Category Archives: Culture

The Ave Podcast – The Fatherhood Episode

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 118: The Fatherhood Episode

Today on The Ave Podcast, as Father’s Day approaches, I’m joined by Creative Director/Filmmaker Peter-John Kerr as we discuss the world of Fatherhood. We discuss his initiative The First Time Father project & the origins of his concept; breakdown the myth of the Absentee Father within the Black Community; share our trials and tribulations of Fatherhood; and a lot more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 118

 

 

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The Ave Podcast – After The Protests…. #Part2

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 117: After The Protests…. #Part2

Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by Owner & Founder of Kania Couture Inc. Stacey Martin Bafi-Yeboa & Author/Poet Karen Richardson, as we discuss their thoughts on the murder of George Floyd and the global effects from the situation; how racism is viewed across the border; what to do with this newfound energy after the protests; and so much more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 117

A women addresses the crowd as protesters take a knee at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis, Monday, June 1, 2020 during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day.

(Michael Conroy, AP)

 

 

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The Ave Podcast – After The Protests…. #RIPGEORGEFLOYD

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 116: After The Protests…. #RIPGEORGEFLOYD

Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by Mark Stoddart (Founder/Brand Designer of L.I.W.I. 68 Live It Wear It Clothing) and Educational Consultant Dr. Vidal Chavannes as we discuss the tragic events surrounding the death of George Floyd, how the rest of society has been impacted by the truth of systematic racism, the importance of the protests, and so much more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 116

George Floyd, who died on May 25 after being pinned to the ground by an officer who pressed a knee into his neck.

 

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The Ave Podcast – The Verzuz Effect

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 115: The Verzuz Effect

Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by DJ Chris Nice & DJ Keo as we discuss Verzuz’s impact on the culture during the Quarantine, the epic battle between Beenie Man and Bounty Killer,  how that particular battle may have sent the company to a higher level, what this means for the future of festivals and clubs post COVID, and so much more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 115

Screen grab of IG Live showing Bounty Killer and Beenie Man performing in the latest installment of the Verzuz series of online battles.

(Loop Jamaica)

 

 

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The Ave Podcast – After The Dance, Part V

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 114: After The Dance, Part V

Today on The Ave Podcast, we are presenting “After The Dance”. A post-show podcast edition inspired by ESPN/Netflix latest docu-series “The Last Dance”, based on Michael Jordan & the Chicago Bulls teams of the 90s. On Part V of the “After The Dance”, I’m joined by SSA Family Member Randall Walter  (HC of Excel Hoop’s AAU Basketball program) as we discuss Parts 9 & 10. We discuss if the two Jerrys should have brought the band back together, if MJ should have retired after hitting his jumpshot in Game 6 of the ’98 Finals, was the Flu Game overrated or underrated, and a lot more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 114

ESPN to air film on Game 6 of 1998 NBA Finals - Chicago Tribune

 

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The Ave Podcast – After The Dance, Part IV

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 113: After The Dance, Part IV

Today on The Ave Podcast, we are presenting “After The Dance”. A post-show podcast edition inspired by ESPN/Netflix latest docu-series “The Last Dance”, based on Michael Jordan & the Chicago Bulls teams of the 90s. On Part IV of the “After The Dance”, I’m joined by Director/Filmmaker Peter-John Kerr, as we discuss Parts 7 & 8 of the documentary. We break down Jordan’s first retirement & how it affected culture, how his life was affected after his father’s murder, his return back to the NBA, Scottie Pippen quitting on his teammates during the 1994 NBA Playoffs, and much, much more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 113

SEEKING PERFECTION. Michael Jordan was notorious for getting in his teammates' faces, but not without a reason. File photo Brian Drake/NBA Photos

(Brian Drake/NBA Photos)

 

 

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The Ave Podcast – After The Dance, Part III

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 112: After The Dance, Part III

Today on The Ave Podcast, we are presenting “After The Dance”. A post-show podcast edition inspired by ESPN/Netflix latest docu-series “The Last Dance”, based on Michael Jordan & the Chicago Bulls teams of the 90s. On Part III of the “After The Dance”, I’m joined by SSA Family Member Headley, as we discuss Parts 5 & 6 of the documentary. We break down the explosion of the Jordan brand, Chicago’s wars with the New York Knicks, the 1993 NBA Finals battle vs Charles Barkley & the Phoenix Suns, MJ’s relationship with Kobe Bryant, and so much more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 112

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The Ave Podcast – After The Dance

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 110: After The Dance

Today on The Ave Podcast, we are presenting “After The Dance”. A post-show podcast edition inspired by ESPN/Netflix latest docu-series “The Last Dance”, based on Michael Jordan & the Chicago Bulls teams of the 90s. Over the course of the next 5 weeks, we will be breaking down the pair of released episodes for you to hear, within 24-36 hours of being aired on Netflix.  I’m joined by SSA Family Member Julian aka Jules Da Commish, as we are reminded about the heights of Jordan’s greatness, the short sightedness of Jerry Krause, Scottie Pippen’s pent-up emotions, plus more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 110

Fox News Flash top headlines for April 20

 

 

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The Ave Podcast – The 20th Anniversary of Love & Basketball

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 109: The 20th Anniversary of Love & Basketball

Today on The Ave Podcast, we take you back to 2000 where we celebrate one of the most popular movies for The Culture. Twenty years ago this week (originally released April 21, 2000), New Line Cinemas, Director Gina Prince-Bythewood, as well as 40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks released Love & Basketball. A love story that follows the journey of Monica Wright & Quincy McCall, two next door neighbours who are pursuing their basketball careers before eventually falling for each other.

I’m joined by Christa Eniojukan (Ontario Tech U.’s Women’s Head Basketball Coach), Actor Dennis Barham, and 1st-time guest Dionne aka The Wife as we break down Sanaa Lathan’s skills as a basketball player, our favorite moments, if Monica should have broken curfew, if professing your love for someone is the right thing to do or not two weeks before their wedding, plus a lot more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 109

Amazon.com: Watch Love and Basketball | Prime Video

 

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The Ave Podcast – Common’s Like Water For Chocolate #20Years

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 107: Common’s Like Water For Chocolate #20Years

Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by DJ Chris Nice & DJ Keo as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Common’s Like Water For Chocolate. We share our Top 3 songs from the album, discuss its impact on Hip Hop during the early 2000s; The importance of “The Light” & how that song catapulted Common to another level, J Dilla’s brilliance, plus we break down music’s capacity to provide as a healthy distraction through this pandemic.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 107

Liner Notes: The Light: On Common's Like Water for Chocolate - The ...

 

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