Black Bottom Archives is now streaming #FRMSCRTCH. . .The podcast about making it! Giving inspiration to aspiring entrepreneurs, providing a backstage pass to the power moves of successful business owners, and having conversations about current events.

 

CREATED, PRODUCED, & HOSTED BY

Marcus Sumrall -- Flintstone to the core | Transplant Detroiter | Non-Profit Professional | Hip Hop Nerd

Justin Williams -- Oak Park's Finest

 

Subscribe to #FRMSCRTCH on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/frmscrtchs-podcast/id907589390?mt=2

 

Justin Williams and Marcus Sumrall

Justin Williams and Marcus Sumrall

EPISODE SUMMARY

Airdate: April 24, 2015

In a can't miss episode, the #FRMSCRTCH crew kick it with the Camille and Paige of Black Bottom Archives about a little bit of everything - from Black Bottom Archives' #FRMSCRTCH story to Walter Scott and Black Liberation. And Marcus laments us not playing music on the show, lol. You can catch episodes of #FRMSCRTCH streaming live on Black Bottom Archives' website as well!

 

The Connect: Web - blackbottomarchives.com | Twitter - @_blackbottom, Paige - @_paygee, Camille - @MillieGiovanni | Instagram - @blackbottomarchives, Camille - @Maxine.Shaw, Paige - @ultimate_paygee | Facebook - The Black Bottom Archives, Paige Watkins and Camille Johnson | Tumblr: TheBlackBottomArchives.Tumblr.com

E Mail: cjohnson@blackbottomllc.com and pwatkins@blackbottomllc.com

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Airdate: April 15, 2015

The #FRMSCRTCH crew kick it with the Queen of New Detroit, OhSoRadio's Capo, Ms. Randi Rossario. We get her #FRMSCRTCH story, her knowledge on building a personal brand, and what it means to have "No Dickstractions" ™. You WILL respect her hustle. HA!

Follow OhSoRadio! Twitter - @theohsoradio | Instagram - @theohsoradio | Web - ohsoradio.co

Download the OhSoRadio App! Android - http://bit.ly/1ayffJy | Apple - http://bit.ly/1ywPeWy

Follow Randi Rossario! Twitter - @RandiRossario | Instagram - @RandiRossario

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Airdate: April 4, 2015

The #FRMSCRTCH crew chop it up about Tidal, Kendrick, Action Bronson in Detroit, and the Germanwings tragedy. They also make an open call to @bashinla to join them for an on-air episode. They can make that happen, right? Right. 

Support the homie Bash! Twitter - @bashinla | YouTube - bashinlavlog | bashinla.com

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Airdate: March 25, 2015

The #FRMSCRTCH crew kicks it with one of Flint's finest, YaBoyLV. He talks to us about his journey, from radio personality to digital media strategist. He kicks it with us about Creflo Dollar's private plane come up and Dame Dash's interview about manhood.

Keep up with YaBoyLV: Twitter - @yaboylv | Instagram - @yaboylv | YouTube - YaBoyLV / Our New Normal

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Airdate: February 24, 2015

The #FRMSCRTCH crew get their "rap nerd" fix with the long time homie, the incomparable Jamall Bufford. We talk The Black Opera, Athletic Mic League, his solo career, touring all over the globe, and he hits us with his #FRMSCRTCH5 MCs from Ann Arbor to look out for. 

Keep up with The Black Opera: www.theblackopera.com | Twitter - @theblackopera | Instagram - @TheBlackOpEra | Facebook - The Black Opera

Cop The Black Opera's new cd "The Great Year" on iTunes and here.

Follow Jamall: Twitter - @jamallbufford | and cop his new get his music here! Buff 1 | Victim Of A Modern Age 

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Airdate: February 18, 2015

The #FRMSCRTCH crew kicks it with Phil Black - the visionary behind The Manhood Project - about his story, his powerful vision for change, and the moment that changed his life forever. Listen close!

To keep up with Phil Black and the Manhood Project, visit www.tmpmentoring.com and follow them on Twitter - @tmpmentoring | Instagram - @TheManhoodProject

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Airdate: February 11, 2015

Kickin' it like we sposed' ta. The new Yeezy's ain't for us, why you gotta support Joey Bada$$ and Earlly Mac on their new projects, and Marcus tells us why he won't be buying any new sneakers anytime soon. 

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Airdate: February 11, 2015

The #FRMSCRTCH boys kick it with Amy Kaherl of Detroit Soup, the monthly dinner that funds micro-grants for creative projects. We talk Detroit Soup's 5th Anniversary, women's empowerment, growth in the changing face of Detroit, and another one of our shared passions - Music!

RSVP for Detroit Soup's 5th Anniversary Dinner at www.detroitsoup.com

Don't forget to follow Detroit Soup on social media: Twitter - @detroitsoup | Instagram - @detroitsoup | Facebook - Detroit Soup

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Airdate: January 2, 2015

In a special presentation, the #FRMSCRTCH crew brings together members of Divine 9 Black Greek Letter Organizations to discuss the latest reality TV sensation, “Sorority Sisters.” What does the show mean? Is the imagery unfair? Is this show worse than any of the other reality shows out there? We answer these questions and more!

The Panel:

Ra - @kartier3
Jasmine - @drjaslee
Shontae - @tae_marie1
Porsha - @porshamonae

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Airdate: December 17, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH crew wrap up 2014 the only way they know how… with special guest Brandi McCants. We ask – What about Camille, Bill? When it comes to race, what do we REALLY want? Should EMT’s be able to refuse medical care to the gay community? And HOW, exactly, would they find that out? But the most pressing question – why do y’all wanna be sidechicks?

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Airdate: December 16, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH crew kicks it with Jimmie Westside and talks about his brand Westside Society, leadership, and where you HAVE to go when you visit Flint.

Stay updated on everything Westside Society:  westsidesociety.com | Instagram - @westsidesociety | Twitter - @westsidesociety 

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Airdate: November 25, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH boys sit down with the homie Ern Foutner of WorkBuild Detroit to talk his vision and motivation. We wanted his story, but left with a whole lot more.

Keep up with WorkBuild Detroitwww.workbuildhq.com | e-mail: workbuildhere@workbuildhq.com | Facebook: WorkBuildHQ | Instagram:@workbuildhq | Twitter: @WORKBUILDHQ

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Airdate: November 25, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH boys sit down with the homie Ern Foutner of WorkBuild Detroit to talk his vision and motivation. We wanted his story, but left with a whole lot more.

Keep up with WorkBuild Detroitwww.workbuildhq.com | e-mail: workbuildhere@workbuildhq.com | Facebook: WorkBuildHQ | Instagram:@workbuildhq | Twitter: @WORKBUILDHQ

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Airdate: November 11, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH Team sit down with High Royalty and chop it up about their new project, High Royalty Or Nothing. OG Fin kicks it about his OG status, and LY lets you know what NOT to call him. Go get that album. High Royalty or Nothing TWO TIMES.

Twitter: @HighRoyalty, @krackdiesel, @OGFDesigner
Insta: @HighRoyaltyOrNothing, @HR_Lyricz, @OGFDesigner

GO GET THAT ALBUM!
@high-royalty

EPISODE SUMMARY

Airdate: November 11, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH Team sit down with High Royalty and chop it up about their new project, High Royalty Or Nothing. OG Fin kicks it about his OG status, and LY lets you know what NOT to call him. Go get that album. High Royalty or Nothing TWO TIMES.

Twitter: @HighRoyalty, @krackdiesel, @OGFDesigner
Insta: @HighRoyaltyOrNothing, @HR_Lyricz, @OGFDesigner

GO GET THAT ALBUM!
@high-royalty

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Airdate: November 4, 2014 

The #FRMSCRTCH team chops it up with two of Ypsilanti’s finest political mavens, Nicole Brown and DJ Cherif. They talk the business of politics, the importance of civic engagement, the value of servant leadership, and about being social justice workers. Make sure you go out and vote Nov. 4th. If you’re an Ypsilanti resident, make sure you vote Nicole Brown for City Council and DJ Cherif for School Board!

Nicole Brown – (734) 686-2523
DJ Cherif – (734) 645- 5735

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Airdate: October 22, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH boys kick it with the homie Lo Sport and talk music, inspiration and upcoming projects. Go get that new project, Lo & Behold, and check the homie out.

Follow him on Twitter | and Instagram

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Airdate: October 8, 2014

This week the #FRMSCRTCH team sat down with the woman behind Detroit start-up, Trishs Garage – Ebony Rutherford. They talk about how she started the business, the ups and downs and transitions. Find out how she extended her time at the pop up space and more.

Support Trishs Garage: Twitter @TrishsGarage | Instagram @TrishsGarage | Website imdatingmybusiness.com

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Airdate: September 24, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH crew sits down with Vanguard Award recipient, political maven, community organizer, campaign manager, native Detroiter, and soon to be father Brandon Jessup to talk politics, financial empowerment, and his Top 5 Detroit staples.

Brandon Jessup website(s): BrandonJessup.com; MIForward.com | Twitter: @itsbjessup | Instagram: @itsbjessup

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Airdate: September 16, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH boys interview one of Detroit’s up and coming entrepreneurs, Quinn Hamilton, the mind and the muscle behind Firebrand Candle Company. She tells her #FRMSCRTCH Story, and drops a bomb in her #Top5.

Support Firebrand Candle Company Website | Instagram: @firebrandcandle | Twitter: @firebrandcandle

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Airdate: September 11, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH team interviews the big homie Koolade. He drops all sorts of gems about fashion, music and sneakers, and he gives his #FRMSCRTCHSTRY. Make sure you go check him out at AYV Midtown – 4100 Woodward Avenue.

Website: www.ayvworldwide.com | Twitter: @Koolade_AYV; @AYV_CLOTHING | Insta: @koolade_ayv; @AYV_CLOTHING

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Airdate: September 5, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH boys don’t know what Young Thug is rappin’ about….But they know that he does have the hits. And, why CAN’T we laugh at Floyd Mayweather, exactly?

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Airdate: September 5, 2014

The boys are back. They discuss Mike Brown’s death, the happenings in Ferguson, Lebron as the NBA’s best GM, and a little sneaker talk.

Episode sponsored by: EverButter

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Airdate: September 5, 2014

This week, the #FRMSCRTCH crew welcome Brittni Brown, Publicist of Bee Agency Public Relations, who specializes in social media management, and client/brand representation. They also speak with Janaè Griggs, Founder & President of PINK Detroit, Inc. They talk women, mentorship, and Eric Garner.

Follow Brittni Brown: Instagram @beeagencypr | Twitter @thebeeagencypr | www.thebeeagencypr.com

Follow Janaè Griggs: Twitter @sincerely_nae  @PINKDetroit | Instagram @sincerely_nae @PINKDetroit  | PINKDetroit.org | info@PINKdetroit.org

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Airdate: September 5, 2014

Bracey Fresh talks inspiration, LYFE, how he ain’t from around here, and provocation. Marcus tells you who inspired his fresh, and the #FRMSCRTCH crew calls on men to change  

 Instagram: @BraceyFresh | Twitter: @BraceyFresh | lightyearsfromearth.bigcartel.com

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Airdate: September 5, 2014

The #FRMSCRTCH team talks with one of Detroit's finest about his musical inspiration, his upcoming projects, and some of his favorites in the world of hip-hop. 

Check him out - Twitter: @acapellatnfac | Instagram: @acapellatnfac - and download his EP

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Airdate: September 3, 2014

In episode three, the #FRMSCRTCH boys answer listener questions, talk Jordan Brand's crazy new sneaker, the XXL Freshman Cover and the Malaysian Airliner that was shot down

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Airdate: September 2, 2014

Wale. Wigs. Joan Rivers. What are we talking about here?

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Airdate: September 1, 2014

In their pilot episode, Marcus and Justin talk Killa Cam's legacy, Detroit vs. Rick Ross, Ma$e's outfit choices, Orange is the New Black and more!