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Aldo NICE, Rog Smuve, and C.A.P. discuss current events in the world of popular culture, sports, and music from the perspective of cool, black guys with interesting and often opposing life views.  Now that I think about it, cool and black are kinda synonymous.... so let's just go with black.

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March 5

Open For Business

Marching into March and the one-year anniversary of Best Friend Weekend Phase 3.6 (The Event That Shut Down the World).  Aldo NICE and Los aka C.A.P. got together to do what we do best and bring the people that work.  Rumble Williams led off with his thoughts on panhandlers and finessers (01:00) which got us talking about pamphlets, programs and PowerPoints (03:00).  Next, Aldo let us know what Burned His Boudin this week including “I don’t own the rights” (12:00), posting before liking (15:00) and black girls (17:00).  After a good talk about whether it’s better to buy off-brand, new or used, real (20:00), we got into the major stories of the week.  First, we broke down a Nike execs son’s sneaker enterprise (25:00) before getting into the major issue of Texas lifting mask mandates and opening the state back up (36:00).  Cancel culture was again talked about… this time the cancelling of Dr. Racist Suess (51:00).  We ended the episode with Aldo having Nothin’ NICE to Say about failing the students (57:00) before we previewed the weekend’s biggest events... All-Star Weekend and Coming to America 2 (1:04:00).

February 26

Shmoney Talks

Just as quick as Black History Month started, we are wrapping it up… Crazy!  This week Aldo NICE, Rog Smuve and Los aka C.A.P. got together to discuss the things that needed to be said in this last week of February 2021.  Rumble Williams led off the pod with his most recent take on vaccinations (01:00) which prompted a long, healthy discussion on the topic (03:00).  Next, Aldo let us know the one thing that Burned His Boudin this week (25:00) before we touched on the plane debris in Denver (28:00) and hot mics/cancel culture (33:00).  We chose to talk about three stories from the world of music including Bobby Shmurda’s release (42:00), Meek Mill’s Kobe lyric (50:00) and Kanye West and Kim K’s impending split (58:00).  To end the pod, we briefly mentioned Tiger Woods’ accident (1:05:00) and spend some time hyping up Judas and the Black Messiah (1:07:00).

February 19

Frozen

Listen… It’s been a crazy week in Houston but we still got the podcast out on time! Please forgive us for any technical difficulties or issues but it’s rough out here right now and we wanted to get you our stories as soon as possible. Rumble Williams led off the pod with his thoughts on wickedness (01:00) which got us talking about trolling in the culture (03:00). Next, Aldo let us know what Burned His Boudin earlier in the week including thinking old stuff is worth something (11:00), first ladies of strip mall churches (14:00) and Valentine’s Day meal flexing (17:00). After that bit of humor, we quickly switched to real issue at hand and gave you the real on what’s happening in Houston. We ran through the issue itself (23:00), the rest of the country not knowing (32:00), the issue of water vs. power (41:00), risks you’re willing to take (47:00) and 2020 vs. 2021 (55:00).

February 12

Can't Feel My Face

Welcome to the Best Friend Valentine’s Weekend 2021! Although we didn’t really talk about Valentine’s Day, Aldo NICE, Rog Smuve and Los aka C.A.P. talked about everything else and touched on hot button debates that are permeating the culture. Rumble Williams started the pod with a word on assumptions (01:00) that led to us giving a brief oral history of the origins of Rumble's nickname and his slight flashes (02:00). After talking about different types of dogs (06:00), Aldo let us know What Burned His Boudin this week including Top 10 Saints highlights (13:00), relationship affirmation comments on posts (15:00), changing the focus of your IG page (18:00), not being ready to go at the post office (22:00), clubhouse clout chasing (26:00) and using the incorrect gender version of words (30:00). A few stories we tackled in the first part of the pod where people who are trying to skirt Black History Month (35:00), the Super Bowl fallout (41:00) and a YouTuber taking a prank too far (56:00). Next, Aldo had Nothin’ NICE to Say about new and old food shows (1:07:00) which got us mapping out our thoughts on potential hosts before we ended the episode by discussing the gorilla glue girl (1:16:00) and some real, live heroes from our hometown (1:24:00).

February 5

If You Like It, I Love It...

Welcome to February and welcome back to the Best Friend Weekend Podcast!  Aldo NICE, Rog Smuve and Los aka C.A.P. linked up to debate, argue and talk our usual talk for the start of Black History Month.  Rumble Williams led things off with his thoughts on that Rona lasting until 2022 (01:00) which made us discuss how deep that coronavirus is in these streets (02:00) and how we think the pandemic will end… with a vaccine or social distancing (10:00).  Next, Aldo let us know What Burned His Boudin this week including emoji critiquing (27:00), the #silhouettechallenge (29:00), outlandish wedding requests (32:00) and that we cannot do what they do (35:00).  This week we wanted to take some time to talk about virtual school so we dove into the issues with the Chicago Public School System and the teacher union (40:00) and the topic of cheating during remote learning (53:00).  After giving a bit of time to T.I. and Tiny (56:00), Aldo had Nothin’ NICE to Say about your niceness back in the day (1:01:00) which led to some NCAA Football on PS3 nostalgia (1:04:00).  We wrapped up the episode with our thoughts on rappers literally putting diamonds in their faces (1:12:00) and some post-credits talk about the Ball Family in the NBA.

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