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 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.

  • Episode 49: 039 - 'Free At Last'

    July 5th, 2017  |  1 hr 42 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Topics we discussed BET Awards Everyday vs Migos Kendall & Kylie Biggie and Pac's shirts Jay Z album Lavar on WWE  and more...

  • Episode 48: 038 - '2Pac's Big Screen Lifetime Film'

    June 27th, 2017  |  1 hr 2 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Tony E swings back through to chop it up on #NUFD

  • Episode 47: 037 - 'Sally on the Side'

    June 19th, 2017  |  1 hr 15 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Topics include 2Pac (kinda), NBA Finals, teaming up to win, Floyd finally commits to beating up Conor McGregor, UFC and more.

  • Episode 46: 036 - 'Grab Bag of Topics'

    June 12th, 2017  |  1 hr 3 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    The Not Up For Debate crew discuss politics, Bill Maher, Bill Cosby's trial, and the NBA Finals.

  • Episode 45: 035 - 'Better Late Than Never'

    June 7th, 2017  |  1 hr 40 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Who is gonna have the most three's ever in the NBA? Steph Curry or Seth Curry? HA!

  • Episode 43: Bonus - 'Beacon's Tony E'

    May 29th, 2017  |  40 mins 19 secs
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Beacon local music artist kicks it with Brandon from the I AM BEACON nonprofit and Not Up For Debate crew. They give their thoughts on Lavar and Lonzo Ball, as well as the NBA. Then talk music and leaves us with scorching freestyle.

  • Episode 41: 033b - 'Always Up For A Debate pt. 2'

    May 13th, 2017  |  1 hr 38 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Ryan, Jarell, and the Not Up For Debate guys continue their discussion on Hip Hop and whether Eminem is actually a good rapper.

  • Episode 40: 033 - 'Always Up For A Debate pt. 1'

    May 8th, 2017  |  1 hr 54 secs
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Special Guest and local TV star Ryan comes thru with his boy Jarrell to talk all things great. The both provided their thoughts on rap vs hip hop, pop artist, communities, and why Nas is the greatest. 

  • Episode 39: 032 - 'Mo Fyre!, Mo Fyre!'

    May 1st, 2017  |  1 hr 9 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Ja Rule trying to organize a festival, Lavar Ball messes up the bag. Brandon sips nips, Tone working towards his high school reunion, and Paul calls the cops.

  • Episode 38: 031 - 'Beacon's Very Own'

    April 26th, 2017  |  46 mins 57 secs
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling
  • Episode 37: 030 - 'Bill O'Reilly aka Billy Bob Cosby'

    April 17th, 2017  |  1 hr 16 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Some much to discuss this week: we talk black businesses, KDots new album, differences between him and Drake, United Airways bangs out a passenger, Tomi Lahen gets all liberal, and more. 

  • Episode 36: 029 - 'Kendall Shall Overcome'

    April 10th, 2017  |  1 hr 9 mins
    black twitter, comedy, culture, hip-hop, music, social media, sports, wrestling

    Brandon talks about the experience of having a baby on the biggest day of the year for wrestling, from a dad's perspective. Paul and Tone discuss Kendall's now-pulled Pepsi commercial.