The Collective discusses what it was like to first make money after leaving the hood. Drops free game for High Schoolers with college dreams, and for everybody on their grind. Who do you think will win in a pod fight? AND MUCH MUCH MORE!!
This episode is all about everything new! New opportunities, new hobbies, new friends and so much more! The boys really had fun recording this one as you can see, they almost had a two hour episode! Stay for the laughs and the shoutouts. Make sure to subscribe and follow the pod on Instagram @comeupcollectivepod. Here's a fun drinking game, drink every time you hear one of the guys say "Mmmmmmmmmmm". We promise you will be drunk by the end of the night. REMEMBER TO STAY SAFE OUT THERE! WE NEED BIG QUARANTINE ENERGY SO YOU DON'T GET THE RONY!!!
On this episode, the pod catches up on nearly everything that has happened since we last podded. We were awarded the Stanford COVID-Creative Response Grant! We're also launching a scholarship program called The Comeup Scholars (link below to learn more) Takes on scams, ramadan, tik tok, interracial dating, and prenups. (yeah, we went everywhere!). Free Game - What went into our decisions in choosing our college.
On this episode, the pod answers their own questions from The Comeup Scholars application. Their favorite struggle meals (8:02), favorite articles of clothing (24:17), “street degrees” in transferable skills from the hood (38:32), and their “Nindos” in life (54:38). Free Game - handling pain and mental health advice.
Yessir, we back like we never left! The boys went crazy on this one by starting off the pod with that Pocketful of Sunshine by Natasha Bedingfield. Afterwards, we chop it up about concerts and music festivals (14:05), pressing non-Blacks for saying the n-word (27:43), the tragic passings of Ahmaud Arbery and Sean Reed (40:50), and Netflix’s new show #blackAF (50:50). Free Game - advice for individuals still on the job search and ways of navigating the recruiting market.
The guys tackle 6ix9ine’s new music and being a snitch (13:30), and also take lighthearted jabs at Lana Del Ray’s recent complaint (27:47). They also pod on college challenges and triumphs (36:38), then finding balance through it all. Free Game - Fanmail question on what motivated us to shoot high.(88:41)
No justice, no peace! Yeah the boys are riled up for this one. We are tired of the injustices that Black people have to face on a daily basis. Starting with Amy Cooper (14:28), we touch on ignorance in the Stanford community (23:03), speak on the nation-wide protests due to the death of George Floyd (39:38), and then lighten up the conversation with a recap of Blackfest (60:03). Free game - should FLI students be taking gap quarters/years during this time of the pandemic? We give advice to college juniors, sophomores and freshman!