S1:E5 Today was a Good Day

Original Air Date: Feb 11, 2018

A neighborhood block party brings Brandon, Ronnie, Emmett and Kevin together. Brandon has a confrontation with Ronnie and gets surprised by Jerrika.


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"The block party feels lively and pleasant, playing the old-school songs I’ve come to think of as synonymous with these types of gatherings. "

Music from this episode
Aaron Cohen
Midnight Marauders
Fat Freddy's Drop
The Roots
Christophe Goze
You Ain't Gang
Lil Bibby
People We Got To Do Better
The Soulmates
The Light
Give Me Somethin (ft. Lisa Shaw)
Miguel Migs
Wasted Education 2
Epidemic Sound
Get On Up

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