The Rhythm

This podcast explains the connection between music, history, food, festivals, sports, business and most importantly – The People.


Jarrett “5” Reed is the host of The Rhythm podcast. As a native of Hammond, America, 5 wants to shed light on the culture of Louisiana as a whole.

For All the Dogs

NEW ORLEANS – The word “dog” has become a common colloquialism over the past half-century. According to, it has 16 different meanings […]

‘Til Failure

NEW ORLEANS – I’ve been working out for the last couple of years. I’ve been doing a lot of research […]


NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans is a historically territorial place. In 1815, then-General Andrew Jackson led the United States Army to […]

Maturation of Zion Williamson

NEW ORLEANS – According to Merriam Webster, maturity is defined as “the emergence of personal and behavioral characteristics through growth […]


NEW ORLEANS – “I don’t think anyone is worried about the New Orleans Pelicans”, says Draymond Green. On the alternative […]

Rain Man

NEW ORLEANS – Over the weekend, the sky decided to drop its entire load on the city of New Orleans. […]

Friday Night Frights

NEW ORLEANS – In the wee hours on Friday morning, the fog was thicker than cold grits. Car windshields were translucent […]

Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It

DALLAS, TX – In the year of our Lord, 2006, 4 men from Atlanta created a song that swept the […]

Clipped Wings

NEW ORLEANS – Have you ever seen a bird fly without wings? Squirrels, spiders, fish and snakes can all fly without […]

Consistently Inconsistent

NEW ORLEANS – Lebron James is really good at basketball. No, like really f*cking good. I believe he treated this […]

Lob From Luka

NEW ORLEANS – Has anyone ever done something for you without you asking? They have helped you by just doing […]

The Basketball Has Energy

Energy is magnetic. Sir Isaac Newton said, “energy cannot be created nor destroyed, only transferred.” The Pelicans are sharing the […]

Prepared to Fly

MEMPHIS, TN – When I boarded the plane yesterday, I noticed something for the first time. Now, I’ve been on […]

Parallel Pels

Last week, Pelicans’ forward Larry Nance tweeted “What Saints jersey should I buy?” That question gave me a thought. Since […]

Offense to Defense

Jarrett:“Keep shooting that sh*t, man.” Herb:“Most definitely!” NEW ORLEANS – After an unexplainable loss versus the Orlando Magic at home […]

Issa Knife

Back in 2016, Rapper – 21 Savage did an interview with VladTV, where he explained the meaning of his tattoo […]

Rolling Dyson

As a first-year credentialed media member covering the Pelicans, there’s a lot of things I didn’t know. My first game […]

Let the Band Play Neck

Waking up on Saturday’s in the fall in Louisiana is almost a spiritual feeling. The smell of breakfast being cooked […]

Louisiana Loves Losing

Have you ever heard someone not from Louisiana, pronounce Louisiana? It’s always “Lose-ee-an-uh”. Maybe, they know something we don’t know. […]

Foster Relationships

Beignet Boys and Claima connect to support each other through friendship and business.

For The City

As City of Gods by Fivio Foreign, Ye & Alicia Keys meets you before entering the door of the new […]

Never Too Hot For a Turtleneck

Today in New Orleans, it is currently 92 degrees on a beautiful Thursday afternoon. As the humidity makes it feel […]


We’ve all heard the saying, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result.” Most people […]

The Return of the Prodigal Son

Good Morning, Saints! In the good book of Luke, chapter 15, verse 11-32, it talks about the story of the […]

Suicide Squeeze

Per my last article, baseball is an instrumental part of my life. Where, to the casual fan, baseball seems boring […]

The Ides of March

Have you ever heard of the “Ides of March”? It is a designation given to the 15th of March, most […]

The Rhythm Podcast

Jarrett “5” Reed is the host of The Rhythm podcast. As a native of Hammond, America, 5 wants to shed light on […]