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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

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

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United States

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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

Twitter:

@ItsAfrolit

Language:

English


Episodes

Just For Fun ft. Ntombi Moyo

10/24/2020
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome back to another episode. We had the pleasure of hosting Ntombi Moyo on the show. She is a well-rounded creative: Stylist, DIrector and Model. She's recently moved to NYC and we decided to catch up with her! We discussed: - Being Ndebele and What that means - African parents not understanding - Working hard at what you love!' - Letting what is FUN lead you - Everything counts as experience - Sustainability & Black owned business in the fashion industry - How to...

Duration:01:06:03

The Scenarios: Dealing with Corrupt Cops

10/17/2020
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 feedback. Today's Scenarios: You are in a foreign country to you within Africa and you get pulled over by the cops. What are you doing and how are you operating. This scenario was inspired by the #EndSars Movement in Nigeria, we stand...

Duration:00:57:47

Black women will WIN!

10/10/2020
Hey Afrolit Fam, we're back with another special edition EPISODE, we had an open mic where we discussed: 👏🏿 Breonna Taylor's Verdict + Now WHAT happens.. 👏🏿 Black Women Entrepreneurs Killing it right now...s/o Beyonce List 👏🏿 Megan the stallion's star rising to the TOP , regardless of ANYTHING! We will never support or condone violence against women. We stand with Megan! This episode was recorded BEFORE the verdict and we completely stand with the charges made against Tory...

Duration:00:59:22

The Scenarios: Can you REALLY date a celebrity?

10/3/2020
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 feedback. Today's Scenarios: Imagine you meet someone and they are UBER FAMOUS in another country....and they rap...find out how Ekua and Lontia react Make sure to get your nails from http://nalasnails.com/ and use the code AFROLIT for...

Duration:01:04:14

Black Art Matters ft. Jamilla Okubo

9/26/2020
Hey Afrolit Fam, welcome to another episode of feel good content! We were joined this week with Jamilla Okubo, a Mixed Media artist with lineage from Trinidad, Kenya and Black American identities. Ekua and Jamilla are college buddies and hang out on the same twitter (lol!), but we thought it was important to highlight her journey and discuss the future of art, especially for Black and Brown people. Edited by Neil Balser We Discussed: -Jamilla's journey into the art world -Art Therapy for...

Duration:01:11:21

The Scenarios: Dealing with an Abusive Husband

9/19/2020
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 feedback. Today's Scenarios was quite DEEP and if you are sensitive, please know there is a TRIGGER WARNING: We discuss what we would do if we had an abusive husband, basically the very sad and unfortunate story of Barbara Tommey, who...

Duration:00:55:08

We Deserve It All Ft. Polly Irungu

9/12/2020
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 SQUARE but we were able to catch up with her and speak on the come-up. We Discussed: -3 Tips for photographers started out -What ACTIVISM really means... -How to stay motivated -What's up next -#Photographertiktok 😂 We would love to hear...

Duration:01:02:18

The Scenarios: They IG stalked you BEFORE the date, what do you do?

9/6/2020
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 feedback. Today's Scenarios was quite trivial: The first one painted a picture of a very tough relationship, where the father ends in jail, with Kids invovlved, would you let your Kid invovled? The second scenario is basically dead-beat...

Duration:00:40:51

Support Megan or Get Deported | Afrolit's Take

8/29/2020
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 : Click Here Use the code AFROLIT to get 15% off your purchase of Custom Press- On Nails from http://nalasnails.com/ We would love to hear YOUR VOICE! Send me a VN and let's make it official: https://anchor.fm/afrolit/message Want Cute...

Duration:00:55:53

The Scenarios: He did you dirty, does your kid need to know?

8/22/2020
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 feedback. Today's Scenarios were very deep and quite personal: The first one painted a picture of a very tough relationship, where the father ends in jail, with Kids invovlved, would you let your Kid invovled? The second scenario is...

Duration:01:04:32

Black is King | Afrolit's Review

8/15/2020
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? - How the story relates to the original movie - Our total rating of Black is King Link to Black is King on Disney + : Click Here We would love to hear YOUR VOICE! Send me a VN and let's make it official:...

Duration:01:20:26

The Scenarios: They received an explicit video and you opened it, now what?

8/15/2020
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 feedback. Today's Scenario was an interesting one: Your Boo received an explicit video from a friend and he tells you to open it, what do you do once you've seen it? Make sure to get your nails from http://nalasnails.com/ and use the...

Duration:00:41:27

Your Words Have Power ft. Wani La Frere

8/1/2020
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 political refugees due to the Congo Wars, being on of the first African- Black families in New Zealand, and how his story has helped shaped his work as an Artist today We Discussed: - Wani's personal story -His trek between DRC and Down...

Duration:01:32:26

The Scenarios: Their body count is ASTRONOMICAL

7/25/2020
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 feedback. Today's Scenario was an interesting one: Would you end an engagement over your partner being a virgin or if their body count was ASTRONOMICAL? What would you do? We would love to hear YOUR VOICE! Send me a VN and let's make...

Duration:00:54:18

The Scenarios: Are his secrets too much to handle?

7/25/2020
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 feedback. Today's Scenario was a heavy one: Can you stay with significant other, KNOWING that someone has come forward stating that your man/significant other has sexually assaulted someone, are you staying with them? #Believewomen...

Duration:00:37:58

Do it your way ft. Kamau

7/18/2020
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 ability to showcase his personality online authentically, also the infamous complex magazine post and going viral 3 times, but all in all: that not his aim! We have a name for his fan base....Stream Zombie Flower! We Discussed: - Kamau's...

Duration:00:59:22

Stay The Course ft. Agyakomah

7/4/2020
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 me what you owe: We Discussed: - What has been keeping us motivated - How our parents can deter us from our goals - Being really good at something you hate - Where you put your energy matters We would love to hear YOUR VOICE! Send me...

Duration:00:46:16

The Scenarios: He ghosted me but told me he's Bipolar, should I block him?

6/27/2020
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 feedback.All men above the age of 18 have assaulted and/or have witnessed or been told about an assault but remained silent within the situation. We would love to hear YOUR VOICE! Send me a VN and let's make it official:...

Duration:00:32:28

Has every MAN assaulted someone? | Afrolit's Take

6/20/2020
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 first AFROLIT DEBATE to argue the statement: All men above the age of 18 have assaulted and/or have witnessed or been told about an assault but remained silent within the situation. We discussed: - Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network's...

Duration:01:38:52

We are TIYAD!

6/13/2020
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 are being forced to educate everyone - White Guilt vs White People learning - If we can REALLY all get along - Do brands ACTUALLY care about the Black Lives Matter movement - The immigrant struggle of protesting - How it is all...

Duration:00:55:42