BOPcast

Bopcast

BopCast is an audio and video experience interviewing some of today's hardest working young outliers who are breaking the mold, and pursing their dreams regardless of the status quo.

This podcast is hosted by rapper, producer, DJ and podcaster Ryan R. Sullivan and is available on all major podcast platforms.

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EPISODES

Vegan Bodybuilder Sean Nastelon on the Science of Modern Nutrition, Holistic Health, and Extreme Discipline
Vegan Bodybuilder Sean Nastelon on the Science of Modern Nutrition, Holistic Health, and Extreme Discipline

Sean Nastelon is a holistic health coach who believes with conviction that he's figured out the perfect diet for the human genome. What does that mean? I have no idea. So I sat him down to talk about it. On this episode we cover these topics and more: The issue with the traditional American diet, and how we were lied to since childhood. Why and how eating meat is bad for your health. The science behind the vegan diet. The water your drinking is not what you think it is. Alkaline versus acidic foods and why knowing the difference could change your life. Inflammation and its effect on the body. How Sean practices extreme discipline, and doesn't give in to temptation. I connected with Sean on Instagram a couple of years back. I thought he was going to try to sell me a workout program, but he turned out to an extremely kind and community-oriented person. He went on to build an Instagram community of like-minded people which was the result of multiple podcast guests for myself and even a collaboration with a fellow artist 'GitheRapper,' in 2020. Sean isn't only the most jacked' vegan I've ever met, he's actually the most disciplined and physically fit person I've ever spoken with. Trett and I were talking about this episode for days after (and will continue to) and we both agreed it's one of the most powerful episodes in the history of BopCast. Connect with Sean on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/seanthesexyscientist/ (Here) - https://www.instagram.com/seanthesexyscientist/ Today's Sponsor is https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (SodaBeats.com) - the Easiest Way to Make HipHop and Rap Beats Online for Free. https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (Click Here to Try it) - https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ Links Below: _ Watch the Video Version on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yW2ZNS4Iq7ff_EeKe3HkQ (YouTube) @sullybop on Instagram Search 'BOPCAST' on any platform! (Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube) Visit https://www.sullybop.com/ (SullyBop.com) for more information, show notes and to join our monthly newsletter.

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Comment Hacking, Untraditional Marketing, and Launching a Podcast about Mindset with Harrison Kelly
Comment Hacking, Untraditional Marketing, and Launching a Podcast about Mindset with Harrison Kelly

As you know, many great friendships start with a LinkedIn direct message. Harrison Kelly connected with me on LinkedIn in March 2020 and since then I've had the privilege to help him launch his podcast, "The Innovative Mindset" which has garnered more audio plays than any podcast I've been a part of. Harrison is an SEO and Content marketing consultant at Clean Media by day full-time, and also the social media director for TailHand: a new workbench for contractors. Clean Media is owned and operated by the director of SEO at Audible, AJ Mihalic who's been in marketing for over 10 years. These pursuits along with Harrison's podcast fuel his drive to learn more about people, and also allow him to use his marketing mind to take projects to the next level. We had a wide-ranging conversation today about how Google's algorithm works, how to comment on posts to get hundreds of thousands of people to view your profile, and how our generation might end overworking. Harrison's Links: https://theinnovativemindset.captivate.fm/ (The Innovative Mindset) (Podcast) - https://theinnovativemindset.captivate.fm/ https://www.instagram.com/harrisonkelly10/ (Instagram) - https://www.instagram.com/harrisonkelly10/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/harrison-kelly-772157bb/ (LinkedIn) - https://www.linkedin.com/in/harrison-kelly-772157bb/ Today's Sponsor is https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (SodaBeats.com) - the Easiest Way to Make HipHop and Rap Beats Online for Free. https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (Click Here to Try it) - https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ Links Below: _ Watch the Video Version on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yW2ZNS4Iq7ff_EeKe3HkQ (YouTube) @sullybop on Instagram Search 'BOPCAST' on any platform! (Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube) Visit https://www.sullybop.com/ (SullyBop.com) for more information, show notes and to join our monthly newsletter.

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She Does it All - Combining Film and Analytics, Combatting and Overcoming OCD, Streaming on Twitch, and a Special Performance with Tuzz (Lauren Tuozzolo)
She Does it All - Combining Film and Analytics, Combatting and Overcoming OCD, Streaming on Twitch, and a Special Performance with Tuzz (Lauren Tuozzolo)

I've known Tuzz for years now. We had mutual friends in high school and hit it off after celebrating the fact that everybody around us called us by some version of our last names. Tuzz's actual name is Lauren Tuozzolo and she also goes by "Lolascend" on her Twitch profile which has recently been gaining traction for her on-air personality and action-packed gameplay while streaming the game, "Apex Legends." Fast forward 4 or 5 years after we became friends, and Lauren now has a full-time job at nCino - the world's leader in cloud banking. In this episode, she details what it took to get this job, and how combining her passion for film and her love for analytics led her to the exact dream job she was looking for. On top of her freelance film projects, full-time job, Twitch Streaming, and helping me with my web development for Podcast Principles, Lauren also has a love for music which she gave us a taste of on the podcast. Two live performances in a row on BopCast? I'm loving this! I hope you enjoyed the episode as much as we did recording it! Subscribe to Tuzz on Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/lolascend (Here) - https://www.twitch.tv/lolascend Follow her on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lauren_tuozzolo/ (Here) - https://www.instagram.com/lauren_tuozzolo/ Today's Sponsor is https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (SodaBeats.com) - the Easiest Way to Make HipHop and Rap Beats Online for Free. https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (Click Here to Try it) - https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ Links Below: _ Watch the Video Version on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yW2ZNS4Iq7ff_EeKe3HkQ (YouTube) @sullybop on Instagram Search 'BOPCAST' on any platform! (Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube) Visit https://www.sullybop.com/ (SullyBop.com) for more information, show notes, and join our monthly newsletter.

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A Rare Live Performance on BopCast - How to Bend Genres, Handle Opinions of Your Music and Get the Room Jumpin' with Lupe Dragon
A Rare Live Performance on BopCast - How to Bend Genres, Handle Opinions of Your Music and Get the Room Jumpin' with Lupe Dragon

I met Lupe Dragon for the first time at a MadMinds artist open-mic. When I saw her, I assumed she was a singer. What I got wrong about her was the fact that she's also a rapper, songwriter, and most notably an incredible performer. Her energy is infectious and you can tell she is there only to pour her heart into her music; not to impress anybody in the audience or try to make you like what she creates. Lupe has been releasing music since high school and she recalls some conversations on YikYak - an app for people to speak about others anonymously - where she read conflicting opinions on her sound. Since then, she has never let the opinions of others get in the way of her songwriting and you can tell by her raw and emotion-filled lyrics. Lupe emphasizes the part her influences played on her being able to open up in her music the way she does. Thank you for tuning in, and I hope you enjoyed this one as much as I did recording it. Stream Lupe's Latest EP, "Bedroom Files" https://open.spotify.com/album/2JXUAsjR4PxliazaKTGZvx?si=IB3QC2kbRyuPRdq7m0SWAA&dl_branch=1 (Here) - https://open.spotify.com/album/2JXUAsjR4PxliazaKTGZvx?si=IB3QC2kbRyuPRdq7m0SWAA&dl_branch=1 Today's Sponsor is https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (SodaBeats.com) - the Easiest Way to Make HipHop and Rap Beats Online for Free. https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (Click Here to Try it) - https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ Links Below: _ Watch the Video Version on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yW2ZNS4Iq7ff_EeKe3HkQ (YouTube) @sullybop on Instagram Search 'BOPCAST' on any platform! (Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube) Visit https://www.sullybop.com/ (SullyBop.com) for more information, show notes, and to join our monthly newsletter.

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How to Open for Big Rappers as a New Artist, a Conversation with Mod Sun and Quitting the 9-5 to Start a Production Company with AK40DEVIN
How to Open for Big Rappers as a New Artist, a Conversation with Mod Sun and Quitting the 9-5 to Start a Production Company with AK40DEVIN

I met Devin Dwyer, known by his stage name AK40DEVIN at a MadMinds open mic event. I've mentioned the MadMinds countless times throughout this podcast, but it wasn't until our video shoot with MadMinds co-founder, fellow BopCast guest and artist, Sye for our song, "5 Fingers," where I actually got to know Devin. When I met him I saw him as a videographer and had no idea he had been rapping, writing and releasing music for over 6 years. I then went through his discography to discover songs about his childhood, his brothers, inspirations and his son who is now 3 years old. On this episode, you'll hear how Devin went from working at a pizza shop to launching his own videography business. Also, how he bought tickets to his own show to build his reputation as an artist and performer. Finally, he speaks on his music, influences and how not to get into the videography world when you have no experience. I had a great time talking with Devin and he even freestyled a bit once we turned the cameras off! That footage will be released when we start our Patreon in the next month. Follow Devin https://www.instagram.com/ak40devinofficial/ (Here) - https://www.instagram.com/ak40devinofficial/ Stream his music https://open.spotify.com/artist/2vQVLaLLoYJFtdmzgr9qLg?si=uECtbnkHR7GD2aoapacjrw&dl_branch=1 (Here) - https://open.spotify.com/artist/2vQVLaLLoYJFtdmzgr9qLg?si=uECtbnkHR7GD2aoapacjrw&dl_branch=1 Today's Sponsor is https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (SodaBeats.com) - the Easiest Way to Make HipHop and Rap Beats Online for Free. https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (Click Here to Try it) - https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ Links Below: _ Watch the Video Version on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yW2ZNS4Iq7ff_EeKe3HkQ (YouTube) @sullybop on Instagram Search 'BOPCAST' on any platform! (Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube) Visit https://www.sullybop.com/ (SullyBop.com) for more information, show notes and to join our monthly newsletter.

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Starting a DJ Company at 15, Launching a Nonprofit to Help Kids Get Scholarships and Balancing Everything While Becoming a Doctor with Ethan Liebross
Starting a DJ Company at 15, Launching a Nonprofit to Help Kids Get Scholarships and Balancing Everything While Becoming a Doctor with Ethan Liebross

Back in 2015, at age 15 Ethan Liebross had a crazy idea to start a DJ and entertainment company. He worked at the local ice rink and had been DJing there since 14, but felt he could make more money and entertain even more people if he took it on the road with his own equipment. Ethan came to me with the idea in 2016. He asked me if I could MC the events and drive us there because he didn't even have a license yet. I had been into music for a long time, but this is something I had never done before. I agreed, we started booking gigs and to our surprise we ran an actual entertainment company in high school. Sure, there were some nightmare gigs - that's just being young and unaware. We were naive, but the experience shaped us and led me into a 6 year DJing career I still pursue today. On this episode, Ethan speaks about his mindset around starting the company, how the idea formed and what he learned from it. On top of that, he tells us how he balances a non-profit, medical school, authoring books and educating students all at the same time. I have a lot of respect for him and what he's accomplished at the ripe age of 21. He's garnered media attention with his non-profit, The College Prep Project: an initiative that brings college students together to help high school students land scholarships. Ethan will continue to do big things as he and his passions grow. I can't wait to have him on again! Find the College Prep Project https://www.thecollegeprepproject.org/ (Here) to Help a High School Student Land a Scholarship - https://www.thecollegeprepproject.org/ https://www.instagram.com/ethanliebross/ (Follow Ethan) - https://www.instagram.com/ethanliebross/ Today's Sponsor is https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (SodaBeats.com) - the Easiest Way to Make HipHop and Rap Beats Online for Free. https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (Click Here to Try it) - https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ Links Below: _ Watch the Video Version on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yW2ZNS4Iq7ff_EeKe3HkQ (YouTube) @sullybop on Instagram Search 'BOPCAST' on any platform! (Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube) Visit https://www.sullybop.com/ (SullyBop.com) for more information, show notes and to join our monthly newsletter.

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BopCast Has a Producer Now? Let's See What He's All About - The Producer Episode with Trett Shepherd
BopCast Has a Producer Now? Let's See What He's All About - The Producer Episode with Trett Shepherd

It's been a long time coming for BopCast. We've been interviewing folks for over 3 years and it was finally time to make it 'we' for real. Our sponsor, sodabeats.com was the first big change of the year and I'd like to introduce the second. As you may know, it takes a team to run this podcast. Our video editor Brandon has transformed the show with this ability to edit with multiple camera angles. Ryan Kelly revamped the logo, Matt Kane created the intro and now Trett Shepherd will be able to produce for us. Trett Shepherd is a salesman and musician from Kingwood, New Jersey. He ended up reaching out to me after I posted a few stories searching for somebody to help us out with the podcast. It's been a lot of fun getting to know him even more, brainstorming ways to improve the show and finally on this episode, sit back and have a conversation on topics I wished I could hit with other guests, but couldn't find a spot to fit them in. I hope you enjoy this wide ranging episode of BopCast with our new producer, Trett Shepherd. Today's Sponsor is https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (SodaBeats.com) - the Easiest Way to Make HipHop and Rap Beats Online for Free. https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ (Click Here to Try it) - https://sodabeats.com/Sign-Up/ Links Below: _ Watch the Video Version on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yW2ZNS4Iq7ff_EeKe3HkQ (YouTube) @sullybop on Instagram Search 'BOPCAST' on any platform! (Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube) Visit https://www.sullybop.com/ (SullyBop.com) for more information, show notes and to join our monthly newsletter.

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Host of Bowhunter Chronicles Adam Miller on Growing a Hunting Podcast, Conservation, Philosophy and Varying Styles of Bowhunting
Host of Bowhunter Chronicles Adam Miller on Growing a Hunting Podcast, Conservation, Philosophy and Varying Styles of Bowhunting

Adam Miller and I met on Facebook - the place where all great relationships start in the podcast world. I had asked him about some tech he was using to switch camera angles and it led me down a road of discovery starting with his podcast, Bowhunter Chronicles. After listening to a few episodes I knew I had to have him on. Adam is a pharmacist by trade, but he and his co-host started Bowhunter Chronicles a few years ago as an outlet. They felt unrepresented in the hunting world and figured there needed to be a place to openly admit and speak about good and bad hunts as well as have the ability to talk with experts in the space. What started as a side project has now gained 10's of thousands of listeners, countless sponsors, a Patreon account and an intriguing weekly show to listen to whether you're a hunter or not. On this episode we speak about the stigma that surrounds hunting, why hunting is conservation, the thing you should never overlook when starting, and how Adam grew the podcast from the ground up. Listen to the Bowhunter Chronicles Podcast http://bowhunterchroniclespodcast.com/ (Here) - http://bowhunterchroniclespodcast.com/ Follow Adam - https://www.instagram.com/bowhunterchronicles_podcast/ Links Below: _ Watch the Video Version on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yW2ZNS4Iq7ff_EeKe3HkQ (YouTube) @sullybop on Instagram Search 'BOPCAST' on any platform! (Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube) Visit https://www.sullybop.com/ (SullyBop.com) for more information, show notes and to join our monthly newsletter.

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