Podcast by From The Bottom Up!


  • Season 2 Ep: 13 Wink  Blow w/MUA Alana Wright

    Season 2 Ep: 13 Wink & Blow w/MUA Alana Wright

    21/05/2020 Duração: 01h02min

    I really love when I get a chance to interview my friends. I chopped it up ZoomRona style with one of my nearest and dearest, makeup artists extraordinaire Alana Wright. Alana and those fingaz (we have an entire almost 2 min chat about her hands and feet)have worked makeup magic on the likes of Elaine Welteroth, Aurora James, ME; on campaigns for NIKE, MCM, L'Oreal, and SSENSE just to name a few. There's so much more to say, but just hit the play button! Enjoy.

  • Season 2 Ep 11: Stay the Course w/Super Producer Amadeus

    Season 2 Ep 11: Stay the Course w/Super Producer Amadeus

    14/05/2020 Duração: 01h03min

    Hola Mi Gente, I know its been a while, but I'm bizzack and I wanted to come with some heat. I had the honorable pleasure to have a conversation with Super Producer Amadeus. Let me share some stats, he's a MULTI-PLATINUM BAD BOY/HITMEN Producer, passed the DIDDY Stare Down Challenge, is the Musical Director and Drummer for Trey Songz, has a residency in Vegas at Drai's nightclub, and is a loving father and partner to his Queen. Reared in the Boogie Down, Amadeus drops lots of gems and for all of those interested in music he certainly lays down a blueprint for you to follow. Enjoy the listen and feel free to hop in my DM and let me know your thoughts! @ftbup7

  • Season 2 Ep 11: Harlem Shit w/Mr. 212

    Season 2 Ep 11: Harlem Shit w/Mr. 212

    19/03/2020 Duração: 43min

    Y'all #DaRona is really out here trying to stop 2020, but we ain't gone let it happen cappain'! I trekked it up to the studio with my face mask and gloves in tow to chop it up with up and coming Harlem rapper MK AKA Mr. 212, who has recently been signed to Max B's label EMG. It was a great reprieve from being stuck in the house and a lesson in just going with the flow. So with that sit back relax and enjoy the show!

  • Season 2 Ep 10: My Sole Sista J.Bailey

    Season 2 Ep 10: My Sole Sista J.Bailey

    30/01/2020 Duração: 56min

    This moment was a long time coming. First let me say, this is the prime example of social media doing some good. Me and my sole sister are literally two of a kind. I mean its rare to find someone whose shoe closet is almost identical to yours! Like no really, down to the exact color way of a particular style. Needless to say thats us and in true fashion my good girl J. Bailey is dropping some FTBUP gems on her shoe game and how she built her business. So sit back, kick ya feet up and enjoy!

  • Season 2 Ep 9: Shits FUNNY w/ Walt of Black Ink

    Season 2 Ep 9: Shits FUNNY w/ Walt of Black Ink

    23/01/2020 Duração: 01h04min

    I sat down with Walt, member of Black Ink Crew, Photographer, Businessman, Comedienne most importantly, soon to be husband to my good girl BIG ENERGY J Sparks(listen to her episode if you haven't its good ep#4. Shits FUNNY. Just listen. Be inspired and do great.

  • Season 2: Ep 8 Wayno

    Season 2: Ep 8 Wayno

    09/01/2020 Duração: 01h19min

    You guys. My friend is a celebrity. I sat down with Wayne aka Wayno aka Celebrity to get the scoop on how he built his career in music, started as a host for Everyday Struggle on Complex - and of course went through a rundown of his footwear collection and preferences. I was shell shocked y'all because my friend is a celebrity! He presented me with my first challenge without even realizing it, which is ensuring I stay sharp and step my game up. I mean he's a damn host of a show and I was interviewing him on my show like I'm still at a lost for words. I hope you enjoy! Welcome to 2020!

  • FTBUP!™ God is LIT!

    FTBUP!™ God is LIT!

    01/01/2020 Duração: 12min

    60 lessons learned over the past decade. Hope you learned something too! HAPPY MOTHERFRIGGIN NEW YEAR! 2020 ITS ON AND POPPIN!!!

  • Season 2 Ep 6: Mr. Harlem AKA Kells

    Season 2 Ep 6: Mr. Harlem AKA Kells

    29/11/2019 Duração: 01h48min

    I sat down with Mr. Harlem himself AKA Kells. He can also be described as a modern day renaissance man. Kells is a part of the infamous Harlem Haberdashery fam/clan. And just to be clear, they are a family who happen to be in business together - NOT a family business. He's an artists, a designer, serial entrepreneur, intelligent, FUNNY and a self-proclaimed lover of spirits (but not the kind you get in church). I think, no I KNOW y'all are going to enjoy this episode. So sit kick back, chill and tune-in.

  • Season 2 Episode 5: Its Just Me

    Season 2 Episode 5: It's Just Me

    21/11/2019 Duração: 17min

    This week it is just me, myself and I. Shooting the shit and talking smack. I flew through this cause I was prepping for my special guest you will have the pleasure of hearing next week. I kinda without knowing also dropped a bomb at the end of this episode that could give you an idea of what they're gonna be onto next and I totally forgot to mention the fact that BUJU has some new hot shit out. Dah well such is life. Enjoy!

  • Season 2 Episode 4: J Sparks of Black Ink

    Season 2 Episode 4: J Sparks of Black Ink

    14/11/2019 Duração: 01h16min

    This weeks episode features Jessica C. AKA J Sparks. She's a mom, a VET (sis was in the Navy), a program director aiding women in the trans community, a friend, a sister, a cast member on Black Ink NYC and Ms. BIG ENERGY herself. We talked shopped and I even got some exclusive tea that all those who tune-in to the show will eventually see, but you'll hear it here first! Enjoy the episode and as always been inspired. Stay fly!

  • Season 2 Ep 3: DJ C. DeVone

    Season 2 Ep 3: DJ C. DeVone

    07/11/2019 Duração: 59min

    All I can say is SPASTIC! LOL DJ C. DeVone, but to me Crystal like I can't stop saying it is a gem. We've known each other for eons at this point and when we get together, its usually a mess. Just listen for yourself, but rest assured there's something to learn as always. Enjoy the listen :).

  • Season 2 Ep 2: Kellia of Kebero NYC

    Season 2 Ep 2: Kellia of Kebero NYC

    31/10/2019 Duração: 01h23min

    This weeks ep features Kellia of Kebero NYC. Kellia is a fashion industry veteran who has sharpened her iron as a Design Director, at Otis College of Art and Design and spent some time honing design for Apple Bottom and Vanessa and Angela Simmons' line Pastel. She shares a beat on her fashion industry start and how she built her own line, Kebero NYC From The Bottom Up!™ ENJOY!

  • Season 2 Ep 1: DP of Hudson Whiskey

    Season 2 Ep 1: DP of Hudson Whiskey

    24/10/2019 Duração: 01h10min

    We are back and in full effect with all of the From The Bottom Up!™ Inso and insight one can stand. This week I chopped it up with one of my besties David P., a modern day renaissance man from Harlem as we talk how his kick game and life game has prepared him for the now. Sit back, relax and enjoy the listen.

  • FTBUP!™ w/Bobby Trendz

    FTBUP!™ w/Bobby Trendz

    30/05/2019 Duração: 01h28min

    Guys, what a fulfilling ride this has been. As we come to a close on Season 1, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Bobby Trendz - newly minted Head of PR for photographer Wynton Harvey (yes Steve Harvey's son!), Social Media Ambassador for CREED and former PR rep for Neiman Marcus. I mean, there was really no other choice for this last episode. Sit back, take a walk, workout, whatever you do, just be inspired. Enjoy the listen and I'll be back in a few weeks with some more gems! THANK YOU.

  • FTBUP!™ w/Isaiah J. of Reserv Concierge

    FTBUP!™ w/Isaiah J. of Reserv Concierge

    23/05/2019 Duração: 55min

    We're winding down on season one and before I could conclude, it was imperative that I had the very man who helped to push me forward with my podcast, Isaiah Joyner Founder and CEO of Reserv Concierge ANDDDD creator of How To Juggle The Struggle, A Millennials Guide to Surviving and Thriving, on the show. Zay is a national treasure and needs to be protected at all cost LOL. You will understand why. Enjoy the listen and check out his podcast as well!

  • FTBUP!™ w/ Radiya Dior

    FTBUP!™ w/ Radiya Dior

    16/05/2019 Duração: 01h18min

    I sat down with Philly Stylist AKA Baby Rah - the name I am now giving her, to discuss her dreams, goals and the future of how she sees the role she will play in fashion. At 25, Radiya is ambitious, constantly learning and growing, but certainly determined. Can't wait to see where she is in the next 2-5 years! Enjoy.

  • FTBUP!™ w/ Retail Noire

    FTBUP!™ w/ Retail Noire

    09/05/2019 Duração: 01h50s

    Hola mi gente! Welcome to episode 8/9 - ha (I've explained this a few times before). I chatted with Dionne of Retail Noire, a new social platform built on Instagram that highlights and supports black designers. This episode is all about the timing of things. So sit back relax and enjoy this listen. Besos.

  • From The Bottom Up!™ w/Ishmael of Ten35

    From The Bottom Up!™ w/Ishmael of Ten35

    25/04/2019 Duração: 01h14min

    Isshy (as only I can call him) is a real true friend and gem who I met during my days in the advertising business. I sat down with him to talk kicks, chicks (not really it just rhymed and Ishy is happily taken) and how he built his career in the social media space. Ish dropped A LOT of heat for y'all and you may need to digest this in two parts, but its worth it. Enjoy!

  • From The Bottom Up!™ w/ Gideon The Great

    From The Bottom Up!™ w/ Gideon The Great

    18/04/2019 Duração: 56min

    I am gathering the fellas y'all and today I sat down with the "extra extra read all about him" Gideon The Great, Creative Director of Bandé NYC and Wardrobe Consultant/Closet Therapist. You've seen me in some of his wears and now you'll get to hear how he created his brand and platform. Enjoy!

  • From The Bottom Up!™ w/The Werk-Place

    From The Bottom Up!™ w/The Werk-Place

    12/04/2019 Duração: 48min

    Tiffany M. Battle drops some gems, some liqs, and some laughs on this weeks episode. Enjoy.

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