The Urban Cafe

The Urban Cafe Podcast

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  • Sunday

    9:00 am - 10:00 am

Welcome to The Urban Café! The Urban Cafe is a growing community radio show on live every Sunday at 9AM (EST), featuring new voices of the next generation with informative topics covering:
Current Events, Legal Rulings, Education, Relationships, Health and Wellness – Civil Affairs, Race and Religion,  Music, Entertainment and The Arts.
The Urban Cafe is not bound by any one format the flexibility of a multi-formatted show provides fresh perspectives and creative experiences. CO_ValtrendaWhile not only booking great guests, we also debate, explore and share our individual opinions during our social commentary hour. We are a mixture of personalities from different race, creed and gender backgrounds. Our diversity allows various points of views and we are not shy about disagreeing with each other when civility and provocative questions arise.  
  CO_NOLAThe show is co-hosted by 
Valtrenda, Nola, Nia, James, Shay, Dr. K, Quinton, Phil, 2oon, Crystal & Tina Marie. A dynamic bunch with over 250+ years of life experience on air on any given Sunday. With our diverse personalities and candid responses, the Café Crew brings fun, wit, and light humor to the radio as they engage new listeners on relatable topics. Addressing serious topics has always been the mission of The Urban Cafe and taking calls allows us to connect directly with our listeners when we share information and ideas. Our goal as a show is to inform, educate and entertain our audience, while engaging new listeners and finding ways to expand our brand. Mixing important issues with morning banter is no easy combination but we get up for the challenge every Sunday morning at 9am to do so. Tune in to 88.5 WMNF’s The Urban Cafe! meet us on air every Sunday morning at 9AM (EST) with your coffee in hand, an open mind, and your unique voice…

Learn with us, Grow with us, and Share with us!! Call in (813-239-9663) or send us a text at (813-433-0885) and let your voice be heard as we explore vibrant, topics together that affect your day to day. Also don’t delay, do it today – Go to our Facebook Like Us!! Write a Review or share a comment, tell which topics you would like to hear discussed on air and why!

 

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Producer  Dt22@hotmail.com

DT is the brainchild behind the urban Café, a producer and director and editor who looks to create platforms for other folks to shine on.

  

Nia Bapistis
Home Town: Tampa, Florida
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Motto: find your purpose and fulfill it

FAVORITE FIVE
1. Favorite Movie: titanic
2. Favorite Song: fast car by Tracy chapman
3. Favorite Flavor: coconut
4. Favorite Quote:" don't worry, be happy by bobby McFerrin
5. Favorite Book: Beloved

IF I COULD
1. If I can change one thing for one Hour it would be... world hunger
2. If I could pick one person to be in charge of "all people" it would be... an innocent child
3. If I could add one thing to the city of Tampa Bay it would be...light rail train
4. If I could rebuild our education system I would start with...the administrations
5. If I could have my own military I would..... use it for peace not war

THINGS I DONT LIKE
1. I hate when people....have stank breath...gum is not expensive
2. I hate when I forget to... charge my phone
3. I hate when the media... Portrays black people negative
4. I hate when my friends.... Make last minute plans
5. I hate when Americans...think they own everything

  

Crystal Wilson
Home Town: Brandenton, Florida
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Motto: Don't have one yet

FAVORITE FIVE
1.   Favorite Movie: color purple
2.   Favorite Song: flawless
3.   Favorite Flavor: strawberry
4.   Favorite Quote: it is our duty to fight for our freedom, it is our duty to win, must love and protect each other, we have nothing to lose but our chains.
5. Favorite book: transatlantic voyage

IF I COULD
1. If I can change one thing for one Hour it would be... I would go back in time, and give the African people unlimited ammunition and MK 47 to defeat the Europeans.
2. If I could pick one person to be in charge ofall people" it would be....i wouldn’t want one person to be in charge of all, I would like 5 heads that rotate in charge of people.
3. If I could add one thing to the city of Tampa Bay it would be.... a black community with economic 2 political power
4. If I could rebuild our education system I would start with...elementary history and black history
5. If I could have my own military I would.....protect my people and get money

THINGS I DONT LIKE
1. I hate when people....judge others for their flaws
2. I hate when I forget to....take my phone, keys, wallet outside the house.
3. I hate when the media... perpetuate negative stereotypes of people.
4. I hate when my friends.... think I am lying, don’t listen to me, ignore me, and talk over me.
5. I hate when Americans... think they know everything.... and don’t know shit

  

Phil Mckinnely
Home Town: Atlanta, Georgia
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Motto: It is what it is, and what it was it still is

FAVORITE FIVE
1.   Favorite Movie: Five heartbeats
2.   Favorite Song: Anything by outcast
3.   Favorite Flavor: steak
4.   Favorite Quote: you measure success by how many people you make successful
5. Favorite Book: Mis education of Nero/Plato's republic

IF I COULD
1. If I can change one thing for one Hour it would be... depends, will it stay
2. If I could pick one person to be in charge of all people" it would be....me
3. If I could add one thing to the city of Tampa Bay it would be.... better public transportation.
4. If I could rebuild our education system I would start with...equal education, free for all
5. If I could have my own military I would..... focus on my territory, protect it.

THINGS I DONT LIKE
1. I hate when people.... the bible says
2. I hate when I forget to.... anything
3. I hate when the media... Doesn’t accurately show both sides of a position- unbiased.
4. I hate when my friends.... don’t reciprocate
5. I hate when Americans...don’t appreciate America

  

Tina is our fresh new witty personality who carries the title as the Urban Café Diva

  

James Rossi
Home Town: Galveston, Texas
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Motto: Darkness

FAVORITE FIVE
1. Favorite Movie: Stay alive
2. Favorite Song: Adventure Club- Gold
3. Favorite Flavor: peach
4. Favorite Quote: The biggest thing to fear is fear itself
5. Favorite Book: Harry Potter 1

IF I COULD
1. If I can change one thing for one Hour it would be... reduce traffic
2. If I could pick one person to be in charge of "all people" it would be... Obama, yea I said (couldn’t think of no one else)
3. If I could add one thing to the city of Tampa Bay it would be...better transportation, better ways to get to Miami from here.
4. If I could rebuild our education system I would start with...what we are pay our teachers more
5. If I could have my own military I would..... not do anything with it.

THINGS I DONT LIKE
1. I hate when people.... argue over stupid crap everyday like mac vs pc(which is better) who cares!
2. I hate when I forget to... bring certain things I need for the day
3. I hate when the media... treat us like we are stupid
4. I hate when my friends.... do dumb things and I get dragged into what they are doing.
5. I hate when Americans...do the stereotypes that is betrayed in movies and how people outside of America thinks of what American is.

  

Nola Laleye
Home Town: Tampa, Florida
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Motto: "you reap what you sow"

FAVORITE FIVE
1. Favorite Movie: Friday
2. Favorite Song: Boys II Men I'll make love to you
3. Favorite Flavor: orange
4. Favorite Quote: Anything worth doing is worth doing well
5. Favorite Book: Oliver Twist

IF I COULD
1. If I can change one thing for one Hour it would be... money in politics
2. If I could pick one person to be in charge of "all people" it would be... Cornell west
3. If I could add one thing to the city of Tampa Bay it would be...Underground Railroad
4. If I could rebuild our education system I would start with...review the curriculum
5. If I could have my own military I would..... Prevent genocide

THINGS I DONT LIKE
1. I hate when people.... are inconsistent
2. I hate when I forget to... thank someone
3. I hate when the media... spew propaganda
4. I hate when my friends.... take advantage of your business
5. I hate when Americans...don't consider often cultures

  

Valtrenda is a cohost, associate producer and an author.

  

Quinton is a new voice on the Urban Café who comes from the professional wrestling arena.

  

Lauriel Jones:
Home Town: Tampa, Florida
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Motto: You have to do the work

FAVORITE FIVE
1. Favorite Movie: Most Eddie murphy movies
2. Favorite Song: lifetime by Maxwell
3. Favorite Flavor: coca cola flavor
4. Favorite Quote: The serenity prayer
5. Favorite Book: Bible

IF I COULD
1. If I can change one thing for one Hour it would be... to correct a mistake
2. If I could pick one person to be in charge of "all people" it would be...God, so until then....
3. If I could add one thing to the city of Tampa Bay it would be.... More restaurants, I am a foodie so send me a good recipe.
4. If I could rebuild our education system I would start with...the parents and access to resources
5. If I could have my own military I would..... be the world police

THINGS I DONT LIKE
1. I hate when people.... do not show respectful
2. I hate when I forget to... make all my points in a conversation
3. I hate when the media... sway the public and perpetuate negative images
4. I hate when my friends.... fail to communicate
5. I hate when Americans...repeat negative history

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