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Polar Opposites

Justin & Co. | A Gen-Z/Millennial Podcast

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From the white suburbs of Texas to the hood-adjacent streets of New Jersey, Justin & Donté are truly Polar Opposites! When they’re not arguing about who’s invited to the cookout, they spend time dragging your favorite politicians, tackling uncomfortable topics, and speaking truth about all things pop culture, race, entertainment, & life. Join them weekly as they speak honestly about navigating the world as young black men while sparking conversations that are relatable, funny and NECESSARY. ...
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It has been a joy to bring you guys episodes each week. I'm thankful for all of you who listen to the show. This podcast has been a light for both of us when it comes to facilitating interesting discussions and challenging each other to think critically. As the title notes, this will be the final episode of the show until we return from vacation. D…
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Welcome back! We kept you all fed this week. This episode gets into a lot of tough conversations and different perspectives. First we discuss further backlash surrounding Dave Chappelle’s standup special and the trans activist who led the Netflix walkout. She made racist comments in the past and is being targeted now. Can people change and can some…
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Welcome back! Whew, there’s a lot to get to this week. Is Adele overrated OR overhyped? We cover the debate over Critical Race Theory in schools. How involved should parents be in what schools teach? Is Critical Race Theory racist? We also discuss the current state of politics heading into the 2022 election year. Have the democrats proved that they…
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Balancing work and a podcast is hard but here we are! Thank you for your patience! This week we're diving into some Unpopular Opinions. Is taking a "break" from a relationship selfish? Does our society delude us into thinking that no one is ugly? Is a two-week notice to leave a job necessary when the same grace isn't provided to the employee? We go…
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Welcome back to another episode of your favorite podcast! This week we tackle the discussion and backlash surrounding Dave Chappelle's new special on Netflix called 'The Closer'. Was he attacking the transgender community or are people being overly sensitive? We also talk about the Facebook whistleblower and the website crashing a day before the co…
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Welcome back to another episode of your favorite podcast! We talk about the 2022 NFL Halftime show performers being announced. Are you looking forward to seeing Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Dr. Dre, & Mary J Blige? Did they get it right? R. Kelly is guilty! Lock him up, Kamala! Should people in the industry who knew about his behaviors be he…
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And we’re back! This week we answer a great listener question while debating if it's okay to be content or should you always push for more. We also discuss the use of blackface by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; can it go both ways? Is the movie 'White Chicks' acceptable or racist? Could the film be made in 2021? We talk about Apple's new I…
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Welcome back to another episode of your favorite podcast Polar Opposites! We talk about the VMA’s losing their cultural relevancy. Why don't young people care about award shows? We also talk about the viral Nicki Minaj COVID tweets and the impacts of spreading opinions vs facts. We have some difficult discussions about the age of consent, grooming,…
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Welcome back to another episode of your favorite podcast Polar Opposites! This week we get into some Unpopular Opinions and What Would You Do Scenarios! Is divorce that big of a deal if you don't have children? Does our society embrace those that have messed up more than those who never get in trouble? Is parenting getting worse because parents don…
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Welcome back to another episode of your favorite podcast Polar Opposites! Another week, another great episode. We address the elephant In the room by discussing women’s rights via the Supreme Court's emergency ruling on the Texas abortion law. We also discuss new music from Drake and Kanye. A discussion about R Kelly is also covered. We get into ne…
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Welcome back to another episode of your favorite podcast Polar Opposites! This week is another packed episode. We follow up on a listener question and discuss musicians becoming more celebrated after death. Who’s an artist that the public made bigger than what they were before they died? Can anyone in music history beat Drake in a VERSUZ battle? We…
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In this episode, we have a very special guest! We’re joined by our fave Steffi (inn.my.humble.opinion) on YouTube. We cover music opinions and hot takes. We revisit our legend discussion and ask each other about the difference between an icon and a legend. Is the quality of music today getting worse? Who are some modern legends in today’s industry?…
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For SPICY anonymous questions and random inquiries, USE THIS LINK! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSebwcH-zavRYLwvOO6Gq3tv7CmrkkqRF9Cj5uRdqENiR42MVA/viewform Welcome back! We have a lot to unpack and a lot to discuss this week. Have you listened to Billie Eilish's new album 'Happier Than Ever?' We cover the rise in Covid cases, the Delta v…
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Welcome back! We have a lot to talk about in today’s episode. There are so many weights that need to be lifted off our chests this week along with more listener questions! Iggy Azalea's new video sparked a conversation about blackfishing. Do people darken their skin to easily hop genres? Where do we draw the line between appropriation and appreciat…
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Hope you guys are doing well! This week we're giving y'all a little something from the vault. We discuss capitalism killing me, subway selling mystery meat, and the encroachment of technology in our lives. Hope you enjoy! Please send us more letters as well! We love hearing from you and answering your questions. If you have a question to ask us ple…
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It’s a new episode and we have some things to get off our chest! We discuss Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension from team USA for failing a drug test. Do you think she should be able to compete? Were people coddling her? This leads to a larger discussion on the Olympics and fairness in competition. We talk about Bill Cosby being freed from prison, th…
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Welcome, welcome, welcome as Justin would say! In today’s episode, we drag the great state of Texas in “Off My Chest.” We talk about Kevin Hart vs cancel culture and the “haters." We discuss Critical Race Theory and why people get it so wrong. Is Juneteenth being a national holiday the change we were asking for? There are interesting allegations be…
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Welcome back! This week we wanted to interact with you, the listeners! In today’s episode, we answer listener questions! We have some interesting topics to cover from fetishes, interracial relationships, college majors, how to handle a nosey ex, and much more! Keep writing in so we can hear from you too! Let us know your thoughts! Interact with the…
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Welcome back! This week, we discuss Naomi Osaka and her withdrawal from the 2021 French Open (18:05) and how NBA fans have lost their minds. Do fans need to be banned? What should an athlete's relationship be like with the media? We also talk about Monique's recent comments regarding black representation in public and it opens a larger discussion a…
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Welcome back! This week we play another round of Unpopular Opinions and we also go through some 'What Would You Do?' scenarios (26:52). Would you snitch on your friend for a million-dollar salary? Would you make an OnlyFans to pay some medical bills? We talk about current events such as the CDC lifting mask mandates for those who are vaccinated, co…
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#AnotherOne In this week's episode, We discuss cancel culture, searching for dirt in a person's past, & when we think the left goes too far. Justin talks about his favs J. Cole and Ellen while we briefly give our thoughts about Israel & Palestine. Our main topic covers the problem with liberals and the far left. We also hold republicans accountable…
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Did you miss us? We missed you! In this episode, we talk about what makes an artist overrated, the 2021 Olympics, and whether we should be allowed to protest in the workplace (20:35). Where do you stand? Would you risk your employment for a cause you’re passionate about? Our main: topic focuses on how we give celebrities & those we care about the b…
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We lied! An episode was supposed to be released to coincide with this clip but we had to take a mental break this week. As I was editing the episode, I didn't want to rush something out for the sake of consistency. You guys know that we hate to miss a week even if it doesn't happen that often. We appreciate you all and we promise to make it up to y…
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We’re back! This week YouTube’s very own Tiffany Ferguson (tiffanyferg) joined us as we got into some great topics. We spent time talking about white allyship and what it means to be an unapologetic supporter of the Black community. How does one be an ally without being performative? Why would a white person dismantle a system that they benefit fro…
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It’s Wednesday, which means a new Polar Opposites episode! We discuss the rise of anti-transgender legislation across the country (17:33). Johnson & Johnson pauses their vaccine out of caution and anti-vaxers lose their minds with new conspiracies (22:45). We read more listener letters (05:20) and dive into the Black Lives Matter organization to se…
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New week, new heat! This week we pay tribute to DMX by discussing what makes someone a legend vs an icon (41:41). Does dying too young make one a legend? We cover vaccine hesitancy in the black community and the dangers of SNL's negative stereotyping (31:30). We then unpack the recent incidents of police violence against Daunte Wright and Lieutenan…
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Another week, another episode! This week we discuss the fallout from the Georgia voting laws and the MLB moving the All-Star game. We also read more of your listener letters. Addison Rae made some TikTok creators mad regarding her appearance on Jimmy Fallon. Bhad Bhabie made an OnlyFans and it sparks conversation about predatory behavior. As always…
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Did you miss us? This week we dissect the conversation around gun reform in congress (25:40). There's a new segment in town - LISTENER QUESTIONS (03:30)! In 'Off My Chest' we discuss anti-blackness in the Asian community (12:55). Are some black people justified in feeling hesitant to support Asians? We cover the voter restriction laws in Georgia (3…
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Stop Asian Hate! This week we discuss the rise in hate crimes against the Asian (AAPI) Community and use our platform to stand in solidarity with them. We then get a few things off our chest regarding conservative trolls in our DM's and protecting our peace (18:41). We also talk Cardi B vs Candace Owens and the responsibility parents have to raise …
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Did you miss us? In this episode, we review the 2021 Grammys (08:15) and examine Governor Cuomo's growing sexual allegations (23:10). Please speak out and speak up! Stimulus checks are being sent out; how are you gonna spend yours? We cover race relations in current news stories as well (38:28). As always LIKE, SHARE, & SUBSCRIBE! Thanks for listen…
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Get out your tea and crumpets! This week we unravel Oprah’s interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry (28:09). There seems to be drama brewing in Buckingham Palace. Texas goes maskless amidst the pandemic (03:45), Dr. Suess gets "canceled,"(20:18) and Instagram temporarily removes likes (15:13). We also talk about LLC Twitter, coaches and racis…
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Today we provide an update and our thoughts on the Covid relief bill currently being voted on. How do we hold politicians accountable? Justin and Donté also discuss the black community's history with vaccines and medical professionals (23:19). Will we get vaccinated? And do we trust it? We cover criticism and whether or not it's still okay to criti…
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Welcome back! We’re sorry we didn’t have an episode for you last week but we made up for it here. Today we talk about the #TexasFreeze and how independence came back to bite the state (03:46). We also continue our discussion from last week about racism and redemption (13:48). We then talk about Judas and the Black Messiah and how it impacted us (no…
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Welcome back! Today we discuss the recent events in country music surrounding racism and Morgan Wallen. (03:25) This leads to a larger debate about redemption. Does calling someone a racial slur once make you a racist forever? What is an adequate form of accountability for those who use the N-word? The Weeknd's halftime performance has garnered mix…
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On today’s episode, we talk about scams. What’s something that we’ve been lead to believe is normal but is really a scam? We talk about healthcare, popular brands, relationships, and more. We also have some things to get off our chest about music and double standards. Tell your friends to tell their friends. Thanks for joining us for another episod…
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On this week's episode, we cover the complicated topic of code-switching! What is it? Is speaking “white” a thing? Why do people feel the need to change their voice, clothing, or name in order to fit in with society? We talk all about our experience with people telling us we "aren't black" just because we don't fit into the box society put us in. S…
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Welcome back! On today's episode, we cover the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Did you watch the event? What are your opinions on the musical performances of Lady Gaga and JLO? We also discuss policies we need to see from the Biden-Harris administration. Healthcare is a RIGHT! What is the future of the Republic…
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On today’s episode, Justin and Dontè address the radical insurrection that took place on Wednesday, January 6th 2021. We witnessed one of the darkest days of our nation and we have a few things to get off our chest. The MAGA gang won’t like this episode and we don’t care. If you have a question to ask us PLEASE use this link: https://docs.google.co…
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*please forgive the quality (02:39-11:54) We made it y’all! We survived 2020 and we are manifesting great things for 2021! Today we have some things get off our chest regarding New Years resolutions and social media validation (09:14). Is $600 enough stimulus for you or is it an insult? (14:01) This week we’re running through some ‘What Would You D…
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It’s the last episode of 2020! What are you leaving in 2020 and what are you looking forward to in 2021? We discuss our goals for the new year, things we are leaving behind, and the future of the podcast. Tell your friend to tell a friend. In this episode, fan-favorite Dupree (@_donnie_f) is back for his final episode. If you have a question to ask…
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Welcome back! This is our Christmas episode and the most wonderful podcast of the year! The NFL is putting money over lives, games are not being canceled over COVID outbreaks. We see this happening in college athletics as well. Are the players being exploited? (09:18) The government is calling Facebook a monopoly and says they must sell Instagram a…
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With recent news of Warner Brothers now streaming movies directly to HBO Max, are we witnessing the death of the movie industry? (06:15) What is the "new normal" and what will it look like? There are rumors that the vaccine will be made mandatory to be a member of society. Are you willing to lose your job over a vaccine? (10:55) We cover diversity …
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We’re back! This week, we address Trump supporters aka maggots in our DM's. We had to read this person...with love LOL. Are you going to take the COVID vaccine? Do you trust it? What will the new normal look like? Is herd immunity the best option for our nation? Mask are not a political statement, let’s stop making them one. What is Obama’s legacy?…
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Welcome back! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving and you enjoyed the last episode. On this episode, we cover our favorite Thanksgiving dishes. Is your momma’s food trash? In a race draft can we trade Terry Crews and Candice Owens for unproblematic white people? We are Polar Opposites for a reason, this one gets pretty heated. Amy Coney Barrett is al…
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Thanksgiving is here and we have a lot to be thankful for! This week, Justin has something to get off his chest. Our last episode was a big hit! Thank you for your questions and responses. Is Megan Thee Stallion ignoring black media by refusing to go on The Breakfast Club? Cardi B was named Billboard's Woman of the Year. Did she deserve it? How do …
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You have questions? We have answers ! What did you want to know about Justin and Dupree? Did the NFL get the halftime show performer correct? We get some things off our chest, we answer listener questions and Dupree continues his beef with Chris Brown. Smh... Tell a friend to tell a friend! Be sure to leave a RATING/REVIEW on Apple Podcast! Thanks …
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You know what they say: “opinions are like ass$#%~, everybody has one.” We all have deeply held opinions that no else agrees with but we believe to be true. What are some of yours? What do you think we got wrong? In this episode, our fave Dupree (@_donnie_f) joins me to discuss our unpopular opinions in music, movies, food and culture. We get progr…
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If the 2020 Presidential Election taught us anything, it taught us that THIS IS AMERICA. After all of the hatred, racism, and corruption, Donald Trump still managed to gain more than 70,000,000 votes. Our country isn't the tolerant, "united" country we pretend to be. It is time we start being honest. In this episode, our fave Dupree (@_donnie_f) jo…
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We all had expectations for the 2020 presidential election and in this episode, we kind of missed the mark. This year's election brought about surprising results. In this episode, Dupree and I talk about our expectations for the election and how trash these four years have been. Where were you during the 2016 election? Would a friend coming out as …
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If Harriet Tubman saw what was happening in the world right now, she'd be rolling in her grave. This week I was joined by Enrique (@enriqueescobvr) & Dupree (@_donnie_f) as we discussed black wealth, Trump, and what it means to be black. There's really not a way to define this episode lol. Do black people self segregate themselves? Is the cookout o…
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