Alias Smith and LeRoi

by Alias Smith and LeRoi

Alias Smith and LeRoi
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 42
  • Last: 15 Jun 2015
Alias Smith and LeRoi - The Podcast features Emmy Award winning comedian/writer/producer Ali LeRoi (Everybody Hates Chris/ Head of State) and Comedian/Actor Owen Smith (The Arsenio Hall Show/ Whitney) focusing on artists and entertainers of color that they find interesting and believe you will too. It's all real talk. No holds barred. Stay tuned at the end of each podcast for the featured beat... great pieces of music we found on the web that we also thought you might enjoy.

Episodes (42)

  • 406: Milauna Jackson Pt. 2
    406: Milauna Jackson Pt. 2
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    Published: 15 Jun 2015 Duration: 01:30:48
    Milauna Jemai Jackson. We're saying it again because you need to get used to hearing it. You'll be seeing a lot more of her. The tough thing in this business about being on the brink, is that you still can't see on the other side. But you k... Read more →
    Milauna Jemai Jackson. We're saying it again because you need to get used to hearing it. You'll be seeing a lot more of her. The tough thing in this business about being on the brink, is that you still can't see on the other side. But you k... Read more →

  • 405: Milauna Jackson Pt.1
    405: Milauna Jackson Pt.1
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    Published: 13 Jun 2015 Duration: 01:17:17
    Milauna Jemai Jackson is flipping the script on  what a black actress can do in Hollywood. For starters, don't do it in Hollywood. With a breakout role in the hit Cinemax action series "Strike Back", Milauna is a one-woman American Invasion... Read more →
    Milauna Jemai Jackson is flipping the script on  what a black actress can do in Hollywood. For starters, don't do it in Hollywood. With a breakout role in the hit Cinemax action series "Strike Back", Milauna is a one-woman American Invasion... Read more →

  • 404: Omar Dorsey Pt. 2
    404: Omar Dorsey Pt. 2
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    Published: 11 May 2015 Duration: 01:16:20
    Omar Dorsey has more than a few things to say about more than a few things. That's why there's a part two to this conversation. His story is about turning up, turning around, turning down, and turning it out. The man's got three Oscar nomin... Read more →
    Omar Dorsey has more than a few things to say about more than a few things. That's why there's a part two to this conversation. His story is about turning up, turning around, turning down, and turning it out. The man's got three Oscar nomin... Read more →

  • 403: Omar Dorsey Pt. 1
    403: Omar Dorsey Pt. 1
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    Published: 6 May 2015 Duration: 01:43:14
      Omar Dorsey is that dude. That's probably what you say when you see him in another film, another tv show, where he comes in and wrecks it, because that's what he did the last time you saw him. "That's that dude!" Well, now it's time to ch... Read more →
      Omar Dorsey is that dude. That's probably what you say when you see him in another film, another tv show, where he comes in and wrecks it, because that's what he did the last time you saw him. "That's that dude!" Well, now it's time to ch... Read more →

  • 402: Sunny Anderson
    402: Sunny Anderson
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    Published: 1 Apr 2015 Duration: 02:52:20
    You cannot rain on Sunny Anderson's parade. She is a self contained eco-system where everything always turns out right. Not that it starts out that way, because into every life a little rain must fall. But when she unleashes her megawatt mi... Read more →
    You cannot rain on Sunny Anderson's parade. She is a self contained eco-system where everything always turns out right. Not that it starts out that way, because into every life a little rain must fall. But when she unleashes her megawatt mi... Read more →

  • 401: John Ridley
    401: John Ridley
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    Published: 24 Mar 2015 Duration: 02:29:22
    John Ridley is a writer. In the truest sense of the word. If it can be written, he probably wrote one. Books, television shows, movies, columns, blogs... Maybe not a play, yet, but give him time. And he's crossed genres from comedy to drama... Read more →
    John Ridley is a writer. In the truest sense of the word. If it can be written, he probably wrote one. Books, television shows, movies, columns, blogs... Maybe not a play, yet, but give him time. And he's crossed genres from comedy to drama... Read more →

  • 312: Tiffany Haddish
    312: Tiffany Haddish
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    Published: 8 Mar 2015 Duration: 01:51:47
    She Ready. That's what you remember after an encounter with Tiffany Haddish. Comedienne/Actress/Energy Producer, she is a triple threat of her own making. It's not easy to pin her down, which is why she also fancies herself a "Unicorn." Yes... Read more →
    She Ready. That's what you remember after an encounter with Tiffany Haddish. Comedienne/Actress/Energy Producer, she is a triple threat of her own making. It's not easy to pin her down, which is why she also fancies herself a "Unicorn." Yes... Read more →

  • 311: Royale Watkins
    311: Royale Watkins
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    Published: 10 Feb 2015 Duration: 02:16:19
    Royale Watkins doesn't get shook. After a stint in Desert Storm, taking the stage at Def Jam was a cakewalk. While Bernie Mac said he wasn't scared, Royale didn't have to say a word. They knew. With a cold hard stare and an easy smile, Roya... Read more →
    Royale Watkins doesn't get shook. After a stint in Desert Storm, taking the stage at Def Jam was a cakewalk. While Bernie Mac said he wasn't scared, Royale didn't have to say a word. They knew. With a cold hard stare and an easy smile, Roya... Read more →

  • 310: Cheo Hodari Coker
    310: Cheo Hodari Coker
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    Published: 20 Jan 2015 Duration: 02:35:42
    Stanford by way of Brooklyn,  writer Cheo Hodari Coker takes the street cred game to another level. As a journalist with Vibe Magazine he was a written bridge to hip hop, giving us an inside look at that world and it's personalities in a wa... Read more →
    Stanford by way of Brooklyn,  writer Cheo Hodari Coker takes the street cred game to another level. As a journalist with Vibe Magazine he was a written bridge to hip hop, giving us an inside look at that world and it's personalities in a wa... Read more →

  • 309: Todd Bridges Pt. 2
    309: Todd Bridges Pt. 2
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    Published: 27 Dec 2014 Duration: 01:22:25
    "You Are Here." That should be the name of The Autobiography of Todd Bridges.  Because the thing that he has, the thing that he has always had, as a child, as a star, as a man, is that no matter where he is, he is absolutely able to inhabit... Read more →
    "You Are Here." That should be the name of The Autobiography of Todd Bridges.  Because the thing that he has, the thing that he has always had, as a child, as a star, as a man, is that no matter where he is, he is absolutely able to inhabit... Read more →

  • 308: Todd Bridges Pt. 1
    308: Todd Bridges Pt. 1
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    Published: 22 Dec 2014 Duration: 01:57:58
    Todd Bridges. The poster child for bad shit happening to child actors. You've heard the rumors. You've heard all sorts of stories. It's worse than what you were ever told. But if the sun is gonna come out tomorrow, it's going to shine on To... Read more →
    Todd Bridges. The poster child for bad shit happening to child actors. You've heard the rumors. You've heard all sorts of stories. It's worse than what you were ever told. But if the sun is gonna come out tomorrow, it's going to shine on To... Read more →

  • 307: Dondre T. Whitfield Pt. 2
    307: Dondre T. Whitfield Pt. 2
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    Published: 11 Dec 2014 Duration: 01:58:59
    Life is the gym for Dondre Whitfield. Everyday, he gets up, gets in the ring and sweats it out. Every audition. Every callback. Every role. Every day. And if it's true you only get out of it what you put into it, what Dondre gets is motivat... Read more →
    Life is the gym for Dondre Whitfield. Everyday, he gets up, gets in the ring and sweats it out. Every audition. Every callback. Every role. Every day. And if it's true you only get out of it what you put into it, what Dondre gets is motivat... Read more →

  • 306: Dondre T. Whitfield Pt. 1
    306: Dondre T. Whitfield Pt. 1
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    Published: 9 Dec 2014 Duration: 02:25:34
    Dondre Whitfield is a Real Husband of Hollywood.  He met her when he was just a teenager and fell in love. He's been with her ever since. Through the ups and downs, the sunny days and the rain, the times when she treated him like he was the... Read more →
    Dondre Whitfield is a Real Husband of Hollywood.  He met her when he was just a teenager and fell in love. He's been with her ever since. Through the ups and downs, the sunny days and the rain, the times when she treated him like he was the... Read more →

  • 305: Gina Prince-Bythewood
    305: Gina Prince-Bythewood
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    Published: 28 Nov 2014 Duration: 02:21:07
    Gina Prince-Bythewood will not look you in your eye.  She will however, stare straight through your soul. With a soft smile and a killer instinct, she worked her way up through the ranks of show business, quietly not taking "no" for an answ... Read more →
    Gina Prince-Bythewood will not look you in your eye.  She will however, stare straight through your soul. With a soft smile and a killer instinct, she worked her way up through the ranks of show business, quietly not taking "no" for an answ... Read more →

  • 304: Tyler James Williams
    304: Tyler James Williams
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    Published: 24 Nov 2014 Duration: 02:30:17
    It's all in his eyes. They're his secret weapon. It's what he uses to take in all of the information that he's going to spit back at you in two or three takes. They say a lot when he says a little. It's good for an actor to have a move. Tha... Read more →
    It's all in his eyes. They're his secret weapon. It's what he uses to take in all of the information that he's going to spit back at you in two or three takes. They say a lot when he says a little. It's good for an actor to have a move. Tha... Read more →

  • 303: Tichina Arnold
    303: Tichina Arnold
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    Published: 17 Nov 2014 Duration: 02:39:45
    Tichina Arnold is funny. We know this because no matter how funny the person is who was hired because they were supposed to be funnier than her, she always walks away with a laugh. Always. If there were such a thing as comedy gold, it would... Read more →
    Tichina Arnold is funny. We know this because no matter how funny the person is who was hired because they were supposed to be funnier than her, she always walks away with a laugh. Always. If there were such a thing as comedy gold, it would... Read more →

  • 302: Lena Waithe
    302: Lena Waithe
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    Published: 2 Nov 2014 Duration: 02:24:16
    Lena Waithe ain't go no time for that.  If you think you're hustlin', if you think you're grindin', think again. Here's the difference between you and her. She does not have time to talk about what she's doing because she's too busy doing i... Read more →
    Lena Waithe ain't go no time for that.  If you think you're hustlin', if you think you're grindin', think again. Here's the difference between you and her. She does not have time to talk about what she's doing because she's too busy doing i... Read more →

  • 301: Russell Simmons
    301: Russell Simmons
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    Published: 27 Oct 2014 Duration: 01:20:23
    Russell Simmons. Uncle Rush. Hip Hop was just music before Russell Simmons turned it into an industry. Between Run-DMC, Phat Farm, Def Comedy Jam, and most recently All Def Digital, Russell Simmons has displayed a creative vision which has ... Read more →
    Russell Simmons. Uncle Rush. Hip Hop was just music before Russell Simmons turned it into an industry. Between Run-DMC, Phat Farm, Def Comedy Jam, and most recently All Def Digital, Russell Simmons has displayed a creative vision which has ... Read more →

  • 212: Bill Bellamy
    212: Bill Bellamy
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    Published: 14 Oct 2014 Duration: 01:25:34
    Booty Call. It's rare that you can trace a phrase that has become so entrenched in our culture that you don't know where it came from, back to where it came from. Bill Bellamy is ground zero for making comedy, sexy, fresh, and fun. In a wor... Read more →
    Booty Call. It's rare that you can trace a phrase that has become so entrenched in our culture that you don't know where it came from, back to where it came from. Bill Bellamy is ground zero for making comedy, sexy, fresh, and fun. In a wor... Read more →

  • 211: André Cymone
    211: André Cymone
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    Published: 8 Oct 2014 Duration: 02:34:30
    Andre Cymone used to play bass with Prince. It was not just a job. It was an adventure. And it's what he did. It is not who he was. It's a lifetime later and with the release of his first collection of music in over 25 years, Andre has some... Read more →
    Andre Cymone used to play bass with Prince. It was not just a job. It was an adventure. And it's what he did. It is not who he was. It's a lifetime later and with the release of his first collection of music in over 25 years, Andre has some... Read more →