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The Black Box Podcast - Episode #117

It's the final episode of The Black Box Podcast. For real.





Black Box - Episode #116: A Reunion For Compton and the Throne.

Team Tundra (Shawn, Julian, Taylor, Tribe One)reunites to discuss Dr. Dre's final album "Compton," the biopic "Straight Outta Compton" and the 4-year anniversary of Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Watch The Throne."


Black Box - Episode #115: The Prelude.

Shawn makes a special announcement, digs in the crates to deliver some 80s/90s R&B and pop music tracks, and gives a prelude to a upcoming Black Box episode.


Black Box - Episode #114: Changes.

Shawn returns from a lengthy podcast delay, discusses his "new" creative project, and gets the people in the know about a B-Side from a EPMD cassingle, other podcasts that he's been on recently, and pulls a 28 year-old R and B classic song out of the listening vaults.





Episode #113: Appropriate The Jewels.

On this special episode guest Julian Lytle returns to the podcast as he and Shawn discuss Longboxes On 22's, Marvel's Run The Jewel's variant covers, appropriation, and our frustrations with the comic book business.



Episode #112: The Working Color of Comics (feat. Brandon Easton)

Shawn interviews Eisner-nominated writer/filmmaker Brandon Easton (Watson and Holmes, Thundercats, Transformers Rescue Bots, Brave New Souls, Andre The Giant) about his career, race in the comics industry and the dangers of Black Geek Stockholm Syndrome.




Black Box #111: Mixtape of Memories.

Shawn finds a lost mixtape that he made 20 years ago and shares the story and sounds that live within it.
Every mixtape has a story. 


Episode #110: The 90s Rhythm and Blues Semester Session.

Shawn and guest Julian Lytle discuss, review and criticize Complex Magazines "Top 50 Rhythm and Blues Albums of the 90s" and attempt to teach the people about one of the best eras of the genre.


Episode #109: There's Something About Lela.

This week Shawn interviews creator/writer Lela Gwenn about her debut series Born Dark, discusses why networking is important, favorite childhood horror movies, and the cult movie classic Escape From New York. 


Episode #108: That Time Bobby Brown Joined Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.

Shawn and special guest Chuck Sydnor talk about the "missing" recordings of Bobby Brown as a member of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony which leads us down the rabbit hole of 90's soundtracks, mixtapes, the new hustle in music, samples, and tangents.