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Afrolit is a podcast created by Bobo and Ekua, utilized to discuss commentary that affects modern africans that value intellectual conversations and fun tidbits of pop culture that affect our everyday living, between the diaspora and within the continent. We record and produce an episode once a week, released every Saturday. We have had over 14,000 plays over the course of 26 episodes.

Afrolit is a podcast created by Bobo and Ekua, utilized to discuss commentary that affects modern africans that value intellectual conversations and fun tidbits of pop culture that affect our everyday living, between the diaspora and within the continent. We record and produce an episode once a week, released every Saturday. We have had over 14,000 plays over the course of 26 episodes.
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Afrolit is a podcast created by Bobo and Ekua, utilized to discuss commentary that affects modern africans that value intellectual conversations and fun tidbits of pop culture that affect our everyday living, between the diaspora and within the continent. We record and produce an episode once a week, released every Saturday. We have had over 14,000 plays over the course of 26 episodes.

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@ItsAfrolit

Language:

English


Episodes

Who Gets to Be African Feat. Ratchedemics

8/1/2018
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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 African-Americans join us or nah? Listen to our conversation with them here: http://ratchademics.libsyn.com/ What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the #AfrolitPod. Do have any Storytimes for us? Send us your...

Duration:00:45:25

Polyamory vs Monogamy Feat. Chady

7/16/2018
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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 thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using 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:...

Duration:00:48:08

Does Competition Exist?

7/7/2018
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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 thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using 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:...

Duration:00:38:36

Does Culture and Tradition Harm Us or Benefit Us?

6/23/2018
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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: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com Bobo's Info: www.instagram.com/thisfashionfiend_ www.twitter.com/BobydahBadu Ekua's Info: www.instagram.com/ekua.pm www.twitter.com/ekuapm Imagery provided by Jamaican-American born artist akujixxv Instagram:...

Duration:00:28:11

Daddy Issues and Anti-Black Misogynoir

6/16/2018
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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 fam! What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the #Afrolit. 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:...

Duration:00:56:00

Adulting 101 and Tips to Avoid Burn-Out

6/9/2018
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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 #Afrolit. 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: www.instagram.com/thisfashionfiend_ www.twitter.com/BobydahBadu Ekua's Info:...

Duration:00:51:18

Weird Shit Guys Do: Summer Edition

5/26/2018
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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 #Afrolit. 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: www.instagram.com/thisfashionfiend_ www.twitter.com/BobydahBadu Ekua's Info:...

Duration:00:49:46

Graduation Season and Social Media Hype

5/19/2018
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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 #Afrolit. 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: www.instagram.com/thisfashionfiend_ www.twitter.com/BobydahBadu Ekua's Info:...

Duration:00:33:16

Fixed vs Growth Mindsets, Comparison Ideologies & Setting Goals

5/12/2018
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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 Twitter, using the #Afrolit. Do have any storytimes for us? Send us your questions too! Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit Find us at: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com Amarie Info's: www.youtube.com/amariecassidy...

Duration:00:45:48

Black Elitism

5/3/2018
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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 #Afrolit. Do have any storytimes for us? Share them as well! Send us your questions too! Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit Find us at: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com Ekua's Info: www.instagram.com/ekua.pm www.twitter.com/ekuapm Bobo's Info:...

Duration:00:48:48

Being a Public Figure, Dragging Culture and Social Media

4/14/2018
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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 Twitter, using the #Afrolit. Do have any storytime for us? Send us your questions too! Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit Find us at: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com Bobo's Info: www.instagram.com/thisfashionfiend_ www.twitter.com/BobydahBadu...

Duration:00:55:33

Is School Worth Your Time?

4/7/2018
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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 Twitter, using the #Afrolit. Do have any storytime for us? Send us your questions too! Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit Find us at: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com Bobo's Info: www.instagram.com/thisfashionfiend_ www.twitter.com/BobydahBadu...

Duration:01:01:32

Colorism in Creative Spaces

3/17/2018
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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 https://soundcloud.com/melodictripmedia where we discussed Colorism and what it means within our work spaces What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the #Afrolit. Do have any storytime for us? Nominate a woman! Send us...

Duration:00:53:04

Managing Your Life and Work

3/10/2018
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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 Sales and Ticketing at Live Nation. What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the #Afrolit. Do have any storytime for us? Nominate a woman! Send us your questions too! Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit...

Duration:00:52:45

Making It Across Continents As An African Woman

3/4/2018
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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 "Just Keeping It Real." What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the #Afrolit. Do have any storytime for us? Nominate a woman! Send us your questions too! Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit Find us at:...

Duration:01:06:50

Black Panther and The Relationship Between Africans and Black Americans Part 2

2/24/2018
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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 Americans, especially how that play into the movie and society today. Check out Part 1: https://soundcloud.com/afrolit/blackpanther What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the #Afrolit. Do have any storytimes...

Duration:00:51:02

Valentine's Day Special: Interracial Dating and Third Culture Kids Part 2

2/14/2018
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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 stereotypes of white men and how they receive black women. We also examined the question: is it EASIER to date white women over black women. What are your thoughts? Join us in the conversation via Twitter, using the #Afrolit. Do have any...

Duration:00:39:55

Celibacy & Sex within Hookup Culture Part 1

2/11/2018
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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 from our Home Episode. What are your thoughts? Join us in the in conversation via Twitter, using the #Afrolit. Do have any storytimes for us? Share them as well! Send us your questions too! Tweet at us: www.twitter.com/itsAfrolit Find us...

Duration:00:27:14

How To Manifest Love + Money

2/1/2018
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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 question, comment or just wanna say hi? Find us at: afrolitpodcast@gmail.com Bobo's Info: Instagram: www.instagram.com/thisfashionfiend_ Youtube: www.youtube.com/thisfashionfiend Mukundwa: Instagram: www.instagram.com/inthemiks Nyakwezi:...

Duration:00:50:30

Episode 21: Introspection, Letting go of Timelines and 2018 Plans

1/27/2018
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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 be back soon! I had the pleasure of being with Renata Ngaiza, my very dear friend studying Anthropology at the New School. We discussed how our relationship came to be, why taking time off school might be the best decision for your overall...

Duration:00:39:46