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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Episodes

  • Episode 78: 064 - 'Is this a World Tour or his Girl's Tour'

    March 27th, 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    We are back this week, and Brandon tells his story about how is being harassed at work. Also, we discuss the issues with aging rappers and today's streaming manipulation numbers. Last, we touch on the upcoming Jay Z and Beyonce tour, On the Run II. Should Jay Z open for his wife?

  • Episode 77: 063 - 'Eff' Meghan Trainor Chant'

    March 12th, 2018  |  1 hr 12 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    [HOUSE OF M] warm-up show

  • Episode 76: BONUS Track

    March 7th, 2018  |  4 mins 6 secs
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling
  • Episode 74: Bonus - 'Special Black Panther Discussion'

    February 19th, 2018  |  1 hr 41 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling
  • Episode 73: 061 - 'Janet Screwed Janet'

    February 12th, 2018  |  1 hr 27 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling
  • Episode 69: 057 - 'Chewie Still Winning'

    January 3rd, 2018  |  1 hr 18 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling
  • Episode 67: Best of - '2017 Year In Review Pt. 1'

    December 18th, 2017  |  1 hr 2 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Brian Daniel joined us to review the best moments of 2017. 

  • Episode 66: 055 - 'Shoutout to Long Sex'

    December 11th, 2017  |  1 hr 6 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    This week we have local Beacon artist Brian Daniel stop by the studio to talk about his new EP dropping Dec. 15th - 'Be'. Topics also discussed current NBA stars, who is the best NBA talent all-time. 

  • Episode 65: 054 - 'Grammys Gets It Right?'

    December 4th, 2017  |  1 hr 32 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    We discuss the Grammy award nominees and take a deep dive into the some of the changes that affected this years voting process. Did the Grammys get it right? Paul explains why he's a 'Context Guy'! Or does he? 

  • Episode 64: Bonus - 'Bret Screwed Bret'

    November 26th, 2017  |  52 mins 26 secs
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    We cover the 20th Anniversary of the Montreal Screwjob.

  • Episode 61: 051 - 'Candy Corn, Most Divisive Candy All-Time'

    October 30th, 2017  |  1 hr 44 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    This week we have Shawn Strong, filmmaker and director from PhanMedia join us to talk about his journey in the creative arts. We also discuss his passion for supporting new talent, the value of networking, and love of storytelling. Other topics discussed: Fattyonce, Halloween Candy, Weinstein...

  • Episode 60: 050 -'Just Gotta Stay In Character!'

    October 16th, 2017  |  1 hr 18 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Brandon returns from his unpaid vacation, we tackle the Harvey Weinstein story. We discuss who he is, why this is important, and what it means for Hollywood. We even talk about our own personal questionable sexual behaviors. 

  • Episode 59: 049 - 'If You're Not Complaining, You're Not Living Right'

    October 9th, 2017  |  1 hr 1 min
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    The homie Doc comes through a year later after suffering a stunning 3-0 defeat to J Booth. This time she sits in to discuss locked photo apps, slut shaming, adult videos, NBA All-Star switch up and more.

  • Episode 56: 046 'Can't Retweet In Twitter Jail'

    September 18th, 2017  |  1 hr 37 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    This week discussion is based around the great week in fashion and culture. We talk about Cardi B's cultural impact and who had the best week. Other topics include new iPhones, Sloan Stevens, and our thoughts on Insecure. Lastly, we touch on Jemele Hill and how her story was behind Tone Aye getting

  • Episode 51: 041 - 'LeBron, they aren't afraid of you anymore!'

    August 7th, 2017  |  1 hr 38 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Lavar is rapidly falling off the dad of the year list. Ray Lewis back to chuckin' and jivin'. Nobody is afraid of LeBron James anymore. And More.

  • Episode 50: 040 - 'I'm Not Black I'm OJ'

    July 24th, 2017  |  1 hr 25 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    We talk race in America. The (not-so) significance of OJ's parole hearing. Why Mike Vick and Colin Kaep ain't in the same boat. We also argued about the role Kyrie plays, or doesn't play.