Whatever Happened To Predictability

Kawan Debose returns to Melanin Jay to talk about his new single, “My Dearest”. We also discuss Aunt Becky and her band of merry white women, Aretha’s fune, and how old is Emmanuel Lewis. Make you follow Kawan on all social media platforms @KawanDebose.

Jussie This Is Messy

This week Candice Benbow and I delve into the workings of whiteness by black bodies by examining Kamala Harris’ presidential run and the Jussie Smollett case. Come for the intellect, stay for the laughs! 

#MelaninSpotlight - Marcus LaBon

I got the opportunity to sit down with Atlanta business owner Marcus Labon. We talk about his rough childhood and bad decisions which led him to serve 3 years in prison. But that’s not how the story ends! He was able to overcome adversity by making it to Hollywood on American Idol and moving into entrepreneurial endeavors with his cleaning service #RichesLuxCleaning. Check him out on Instagram @RichesLuxCleaning  


Keep That Same Energy

Hey y’all! We are back for a dynamic season 3 of Melanin Jay. It’s Black History Month and Michele and I are kicking it off talking about democratic hopeful, Kamala Harris, and her presidential bid for 2020. We talk about her past record on criminal justice, does that record disqualify her, or are negroes just trippin. Listen in!



Beyonce Would Never

This week special guest cohost Slay TV’s Lamont Baldwin joins me to help the saints. We discuss his hit podcast “Hella Single” and the hot topics of the week: Omarosa, Madonna, and Nicki Minaj. Melanin picks include Omarosa’s “Unhinged” and “Hella Single” podcast.


Spotlight - Justin Chambers

Writer, brand ambassador, and the Director and Executive Producer of the new hit Amazon Prime movie, “American Bred”, Justin Chambers can do anything! Listen as we delve into his career, what’s next, and why he doesn’t like wearing clothes. All this and more here on Melanin Jay.