31 episodes

Good Words with Kirk Franklin welcomes people, from all walks of life, seeking inspiration and empowerment. Through candid conversations exploring faith, comebacks, and the realities of today’s world, Kirk invites us to see ourselves in the shared moments between himself and his guests, including artists, celebrities, and cultural leaders like John Boyega, Dr. Bernice A. King, Jennifer Lewis, Karamo Brown, Iyanla Vanzant, Tamar Braxton, Omarion, W. Kamau Bell and more…

New episodes drop every Monday.

Good Words with Kirk Franklin Good Words

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 19 Ratings

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Good Words with Kirk Franklin welcomes people, from all walks of life, seeking inspiration and empowerment. Through candid conversations exploring faith, comebacks, and the realities of today’s world, Kirk invites us to see ourselves in the shared moments between himself and his guests, including artists, celebrities, and cultural leaders like John Boyega, Dr. Bernice A. King, Jennifer Lewis, Karamo Brown, Iyanla Vanzant, Tamar Braxton, Omarion, W. Kamau Bell and more…

New episodes drop every Monday.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
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    From Shared Moments to Unheard Stories: Draptomaniax Rediscovers History's Hidden Gems

    From Shared Moments to Unheard Stories: Draptomaniax Rediscovers History's Hidden Gems

    From Dean of Black Twitter, Michael Harriot, comes a Black history podcast like you've never heard before. Using a recipe that includes detailed research, barbershop humor and a little seasoned salt, a parade of cookout-certified celebrity guests helps Michael Harriot serve up a compelling, hilarious and more accurate version of Black history that was conveniently whitewashed from your social studies book.
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    • 2 min
    John Legend

    John Legend

    Kirk Franklin is joined by EGOT-winning, critically acclaimed, multiplatinum singer-songwriter John Legend for the season finale of Good Words With Kirk Franklin.



    John talks about the legacy of activism in the Black church, how Kanye helped him get a record deal, spreading a message of love instead of hate, the significance of urban radio, the dominance of TikTok and pressure to go viral, navigating a public marriage as a child of divorce, and much more.



    Good Words With Kirk Franklin is produced by RCAI & Somethin Else, and Sony Music Entertainment.



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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Angela Yee

    Angela Yee

    Kirk Franklin is joined LIVE at The Paley Center for New Media in NYC by media personality and entrepreneur Angela Yee.

     

    Angela talks about her long run on The Breakfast Club morning show, her viral podcast Lip Service, why conversations about sex are important, financial literacy, being taken seriously in business and the entertainment industry, and why ‘feminist’ is not a dirty word. 

     

    Good Words With Kirk Franklin is produced by RCAI & Somethin Else, and Sony Music Entertainment.

     

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    • 59 min
    Kim Fields

    Kim Fields

    Kirk Franklin is joined by actress and award winning director-producer Kim Fields for a vulnerable conversation about child stardom, “bold humility”,  and self-worth.



    Kim talks about growing up on television, not feeling cool enough for ‘Living Single’, leaving Harlem for Hollywood, starring in the hit Netflix sitcom ‘The Upshaw’s’, directing, and building her own seat at the table.



    Good Words With Kirk Franklin is produced by RCAI & Somethin Else, and Sony Music Entertainment.



    Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts. To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com



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    • 56 min
    Fat & Tobe Nwigwe

    Fat & Tobe Nwigwe

    Kirk Franklin is joined by influential music artists Tobe Nwigwe & Fat Nwigwe for a conversation about culture, creativity, and purpose.



    Tobe & Fat talk about their relationship with God, marriage, working together, parenting on the road, their mint aesthetic, navigating criticism, authenticity, church hurt, their approach to music, prayer and more.



    Good Words With Kirk Franklin is produced by RCAI & Somethin Else, and Sony Music Entertainment.



    Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts. To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com



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    • 1 hr 7 min
    W. Kamau Bell

    W. Kamau Bell

    Kirk Franklin is joined by comedian and Emmy-winning producer, W. Kamau Bell for a nuanced conversation about politics, faith, and controversy.



    Kamau discusses his documentary ‘We Need to Talk About Cosby’ and the complicated legacy of Bill Cosby, community & the Black church, atheism, his CNN show ‘United Shades of America’, and his obsession with Denzel Washington.



    Good Words With Kirk Franklin is produced by RCAI & Somethin Else, and Sony Music Entertainment.



    Find more great podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts. To bring your brand to life in this podcast, email podcastadsales@sonymusic.com

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    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Welli-x ,

WoW - Words of Wisdom

Enlightening, inspiring real life true stories!!
Love Kirk’s intros haha they’re DOPE!!

Definitely healing for me and so much more in these challenging times.

Thanks Sir Kirk & Guests💯

mummaandmyles ,

The Good Word - Fantastic

Once again Kirk shines and delivers! This is such a good podcast, with brilliant guests. If you’ve not listened, yet, then do so!
Great meaningful and interesting conversation brought to you with humility and a massive dose of humour.
Bravo!

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