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Rolonda On Demand

Rolonda Watts shares news, views, advice, and interviews - as well as motivation, encouragement, and inspiration on different ways to reinvent yourself, try something new from the bedroom to the boardroom, and add more passion to your life, career, relationships, and business.

  • Thursday, December 17th, 2015
  • Entertaining for the Holidays the Delmonico Way

    57:38
    Oysters Rockefeller, Clam Chowder, Baked Alaska, the Wedge Salad, and the
    Delmonico steak - were all created in the historic New York restaurant, Delmonico's.
    Rolonda talks with third generation heir, Max Tucci, who shares his family's famous
    restaurant history. Plus, Wine and Travel expert Chad Thilborger shares ways to
    jazz up everyday meals for the Holidays.
  • Newlywed Kim Coles, Plus, Holiday Recipes from Maya Angelou's Kitchen

    01:01:08
    First Christmas for Hollywood newlyweds, Kim Coles and Reginald McKiver, whose
    wedding, with Rolonda serving as a bridesmaid, is featured on David Tutera's
    CELEBrations on WeTV. Ro chats with the happy couple about how they found
    love. Plus, lessons learned and shared in Dr. Maya Angelou's kitchen with her
    twenty-year executive assistant, dressmaker, and chef, Lydia Stuckey.
  • Monday, December 7th, 2015
  • Holiday Etiquette at Home and the Office

    01:01:29
    Rolonda talks with etiquette experts about how to make the best impression at your
    Holiday parties - whether at home or the office - whether your're a guest or the host.
    Ro speaks with Yvonne and Yvette Durant of the "Yvonne & Yvettiquette" blog. Plus,
    manners consultant Stacye Wagner of Spencer Crane Etiquette shares tips on how
    to conduct yourself at the office holiday party.
  • Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
  • Cuffing and Cooking for the Holiday

    58:10
    Rolonda chats with ESSENCE relationship editor Charlie Penn about getting "cuffed" - or hooked up - for the Holiday season. Plus, actress Vanessa Bell Calloway and The Food Network"s Sandra Lee share turkey leftover recipes and ways to plan for a last minute holiday party.
  • Thursday, November 19th, 2015
  • Wendell James from "Raising Whitley"

    01:00:18
    Rolonda talks with Wendell James, who is baby Joshua's godfather on "Raising Whitley," the popular docu-series, featuring Kym Whitley and her adopted son on Oprah's OWN network. Wendell also reveals his shocking struggles as a gay man and also shares his favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Plus, Isabella Luthje of OA Kids with gift ideas for baby and mom this Holiday season.
  • Thursday, November 12th, 2015
  • The Forgotten Black Soldiers of the Civil War & Other Great Veterans

    57:53
    Rolonda talks with Author Juanita Patience Moss about The Forgotten Black Soldiers in White Regiments During the Civil War. Plus, Ro shares ways we can help our troops and their families from the homefront. Also, how one military family is turning tragedy into a triumphant legacy for their soldier son lost at war.
  • Thursday, November 5th, 2015
  • Cheating Hearts: Recognizing, Uncovering, and Dealing with Infidelity

    44:35
    Rolonda talks with therapist Dinine Manette, author of ULTIMATE BETRAYAL, about how to spot a cheater. 60% of men and 40% of women reportedly step outside their marriage. Rolonda looks into the reasons why and shares her own experiences with cheating hearts.
  • Thursday, October 29th, 2015
  • Patti LaBelle: Revelations of a Lifetime

    48:47
    Rolonda talks with Grammy Award winning singer Patti LaBelle about her life, loss, love, and music in this surprising and revealing interview.
  • Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
  • Silence Covers the Violence: Speaking Out on Domestic Violence

    58:52
    Rolonda talks with men and women overcoming lives of terror and abuse as victims of domestic violence. Psycho-therapist C. Yvette Welch helps us recognize abuse and it's effect on children. Plus, domestic abuse survivor turned activist Tanya Young Williams, shares ways we can make a difference to save lives. 1-800-799- SAFE (7233) thehotline.org
  • Thursday, October 15th, 2015
  • Women's Empowerment and Leadership

    01:02:35
    Rolonda talks with publisher and CEO of Diversity Woman Media, Shelia Robinson, and speaker/business mentor Dr. Venus Opal Reese about women's empowerment and leadership.
  • Thursday, October 8th, 2015
  • The Healing Power of Laughter with Funny Men Gary Anthony Williams, Jordan Black, and Frank Chindamo

    45:56
    Rolonda talks with comediens Gary Anthony Williams (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, Whose Line is it Anyway, The Boondocks, House Party 5), Jordan Black (Saturday Night Live, Uncle Buck, The Black Version, Shaded), and Frank Chindamo (Funny Little Movies), about the business of comedy.
  • Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
  • Red Flags: How to Spot Haters, Toxic People, and Human Traffickers

    52:15
    Rolonda talks with career prosecutor Wendy Patrick who has been recognized as one of the Top Ten criminal attorneys in San Diego. Wendy shares danger signs from her book RED FLAGS on how to spot frememies, underminers, toxic people, and even human sex traffickers. wendypatrickphd.com.
  • Thursday, September 24th, 2015
  • Home Improvement Is Self-Improvement

    55:04
    Rolonda sifts through the clutter with The Organizing Maniac, June Saruwatari, and DIY Queen Barbara K., who shares easy and cost-efficient ways to spruce up dull spaces in your home for the new season.
  • Friday, September 18th, 2015
  • Psychic Medium Harry T, Plus, KiKi Shepard of Apollo Theater Fame

    01:06:59
    Rolonda talks with celebrity psychic medium and spiritual life coach Harry T. about how to sharpen our own psychic abilities. Also, Ro and Harry T. take calls from listeners seeking career, relationship, and personal guidance from Harry T. and his host of angels. Plus, what actress Kiki Shepard and other celebrities are doing for charity.
  • Thursday, September 10th, 2015
  • Health Benefits of Tea and Anti-Aging Skin Care Tips

    53:21
    Rolonda talks with David Berenholtz of The American Tea Room about the many health benefits of one of the world's favorite beverages. Plus, Celeste Hilling, CEO of Skin Authority, talks about ways to better protect our skin from aging and cancer. And, Melisse Gelula breaks down the mysteries behind essential sunscreen.
  • Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
  • Actors Salli and Dondre Whitfield on Parenthood, Manhood, and Their Hollywood Marriage

    58:51
    Rolonda shares a candid talk with Actors Salli Richardson Whitfield ("Stitchers") and Dondre Whitfield ("Real Husbands of Hollywood") about keeping a strong Hollywood marriage, raising responsible kids, and bringing attention to the desperate need for more manhood in America. Follow Dondre's call to action at TheManhoodTour.com
  • Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
  • Second Chance for First Love w/ Al B. Sure

    54:46
    Rolonda talks with sexy romantic crooner Al B. Sure and hooks up people who want a second chance at their first love. Actress Jada Pinkett shares how WIll Smith was her first romance. Look out for Rolonda's first romance novel, DESTINY LINGERS, out soon!
  • Thursday, August 20th, 2015
  • Sleepless in America with Stress Expert Shawn Quinlivan

    01:01:23
    Rolonda talks with stress and sleep expert Shawn Quinlivin about why so many of us can't sleep. Shawn shares ways to alleviate stress through meditation, hypnotherapy, and cultivating a respect and a relationship with sleep. Check out Shawn's special sleep program at RolondasWellnessRoom.com.
  • Thursday, August 13th, 2015
  • Actor Ving Rhames on "Mission Impossible" & Essence Magazine's Mikki Taylor on

    56:49
    Golden Globe award winning actor Ving Rhames talks about growing up in Harlem, the latest "Mission Impossible," and his unforgettable scene in "Pulp Fiction." Plus, Essence Magazine's Mikki Taylor talks about what we can learn from First Lady Michelle Obama's remarkable sense of fashion and style, chronicled in her book, Commander in Chic.
  • Friday, August 7th, 2015
  • Behind the News with Burt Dubrow and Jane Velez-Mitchell

    01:00:38
    TV veterans Burt Dubrow and Jane Velez-Mitchell join RolondaBurt, who is Dr. Drew's Executive Producer on HLN, was also the man behind Jerry Springer and Sally Jesse Raphael talk shows. Journalist Jane is on a mission to save animals with her new "Jane Unchained." Plus, Ro talks about her new Destiny Lingers Literacy Campaign with Paula Brown of Reading Works in Detroit.
  • Thursday, July 30th, 2015
  • Recharging Your Sex Drive with "America's Trainer," Kathy Smith

    01:00:21
    Fitness Queen Kathy Smith shares ways to boost your libido and recharge your sex life. Plus, Ro tries to hook up her engineer on a date.
  • Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
  • Shut Up and Sing! with Hollywood Voice Coach to the Stars David Coury

    01:12:43
    They call him "the vocal hero of Hollywood" and you will witness David Coury actually transform the voices and lives of some lucky listeners in this podcast. David, also a former "American Idol" coach, is an international voice and communication expert and teacher. Plus - Meet Tyrone Emanuel and Paloma Michelle - two millenial singers who are making their musical dreams come true through the Internet!
  • Friday, July 17th, 2015
  • Judge Greg Mathis on Prison Reform & Twitter Expert John Sparks

    01:00:31
    Judge Greg Mathis has a lot to say about the Prison Reform President Obama is calling for in the wake of his historic words of how "mass incarceration makes our country worse." Following the President's unprecedented visit to an Oklahoma federal prison, Judge Mathis holds court with me today as he also holds the bench on the longest-running TV show in WB history. Also, I chat with top social media influencer and author John Sparks who shares advice and tips on maximizing your Twitter presence to better boost your brand, message, and business.
  • Thursday, July 9th, 2015
  • Rolonda's Wellness Room: De-stress at Your Desk & Meditation

    01:00:37
    Is your chair killing you? Sitting at your computer too long? Need to de-stress at your desk? Hate to exercise? Rolonda to the rescue with her Wellness Room expert, Mind/Body Guru Kent Burden. Kent, wrote the book, Is Your Chair Killing You?, and coaches Hollywood actresses Drew Barrymore, Julia Roberts, and other celebrities. Kent helps us start the process of looking and feeling better with easy exercises you can do right at your desk to de-stress. Plus, meditation techniques to calm your nerves and quiet your mind, body and soul. Enjoy free access to Kent's program and more top health experts in Rolonda's Wellness Room. Visit: RolondasWellnessRoom.com
  • Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
  • Transgender America: In Full Bloom

    01:00:40
    In light of Caitlyn Jenner's success, respect, and ESPY Award, Rolonda talks with members of the transgender community about what life is really like living in gender transition. They are part of a new documentary on the subject called, "In Full Bloom: Transcending Gender."
  • Thursday, June 25th, 2015
  • Young and Racist in America

    01:00:23
    Rolonda talks with teenage members of a white supremacy hate group, calling for a separation of the races. Ro also shares her own discrimination story and her interview with the late Johnny Lee Clary, a former Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, who changed his racist ways - thanks to a black preacher. Plus, the surprise of what one self-proclaimed redneck on YouTube has to say to white America.
  • Thursday, June 18th, 2015
  • Racial Confusion

    55:01
    A black man who wants to be white. A white man who acts black. An Asian woman who had plastic surgery to change her eyes. Rolonda holds a town hall meeting to discuss racial confusion and the difficulty it causes families and the friction it creates in communities. Ousted NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who pretended to be black, is not alone in what she calls "transracial" identity. Best-Selling Author Lawrence Otis Graham discusses Proversity: Biasness and How to Deal with It.
  • Thursday, June 11th, 2015
  • ROLONDA'S WELLNESS ROOM: Emotional Eating & a Diet Free Life

    01:00:59
    Having trouble sleeping? Got horrible eating habits? Hate to exercise? In this edition of Sundays with Rolonda, Ro offers her listeners exclusive expert advice in her new Wellness Room. Rolonda speaks with founder Alan Winters about the huge necessity for this new, ground-breaking health and wellness site. Plus, Dr. Christine Hatchard shares the signs of emotional eating and Fitness Guru Robert Ferguson teaches us how to turn it around and live a healthy, positive, diet free life. Be sure to enjoy your free offer, plus access to more top experts in Rolonda's Wellness Room. Go to: Rolonda.yourwellnessroom.com and follow Ro at www.facebook.com/sundayswithrolonda.
  • Thursday, June 4th, 2015
  • Dating Boot Camp and Travel on a Budget

    01:20:10
    Looking for true love and afforable travel this Summer? Rolonda and friends have some great ideas for you! In this special summer edition of "Sundays with Rolonda," Ro talks about ways to boost your flirting and online dating skills this season with ESSENCE magazine's Relationship and Lifestyle Editor, Charreah Jackson. Charreah joined Steve Harvey in sending a Brooklyn principal to "Dating Boot Camp" and Samantha Pugh shares her enouraging story and online insights with us. Also, fun summer travel ideas on a budget! Love & Travel; It's the essence of summer and Sundays with Rolonda!
  • Thursday, May 28th, 2015
  • Unleash Your Creativity & Thrive!

    01:00:30
    Rolonda talks with author Nick Seneca Jankel, one of the creators of "Dancing with the Stars," about his new book Switch On: Unleash Your Creativity & Thrive with the New Science & Spirit of Breakthrough. Ro also talks with author John Livesay about his book: The 7 Most Powerful Selling Secrets: Soar Your Way to Success with Integrity, Passion and Joy. Be sure to follow Ro at www.facebook.com/sundayswithrolonda
  • Thursday, May 21st, 2015
  • Memorial Day BBQ & Sexual Thai Chi

    01:02:29
    Rolonda and friends celebrate the Memorial Day weekend with grilling tips for the holiday BBQ with Griling Champion Ray Lampe. Ro also takes a look at how some military families are spending this historic weekend. Plus, the Art of Sexual Thai Chi for women with Dr. Sunyatta Amen.
  • Thursday, May 14th, 2015
  • Wife Swapping with Jackee Harry and Elgin Charles

    59:15
    Rolonda chats with actress Jackee Harry and her ex-husband, hair stylist to the stars, Elgin Charles, about their "Celebrity Wife Swap" on the new ABC reality show of that name, premiering this week. Plus, what reality TV is really like behind the scenes of Hollywood and how to survive being in the business there. Be sure to follow Ro at www.facebook.com/sundayswithrolonda
  • Thursday, May 7th, 2015
  • Super Model Chanel Iman and Jane Fonda Talk Mother's Day

    01:00:26
    Rolonda gets helpful tips and fascinating stories from Jane Fonda. The legendary actor, activist, fitness guru, and mom addresses working mom guilt and how she finally came to understand and forgive her own mentally ill mother. Also, The Reverend Shannon A. White, author of Invisible Conversations with Your Aging Parents, encourages us with difficult relationships with our mothers to have those tough conversations with them now to better our lives forever. And SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and VICTORIA'S SECRET Super Model Chanel Iman talks about life on the world's runways. Chanel graces the covers of magazines worldwide with her exotic, international, and mostly Asian look. China Robinson, the top model's momager-turned-author, reveals the dark family secret that fuels this mother and daughter's drive, determination, and ongoing success, as further detailed in her book, SOUL TO SEOUL.
  • Thursday, April 30th, 2015
  • Race Relations in America

    57:49
    As questions still swirl around the suspicious death of Freddie Gray and Baltimore still grapples with the aftermath of it's violent uprising, many citizens continue to wonder how America will ever solve it's race problems and build better relations between police and the people? Rolonda talks with Chicago youth activist Jedidiah Brown who says police brutality is the millennials' civil rights movement. Also, Dr. David Campt talks about how to start dialogues about race in communities and Police Officer Paul Violis, who says the biggest cancer in America is indiffernce.
  • Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
  • "Twilight Saga" Writer/Producer Melissa Rosenberg & Author Dina Simon: Unstoppable Women

    01:00:19
    Rolonda continues her “Unstoppable Women” series with two incredible women with powerful messages to inspire the unstoppable spirit! Hollywood Writer/Producer Melissa Rosenberg is the most successful female screenwriter of all time. Her vampire romance series, “The Twilight Saga,” has grossed over $3 billion worldwide. Melissa talks about her success and work in Hollywood and why she’s also dancing up a storm to fight ovarian cancer with NED (No Evidence of Disease), an annual charity dance. http://giving.cedars-sinai.edu/dancing-for-ned. Also, Author and Life Coach Dina Simon shares tips from her new book on how to Make Unstoppable Simple by using creative problem solving in life and inspiring leadership in business. www.dinasimon.com. Be sure to follow www.facebook.com/sundayswithrolonda.
  • Thursday, April 16th, 2015
  • Nicole Ari Parker & Felicia D. Henderson: Unstoppable Women of Hollywood

    01:03:55
    Actress Nicole Ari Parker and Writer/Producer/Director/Creator Felicia D. Henderson continue to break new ground together in Hollywood. Their famed "Soul Food" TV series on Showtime was the longest-running drama featuring African-Americans in television history. Today, the dynamic duo continue their success with "Single Ladies" on Cenrtic/BET. Plus, Nicole and her handsome husband, Boris, are kicking off a new lifestyle talk show on FOX TV this summer. Nicole fills us in on their new show and shares what real life is like at home with Boris and their special needs daughter, Sophie. We also meet Michaela, a 16 year old singing sensation, who's already taking Hollywood by storm!
  • Friday, April 10th, 2015
  • Dr. Maya Angelou's US Postage Stamp

    55:28
    Just back from Washington, DC for the historic dedication of the Dr. Maya Angelou US Postage stamp, Rolonda talks with Ambassador Andrew Young, TV One newsman Roland Martin, the Angelou-Johnson family, and many more about this monumental event and it's significance in America. Ro also addresses the controversy swirling around the famous quote on the stamp after reports that those words are not those of Maya Angelou. Plus - what happened when the lights went out on Oprah in the middle of her tribute? Ro's sharing some good stories, poetry, wisdom, and music as we celebrate the life, love and legacy of an American treasure -- Dr. Maya Angelou. Visit www.ups.com to order your commemorative stamps today!
  • Friday, April 3rd, 2015
  • Author Sophia Nelson on Dr. Maya Angelou & The Manns

    46:42
    David and Tamela Mann join Rolonda to talk about the premiere of their new Bounce TV sitcom, "Mann and Wife," and what family life and marriage are really like behind the scenes. Ro enjoys a recurring role on the new comedy show, which premieres April 7th 8pm ET. Plus, Author Sophia Nelson, who wrote Woman Code, joins Ro to discuss the significance of the star-studded unveiling and dedication ceremony for the Dr. Maya Angelou Commemorative US Postage Stamp. Oprah Winfrey, Andrew Young, and many other dignitaries are expected to attend the historic event this week in Washington, DC.
  • Friday, March 27th, 2015
  • Award-winning singer Taylor Dayne

    01:01:54
    Rolonda chats with award-winning singer Taylor Dayne, who just found love on "The Millionaire Matchmaker" on Bravo TV. Taylor, who is in the Music Hall of Fame and considered one of the top Pop artists of our time, is also celebrating her latest single - "Dreamin'" -- and isn't that what many of us are doing of love this Spring? Ro also chats with Psychotherapist C. Yvette Welch about ways we may be sabotaging our love lives. And Ro shares some dating statistics from Chanel that may surprise you! All that and more in this edition of "Sundays with Rolonda." Follow the new "Sundays with Rolonda" Facebook page and www.rolonda.com.
  • Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
  • The cast of EMPIRE!

    01:00:26
    Rolonda takes in the press conference of the cast of Empire and shares that experience with us.
  • Saturday, March 14th, 2015
  • Race, Cops, and Community Relations

    01:04:47
    In this episode, Rolonda talks with Paul Viollis, a risk control specialist and an affiliate of the Florida Police Chief's Association, about the recent resignation of Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson and others, amid charges of money tooling and blatant and repeated discrimination, particularly against minorities. Paul argues that these atrocities are systematic and that American communities are just as much to blame as the cops because of their growing indifference. He warns that unless cops and communities try new ways of communicating, America could be further doomed by the great, hate-fueled racial divide. Paul hosts, "The Security Brief," here on Play.it. Also, "The Race Doctor," David Campt, gives us the update on America's racial health and what we can do to help her heal. David has worked with major companies and even President Clinton to help shape constructive and progressive dialogue about race relations and how to improve them.
  • Saturday, March 7th, 2015
  • The Secret Life of Convicted Murderer Jodi Arias with Jane Velez-Mitchell

    01:00:34
    It took just one juror to save the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias. Her months on trial became a "global sensation" that ended in a deadlocked jury. The salacious murder trial was like a soap opera, complete with sordid and tawdry secrets about Jodi's sex life with her victim, Travis Alexander, who's throat she slit so deeply, he was almost decapitated. And that's just what we heard in court. Today Journalist, Author, and former HLN Host Jane Velez-Mitchell reveals even more shocking facts about the secret life of Jodi, the murder, and the case that left us glued to the tube - speechless. Jane details all she uncovered in her latest book, EXPOSED: The Secret Life of Jodi Arias. Also, after six years of anchoring news at HLN, Jane is now launching her own new digital show to talk about her passion to save the planet and animals. Here's more about Jane's new venture: http://www.thewrap.com/former-hln-anchor-jane-velez-mitchell-to-launch-digital-show/
  • Friday, February 27th, 2015
  • Branding Strategies to Boost, Reboot, or Start a New Business with Experts, Authors, and CEOs Jeffrey Hayzlett and Kim Castle

    01:01:09
    Branding your business and strategizing your marketing plan are two of the most crucial components in building any successful empire. Rolonda talks with two branding experts who share practical business advice and branding tips to help you boost, reboot, or start your own business. CEO, Author, TV and Radio Host of “The C-Suite” on Bloomberg TV, Jeffrey Hayzlett, challenges major international brands about their marketing strategies and branding choices every day. The former Chief Marketing Officer of Kodak is also the Host of “All Business” on the Play.It digital media platform. Jeffrey has appeared as a judge on Donald Trump’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” on NBC. Also, Branding Guru and Business Coach, Kim Castle of “Brand U,” shares the inside scoop from the boardroom and some important advice on building a mass media brand from the ground up, as she did with her “Naked Kim” brand.
  • Friday, February 20th, 2015
  • "Hollywood, the Oscars, and the Great Racial Divide"

    01:01:30
    Rolonda examines the growing concern that there’s not enough diversity in this year’s Oscar picks or Hollywood in general - mirroring the great racial divide across America. Ro talks with some of the most successful Black women of Hollywood about this burning issue, including Shonda Rhimes "Scandal" & "How to Get Away with Murder," Lorraine Toussaint of "Orange is the New Black," Garcelle Beauvais of "Grimm, and award -winning actresses Holly Robinson Peete and Sheryl Lee Ralph. Plus, Dr. David Campt, a national expert on issues of racial equality, diversity, and inclusion, joins Rolonda to discuss the progress he sees in FBI director James Comey's recent call for police officers to start engaging in honest, real talk conversations about broken race relations in America and how that might effect their judgements. Also, Film Critic and Actress Carla Renata shares her top picks for this year's Oscar winners.
  • Friday, February 13th, 2015
  • Valentine’s & Presidents' Day Celebration: Making Love Better and Weird Presidential Facts

    01:01:33
    Rolonda and Friends celebrate Valentine’s and Presidents' Day with all kinds of fun facts, delightful conversation, and powerful relationship advice - even some Spanish tapas recipes from Chef Connie, if you want to throw a singles' Valentine's Day party this year! Joining Ro to talk about how listening leads to intimacy is Dr Clarence Schuler, a marriage counselor, who also shares some sound advice for couples working on building long-lasting relationships and looking for fresh new ideas to do so. Plus, Dating and Relationship Coach Yvonne Chase and Ro discuss the first steps to take if you are single and now ready to date and mate. And, Author Gregg Stebben, who wrote White House Confidential, shares some of the most hilarious, weird, and jaw-dropping stories you’ve ever heard about some of our most popular American Presidents.
  • Friday, February 6th, 2015
  • Oscar Award Winner Jane Fonda on Finding Love in her 70s and Grammy Award-Winning Rapper MC Lyte on Finding a New Career in Her 40s.

    01:04:21
    Rolonda talks with two-time Academy Award winner, activist, feminist, author, workout guru, lover, and mom - Jane Fonda - about love, sensuality, and romance. Plus, Rolonda talks with the unstoppable Grammy Award-winning rapper MC Lyte, about her tenacity, as she steps out of her comfort zone and into her new gig as a morning talk show host for Centric TV. MC Lyte first gained fame in the late 1980s, becoming the first solo female rapper to release a full album. She has long been considered one of hip-hop's pioneer feminists and is seeking the next DJ star through her "Hip Hop Sisters" Foundation.
  • Friday, January 30th, 2015
  • The Late Dr. Maya Angelou on History, Legacy, and Love

    01:02:59
    Rolonda shares her last exclusive interview with the late Dr. Maya Angelou who was not only one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time, she was also Rolonda's "Auntie." With over 90 honorary doctorate degrees and dozens of awards, Maya Angelou became a celebrated poet, memoirist, educator, dramatist, producer, dancer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist, who fought for justice with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. Maya Angelou is best known for her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. At 86, she was still working on at least 16 other projects, including setting her poetry to rap music to appeal to the next generation. Maya Angelou is someone worth celebrating this Black History Month and always.
  • Friday, January 23rd, 2015
  • Divorce Court's Judge Lynn Toler & Super Bowl Grilling with BBQ Champ Ray Lampi

    56:51
    Honorable Judge Lynn Toler of TV's "Divorce Court" admits her show actually saved her marriage. Judge Lynn also tells why she recently broke down into tears on the bench after one couple's story reminded her of her own. Plus -- what the new 16th season holds, as "Divorce Court" is the longest-running court show in television history. Rolonda is the new Announcer for the FOX/20th Century show. And, Super Bowl Sunday may be the biggest game of 2015, but did you know it's also the seventh most popular grilling day of the year? Well, Rolonda gets you ready for the biggest outdoor cooking day of the winter months with the help of BBQ & grilling champion, Ray Lampi. From chicken and burgers to fish and ribs, Ray shares some hot tips that will help make your Super Bowl party the hit of the football season!
  • Sunday, January 18th, 2015
  • "Celebrity Apprentice" Contestant Leeza Gibbons on Rebooting Your Life

    01:01:10
    From competing on "Celebrity Apprentice" and "Dancing with the Stars" to hosting her own television talk show and covering news, Leeza Gibbons is a positive and powerful force in business and in life. Rolonda talks with this South Carolina native who encourages us to dream big in these ever-changing times. Leeza shares how she deals with adversity, obstacles, fear, and success. "I am perfect in my imperfections," says Leeza. "It's never too late to go for your dreams!" Rebooting your life and rebirthing your dreams in this edition of "Sundays with Rolonda!"
  • Friday, January 9th, 2015
  • Finding Gratitude and Bliss with Comedienne Kim Coles and Author Kym Douglas

    01:03:41
    Beauty and Lifestyle Correspondent Kym Douglas from "The Ellen Show" and Comedienne, Author, and Motivational Speaker Kim "Whoo-Whoo-Whoo" Coles from "Living Single" share tips on how to make your dreams come true through Bliss Boarding and Gratitude Journaling. The two TV superstars encourage positive thinking and reaching success with faith and intention. They offer some practical solutions and everyday advice to make positive change now. "When you look for things to be grateful for, they show up," says Kim. Join this fun conversation and empower yourself for a new day!
  • Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
  • Giving Tuesday, Hypnotherapy with Isaiah McGee, and Blogger Confessions 01-07-15

    02:12:35
    Rolonda talks about giving back, gets valuable information from Hypnotherapist Isaiah McGee and talks to her listeners.

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