The Need To Know Podcast

By SaVon Slater & Alex I.

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No topic is off limits for the Need To Know crew as they give their raw, thought provoking takes on current events, entrepreneurship, relationships, and more, propelled by their one-of-a-kind chemistry and relatability. Join Savon Slater, Alex, Regi Cho and Devvon Terrell every Thursday for everything you need to know, on the Need To Know podcast. A producer and digital marketing mastermind (SaVon), a music encyclopedia in human form (Alex), a renaissance man and recording artist (Devvon Terrell), and a polished music journalist (Regi Cho) join forces to create an irreplaceably dynamic team of four. Subscribe, comment, and tune into the Need to Know Podcast.

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"Hard Transitions" | Patreon Exclusive (Preview)
19:29

This exclusive episode is WILD! So interesting, in fact, we wanted you to get a quick preview of the madness. NEW PATREON EPISODES RELEASED ON MONDAYS

 

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Sep 26, 2022
Episode 190 | "Proper Etiquette"
01:48:06

The gang is back! Savon highlights Devvon Terrell’s new podcast, “My AudioNerds”. Alex announces that STD rates are on the rise. Savon discusses Adam Levine’s controversy with his mistress. The crew then discusses how algorithms influence cultural behavior and having a digital footprint. Regi talks about how she manages to keep physical memories in a digital age + MORE!

 

 

Sep 22, 2022
Episode 189.5? | "Ain't Not One"
01:14:07

Here's some content to hold you over until we return next week, enjoy! 

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Sep 15, 2022
"The Hoe Facts" | Patreon Exclusive
40:18

FULL EPISODES ARE AVAILABLE ON PATREON. Tap in here www.patreon.com/NeedToKnowPodcast.

This Patreon episode sees the gang engage in a very heated discussion on what’s easier: getting chased by the Feds or the Cartel? Tensions rise as Savon, Reggie and Dev debate the importance of technology being pursued by either entity. The gang then transitions to a debate about “being able to handle your partner’s hoe facts.” This leads to exciting conversations (on Dev’s part) and mind-blowing revelations (on Alex’s end). They also discuss a conversation between Adam22 and his wife, plus much more in this incredible Patreon episode!

Sep 01, 2022
"Tough Love" | Patreon Exclusive
45:06

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On this Patreon episode, the crew talks about showing tough love to their significant others. Savon talks about his competitive drive. The crew discuss jealousy in relationships. Alex tells a story about one of his ex's. Devvon and Savon talk about betting on yourself in your career + more!

Aug 25, 2022
Episode 189 | "Equal Love"
01:05:38

This episode is dedicated to the Need To Know Mixer. The crew relives some memorable moments. Devvon reveals which drink was the most popular. Regi shouts out all the fans who showed love + MORE!

 

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Aug 18, 2022
Episode 188 | "Cauliflower Wings"
02:53:15

SaVon addresses some of last week's takes like the song of the summer, Ne-Yo, and Irv Gotti's comments about Ashanti. The crew dissects Drink Champs as a platform, and Alex and SaVon lead the conversation on The Breakfast Club's breakup. The crew discuss the relationship between Radio and Podcasting. Finally, SaVon addresses Peter Rosenberg's comments on the Apple Podcast charts + MORE!

 

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Aug 11, 2022
Episode 187| "Follow The Leader"
01:50:30

In SaVon’s absence, Alex leads the discussion on being close with your significant other’s friends (03:25). The three talk about male vs female friend group dynamics (20:30). Alex and Devvon Terrell have a talk about Beyoncé’s new album “Renaissance” (34:45). Devvon gets passionate about independence in music (41:10). The crew debate the song of the summer (1:09:50) + MORE!

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Aug 04, 2022
Episode 186 | "If I Get Caught Snoring"
02:33:25

In this week's episode, the crew debates if Dragonball Z is overrated? They also discuss snoring and the importance of sexual restraint. Next, SaVon revisits the Desus & Mero situation and starts an exciting conversation regarding how relationships and their validity in business affect how far that business will go. Shortly after, the collective dives into Kevin Hart and Chris Rock's new collab comedy tour and personally share their Mount Rushmores of black entertainers. Finally, the gang reviews the new DVSN song, shares their thoughts on the latest Beyonce boxset, discusses NFTs, and much more!

 

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Jul 28, 2022
Episode 185 | "Imaginary Friends"
02:28:35

The crew reflects on the Desus and Mero breakup in this week's episode. SaVon and Alex talk about Bill Gates, including his daughter being in an interracial relationship and his mission to go broke. SaVon goes shopping for pod clothes; Alex explains how men are dense with their emotions. The crew entertains the idea of doing the Tortilla Challenge. Finally, SaVon gives his feelings on the Ne-Yo album + MORE!

 

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Jul 21, 2022
Episode 184 | "The Great Mistake"
02:34:25

SaVon opens up about suppressing his younger self and exposes how Chris Brown and Brent Faiyaz are clearly an example of generational evolution. Next, Devvon Terrell and Regi talk about growing in your 20's. The collective speak on the trauma caused by parents, the many factors of unconditional love, a HEATED debate on what's considered control in relationships + MORE!

 

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Jul 14, 2022
Episode 183 | "Olympus Has Fallen"
03:02:51

The gang is back for this week's episode, and they start off hot! The NTK Award Segment returns after a brief hiatus (19:45) in this episode. Next, SaVon kicks things off by asking the cast about their 4th of July weekend and why woke culture can be divisive, especially during holidays (53:10). The collective then discusses the recent Roe v Wade ruling (1:07:45) and observes Chris Brown's recent albums' first-week sales (1:36:30), which ultimately leads to a passionate conversation about the state of male R&B (1:46:05) and MORE!

 

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Jul 07, 2022
Episode 182 | "It's Really Y'all..."
02:29:17

In this episode, SaVon mentions the challenges of balancing your ego and humility (11:50). Next, the gang shares their lack of fun using Social Media (20:15), and Alex addresses the crowd hating on Drake (28:55). Next, the collective discuss Beyoncé's new single (59:50), and Devvon Terrell explains why the value of music has decreased (1:08:15). Finally, everyone gives their takes on the Omarion and Mario Verzuz (1:33:00) + MORE!

 

 

The Family Affair: NTK Mixer Event. The feel-good energy will reflect the event name — a warm family reunion. So come out to hang with us and meet a venue full of amazing people along the way.

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Jun 23, 2022
Special Announcement + Patreon Teaser: Live Event - NTK Mixer
12:51

Kick it with SaVon, Alex, Regi, and Devvon at the party of the summer.

The feel-good energy will reflect the event name — a warm family reunion. So come out to hang with us and meet a venue full of amazing people along the way.

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Jun 16, 2022
Episode 181 | "Make It Look Easy"
02:27:43

On this week’s episode, Devvon Terrell talks about the animals he’s afraid of (15:25). The crew discusses Apple’s new iMessage features and how cheaters benefit (35:20). Alex and Devvon Terrell lead a conversation on how streaming has affected the Music Industry (11:00:50). The crew weighs on Lori Harvey and Michel B Jordan’s breakup (1:31:45) + MORE!

 

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Jun 09, 2022
Episode 180 | "Home Court Advantage"
01:50:24

On this week's episode, the crew recaps their holiday weekend. First, SaVon highlights the B.B.Q. at Devvon Terrell's house (06:45), Alex addresses the criticism he got on social media from a social clip (18:25). Next, the crew has an in-depth discussion around N.O.R.E.'s tweets about the culture's most prominent media platforms (40:05). Additionally, SaVon and Alex have an intense debate about credibility when pursuing a career (55:10); Regi and Devvon speak from their professional experience and more!

 

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Jun 02, 2022
Episode 179 | "Jack of All Trades"
02:03:41

The crew discusses Jack Harlow and Brandy's back and forth (12:50). Devvon Terrell and Alex talk about the similarities and differences between R&B and Rap (31:05). SaVon and Alex chronicle their time at a strip club (53:45). The crew talks about the Migos and their situation (1:21:45). Finally, SaVon reflects on the shooting in Texas, and everyone expresses their emotions behind the tragedy (1:32:50) + more!

 

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May 26, 2022
Episode 178 | "In The Same Pot"
02:04:01

On this loaded episode, the crew reflects going viral with their Arby's clip (08:10). Alex congratulates the graduating class of 2022 (29:25), SaVon leads the review for Kendrick Lamar's new album (33:50). The crew discusses the Billboard Music Awards and Travis Scott resurfacing into mainstream media(1:33:00). Lastly, the crew sends condolences for the victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo (1:39:50) + more!

 

 

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May 19, 2022
Episode 177 | "Keep That Same Energy"
02:31:07

The gang is all here! First, the crew discusses Jack Harlow's latest album and its reception (16:50) and Pusha T and Future's evolution (52:05). Also, Alex & Devvon Terrell give their perspective on the state of R&B (1:08:20), SaVon reflects on social media's response to Kevin Samuels' death (1:26:55) + more!

 

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May 12, 2022
"Nice Guys Finish Last" | (FULL Patreon Exclusive)
01:20:38
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Podcast Descroption: The crew is back with the Monthly “Need To Know Awards”. Savon explains why nice guys finish last. Alex’s story with his father would make a great biopic. The crew discusses the responses for who is least trustworthy around significant others + more!

 

May 05, 2022
Episode 176 | "Get Your Money Up"
47:13

On this week's episode, the crew deep dives into Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter for an absurd 44 billion dollars. SaVon and Devvon Terrell debate the power dynamic and question Elon's intentions. Devvon explains some pros of the acquisition + much more!

 

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Apr 28, 2022
Episode 175 | "The Good, The Bad, & The Boujee"
02:02:38

The crew opens up this episode, exposing their boujee habits (23:20). Next, DJ Envy was trending for sharing his lack of performance in the bed this week in his marriage (49:45); Regi gives Elliot Wilson flowers for landing the cover story GQ Magazine, featuring Future (1:01:10). Finally, the crew discusses Kendrick Lamar’s upcoming album (1:28:00), the best rapper alive + MORE!

 

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Apr 21, 2022
Episode 174 | "The Ultimatum"
01:54:24

SaVon opens up this week's episode by sharing his hesitance to reveal his fitness journey and the effects of posting his progress on social media (6:00). Next, Regi reintroduces the Quick Sessions segment, and the crew discusses a listener's submission (24:55), Alex talks about the new Netflix show, The Ultimatum (40:20), and the gang discusses role-playing. Finally, the crew discusses new music from Fivio Foreign, Coi Leray (1:09:00), + More!

 

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Apr 14, 2022
Episode 173 | "Damage Control"
01:55:07

The gang kicks things off by celebrating Devvon Terrell's album "Boys Don't Cry" (01:25), SaVon revisits the controversy surrounding Will Smith (15:30), and Hollywood appears to halt Will's career (37:30). Next, SaVon mentions how The Rock seems disconnected from the culture (57:00); and Regi asks the guys how they handle fan engagement on social media (1:16:15). Finally, the crew discusses the 64the Annual Grammy Ceremony (1:28:35) + more!

 

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Apr 07, 2022
Episode 172 | "We're Only Human"
02:05:16

Yall know what we're talking about this week... and things get heated.

 

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Mar 31, 2022
"The Slap: Extended Conversation"
01:04:36

SaVon is joined by comedian Anthony Moore and podcast hosts Armon Sadler (Stay Busy with Armon Sadler) and Natalie (The Least Favored Podcast) to discuss the slap heard around the world. The collective dive into the nuances of the situation that most mainstream media have overlooked.

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Mar 30, 2022
Episode 171 | "Main Character Syndrome"
02:08:50

SaVon kicks off this week with a discussion about the importance of obtaining confidence and the help of his recent experience with therapy (09:40). Next, Alex discovers he has allergies (30:30), Jussie Smollett updates, and his sentencing to 150 days in jail (59:00). Finally, the squad talks about the new Lil Durk album and debates if his music is harmful to the youth, thoughts on Lucky Daye's album (1:21:30) & MORE!

 

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Mar 17, 2022
Episode 170 | "Follow The Money"
02:10:22
The crew kicks off Episode 170 with a discussion about their nicknames and baby names (05:30). SaVon opens up about his adjustment working in a corporate setting (15:50). The crew talks about a possible “return to work” mandate (28:25). SaVon expresses his thoughts on the new Batman movie (50:10) and deciding not to doubt Will Smith's reboots in the future. Devvon Terrell and Regi talk more about their health journey (1:40:30) + more!

 

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Mar 10, 2022
Episode 169 | "Nothing Really Matters”
01:30:32

On this week’s episode, the crew discusses lies that they were told as kids (25:40). Then Devvon Terrell asks the crew how they plan to discipline their children (45:10). Alex explains how he doesn’t understand group chats (57:25). The crew discusses nepotism (1:04:50).Regi plays a new game with the guys for a prize (1:16:50) + more!

 

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Mar 03, 2022
"Lambskin Leather" (The NTK Awards Recap) | Patreon Exclusive
15:57
"If there was ever an episode for you to catch on Patreon, this would be the ONE! The gang starts off with hip thrust, funny moments, and a look back at how partying in the 2010s was! They also reveal the full results go the Need to Know awards and MORE!" 
 
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*Once you click the link for results, scroll down once you see the "Reload" page. It will be removed, and you can scroll through all the answers. IF YOU SEE THE RELOAD PAGE, JUST CONTINUE TO SCROLL*
 
Feb 27, 2022
Episode 168 | "One Night Stand"
01:53:15

This week, the crew kicks off with a recap of the monthly Need To Know Awards (07:30). First, Regi tells everyone how her All-Star Weekend in Cleveland went (21:40); Devvon Terrell updates us on his health journey (41:40). Next, SaVon talks about the inspiring Kanye West Documentary on Netflix (58:!0). Next, the crew discusses developing details in the Tory Lanez case (1:21:30), followed by a conversation about superstars in Hip Hop (1:30:40) + more!

 

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Feb 24, 2022
Episode 167 | "Smoke & Mirrors"
01:59:35
The crew kicks off this week with a discussion about Valentine's Day (24:30). Then, being happy for Odell Beckham Jr contributing to his first SuperBowl Win (48:10). Next, the gang highlights New York City Mayor Eric Adams's stance on Drill Music (58:15). Next, Savon and Alex talk about Kanye West's new Netflix documentary "Jeen Yuhs" (1:13:35), then discuss Pete Davidson's public relationships (1:22:55) + more!  

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Feb 17, 2022
Episode 166 | "Effective In Our Outrage"
01:58:36

The crew holds it down in SaVon's absence and kicks off the episode by recapping everyone's week (12:50). First, Alex brings up Roddy Ricch's recent departure from social media (20:00). Next, Devvon Terrell talks about how his family dealt with his unconventional lifestyle (32:25). Alex also asks how Devvon and Regi feel about becoming more successful than their parents (42:55). Finally, Alex brings up a viral Sip and Paint video from Twitter (1:14:10). Regi addresses Alex and Devvon for their comments about Valentine's Day last week + more!

 

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Feb 10, 2022
Episode 165 | "Under The Table"
02:08:43

The gang is all here! This week's episode kicks off with congratulations to Rihanna and ASAP Rocky on their upcoming child (03:15). This leads to a discussion about fans and their obsessive qualities (30:20). Savon updates us on his social media saga (41:15). Wale withdraws from the Broccoli City Festival (58:10), and the crew gives him flowers for his career. Devvon Terrell gives us more music industry insight and the role of radio (1:13:25). Finally, Alex discusses Nick Cannon and his ideology of spreading his legacy (1:39:00) + more!

 

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Feb 03, 2022
Episode 164 | "Method to The Madness"
02:06:41

The crew kicks off this episode with a recap of the "Need To Know Awards" questionnaire (05:40), and everyone reflects on the listeners' responses. Next, Alex explains why he isn't a fan of the "money challenge" (35:05), then SaVon apologizes to Cordae for his recent critique (51:40) and explains why he deactivated his social media accounts (1:20:00). Finally, the crew remembers Kobe Bryant on the 2nd anniversary of his passing (1:28:55) and SaVon's fight against depression and so much more!

 

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Jan 27, 2022
Episode 163 | "Y'all Some Mid"
01:49:59

This week's episode kicks off with discussing the appropriate music to play around women (12:04). Savon then lets out his frustrations about Instagram and Youtube's algorithms (17:51). The conversation then transitions to how technology has evolved through the generations (24:42) and its effect on independent artists. Next, the crew discusses Gunna and The Weeknd's first week sales (48:50) & talks about Cordae's place in today's music landscape (1:02:30) + much more!

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Jan 20, 2022
Episode 162 | "Numbers Don't Lie"
01:22:03

On their first episode back together for the year, SaVon airs out frustrations about New York City (06:56). Then, adding to her specialties, Regi talks about her new experience of shooting and editing vlogs (16:14). Devvon Terrell also gives everyone an insight into his new branding strategy for 2022 (25:12). Next, SaVon recalls Will Smith's book (48:28), and the crew correlates his struggles to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot (1:00:16) + more!

 

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Jan 13, 2022
Episode 161 | "Better Days Ahead"
01:56:48

On the first episode of the year, Armon Sadler host of the Stay Busy Podcast and music producer L. Jean join the podcast. To kick off the conversation today, SaVon discusses the current state of podcasting (24:45). Next, the collective analyzes the current gold rush into the space and the volume "microwave" content. SaVon also explains why he created a ghost Instagram account (34:04), then the crew discusses some mental health benefits that come with an absence from social media. Finally, Levens talks about how he got into R&B (1:12:32), and SaVon expands on dealing with Imposter Syndrome (1:22:32) + so much more!

 

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Jan 06, 2022
Episode 160 | "And That's A Wrap"
01:47:21

On the last pod of the year, SaVon updates his new career and the impact it has had on his mental health.  Then, Alex and Devvon Terrell give him some insight into his latest success (12:10). Next, the crew discusses their goals for 2022 while reflecting on 2021. Finally, the crew shares their frustrations on the new Matrix, recaps Spider-Man: No Way Home, and much more on the last episode of 2021!

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Dec 30, 2021
Extended Conversation: "Figure It Out"
21:16

The crew couldn't assemble the entire cast but Alex, Regi, and Devvon Terrell still delivered an unforgettable podcast. The show begins with an in-depth conversation about R&B, the sex industry, Alex hating movies in 2021, and MORE!

 

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Dec 16, 2021
Episode 159 | "How Fly Is She?"
02:44:08

The crew is back with another banger! SaVon opens up the show reminiscing on his professional journey and career path (07:20). Next, Regi shares her experience in Jamaica and how she lost her passport (30:20). The crew also gives their take on the Jussie Smollett case (1:04:11) and breaks down the climate surrounding the scandal. SaVon brings up NBA YoungBoy’s impact on Culbhouse’s recent success (1:53:20). Finally, Regi asks Alex if his social media usage has changed (2:03:35) + much more!

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Dec 09, 2021
Episode 158 | "The Simulation"
01:51:23

On this week's episode, the crew thanks the Need To Know family for their support (11:20). SaVon discusses podcasting and music industries and the relationships with networks and labels (19:00). Devvon highlights Regi's hidden talent as a pianist (29:59), then SaVon reveals his skill as a drummer. Next, Alex recaps his holiday weekend and how his break from social media helped clear his head (50:04). Finally, the crew pays homage to Virgil Abloh and his impact on culture (1:27:00) + more!

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Dec 02, 2021
Episode 157 | "Gone In The Wind"
02:09:35

The crew opens up this episode by briefly touching on the DaBaby and DaniLeigh'S situation (20:58). Savon then reintroduces astrology (34:20) and ties it into Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian. The conversation transitions to Cryptocurrency and NFT's (1:05:30) and how it is a pivotal moment for generational wealth. Devvon takes this conversation a step forward and brings up the MetaVerse (1:10:06), detailing how the world changes. Finally, Savon pays tribute to Young Dolph and internet sensation Lil' T.J. (1:27:05), and the crew shares all they are thankful for (1:57:10) + more!

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Nov 24, 2021
Episode 156 | "Are We Twins?"
49:04

Jerrica Brooks joins the podcast and shares what it's like growing up in Hollywood and being the daughter of comedian JB Smoove. Next, Jerrica explains why boundaries are essential when you're grinding climbing the ladder for success. Then, she gives her perspective on comedy in today's climate while discussing Instagram comedians, her thoughts on cancel culture, and how she has carved out her role in marketing and managing brands + MORE!

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Nov 18, 2021
Episode 155 | "The 'E' Word"
01:35:21

In this week’s episode, the crew scratches the surface of the recent incident at the Astroworld Festival (13:20); everyone gives their opinion on the Ye interview with Drink Champs (33:55) and the idea of narcissism being necessary for certain levels of success (39:25). Next, Regi highlights the new Summer Walker album (59:50), and the crew discusses Summer’s impact on her female demographic. Finally, LJ joins the show to preview the next “Are You Smarter Than A Millennial” (1:26:37) + more!

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Nov 11, 2021
Episode 154 | "Hey Brother!"
01:48:01

The crew opens up discussing how their Halloween weekend went and the expectations each year (06:20). SaVon goes on to highlight Devvon’s latest song “Flowers Freestyle” and Devvon sheds light on the process of making that song (13:42). They then discuss Jay-Z's introduction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (25:05) and how Jay-Z and Dame Dash seemed to have forgiven each other. The crew then discusses forgiveness in their personal lives (46:12). SaVon then discusses the latest headlines regarding Jada Pinkett and Will Smith (1:05:28) and everyone gives perspective from their own experiences.

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Nov 04, 2021
Episode 153 | "The Making of a Mogul"
55:43

On this episode: SaVon, Alex and Devvon Terrell are joined by 29 year old Commercial Real Estate entrepreneur that built a multi million dollar real estate empire, Ramel "The Young Mogul" Newerls. At the age of 25, Ramel made his first ever six figure check with a Brooklyn brownstone he sold at $1.2 million dollars. He continues to build a strong commercial real estate portfolio with now over 30 rental units and counting. Tap in and listen to his journey!

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Oct 28, 2021
Interview Series: A LOVELEE Interview” (feat. Chow Lee & Lonny Love)
01:26:49

The NTK Interview series returns, as Alex is joined with bubbling NY Artists’ Chow Lee & Lonny Love who have ushered a new style of sample rap. Chow & Lonny speak about how genres marginalize music for fans, the pros & cons of consistently releasing music in the streaming era, and how to discern constructive criticism or hate. The duo also go into depth about their highly acclaimed 2021 project “LOVELEE” which is featured by popular NY Artist ‘Cash Cobain’. Chow also opens up about how it felt to have his played on Drake’s “OVO Sound radio” show.

Oct 25, 2021
Episode 152 | "Newports and Fiji Water"
01:41:52

The crew returns to discuss Savon’s recently new job as a camera operator For a comedy event with P. They then discuss coming up having to eat struggle meals and ramen noodles. Also, period simulators, as well as pregnancy simulators make their way into the mix, leading to a hilarious conversation. Savon also brings up how society is taking a lot of things away from us and how it correlates to the recent Chapelle comedy show. This grows into a bigger convo about how society itself slowly trying to take comedy and its safe space. The crack epidemic gets brought up and the crew discovers that it’s also vegan. The crew also discusses how comedy is being used as a way to destroy comedians and the hypocritical perspective it comes from. Savon also suggests that Dev and Alex should have a “smoove” competition. They conclude with a discussion on the importance of building /maintaining relationships with people who share the same work ethics and principles.

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Oct 21, 2021
Episode 151 | "If You Don't Care, Share"
02:25:05

Back again with hilarious energy, the gang getting into a conversation about the Good Life, by Kanye West and how sampling has been around longer than people realize. An engaging conversation ensues about the new Red Flag trend on social media and the gang gets into some personal red flags of their own. The team also talks about Tinder culture. This episode also sees the crew introduce a new segment "Are You Smarter Than A Millenial?" They then begin discussing sampling and how it’s morphing the music industry and its future. This sees the group bring notoriety and appreciation to Kirko Bangz and Tim Vocal. The crew then concludes on a conversation about the NFL and the injustices that continue to be committed and not accounted for or fixed as well as generational wealth and how we’re about to see the turn of that within the favor of this generation.

 

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Oct 14, 2021
Interview Series: Ep. 3 (feat. Dro Hef)
44:03

The NTK Interview Series returns, as SaVon sits down with rapper Dro Hef to discuss his latest project 'Head High Eyes Open'. Dro has featured on a previous podcast episode so the two rehash some of their old opinions, including: an updated 'Top 5 Rapper of All-Time List'. SaVon also asks Dro's opinion on the impact Jadakiss's Verzuz performance had on Dro outlook on rap today, rappers being forced to create drama to market their projects, his album being the most diverse, and Dro shares an inspiring story about running into Drake while filming a video in L.A.

Oct 11, 2021
Episode 150 | "Terms and Conditions"
01:31:11

The group begins this episode by recounting their eventful weekend visiting Devvon Terrell's new home and celebrating his birthday. SaVon then shares his recent lapse in memory wishing a close friend a happy birthday and asks if that's unforgivable. SaVon also announces his latest venture introducing 'PURPOSE SEA MOSS' and the incredible health benefits. The conversation then shifts to the Facebook outage that also disrupted Instagram. Regi shares her experience at J.Cole's concert, Travis Scott no longer connecting with his audience, and is Play Boi Carti overrated? SaVon explains how obtaining a life skill will always provide opportunities for income which inspires the cast to share their own testimonials and advice about dedicating yourself to your passion.

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Oct 07, 2021
Episode 149 | "Are We Too Woke?"
01:55:56

SaVon reconvenes to bring light to new topics and new music, like Ne-Yo’s new track (00:16). Devvon Terrell also gets a new seat in the studio, which brings him closer to the action (05:51). The crew then engages in a full-force conversation regarding the new hit Netflix series, Squid Game (12:37) as well as the subsequent newfound appreciation in Korean visual art in mainstream cinema (31:12). The cultural discussion expands further with the gang visiting the effects of generational trauma and how it attributes to the idea of success within the African American community (39:11). They then transition into a discussion about inflation and the skyrocketing prices within the economy and how that relates to the rise of robotics within the modern world (41:58). Alex also opens up into a discussion on why he’s not particularly a fan of the male species and how they create false narratives that women in turn follow (01:01:59). Savon’s obsession with winning also gets brought up, which then oddly turns into a conversation regarding sports, slavery, and the effects of outrage marketing (01:16:54). The group then closes out the episode with a healthy discussion on the prison sentence of R. Kelly aka Bob and how the delayed process in his conviction played a huge part in injustices, not only done within the industry, but as well as the African American, and overall human community (01:39:00).

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Sep 30, 2021
Episode 148 | "Eva Marks The Scammer"
01:58:58

In light of the Karen Civil controversy, SaVon, Alex, Regi Cho, and Devvon Terrell open the discussion to the politics of the industry, outdated business practices, and Devvon share's his experience as an artist. The crew also gives solutions to the broken politics of the music industry. SaVon asks the panel if there are any people in their life who refuse to allow them to grow and Alex gives an update on his celibacy, and MORE!

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Sep 23, 2021
Patreon Bonus Episode: “Red Flags”
25:59

Have you ever played 'Would You Rather?' Well, Regi decides to turn things up with her own version of the playful game and give the guys a few different options on the type of women they'd date or not. SaVon also explains why men sharing their own nudes in group-chats aren't the same as when women do it, having an 'industry age' and MORE!

 

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Sep 20, 2021
Episode 147 | "The Ether"
01:30:37

The Met Gala is never short of moments to spark discussions, and this year's fashion event was nothing short of that. Regi shares her admiration for Kim Kardashian's wardrobe choice and debates if Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'TAX THE RICH' dress was in poor taste or not. SaVon gets heated at Kwame Brown for directing homophobic remarks towards Russell Westbrook and goes on a passionate rant aimed at hypocrisies within the black community. Alex explains the difference between confidence and respect as they recap the latest Verzuz between Ja Rule and Fat Joe, SaVon gives Nelly the MVP of the night, and we witness an on-air massacre as Alex gets fed up with being mislabeled a "bad friend" and MORE!

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Sep 16, 2021
Episode 146 | "I Hate That For You"
01:55:42

Drake's highly anticipated album,  'Certified Lover Boy' dropped this past week, and the crew taps in and gives an analyst from their perspective on why this project seems to be polarizing. SaVon apologizes to Alex for previous comments made regarding Andree 3000, questions what 'God' Kanye West refers to in his music, and shows appreciation for Big Boi. Alex reveals he has beef with Steve from "Blues Clues", a tribute to Micheal K. Williams, and much more on this loaded episode!

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Sep 09, 2021
Episode 145 | "Roc-A-Fella Reg"
02:03:02

We're BACK!!! Rested, revitalized, and refocused, SaVon and Alex officially introduce Devvon Terrell and Regi to the podcast after taking some time off. The crew returns to reveal what their summer hiatus included and how they spent their time. They also discuss all things Kanye since his latest album, "Donda" was released and announces their new "Need to Know Sounds" Audiomack playlist and how it'll be featured in each episode. Also, Alex has a change of heart regarding "tossed salad's" and MORE! 

 

 

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Sep 02, 2021
The Art of War(LOX) | Bonus Episode
01:17:22

On this special addition of the latest Verzuz between The LOX and Dipset, SaVon is joined by artists Jacques Laine and KEViN ANTONiO to discuss the historic night at Madison Square Garden. Opposed to a traditional song-by-song breakdown, they highlight the biggest moments of the night, what it meant for Hip Hop and what the younger generation of artist can learn from the masterful performance out on by the 3 Yonker natives (Jadakiss, Styles P and Sheek Louch). SaVon shares his opinions on the lack of leadership displayed by Cam'ron and why it was the demise of Dipset's Verzuz, aging in Hip Hop with grace and passion, and much more on this bonus episode.

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Aug 09, 2021
Patreon Exclusive | "I Can't Smell Bleach"
11:47

SaVon, Alex and Regi tap in while on their hiatus and are joined by journalist Armon Sadler. The crew catch up on what's been happening while away and discuss some of their own tactics to spicing things up while in a relationship. Surprisingly, Alex takes the toxic approach while SaVon chooses enhancers! Tune in to hear the full episode!

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Jul 29, 2021
Give Me Some Space!!: Social Awareness | Exclusive Patreon Clip
15:15

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Jul 15, 2021
Episode 144 | "Poverty Patties"
01:20:15

The crew has a few things to announce, including that they will be taking a hiatus and this will be the final complete episode for the foreseeable future. In the meantime, Patreon content will continue to be released but the group decided to take some time off in order to come back stronger than ever!

 

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Jul 01, 2021
Quick Sessions: Take 7 | "Applying Pressure"
22:49

A man accidentally finds himself committed in a relationship with his best friend but it takes a weird turn when he doesn't want to lose the friendship but feels she may not be attractive enough for him. These conversation then leads the crew to share their experiences in relationships, self-sabotaging a relationship and MORE!

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Jun 28, 2021
FULL EPISODE | Time Management (Patreon Exclusive)
27:38
Another Patreon topic which SaVon thinks Alex may be sneak dissing him (not really)
 
 
Does saying "NO" make you a bad person? Is being selfish with your time causing havoc in your personal life?
 
 
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Jun 24, 2021
Episode 143 | "The Math Is Mathing"
01:35:05

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Jun 17, 2021
Patreon Exclusive | "Eating 101"
06:25

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Jun 11, 2021
Episode 142 | "Takeoff"
01:52:52

In this episode, the crew discusses why Floyd Mayweather is frowned upon for being honest about robbing his fans and reflects on Chad Johnson's comments on not being fearful and just living life at the fullest capacity (21:43). SaVon then poses the question to the cast asking them to explain their philanthropic ambitions if they were able to achieve them financially (39:10), everyone shared stories of their personal journeys and the power of manifestation (1:03:18). Alex opens up a conversation about affection in relationships (1:23:21) and the crew expands upon privacy in relationships and more!

 

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Jun 10, 2021
Quick Sessions: Take 6
32:56

A listener shares a story of his girlfriend telling another man he has "Big D*ck Energy" and the crew responds. They also discuss marketing in the social media age, what music their listening to and MORE!

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Jun 07, 2021
Episode 141 | "Spin The Block"
01:57:22

On this episode: The crew discusses the the impact of Naomi Osaka's decision to sit out of the French Open to tend to her own well being (11:40) and talk the disregarded pressures professional athletes face. Also, LeBron James featured Jay-Z and Bad Bunny on his series "The Shop" which leads to a conversation about successful people breaking rules (26:40), SaVon and Alex follow up on their "push up" bet, a brief discussion on the 2010's rap Mount Rushmore and who is replaceable (36:26), protecting your relationship vs hiding your relationship (55:20), and how soon should you educate your child on sex education (1:28:28) and MORE!

 

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Jun 03, 2021
BONUS CONTENT: Patreon Exclusive (Teaser)
01:29

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Jun 03, 2021
Episode 140 | "Close The Gap"
01:56:21

The Need to Know crew returns this week with a ton of topics to cover! Starting with the announcement of their Patreon account and new content segments and the importance of containing your appetite for social media. Kwame Brown has resurfaced and seems to responds to many of his high profile critics. SaVon and Devvon Terrell also go down the rabit-hole of conspiracies, Alex explains why it's important to let your friends know when their music needs improvement and MORE!

 

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May 27, 2021
NTK ANNOUNCEMENT TIME!!!
05:40

The Need to Know Podcast has joined Patreon! We've found a home at The HMD Studios and are able to create without limit! In return, we'll be giving you 3 bonus episodes per month, introducing new segments, connecting with you personal and creating more content! 

 

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May 27, 2021
Episode 139 | "Get It Out The Mud"
02:51:03

On this episode: SaVon, Alex, Regi & Devvon Terrell address the recent Joe Budden Podcast break-up with full transparency from their perspectives (19:00). They discuss what absence says to your team (26:00), "yes men" (37:00), and taking great things for granted. SaVon & Alex speak to their own podcasting journey on the NTK Pod (40:00), as well as refusal of ownership (51:30), being overpaid (1:00:00), harsh statements from Joe that are misinterpreted without personal context (1:13:00), feeling pain for your life's work (1:35:00), and acknowledging embarrassing early beginnings (1:47:30). DM Requests (1:56:50), J. Cole's fight against comfort (2:01:50), LL Cool J appreciation (2:16:00), picking the right partner to start a family with (2:21:00), and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

May 13, 2021
Interview Series: Ep. 2 (feat. Hovain)
01:10:29

On Episode 2 of the NTK Interview Series, Alex is joined by Hovain (manager, A&R, father, husband, and President of Cinematic Music Group). The two discuss a completed Lloyd Banks album on the way (2:20), managing talent outside of music (7:13), Hovain’s introduction to the industry (13:00), and balancing a personal life. Hovain speaks to managing T-Pain (27:30), Johnny Shipes & CMG (32:50), and how he chooses to use his free time towards other ventures (34:30). “What’s your why?” (42:40), Brownsville beginnings (48:00), reviewing contracts (52:00), influencing the youth (55:00), living for the gram (1:03:20), and MORE!

 

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May 10, 2021
Episode 138 | "Windows 98"
01:59:16

On this episode: SaVon, Alex, Regi, & Devvon Terrell discuss Regi's birthday (10:00), returning to social settings post-pandemic (17:00), and potential new music from J Cole, Kendrick Lamar, and Drake (35:10). The crew speaks to disappointing projects from J Cole (37:00), and SaVon & Alex bet on a Drake feature appearing on his album. DJ Khaled received lackluster reviews on his newest album release (52:35). Has the money grab feel been washing down the product similar to celebrities over-saturating the podcast space? (1:00:13) Are there any figures in entertainment/media you take your time to listen to anytime they cross your feed? (1:16:50). Opposites attract (1:23:30), dating apps (1:33:00), Bill & Melinda Gates split (1:43:30), Will Smith dad bods (1:51:00), and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

May 06, 2021
Quick Sessions: Take 5
30:45

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May 03, 2021
Episode 137 | "Beanies In August"
02:06:20

On this episode: SaVon, Alex, Regi, and Devvon Terrell discuss the controversy surrounding Savon’s latest Interview Series release (8:00), Regi attending the late DMX’s memorial service next to Jay-Z, Beyoncé, and Kanye West (12:00), and Alex’s p*rn star life in LA (18:00). The crew speaks to traveling tendencies between friends (23:00), living BTS of the recent JBP separation/reunion/celebration (29:20), friendship-ending fights (40:30), holding grudges, and the harm that comes with seeing potential in people who don’t see it in themselves (51:00). Savon confesses his frustration towards people who waste their hairlines (58:40) as well as those with hairline privilege (1:08:00). Steve Harvey opens up about not being able to have female friends (1:10:37), Dr. Umar Johnson shares his concerns over interracial dating and the “snow bunny crisis” (1:24:47), and Blueface responds to criticism over women in his presence sleeping in bunk beds and having to get his face tattooed on them (1:47:45). Soulmates, hoe facts, video vixens, wholesome battles, birthday celebrations, and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Apr 29, 2021
Quick Sessions: Take 4
37:34

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Apr 26, 2021
Interview Series: Ep.1 (feat. Brianda)
01:22:28

SaVon is joined by Brianda (podcast host and actress) in this re-introduction episode to the Need to Know podcast interview series. They discuss their past disagreements on podcast business ettiequte and why SaVon felt having the conversation publicly was important. Brianda also shares her journey on how she became a Christian which led her to launching her latest podcast, "Bible Stories with Brianda", she opens up about her struggles with depression, working with Weezy from Whoreible Decisions, and her future in entertainment and MORE!

Apr 22, 2021
Quick Sessions: Take 3
35:26

SaVon, Alex & Regi are back to speak directly to the listeners of the podcast on Quick Sessions: Take 3. They answer fan submissions and give advice on matters of women lacking direct communication, male ego, sex toy insecurities, the image of success, quitting your passion, feeling like you're past your prime, finishing too fast in bed, and MORE!

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Apr 19, 2021
Episode 136 | "Black Butter Bean"
01:39:56

On this episode: SaVon, Alex, Regi & Devvon honor the icon, DMX, for his life, legacy, and authenticity (8:15). They discuss the difference between chasing fame vs. impact (13:00) and whether or not clout artistry is dying (18:30). Las Vegas strippers accused Usher of tipping with valueless Ush Bucks (30:40), and DJ Mustard’s personal shopper stole over $50K from him (34:00). The crew discusses their varying family dynamics (53:00), gender roles & splitting bills in the household (59:30), parents that date (1:02:00), and dating people with kids (1:04:00). The Need to Know Podcast addresses the shooting of Daunte Wright (1:13:00), Lieutenant Caron Nazario being held at gunpoint in Virginia (1:15:00), and lack of training and counterproductive loyalty in cop culture (1:18:00). Saluting Kyrie Irving (1:28:00), social media addiction, bro dates, and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Apr 15, 2021
Quick Sessions: Take 2
39:18

SaVon and Alex are back to speak directly to the listeners of the podcast on Quick Sessions: Take 2. They answer some tough questions and give advice while maintaining their relatability on matters of reconnecting with your father, interracial dating, long distance relationships, love languages, starting a podcast, and more!

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Apr 12, 2021
Episode 135 | "Smash Bros"
01:51:35

On this episode: SaVon, Alex, Regi & Devvon review friendship dates (8:00), dealbreakers in relationships (16:00), and the rules of dating (32:00). The crew sends their prayers to the icon, DMX, and speaks to his transparency when addressing his struggle with addiction (53:00). Alex is ready for bigger artists to drop music (1:02:00) while Savon feels like it's an overload when the releases coincide (1:05:00), and the duo combats over comparing Drake and Kanye's active status in music (1:09:00). Millennial net worth (1:33:00), mental health self-care (1:39:00), cryptocurrency (1:47:00), and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Apr 08, 2021
Quick Sessions: Take 1
43:20

SaVon and Alex introduce a new weekly segment where they speak directly to the listeners of the podcast. Answering/responding to some tough questions and giving advice while maintaining their relatability.

Apr 05, 2021
Episode 134 | "Goal Digger"
02:11:31

On this episode: SaVon, Alex, Regina & Devvon discuss the controversy surrounding Lil Nas X "Montero" video (10:00), weaponizing religion (14:00), demonic representation (21:00), and whether or not his music is 'cold' (24:30). Regina & Devvon speak to whose views they agree with more on the Need to Know Podcast, including comfortability in cheating (43:30). Justin Laboy was allegedly jumped by the Migos after questioning Saweetie, and the crew addresses the reality of meeting people from social media in real life (1:25:00), speaking on another's significant other (1:28:00), and the subtle power moves that are made on your partner like the entitlement that comes with buying someone a drink (1:32:00). Dry state Utah porn bans (1:41:00), beautiful bald men (1:45:40), women googling salaries (1:50:00), and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Apr 01, 2021
Episode 133 | "The Sitcom"
02:08:39

On this episode: SaVon & Alex are joined by long-standing friend of the show, Devvon Terrell. They address their recent experiences on the Joe Budden Podcast mics, as well as the fan misunderstandings that followed (4:00) and their lives outside of their work (12:00). Alex combats SaVon on his unpopular Justin Bieber take (21:45) while the guys refer to issues in today's "cancel culture" (34:00) and how having the wrong people in your circle can affect you negatively (35:30). SaVon speaks to the possibilities of the Joe Budden Network's direction (43:00), and the three discuss what it really means to have a failing podcast (51:00). While accepting that comparison is the thief of joy (1:01:00), SaVon & Alex share why their balancing dynamic is necessary to each of them as individuals (1:14:00). Derrick Jaxn (1:21:00), your preference in cheating (1:32:00), domestic terrorism (1:44:00), Alex's Spring Break rules (1:57:00) and MORE!

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Mar 25, 2021
Episode 132 | "Unfollow & Go To Sleep"
02:11:17

On this episode: SaVon & Alex are joined by OnlyFans reviewer, Riley Writts (1:30). The three discuss Grammy snubs (4:50) and opposing views on Lil Baby's "The Bigger Picture" (20:15). Riley speaks to being an 'equal opportunity offender' on his platform (26:30), and the guys recap HBO's "There is No I in Threesome," reviewing open relationships and polygamy (28:13). They address struggling with self confidence (38:40), the negative effects of daylight savings (43:30), incels (50:20), and feeling like you are owed anything in life. The three examine fair critiques (56:00), media training, Riley's platform beginnings (1:03:00), the cost of porn addiction (1:05:30), and receiving recognition from Meek Mill, Tyga, and DJ Akademiks. Controlling your horny (1:30:15), music ventures (1:38:00), polarizing realizations (1:41:30), appreciating therapy (1:49:00), regrets in approaching women (2:03:00), and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Mar 18, 2021
Episode 131 | "Stan Man" (feat. Armon Sadler)
01:58:10

The Need to Know podcast returns with the host of Armon Sadler, music journalist and host of the 'Stay Busy' podcast. The guys recap and discuss Drake's latest 3-Pack along with SaVon's unpopular opinions on Tory Lanez and his latest project. In addition, Armon opens up about his experience in therapy, Twitter beef with rappers, and how he's becoming a staple in Hip Hop media.

Mar 11, 2021
"A New Chapter..."
11:14

SaVon and Alex address the unexpected hiatus of the podcast and remember Steph as former co-host on the show.

Mar 11, 2021
Episode 130 | "Self Awareness"
01:48:15

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph discuss Bobby Shmurda coming home (8:00) and an alternate view of what his music means to a victim (16:00). The crew addresses Chris Brown welcoming him home (32:00), and how his actions may have costed him his icon status (38:30). On the topic of self-awareness, Meek Mill previewed a track mentioning the late legend, Kobe Bryant, that didn’t sit well with supporters and Vanessa Bryant, herself (51:50). The throuple shares their own instances of when they said something they shouldn’t have (55:58), and SaVon rejoices in a win for true love, as Kim Kardashian officially files for divorce from Kanye West (1:07:20). The crew plays the “Green Circle Game” and puts their singing abilities on full display with an exclusive NTK talent show (1:26:30). A call from Shiv on the state of Texas (1:35:20), evaluating the COVID-19 vaccine, and more! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Feb 25, 2021
Episode 129 | “Unproblematic King"
02:11:42

On this episode: SaVon, Alex and Steph are back in effect like they never left! The three discuss New York Time’s doc “Framing Britney Spears” and Justin Timberlake’s apology for the part he played in her mistreatment. Was his apology too little, too late? Or an appropriate response to the public after possibly having apologized privately? Next, the crew dive into their Valentine’s experiences and how some guys saw women in a different light after the holiday. They also open up about not recording all together for two weeks and how to navigate conflict in a business relationship. Then, holding celebrities accountable and turning your sex drive off for “the one.” Alex calls on our generation to help promote healing. Should we depend on Millennials and Gen Zrs to bring a different level of awareness to social issues? The three share their first time getting snitched on - all this and more. LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE

Feb 18, 2021
Episode 128 | "Mercury Gatorade"
01:46:23

On this episode: Alex and Steph man the fort while SaVon is away. The two discuss See The Thing is Podcast’s after show on Clubhouse moderated by Steph and Shiv; Alex shares he wants to get better at juggling multiple tasks at a time. Next, TI + Tiny are under fire for several sexual abuse allegations against them. Alex and Steph have an open dialogue about empathy and respect. Steph admits she’s been more emotional than normal and the crew discuss Mercury Retrograde and its effects on people.  NaeNae artist Silento is charged with murdering his cousin. Is blood really thicker than water? Has a family member ever made you that angry? Alex wonders if black history month is taken seriously enough? Should it be more a way of living? The crew unravel a relationship avalanche and discuss whether or not the “prize mentality” is an equal opportunity - all this and more. LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE

Feb 04, 2021
Episode 127 | "Crushed Velvet"
02:02:16

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph discuss the Reddit effect on the stock market and the Need to Know Podcast, itself (07:20). DaniLeigh and DaBaby sparked controversy and a conversation over colorism after she teased her new song, "Yellow Bone" (29:48). While asking if her influence is relevant, do we forget there's a whole generation that does not identify with figures like Beyoncé and Alicia Keys anymore? (46:00) Jamie Foxx makes history as the first Black lead in a Pixar film ever for "Soul," which now stands as the most streamed feature film with 1.7 billion streams. However, why are we still hearing "first Black" anything in 2021? (59:10) Triggered: Does not receiving a text back from someone who's active on social media make you crazy? (1:11:00) Or are people too comfortable in being entitled to your attention at any time of day? Finally, the crew honors Kobe Bryant, Larry King, and Muhammad Ali in discussing self-commitment and pressure (1:35:18) and explains how, "if you're not in the arena, you don't have a say." (1:54:30) LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Jan 28, 2021
Episode 126 | "The Sauce"
01:54:30

On this Episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph are back together in studio! The crew jumps into Joe Biden and Kamala Harris's inauguration (05:25) and addresses Donald Trump pardoning 73 people including Lil Wayne and Kodak Black (13:17). Steph asks the guys what their 'why' is for podcasting (29:00), and SaVon wishes someone would have seen something on the B2K tour bus, as Raz-B continues to cry out for help calling out Chris Stokes for sexually abusing him as a minor (44:45). Have you ever stayed in an unhealthy relationship for too long? The crew shares their personal accounts on why it was hard for them to let go in the past (1:05:38). DM Etiquette, Travis vs. Future, a game of 'who has the worst game,' and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

 

Jan 21, 2021
Episode 125 | "Privilege Makes You Stupid"
01:53:42

On this episode: SaVon, Alex, Steph & Pierre discuss "new kid energy," impenetrable behaviors, and the undeniable qualities that make someone popular (09:20). The crew explores how money can actually buy happiness and the meaningful things women do to make up for when they're wrong (33:00). Following the Capitol riots and Donald Trump being banned from all major social media outlets, Pierre & Alex share their personal accounts at peaceful Black Lives Matter protests and the blatant double standards observed with right-wing terrorists (44:24). Is it possible for MySpace to make a comeback as a last and final option for Trump? Will censorship and obstructing freedom of speech create greater problems in the future? (54:50). As meme culture grows as a means of communication, do tailored algorithms create a bubble of validation for social media users? (1:09:48) The crew unravels why success may be a fear to many and differentiate between failures and obstacles (1:21:35). Finally, a breakdown of Drake's legacy, the effects of the infamous reference tracks (1:38:12), and much more! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE. theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Jan 14, 2021
Episode 124 | "Full Circle"
01:47:16

On this episode: SaVon & Alex take it back to early beginnings to bring in 2021. The guys share their new year's resolutions (6:30) and how they'll be navigating the industry with a change in energy and awareness (38:40). They check in with Steph (42:57) and look back on how they were able to survive 2020 by finding their purpose as individuals (56:35). SaVon & Alex share the music releases that stood apart to help them get through the year (1:07:00) and acknowledge the impactful and untimely passings of legends and the greatness that defined their lives (1:29:00). Finally, a live reaction of the guys receiving the news of pro-Trump rioters storming the U.S. Capitol (1:39:28) and much more! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE. theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Jan 07, 2021
Episode 123 | "Digital Nomad"
01:44:32

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph are joined by Benny, published author and content & marketing director for ExpediTIously Podcast hosted by T.I. The crew discusses the importance of networking correctly by seeking genuine, human connections (04:33). They each share lessons they would have never received through school that led them to where they are now (15:50). Benny shares her story on how she secured a position working for a renowned platform and major artist along with the importance of practicing self compassion when working in a field filled with self doubt (47:20). The crew depicts the need to separate social media dependency from reality (1:10:21) and how promoting a certain lifestyle can negatively impact the next generation (1:17:50). They discuss the qualities women have stated would make them happy in a man. But do these same qualities make them horny? (1:29:15). Dominance, self worth, finding purpose, trusting your path, and MUCH MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Dec 11, 2020
Episode 122 | "Tumultuous Break Up"
01:34:40

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph discuss the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. fight, including Nate Robinson's knockout and Ne-Yo's national anthem performance (15:30). The crew also notes Jamie Foxx's incredible skillset, as he prepares to play Mike Tyson in the upcoming biopic (24:10). With music streaming services releasing their yearly wrap-ups, each host shares their top artists of 2020! Can you guess who made it to their lists (31:50)? As Tory Lanez & Megan Thee Stallion continue to address their July incident, SaVon retracts statements he previously made on the matter (42:57), while Steph provides her "Good News" review (51:00). T.I. poses an idea: women like men who have "bitches." Can assumptions be made about a man over whether or not he has women around him (1:07:35)? Exonerating Drake features, Larsa Pippen (1:17:30), surviving toxic moms & MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Dec 03, 2020
Episode 121 | "Victims to the Algorithm"
01:31:28

On this episode: SaVon & Alex are joined by friends of the show Regina & Devvon. They dive into this week's new social media updates and how the algorithms affect creators, entrepreneurs, and daily users widespread (25:25). Is there room to adapt to renowned media outlets like Twitter & Instagram, or has the monopoly birthed a craving for something new? The release of the PS5 and Xbox Series X sparked a social battle between gamers and their counterparts (43:40). Is it lame to be an adult gamer? Should women feel negatively towards their partners' interest in gaming? Lavar Ball expressed his warning to his sons: they'll never encounter a good woman in their careers (1:10:10). Is it possible to meet a genuine partner when you're known for your fame & notoriety? Lil' Wayne's arrest (57:15), understanding political choices, dating bold women (1:17:45), shooting your shot, rejection & MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Nov 19, 2020
Episode 120 | "Positive Vibes"
01:34:20

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph analyze their inabilities to flirt, travel, and accept comedians (10:00). Has your view of Dave Chappelle changed in recent years? (26:00). Joe Biden was recently elected the next President of the United States! Was it all a celebration or did you cry like Van Jones? (41:14) While welcoming in the new President Elect, continue to take note of significant events and developments in response to the results. "Oath Keepers," a far-right militia group, has been recruiting veterans, soldiers, and police officers (49:25). With the transparency 2020 has allowed, have you been considering moving to a different state? (54:18). Have you re-considered your second amendment right in light of, yet again, another rapper's passing due to gun violence? (1:00:15). RIP King Von. The crew shares tough decisions they've made this year that they would have made differently in the past as their less-mature selves (1:21:35). Has there been a moment where you've noticed your personal growth? All this and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

 

Nov 12, 2020
Episode 119 | "Be Quiet"
01:34:57

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph educate on the lost art of knowing when to STFU (9:20). They dive into Lil Wayne's recent break-up over his support of Donald Trump as well as his comments on the Black Lives Matter movement (25:20). How dangerous is it of the incumbent president to announce he's won the election while every source of media says otherwise? (40:40) The crew discusses their personal relationships with death in light of DaBaby's brother's passing: RIP Glenn Johnson (51:50). Does grief shape your life path if you've experienced it earlier and more frequently than others? Making decisions based off lessons taught in music (1:11:50), the expectations that come with being "flown out" (1:18:17), men vs. women back-up rosters (1:26:26), and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE. theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Nov 06, 2020
Episode 118 | "All the Smoke"
01:57:29

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph jump into the importance of being vulnerable and celebrating wins with the right people (7:20). The crew discusses dealbreakers in a relationship and mistaking passion for toxicity (36:57). What cuts deeper: the act or the lie? Have you ever pushed someone's buttons on purpose to get a reaction? (54:30). Mike Tyson confronts Lil Boosie over his comments on Dwyane Wade's daughter, Zaya Wade, and the LGBTQ+ community (1:11:20). Is there finally room to check people respectfully in 2020? Convicted sex cult leaders (1:24:40), a heated debate over Kanye West's Joe Rogan Interview (1:34:55), the Philadelphia protests (1:46:15), listening to new albums on shuffle, and MUCH MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Oct 29, 2020
Episode 117 | "Triggered & Peeved"
01:55:39

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph are BACK IN STUDIO! The crew dives into the #EndSARS social movement against police brutality in Nigeria (26:40). 50 Cent & Ice Cube made headlines for supporting & collaborating with Trump (43:00). Is there a difference between their actions? Do your values change as your tax bracket increases? Ryan Henry came under fire for sleeping with his best friend's baby mother while his friend suffers from cancer (59:55). Is there any way to reconcile this level of betrayal? Gym creeps (77:47), testosterone levels, Tory Lanez denials (88:02), a message to the Barbz, AND MORE! Don't forget to follow and subscribe @NeedtoKnowPod on Instagram, Twitter & YouTube for all details on our latest giveaway!

Oct 22, 2020
Episode 116 | "Cancel, Cancel Culture"
01:48:12

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph evaluate the levels of "brotherhood" within their relationship (11:00). The crew addresses the dangers of cancel culture and names who they have personally canceled based on their own judgements (20:00). Donald Trump recently contracted COVID-19 and left Walter Reed Medical Center against doctors' orders (45:00). Are his theatrics a danger to the U.S. population? A Bryson Tiller v. Brent Faiyaz debate breaks out (61:30). Can Brent Faiyaz be considered a "trailblazer" at this point in his career? Smartphone addictions, parent dynamics, and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Oct 08, 2020
Episode 115 | "Spiritual Society"
01:56:58

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Shiv discuss the most recent Verzuz battle: Trump v Biden (14:40). After months of silence, Tory Lanez releases an album to refute claims that he shot Megan thee Stallion (39:30). Would there still be a chance for him to succeed in his career if he took accountability respectfully? Since Naya Rivera's passing, Nickayla Rivera has moved in with her sister's ex and child's father, Ryan Dorsey (129:46). Would you see this as disrespect or an understandable reaction to grief? Spiritual rebrands, DM inquisitions, axing Close Friends & MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Oct 01, 2020
Episode 114 | "Word Vomit"
02:07:19

On this episode: SaVon & Steph receive a shocking update from Alex on how he located his long-lost father (19:30). The crew discusses the momentous launch of the Joe Budden Network (46:55) and how numbers don't always correlate with impact. A majority of men still don't seem to understand how to approach women in a way that benefits all parties involved (1:21:00). What is the best way to pursue a new potential partner in 2020? Unsolicited d*ck pics, blonde burdens, champagne problems (1:40:00), and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Sep 24, 2020
Episode 113 | "D-List Celebrities"
02:22:29

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph catch up after taking a week off and celebrate ranking #48 on the Spotify Music Podcast charts (13:14). The crew jumps into the recent allegations surrounding Joe Budden (26:34), Charlamagne's Black Effect Network (43:15), and the iHeartMedia smear campaign conspiracy theory. Is timing really just a coincidence? Netflix's 'The Social Dilemma' explores the dangerous impacts of social media with the tech minds that created it themselves (1:03:10). Is the technology we hold in our hands everyday really just a human pacifier? Explore page games, kidney donations, classic Kanye battles (1:25:09), and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Sep 17, 2020
Episode 112 | "American Rights"
01:54:26

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph honor the late Chadwick Boseman, while opening up a conversation on why it's important to always keep your legacy in mind (17:07). John Boyega detailed his unpleasant experience as a Star Wars actor in his recent British GQ spread (48:58). What does it say about Disney to have heavily marketed a Black character only to have him pushed to the side within the franchise? An uncomfortable interview resurfaces on the internet of Ellen Degeneres outing Mariah Carey's pregnancy by asking her to drink champagne on air (60:00). Should Ellen have been held responsible for Mariah having to address her miscarriage shortly after the interview? Phone sex appointments, Pastor Gray's shenanigans (69:00), Alex's NEW IDENTITY & MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Sep 03, 2020
Episode 111 | "Spirit Animal"
02:29:29

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph dive into the big changes 2020 has brought along, including The Joe Budden Podcast leaving Spotify after two years and what the departure will bring in the near future. Megan Thee Stallion finally confirms Tory Lanez as her alleged shooter. Do you think it's right that Chris Brown has now been brought into the conversation? Jeffree Star dramatically reveals his new boyfriend to be professional basketball player, Andre Marhold, while Andre's ex girlfriend takes to social media to plead for her man's return to her and their child. The question stands: Who is the bigger legend? Andre Marhold or Lori Harvey? The crew dives into Why Dating As A Millennial is So Screwed Up and admits to habits that have affected their own lives.

Aug 27, 2020
Episode 110 | "ASSpirations"
02:09:37

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph dive into the No Jumper interview where Celina Powell and her friend Aliza recount a tale of sucking seven d*cks. Do hyper-sexual individuals tend to have abuse related trauma from their past? What does this type of content say about media personalities like Adam22 and VladTV? Megan thee Stallion shares an image of her injuries from the night Tory Lanez allegedly shot her. Does the severity of her injury pose more questions? Kanye West's JesusTok, Looney Tunes, shaving your ass, AND MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Aug 20, 2020
Episode 109 | "Push It"
01:53:46

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph readdress donating to the homeless after Steph shares her own major life update. The crew dives into Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's new single "WAP" and the double standards that have flooded social media in response to the explicit content. Is Safaree's remix an example of men getting into women's business? Do you have a weird song choice you would like to play in a moment of intimacy? Nick Cannon sues ViacomCBS for $1.5 billion. Does he have a valid case against the network giant? Kamala Harris, the devaluing of marriage, liking lusty photos on social media, and MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Aug 13, 2020
Episode 108 | "Ineligible Bachelor"
01:59:25

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph send love to victims of the Beirut explosion, recent hurricanes, and Zimbabwe's economic tension. Forever keeping the Black Lives Matter movement alive and strong, the crew breaks down the confused "All Lives Matter" ideology (11:36). With Ellen DeGeneres receiving backlash for creating a toxic workplace environment, the threesome shed light on elitism in Hollywood, as megastars like Kevin Hart and Katy Perry defend her character publicly (23:07). Close Friends barriers, OnlyFans gateways, Finsta hussles, AND MORE! (72:19) LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Aug 06, 2020
Episode 107 | "Close Friends"
02:04:45

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph dive into the tricky world of "Close Friends" and how Snapchat may be an option if you want to keep things intimate (6:24). Alex also shares a major life update that he didn't see coming (16:15). The crew takes on the best 40 over 40 rapper list and breaks it down to their personal faves (39:00). Chris Brown doesn't seem interested in partaking in a Verzuz battle, but that won't stop a Chris vs. Usher fight RIGHT HERE (56:12). Loving with resistance, relationship car fights, and more! LIKE COMMENT & SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Jul 30, 2020
Episode 106 | "Commit Me Please"
02:24:36

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph kick off with an update on the Tory Lanez/Meg thee Stallion incident that resulted in gunshot wounds to her foot. The crew also dives into the Migos lawsuit involving QC, Gillie Da King's strange podcast antics, and ViacomCBS dropping Nick Cannon after his anti-semitic remarks. Do you think the network should have cut ties with the media giant even after his seemingly genuine apology? Kanye West has kept his name in the headlines, as he hosts his first presidential rally and continues to tweet about his children and wife, Kim Kardashian West. Is this a cry for help? Should he be sharing personal details with the public at his family's expense? All this and much more! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Jul 23, 2020
Episode 105 | "Black Republican"
02:00:16

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph discuss T.I. challenging 50 Cent to a Verzuz battle and pose the question: Who is the real "King of the South?" The Pusha T/Drake beef is reignited with Pusha's anticipated verse on Pop Smoke's posthumous album. Is bringing attention to this drawn out situation in bad taste? Kanye West announces his presidential campaign without having registered as a candidate. The crew gets into a heated discussion over his stance on Planned Parenthood and how his antics are divisive for the Democratic party. Don't miss out! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Jul 09, 2020
Episode 104 | "The Cheat Off"
02:00:21

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph jump into August Alsina's recent claims stating that Will Smith granted him permission to have an affair with his wife, Jada. Could you handle that Jada & Will love in your own life? Was Jada initially a mother figure to August Alsina? The crew also discusses Kanye West's new release with Travis Scott as well as his recent $100M deal with Gap. Is Dr. Dre working with Kanye to prepare himself for his prenup-less divorce from lawyer, Nicole Young? The crew weighs in on whether or not they'd implement a prenup in their own lives. Virgil's scrapped album cover for Pop Smoke, Jadakiss & Fab's Verzuz battle, Freddie Gibbs/Akademiks beef, and much more! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com

Jul 02, 2020
Episode 103 | "Appetizers Make You Full"
01:36:34

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph discuss life after quarantine and the effects of protesting on COVID-19 statistics. The crew dives into J. Cole's latest release that sparked controversy with rapper and activist, Noname. Did you find a problem with his message asking her to teach him? Marques Houston marries the 19yo girlfriend he's been dating since she was 17. Does this make him a predator? Mental slavery, fetishes, valuing Master P, Ne-Yo doppelgänger habits, and MUCH MORE! LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE theneedtoknowpodcast.com *Subscribe to our newsletter for an upcoming giveaway!*

Jun 18, 2020
Episode 102 | "Tell Your Neighbor"
01:19:28

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph discuss protesting experiences, Jane Elliott's Brown Eye/Blue Eye racism exercise, the Anti-Chokehold Act, and more bills to be put into place. The crew dives into Terry Crews' "Black Supremacy" comments as well as artists like Akon and Nicki Minaj collaborating with Tekashi 6ix9ine. B. Simone says she can't have a boyfriend with a 9-5. What are your feelings towards dating someone that clocks in? LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE & DON'T FORGET TO VOTE! vote.org | theneedtoknowpodcast.com 

Jun 11, 2020
Episode 101 | “The Black Tile”
01:28:12

On this episode: SaVon, Alex, Steph & Pierre discuss the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the countless black lives lost to racial injustice and police brutality. The crew dives into the recent protests for justice as well as their thoughts on looting, affecting black neighborhoods, and participating responsibly and peacefully. In addition, they each detail their own experiences with racial profiling and discrimination while posing the question: what does a black tile do? DO YOUR PART. SPEAK OUT. TAKE ACTION. Visit blacklivesmatters.carrd.co for a guide on how to support the #BLACKLIVESMATTER movement.

Jun 04, 2020
Episode 100 | “1 HUNNIN”
01:21:30

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph celebrate EPISODE 100! The crew reflects on the podcast's beginnings, progression, hardships, and successes. From battling egos to becoming family, the trio shares their personal experiences in growing a business, platform, and message together. LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE. theneedtoknowpodcast.com

May 28, 2020
Episode 99 | “The Rat Race”
01:50:30

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph recap the Erykah Badu/Jill Scott battle, Mother's Day, and mom traits they've inherited. Tekashi 69 breaks the Instagram Live record of over 2 million viewers while his donation of $200K to No Kid Hungry is denied. What does that mean to you? Tyra Banks is next on the "canceling" block, as old ANTM episodes resurface on social media. Can she be held against actions society did not find offensive at the time? Boosie antics, close friends' green circle demons, STD's, NTK OnlyFans, and MUCH MORE! LIKE SUBSCRIBE COMMENT TheNeedtoKnowPodcast.com

May 14, 2020
Episode 98 | "Red Flags"
01:24:31

On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph discuss sexual assault, coercion, and intention. Alex asks which host from The Need to Know Podcast matches each member of Young Money: Lil Wayne, Drake, or Nicki Minaj. Who do you think they embody the most? The US reaches 1 Million confirmed COVID-19 cases. Should opening states be an option? Sex toys, Snapchat, and MUCH MORE! LIKE SUBSCRIBE COMMENT! TheNeedtoKnowPodcast.com

Apr 30, 2020
Episode 97 | "Take My Flowers"
01:24:18

On this episode: SaVon, Alex and Steph discuss at home Corona Virus tests, French Montana vs Kendrick Lamar in a hit for hit battle. Is French Montana wrong for having confidence in his catalog? The pandemic could be a perfect time to work on relationships with loved ones, has being on lockdown improved or strained the relationships in your life? all this plus MUCH more.

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Apr 23, 2020
Episode 96 | "Stimulus Dreams"
01:00:03

On this episode: SaVon Alex and Steph discuss the arrival of the government stimulus checks. Is $1200 enough? or are you just grateful? The crew also open up about the type of person they want to be once this pandemic concludes, all this plus MUCH more!

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Apr 16, 2020
Episode 95 | "Isolation-ships"
01:29:35

This week the crew tackle their first episode from home! SaVon, Alex and Steph open up about things that they’ve finally been forced to reflect and work on since being quarantined. Is this a time to pick up on new trades/hobbies or focus loved ones and your current job? All this plus MUCH more!

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Apr 09, 2020
NTK EXCLUSIVE | "The Boy A x Mike Davis"
45:24

Alex sits down with Rapper/Song writer Mike Davis. This Westbury Long Island native has worked with the likes of Fabolous, Meek Mill, Keke Palmer and much more. Mike opens up about the pros and cons of signing a record contract at young age, life under the Dreamchasers label and the importance of learning the business. All this plus MUCH more! 

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Apr 02, 2020
Episode 94 | "The TravQue Episode"
01:32:01

On this episode, SaVon, Alex and Steph are joined by actor/comedian, TravQue. They discuss how his journey on Instagram turned into landing roles on BET, he explains his "I Got Bars" skits, how dropping out of college changed his life and the difference between him and most Instagram "famous" actors.

Mar 26, 2020
Episode 93 | "Quarantine and Chill"
01:15:14

On this episode: SaVon, Alex and Steph kick things off with SaVon's special shoutout from Kim Kardashian and the importance of practicing manifestation. The level of concern around the Coronavirus has grown, but is there a need for panic? Do you feel like you must censor what you post on social media because of a partner? The crew weigh in. All this plus MUCH more!

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Mar 19, 2020
Episode 92 | "Mukbang Stars"
01:39:56

The Kim Kardashian rebrand DEBATE! On this episode: SaVon, Alex and Steph open up about the severity and opportunities that come with the Corona virus. Apple is reportedly testing a new feature that will allow users to unsend text messages, How valuable would that be for you? Also, the crew introduce a new segment that you don't want to miss. All this plus MUCH more!

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Mar 12, 2020
NTK EXCLUSIVE | "SaVon Slater x Devvon Terrell" Interview
01:14:27

SaVon sits down with the unofficial official 4th host of the podcast, Devvon Terrell. In this one on one interview, Devvon opens up about his hopes for mainstream success and his song covers that've garnered over millions of views. They also discuss the current state of R&B, his history with Melii, debate if the Grammy's are validation for new artist, and much more! They lied when they said you never see these two guys in the same room.

 

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Mar 05, 2020
Episode 91 | "Brown Table Talk"
01:55:26

On this episode: SaVon, Alex and Steph are joined by Steph’s older sister Niecy to discuss some things you need to know. The crew debate about the importance of dealing with trauma before entering new relationships, Snoop Dogg’s apology on Red table talk plus MUCH MORE. Ladies, is it an issue for your man to frequent the strip club? The 4 weigh in.

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Feb 27, 2020
Episode 90 | "Annoyingly Optimistic"
01:40:38

On this episode: The trio of SaVon, Alex and Steph reunite to send condolences and thoughts on the untimely passing of Pop Smoke. SaVon and Steph also share their stories on an encounter with Ne-Yo and MUCH MORE!

Feb 20, 2020
Episode 89 | "Separation”
01:37:59

On this week’s episode Alex and Steph are joined by friend of the show Devvon Terrell. Alex and Devvon tease a song collaboration from a recent studio session that you don’t want to miss. Are there specific reasons as to why men lie? Pop star Billie Eilish says there’s “a lot of lying in hip-hop” is Eilish wrong for her stance because she’s a pop star? The 3 discuss. Be sure to stick around for Steph and Alex’s heated debate around the future of Hip-Hop. All this plus much more!

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Feb 06, 2020
NTK EXCLUSIVE | "SaVon Slater x Regina Cho Interview"
16:45

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SaVon has the chance to sit down with one of Hip Hop's rising journalist, Regina Cho. She discusses her journey that has allowed her to interview Rihanna, Meek Mill, Rick Ross and other superstars in music. SaVon also highlights the lost art of writing in media and her experience writing for media GIANTS, such as: Billboard, Complex, Genius and MORE! Like, comment and SUBSCRIBE for more content! Also make sure to turn notifications on so you don't miss a thing!

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Feb 05, 2020
Episode 88 | "Kobe 824Ever"
01:37:43

This week’s episode is dedicated to Kobe and Gigi bryant and the seven other individuals that lost their lives in that unfortunate helicopter accident. The crew takes time to reflect and open up about how Kobe has effected their lives and how much he inspired others. Rest In Peace to the 9 people involved in this horrific accident.

Jan 30, 2020
Episode 87 | "6'5 White Chocolate" (Feat. Parks and Rem)
01:33:19

This week SaVon, Alex and Steph are joined by Parks and Rem! The newly engaged couple open up about balancing a regular life with new found fame, keys to building a healthy relationship, big moments from The Joe Budden Podcast. All this plus much more!

 

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Jan 23, 2020
NTK Exclusive | "The Boy A x Flee Interview"
14:01

In this 1 on 1 interview with Alex, Flee discusses his collaboration with Brent Faiyaz, making connections in the industry, his upbringing and more!

 

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Jan 20, 2020
Episode 86 | "Blast The Monkey"
01:15:26

SaVon, Alex and Steph are back with what you need to know! This week SaVon issues his public apology to Future, tune in to find out his reasoning. Between Will Smith and Martin Lawrence who has the better sitcom? The 3 discuss. Steph opens up about up about The Christian girl and her hoe phase, a convo you don’t want to miss. Also, Find out the R&B singer who now owns his own city in Senegal. All this plus much more!

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Jan 16, 2020
Episode 85 | "OF's"
02:18:54

The Need to Know Podcast is back for 2020!

SaVon, Alex and Steph open up about what 2019 taught them, New Resolutions and goals for 2020. Artists like Drake rarely sit down to give interviews and definitely not on an in-depth level, The crew give their takeaways from his Rap Radar Podcast Interview. WW3 Memes flooded the internet in the wake of a potential war, Should this matter be taken more seriously, or are they just jokes? Rapper DaBaby was recently arrested on battery charges for an alleged robbery, Is this the Hip-Hop police at work? All this plus much more!

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Jan 09, 2020
Episode 84 | "2020 Vision"
01:45:40

Our last episode of the year! SaVon, Alex and Steph kick things of with opinions on Karol Sanchez, a young lady from the Bronx who staged her own kidnapping. The time has finally arrived for Tekashi 69’s sentencing, the crew provide an update about his future. Obama made headlines this week for proposing that world would be a better place if it was ran by woman, the 3 weigh in. As the decade closes out, the crew reveal their personal top 5 albums of the decade. After a year of immense growth SaVon, Alex and Steph reflect about their lives before and after starting the podcast. All this plus much more!

 

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Dec 19, 2019
Episode 83 | "The Starting 5"
01:44:17

On this episode — SaVon, Alex and Steph have an in-depth conversation about the origin of drug use in Hip-Hop after the untimely passing of Rapper Juice Wrld. SaVon also introduces a new segment this week that embodies all of his favorite people. Lizzo made headlines this week for a provocative outfit that she wore to a Lakers game, Are people upset about Lizzo’s weight or because it may have been inappropriate? All this plus much more!

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Dec 12, 2019
Episode 82 | "We Love This Episode"
01:55:33

This week Savon, Alex and Steph kick things off with an important conversation around friendships. Rapper Offset made headlines this week for  a collection of very questionable tweets, what is the proper etiquette for being hacked? Justin Bieber has decided to speak out against racism on a recent Instagram post, should he receive praise for his new for his new revelation? Also Steph Styuhls shows a part of her growth and journey that had both of the fellas shocked. Journalist Armon Sadler also came through to inform us of his new venture, all this plus much more!

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Dec 05, 2019
Episode 81 | "Link and Build"
01:30:50

Happy Thanksgiving! This week the Need to Know crew sat down with Newburgh NY Emcee, Jacques Laine. Jacques opens up the stresses of balancing a full-time consultant career with Nike, while being a full-time rapper. Last week Savon strung some chords among our listeners with his comments about Lauryn Hill and Andre 3000 being Overrated, this week we let Jacques in on the conversation. Jacques also gives insight on how he has secured opportunities like going on tour for Dreamville’s own “Cozz”. Jacques Laine also decided to spit a freestyle for the crew, something you don’t want to miss!

 

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Nov 28, 2019
Episode 80 | "Victim of Success"
01:47:36
  • On this episode — SaVon, Alex and Steph discuss weird fetishes that turn them on, a conversation you don’t want to miss. Tory Lanez released his highly anticipated project Chixtape 5, the crew give their mixed reviews on it,  SaVon questions the greatness of 2 music icons, and what’s the psychology behind the “hoe phase”? They also sit down with Alex Tiso to discuss EMBRACITY.  All this plus much more! Like, comment, subscribe and SHARE!

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Nov 21, 2019
Episode 79 | "Young O.G."
01:40:33

This week Savon, Alex and Steph sat down with songwriter and producer L. Jean (14:33). L Jean opens up about the life of a young producer and how the church triggered his musical abilities. Jean also depicts what the current “sound” is in music, but also where music might be going next. The crew also discuss their takes on Drake being booed off stage at Tyler The Creator’s annual music festival Camp Flog Gnaw. Should fans be angry with themselves, Tyler or Drake? All this plus much more!

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Nov 14, 2019
Episode 78 | “Step Your Game Up”
01:46:04

This week Alex and Steph are joined by unofficial guest host Devvon Terrell, & friend of the show Alaia-Ryan! The crew kick things off with Alex’s 1st Popeyes chicken sandwich experience, along with a tragedy that occurred in one Popeyes location in Maryland. Does strict or lenient parenting create a well balanced child? Let us know about your experiences growing up. Alex also challenges men to step it up, tune in to find out what men should change. As always the crew answer listener submissions, all this and more!

 

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Nov 07, 2019
Episode 77 | "The Shop is Closed"
01:49:35

This week SaVon, Alex and Steph are joined by emerging filmmaker Jayne Doe. Jayne Doe opens up about the stressors of juggling a corporate America job & pursuing film, where she pulls her inspiration from and the diversity of her family. The crew briefly discuss their takes on Kanye’s new album album “Jesus is King”. Was your church experience as a child positive or negative? The group explain their experiences growing up. Jayne Doe says men are a distraction, well what about women? All this plus much more!

 

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Oct 31, 2019
Episode 76 | "Everyone Has a Number"
01:47:45

This week Savon, Alex and Steph kick off things with the beginning of the end The Breakfast Club? Kanye West is slated to release his upcoming album “Jesus is King”. The crew discuss Album predictions and if Kanye’s artistry has become misunderstood. It’s no secret that rapper The Game was relatively close to Nipsey Hussle, but is The Game still grieving or attempting to turn into Nipsey? Also, is there a price tag on your morals? The three debate what they would/would not do for a certain amount of money. Be sure to stick around for the end of the episode as things get wild around R&B singer Tank’s comments regarding experimenting with sexual acts. All this plus much more!

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Oct 24, 2019
Episode 75 | "Grease The Weasel" (Feat. Introverted Intuition)
01:43:36

This week The Need to Know crew are joined by the Introverted Intuition podcast. Introverted Intuition is a mental health driven podcast where nothing is off the table. Jeff, founder and host of podcast opens up about his experience with depression. What are the signs of a sex addiction? CR 908 explains why he believes that he is a sex addict. Both podcasts also speak about the challenges and rigors of an upcoming podcast. Lastly the NTK address some recent twitter beef to set things straight. all this and more!

 

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Oct 17, 2019
Episode 74 | "The Perfect Storm"
01:47:33

This week Savon, Alex and Steph kick things off with the recap and theme of the new Joker movie, have you checked it out yet? Instagram has removed the activity page, Find out how this effects the relationship between you and your instagram crush. Actor Jason Weaver turned down $2 million dollars in 1994 for 100k+ residual  royalties, the crew have interesting discussion on the long vs the short game. Also this week the crew call a listener who exercises his 2nd amendment right to discuss gun control across the U.S.

 

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Oct 10, 2019
Episode 73 | "What's Your Crazy?" (Feat. Victoria Rivera)
01:38:37

This week Savon, Alex and Steph sit down with Wellness Psychotherapist Victoria Rivera. Victoria incorporates a holistic approach in helping develop a personalized and sustainable wellness routine. The crew discussed regrets of dying/ 87% of people are unhappy with their job (07:13). Also, do people only flock to therapy when its crisis driven? (10:26). Along with advising the crew, Victoria assisted us with this week's listener submission. All this plus much more!

 

Victoria Rivera - Wellness Psychotherapist 

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Oct 03, 2019
Episode 72 | "Stick to Your Guns" (Feat. Thrifty Retro Records)
01:49:18

This week Alex and Steph sat down with Bryant Wiggins and Pap, music executives from Thrifty Retro Records. The two give insight about the music industry for budding entrepreneurs. Alex asks the execs about 360 record deals and the importance of a music label in a time where artists stress independence. The two also open up about balancing personal and business relationships in the music world.

Sep 26, 2019
Episode 71 | "A Wasteman"
01:52:32

This week Savon, Alex and Steph kick off things with two interesting phone calls that you won’t want to miss! They give their thoughts on sibling rivalries, Fantasia believes that gender roles have been generationally skewed, the crew give their takes. All this plus much more!

Sep 19, 2019
Episode 70 | "The Confidence Meter"
01:43:18

This week Savon, Alex and Steph are back to tackle some interesting topics! Michael Jordan donated a million dollars towards relief for the Bahamas, is it the thought that counts or should you do more of you have it? The crew also dive into their embarrassing rituals that might make your head turn. All this plus much more!

Sep 12, 2019
Episode 69 | "Math For Dummys"
01:48:33

This week Savon, Alex and Steph are back to tackle some interesting topics! Are women held to a higher standard than men? The crew have an in depth conversation about expectations within each gender. Los Angeles Police have arrested a man for allegedly supplying Mac Miller with counterfeit oxycodone pills containing Fentanyl, what does this mean going forward? As always the crew answer listener submissions! All this plus much more.

Sep 05, 2019
Episode 68 | "0 for 28"
01:34:05

This week Savon and Alex are joined by friends of the show Karl and Evan. The guys recap Joe Budden’s pool party, Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special Sticks and Stones, Eddie Murphy returning back to SNL for the first time since the 80’s. All this plus much more!

 

Dishonorable Mention: KFC’s Beyond meat

 

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Aug 29, 2019
Episode 67 | "Sleeping With The Enemy"
01:42:52

This week Savon, Alex and Steph are back with a plethora of topics! Savon gives us a recap of his L.A. trip. The trio also discussed greed in Hollywood and Avril Lavigne being a clone. Also, do men know how to decipher sexual assault towards them? Jay-Z’s partnership with the NFL, a few listener submission questions and more!

 

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Aug 22, 2019
Episode 66 | "Acknowledge Your Existence" (Feat. Prince Smith)
01:30:59

This week Alex and Steph are joined by Musician and song writer Prince Smith. The three kick things off with Joe Budden vs Nicki Minaj and ASAP Rocky’s guilty verdict from Sweden. Prince also opens about getting shot at a very young age and how it’s affected his perception of life. 

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Aug 15, 2019
Episode 65 | "Don't @ Me Though"
01:45:30

This week Savon, Alex and Steph are back to discuss a slew of topics!  The crew also introduce a new segment to the show this week. As always the squad answers listeners submissions and also called a listener to give advice. All this plus much more!

 

Dishonorable Mention: Galveston Police Dept

Aug 08, 2019
Episode 64 | "Pretty Girls Be Broke" (ft Mandii B and Carla Wilmaris)
02:07:59

This week Savon, Alex and Steph are joined by the tandem of Mandii B (Whorible Decisions Podcast) and Carla Wilmaris (Shitim30Podcast) | Science vs Religion, where do you stand? Mandii B opens up about her beef with Lil Duval, Carla’s decision to leave corporate America, is $35,000 a year considered broke? And much more! Mandii and Carla also help the crew answer listener submissions.

Aug 01, 2019
Episode 63 | "White Boy Jokes"
01:44:55

This week Savon, Alex and Steph are back to give you everything you need to know! Can drunk mistakes be forgiven? The crew opens up about past situations due to good ole liquid courage. Does following Donald Trump on Twitter means you support him? Face App turns out to be a Russian owned company that can access our photos, did you give into the App? This week one out listeners called in for advice from Steph, all this and more!

 

 

Dishonorable Mention: Nitecap Founder Sarah Marantz

Jul 25, 2019
Episode 62 | "The Melting Pot" (Feat. Humble The Poet)
01:56:15

This week Savon, Alex and Steph are joined by Humble The Poet. Author of the book “Unlearn” - 101 simple truths to a better life. Humble defines the term Unlearn for the crew and how a teacher turned rapper has grasped the masses through his messages. As always the crew answer listener submissions!

Jul 18, 2019
Episode 61 | "Swedish Dilemmas”
01:47:07

This week Savon, Alex and Steph are back to recap everything you need to know! ASAP Rocky has been stuck in Sweden Jail for assault, the crew discuss if his old comments on Ferguson have any correlation to his current situation. Dreamville’s ‘Revenge of The Dreamers 3’ has released, the 3 weigh in on their opinions of the project. As always the crew answer listener advice submissions. All this plus much more!

Jul 11, 2019
Episode 60 | "The Dark Night"
01:46:51

This week Savon, Alex and Steph are back to tackle a plethora of topics! Chris brown made headlines this week for his remarks towards certain women on his album. The crew also dive into how colorism has impacted each person differently. As always the 3 answer listener submissions, all this plus much more!

Jul 04, 2019
Episode 59 | "The Film Gawd" (Feat. Karl Lunsford)
01:40:00

This week Savon, Alex and Steph are joined by Dusse Palooza’s Cinematographer and Director, Karl Lunsford. Just to name a few, Karl has shot for the likes of Jay-Z, Rico Love and Belly. The crew ask Karl about tour life, craziest recorded moments, groupies on the road, plus much more!

 

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Jun 27, 2019
Episode 58 | "No Work, Straight Net"
01:53:46

This week Savon and Alex are joined by Tiana aka MsTeeTalk to discuss what you need to know. Is talking about your Ex’s new spouse considered petty? The crew weigh in on Chris Brown vs Victor Cruz. Drake dropped some bars that may or may not be towards Pusha T, What are the odds of this beef continuing? As always the crew takes listener submissions, all this plus much more!

 

Dishonorable Mention: Dominican Republic Resorts

 

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Jun 20, 2019
Episode 57 | "Goochie Gang" (Feat. Kianna Banks)
01:44:13

This week Savon, Alex & Steph get straight to it and are joined by the D*ck Yelp creator Kianna Banks. The crew discuss celebrity DY reviews including Drake, DaBaby and OBJ. They also discuss the pros & cons of running a risqué Twitter page, Kianna being a freak plus much more! As always the crew answer fan submissions!

 

Dishonorable Mention: Dj Khaled

 

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Jun 13, 2019
Episode 56 | "Complexion For The Connection”
02:16:42

This week Alex and Steph are joined by Devvon Terrell to dive into a plethora of topics. The 3 kickoff things with their Memorial Day weekend together and key takeaways from the Netflix Original series ‘When They See Us’. Also how do you know when you’ve officially went from “talking” to “dating” through actions rather than words? All this plus much more!

 

Dishonorable Mention: KFC Chicken skin (Sold Separately) 

Jun 06, 2019
Episode 55 | "Cows Can't Swim?"
01:50:40

This week Savon, Alex & Steph kick off things with their takes on Dj Khaled’s new album ‘Father of Asahd’, Lil Nas X & his recent business ties. Viola Davis explains why she refuses to work with hair stylists that aren’t versed in all hair types, the crew weighs in plus much more!

May 23, 2019
Episode 54 | "A Thousand Miles"
01:52:10

This week Savon, Alex & Steph kick things off with their takes on the movie trailer for “Loqueesha”, which has been receiving flack for it’s storyline. The crew also discuss their field trip to Spotify’s Headquarters for the launch of Soundtrap’s new service for podcasters, Rolling Loud Shenanigans, Fan mail plus much more!

 

Dishonorable Mention: Alabama Senate 

May 16, 2019
Episode 53 | "Not in Tampa"
02:13:26

This week Savon, Alex & Steph are joined by ‘Bairi The Siren’ to tackle a ton of topics. Ayesha curry made headlines this week for her comments about insecurities in her relationship, the crew dives into insecurities in most relationships. Steve Harvey believes the only way to be successful in life is to sleep under the standard 8 hours, what do you guys think? & As always the crew takes relationship questions/scenarios from the listeners.

 

Dishonorable Mention: Tekashi 69’s girlfriend “Jade”

May 09, 2019
Episode 52 | "Mind Reader"
02:06:43

This week, Alex and Steph are joined by Devvon Terrell and Jordan. They discuss the pros and cons of being able to hear the thoughts of the opposite sex, reflect on the life and work of the late great John Singleton, and of course take DM’s from the listeners plus much more!

Dishonorable Mention: Jim Cummings

May 05, 2019
Episode 51 | "Confidently Stupid" (Feat. Noble Lyfe)
02:02:13

On this episode, Savon returns with Alex and Steph to recap Savon's absence while on tour. They are also joined by upcoming artist Noble Lyfe (IG: @Noblelyfe_) to discuss Beyonce's influence, Kanye West's authenticity, Jordyn Woods discovering she's black and Noble breaks down his thoughts on femininity in hip hop!

Apr 25, 2019
Episode 50 | “Baby Daddy Drama”
02:03:59

This week Alex & Steph are joined by Devvon Terrell & Alicha to discuss a slew of topics. Is Coachella the appropriate venue for Kanye West’ Sunday services? How many of us own burner accounts? Relationship advice for our listeners plus much more!

 

Dishonorable Mention: Laura Ingraham  

Apr 18, 2019
Episode 49 | "Remix Wars”
02:09:52

Savon, Alex, and Steph are back to recap another instresting week. The crew discuss the remix beef between Ella Mai & Jacquees, Kyle Korver opening up about how important it is for white people to speak up more, Kodak’s recent comments plus much more!

 

Dishonorable Mention: Rich The Kid 

Apr 11, 2019
Episode 48 | "Band Camp" (Feat. Garrett McQueen)
02:44:39

Savon, Alex, and Steph are back to discuss the unfortunate passing of Nipsey Hussle. They also announce the NTK Yeezy giveaway! (Follow us on Instagram @NeedToKnowPod to see how to qualify). The crew talks Cardi B and gives advice to listeners who submit their personal dilemma's anonymously via DM's. Also, classical music composer Garret McQueen travels from Minnesota to share his journey in classical music and much more!

 

Dishonorable Mention: 50 Cent

Apr 04, 2019
Episode 47 | "Triple H and 35 Cents"
01:51:35

The crew introduces a new segment this week! Make sure you dm us for advice and you will remain anonymous! Savon, Alex and Steph recap the Teyana Taylor interview, sexism within Hip Hop, Jess Hilarious's racist comments and plenty more!

 

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Mar 21, 2019
Episode 46 | "Cultural Literacy"
01:45:07

This week Savon and Steph are joined by Devvon Terrell to discuss what you need to know. They ask if its okay to flirt while being in a relationship, YesJulz coming for black women in media, Kim and Kanye showing up fasionable late gone wrong and much more on this episode!

Mar 14, 2019
Episode 45 | "Shea Butter Baby" (Feat. Moni)
01:55:34

On this episode, Savon, Alex & Steph sit down with Moni, Creator and CEO of @Consciouskingdom | Conscious Kingdom Podcast Available on  Youtube 

 

The crew kickoff things with their takes on new music from Solange, 2chainz, Offset & more. Monogamy vs Polgamy let’s discuss it! Now that the Jordyn Woods/Kardashian smoked has settled, was the Red Table Talk really the best place for Jordyn to tell her story? Moni also opens up about a life changing moment. Which sparked the love for her roots and passion for creating a Pro-Black online boutique.

 

Unpopular Opinion: There is no time limit on when you can sleep with a friend’s ex

 

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Mar 07, 2019
Episode 44 | "Baby Coconuts" (Feat. Joe aka Fit to Conquer)
01:44:37

On this episode, Savon, Alex and Steph sit down with Joseph Allen, CEO of @fit.to.conquer & Instructor At Barry’s Bootcamp. The four discuss passcodes in relationships, Hip-Hop police policing, plus the real definition of a “Mama’s Boy”. Joseph also opens up about his fitness journey and what motivates him to be one of the best personal trainers in NYC.

 

Unpopular Opinion: It’s okay for your spouse to know your passcode 

Dishonorable Mention: Miley Cyrus 

Feb 28, 2019
Episode 43 | "The Money Game"
02:14:21

This week Savon, Alex & Steph are joined by Devvon Terrell to dive into a slew of topics. Is it okay to be friends with your Ex? Steve Harvey made headlines this week for his advice to Monique about being blackballed, the crew discuss the fine line between integrity & career advancement. Game of Throne fans, Are the Kardashian’s the new Lannister’s? Tune in to hear our theory!

Unpopular Opinion: Maybe it’s okay to be friends with your Ex

Dishonorable Mention: Dj Akademiks

Feb 21, 2019
Episode 42 | "Business Hours"
01:45:48

This week Savon, Alex & Steph are joined by Raphie for another topic filled week!

Is it possible for your spouse to have a platonic friendship with the opposite sex? Gucci made headlines this week for their controversial Blackface designs, the crew give their input on the situation. The Need to Know Crew also highlights the importance of entrepreneurship and self.

Unpopular Opinion: There's nothing wrong with Platonic friendships when you're in a relationship

Dishonorable Mention: Sheck Wes

Feb 18, 2019
Episode 41 | "The Hall Pass"
01:53:57
This week Savon, Alex, & Steph are back to tackle a ton of topics! Chris Brown & Offset got into it this week due to 21 Savage’s shocking arrest, the 3 share their thoughts on the situation. Is it okay to have sex with someone who is toxic for you? The Need to Know Podcast is looking to visit a few cities, where should we go? Let us know! Unpopular Opinion: Sexual relations outside your relationships are okay if you’re given an Hall Pass Dishonorable Mention: Liam Neeson
Feb 09, 2019
Episode 40 | "Guilty Pleasures"
01:38:00
This week Savon, Alex & Steph kickoff things with a head turning unpopular opinion on love. They discuss Tory Lanez versatility as an artist, interracial dating as a millennial and they send their condolences to Jussie Smollett and anyone affected by hate crimes. The trio then reveal a few of their guilty pleasure songs, breaking norms and self love. Don’t forget to comment, subscribe and enjoy! Unpopular Opinion: Maybe Love is Overrated? Dishonorable Mention: Emmanuel Franklin
Jan 31, 2019
Episode 39 | "Let's Address This..."
01:31:02
This Week Savon, Alex & Steph kickoff things by addressing a viral video of the crew that made an appearance on Episode 215 of The Joe Budden Podcast. Do we idolize the people that inspire us? the crew have an opinionated discussion about our faves. Are you allowed to cheat on your partner after voicing concerns multiple times? We all have had insecurities, let’s address them! Dishonorable Mention: Nathan Sutherland LIKE SUBSCRIBE COMMENT
Jan 24, 2019
Episode 38 | "The G.O.A.T"
01:33:51
This week Savon, Alex, & Steph begin with the infamous zodiac sign debate. Do women really want a good guy? Or someone rough around the edges. The crew also have a heated discussion about Beyoncé & Rihanna, who is the bigger international act? Unpopular Opinion: Women actually prefer the “Bad Boy” Dishonorable Mention; Malik Mollet of Pennsylvania LIKE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE
Jan 17, 2019
Episode 37 | "Never Pressed"
01:38:54
This week Savon, Alex, & Steph are joined by Ira for a recap on some very heavy topics. Things have been heating up for R Kelly since the premiere of the Docuseries “Surviving R kelly”. The crew give their takes from the series and their advice to generation Z on matters like this. Are you the ex that takes the high road? Or the ex that plays the petty game? It’s almost tax season! & we have inside scoop on the status of your W2’s. Dishonorable Mention: Ed Buck
Jan 10, 2019
Episode 36 | "Trigger Words"
01:37:02
The Need to Know crew is back after a quick holiday break! This week the 3 recap their top moments of 2018, top 3 albums of last year, & 2019 goals. The crew also discuss the highly anticipated Lifetime docuseries “Surviving R-Kelly” and if this could be the last domino for R-Kelly. Nick Cannon made headlines this week for his stance on women working while in a relationship with him, but was he really wild-n-out? LIKE SUBSCRIBE COMMENT
Jan 03, 2019
Episode 35 | "The Short Bus”
01:40:51
This week Savon, Alex, & Steph are joined by Uncle Nar-Nar. The 4 discuss Savon’s rare on-mic experience on The Joe Budden Podcast, Is marriage still a priority for men & women? Is Future a rich guy that makes poor decisions or a rich guy that gets trapped? Also Steph takes relationship questions: Can you be around the person that your ex cheated on you with?
Nov 29, 2018
Episode 34 | "Boxer to Doctor"
01:54:46
This week Savon, Alex, & Steph are joined by 20yo Boxer & Med student Astrid Amandzi (AJ) The group weigh in on Tekashi 6ix9ine’s new legal issues, Pusha T’s Toronto show, & how exciting Hip-Hop is across all genres. (1:05:00)AJ also opens about being homeless, Joining the Army, & how boxing and Med school are leading him to where he wants to be. Unpopular Opinion: Women are smarter than men Dishonorable Mention: Lauryn Hill | Sis can you ever show up to a show on time??
Nov 22, 2018
Episode 33 | “Adulting” (Feat ZEYI)
01:51:40
This Week Alex & Steph are joined by Harlem Emcee “ZEYI” , The 3 Discuss child support & How much money does it take to raise a child, The effect of having your father in your life, “Sad Rap” & the affect it’s having on kids now plus much more! Harlem Native “ZEYI” also opens up about the pros & cons of being a consultant by day & “life rapper” who opens up for the likes of Dave East & others by night. Instagram & Twitter : Zeyisays Dishonorable Mention: The United States, we must do better Instagram & Twitter: @NeedtoKnowPod
Nov 15, 2018
Episode 32 | "Secret Sauce"
01:44:41
This week Savon, Alex, & Steph recap voting week & the effect of social media during this election, & toxic Masculinity across males. The crew also talk about “Ex Appreciation” in reference to Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson’s exchange this week, plus much more! Unpopular Opinion: it’s okay for men to let go of Toxic Masculinity. Dishonorable Mention: Gregory Ramos
Nov 08, 2018
Episode 31 | "The Mixtape"
01:38:38
This Week Savon, Alex, & Steph are back with another spicy episode! The 3 give their thoughts on Kanye West stepping away from Politics, Nicki Minaj & Cardi B’s recent exchanges, Plus the importance of taking a break from social media sites. The crew also share intimate experiences about their past that you don’t want to miss! Unpopular Opinion: Is voting necessary? Dishonorable Mention: Cesar Sayoc
Nov 01, 2018
Episode 30 | "Gangbang"
01:21:15
This week Savon, Alex, & Steph are back with a ton of great topics! Will & Jada Smith’s relationship is usually a topic people never fully understand, the crew talks & analyzes the couple’s brief sit down on Jada’s show “Red Table Talk” | What’s the real definition of a 3 some? The crew is also trying to get closer, which means very intimate questions & more! Unpopular Opinion: Ok to tell your partner they’re fat Dishonorable Mention: Douglas Stewart of Kalamazoo
Oct 25, 2018
Episode 29 | “Reality of the Hustle”
01:28:59
Savon, Alex, & Steph sit down with set members from behind the scenes of some of your favorite Talk & Reality TV shows. “Sha Goodie” & “Qua” open up about the stressors of working on the production team, the importance of work ethic, & how to still keep a love life.
Oct 20, 2018
Episode 28 | “Pusha-Tea?”
01:21:38
Who better to recap the biggest interview of the year? Savon, Alex, and Steph have an in-depth conversation about the Pusha T's interview with the Joe Budden Podcast. Who crossed the line in the Drake vs Pusha T feud. Also, why do men catcall women? The bromance we've all been waiting for and much more! Unpopular Opinion: Pillow Talk Dishonorable Mention: Teresa Klein aka Cornerstore Caroline
Oct 18, 2018
Episode 27 | "Nasty Bae"
01:42:43

Savon, Alex, & Steph are back for another topic filled week! The highly anticipated Carter V has finally released , the crew talks its affect so far. Also Birdman is in talks of allegedly being involved in the Lil Wayne tour bus shooting from 2015. Hailey Baldwin & Justin Bieber decide not to get a pre-nup, the crew weighs in. & As always Steph takes relationship questions ❤️ Unpopular Opinion: You Don’t Need Marriage to have kids Dishonorable Mention: Yeimy & Jesus Barrios LIKE | SUBSCRIBE | COMMENT

Oct 04, 2018
Episode 26 | “The Plight of Greatness”
01:40:30

This week Savon, Alex & Steph tackle a ton of topics! The crew give their personal opinions on the Bill Cosby scandal, Is comedy getting too serious? Also, do you always conform to what your significant other wants to do over & over again and not enough of what you want to do? Unpopular Opinion: There is no such thing as “No Strings Attached” Dishonorable Mention: School bus driver from Indiana : Joandrea McAtee Special shoutout goes out to : Guru House, A West Philly publication who did a feature page on The Need to Know Podcast for their September issue.

Sep 27, 2018
Episode 25 | "Easy Kill"
01:39:43

This week Savon, Alex and Steph had a lot to discuss! Slow news week, no problem for the trio! The crew talks People with erratic behavior like Kanye West, who has made headlines once again for wanting to move to Chicago, 2018 greatest year for music? Or is this just the new precedent?Also Steph accepts relationship questions from a listener. Tune in! Dishonorable Mention: Vontae Davis

Sep 20, 2018
Episode 24 | "A Messy Week"
02:12:28
This week Alex & Steph are joined once again by Devvon Terrell for a content packed week! The crew reacts to the Sudden death of rapper Mac Miller, praises John Legend for becoming apart of the prestigious EGOT group, and dissects the beef between Nicki Minaj & Cardi B. Steph also takes relationship questions from a listener. Unpopular Opinion: There’s nothing wrong with showing more support to an act after their death. Dishonorable Mentions : Louisiana Mayor Ben Zahn ||| & The NYPD Don’t forget to sign up for our Adidas Sneaker giveaway!
Sep 13, 2018
Episode 23 | "$ecure the Bag" (Feat. Ramel Newerls and Issac Grace)
01:06:26
If you're looking to increase your income and have it told by businessmen that are relatable, this episode is for you! Ramel Newerls (IG: @mogullifestyle_) and Issac Grace (IG: @ike_ymc) stop by to break down financial literacy and share their story of earning over 1 million before the age of 30. The two upcoming businessmen have been sponsors by Jay Morrison and are going on the "Young and Wealthy tour" to drop gems for anyone willing to increase their income! The Young and Wealthy tour kicks off in Brooklyn: 9/29
Sep 08, 2018
Episode 22 | "Cheques Over Stripes"
01:43:09
This week Savon, Alex and Steph are back and there's a ton to discuss! The crew dives into the feud between Eminem and Joe Budden and also compares the careers of Eminem and Jay-Z. Also,what’s really going on between Drake & Kanye West? They speculate on the real issues between the two artist and have different thoughts on the beef. Nike has quickly become everyone’s favorite or most hated sports brand after announcing their partnership with Colin Kaepernick. Let's talk about it. Unpopular Opinion: "Eminem is not smart" Dishonorable Mention: Maria Gonzalez Don’t Forget to sign up for our Adidas Sneaker giveaway with 3 simple steps! 1. Tune into the show 2. Leave a comment through SoundCloud | iTunes | YouTube Etc. With your feelings about our show, along with your @ name & size sneakers. 3. Follow the @thentkpodcast on Instagram
Sep 06, 2018
Episode 21 | "Loyal Ties" (Feat Evan Combest & MsTeeTalk)
01:27:48
This week Savon & Alex are joined by Tiana AKA MsTeeTalk & YouTube personality & Comedian Evan Combest. The crew weighs in on Birdman’s public apology to Lil Wayne. They also discuss loyalty in friendships, buisness, and relationships. Savon takes a question from a listener on “The hoe phase”. And Evan elaborates on how he got into comedy and the rigors of a hard-working comedian. Unpopular Opinion: “No coming back from crossing the line with loyalty” Dishonorable Mention: Michaela Pearson & Candice Little
Aug 30, 2018
Episode 20 | "Plan A-Rod"
01:23:13
This week, the crew discusses the importance of consistency and hard work. Savon answers questions on how he maintained a role on the Joe Budden podcast. They also discuss the VMA's, the stigma of interracial dating for women and much more! Alex also reveals his pornstar name! Unpopular Opinion: "Colleg is NOT Overrated" Dishonorable Mention: Volusia County School
Aug 23, 2018
Episode 19 | "Petty Is The Game" (Feat. Raffy)
01:47:08
This week Savon, Alex and Steph are joined by Raffy to discuss some of the pettiness that took place last week. They begin with Nicki Minaj vs Safaree and some of the double standards that are placed on men in society. Savon then questions Travis Scott's first-week album sales and if his billionaire girlfriend could've enhanced his sales. Steph also answers this weeks question from a listener who wanted to know "how can men tell a woman isn't into the relationship anymore". It gets deep (pause). Also, we've reached over 100,000 listens total!! Salute to the early listeners for rocking with us thus far. Unpopular Opinion: "It's okay to be petty in a relationship" Dishonorable mention: Danny Gonzalez
Aug 16, 2018
Episode 18 | "100 Million Weirdos" (Feat. Devvon Terrell)
01:53:31
Over 100 million streams on YouTube and host of the "Weirdo Podcast" Devvon Terrell joins Savon, Alex and Steph to talk Travis Scott and discuss his journey as an independent artist (21:06 interview begins). Also known as the living weirdo, Devvon elaborates on being a nerd and his comparisons to Childish Gambino and Jamie Foxx. Steph asks the guys why do men feel hesitant to commit first, Devvon credits Ne-Yo as the reason for becoming an artist and Savon shares his "Unpopular Opinion". Much to learn and consume on this episode. Also stick around to hear Devvon Terrell's single "You Different". Devvon Terrell - "You Different" | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dThH3kF3spk&frags=pl%2Cwn Dishonorable mention: Curtis Collman Unpopular Opinion: Cheating Isn't a Reason to Leave
Aug 09, 2018
Episode 17 | "Open The Door"
01:51:10

On this episode Savon, Alex and Steph began with Lyor Cohen's interview on The Breakfast Club and ask if it confirmed that he is a culture vulture. The crew accepted fan question's on celibacy and dating as a millennial and one of the hosts reveals they are practicing celibacy. They also discuss LeBron being the G.O.A.T, Kim K clapping back at Tyson Beckford and discuss if the "filter bubble" is hurting society or not. And a new segment was introduced to the podcast this episode as well, enjoy! Dishonorable Mention: Danueal Drayton & The N.R.A NEW SEGMENT: This Week's Unpopular Opinion - "It's okay to go bald"

Aug 02, 2018
Episode 16 | "Clout Chasing" (Feat. Dro Hef)
01:51:24

This week Savon and Alex are joined by rapper Dro Hef. They discuss artist and media who capitalize off "clout chasing" and Akademiks going off on an Instagram thot. We know 50 Cent is an instigator, but is his latest fallout with Floyd Mayweather a form of snitching? Also, Dro tells us how he connected with Shiggy, making music with Dave East and his relationship with Max B. And the guys give their top 5 rappers of all time. Dro Hef (feat Dave East) - "Talkin' Bout" | https://soundcloud.com/dro-hef-music/dro-hef-talkin-bout-feat-dave-eastprod-deafh-beats

Jul 27, 2018
Episode 15 | "Context Is Key"
01:43:22
This week Savon, Alex and Steph are joined by Omari and laugh from start to finish. They begin by discussing albums they believe were underappreciated this year. They also talk about society enabling racism, why Azealia Banks is overlooked, Michelle William's admits to dealing with mental illness, Scott Storch wasting 100 million dollars and much more on this loaded episode.
Jul 19, 2018
Episode 14 | "The Red Head" (Feat. Chow Lee)
01:41:26
This week Savon, Alex and Steph were joined by upcoming artist Chow Lee (@thankschow). Chow joined the conversation and didn't hold back on his opinions. They discuss Charlamagne tha God's recent allegations and if the timing should be a concern. The crew discusses Kevin Hart vs Mike Epps, and Alex discusses his personal relationship with Mike Epps and is Kylie Jenners run more impressive than Kim Kardashian's? They also talk Chow Lee's unique sound and how he emerged on SoundCloud with over 500,000 listens. Make sure you check out our YouTube page this weekend where we announce the winners for the Adidas give away! Thank you all for rocking with us. Dishonorable mention: Kevin Durant Chow Lee - "Slimey" | https://soundcloud.com/chowlee/slimey
Jul 12, 2018
Episode 13 | "Still Loading...." (Feat. Trap Dev)
01:45:59
This week Savon, Alex and Steph are joined by Trap Dev (@xTrapDev) to discuss Drake's new album, Pusha T's effect on the album, and did the album live up to the hype? They also list their top 3 albums of the year thus far. Is Blac Chyna the new rollout for upcoming artist/athletes? Alex gives his conspiracy on her. And the crew addresses the complications of not knowing your ancestry, enjoy! Dishonorable Mention: Boonk Gang We're giving away 2 pairs of Adidas of your choice for FREE! Comment, rate and contact us to verify(NeedToKnowPod@gmail.com) to qualify.
Jul 06, 2018
Episode 12 | "Two Birds, 1 Stone" (Ft. Miss Billy Joe and Elijah Horton)
01:49:06
This week Savon and Alex are joined by two guest - Miss Billy Joe (@miss_billyjoe), who’s a freehand painter/3D graphic artist and Elijah Horton (@ElijahHorton94), Newspaper Editor/Photographer. They discuss Terry Crews sexual assault case and if society has become too sensitive or dismissive. Miss Billy Joe brought in her latest painting and describes her process behind it, goes in on Kanye and shares her story. Elijah describes the music scene in Florida and his journey as an upcoming photographer. They also discuss Teyana Taylor, people owing you money, Drake and more! We're giving away 2 pairs of Adidas of your choice for FREE! Comment, rate and contact us to verify(NeedToKnowPod@gmail.com) to qualify. Nothing more, nothing less. #NTKGiveaway
Jun 28, 2018
Episode 11 | "Conspiracies In The City" (Feat. Ivana Renee)
02:09:10
After taking a week off, Savon, Alex and Steph had plenty to discuss. This week they're joined by Ivana Renee of the "Homegirls In The City" podcast and she tells us what inspires her. They also share their thoughts on XXXTentacion's untimely death and the conspiracy theories behind it. Nas released an album on Friday, Jay-Z and Beyonce dropped on Saturday? Were they being petty to overshadow Nas and Kanye? And Ivana helps the crew out with some relationship advice, discusses her podcast and her dislike for corporate America. Dishonorable Mention: The Donald Trump Administration We're giving away 2 pairs of Adidas of your choice for FREE! All you have to do is comment (honest feedback), rate and contact us (NeedToKnowPod@gmail.com) to qualify. Nothing more, nothing less. #NTKGiveaway
Jun 21, 2018
Episode 10 | "KimYe the Con-Artist?"
01:31:09
This week Savon, Alex and Steph are joined by Uncle Nar-Nar and Angie. They discuss Kanye's "ye" album as well as his mental state and debate if Kanye's message is sincere or not. Also, Angie gives us insight into the Wyoming listening party. The crew then revisits Kim Kardashian's role in Alice Johnson's clemency, can Drake still be considered the best rapper after taking an L to Pusha T and we pay respect to Kate Spade and more! Dishonorable Mention: Tekashi 69 and Cheif Keef We're giving away 2 pairs of Adidas of your choice for FREE! All you have to do is comment (honest feedback), rate and contact us (email or dm) to qualify. Nothing more, nothing less. #NTKGiveaway
Jun 07, 2018
Episode 9 | "The Story of Duppy"
01:43:22
On this weeks episode, Savon, Alex, and Steph had more than enough to discuss. Drake vs Pusha T leads Alex to reveal his conspiracy which involves Rick Ross and the alleged mother of Drake's child. They also view the beef from perspectives that major media shows have failed to cover. Kim Kardashian the prison reform activist? Savon defends her and explains why she's the perfect person to address Trump. And they give their unpopular opinions on things most people deem true. This episode is full of gems, enjoy! Dishonorable mention: Roseanne Barr We're giving away 2 pairs of Adidas of your choice for FREE! All you have to do is comment (honest feedback), rate and contact us (email or dm) to qualify. Nothing more, nothing less. #NTKGiveaway
May 31, 2018
Episode 8 | "Chasing a Lil Clout" (Feat. Chris Paris)
01:13:14
Episode 8 has arrived and so has a disciple of J. Cole. Savon and Alex are joined by upcoming rapper Chris Paris this week to discuss the consequences of Lil Tay's clout chasing. Also, are women responsible for the action of a man after a break? And how to react to someone breaking up with you. Who's more talented Will Smith or Jamie Foxx? And we discuss some of Chris Paris creative process while recording music some of his favorite and least favorite artists. Dishonroable Mention: Kendrick Lamar? (Maybe) We're giving away 2 pairs of Adidas of your choice for FREE! All you have to do is comment, rate and contact us (email or dm) to qualify. Nothing more, nothing less. #NTKGiveaway Chris Paris "Sweet Lies" | https://soundcloud.com/chrisparishpt/sweet-lies-assumptions-ft-keith-buxton-prod-ximon
May 24, 2018
Episode 7 | "Salt Is Too Spicy" (Feat. Bhebee Bankss)
01:16:36
This week's episode Savon and Alex are joined by an upcoming YouTube personality Bhebee Banks. She joins them to discuss mental health amongst entertainers and also reveals her encounters with anxiety. Also, ghostwriters in hip-hop are acceptable but should it disqualify artist (Drake) from being the GOAT? And they discuss social media being the biggest drug in society, J.Cole's interview with Angie Martinez, cultural appropriation and MORE! Dishonorable Mention: The "Mayo sisters" (Nicole Arbour and Taylor Swift) Make sure to subscribe and/or comment on iTunes, Soundcloud, YouTube and now Google Play! Even if you think we're trash, we Need to Know.
May 17, 2018
Episode 6 | "Is This Episode 6-God?" (Feat. Spec Kay)
01:32:53
This week Savon and Alex sit down with an upcoming artist, Spec Kay. Spec joins the conversation on where Wale ranks in rap and is Wale underrated? Also, Mike Million returns to discuss his music, and Childish Gambino's video leads the guys to discuss interracial dating? And Spec Kay gives insight on his creative process and why he could never "sell out" and follow today's trends in music. Make sure to subscribe and/or comment on iTunes, Soundcloud, YouTube and now Google Play! Even if you think we're trash, we Need to Know. Dishonorable Mention: Tidal Streaming Service Spec Kay - "Yellow Brick Road" | https://soundcloud.com/spec-kay/yellow-road
May 10, 2018
I Game Around Ep. 36 (Feat. Savon)
38:47

Thank you Shine for inviting 1/2 of the Need to Know Podcast to the I Game Around podcast. A link will be included for the visuals! "Today Shine sits down with Savon of the Joe Budden and The Need to Know Podcast! They discuss his journey into the "Pre-Industry", his musical taste, working for a homeless shelter, and so much more, enjoy!

May 07, 2018
Episode 5 | "Yeezus Christ" (Feat. Blackway)
01:39:49
On this episode, Savon and Alex are joined by Steph to sit down and discuss Kanye West. They look at aspects that most media fail to talk about regarding Kanye and decide that "cancelling Kanye" may be premature. Also, upcoming artist Blackway stops by to discuss his music, being a newly signed artist (Republic Records) and working with Gucci Mane and T.I. He also drops an unexpected freestyle(1:30:50)! Thank yall for tuning in and rocking with us! Make sure to subscribe, rate and comment! Dishonorable Mention: Bill "The Pill" Cosby Check out Blackways music on all streaming services: Blackway "Bottle Girl" (feat Tokoyo Jetz) | https://soundcloud.com/blackwaymusic/bottle-girl-ft-tokyo-jetz-prod
May 03, 2018
Episode 4 | "The Box Is Power" (Feat. Ramel "Young Mogul" Newerls and Steph)
01:17:04
This week Savon and Alex are joined by upcoming business mogul Ramel "Young Mogul" Newerls and the lovely Steph Styuhls. They discussed Kanye's meltdown, and come up with unheard theories to why Kanye is acting out. Also is Drake a better rapper than Meek Mill (rapping ability)? And Ramel drops gems for upcoming entrepreneurs, teaches us how to make money, save money and the importance of financial literacy for millennials and easy ways to make money in real-estate. He's on his way to a million at 25 years old, so he's qualified for the conversation. Dishonorable Mention: Major News/Media Outlets (CNN, The Shaderoom, etc..) *Disclaimer* The audio was distorted this week, we'll have everything fixed episode 5! The content makes up for it though, enjoy!
Apr 27, 2018
Episode 3 | "Issa Cole World" (Feat. Profit)
01:15:39
The Ville is back and so are Savon and Alex to discuss what you Need to Know for the week. Profit stops by to chop it up about J.Cole's new album and if J.Cole is struggling with the same issues as Chris Brown's music? Also, G.O.O.D music looks to take over the summer as Kanye returns to Twitter fingers, the guys ask do we REALLY want to hear Kid Cudi? Net Neutrality is important and they give an update on it (pay attention, how long should it take to move on from an ex and MORE! Thank yall for tuning, subscribe, rate! Let us know what you think. Dishonorable Mention: Starbucks Corporation
Apr 21, 2018
Episode 2 | "If She's a Two, It'll Do" (Feat. Ms.TeeTalk and Omari)
56:47
This week Savon and Alex are joined by long-time friends Ms.TeeTalk and Omari (better known as "O")to discuss Drake being the biggest cock-blocker in music, Cardi B officially hotter than Nicki Minaj (Omari is a Nicki stan so it gets interesting)and Shad Moss being in his feelings on Instagram. Alex also ask "Is it okay to smash a friends sister?" Laughs, information and great vibes on this episode of the Need to Know podcast! Make sure you subscribe, comment, rate. Even if you think its trash we "Need to Know". Salute. Dishonourable Mention: Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Apr 11, 2018
Episode 1 | "The RE-Introduction" (Feat. Anthony Moore)
01:14:20
Savon and Alex are joined by upcoming comedian Anthony Moore to discuss his promising career, the grind of being a comedian and working with Kevin Hart and Dave Chappelle (34:27). They also talk about their expectations for Drake's album, Cardi B's first week numbers and which approach to music do you prefer, The Weeknd or Chris Brown? In addition, they list their top 3 rappers they NEVER want to hear again. Enjoy the first episode of many. What you Need to Know, when you Need to Know on the Need to Know Podcast.
Apr 05, 2018