Brooklyn Props

The Independent Filmmaking Episode

This episode we are joined by the writer, producers and cast of the short film “Harlem Love.” We spoke to the independent filmmakers about their entire production process, from writing the script and casting the roles, to developing the set and costumes designs and filming in NYC. We also talked about full-length films versus short…

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The Rise of the Producer Episode

What is it about modern producers that makes them as marketable as performing artists? The crew unpacks this and other questions as we talk about how the role of the producer has evolved into a tastemaker for the music industry. Topics include: The difference between producers like Puffy and DJ Premier, what makes a producer…

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The NFL and NBA Episode

This podcast is for the sports fans. We open the show with the NFL and the Josh Norman situation: Is he out of position? Overpaid? Then we talk about the best of the young quarterbacks in the league (aka Goff vs. Wentz) [6:00]; Belichick getting it done; Darrelle Revis; and the best receivers in the…

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The Frank Ocean vs. The Music Industry Episode

Just the crew on this one. We open with our [MUSIC] segment and get into the controversy surrounding Frank Ocean’s recent split with the Universal Music Group. We discuss the events that led up to the split, identify the stakeholders involved, talk about where all the money goes, the larger legal issues, and how this…

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The Leschea Show Episode

Today we interview a member of the Brooklyn Radio podcast family, Leschea, creator and host of the Leschea Show. We talk about her experiences growing up in Bed-Stuy, how she went from singing in talent shows to touring with artists, and her relationship with Warner Brothers record label [12:30]. We also get into the creation…

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The Music on TV Episode

It’s just the crew on this one. We open the show with SPORTS and talk about the issues surrounding the Rio Olympics and how we feel this may effect the athletes, as well as, those in attendance. Is there doo-doo in the water? Are athletes getting robbed? Should you watch Olympic basketball? Afterwards we get…

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The Masta Ace Episode

Our guest for this episode is Masta Ace. From his first appearance on “The Symphony” (1988), to his most recent release, The Falling Season, Ace has consistently made great music. His verses are always intentful, and his albums are filled with songs with meaning. He is a true Brooklyn emcee; more wit, more skill and…

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The Ali Episode

The whole crew is back on this episode. We open the show with SPORTS and commemorate the great Muhammad Ali. Griddy shares some of his favorite stories about the boxing legend as we go into his history as an athlete, as a leader and as a once-in-a-lifetime personality. We also talk a little basketball and give…

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The Streaming Wars Episode

Leaner and meaner. It’s just the boys on this one. We open the show with [SPORTS] and discuss Mayweather v. Mcgregor [1:20]. The rumors, the facts and all in between. We then talk a little baseball, some Knicks and move into our [CULTURE] segment where we get into the Streaming Wars [13:40]. We discuss the…

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The Atlanta is the New Brooklyn Episode

After a hiatus the crew is BACK! We changed studios and changed our format, but have not changed our attitude. We are now splitting the show into segments. For our SPORTS segment, we talk a little NBA, some Johnny Football and suggest some social media rules for athletes. For our CULTURE segment, we recap a…

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