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The Black Vibrations

35 EpisodesProduced by Gi GrierWebsite

"For the people, by the people." Charlotte, North Carolina native Gi Grier, is joined by brilliant black creatives as they talk about music, current events, and more. Most importantly, Gi sets the stage for her guests to spread their very own brand of BLACK EXCELLENCE. These are The Black Vibrations… read more

35 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

SZN3 E14: SZN FINALE w/ Ken Wabibi of Jack of All Spades

September 16th, 2022


For our SZN FINALE, Gi and Taaj visit Ken Wabibi from Jack of All Spades Podcast at Charlotte's own UpScaleStudios. The group talk about being part of community based podcasts, how Ken channels and expresses his …

S3 E13: TwinNation

September 9th, 2022


Identical twins Tae + Won Benjamin AKA TwinNation stop by the show to talk about their journey, how their attitude towards life brings infinite good energy, and the story on how they ended up performing at Super Bowl 55 …

S3 E12: Charlotte Real Estate Talk with Brad and Jordan

September 9th, 2022


Charlotte Real Estate pros. Brad Hicks and Jordan Caldwell join the show to talk through the realities of working in Real Estate, how their passions shine through their work, and of course tips regarding the current and …

S3 E11: Shad B MYM

September 2nd, 2022


For our next guest we got the opportunity to interview Shad B, Owner of Mind Your Money, a Non Profit Financial Education Platform. Now living in Orlando, new father Shad and the crew talk through his journey to …

S3 E10: Sunni T. Connor

August 26th, 2022


For Episode 10 our guest is Cali-based Author, Motivational Speaker, and Entrepreneur: Sunni T. Connor. We chat through her DMV origins, what motivates her, and how she used her words to jump start her journey into …

S3 E9: UFO Baby

August 19th, 2022


Gi, Taaj, and Manny get to sit down with Recording Artist/Rapper Cameron Butler AKA UFO Baby. The group talks about his journey to finding music, his recent performances including the very first 4321 with TBV, and his …

S3 E8: aBlacktv

August 19th, 2022


Gi and Taaj sit down with artist, entrepreneur, and world travel Brandon, who is the man behind ABlackTV. The show covers what it's like traveling …

S3 E7: Deston: Serial Entrepreneur

August 12th, 2022


For Episode Lucky Number 7 we invited one of our favorite Entrepreneurs (whom we do business with regularly) who truly defines his success from the …

S3 E6: Makeda Iroquois

August 5th, 2022


For Episode 6 we invited the highly in-demand, vibe inducing, soul touching artist, the one and only: Makeda Iroquois. 

Makeda talks about connecting …

S3 E5: Peo Productions

July 29th, 2022


We were more than ecstatic to welcome Christian Wilson, the man behind PEO Productions which stands for “Positive Energy Only.” We talk to Christian about the rise of his photography/videography career, the other hats …

S3 E4: The Zen Room

July 22nd, 2022


For a few select episodes this season we got to set up our interview at our guest’s choice of location. For episode four, we tapped in with Iesha, Owner of The Zen Room right here in Charlotte. Gi and Iesha talk about …

S3 E3: Fee's Focus Jewels

July 14th, 2022


SZN III continues this week with a long overdue guest! After working with this talented entrepreneur on several pop ups over the last two years, we finally got her to come by the show. Hit play and listen to what …

S3 E2: Ashleigh Gilliam: Black Filmmaker

July 7th, 2022


For our second episode this season we welcome black female filmmaker: Ashleigh Gilliam.

Gi and the Gastonia, NC  native talk about so much including …

S3 E1: The Vxbes

July 1st, 2022


Your podcast's favorite podcast is BACK with our SZNIII premiere featuring the eclectic and talented CXLV aka BigVXBE aka Chris. We got the chance to invade his creative space and talk about all things including his …

S2 Bonus Episode: TheFirm

September 25th, 2021


Gi, Taaj, and Manny got to talk to TheFirm Music group on the day before their Sincerely Yours EP dropped this passed summer. This episode from the …

S2 Bonus Episode: Raising Resilience

September 25th, 2021


Executive Producer Manny Stackks sits down with Co-Founder of Raising Resilience, Whitney. They talk about her upbringings in Burlington, NC, her experience in the mental health field, and what led to her running her …


August 28th, 2021


For our SEASON FINALE, EP Manny Stackks sits down with a Queen City LEGEND, PHAZE GAWD, (@phazegawd704 ) for another installment in his Black KANGS series. ⁠⁠
Manny and PHAZE talk about coming up in Charlotte's …

S2 E11: Coach Kev & ALPHA FITNESS

August 28th, 2021


Continuing his Black KANGS series, Executive Producer Manny Stackks sits down with Certified Personal Trainer & Entrepreneur: COACH KEV. ⁠⁠(@coach.kev5 )
On Episode 11, the two talk about the unique mindset one …

S2 E10: MO C, The Resident Renaissance Man

August 28th, 2021


For the first talk in his Black KANGS series, Executive Producer Manny Stackks sits down with recent college graduate and up and coming NC Rapper, MO …

S2 E9: Dejah's Diary

June 26th, 2021


Lifestyle + Fashion Content Creator Dejah of Dejah’s Diary stops by the show to put us on game on how to rule the social media game. They touch on …

S2 E8: Taaj Ameer

June 26th, 2021


Gi sits down and gets personal with our very own Sound Engineer and Producer, Taaj Ameer. The power couple discuss how they met, the progress of our show, and how Taaj tackles the phenomena that is sound.


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S2 E6: Taylor Siblings

May 22nd, 2021


Chris and Brittani Taylor talk with Gi about the Charlotte art scene and sibling gratitude on this episode.


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S2 E5: The Ohmazing Ohavia

May 22nd, 2021


Gi and local CLT host Ohavia Phillips chat about the media lifestyle, ethnic backgrounds, and love for activism.


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S2 E4- AnthonyShequell LLC

May 22nd, 2021


Gi sits down with up and coming clothing brand AnthonyShequell on how they got started, HBCU life, and more.


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S2 E3 - Jett, Higher Quality Clothing CEO

April 24th, 2021


For the last episode in our first batch of Season 2 we welcome Co-Owner Higher Quality Clothing and 4Ever Black Printing, Jett. Jett and Gi reminisce on their time growing up on the Westside of Charlotte, making it out, …

S2 E1 - The Affiliated Experience

April 24th, 2021


The Black Vibrations Podcast is BYKE with Season 2! We kick off the season with onsite coverage of The First Annual Affiliated Experience (4.9-4.11). The Experience kicked off with an intimate social gathering for the …

Ep. 14- JazArt Studio

February 27th, 2021


Gi sits down and catches up with an old high school friend. Local resin artist, Jasmyn provides insight on her craft and how she has transitioned it …

Ep. 11 NC On Scene Recap

January 30th, 2021


Gi, Taaj, and Manny have a roundtable discussion about the events that took place at the NC On Scene pop up shop in December. The crew also reflects about how great the season has been and what it means to each of them …

Ep 10- NC On Scene Pop Up 12/19

January 30th, 2021


These are the live interviews from the NC On Scene Pop Up Shop in December. Gi interviews vendors and vibe with the scene.


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Ep 6: NC On Scene Pop Up 11/14 Part Three

November 28th, 2020


Listen to Gi interview the Founder of NCONSCENE NETWORKING HUB: PAIGE. Gi also raps with her team on how the event went and its effect on the Charlotte community.

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Ep 5: NC On Scene Pop Up 11/14 Part Two

November 28th, 2020


Listen to Gi talk to vendors at @nconscene’s Vendor Pop Up Shop on 11/14/2020. 

Part 2 features the vendors: @minkmeout_bysasha, @shoptheapothecaryco, …

Ep 4: NC On Scene Pop Up 11/14 Part One

November 28th, 2020


Listen to Gi talk to vendors at @nconscene’s Vendor Pop Up Shop on 11/14/2020. 

Part 1 features the vendors: @checkedin__, @fitfreshapparel, @perfectpicnictable, @affiliated.apparel, @ankhemerald_isis, …

Ep 3- Paint Can Papi is OUT HERE!

October 10th, 2020


Rock Hill, SC native and former USC football player Garrison Gist joins Gi as they talk about navigating the world as an artist, using social media to your advantage, and how the Black Lives Matter movement has changed …

Ep 2 - The Wonderful Life of Bax, A Jack of All Trades

October 10th, 2020


Raleigh native and Jack of All Trades, BAX joins us on our second episode. Gi and Bax talk about the reality of pursuing your passion, the NBA, and diversifying yourself and your income. Bax is a musical artist, …

Ep 1 - Inaugural Episode ft. PRETTYNPRESSED

October 10th, 2020


For our very first episode, we invited the CEO of Charlotte-based nail company, PRETTYNPRESSED, to be our inaugural guest. Gi and Jillian talk about …

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