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Van Lathan's The Red Pill

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Van Lathan serves up a weekly dose of truth, sonically force feeding listeners the red pill, and NEVER apologizing. News, politics, and pop-culture are all on the menu, with reality so sizzling it’ll fry your echo chamber.

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Van Lathan serves up a weekly dose of truth, sonically force feeding listeners the red pill, and NEVER apologizing. News, politics, and pop-culture are all on the menu, with reality so sizzling it’ll fry your echo chamber.

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902 Ratings
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5 stars

By k1ngrobinson71 - Apr 10 2019
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Great podcast! Can’t wait for the talk show!

It’s lit 🔥🔥🔥🔥

By bmoreswen - Jan 24 2019
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Dope podcast keep up the great work

iTunes Ratings

902 Ratings
Average Ratings
721
88
32
15
46

5 stars

By k1ngrobinson71 - Apr 10 2019
Read more

Great podcast! Can’t wait for the talk show!

It’s lit 🔥🔥🔥🔥

By bmoreswen - Jan 24 2019
Read more

Dope podcast keep up the great work

Cover image of Van Lathan's The Red Pill

Van Lathan's The Red Pill

Updated 20 days ago

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Van Lathan serves up a weekly dose of truth, sonically force feeding listeners the red pill, and NEVER apologizing. News, politics, and pop-culture are all on the menu, with reality so sizzling it’ll fry your echo chamber.

Rank #1: Episode 011 -Wake Up Mr. West featuring Charlamagne Tha God

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In this very special “emergency” edition of the podcast, Van Lathan lays out all of his unfiltered thoughts on Kanye West and his recent controversies stemming from Twitter. Towards the end of the show Charlamagne Tha God calls in to tell us about his first hand experience with Yeezy and why Van might be wrong about him.

May 01 2018
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #2: 023 – D******d Momentum w/ Joe Budden

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Van is joined this week by retired rapper, and now of the wildly successful Joe Budden Podcast with Rory and Mal. Van and Joe dive into a variety of topics including the Charlamagne Tha God situation and how Joe got his start in both rap and podcasting.

Jul 24 2018
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #3: 056 – Tears Of A Clown w/ D.C. Young Fly

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Van sits down with comedian and actor D.C. Young Fly to talk about his origin story in comedy, how tragedy in life informed his comedy chops early on, and how he ended up as a main player on Nick Cannon’s Wild N’ Out. Also, Van starts the show with his thoughts on Jussie Smollett’s case being dropped in Chicago.

Mar 26 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #4: 045 – White Skin’d w/ Amber Rose

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Van sits down with model, actress, and influencer Amber Rose to talk about her relationships with famous men, how that instant fame was not good for her at the time, her brand of feminism, and the come up story that she feels people should know about. Also, at the top of the show Van shares his conflicted feeling on the New Orleans Saints current Super Bowl run.

Jan 15 2019
1 hour 33 mins
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Rank #5: 027 - Pegging 101 w/ WeezyWTF

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Van opens this week’s podcast with a specific ad to shine a light on an important app that could have a positive impact on how policing is done in black communities. This week’s guest is WeezyWTF, one half of the WHOREible Decisions podcast, where the two discuss a variety of topics including the current state of Weezy’s podcast, porn and whether men or women are more judgmental sexually.

Aug 21 2018
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #6: 054 – Headlines w/ Amanda Seales, Murda Mook, & Robert Littal

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On this special episode Van talks to three guests who are coming on to explain their current situations that have made headlines recently. First up, Van calls up Murda Mook to talk about his controversial podcast with Julz. After that, Van moderates a heated discussion between comedian and actress Amanda Seales and Black Sports Online EIC Robert Littal who have been at odds with each other some negative coverage of a story that involves Amanda and some comments she made. The two attempt to each tell their side while also having a bigger conversation about the responsibility of black media and black celebrities.

Mar 13 2019
1 hour 52 mins
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Rank #7: 043 – Smart N**ga Rap w/ Brian “B-Dot” Miller

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Van sits down with one hand of the Rap Radar podcast, Brian “B-Dot” Miller to reflect on this year’s best music, what it’s like to interview some of the biggest names in pop culture like Jay-Z and Will Smith, and B-Dot opens up about some his conservative views on today’s politics and news cycle.

Dec 11 2018
1 hour 43 mins
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Rank #8: 039 – Judge This Podcast w/ Brittany Renner and Marisa Mendez

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Brittany Renner and Marisa Mendez join Van in this week’s Red Pill to discuss Brittany’s newest tell all book: “Judge This Cover”, where she goes into detail about her sexual experiences with some of these famous men and their behavior issues amongst other things she had noticed. Recently, Brittany was brought up by friend of the pod Joe Budden on State of the Culture and she came ready with a response to both Joe and Remy Ma.

Nov 13 2018
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #9: 045 – Flamingo & Koval w/ Arian Foster

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Van sits down with former NFL all-pro Arian Foster to talk about his life after football and how he’s been able to reinvent himself as an artist and a thought leader. The two also debate about whether celebrity news has a place in our culture and why Arian think’s Tupac is not as great as we all think he was.

Jan 08 2019
1 hour 39 mins
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Rank #10: 036 – I Don’t Know Everything w/ Nick Cannon

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036 – I Don’t Know Everything w/ Nick Cannon by Loud Speakers Network

Oct 23 2018
1 hour 23 mins
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Rank #11: 040 – New York State of Mind w/ Mal

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Van’s in New York City, but that just opened up the opportunity to sit down with Mal, one of the three hosts of The Joe Budden Podcast. Mal and Van discuss New York’s hip-hop and rap scene, Mal’s history with Harlem and clearing the air between the Brilliant Idiots vs. Joe Budden Podcast.

Nov 20 2018
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #12: 022 – What Was I Thinking? w/ Tyrese Gibson

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Vans heads over to Tyrese Gibson's house for a special Red Pill Podcast. In this powerful interview Tyrese talks about his infamous breakdown, his relationship with Will Smith, his struggles as a father, and why he'd NEVER marry a white woman.

Jul 17 2018
1 hour 18 mins
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Rank #13: 053 – Nia’s Side w/ Nia Riley

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Van sits down with Nia Riley to talk about Love and Hip Hop Hollywood and her relationship with Soulja Boy. The two talk about the recent fight that she and Soulja Boy had on the show and Nia’s tells us her side of story. She opens up about hardships with Soulja Boy that cameras have not captured and his long history with violent behavior. They also talk about her life as the daughter of music legend Teddy Riley.

Mar 05 2019
1 hour 25 mins
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Rank #14: 029 – What’s With Whitlock w/ Jason Whitlock

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Fox Sports 1 Host and sports writer Jason Whitlock joins Van this week to discuss two of the most prominent and newsworthy athletes: LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick. Van and Whitlock break down their opposing viewpoints for each athlete as it relates to the political and social impact that they have established off of the field, while also discussing Whitlock’s career as a sports journalist.

Sep 04 2018
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #15: 026 – Black Porn Matters w/ Nat Turnher

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Van opens this week’s podcast with a commentary regarding Omarosa and her fallout from the Trump White House before diving into an episode with adult film star Nat Turnher. Nat opens up about what’s really going on with the adult film industry, the racism that exists and how he got involved in the porn industry.

Aug 14 2018
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #16: 010 - Champagne GrandPapi w/ Drake's father Dennis Graham

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Van Lathan sits down with Drake's father, Dennis Graham. The two discuss everything from Drake's music, putting to bed the rumors of Drake's ghostwriting and why you should never respond to negativity.

Apr 24 2018
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #17: 032 – Silent Partner w/ Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke

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Van sits down with hip-hop royalty and one of the three names behind the legendary Roc-A-Fella Records, Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke. Biggs discusses how he was able to change the culture of hip-hop, the struggles he went through as the silent partner, his stint in prison, the growth that followed and the one artist he wished he had signed while he was at Roc-A-Fella Records.

Sep 25 2018
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #18: 049 – G.O.O.D. Talk w/ GLC

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Van sits down with Leonard Harris aka GLC of G.O.O.D. music. They talk about his heavy involvement in the inner city community in Chicago, his close relationship with Kanye West, and what he thinks people get wrong about Kanye. We also get more insight on the reasoning behind Kanye wearing the “Make America Great Again” hat and how GLC is responsible for him no longer wearing it.

Feb 05 2019
1 hour 53 mins
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Rank #19: 055 – Natalie, Take the Wheel w/ Natalie Manuel Lee

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Van sits down with former Fear of God Brand Manager and Hillsong Channel host Natalie Manuel to talk about her show Now with Natalie, how people’s perspective on religion has evolved in our modern times and how social media has shaped that narrative. They also talk about Van’s own reservations about attending church.

Mar 19 2019
1 hour 30 mins
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Rank #20: 003 - Worldstar Island w/ Charlamagne Tha God

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Van is joined by Charlamagne tha God, host of The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 FM and co-host of The Brilliant Idiots podcast on Loud Speakers Network. Charlamagne breaks down the added pressure of being nationally synidcated voice on culture in America, why Danielle Bregoli will never get an invite to The Breakfast Club and how the Martin Luther King Dodge ad was blown way out of proportion.

Mar 06 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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