Season 3, Episode 9- Sitting Down & Chugging Water

https://soundcloud.com/badkidzpod/chugging-water-sitting-down

The boys are back on their bullshit. Another episode helmed by Jeffanity, the host doin’ the most with Nickbeam, #1 badkid & Comosedicecruz, last by contractual obligations. This week we check in on what is going on with streamers and Twitch, who introduced a new category. We do 2 deep dives this week. One is the American job market, sparked by a promotion run by a local Florida McDonalds. Another is on the long awaited J Cole album. Check out our hot takes and thoughts on his latest, The Off Season. There is lots more in between, so listen and laugh along. Check out our website badkidzpod.com for additional content like episode notes with reference links to stories and other V-Let content. Be sure to like and subscribe where ever you find the pod. Which is available on: Spotify, Apple podcast, Google Podcast, Stitcher & more.

Keep it funky, keep it fresh.

– Jeffanity

Episode Notes

Television/Movies

Animated Violence

Invincible Season 1  – Trailer

Castlevania season 4 – Trailer

The movie experience in a panorama

Demon slayer film

Army of the dead

Gaming

Twitch 

Twitch introduced a new “pools, hot tubs and beaches ” category Implications on streamers so far has been that ads are taken from people streaming in this category. The verge reports that:

In particular, the ad suspension hit Amouranth, who is one of the platform’s biggest streamers. Her channel is now showing ads again, though it appears her hot tub streams have been removed.

Twitch says its policies on what is and isn’t allowed on the platform aren’t changing. The company is not going to prevent people from streaming in hot tubs or swimwear. While sexually suggestive content remains banned, context-appropriate clothing — like bathing suits in a pool — is allowed.

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Jeffanity misses Mixer, twitch seems so unsettled as a streaming platform. For every one thing they do its after they’ve taken 57 steps back . Like there is the amount of harassment women get, the seemingly random permabans, the ad pulling.  How do y’all feel about the platform

General

News

McDonalds & The American Job Market

Love the pandemic because it has allowed time and pressure to build up at particular pressure points and have since exploded. All the “essential” fast food workers have had it and left these multi million dollar companies struggling. It is going around the internet that a McDonalds location is offering an iphone to qualified employees after 5 months of work in an attempt to get people hiring. Mean while other chains are experiencing same issues with employees including a Hardees where everyone quit so they had go close. 

Thoughts/feelings/reactions? Would you rather a livable wage or iphone 6 lol

Music

Billboard Music Awards

Canada was all up in that bitch. The weeknd continues his beef with the grammys by running his dick through the BBMA . Mans went home with a lot of trophies. (top artist, top male artist, top hot 100 artist)  & 

Drake is honored with artist of the decade. 

For context: Winners are based on “audio and video streaming, album and digital song sales, radio airplay, and social engagement,” throughout the year as tracked by Billboard

J Cole Deep Dive

  • Recap on our thoughts of the roll out. 
  • Impressions after your first listen.
  • Impression after a longer sit
  • Favorite track
  • Favorite feature
  • Classic Potential 

BET Awards

Best Female Rapper

Niggas are hot over the nominations, outside of CHikka’s reactions people are pointing out colorism possibly playing a role, idk but thats what the internet said. I def had to google Coi Leray.

Im about to start listening to Flo Milli on the reg

Released the nominees for best female rapper- Chikka reacts, but from the point where they want all these people do to their freestyles and production, but wont recognize them for their talent with a nomination. I agree, fuck them.

Meg and dababy have 7 noms each (although last year i think dababy had that many but didn’t win) fuck the industry. 

In Case You Missed It

Smino – Rice & Gravy

Mereba – AZEB EP  

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