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It's time, it's time to wake up eating in Angeliki and Charlamagne got to the Breakfast Club, bitch. The voice of the culture people watch. Like news really beats within just one of my favorite shows, just because you always keep you wanna keep it real. They might not watch the news, but they're on Twitter. We're on Facebook. They're you know, they're listening to the breakfast of the show. I saw. In USA, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo.

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Good morning Angela. Yea, good morning DMV Charlemagne. The guy Peace to the Planet is Thursday. Toronto, what are you guys feeling this morning, man? Oh, spiritually, my spiritual existence is blessed.

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Black and Hollifield with my human existence is always somewhere between. Okay, but we here we alive. I am ok.

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I am between. OK, let me tell you guys. So ever since I took that covid-19 test and maybe it was just my mind, but ever since I took it I thought I had coronavirus. I started getting sniffles. My head started hurting. I started to have a little body aches and I might have been working out but still thought I had it. And it came back negative last night and I was happy.

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Me and my daughter are negative, so I was excited about that. All right. Now you got to get tested again in three days the way I guess now that's what I was hoping for.

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That's a lie. I told you I didn't mind, but you got your results in 15 minutes. And 15 minutes is a tough time for me to wait. During that time I was standing there, the doctor was like, OK, you can move away. But let you know, my mind was a full day.

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I kept hitting the assistant back like every physician's assistant back, like every hour, like, hey, did you get back it?

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Hey, did you get it, Bird? Did you get here? She was like, no, I will let you know. And she got it was like, Oh, you're both negative, you are fine.

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And she sent me to report and I'm like, I'm sorry. But they just they just changed the coronavirus testing guidance. Oh yeah.

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Well I just took some good money now before they said that if you came in contact with somebody who was positive that you should get tested. Now, the new guidelines are saying that people with symptoms probably don't need it. Even if you've been in close contact with an infected person. I don't know what all that means.

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But to I you she had to take a diabetic with it. That's all I know.

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That's why did they make these new guidelines that he was in surgery, he said when that happened. So he wasn't part of that conversation. He was under anesthesia. But now that's the new CDC guidelines.

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Don't I tell you, don't stop washing your hands and don't stop wearing your mask. I know that much. I don't know what the new CDC guidelines are, but not. All right. Well, that is Thursday, throwback.

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Thursday, we got a special guest joining us, an icon who goes by the name of Now Rogers. Now, some of you might not know who now Rogers is, but I'm sure you dance to a lot of the records he wrote, he produced and even performed. A lot of people have sampled so many different things from them, whether it's one of the biggest, a rap duo, the first original rap song, I should say, Sugar Hill Gang's Rapper's Delight was a sample to his music.

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I'm coming out. Diana Ross, he wrote produced that freak out. Do do do do do do do do do do.

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Basically now Rogers Wood body a lot of people in it.

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Baby, we are family. We forget that he sung. Yes he did. He did so many different songs and work with so many different artists from Madonna to Lady Gaga, Daft Punk, Christina Aguilera, Diana Ross, so many different artists. So he'll be joining us this morning. I would love. And he did and he did this scoring for coming to America and he did the scoring to come into America.

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The only person who could do that was Quincy Jones, right? I don't know. But anyway, you said the only person that could do that aversives with him, Quincy versus Ike versus against him will be Quincy.

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I that's what I could see. But anyway, let's get the show cracking.

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Front page news. What are we talking about? Well, let's talk about this NBA boycott. We'll give you some updates on what happened yesterday and what can we expect in the future when it comes to the NBA. All right.

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We'll get into all that when we come back. Keep it like this. The Breakfast Club. Good morning, everybody. Is D.J. Envy, Angela? I mean, the guy we are, the Breakfast Club, is getting some front page news, not NBA.

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There were no sports last night or yesterday. You want to explain what the NBA did yesterday?

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Yes. NBA players and coaches had an impromptu meeting in the bubble yesterday to talk about plans following the postponement of the playoff games from yesterday with no boycott, boycott of the playoff games, not postpone it, boycott.

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Well, at first, everybody I don't know if everybody's in agreement right now on moving forward. What's going to happen?

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Well, but hopefully a boycott. LeBron won't be clarified it home and it's a boycott.

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Here's what point guard George Hill had to save in the Milwaukee Bucks.

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We take the court and represent Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We are expected to play at a high level, give the maximum effort to hold each other accountable. We hold ourselves to that standard. And in this moment, we are demanding the same from lawmakers and law enforcement. We're calling for justice for Jacob Blake and the man that should be held accountable for this to occur. It is imperative for the Wisconsin state legislature to reconvene after months of inaction and take meaningful measures to address the.

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The police accountability, brutality and criminal justice reform. Very good. Go ahead now, they said the Lakers and Clippers have voted not to continue the NBA season, so they don't want to come back. They like they don't want to continue there. Those are the only two teams so far that have said. But but yesterday, all those teams boycotted know the Bucs boycotted. You know, the Lakers boycotted the Clippers, boycotted the Thunder, boycotted the Rockies, boycotted the WNBA teams, boycotted two baseball teams, boycotted as a boycott.

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Right. It was more than two Major League Baseball teams. They were actually three games and then also Major League Soccer. So WNBA teams now here is WNBA player and she's actually speaking for the entire WNBA. Elizabeth Williams from the Atlanta Dream.

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The consensus is to not play in tonight's slate of games and to nail lock arms and raise fists during the national anthem. We stand in solidarity with our brothers in the NBA and we'll continue this conversation with our brothers and sisters across all leagues and look to take collective action. What we have seen over the last few months and most recently with the brutal police shooting of Jacob Blake is overwhelming. And while we heard from Jacob in his community, we also have an opportunity to keep the focus on the issues and demand change.

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Yeah, I mean, boycotting is a hell of a statement I like to stand here taking. You just got to make sure it's a plan, make sure it's a call to action, you know, what do you do next? What are your demands? My man, Dr. West Bellamy, said last night that, you know, now that we have focused attention, let's go after policy change. Let's collectively call for the end of qualified immunity and the reallocation of resources within those state, local and federal police budgets.

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And I think, you know, in Milwaukee, the Bucks in the Brewers, they should ask for full transparency in their investigation and they should push for them to fire and arrest the police. And on the national level, people could, you know, push to make the Senate pass to George Lloyd policing it. I just I just hope those brothers and sisters that are boycotting the building with folks who are already on the ground, you know, doing the work so they can decide how to collectively take action.

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Now, Kenny Smith walked off the inside the NBA set, and that was to show his support for the NBA player boycotts.

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I haven't talked to any of the players. I'm just coming in even like driving here and getting into into the studio, hearing calls and people talking. And for me, I think the biggest thing now is to kind of as a black man, as a former player, I think it's best for me to support the players and just not be here tonight and figure out what happens after that.

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All good. Just make sure you have a plan. Just make sure it's a call to action, make sure some some some demands on the table.

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You know, we're not going to play unless X, Y and Z happens, you know? And like I said, I hope that they're all building with people that's already on the ground doing the work to figure out how to collectively take action.

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Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal and Ernie Johnson did finish the show without him. All right.

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Well, that is your front page news. And we'll get a lot more in the next hour as well. We'll give you some more updates on what's going on in Wisconsin. All right.

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Get it off your chest. Eight hundred five eight five one two five one if you need to call us up right now. Phone lines are wide open again. Eight hundred five eight five one two five one is the Breakfast Club. Good morning.

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The Breakfast Club. This is your time to get it off your chest. The man at. I hear from you on the Breakfast Club that if you've got something on your mind, let it out. Hello, who's this?

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It was only DGM because the mining companies can't get it off your chest. Oh, man. I just wanted to talk about the NBA. Don't how they stood together, man, and how Doba was made just to see everybody on one accord or for the most part and to stand up and say it like they said, is bigger than basketball. You know what I mean? Mm hmm. You just got to make sure you got a plan moving forward, though, that's all.

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Yeah. To make sure that they can make sure they connected with people on the ground and figure out how to collectively take action and really push for some sort of change.

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So let me ask you, Charlamagne, what type of players would you have in store?

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Well, you know, Dr. West Bellamy, he said something last night that I liked a lot. He said, you know, we can collectively call for the end of qualified immunity and the reallocation of resources within, like the local, state and federal police budgets. I personally think that the Brewers in Milwaukee and the Bucks in Milwaukee, they should ask for full transparency in the investigation of the brother who got shot several times in the back. And they should push for him to fire and arrest the police like right now.

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And on the national level, you know, we can collectively push to probably make the Senate pass to George Floyd policing it. You know, that's the that's the that's the bill that the House pushed through the House a couple of months ago. But, of course, the Senate in pushing it through. But those are the things I think we should be collectively pushing for now.

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Yeah, not and I don't want them to forget about Brianna Taylor, as we'll see, and all that.

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Yeah. All of us enjoyed for policing is the story stops. No knock on warrants.

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The thing is, is we can scream, we can cry, we can yell, we can fight, we can kick. But the problem is, is it has to be an investigation no matter what it is. It has to be an investigation right.

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Before anything really goes to trial. It goes to court or any of those things. I feel we need an outside investigator. We can't keep using the same investigators that work for the companies that we're investigating. That makes no sense. You do that in the police.

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I always wonder about that. I don't know. Can the police do that? Can the police have outside investigations? But that's I don't know. We need yeah, they can do that. The same thing if if somebody up on a breakfast club does and they say, OK, and you investigate, OK. Yeah. Like I'm going to investigate or somebody I've worked with all this time that I might know that I might have passed away.

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And we would love to do cavity searches on all the guys. I'm pretty sure that's what he would start.

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The investigation always plays. He always played. Thank you, brother, for calling me. See, that's the first thing that you think about her cavity search, man. Get it off your chest. Eight hundred five eight five one two five one. If you need to vent, heat us up. Now is the Breakfast Club. Good morning.

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The Breakfast Club. Wake up, wake up, wake your ass. This is your time to get it off your chest. The amount of. We want to hear from you on the Breakfast Club. Hello. This must be from New Orleans, man. I call that the man. I got to think it's me. I heard about them. Hurricanes in Louisiana. Yes, sir.

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Yes. Hurricane Laura. And what's the other one, Laura?

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That when they really do land Baako many or coming up to Lake Charles right now.

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I thought they said I thought Gitari evacuation order.

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Yeah. I mean, I'm in I'm in New Orleans, man. I'm glad, you know, it'll hit us, but I'm pray for the people. And another thing, man, you know, I call called a day by my phone is like Big Man, the regular family again, they came through it hit me up and show and overcome it like me and I yourself.

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If you want us to come in and like on you, I wanted to come in and like on your page at a time like this, you got all those people coming to you and yeah.

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A good brother.

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I like to welcome it or whatever like that. Maybe make it mycelia or whatever. Like that.

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You see what's going on in the world this week. You see what's going on in the world and you're worried about people commenting. They like it on your page.

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OK, hello. Who's this. Oh my God.

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Hi, my name's Aaron. Hey, good morning Charlemagne's. How are we doing it. Morning.

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Oh so I was watching the NBA little highlights last night and there was this white woman said that the NBA players should be disqualified for sitting hours boycotting. And I don't think that's fair at all. I don't feel like I feel like white people feel like they can never watch another NBA game in that they should be in trouble for. But it's not that's not the point. It's just frustrating.

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I don't have time for culturally clueless white people who don't understand why the NBA players are boycotting. OK, if you don't understand why the NBA players are boycotting, then you don't understand racism, bigotry or police brutality that black people face in this country. So why are we even having a conversation? All right, well, you got to stop hanging up on people who hurt. Jesus Christ, she didn't finish it, though, anyway. I mean, we're going to get to her, tell Piegza nothing.

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Sorry if it sounded if it ended so abruptly, it's because Jomaa brought up just hangs up on people.

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Just like why you complain when I don't hang up on people in the now you want to complain when I'm cutting it to the point at least.

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No. When a call is finished, you talk on the phone every day.

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Guys rapping for 60 Minutes, talking for as long as the guy is rapping for six minutes.

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Yes, cut them off. But if a young lady is is giving showing her feelings in her heart, let you let us speak.

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She gave you his point. He reacted. And then we move on to the next thing, the very easy thing that we do every single day. Guys, we apologize for Drum's disrespect for this.

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You done?

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Yes. You hang up on us now to me, if I could, I would get it off your chest.

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Eight hundred five eight five one two five one. If you need to vent, you can hit us a bit any time now. We got room is on the way. Yes.

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We'll be talking about Joe Barton. He is walking away from his deal with Spotify. I will tell you what he had to say.

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All right. We'll get into that. Next is The Breakfast Club. Good morning. The Breakfast Club. Everybody is D.J. Envy, Angela Ye shall I mean the guy we are, the Breakfast Club, let's get to the room is let's talk Joe but this is the rule report with Angela on the Breakfast Club.

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Listen up. Yeah, well, it's official.

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It looks like Joe Biden has plans to leave Spotify. You know, his podcast is on Spotify. That's where his exclusive deal is. Here's what he had to say on his last podcast.

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What seven episodes left means is that September twenty third, this podcast, new episodes of this podcast will no longer be available on Spotify exclusively September. Twenty third. I cannot tell you where this podcast will be, but as it stands, I can tell you where it will not be. And that is Spotify.

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Is he really leaving? No, because I listen to that whole rant yesterday and at the end he was like, hopefully we can talk today, Spotify.

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Hopefully we it is ramping up.

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You know, it's kind of like, you know, when you're in an argument with a girl or ladies, you know, argument with your man, like, I work, I'm leaving, I'm leaving. And then when you walk out the door, you really ain't got nowhere to go.

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So you really just about to come back in the house, but you just got to got to got to set and watch. You've got to watch what you say on the way out because you might say something that makes that person say, well, you know, we're going in the doors. They can't get back in.

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But that's what I mean. He said, I can't tell you where it will be, but I can tell you where it will not be. And that night and he said that he has seven more episodes of the podcast that will be released there.

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Now, I did not comment when they were asked for a comment.

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So but he said I mean, that's what he's supposed to do. I don't know if he's going to do it on his podcast, but that's what he supposed to do. He's supposed to tell everybody he's leaving. So other people out there know that he's leaving and could possibly give him an offer.

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I didn't hear hit. I'm not cast. But, you know, I did I listened to the whole thing, not the whole part capitalistic, that whole rant, and start to run a sixty four minute mark. But I mean, it sounds to me like Joe Biden is a person who knows his worth but doesn't know how to properly negotiate it, because if you keep doing deals with various corporations and you keep getting trash as deals, that's on you like things like vacation days, bonuses, all of that has to be negotiated in your contract from the beginning.

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What should I be his manager or his agent or as an attorney? You know, shouldn't they be looking out for his best interests, especially somebody who's done this rodeo before that knows that? I mean, I know my attorney has been through this before, so she's helped a lot. And, you know, shouldn't it be that, like, you know, there's certain things that I might not know to ask for, but that's what I pay her for.

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Right.

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And also to when I hear when I heard Joe like comparing his show to, like, you know, Spotify signing Gimblett for hundreds of millions and Duaringa for hundreds of millions and power for hundreds of millions, I think is very important to note that they got that money from Spotify because their actual networks with tons of IP, those networks have a bunch of shows and other content, a bunch of staff that knows how to make those shows. You can't compare your one show to a whole network, but it's one of the biggest it's one of the biggest podcasts out there.

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And I don't want to say urban, but now we're on our I with not.

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He should be getting a lot more money than he's getting.

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No, I'm not saying I'm not saying he shouldn't get a lot of money. What I'm simply saying is you can have the number one show on Spotify, but one of those networks might have six shows in the top ten, you know, I mean, ten shows in the top twenty. You have one get in here.

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The podcast. How much does he say he's getting? I don't know.

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He doesn't even know that he was just comparing it to the numbers that are out there for, like the ringer and, you know, Gimblett and other stuff like that. But like I said, you have one hit show. But that network, Gimblett are the ringer might have ten shows that are all hits, ten shows that are all solid.

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So that's all I know is that if you keep if you keep having the same issues with various companies because it was the same thing, that complex is probably not them. It's probably you, Joe. So listen to all the kids out there. You may know your work, but you have to know how to properly negotiate it. But, hey, what do I know? I'm just a man who's in the final year of his contract. My, my my deal is up in December.

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So what do I do?

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You leave and you leave him in your life that they don't let you don't give me a hundred million dollars. You're going outside.

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Where are you going to do this? And you would never see me act like that. I write you.

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Now let's talk about some important things like Jacob Blake. Naomi Hosaka has dropped out of the Western and southern open in Cincinnati, Ohio. That's her protest because of police violence, 22 years old, tennis superstar. She was scheduled to be in the semifinals today at 11:00 a.m., but she posted a note announcing her decision to not play. And she said watching the continued genocide of black people at the hand of the police is honestly making me sick to my stomach.

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She said before, I am an athlete. I am a black woman. And as a black woman, I feel as though there are much more important matters at hand that need immediate attention. Rather than watching me play tennis, I don't expect anything drastic to happen with me not playing. But if I can get a conversation started in a majority white sport, I consider that a step in the right direction.

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Trapline. That young lady, you know, I respect you listen, I respect all the boycotting, you know, like I said earlier, though, just make sure there's a plan behind it, make sure it's a call to action. Make sure you got some demands like what are you going to do next? Connect with people that are already on the ground doing that work so you can collectively come up with a plan of action. We got some black leverage right now.

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You've got to use just it's not what you're doing, that's all. All right.

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And Lamella Ball is finalizing his endorsement deal with Puma. Now, apparently, he'll be the first of the Barr brothers to actually step outside of the big baller brand and do a major endorsement deal.

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So that's Rock Star Rock Nation connection for sure. Sign signed the Rock Nation and getting his deal. I love pomelo, that's all. I will be honest with you.

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I wear Pullmans and I wear these because they're comfortable not just with Jordan's Hal Jordan. So uncomfortable. That's why I got to control my baby now.

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Knotted ones are very little ones all the time that I know Jones uncomfortable for me. I like I do. I think I like the fives. I think I don't know what I like from Jordan. I don't wear jeans. They hurt my feet, runs a company.

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All right. Well, I'm Angelilli and that is your I report. All right. Thank you, Miss Yee. Now, we got front page news coming up. What we talking about? Yes. And we are going to discuss more about what's happening in Wisconsin. And we'll be talking about take a break and we'll talk about the teenager, the 17 year old who was arrested and has been connected to an overnight shooting during a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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Really? I don't even know where to start, but we'll get into it. All right. We'll get into that. Next is The Breakfast Club.

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Good morning. Hey, good morning, everybody. Is D.J. Envy, Angela? You shall. I mean, the guy we are the Breakfast Club.

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Good morning. OK, yes, Mike is here. You did not I now I had to reset.

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Oh, I was like trying to talk to you. All right. Well, let's get in some front page news.

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What we saw on you.

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Well, let's start in Wisconsin. In Kenosha, Wisconsin, the Wisconsin cop who fired seven shots into Jacob Blake's back has been identified. Officer Reston Chesky, more details from this case are being released and it's being investigated by the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation. According to the department, they said Kenosha Police Department officers were dispatched to a residence after a female caller reported that her boyfriend was there and he was not supposed to be there during the incident.

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They the police attempted to arrest him. They used a taser to try and stop him, but it did not work. Now, they said that's when Jacob Blake walked around his vehicle, opened the driver's side door and leans forward. Officer Sanski was holding onto his shirt and fired seven shots into his back. Now, they had said that he had a knife, but that according to the report, they said a knife was recovered from the driver's side floorboard in his car.

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So they said there was no way he had that knife in his possession because a damn close, it wasn't even close to him when he was shot in the back.

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So they said no other weapons were found in his car either. I saw it.

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I saw him say that yesterday during the press conference, he admitted he had a knife. And how does that justify two police officers shooting this young man in the back right now?

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If he had a knife and he was swinging the knife at the officers, then that's a different situation. But we didn't see that. And this is the thing, right? This young man, he wasn't built like Arnold Schwarzenegger. He wasn't D or he didn't look huge. Those two officers could get to him on the floor. I got him on the floor. They didn't have to shoot him 11 times. And he was such a threat. If he was such a threat and he was so scared, they could have got him on the floor.

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He wasn't huge. It wasn't like shooting 11 times. And just come on now.

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Come on. Well, they say the knife couldn't even have been in his possession at that time because it was too far away anyway. And he said, I'm in the car.

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And he said he kept teasing him, but that didn't work. I will look at it like this.

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If I was tasing a man and it didn't work, clearly, God don't want me to have this individual. So let the man go. Well, isn't that crazy?

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You see all these cases where they take somebody and tasers are not working like they have the like they got to start with the Tasers. They have to tell you something all the time, like we charlatanism. But it didn't work. God's children alone leave people alone now.

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And if you have a kid and if you have a good text message, last thing, and if you ever get teased, you're not going to sit there and get tattoos and be like, OK, I'm stopping. No, it shakes the issue. Do you want to run and get the hell out? I got teased before and it was like, OK, I'm just gonna stay here and get to know you trying to move like you want to. You want to get out the way like this thing.

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I'm just going to easily hit. No, it don't work like that.

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It doesn't work like that. OK, now let's talk about the 17 year old who was arrested in the connection with the shooting of three people, two of those three people died. I didn't want to visualize that. Kyle Rittenhouse is his name and he is from Antioch, Illinois.

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So he has been charged with first degree homicide over the shooting of three people at the Kenosha protest. They said he was obsessed with blue lives matter and he appeared on edge before the shots rang out. Here he is doing an interview before the shooting.

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You doing out here, obviously, you're armed and you're in front of this business. We saw burning last night. So what's up? So people are getting injured and our job is to protect this business. And part of my job is if somebody hurt, I'm running into harm's way. That's why my life is a lot easier. Not just this one. We don't have nonlethal aid. So you guys are full and ready to defend the property. Yes, we are.

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So he earlier in the night was standing guard with militia members outside of local businesses, took it upon himself to do that, they said on social media he idolized the police. He idolized guns in the Blue Lives Matter movement. And he was arrested Wednesday at his home in Antioch, Illinois, about 20 miles from Kenosha.

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Crazy that he was able to walk around with that rifle and nobody stopped him and actually shoot people like behind the scenes where we didn't know his parents.

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Like, where was his parents? Like your parents just let you go out during protesting at the age of 17, like 17 when we know 17.

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Yes. I mean, I know how old 17 is. I have a 19 year old and a 16 year old, and he's about to be 17. But I know where he's at 24 seven. And I know that my son is going to be home at night. But if you're 19 year old wanting to get up and go, he could get up and go. He's legally able to get up and go without asking you to go.

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Not in my house. I don't know how things work in other people's houses, but if that night my daughter cannot just get up and go anytime she wants.

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Not at all. I'm saying is you can't you can't control a 17 year old, 18 year old. You hope and wish for the best. But if he wants to go protest, he can go protest led to my parents. You can't put the blame on the parents for that. Some of it has.

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Right now, the Kenosha police chief, Daniel Milkiness, is talks about the incident. And it feels like he's acting like the people who were out there protesting and who got shot and even killed were to blame. Listen to this.

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Everybody involved was out after the curfew. The curfew is in place to protect had persons not been involved in in violation of that. Perhaps the situation that that unfolded would not have happened. So the last night, a 17 year old individual from Antioch, Illinois, was involved in the use of firearms to resolve whatever conflict was in place. The result of it, it was two people are dead. This is not a police action. This is not the action, I believe, of those who set out to do protests.

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It is the persons who were involved after the legal time involved in illegal activity that brought violence to this community.

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Well, Mr. Robinson, not Mr. Officer, just keep that same energy when folks fighting against the injustice have those same guns. OK, because I've been telling you all this forever. When you are a black person in America, owning a legal firearm is a form of self care. If young men like, are going to be out there with their weapons and you need to have yours, you got we got guns, too. Simple as that.

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Like, that's the police chief. He's got to go. I mean, that is ridiculous.

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That's your statement after people got killed for protesting. Absolutely.

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Yeardley has a man now paralyzed from the waist down. Absolutely.

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He's trying to say, is he simply trying to say, if you didn't follow the rules, if they were to just follow the rules, they wouldn't have got shot.

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Oh, please. It doesn't matter if you have. That is your front page news. All right, thank you, miss you. Now, when we come back now, Rogers will be joining us now. Rogers, as a writer, producer and artist, is an icon, a legend, produce so many records, work with so many artists from Madonna to the Sugarhill Gang to Pharrell, you name it.

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So we're going to roll on one of my favorite people in the world. So, Mr. Rogers.

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Yes, I used to work for Norah Jones. He's one of my favorite people. He also has a book out that you guys should read when you have the opportunity. He has an amazing, amazing life story.

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Live free. All right. So we'll talk to him when we come back. Don't move. It's a throwback Thursday and it's The Breakfast Club.

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Good morning. The Breakfast Club. Back, you're checking out the world's most dangerous morning show, and everybody is D.J., N.V., Angeles, Charlamagne, the guy we are The Breakfast Club, and we got a special guest on the line, a legend and icon we have now. Roger's on the line.

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Good morning. Good morning. Also, what's happening now? Good morning, brother.

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Now, some background I've been trying to get now. Rogers on this show for the longest, but you're always traveling all over around the world. So now this pandemic has caused you to have to sit down for a minute. And full disclosure now, used to be my boss and the nicest boss, the best boss I've ever had. So it's an honor to have you on the Breakfast Club. Thank you, Angela. How was Ashley as one of your employees?

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How was your voice and what did she do?

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So let me give you a little background. Ever since I sort of got into this phase of my life, I basically have been living as a songwriter. So I started a label that was concentrating mostly on video game composers. So I started a label and a distribution company. I believe I was the first African-American who had a national distribution company that was a really solid, legit national distribution company. And we did it. We had a lot of big games.

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I mean, we we get everything from Halo, obviously. Halo. Yeah, but I but yeah, it was great, you know, God of war games. I mean, we did so many, many big ones. And what do you do?

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What was the job I was doing marketing everything but how you have me. And now the first meeting we had and this is so interesting because this really goes to show you the type of personalities. So I had a meeting with him because my friend Scotty and Charles Scotty owns the engine room where I record my podcast now. And I was about to give a bunch of money to somebody who wanted to do some records, but that person wasn't even affiliated with the group that they claim to be working with.

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So they were like, can you please go talk to Nijole? I don't want him to waste of money giving it to this person. So I went to have a sit down. We ended up talking for hours. But what I think was like, what do you do? I kind of like your vibe. And that's how I ended up working with now. It's like that he was I want to get you to come work here.

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You know, now, you know, you have one of the most diverse pain's probably ever in music like and one song I always think about. You wrote Madonna Like a Virgin. What was your inspiration to be able to write that record about such an intimate moment for for a woman? Let me set the record straight. So I didn't write like a virgin. I basically rewrote like a virgin. So basically Madonna brought in a demo and that song Like a Virgin.

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The demo was pretty laid out. But what I what I can to sort of do was to allow my band sheet to play it and reinterpret it. And my reasoning was that Madonna hadn't really blown up yet. And I convinced her that if she did a purely electronic version of like a virgin, that it would just seem like anybody's record. But only sheep interprets music the way we do it. And so I convinced her to do that. And basically with our interpretation, like a virgin had a more intimate feeling because the song to me was touching upon a subject matter that Madonna had to show me was really, really important.

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In a strange way, you're an architect of hip hop because, you know, you made the Good Times record. Sugarhill Gang sampled them for Rapper's Delight. So you kind of like and an architect of hip hop. You look at yourself in that way. No, I don't, because I never want to take credit for things that I didn't do intentionally. As a matter of fact, when I saw the first time I went to what they used to call back in the day hip hop, and I said, why do you guys call it that?

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They said, because we take some hip hop on it. I was like, oh, wow. I was like, and then I get there and I get there. And the only song they were playing was good playing the breakdown I the time like hours and hours and hours. And it was a long line of emcees standing in line waiting to go up to the mike and drop their line over the break. Good. I'm like, damn, what is this now.

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Now you know what was intentional? You did also write the biggest gay anthem.

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I would say to date I'm my salary, no doubt about it. I'm a great writer. Did you know immediately that I was a hit?

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Oh, yeah, we knew so. Yo. And so what was the deal? So that at that time I was living around the corner from studio to do so. I was I was given a thirty second street and the back door of Studio 54 was on Third Street between Eighth Avenue and Broadway. So convenient block. Yeah. Yeah, but. And in that part of that part of Manhattan, Hell's Kitchen and in Hell's Kitchen, there were a lot of clubs, but there were also a lot of a lot of gay and trans clubs in that neighborhood, too, because it was an area called the trucks.

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And so in that neighborhood, there was a club called the G.G Barnham, and that was mainly a trans club. So this night I was club hopping and one of the stops was gay room and I went to the bathroom. In those days, I have to admit that I was usually when I went to the bathroom and saw a little Tokamak that was there. Come on. Nothing to be ashamed of. So but every but every now and then, you actually did have to use the bathroom for the purpose.

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I went in the bathroom and I'm standing there at the urinal and I look on either side of me, it was at least three deep Diana Ross impersonators. Now, this is early in my career. This is summer of 1979. And I'm going, oh, my God, the light bulb goes off my head. I think of James Brown, say it loud. I'm black and I'm proud. And I think, well, he gave me what I did.

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I've got to make a record about this, but how do I do it and fly under the radar. So at the time we get deeper the deeper, hidden meaning, right? Exactly. So I had to run outside and call my boy and say, look, write this down, because I know I'm a stay out all night. Forget it.

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And he was a sweet little moment that I said, right now I'm coming out based off the context of the situation, you know, as as pretty much what went down when I explained the situation to him and he said, oh, yeah, yeah, yeah, I get it. And we sat in the ceiling, we wrote it. And believe it or not, the truth is that Diana Ross had actually said that to us, not that she was coming out because she was gay.

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We were the only ones that she had confided in that she was leaving Motown. And you know that after that record, which was our most successful album ever, we still are making huge money off that.

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And Berry Gordy didn't believe in that record are upside down. Right. I remember she he thought that it was going to ruin her career.

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Why the as not only Berry Gordy, but Frankie Crocker, who was the number one DJ in the world at that time, told her after he listened to the songs. And we know that this going to ruin your career because people are going to think you're gay. And she says, I'm not gay. And she came back to the studio and she actually confronted us and she says, you know, why are you guys trying to ruin my career? And we said, we ruined your career.

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We're going to ruin ours. And I say, this is the only time in my life that I actually lied to an artist. I said, Diana, you know, we come from RB music and we have so many songs that we could play when we start our show. What do you say to your band when you get them to come out on stage? And she was like, I don't know. I just you know, we just have to see in black music here in New York, what we do is we say you got a all we all come out with to not be lied to.

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But then once we got into it, then I got all ambitious and I said, you know what, Diana, after this song comes out, you will never, ever in your life come out to another song. And this is going to be your opening song for the rest of your life. I don't know anybody has seen Diana Ross in the last 35 years. If you have it comes out today.

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We got more with Now Rodgers when we come back. Don't Move is The Breakfast Club. Morning. Good morning, everybody. Is D.J. Envy, Angela? Yes. I mean, the guy we are the Breakfast Club now, we're still kicking it with now. Rodgers now, of course, he produced I'm coming out and wrote, I'm coming out. But Diddy and Big had to call him to clear more money, more problems. How was that conversation?

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There was actually no problem on the Diddy. And I mean, did he use a bunch of my songs that I worked on? I you know, Corey, anything. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Notorious face record like this. There was a joke at the time and I come down with his producers. It was a joke at the time that any time they ran into a jam, I would just go through the Rodgers record and I wanted to know why not just tell Diana from the beginning that, hey, this song is going to serve a dual purpose.

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It's going to be a gay anthem and it's going to be your coming out party for Motown, because we didn't think that that was the proper thing to do because she had sat down and told us about her life. So we wanted to accurately represent her life. But the thing is, is that since we had started with sheet, we always had to meaning. These are our songs because I came from a very political background and Bernard came from the background where they were sort of subservient.

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I mean, it was weird. So I knew that there was a way that as a musical artist that you could use your pen to talk about the subject on multiple levels. So, Diana, we interviewed her extensively before we wrote one note of music, and that was really important. I was trying to say, oh, you know, when when we did the record, which is to say, because we had just written the whole album without them, they didn't even hear a demo until they got to the studio.

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And we were just finishing up the lyrics that Kathy will tell you. So we are family. When they walked in and when they walked in from the album is done just seeing. And you got it. So we did. Wow. Diana Ross was Sister Sledge. Let us know that they felt disrespected and blah, blah, blah. But now they say, man, thank God we went along for the ride. We listened because we are family.

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The biggest song of your career. You think we are family as far as financing was the biggest freak out le freak way bigger. That's the biggest selling because of a that even top like for a minute. Flo Rida topped us for a minute because the screaming freak just had a wider audience and now it went back up to the top. And I don't think following the statistics, I don't think any song like this will never stop. And Nelson Mandela was a huge fan of are family.

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Correct. You met Nelson Mandela and had no idea how much it impacted him.

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So when I met Nelson Mandela, the two things that I was involved in that he blew him away was we are a family and coming to America. And he said we are happy, but he was in the South, that he could hear a song by black girls being played on the white radio station, which was totally just never happened in South Africa. And then I meet him after he released and Robert De Niro's restaurant and walked in the door. And he's like he's like President Clinton, you know, like every single person in the world.

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And when he finally got to me and Bernard, somebody said, oh, yeah, these are the guys who wrote Africa, because a lot of African people think that Africans are free to do so.

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That was like, bam, you are the man you wrote Africa.

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Now, you also mentioned coming to America. Are you working on a new film coming to America as well?

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Yeah, I guess that's a yes. I, yeah, I, I wrote the theme song, so. Yeah, they just called me last week.

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Is that you singing. Just let yourself just let you know. So I wrote it, I sang it and I was laughing because I said damn I know one brother who could actually pull this all sound real because that's the thing about comedy. When you do comedy, you've got to be dead serious about your jokes. Right. So like I did see this play and we were doing that, we and my brother and I were writing songs in character. You know, I didn't talk to much.

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I was now I talked to my dad, but, you know, I was like, oh, I don't work for your love, you know, and stuff like that, you know? So when I was singing so close to John Landis, he was on the floor crying, put like, all right. Well, I know the brother was really gonna make you cry. And then I got Chris VMAX.

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Did you write his you're going to be to see your queen.

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No. No. So here's the thing is that the actor Paul thinks that's how he got the role to use that as his audition. He wasn't supposed to sing it. He was just supposed to say she's your queen to be, you know, like say, you know, deliver that. But he looked at it and he decided to see it and he made up a melody right on the spot. The only thing is that it's not a singer. So it was all over the place.

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So I to my Synclavier, he played it so that it sounds believable.

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I want to make sure you finish your Nelson Mandela story that that was it. He said the Africa thing and we are family. And I was like, no, no, no. And, you know, coming to America. So he's the reason why America was so powerful is because Eddie Murphy was there also at that meeting that night. So we were all in this room together. And so Madiba tells us the story about how when Paramount Pictures released coming to America the first time around, they insisted upon theater being integrated at the premiere.

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And that was something that resonated across the entire African continent. Black people and white people sitting together to watch a movie in South Africa that was like the Civil War. It shows you that music and art, the visual art, dance, everything has the power to communicate in a much more powerful. In a cerebral way or, you know, after the theater was forced to be integrated well apart, I actually felt a few short years after that. I mean, I, I mean, we won't take credit for stopping apartheid in South Africa.

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But when something that's a big cultural phenomenon happens, I mean, you guys have to know you're a cultural phenomenon when a cultural phenomenon takes place. People can't deny it because it touches their hearts. But you become a human being in their eyes, even if they don't want you to marry the daughter. We still can embrace you in a certain way. They look at you differently, right?

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You know, it's interesting. I just want everybody to know that now, Rogers said the Breakfast Club is a cultural phenomenon. Let's not get past that. OK, let me think. All right. But this is the sledged record. We are family now. There are hidden meaning in that.

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Oh, yeah. And of course, as I said, so this was an album that we had written about these four girls that we never met. So we had to invent an identity. And once we invented that identity, then we only wrote songs that pertain to those four people we didn't know. Tap 16, the notion of the Virgin. We know any of that stuff. We just know what the record company told us. You know, they were like family to us and they stick together.

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And then we went over like, oh, OK. So we had to just make it up. And once we made it up and they walked in the room and they weren't that it was like, oh my God, what did we just do to the poor girl? Well, we didn't think that because we thought that our image of that was the image that we should have. And in a way, I feel proud because I watched them go to those people I we got more with now.

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Rogers When we come back, let's get into a mini mix. Some of the records he wrote, some of the records that he performed, some of the records that were sample from him. I had Niles Rodgers, many mixes, the Breakfast Club. Good morning. That was ANAO Rodgers. Many mix. Morning, everybody. Is D.J. N.V. Angeles, Charlemagne, the guy we are the Breakfast Club. We still kick it away now is Roger. Now, Shamie, now, what's been your experience with racism?

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All throughout my life, I have had guns put in my face over and over and over and over again by cops or just random white people if I'm down south playing somewhere. We played in Augusta, Georgia. We were happy. We played in James Brown hometown and I walked out. I was going to a horse riding stable. These dudes rolled up on the put guns in my face as a boy. Is that your girlfriend? Because the manager of the club, I asked her to take me to a horse riding academy, and she was from Ireland and she said, oh, yeah, this one right down the road.

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I'm driving because I was even too young to get a rental car. You can't rent a car to twenty one. But she drove me and these guys were like, if I could get a life for my girlfriend, I would be here talking to you. There would be no say, you know, not nothing. But that was just one. That's one of one hundred I could talk to you about a hundred times that you either police or just random white people would have some kind of decency, you know, back on serious N-word.

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So that reality has always been my world. Even in the music game. You grew up in the civil rights movement, you was young. But did you understand the magnitude of that moment? Because I know eventually you became a Black Panther. So I'm just trying to figure out, you know, what sparked all that. Yeah, I did understand it. So I was in elementary school when President Kennedy got shot in 1963. And I remember one girl in a class saying, yeah, it's a tragedy.

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But, you know, Martin Luther King could be president, just like President Kennedy. And all the kids jumped on our gear up. And I went over and I protected her and I walked her home and she became my sort of girlfriend at eleven year old. We didn't go all the way. Yeah, come on. You didn't get lucky.

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And for some reason, even though I was sort of like the joke of the class because I spoke to speak, they they backed off of her. And very soon after that, the Beatles came on Ed Sullivan Show and she told me to come over our house and buy some beer. And our members are talking about Dr. Martin Luther King, could be president by President Kennedy and things like that. Remember, I'm eleven years old now and this is like hitting me like a ton of bricks because it's all starting to unfold in front of my face.

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These things were on television every night. And as a young black girl, she opened my mind a lot. So when we got there so I was in the Black Panthers when I was 16 years old. So I was in the Black Panthers from 16 to 17. And then when I became seventeen, that's when the. By COINTELPRO, that program just destroyed the Black Panther Party, it would make you believe that your best friend was a cop or your best friend was going to stab you in the back.

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Wow. If you could have been in New York City at that time and seen the level of sophistication of the COINTEL program, it was just incredible. It made us realize that we were children trying to fight a sophisticated government that had weaponry that we couldn't even imagine. And just the sort of Black Panther story, what really is a good thing in my heart is so many of those informants and FBI agents or police trainees that set us up and went against so many of them have come up to me and apologized and said, it hurts my heart every day that I did this.

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And a few years ago, I was walking around and I went to the Oval Office and I was standing there and a cop walked up to me and he said, I bet you were in the party market. And he would wake up. And I said, Yeah, well, and she told me that I should. My brother was a cop before me and I'm apologizing for his life. So now, I mean, it brought tears to my eyes.

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We got more with Now Rogers when we come back, more with The Breakfast Club. Good morning. Good morning, everybody. C.J. Evangelii Charlamagne, the guy we are the Breakfast Club, is still kicking it with now. Rogers icon, legend, writer, producer, artist Yi. Now, you said you've had a lot of instances with the police. Can you give us a specific story just to let us know what happened?

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Three years ago, I was going up to produce a white rock n roll band and they were headquartered in Vermont and, you know, the college town of Vermont. And somehow when I was driving at night, I missed where I was supposed to turn and I was driving and driving, driving. And then all of a sudden the traffic signs and the road signs started coming up in French. I was like, dear, is that all of a sudden I realized I had driven so far north.

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I was now headed to Canada. Right. I was like, Oh really, God. Now you really got lost. I was like, I really lost. I was like, at that point I decided to turn off the road and fill up because now my car was running out of gas. Now I had a car worth about a hundred thousand dollars and yellow and ridiculous looking. Anybody could spot this car a mile away.

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What kind of car was it? I'm just curious about the Range Rover and Range Rover. The area I see in that Range Rover probably made one hundred of them. Right. So I pull off and there was no there was no gas station on this part of the highway before I would run out of gas. So I pull off and I see a sign that says, you know, there's gas and lives in this town and Mr. Decker on the next off ramp.

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So I get off at the town and I go in there and it's you know, it's a proper little service station, has got a deli attached to it and all that sort of thing. I've had diabetes since I was since I was in my 30s. No, I just walk into the store. My car is filling up his gas tank, so it's going to take 15 minutes. So mean they're looking at, you know, whether I'm on a good diet, Mountain Dew or didactic or whatever, has enough caffeine to keep me up for this really long drive.

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Now back and finally get on the right. As I was standing there just looking at the two white cops burst in the door and told me to get on the ground, but they're sticking together. So it's this cacophony sound. I know. I don't know what they're saying. So I look behind me thinking they're calling to someone else. So I'm thinking, so I'll look back and I'm thinking that if they had shot me and you saw the closed circuit camera, they could easily say he was looking to run.

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I wasn't looking to run. I just knew that they weren't talking to me. So I look, I'm ready to duck before these guys start shooting. And I realize all of a sudden the puzzle starts to unravel that this white woman who was working there at the store as soon as I walked in the door, she pushed the panic button. My I didn't even have to say hello or anything like that because I just was, like, trying to get my diet soda and figure out how many I got to get, what I'm I to get, you know, just normal stuff.

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But why should I be required to say hello and present myself as a nice, presentable young man or whatever. I was just I was a customer. So I finally decided that they're telling me to get on the ground and I get on the ground. So I just try and talk to them and say, do you want me to come out with the diet without the diet, Dr. Pepper? And they could tell from the way that I'm speaking. OK, I guess maybe not a criminal.

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I don't know what it is, but suddenly the situation starts to de-escalate and calm down. Then now I feel like I'm in my space. I pay for the soldiers and I explain to them, I say, you know, all that happened was I missed the turnoff. And I'm trying to go to I think was Montpelier, but maybe some other towns on the way. And I said to them, you know, I was supposed to go here, I'm a record producer, I'm going for this band and blah, blah, blah.

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And I missed the turn off. Now I find myself going to go back. And so they so they come down and said, OK, cool. And then they said, well, what have you done? You know, right away I just said, let's dance know. And probably I had just done some other big thing. Oh no. Yeah. Whatever, whatever I did was the right thing and I got all calm and now I'm in my element.

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I feel like that we're doing now we get to as men. And I say, I'm really curious. So you guys are state troopers, right, in your training? Is there anything like a logic class like when you're going to see more potential? Is there any kind of training that says, let me start analyzing the situation as I go away to best protect myself and best equipped me for the situation that I don't know what's going on? And so when they start doing real small and I said, you know, I'm a Sakurako, you see how distinctive it is.

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You see that this thing was filling up. It doesn't work until I put in the credit card or at least go to the woman and pay her. So there was a legitimate transaction going on right now. You could have thought maybe I had a gun on her and after the show of my car. But in a certain sense, a lot of it would be like if I had a Rolls Royce. I mean, like certain things just I don't know.

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And then we held that woman accountable also for even pushing the panic button that could have went.

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They didn't even bother her. They understood where she was coming from. It was just really incredible. And it was just one in a long chain of incidents in my life. Throughout my entire life, the police have pointed guns at me and I'm only alive, honestly, just because they didn't shoot, because they would have gotten away with it completely scot free. And there was nobody to tell my story, you know.

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And, you know, it's such a shame. It's a shame that we have to always make them feel safe. White people, we're always the ones in danger.

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If it is true that you just can't. I mean, look, I'm still conscious of it, but I get into an elevator. I remember one one day we had turned a big multimillion dollar deal and we go out to get a taxi cab on Lexington and fifty Nine Street. And I'm with my attorney at the time and I said, you know, I'm more suited up and everything. We go outside and I try and get a cab, you know, even I'm in the company of white guys.

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Still, at the end of the day, the attorney had to go get the care.

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Yeah, I got to get cash. I've had to get cab for a lot of people myself. But I get it. I know we've been following a long time now. I was going to say we I love have to do a part two three. Absolutely. Now has a million things that we could talk about. But I do want to encourage people to go to be our family foundation dog. They use a different fund, is about to open back up for applications in September.

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So we want to make sure that people are aware of that and they really are leaders. This is a global initiative that you have been doing and been passionate about. Now, for how many years has we Family Foundation then?

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But we we started right after the tragedy of September 11. So we started the foundation officially in 2002. Wow.

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So appreciate you for checking in and giving us all this knowledge. Man, we got to do a part. Two policemen. Thank you.

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Is very nice. Now, Rogers Breakfast Club.

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Good morning, Boston. Because right now you are some.

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It's time for Donkey Day, so we have ever feel I need to be done with the heat this year, please tell him I have become Donkey of the Day, The Breakfast Club between You're a Donkey today for Thursday, August twenty seventh goes to Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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Police Chief Daniel Milkiness now is going down in Kenosha. The Sunday police shooting of Jacob Lake prompted protests all throughout the city. If you're just coming home from jail, if you've been out of the country, are you just disconnect from TV and social media because you're trying to stay mentally healthy? I understand. But you probably missed a young man named Jacob Blaggard shot in his back several times by the police in Kenosha on Sunday while he was just trying to get in the car with his kids.

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Now, of course, during the protests, there were riots. Some of the riots escalated into violence.

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And a 17 year old young man named Kyle Rittenhouse was arrested after shooting three Kanojia protesters with an AR 15 to have died. Now I'm watching this video of Kyle Rittenhouse, and I am confused. I feel like I'm only seeing one angle. And I don't know if I'm watching.

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I don't know when I'm actually watching on this video because I see this kid and he's running and he falls. And it looks like a bunch of people tried to jump him. Someone hit him with a skateboard and he starts shooting. Now, if a bunch of people are running after someone with the AR 15, then something happened. If you don't have a weapon and you are chasing someone with a weapon, then you are going off pure emotion and adrenaline because there is nothing strategic about that.

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You know, your Uncle Shila always tells you to move off strategy, not emotion. So chasing someone with an AR 15 and you don't have a weapon, just a skateboard, that's pure emotion. So clearly something happened that we haven't seen. All right.

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Now, this young 17 year old white man after the shooting, after killing two people and wounding one, was allowed to walk right past the police in Kenosha with his A15 and nothing happened.

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He was able to just leave the scene with no problems. Oh, to have white privilege in America is a beautiful thing. White privilege is stronger than Starbucks Wi-Fi.

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Now, as I said earlier, I was arrested after killing two protesters and wounding one. I think he got arrested the next day. But, man, when I tell you that folks are coming to this young man's defense, listen to the chief of police, Daniel Miskin, discussed the cow Rittenhouse situation.

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Everybody involved was out after the curfew. The curfew is in place to protect had persons not been involved in in violation of that. Perhaps the situation that that unfolded would not have happened. So last night, a 17 year old individual from Antioch, Illinois, was involved in the use of firearms to resolve whatever conflict was in place. The result of it, it was two people are dead. This is not a police action. This is not the action, I believe, of those who set out to do protests.

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It is the persons who were involved after the legal time involved in illegal activity that brought violence to this community.

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Wow. Daniel, Mousquetaires, me ask your question. If you gave your son a curfew and he broke his curfew and got into a car accident, God forbid, and broke every bone in his body, would you go to the hospital and tell him this would have never happened if he hadn't broken his curfew? If you had a daughter and she broke curfew and she was assaulted, God forbid, would you tell her this would have never happened if she didn't break curfew?

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America, that is the chief of police in Kenosha.

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He's in a leadership role, but telling the community that they need peace, that there's no need to bring weapons to protests. You know, if you're protecting your house, your business, you get it. You understand there's no need to just be out with your weapon looking for conflict. Forget all that.

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OK, forget all that. It's because they broke curfew, that's why that happened now, you know, and I know that if a black person fighting against injustice, fighting against police brutality, killed two people and wounded one, Daniel Miskin is would never blame that on people violating curfew. OK, now, Daniel wasn't the only person making excuses for cowritten house shooting and killing two protesters. Tucker Carlson also validated what happened. Let's listen.

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We do know why it all happened, though. Kenosha has devolved into anarchy because the authorities in charge of the city abandon it. So I really surprised that looting and arson accelerated to murder. How shocked are we that 17 year olds with rifles decided they had to maintain order when no one else would?

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Wow. Interesting hot takes. OK, black people in America. Your uncle shall have been telling you this. All right. But I want you to listen and listen to me.

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Good. When you black in America, owning a legal keyword legal firearm is a form of self care.

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And since people like Tucker Carlson feel like authorities abandoning a community that sound familiar, authorities abandoning abandoning a community. If people like Tucker Carlson think that justifies folks bearing arms to maintain order, then let's flex our constitutional rights.

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Then if young men like, are going to be out there with their weapons, then you need to have your legal firearms as well. OK, you got guns. We got guns, too. And I want Tucker Carlson and Daniel Miskin to keep that same energy. OK, we're not violent thug anarchists looking to cause trouble. We are proud to a supporters who believe in the right to keep and bear arms. And it is our right as American people to possess weapons for our own defense.

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So, you know, because it's inevitable when it happens, it's going to happen when someone fighting against injustice and police brutality has to take out someone that's against it. Blame it on the people violating curfew. Cles. OK, Daniel, Officer Daniel, please, please blame that on the people violating curfew.

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And Tucker, I want to hear you say how shocked are we that black people with rifles decided they had to maintain order in America after years and years of unchecked violence from police officers? Can we get that same energy when it happens? Because it's going to happen?

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It's inevitable. America, please give.

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Daniel Miskin is the chief of police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to begin see how, matter of fact, the Chelsea Handler give him a little heehaw as well. He ha ha ha. That is way too much. Dan, mayonaise. All right.

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I think you think we'll ever get that luxury. You think that, you know, when the shoe was on the other foot because it's going to happen. Do you think that when somebody's fighting against police brutality and injustice has to defend himself against somebody who's on the other side? You think that Tucker Carlson will say how shocked we that black people with rifles decided they had to maintain order?

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No. In America, no. Carson? No, not at all. All right. All right. Well, thank you for that donkey today.

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Up next, ask ye eight hundred five eight five one two five one. If you need relationship advice, any type of advice, call ye. Now is the Breakfast Club.

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Good morning. The Breakfast Club. Come on, relationship advice, personal advice, just the real advice, call up now for aski bread. Morning, everybody.

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Is D.J. Envy, Angela Ye shall I mean the guy we are the Breakfast Club. It's time for Ask Ye.

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Hello, this is zero zero zero zero zero.

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What's your question for Leo from my bedroom about. I got a little excited. We are so old. I asked my girl to marry me but we got a house together. We are living together like stuff like that but I need more attention. That's all I need is ok so you don't feel like you get enough attention.

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So yeah I just because I don't want to go sneaking in any time anywhere else, like you shouldn't even be thinking about that.

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Now when you say more attention, be specific. Like what specific actions do you want her to take. Give us some examples.

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OK, so like if I'm walking to the she walks through the house you walk past, I might grab her something like that. I grabbed her, grab her, but grab something like that. But if we're laying in bed, she like lay on my lap. Don't even don't even acknowledge that I got a penis between my legs like but she's come she's comfortable.

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You want her to if she's laying in your lap, like acknowledge your penis is saying, what the hell is going on in here.

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You want her to grab your butt when you out for.

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What I'm trying to say is I want more fellatio. I want more. OK, OK.

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So let me ask you this. How affectionate are you when you do those things? If she's laying in your lap, are you massaging her? Are you getting her ready? Are you kissing her? Are you romantic?

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I tell our kids to love rubber. I'm very affectionate. I try to show her the things that I will want to be to meet. I tell you, yes.

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You're performing oral sex on her and you want to return to you.

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Yeah, I would assume. I'm the type of person I saw what I wanted. OK, and so does she not do it if you do that? Because sometimes you got to say things and not just, you know, do it, sometimes you have to be very communicative.

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When I say it's like I'm pasteurize like it's like like she's like, I don't want to do it. Like, I don't want to get it.

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You know, sometimes sometimes people do have different sex drives. Like, how often would you say you have sex?

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Maybe it's been like two weeks. And so you said you wanted more than that. And, you know, sometimes I think you got to get us in the mood to you have to do some foreplay, get us ready. Having sex isn't just jumping into bed. It's like all throughout the day we getting ready, you know, those cute messages, little nice things you can do in the house.

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Yeah, I mean, that's true.

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I mean, I do stuff like that, like, like candles because know like go mad because sometimes I can't stay with my boyfriend, just be trying to just do it and stick and I be like I need a little bit of warming up.

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Yeah. I'm just, I'm just. So you kind of start that engine.

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Oh yeah. You can't, you can't just be sitting there.

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I'm trying to watch TV you or I'm watching the TV show. Just wait a minute.

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But I think sometimes you got you have to make sure I love 90 day you. We lost my fiance and we we we follow you pretty, pretty tight because beyond that, I mean, I'm happy with my girl. I know cowboy fans and I'm a bad. Let me come on here, Charlamagne. I just got to reading your first book. I'm getting ready to read your book. You go out.

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But yeah, I think you got to you know, you got to wrap it up. Don't just try to go in. Don't think just because you grab her, but when she walks by and she's ready to suck it like you have to do more than just that.

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It's got to be like that, like I'll go to her what's cooking or something like that when I get home from work and I just to make, you know, pick up the stuff, I feel like I'm I'm very affectionate. And I showed my affection, like, a lot.

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And, you know, I'm a bit and it's like just showing affection is great. You showing affection doesn't always mean it has to lead to sex. Sometimes just doing that and not expecting sex, but just doing that for the sake of feeling affectionate is great. Sometimes it will lead to sex, sometimes it won't. But, you know, sometimes you got to really communicate, like look at the missing you all day and I'm ready to tell me what you need.

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Let me just take care of you. Let me please you. And then normally when you get that started, that's when it goes down.

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Let me eat your Boquete Charlamagne. He's married, man. I'm alone. He's not interested. You should really do that with maverick position to thank you for calling. Also, sorry I said no.

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I was giving him what he didn't want to say to his wife. Now he doesn't want you to eat his bonke.

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He's married and he thinks, God, he just came over here and screamed out that he wanted to eat you enough to give you this.

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This is so this is I know when I was telling him, was that something you could say to his wife? Because Angela was saying that was good advice and he was like, yo, you know, let me tell you some things I want to do for you. That's something you could do for her.

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And you won't keep that's not how you specified that you. Right. And he said, don't tease him with a good time.

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But anyway, ask five eight five one two five one if you need relationship advice or any type of advice. He now is the Breakfast Club.

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Good morning. Come on, keep it real well, which is some real advice with Angela. It's aski morning.

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Everybody is d.g envy Angela ye shall I mean the guy we are the breakfast club in the middle of ask ye.

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Hello. Who's this heavy. Yo what's up brother. Somebody's going to ask you a question. Why quit. Go ahead. But I want to say what I thought. You gave me a good movie reference the platform. Oh yes. You saw the platform that you enjoyed it then I thought then I told you that all ca then I moved up here sort of businesses and stuff. But I want to ask you a question right quick. If I know you got low when I was down and out I was going to a whole bunch of stuff.

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Right. And there I've decided to take my family and hit the road. So we came up here to Maryland, Baltimore, and I started two businesses. I have lived in those houses and I have to ask my wife. We started together and they had a family member that wanted to come up here and linger on us. So I was like, where were you? So now he's mad at me and she don't want to talk to me no more.

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I help her get on her feet. So you every Saturday y'all got family members. Yeah. What do you do in the situation? Just tell me what I was taught you because you want to help the mineable.

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Listen, I think that people have to be appreciative of what you have done for them. The problem that people have is that you can give and give and give. And then one day you're like, no, and you cut it off so that you can stop enabling them for them to do what they have to do for themselves, for their own good, and also for your own mental well-being, for you to be able to have your own space and take care of yourself and your own family and then they get mad.

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That's not on you. That's on them. Yeah, man. Sounds good, man.

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You know what's so crazy? I just did a podcast on that this weekend talking about, you know, people and family members and friends asking for money.

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But you've got to do what's best for you, bro. You can't feel guilty and feel like, oh, I got to give them because they my family know you got to make sure your house and everything is secure first. And if you can't give it, you can't give it.

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And if they don't want to talk to you because of that effort, that's because, you know, can't you do it when it happens?

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I know that happen to your plane. You have plenty of time to tell you about it. It is ridiculous. Sometimes you just have to say, OK, the lifeline is cut off. Now, I did all I could do. You are not going to suck me dry. OK, well, I'm trying to get over here and maintain myself. It's a difficult time. And if you've overextended yourself with somebody and they don't appreciate it, that's on them.

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That's a character flaw they have. That's not anything that should reflect on you. As long as, you know, you a great person and you've done all you can do and you got to cut it off and for your own mental well-being, I'm not going to sacrifice myself so that you can flourish and then you still don't appreciate it. Yeah, you're right Ákos right now I was listening to the show because I listen to their morning and I'm outside of my front yard across the street I'm facing right now call the water is cold.

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And I called right because that was weighing on my mind. And what is the I want to call it a little perception of what's going on, that I can get some advice, you know what I mean? Because I have it on my mind because she's all the way down here from off the floor. I like these workers and we hope they'll save a lot of money. But now she's saying that she wants to live with me, live with me for free.

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Now, take care of her baby, you see. But my wife, I see I see this lady every night, so I don't want to hear it every night. So I say, you got to go take your money and leave. Yeah. You did your part. Yeah, I, I thank you all so much for being with me and I saw the business. Can I give a shout out to my business right quick. Please do.

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All right. I have let go both houses of stations in Baltimore, Maryland and we're a little overwhelmed, but I'm still going. We have caterers, me and my wife, Shirley McConnell, and I travel to Georgia, and I think that's yeah, we call our family.

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I said, go grab my my you brother, your minority business, black business as usual for one of my kids.

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We have water for both houses. We have big bottles, houses of America. And I visit everything. It is. It is fair enough. I know that will take me on Instagram because I hire you, brother. We got, however.

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How ironic is it that he has let's go bounce houses and he just bounced his sister from the house.

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Hey, what you know, you got to know what you're going to get the house out of people without speaking into existence. You won't get that house. Oh, I tell you, this was quick. Before you go, I got a brother that we call your radio station a lot right today. Gary Bagnato. You know, Gary, Gary, Gary, we know Gary also does not consider the post. Well, I appreciate your taking his call, but I've gotta to go before I go.

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Let nobody bring me go. All right.

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Keep it moving. I'm out a business called Bounce Houses. I'm going to help people bounce people out. They house that they have overstayed their welcome, you stupid. Ask eight hundred five eight five one two five one.

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If you need relationship advice or any type of advice, you can call me now. Now we got room is on the way. Yes, yes.

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And let's talk about Masika and some drama that she had yesterday with the Rose organization. She posted a video and she got a lot of backlash from it. And we'll tell you what happened. All right.

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We'll get into that next. Keep it locked. It's The Breakfast Club. Good morning. The Breakfast Club.

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Warning everybody is D.J. Envy, Angela Ye shall I mean the guy we are, the Breakfast Club. Let's get to the rooms. Let's talk.

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Masika It's. She's feeling the heat, this is the room where reporter Angela Yeo on the Breakfast Club. All right.

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Well, mistake shocked everybody yesterday when she posted a video of herself looking like she was beat up, eyes red. It was makeup, though, and she posted, I've been kidnapped. I'm in a warehouse somewhere. I don't know where. I'm so scared. They took all my money and they want more. Please help me listen to this.

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I think it must be really bad. And they're coming. They said this. You guys have to leave it to me so they could take literally.

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Guys, please come to me a little bit.

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It also said, click the link in my bio and subscribe to my only fans and tip me so they'll let me go. They're coming.

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I didn't think it was I thought she was joking, trying to promote her only fans idea.

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But you know what I hate? I hate human trafficking. And if I'm being honest, as a father of three little girls in the way my anxiety is set up, that's like a real root of it. And that's just something I don't want to see anybody playing about. You know, I'm saying I get it. You're trying to raise money for the organization, but that was just poorly executed.

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It was. I think so anyway. And I definitely was. All right.

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Well, the next post that she posted was an explanation and she put Follow Rose Organization. Now for more info on how to put an end to child and human sex trafficking. Here's what she said.

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Hey, guys, now that I got your attention, I wanted to talk about something very important. I'm sorry if I scared you, but sometimes you need that shock factor. I want that right now. Feeling for my new show and the camera makeup. I'm totally fine, guys, but the show that I am on right now is about child sex trafficking. And this is a very challenging role for me because this is something that I am very passionate about.

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Now, this sparked a lot of controversy. And this also Tony de Rivera was talking about it and she's been on the Breakfast Club and she said the organization is not partnering with Masika and the board will not be accepting any donations from only fans. She said in reference to Mexico doing a scene saying it was for my organization. I thank you for the support, but I did not approve of that video. I will not, and my organization will not be accepting donations from only fans.

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That video triggered a lot of people and people ask me if I'm partnering with her. No, Rose is mine. It kind of pissed me off because this is my life's work.

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Yeah, certain things you don't play about. I mean, Waseca, I wouldn't if I'm a Sikh, I wouldn't be trying to bring that kind of energy into my life, even if it's for a good cause. You know, they always say you turned out to be what you pretend to be, you know, so I wouldn't bring that kind of life. And I don't know her role in Tony's organization, but we drop on a close bonds with Tony do.

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She's really out here doing the work like Angela. You said she's been on the Breakfast Club before.

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I think that was last year. And I met him back. I met her back in the day in Columbia, South Carolina, where she when she was caught up in the web of a sex trafficker. And when I saw her last year, she reminded me that I gave her thirty dollars and a half of a Subway sandwich and told her that she was better than that. And now look at her.

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She got his saving young girl so well. Masika then went and posted a letter from the Rose Organization and Tony Rivera said that was not from her, that's not their letterhead. And so it was just a lot of back and forth. But at the end of it all, Masika did say that she does still support the organization, even though she's not on the board anymore. I don't know if they really did ask or I didn't ask her to be part of the board, but she said she does support the work that they are doing.

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Yeah, this all sounds like a big misunderstanding. It just sounds like miscommunication. It sounds like if Tony and Marsico would have just got on the phone, they could have figured it all out. But it's like all this back and forth on social media just causes confusion.

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But I could see Tony Rivera being upset about that video. That is a triggering thing. You can't just post a video message.

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Yes, absolutely. Because the Kamasi can't tell you that, you know. I mean, and then let me see. Could come out with a statement that all of y'all have sat down and formulated together. You, Tony, Marcia Dyson, must see a Dyson, you know, because I know that I was trying to raise money to help the cause.

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Right. She just did it in the wrong way, correct?

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That's right. But, you know, she also probably wanted to put that out on social media because people might have thought it was something that she had came up with and approved of and they worked on together. So maybe she wanted to specify I didn't have anything to do with that. And because it was put out on social media, she wanted to make sure she stopped it right there, you know, so I don't know.

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But all right. Jeff Bezos is the world's first man worth two hundred billion dollars. He is the first person ever to be worth that much with Amazon's share price climbing another two point three percent and all of that. Now he's worth more than huge brands like McDonald's, Nike and Pepsi. And you can also watch what you said.

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I don't know. I'm just Haydon's, you see. That's great. That's to enter a wounded child in me, you know?

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I mean, you ain't got either. I don't. All right. It just sounded like something I would say. Sounded like something I would say when I was a kid, when I was hating on somebody. He ain't got no hoes, though, OK?

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You know, 50 Cent, his 24/7 drama that's starring Ty, that's inspired by Notorious S.O.P, The Inside Story of the Tupac, Biggie and Jam Master Jay Investigations from NYPD. First hip hop cop. They are in final negotiations for that project, so congratulations to them. Fifty sanity working together.

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We saw them going back and forth with. Reality, they're cool with each other and working together. Yes, of definitive on that. But I have to say the good brother, Maino Menon, had a great idea for the hip hop cop show years, years, years, years, years ago. So I wish was that I was involved in that as well. I mean, that's what it was about. It was based on the hip hop police here in New York City.

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So it was kind of like with some shows, some cop shows like CSI and piano and all that. It was like that, but it was based off to hip hop at least. All right. 50 Cent also has power, but to Ghosts premiering on Star September six, that's really soon. So that's come in, I guess. What is that like next week and next week? He was doing he was doing Variety's Entertainment Marketing Summit and he said he doesn't care whether or not people love him or hate him as long as they care.

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He said, I'm an entertainer. So to entertain is to provoke emotion. I don't believe I can be cancelled. He said you got to go to jail to get cancer. They got to shoot a girl. You've got to do something extremely bad to be canceled. And I think it's so unfair to the people that are canceled. And then he also just talked about heterosexual males and there's no organization for them.

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He said if you say something about someone who chooses something different, this organization set up to start sending things around to get signatures and stuff and tell me this as a heterosexual male who is going to send things around to get signatures based on your failures. There's no one. There's no organization. Certain demographics have been conditioned because they've been taken advantage of in the earliest. What's an area now? They're superior because we have no organization. The biggest target is heterosexual males in general.

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Let's have a discussion about that, which means he's not he's not wrong about a lot of the things that he's saying. The problem with council culture is people get canceled for lack of education. Right. Don't cancel me for what? I don't know. Cancel me for what? I'm not willing to learn. Like, it's plenty of times, you know, I might be ignorant to something. So I'll say something. I'll be in a conversation with somebody and I may not quite get it.

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And people who jump all over you for that. But that's when you're supposed to educate a person. Right, not try to cancel them. That's what that's what is supposed to be the part about.

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Nobody's here to protect heterosexual men. I think that heterosexual men are privilege allows us a lot of protection here in America, you know what I'm saying?

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And getting jumped on the street for being a heterosexual male for their sexuality, that, yeah, I get what he's trying to say.

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But our privileges, heterosexual men, is what we have privilege over women in a lot of spaces. We have privilege over gay people in a lot of spaces. So you had to use that privilege to combat prejudice. So I think our privilege allows us some protection. But if nobody if what you're saying is true and nobody's here to protect heterosexual men, I'm gay.

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Hmm, let me eat your monkey. All right, well, I'm Angela Yee, and that is your report. I guess that's part of it. Thank you.

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Now, just for that anthem, I'm coming out, you said earlier today and. Yeah, there you have it.

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All right, Charmaine, thank you. I mean, you said some today. I'm not shocked. Me neither.

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All right. Well. We'll see you guys tomorrow. Everybody else. The People's Choice mix is up next. Yeah. All right. Don't look at me like that either. It's The Breakfast Club. Good morning, everybody.

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Is D.J. Envy, Angela Ye shall I mean the guy we are the Breakfast Club now. I don't really know what's going on with this show. Well, you know, Charlamagne has gave us a lot of information this morning that I really don't know how to take it.

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You know, he's stepping up. What's the big deal? It was not a big deal, but.

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Yeah, well, these are some of the comments that Charlotte made me earlier in the show. Let me eat your monkey. I'm gay. I love that he did it today.

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When now Rogers was on and we talked about the biggest gay anthem ever. I'm coming out. That's right. Timing this in context matters. I will sue this radio station and still work here. OK, and you're a master at that.

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OK, I will sue this radio station, get paid and still work here. Contract the basis of your lawsuit. Yes. Defamation. Well, you said it, not us. I said that. That's out of context. I didn't say it in that context.

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And you always talk about my brown eyes. So is. Yeah, it fits.

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You have brown eyes two, maybe three. You know what I mess with?

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Jamie Shelton now rises for joining us this morning, saluting our very informative conversation.

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And make sure you check out his We Are Family Foundation and go on that. I actually just did something with them the other day. And we are also promoting We Your Family Foundation for Angela Day, which is happening tomorrow. You know, you have something big happening and you're like, OK, I'm excited for it, but I also can't wait till it's over.

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Yes, yes. It's been a lot of work. So but I'm watching the concert that you guys will get to see tomorrow, and it's amazing. I want to thank all the artists who participated in VPI records, Romayne Vergano, APower Queen Africa, QAZ, Jazz Dantas, Chris Christie from my end as Major Maidenhood, Celebrity Cranium, Beenie Man. It's Soca Dancehall Reggae. So I'm really excited for that Samarrah. I can't wait to see it.

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That's dope, doctor. All right. Well, when we come back, we got the positive roll movies, The Breakfast Club. Good morning. Good morning, everybody. Is D.J. Envy, Angela Ye shall I mean the guy we are the Breakfast Club now on Charlamagne.

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You got a positive note? I do.

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I saw my home gross inequal golden. She posted this yesterday on Instagram and I think it's very sound advice for all black people. Black people. I encourage you to decompress, take a walk, read a book, open up your Bible, drink some tea, schedule time with your therapist, take a breath, take a bath, do what you need to do to care for yourself. In order to fight another day, you must live to see it.

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Breakfast Club, this is your.