Room

Today on The Ave Podcast, we discuss Golden State Warriors part-owner Chamath Palihapitiya’s disparaging comments about the abusive treatment facing the Uyghur community in China. Plus we discuss the Human Rights cloud hanging over the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 185

Canada discourage Beijing 2022 boycott in one-year-to-go message

 

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The Ave Podcast – Resting With Peace.

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 182. Resting With Peace.

On the last edition of The Ave Podcast for 2021, I share my thoughts and feelings on a very tumultuous 2021, plus I pay homage to a friend.

*To listen to the Mental Health Talk episode, please click here.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 182

 

 

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The Ave Podcast – 20th Anniversary of Stillmatic

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 181: 20th Anniversary of Stillmatic

On the latest edition of The Ave Podcast, we break down one of the greatest albums of the 21st Century (for the culture). On Dec. 18, 2001, in the midst of the middle of one of the biggest Hip Hop beefs ever, you know when they say, the Rose that grew from the concrete? Well, through the back & forth beef with Jay-Z, as well as beefing with Rocafella Records (Jay-Z’s record label), and the critics turning on him, Nas ended up creating the acclaimed Stillmatic, his 4th studio album. The album re-solidified Nas’ name as one of the true Kings of the genre, going on to sell over two million records based off the success. Among other accolades, it also achieved one of the highest honours bestowed on an Hip Hop artist’s work: It achieved the mythical 5 Mics status in The Source Magazine. I’m joined by Justis from Beats By Bruises, DJ/Producer DJ Keo, and SSA Family Member Shawn Adonis, as we discuss how important this album was for Nas’ career; Takeover vs. Ether and what it meant for Hip Hop; share our Top 3 songs from the album; and much more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 181

Nas - Stillmatic | Releases, Reviews, Credits | Discogs

 

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