The Rude Urban Truth

The Rude Urban Truth

Every Wednesday, hosts JB & Urban Laughter trade insults, discuss modern dating, social issues & viral moments while navigating life as Millennials.... Show More

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October 21, 2020 75 min
Black Magic: Dr. Mae Jemison
Rude Talk: Dirty word recap and an AITA debate
Living While Black: Ice Cube melting under pressure and the rise of Rih...Rihanna, that is.
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October 14, 2020 91 min
Does anyone even read this? If you are, can you help us book the fly from the debate on the show? I feel like there's a story to be told there.

Black Magic: Megan Thee Stallion for creating the "Thee Don't Stop" scholarship for black women in college. https://theedontstopscholarship.com/

Rude Talk: Social media recap and a pretty tough situation for a step father. What are your thoughts?

Living While Black: Kamala ...
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Black Magic:
Ananda Lewis - She’s currently battling Stage 3 Breast cancer and we admire her strength!

Rude Talk:
Recap of crazy ex messagers
Relationship Talk - Would you rather be right or in a relationship?
Nicki Minja gives birth
Trump testing positive for the Rona

Living While Black:
Jay-Z and Meek Mill reform progress
Celebrating the anniversary of Barack and Michelle, our forever President and First Lady.
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September 30, 2020 78 min
Black Magic: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. For the third consecutive year, they've raised $1 million dollars to give to HBCUs.

Rude Talk: Dating and the weird ways that exes show that they are addicted to us by how they try to contact us. Also, a situationship where a dude legit tried to finesse his girl by renting a car to her.

Living While Black: The Breonna Taylor verdict, Tory Lanez wack ass, and JB drops some surprisi...
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September 23, 2020 93 min
Let's get straight to the point:

Black Magic: Aaisha Joseph, a LinkedIn warrior that is championing for the success and inclusion of black people in the workplace.

Rude Talk: We are talking about relationships again. Are there some things that you really don't want to know about your partner's past? Also, if you are getting to know multiple people, what is the best way to cut them off when you meet someone that you th...
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September 16, 2020 81 min
Whew chillay! Have you all been watching Girlfriends? Y'all can't say anything about Molly anymore because at this point, it isn't even fair to say that Toni walked so that Molly can run. Toni is messy in the first episode of the series!...but we digress. Welcome bawheads to another episode of The Rude Urban Truth. This week, our Black Magic goes out to Chanel Turner, the youngest woman to have a line of spirits and...
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Y'all! Kanye has literally lost his damn mind. We are over it and I'm sure y'all are, too. In Black Magic, Urban Laughter highlights Jurnee Smollett especially after her amazing performances in the tv show, LoveCraft Country. In Rude Talk, we talk P-Valley, Power Book II: Ghost, and the wack pastor, John Gray. Closing out in Living While Black, we talk about McDonalds being sued by black franchise owners, Akon taki...
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September 2, 2020 88 min
This week, the description will be short and sweet. We lost a king recently in Chadwick Boseman. This has affected a number of people in different ways and we are no different. T'Challa...Black Panther...Thurgood Marshall...Jackie Robinson...James Brownn...you portrayed so many people but Chadwick Boseman is the man that we will all remember. Since your passing, everyone has had nothing but great things to say about you and...
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If you throwin' bandz, den you know she gone shake it. We FINALLY dive into P-Valley after weeks because Urban Laughter finally caught up and JB was so excited about it. In Black Magic, we highlight Shirley Chisolm. In Rude Talk, P-Valley aside, we dive even more into the Megan Thee Stallion/ Tory Lanez situation and ways that you can tell that you are getting old because bay-bee, these knees don't work like they use to....
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August 19, 2020 78 min
This episode reeks of throwback. We dive really heavy into the 90s. All of the wind suits, tv shows, and all of that good stuff. Our Black Magic goes to Sheila Johnson. In Rude Talk, 90s aside, we talk about popular TikTok relationship videos that have gone viral and dating while broke. In Living While Black, we congratulate Kamala Harris on being selected as Biden's VP candidate, children & the coronavirus, and joy. ...
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August 12, 2020 84 min
Okay okay. We aren't always petty, but some times the moment does call for it. Another week, another episode because why? We Always Postin'. Black Magic this week goes to Alexis Franklin, the artist who captured Breonna Taylor's spirit on the cover of O Magazine. Check her out on Instagram at @alexis_art. In Rude Talk, we discuss if it is problematic to propose to someone right after giving birth. We have our...
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Black Is King. Nuff said.

Okay wait. There should be an episode description, right? In Black Magic, we talk about Lia Epperson. In Rude Talk, we dive into a man secretly getting a paternity test on a child. He was NOT the father. We also talk about roommates and etiquette when someone is over. In Living While Black, the highlight is Black Is King, the visual album by Beyonce.

We want to leave you all with this
"Better wake ...
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July 29, 2020 76 min
We bet you read that in somebody's black momma voice, didn't you? I'm sure most of us have heard it at some point in time. Anyway, we'reeeeee backkkkkk and we are bringing you all kinds of Rude content. Black Magic goes to Malone Mukwende, a 20 year old medical student who developed a handbook so that individuals can tell what certain symptoms look like on darker skin. In Rude Talk, we talk about forgiveness and ...
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July 22, 2020 78 min
But seriously...who did? No one is talking and the people who know were all in the car. Help us out! In Black Magic, we honor John Lewis and C.T. Vivian as they recently passed and had been very instrumental in their civil rights activism. In Rude Talk, we are talking relationships: Are you ending friendships when relationships end? When do you let go when you don't feel like you're a priority? Ya know...all that g...
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July 15, 2020 82 min
Welcome to Rude Table Talk where your hosts are JB and Urban Laughter. This week, we talk about Kanika Alston, the creator of Frobabies. In Rude Talk, we invite Will and Jada to the rude table. Attempts to reach August were unsuccessful as he was tweeting Keke Palmer. That with a sticky situation from The Situationship and more Kanye antics created great conversation for the bawheads. Finally, the Rude Table ends in Living Whi...
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July 8, 2020 96 min
And we're back! Another episode of TRUT. If you celebrated, we hope you enjoyed your 15 Days after Juneteenth holiday. This week, for Black Magic, we are talking Opal Tometi, Alicia Garza, and Patrisse Cullors - the creators of Black Lives Matter. Just another time when black women come through to save the day. In Rude Talk, we discuss Ye and his recent announcement that he's running for president. Just a quick remin...
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Cancel culture is a real thing. Are you really canceling, though? We meannnn we've seen some of y'all still ordering Papa Johns. We talk a great deal about cancel culture with our special guest, Cory George. Cory George the professional life coach, author, producer & facilitator. Yes, he is as good as that all sounds. He helps us get through Black Magic where we highlight Patrik-Ian Polk. We also discuss Kanye We...
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June 24, 2020 101 min
Come on, Lawrenceeeee! You really went out here raw dawging thinking that Canola Oil wasn't going to get pregnanttttt?! Happy Father's Day, though! Aside from our normal Insecure talk, we are still highlighting somebody in Black Magic. This week, the honor goes to Joan Jett Blakk. Don't know who that is? Well, this episode is for you. We also touch on the Noname/J. Cole beef, McMuffin Mandy, racial inequity in the...
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Oh, you don't have anymore Black Lives Matter? Well, can I get an extra shot of NO RACISM! Great, that'll do.

We are back with a new episode. Get into the discussions about David Wilson (Black Magic) and James Baldwin (Pride Highlight). As usual, Insecure is still on so you know we had to talk about it. Molly...we were rooting for you! We were all rooting for you!! How dare you!?

We also talk about the Starbucks controve...
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June 10, 2020 90 min
We are going to keep it simple. Here's a dose of what you can expect from this episode:

- Black Magic: John Boyega
- Pride Month Highlight: Nicholas Ashe and Justice Smith. They're so cute together
- Insecure follow-up (through episode 8)
- What would you do? (you know we keep the scenarios coming)
- Backpedaling. How do you know when the apology is actually genuine?

We get into all kinds of good stuff. Plus, we take a moment...
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