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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

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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

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#TheStoop EXCLUSIVE: An Alison Hinds Interview

#TheStoop EXCLUSIVE: An Alison Hinds Interview

Today on a special edition of #TheStoop EXCLUSIVE, the Icon & Soca Queen Alison Hinds joins me while we discuss her extraordinary career in the music genre, We discuss the beginnings of her career, how Faluma unexpectedly exploded on the scene, the pressures of coming up with a big hit after the success of Raggamuffin, and also discussing her foray into Film, her new record West Indian, and SO much more.

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#TheStoop EXCLUSIVE // An Alison Hinds Interview

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(Photo courtesy of Alison Hinds Twitter Page @AlisonHinds)

 

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The Ave Podcast – The MVPs of The Decade #Goodbye2010s

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 98: The MVPs of The Decade #Goodbye2010s

Happy New Year!!!! Today on the first episode of the new decade, we say goodbye to the old one in our annual Year In Review. I’m joined by SSA Family Member Shawn Adonis as we present our MVPs of the 2010s in the world of sports, the culture, music, and everything in between. We welcome you in raising a glass to toast the last 10 years. Let’s start the new decade off right….. #Cheers #HappyNewYear

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 98

How the Obamas Changed Washington

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MVPs of The Decade, Part 1

 

MVPs of The Decade, Part 2

 

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The Ave Podcast – Mary J Blige’s My Life @ 25

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 96: Mary J Blige’s My Life @ 25

Today on The Ave Podcast, we invoke the spirit of #FlashbackFriday as we revisit one of the great albums of the Golden Era. Twenty-Five years today, Uptown Records released Mary J. Blige’s sophomore album “My Life”, which solidified her as the Queen of R&B for her generation. I invite Executive Producer & Founder of Soul Sessions Andrae Ennis as we share our Top 4 songs from this album, reminisce on the music scene of the mid-90s and Mary’s impact on the culture, My Life v What’s The 411?, and a lot more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee / Episode 96

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#TheStoop: Welcome To Atlantis…

#TheStoop: Welcome To Atlantis…

Today on the latest episode on #TheStoop, we take you back to an era when partying above Lake Ontario was the wave. I invite friend of the podcast Michael Hyatt & SSA Family Member Headley as we take you back down memory lane and discuss Club Atlantis, one of the great nightclub experiences for our generation in Toronto. We break down the atmosphere, the vibe, share stories and experiences of the legendary dance floor, rank some of our favorite clubs in the YYZ (with a little YUL thrown in) during this period, and a whole lot more.

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#TheStoop: A Mini(Podcast)-Series // Welcome to Atlantis…

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The Ave Podcast – #RIPNipsey

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 70: #RIPNipsey

Today on the Ave Podcast, we discuss the tragic events of the murder of Nipsey Hussle this past week. SSA Family Member Shawn Adonis & DJ Keo join the conversation on Nipsey’s senseless passing, the impact he had on the community and how if affects everything going forward, breaking the cycle of gun violence in the culture, and a lot more.

** WARNING: This podcast contains explicit language. **

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 70

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The Ave Podcast – The Surviving R. Kelly Reaction…

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 62: The Surviving R. Kelly Reaction…

Today on the first episode of The Ave Podcast for 2019, we dive in an discuss the Surviving R. Kelly docu-series that was launched on Lifetime this month. Alongside past contributor & SSA Family Member Headley, we break down the documentary, share our views during the height of the underage sex tape scandal, how power, fame, and celebrity can affect people’s views on their favorite artist, plus A LOT MORE. This is kind of a late post (which I explain the reasoning for it at the beginning of the podcast), but felt the need to still share with you all.

  • WARNING: This edition of The Ave Podcast contains explicit language.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 62

RCA Records is Reportedly Holding R. Kelly's New Music

 

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Sun, Moon, & The ‘Tunes: The Best of The Neptunes #SouthShoreAveRadio

Sun, Moon, & The ‘Tunes: The Best of The Neptunes #SouthShoreAveRadio

Today on South Shore Ave Radio, we’re starting off the year with a special Podcast mix! We take you through an all-Neptunes adventure. With DJ Chris Nice (Grooves & Rhythms Mixshow Fridays 2-4P on MyLime Radio) on the turntables, we send you down the path of some of the best Hip Hop & R&B songs that Chad Hugo & Pharrell ever produced. All we want you to do is to click on the links below, turn this up, kick back, and enjoy. Or dance your ass off. It’s on you….

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Sun, Moon, & The ‘Tunes: The Best of The Neptunes

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The Ave Podcast – The MVPs of 2018

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 61: The MVPs of 2018 

Today on the finale episode of The Ave Podcast for 2018, we present to you our Year In Review. Past contributor to the SSA Family Shawn Adonis joins me in his role as quest of this annual episode as we break down the MVPs of 2018 in the world of sports, the culture, music, and everything in between. Let’s raise a glass and toast the last twelve months, as we salute 2018 and go out on a high note…..#Cheers (This podcast was originally recorded on Dec. 21, 2018)

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 61

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MVPs of 2018 Part 1

 

MVPs of 2018 Part 2

 

 

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