Raekwon released his debut studio album "Only Built for Cuban Linx" on August 1st, 1995 on Loud & RCA Records. Fellow Wu member Ghostface Killah features heavily throughout the album and every other Wu-Tang member also makes an appearance except for Ol' Dirty Bastard. The album debuted at number 4 on the Billboard Top 200... Continue Reading →
The second studio album from Mobb Deep was released on April 25th, 1995. Prodigy and Havoc achieved commercial success with "The Infamous" and hit number 15 on the Billboard Top 200 and the album went gold in two months. Singles included "Shook Ones", "Survival of the Fittest", Temperature's Rising" and "Give up the Goods" all... Continue Reading →
Wade Lightheart is the president of BiOptimizers, a digestive health supplement company that aims to transform people's relationship with their digestive health. In this episode Wade discusses the role of enzymes and probiotics in digestive health as well as the following topics: The role of digestionDigestion and depressionThe importance of enzymes and probioticsThe cumulative effect... Continue Reading →
One of Harlems finest, Big L burst on the New York hip-hop scene as one of the most promising rappers ever to emerge. Known for his lyricism and creative freestyles, Big L appeared on the Stretch and Bobbito radio show in 1995 promoting his album "The Lifestylez ov Da Poor & Dangerous" alongside Jay-Z. In... Continue Reading →
Ice Cube released his fourth studio album "Lethal Injection" on December 7th, 1993. The album debuted at number 5 on the Billboard Top 200 after selling 215,000 copies in it's first week. Commonly seen as a change from the norm for Ice Cube, Cube explores funk sampling on "Bop Gun" with George Clinton as well... Continue Reading →
Ali Gilbert is a Golf Digest Top 50 Golf Fitness Professional and helps men optimize their testosterone and nutrition by working alongside industry leading medical professionals to create a network that fully understands what is necessary for men to feel their best. In this episode Ali and Jon discuss:
Released on April 19th, 1994 "Illmatic" by Nas is regarded as one of the best hip-hop albums of all time. The album debuted at number 12 on the Billboard Top 100 albums and sold 92,000 copies in it's first week. By 2001 over 1 million copies were sold and it eventually hit two million copies sold in 2019. Boasting some of the games heavy hitter producers such as Large Professor, DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Q-Tip and LES the album lived up to the hype.
In part two of my interview with Michael Bingham we discuss his training and preparation for the Beijing Olympics, working with Michale Johnson as well as his hopes and dreams for the future when it comes to family, business and personal ambition.
Michael Bingham competed in the 4 x 400 mens relay at the Beijing Olympics and won bronze with Great Britain. He previously attended Wake Forest University as a student athlete and competed in multiple track and field events before deciding to focus on sprinting. To this day Michael holds the school record in the 200m, 300m & 400m. Currently, Michael co-owns and runs Alamance Academy, a behavioral health company that specializes in mental health assessments and therapy for adolescents and adults.