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A Podcast about the life of a married asian couple in London by a married asian couple in London. Hosted by SwamiBaracus & Jyojo_B.

A Podcast about the life of a married asian couple in London by a married asian couple in London. Hosted by SwamiBaracus & Jyojo_B.
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London, United Kingdom

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A Podcast about the life of a married asian couple in London by a married asian couple in London. Hosted by SwamiBaracus & Jyojo_B.

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@nimmigrants

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English


Episodes

Episode 22 - Kuntdeep (Communalism In The Asian Community)

9/5/2018
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All is not rosy in the Native Immigrants household, as Jyojo B and Swami B have had a tiff... meaning they had to delay recording the show this week! But fear not, they managed to put their petty grievances aside, to ensure this week's new episode made it out in time... just. This week, they visited the Bhaktivedanta Manor during this past weekend's Janmasthami festival, where Swami B was not volunteering for the first time in 20 years! They also look at the Asian invasion in this year's...

Duration:00:52:00

Episode 21 - Barracuda G (Searching For Mum, Pump Up The Bhangra)

8/28/2018
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Swami Baracus aka The Baracuda and Jyojo B aka Coconut Kaleerein unleash a new episode of The Native Immigrants Podcast this week. They look back at their recent trip to Garden Of India, Harlow's numero uno restaurant, where they indulged in the Barracuda G... a dish named after Swami Baracus himself! Also touching on BBC Asian Network's survey on British Asians and Conservatism... Are we really so uptight?! This week's other topics are shows from BBC's Big British Asian Summer season....

Duration:00:48:58

Episode 20 - Coconut Kaleerein (London Mela, Education In The Asian Community)

8/22/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. Landmark show number two.... The Native Immigrants have reached Episode 20! This past weekend, the gruesome twosome were invited down to the London Mela, where they enjoyed the sights and sounds of one of the premier events of the British Asian community. Together with indulging in some tasty treats, they talk about schmoozing with artists and media backstage as well as checking out a great exhibition on the history of Southall bhangra and culture. We also...

Duration:01:10:08

Episode 19 - Greek Pee-Pee (BBC's Big British Asian Summer, Boris Johnson's Burka Remarks)

8/16/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. Back from a sun-baked week in Santorini, Greece, The Native Immigrants are back to our rainy shores with a new episode! Swami Baracus celebrated his big 40th birthday during the holiday, so together with feeling old and decrepit, he and Jyojo B look back on BBC's Big British Asian Summer of programming this week, and review the shows - what worked, what didn't? This week's other big topic is Boris Johnson. With his remarks about the Burka in his recent...

Duration:01:12:34

Episode 18 - Juju Rotis (Women Empowerment, Are Men Supporting Women To Achieve Greatness?)

8/1/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. Back from a weekend of weddings, falls and meltdowns, The Native Immigrants are back to discuss those and many other points in this week's show. Jyojo B ran solo on radio last week with her appearance on BBC Asian Network's Ladies Panel, we discuss that together with recent entertainment items including Riz Ahmed, Nadiya's Family Favourites and ask the question - Where are all the asians on Love Island? This week's big topic is Women Empowerment. The...

Duration:01:01:34

Episode 17 - Monkey's Blood (Legendary British Asian Traits)

7/25/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. As we melt away during this intense heatwave of the most un-British of British summers, your favourite opinionated couple somehow manage to string a few sentences together with this week's new episode. With their appearance in an article in last week's Eastern Eye newspaper, Swami Baracus and Jyojo B discuss the topic of that article during this show... legendary British Asian traits. Those within our communities will almost certainly relate to some if not...

Duration:01:01:14

Episode 16 - James Bondh (Charities and Volunteer Work)

7/18/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. By the time you listen to this… it may… or may not… have come home. So before we all bite our fingernails away behind a sofa for tonight’s game, The Native Immigrants unleash more rants and recounts in this week’s episode. They up the levels of patriotism when getting behind England’s World Cup campaign, as well as look back over their recent appearance on BBC Radio London. The Randomometer then goes to level 10, with mentions of DVDs, Dirty Magazines,...

Duration:00:45:10

Episode 15 - Grinds Our Goat (Trips To India, Is India The Most Dangerous Country For Women?)

7/11/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. By the time you listen to this… it may… or may not… have come home. So before we all bite our fingernails away behind a sofa for tonight’s game, The Native Immigrants unleash more rants and recounts in this week’s episode. They up the levels of patriotism when getting behind England’s World Cup campaign, as well as look back over their recent appearance on BBC Radio London. The Randomometer then goes to level 10, with mentions of DVDs, Dirty Magazines,...

Duration:01:03:49

Episode 14 - Surprising Screamers (Asian Attitudes Towards The LGBTQ+ Community)

7/4/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. It's celebration time in the Nimmigrants household, as Jyojo B celebrated her birthday this past weekend! They discuss their recent trip to Brighton, as well as a number of shoutouts including new reviews! However, the main topic of agenda in this week's show is Asian Attitudes Towards The LGBTQ+ Community. With this month coinciding with the Pride Festival, we discuss why being LGBTQ+ is still such an issue within Asian communities, together with...

Duration:00:57:58

Episode 13 - Samba vs Chocolate (Asian Fathers)

6/20/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. Just when they couldn’t ramble on about their parents enough in the past few weeks, The Native Immigrants continue the lovefest for their creators in this week’s episode, this time putting the spotlight on… their Dads. With Father’s Day this past week, they discuss Asian Fathers in general, shining a positive light on a generation of people who have received both good and bad publicity in recent years. They discuss their differing experiences with their...

Duration:00:44:18

Episode 12 - Brovers 4 Life (Our Wedding - Part 2)

6/13/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. IT's OUR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY! That's right, it's our celebration but we're the ones handing out the presents, as we drop our special anniversary episode today too! Continuing from last week's show detailing the engagement, we conclude our wedding chapter by looking back at Indian weddings in general, the dilemma of choosing rings and the big day itself, including all the mayhem and mishaps in-between! Wrong cars, terrible mehndi and zero baaraat all...

Duration:01:07:50

Episode 11 - 2 Become 1 (Our Wedding - Part 1)

6/6/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. After last week's compelling episode focusing on Forced Marriages, this week Swami Baracus and Jyojo B have decided to take on a lighter, more poignant subject area. With their 4 year anniversary next week, the Nimmigrants go back in time as they look back at the run up to their WEDDING! From their respective parents getting involved to the challenges of finding the right person, all bases are covered as they tackle the cultural issues of a...

Duration:00:54:12

Episode 10 - Hair Of Snakes (Forced Marriages)

5/31/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. It's a landmark episode for The Native Immigrants, as they get to EPISODE 10 of their podcast! Together with Swami sharing his pain of Liverpool's recent loss, they discuss Ackley Bridge, Citizen Khan and their continued exploits with their favourite neighbour Meeku. However this week's big topic is Forced Marriages. In the week of the UK's first ever conviction for the crime, the couple discuss how prominent an issue it is within their communities,...

Duration:00:52:11

Episode 9 - Fat Necks (Hamilton Review, The Royal Wedding)

5/24/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. Back from another short break, The Native Immigrants return to Podcasting airwaves with this week's new episode. In today's rambling jaunt, they discuss Jyojo B mustering up the energy from her recent indisposition to accompany Swami Baracus to see Hamilton at the Theatre! So together with reviewing the hottest musical on the planet, they also share their thoughts on The Royal Wedding and Swami B rants on the exploitation that is the Cricket World Cup...

Duration:00:47:06

Episode 8 - Hashtag Amananus (Avengers: Infinity War Review, Sajid Javed)

5/9/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. In today's bumper packed edition of The Native Immigrants Podcast, your favourite British Asian couple Swami Baracus and Jyojo B are in full-on geek mode as they throw together all kinds of spoilers in reviewing Avengers: Infinity War! They dissect all the key plotlines as well as rant on the continual fury of Asian etiquette in cinemas. Also, fresh from Amber Rudd's resignation over her part in the Windrush Scandal, Sajid Javed takes over the reigns as...

Duration:00:58:03

Episode 7 - Spoilers & Southallians (Blair Peach, BBC's Big British Asian Summer)

5/2/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. The Esteemed Jyojo B is slightly under the weather this week, but still musters the energy to deliver her opinionated best on this week's episode of The Native Immigrants Podcast! Her co-host Swami Baracus addresses the story of Blair Peach, including the circumstances of his death and the continual fight for justice. Also, they discuss BBC's Big British Asian Summer season of programming, and also the huge achievement of James Devine Stoneman, a lad from...

Duration:00:46:15

Episode 6 - Nuts On Eileen (The Windrush Scandal, My Turban & Me)

4/25/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. Swami Baracus aka Swaminath Natarajan and Jyojo B aka Jyojo And Umm B up the rant levels on this week's episode of The Native Immigrants Podcast. After warmly looking back on their interview on BBC 6 Music, they then unleash the fury on Asians failing to maintain theatre etiquette. However, the main 'topic of agenda' this week is the Windrush scandal, and how the law changes have been affecting that generation and their communities. And begs the question…...

Duration:00:45:21

Episode 5 - Wings & Tings (Rivers Of Blood Speech, Big Announcements!)

4/18/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. Finally back to some sort of normality after their recent jet-lag, Swami Baracus and Jyojo B unleash another episode of The Native Immigrants Podcast. This week, they struggle to hide their excitement, as they reveal not one, but two BIG announcements! They also mull over Bert and Ernie's bedroom habits and Swami's true undercover love, and get serious when discussing the recent airing of Enoch Powell's Rivers Of Blood speech. Listen in and PLEASE...

Duration:00:39:21

Episode 4 - Fck'n Dungars (We. Are. Back.)

4/11/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. Fresh from an awesome experience in New Zealand, the Native Immigrants have returned to these shores not-so fresh faced and less fancy free than usual… But have STILL summoned the energy to record this week's NEW episode! Jet-lagged and jagged, they recount their experiences in the landscapes of Kiwi land as well as discuss BBC's recent article on alcohol abuse within the Panjabi community. All the while, just wanting to go to sleep… Thanks to Mellzo for...

Duration:00:48:03

Episode 3 - My Mum's A Woman (Oscars, Panjabi MC and Priti Patel)

3/15/2018
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WARNING - EXPLICIT LANGUAGE USED. Your favourite bickering brazen couple Swami Baracus and Jyojo B are back with this week's episode of The Native Immigrants Podcast. Together with their usual rants of neighbouring squabbles and Jyojo B being the butt of all jokes, they also get serious when delving into the topics of an 'Indian' winning an Oscar this week, Panjabi MC's classic Bhangra track that's getting overly rinsed currently and Priti Patel doing her best to distance herself from her...

Duration:00:53:24