Afrolit

Afrolit

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Afrolit allows you to hear the stories of multi-faceted Africans, one episode at a time. Hosted by @ Ekua.pm Season 3 Host: @ LontiaKangwa Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/afrolit/support


The Scenarios: Dealing with an Abusive Husband
Sep 19 • 55 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome to “The Scenarios” This is a new segment within Afrolit that will tackle situations that we may or may not have been in! We are ALL for the hypotheticals too. Send in your scenarios and we would LOVE to answer them and give them…
We Deserve It All Ft. Polly Irungu
Sep 12 • 62 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome to another episode of feel good content! We were joined this week with Polly Irungu, a Multimedia Journalist, Photographer and most recently: a founder of Black Women Photographers. Last month, her work was displayed on TIMES…
The Scenarios: They IG stalked you BEFORE the date, what do you do?
Sep 6 • 40 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome to “The Scenarios” This is a new segment within Afrolit that will tackle situations that we may or may not have been in! We are ALL for the hypotheticals too. Send in your scenarios and we would LOVE to answer them and give them…
Support Megan or Get Deported | Afrolit’s Take
Aug 29 • 55 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, we’re back with another special edition, 2020 is truly such a wild year: we discuss the fiasco between Megan Thee Stallion and Tory Lanez…. We will never support or condone violence against women. We stand with Megan! Debate Episode :…
The Scenarios: He did you dirty, does your kid need to know?
Aug 22 • 64 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome to “The Scenarios” This is a new segment within Afrolit that will tackle situations that we may or may not have been in! We are ALL for the hypotheticals too. Send in your scenarios and we would LOVE to answer them and give them…
Black is King | Afrolit’s Review
Aug 15 • 80 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, we’re back with another special edition, we disect BLACK IS KING, the film by Beyonce We discussed: - Lontia’s little secret - Each song and video attached to Black is King - Did Beyonce Appropriate ? - What does African Luxury look like?…
The Scenarios: They received an explicit video and you opened it, now what?
Aug 15 • 41 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome to “The Scenarios” This is a new segment within Afrolit that will tackle situations that we may or may not have been in! We are ALL for the hypotheticals too. Send in your scenarios and we would LOVE to answer them and give them…
Your Words Have Power ft. Wani La Frere
Aug 1 • 92 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome to another episode of feel good content! We were joined this week with Wani Le Frére, a spoken word artist, repping central Africa currently based DOWN UNDER in Melbourne, Australia. His story is quite unique as his family became…
The Scenarios: Their body count is ASTRONOMICAL
Jul 25 • 54 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome to “The Scenarios” This is a new segment within Afrolit that will tackle situations that we may or may not have been in! We are ALL for the hypotheticals too. Send in your scenarios and we would LOVE to answer them and give them…
The Scenarios: Are his secrets too much to handle?
Jul 25 • 37 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome to “The Scenarios” This is a new segment within Afrolit that will tackle situations that we may or may not have been in! We are ALL for the hypotheticals too. Send in your scenarios and we would LOVE to answer them and give them…
Do it your way ft. Kamau
Jul 18 • 59 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome back another episode with some feel good content. We spoke with multitalented Kamau, know as Mau or Kamau with sunflowers on the inter webs. We discussed his background, his talents between film, photography and music and his…
Stay The Course ft. Agyakomah
Jul 4 • 46 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome back another episode with some feel good content. We spoke with Agyakomah on how to stay the course as a creative, especially when your family isn’t fully supportive of your dreams and much more. Listen to her new single here: Pay…
The Scenarios: He ghosted me but told me he’s Bipolar, should I block him?
Jun 27 • 32 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome to “The Scenarios” This is a new segment within Afrolit that will tackle situations that we may or may not have been in! We are ALL for the hypotheticals too. Send in your scenarios and we would LOVE to answer them and give them…
Has every MAN assaulted someone? | Afrolit’s Take
Jun 20 • 98 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, we decided to ask the controversial question that’s probably been on everyone’s mind at some point. It’s even MORE pressing to now have conversations with black men to get their take and we decided to take things up a notch and have the…
We are TIYAD!
Jun 13 • 55 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, we had to hop on the mic really quick and talk about what has been happening all around us. It was be completely insenstive to not address the issues we have been experiences however WE ARE TIYAD! We discussed: - Why we think Black People…
EXPLICIT and Intimate ft. Penda N’diaye
Jun 6 • 60 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, this week we started a new series topic on the MISCONCEPTIONS AND TABOOS WITHIN AFRICAN CULTURE. When you think about Taboos within our culture, what the first thing that comes to mind? Yup, we went there! We talked about Sex, Intimacy…
We Are Sliding Forward! - S3 EP1
May 30 • 46 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, WE’RE BACK AND WE’RE BETTER! no bryson tiller! see what I did there? Afrolit is back and I’m excited to be here. I’m excited to announce that I have a new co-host for the season: LONTIA KANGWA!!! If you have been following the show, then…
Learning to Just be ft. Diarrha N’Diaye | Season 2 Finale
Apr 22 • 63 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, LONG TIME NO SPEAK haha see what I did there? Afrolit is back and I’m closing out season 2 strong. As mentioned, this episode was recorded in November 2019. My guest was Diarrha N’Diaye, Representing Senegal, she is brand consultant, with…
Good Bye 2019, Hello 2020 ft. Naana and Obie of Work Bae
Dec 31, 2019 • 86 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, HAPPY NEW YEAR!! IT’S 2020!!! LET’S GO! This week I had the pleasure of having My Fellow Podcasters: Naana and Obie of WorkBae, professionals who met at work and started a lovely podcast. Naana is from the Boogie Down Bronx, by the way of…
Representation Matters ft. Tolu of Oye Green
Dec 1, 2019 • 52 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, Thank you for tuning in!! This week I had the pleasure of having Tolu, a creative from Nigeria, who spent her formative years in the USA. We talked about her journey from Nigeria to the USA, Moving to NYC on her own at 16!!!, Her design…
It’s A Friendsgiving - Afrolit’s Anniversary
Nov 24, 2019 • 57 min
Today is Afrolit’s Birthday!! 3 years ago, I started this journey and as you know my story has NOT been linear, BUT I wanted to make this anniversary episode special by hosting a FRIENDGIVING edition of Afrolit AND I have relaunched AFROLIT LIVE, so…
Gratitude is a Must! - Solo Episode 2
Nov 10, 2019 • 32 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, I thought I’d have another solo episode because so much has HAPPENED for Afrolit and it wouldn’t be possible with ALL! OF! YOU! I got into: How my community has sustained me through it ALL, from beginning to NOW How I was on a PANEL at…
We are the BAG, secure yourself ft Umazi
Oct 27, 2019 • 65 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, Thank you for tuning in!! This week I had the pleasure of having Umazi, a creative from Kenya, hey +254 gang! We talked about her journey from Kenya to the USA, The education process and why going back to our ancestral roots of…
We stand for Uyinene ft. Siba & Lontia
Oct 20, 2019 • 45 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, Thank you for tuning in!! This week I had the pleasure of having Lontia Kangwa and Sibabalwe Mona, are both residents of South Africa and have lived there for an extensive period of time, for Siba her whole life. I wanted to bring us all…
Was that Really Consent? ft. Lontia Kangwa
Oct 1, 2019 • 59 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, This week I had the pleasure of having Lontia Kangwa, She is a director, producer and content creator, Originally from Zambia, She has now moved to the BIG Apple and you can catch her on the interwebs. We discussed topic that has been on…
Stay Woke Don’t Choke ft. Ike Slimster
Sep 14, 2019 • 64 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, This week I had the pleasure of hosting Ike Slimster, he is truly defines what it means to multi-hyphenate talent. Originally from Nigeria, he uses his platform to highlight his painting, comedy, music, illustration and photography. You…
Merci DJ Arafat ft Yonnie of The Kraal
Sep 1, 2019 • 46 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, This week I had the pleasure of hosting Yonnie, Founder of The KRAAL, This episode was quite long overdue, but we knew it was important to have this conversation as we paid homage to DJ Arafat, Coupe Decale legend and what he work has…
Blessed & Highly Favored ft. Wendy Oduor
Aug 25, 2019 • 49 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, This week I had the pleasure of hosting Wendy Oduor, Winner of Miss Kenya USA 2019 - 2020 , who happens to be a great friend of mine! Having a Third Culture experience as well: Born in Kenya, Raised in Indiana and now, THRIVING in New…
Hard work pays off ft. The Canteen Killa
Aug 18, 2019 • 39 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, This week I had the pleasure of hosting The Canteen Killa aka Samuel! He is a Ghanaian - American producer! He was able to pursue his talents at the Berkley School of Music, which lead to him working with Ms. Lauryn Hill. CK and I…
Success is Limitless ft. Gregory Jamal Stutzer
Aug 11, 2019 • 26 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, This week I had the pleasure of hosting Gregory Jamal Stutzer, He is an Tanzanian - American musician: he produces, writes, raps and sings his tunes, as well as with the. WAV, A music collective based out of California. He has worked with…
Africans are Diplomats too ft. Mazuba Kampambwe
Aug 4, 2019 • 62 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, This week I had the pleasure of hosting Mazuba Kapambwe. She is a freelance writer who writes about travel, culture and lifestyle from an African perspective. Her work has appeared on CNN Travel, Unearth Women, Paper Magazine, The Culture…
Building your Community ft. Tropical Jawn
Jul 28, 2019 • 55 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, This week I had the pleasure of hosting Tropical Jawn: the NYC based collective bringing forward a variation of culture and events, focusing on South African arts and culture. There are 6 members within the group: Mpei, Noloyisa, Jasmine,…
70. Even Me, I’m Proud to be Kenyan Feat Njambi Morgan
Jul 21, 2019 • 43 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, This week I had the pleasure of hosting Njambi Morgan, a Bi-Racial Storyteller & Poet who recently went VIRAL on Twitter, reciting one of her poems where she incorporates her fluency in Kiswahlli and Kihuyu. Video:…
Your Questions Answered - Solo Episode 1
Jul 6, 2019 • 33 min
Hey Afrolit Fam, Remember when I opened the floor up to your questions, well here are my answers done in 25 LESSONS IN 25 YEARS. Let me know your thoughts!!! Join the conversation on social media: use the #AfrolitPod. Want my advice? Potential Guest or…
68. Finesse your Industry ft Antoinette Isama
Jun 30, 2019 • 47 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! Hope you like the new Logo! This week, I had the pleasure of hosting Journalist and Meme connoisseur Antoinette Isama! She works within the Arts and Culture Department at OkayAfrica (!!!!). OkayAfrica is Africa’s…
67. African Food is Love ft. Mary of Yummy Africa
Jun 7, 2019 • 47 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week, I had the pleasure of hosting African Food Conneisseur and Catering Cook Mary Bunatal of Yummy Africa. Yummy Africa is a young, fresh platform highligting African receipes and making them accessible for…
66. It starts with Discipline ft Hurricane GH
Jun 1, 2019 • 48 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week, I had the pleasure of hosting Melanin King and Personal fitness Trainer Jeffery aka HURRICANE GHANA, GH for Short (my name sake yes!!) and we discussed the importance of bring your heritage to your…
65. Tell your truth ft. Nana Ekua Brew Hammond
May 25, 2019 • 44 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week, I had the pleasure of hosting Author Nana Ekua Brew Hammond (my name sake yes!!) and we discussed the importance of owning your story and what that sense of pride in owning your truth feels like. We…
64. Learning to Trust Yourself ft. Noemie Marguerite
May 18, 2019 • 38 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week, I had the pleasure of hosting Noemie and we WHAT a conversation we had…we went deep into what it means to trusting your faith, your intuition and even your younger self. We discussed: -How you bring…
63. Managing your studies and passions ft. Dose of Dots
May 4, 2019 • 41 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week, I had the pleasure of hosting Dots aka Dotun of Abike Studio, to talk all things COLLEGE AND how to live your DREAM while in school. We had great dialogue and really just sought to answer the question:…
62. Knowledge is Power ft. Paakow Essandoh
Apr 20, 2019 • 33 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week, a full circle moment, I had the pleasure of hosting Paakow Essandoh, Founder and CEO of MIZIZI International, LLC a brand rooted in highlighting African countries and the Black diaspora at large. We had…
61. You can be multi-talented and MASTER them Ft. Senami Atinkpahoun
Apr 13, 2019 • 51 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week, I got a chance to have a conversation with multi-talented media maven and fashion designer Senami Atinkpahoun to talk about something we have in common: OUR MANY GIFTS! The blessing that it brings, also…
60. Is African creativity becoming one dimensional?
Apr 7, 2019 • 40 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week, I got a chance to have a conversation with the amazing singer and song-writer Mumbi Kasumba to talk all things African creativity and if it is becoming one-dimensional? When someone says, African music,…
59. There are NO MORE RULES Ft DJ Poizon Ivy and Moonchild Sanelly
Mar 31, 2019 • 44 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week, to close out Women’s History Month: I was joined by the immaculate and unstoppable force DJ Poizon Ivy and Moonchild Sanelly, not only are they #100okaywomen honorees, they are completely shifting their…
58. African Influencers are the New Celebrities, but do we care?
Mar 16, 2019 • 41 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! This week I was joined by Nana Nambela, to discuss all things INFLUENCER! In the past 5 years, Influencer culture has derived how we consume our media, but of course, I wanted to have a conversation on the rise of…
57. Instagram is Linkedin, treat them equally for your mental health
Mar 2, 2019 • 52 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! Title by Renata Ngaiza. Happy March! This conversation is long overdue but Josephine and I decided to talk about why ALL social media should simply be a MARKETING TOOL! Very few are being authentic in their…
56. Africans need more love stories
Feb 16, 2019 • 66 min
Hey Fam! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! We all know February, though short is mighty as It marks the month of LOVE and Black History Month! I was joined with Lontia aka The Kween’s Guide hailing from Zambia to talk relationships, as she has been in LONG…
55. Failure is the BEST thing that can happen, here’s why!
Feb 9, 2019 • 44 min
Hey Fam! Happy NEW YEAR! Welcome Back to THE NEW AFROLIT! I was joined by Jaleesa aka Alien in da Room to discuss FAILURE! Failure is a taboo topic because it touches on the heart strings but It’s probably the MOST IMPORTANT THING that can happen to you,…
54. Is Afrolit coming to an end??
Dec 15, 2018 • 35 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Tell us your thoughts?! Join the conversation on social media: use the #AfrolitPod. Do have any Storytimes for us? Send us your questions too! Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit Find us at: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com Bobo’s Info:…
53. Self-Sabotaging Relationships
Dec 1, 2018 • 45 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy October and Black History Year (It’s lit!) Welcome to our 51st Episode!! Tell us your thoughts?! Join the conversation on social media: use the #AfrolitPod. Do have any Storytimes for us? Send us your questions too! Tweet at us:…
Live in South Africa: Our First Free Event
Nov 25, 2018 • 4 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy November and Black History Year (It’s lit!) We are having our first event in JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA!!! RSVP ON tinyurl.com/y8rmmqtl Tell a friend to Tell a friend!! Come meet us and join the conversation IN PERSON and on social…
Performing Blackness on Instagram
Nov 17, 2018 • 44 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy November and Black History Year (It’s lit!) Welcome to our 52nd Episode!! We are in for another spicy one: Bobo and Ekua engage in a vibrant conversation on the “Fake Black Girls” on IG and what their actions mean to us. Tell us…
Is all change good?
Oct 27, 2018 • 51 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy October and Black History Year (It’s lit!) Welcome to our 51st Episode!! We were joined by Latasha, All around Media Maven, Filmmaker and Creator of Aurore TV, a streaming platform for all BLACK content (how amazing) We have all…
Your Questions Answered: Love, Career and Everything else
Oct 13, 2018 • 78 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy October and Black History Year (It’s lit!) Welcome to our 50th Episode!! We opened the mic to YOU and we answered your questions. We covered a range of topics on Love, Our Careers, Being African (lol) and everything in between. What…
What does Friendship mean?
Sep 29, 2018 • 37 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy September and Black History Year (It’s lit!) We had another interesting conversation and posed the question: What constitutes a friend? What are your criterias for friendship? What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via…
Detachment vs Letting Go
Sep 8, 2018 • 41 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy September and Black History Year (It’s lit!) We had another interesting conversation and posed the question: How to detach from your desires and the difference between detachment and letting go. What are your thoughts? Join us in…
Can Black People Be Racist? Feat. Chady
Aug 18, 2018 • 42 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy August and Black History Year (It’s lit!) We had the another spicy conversation with a very special guest Chady ! We debated and posed the question: Can Black people be racist? What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via…
Who Gets to Be African Feat. Ratchedemics
Aug 1, 2018 • 46 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy 1st of August and Black History Year (It’s lit!) We had another spicy debate with two very special guests: Chaya and Jamel of Ratchetdemics ! We debated, discussed and posed the question, Who gets to be called African: Can…
Polyamory vs Monogamy Feat. Chady
Jul 16, 2018 • 49 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy July and Black History Year (It’s lit!) We had the another spicy debate with a very special guest Chady ! We debated and posed the question: Which form of love develops healthier relationships: Polyamory or Monogamy? What are your…
Does Competition Exist?
Jul 7, 2018 • 39 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy June and Black History Year (It’s lit!) We had the fiery discussion on competition, why do we compete against each other, why does it hurt both parties and can you be friends with someone who is jealous of you. What are your…
Does Culture and Tradition Harm Us or Benefit Us?
Jun 23, 2018 • 29 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy June and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - We discussed if cultures and traditions benefit our society and if they provide us with the tools for progression. What are you thoughts? Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit Find us at:…
Daddy Issues and Anti-Black Misogynoir
Jun 16, 2018 • 56 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy June and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - Today, we discussed what having father figures means to us, especially as Father’s Day in the US is around the corner. Does dating outside your race means you are Anti-Black? Let’s discuss…
Adulting 101 and Tips to Avoid Burn-Out
Jun 9, 2018 • 52 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy June and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - Today, we discussed how to avoid serious Burn-out and what tips we can give on living our best adult lives! What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the…
Sex and Blessers
Jun 2, 2018 • 51 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy May and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - Today, we discussed sex and blessers, what’s the difference between sexually liberated and sexually open. What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the #Afrolit.…
Weird Shit Guys Do: Summer Edition
May 26, 2018 • 50 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy May and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - Today, we discussed all the weird shit that guys do, especially as the summer approaches. Our DMs are not safe! What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the…
Graduation Season and Social Media Hype
May 19, 2018 • 34 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy May and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - Today, we discussed the aesthetics of graduation season and the different ways we hype it up on social media. What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the…
Fixed vs Growth Mindsets, Comparison Ideologies & Setting Goals
May 12, 2018 • 46 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy May and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - Today, we discussed fixed vs growth mindsets, if celebrites show their true colors ever, and are setting goals necessary for all of us! What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via…
Black Elitism
May 3, 2018 • 49 min
Hey Afrolit Squad ! Happy May and Black History Year (It’s Lit) In this episode, we are talking about Black Elitism, Respectability Politics and how we navigate those ideas. What are your thoughts? Join us in the in conversation via Twitter, using the…
Being Spiritual and Dating in this Hookup Age
Apr 28, 2018 • 22 min
Hey Afrolit Squad ! Happy April and Black History Year (It’s Lit) In this episode, we are talking about how we navigate celibacy and dating within the our spiritual journey as Christians. We were joined by our special guest, Ziyanda! What are your…
Hypebeast Culture and Waiting In line for Yeezy’s
Apr 21, 2018 • 53 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy April and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - This month we’re indulging in spicy conversations: Hypebeast Culture and Using Rent Money to Buy Clothes…is it really worth the hype? What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via…
Being a Public Figure, Dragging Culture and Social Media
Apr 14, 2018 • 56 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy April and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - This month we’re indulging in another controversial conversation: Being a Public Figure in 2018, Is Dragging Culture Necessary? What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via…
Is School Worth Your Time?
Apr 7, 2018 • 62 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy April and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - This month we’re indulging in another controversial conversation: Is School (Grade School/College) Worth your Money and Time? What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via…
Can White People Be African?
Mar 30, 2018 • 49 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy Women’s Month and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - This month we’re indulging in a very touchy and controversial conversation: Can white people be African? What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the…
Creating Boundaries in Love, Love Languages & Handling Rejection
Mar 23, 2018 • 55 min
Hey Afrolit Fam! Happy Women’s Month and Black History Year (It’s lit!) - This month we’ve focused on remarkable women, but today we discuss the importance of setting boundaries when it comes to giving and receiving love, as well as navigating rejection.…
Colorism in Creative Spaces
Mar 17, 2018 • 53 min
Hey Afrolit Squad ! Happy March and Women’s History Month! We are continuing our monthly themes and March is for Women, it only seems right that we make this month about chatting with REMARKABLE black women! We were joined by Mariam and Jojo of…
Managing Your Life and Work
Mar 10, 2018 • 29 min
Hey Afrolit Squad ! Happy March and Women’s History Month! We are continuing our monthly themes and March is for Women, it only seems right that we make this month about chatting with REMARKABLE black women! We were joined by Shannon Reynolds, Director of…
Making It Across Continents As An African Woman
Mar 4, 2018 • 67 min
Hey Afrolit Squad ! Happy March and Women’s History Month! We are continuing our monthly themes and March is for Women, it only seems right that we make this month about chatting with REMARKABLE black women! We were joined by Adeola Fayehun, known for…
Black Panther and The Relationship Between Africans and Black Americans Part 2
Feb 24, 2018 • 51 min
Hey Afrolit Squad ! Happy February and Black History Year! We are on our Black Panther Joyride and wanted to share our points of view with you, in the SECOND PART of our special episode. We had conversation about the nuances between African and Africans…
Black Panther and The Relationship Between Africans and Black Americans Part 1
Feb 22, 2018 • 58 min
Hey Afrolit Squad ! Happy February and Black History Year! We are on our Black Panther Joy and wanted to share our points of view with you, in the special episode. We had conversation about the nuances between African and Africans Americans, especially…
Valentine’s Day Special: Interracial Dating and Third Culture Kids Part 2
Feb 14, 2018 • 40 min
Hey Afrolit Squad ! Happy February! This month’s theme (yes—that’s a thing we’re doing now) is LOVE! In this episode, we continued our conversation except we delved into interracial dating, if we can entertain men outside of our own culture, the different…
Episode 23: Celibacy & Sex within Hookup Culture Part 1
Feb 11, 2018 • 28 min
Hey Afrolit Squad ! Happy February! This month’s theme (yes—that’s a thing we’re doing now) is LOVE! In this episode, we are talking about how we navigate celibacy and sex within the constant hookup culture. We were joined by our special guest, Ziyanda…
Episode 22: How To Manifest Love + Money
Feb 1, 2018 • 50 min
Hey fam! We’re back again - well this time, it’s just Bobo and two very special guests, Mukundwa and Nyak spitting bars about manifestation so we can all live our best lives! Make sure to subscribe and let us know what YOU’RE manifesting in 2018! Have a…
Episode 21: Introspection, Letting go of Timelines and 2018 Plans
Jan 27, 2018 • 40 min
Hey Afrolit Family! Happy New Year!! We know it’s been a minute since we had a new episode, as we were mentally, physically and spiritually recharging for this new year! I had to hold down the fort solo as Bobo continues to live her BEST life, but she’ll…
Episode 20: Going Home in December, Cultural Norms and Handling Relatives
Dec 19, 2017 • 66 min
Hey Afrolit Gang! We talked had a lovely discussion with Ziyanda, our latest special guest on what it means to go to home in December. We got into the differences between our experiences in South Africa and Kenya, especially the cultural norms between our…
Episode 19: Boundaries in Work, Relationships, and managing expectations feat Taj Alexander
Nov 30, 2017 • 60 min
Hey Afrolit Gang! We talked to Producer and Visual Artist Taj Alexander of The Open Canvas, about Boundaries in the workplace, between romantic partners and all that in between. Make sure to check out his podcast on Soundcloud @OpenCanvas and on Itunes.…
Episode 18: Cheating, Relationship Dilemmas, Navigating Love, Hookup Culture
Nov 24, 2017 • 39 min
Here’s episode 18! In this episode, we dissect the trials of relationships and whether or not cheating/infidelity is *bad*! Let us know your thoughts! Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit Have a question, comment or just wanna say hi? Find us at:…
Episode 17: What does female empowerment mean and practicing self love ft. Raveena
Oct 16, 2017 • 27 min
Hey Afrolit Gang: Here is our 17th Episode! We were able to chat with recording artist Raveena on what it means to be an artist, how to practice self-love in this age and how evolving as a person is essential. We also discussed her recent trip to Indian,…
Episode 16: Manifestation and Spirituality - How to Manifest
Oct 6, 2017 • 51 min
Here is our 16th Episode. We discussed the law of manifestation, our spiritual backgrounds, how we have evolved and what has helped us attract like minded beings. We also discussed how to remove toxic relationships from our vortexes. What are your…
Episode 15: Health as a lifestyle choice, regimes and being a black vegan
Aug 31, 2017 • 63 min
Here’s our 15TH Podcast Episode! We got a request from our Fan Helen, who watched a Health Documentary “What the Health” on Netflix and wanted to hear our perspective. We discussed what it means to be an African vegan, navigating that on a Date and why…
Episode 14: Navigating Queerness, LGBTQ terms and Pride Month
Jul 24, 2017 • 63 min
Happy Pride Month! Here’s our 14TH Podcast Episode! We discussed Queerness, LGBTQ terms, dating within the LGBTQ community, and Pride Month used a marketing tool for corporations *side eyes*. We also discussed how race plays into LGBTQ politics. How do…
Episode 13: Cultural Appropriation, Interracial Dating and Hair Politics
Jun 15, 2017 • 56 min
Here’s our 13TH Podcast Episode! We discussed cultural appropriation, interracial dating in the context of Gossip Girl (Chuck Bass, we SEE you) and what the differences are in cultural currency between americans, africans and other demographics. For the…
Episode 12: Growing Up Black in Predominantly White Spaces
Apr 22, 2017 • 62 min
Here’s our TWELFTH Podcast Episode! We discussed the experience of blackness in white spaces across continents, especially how it affected our confidence, self-esteem and our journeys through our lives. What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comment…
Episode 11 ft. WomenWerk: Entrepreneurship, Feminism vs Culture, Building A Non-Profit
Apr 5, 2017 • 39 min
Here’s our ELEVENTH Podcast Episode! We talk to Nekpen and Demi from WomenWerk and how they got to where they are, their journey as entrepreneurs and how they continue to empower Women! What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comment section below!…
Episode 10: Social Media, Sugar Daddies, Instagram Models, Identity, Self Esteem, Dating Apps
Mar 25, 2017 • 73 min
Here’s our TENTH Podcast Episode! We talk about everything from Instagram models, self-esteem to sugar daddies. What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comment section below! Have a question, comment or just wanna say hi? Find us at:…
Episode 9: Feminism From A Male Perspective
Mar 4, 2017 • 62 min
Here’s our NINTH Podcast Episode! For the first time ever, we’ve included some male perspectives in our feminist discussions. We talk about body positivity, gender equality, black love, paying on dates, and more! What are your thoughts? Let us know in the…
Episode 8: Being a #GirlBoss with Bauce Mag Founder Liane Membis
Feb 27, 2017 • 43 min
Here’s our EIGHTH Podcast Episode! We are continuing our GUEST series with Liane Membis, CEO and Founder of Bauce Magazine. If you are interested in STARTING your own Magazine or creative company, then this is the episode for you! We answered from…
Episode 7 ft. 2 Woke Girls: Africans vs African-American, Sterotypes, Dating, Bullies, Immigrants
Feb 18, 2017 • 69 min
Here’s our SEVENTH Podcast Episode! We are starting out GUEST series with @2WokeGirls. On this episode, we discussed the misconceptions between Africans and African Americans, how being “African” became cool 5 minutes ago and if we could date an African…
Episode 6: Body Image, Social Media, Fat-Shaming, Body Positivity
Feb 11, 2017 • 77 min
Here’s our SIXTH Podcast Episode! We talked about Body Image, what it means to be body positive, double standards between genders, and how social media affects us our perception of beauty. Critique, Cheer, Suggest ish and Join us: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com…
Episode 5: Activism, Donald Trump, Mental Health, Real vs Fake Activism, Race, White Feminism
Jan 29, 2017 • 77 min
Here’s our FIFTH Podcast Episode! We talked about Activism, what that means to us, the absence of black men in marches, white feminism and if African should spend their time being political in America. Critique, Cheer, Suggest ish and Join us:…
Episode 4: Black Hair, Self-Love, Texture Discrimination, Dating, Respectability Politics
Jan 14, 2017 • 58 min
Here’s our FOURTH Podcast Episode! We talked about Black hair in the context of romance, careers and politics. We talk about texture discrimination, colorism and of course, self-love. Critique, Cheer, Suggest ish and Join us: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com…
Episode 3: Careers, Passion, Purpose, Entrepreneurship & Monetizing your Creativity
Dec 17, 2016 • 80 min
Here’s our THIRD Podcast Episode! We talked about Careers, Passion, Purpose, Entrepreneurship & How to make MONEY off your creativity. Critique, Cheer, Suggest ish and Join us: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com Ekua’s Info: www.instagram.com/ekua.pm…
Episode 2: Dating, Paying On Dates, Slut - Shaming, Feminism, Love, Self - Confidence
Nov 24, 2016 • 61 min
WE’RE BACK! Here is our lovely EPISODE #2: We talked about DATING, should WE pay on dates, Slut-Shaming, Why can’t men be sluts?, feminism, love and self-confidence. As always: Critique, Cheer, Suggest ish and Join us, slide into the email:…
Episode 1: Black Beauty, Self Love, Colorism & Plastic Surgery
Nov 14, 2016 • 48 min
Here’s our first-ever Podcast Episode! We talked about Black Beauty, Self Love, Colorism & Plastic Surgery Critique, Cheer, Suggest ish and Join us: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com Ekua’s Info: www.instagram.com/ekua.pm www.twitter.com/ekuapm Bobo’s Info:…