On The Brink

On The Brink

On The Brink is a discussion series that explores the inner journey to success from today's most promising artists and entrepreneurs through mindset, faith and perspective. Hosted by Malcolm Alexander Brinkley. Look for new On The Brink podcast episodes every week and make sure to subscribe wherever you listen! For more visit our Youtube at youtube.com/otbrink and email us at contact@otbrink.com

Episodes

August 12, 2021 40 min
The people of Haiti are crying out right now and the world needs to listen. Dr. Jemima Pierre is an associate professor of African American studies and Anthropology at UCLA. She is also a contributor to the Black Alliance for Peace.

On this show we discuss what is happening in Haiti in the wake of their most recent leader's assassination and how the world can learn from Haiti and also support the nation.

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After 10 years "frozen on ice" our guest this week has a new lease on life. We talk living a fulfilled life after life in prison with Keldren "Kpook" Joshua. From faith to prison reform to adjusting to both prison life and life after.

Our conversation went so long, you can catch the rest on our Patreon at patreon.com/otbrink.

Follow the journey with Kpook @kpookdamayor and listen to the podcast on your favorite p...
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After a much needed break, On The Brink is back with lessons learned while on a trip to Maui with this episode's guest! That's right - I am welcoming the Founder of Feather, Creative Director and Co-Founder of the event series 'Reset and Reflect'. She also co-host the 'Mess & Magic' podcast!

I'm talking about my girlfriend, Victoria Janelle Wright! We break down a whole Black travelers guide to ...
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Nobody really exemplifies reinvention like DJs that continue to kill it during this world shutdown. But especially those that have built experiences for people worldwide in the virtual space. Enter DJ-AK-47, the wildly talented, insanely charismatic - open format DJ who is taking Twitch by storm.

Los Angeles based, DJ AK-47 drops gems on how she is On The Brink of evolution and making waves on Twitch as she surpasses 3k followers. C...
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With the Sun in Aquarius and Mercury coming out of retrograde, it's only right we welcome healer and spiritual advisor Vega Of The Valley to disuses how she is On The Brink of expansion, spiritual awareness and how to greater connect with yourself spiritually.


As On The Brink celebrates 2 whole years as a podcast platform, Vega's reading is just in time to set the vibe moving forward.


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February 8, 2021 59 min
Hailing from PG County Maryland, singer/songwriter Reggie Becton dives into his process on songwriting, the Art of not giving a fuck and how much he talks to God ahead of his new album "California" due this summer.

As On The Brink returns, this LA recording artist embodies what it means to be accountable and mindful in the midst of a changing world.

@ReggieBecton is your new favorite artist. Listen to the podcast on your ...
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It's one thing to own and operate three businesses out of your home, but it's a WHOLE other thing to welcome a newborn into the mix as the driving force!

Ceiphers Olweya, owner of Ceiphers Clothing and Consult with Ceiphers, joins Malcolm on the pod this week. Ceiphers runs an African-inspired, American made clothing brand, offers business consultation, and now assist with the family fitness brand - all alongside his wife an...
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Community is everything! Family is everything! And to the Long Beach community, Pam and Josh Beadel, owners of the morning institution that is, The Breakfast Bar, represent exactly that. It's deeper than the food or drink, it's about the connection - And when a pandemic shifted how the world dines and connects, the Beadel's continue to be equipped in every way. To succeed in the changing world of restauranteering and co...
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November 16, 2020 54 min
Beauty is in the eye of Black men as the ways in which self-care and self-preservation are becoming more of a priority. The modern beauty and health industries are being turned on their heads. Carlos Barksdale, the creator of the 'Luya Marketplace', is disrupting the way in which Black people are finding their way back to natural care.

Listen to the podcast to learn more about Luya, the growth of male interest in self-care...
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There is no debating how unprecedented this election is and our voices matter more than ever. This week Daisy Prado is a very special guest on OTB, as she gives detailed account of her activism and work in public health.

Daisy also provides context around the term LatinX and how representation makes a difference in enacting real change in our communities.

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You won't know where you're going, if you don't know where you're from. This rings true when speaking with my 79-years-young grandmother, better known as, Nini! The Queen leaves no topic unturned; whether police brutality, BLM, the Black church, Black music, misogyny, and plenty more.

Nini's testimony is genuine, seasoned, and anointed. Her perspective is exactly what we need right now!

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Waking up and serving face, hair, and above all else authenticity is a sure fire recipe for a legend. This week's guest on OTB embodies everything that Ballroom culture is as she continues her Legendary winning streak as Calypso Jetè Balmain stops by the pod.

As a member of the winning House of Balmain on HBO Max's newest talent competition Legendary; the Queen talks about the growth of Ballroom culture, LGBTQ+ solidarit...
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This is LA. And if you think you're going to make it by being a one trick pony, you've got another thing comin'! ToBy is a multi-hyphenated Los Angeles based artist, rapper, comedian, and actor on a mission to connect with the world via his authenticity and expression.

As ToBy promotes his new EP "The Outside", he establishes a code for major city creatives to stand on as we ALL work to have our ideas heard, see...
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All of us are taking this time to look closer at our purpose and lasting legacy we want to leave. Ryan Hale and his platform No Coincidence guest on this week's pod, as we discuss brand purpose and ways to monetize our ideas during and post COVID!

Ryan is rolling out his newest video series, Mental Notes, on YouTube where he's gathering testimony and perspective within the Black experience to create a better future for the w...
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The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is birthing some of media's brightest and most innovative storytellers but the institution is not exempt from objective criticism. Brave women are speaking up against the institution's role in upholding white patriarchal bias and systematic oppression of women and minorities.

This episode is filled with real testimony from alumni and our guest Brianna Davis ...
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As reform efforts for police departments are demanded across the U.S., perspective from a Black veteran is valuable more than ever! We talk with brother Jonathan Staley @jonny_hht, Army Infantry veteran in the army and the creator of the Honor Hill Podcast. We talk the rules of engagement for soldiers vs. police officers and veteran mental health as it compares to that of being Black in America.

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June 4, 2020 104 min
The two-parter pod continues! You want to know what to do next? LISTEN UP! Hear black women, hear black men and do not devalue the experiences shared. After your donations, after your petition signing is when the real work starts!

Special thank you to @victoriajanellewright, @roryrainee, @goddessintelligence, and @browsbykitty.kat for adding immeasurable value to the topic at hand.

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June 1, 2020 63 min
So many people lent their voices to this two part podcast. In lieu of world events what was going to be the weekend of my housewarming turned into protest, healing and a foundation for progress. With the help of incredible humans, Brink Entertainment raised $1,500 in funds to Black Lives Matter LA, the Campaign Zero, and the Arizona Justice Bailout Fund.

Throughout this episode you will hear from people on the front lines of the pro...
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May 25, 2020 68 min
Artist Manager and Tastemaker Jordan Smith "Zooms" by OTB to spread some positivity! As a rising brand owner and artist manager, we share experiences and knowledge on how to create and thrive within the music game!

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Comedic artist and writer Anwar Newton crashes through to dish on P.C. culture, the art in laughing and why he wants to be Jean Grey! This episode is packed with knowledge and the comedic medicine to bring some positivity to your day!

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