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TheGrio Black Podcast Network is the premier destination for listeners seeking exciting and thought-provoking original and aggregated content featuring Black culture, news, and entertainment. TGBPN elevates the Black experience with insight and conversations on critical issues from the foremost thought leaders and breakthrough talent. Through humor and wit, our hosts, including Panama Jackson, Michael Harriot, Maiysha Kai, Cortney Wills, and Toure’ amplify Black voices with dynamic, unforgettable conversations and compelling storytelling.

Jidenna Is Redefining Black Masculinity

Apr. 19, 2024 – 53:10 – Maiysha Kai sits down with the talented singer/rapper/songwriter/producer Jidenna as he sheds light on the importance of challenging stereotypes surrounding Black men and Black male vulnerability, the need for musicians like himself to unionize, and his unwavering love for hip-hop—Peek behind the curtain of his songwriting process, where authenticity and openness shine. Join us for this great conversation that unites, inspires vulnerability, and reveals the true essence of storytelling through music.

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Jidenna Is Redefining Black Masculinity

Jidenna Is Redefining Black Masculinity

Black Movies We Love to Hate: B*A*P*S

Black Movies We Love to Hate: B*A*P*S

The Power of

The Power of “New” with Tabitha Brown

The Freaknik doc is here and it's not what you're expecting

The Freaknik doc is here and it’s not what you’re expecting

Dcp Dee-1 Final

Dcp Dee-1 Final

Fighting Systemic Racism in Medicine with Dr. Uché Blackstock

Fighting Systemic Racism in Medicine with Dr. Uché Blackstock

If Panama Was in Tyler Perry's Writers' Room

If Panama Was in Tyler Perry’s Writers’ Room

theGrio's Natasha Alford is a Proud American Negra Standing on Truth & Authenticity

theGrio’s Natasha Alford is a Proud American Negra Standing on Truth & Authenticity

Celebrating Queer Black History with Dr. David Johns

Celebrating Queer Black History with Dr. David Johns

Using Hip-Hop to Ignite Political Change

Using Hip-Hop to Ignite Political Change

Country Singer Rissi Palmer Talks With Dear Culture Host Panama Jackson

Country Singer Rissi Palmer Talks With Dear Culture Host Panama Jackson

Celebrating Queer Black History with Dr. David Johns

Celebrating Queer Black History with Dr. David Johns

Is Martha's Vineyard Giving Exclusive or Exclusion?

Is Martha’s Vineyard Giving Exclusive or Exclusion?

The Blackest Moments of 2023

The Blackest Moments of 2023

Comedian Leslie Jones is Raw, Real, and Relatable

Comedian Leslie Jones is Raw, Real, and Relatable

The Best of The Blackest Questions Pt. 2

The Best of The Blackest Questions Pt. 2

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Dear Culture

Black Movies We Love to Hate: Soul Plane

Black Movies We Love to Hate: Soul Plane

Black Movies We Love to Hate: B*A*P*S

Black Movies We Love to Hate: B*A*P*S

The Freaknik doc is here and it's not what you're expecting

The Freaknik doc is here and it’s not what you’re expecting

Dcp Dee-1 Final

Dcp Dee-1 Final

If Panama Was in Tyler Perry's Writers' Room

If Panama Was in Tyler Perry’s Writers’ Room

Using Hip-Hop to Ignite Political Change

Using Hip-Hop to Ignite Political Change

Country Singer Rissi Palmer Talks With Dear Culture Host Panama Jackson

Country Singer Rissi Palmer Talks With Dear Culture Host Panama Jackson

Food Critic Keith Lee Sparks a Conversation That's Long Overdue

Food Critic Keith Lee Sparks a Conversation That’s Long Overdue

These Ladies are too Real for Reality TV

These Ladies are too Real for Reality TV

Is The NBA Trying to Kill Ice Cube's Basketball League?

Is The NBA Trying to Kill Ice Cube’s Basketball League?

Pendulum Ink Academy: Where Hip-Hop Education Thrives

Pendulum Ink Academy: Where Hip-Hop Education Thrives

30 Years Later, is Poetic Justice as Good as We Remember?

30 Years Later, is Poetic Justice as Good as We Remember?

Back to their HBCU roots

Back to their HBCU roots

Do You Remember, The 28th Day of September 1998?

Do You Remember, The 28th Day of September 1998?

The Deion Prime Time Hype: Worth it or Overplayed?

The Deion Prime Time Hype: Worth it or Overplayed?

Tru'ish Black Stories Investigates: The Sneaker Criminals Prefer

Tru’ish Black Stories Investigates: The Sneaker Criminals Prefer

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Writing Black

The Ultimate Holiday Book Gift Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Book Gift Guide

NBA Legend Chris Paul Shares his Love for his

NBA Legend Chris Paul Shares his Love for his “Papa” with the World

Jada reveals a book with husband Will Smith is a possiblity

Jada reveals a book with husband Will Smith is a possiblity

Jada Pinkett Smith Bares it All

Jada Pinkett Smith Bares it All

Michael Harriot is Unapologetically Black AF

Michael Harriot is Unapologetically Black AF

Iconic Model Bethann Hardison Single-handedly Changed The Model Industry

Iconic Model Bethann Hardison Single-handedly Changed The Model Industry

Jidenna Is Redefining Black Masculinity

Jidenna Is Redefining Black Masculinity

Renowned Journalist Michelle Miller on Family, Race and Identity

Renowned Journalist Michelle Miller on Family, Race and Identity

Singer Marilyn McCoo’s mother feared for unborn child’s life

Singer Marilyn McCoo’s mother feared for unborn child’s life

Music Executive Danyel Smith Gives Black Women In Pop Their Flowers

Music Executive Danyel Smith Gives Black Women In Pop Their Flowers

Life, Poems and Family With New York Times Best Seller Clint Smith

Life, Poems and Family With New York Times Best Seller Clint Smith

Rachel Lindsay Is More Than The First Black Bachelorette

Rachel Lindsay Is More Than The First Black Bachelorette

The Heart and Soul of

The Heart and Soul of “Memphis” with Author Tara M. Stringfellow

Cancel Culture Is Good For The Country

Cancel Culture Is Good For The Country

Our People Were Always Free with Ben Jealous

Our People Were Always Free with Ben Jealous

Love, Family and Comedy with Mr.  Mrs. KevOnStage

Love, Family and Comedy with Mr. Mrs. KevOnStage

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Blackest Questions

Blackest Questions Podcast: Marc Lamont Hill

Blackest Questions Podcast: Marc Lamont Hill

Dr. Greer and Touré on Michael Jackson

Dr. Greer and Touré on Michael Jackson

Talking Tour Life, A Memoir, & Detroit's Musical History with R&B Great Kem

Talking Tour Life, A Memoir, & Detroit’s Musical History with R&B Great Kem

The Blackest Questions: Which Legendary Artist Got His Stage Name From Baseball?

The Blackest Questions: Which Legendary Artist Got His Stage Name From Baseball?

The Blackest Questions: Fried Chicken or Jerk Chicken?

The Blackest Questions: Fried Chicken or Jerk Chicken?

Experiences, Advice and Photography with Expert World Traveler Jessica Nabongo

Experiences, Advice and Photography with Expert World Traveler Jessica Nabongo

Laughing & Learning with Comedian Roy Wood Jr.

Laughing & Learning with Comedian Roy Wood Jr.

Fighting for truth & sharing the real story of Rosa Parks with Soledad O'Brien

Fighting for truth & sharing the real story of Rosa Parks with Soledad O’Brien

Amanda Seales shares what

Amanda Seales shares what “she be knowin” about Black History

History or Comics, Which Does Jason Johnson Know Best?

History or Comics, Which Does Jason Johnson Know Best?

The Stage, TV, & Film, Harry Lennix Does It All

The Stage, TV, & Film, Harry Lennix Does It All

Hollywood Veteran Ernie Hudson Takes the History Hot Seat

Hollywood Veteran Ernie Hudson Takes the History Hot Seat

The Great Comic Debate

The Great Comic Debate

Meet Kalen Allen: Smart, Funny & Fierce

Meet Kalen Allen: Smart, Funny & Fierce

Food, Family & The Black Influence

Food, Family & The Black Influence

Inspiring Black Women in Academia, Politics & Beyond

Inspiring Black Women in Academia, Politics & Beyond

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Star Stories

Jay-Z Almost Bankrupted Me

Jay-Z Almost Bankrupted Me

Snoop Was A Legit P-I-M-P

Snoop Was A Legit P-I-M-P

The Reason Why Kanye West Hates Me

The Reason Why Kanye West Hates Me

O.G. Rap Beef: Queens vs. The Bronx

O.G. Rap Beef: Queens vs. The Bronx

Suge Knight Kidnapped Me!

Suge Knight Kidnapped Me!

Chappelle Was Right: Prince Got Game

Chappelle Was Right: Prince Got Game

Star Stories Original Promo

Star Stories Original Promo

Harlem & Moscow

Episode six:  Return Home to Harlem

Episode six: Return Home to Harlem

Harlem And Moscow Episode five: Russian Reckoning

Harlem And Moscow Episode five: Russian Reckoning

Harlem And Moscow episode 4: Russian Reality Check

Harlem And Moscow episode 4: Russian Reality Check

Harlem And Moscow Ep 002

Harlem And Moscow Ep 002

Harlem And Moscow episode 3: When in Moscow

Harlem And Moscow episode 3: When in Moscow

Harlem And Moscow Ep 001

Harlem And Moscow Ep 001