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Thank you to Memphis’ own Fresco Trey for coming on my show for an interview! We opened the show discussing the tragic mass elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas yesterday and that this country needs strict gun control laws. Fresco discussed his new project Heartbreak Diaries, signing to Warner Records, and working with Vory. He talked about his father being his manager, having a close relationship with Penny Hardaway, and Post Malone taking him on tour in Los Angeles. He got into being from Memphis and the D1 colleges that offered him scholarships to play basketball. He also talked about being a songwriter for different artists, including writing for Meek Mill’s Expensive Pain. He also got into why he resonated with part 1 of the Jeen-Yuhs Kanye West documentary, meeting Mike Boyd & Gary Vee, and his upcoming single that he plans to release in the next week or two. Stay tuned!

Fresco Trey’s new project Heartbreak Diaries 2 is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/heartbreak-diaries-2/1623417506.

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Fresco Trey on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5Swi_08eUg

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Big thank you to Source Award and NAACP Image Award winning, film directing, producing, and screenwriting duo Coodie & Chike for coming on my show for an interview! Coodie & Chike discussed the success and reception of their Jeen-Yuhs Kanye West Netflix documentary. They got into earning Kanye's trust in order to release this documentary, starting to document his story when Hoop Dreams released, and putting his Through the Wire music video together. Coodie talked about attending Northern Illinois University for one semester, getting into media business through his sister Tonia, and creating Channel Zero in Chicago. Chike talked about majoring in motion graphics at Savannah College of Art and Design, wanting to make music videos from the beginning, and meeting both Kanye & Coodie while he was working for MTV. They spoke about creating their own production company Creative Control, creating the ESPN 30 for 30 Benji documentary, and putting together Stephon Marbury's documentary A Kid From Coney Island. Coodie & Chike also spoke about Donda West, their friendship with Kanye, and their next documentary covering the legendary painter Ernie Barnes. Stay tuned for all of the exciting things that they are working on for the near future!

Follow Coodie & Chike on Instagram: @officialcoodieandchike

Follow Coodie on Instagram and Twitter: @coodierock

Follow Chike on Instagram: @cozah

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MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

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Coodie & Chike on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmzsYjlCWDs

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Thank you to super producer, 2015 Global Spin Award winner, and 1/2 of The Cool Kids Chuck Inglish for coming on my show for an interview! Chuck discussed his/The Cool Kids’ new albums BABY OIL STAIRCASE / CHILLOUT and BEFORE SHIT GOT WEIRD. He talked about his love of sneakers, his early life of growing up in Detroit, and wanting to play football at Michigan. He got into wanting to be an actor, auditioning for Ice Cube in Straight Outta Compton, and acting in Widows with Viola Davis and Liam Neeson. He also talked about The Cool Kids breaking up because the industry was sucking the fun out of the collaboration, getting back together with Sir Michael Rocks, and if fame is overrated. He also got into his relationship with the late great Mac Miller, social media being the focal point of the music industry right now, and that prominent artists work regular jobs behind the scenes. Chuck announced that The Cool Kids have a new album called Hi-Top Fade and a movie in the works. Stay tuned!

Chuck Inglish/The Cool Kids’ new album BEFORE SHIT GOT WEIRD is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: BEFORE SHIT GOT WEIRD by The Cool Kids https://music.apple.com/us/album/before-shit-got-weird/1611665488.

Chuck Inglish/The Cool Kids’ new album BABY OIL STAIRCASE / CHILLOUT is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: BABY OIL STAIRCASE / CHILLOUT by The Cool Kids, Chuck Inglish & Sir Michael Rocks https://music.apple.com/us/album/baby-oil-staircase-chillout/1615107824.

Follow Chuck Inglish on Instagram: @oldinglish and Twitter: @chuckisdope

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html. Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Chuck Inglish on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clg7JZDkdqY

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Big thank you to multi-platinum rock artist and songwriter Kevin Rudolf for coming on my show for an interview! Kevin talked about his early life of growing up on the upper east side of New York, his father being a DJ and mother being a rock singer, and being signed to Madonna's record label Maverick. He discussed moving to Miami, working with Timbaland, and signing to Cash Money. He got into the story behind his hit song Let It Rock and not knowing the radio impact that it would have. He spoke about having creative freedom at Cash Money, meeting Drake for the first time, and his vision of making it in the industry with his follow up hit song I Made It with Cash Money Heroes. He also got into working with Nas on his song N.Y.C., having to change his name to Space Rock due to a contract situation with Cash Money, and signing to Primary Wave Music. He gave his thoughts on rock artists' criticism of hip-hop artists making it into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Kevin then talked about going out to LA to write with artists such as Keith Urban and Selena Gomez, coming back to New York and feeling inspired to create his own music again, and his new music with Lil Wayne. He announced that he is working on his own hybrid memoir novel. Stay tuned!

Follow Kevin Rudolf on Instagram and Twitter: @kevinrudolf

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Kevin Rudolf on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWnACoH_VEc

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Thank you to West Philly's own DJ Aktive for coming on my show for an interview! DJ Aktive talked about growing up in West Philly, meeting Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff for the first time, and receiving his first set of turntables. He discussed interning at Power 99 FM, getting his start of touring with Musiq Soulchild, and becoming Janet Jackson's tour DJ. He got into auditioning in Puff Daddy's living room to be the Bad Boy Reunion tour DJ, Kanye getting strict with him for his scratches on the 808s & Heartbreak Tour, and Nas calling him out in the middle of a performance because he didn't know the words to one of the songs on Stillmatic. He also talked about him and Nas discussing a song together for Aktive's upcoming album Chill Vibes Vol. 1, his 2019 debut album The Tour, and DJing for NBC's That's My Jam with Jimmy Fallon. DJ Aktive mentioned that he wants to open up The Philadelphia DJ school to help the youth learn how to DJ and to teach them the history of Hip-Hop. He also has a new album called Chill Vibes Vol. 1 on the way. Stay tuned!

DJ Aktive's new song Kool featuring Marsha Ambrosius & Kenyon Dixon is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/kool-feat-marsha-ambrosius-kenyon-dixon-single/1607759020.

DJ Aktive's 2019 album The Tour is available on all music platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-tour/1470895569.

Follow DJ Aktive on Instagram and Twitter: @djaktive

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

DJ Aktive on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4fM22XS6TY

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Shoutout to Richmond, Virginia's own Fly Anakin for coming on my show for an interview! Fly Anakin talked about his new album Frank, why he considers this album to be his debut, and the music scene in Richmond, Virginia. He discussed his uncle introducing him to The Notorious B.I.G. and Scarface. He spoke about his uncle hearing his music in jail. He got into meeting Henny L.O. in middle school and designing the Mutant Academy logo. He also talked about why Ghostface Killah is the best member of the Wu-Tang Clan, wanting to change his name Fly Anakin, and possibly getting into acting as well as doing voiceover work. He announced that he has a couple of new projects on the way. Stay tuned!

Fly Anakin's new album Frank is available on all music platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/frank/1603259208.

Follow Fly Anakin on Instagram and Twitter: @flyanakin

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Fly Anakin on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JC7kz2Whpc

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Thank you to one of the most talented up and coming singers and songwriters Poe Leos for coming on my show for an interview! Poe talked about her early life of being born in Mexico, moving to outside of Illinois, and growing up in Salt Lake City, Utah. She got into making life changing connections with Christopher Bush and AntLive as well as her bond with Public Enemy's Flavor Flav. She gave her reaction to what it meant to her for Flavor Flav to invite her on his talk show and having her do a live performance. Poe discussed her publishing/songwriting deal with Sync, being nominated for a NAACP Image Award for her song Look at Me on HBO's show Insecure, and her process of writing for so many different genres of music. She also talked about her new single 241, her performance at SXSW, and her upcoming EP. Stay tuned!

Poe Leos' new single 241 is available on all music platforms: https://music.apple.com/us/album/241/1610278734?i=1610278930.

Follow Poe Leos on Instagram: @poeleos and Twitter: @realpoeleos

Shoutout to Richardine Bartee for connecting us!

Follow Richardine on Instagram: @richardinebartee and Twitter: @theyams

Follow GRUNGECAKE on Instagram and Twitter: @grungecake

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Poe Leos on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYhnVPeQeQc

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Shoutout to OLUFEMI for coming on my show for his first interview! OLUFEMI talked about his early life of being born in Brazil and growing up in the UK, music always being his main interest, and his time in Los Angeles. He got into his new song Hey Brother, wanting to inspire people who are at their low points when they hear Hey Brother, and his upcoming project Bring Tyre. His main goals are to establish his online social media presence then start doing shows as well as being consistent with his music releases.

Go checkout OLUFEMI's new song Hey Brother on his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZv9d2GAxcw.

Follow OLUFEMI on Instagram: @olufemi.asa and Twitter: @olufemi_asa

Shoutout to Richardine Bartee for connecting us!

Follow Richardine on Instagram: @richardinebartee and Twitter: @theyams

Follow GRUNGECAKE on Instagram and Twitter: @grungecake

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

OLUFEMI on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJm2kyWZE8A

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Big thank you to the number 1 media personality in Houston and 93.7 The Beat's Kiotti for coming on my show for an interview! Kiotti talked about his new album Grown Man Music, working with producer Christopher Thornton of The Frontrunnaz on the album, and getting into the radio industry. He discussed sampling his Nipsey Hussle interview on his song Never Gave Up, the importance of building your own brand, and how he built his own brand. He got into how building his own brand and a following got him the opportunity of becoming the Houston Rockets' DJ, meeting Hakeem Olajuwon, and his conversation with Hip-Hop legend Scarface about the Kanye West Jeen-Yuhs documentary the other night at the Toyota Center. He also talked about how freestyling opened up the doors for him in the music industry, Dino of H-Town being the first person to recognize his talent, and his next goal of becoming the number 1 personality in the game. Stay tuned for everything that he has on the way! You can catch him on 93.6 The Beat in Houston, Texas weekdays from 6-10pm as well as his own The AM Wake Up Show and On Tha Radar platforms.

Kiotti's new album Grown Man Music is available on all music platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/grown-man-music/1607887022.

Follow Kiotti on Instagram and Twitter: @hardbodykiotti

Shoutout to Richardine Bartee for connecting us!

Follow Richardine on Instagram: @richardinebartee and Twitter: @theyams

Follow GRUNGECAKE on Instagram and Twitter: @grungecake

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

Kiotti on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLYZV6iIKCo

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Thank you to North Vallejo, CA's own LaRussell for coming on my show for an interview! LaRussell talked about his new album It'll All Make Sense When It's Done, his own independent company/label Good Compenny, and potentially signing with Russ. He discussed working with E-40 on P-LO's Again, being open to a major deal, and why numbers & analytics don't matter. He got into the struggles he faced in 2019 around New Years and how he was able to overcome the hardships of trying to make it. He also talked about his call/meeting with Jonny Shipes from Cinematic Music Group and what he has planned for 2022 as well as possibly dropping another album before the new year. Stay tuned!

LaRussell's music is available on all platforms, including Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/larussell/1512835701 and YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl7lhBCzpcXpNiGFx0CdtqA.

Follow LaRussell on Instagram: @larussell and Twitter: @larussellgc

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Website: https://maxcoughlan.com/index.html.

Website live show streaming link: https://maxcoughlan.com/sports-and-hip-hop-with-dj-mad-max-live-stream.html.

MAD MAX Radio on Live 365: https://live365.com/station/MAD-MAX-Radio-a15096.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel Sports and Hip Hop with DJ Mad Max: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCE0107atIPV-mVm0M3UJyPg

LaRussell on "Sports and Hip-Hop with DJ Mad Max" visual on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aANpRhGJ_5s

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