Baltimore is for Black-owned Doughnut Shops.

On an all new episode of Getting To The Truth In This Art, Rob is joined by Michelle Diggs, the owner of black-owned doughnut shop Blondies Doughnuts.

Blondie's Doughnuts is a pop-up doughnut shop specializing in our signature brioche doughnuts! You can find our doughnuts and specialty baked items at local farmers' markets in the Baltimore area.Blondie's mission is to provide an unforgettable doughnut.

Blondie's is one of two black-owned doughnut shops on the east coast. Blondie's creates combined a buttery brioche dough with flavors like Pretty Kitty, a Chai Spiced Sugar, and Marvelous Madeline, a chocolate cream that you can't resist!

Be sure to follow Blondie's Doughnuts on Facebook and Instagram

Baltimore is for Business.

On an all new episode of Getting To The Truth In This Art, Rob is joined by Todd Collins, the creative mind behind Platinum Reputations, a boutique consulting firm for your personal and business branding and Online reputation.

Todd and his dedicated team focus on helping local businesses and artists grow their brand through projects, visibility and positivity. Rob and Todd discuss why niche brands aren’t always a good thing, the importance of supporting people, wrestling and staying on the positive side despite surrounding negativity.

Be sure to follow Todd on all social media: @ToddCollinsOfficial

Visit platinumreputations.com for more info! There’s art here, you just have to look for it.

Baltimore is for Woo Woo, Baltimore is for Self-Care.

Rob Lee interviews Yoshi of Santosha Well-being. Santosha (Sanskrit): contentment, peace, gratitude. These are valuable feelings that are typically missed, overlooked and confused. 

 

Yoshi possesses certification in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the human chakra systems, auras, trance induced meditation, psychic mediumship and various forms of divination to bridge gaps to the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual relationships in myself and others. ,

 

Yoshi specializes in working with people on the physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Yoshi's method employs a collection of meditations and self care practices to help keep you emotionally, mentally and physically aligned

 

Check out this interview to learn about Yoshi's story, learn more about self care and seeking spiritual guidance. 

Baltimore is for infused cocktails.

Rob Lee interviews SJ aka Johnny Gash local drag performer and expert cocktail maker for SJ's Herbal Bottled Infused Cocktails

. Rob first noticed SJ's amazing Joe Exotic look.

SJ is a multi-talented artist with experience as an abstract painter, drag performer, and seasoned bartender with time at Ottobar & Metro Gallery. Also, they had a brief stint as drummer for goth band, koev halev.

 
During this interview, SJ shares his experiences in the bar scene in Baltimore and their experience with art.
Additionally, SJ produces specialized cocktails comprised of fresh fruit, fine spirits and, on occassion, CBD. 

Check out their drag persona, Johnny Gash, here and check out their cocktail offerings SJ's Herbal Bottle Infused Cocktails

 

Baltimore is for Gin, Baltimore is for Business.

Rob Lee interviews Brendan Dorr and Eric Fooy owners of Dutch Courage Gin Bar.
Dutch Courage is a gin-centric cocktail bar in the Old Goucher neighborhood of Baltimore. 
Gin-centric cocktail bar with a wide variety of cocktails and a full selection of spirits. Local beers and adventuresome wines are also available, along with delectable food.
The bar opened in late 2019 and has pivoted into a bottle shop due to COVID-19.
During the interview we learn about Brendan and Eric's beginnings and their approach to being a new business in Baltimore.
 
Listen to an earlier episode where Rob Lee interviews Chris Amendola of Foraged Eatery

Check out their social media for the latest cocktail specials and much more. Dutch Courage

Image source: Baltimore Sun

Baltimore is for Artists, Baltimore is for creators.

Rob Lee interviews Jerrill Sankey aka The Creative King. 
Creative King is a brand that specializes in handmade headwear and limited apparel and accessories. The brand started in Baltimore, MD in 2010 and now sells worldwide.
During the interview we learn about Jerrill's interests in fashion, how he got his start and many of his inspirations. 
Check out some of Baltimore's finest headwear and accessories.
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Welcome to Getting To The Truth In This Art. 

Baltimore is for artists, Baltimore is for writers, Baltimore is for cooks.

In this episode, Rob Lee interviews writer, cook and Nashville native Dylan Morison. During the interview, Dylan describes her favorite books and writers, the moment she knew she wanted to move from a career in academia to the culinary world as well as advice for writers.

Be sure to check out Dylan's writing here.

Listen to an earlier episode where Rob Lee interviews DJ Ducky Dynamo.

Do remember to check out all the podcasts on MTR The Network includes Mastermind Team's Robcast. We're a Baltimore based podcast collective.

We're here to be a voice in and around Baltimore city.

 

Baltimore is for artists, Baltimore is for Art Galleries

On an all-new episode of Getting To The Truth In This Art Maya Camille, curator of the Gallery About Nothing stops by to talk with Rob about local creativity, inspiration, and culture.

As a young poet, Maya connected with the owner of The Incredible Little Art Gallery, where she would go on to learn about the serious side of business and entrepreneurship.

Now, several projects and galleries later, Mya is helping other artists gain exposure through exhibits, interviews and social marketing with sights set on opening a new gallery in Houston.

Maya’s creativity and energy are deeply rooted in her hometown and she won’t stop until everyone recognizes Baltimore for the pillar of culture that it truly is! Later, Mya answers questions about favorite local artists, clique culture, and consistency with your art form.

Be sure to check out The Gallery About Nothing located at 805 E. Baltimore Street in Baltimore, MD.

Remember 'Sell Art, Not Drugs'.

In this episode of Getting To The Truth In This Art, comedian and podcaster, Melvin Penn, stops by to talk with Rob about life, humor and getting through the ups and downs of being an entertainer.

After dropping out of college, Melvin decided to build a career around making people laugh. Now, Melvin spends his time traveling, performing with his comedy group and drinking water on a competitive level.

Melvin’s story is a prime example of how life can be strange, but as long as you have a dream and a sense of humor, you’ll never be bored. Later, Rob and Melvin discuss the art of crafting comedy, feeling comfortable outside of your element and the most awkward performances of their careers.

Be sure to check out Melvin on Soup of the Day and keep up to date with him online!Z

Listen to an earlier episode where Rob Lee interviews DJ Ducky Dynamo.

Do remember to check out all the podcasts on MTR The Network includes Mastermind Team's Robcast. We're a Baltimore based podcast collective.

We're here to be a voice in and around Baltimore city.

Baltimore is for artists, Baltimore is for creators, Baltimore is for entrepreneurs.

In this week’s episode of Getting To The Truth In This Art, DJ Ducky Dynamo stops by to talk music, curse words and local flavor! From her beginnings in Park Heights, Ducky Dynamo has always found beauty in her city. Her eclectic taste in music and love for local radio would lead her down a path that took her from college to the stage. Now, Ducky is amongst the top DJs in Baltimore, creating and inspiring the next generation of musicians.

Ducky Dynamo’s story is proof that no matter how long you put a dream on hold, your passion will drive you towards that goal.

Later, Ducky answers questions involving inspirations, cancellation and the creative process. How do you feel about cancel culture and the collaboration process? Do you consider yourself a DJ or are you making music? Will Rob leave the podcast world behind to start an affluent music career? You definitely don’t want to miss this episode!

Be sure to check out Ducky Dynamo on Instagram.

Listen to an earlier episode where Rob Lee interviews Lindsey Golden of the Golden Dance Experiment.

Do remember to check out all the podcasts on MTR The Network includes Mastermind Team's Robcast. We're a Baltimore based podcast collective.

We're here to be a voice in and around Baltimore city.

Baltimore is for artists, Baltimore is for creators, Baltimore is for entrepreneurs.

On this week’s episode of Getting to The Truth in This Art, Lindsey Golden of the Golden Dance Experiment joins Rob Lee to talk about dance, art and life in Baltimore.

From her beginnings as a 3 year old student of ballet, Lindsey has always had a deep love for dancing.  Her love would lead her to studying in London and DC until she moved to Baltimore for school. While studying at the University of Baltimore, she decided to gamble on herself, chasing her one true passion instead of a law degree. Now, she runs her own studio alongside her husband, teaching the next generation of dancers and dreamers.

Lindsey’s story is a triumph for anyone too scared to chase a dream. Betting on yourself is always worth it if you’re pursuing something you love!

Later, Lindsey answers questions involving life lessons, hidden talents, serious injuries and challenging dance moves. Will Rob become a future student of modern dance? Tune in and get into the groove!

Follow Lindsey and The Golden Dance Experiment on Facebook for more information on classes and up-coming events! 

 

Listen to an earlier episode where Rob Lee interviews Aaron Dante of No Pix After Dark.

Do remember to check out all the podcasts on MTR The Network includes Mastermind Team's Robcast. We're a Baltimore based podcast collective.

We're here to be a voice in and around Baltimore city.

 

Baltimore is for Artists, Baltimore is for creators.

Rob Lee from the mighty, MTR Podcasts, is here to highlight Baltimore artists.

This podcast is an opportunity to authentically highlight Baltimore artists – Getting to the truth in this art.

On an all-new episode of Getting to the Truth in This Art, podcaster and Best of Baltimore nominee, Aaron Dante from the No Pix After Dark Podcast, joins Rob Lee to discuss podcasting, criticism, and how to handle the journey when it feels like you’re the only one walking the path.

What does it take to create your own podcast and persevere through the tough times? Do you have content or a niche idea? How the hell do you find your voice in a saturated free radio, free-market space? The journey isn’t easy, but the good times never stop when you’re producing something you love.

Rob and Aaron Dante discuss the early days of recording shows and tips on working the angles to stay relevant in a constantly changing podcast environment.

Aaron Dante’s story is an inspirational reminder that good things only come with hard work, dedication, and passion.

Later, Aaron Dante answers and asks some rapid-fire questions, including thoughts on local government, celebrity and where to find the best crab cakes in Baltimore.

Check out No Pix After Dark here

Be sure to vote for No Pix After Dark in this year’s Best of Baltimore contest!

 

Follow Aaron Dante and No Pix After Dark on Instagram and Facebook

Baltimore is for Artists, Baltimore is for creators.

Rob Lee from the mighty, MTR Podcasts, is here to highlight Baltimore artists.

This podcast is an opportunity to authentically highlight Baltimore artists - getting to the truth in this art.

On a very special episode of Getting to the Truth in This Art, Rob is joined by owner and head chef of Foraged.Eatery, Chris Amendola. Chris takes us all the way back to his childhood days in Florida as he charts his story from a dishwasher to a foraging sous chef, until he finally decided to head back east and set roots in Baltimore, MD. 

Chef Amendola’s story is a true testament to what one person can accomplish despite the constant hurtles we face in life.  

Later, Chris answers an array of questions, providing insight on the culinary scene in Baltimore, advice on foraging for yourself and the proper way to prepare and season a duck.

We also get an advanced preview of what’s to come in 2020 for Foraged.Eatery, including a 4th of July BBQ and an early summer Taco Night! This is an episode you don’t want to miss!

 

Foraged.Eatery is located at 3520 Chestnut Ave, Baltimore, Md, 21211

Check out Foraged. Eatery’s website for more information and reservations! 

Be sure to follow on Facebook and Instagram 

 

Listen to an earlier episode where Rob Lee interviews 83 Cutlass

Listen to Height Keech on Cold Rhymes Records.

Do remember to check out all the podcasts on MTR The Network including Unofficially Black and Mastermind Team's Robcast. We're a Baltimore based podcast collective.

We're here to be a voice in and around Baltimore city.

 

Baltimore is for Artists, Baltimore is for creators.

Rob Lee from the mighty, MTR Podcasts, is here to highlight Baltimore artists.

This podcast is an opportunity to authentically highlight Baltimore artists - getting to the truth in this art.

This episode Rob Lee interviews Height Keech of Cold Rhymes Records. This interview is a follow-up of sorts with the success of Rob's interview with 83 Cutlass. Height is a veteran MC and founder of record label, Cold Rhymes Records. Check out this great conversation about rap in Baltimore. 

This is a must-listen interview.

Listen to an earlier episode where Rob Lee interviews 83 Cutlass

Listen to Height Keech on Cold Rhymes Records.

Do remember to check out all the podcasts on MTR The Network including Unofficially Black and Mastermind Team's Robcast. We're a Baltimore based podcast collective.

We're here to be a voice in and around Baltimore city.

Baltimore is for Artists, Baltimore is for creators.

Rob Lee from the mighty, MTR Podcasts, is here to highlight Baltimore artists.

This podcast is an opportunity to authentically highlight Baltimore artists - getting to the truth in this art.

This episode Rob Lee interviews Meechie Howard, a local spoken word artist and entrepreneur. The interview breaks down the spoken word and poetry scene in Baltimore and analyzes many of the inner workings of living in Baltimore.

This is a must-listen interview.

Listen to our previous episode where Rob Lee interviews 83 Cutlass.

Check out Meechie at SLAMMAGEDDON GRAND SLAM! 

Do remember to check out all the podcasts on MTR The Network including Unofficially Black and Mastermind Team's Robcast. We're a Baltimore based podcast collective.

We're here to be a voice in and around Baltimore city.

Baltimore is for Artists, Baltimore is for creators.

Rob Lee from the mighty, MTR Podcasts, is here to highlight Baltimore artists.

This podcast is an opportunity to authentically highlight Baltimore artists - getting to the truth in this art.

This episode Rob Lee interviews 83 Cutlass, not a stale-ass local rapper. The interview breaks down what drives his creativity, balancing fatherhood with the rigors of being an artist and his relationship with Baltimore.

This is a must-listen interview.

Listen to our first episode where Rob Lee interviews DJ James Nasty.

Listen to 83 Cutlass on Cold Rhymes Records.

Do remember to check out all the podcasts on MTR The Network including Unofficially Black and Mastermind Team's Robcast. We're a Baltimore based podcast collective.

We're here to be a voice in and around Baltimore city.

October 22, 2019

Fake Cool

The Greatest Podcast in Baltimore is NOT fake cool!

The legendary duo, Rob Lee and Dann D, are back with an all new episode!

Do you know any rude disabled people? Dann definitely does.

Rob leads a discussion about censorship reaching both ends of the spectrum this week, with French sculptures and food emojis falling victim to censorship.

How do you feel about the sudden changes with Facebook and Instagram?

Think you can spot the fake cool?

New Challenger!

New Challenger returns with all new stories involving:

Jewelry made from human nail clippings

A Florida man with sword  

 Chihuahua violence

And a Welsh portal to Hell

Meanwhile, Greg joins a basketball team.

Whether you stream now or download and listen later, you don’t want to miss the episode that still haunts a small family just outside of Connecticut.

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Check out the latest episode of #JustGreg and Rob Lee on Unofficially Black. Unofficially Black is our weekly show covering hip-hop and pop culture from a black perspective.

New Episodes every Friday. #unofficiallyblack.

Attorneys at Claw

Also, check out your favorite cast members of #mtrpodcasts on our new comic strip – Attorney’s At Claw. Check out the misadventures of two cats doing their best to make a living in this cat-eat-cat world.

Mr. Whiskers is based on Rob Lee and Dash is based on Dann D. Attorney’s At Claw is like Nelson/Murdock but with our favorite pot-smoking felines.

Baltimore is for Artists

Rob Lee from the mighty, MTR Podcasts, is here to highlight Baltimore artists.

This podcast is an opportunity to authentically highlight Baltimore artists – getting to the truth in this art.

In this new episode, Rob Lee welcomes, Eze Jackson.. Eze as a talented rapper from Baltimore and the frontman of the band Soul Cannon. At the time of this recording, Eze’s latest project, Fool, just dropped but Eze didn’t come on the show to only talk about the project he had a lot to say about activism, Baltimore vs. DMV and an “orange bitch” taking ill of Charm City. Eze was there for all of the smoke.

He’s No Fool

Eze is not just a rapper. He’s an activist, journalist and versatile artist with a self-awareness and mindfulness that many artists conceal. He’s an open guy. The new project, Fool, really gets into experiences from trauma to triumph that he’s encountered.

On of the biggest observations taken from the interview with Eze Jackson is he’s aware. Not woke but aware, there’s an authenticity and certainty in his awareness. There’s realism and passion, insight and understanding. Mostly there’s love coming from Eze – love for people, love for Baltimore and love for art.

Listen to our first episode where, Rob Lee interviews DJ James Nasty.

Do remember to check out all the podcasts on MTR The Network including Unofficially Black and Mastermind Team’s Robcast. We’re a Baltimore based podcast collective.

We’re here to be a voice in and around Baltimore city.

Baltimore is for Artists

Rob Lee from the mighty, MTR Podcasts, is here to highlight Baltimore artists.

This podcast is an opportunity to authentically highlight Baltimore artists – getting to the truth in this art.

In this inaugural episode, Rob Lee welcomes, DJ James Nasty – Dr. Nasty or Mr. Nasty if you’re nasty – to the studio for an interview.  This podcast is not a typical – tell me about your art, your process and so on – those types of interviews can be interesting but they’re soft. This interview is not that.

Give the DJ Some

DJ James Nasty is a club music producer/DJ from Baltimore, Maryland and he makes sauce! He makes his own hot sauce. DJ James Nasty has been in Baltimore for over 20 years and is ingrained in the fabric of the Baltimore music scene. James gets it – he’s a true local artist. He’s a real DJ and producer.

In the interview, James breaks down his days to day life. James covers his early morning periods of inspiration, prioritizing producing beats and making sauce and his experiences in the music business. In addition, James discusses his feelings on embracing one’s art while being business-minded. Also, James breaks down the predatory nature of the music business and the multitude of ways artists can make money, how the music scene in Baltimore tends to rebel against structure and his thoughts on local venues.

Later, James speaks on respecting the art of a DJ – without hating on the hustle, but the craft of becoming a DJ takes time and money. Never forget Rodney Dangerfield has a rap album.

Check out this great interview and check out DJ James Nasty in and around Baltimore and at Holy Frijoles on Sunday nights.

Also, buy a bottle of this man’s sauce.

Do remember to check out all the podcasts on MTR The Network including Unofficially Black and Mastermind Team’s Robcast. We’re a Baltimore based podcast collective. We’re here to be a voice in and around Baltimore city.

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