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!


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.”