Big news hit us before show started that comedian and social critic Dick Gregory transitioned, so the Formula fam pays its respects. Also, guest Aaron Paxton Arnold joins the crew for a lively discussion on the uproar surrounding Confederate monuments, best Atlanta chicken wing spots, Beltline inadequacies and much, much more.
The Atlanta crew dives into the latest allegations against R. Kelly, Killer Mike's recognition from City Council, potential HBCU pay for play league, and more.
The Atlanta Hawks may not be winning, but they are still collecting checks, and the family has some questions. The fam also gets into the buyout of Peachtree-Pine homeless shelter, a recent piece calling out the sexual misconduct in APS, more Bill Cosby aftermath, law enforcement brutality and more.
The family discusses Greenbriar Mall's move to add an entertainment center, updates to the Bill Cosby trial, inmates on the run (and caught), Steve Harvey’s Flint water crisis joke, Hollywood making the APS cheating scandal into a movie, the brouhaha at the Southern Baptist Convention and more.
The Formula family gathers to discuss how H.I.V. is reportedly hitting the Black community hard in Atlanta and the South, as well as questions of media bias toward crime in South Fulton and Buckhead. Also, what is the deal with death toll surrounding fake drugs, Colin Kaepernick and the lax prison security in Fulton County?
LeBron's house was allegedly vandalized with a "nigger" and Bill Maher slipped it into an interview, and the crew goes into the aftermath of both. Georgia reportedly has the second highest incarceration rate in the U.S., the Atlanta mayoral election is heating up, and Andre 3000 remains conspicuous by his musical absence.
The Atlanta natives go in on the start of the Bill Cosby trial, DeKalb County shenanigans, Georgia as top filming location in world, more Feds at Atlanta airport, UGA athletics, commencement addresses and more.
Greg Clay (#clayfor3), Shalon and Zettler come at you with a spirited rap on the latest fatal episode of law enforcement misbehavior, the Atlanta water wars, more updates on the I-85 bridge construction, what to make of the development and conflicts in the area surrounding Turner Field, the fast food epidemic in the black community and more.
The crew is back minus one, but educator Eleina Raines joins the Atlanta Formula to dish on the recent report on the glaring disparity in Atlanta public schools, the crumbling highway roads in Atlanta, the delayed opening in Mercedes Benz stadium, mental illness and the black community, the Hawks, Braves and much, more more.
Shalon Bell and Emmaus are joined by Ray Orange (The Bottomless Truth) to dive into Tyrese's latest relationship advice, T.I.'s recent interview with Angie Martinez, Mayor Reed's promise to the Bluff, the I-85 bridge burning and more.
The quad (Greg, Shalon, Zettler, Emmaus) gets back in the swing of things with a spirited discussion of the I-85 bridge collapse aftermath, Pepsi's police advertisement, LGBTQ workplace discrimination, Morehouse College and more.
Shout out to Crafting House Recording Studios.
Your favorite Atlanta crew returns to dish heat on the tiff between Rep. Maxine Waters and Bill O'Reilly, the latest update on Underground Atlanta, the report of the missing girls in Washington D.C. and Georgia's revival of the campus carry bill. The fam also reflects on a dark chapter in Atlanta's history, and much more.
Shalon, Greg and Zettler dish on the community’s response to Steve Harvey and President Trump, as well as the Atlanta City Council’s move to lighten punishments for marijuana, "reverse racism" at the Breakfast Club, recent elections around the metro area, the latest report of Atlanta millennials staying at home with their parents and more.
Editor's note: It was stated that the victim in the Roe vs. Wade case was raped. The victim initially said she was raped, but later recanted. We apologize for any confusion.
The Atlanta crew is back in full force. Zettler, Shalon, Greg and Emmaus dig in on HUD Secretary Ben Carson's (and former president Barack Obama's) immigration statements, Future's run of success, APS closings in the hood, International Women's Day and much more.
This episode is dedicated to Donna Alexander Ross. Rest well. We'll see you soon.
The Atlanta crew returns for another week to address the wylin and pertinent behavior around the city and the nation. Shalon, Greg and Zettler are joined by Morehouse professor David Dennis Jr. to dish on Trump’s executive order to give aid to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Fulton County jails, the latest controversy surrounding Mayor Reed and much more.
Greg, Shalon, Emmaus and Zettler reunite for a riveting round of rap about Candice Wiggins' recent statements about the WNBA, AJC's investigation of the Atlanta Federal Prison (they're having fun in there, folks), the Feds' raid of a City Hall office, and much more.
Too much to cover, so we go a little longer on this one. You don't want to miss it. Stay plugged.
Zettler, Emmaus and Shalon come back with the dish on the Grammy Awards Show (Atlanta's Own and Beyonce in particular), the latest from the Trump Administration, Atlanta City Hall action, more drama in the city, paying college athletes more, government strip club malfeasance, Valentine's Day, and more.
The crew is back, with reinforcement. Fresh off a Super Bowl loss, Atlanta rebounds from heightened expectations and a broken heart. Greg, Emmaus, Shalon and Zettler dive into this and a myriad of national and local issues such as Betsy DeVos' appointment to Secretary of Education, Georgia's renewed push to allow guns on college campuses, the Atlanta mayoral race, Dakota Access Pipeline, and Mayor Kasim Reed's assertion that Atlanta is in the best shape it's been in in the past 40 years.
The Formula is back for the season finale as the crew reflects on the year’s episodes, the rash of car hackings in the soon to be incorporated City of South Fulton, the AIDs crisis in Atlanta and the Falcons. Greg also talks about his decision to run for the District 3 seat of the Atlanta City Council (the same district as the Falcons stadium and the infamous Bluff).
Zettler and Greg are back for the 30th episode, and are joined by none other than the resplendent Atlanta native Shelly Nicole of The Ill Table for a candid riff on Kanye-Trump gate, media responsibility, local politics, sex trafficking in Atlanta and more.