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BONUS Episode: Leaving Neverland- Why Is Everything Terrible

You never asked for it, so here’s our opinions on the recent HBO documentary, Leaving Neverland. In it two men come forward to discuss how the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, spent years grooming and molesting them. It only came out a couple of weeks ago, but the fallout has been earth-shattering and has divided […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 60: Cyndi Lauper- A Resounding Meh

As we continue on with Women’s History Month, we talk about one strong, independent woman- Cyndi Lauper! Her rough beginnings as a homeless youth helped her to gain the perspective and courage she needed as she climbed her way up into not only the world of music, but also film and (our personal fave) WRESTLING! […]

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Episode 59: M.I.A.- We Are Not A Political Podcast

Happy Women’s History Month at Rock Candy! We are kicking things off with the amazing story of M.I.A. She had a pretty tough childhood as a refugee from the Sri Lankan Civil War, and the injustices she witness would become the main topics in her hit music later in life. She took her desire to […]

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Episode 58: Nina Simone- The “Devil’s Music”

For our final artist to celebrate Black History Month, we mix music and politics with Nina Simone. You may know her story, but we’re here to tell you that you probably don’t as much as you think. Not only has her music changed the course of history, but her activism went hand-in-hand with her influence. […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 57: Bad Brains- Jail Phone

It’s the punk band that made punk what it is today- Bad Brains is a key player in the hardcore movement and the chances that you know their music is slim. Their story even more so, which we are here to fix because it is an amazing story of a punk band comprised by a […]

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Episode 56: Queen Latifa- Justice For Gay Bank Robbers

This week we talk about a true Renaissance Woman! Dana Owens was born to do it all, except under a different name. Queen Latifa has been in plenty of movies, but today we put a little more focus on her underrated music career. From a young age she was involved in the arts and as […]

Beyond the Band

Episode 52: Queen Part 2- Have You Been To A Spin Class

In our second installment on the story of Queen, we get to the real meat of their discography with albums that contained some of their most massive worldwide hits. And while the fans had nothing but complete adoration for them, the critics couldn’t find any room in their hearts for an “elitist” band when punk […]

Beyond the Band

Episode 51: Queen Part 1- Beyond The Mercury

We are kicking off this year with the deepest dig of our heaviest hitters. Queen is a band with a myriad of hits and four stand-out talents contributing on every album, but many only know a handful of songs and know that Freddie had a mustache in the 80’s. But this band has one of […]

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