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Rickie (KISS, MTV, BBC) and producer James (MTV, Universal) are joined by a different personality from popular culture each week. Chatting to their friends from the worlds of music, sport, broadcasting and business, find out what it takes to get to the top and how you can learn from their hits and their misses.Each episode sees The Motto make a £ donation from the money it generates to the charity of the guest’s choice.

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Rickie (KISS, MTV, BBC) and producer James (MTV, Universal) are joined by a different personality from popular culture each week. Chatting to their friends from the worlds of music, sport, broadcasting and business, find out what it takes to get to the top and how you can learn from their hits and their misses.Each episode sees The Motto make a £ donation from the money it generates to the charity of the guest’s choice.

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The Motto

Latest release on Jan 05, 2018

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 11 days ago

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: EPISODE 8: Joel Dommett

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Joel Dommett is a Comedian, Presenter and writer from the UK. He first appeared on screens as an actor in shows including Skins and Casualty. He found his true vocation however when he tried stand up comedy, and has now performed at multiple Edinburgh Festivals, appeared on all the top comedy TV shows and has headlined his own nationwide tour.


Away from stand up, Joel hosted MTV News for a year, a live Made In Chelsea spin off and in 2016 entered the jungle as a contestant on ITV's hit series 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here'. Having finished a hugely popular runner up, Joel returned in 2017 as co-host of the spin off show on ITV2.


We spoke to Joel days after he got back from Australia, as he prepares to release his first book 'It's Not Me, It's Them' at the start of 2018.


In this honest/funny interview (if we do say so ourselves) you’ll hear:


• What life is like in the jungle (both in camp and in studio)

• How he got catfished

• How he first got in to comedy 

• How he dealt withe being let go by MTV

• How he planned on proposing to his girlfriend THAT EVENING!

• The Motto he lives he life by


And of course which charity he chose for us to donate our sponsorship money to on his behalf.


Go to Joel's website to book tickets for his tour and to pre-order his book.


Don’t forget you can WATCH these interviews on YouTube.


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Jan 05 2018

59mins

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Rank #2: EPISODE 7: Osi Umenyiora

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Osi Umenyiora is a London born former NFL Defensive End with the New York Giants and Atlanta Falcons.


Over a 12 season career Osi won two Super Bowls and still holds many records including the Giants franchise record for most sacks in one game.


He now spends his time in Notting Hill with his wife of 5 years – a former winner of Miss Universe. Osi has also one a prestigious RTS Broadcast Award for his work on the BBC’s NFL show alongside Mark Chapman and Jason Bell.


You can catch the NFL Show on Saturday nights at 11.50 after Match Of The Day.

In this interview you’ll hear:


·     How he handled the transition from London to Alabama via Nigeria.

·     Living in New York as a famous young guy amongst the likes of 50 Cent and Diddy

·     The craziest purchase(s) he made

·     His views on an NFL time moving to London

·     The Motto he lives his life by


And of course which charity he chose for us to donate our sponsorship money to on her behalf.


Don’t forget you can WATCH these interviews on YOUTUBE.


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Nov 03 2017

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Rank #3: EPISODE 6: Trevor Nelson

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Trevor Nelson MBE is a DJ and broadcaster from Hackney, London. As a pioneer in the urban scene, Trevor started his broadcasting career at then pirate station Kiss FM going onto A&R artists such as D’Angelo and Lynden David Hall. In 1996, Trevor moved to BBC Radio 1 to present the first ever national RNB show ‘The Rhythm Nation’, presenting the Saturday slot 7-9pm for a further 17 years. 1998, Trevor joined MTV to devise, develop and host their flagship R&B show ‘The Lick’. The show aired for 11 years on MTV Base making it the longest running show on the channel. In that time Trevor hosted the first ever MTV Africa Awards from Abuja, Nigeria. He has released 10 compilation albums, won numerous plaudits including 4 MOBOS, and an MBE for his work with the millennium volunteers. In 2010 he was awarded the special gold lifetime achievement award for his services to broadcasting at the Sony Radio Academy Awards. Trevor currently broadcasts across 2 radio networks: Weekends on 1Xtra Saturday-Sunday 4pm-7pm and on Radio 2 Trevor Nelson’s Rhythm Nation every Saturday 8pm-10pm. In this interview you’ll hear: • How and when he fell in love with music • About his journey from pirate to prime time radio • How he joined, and left MTV • Why he is the happiest he’s ever been • The Motto he lives his life by And of course which charity he chose for us to donate our sponsorship money to on her behalf. Don’t forget you can WATCH these interviews on YouTube by searching for The Motto Podcast. Please take the time to subscribe and leave us a rating and review. Enjoy!  

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Oct 27 2017

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Rank #4: EPISODE 5: WAYNE LINEKER

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Wayne Lineker is an entrepreneur, TV personality and charity ambassador. Businesses he is involved with include Lineker’s Bars, The Skinny Kitchen, Essex House and Ocean Beach in Ibiza – where we recorded this interview. He is the brother of former England football captain turned TV host Gary Lineker. In this interview you’ll hear: • How he was trained with Leicester City as a kid • How he got into hospitality and nightlife • His time on TOWIE • His experience of celeb guests at Ocean including Ed Sheeran and Dan Bilzerian • His relationship with Gary • The Motto he lives his life by And of course which charity he chose for us to donate our sponsorship money to on her behalf. Don’t forget you can WATCH these interviews on YouTube by searching for The Motto Podcast. Please take the time to subscribe and leave us a rating and review. Enjoy!  

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Oct 20 2017

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Rank #5: EPISODE 4: Melvin Odoom

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Melvin Odoom is a broadcaster and TV personality from London by way of Ghana. He is the presenting partner of our very own Rickie Haywood-Williams. Together they host the award-winning daily KISS breakfast radio show with Charlie Hedges. On TV Melvin has appeared on MTV (Digs), BBC (Strictly Come Dancing, Big Ben Live, Sweat The Small Stuff), ITV (Bang On The Money, Xtra Factor, MOBO Awards), Channel 4 (Lego Masters), 4 Music, Sky 1 and many more. Early mornings are not alien to Melvin — as a staple for the CBBC audience, Melvin was presenting Swap Shop with Basil Brush in 2008 on Saturday mornings, alongside his days of playing various characters for the long running and BAFTA award winning Dick and Dom in the Bungalow. In fact, CBBC’s spin off show Slammer, which also won a BAFTA in 2007, would not have been complete without Melvin’s theatrical talents as a desperate inmate trying to escape. Melvin studied media and drama at A-Level and gained a Media Performance and Radio degree from university, where he met comrade Rickie. A child actor, Melvin performed in a number of theatre productions and even gave speeches to governors for youth council.  In this interview you’ll hear: • How he and Rickie first met • How he got in to broadcasting • How he felt to go out first on Strictly • What he thinks is next for the pair • The Motto he lives his life by And of course which charity he chose for us to donate our sponsorship money to on her behalf. Don’t forget you can WATCH these interviews on YouTube by searching for The Motto Podcast. Please take the time to subscribe and leave us a rating and review. Enjoy!  

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Oct 13 2017

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Rank #6: EPISODE 3: Vicky Pattison

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Vicky Pattison is the Newcastle native who started her on-screen career as one of the original housemates in MTV’s hit reality series ‘Geordie Shore’. As the most articulate and honest character she outgrew the show, and - after appearing in the inaugural run of Ex On The Beach - left MTV and appeared on ITV’s hit format ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’. The UK public voted in their millions and crowned Vicky queen of the jungle, raising her profile immeasurably. The following year she went back to the jungle to host the spin off show on ITV2, a gig that led to a stint as panelist on ‘Loose Women’. Throughout this rapid ascent she has become a darling of the tabloid press – enduring both the positive and negative sides of modern fame on social media. As a business woman Vicky has a partnership with Ann Summers, launched a clothing line and a chart topping fitness DVD, and has her own supplement range. In this honest interview you’ll hear: • How/why she signed up for Geordie Shore • The state of her friendships with former housemates • The effect that negative comments online have on her • The latest on her wedding (and hen do!) • The Motto she lives her life by And of course which charity she chose for us to donate our sponsorship money to on her behalf. Don’t forget you can WATCH these interviews on YouTube by searching for The Motto Podcast. Please take the time to subscribe and leave us a rating and review. Enjoy!  

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Oct 06 2017

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Rank #7: EPISODE 2: Jay Ajayi

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Jay Ajayi is the London-born Miami Dolphins Running Back, which is poignant as he brings his NFL team to Wembley to play the New Orleans Saints this weekend. – you can find him online @JayTrain23 and also check out @NFLuk if you’re an American football fan over here. Myself and producer James recorded this at Little Tape – big up to the guys at Tape London for their support as always, and shout out to Dael and Jordan, and to ProCam for the help with kit. In this chat you’ll hear us find out: o How Jay made it from Hackney to Miami o What is was like being the only Brit at school in Texas o How he dealt with being arrested while he was at college o Dealing with fame and fortune o If it hurts every single time you get hit by a guy the size of a truck…. o And how he follows his beloved Arsenal from the other side of the Atlantic And of course we find out which charity we will donate to on his behalf The man walked in looking like a star! And if you want to see for yourself then don’t forget we’re filming these interviews too which you can check out on Youtube or our website. Enjoy!  

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Sep 29 2017

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Rank #8: EPISODE 1: Charlie Sloth

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Charlie Sloth is a DJ/Producer/Broadcaster/Entrepreneur from London. He hosts Drive Time on BBC Radio 1xtra and The Rap Show on BBC Radio 1. He tours the world as a live DJ and has just released a new album ‘The Plug’ featuring the likes of Giggs, Ghetts, Jadakiss and Bugzy Malone. As one of the first breakout YouTubers in the UK with his series ‘Being Charlie Sloth’, Charlie went from being a broke single parent living in a garden shed to owning global businesses (Vape, Vodka) and being THE guy that both UK and US urban artists ask for when they come to town. Sloth talks for the first time about his family, and his decision not to take the money and run when LA came calling. Find Charlie’s socials here: www.charliesloth.com

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Sep 22 2017

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Rank #9: THE MOTTO: Charlie Sloth Trailer

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Charlie Sloth is a DJ/Producer/Broadcaster/Entrepreneur from London. He hosts Drive Time on BBC Radio 1xtra and The Rap Show on BBC Radio 1. He tours the world as a live DJ and has just released a new album ‘The Plug’ featuring the likes of Giggs, Ghetts, Jadakiss and Bugzy Malone. As one of the first breakout YouTubers in the UK with his series ‘Being Charlie Sloth’, Charlie went from being a broke single parent living in a garden shed to owning global businesses (Vape, Vodka) and being THE guy that both UK and US urban artists ask for when they come to town. Sloth talks for the first time about his family, and his decision not to take the money and run when LA came calling. Find Charlie’s socials here: www.charliesloth.com

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Sep 19 2017

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