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For the first time in centuries, the entire world is simultaneously confronting two global issues: the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Black Lives Matters protests. Speaking from two of the most significant epicenters of these issues, Stockholm and New York City, influential musical artist Jason Diakite aka Timbuktu and internationally renowned Chef Marcus Samuelsson examine the fascinating current events through the lenses of their respective current countries, their deep roots in both places and the thoughtfulness of two of the world's most respected creative artists in their fields. Together, along with their vast network of compelling global guests, they are able to uniquely capture This Moment for us all.
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This Moment Jason Diakité and Marcus Samuelsson

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    • 5.0 • 24 Ratings

For the first time in centuries, the entire world is simultaneously confronting two global issues: the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Black Lives Matters protests. Speaking from two of the most significant epicenters of these issues, Stockholm and New York City, influential musical artist Jason Diakite aka Timbuktu and internationally renowned Chef Marcus Samuelsson examine the fascinating current events through the lenses of their respective current countries, their deep roots in both places and the thoughtfulness of two of the world's most respected creative artists in their fields. Together, along with their vast network of compelling global guests, they are able to uniquely capture This Moment for us all.
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    #72 Donda Review With Nathan Hamelberg

    #72 Donda Review With Nathan Hamelberg

    After giving Kanye West's highly anticipated album Donda a full listen, Jason and writer/DJ Nathan Hamelberg share their honest opinion on the new record.
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    #71 A Night to Remember

    #71 A Night to Remember

    In this episode, Marcus shares what it was like working at the 2021 Met Gala and all the cool people he met. Later, Jason and Marcus finally react to Kanye's latest album Donda.
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    • 40 min
    #70 Remembering 9/11 With Chef Michael Lomonaco

    #70 Remembering 9/11 With Chef Michael Lomonaco

    In this episode, we catch up with chef Michael Lomonaco to reflect on the devastating terrorist attacks that took place on September 11th 2001. Chef Michael is the former head chef at Windows on the World, a restaurant that was located at the top of the World Trade Center's north tower. He says it was by chance that he didn't show up to work that day. Join us as he shares his story.
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    • 40 min
    #69 We're Back!

    #69 We're Back!

    Reunited and it feels so good! After a short hiatus, we're back! Join us as Jason and Marcus catch up on the news and talk about what they've been up to this summer.
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    • 37 min
    Episode 39 Replay "Understanding Diversity with Frans Johansson"

    Episode 39 Replay "Understanding Diversity with Frans Johansson"

    This week we replay an episode with diversity guru Frans Johansson who shares what it was like growing up mixed race in Sweden. Also discussed are some ways in which Sweden and the U.S can help combat against discrimination in the workplace.


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    • 37 min
    Episode 46 Replay "The True Original Wyclef Jean"

    Episode 46 Replay "The True Original Wyclef Jean"

    In this episode we hear from Hip-Hop legend Wyclef Jean as he shares how he went from being a poor kid in Haiti to becoming one of the most internationally acclaimed musicians in recent memory. Wyclef talks about his signature sound, musical influences and even his creative process behind some of of his biggest production hits.
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