34 episodes

Seasoned Sessions is a weekly discussion where two of Seasoned’s producers – Hanifah and Ada – chat about the black news of the week. Brought to you by BuzzFeed UK, Seasoned is a channel dedicated to creating and sharing content that resonates with the black British experience. From music and entertainment, to politics, Ada and Hanifah’s conversations delve into topics that are sometimes overlooked in media, and the Seasoned Sessions podcast will celebrate blackness in spaces where it's often uncredited.

Seasoned Session‪s‬ Seasoned Sessions

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 23 Ratings

Seasoned Sessions is a weekly discussion where two of Seasoned’s producers – Hanifah and Ada – chat about the black news of the week. Brought to you by BuzzFeed UK, Seasoned is a channel dedicated to creating and sharing content that resonates with the black British experience. From music and entertainment, to politics, Ada and Hanifah’s conversations delve into topics that are sometimes overlooked in media, and the Seasoned Sessions podcast will celebrate blackness in spaces where it's often uncredited.

    33. Why does Meghan Markle's existence bother you?

    33. Why does Meghan Markle's existence bother you?

    Welcome back to Seasoned Sessions! This week, we try to work out why Harry and Meghan’s baby announcement has made some people so mad, discuss Amy Cooper AKA Central Park Karen’s case getting dismissed, and share who our favourites are in Time Magazine’s Next 100. If you want to reach out to us, email seasonedsessions@buzzfeed.com or find us on @adaenechi and @its_hanifahh. Have a good week!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    32. Don't be stupid, find some sense

    32. Don't be stupid, find some sense

    This week Ada is joined by her little sister Zenni! Tune in as they discuss the firefighter that unfortunately killed himself due to alleged racism at his job, the debate about the greatest athlete alive, and listen to them find out gorilla glue lady successfully went through surgery in real-time. If you want to contribute to our debates please reach out at seasonedsessions@buzzfeed.com

    • 1 hr 15 min
    31. Stop policing Black women’s hair, sexuality, and curiosity

    31. Stop policing Black women’s hair, sexuality, and curiosity

    This week Ada and Hanifah discuss the Tory MP that attacked a HuffPost journalist, the barrister who was fired for a racist tweet, the world being in Chloe Bailey's business and I May Destroy You not getting the recognition it deserved! If you want to reach out to us, please email seasonedsessions@buzzfeed.com

    • 1 hr 25 min
    30. FKA twigs, is time even moving, and can anyone be Prime Minister?

    30. FKA twigs, is time even moving, and can anyone be Prime Minister?

    Welcome back to Seasoned Sessions! This week we’re talking about the shooting of a 15-year-old boy from Birmingham, FKA twigs opening up about her past relationships with Robert Pattinson and Shia LaBeouf, and Piers Morgan responding to calls for him to become Prime Minister. You can get in touch with us at seasonedsessions@buzzfeed.com, @adaenechi, or @its_hanifahh. Have a lovely week!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    29. UK inauguration, name microaggressions, and stop partying in a pandemic!

    29. UK inauguration, name microaggressions, and stop partying in a pandemic!

    Welcome back to Seasoned Sessions with Ada and Hanifah! This week, we discuss: our favourite moments of the 2021 Inauguration, Michelle Williams putting someone who told her she should have kids in their place, the backlash Bow Wow is facing after he shared videos of people partying at a club night he performed at, Yewande Biala defending her right for her name to be said correctly, and the recent study that revealed just 1% of British University professors are Black.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    28. Lockdown 3, SoHo Karen, and Justice for Mohamud ft. Pip

    28. Lockdown 3, SoHo Karen, and Justice for Mohamud ft. Pip

    Welcome to Seasoned Sessions!! We’re back to bring you some of the black stories you may have missed this week – including; the ongoing protests taking place in Cardiff seeking justice for Mohamud Mohammed Hassan, a 24-year-old who unexpectedly died after being released from police custody, the parents of a 12-year-old girl facing threats of legal action because her school deemed her skirt to be too long, and we break down Gayle King’s interview with the young woman who wrongly accused a black teenager of stealing her phone. Get in touch with us at seasonedsessions@buzzfeed.com, @its_hanifahh, and @phillyconcarne. Have a lovely week!

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Rebex7t6 ,

Chilled energy

I know the title of this review doesn’t make sense, but I know what I am talking about lol.

Love the presenters. They really compliment each other.
Found myself smiling throughout.

Addictedpippin ,

Important Podcast

The ladies have moved from their great onscreen format to a longer podcast version and we’re grateful! Ada and Hanifah provide an engaging, relaxed take on pop culture and we love to see it.

Reggie Threeshirts ,

Love it!

So excited to see Seasoned Sessions as a podcast. Great first episode!

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