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THE STARTING 5

125 EpisodesProduced by Dan DA MAYORWebsite

WELCOME TO THE STARTING 5 PODCAST!SPORTS, HIP HOP & POLITICS IS OUR THING! WE DO IT RAW, UNFILTERED & NEVER SOUND LIKE YOUR NORMAL TALKING HEADS!

125 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

MISSING…..

September 28th, 2021

1:07:56

MISSING…..
This week on The Starting 5…..
We Review The Starting 5 Games Of The Week…

BLAST-4-ME(blasphemy)

September 20th, 2021

1:26:29

THIS WEEK'S EPISODE WE BRING BACK THE "STARTING 5 GAMES OF THE WEEK!"
WE SPEAK. ON THE RECENT BACKLASH BEHIND THE LATEST "DARKSIDE OF THE RING"
WE FINISH IT OFF WITH OUR TAKES ON STEPHEN A WANTING MAX KELLERMAN OFF …

FOOTBALL IS BACK!

September 13th, 2021

57:19

THIS WEEK TJ & DA MAYOR TALK NFL DIVISION WINNER PREDICTIONS.
DA MAYOR CUTS A PROMO ON ALL THE BLUES CLUES NONSENSE & MORE!!!
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SCAMMERS & SCANDALS

September 5th, 2021

1:25:51

THIS WEEK TJ & DA MAYOR HAD TO COME BACK WITH A PT: 2 OF THEIR LIVE BECAUSE OF PREVIOUS TECHNICAL ISSUES.
WE TALK THE TOP 5 SCAMS & SCANDALS IN SPORTS!(PT 1 WHERE WE DISCUSS TEXAS & THEIR CRAZY ABORTION LAWS …

THE STARTING 5 FLASHBACK: TMT NFC WEST

August 29th, 2021

58:59

NO LIVE THIS WEEK!
THIS WEEKS FLASHBACK EPISODE IS FROM THE BEGINNINGS OF THE NETWORK WHEN WE WERE "TALKING MY TEAM". NFC WEST REVIEW FROM 7 YEARS AGO!!!
SIT BACK & LISTEN TO ALL THE TAKES FROM THE NFL BACK THEN. …

SUMMER SQUASHED- DA MAYORS OFFICE

August 25th, 2021

2:15:21

We heading to the office 
Tonight to talk all things Sports EnterWrestling!!! 
Recapping a great weekend for the business and asking the question. 
Pro Wrestling or Sports Entertainment?  
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ONCE THEY LEAVE... ILL BE RIGHT BACK!

August 22nd, 2021

1:39:25

This week on The Starting 5.....
“Once they leave, I’ll Be Right Back!”
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FBI is now investigating Deshaun Watson

NFL preseason

The tragic situation going down in Afghanistan.

Do you have to change your Rap Top 5 List?
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THE 4TH QTR THROWBACK: The Starting 5

August 15th, 2021

43:12

THE 4TH QTR THROWBACK

WITH NO NEW SHOW THIS WEEK. WE DECIDED TO DELIVER Y’ALL A THROWBACK EPISODE FROM THE NETWORK. THE 4TH QTR WAS A FOOTBALL SHOW HOSTED BY DA MAYOR & LG. THIS EP HAS DA MAYOR FLYING SOLO …

KISS THE GAME GOODBYE

August 8th, 2021

1:42:29

THIS WEEKS EPISODE DA MAYOR & TJ DISCUSS THE NEW YORK GIANTS PLAYERS RETIREMENTS & THE NFLPA VS THE LEAGUE VS COVID. JOSH ALLEN'S NEW DEAL!
NBA FREE AGENCY.
THE EPIC VERZUZ BETWEEN THE LOX & DIPSET 

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MENTAL GYMNASTICS

August 1st, 2021

1:28:26

OPICS FOR THIS WEEK'S EPISODE OF "THE STARTING 5!" 

NBA DRAFT 

REPUBLICANS PLAYING GAMES OVER THE 1/6 INSURRECTION 

SIMONE BILES BOWS OUT OF OLYMPIC COMPETITION.  

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FEAR THE DEER!

July 24th, 2021

53:31

BUCKS CHIP & NFL NEWS= A QUICK SHOW FOR YALL TODAY! 

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PICKIN BOOGERS

July 18th, 2021

1:48:34

THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE DISCUSS... 

RICHARD SHERMAN 

NJ MAN WANTED ALL THE SMOKE 

NBA FINALS 

STEPHEN A APOLOGY! 

REST EASY BIZ MARKIE! 

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Da MAYORS OFFICE: TOP 50 GREATEST TAG TEAMS REVIEW

July 14th, 2021

2:01:55

I couldn’t wait to make this happen and the time is here! Da Mayor put together a team of great wrestling minds to discuss The WWE’s 50 Greatest Tag …

WE AINT PLAYIN!

July 11th, 2021

2:08:32

After a month + off. WE’RE BACK!
And WE AINT PLAYIN!
This week we’re talking about Ms Richardson missing out on the Olympics. Rachel Nichols hot …

THE STARTING 5 FLASHBACK: COON TANG CLAN

June 14th, 2021

1:23:47

The Starting 5 Flashback  

This week we deliver to you the creation of The Coon Tang Clan! 

The list y’all know and love 😂 

Tune in to find out who was the person that helped us kick off the list!  

Also, with 100% …

DA MAYOR @ THE HIP HOP BARBERSHOP

June 6th, 2021

1:02:27

THIS WEEKS EPISODE IS DA MAYOR OF THE STARTING 5'S INTERVIEW ON THE HIP HOP BARBERSHOP ON BCFM RADIO IN BRISTOL, U.K.
HOSTED BY TROY DA HYBRID(FRIEND OF THE SHOW & FORMER GUEST).
WE DISCUSS THE CREATION OF THIS …

BUM X BUST

May 30th, 2021

1:41:52

This Week on The Starting 5... With all the Kwame Brown talk. We gotta have the discussion... Is it cool/fair to consider a professional athlete a …

LET THE GAMES BEGIN

May 22nd, 2021

1:16:21

THIS WEEK ON THE SHOW ITS TJ & DA MAYOR CHOPPING IT UP ABOUT THE NBA PLAYOFFS & THEIR FIRST ROUND PREDICTIONS.  LEBRON BREAKS COVID PROTOCOL. BOXING NEWS & RIP PAUL MOONEY!
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VIP ACCESS ONLY

May 16th, 2021

1:24:16

VIP ACCESS ONLY!!!

Gas Hackers & hoarders

NFL: Our teams schedules

J Cole to play in Rwanda, Tim Tight End Tebow & DK Metcalf’s 100m …

BACK ON OUR BS

May 8th, 2021

2:11:00

THATS RIGHT. WE'RE BACK AFTER 2 WEEKS OF NO LIVES, WE MAKE OUR RETURN.
WE RECAP OUR TIME AT PHILLY CIGAR WEEK & THE NFL DRAFT.
AARON ROGERS WANTS OUT OF GREEN BAY & FARVE'S STUPID COMMENTS.
BOXER/MURDER IN P.R. …

THE STARTING 5 FLASHBACK: EPISODE 1

May 7th, 2021

1:00:13

THE STARTING 5 FLASHBACK!
WE PRESENT TO YOU OUR VERY FIRST EPISODE OF THE STARTING 5 FROM 5 YEARS AGO.

IN THIS EPISODE, WE DISCUSS.....

THE INAUGURAL EPISODE OF THE STARTING 5 WE DISCUSS LEONARD FORUNETTE, NCAA BBALL …

STARTING 5 FLASHBACK: TALKING MY TEAM 2ND EPISODE EVER!

April 30th, 2021

1:09:53

*NO LIVE SHOW THIS WEEK*

Instead, I bring to you the 2nd ever episode from the Talking My Team days of the network! Yes, the place that started it all for us!

Hosted by Lance “LG” and Myself. We discuss the 2014 NFL …

PHILLY CIGAR WEEK PT 2

April 25th, 2021

1:20:24

PT: 2 WE TALK WITH JAHAR, FELLOW PODCASTER & OWNER OF THE "CIGAR TABLE TALK PODCAST" AND CIGAR MIKE, ATL NIGHTLIFE & CIGAR INFLUENCER!
WE TALK PODCASTING, SPORTS & MORE!
WE CAP IT OFF WITH CHOC BELAFONTE …

PHILLY CIGAR WEEK PT 1

April 24th, 2021

1:20:24

First thing first. We would like to thank John Armstrong & Choc Belafonte for the invitation to do our thing here during Philly Cigar Week.
This …

The Never Ending Story

April 17th, 2021

1:34:58

The Never Ending Story! 

More killings by police. More disrespectful from police. CDC “Finally” declares Racism a mental illness. Vax issues. NBA …

WRESTLEMANIA 37 RECAP SPECIAL!

April 14th, 2021

1:23:47

THE FIRST OF MANY FUTURE WRESTLING REVIEW SHOWS. DA MAYOR INVITES HIS FRIENDS: DAN SITH- NO SPOTS PODCAST(TRU RADIO NETWORK), B ROB- RANDOM RAMBLINGS W/ROB &. WRESTLING IS TRASH, TROY DA HYBRID- HIP HOP …

MESSY MEN

April 10th, 2021

1:24:20

“Messy Men!” This week’s episode of The Starting 5(named perfectly by Katara) we discuss... 

Paul Pierce, Deshawn Watson case, Hubert Davis hiring …

UP IN SMOKE!

April 3rd, 2021

1:15:54

This week on The Starting 5 it’s just Da Mayor & TJ (IG:@reppinnyc44) as we talk about MLB and other businesses making decisions in Georgia after their stupid decisions & laws behind voting. Plus we kick it with …

Da MAYORS OFFICE: FUNERAL RECONNECTIONS

April 1st, 2021

15:08

IM BACK IN THE OFFICE! THE PANDEMIC COULDN'T KEEP ME DOWN! LOL
THIS TIME I RAMBLE ON ABOUT HOW IT'S IMPORTANT TO KEEP UP CONNECTIONS WITH THE OLDEST FRIENDS YOU KNOW!

SIT BACK, ENJOY, CLOSE THE DOOR ON YOUR WAY OUT!

JUST SHOOTIN THE SHIII!

March 28th, 2021

1:21:18

THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE JUST GO EVERYWHERE FROM SHOOTINGS IN COLORADO. TO ELECTION RIGGING IN GEORGIA. BASKETBALL & WEED!
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Women Are Poppin!

March 20th, 2021

1:16:34

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE DISCUSS THE MASSAGE PARLOR SHOOTING. BASEBALL PROSPECT CAUGHT WITH METH. NFL NEW 100 BILLION DOLLAR DEAL + MORE!
WE THEN GIVE PROPS TO SOME PHENOMENAL WOMEN IN THE WORLD OF MUSIC DURING …

POLITICALLY ACTIVE

March 15th, 2021

1:58:43

THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
DAK'S NEW DEAL
CHANGING THE DUNK CONTEST
CUOMO SCANDAL
RACIST ANNOUNCER & MEYERS LEONARD
THEN WE CAP IT OFF DISCUSSING WOMEN WHO HAVE MADE IMPORTANT CHANGES & IMPACTS IN …

TOP 5 G.O.A.T. Of WOMEN IN SPORTS

March 8th, 2021

1:27:09

On this episode, The Starting 5 crew gives their individual Top 5 women across all sports! Da Mayor plays narrator to the behind the scenes on …

BLACK CULTURE IS AMERICAN CULTURE: PT 4 MORE THAN A ATHLETE

February 28th, 2021

1:25:26

WITH OUR LAST INSTALMENT TO OUR SERIES BLACK CULTURE IS AMERICAN CULTURE. WE TALK ABOUT ATHLETES THAT LITERALLY "CHANGED THE GAME!" FROM IN THEIR RESPECTIVE SPORTS, EVERYDAY LIFE AND TRAILBLAZING ACTS THAT PAVED THE WAY …

BLACK CULTURE IS AMERICAN CULTUR: PT 3 INCREDIBLE WOMEN

February 20th, 2021

1:29:18

ON THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE DISCUSS NBA ALL STAR STARTERS, 76ERS, MLB TRANSACTIONS, THE COLD WEATHER CALAMITY IN TEXAS ALONG WITH TED CRUZ & TIM BOYD RUNNING AWAY FROM THE PROBLEMS.

THEN WE. CLOSE IT OUT BY SALUTING …

BLACK CULTURE IS AMERICAN CULTUR: PT 2 HIP HOP

February 13th, 2021

1:41:30

THIS, WEEK 2 IN BLACK CULTURE IS AMERICAN CULTURE, WE DISCUSS THE MANY WAYS HIP HOP HAS INFLUENCED AMERICA & THE WORLD!
WE ALSO BREAK DOWN THE SUPER BOWL WITH OUR FRIEND C MILLINER.

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Black Culture is American Culture: pt1 INVENTORS

February 11th, 2021

52:25

THIS WEEK IS WEEK ONE OF OUR MONTH LONG CONVERSATION BEHIND BLACK CULTURE BEING AMERICAN CULTURE!
WE TALK ABOUT OUR FAVORITE INVENTORS & PAVED THE WAY FOR SO MANY THINGS AMERICANS DO, USE & MORE ON A DAILY BASIS!

WE'RE LATE

February 1st, 2021

1:40:09

THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE TALK MORE COVID BY WAY OF THE SUPER BOWL AND WE ALSO GIVE OUR PREDICTIONS!
RAMS/LIONS TRADE & MORE!
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MITTENS

January 24th, 2021

1:51:32

MITTENS
This Week We discuss: The possible cartoon remake of Good Times

Hank Aaron & Larry King’s passing

NBA possible league wide vaccination

NFL Playoffs
NFL Black coaches still not being hired
Conspiracy Theorist …

Katara's Cafe(Ep: 13): Tea with Authoress Phoenix Daniels

January 23rd, 2021

1:19:38

Phoenix dishes out the NOLA tea on her latest series and she also tells us how she got started as an author so ...... 

TURN ON, TUNE IN, & TURN the Heck UP!!  

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BQE

January 16th, 2021

1:23:36

BQE. THIS WEEKS EPISODE OF THE STARTING 5, WE DISCUSS:
BROOKLYN: NETS TRADE FOR HARDEN
QUEENS: TRUMPS IMPEACHMENT
EXPRESSWAY: BOTH ARE ON THE FAST TRACKS TO WE DONT KNOW WHAT! LOL
ALONG WITH NFL PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS!

WE …

GET OVER IT LOSERS

January 9th, 2021

1:55:48

WE'RE BACK FOR 2020 PT 2, AKA 2021 LOL

JOINING US THIS EPISODE NICK & RAMON FROM THE GARBLED PODCAST(GARBLEDPODCAST.COM) & SAMMY JAY
WE MAKE PICKS ON THE NFL WILDCARD GAMES & WE OF COURSE GO DEEP INTO THE …

THE YEAR END SUPER SHOW!

December 21st, 2020

2:37:19

WHAT A YEAR 2020 HAS BEEN & TO MAKE THIS SHOW LIKE NONE OTHER, WE INVITED OUR FRIENDS FROM AROUND THE PODCAST WORLD TO JOIN US!
DAN, HURT & MIKE FROM THE TRU RADIO NETWORK.
COMEDIAN- CHAUNDRA DANIELS
NICK- …

KATARA'S CAFE(EP:12): TEA WITH THE LTC AUTHORS

December 18th, 2020

1:01:16

The LTC authors are back with yours truly!! 

They gave me the tea on their final addition to Season 3 and what is next for these talented …

Fights Fanboys For Fun!

December 12th, 2020

1:13:10

Fights Fanboys For Fun!
This weeks episode of The Starting 5. We’re going political and geek as we chop it up with @fantasticfrankey and all the …

REVOKED

November 26th, 2020

1:05:01

Tonight we see how far we go to get our Black Cards Revoked! Thanksgiving edition. Top 5 foods that we do not eat that should have our black cards …

KATARA'S CAFE(EP:11): PT 2 W/SONJA B

November 23rd, 2020

16:30

Ladies and Gentlemen, Sonja B came back on and she brought the pie that I will be enjoying this Thanksgiving!! Lol

Her contribution to Lunchtime …

Tea Party w/Manswell

November 19th, 2020

1:57:04

This weeks episode of The Starting 5 we talk about recent & projected NBA transactions. Georgia Runoff, fake votes & We interview Author Manswell Peterson about his new book “American Tea Party”, OmegaMan …

KATARAS CAFE (EP 10): POSEY PARKS

November 18th, 2020

24:54

Ladies and Gentlemen, Posey Parks stopped by with her lunchtime hot tea!! Butter Pecan Gelato seems to be the flavor that’s out so we will discuss that and her other sizzling works!! 

#PoseyParks #ButterPecanGelato …

KATARAS CAFE (EP 9): KETA KENDRIC

November 16th, 2020

28:59

Ladies and Gentlemen, Authoress Keta Kendric stopped by with her Reaper tea to discuss her works! From her spicy latest to her earlier works that …

RANDOM Q&A W/ B. ROB

November 12th, 2020

2:10:01

Slow news cycle this week. So we decided to bring back the Q&A show. We haven’t done one in a few years, so why not now🤷🏾‍♂️
nd joining us is our friend "B. Rob" host of the Random Ramblings w. Rob podcast!

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KATARA'S CAFE(EP:8): L. LONDON INTERVIEW

November 10th, 2020

36:49

Ladies and Gentlemen, Authoress L.Loren has stopped by with some honey tea! We discussed 3 of her books including her contribution to the Lunchtime Chronicles! So.... TURN ON, TUNE IN, & TURN THE HECK UP!

#LLoren …

2020 ELECTION

November 8th, 2020

1:20:12

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5, WE DISCUSS THE HARRIS/BIDEN WIN!
OUR FRIEND ED MOLINA JOINS IN ON THE FUN!!!
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KATARA'S CAFE(EP:7): S. LONDON INTERVIEW

November 7th, 2020

38:37

Ladies and Gents, Siera London is back with me with some Red Velvet you won’t soon forget!

We are discussing Lunchtime Chronicles Season 3 and Messy Mandy’s craziness!!

Also we talked about Sierra’s hot book as well!

KATARA'S CAFE(EP:6): SONJA B INTERVIEW

October 30th, 2020

25:40

Ladies and Gents, Sonja B is back with me and this time she brought some Jekyll tea!!! We discussed her contribution to the Once Upon A Villain series and what other projects she is working on so.....TURN ON, TUNE IN , …

PARLOR TRICKS

October 29th, 2020

2:21:21

THIS WEEK SHOW WE GIVE OUR STARTING 5 GAMES OF THE WEEK.

CONGRATS TO THE LA DODGERS

WE GO HEAVY INTO THE POLICE SHOOTING IN PHILADELPHIA

ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO GO VOTE ON OR BEFORE NOV 3RD!

H.I.A. ALBUM LISTENING PARTY

October 22nd, 2020

1:37:24

THIS WEEK'S EPISODE WE CHOP IT UP WITH DAT DUDE BINZ & SEVEN DA PANTHA AND DISCUSS THEIR MUSICAL JOURNEY AND THEIR NEW PROJECT "H.I.A."(AVAILABLE ON ALL STREAMING PLATFORMS!)

KATARA'S CAFE (EP 5): S. FROST

October 22nd, 2020

35:09

Ladies and Gents Author S Frost brought her suspense tea to spill about her current and upcoming works so... TURN ON, TUNE IN & TURN THE HECK UP!!  #SFRost #Suspense #BWWM #Books #katarascafe

KATARA'S CAFE(EP:4): City Council Member Ken Brown

October 17th, 2020

1:04:02

Florida's Crystal River City Council Member Ken Brown is my next guess on Katara’s Cafe. 

We discussed his platform and important issues that have come up in the Manatee Capital. 

SO... TURN ON, TUNE IN & TURN UP!

KINGS OF THE BUBBLE

October 15th, 2020

2:11:33

Kings Of The Bubble.
Much of what we’ve argued in our Facebook Group will be hashed out tonight! That's the Lebron/Jordan nonsense!
Along with the domestic terror attack plot against the Michigan Governor & added …

WILEY WRITES

October 8th, 2020

1:30:26

Wiley Writes!

This weeks episode of The Starting 5 we talk about Rona Trump. The Johnathan Price killing. Starting 5 Games of the week. Also our Special Guest Bryant Wiley talking about his new horror short story series …

STAND UP, STOP HATE!

October 1st, 2020

1:34:45

Stand Up, Stop Hate! 

Tonight’s episode of The Starting 5! We’re going in on some of our usual topics. But we have to get into your Cheeto n Chiefs coward like Harden Step-Back avoiding condemning white supremacy! We …

KATARA'S CAFE(EP:3): SEYNA RYTES INTERVIEW

September 28th, 2020

25:55

Authoress Seyna Rytes has a steamy new book “The Hot King and I”. We will discuss that and her other works

#Romance #Steamy #Seyna #Books #Heroine #KatarasCafe #TheStarting5Network

LEGENDARY

September 24th, 2020

2:06:58

LEGENDARY
This week on The Starting 5 we discuss...
Starting 5 games of the week
Coaching fines for no mask
Deion Sanders HBCU
Breonna Taylor case update
Rip RBG, Gale Sayers, Joe Laurinaitis...

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WHY WE SAY THEIR NAME

September 17th, 2020

1:54:29

Why We Say Their Name!
Tonight’s episode of The Starting 5!
Football is back. So The Starting 5 Games of the Week are back!
We also dive into this BS settlement to Breonna Taylor’s family and more!!!
JOINED ONCE AGAIN …

ABANDON SHIP! FEAT: QUARANTINE TAHRIM

September 10th, 2020

1:53:04

ABANDON SHIP! FEATURING QUARANTINE TAHRIM(INSTAGRAM @QUARANTINE_TAHRIM)

WE DISCUSS THE TRUMP RALLY TURNED TITANIC(LOL)

1619 PROJECT. NCAA FOOTBALL PLAYERS 5 POINT PLAN. JACOB BLAKE’S WORDS FROM THE HOSPITAL & WE …

GIANTS AMONGST MEN

September 3rd, 2020

2:26:16

JOINED THIS WEEK BY OUR FRIENDS AT TRU RADIO NETWORK'S "SPORTS ON THE HILL PODCAST" CARROLL & ROBBIE. WE GO IN DEEP ABOUT THE UPDATES BEHIND THE BREONNA TAYLOR CASE. NBA PROTEST MOVES AND WE PAY OUR RESPECTS TO ALL …

TIRED

August 28th, 2020

2:14:19

THIS WEEKS EPISODE OF THE STARTING 5 WE GET HOT & HEAVY IN RACE DISCUSSIONS!
AMONGST OTHER TOPICS. WE TALK ABOUT THE NBA BOYCOTT & JACOB BLAKE'S UNJUST SHOOTING!
SIT BACK. LEARN SOMETHING & LISTEN TO RAW …

24 HOURS OF POWER

August 20th, 2020

2:22:00

24 Hours Of Power!
This week on The Starting 5 we discuss...
Seahawks player trying to get some draws
NBA playoffs
Wright first black team prez
JMJ Alleged killers caught
UNC & ND close doors
And we have a little …

THE OCHO

August 13th, 2020

2:15:25

The OCHO

This week on The Starting 5 we discuss...

Rip James Harris aka Kamala

Kamala Harris nomination for VP

Big 10/Pac 12 cancels season

WAP controversy

And we talk with Crazy8theGREAT about his new projectd ANIM8ED!

THINGS FALL APART

August 7th, 2020

2:02:44

THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT THE ROCK BUYING THE XFL. MLB SHOULD CALL THE SEASON & JAGUAR WRITGHT'S VENT SESSION ON INSTAGRAM!
WITH GUESTS DAN SITH & BRAHEEM!
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KATARA'S CAFE (EP 2): A CONVERSATION WITH DA MAYOR

July 30th, 2020

1:03:59

This week in The Cafe I have a discussion with my partner in The Starting 5 Dan "Da Mayor" Dinkins. We talk about his journey in podcasting & other aspects of life that makes him the person and network owner he came …

GLORY! FEAT: TRACEY LEE

July 30th, 2020

1:45:18

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE HAD THE HONOR TO TALK WITH TRACEY LEE & DISCUSS HIS NEW ALBUM "GLORY!"
WE PLAY A FEW TRACKS. TALK ABOUT HIS LIFE & EVEN GET HIS SPORTS ALLEGIANCES!
WE ALSO DISCUSS THE WALL OF …

KATARA'S CAFE(EP:1): PATRICE RIVERS INTERVIEW

July 24th, 2020

34:29

Welcome to my debut episode on The Starting 5 network.
This week I interview Author & operator of multiple different platforms Patrice Rivers …

HIGH SCHOOL FRESH

July 23rd, 2020

1:44:41

High School Fresh

The newest episode of The Starting 5 Live this week We discuss...

The passing of Civil Rights Legends John Lewis & C.T. Vivian. …

BUBBLIN'

July 16th, 2020

2:02:39

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE DISCUSS ALL THINGS THAT ARE UNDER A BUBBLE!
THE NBA, NCAA, DISNEY WORLD & SCHOOLS!
WE SPEAK ON THE WASHINGTON RACIAL SLURS DROPPING THEIR PREVIOUS NAME & HOW ONE MAN HOLDS THE …

HALF A BIL

July 9th, 2020

1:50:28

THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE DISCUSS PAT MAHOMES NEW DEAL. NEW FINDINGS IN BRIONNA TAYLORS CASE. WHAT WAS SMOKEY ROBINSON DOING WITH THIS SONG & MORE! WE GAVE AWAY THE FRED SANFORD POP TOO!!!
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TRIVIA SHOWDOWN

July 2nd, 2020

1:44:00

This week on The Starting 5 Live. Our Trivia Showdown!

Amongst all the news we have to cover. This week @dahybrid33 & @cordeliacherie(go follow …

BUBBA!

June 25th, 2020

1:14:21

Yes. We are discussing all that’s going on with Bubba Wallace and we cap the show with Michael Jackson talk to close out Black Music Month!!!
Live tonight’s start time 9pm est in our Facebook Group! .

PANDA PANDA

June 18th, 2020

2:18:50

This week on The Starting 5!

We make up for the topic we missed last week. The Dems Pandering by Kente Cloth and Kneeling. More cop killing and chaos in Atlanta. Also we remember it’s Black Music Month. So this week we …

FOOT IN MOUTH DISEASE

June 11th, 2020

1:55:08

This week on The Starting 5 Foot in Mouth Disease! 

Many are suffering from it during this time of injustice and unrest amongst our community. 

So we are going to cover it all from Terry Crews, to CPI security and the …

THE REAL WAR ON TERROR!

June 4th, 2020

1:56:43

We are going there in depth this week on The Starting 5! THE REAL WAR ON TERROR! 

Discussion topics..... 

1- The Firing and waiting too long to arrest 

2- Protest to destruction 

3- Social Justice Trendy 

4- …

GAMES PEOPLE PLAY!

May 28th, 2020

1:27:13

We open the show with a heated discussion about the killing of George Floyd

Sports still ain’t back. So as promised we’re talking Top Sports Video Games.
Special guests Sammy Jay & Jason Richardson: owner of J1 …

BANG BANG PLAY

May 21st, 2020

1:34:12

Bang Bang Play! This week on The Starting 5 Live we talk about all the “gangsta” shenanigans that’s going on with NFL players this offseason. The NFL …

(.....)WHILE BLACK

May 14th, 2020

1:50:22

THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE DIVE INTO CBS SPORTS TOP 15 NBA LIST.
THE LAST DANCE
35 YEARS ANNIVERSARY OF THE HORRIFIC TRAGEDY KNOWN AS "MOVE" IN PHILADELPHIA!
AHMAUD AUBERY MURDER
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO STEVIE WONDER!

WITH …

JOCK RAPS

May 7th, 2020

1:46:22

THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE WERE JOINED BY:

DAT DUDE BINZ - C. MILLS - DIZMODE

WE TALKED ABOUT THE BEST & WORST RAPING ATHLETES & TEAM SONGS.(PLAYLIST OF SONGS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

RING KINGS

April 30th, 2020

1:31:27

Ring Kings
Yes we go over the draft & The Last Dance.

Also we discussed the fight game a little bit with special guest, Paul McFarland, and his …

VIRTUAL DANCE

April 23rd, 2020

1:47:57

ON THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
THE VIRTUAL NFL DRAFT!
GRONK TRADE
MORE BATTLES
POWER IN THE PEOPLE
THE LAST DANCE DOC...
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DA HYBRID LIVE

April 16th, 2020

1:53:34

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE HAVE SPECIAL GUEST "TROY DA HYBRID" FROM THE HIP HOP BARBERSHOP RADIO SHOW ON BCfm RADIO IN THE UK (https://bcfmradio.com/hiphopbarbershop).  WE TALK MORE RONA, MORE WRESTLING, THE N BOMB …

SHOOT THE SHHHHHH

April 9th, 2020

46:33

ITS LITERALLY WHAT WE DO ON THIS WEEKS LIVE EPISODE LOLOL. This podcast starts a few minutes off from the live podcast. We talk about the rona’s effects on the draft, car racing & everyday life!!!

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Q & A LIVE

April 2nd, 2020

1:30:37

ON THIS WEEKS EPISODE... "MORE CORONA TALK"
ALONG WITH QUESTIONS WE ANSWER FROM OUR FRIENDS ON FB & IG!

We are now Live y’all!!! 

Catch us in our FB group every Wednesday 9:30/40pm est!!! 

Podcast will still hit …

20 YEARS!

March 28th, 2020

1:13:42

IN THIS SPECIAL EPISODE WE HAVE A TALK WITH 3 OF THE STARTING 5 TO THE 2000 WILLINGBORO GIRLS STATE CHAMPION BASKETBALL TEAM!
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THAT RONA HITTIN DIFFERENT

March 26th, 2020

36:43

ON THIS WEEKS EPISODE, TJ AND DA MAYOR SIT WITH KATARA(of tru radio network) TO DISCUSS THIS CRAZY PANDEMIC UP TO CURRENT DAY & EVEN THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE 2020 TOKYO GAMES!
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SHUT DOWN

March 19th, 2020

1:44:06

This week we discuss more of all the shut downs due to the coronavirus! 

NFL free agency all the crazy transactions. 

Along with Brady saying he will not return to New England! 

And we talk about the album that shut …

PREMIUM CUTS

March 12th, 2020

1:01:08

Women’s History Month!!! 

This week on The Starting 5 we sit down with @rretro.p to talk about her new production company @porterhausproductions What made her start the company. Her Hip Hop influences and more!!! . 

MISSY

March 5th, 2020

1:46:56

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE ONCE AGAIN HAD SOME UNFORTUNATE TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES(WE DISCOVERED THE PROBLEM)!

WE STILL DELIVER TO YALL A EXCELLENT EPISODE!

1ST SEGMENT: WE TALK SPIKE LEE VS MSG

P.E. VS FLAVOR FLAV

WEIGHT OF THE WORLD

February 27th, 2020

1:19:00

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE HAD SOME UNFORTUNATE TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES WITH DA MAYORS MIC TONIGHT WHERE HE SOUNDS LIKE HES IN A WINDSTORM LOLOL

WE STILL DELIVER TO YALL A EXCELLENT EPISODE!

WE TALK THE CORONAVIRUS

WOULD THE PANTHERS WORK IN 2020?

February 20th, 2020

1:28:32

WOULD THE PANTHERS WORK IN 2020? 
This week’s episode of The Starting 5 we discuss...  
XFL scores 
Will Democrats get this wrong again? 
NBA All Star …

GAME CHANGERS

February 13th, 2020

1:03:28

Game Changers This week on The Starting 5 we discuss 

The XFL 

MLB trades 

NBA ALL STAR ROSTER

MILES GARRETT REINSTATED

 @reppinnyc44 brings the BHM topic of for the week by way of Black Women who are Game Changers in …

HAIL TO THE CHIEFS & THE BLACK QB’s

February 6th, 2020

1:24:55

THIS WEEK ON THE PODCAST WE DISCUSS THE Kansas City(MISSOURI LOL) CHIEFS SUPER BOWL VICTORY
NBA TRADE DEADLINE
TRUMP CONGRATULATES THE GREAT STATE OF KANSAS
MASE VS DIDDY
BHM TOPIC OF THE WEEK: THE BLACK QB IN THE NFL
JOIN …

MAMBA: THE CELEBRATION OF KOBE BEAN BRYANT

January 30th, 2020

1:38:43

THIS WAS A TOUGH ONE!  THIS WEEKS SHOW WE TALKED ABOUT THE LIFE OF KOBE BRYANT AND HIS CAREER IN BASKETBALL AND LIFE.  FROM LOWER MERION HS IN PHILLY. LA LAKERS. TO POST CAREER & FATHERHOOD. JOINED BY A LARGE PANEL …

DECADE PT 3: GREATEST ATHLETES OF THE DECADE(2010-19)

January 23rd, 2020

1:46:47

DECADE PT 3: GREATEST ATHLETES OF THE DECADE(2010-19)

THIS WEEKS SHOW WE COVER MLB HALL OF FAME CLASS. ELI RETIRES. PAT MAHOMES TWEETS & WE GIVE “OUR” TOP 10 ATHLETES OF THE DECADE!

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DECADE PT 2: HIP HOP

January 16th, 2020

1:41:14

DECADE PT 2: HIP HOP

THIS WEEK'S SHOW WE COVER NEWS IN THE WORLD OF NCAA FOOTBALL & THE NFL HALL OF FAME CLASS!

THEN WE CONTINUE OUR DECADE SHOWS WITH OUR FAVORITES OF THE DECADE IN HIP HOP!

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The Root of My Evil(Da Mayors Office)

January 13th, 2020

29:32

In this episode I discussed my feelings on where my life is going and why I feel that money has been the root of my own evil!

DECADE EP1: POLITICS & POP CULTURE

January 9th, 2020

2:00:03

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE TALK ABOUT THIS PAST DECADE OF 2010-19 AND THINGS THAT WENT ON IN THE WORLD OF POLITICS LIKE BLM, ME TOO, TRUMP & KAEP. AND POP CULTURE LIKE DISNEY & PRO WRESTLING!
THE MONTH OF …

2020 (2019 YEAR END REVIEW)

December 20th, 2019

2:14:08

THIS, THE LAST EPISODE OF THE 2010'S DECADE. WE BRING IN OUR FRIENDS KATARA- HOST OF KATARAS CAFE-, COACH CASEY- HOST OF JUST THE FACTS- & NEW STARTING 5 MEMBER TJ TO WRAP UP ON 2019 AND SOME OF THE HIGHS & LOWS …

The Step-Back

December 6th, 2019

12:56

Da Mayor comes thru to let y’all know where the show has been! He also announced that The Starting 5 is looking for cohosts and members to join the team!

J1Con Wrap Up

November 7th, 2019

12:08

No full show this week! Da Mayor recaps the J1Con and Blackfinity Gauntlet weekend!

YEET-TIT-TI(RIP POPS)

October 31st, 2019

1:17:14

THIS WEEKS EPISODE OF THE STARTING 5 WE DISCUSS NEWS HAPPENING WITH NEW SPORTS ILLUSTRATED COVER ATHLETE
IS THERE A PROBLEM WITH THE WARRIORS?
WE REMEMBER 17 YEARS AGO WHEN JAM MASTER JAY WAS MURDERED
WE GIVE …

BASKETBALL

October 25th, 2019

1:16:19

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE DISCUSS THE TANK CONTROVERSY.
TRUMPS LYNCHING COMMENTS!
NFL TRADES & OUR NFL 100 LIST CONTINUES!
WE GIVE OUR NBA DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS!


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ARE WE SAFE ANYWHERE?

October 17th, 2019

1:15:36

We discuss the tragic killing in Dallas Texas. 

Lebron James Tweets about China. 

Jalen Ramsey trade. 

Ncaa football & continue our NFL 100 tribute as we mention 6 players who passed on! 

Don’t forget to enter this …

CULTURAL DETERIORATION

October 10th, 2019

1:09:17

THIS WEEKS EPISODE OF THE STARTING 5 WE DISCUSS.....

BEN SIMMONS PRESEASON 3!
NBA X CHINA CONFLICT
MASTER P BUYS WRESTLING COMPANY
TRIVIA QUESTION TO WIN A BOTTLE OF "HOOKS RUBS & SPICES"
WE CONTINUE OUR "NFL 100" …

THE BURFICT HIT

October 4th, 2019

1:11:57

THIS WEEKS EPISODE OF THE STARTING 5 WE GIVE CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILIES OF LOUIE RANKIN & JIMMY SPICER!
WE GO OVER THE FIRST 1/4 OF THE NFL SEASON. 

WE CONTINUE OUR NFL 100 LIST. 

CALI GOV SIGNS THE FAIR PAY FOR …

WE'RE BACK- JP'S VIEWS FROM DA BORO

October 4th, 2019

6:02

ON THIS EPISODE OF JP'S VIEWS FROM DA BORO HE TALKS ABOUT THE USA TRACK & FIELD IN THE RECENT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS & HIS PROCLAMATION THAT THE TEAM IS BACK TO PROMINENCE!

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BLACKFINITY …

HALFWAY CROOKS

September 30th, 2019

1:09:46

THIS WEEKS EPISODE WE GIVE YOU, ONCE AGAIN, OUR STARTING 5 GAMES OF THE WEEK IN NCAA AND NFL FOOTBALL!
WE TALK THE INVINCIBLE URBAN MEYER!
ANTONIO BROWN CUT & BILL SELF/KANSAS SCANDAL!
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THUG LIFE

May 4th, 2019

1:32:32

Dave Gettleman lives that THUG LIFE when it comes to the draft! 😂😂😂
We discuss the draft aftermath & NBA playoffs! Follow our streaming …

20 YEARS STRONG

April 30th, 2019

1:03:32

THIS EPISODE OF "VIEWS FROM DA BORO" WE DISCUSS WINNING THE CHAMPIONSHIP OF AMERICA AT PENN RELAYS 20 YEARS AGO(1999) WITH 3 OF THE WOMEN FROM THE WILLINGBORO H.S. TEAM THAT REMAINS TO BE THE ONLY JERSEY TEAM TO HAVE …

DAYMMM SAM

April 30th, 2019

1:06:25

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE TALK NBA PLAYOFFS.
MICHAEL SAM'S NEW DRAMA.
OBJ TWEETS(AND BASH THE GIANTS).
DISCUSS OUR NFL TEAMS FIRST ROUND NEEDS(AND BASH THE GIANTS SOME MORE LOL)

SUNDAY TIGER

April 22nd, 2019

1:30:12

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE TALK NBA PLAYOFFS & FIRST ROUND PREDICTIONS.

NFL SCHEDULE OF OUR TEAMS(EAGLES & BEARS)

TIGERS 15TH MAJOR & 5TH MASTERS.

TOP 5 WRESTLING PROMO CUTTERS!!!


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FIRST ROUND KO TO CHAMPION

April 11th, 2019

1:29:55

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE DISCUSS THE END OF MARCH MADNESS & NEW CHAMPIONS: VIRGINIA.
NBA: WADE AND DIRK'S RETIREMENTS
MAGIC JOHNSON LEAVES THE LAKERS & WE SPRINKLE IN SOME LONZO BALL TALK.
NFL: …

THANK YOU VERY MUCH

April 4th, 2019

32:18

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 IS A LITE ONE FOR YALL!
WE TALK A LITTLE ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT AND WHOS IN THE LEAD ON THE STARTING 5'S TOURNAMENT CHALLENGE.
MICHAEL AVANATTI SITUATION & WE WRAP UP ON OUR TRIBUTE TO THE …

THE BADDEST

March 22nd, 2019

1:22:35

THE BADDEST!

This week on The Starting 5 we discuss our usual sports topics and we continue our Women in Hip Hop conversation with the other half(or …

GO LADIES! THE 90'S

March 18th, 2019

1:39:08

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE DISCUSS:
LAKERS OPERATION: SHUTDOWN
WESTBROOK/DOLAN FAN INTERACTION- FEAT: KATARA FROM THE TRU RADIO NETWORK
NFL FREE AGENCY
LADIES IN HIP HOP OF THE 90'S WITH CARREN AKA "CJ" OF THE …

LADIES OF THE 80'S

March 8th, 2019

1:11:44

SEASON 1 FOR OUR NEW ANCHOR CHANNEL!!!!!

THIS WEEK ON THE STARTING 5 WE DISCUSS:
RIP SHOUT OUTS
LAKERS 0.1% CHANCE OF MAKING THE PLAYOFFS
ANTONIO BROWN'S ORDEAL
KYLER MURRAY SLANDER
NFL FREE AGENCY & FRANCHISE TAGS

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