Not Up For Debate

"Listen Now, Believe Later!"

About the show

A half-assed cultural talk show we accidentally created while trying to do a music show. We weigh in on pop culture, social topics, entertainment, sports, and much more from New York. The Director's commentary track to the culture. Featuring Paul Smith, Brandon, and Tone Aye. WARNING: Contains very strong opinions!rs!

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  • 124- ‘Cassidy and the Ghost writer’

    October 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 48 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Listen now, Believe later

  • 122 - 'You Mean Fully Nude'

    September 16th, 2019  |  1 hr 46 mins
    6ix9ine, black twitter, brown, comedy, culture, dresses, hip-hop, joe budden, mastermind, music, nfl, sdny, snitching, social media, sports, wrestling

    Karen returns back to work with a sandwich. Paul establishes what fully nude is. Other fun topics include career development and goals, defining what a mastermind really is, dresses with pockets and more.

  • 121 - 'If You Have A Waterbed, You A Nasty Dude'

    September 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 43 mins
    80s, antonio brown, brett favre, comedy, culture, hip-hop, kayfabe, mtvblack twitter, music, nfl, social media, sports, waterbed, wrestling

    The guys link up to discuss current news. Topics include Antonio Brown, rappers breaking kayfabe, Apple & U2, waterbeds and more.

  • 120 - 'It's Cheaper If You Book Two Years In Advance'

    August 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 26 mins
    black twitter, cardi b, comedy, culture, dave chappelle, hip-hop, missy, mtv, music, new jersey, newark, social media, sports, triplets, ulster, video music awards, wrestling

    This week we discuss the new Dave Chappelle special, MTV Video Music Awards being in Newark, and a strange set of triplets who were the main subject in a government experiment.

  • 119 - 'The Psyche of People'

    August 23rd, 2019  |  2 hrs 4 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    This episode we discuss the fickle emotions of people. We review the biggest topics and happenings currently in our culture. Topics include Popeye's new chicken sandwich, Jay Z vs his own culture, Instagram hoax and more.

  • 118 - ‘Taking This Podcast to the Next Level'

    August 7th, 2019  |  1 hr 34 mins
    black twitter, cardi b, celebs, comedy, culture, fans, flex, freestyle, hip-hop, hot 97, ja rule, meet & greet, music, social media, sports, tyler, wrestling

    Recorded on July 29th - Part 3 of the Summer Series. We talk about Brandon's new hobby, meeting famous idols, celebrities and politics.

  • 117 - '96 Bags of Garbage'

    August 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 45 mins
    96 bags, black twitter, bricks, comedy, critics, cultural, culture, hip-hop, instagram, moon, music, not up for debate, nufd, politics, reddit, social media, sports, wrestling

    Part 2 in the NUFD Summer Series

  • 116 - 'Strappers'

    August 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Strappers episode on NUFD for the Summer pod series.

  • 115 - 'Summer of Free Agency'

    July 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 10 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, fox, free agency, hip-hop, ice cream, lakers, music, nba, nets, social media, sports, summer 2019, trump, wrestling

    We discuss summer plans, free agency, and Karen’s type.

  • Run That Sh*t Back HOF: Beyoncé ‘Lemonade’

    July 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 19 mins
    beyoncé, black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, lemonade, music, nufd, social media, sorry, sports, wrestling

    This week’s episode we have on the Behive to discuss none other than the Queen Bey’s most personal and world stopping album, Lemonade. We discuss “Hive Culture”, her relationship with Jay Z, as well as events leading up to the album, including the elevator incident. Sorry but not sorry for the wait, here’s the latest inductee into the RTSB HOF

  • 114 - 'Chips With The Dip'

    June 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 11 mins
    anthony joshua, black twitter, boxing, chips with the dip, comedy, cp3, culture, davis, drake, hip-hop, lakers, lebron james, music, oj simpson, raptors, ruiz, social media, sports, wrestling

    This is the sports pod you all been waiting for. No, really - this pod touches on a wild week in sports, from the Raptors winning the NBA Finals to OJ Simpson officially joining Twitter. We also discuss the Anthony Davis trade, sports agency, boxing, and more.

  • 113 - 'What Pool Party Have You Been To?'

    June 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    This Week's pod we give Paul his roses for his take on DJ Khaled vs. Billboard vs. Tyler the Creator. Other topics include music hot takes, family invites, and of course scamming. Also, Paul & Karen get into a heated debate over pool party etiquette.

  • Run That Sh*t Back HOF: The Notorious B.I.G - Ready To Die

    June 10th, 2019  |  1 hr 18 mins
    bad boy, big, biggie smalls, black twitter, classic, comedy, critics, cultural, culture, hip-hop, instagram, music, not up for debate, nufd, politics, puff, ready to die, reddit, social media, sports, the notorious b.i.g, wrestling

    Run That Sh*t Back HOF Podcast: Ready To Die

    This episode we do a deep dive on the era-defining classic, 1994’s “Ready To Die” by the Notorious B.I.G. Join me along with NUFD’s Tone Aye as well as Don Notz from Clicquot Vision Studios as we discuss what makes this album important to not only its region but the culture at large.

  • 112 - 'Doctor's Orders Room 112'

    June 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 22 mins
    black twitter, college admissions, comedy, critics, cultural, culture, dr. dre, game of thrones, harvard, hip-hop, instagram, lori, maternity photos, music, not up for debate, nufd, parenting, photos, politics, reddit, sat, social media, sports, ucla, usc, wrestling

    Doc returns for her mandatory quarterly visit. Topics include maternity photos, parenting, college admissions, and of course Game of Thrones.

  • 111 - 'DJ Khaled vs. Tyler, the Creator'

    May 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins
    black twitter, bran, ces, comedy, culture, dany, dj khaled, drogon, game of thrones, hip-hop, jon snow, music, social media, sports, swae lee, the broken, the creator, the lox, the verge, twitter, tyler, wrestling

    And then there was two left... Just kidding - Paul & Tone hold it down while Brandon handle some business. Topics include DJ Khaled vs. Tyler, the Creator first week sales, biggest rap duo talent gaps, a CES sex toy blunder, & a pump fake on Game of Thrones series finale wrap-up.

  • 110 - 'C U Next Tuesday'

    May 13th, 2019  |  1 hr 24 mins
    aew, ayesha, black twitter, comedy, culture, curry, dany, dragon, got, hip-hop, lottery, met gala, music, nba, obj, sansa, social media, sports, steph, wrestling

    This week we provide some unsolicited director's commentary to episode 5 of Game of Thrones. Topics include Ayesha Curry's comments, Odell Beckham's Met Gala fit, using the c-word and more.