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Diasporadicals

Arts & Culture Podcasts

African millennials discussing their lives and experiences as expats living in the UK. They present their radical, comedic, and cultural observations as members of the diaspora trying to navigate the challenges of modern day life. Follow @diasporadicals on Twitter, @diasporadicalspod on Instagram and say hello at podcast@diasporadicals.com.

African millennials discussing their lives and experiences as expats living in the UK. They present their radical, comedic, and cultural observations as members of the diaspora trying to navigate the challenges of modern day life. Follow @diasporadicals on Twitter, @diasporadicalspod on Instagram and say hello at podcast@diasporadicals.com.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

African millennials discussing their lives and experiences as expats living in the UK. They present their radical, comedic, and cultural observations as members of the diaspora trying to navigate the challenges of modern day life. Follow @diasporadicals on Twitter, @diasporadicalspod on Instagram and say hello at podcast@diasporadicals.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sankofa Ft. Dr Chibundu Onuzo

6/3/2021
Award winning novelist Dr Chibundu Onuzo joins us to discuss her latest novel: Sankofa. Sankofa is the surprising story of a mixed-race British woman who goes in search of the West African father she never knew. We discuss some of the timely and thought provoking themes in the novel, such as identity, belonging, African leaders, a vision for Africa, and the novel's soundtrack, cover and title. Mentioned in this...

Duration:00:57:44

But What Is Holding Africans Back? Ft. Ozi

5/31/2021
We delve into African history; we talk about African contributions to modern society and technology as we know it today. Our guest shares some knowledge on architecture and describes the benefits and history of mud huts as well as their contribution to social identity among different tribes, and how that might translate into modern structures. We re-describe the narrative around how African history has been portrayed by the Western world. We talk about the written histories across the...

Duration:00:56:07

But Why Are We Always Having Gender Wars? Ft. Benedicte and Strap

5/14/2021
We're back with some fresh and awesome voices to engage in an age-old discussion about gender wars, particularly from the perspective of the Black African Diaspora. We ask why Black men don't play a big part in raising families, the division of labour and duties between women and men from childhood to adulthood, and the idea of the progressive Black/African families within and outside of the continent. We question the status quo and efforts to understand each other as members of the...

Duration:01:19:38

But What Is Your Experience of Jungle Fever? Ft. The Talking Single Podcast

4/25/2021
It's our Podversary! And what better way to celebrate than with a fiery episode featuring our birthday pod mates, The Talking Single Podcast! We get together to share our experiences of the dreaded 'Jungle Fever!' We talk about how black women and men have been stereotyped and fetishized and all the stories that surround the subject. Happy Podversary to The Talking Singles Podcast & us 🎂 You can find the Talking Single Podcast everywhere podcasts are found + IG @talkingsinglepodcast,...

Duration:01:02:17

But How Did You Lose Your Religion? feat. Dr. K, Deydzi and Safaa- Part 2

4/7/2021
With the Easter season just gone, and the start of Ramadan around the corner, this is such a great time to discuss religion and our different relationships with it! We are joined by an epic group of guests with mind-blowing stories that leave us howling with shock and surprise. The conversation was so good we had to split it into two episodes! #religion #areligion #christian #muslim #buddhist #athiest #agnostic #africanreligion #africandiaspora #easter #ramadan #diaspora...

Duration:01:16:43

But How Did You Lose Your Religion? feat. Dr. K, Deydzi and Safaa- Part 1

4/7/2021
With the Easter season just gone, and the start of Ramadan around the corner, this is such a great time to discuss religion and our different relationships with it! We are joined by an epic group of guests with mind-blowing stories that leave us howling with shock and surprise. The conversation was so good we had to split it into two episodes! #religion #areligion #christian #muslim #buddhist #athiest #agnostic #africanreligion #africandiaspora #easter #ramadan #diaspora...

Duration:00:57:12

But What Makes Us Black (According to Society) Feat. Trace - Part 2

3/26/2021
We're back to complete our conversation with Trace about what makes us Black according to society! If you thought part 1 had stories, things get deeper in part 2! Join the Diasporadicals as we share both shocking and revealing experiences with our guest and talk about the social constructs that formed the races and the hierarchies we see today, and how they have been appropriated by people of other ethnic heritages! #blacksociety #beingblack #racism #racismaroundtheworld #africandiaspora...

Duration:01:07:21

But What Makes You Black? (According to Society) feat. Trace

3/11/2021
This week the talk has been all about the 'Royal Rift' and the 'Interview' that spilt the tea! Of course we had to take a few sips before we came back at you with another episode where we question what it means to be Black, according to society! Join us as we discuss our experiences and hear stories from a new diasporadical guest, Trace. #royalrift #harryandmeghan #oprah #meghanmarkle #blacksociety #beingblack #racism #racismaroundtheworld #africandiaspora #diaspora #whatitmeanstobeblack...

Duration:01:19:13

But Does Money Matter?

3/4/2021
We are talking money and how we spend or save it with a new guest, Daidai. Join us as we receive some gems on how to have better relationships with money and the benefits of delayed gratification! #moneytalk #takeaboutmoney #moneytalks #chasingmoney #moneymatters #moneyproblems #financialplan #africandiaspora #diaspora #delayedgratification #blackpodcasts #africa #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #spotifypodcasts #african #expats #africanimmigrants #africanexpats #proudlyafrican...

Duration:00:26:16

But Why Are You Dating Older Men?

2/25/2021
We're back with some new guests, Mimi and DaiDai discussing relationships with significantly older men! This may be completely acceptable in some cultures/generations, but also taboo in others! Join us as we share our stories and opinions on the subject!

Duration:00:29:50

But Who is the Best Sibling? (feat. Kezie, Fido & Tombo)

2/18/2021
We bring along our siblings to settle our sibling rivalries once and for all. From first borns to last borns and the forgotten middle children, there are expectations and stereotypical behaviours in African expat families. Join us for a fun episode feat Kezie, Fido & Tombo. #blackpodcasts #africa #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #spotifypodcasts #family #african #immigrants #africanimmigrants #familydynamics #africanfamily #firstborn #lastborn #supportblackpodcasts #blackexperience...

Duration:00:46:39

But Are Africans Romantic (feat. Dr K & James)

2/11/2021
We bring on the gents to achieve our gender diversity quota to talk #Romance ahead of #ValentinesDay weekend. DrK and James share their thoughts with us on how African romantic culture has been influenced by the West, what romance means for African expats and along gendered lines. We also chat love languages, and explore what romance means in Africa and how love is expressed. Check out Jame's IG @Thelowgicompany to discover diabetic friendly food and drinks to support a #blackownedbusiness...

Duration:00:58:22

But Are Africans Made for the Cold?

2/4/2021
It's cold in London. Are you coping with the winter wherever you are? We talk about our experience of the winter months in contrast to the climate we grew up in. We discuss how we adjusted, what we learnt about looking after ourselves in the cold winters of the west. #blackpodcasts #africa #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #spotifypodcast #winter #african #immigrants #africanimmigrants #SAD #mentalhealth #vitaminD #seasonaffectivedisorder #supportblackpodcasts #blackexperience...

Duration:00:32:00

But Who is the Banana Republic Now?

1/29/2021
Well, well, well. Ladies, enbies & gents of the soil, we have a new banana republic aka shit-hole country in the mix. Join us as we recall the shenanigans that led to the madness that is the Capitol Hill Insurrection in the USA. We just dey observe. #blackpodcasts #africa #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #spotifypodcast #supportblackpodcasts #inauguration #bananarepublic #insurrection #trump #dictator #blackexperience #diasporadicals #DiapsoradicalsPod #racism #biden #harris #Uganda...

Duration:00:56:58

But Was Trump An African Dictator?

1/21/2021
We look through the final months of Trump's presidency and laugh as plenty of hilarious events took place and ask how similar his leadership was to Africa's leadership. We speak about @gathara's thread which you can find here: https://twitter.com/gathara/status/1322999903753220099 #blackpodcasts #africa #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #spotifypodcast #supportblackpodcasts #inauguration #bananarepublic #insurrection #trump #dictator #blackexperience #diasporadicals #DiapsoradicalsPod...

Duration:00:44:58

But Lovecraft is Just Black Experience (Part 2)

11/13/2020
It's Friday the 13th and we're back with further discussion of Lovecraft Country, all the way to the end of the season! we even go as far as to suggest story lines for season 2! What are your predictions? Let us know on email: Podcast@diasporadials.com ; Twitter: @diasporadicals ; Instagram: @diasporadicalspod #blackpodcasts #blackpodmagic #podsincolor #podin #supportblackpodcasts #lovecraftcountry #lovecraft #voodoo #juju #blackexperience #diasporadicals #DiapsoradicalsPod #wunmimosaku...

Duration:00:53:36

But Lovecraft Is Just Black Experience (Part 1)

11/2/2020
Spoilers! It's a tough week so we're giving you something fun. We're talking about Lovecraft Country, a multi genre series set in the 1950's in Jim Crow era in America. We share our thoughts on the characters, favourite scenes and the nuances that we as diasporadicals still see today. Join us for a spooky, fun and excitement-filled episode!

Duration:01:19:00

Hoteps?!!

10/22/2020
We're back again with Dr. K talking about Hoteps this time! Who are they? What are they? and how they do? It seems we have some different views but feel the same kind of way! listen in for the gist!

Duration:00:40:54

The Diasporadicals Podcast - Trailer!

10/8/2020
Meet the co-hosts, get to know what we're all about.

Duration:00:00:46

Butts? (with Dr. K)

10/8/2020
We're back with another "juicy" episode featuring a new Guest, Dr. K! We're discussing the mystical derriere A.K.A gluteus maximus, how we refer to it in our native languages and try to come up with the reason's why women's are larger than mens! We talk about the shift the booty's popularity as a beauty standard, and the extents some people will go to to achieve a certain look and wrap it up with a quiz. Listen in to find out who miserably failed!

Duration:00:34:54