Toure Show

Cumulus Podcast Network

Toure talks to successful people to find out how they became successful and to see what they know that can help you on your journey.Check out NEW episodes every Wednesday and Throwback episodes on Sundays!

Location:

United States

Description:

Toure talks to successful people to find out how they became successful and to see what they know that can help you on your journey.Check out NEW episodes every Wednesday and Throwback episodes on Sundays!

Twitter:

@toure

Language:

English


Episodes

Jermaine Dupri

2/8/2023
Jermaine Dupri is a legend and we had a legendary conversation. We talk about dating Janet, producing Mariah, working with Jay-Z, visiting Magic City, and much more. Toure Show Episode 364 Host & Writer: Touré Executive Producers: Jennifer Brown and Ryan Woodhall Associate Producer: Adell Coleman Photographers: Chuck Marcus, Shanta Covington, and Nick Karp Booker: Claudia Jean The House: DCP Entertainment Support the show: https://www.dcpofficial.com/toureshow See...

Duration:01:26:54

Nikki Giovanni–How to Make It in Poetry

2/5/2023
Nikki Giovanni is one of the greatest living poets in the world and she is a joy to be around. She’s funny, smart, humble, and very cool. She’s the best dinner guest imaginable. In honor of Black History Month, and since she’s recently announced her retirement from teaching let’s throwback to this hour plus conversation from 2017 about what makes a great poem, the impact of watching domestic violence in her childhood home, how she rebounded from a health scare by getting onstage, how she...

Duration:01:24:13

Tommy Davidson

2/1/2023
Tommy Davidson is back. He’s hysterical and his life story is incredible—he was abandoned by his biological mom and adopted by a white family. And then the story gets wild. He’s an amazing person. Toure Show Episode 363 Host & Writer: Touré Executive Producers: Jennifer Brown and Ryan Woodhall Associate Producer: Adell Coleman Photographers: Chuck Marcus, Shanta Covington, and Nick Karp Booker: Claudia Jean The House: DCP Entertainment Support the show:...

Duration:01:12:58

Nikole Hannah-Jones—I Live In A Slaveocracy

1/29/2023
Nikole Hannah-Jones is the creator of the 1619 project which explains how America is still impacted by the legacy of slavery. It is not past, we are, today, in a slaveocracy. The 1619 project is a podcast, an ongoing series of articles and essays that are being taught in schools, and a series of books and now a show on Hulu. She is a verified genius, the recipient of a MacArthur grant, and I could feel her genius as I spoke to her. She is a person who is toweringly influential in that her...

Duration:01:17:14

Malcolm-Jamal Warner–I'm Way More Than Theo

1/25/2023
Malcolm-Jamal Warner was Theo on the Cosby Show but his career and his life are way bigger than that. We go through his whole career from Cosby to Malcolm and Eddie (which was contentious) to his fascinating musical career. This is an awesome conversation. Toure Show Episode 362 Host & Writer: Touré Executive Producers: Jennifer Brown and Ryan Woodhall Associate Producer: Adell Coleman Photographers: Chuck Marcus, Shanta Covington, and Nick Karp Booker: Claudia Jean The House: DCP...

Duration:01:30:06

Darrelle Revis–I Am Football

1/22/2023
Darrelle Revis is one of the best NFL players of his era—definitely the greatest cornerback of his day. We talked about football—how he became the best, who was his toughest competition, why he loves defense, and why he wants to become an owner. Great conversation. Toure Show Ep. 327 Original Air Date: May 25, 2022 Support the show: https://www.dcpofficial.com/toureshow See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:09:53

LisaRaye–I'm A Bad Bitch

1/18/2023
LisaRaye is an icon. She’s been a star since her first film Ice Cube’s The Player’s Club and today she’s on ALLBLK’s A House Divided. She’s an amazing woman and we talk about acting, learning how to be sexy, the time she shot someone, and she cries about her beloved late father. An amazing conversation. Toure Show Episode 361 Host & Writer: Touré Executive Producers: Jennifer Brown and Ryan Woodhall Associate Producer: Adell Coleman Photographers: Chuck Marcus, Shanta Covington, and...

Duration:00:53:10

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries—I Am Open To Impeaching Trump

1/15/2023
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is one of the most important people in Congress because he knows how to get things done. In this throwback interview from 2019 we talk about the insanity of Trump, how Senator Mitch McConnell is “a disgrace,” and much more. Toure Show Ep. 74: I Am Open to Impeaching Trump Original Air Date: June 5, 2019 Support the show: https://www.dcpofficial.com/toureshow See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:06:41

Talent–I Got Jokes

1/11/2023
Talent is a legendary veteran stand up comic. We talk about comedy and I try to keep it together while he makes me laugh like crazy. Toure Show Episode 360 Host & Writer: Touré Executive Producers: Jennifer Brown and Ryan Woodhall Associate Producer: Adell Coleman Photographers: Chuck Marcus, Shanta Covington, and Nick Karp Booker: Claudia Jean The House: DCP Entertainment Support the show: https://www.dcpofficial.com/toureshow See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:29:32

Tyler James Williams-I Act

1/8/2023
Tyler James Williams is a star on Abbott Elementary and he’s now Emmy nominated but he first blew up years ago on Everybody Hates Chris playing young Chris Rock. He’s a great comedic actor and a deep introvert and a very thoughtful person who loves to be alone with a book. We talk about acting and getting out of the child star trap and what it was like to have his father, a police officer, put him in handcuffs just so he’d know what it’s like. Toure Show Ep. 315: Tyler James Williams-I...

Duration:01:04:12

MC Lyte

1/4/2023
MC Lyte is a legendary MC who was a star in the 80s. She’s now the star of a sitcom called Partners In Rhyme on ALLBLK. It was awesome to talk to her about hiphop back in the day and the show which is loosely based on her life. Toure Show Episode 359 Host & Writer: Touré Executive Producers: Jennifer Brown and Ryan Woodhall Associate Producer: Adell Coleman Photographers: Chuck Marcus, Shanta Covington, and Nick Karp Booker: Claudia Jean The House: DCP Entertainment Support the...

Duration:01:05:40

Toure

1/1/2023
Toure Show x Toure because I wrote another book, this one is called The Ivy League Counterfeiter and it’s about a friend of mine from high school who finished Columbia University and then became a professional counterfeiter. He made money by photocopying it. Insane story of private schools, underworld dreams, fake money, prostitution, and an unforgettable, charismatic man. The book is available as an ebook or an audio book on Scribd. My friend Danielle Moodie did the honor of interviewing...

Duration:01:03:10

Mozhan Marnó - A Look At Iran

12/28/2022
Right now in Iran we are witnessing a massive revolution—the people are rising up to demand freedom from the repressive regime. That regime is responding with murder. Several activists have been executed for the crime of protesting. And yet thousands continue protesting. Western media isn’t really talking about it but my friend, the actor, Mozhan Marnó, is in touch with people inside Iran and she’s at the UN fighting on their behalf and she’s explaining to me what’s really going on in this...

Duration:00:40:07

The Central Park 5—We Are Free

12/25/2022
The Exonerated 5, formerly known as the Central Park 5, now have an entrance into Central Park named in their honor, a stunning turnaround for men who spent years in prison, convicted of crimes they did not do. In 2019 I spoke with two of them, Dr. Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana, about their extraordinary experience. These men survived a nightmare. Let me know what you think! Instagram @toureshow. Twitter: @toure Toure Show Ep 76: The Central Park 5 - We Are Free Original Air Date: June...

Duration:01:48:20

Jordan E. Cooper–I Made Ain’t No Mo

12/21/2022
Ain’t No Mo is an amazing new Broadway play about a moment where every Black American is being given a one way plane ticket to Africa. This play, which is really a look at what it means to be African-American, is hysterical and deep and po’erful and an awesome theater experience. In this interview Cooper, the play’s creator and star, goes into the play’s meanings and the ideas that inspired it. Toure Show Episode 357 Host & Writer: Touré Executive Producers: Jennifer Brown and Ryan...

Duration:00:55:38

Michael Eric Dyson—I’m In Jay-Z’s America

12/18/2022
Mike Dyson is the intellectual heavyweight champion and someone who’s amazingly fun to talk to. In 2019 we talked about the genius of Jay-Z and his struggle to bury two brothers in the last few years. This convo is powerful and personal and brilliant and fun. Toure Show Ep 102: Michael Eric Dyson-I'm in Jay-Z's America Original Air Date: December 4, 2019 Support the show: https://www.dcpofficial.com/toureshow See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:45

Toure

12/14/2022
Toure Show x Toure because I wrote another book, this one is called The Ivy League Counterfeiter and it’s about a friend of mine from high school who finished Columbia University and then became a professional counterfeiter. He made money by photocopying it. Insane story of private schools, underworld dreams, fake money, prostitution, and an unforgettable, charismatic man. The book is available as an ebook or an audio book on Scribd. My friend Danielle Moodie did the honor of interviewing...

Duration:01:03:11

Nikole Hannah-Jones- I Live in A Slaveocracy

12/11/2022
Nikole Hannah-Jones is the creator of the amazing 1619 project which explains how America is still impacted by the legacy of slavery. We are, today, in a slaveocracy. Nikole is a verified genius, the recipient of a MacArthur grant, and I can feel her genius when I speak to her. She is a toweringly influential intellectual. Her ideas have changed my thinking on many issues. It’s time to throwback to my convo with the great NHJ. Toure Show Ep 107: Nikole Hannah-Jones: I Live In A...

Duration:01:18:59

Elvis Mitchell–I Love The Movies

12/7/2022
Elvis Mitchell is an esteemed film critic and the director of Is That Black Enough For You?!? a fascinating Netflix doc about Black film history. Amazing convo about great Black films. Toure Show Episode 355 Host & Writer: Touré Executive Producers: Jennifer Brown and Ryan Woodhall Associate Producer: Adell Coleman Photographers: Chuck Marcus, Shanta Covington, and Nick Karp Booker: Claudia Jean The House: DCP Entertainment Support the show:...

Duration:01:11:48

Greg Tate–I Am The Iron Man

12/4/2022
The late Greg Tate is one of the greatest writers of our time. He’s an intellectual hero of mine. He’s a mentor. He’s a writer, a guitarist, a genius. We had an amazing conversation. I miss him immensely. Toure Show Episode 138 Original Air Date: May 8, 2020 Support the show: https://www.dcpofficial.com/toureshow See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:13:41