hey guys! welcome to mood., a weekly podcast blending music and black culture. the hosts, Madusa and Christelle are die-hard music lovers and certified shit talkers about all things black life, love and culture. tune in weekly as they highlight local black artists, discuss life as black millennials, and share playlists with y’all! check out “mood. the playlists” on spotify for each episode’s accompanying playlist. music produced by @playboi_ladi cover art designed by @dontbnaive
on episode 6, the hosts sit down with singer Maya Simone for another roundtable on all things fame, influence, and celebrity. listen in as they discuss the rise and fall of celebrity culture, idolizing the rich and the perils of cancel culture. also, be sure to check out Maya's newest single 'Phase One' which is out now!
becoming your own dream girl
a bit lighter than our last conversation, join the hosts on episode 5 as they discuss cultivating self-love and becoming a "carefree black girl," including what it means in practice. listen for words of inspiration that may help make the journey of becoming your own dream girl a little smoother. we also highlight locally grown artist @pimpdaddy_dane's newest drop "body."
a conversation on misogynoir
on this episode, the hosts sit down with Olivia, founder of The Chocolate Project to talk honestly about all things Black womxn, misogynoir, transphobia and more. tune in as they find truth and reality in Malcolm X's claim that Black womxn are the most disrespected, unprotected and neglected, and how it shows up in everyday life.
artist spotlight: MyCompiledThoughts
join the hosts and special guest star ladi (producer and audio engineer) as they get candid about friendships including how differently men and women experience friendships, outgrowing friends from high school, and recognizing toxic friendships. we also delve into love languages in friendships and how to be the best friend you can. ladi is also our artist spotlight for this episode, happy listening!
dear senior year
on the second episode of season 2, the hosts reflect on their undergrad journey so far and how much their original plans deviate from or align with their current ones and what they've been up to for the past year. they also highlight one of their favorite locally grown artists Ill Addicts, congrats to them on releasing their debut album BEAUTIFUL.
welcome to season two of mood! join host's Madusa and Christelle as they reflect on the first five months of 2020 through the music, the pandemic, and other issues ruling this year. for this episode's accommodating playlist, visit 'mood. the playlists' on spotify
artist spotlight: naive