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    Comedian Calise Hawkins and a Deep Dive into Marvel's Shuri

    Comedian Calise Hawkins and a Deep Dive into Marvel's Shuri

    In this 2-part episode, BGN interviews comedian Calise Hawkins who released her first full length comedy album Calise is 40 AF. Calise has appeared on Oxygen, Disney, Adult Swim, Comedy Central, and MTV. Hosted by Jeandra.

    In our second segment, Ryanne takes a deep dive into the character of Shuri from the Marvel comics and cinematic universe.  Hosted by Ryanne.

    Music by: Sammus

    Edited by: Jamie Broadnax

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Filmmaker Trey Haley and Actor Bethany Antonia

    Filmmaker Trey Haley and Actor Bethany Antonia

    BGN presents a 2-part episode featuring indie filmmaker Trey Haley and actor Bethany Antonia.

    Trey Haley is a director with 25+ film and television titles across multiple genres and is currently in season 2 of his hit crime drama 'The Family Business' premiered July 2 on BET+.

    Bethany Antonia is a scene-stealer as Margot Rivers in Netflix’s new thriller series 'Get Even' adapted from the popular book series “Don’t Get Mad” by Gretchen McNeil.

    Host: Ryanne

    Edited by: Jamie Broadnax

    Music by: Sammus

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Tawny Newsome and Mya Harrison

    Tawny Newsome and Mya Harrison

    This 2-part episode features actors Tawny Newsome and Mya Harrison.  Tawny appears in the new CBS All Access series 'Star Trek: Lower Decks' which made its premiere this summer.

    Mya Harrison notably known for her stunning singer career, is also an actor, and chats about her return in season 2 of the Urban Movie Channel series '5th Ward'.

    Host: Ryanne

    Music by: Sammus

    Edited by: Jamie Broadnax

    • 58 min
    Emmy Nominees: Writer Tanya Barfield and Composer Amanda Jones

    Emmy Nominees: Writer Tanya Barfield and Composer Amanda Jones

    BGN welcomes a 2-part episode featuring Emmy nominees. Tanya Barfield wrote Episode 3 of the Hulu series Mrs. America. Barfield is an acclaimed playwright and WGA Award winner also known for her writing on The Americans.  She has also written on Ray Donovan. 

    Amanda Jones received her first Emmy nomination this year for her score on Apple TV’s documentary series Home. This nomination gives her the unique distinction of being the first African American woman nominated in the score category.

    Host: Ryanne
    Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
    Music by: Sammus

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Rapper Dai Burger

    Rapper Dai Burger

    BGN welcomes rapper Dai Burger to the podcast.

    Queens, NY rapper Dai Burger's ferocious style and unfettered lyrical confidence make clear that she is not to be messed with. Dai got her start as a back-up dancer for Lil Mama before launching her career with 2010's independently-released MyMixxxytape. Three mixtapes, an EP, and an LP later, Dai's sharpened her fiery flows into a pop-trap style that never loses its edge.

    Interviewer: Jeandra

    Editor: Jamie Broadnax

    • 25 min
    'Animal Crackers' Directors Scott Sava and Tony Bancroft

    'Animal Crackers' Directors Scott Sava and Tony Bancroft

    The directors behind the animated film 'Animal Crackers' sit down with BGN to talk about the film and how they put the star-studded cast together.

    Scott Sava (based on his graphic novel of the same name) and Tony Bancroft ('Mulan') discuss the origin story of how this film was brought to Netflix. 

    'Animal Crackers' is about a family who must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a run-down circus from being taken over by their evil uncle Horatio P. Huntington. 

    Host: Ryanne

    Music by: Sammus

    Edited by: Jamie Broadnax

    • 36 min

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