The Zero Suits Podcast Situation
Episode 13 - On Aretha, On Blackness
In this episode, our faithful hosts Enongo aka Sammus and Lanre (3K)think about Aretha Franklin and their complicated relationship with Blackness! Enjoy. Things to check out: Noga Erez + Aqua Teen Hunger Force See our patreon for music credits: patreon.com/zerosuits
Episode 12 - Sammus Takes Ls
In this episode, our faithful hosts Sammus and Lanre 3000 discuss the ways in which L-taking are just a part of the job when working as a freelancer or independent artist. There's no business like show business indeed! They also bicker quite a bit about Netflix cheating, Lanre's secret light-skinndedness, and other neat stuff you surely care about! Time stamps: + Church Announcements: 0:00 - 10:09 + Sammus and Lanre3K Discuss Sammus' L-taking: 10:13 - 29:08 Cool Stuff You Should Know...
Episode 11 - Sooooo Anxious
In this month's episode, Sammus's and Lanre reflect on her recent trip to get treated for anxiety. It's a funny and intense conversation as they talk about the surprising obstacles she encountered and get into a couple mini-arguments about how they cope with anxiety differently. Time Stamps: Church Announcements (New goodies on the way for our Patreon peeps, Sammus's new students, Birmingham's dopeness, and more!)0:00-12:00 Sammus and Lanre discuss her recent trip to get anxiety meds:...
Episode 10 - Focus Pocus Pt. 2 / Heroes Fail Us
In this episode Lanre (3000) and Sammus report back their findings after experimenting with techniques to finally get more focused -- see episode 9 for details. After dishing on that, they move on to discuss how to deal with your favorite artists letting you down. Helpful links: Redefining Realness: https://www.amazon.com/Redefining-Realness-Path-Womanhood-Identity/dp/1476709130 Extraordinary Homes: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7804132/ Time stamps: - Introducing Lanre 3000! 1:20 -Church...
Episode 9 - Focus Pocus Pt. 1
In this month's episode Enongo and Lanre face their problems with maintaining focus on the big projects they're working on. Join them as they talk about the many ways and reasons they procrastinate; research what the internet has to say about procrastination and creative blocks (and magic wands); and decide to put a couple techniques for concentrating to the test -- with a little help from Scared Straight! Helpful links: "7 Types of Creative Block (and What to Do About Them)"...
Episode 7 - Euro-tour Reflections
In this episode, Lanre and Enongo reflect on their recent 10-day tour across the UK + Paris by sharing the 5 most unexpected things that happened on tour. From new friends to power-outages enjoy this meditation on international tour life.
Episode 3 - "School's Out & Other Epiphanies"
This month's episode of the Zero Suits Podcast Situation focuses on themes from Sammus' song "School's Out" (PRIME, 2013). Join the hosts as they talk everything from Lupe Fiasco to James Joyce in order to discuss how epiphanic moments shape and are shaped by the art around us. This podcast is supported by our amazing Patreon contributors -- click to join them: patreon.com/sammusmusic LINKS~~~~~~~~~~~ The Breakdown (1:47 - 14:50): Album version of "School's Out" (PRIME, 2013):...
Episode 2 - "Kanye West & Imitation"
This month's episode of the Zero Suits Podcast Situation focuses on themes from Sammus' song "Kanye West featuring Chance Fischer" (M'other Brain, 2012). Join the hosts as they discuss everything from Cardi B to Alice Walker in order to figure out the role of imitation in the art of rap and fiction writing. This podcast is supported by our amazing Patreon contributors -- click to join them: patreon.com/sammusmusic LINKS~~~~~~~~~~~ The Breakdown (1:02 - 16:23): Album version of "Kanye West...
Episode 1 (Relaunch) - "Look Ma, No Hands"
This month's episode of the Zero Suits Podcast Situation focuses on the theme from Sammus' song "No Hands" (M'other Brain, 2012). Join the hosts as they talk about everything from French Jazz violinists to Audre Lorde to discuss their crises and moments of clarity in regards to becoming artists. This podcast is supported by our amazing Patreon contributors -- click to join them: http://patreon.com/sammusmusic LINKS~~~~~~~~~~~ The Breakdown (1:39 - 14:17): Jean Luc-Ponty: http://ponty.com/...