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L-Bow City Podcast

L-Bow City Podcast
(Lansing, MI) Capital City's Culture Podcast
K.C. Mc. (Producer)
Power 96.5's on-air talent come together in the city of Lansing, MI aka "L-Bow City" to provide a perspective on the city and mid-Michigan area on top of current events locally, culturally and nationally.
L-Bow City Podcast
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Michigan Legislation & More with Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Power 96.5’s Gabby Reed with Michigan Governor Whitmer
June 16th, 2022 09:25am | Duration: 00:06:13
In this exclusive interview, Power 96.5’s Gabby Reed speaks with Governor Whitmer about the latest happenings in Michigan legislation. Ahead of Juneteenth, Governor Whitmer addresses major kitchen table issues: the Black maternity mortality crisis, Michigan’s first HBCU, Flint drinking water upgrades, and so much more.

Election Day in Lansing (you can change it)

Power 96.5's Gabby Reed Interview's Lt. Gov. Gilchrist
May 3rd, 2022 12:00pm | Duration: 00:05:09
On the same day as the 67th NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, Governor Whitmer signed an executive directive to boost voter registration in the state of Michigan. Power 96.5's Gabby Reed speaks with Lt. Governor Gilchrist ahead of Election Day in Lansing about what the Whitmer administration plans to accomplish with this executive directive and the significance of voting.

Making Da Supreme Court | Episode 39

Featuring Greg and K.C. Mc.
April 8th, 2022 12:00pm | Duration: 00:51:32
In this episode, Greg co-hosts with K.C. Mc. to discuss our new Supreme Court judge, Ketanji Brown Jackson; new movies and series to watch; jealous significant others stopping opportunities and sports.

Mind Your Business | Episode 38

Featuring Genesis and K.C. Mc.
April 7th, 2022 12:00pm | Duration: 00:39:51
In this episode, Genesis talks about local business owners in Lansing who are black women; K.C. brings up T.I. confronting a comedian at a club in Atlanta; and how do you handle turmoil in a professional environment or at work?

Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist Interview

The Current State of Michigan (March-April, 2022)
April 7th, 2022 10:00am | Duration: 00:09:53
Power 96.5's Gabby Reed speaks with Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist about heavy-hitting issues impacting Michiganders: rising gas prices, Child Care Stabilization Grants, the future of the electric vehicle industry, and voting.

This Ain't No April Fools Joke | Episode 37

Featuring Mario J. and K.C. Mc.
April 1st, 2022 02:00pm | Duration: 00:27:25
This week, Mario J and K.C. Mc. connect to discuss Will Smith slapped Chris Rock; April Fools Joke Ending Relationships; Taking Trips Out Of The Country; Summer Plans; MSU and professional sports and more...

Power 96.5 Lansing Legends Interview: Dr. Alane M. Laws-Barker

February 1st, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 00:17:23
Power 96.5's L-Bow City Podcast featuring one of our 2022 Lansing Legends. Power 96.5's K.C. Mc. interviews Dr. Alane M. Laws-Barker.

Power 96.5 Lansing Legends Interview: James W. Butler, III (former coworker, Tom Bres)

February 1st, 2022 12:00am | Duration: 00:12:50
Power 96.5's L-Bow City Podcast featuring one of our 2022 Lansing Legends. Power 96.5's K.C. Mc. interviews Tom Bres, who is a friend and former coworker of James W. Butler, III.

IG Models | Episode 36

Featuring Angel B. and K.C. Mc.
December 29th, 2021 02:00pm | Duration: 00:28:49
Teen Block Party at The Fledge (Thu. 12/30); Michigan State University Spartan Football in the Peach Bowl against Pitt Panthers (Thu. 12/30); Instagram Models and their negative (and positive) connotations; Michigan Vehicle Snow Removal Law and much more.

MetaVerse | Episode 35

Are You Ready For Our World To Get Virtual? Are You With it Or Nah?
November 9th, 2021 04:00pm
K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns discuss the company formerly known as Facebook (now Meta) and their new announcement of a metaverse. We also discuss a secret sex room in a local gentlemen's club and more. Let's chop...

Big Brother & Da Lil Baby | Episode 34

Michigan State University Football Hosted Michigan Over The Weekend And A New Baby Has Been Introduced
November 2nd, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:54:24
Saturday, October 30 in East Lansing, Michigan, undefeated #9 Michigan State University Spartans (7-0) hosted #6 Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium. The aftermath of the game spilled into the streets of East Lansing and now the police need help; and a new 'Lil Baby' has just been introduced. Kick it with K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns to chop it up...

Legally LIT | Episode 33

Do You Think If Guns, Drugs and Sex Was Legal, People Would Abuse Them Less?
September 21st, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:35:02
This week, Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. discuss City of Lansing Mayor, Andy Schor, investigating a 'secret sex club'; the decriminalization of mushrooms will be brought to the senate in the state of Michigan and the state of Texas makes it easier for people to buy guns. Do you think if people could legally do drugs, sex and have guns, it will stop people from abusing it? Let's bring it to the table.

DONDA And Mommas | Episode 32

Kanye West "Officially" Releases DONDA And A Man Sues His Mom And Dad For Throwing Away His Porn Collection
August 31st, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:47:32
Kanye West officially/unofficially releases his 10th solo studio album, DONDA. Did it live up to expectations following 3 live, public listening parties? A man in Grand Haven, Michigan sues his parent for throwing away his porn collection; also, a newlywed couple is sending people who RSVP'd but didn't show up to their wedding, a 240 bill. Are they wrong? Plus, we discuss the vaccine (again). Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. are back at it this week.

#CrateChallenge | Episode 31

Social Media Steps It Up With The #CrateChallenge And Elon Musk Created a Humanoid Robot
August 25th, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:54:17
It's hard to miss the new #CrateChallenge on social media; stacks of empty milk crates to create unsturdy stairs have become a challenge in hoods around the country while people bust their a**. Elon Musk introduces the Tesla Bot, a humanoid robot with the AI from the autonomous Tesla vehicles. Does this give you iRobot vibes? Let's discuss with K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns...

Knuck If You The Bucks | Episode 30

The Milwaukee Bucks Win The 2021 NBA Championship And Kanye Has An Album On The Way With No Hype
July 21st, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:25:41
Giannis and the Milwaukee Bucks win a NBA Championship for the first time in 50 years (1971 to 2021), LeBron stars in the reboot to Space Jam (A New Legacy); Kanye West is dropping his album, DONDA, with none of the antics and the Olympics are starting; are you watching? Let's talk about it with K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns.

Ricky's Rant | Episode 29

Ricky Teaches Us How To Treat A Cast Iron Skillet And Goes Off On A Local Restaurant For Poor Service
July 13th, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:46:18
This week Ricky Burns had something to get off his chest about Jimmy John's (downtown Lansing, MI) about their poor customer service. Prior to that, he teaches us how to properly prepare a cast iron skillet. We also discuss the NBA Playoffs, McGregor's fight, Stephen A. Smith's take on international MLB players, Kash Doll's perspective on men giving women gifts and carnival rides with K.C. Mc.

Putting Respect On DRACO's Name | Episode 28

How Much Of An Impact Did/Does Soulja Boy Have On The Culture?
July 7th, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:43:07
After an interesting Verzuz battle with Bow Wow, K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns put respect on Soulja Boy name and reflect on what he's done in hip hop. Also, does it suck that Sha'Carri Richardson will not participate in the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo? Not really. Let's explain...

Mask Off | Episode 27

Big Gretch Lifts All COVID Restrictions In Michigan. What We Doing?
June 29th, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:27:25
Ahead of schedule, Governor Whitmer aka "Big Gretch" has lifted all COVID-19 restrictions in the state of Michigan. Do you think we are in a safe space again? Will you be wearing a mask still and for how long? Let's catch up in this short episode with Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc.

Juneteenth | Episode 26

Juneteenth Is Officially Recognized As A National Holiday By The Federal Government; So What Does That Mean?
June 17th, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:32:22
So Congress and President Joe Biden signed the law recognizing Juneteenth as a federal holiday in the United States but what does that really mean? Is it a required paid day off from work? Does your job even close for MLK Day? Let's talk about it with Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc.

OnlyFansCanRetireRappers | Episode 25

What Profession Shouldn't Have An OnlyFans As A Side Hustle & Do Rappers Really Retire?
June 8th, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:56:49
A former T-Mobile employee sues the company for inquiring about her OnlyFans page; are they wrong for asking about her personal side hustle? T.I. announces his last album, Kill The King. Do you think this will really be his last album? Also, Ricky Burns says Billie Eilish will be the next big popstar...let's find out why. Kick It! wit' K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns is this week's episode.

Keisha Jr. | Episode 24

Is J. Cole Wasting Time In The BAL and Penn State Stops Using 'FreshMAN'
May 25th, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 01:00:56
In the return of the dou, Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. talk about J. Cole playing professional basketball in Africa and whether or not he is taking a qualified players spot; Penn State will stop using terms like 'Freshman', 'Sophomore' and more due to male dominant association; NBA Playoffs are underway, who you got? Why did we name this episode Keisha Jr.? Listen to find out...

RIP DMX | Episode 23

Within The Past Week, We Lost An American Hip Hop Legend, DMX!
April 13th, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:53:49
This week, Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. reflects on the past couple of weeks after (another) hiatus. Lil Nas X dances with the devil, everyone is getting the vaccine (except K.C.) and we discuss the legacy and impact of legendary artist, DMX!

Sorry Mrs. Jaxn | Episode 22

Relationship Coach, Derrick Jaxn Is Called Out For Cheating On His Wife & A Word From Our Program Director
March 23rd, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:54:02
Derrick Jaxn made a living giving relationship advice and basically bashing men for cheating on their significant other. He was recently called out for cheating on his wife...K.C. tears him apart. Ricky Burns gives his perspective on some complaints about Power 96.5's The Breakfast Club. Also, both men and women of Michigan State University basketball gets put out the NCAA tournament early; the Donkey of the Day went to a pastor for his actions on the alter; and does your wife or girlfriend have you watching 90 Day Fiance too? Let's chop about it...

The Preacher's Child | Episode 21

Kirk Franklin's Son Disrespects His Father Over The Phone & Coming 2 America Reactions
March 16th, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:58:01
In this week's episode, K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns chop about Power 96.5's The Breakfast Club, the NCAA March Madness tournament, NBA season, Overtime Elite League, Drakes' album, Curreny album, Shordie Shordie album, Kingg Bucc album, Kirk Franklin and his son argue and more.

Testing... Mic Check | Episode 20

The Education Department Doesn't Require Standardized Tests And Should Meek Mill Keep Lyric About Kobe?
February 23rd, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:45:54
As Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. catch up, they discuss the Jay-Z Ace of Spades deal; will the NCAA basketball tournament (aka March Madness) actually go through this year; the Education Department not requiring students to take standardized tests; Meek Mill has a questionable bar about Kobe in a song a year after his death and should rappers be held responsible for rapping about a lifestyle they don't live? Let's go there...

Lansing City Scoundrels | Episode 19

What Is The Deal With These Ghetto City Council Members?
February 9th, 2021 04:00pm | Duration: 00:38:14
After a long hiatus, Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. return to discuss what has happened over the last few weeks; Tom Brady wins his 7th Super Bowl with Tampa Bay, Michigan High School Contact sports resume and some members of the Lansing City Council are under investigation and fire. What are they on? Let's get to it...

2020 Blurred Vision | Episode 18

As We Conclude The Year 2020, We All Had A Rough 366 Days But What Good Things Have Happened To You?
December 29th, 2020 04:00pm | Duration: 00:36:54
Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc.chop about the end of the year 2020. Master P has a master plan to purchase Reebok from Adidas for 2.4 Billion with ex-NBA star, Baron Davis. Also, on a podcast, Young Thug says Jay-Z doesn't have 30 hits and believes rappers can only reach a certain plateau of success unless they make pop music. Is there any truth to what he is speaking on? Let's get to it...

Game of Growns | Episode 17

The PS5 and COVID-19 Vaccine Both Released Recently; Which Do You Want More?
December 15th, 2020 04:00pm | Duration: 00:39:30
Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. sound off on the PlayStation pandemic as Sony sells out of the 500 PS5 system and slow to stock it back. The COVID-19 vaccine is approved and moving to priority healthcare workers and the elderly. Also, Lil Baby and Snoop both have trouble with their side chicks airing out their business. Are there rules to being a side chick? Let's chop...

Breaking Back? | Episode 16

Breakdancing (or Breaking) Is An Olympic Sport & Meek Mill Donates $20 To Kids Selling Water
December 8th, 2020 04:00pm | Duration: 00:45:34
The International Olympic Committee officially names breakdancing (formally known as "breaking") a sport in the 2024 Olympics in France to lure a younger audience. Meek Mill donates 20 to a group of kids selling water in Atlanta while driving a 400,000 car. Governor Gretchen Whitmer aka "Big Gretch" extends the COVID-19 restrictions in Michigan for 12 more days until December 20, 2020. You mad or nah? Let's chop with Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc.

Damn Nate | Episode 15

We Don't Mean To Be Meme But Nate Robinson Got Knocked Out By Jake Paul...Bruh!
December 1st, 2020 04:00pm | Duration: 00:45:21
Over Thanksgiving 2020 weekend, Mike Tyson (51) fought Roy Jones Jr. (54) in a main event and in the undercard former NBA star and three time Dunk Contest winner, Nate Robinson gets knocked out by YouTube star, Jake Paul in 2 rounds. Young Thug told T.I. that he can't name 2 songs by Andre 3000 (Outkast) and he was never a fan. Also, what does it take for longevity in hip hop? Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. speak on it...

Viva La Vaccine | Episode 14

A COVID-19 Vaccine Is Being Approved And Distributed By December; Can And Will You Get It?`
November 24th, 2020 04:00pm | Duration: 00:43:20
Pfizer is in the process of getting emergency approval from the FDA for their COVID-19 vaccine. If approved, it is said to be distributed throughout the States by December 11, 2020. It will only be given to people of high priority first and may not be available to the general public until late 2021, early 2022. Will you get it if you can? Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. get in the discussion here...

The Election Effect | Episode 13

The Highly Anticipated 2020 Presidential Election Is Done... Is The World Over?
November 11th, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 00:43:31
After months (possibly years) of election anxiety, the 2020 President-Elect has been decided; Dave Chappelle did a unforgettable opening monologue as the host of Saturday Night Live (11/07/2020); Mike Tyson admitted he used fake pee to pass drug tests during his boxing career; and Supreme, the same company that sold a brick for 160, has been bought for 2.1 Billion; Are these signs the world is over? K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns say...No! Let's talk...

Single Until Married | Episode 12

Do You Subscribe To The Theory Of Being 'Single Until Married'?
October 6th, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 00:39:20
Let's discuss sports and the NBA Finals as well as premarital sex. Mariah Carey said her ex-fiance and her planned to never have sex until marriage but never got married. Do you believe in waiting until marriage to have sex? Do you believe you should live with someone before you marry them? Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. talk about it.

Smoking with Ciga-Weed | Episode 11

LeBron James, Jr. aka Bronny Posted A Video Smoking Weed On Social Media
September 22nd, 2020 04:00pm | Duration: 00:30:00
Did you see the video of LeBron James son, Bronny smoking weed on social media? Why would he do that and post it? Gucci sells a pair of jeans with grass stains for 1,200; who is buying this? Also, why is Da Brat telling stories about her relationship with Allen Iverson now? Let's talk about it with Power 96.5's K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns...

Radio Police | Episode 10

How Do We React To People's Complaints About The Station?
September 8th, 2020 04:00pm | Duration: 00:33:24
This week, both K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns received calls about free advertisement from the radio station and a complaint about the music; How do you think they should respond? Also Big Sean released his latest project, Detroit 2 and it's been mixed reviews. Tekashi 6ix9ine released a new project too. Did you listen to it? Just listen to this...

Big Gretch University | Episode 9

Schools Are Back In Session And Appropriate Cultural Appropriation
September 1st, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 00:46:53
The Boys Are Back! In today's episode Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. discuss the return of students in school as well as Adele's "cultural appropriation" and new music. Was Adele wrong for her hairstyle? Was Nas album worth listening to? Will 'Big Gretch' keep the state under control from COVID-19? Want to know why we took a break for a few weeks? Listen here to find out...

Sports Verzuz Hip Hop | Episode 8

The Return Of The NBA Verzuz Battles Worth Watching!
July 28th, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 00:39:07
The MLB season has started with no fans; The NBA returns on Thursday, July 30; Mike Tyson, 54, and Roy Jones Jr., 51, announce exhibition fight on September 12, 2020 with no headgear; and Ricky Burns & K.C. Mc. recap Snoop Dogg Verzuz DMX and the upcoming 2 Chainz Verzuz Rick Ross. Who you got?

Falling Off | Episode 7

How Do You Know When Rappers Are Falling Off? Kanye, Drake and Migos Are Up For Debate
July 21st, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 00:37:14
In this weeks episode, K.C. Mc. and Ricky Burns discuss Kanye's latest Twitter rant and presidential campaign rally; Drake releases two new singles with DJ Khaled but did they have a big impact; and Offset responds to a tweet saying Migos fell off...but did they doe? Let's argue.

Tory LAMEZ | Episode 6

Did Tory Lanez Really Shoot Megan Thee Stallion In The Foot?
July 17th, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 00:29:02
The big story for the week is Megan Thee Stallion allegedly being shot in the foot twice; Tory Lanez is allegedly arrested for felony gun charges and accused of being the shooter to Megan. Do you think Tory Lanez shot Megan Thee Stallion? Let's argue...

Profilin' & Politickin' | Episode 5

Billboard In Livonia, MI Talks About Profiling & Kanye Announces He Is Running For President
July 7th, 2020 12:01pm | Duration: 00:33:58
A crowdfunding campaign paid for a billboard outside of Livonia, MI that warns of alleged police racial profiling. Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. talk about their experience in Livonia. Kanye West announced on Saturday, July 4 that he is running for president in 2020; Is he for real or it is cap for his album promo? Let's discuss...

Apples & Music | Episode 4

Keeping Up With The Kanye & iPhone Finesse
June 30th, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 00:33:40
As more projects are released, we discuss! Tee Grizzley, Saweetie and Kanye release new music. Class of 2022's #1 recruit for NCAA Men's basketball, Emoni Bates of Ypsilanti Lincoln, commits to Michigan State University. Apple is rumored to release an iPhone that doesn't come with a charger. Are you coppin'?

Celebrity Leaders | Episode 3

Should Our Celebrities Be Our Role Models?
June 24th, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 00:31:13
Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. discuss T.I. becoming a professor at Clark Atlanta University; Kyrie Irving and other NBA players contemplate sitting this season out to help with the Black Lives Matter movement; Jeezy encourages people to buy Black; Trump hosts his first rally in Tulsa, OK since the pandemic.

Outside is Open | Episode 2

Michigan has opened restaurants and bars; are you going out?
June 10th, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 00:33:37
Big Gretch aka Governor Whitmer has permitted the state of Michigan to enter Phase 4 of the reopening process during the COVID-19 pandemic so bars and restaurants are now open at 50% capacity. Are you headed out to enjoy the social life?

Pilot | Episode 1

The plane takes off from here in the first episode...
June 3rd, 2020 12:00pm | Duration: 00:31:08
In the pilot episode of the "L-Bow City Podcast", Ricky Burns and K.C. Mc. talk about SpaceX launching to the International Space Station; George Floyd's death and the Black Lives Matter aftermath; and Instagram battles.


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