Say Less with Kaz

By Kazeem Famuyide

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"Say Less" Is a life, sports, music, and culture podcast hosted by Kazeem Famuyide.
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I Should Probably Sign To Hit-Boy (feat. Hit-Boy)
29:48

Chauncey "Hit-Boy" Hollis' is a super producer that helped craft the signature sound of the 2010s. In this episode of "Say Less," Kaz and Hit talk at length about the Instagram Beat Battle against Boi-1da, Kaz writing his first ever magazine feature back in his The Source days, his last days working with Nipsey Hussle on "Racks in the Middle," crafting Big Sean's Detroit 2, the Watch The Throne sessions with Kanye West and Jay Z, his beginnings in the Surf Club with Chase N. Cashe, why he doesn't try to have a signature sound, winning Grammys and much, much more.


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Theme Song Produced by BlaaqGold

Outro Produced by Krish Records

Produced and Edited by Emilio Sparks

Associate Producer - Jake Salter


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Apr 04, 2020
The Worst Guys (feat. WWE's Corey Graves)
45:35

The lead color commentator of the WWE, Corey Graves, stops by 'Say Less with Kaz' just days before one of the most unique WrestleMania experiences of all - time. The "Savior of Misbehavior" talks candidly about the time off he's had because of COVID-19, if now would be a great time to try and implement an off-season for the WWE, his long conversation with John Cena on his podcast After The Bell, the evolution of FCW to NXT, what was his favorite moment as a color commentator, how to keep the romance alive in the world of social distancing, his thoughts on Roman Reigns subbing himself out of WrestleMania, and of course if Carol Baskin fed her husband to a pack of tigers.


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Theme Song Produced by BlaaqGold

Outro Produced by Krish Records

Produced and Edited by Emilio Sparks

Associate Producer - Jake Salter


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Apr 03, 2020
Philadelphia Nights: The Ballad Of New Jack (feat. Emilio Sparks)
36:02

On the second episode of the second season of VICE's acclaimed series, Dark Side of The Ring, the world was introduced to the most violent man in the history of professional wrestling: New Jack. On this episode of Say Less, Kaz links up with his former podcast tag team partner and show's producer, Emilio Sparks, to talk about the incredible episode on the man's life. Sparks and Kaz wax poetic about what New Jack could've possibly been if he ever ended up in the WWE, why his home life was important to discuss, Paul Heyman testifying in court to get New Jack out of trouble after the Mass Transit incident, how progressive his storylines were in Smoky Mountain Wrestling, OJ Simpson and plenty more.


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Theme Song Produced by BlaaqGold

Outro Produced by Krish Records

Produced and Edited by Emilio Sparks

Associate Producer - Jake Salter


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Apr 01, 2020
How Did I Get Here? (feat. WWE Superstar Ricochet)
43:26

This weekend marks the 36th annual production of WWE's WrestleMania, and it promises to be one that people will never forget. WWE Superstar, Ricochet, stops by "Say Less" and speaks at length about his whirlwind year on WWE's main roster and what it took to be one of the company's workhorses throughout the year. Ricochet also speaks about advice he got from returning WWE Hall of Famer Edge, how he still gets starstruck by The Rock, names that he almost used upon signing with the WWE, forming a high-flying tag team with Cedric Alexander, why he doesn't get too excited about his Philadelphia Eagles, his insane workout routines and much more.


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Theme Song Produced by BlaaqGold

Outro Produced by Krish Records

Produced and Edited by Emilio Sparks

Associate Producer - Jake Salter


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Mar 31, 2020
Classy, Bougie, Ratchet (feat. Melyssa Ford)
56:36

There aren't many people that can truly lay claim to being the G.O.A.T., but Melyssa Ford is one of those people. The co-host of Hollywood Unlocked and I'm Here For The Food stops by "Say Less" to talk to Kaz about the best ways to stay mentally healthy during COVID-19's grip on the United States. Melyssa also speaks candidly about her transition into media after a lengthy career as the most sought-after video vixen in Hip-Hop history as well as setting the record straight on dating Drake at the same time as Tocarra and the effect social media has had on the careers of many black women like herself. She also opens up about the car accident in 2018 that nearly claimed her life as well as her upcoming love and sex podcast, I'm Here For The Dessert.


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Theme Song Produced by BlaaqGold

Outro Produced by Krish Records

Produced and Edited by Emilio Sparks

Associate Producer - Jake Salter


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Mar 30, 2020
Say So (feat. Cheddar's Erin Ashley Simon)
44:36

As the entire world of sports comes to a screeching halt because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the one sport that seems to have not missed a beat at all is the world of E-Sports. Erin Ashley Simon of Cheddar is a rising voice in the industry of E-Sports and joins Kaz on today's episode of "Say Less" to discuss exactly how the world will be forever changed after this. Erin also speaks at length about the importance of mentorship, her well-rounded yet humble beginnings in rap blogging and sports reporting, working with celebrities like Offset, Jerry Ferrara, as well as how the average Joe can become a professional video game player. She also speaks about representation in the LGBTQ community in gaming, how Drake, Jennifer Lopez and many other mega celebrities on E-Sports are seeing huge returns by putting their money where there mouth is.



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Theme Song Produced by BlaaqGold

Outro Produced by Krish Records

Produced and Edited by Emilio Sparks

Associate Producer - Jake Salter


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Mar 28, 2020
Victory Lap (feat. "All-American's Spencer Paysinger")
37:22

You've been stuck in the house for at least the past two weeks, so odds are you've glanced through, watched, binged, or obsess over The CW's All-American on Netflix starring Taye Diggs an Daniel Ezra. Spencer Paysinger is not only the executive producer of the show, he's a Super Bowl Champion with the New York Giants and is the real-life Spencer James. On this episode of "Say Less," Spencer talks to Kaz about the success of Season 2 and what to look forward to on Season 3. He also speaks on Vince Staples' comments about the Crenshaw representation on the show, how important it was to have Nipsey Hussle's represented after his tragic death, the differences between Spencer James and Spencer Paysinger, Daniel Ezra's British accent, how he drew on influences from The O.C. and Dawson's Creek, how life in the NFL prepared him for Hollywood and much more. 

 

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Theme Song Produced by BlaaqGold

Outro Produced by Krish Records

Produced and Edited by Emilio Sparks

Associate Producer - Jake Salter


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Mar 27, 2020
Y'all Had A Year (feat. Bas of Dreamville)
41:31

Grammy Nominated rapper, Bas, joins Kaz on the latest episode of "Say Less." In this episode, the Sudanese MC speaks about how quarantined life fell right in line with his recording plans, the first day he met J. Cole, being born overseas and moving to Queens, his family relationship with ESPN's Amin Elhassan, the making of Revenge Of The Dreamers 3, getting his first Grammy nomination, watching Ari Lennox's Instagram Live content, when we can expect new albums from him and much more. 

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Theme Song Produced by BlaaqGold

Outro Produced by Krish Records

Produced and Edited by Emilio Sparks

Associate Producer - Jake Salter


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Mar 26, 2020
Suplexes Inside Of Complexes And Duplexes (Feat. Peter Rosenberg of Hot 97, ESPN and WWE)
34:40

Peter Rosenberg of Hot 97, ESPN and WWE chats with Kaz on the latest episode of "Say Less" about a multitude of topics. The podcast OG speaks about the origins of Juan Epstein, using the Hot 97 platform in the era of COVID 19, interviewing AOC, Cory Booker and Governor Cuomo, his return to the WWE and getting a welcome back from "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair, DJ D-Nice's Instagram Live Party, how the Houston Astros are the biggest winners of social distancing, and shares tips on how to stay sane while staying isolated. 

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Theme Song Produced by BlaaqGold

Outro Produced by Krish Records

Produced and Edited by Emilio Sparks

Associate Producer - Jake Salter


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Mar 25, 2020
When To Say When (feat. RapRadar and MTV's Brian "B.Dot" Miller)
34:24

Brian "B.Dot" Miller of RapRadar and MTV News is one of the most decorated music journalists of our time. In this interview with Kaz, B. Dot talks about scoring a huge interview with Drake at his home, his relationship with Elliott Wilson, how he got his start at DonDiva, what his Quarantine Playlist looks like, what his favorite period in Hip-Hop history is, his devout Christianity and faith, being a part of the MTV lineage, what pop artists he's been put on to lately and much more. 

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Mar 24, 2020
Get The Gat (Feat. Van Lathan)
1:00:34

On the latest episode of "Say Less," Van Lathan joins the show for a hip-hop heavy discussion on Jay Electronica's debut album, A Written Testimony. The Louisiana native speaks on if Jay Elec's first full effort lived up to the hype, DJ D-Nice's epic Instagram Live parties, why he can't take some JAY Z verses at face value any more, lyrical density, Hov's relationship with the NFL and how it relates to Colin Kaepernick, what he's working on with Bill Simmons at The Ringer, how we need rap arguments now more than ever in the era of the Coronavirus, and much more. 

 

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Mar 23, 2020
The Truth About A Roni (Feat. Rosalyn Gold-Onwude)
52:58

On this episode of "Say Less," sports analyst (ESPN's First Take, The Players Tribune's 'Don't @ Me) Rosalyn Gold-Onwude talks to Kaz about how she's been coping with the unease of COVID-19 and how it effects the sports world. Ros also gives some great advice on how to take care of yourself while being self-quarantined, Tik-Tok for aunties, how she copes with her hectic schedule, what it's like hosting First Take with Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman, how Nigerian was her home life like growing up in Queens, playing for the Nigerian National Team, working the sidelines for NCAA Women's Basketball and the Golden State Warriors during their dynastic run, and much more. 

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Mar 22, 2020
The Show Goes On (feat. NXT's Isaiah "Swerve" Scott)
28:29

With COVID-19 sending the entire sports and entertainment world into shelter, the only show in town has been the WWE. So it's only natural that the first guest of the show during these trying times is NXT rising star, Isaiah "Swerve" Scott. The sports-entertainer speaks about what it's been like to perform in front of the empty WWE Performance Center during this pandemic, how two popular rappers inspired his career and wrestling alter-ego, what it's like adjusting from the independent scene to the big leagues, what the lowest point of his career was, his "Swerve City" Podcast, his upcoming album with Monteasy and much more. 

 

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Mar 22, 2020
Brick By Brick
38:05
On the debut episode of "Say Less," Kaz talks about his departure from Flagrant 2, social distancing, how COVID-19 has brought the sports world to a screeching halt, Tom Brady setting himself up for failure, how NFL franchises treat running backs like women with cold sores, a WrestleMania solution that actually makes sense and what to expect from this new show when the world gets back to normal.
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Mar 20, 2020