Lead And Be Legendary

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Indie-music and lifestyle imprint, Lead And Be Legendary (LABL), presents the Lead And Be Legendary Podcast, hosted by Nametag Alexander. Tune in to the LABL Podcast to hear Nametag and other notable Creatives in their lanes, discuss about everyday matters from the mind of a working Artist. Listen a… read more

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57 Episodes | 2016 - 2019

LABL Radio - “For The ‘99” (Mix #1)

September 3rd, 2019


Listen to your favorite mixshow hosts, DJ DDT and Nametag as they meet up for LABL Radio. Tune in for some of the best blends of Rap and/or R&B that’ll be the soundtrack to your day and night.

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#56 “Teach What I Know” (feat. Antea Birchett)

August 19th, 2019


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Intro music: Nametag Alexander - “The Greatest” (prod. by Black Bethoven) 

Outro music: Nametag Alexander - “Know Bodiez” (prod. by Nameless) 

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#55 “Work Life Balance & The Music-preneur Mindset” ft. Suzanne Paulinski

August 7th, 2019


Nametag shares a phone call with Suzanne Paulinski of “The Rock Star Advocate”, she is a mindset coach for music-preneurs, helping them reach their …

#54 Music Publishing With Prosound Media

July 9th, 2019


Music Publisher, Theo Ellis of Prosound Media provides a great deal of insight for Songwriters, Producers, or anyone interested in stepping foot into …

#18 Hamburgers & Plain Lays (lost but recovered episode)

June 28th, 2019


Episode 18

an episode that got lost...but got recovered. Was already on Soundcloud though.

Very short episode. It's more stuff to talk about than Jay Z's new album but we'll get to that later. Listen to Nametag & …

#53 Return Of The Bearded Gawd (JR Swiftz)

June 28th, 2019


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#52 “2013” (feat. Art Dealer Dean)

June 18th, 2019


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Work. Win. Repeat.” ft. Junii

#51 "Mihajlo" feat. Valid"

June 7th, 2019


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Nametag Alexander & NAMELESS - "Let Me Live"

Nametag Alexander - ”Work. Win. Repeat.” ft. Junii (prod. by Black Bethoven)

#50 “...but what about TIDAL?” (feat. Art.Dealer.Dean)

May 29th, 2019


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“Work. Win. Repeat.” ft. Junii

#49 ‘Voice Messages & Podcast Mixers’

May 19th, 2019



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#48 ‘Never Forget, May Is Urban Podcast Month! #2019UPM’

April 26th, 2019


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#47 “Transfer Of Inner G” (feat. Art.Dealer.Dean)

April 13th, 2019


Intro music: “Let Me Live” by Nametag Alexander (prod. by NAMELESS) 

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#46 "Boog Brown"

March 27th, 2019


Another long overdue episode, but perfect timing. For episode 46, Nametag sits down with Detroit MC/Songwriter, Boog Brown. They set it off discussing the spring equinox and it being the true start of the new year. …

#45 “Ketch Phraze”

March 1st, 2019


There may have been 4 or 5 attempts over the last year to get this podcast episode to happen. It’s all about timing though. Nametag chops it up with Inkster/Detroit MC, Ketch Phraze. If you’re familiar with the Detroit …

#44 "Work. Win. Repeat." (ft. Black Bethoven)

February 10th, 2019


A lot of good independent music talk covered in this episode featuring Music producer, engineer and also Nametag's older Brother, Black Bethoven. …

#43 "Pop Culture Class??"

February 4th, 2019


Nametag talks with his youngest niece, 'Liyah about the "Pop Culture" class she has an elective for her senior year in high school. In this episode, …

#42 "Shoptalk With J And Dame"

January 17th, 2019


Merch, music, and more at:

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#41 "Nominated" (ft. DJ DDT)

December 4th, 2018


Sponsored Ad: The Infatuation http://theinfatuation.com Vote "LABL Podcast" by 12/8 as "Best Internet Outlet" for the 2019 UHHA http://undergroundhiphopawards.com Website: http://leadandbelegendary.net Topics in this …

#40 "Live Life UnCHELLtered"

November 1st, 2018


Nametag chops it up for a long overdue talk with friend and Detroit Vocalist/Songwriter, Chell. They discuss Chell's journey from being in music to …

#39 “Keely Ferguson”

October 1st, 2018


Nametag chops it up with Detroit Singer-Songwriter, the multi talented Keely Ferguson. They cover a range of topics from the Music Modernization Act …

#38 “Good Karma with P8tience”

September 8th, 2018


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#37 “A-DOT”

August 21st, 2018


In this episode, Nametag builds with Detroit Emcee, A-Dot. They discuss Dot’s appreciation for being an independent music artist, best Hip Hop releases so far of 2018, his Grindface imprint, the pros and cons of music …

#35 “July 30th”

July 23rd, 2018


In this quick episode, Nametag Alexander prepares us for “LABL Vol. 2” Mixta(EP), a project, done in the format of mixtape, but at EP length. There’s …

#34 “It STILL Was Written”

July 6th, 2018


Some of the topics covered in episode 34:

+ Nametag stands on the belief that, a music project with 7 short songs is an EP and NOT an album.

+ Dean Garcia has random hot take to why he thinks the Nas “It Was Written” …

#31 “Playlist Culture & Algorithms”

June 14th, 2018


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#29 “Curv Gotti (#FrmScrtch)”

June 14th, 2018


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For the 29th episode, Nametag chops it up with fellow Podcaster, Marcus Sumrall a.k.a Curv Gotti of the #FRMSCRTCH Podcast. They discuss the …

#28 "Things Happen, Things Get Done"

June 14th, 2018


Nametag and Desmond “DJ DDT” Travis talk about...

Intro/Outro Prod. By DJ DDT

+ Consistency in 2018
+ Hip Hop needing another major documentary released in theaters or Netflix
+ Picking samples for beats
+ Parents of …

#27 “Nothin' But Net”

June 14th, 2018


Nametag with featured guests, Dean Garcia and Joe “Goldie” McTere pulled it together for a random episode 27 of the podcast.

Topics covered:

* Net …

#26 “Retrograde & Grammys”

June 14th, 2018


Nametag brings on Brand Manager, Dean Garcia. Very random episode, but they discuss the broken down explanation of Mercury Retrograde, sexual harassment NOT being a trend, The Grammys, and more.

Intro prod. by DJ DDT

#21 “The Stream Chase”

June 14th, 2018


Nametag Alexander and DJ DDT discuss ways independent music artists can engage fans to still buy music other than the popular streaming method, other …

#13 “Detroit Startup Week 2017”

June 14th, 2018


Nametag and DJ DDT discuss Detroit Startup Week, and 'Tag being a Moderator at The Power of Podcasting panel. Click the below link for details. They also spoke on the age most kids are when they realize the financial …

#12 "Die Downloads Die"

June 14th, 2018


A few topics covered by Nametag Alexander and DJ DDT in episode 12 of the #LABLPodcast are....

+ Rather or not there's more cons than pros in music streaming

+ Are you actually supportive of a music artist if you ONLY …

#10 “Sam McClain”

June 14th, 2018


DISCLAIMER: Neopolitan ice cream gets mentioned in this episode, and the host Nametag incorrectly refers to it as Napoleon, a few times! Players fuck …

#8 “Clifford L.”

June 14th, 2018


Nametag chops it up with film director/actor Clifford L. a.k.a Redd for episode 8. You're familiar with him from his work on Homicide Hunter, Tyler Perry's The Haves and Have Nots, the Miki Howard movie, and more. They …

#6 “Uncle P”

June 14th, 2018


Nametag speaks with Uncle P, the force behind the platforms Detroit Rap, Detroit's Underground Hip Hop Awards and that's just a couple to name on the …

#30 “Nicole Churchill”

June 14th, 2018


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#33 "Write It Down"

May 17th, 2018


You know those dope ideas and goals you always have, but don’t always move forward with? Start writing them down.


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#32 “Anxiety & Artists” (feat. Dean Garcia)

April 30th, 2018



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October 30th, 2017


For this episode we have, NAMELESS, a Music Producer/Graphic Desiigner from Flint, MI. He speaks about his most recent instrumental album release …

#24 “The Pull Up” (ft. DJ DDT)

September 28th, 2017


In this episode Nametag talks to Desmond “DJ DDT” Travis, about his upcoming visual series titled “The Pull Up” for Emcees. Other topics include, …

#23“ Black Bethoven”

August 31st, 2017


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Nametag chops it up with music producer, and also Brother, Black Bethoven. They discuss the process of clearing music samples, why artists need Publishing Administrations, …

#22 "Crickets"

August 10th, 2017


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#20 “E Class & MAHD”

July 15th, 2017


Nametag chops it up with the fam, E Class and MAHD who's also another Detroit MC and face behind the "Somewhere In Detroit" brand. They tackle topics from Drake's possible last album, Jay Z's continuous strong influence …

#19 “Diego Cruz”

July 12th, 2017


Special guest Diego Cruz, phones in to talk about the strengthening of his career as a Video Director/Editor, how he began shooting a great deal of videos for music artists such as, Ice Wear Vezzo, Skyzoo, Neisha Neshae …

#17 "Don't Box Me In"

June 25th, 2017


@Nametag and @MP3DDT discuss why most music artists get boxed in to the main talent they're known for, even if they possess multiple talents.

Intro …

#16 “Beezy of Dead End Hip Hop”

June 15th, 2017


It only made sense to build with Detroit's own Beezy from your Dead End Hip Hop. In this episode, we talk about Beezy being a beatmaker, podcaster, and of course 1/4 of the "Dead End Hip Hop" crew. Listen and share.

#15 “Miz Korona”

June 4th, 2017


Our host had a chance to talk to Detroit Emcee turned Photographer/Videographer, Miz Korona. She opened up about what made her make the transition from music to getting behind the camera instead to form her brand …

#14 “Kelvis Phreshley” (Kirby Glover)

May 25th, 2017


Nametag speaks with Kelvis Phreshley a.k.a K Phresh of the Random Tuesdays Podcast.


- What type of Hip Hop music releases do fans TRULY have TIME to listen to in today's music climate?

- Every Rap artist …

#11 “Skills for Sale” (ft. DJ DDT)

May 3rd, 2017


DJ DDT posted on social media that, he wished that Hip Hop was still measured by skill set. Nametag may have been the ONLY person to combat that status, which sparked episode 11 of this podcast. Tune in. Enjoy.

Intro …

#9 “April Woodard”

April 17th, 2017


In episode 9, Nametag builds with April Woodard; a Social Cause Marketer, Administrative Music Publisher, and the founder of both Digital Lungz LLC and Give Lyrics. They discuss the benefits of artists having a strategy …

#5 “Ty Farris”

February 1st, 2017


In this episode, Nametag Alexander holds a phone conversation with Detroit wordsmith, Ty Farris. They discuss Ty's "Room 39" album produced by …

#4 “Dean Garcia”

December 19th, 2016


Nametag Alexander does a phone in interview with Brand Consultant, DeAngelus Garcia Jr. The two go in depth about sensory overload with today's music …

#3 “3 Face Poet”

December 6th, 2016


Nametag Alexander chops it up with 3 Face Poet about his debut Spoken Word LP titled "Spoken" available now on all digital platforms for music. They also speak about 3FP's early days freestyling at the Hip Hop Shop in …

#2 “JR Swiftz”

November 30th, 2016



In this episode, Nametag does a call in interview with music producer, JR Swiftz. They discuss JR being born in East New York but spending a great deal of his life in Virginia. He speaks …


November 21st, 2016


Intro/Outro beat prod. by DJ DDT

First episode of The LABL Podcast. Nametag Alexander chops it up with Desmond "DJ DDT" Travis. They discuss DDT's earlier days as D 12's DJ, working in radio at FM 98 WJLB, the important …

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