This week Ashley speaks with artist/emcee, Phase One. Phase shares his recent experience as a first time performer at SXSW and his biggest take-a-way from that experience. Ashley probes Phase on why he wanted to do advocacy work with teens specifically and if Phase thinks there is any hope for bettering his relationship with his Dad. And....Phase drops a freestyle at the end! Stay charged my friends.
This week Ashley speaks to Hip Hop Professor at the New School, Sam Sellers. To many he is better known as Rabbi Darkside. Rabbi is a MC/DJ/Beatboxer/Educator/CEO.....the list goes on. In this episode Ashley and Rabbi talk about the making of his newly released album, Radio Activity. He shares tips on how to become a better freestyler, the love for his mother and what it's like being a white-Jewish MC in hip-hop culture. This is a thoughtful episode and as always, may it leave you especially charged!
This week Ashley speaks with yoga instructor, Sara Clark. Sara shares her transition from television production to teaching yoga full time and why she believes yoga teachers should be paid. In this episode we get to hear Sara's definition of yoga, how yoga helped her through an eating disorder, and the importance of #blackgirlmagic. As always, may this episode leave you feeling oh-so charged!!!
This week Ashley speaks with The Paulie Gee of Paulie Gee’s Pizza in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. After being miserable for 30 years doing a job Paulie says he wasn’t very good at, he was forced to start doing what he loved most, entertaining. Paulie opened his first restaurant at 56 years of age! He shares the two things people need to be successful and how he came to recognize the power he holds within him. Paulie is a man with a lot of character, a wannabe deejay who loves his family immensely and not to mention a Yankees fan! May this episode leave you charged and wanting to eat a slice of pizza!
This week Ashely talks with painter Ryan Schneider. Born in the midwest and now settled in Joshua Tree, Ryan talks about discovering he was an artist, the ups and downs of the artist's life, and his profound journey of making a life-changing decision. Don't miss this excellent episode that will leave you thinking and most definitely charged!!!