0-800-YO-FAM - Whatever Innit
By Khalid Omari
WHTVRINNIT translates to ‘Whatever Innit‘ which is an expression of nonchalance. The ‘innit‘ part of the title translates to ‘isn’t it’, which was a colloquialism often used in inner city London vernacular during the 80s and 90s.
0-800-YO-FAM - Whatever InnitJan 07, 2023
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.081: I'm not moaning I swear
A respectful lament about the time someone asking for money threw away my charitable goodwill donation outside Sainsbury's in Brixton and the lack of communal and societal etiquette adherance in the modern world.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.080: Black History Month begins by celebrating being a British born Jamaican
The appreciation episode dedicated to my homeland of Jamaica.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.079: Overcoming the UK’s cost of living crisis with a gratitude mentality
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.078: In memorandum of our late monarch Elizabeth II
Reflecting on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II through the lens of collective wonder and interpretation of how symbolic the event was.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.077: Identifying that something needs to change
Unhappy with unsuccessfully balancing your hobbies with your day job and trying to find a new way to live a much more fulfilling life.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.076: Code switching is long
A lament about not being able to balance your hobbies and day job effectively in the most ambiguous way.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep 075: The Wasp that nearly drowned in a cocktail but fought for survival and flew away
A reminder to always fight through adversity and always be wary to not get too consumed by fleeting desires that distract you from the virtuous path of fulfillment.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.074: It's time to remind yourself that you are a bad ass muthafurrrrghuuuurrrr
There are times when we hit a likkle rut and have to remind ourselves that we are kick ass, bad ass, take no shit from anyone or any situation ass muthafurrrrghuuuurrrrrs.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.073: Stretch Yourself
I know there's more for me out there and the only way to find out how far you can go is to stretch myself...
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.072: Identifying an Identity at an Intersection of Cultures
I find myself increasingly stuck when answering this question without footnotes as I get asked a bunch of times per week. Here's my train of thought regarding my identity as someone at an intersection of cultures.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.071: I wrote a diss track to Blazing Squad in 2002 but aborted mission because I'm not a hater
TLDR: I penned a diss track to Blazing Squad after they remixed a Bone Thugs song but realised I sounded like a hater and I’d get ignored so I didn’t invest time or money into it.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.070: I hate drunk people
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.069: How many people have you energised today?
I've decided a measure of a successful week will be based upon how many people I have inspired and energised going forward.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.068 - Everyone has a price and hers was 50p and a few things from the tuck shop at the local adventure playground
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.067: Mistletoe & Wine
Celebrating the big day of the festive season by taking a trip down memory lane, expressing gratitude and well wishing nothing but optimism and reflection to one and all.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.066: Execution Is Everything
An open letter to the over planners to serve as a reminder to execute one of the many dossiers of plans they're waiting for the perfect time to action.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.065: Belief, Faith and Optimism - A recipe for continuous growth, development and progress.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.064: What would you do if you won the lottery?
Answering the all important question of what I'd do if I won the lottery. My response may leave you dazed and confused.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.063: The price is going up
How much do you value your time and do you need to limit the supply to create scarcity so people appreciate the privilege of getting a piece of it?
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.062: The day I stopped pursuing a career in showbiz
Many of our journeys start after a significant macro moment but mine began after getting swindled by an event promoter who DM’d me on MySpace, which was the crescendo of a short lived and often uneventual micro pursuit to become a Grime artist in the early to mid 2000s.
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.061: It's Blitz and I Deleted LinkedIn [from my phone]
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.060: Time To Ascend
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.059 - Hello World
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.058 - On The Ropes
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.057 - Back To Basics
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.056: Say it with your chest
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.055: What's going on?
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.054: Was the friends theme a destructive self fullfilling prophecy?
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.053: Don't Mix Your Friendship Groups
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.052: Back Again
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.051 - Women's Football
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.050 - IWM Hidden Histories
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.049 - Broadcasting Live
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.048 - Small Axe
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.047 - I Survived Covid-19
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.046 - An Alternative Christmas
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.045 - Old People are Annoying
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.044 - An Ode to Footwear
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.043 - My Favourite Verses
WHTVRINNIT - Trailer
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.038 - What The Pret?
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.037 - LinkedIn Lament
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.035 - Black History Month UK
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.034 - Out Of Necessity
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.033 - A Musketeer Mantra
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.031 - Debrief: Foreword x Afterword of Cogitation pt.2
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.030 - On Cam x Dat
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.029 - Blackout
WHTVRINNIT - Ep.028 - A Fresh Perspective