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BEN Talks
Hosted by Ben Louis, Ms. Hazel and Duce OG. Ms. Hazel, Duce OG and “The Best in the World” Ben Louis get together each week and dish about the latest in urban culture, local and celebrity news and everything else going on in this crazy world. You won’t want to miss our topic of the day segment which can touch on a wide array of topics from dating to mental health, anything can come up when the three of us get together, which can make for a great show every week. Our resident sexpert Ms. Hazel takes questions both from our listeners who call in, as well as ones sent to her for the “Ask Ms. Hazel” segement. Not to mention you never know who just might stop by and join us in studio. We’ve already had social media stars such as Jack Thriller, LowKeyMar and Jessie Woo stop in and join us. OH WAIT! There’s more! Music, Music and more Music. That’s right every week we feature musci from some of the hottest up and coming artists.  There’s really no other show you should be tuned into each and every Thursday.
Listen LIVE every Thursday at 5:00 pm
Category: Hip Hop, Music, Talk


About Ben Louis, Ms. Hazel and Duce OG

Ben Louis, Ms. Hazel and Duce OG are all Brooklyn natives who met through social media (instagram of all places). Ms. Hazel is highly educated and highly opinionated and she is sure to you teach you something every time she speaks. Duce OG is quick witted and has the ability to find the funny in every situation all while dropping gems in between.  Ben is a guy who is never afraid to ruffle any feathers and doesn’t mind being the most unpopular person in the room, whether it be because of is bold opinions or his epic rants.



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  • Luzion Interview
    by Benjamin Louis on October 27, 2018 at 11:43 pm

    Rapper and Actor Luzion comes through to Brooklyn Bandstand and we discuss how he got into music, developing his own style and staying positive. Listen →

  • BEN Talks 10/25/2018 (Solo Charm guest host)
    by Benjamin Louis on October 27, 2018 at 11:40 pm

    This week we discuss, bombs being sent to democrats, XXXTentacion confession tapes, Mega Millions jackpot winner and Ashanti only sells 30 concert tickets. Our topic of the day "Toxic Relationships". Listen →

  • BEN Talks 10/18/2018
    by Benjamin Louis on October 27, 2018 at 11:28 pm

    This week we recap the BET Awards, discuss "Cornerstore Caroline", Apartment Ally and the NBA season is here. Our topic of the day "Shootin ya shot". Listen →

  • BEN Talks 10/11/2018
    by Benjamin Louis on October 27, 2018 at 11:13 pm

    On this week's episode we discuss Fab's recent indictment, migrant children getting put up for adoption, another earthquake hits in Haiti and hurricanes devastate the Carolinas. Our topic of the day "How do you know you're carrying emotional baggage?" Listen →

  • Brooklyn Bandstand Just Keith Interview
    by Benjamin Louis on October 17, 2018 at 5:57 pm

    Singer/Songwriter Just Keith stops by and talks, new music, what started his career and future projects. Listen →

  • BEN Talks (10-04-2018)
    by Benjamin Louis on October 5, 2018 at 6:43 pm

    Ben, Ms. Hazel and Duce OG discuss the new Presidential Alert System, Mental health in the black community, and Kanye West is at it again. Topic of the day "How has social media changed relationships?" Listen →

  • BEN Talks (09-27-2018)
    by Benjamin Louis on October 5, 2018 at 6:40 pm

    Ms. Hazel is back from vacation, and rejoins Ben and Duce OG to discuss Bill Cosby's sentencing, Kanye out of the sunken place? New details emerge in the Bothem Shem Jean murder case and Will Smith celebrates his 50th. Topic of the Day: "When is it too soon to have sex in a new relationship?" Listen →

  • BEN Talks (09-20-2018)
    by Benjamin Louis on October 5, 2018 at 6:33 pm

    Ben, Duce OG and special guest host DJ Areitan, discuss Hurricane Florence's impact on the Carolinas, Kings Plaza parking garage fire and Katt Williams the latest to come at Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish. Topic of the Day: "How do you know when your relationship/situationship is over?" Listen →

  • BEN Talks (09-12-2018)
    by Benjamin Louis on October 5, 2018 at 6:28 pm

    Ben, Ms. Hazel and Duce OG are back in studio to discuss the success of their live show. The murder of Bothem Shem Jean and Was Serena Williams justified in her exchange with line judge during the US Open. Topic of the Day: "How many sexual partners is too many?" Listen →

  • BEN Talks 9-06-2018
    by Benjamin Louis on October 5, 2018 at 6:24 pm

    Ben, Ms. Hazel and Duce OG discuss Colin Kaepernick deal with Nike and its ramifications. Our Topic of the day: "Ladies, How long are you willing to wait to be proposed to?" Listen →

  • BEN Talks 6/07
    by Benjamin Louis on June 29, 2018 at 4:46 pm

    Co-host of the "So Boom" podcast Addy comes thru and joins us for the Topic of the day "Why don't girls like nice guys?" Listen →

  • BEN Talks 5/31
    by Benjamin Louis on June 29, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    Ben, Ms. Hazel and Duce OG, discuss the latest news and headlines from the week and our topic of the day, "Have you ever had sex with someone ugly?" Listen →

  • BEN Talks 5/24
    by Benjamin Louis on June 29, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    Up and coming artist Johnny Petrop stops by to discuss our topic of the day, "If you catch someone cheating on your friend are telling them or keeping quiet?" Listen →

  • BEN Talks 5/17
    by Benjamin Louis on June 29, 2018 at 4:23 pm

    Dre Prose drops comes thru and helps us discuss our Topic of the Day, "If a marriage proposal is refused does that mean the relationship is over?" Listen →

  • BEN Talks 5/10
    by Benjamin Louis on June 29, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    Dating Coach Charlie Goldie stops in to give his take on the state of dating in 2018, we also discuss dating while struggling financially. Listen →

  • Brooklyn Bandstand 04/03/2018
    by Benjamin Louis on April 5, 2018 at 1:19 pm

    Recording artist and co founder of the Midnight Dream Collective .Atlas along with fellow Midnight Dream Collective member Simphony join Ben in studio to discuss music and creating one of the hottest new brands in New York City. Listen →

  • BEN Talks 3/29/2018
    by Benjamin Louis on April 2, 2018 at 3:19 pm

    This week we discuss the police officer who shot and killed Alton Sterling walking away free. Our Topic of the Day: Should it matter if woman makes more than a man? Also music by TruStory, JelaniOnTime, Blu Hundreds, Nick Water, Vee, F3, Johnny Petrop, EQ Lyrics, Michael From the East, Ashlee and Convo. Listen →

  • BEN Talks 3/22/2018
    by Benjamin Louis on April 2, 2018 at 3:02 pm

    This week we discuss the controversial shooting of another unarmed black man by the name of Stephon Clark, who was gunned down after police mistook his cell phone for a weapon. Our Topic of the Day: Can a relationship go back to exactly how it was after one partner cheats? Also we have music by WalkOnWaterTay, Shortz Cannon, Prince Toine, Johnny Petrop, Ashlee, BaseDonnie, JeloniOnTime, Prince Picasso and Blu Hundreds. Listen →

  • BEN Talks 3/15/2018 (RIP Craig Mack)
    by Benjamin Louis on April 2, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    On this episode we discuss the tragic passing of legendary rapper Craig Mack. Our Topic of the Day: Is there a hoe phase in life? When is it acceptable? Balloon Popperz debuts a brand new mix! Listen →

  • BEN Talks 03/08/2018
    by Benjamin Louis on March 11, 2018 at 1:00 am

    HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMAN'S DAY! Our Topic of the Day "How long should you wait to start dating again after your relationship ends?" We recap the Oscars and Ben goes off about the people hating on Kobe Bryant's oscar. Listen →

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