Façade Podcast

From Invisible Studios this is Façade Podcast, whimsical cultural analysis, presented in relevant, understandable ways that critique and celebrate Hip Hop while discussing our place in it. The host is Dr. Bryan K. Hotchkins. Season two of Façade Podcast begins each episode with ETHER where homage is paid to the Culture before the following segments are discussed: "5 Random Topics", "Therapy Exercise", "Either/Or, Neither/Nor", "What We Not Gone Do", "Talmbout" and ends with the "Detangle," which offers advice about life.

Episodes available on Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Spotify and Anchor. Follow @drbhotchkins and @facadepodcast on Twitter!

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SWEET 16 BARS E1 | "Hustle Anthem"

Every Wednesday Facade Podcast presents SWEET 16 BARS, a weekly freestyle joint for Hip Hop Culture from the dopest Emcees in the Game. The first episode features Dr. Hotchkins, EMCEE ELITE, who offers up "Hustler Anthem" for your sonic consumption. Follow us on IG | Facadepod AND on Twitter | @FacadePodcast to keep up with each subsequent episode.

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S2 | E1 "Foolish Forgiveness"

In the S2:E1 “Foolish Forgiveness” of Façade Podcast begins with an unconventional ode to the show with ETHER where we discuss the rise, fall and rebirth Kanye West (1:47). Dr. Hotchkins then addresses the 5 TOPICS = Foolish Forgiveness (18:12), Baby Hate (26:10), Soga Mat (31:09), Dog Give-aways (35:09) and Vape Deaths (39:40). Dr. Hotchkins addresses his THERAPY ASSIGNMENT by answering the question “What is the best year in Hip Hop history and why?” (44:38) before exploring EITHER/OR Self-agency or Ford Focus Computers (53:09) before discussing the NEITHER/NOR Accusations nor Justified Snitching? (1:01:23). He also introduces WHAT WE NOT GONE DO about OutKast’s Aquemini turning 21 years old (1:09:26) before providing an answer the question “Why do you believe this is the clout chasing era or do you?” as posed by a listener in our DMs for the TALMBOUT (1:14:22) section. Finally, he concludes with the DETANGLE (1:19:11) about “Just because you forgive somebody don’t mean they stop being toxic.”

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S1 | E19 "Pass Fail"

In the S1:E19 “Pass Fail” of Façade Podcast begins with an unconventional ode to the show POWER (1:36) before transitioning to ETHER where we pay homage to the 23rd rememberance of Tupac Amaru Shakur (2:37). Dr. Hotchkins then addresses the 5 TOPICS = Slurred Game Speech (25:55), Scrumptious Pedicure (30:42), Walking Head Down (37:04), Hair Spirits (40:08) and No Pics Up (43:01). Dr. Hotchkins addresses his THERAPY ASSIGNMENT by answering the question “What Hip Hop song puts you into a player persona mode?” (46:44) before exploring EITHER/OR Convertible Whips or dual temperature bidet (50:11) before discussing the NEITHER/NOR Boost Mobile nor Mismatch Makeup (59:12). He also introduces WHAT WE NOT GONE DO about EarthGang Ain’t OutKast (1:06:23) before providing an answer the question “Why do you believe this is the clout chasing era or do you?” as posed by a listener in our DMs for the TALMBOUT (1:13:26) section. Finally, he concludes with the DETANGLE (1:16:15) by speaking on loving two or one after first loving oneself.

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S1 | E18 "Strawberry Vomit Smoothie"

In the S1:E18 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with his West Coast travel exploits, Black adoption and the beginning of the Fall semester (1:54) before explaining the purpose of upcoming Season Two (10:11) then addresses the “5 Topics” Stomach Ulcers (12:32), Mentalo Revisited (17:20), Lyft Driver Protocols (21:43), Benadryl Popsicles (26:07) and Women Luggage Movements (28:19). Dr. Hotchkins addresses his therapist assignment by answering the question “What is the greatest Hip Hop story every told and why does it matter to you?” (32:30) before exploring “Either/Or” The Shop on HBO or McDonald's Vegan Burger (37:54) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Apple Credit Card nor Onboard Flight Protocols (47:54). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about Legal Sex Worker Alice Little "Intimacy Counselor" Profits (58:09) before getting into the new segment "Ether" and addressing whether Dave Chappelle should be canceled for the content in his Netflix "Sticks & Stones" comedy special (1:03:21). Afterwards, Doc Hotch answers the question “how do you feel about women Emcees taking over this era of Hip Hop?” as posed by a listener in our DMs for the “Talmbout” (1:11:08) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:16:15) about how one must treat their body because it is your temple.... #FacadePodcast #FacadePodcastHotTakes

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S1 | E17 "Frugal Falsetto"

In the S1:E17 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with a new segment entitled "Ether" (4:06) then “5 Topics” Pre-qualified Credit Cards (16:07), Car Exhaust Baby Cart (20:33), Barre Naked (25:44), Frugal Falsetto (28:59) and White Male Thin Preference (33:19). Dr. Hotchkins addresses his therapist assignment by answering the question “Are you xenophobic about your love for Hip Hop? Explain!” (36:57) before exploring “Either/Or” Child Interaction Protocols or Dressing Up Errand Runs (40:44) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Naked Statues nor Loyalty Fallouts (50:09). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about De La Soul Masters Ownership Situation (57:23) before answering “you seem to be a brands person, what do you think about Great Value foods?” as posed by a listener in our DMs for the “Talmbout” (1:06:04) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:09:50) about the purpose of being on earth, which is to praise God and Get Money! #FacadePodcast #FacadePodcastHotTakes



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S1 | E16 "SituationShips"

Weekly Dr. B. K. Hotchkins discusses current Hip Hop happenings, how to fit in the skin you in, music, sports and the value of seeing a therapist like he does. Warning, his Nerd does not always translate well so be patient with the intellectual ramblings. Everyone has a person, persona and facade that contributes to how they navigate me, myself and I so learn to negotiate. The show format is "Five Random Topics", "Therapy Exercise", "Either/or, Neither/nor", "What We Not Gone Do", "Talmbout" and concludes with the "Detangle" segment.

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S1 | E15 "Hennessy Snow Cones"

In the S1:E15 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with reminiscing talk about class reunions (4:49) then “5 Topics” Speed Text Dating (13:23), Car For Sale? (16:31), Using Siri The Right Way (21:49), Lieabetes (25:16) and Internet Wholeness (28:11). Dr. Hotchkins addresses his therapist assignment about the Top 5 most overrated Hip Hop Emcees ever list (32:27) before exploring “Either/Or” $5 Gift Cards or "Serious Unless You Playing" (44:01) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Adult Beverage Snow Cones and Divorce (52:39). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about Spontaneous Love Choices (1:04:23) before discussing why you should never date co-workers as posed by a listener in our DMs in the “Talmbout” (1:14:07) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:20:56) about if you ain't right don't try to make others ain't right like you.

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FACADE PODCAST CONNEX (INAUGURAL INTERVIEW)

This is the FACADE PODCAST CONNEX, a Cultural bridge between those who create and consume Hip Hop across a variety of aspects, platforms and niches. Here we interview those genuinely concerned with connectedness of DJ, Emcee, B-Boy and Graffiti expressions and how each perspective merges to yield a yet to be experienced art form for those who love rawness. This medium represents a casual yet informative space and place for artists and innovators to come and share their unadulterated stories and we welcome the narratives. Put your headphones on and EarPods in then enjoy…

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S1 | E14 "Venmo Blues"

In the S1:E14 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with coffee talk about Mr. Rogers (4:27) then “5 Topics” Friends w/Benefits (7:35), Sex Talk (12:08), Mentalo (17:49), Underarm Apps (24:39) and Medicine Ball Size Hail (28:07). His therapist assignment about the Hip Hop song that made him proud to be Black (33:25) then explores “Either/Or” Hot Rock Massage or CrossFit Gender Equity (37:50) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Venmo Snitching and Phallic Popsicles (51:11). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about spreading the lie that Phase 4 of the MCU movies is going to be fire (1:00:56) before discussing sharing having depression with co-workers as posed by a listener in our DMs in the “Talmbout” (1:07:43) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:17:50) about Daily Searching for the Laugh. 

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S1 | E13 "Sloppy Kisses"

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In the S1:E13 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with life happenings (3:49) then “5 Topics” Spousal Cheating (9:58), Personal Trainers (18:00), Human Trash (22:47), Hot Tub Protocols (29:22) and ATM Etiquette (36:47). His therapist assignment about the most extravagant Hip Hop video that first made him contemplate wealth and how it can look in his real life (41:19) then explores “Either/Or” Sloppy Kisses or Police Sobriety Test (49:18) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Port-a-Potties and Remembering Feelings (57:53). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about Black Men Hating on the TV show POSE (1:06:42) before discussing what is culturally appropriate professional dress attire in the work place as posed by a listener in our DMs in the “Talmbout” (1:12:54) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:18:15) about when it is okay to be Wack, which is momentarily.



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S1 | E12 "Sweat Samiches"

In the S1:E12 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with 100 Black Men talk (1:36) then “5 Topics” Fashion Aficionados (7:58), Golf Omelettes (12:10), Degreed Entrepreneurship (18:46), Cool Tingles (25:13) and Gamophobia (29:05). His therapist assignment about the Hip Hop song that made him proud to be Black (33:43) then explores “Either/Or” Go Fund Me for Everything or ADHD (39:45) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Married Strippers and Short Shorts (54:22). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about White Parents Adopting Black Children (1:05:57) before discussing brain DJ Playlists as posed by a listener in our DMs in the “Talmbout” (1:13:04) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:17:50) about Not Being Beyond Reproach.

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S1 | E11 "Kaepgoat"

In the S1:E11 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with car totaled talk (2:41) then “5 Topics” Janet Jackson v. Mary J. BET (5:35), Auto-Assist Driving (14:31), Top 5 Hip Hop Animation Videos (20:41), Scorpion Revisited (26:13) and Bessie Flags (30:47). His therapist assignment about the best Hip Hop love song (37:14) then explores “Either/Or” Engaging in Small Talk or Casual Communication (42:45) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Boxed Wine nor Using Dating Apps (50:28). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about Celebrating Criminals (1:01:13) before discussing how to better communicate in organizations as posed by a lister in our DMs in the “Talmbout” (1:11:44) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:11:23) about Obeying Rules While Making Your Own.

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S1 | E10 "Nutella Black"

In the S1:E10 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with jet setting talk (2:18) then “5 Topics” about Nutella cannibals (5:57), Harvard High Jinks (8:09), Yeezus Revisit (15:39), Wack Steps (21:23) and Juneteenth Celebration (27:21). His therapist assignment about favorite young artist of the moment (32:11) then explores “Either/Or” Flirting or New Mantras (41:04) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Fridge Food nor Rat Packing (53:15). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about College Graduates (58:37) before discussing being self-less versus selfish as posed by a lister in our DMs in the “Talmbout” (1:05:11) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:11:23) about Knowing Thy Self.

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S1 | E9 "Stank Mouth"

In the S1:E9 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with ice cream exploits (8:05) then “5 Topics” about Gospel Trap Muzak (11:12), Black Boys Lost (15:07), Trio Vegan Chitterlings (17:44), Bedroom TVs (21:50) and Stank Mouth (25:12). His therapist assignment about emotional Hip Hop songs (30:18) then explores “Either/Or” Prayer Warrior or Side Piece (38:13) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Unconditional Love nor Not Potty Trained Kids (43:41). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about Love Shaming (50:39) before discussing how to deal with Black Republicans at work as posed by a lister in our DMs in the “Talmbout” (59:14) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:06:32) about never doubling back.

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S1 | E8 "Love Shaming"

In the S1:E8 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with “5 Topics” about White Lyft Driver (8:44), Just Blaze Twitter Fingers (14:14), Couch Lice (20:44), PYT (28:15) and Crosswalks (31:58). His therapist assignment about transgenerational Hip Hop talk (35:01) then explores “Either/Or” Anti-social Extravert or Escapism (45:42) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Black Mirror, #WhenTheySeeUs segment (54:13). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about Love Shaming (1:00:05) before discussing when to have sex talk as posed by a lister in our DMs in the “Talmbout” (1:03:55) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:11:18) about your person, persona and facade. 

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S1 | E7 "No Teeth Please"

In the S1:E7 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with “5 Topics” about Apple Watch Workouts (8:28), Student graduation (10:56), Devil Beatings (17:55), Whippings (23:34) and Toothless (27:56). His therapist assignment about the GOAT producer (30:49) then explores “Either/Or” Dating to find marriage narcissism (40:32) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” Barnes & Noble, Starbucks ambiance segment (51:40). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about the Netflix show See You Yesterday (58:56) before discussing NBA playoff color commentary as posed by a lister in our DMs in the “Talmbout” (1:06:21) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:14:42) about how does your reciprocity look? 

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S1 | E6 "Fingering Hummus"

In the S1:E6 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins opens the pod with “5 Topics” about Fighting the Devil (5:02), Joe Budden Podcast ATL (9:32), Dude Tattoos (15:36), United AirPods (20:02) and Lyft Drivers (25:19). His therapist assignment about gendered GOAT Emcees (31:06) then explores “Either/Or” Reverse Rapture wanting a cultural AirBnB (36:34) before discussing the “Neither/Nor” social media and a fingering hummus segment (45:56). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” about physical touch (55:28) before discussing when we should cry at work as posed by listers DMs in the “Talmbout” (1:03:34) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (1:11:39) about the legacy of filmmaker John Singleton. 

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S1 | E5 "Funeral Protocols"

In the S1:E5 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins discusses Avengers being trash (2:29), Mortal Kombat Jax (5:08), Luke Walton Sexual Assault Allegedly (9:30), James Byrd Homage (14:20), Bluetooth Willie (17:24) and Houston Dress codes (20:08). Per his therapist assignment, he gets into what he likes least about Hip Hop (28:04) then explores “Either/Or” picks Purse hoarder shame and Cadillac mustard, mayo tires (32:05) before broaching the “Neither/Nor” public sneezing segment (40:05). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” by promoting Funeral Protocols (42:38) before discussing open marriages as posed by listers DMs in the “Talmbout” (51:53) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (58:15) about who we are and why it matters most. 

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S1 | E4 "Feet Pics"

In the S1:E5 of Facade Podcast Dr. B. K. Hotchkins discusses Avengers being trash (2:29), Mortal Kombat Jax (5:08), Luke Walton Sexual Assault Allegedly (9:30), James Byrd Homage (14:20), Bluetooth Willie (17:24) and Houston Dress codes (20:08). Per his therapist assignment, he gets into what he likes least about Hip Hop (28:04) then explores “Either/Or” picks Purse hoarder shame and Cadillac mustard, mayo tires (32:05) before broaching the “Neither/Nor” public sneezing segment (40:05). He also introduces the block “What We Not Gone Do” by promoting Funeral Protocols (42:38) before discussing open marriages as posed by listers DMs in the “Talmbout” (51:53) section. Finally, he concludes with the “Detangle” (58:15) about who we are and why it matters most. 

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