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Episode #117: Alla Xul Elu - Majik Ninja Entertainment (Recorded at Twiztmas at The Crofoot)

December 13th, 2018

40:52
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #116: Vstylez - Detroit Hip-Hop Artist, New Album 'Thornton Melon'

December 10th, 2018

1:14:26
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #115: DJ Amir Abdullah – DJ, Music Historian, Curator

December 6th, 2018

55:02
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #114: Aztek The Barfly & Foul Mouth - Middle Finger Music, Aztek The Barfly's New Album

November 30th, 2018

1:04:32
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #113: One Be Lo - Michigan Hip-Hop Artist (Fresh is the Word 3rd Anniversary)

November 27th, 2018

1:27:56
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #112: David Frangioni - Drummer, Collector, Technologist, Sound authority, and Author of 'Cr

November 22nd, 2018

37:36
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #111: Marco Polo – Hip Hop Producer, New Album Out Now with Masta Ace “A Breukelen Story”

November 16th, 2018

49:48
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #110: Marni Kinrys - Owner of The Wing Girl Method, Co-Host of The Ask Women Podcast

November 15th, 2018

39:12
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #109: DJ Corchin – Award-Winning Children’s Author & Illustrator

November 9th, 2018

47:12
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #108: Jayden Panesso – Frontman of the Queens, New York-Based Metalcore Band ‘Sylar’

November 6th, 2018

48:13
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #107: Spencer Charnas - Vocalist of Metalcore Band 'Ice Nine Kills'

October 30th, 2018

33:36
On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we …

Episode #106: Evidence - Member of Hip-Hop Group 'Dilated Peoples'

October 23rd, 2018

29:41
This week’s guest is hip-hop artist Evidence, member of the legendary west coast group Dilated Peoples. Evidence released his latest solo album …

Episode #105: Kenta Koie - Singer/Lyricist for Japanese Metalcore Band 'Crossfaith'

October 15th, 2018

30:26
This week’s guest is Kenta Koie, the lead vocalist of the Japanese metalcore band Crossfaith. The band that formed in 2006, released their fifth studio album EX_MACHINA earlier this year. During our interview, we talked …

Episode #104: Dream Wife - Recorded Backstage at the El Club in Detroit

October 9th, 2018

36:57
On this episode we are joined by the London-based pop rocking punk band Dream Wife. Recorded backstage during their Detroit tour stop at the El Club, the members of Dream Wife – Alice Go (guitar), Rakel Mjöll (vocals), …

Episode #103: Joe Nice - Dubstep DJ, Ambassador of the Dubstep Sound in North America

October 2nd, 2018

1:02:28
This guest from this episode is the ambassador of the dubstep sound in North America, dubstep DJ, and DJ that plays dubstep among other styles, Joe Nice. As suggested by previous Fresh is the Word guest Sinistarr in …

Episode #102: Chuck Staton - Vocalist/Guitarist of Pop/Punk Band 'Senior Discount', Co-Host of "The Chuck and Brad Podcast", Comedian, Filmmaker

September 21st, 2018

1:04:54
This week’s guest is the Chuck Staton, vocalist and guitarist of the Providence, Rhode Island-based pop punk band Senior Discount, along with co-host of The Chuck and Brad Podcast. During our interview we talk about …

Episode #101: Carl Craig - Producer/DJ, Techno Pioneer from Detroit

September 13th, 2018

1:18:38
In continuing with the 100th episode celebration, the guest for this episode is techno pioneer, Detroit’s own Carl Craig. As one of the producers and …

Episode #100: Masta Ace - Brooklyn Hip-Hop Legend

September 5th, 2018

1:04:29
It’s here! Episode #100! For this landmark episode, I wanted to get someone special, someone whose work has been important to me over the years. After contacting a shortlist of names, I landed on two people that fit the …

Episode #99: Dan Dougherty - Comic Book Writer/Artist of 'Beardo' and 'Touching Evil', Writer of 'Floppy Cop', Illustrator of 'Cosa Nostra'

August 30th, 2018

52:39
This week’s guest is comic book writer and artist Dan Dougherty, most known for Beardo and Touching Evil, and most recently illustrated Cosa Nostra and wrote Floppy Cop. During our chat, we talked about working on Cosa …

Episode #98: Ashley Adler Coro - Co-Founder of the Non-Profit Organization 'Can You Hear Me?'

August 21st, 2018

47:51
The guest for this episode is Ashley Adler Coro, co-founder of Can You Hear Me?, a non-profit organization that works with musicians to raise awareness, take action and provide a supportive, empowering community for …

Episode #97: Rosie Tran - Stand Up Comedian, Writer, Podcaster, and Actress

August 15th, 2018

1:09:43
This week’s guest is stand up comedian, writer, podcaster, and actress Rosie Tran (as suggested by B.J. Mendelson in Episode #89). Originally from …

Episode #96: Emily Read - Co-Owner/Founder Pro-Wrestling EVE

August 12th, 2018

1:27:50
This episode’s guest is Emily Read, the co-owner and founder of the UK-based wrestling promotion Pro-Wrestling: EVE. Established in 2009, EVE prides itself as the “Riot Grrrl” of women’s professional wrestling, and …

Episode #95: Sydney Dolezal & Alex Snowden (Doll Skin)

August 2nd, 2018

35:54
This is a final installment of interviews recorded at the Detroit stop of the Vans Warped Tour, this one with Sydney Dolezal & Alex Snowden from …

Episode #94: Lauren Kashan / Matt Honeycutt – Warped Tour

August 2nd, 2018

37:16
This is the second of three episodes with interviews recorded from the Detroit stop of the Van’s Warped Tour. We have another double header for you with first, an interview with Lauren Kashan, the lead vocalist of the …

Episode #93: Tatiana DeMaria / Rob Damiani – Warped Tour

August 2nd, 2018

43:14
This is the first of three episodes with interviews recorded from the Detroit stop of the Van’s Warped Tour. We have a double header with first, an interview with the London-based singer/songwriter Tatiana DeMaria (of …

Episode #92: Zo! – Detroit-Born Musician, Producer, Composer

August 2nd, 2018

57:48
This week’s guest is the Detroit-born musician, producer, and composer Zo! (who you might remember as being Sy Smith’s recommendation on Episode #82). Zo! has built a great independent music career for himself as both a …

Episode #91: Buck Dudley – New Jersey-Based Hip-Hop Producer

August 2nd, 2018

43:48
This week’s guest is the New Jersey-based hip-hop producer Buck Dudley. Most known recently for his production on a variety of projects from hip-hop emcee CRIMEAPPLE (links to stream/purchase below). Buck Dudley is one …

Episode #90: Sinistarr – Detroit-Born Electronic

August 2nd, 2018

1:16:43
This week’s guest is the Detroit born and raised DJ and producer Sinistarr. While his music is centered in drum and bass, Sinistarr definitely flirts with sounds and tempos influenced by the wide array of music that he …

Episode #89: B.J. Mendelson (Author, Speaker, Comic Book Writer) - Social Media Is Bullshit

July 3rd, 2018

56:40
This week’s guest is author, speaker, and comic book writer B.J. Mendelson. He gained notoriety over his humorous yet engaging books Social Media Is …

Episode #88: Daru Jones (Producer/Drummer) - Drummer for Black Milk, Jack White

June 26th, 2018

42:01
This week’s guest is producer and drummer Daru Jones. Most known as the drummer for the likes of Detroit hip-hop artist Black Milk and megastar Jack White, Daru Jones has been one of the go-to drummers in the music …

Episode #87: Shawn Coss - From Wizard World Comic Con Columbus

June 22nd, 2018

24:58
The third interview from Wizard World Comic Con Columbus is with Akron, Ohio based artist Shawn Coss, the creator of Inktober Illness/Phobias, …

Episode #86: Tracy Lawson – From Wizard World Comic Con Columbus

June 18th, 2018

30:58
The second episode this week from Wizard World Comic Con Columbus is with Tracy Lawson, an author who places herself among a couple of literary …

Episode #85: Erin Schechtman Caruso (Super Group Hugs) - From Wizard World Comic Con Columbus

June 14th, 2018

37:23
SHOW NOTES: http://freshisthepodcast.com/episode-85-erin-schechtman-caruso/ This episode is the first of three episodes dropping this week with …

Episode #84: Amp Live & Del The Funky Homosapien - Being an independent and their new album Gate 13

June 11th, 2018

37:47
SHOW NOTES: http://freshisthepodcast.com/episode-84-del-funky-homosapien-amp-live/ This week’s guests are a couple of highly respected names in the history of hip-hop, Del the Funky Homosapien and Amp Live. Recently, …

Episode #83: Elijah Witt (Cane Hill) – WWE NXT Takeover and maximizing the band's exposure

May 21st, 2018

44:15
This week’s guest is Elijah Witt, lead vocalist of the New Orleans-based metal band Cane Hill. Earlier this year, the band released their sophomore album Too Far Gone via Rise Records. Cane Hill was recently featured on …

Episode #82: Sy Smith – Being an independent artist, the process of writing/recording her new album

May 14th, 2018

50:42
EPISODE #82: SY SMITH – IN THIS EPISODE: This week’s guest is the Los Angeles-based soul music artist, musician, and producer Sy Smith. As an artist …

Episode #81: Sadie Dupuis (Speedy Ortiz) - New Album and the influence comic books had on her

May 11th, 2018

37:07
This week’s guest is Sadie Dupuis of the band Speedy Ortiz. Recently, Speedy Ortiz released their third album Twerp Verse via Carpark Records. During our interview, we talked about how they scrapped the original plans …

Episode #80: Victor Dandridge Jr. – Coordinating Wizard World’s Artist Alley and more

May 6th, 2018

57:49
This week’s guest is Victor Dandridge Jr. (and his baby daughter – see below) – self-publishing comic book creator, owner of Vantage:Inhouse Productions, and currently the Wizard World Artist Alley coordinator. …

Episode #79: CRIMEAPPLE - New album "Aguardiente", building a brand as an extension of your artistry

April 30th, 2018

40:52
This week’s guest is the New Jersey born and bred hip-hop artist CRIMEAPPLE. During our interview, we talk about his new album Aguardiente, produced entirely by Big Ghost Ltd (which was the Fresh Pick of the Week back …

Episode #78: Nicolay – New album “Glaciers” and on being an independent music artist

April 23rd, 2018

54:48
This week’s guest is the Grammy-nominated music producer and performer Nicolay. As one half of the music project The Foreign Exchange with Phonte and …

Episode #77: Stefani Manard – Her comic book Psycho Path, the indie creative community

April 15th, 2018

52:41
This week’s guest is Michigan-based horror/sci-fi author and podcaster, writer of the Psycho Path horror comic series and Secrets Best Kept, Stefani Manard. We talk about growing up in Michigan, how she got into …

Episode #76: Mackenzie Nicole – Debut album on Strange Main, the midwest aesthetic

April 8th, 2018

1:02:01
This week’s guest is a native to Kansas City, Missouri, singer/songwriter and first artist on Strange Music’s new pop imprint Strange Main, Mackenzie …

Episode #75: Kasey Pierce – Life as an author and her latest comic book “Norah"

April 1st, 2018

49:12
his week’s guest on the Fresh is the Word podcast is Michigan-based comic book/sci-fi/horror author Kasey Pierce. She is the author of the gore-horror novella Pieces of Madness along with her latest sci-fi comic book …

Episode #74: Kris Wolf - Life as a Joshi Wrestler, living in Japan, and life before wrestling

March 25th, 2018

1:01:56
This week’s guest on the Fresh is the Word podcast is Kris Wolf. Based in Japan, Kris Wolf is most known for her time with the Stardom women’s …

Episode #73: Pursuit Grooves - Talking about her new album and her beginnings in music and more

March 19th, 2018

59:27
In this episode, your host Kelly “K-Fresh” Frazier interviews the Toronto-based soul/electronic music producer Pursuit Grooves. We dive back to her …

Episode #72: Dabrye - Talking about the new album and the history behind the Dabrye moniker

March 10th, 2018

58:41
EPISODE #72: DABRYE – IN THIS EPISODE: Fresh is the Word is back after a six month (sorry!) hiatus with brand new episodes. For the first episode back, your host Kelly “K-Fresh” Frazier talks to Ann Arbor, …

Episode #71: Night Argent

August 28th, 2017

1:19:20
The Washington State-based Alternative Rock band Night Argent is this week’s guest on Fresh is the Word. Band members Chase Manhattan (lead vocals, guitar), Shane Santanna (keys, guitar, drums), and Evan Taylor (bass) …

Episode #70: The Return of Carley Coma (Candiria)

August 23rd, 2017

1:11:31
Its the return of Carley Coma, lead singer of Candiria, to the Fresh is the Word podcast. Recorded at the Auburn Hills, Michigan stop of the Van's Warped Tour, K-Fresh and Carley Coma talk more about music and MMA. We …

Episode #69: Laila K (Sonic Boom Six)

August 15th, 2017

1:20:00
Laila K, the vocalist for the Manchester, England-based band Sonic Boom Six, is this week’s guest on Fresh is the Word. Recorded at the Auburn Hills, Michigan stop on the Van’s Warped Tour, K-Fresh and Laila K talk …

Episode #68: Emily Lazar aka September (September Mourning)

August 10th, 2017

52:02
Emily Lazar of the band and art project September Mourning is this week’s guest on Fresh is the Word. Lazar, who goes by September in the whole …

Episode #67: Davey Muise (Vanna)

August 3rd, 2017

1:42:18
This week's guest is Davey Muise, lead singer of the metalcore band Vanna. They recently announced that their current tour is their farewell tour and they will be ending the band after this year. We talk about why the …

Episode #66: Van's Warped Tour Special

July 31st, 2017

2:06:43
This is a very special bonus episode of Fresh is the Word with K-Fresh's day at the Van's Warped Tour when it hit The Palace in Auburn Hills, …

Episode #65: Schuylar Croom (He Is Legend)

July 22nd, 2017

1:40:35
Schuylar Croom, front man of the North Carolina-based rock band He Is Legend is the special guest week for Fresh Is The Word. He Is Legend has a new …

Episode #64: Sean Harmanis (Make Them Suffer)

July 18th, 2017

1:38:07
Sean Harmanis of the Perth, Australia-based deathcore band Make Them Suffer joins in on the podcast this week. We talk about their new album Worlds …

Episode #63: Young Wicked (Majik Ninja Entertainment)

July 12th, 2017

1:57:02
Denver-based rap artist Young Wicked is this week’s guest on Fresh is the Word. Young Wicked got his start as one-half of the Axe Murder Boyz on Psychopathic Records, but he has since left the label and has linked up …

Episode #62: The R.O.C. (Majik Ninja Entertainment)

July 5th, 2017

2:06:22
Detroit hip-hop artist The R.O.C. is the guest for this episode of Fresh is the Word. As an original member of the rap group House of Krazees in the …

Episode #61: Kevin Harvey (RISE & SHIMMER Wrestling)

July 3rd, 2017

44:50
Kevin Harvey from RISE and SHIMMER Wrestling is the guest on this Beats & Body Slams Edition of Fresh is the Word. We talk about the need for the development organization known as RISE for women’s wrestling and talk …

Episode #60: Lilac Lungs

June 27th, 2017

1:35:18
The Detroit alternative pop band Lilac Lungs are the guests this week on Fresh is the Word. We sit down with vocalist Emily Torres and guitarist Johney Birrell and talk about how the band got started, their inspirations …

Episode #59: Chad Gilbert (New Found Glory)

June 21st, 2017

1:27:38
Chad Gilbert, guitarist and founding member of the band New Found Glory, joins in on the podcast this week. Chad is a big MMA fan, so we talk about …

Episode #58: Nevaeh Crist (Rockstar Pro Wrestling)

June 20th, 2017

1:08:54
On another Beats & Body Slams edition of Fresh is the Word, we are joined by the Dayton, Ohio-based wrestler Nevaeh Crist. She is currently the …

Episode #57: Dane Petersen & Alexa San Román (HEIRSOUND)

June 15th, 2017

1:36:25
The Los Angeles-based alternative pop duo Dane Petersen & Alexa San Román, known as HEIRSOUND, are the guests on this week’s episode! They are in …

Episode #56: Spike Slawson (Me First and the Gimme Gimmes) & Audra Angeli-Morse (ISW Wrestling)

June 8th, 2017

1:56:01
For this week’s Fresh is the Word, K-Fresh is joined by Spike Slawson, the lead singer of the wildly fun cover band Me First and the Gimme Gimmies along with their manager and also promoter of Incredibly Strange …

Episode #55: DJ Z aka Zema Ion (Impact Wrestling)

June 4th, 2017

1:38:50
Impact Wrestling’s DJ Z joins us for the first Beats and Body Slams edition of Fresh is the Word. The Beats and Body Slams episodes will focus …

Episode #54: Simon Thompson (Alvarez Kings)

June 2nd, 2017

1:20:20
Simon Thompson, vocalist and guitarist of the South Yorkshire, UK-based alternative rock band Alvarez Kings joins K-Fresh this week to talk about what’s been going on in the band since the last time the two talked for …

Episode #53: Josh Smith (Northlane)

May 23rd, 2017

47:48
For this week’s episode, Fresh is the Word is joined by Josh Smith, guitarist of the Sydney, Australia five-piece metalcore band Northlane. We talk about their new album Mesmer along with what went into the writing and …

Episode #52: Adam De Micco (Lorna Shore)

May 18th, 2017

1:27:27
For this episode of Fresh is the Word, Adam De Micco, guitarist of the New Jersey deathcore metal band Lorna Shore, joins us as we talk about the …

Episode #51: Chris Jericho (WWE / Fozzy)

May 10th, 2017

1:41:00
FRIENDS OF JERICHO! JERICHOLICS! For this week’s Fresh is the Word, we have lead singer of the rock band Fozzy and WWE wrestling legend Chris Jericho. Currently finishing up their seventh studio album, Fozzy just …

Episode #50: Kaustubh “Stubhy” Pandav (Lucky Boys Confusion)

May 4th, 2017

1:49:17
Episode #50!! For this week's episode, we have Kaustubh “Stubhy” Pandav of the Chicago-based alternative rock band Lucky Boys Confusion. Stubhy is a long time wrestling fan, so we talk about some of his favorites from …

Episode #49: Steph O'Sullivan (GREYWIND)

April 26th, 2017

1:33:34
For this week's episode, we have Steph O'Sullivan, one-half of the alternative rock duo Greywind. The sibling duo of Steph (vocals) and Paul (guitar) …

Episode #48: Demi (OXYMORRONS)

April 19th, 2017

1:58:50
On this episode of Fresh is the Word, our special guest is Demi from the Queens, New York-based alternative hip hop group OXYMORRONS. They have a new song out called “What’s My Name”. Along with talking about what’s …

Episode #47: Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal (Bellator MMA)

April 4th, 2017

1:26:47
For this week's podcast, K-Fresh and Vstylez are joined by Bellator MMA fighter Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal, coming off his unanimous decision win over Quinton "Rampage" Jackson at Bellator 175 in Chicago. Along with a …

Episode #46: Victor Cui (CEO of ONE Championship)

March 19th, 2017

1:35:55
On this week’s episode of Fresh is the Word, we have a huge guest, CEO of the Singapore-based ONE Championship Victor Cui. To many, Cui has been …

Episode #45: Chino XL & Rama Duke

March 14th, 2017

1:38:50
This week’s guest on Fresh is the Word is acclaimed hip hop artist Chino XL along with singer/songwriter Rama Duke, a duo who came together to for a re-imagining of the famed Red Hot Chili Peppers track “Under The …

Episode #44: David Gunn (KING 810)

March 7th, 2017

2:11:13
After another brief two week hiatus, Fresh is the Word is back with a special guest David Gunn, lead vocalist of the Flint, Michigan-based metal band KING 810. Along with being a musician, David Gunn is also an amateur …

Episode #43: Mike D'Antonio (Killswitch Engage)

February 15th, 2017

2:15:42
For this week's Fresh is the Word podcast, we are joined with Mike D'Antonio, founding member and guitarist of the metal band Killswitch Engage. Mike is a HUGE wrestling fan, so along with talking about some band stuff, …

Episode #42: Bellator 170 (Los Angeles) Special

February 4th, 2017

2:16:44
After a two week hiatus due to California dreaming, Fresh is the Word is back with a Bellator themed episode featuring includes from K-Fresh's time out in LA for Bellator 170 at The Forum in Inglewood, headlined by Tito …

Episode #41: Carley Coma (Candiria)

January 14th, 2017

1:46:57
For this week’s episode, our guest is lead vocalist Carley Coma from the Brooklyn-based experimental metal band Candiria. After a 8 year hiatus, Candiria put out a much-acclaimed album in 2016 titled "While They Were …

Episode #40: Jami Morgan (Code Orange)

January 9th, 2017

1:28:42
The guest this week is drummer and vocalist Jami Morgan from the Pittsburgh-based metalcore band Code Orange. They have a new album out via Roadrunner Records titled "Forever" and we getting to talking about the new …

Episode #39: Twiztid

January 1st, 2017

1:54:16
Fresh is the Word is back with our first episode of 2017! We are kicking it up with a bang! The special guest for this episode is the Detroit …

Episode #38: Understanding Cyborg's USADA Violation, King Mo's Victory

December 20th, 2016

1:39:37
For the final episode of Fresh is the Word for 2016, K-Fresh is joined by his co-host Vstylez back home from being in Ireland with King Mo for his victory over Satoshi Ishii at Bellator 169. News in the MMA never sleeps …

Episode #37: Vstylez in Ireland for Bellator 169

December 13th, 2016

53:09
For this week's episode of Fresh is the World, like always I"m joined by Vstylez phoning in all the way from Ireland as he's out there for Bellator 169 in the corner of King Mo. A little shorter of an episode this time …

Episode #36: Demetrious Johnson Deserves More!

December 7th, 2016

1:24:24
This week on Fresh is the Word K-Fresh is joined by Vstylez to talk about what’s going on in the world of MMA and wrestling. No guests this week, but there's so much drama in the UFC, it's kinda hard being.... haha. …

Episode #35: The Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association and MORE!

November 29th, 2016

1:37:22
This week on Fresh is the Word K-Fresh is joined by Vstylez to talk about what’s going on in the world of MMA and wrestling. No guests this week, but we discuss the announcement of The Mixed Martial Arts Athletes …

Episode #34: Sonjay Dutt

November 13th, 2016

2:18:14
This episode of Fresh is the Word features a guest interview with former TNA wrestling champion and current staple of the indie wrestling circuit Sonjay Dutt (at 1:21:00 mark). We talk hip hop with him, including his …

Episode #33: Hosts Episode

November 9th, 2016

2:05:53
No guest this week on the Fresh Is The Word podcast, but your hosts K-Fresh and Vstylez break down what's going in the world with this election, K-Fresh announces giving up booze, and we talk about all the great MMA …

Episode #32: Noveliss (Clear Soul Forces)

October 30th, 2016

2:00:26
This episode of Fresh is the Word features the Detroit hip-hop artist Noveliss, member of the hip hop group @clearsoulforces. We talk about his new …

Episode #31: Apollo Brown

October 26th, 2016

2:46:40
This episode of Fresh is the Word features the Detroit hip-hop producer Apollo Brown, who after a vast discography of projects just released a …

Episode #30: House Shoes (Part 2)

October 19th, 2016

2:30:33
Welcome to the new episode of Fresh Is The Word. Your host K-Fresh is back with all sorts of new flavor in the world of music, wrestling, and combat sports. We have the second part of the interview with Detroit born, …

Episode #29: House Shoes (Part 1)

October 11th, 2016

2:13:03
Welcome to the new season of Fresh Is The Word. Your host K-Fresh is back with all sorts of new flavor in the world of music, wrestling, and combat sports. After a hiatus for the summer, Fresh Is The Word is back and …

Episode #28: The Heirs / Radiation City (Season Finale)

April 24th, 2016

54:14
Welcome to episode #28 of Fresh Is The Word. This is sort of like a season finale for the podcast. Fresh Is The Word is going on a brief hiatus for a little while to recharge the batteries and freshen the word. The best …

Episode #27: Jessica Dobson (Deep Sea Diver)

April 16th, 2016

42:12
For episode #27, our special guest is Jessica Dobson of the Seattle-based band Deep Sea Diver. We talked about having her own band after years of being a part of other bands, being signed to a major label early in her …

Episode #26: Zelooperz

April 8th, 2016

33:55
For episode #26, we have Detroit hip hop artist Zelooperz, a member of Danny Brown's Bruiser Brigade. We talked about how he linked up with Danny Brown, dealing with haters, what is makes to be an artist, his paintings, …

Episode #25: Supa Dave West

April 3rd, 2016

46:18
For episode #25, we have Queens, New York hip hop writer and producer Supa Dave West, most known for his work with De La Soul. He's currently in the …

Episode #24: Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria)

March 26th, 2016

39:26
For episode #24 of Fresh Is The Word, your host K-Fresh talks with guitarist and founder of the British metal core band Asking Alexandria, Ben Bruce. We talk about the band's new frontman Denis Stoff and their history …

Episode #23: Vampires Everywhere

March 20th, 2016

39:13
For episode #23 of Fresh Is The Word, K-Fresh talks to Michael Orlando, founder and front man of the band Vampires Everywhere. We talked about resurrecting the band after a hiatus, dealing with the music industry, the …

Episode #22: Gosh Pith

March 12th, 2016

1:05:02
For episode #22 of Fresh Is The Word, your host K-Fresh talks with the Detroit indie pop duo Gosh Pith. With Josh and Josh, we talk about how they first met, how they first started making music, where they grew up, the …

Episode #21: Kokane

March 3rd, 2016

53:35
For episode #21 of Fresh Is The Word, your host K-Fresh has a chat with a west coast hip hop pioneer Kokane, who was signed to Eazy-E's Ruthless Records and co-wrote song with N.W.A., Eazy-E, and Above The Law. We talk …

Episode #20: Natasha Kmeto

February 26th, 2016

58:13
For episode #20 of Fresh Is The Word, the guest is Portland-based electronic music producer/singer/song-writer Natasha Kmeto and we talked about her new album Inevitable, how she’s progressed as an artist, the music …

Episode #19: Stories Untold

February 20th, 2016

1:31:47
For episode #19, your host K-Fresh talks with the Metro Detroit five-piece alternative rock band Stories Untold about how the band got started, what …

Episode #18: Fritz Helder

February 8th, 2016

1:03:38
For episode #18 of Fresh Is The Word, your host K-Fresh talks about the upcoming Elzhi album “Lead Poison” and his falling out with Elzhi, his thoughts on the HipHopDX article on the Ma Dukes/House Shoes beef, the …

Episode #17: The Renaissance Soul, Long Live Jay Dee

February 5th, 2016

1:26:25
Episode #17 of Fresh Is The Word is a special edition. No guests! Just me, your host K-Fresh, telling stories of the late great Jay Dee aka J. Dilla aka James Yancey and how his music influenced me and my life and led …

Episode #16: Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder)

January 28th, 2016

44:38
For episode #16 of Fresh Is The Word, I talk with Trevor Strnad, lead singer of Michigan based metal band The Black Dahlia Murder. We talked about the early years of the band, how they got started, what they were doing …

Episode #15: Mr. MFN eXquire (All Wrestling Talk!)

January 21st, 2016

1:16:05
For episode #15 of Fresh Is The Word, I get to talk with one of my favorite rappers of the past 5 years or so, Mr. MFN eXquire from Brooklyn, New York. He hit the blogosphere back in 2011 with his track “Huzzah” and its …

Episode #14: Stitched Up Heart

January 20th, 2016

44:34
For Episode #14 of Fresh Is The Word, I talk to the Los Angeles-based hard rock band Stitched Up Heart. I first heard about this band when they were …

Episode #13: Sylvan LaCue (Talkin' WWE Wrestling & Royal Rumble)

January 18th, 2016

1:11:08
For episode #13 of Fresh Is The Word, I chat with Miami-based hip hop artist Sylvan LaCue. Formerly known as QuESt, Sylvan LaCue just released his new “Evangeline” EP and is currently working on his forthcoming “Far …

Episode #12: Open Mike Eagle

January 16th, 2016

54:18
For episode #12 of Fresh Is The Word, I talk music and wrestling with hip hop artist Open Mike Eagle. We talk about the death and influence of David Bowie, his new project Cavanaugh with Serengeti, working with …

Episode #11: Blaze Ya Dead Homie

January 8th, 2016

1:06:56
Welcome to the episode #11 of Fresh Is The Word with your favorite deceased gangsta, Blaze Ya Dead Homie. He has a new album out now on Majik Ninja Entertainment. We talked about how he got into making music with 2 …

Episode #10: Flint Eastwood

January 1st, 2016

51:59
For episode number 10 of Fresh Is The Word, we have Detroit’s own Jax Anderson of the band Flint Eastwood. She has a new EP out now called Small Victories. We talked about wrestling, growing up on the east side of …

Episode #9: Tribute To Lemmy of Motörhead (Archived Interview)

December 25th, 2015

16:52
Welcome to this bonus episode of Fresh Is The Word as a small tribute to Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister as he passed away on December 28th, days after his 70th birthday on Christmas Eve. I was lucky enough to interview …

Episode #8: Phat Kat aka Ronnie Euro

December 22nd, 2015

1:10:07
Welcome to episode #8 of Fresh Is The Word, the final edition of 2015. This week we have Detroit hip hop legend Phat Kat aka Ronnie Cash aka Ronnie Euro. We talked about how he got into hip hop, the east side vs the …

Episode #7: Eddie Trunk

December 18th, 2015

49:33
It’s episode #7! This week we have world-renowned rock music and heavy metal radio host Eddie Trunk. For those that don’t know, in his early days working at Megaforce Records, he signed Metallica and Anthrax, along with …

Episode #6: SHOOTCAST - Talkin' Wrestling with Steve O & Knox Money

December 14th, 2015

58:31
Your favorite heels Steve O and Knox Money join your host K-Fresh again for another SHOOTCAST episode of Fresh Is The Word. We talk about Knox Money and Steve O’s album “Going Over”, wrestlers in movies, our favorite …

Episode #5: DOYLE - Alex Story & Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein (formerly of The Misfits)

December 10th, 2015

25:32
For episode #5 of Fresh Is The Word, your host K-Fresh was able to kick it on the tour bus for a little bit with a punk rock legend Doyle Wolfgang …

Episode #4: SHOOTCAST - Talkin' Wrestling with Steve O & Knox Money

December 6th, 2015

49:23
For this episode of Fresh Is The Word, we introduce a new segment of the podcast called the SHOOTCAST! It’s like a group discussion shoot with various guests talking about the all sorts of nonsense about the history and …

Episode #3: Hakim Zane

December 3rd, 2015

44:43
For podcast #3 of Fresh Is The Word, our guest is Michigan-based wrestler Hakim Zane from the XICW promotion. He’s done some work with Ring Of Honor and Chikara Pro in the past. We talked about hip-hop and how it fits …

Episode #2: One-Eyed Doll

November 27th, 2015

55:48
For episode #2 of Fresh Is The Word, your host K-Fresh talks to Junior and Kimberly Freeman of the band One-Eyed Doll about their new album "Witches" …

Episode #1 : Finale

November 21st, 2015

1:31:49
Welcome to the first episode of the Fresh Is The Word podcast. This is a podcast about music and wrestling, and for the first episode, your host K-Fresh has Detroit hip hop artist Finale. Recently, Finale released his …
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