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Behind The Baller Podcast with Ben Baller

His name is Ben Baller not Ben Humble & this is a Business Podcast. World Renowned Jeweler to the Stars, Hottest Baseball Card Designer in the Hobby, Former Music Executive, Entrepreneur, Family Man & Trash Talker Extraordinaire is now on the microphone bi-weekly where he belongs. The CEO & Founder of IF & Co. Custom Jewelry provides deep insights as to who he really is and to who his listeners could be. Joined by celebrity guests or performing solo, new episodes are released every Monday & Thursday at 3 PM EST/12 PM PST as well as Emergency episode content whenever the mood strikes. Produced by DBPodcasts.com

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EP 44 - Jordan Belfort (Author/Podcaster/Wolf of Wall Street) + Finishing Kid Cudi's Jewelry Piece, Soaking Up Free Game, Forrest Gump Moments & more

You are now tuned in to the baddest podcast in the world! He is Ben Baller, not Ben Humble & he's here to discuss: Australia Fires, Getting a stationary bike for exercise & losing weight, oral hygiene, drinks of choice, Green Bay, his upcoming birthday, cancelling a trip to Dubai, finishing Kid Cudi's piece, a lunch meeting at Nic's on Beverly, Justin Bieber announcing he has Lyme Disease, Chet Hanks, Ben's sister making waves at The Golden Globes & more. Then it's an honor and a privilege to have Jordan Belfort aka The Wolf of Wall Street aka Host of Wolf's Den here on Behind The Baller with Ben Baller to discuss: Being from New York & how that shaped him, Growing up broke, what he wanted to be when he was growing up, his first business ventures & going bankrupt at 23, starting on Wall Street, Black Monday, Selling Penny Stocks, Steve Madden, Negotiating, overseeing 3,000 employees & $1B in stock, cracking the code, the drugs he'd do & hitting bottom, morphine, quaaludes & Ambien, the accuracy of the film, The upcoming Wolf of Wall Street TV series, the giant party that went on for a decade, toys, favorite destination, #MeToo, Instagram Stock Brokers, Dressing for Success, sharing a cell with Tommy Chong & how he influenced him to write a book, Getting an advance, His life today, If a Recession hits & more. Then Ben brings it back for the Outro to discuss: Ben's favorite interview, Soaking Up Super Free Game, His Phone Situation, Getting a Regular Car, a few Forest Gump moments & a whole lot more. This episode is brought you by @Klekt & @crepprotect. Produced by: DBP CORP www.dbpodcasts.comMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw@yuyuthemaker

1hr 52mins

9 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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EP 75 - @Nordan aka FaZe Rain (Owner of FaZe Clan) + Why Are People Still Flying?, 100M Tests A Day, CBD Benefits, Gold Vacuum Sealer Giveaway & more

Brand new episode of Behind The Baller with Benjamin Baller & he's here to discuss: Hitting 3/4 Century & giveaways come Episode 100, COVID-19 mutating into 30 different strains, staying 10 feet away from people & wearing masks/gloves, being cautious, when there are 100 million tests being done, Supreme x Murakami Charity T-Shirt Collaboration, airline worker deaths & why are people still flying?, When doors open back up, Small Business Loans, taking out some food & more Then it's an honor & a privilege to have an Owner of FaZe Clan aka Faze Rain aka Nordan on Behind The Baller Podcast with Ben Baller to discuss: Where the FaZe Rain name came from, where he's from & his roots, his profession classified, YouTube, Video Games, playing Halo, making money as a teenager, dropping out of High School, FaZe Clan turning 10, what popped FaZe Clan off, trick shots in Call of Duty, throwback games, the business side of the video game industry, FaZe Clan being in a league of their own, what he does for fun, his cars, weed & drugs, anxiety, micro-dosing, depression & suggestion for kids out there, haters coming into the circle, his first big purchase, if he's ever had a real job, billionaire mindset, Steve Jobs, keeping busy during lockdown, his sister testing positive for Coronavirus, shoutouts & more. Then Ben brings it back for the Outro: Marshall Mathers hitting 12 months sober, benefits of CBD & BuyLegalMeds.com (50% OFF using Promo Code: BEHINDTHEBALLER), Los Angeles' air quality being the worst in the world right now, gas & crude oil tanking, Be@rbricks & his Topps cards, Gold Vacuum Sealer Giveaway Winners, Kobe Bryant's mother auctioning off his memorabilia & a whole lot more. Produced by: DBP CORP www.dbpodcasts.comFollow @dbpodcasts on Instagram & TwitterMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw@yuyuthemaker

1hr 16mins

23 Apr 2020

Rank #2

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EP 26 - THIS WEEKEND WAS A MOVIE: Bringing George Lopez on Stage, ComplexCon with The Murakami Collaboration, Kid Cudi Documentary/Performance & more

This episode is brought you by @Klekt & @crepprotect. Today we are getting right into it! This was a weekend of the ages and this is The Weekend Wrap Up! Step into Behind The Baller with Ben Baller to discuss: Tonight’s Show in L.A. with Jay Park, organizing important items, daddy duties, The Comedy Get Down Tour on Friday & introducing George Lopez on stage, Celebrity, Meeting Ryan Davis, People tuning in to the podcast, Seeing Chance The Rapper, ComplexCon: The Murakami Collaboration Pieces Selling Out Immediately, Chopping it up with Pharrell, repping friends’ brands, blessing people with VVS, Kid Cudi pulling up & shooting with him for his documentary, chilling with Pusha T, Timothée Chalamet & Selena Gomez backstage, going up on the stage, racing a Honda Civic on the way home & more. Then Sundays are for family & Seahawks Football vs Tampa Bay, The Ravens Beating The Patriots, Joining a Sports Management Agency, Upcoming Episodes, exotic car meetup & a whole lot more.Produced by: DBPMusic by @lakeyinspiredT-Shirts for sale at BehindTheBallerPod.com/ShopAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)

41mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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EP 23 - Jeff Staple (Founder of Staple Design/Streetwear Pioneer/Podcaster) + In Memoriam of Jonas Bevacqua (on what would’ve been his 42nd Birthday)

This episode is brought to you by @Presentedby & @Klekt.You are tuned in to Behind The Baller with Ben Baller and Ben is here up top to discuss: Things going well for the podcast, Downtown L.A., The Championship Ring Game, NBA Season Starting, Lakers Opening Night vs. The Clippers, Finishing Tyler’s piece, ComplexCon, DMs from JimmyBoi EP, VVS & more. Then Ben dives into In Memoriam of his dear friend Jonas Bevacqua (Co-Founder LRG), a man who means the world to him to this day. Then it’s an honor and a privilege to have Jeff Staple (Founder of Staple Design/Streetwear Pioneer/Business of HYPE) on Behind The Baller with Ben Baller to discuss: Being similar, Ben being on Jeff’s podcast, Listening to Biggie in NYC, The Hong Kong Situation, Billionaires & Banning in HK, China, Why The Pigeon?, The Brilliance of MIke Tyson, Sneakers, The Business of HypeBeast, Reed Space, Student Loans, The First Million, Credit, Retail, Reselling & a whole lot more. Then Ben comes back for closing words on the outro that isn’t to be missed! Produced by: The Dust BrothersMusic by @lakeyinspiredT-Shirts for sale at BehindTheBallerPod.com/ShopAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw(@yuyuthemaker)Subscribe to Jeff’s Business of HYPE Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/business-of-hype/id1242776507

2hr 34mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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EP 3 - Greg Yüna (World Class Jeweler) + Happy Birthday Nipsey Hussle, Top 20 List, Going to Korea, Top LA Restaurants & more

This episode is brought to you by @Klekt & Presented by @crepprotect.Coming to you live from The Million Dollar Man Cave! This is Ben Baller aka The Greatest Jeweler of All Time! He’s here to discuss: People getting so mad at his Top 20 Jewelers post on Instagram, seeing Dora The Explorer film with his kids, reserved seat theaters, the cost of leaving the house, if movies could be streamed the day it releases at home, upcoming corporate deals, going to Korea, not eating red meat anymore, where he proposed to his wife, how he got called Ben Baller, Happy Birthday Nipsey Hussle, Crenshaw, Slauson Steve, Ice T, being a professional break dancer at 9, the last time he saw Nipsey & his passing, his office Downtown & more. Then it’s an honor and a privilege to have Greg Yüna on Behind The Baller Podcast with Ben Baller to discuss: Approaching 10 years as a Jeweler and how he got in the game, his top clients, the dopest piece he’s ever made & what it cost, working with Nipsey Hussle, who the worst Jeweler in the world is, Top 3 Jewelers in the Game, lab grown stones, 47th Street OGs, Bust Downs, Being a New Yorker, Ben’s Top 20 List, their businesses, reputations & respect, how they met, favorite pieces, 10 Karat Gold, lowest grade diamond they’ll use, craftsmanship, Shoutouts & a whole lot more! Produced by: The Dust BrothersMusic by @lakeyinspired

1hr 32mins

15 Aug 2019

Rank #5

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EP 58 - TRAX NYC (Jeweler) + NYC Streets & Motivation, Coronavirus & CDC, Barclays Center VIP Treatment, Meeting Andrew Yang, ICE T Interview & more

You are now listening to the greatest podcast in the world! This is Behind The Baller Podcast with Ben Baller & he's here to discuss: Being motivated by these New York City streets, Coronavirus: The CDC, States of Emergency, Trillions lost in the stock market & more, chopping it up with Greg Yuna, watching the Kobe & GiGi Tribute, VIP Treatment at Barclays Center for the Nets game, meeting the Owner of the Team, meeting Bobby Cannavale, seeing other friends at the game, meeting Andrew Yang, Nets vs. Magic, Sotheby's, Kaws, Vinyl, Lil Uzi, Dave & Buster's & more. Then it's an honor and a privilege to have Trax NYC on Behind The When Trax moved to U.S., Azerbaijan & Ben going there with Justin Bieber, Speaking Russian, What year he became a jeweler & what attracted him to jewelry, what he would have done in hindsight, favorite jewelry skills, "The Incident" that stemmed from the episode with Greg Yuna, how Ben got started, Being in Uncut Gems, conflict in the jewelry business, doing business outside of social media, passions outside of jewelry, Coronavirus, Trax Tokyo, Media & Marketing, being humble, how long he sees himself in jewelry, Biggest piece that he's made, Worldstar, What he does for fun, favorite restaurants, favorite place to vacation, favorite cars, favorite watches, putting the whole diamond district on blast & more. Then Ben brings it back for the Outro to discuss: His wedding anniversary, NextShark Podcast, racist attack in SF, Meeting with Bape, Daniel Arsham Studios, Kobe Tribute Piece, upcoming ICE T interview & so much more. This episode is not to be missed!Produced by: DBP CORP www.dbpodcasts.comMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw@yuyuthemaker

1hr 30mins

27 Feb 2020

Rank #6

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EP 12 - K-TOWN HUSTLER SERIES PART 2: Priority Records & Aftermath Entertainment, Tupac & B.I.G., Selling His Sneaker Collection for Millions & more

This episode is brought to you by @Klekt &  Presented by @crepprotect.His name is Ben Baller, Not Ben Humble & it’s not bragging when you’re telling the truth! Today is a very special episode. Up top he rocks solo to discuss: Seahawks beating the Steelers, The Behind The Baller Theme Music, new iPhone 11, T-Mobile, Murakami Collaboration, Grow House Cultivation, Longevity, Cannabis, All Gold Money Counter, making 250 people millionaires, Casey Musgrave’s Grills & more. Then strap in for K-TOWN HUSTLER SERIES PART 2 by Ben Baller aka The Forrest Gump of Hip Hop breaks down his journey by discussing: Priority Records, working on the Friday soundtrack, Cypress Hill, Distributed Labels, Leonardo DiCaprio“, How Can I Be Down?” in Miami 1995, Being Promoted to A/R Director, Faith Evans, Jay-Z, Tupac, Snoop Dogg’s Acquittal Party, Before Ben was a Baller, Death Row & Bad Boy Records Feud, Being Promoted to Vice President of A/R, Master P, 2 Night Clubs in The Beverly Center, The night Tupac was shot, Dr. Dre, Interscope Records, Working at Black Market Records/Aftermath Entertainment, Deep Cover Soundtrack, Notorious B.I.G. & the night he got shot, Getting his first big check, Wanting to be a rapper, Richard Branson, The lowest point of Ben’s 20s, Selling his Rolex & BMW M3, Hustling Moving out of his Sisters crib, NikeTalk.com & BenBaller.com, DJing & his Vegas Billboard, DJ AM, Legendary Nike Moments, Selling his sneaker collection for millions & more. Produced by: The Dust BrothersMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw(@yuyuthemaker)

2hr 36mins

16 Sep 2019

Rank #7

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EP 37 - Adam22 (Journalist/Podcaster) + Prepping Adam Sandler/Uncut Gems Official Premiere, Tyler The Creator Piece Debut, Holding Down Family & more

Welcome to Behind The Baller with Ben Baller. This is professional podcasting & This is not your practice life! Today Ben is bringing you The Weekend Wrap Up to discuss: Jet Lag & tricking the body, having a special needs child, The Seahawks, the Snickers chain, George Lopez’s Comedy Special, Going to UnCut Gems Official Premiere, Juice Wrld, Tyler The Creator piece, Holiday Shopping, his wife’s bikini line & holding down the family, PSAs, Carmelo Anthony, photographs in Dubai & photo blogs, @lakeyinspired & more. Then it’s an honor and a privilege to have Adam22 in the million dollar man cave with Ben Baller to discuss: Growing up in New Hampshire & moving to NYC before coming to L.A., Favorite types of interviews & his process, guests that have surprised him, Ben introducing Adam to Cam’ron, relationship & arrangement with his girlfriend, music he’s listening to today, Trippie Redd, stopping young artists, Ben’s lean habit, Juice Wrld, being a mega fan, Drake & his guest wishlist, Podcasting coming this far & starting No Jumper, his big break in interviewing, BMX, what’s next for his content, craziest situations on the show, how being white has helped/hurt him in his profession, favorite places to travel, his favorite artists as performers/people, XXXTentacion, Who is Breaking Out in 2020, Biggest success/regrets of the last decade & more. Ben brings it back for the outro to discuss: Future guests, what’s next with NTWRK, shout out to the Safdie Brothers, prepping Adam Sandler, gifts, interviews to get going, jewelry, Lakers Talk, VVS & #BenBallerDidTheStrain, Giveaways & a whole lot more. This episode is not to be missed!This episode is brought you by @Klekt & @crepprotect. Produced by: DBP CORPMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)

1hr 52mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #8

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EP 53 - Taxstone (Podcaster/Rapper) + Korea Stand Up! & Parasite Talk, Kobe's Memorial Scheduled, Power Finale, Seeing The Gentlemen & more

This is the greatest podcast in existence! He is your host Ben Baller, not Ben Humble & he's here to discuss: Being under the weather this weekend, This Taxstone interview from Federal prison, The Lakers, Kobe's memorial at Staples Center on 2/24/20, getting courtside seats for April & who he may take, flying to NYC soon & what flying private really costs, Coronavirus & the Chinese government & more. Then it's Professional Podcasting as Ben Baller speaks to Taxstone aka Daryl Campbell live from Tombs Federal Prison in NYC to discuss: The prison commissary, watching movies in prison, mail in jail & watching everything you do, his sentence, the rap game today, NORE & 50, Ja-Rule, the distance from people, wanting to move to L.A., Nipsey Hussle passing & him helping squash his Meek Mill beef, Kobe Bryant's passing, Peter Rosenberg & NORE, Funk Flex & NYC Radio & more. Then Ben brings it back for the Outro to discuss: The interview, heading to his store & a gift from Kid Cudi was waiting, hitting The Grove with his family & American Girl, having kids later in life, Power Finale, The Alchemist's catalog & their long term friendship, seeing The Gentlemen & recommending it, Oscars Talk & Parasite, Koreans Standing Up! & a whole lot more. This episode is not to be missed! Produced by: DBP CORP www.dbpodcasts.comMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw@yuyuthemakerIllegal Kartel Mikal Shakur“Out On 2 Bails” Available on iTunes and all streaming services. Includes the “Behind The Baller” theme song.

1hr 6mins

10 Feb 2020

Rank #9

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EP 42 - EVERY CAR THAT I'VE EVER OWNED TO DATE

Happy New Year! You are tuned in to Ben Baller, not Ben Humble. To start Ben is here to discuss: Advice on writing checks, changes in business, it being a new year & overcoming adversity, needing to get his weight down, big dates in the decade, the kids being born, having 40 family members over for the holidays, RIP David Stern, being the Korean Liam Neeson, the upcoming Seahawks playoffs game in Philadelphia, WorldStar, upcoming interview with The Wolf of Wall Street & more. Then the main event. Ben breaks down every Car Ben's ever owned & a whole lot more. This episode is not to be missed! This episode is brought you by @Klekt & @crepprotect. Produced by: DBP CORPMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw@yuyuthemaker

1hr 40mins

2 Jan 2020

Rank #10

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EP 5 - Jordyn Woods (Model) + NYC Loudmouths, Back To School, Amazon is Burning, Apple CC, Chateau Marmont Dinners

This episode is brought to you by @Klekt & Presented by @crepprotect.His name is Ben Baller aka The Korean John Cusack and your opinion of him is none of his business. Today is a very special episode. Up top he rocks solo to discuss: Living in New York in 1996 & visiting next month, a loudmouth on 47th Street & his followers getting butthurt & bold, Ben’s kids starting school, The Amazon Rain Forest being on Fire, Having a non-profit in Seattle, Apple Credit Card, Dinners at Chateau Marmont with famous friends & more. Then it’s an honor & a privilege to be joined by world renowned model Jordyn Woods as she joins Ben in the Million Dollar Mancave to discuss: Being born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Being home schooled, how she became friends with The Smith’s, How Ben became The Forrest Gump of Hip Hop, What Jordyn does everyday to make herself better, Social Media Reactions, Going Back To School, 5 Years From Now, Ashley Graham & Curvy Modeling, Racism in Modeling & on Social Media, Her siblings, Being tall, relationship status, DMs & Dating, How Ben got his start, meeting Tupac for the first time, Hot Girls vs. City Guys, Finding Music, Becoming Friends with Megan Thee Stallion, Coachella & being friends with Jaden Smith, The Cucumber Challenge, Bucket List, Favorite LA Restaurants & a whole lot more. Produced by: The Dust BrothersMusic by @lakeyinspired

1hr 32mins

22 Aug 2019

Rank #11

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EP 40 - Business of HYPE

BBP Army we are you coming to you live from The Bay! Ben opens it up top by thanking Jeff Staple & HypeBeast for this opportunity, Seahawks losing to Cardinals & dealing with injuries, The upcoming showdown vs. 49ers & more. You’ve heard the legend Jeff Staple on Behind The Baller Podcast with Ben Baller. Now hear Ben Baller on Business of HYPE.Jeweler of the stars Ben Baller recounts his humbling rise from his moniker's hardwood origins to multi-millionaire status hot on the heels of retirement...if his entrepreneurial spirit doesn't spark yet another career metamorphosis, that is. Listen in and learn more about Ben's time as Dr. Dre's head of A&R, what led him to peddling drugs and sneakers, how he deals with fame, and being the mentor the younger generation of hustlers need.As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our other shows MIC/LINE, The Anthropology, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS. Then brings it back for the outro to discuss: Christmas presents & the kids, a Documentary recommendation, driving up to The Bay & having an anxiety attack, being in the bay all week, Merry Christmas & more. Enjoy: https://hypebeast.com/radio Feel free to hit Jeff on Twitter, @jeffstaple, or via email at questions@businessofhype.com, and he may answer your question on a future episode. Make sure to also check out Behind the Baller Podcast with Ben Baller, available wherever you get your podcasts.http://behindtheballerpod.com/Behind the Baller Podcast on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6aNdkbamyMBZH0WbzhO0KgBehind the Baller Podcast on Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/behind-the-baller-podcast-with-ben-baller/id1475680946?ign-mpt=uo%3D2Ben Baller on Business of HYPE on anchor : https://anchor.fm/businessofhype/episodes/Ben-Baller-e294q9/a-a5en7qBen Baller on Business ofHYPE on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2bIK4zcMQl7l2tKCuRM8F9?si=AxqiLHE2QLi_3jedlEvFuABen Baller on Business ofHYPE on Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ben-baller/id1242776507?i=1000417242595Theme song by : Illegal KArtel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw (@yuyuthemaker)

1hr 42mins

23 Dec 2019

Rank #12

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EP 60 - ICE T (Actor/Rapper) + COVID-19 Causes Worldwide Cancellations, DBPodcasts.com, Super Viral Twitter Post, IG Live with Friends, Fans & more

This is the freshest & most versatile business podcast in the universe! His name is Ben Baller & This is Not Your Practice Life. Today we are here to discuss: Nipsey Hussle, CDC & WHO, COVID-19 Around The World, School Closures, Preventative measures & more. Then Ben sits down with his unofficial Godfather, ICE T on Behind The Baller Podcast with Ben Baller to discuss: it always being a treat when players meet, When they met, First Hip Hop Show, Madonna, Hustling, "Reckless", Being a West Coast Rapper, "6 in the Morning", The Bay accepting him first, Bring The Noise Tour with N.W.A. & Public Enemy, Being outlaws, Ben being there at The Celebrity Theater in Anaheim and a riot breaking out, Gang situations, Most Memorable Show in L.A., Slauson Swap Meet & Fox Hills Mall, Cars, Freeway Rick Ross, ICE T's wedding reception, Finesse, Definition of an O.G., Where he was during Rodney King riots, "New Jack City", "Ricochet", "Johnny Mnemonic", "Tank Girl", Crack Head Studios, "Law & Order: SVU", Working with Dick Wolf, ICE T invents iTunes, Playing a cop, Mariska Hargitay & bonding with actors, If anyone has ever told him to tone down his behavior, Producing a show together, Untimely deaths in Hip Hop lately, Advice for those who are coming up, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, If he ever met Donald Trump, Politics of the future, Enjoying life, His baby girl, Tips to having a long marriage & more. Celebrating with The Dust Brothers and their new Podcast Production Agency, having a video go super viral on Twitter, going on IG Live more & a whole lotta mo'! This episode is not to be missed!Produced by: DBP CORP www.dbpodcasts.comMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw@yuyuthemaker

1hr 59mins

5 Mar 2020

Rank #13

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EMERGENCY EP 65 - Interview with a COVID-19 Positive Pal @Richard_Venezian: How?, Pre-Existing Condition, Army Hasmat Testing, What's Next? & more

Coming to you live from New York State! @Richard_Venezian has tested Positive for COVID-19 & he's calling in from Recovery to speak with Behind The Baller Podcast with Ben Baller on an EXCLUSIVE to discuss: Breaking down everything that happened about having COVID-19, How this all started & how he contracted COVID-19, a co-worker who was traveling abroad & came back to the office, going about his daily life since early month, being prone to getting bronchitis, being athletic, feeling achy, family getting sick & being tested, calling the hotline & drive through test, full hazmat & army encounter, Flu Test, What's Next?, keeping his son safe & more. Produced by: DBP CORP www.dbpodcasts.comFollow @dbpodcasts on Instagram & TwitterMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw@yuyuthemaker

26mins

21 Mar 2020

Rank #14

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EP 21 - JimmyBoi (World Class Jeweler) + KD Coming On, Pulling Up to TraxNYC Shop, LeBron James vs. China & more

This episode is brought to you by @Klekt & Presented by @crepprotect.Straight up adult status! Episode 21, coming to you from New York City! Ben Baller breaks it down up top to discuss: Running into Efren Ramirez at the airport, Meeting up with KD, Hitting Benihana, Needing a check up for anxiety attacks, Pulling up on Trax Shop, Dave & Buster’s, The Gold Money Counter selling out in 10 seconds, Latest interviews & more. Then it’s an honor & a privilege to have Houston Rising Star Jeweler JimmyBoi, Behind The Baller with Ben Baller to discuss: Why the name JimmyBoi, The most he’s ever weighed, Gout, What Houston means to him, MySpace, Growing up with Tila Tequila, Lean, When he started making jewelry, Buying cars & houses in Houston, Working with stars, Most expensive piece, TV Johnny, His daughter @savannahtphan, Why he got arrested, A question for Ben & a whole lot more. Then Ben brings it back for the outro to discuss: LeBron James & China, Going to Seattle for the game, the podcast growing every week & more. Produced by: The Dust BrothersMusic by @lakeyinspiredT-Shirts for sale at BehindTheBallerPod.com/ShopAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw(@yuyuthemaker)

1hr 20mins

17 Oct 2019

Rank #15

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EP 34 - Thundercat (Musician) + Deciding on DMT, Domestic Violence & A Crazy Story By Ben, Fan Submitted Questions & more

His name is Ben Baller, not Ben Humble. We are going to get into a lot of things today, including: Getting a Christmas tree & decorating for the holidays, sports fandom,  The 49ers & Patriots losing this weekend, thinking about trying DMT & more, IF & Co. Sale, Going to Americana & Target, The Be@rbrick Collection, Terrelle Pryor & Domestic Violence (plus a crazy story by Ben about it), Oral Hygiene, Gabrielle Union & more. Then it’s an honor & a privilege to have Stephen Lee Bruner aka Thundercat on Behind The Baller with Ben Baller to discuss: Being close friends with Mac Miller, being from Los Angeles, getting started in music, worldly food, meeting Mac Miller, Austin Peralta, Goldlink, diamonds, musical inspirations, connecting with John Mayer, Dragon Ball Z & more. Then Ben brings it back for the Outro to discuss: Answering Fan Submitted Questions, getting ready for Dubai, Thanksgiving with the family, The All Gold Money Counters selling out in a minute & a whole lot more. This episode is not to be missed!This episode is brought you by @Klekt & @crepprotect. Produced by: DBP CORPMusic by @lakeyinspiredT-Shirts for sale at BehindTheBallerPod.com/ShopAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)

2hr 17mins

2 Dec 2019

Rank #16

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EP 8 - Lil B The BasedGod (Rapper) + Bay Area Appreciation, Upcoming Takashi Murakami Jewelry Collaboration, Drake’s BBMs & more

This episode is brought to you by @Klekt & Presented by @crepprotect.Welcome to Behind The Baller Podcast with Ben Baller aka The Burger King Burger Flipper. From Minimum Wage to $30M. Ben starts us off solo to discuss: Being a business man, an upcoming limited edition jewelry collaboration with Takashi Murakami, Bay Area Appreciation, Albany High, The BART, Baseball, Bay Area Slang, Silk Shirts, South of Market Street, Club X, Ben’s First Taste of House Music, Wrestling in High School & College, a concert where Drake opened for Chris Brown, giving away a watch to a girl in the crowd & shouting out LA while in San Jose, BBMs, Shoutouts to Bay Cities & more. Then it’s a honor & a privilege to have Rapper & Motivational Speaker Lil B The Based God come Behind The Baller with Ben Baller live from San Francisco to discuss: Being from Berkeley, Turning Dirty 30, The Craziest Reaction to The Curse, Meeting Kevin Durant’s Mom, Top 5 Bay Area Rappers, Ben working in A&R, Lecturing at Universities, A new mixtape, Fame, Learning how to produce, The Culture, Favorite Bay Area Producers, Why Ben was shouted out in “I Cook” & The Cooking Dance, Craziest run in with a fan, Beef, Being in contact with those in the industry, Performances & his rider, 2020 NBA Championship Pick, Chase Center, Questions for Ben: Meeting Michael Jackson for the first time, how he got into Jewelry, his attitude & more. Then Ben comes back to introduce Baller’s Scale of Movies Review: “Good Boys”, Coming to Seattle this week for Seahawks Opening Day, Washed Life & a whole lot more. Produced by: The Dust BrothersMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.com

2hr 6mins

2 Sep 2019

Rank #17

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EP 59 - OBSESSION WITH CORONAVIRUS: Common Sense Being Uncommon, Answering Fan Questions, K-Town Restaurants Suffering, Gabriel Fernandez Doc & more

The Korean Jeffrey Wright & The Bruce Lee of this podcast sh*t! Appreciating your response to the TRAX NYC episode, Updates on Coronavirus, Answering Fan Questions, Ben's last day in NYC, Coming back to Los Angeles, the South Korean flight attendant cover up & restaurant business in K-Town suffering because of it, the birthday of Jordan Winter aka Dust Brother Extraordinarie, The Gabriel Fernandez Doc on Netflix, Lakers v. Pelicans recap, Ice T coming Thursday's episode & a whole lotta mo'. This episode is not to be missed! Produced by: DBP CORP www.dbpodcasts.comMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw@yuyuthemaker

1hr 19mins

2 Mar 2020

Rank #18

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EP 64 - A PREDICTION TO BE ALERT: U.S.A. Testing, Top 40 Movie List, Nets Test Positive For COVID-19, RIP Roger Mayweather, Buying A TrackHawk & more

Ben Baller aka Mr. I Told You So is here to discuss: 2020 not playing any games, most of the country not being tested, Kevin Durant & The Nets having COVID-19, the ones too stupid to know things are real, Vanessa Hudgens, Amanda Bynes, Young People & underlying health issues, Donald Trump & ignoring the virus early, a prediction to be alert, The Olympics, Finishing a piece for JBalvin, His Top 40 Movie List aka Movies That Made An Impact, Blockbuster & Netflix Party, Universal releasing movies in real time, Happy Birthday Rob Kardashian & a Las Vegas memory, RIP Roger Mayweather, a Recession story that has never been told, keeping sanity, getting a TrackHawk from Russell Westbrook Dodge & a whole lot more. Produced by: DBP CORP www.dbpodcasts.comFollow @dbpodcasts on Instagram & TwitterMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.comBehind The Baller Theme Music Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)Produced by: Gene Crenshaw@yuyuthemaker

1hr 17mins

19 Mar 2020

Rank #19

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EP 7 - Emily Oberg (Fashion Designer/Founder of Sporty & Rich) + AT&T Campaign, VVS/MedMen, Keeping That Hustler Sh*t, Tips To Making 8 Figures & more

This episode is brought to you by @Klekt & Presented by @crepprotect.His name is Ben Baller, Not Ben Humble & it’s not bragging when you’re telling the truth! Today is a very special episode. Up top he rocks solo to discuss: People being upset about having Jordyn Woods on the podcast, The Washed Life Your & Heading to San Francisco, The Lakers signing Dwight Howard, The upcoming Seahawks season, Jeremy Lin & Beijing, Ben’s Upcoming AT&T campaign, Selling an all gold money counter, Closing the biggest deal in VVS History, Not watching the MTV VMA Awards & watching the new Dave Chappelle Special, movies he wants to see, Getting the Apple Card & APRs, The realness of the music business, Success Being Powered By Dreams, Being hated on as a kid, Keeping The Hustler Sh*t & Being Recession Proof, A Rant on Rappers, Tips to making 8 figures & more, Bartering, Being Honest with Yourself, It Not Being Bragging If You’re Telling The Truth & more. Then it’s an honor & a privilege to have Fashion Designer/Founder of Sporty & Rich Emily Oberg step into The Million Dollar Man Cave to go Behind The Baller with Ben Baller to discuss: Being from Calgary, Helping brands figure out their needs, Sporty & Rich, Starting her own business, Working at Complex as a News Correspondent, Not being a drinker, An A List Celebrity Hotel & Dinner with Tom Cruise, Being into Jewelry, “Get Sweaty”, The Supreme Re-Sale Market, Top Styles Today, Sofia Coppola, How Ben & Emily met, The biggest misconception about Emily, The importance of Good Credit, Having a boyfriend and her DMs, Favorite Restaurants In LA, Emily’s End Goal, What Ben is working on & more. Then to wrap things up Ben Baller brings it back solo to discuss: The 10 Year Anniversary of DJ AM’s passing, when Ben was a DJ, AMC, DJ Homicide coming on the podcast, Fans, The passing of Max Murder, Not Everyone Having The Same 24 Hours & a whole lot more. Produced by: The Dust BrothersMusic by @lakeyinspiredAvailable on all Podcast Platforms, YouTube & BehindTheBallerPod.com

1hr 28mins

29 Aug 2019

Rank #20