Episode 12: Joey Malinski(of Across the Bridge Productions)


Joey Malkinski is a Brooklyn Park, MD native. growing up with a love of film, he always pursued his dream of directing and producing visual content. Ronald and Donte' sit down with the creative behind the company, Across the Bridge Productions and break down how he got to this point.Read more

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Episode 11: Jerrill Sankey(of Creative King)

 Donte' and Ron are back again. This week they caught up with Jerrill Sankey, the owner of Creative King. Jerill crafts his hats by hand, from scratch. A unique aspect in an industry where everything is manufactured and mass produced, Creative King exists in a space of its own. In the span of a few years, the head of Creative King went from a Public School Janitor to a recognizable, internationally sold brand.

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Episode 10: D. Watkins

The BRNDD podcast has reached double digits! To celebrate, they bring on one of their most successful guests to date. Two-time New York Times Best selling Author, Editor-At-Large for Salon.com, and contributor to a hosts of publications; from ESPN, to Rolling Stone, to the New York  Times, D. Watkins. 

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Episode 9: Brian Bomster-Jabs

Ron and Donte' are back with their first podcast with a guest for the year. They sit down with Brian Bomster-Jabs A.K.A. Bomster-Jabs Studio. They dive right into it and talk about being stereotyped being an adopted Korean raised in Baltimore(4:06). Brain also talks about what inspired his art and how he chose art at a young age by way of a traditional Korean custom(8.10).

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Episode 8: Best of '16, Welcome to '17

The BRNDD podcast is back for 2017! Ron and Donte' sit down and discuss their absence, how they spent the holidays(1:09) and what they are looking forward to in 2017 along with the official announcement of Debonair Material Media(10:14).

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Episode 7: Fraizer (of City of Gods)

City of Gods has become a pillar in Baltimore. Not only have they created a staple for themselves in the fashion department but also the community aspect. From their Conscious Book Club to feeding the homeless on Thanksgiving. We sat down with part of the creators of the brand to talk about C.O.G. beginnings and how they became such a strong pillar in East Baltimore.

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Episode 6: Daniel Biltmore (of MSSL CMMND)

From working with musical legends to traveling the world. Daniel Biltmore has done a lot in his lifetime. Donte' and Ronald sat down with Daniel to tell his story, the highs and the lows of his DJ Career.

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Episode 5: Reed Bmore

Reed BMore is one of Baltimore's most unique street artists. While many of his friends and peers are known for tagging walls, he's mastered a different craft, wire bombing. Known for hanging his works in a busy intersection on traffic lights so everyone that rides by sees his work, Reed Bmore has been featured on the local news, designed pieces for Tyler the Creator, and lead him to meet Chance the Rapper. Listen as Ron and Donte' learn the story of Reed Bmore along with you.

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Episode 4: Sun Zulu

Sun Zulu is a Baltimore born and bred Emcee and Producer. He has traveled the country with great indie acts such as Blu and J*Davey. He's also a youth mentor and supporter of the city.

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Episode 3: Harrison Davis

Harrison Davis is the owner of For Rent Shoes Baltimore, a top streetwear boutique in Baltimore established in 2013. Since its opening it has become an integral part of Baltimore's fashion scene. Housing exclusive brands you can't find anywhere else in the city.

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Episode 2: Beya Likhari

Ronald brings on his good friend and rising R&B star, Beya Likhari. The BRNDD hosts dig deeper, discussing her influences, what being on Elle UK's Magazine "R&B Artists to Watch" list, and the intricacies of her songs and projects. Listen and learn about Baltimore's next R&B star, Beya Likhari.

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Episode 1: Jordan C. Jackson

The BRNDD hosts sit down with Apparel Designer Jordan C. Jackson, who has worked for the likes of Giorgio Armani and Under Armour. Jordan tells his story of going from an HBCU in Atlanta to FIT and taking fashion design head on. Listen to Jordan's story as he goes from almost failing out of his fashion program to heading the design of an entire UA collection.

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Episode 0.5: Welcome Ronald James

Donte' and Ronald sit down for the 1st time to talk about what to expect from the show, their expectations, what type of guests to look for and set you up for the premiere episode.

Episode 0: The Preview

Co-Host Donte' Cotton breaks down what the meaning behind BRNDD is. He Also Discusses what Debonair Material is and what to look for from the show.