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119 minutes | Feb 23, 2022
BTRL43: "Donda Esta"
No Docket? No Problem! The guys go off the fly and talk about Cody Rhodes leaving AEW, NBA All Star Weekend, MJ letting his guard down & what is going on with Kanye & Donda 2.
122 minutes | Feb 16, 2022
BTRL42: "Happy Valentine's Day"
The guys discuss the Super Bowl & halftime show, Black folk defending Joe Rogan, Snoop buying Death Row, Isaiah Rashad & More!
97 minutes | Feb 10, 2022
The guys go over the Kanye/Kim beef, Pusha T's new single and moving past Coke rap, Rihanna getting pregnant by A$AP Rocky, CM Punk losing to MJF and Shane McMahon getting fired by his daddy.
90 minutes | Feb 2, 2022
BTRL40: "Take Your Partner To Work Day"
The CTRL Center is blessed by Pixie as she joins the fellas and they discuss Cardi B's win in her defamation case and what it means. They talk about Pusha T's return, Nick Cannon getting Johnny Manziel's ex wife pregnant, Janet Jackson's documentary and the Royal Rumble
69 minutes | Jan 26, 2022
BTRL39: “Es El Mundo” Feat Shane Taylor
The Self Ctrl Boyz kick off Season 2 with an intimate discussion with Shane Taylor as no topic is left off the table.
184 minutes | Jan 20, 2022
BTRL38: "So Sikh" featuring Real Sikh
The fellas discuss Pardi/Meg Thee Stallion rumors, NXT's WALTER's name change, Kanye dissing Pete Davidson on wax & show some appreciation for JAY Z's "In My Lifetime Vol. 1"... They are also joined by Real Sikh as they talk about his #10 ranking in Champion of the Year, representation in the culture, Jinder Mahal & we even get a Maven reference. #TheEnergyNeverDies #TheEnergyNeverLies #TakeCTRL
126 minutes | Jan 11, 2022
The Guys discuss their TOP 5 in Wrestling & Culture.
79 minutes | Dec 29, 2021
The fellas discuss their Christmas, Cardi B's first act as Playboy's Creative Director, Boosie's claim that R. Kelly's charges are exaggerated, Kyle O'Reilly's debut in AEW and we get Lo's review on The Matrix Resurrection.
163 minutes | Dec 22, 2021
BTRL36: “Excuse Me, Do You Know Our Lord & Savior Neo?”
The fellas dissect Smack Volume 9, Jake Paul’s KO over Tyron Woodley, Jay Z’s comments about VERSUZ and more…
140 minutes | Dec 14, 2021
BTRL35: " There's No Supreme In Zion (Cartoons & Cereal)"
The guys record on a Saturday and discuss the Kanye/Drake concert, Hook's debut and EVERYTHING in between. #TakeCTRL
154 minutes | Nov 26, 2021
BTRL34: "Funny In The Light"
HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM SELF CTRL! We're not gonna disturb your holidays with your loved ones, but we will be the soundtrack to your Black Friday. The fellas discuss last week's Survivor Series. Where was The Rock? Where does Charlotte go after her loss to Becky Lynch? The fellas also break down the attack on Seth Rollins by a fan, Kenny Omega giving up the AAA title due to injury and NXT WarGames. Why is Will Smith's new movie being killed by White Feminists? Could Ghostface Kill and Raekwon beat The Lox in a Versuz battle? Why is Wack 100 aligning himself with Tekashi 69? And who do you have winning Best Rap Album and MORE! #TheEnergyNeverDies #TheEnergyNeverLies #TakeCTRL
144 minutes | Nov 20, 2021
BTRL33: "Rush Cards & Finger Guns"
Naj, Lorenzo & Rito are back and discuss DaBaby's baby mama drama with DaniLeigh. They also discuss the untimely death of Memphis rapper Young Dolph. They also cover Travis Scott and the Astroworld concert disaster & the release of the 2 men convicted of murdering Malcolm X. Is Just Blaze a copy cat? Who you got? Sheetz or WaWa? What happens now with the WWE's latest round of releases? Is the Kanye/Drake beef FINALLY over? AND WHAT IS THE DEAL WITH J PRINCE? #TakeCtrl
123 minutes | Nov 6, 2021
BTRL32: “We In The Building”
The guys tackle Jon Moxley to rehab the same day as his book is released. Eric Bischoff criticizing AEW, Big E talking about representation in the WWE. They also discuss the LBGTQ+ Community forgiving Da Baby, Jay Z and LL Cool J in the Songwriters Hall of Fame & Lo demands his respect for Blueprint 2. Hood legend Alpo being "tragically" murdered, Donald Glover vs FX and more! #TheEnergyNeverDies #TheEnergyNeverLies #TakeCtrl Connect with us on Twitter: Naj: @NajIsLike Lorenzo: @LoForrreal Rito: @Ritosmodernlife The Pod: @SelfCtrlPod
131 minutes | Oct 30, 2021
BTRL 31: “On The Steps of Shaolin” featuring HoodFoot
The boys are back in Ctrl Center but they have company… They have a new addition by the name of Rito and the Saucy Butcher, HoodFoot himself comes thru as they chop it up about Anime, #BlackWrestlingDraws, The Lost Boys (It’s a COLLECTIVE. Not a stable) and of course, wrestling. The boys also cover Dave Chappelle’s flirtatious affair with cancel culture, IMPACT going after Braun Strowman? How many French Montana songs could you name in a Squid Game? & further tease all about his 76ers and Ben Simmons. You know the name. Characters have changed but we still the same. #TakeCtrl #TheEnergyNeverDies #TheEnergyNeverLies Connect with us on Twitter: Naj: @NajIsLike Lorenzo: @LoForrreal Rito: @ritosmodernlife The Pod: @SelfCtrlPod
151 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
BTRL30: “You See, White People… (One Year Later)”
Naj and Lorenzo celebrate ONE YEAR doing Self Ctrl. They talk about how it was created and thank the people who helped them get where the show is today. They also discuss DMX’s new album along with Swizz Beatz & Timbaland’s VERSUZ as well as Soulja Boy vs Bow Wow. Does Soulja have 20 hits? Will Cardi B. take a bump when she hosts Summerslam? Is The Rock ducking the smoke from Roman? They also discuss Cody Rhodes and his promo before “Double or Nothing”. What it means and who was in his Focus Group? #TheEnergyNeverDies #TheEnergyNeverLies Connect with us on Twitter: Naj: @NajIsLike Lorenzo: @LorenzoForrreal The Pod: @SelfCtrlPod
125 minutes | May 13, 2021
BTRL29: “Don’t Go Over There”
#TheEnergyNeverDies #TheEnergyNeverLies Connect with us on Twitter: Naj: @NajIsLike Lorenzo: @LorenzoForrreal The Pod: @SelfCtrlPod
137 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
BTRL28: "Too Much Soda"
Naj and Lo are back and discussing the untimely death of DMX and go over WrestleMania Nights 1 and 2. They also breakdown NXT's Stand and Deliver. They also discuss Kid Cud's "dressy" performance and Paul Pierce's wild and crazy IG LIVE & more! #TheEnergyNeverDies #TheEnergyNeverLies Connect with us on Twitter: Naj: @NajIsLike Lorenzo: @LorenzoForrreal The Pod: @SelfCtrlPod
164 minutes | Mar 27, 2021
BTRL27: “Lemon Pepper (Wet) Freestyle”
FREE LORENZO. #TheEnergyNeverLies #TheEnergyNeverDies #TakeCTRL #TheNewDeathRow Follow Us on Twitter: Naj - @NajIsLike The Pod - @SelfCtrlPod
128 minutes | Jan 30, 2021
Ep. 26: “2020 Bonus Features: Another Billy Dixon Joint”
Naj and Lorenzo are again joined by Billy Dixon as they discuss the success and fallout from Paris Is Bumping & his upcoming event “The Cassandro Cup” on March 28th. They also talk self care, support from Indie Wrestling. They also try to make sense of the Stock Market turning into Fanduel, Mike Pence possibly homeless and the Sexual Assault allegations against TI and Tiny. #TheEnergyNeverLies #TheEnergyNeverDies #TakeCTRL #TheUmbrella #TheNewDeathRow Follow Us on Twitter: Naj - @NajIsLike Lo - @LorenzoForThree Billy Dixon - @TheBillyDixon The Pod - @SelfCtrlPod
156 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
Ep. 25: “The Great American Bash”
Naj and Lorenzo are back as they discuss the Capitol Hill Riots & the Verzuz battle between Keyshia Cole and Ashanti. They go over YFN Lucci’s murder charge, Kodak Black & Lil Wayne’s pardon from President Trump & more! #TheEnergyNeverLies #TheEnergyNeverDies #TakeCTRL #TheUmbrella #TheNewDeathRow Follow Us on Twitter: Naj - @NajIsLike Lo - @LorenzoForThree The Pod - @SelfCtrlPod
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