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S6E3 Smoke Troublesome  

Welcome to another exciting episode of the Rodes Live Podcast! In this week's episode, we have a special guest, Smoke Troublesome. Smoke Troublesome joins us to discuss various aspects of his life and career. Smoke Troublesome talks about his Podcast "The Smoke Shack." Learn about the inspiration behind this unique venture and what sets it apart from other similar shows. Smoke Troublesome shares his experience being on half of "Meet the Tylers" podcast. We delve into Smoke Troublesome's music career and explore his artistic journey. Find out about his musical influences, genre preferences, and notable projects he has worked on. Smoke Troublesome sheds light on his involvement with the 2nd Generation Outlaws. Discover the group's mission, their impact on the music industry, and Smoke Troublesome's contributions as an artist. Smoke Troublesome reveals his connection to the late and legendary rapper, 2Pac Shakur. Learn about the family ties and how it has influenced Smoke Troublesome's life and career. Tap In!


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S6E2- Exploring Chicago Hoods with CEO 5000 of STONYISLAND TV  

The Rodes Live Podcast is back with an exciting new episode, diving deep into the streets of Chicago. Join us as we explore the city's neighborhoods and discuss the challenges and triumphs of its communities. In this episode, we have the privilege of hosting CEO 5000, the creator of a groundbreaking docuseries that takes us on a journey from hood to hood in Chicago. Get ready to hear some incredible stories and gain unique insights into the city's diverse neighborhoods. Our "What's Poppin" artist of the day is the late and talented King Von. We'll celebrate his music, share some of his memorable tracks, and reflect on his impact on the Chicago music scene. Join me as we engage in a thought-provoking conversation with CEO 5000 about his experiences and discoveries while exploring Chicago's neighborhoods. From the challenges faced by the communities to the resilience and strength of the people, we'll delve into the untold stories behind the city's hoods. We'll explore the lesser-known aspects of Chicago's neighborhoods, highlighting the vibrant culture, local businesses, and inspiring initiatives that often go unnoticed. Get ready to be amazed by the stories of hope and resilience that thrive amidst adversity. Dive deeper into the conversation by using the hashtag #ChicagoHoods on social media. Share your thoughts, experiences, and recommendations related to Chicago's neighborhoods. Stay connected with us and join the discussion on all things related to the Rodes Live Podcast by using the official hashtag #RodesLivePodcast. Engage with fellow listeners, share your favorite moments, and let us know your feedback on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Good Pods, IHeart Radio and or

IG @ceo50005


Tune in to this captivating episode of the Rodes Live Podcast as we embark on a journey through Chicago's hoods, guided by CEO 5000's insightful docuseries. Join us as we celebrate the music of King Von and shed light on the untold stories of Chicago's diverse neighborhoods. #podcasts #podcast #podcasting #podcastersofinstagram #podcastlife #podcaster #podcasters #podcastshow #spotify #applepodcasts #youtube #podcastlove #newpodcast #spotifypodcast #podcastaddict #podcastinglife #comedy #music #radio #podcasthost #itunes #podcastsofinstagram #applepodcast #podcastmovement #podcastnetwork #love #entrepreneur #motivation #podcastcommunity #podernfamily

S6E1- "Paradigm Shift"  

Welcome to Season 6 Episode 1 Kadiz came thru to discuss his latest album with Mickey Factz "Paradigm Shift". We chop it up with Kadiz about his creative process, album and hip-hop in general. We have another segment of "What's Poppin" Kadiz and Mickey Factz are the Rodes Live "What's Poppin" artist of the day as well. You don't want to miss the Season 6 jump off!!! This episode is available on or and all streaming services. Don't forget to like share and subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcast, Good Pods, IHeart Radio and Rodes Live Podcast merchandise is available here

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Episode-120 The 1st Time  

This week's episode of Rodes Live is titled "The 1st Time". Rodes talks about moments in his life that may be related to some of experiences of the listener. Black Thought & Danger Mouse are the Rodes Live Podcast "What's Poppin" artist of the day. There's another segment of "What's Poppin" full of gems and flashbacks. Make sure you like share and subscribe to the Rodes Live Podcast on and other streaming platforms. #podcasts #podcast #podcasting #podcastersofinstagram #podcastlife #podcaster #podcasters #podcastshow #spotify #applepodcasts #youtube #podcastlove #newpodcast #spotifypodcast #podcastaddict #podcastinglife #comedy #music #radio #podcasthost #itunes #podcastsofinstagram #applepodcast #podcastmovement #podcastnetwork #love #entrepreneur #motivation #podcastcommunity #podernfamily

Episode-119 Don't look at my feet!  

This week's episode of Rodes Live Podcast is called "Don't look at my feet". Rodes talks about his journey as a podcaster and the importance of being a fan. We also have music from Rodes as well on this episode. Rodes gives a heads up on things coming up with the podcast as well. Note the other 12,500 isn't mentioned on the episode because you have to get it out the mud. Hustle!!! #podcast #podcasting #podcastersofinstagram #podcasts #spotify #podcastlife #podcaster #music #youtube #radio #comedy #hiphop #applepodcasts #love #podcasters #podcastshow #itunes #spotifypodcast #newpodcast #interview #entrepreneur #motivation #applepodcast #s #radioshow #art #dj #newepisode #covid #rap


Episode-118 Ace ILL Productions  

This week's Episode of Rodes Live Podcast I sat down with one of Chicago's most respected people. Ace Porter!!! We talked about everything from music to real life journey's as well as the transition from boy to men. We reflect on life's setbacks and growth in general. Ace Porter is the Rodes Live "What's Poppin" artist of the day. We also touch on his passion for writing as well as his motivation for production. He mentions meeting the late great "Tupac Shakur" as well pull up a seat and get comfortable. This episode will be available on all streaming services. Don't forget to leave a review on Spotify, Apple Podcast and Good Pods. (Merch)

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Episode-117 Kicks  

This week on Rodes Live Podcast we discuss the top kicks in hip-hop history. Prince Robbo is the Rodes Live Podcast "What's Poppin" artist of the day. Prince Robbo is a talented hip-hop artist from Chicago that brings style and originality to the culture. We also have Music from the Midwest and New York. We have another dynamic segment of "What's Poppin" that you don't want to miss. We cover some of the most influential brands in the culture. Make sure to follow the Rodes Live Podcast on all streaming services.

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Episode-116 Hip-Hop Valedictorians: The Freshman Class of '93-'99  

In this episode of my Rodes Live podcast, I dive into the world of 90s rap by exploring the emergence of valedictorian freshman rappers each year. I share fascinating insights about the influential artists who contributed to the golden era of hip-hop. This journey takes us from Snoop Dogg's Valedictorian title in 1993 to Eminem's rise in 1999. Along the way, we also discuss the importance of dedication and hard work in achieving success in the music industry. If you're a fan of 90s rap history or an aspiring artist, this episode is for you. Listen and get inspired by the perseverance and impact of these legends on the hip-hop scene.

In this episode, you will be able to:

Discover the journey of valedictorian freshman rappers and the emergence of 90's hip-hop, along with the rise of new talents.

Gain insight into the influential 1994 debuts of Nas Illmatic, Outkast, and Wu-Tang Clan, and their impact on the music scene.

Learn about the breakthroughs of prominent rap artists such as Jay-Z and Busta Rhymes in 1996 and their contribution to the industry.

Explore the domination of late 90's freshman rappers like Mase and DMX, and their influence on the rap scene.

Grasp the essential qualities of passion, dedication, and hard work for achieving success in the music industry.

The resources mentioned in this episode are:

Listen to Snoop Dogg's debut album, Doggy Style.

Check out Nas classic debut album, Illmatic.

Discover Big L's album Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous.

Explore Jay Z's Reasonable Doubt.

Dive into Mase's debut album, Harlem World.

Listen to DMX's groundbreaking album, It's Dark and Hell is Hot.

Enjoy Eminem's debut album, The Slim Shady LP.

Check out the collaboration tracks between the mentioned valedictorians.

Explore the music of other artists mentioned, such as Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep, and OutKast.

If you're an aspiring artist, take inspiration from these valedictorians and work hard to distribute and promote your music.

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Episode-115 Baecation Chronicles  



Expecting a dreamy Baecation on the open seas, Chane Hunt and her husband set sail on a cruise. Little did they know that the journey would be filled with unexpected twists and turns! From testing their luck at the casino to dining at the steakhouse, the couple encountered both highs and lows on their adventure, but their love for one another made all their experiences even more special.

It's better to be prepared than unprepared, especially when traveling. - Chane

My special guest is Chane

Chane, a travel enthusiast and passionate cruiser, joins Rodes on the show to discuss their recent Baecation experience. With an eye for detail and a love for adventure, Chane offers valuable insights into planning the perfect getaway with your significant other. As a seasoned traveler, she knows the importance of packing just the right amount and navigating the challenges that may arise during a trip. Chane and Rodes share their memorable moments, from delicious meals to humorous encounters, all while enjoying each other's company on their cruise vacation.

This is Chane 's story:

Chane Hunt, better known as Mrs. Hunt, eagerly anticipated her Baecation with her husband. The couple decided on a cruise to Cozumel and Yucatan, expecting the excitement and relaxation that these adventures usually entail. Little did they know, the journey would be filled with ups and downs as they navigated the challenges presented by subpar service and unanticipated obstacles. Despite these difficulties, Chane and her husband focused on the enjoyable moments, like testing their luck at the casino and dining at the ship's delicious steakhouse. Their love for each other, and their shared laughter, helped them make the best of their baecation together.

In this episode, you will be able to:

Master the art of cruise packing with essential items and strategies for limited supplies.

Tackle the challenge of addressing unruly children on flights and in public spaces with confidence.

Grasp the complexities of cruise staff attitudes and potential impacts on guest experience.

Uncover the excitement of Cozumel excursions, featuring horseback riding and cenote swimming insights.

Delve into the captivating food and culture scene of New Orleans and Chicago, gaining expert recommendations.

The resources mentioned in this episode are:

Check out the Rodes Live Podcast Merch Store on for merchandise and support.

Purchase the White Lines book by Rodes Hunt available online.

Visit the website for more content and information.

Follow Rodes on all social media platforms, available in the Linktree.

Listen to the iconic song Cruisin by Smokey Robinson on all streaming platforms.

Consider getting TSA PreCheck for faster and more convenient airport security experiences.

If traveling to New Orleans, book a stay at the FinestAes Convention Center for a convenient location near the cruise port.

Visit the Flamingo sports bar in New Orleans for delicious red beans and rice and refreshing drinks.

While in New Orleans, explore the convention center and nearby mall for shopping and entertainment options.

Try the pineapple upside-down drink and other tasty slushy drinks with a shot of Hennessy for a fun treat during your travels.

Connect with me here: hunt hunt hunt live podcast


Episode-114 Lynn Swan: Childhood Hero & Football Legend  

Fueled by his childhood idol and four-time Super Bowl champion, Lance Wine, a young fan embarks on a heroic quest to be the next Pittsburgh Steeler, only to be tested by the reality of life in the hood.

In a recent episode of Rodes Live, I couldn't help but reminisce about my childhood hero, Lynn Swan, and the immense impact he had on my life. Growing up as a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan, Swan's incredible playing style and clutch performances deeply inspired me. I remember how my friends and I would play football games in our neighborhood, donning full Steelers equipment, and I would emulate Swan's style on the field. Although personal circumstances prevented me from pursuing my dreams of being a professional football player, my love for the Steelers stayed strong, and I continued to follow the team through different eras and quarterbacks. This episode is a testament to the lasting influence that childhood heroes can have on our aspirations and identity, and it highlights the importance of staying committed to our passions, despite facing obstacles.

In this episode, you will be able to: 1. Discover the inspiring impact of Lynn Swann on children's dreams and ambitions. 2. Recognize the significance of role models in molding one's personal identity. 3. Learn the value of persisting through challenges when chasing after your passions. 4. Uncover the secrets behind Pittsburgh Steelers' remarkable organization and drafting tactics. 5. Explore the enduring influence of sports on loyalty and devotion as a fan.

The resources mentioned in this episode are:

Research and learn more about Lance Swan and other Pittsburgh Steelers players.

Watch classic Pittsburgh Steelers games and highlights to better understand their playing style.

Purchase Pittsburgh Steelers merchandise, such as jerseys, hats, and accessories.

Share your passion for the Pittsburgh Steelers with friends and family by talking about the team and their history.

Follow the Pittsburgh Steelers on social media and sign up for their newsletter to stay up to date with team news and events.

Attend a Pittsburgh Steelers game in person, if possible, or plan a game-watching party with fellow fans.

Join online forums and discussion groups dedicated to the Pittsburgh Steelers to connect with other fans and share insights.

Support the team by purchasing tickets, watching games on TV or streaming platforms, and supporting team sponsors.

Encourage younger generations to learn about and appreciate the Pittsburgh Steelers and their history.

Share your favorite memories and moments from watching Lance Swan and other Pittsburgh Steelers players with others, as a way to keep the team's legacy alive.

Connect with me here: hunt hunt hunt live podcast



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