Vernon Reid

Guest Appearances

October 20, 2016

This week, musician Vernon Reid fills in as guest host for Kamau to chat about Trump’s defense tactics and Seth Meyers’ band with Kevin. Then they tackle the 1998 thriller “The Siege,” covering items such as Denzel as a positive authority figure and Lance Reddick’s physicality. Finally, they talk Tony Shalhoub’s quippability and why it must have been hard to make this film before 9/11 before rating “The Siege.”

This episode is sponsored by Tribeca Shortlist.

October 22, 2015

Vernon Reid of Living Colour and Denzealot all-star is back to talk all things Denzel with Kamau & Kevin. They’ll discuss how Kamau is causing emotions with his ad reads, why Kevin might be related to past guest Ava DuVernay, 16 Fascinating Facts about Training Day, Star Wars, and of course, Denzel News.

August 13, 2015

Vernon Reid of Living Colour and Denzealot all-star returns to the show to talk about Denzel in 2003’s Out of Time: a movie about grown man shit. They cover the Denzel noir genre, Matt Whitlocking it, Chae being the best friend in any Denzel movie, and everything in between.

May 21, 2015

Living Colour’s own Vernon Reid joins Kamau & Kevin for a special Marvel crossover edition of The Field Negro Guide to Arts and Culture and Denzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor of All Time Period. They’ll discuss the Sam Raimi Spiderman film trilogy, the Batman vs. Superman trailer feeling like it was fan made, and actors making bad choices. Then, Vernon tells us how the King Kong scene in Training Day became instantly iconic, why Inside Man is possible Spike Lee’s best work as a director, and what bothers him about Mo’ Better Blues as he shares his Top 5 Denzel Movies.