In this episode Shillz Da Realz talks about the Beeper craze in the 1980s. Beepers are a wireless communications device that receives and displays alphanumeric or voice messages. Beepers aka Pagers were developed in the 1950s and 1960s, and became widely used by the 1980s.
Episode 175 features An Interview with OG Original Lo-Life “Steamo” aka “Big-Man”. Listen as Big Man describes his childhood growing up in Brownsville in the early 80s and his days as a Lo-Life. The word “Steaming” or “Steam” (for short) was a slang used by boosters to define the act of running out of stores with racks of clothing.
Episode 174 features Shillz Da Realz with another one from “The Motivational Mondays” Series. In this episode Shillz discusses the importance of time management and gives some suggestions on how to master it for maximum success.
This episode features host Shillz Da Realz recapping his visit of the Contact High Hip-Hop Photo Exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography in LA. The event features iconic photographers from throughout the U.S that helped document hip-hop culture through their camera lens. The Exhibit features iconic photos of some of today’s top artist who have graced album and magazine covers throughout the decades Make sure to go check out... Read more
In this episode host Shillz Da Realz gives the listeners advice on how to fix their credit. Make sure after listening to this episode to get a copy of your credit report from Transunion, Equiafax and Experian.
In this episode host Shillz Da Realz interviews author Booker Geez about his ten years experience as a Youth Offender Supervisor at a Juvenile Detention center in NYC and his new book “Locked Up and Put Away: My 10 Years as Juvenile Counselor”. In his book and interview Booker Geez tells the people what really goes on behind these closed doors, the corruption and the money being made off the inmates incarcerated in the NYC Prison s... Read more
Shillz Da Realz interviews Lo-Life Founder Thirstin Howl The 3rd
In this episode Shillz Da Realz talks about what happened at the first Source Awards and the early beginnings to the East Coast and West Coast Beef.
Host Shillz Da Realz gives the people another episode from his “Motivational Monday” series with some more words of encouragement to help get you through your week.
In this episode host Shillz Da Realz gives another installment from the “Original Lo-Lifes True Stories” series. In this episode Shillz speaks about when his friend and fellow Lo-Life “Gee Money” went to go live with two blind grandparents and family in New Jersey, thus giving him his name “Jersey Gee”
Host Shillz Da Realz starts out the week with another “Monday Motivation”. In this episode Shillz ask ask people to ask themselves “Who’s your starting five?”
Episode 165 features Pt. Interview with OG Boosting Vet Peter Paul from the Weeksville Houses in Crown Heights Brooklyn. Listen as Peter Paul details his allure to crime and how he was introduced to boosting by his female cousin in the early 80s.
Another installment of “The Motivational Mondays” series. Give yourself a job. Don’t wait for someone to tell you what your worth is.
This episode features guest Peter Paul from Weeksville Houses in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. The OG Peter Paul speaks on his early days taking money in Manhattan back as early as 1983. Weeksville houses were early pioneers of boosting high end fashion brands such as Polo by Ralph Lauren, Guess Jeans, Benetton, Gucci, Goretex and other notable fashionable skiwear brands that popped up on the scene in the 1980s.
This episode of Motivational Mondays with host Shillz Da Realz giving a recap of his weekend and the wild events that occurred. Shout outs to OG Polo by Ralph Lauren Model Tim Easton, Dante Ross and Macy’s!
This episode features Shillz Da Realz detailing the time him and other Lo-Lifes bumped into Grand Puba in the city while they were out taking money.
This episode features host Shillz Da Realz interviewing his “Cousin Dee” from a Bushwick, Brooklyn. Dee is one of the most influential people in Shillz life growing up as a kid and helped introduced him to whole get fly wave.
Part 2 to episode 158. Listen as host Shillz Da Realz details his adventures in the early 1990s with his newfound booster girlfriend from Flatbush, Brooklyn.
This episode features host Shillz Da Realz talking about the beginnings of his relationship with a Jamaican girl from Flatbush. Little did he know at the time that this would be the start of centered around shoplifting, crime, Polo and Reggae music.
In this episode host Shillz Da Realz describes different methods and techniques of shoplifting Lo-Lifes and other boosters used to steal clothing.