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Mista Pierre is in conversation with guests from music, culture and politics as well as a generous smattering of everyday people. Guests share seminal songs and the inspiring stories behind them.

Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show Mista Pierre

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Mista Pierre is in conversation with guests from music, culture and politics as well as a generous smattering of everyday people. Guests share seminal songs and the inspiring stories behind them.

    Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show - Season 1 Ep 4 with Nurjahan Khatun

    Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show - Season 1 Ep 4 with Nurjahan Khatun

    Pierre talks with the  British author, keynote speaker and IT Director in the Home Office  Nurjahan Khatun.
    Nujahan talks about early home life, homelessness, and re-invention.  She shares the songs that gave her strength through adversity and how she keeps inspired.
    Podcast artwork by John Dyer
    RELATED LINKS

    Nurjahan Khatun's Song Choices

    Nazar Ke Samne - Anuradha Paudwal
    https://open.spotify.com/track/56Ne0akGQ4GHPxS9MOL57G?si=dd647855167a4e1a

    One  Sweet Day - Mariah Carey & Boyz to Men
    https://open.spotify.com/track/7ySbfLwdCwl1EM0zNCJZ38?si=cf96ec27f5df4035

    'Till I Collapse - Eminem
    https://open.spotify.com/track/4xkOaSrkexMciUUogZKVTS?si=f831a44858844f78

    Tum Hi Ho  - Arijit Singh
    https://open.spotify.com/track/56zZ48jdyY2oDXHVnwg5Di?si=5ec9469097264597

    Books, Literature & Media
    Hook Of Hope by Nurjahan Khatun
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/163730420X/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_AYSHJGE755B7EZT4AMAK via @AmazonUK 

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show - Season 1 Ep 3 with Lebo Diseko (Part 2)

    Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show - Season 1 Ep 3 with Lebo Diseko (Part 2)

    Part 2  of the conversation with the BBC foreign correspondent Lebo Diseko.
    Lebo talks about her harrowing experience, being locked in the Capitol Building for her safety during the 2021 insurrection in Washington, and her love for South African House music.

    Podcast artwork by John Dyer  -   paulwindledesign.co.uk

    Lebo Diseko's Song Choices

    Soul II Soul - Move Me No Mountain
    https://open.spotify.com/track/4gE2AMTeLxuE3n90AblFr9?si=260d9227bc104b63

    Leviticus - The Burial
    https://open.spotify.com/track/0BIAlQguOM4MSEDUjqOqkc?si=70e3019d29cd4593

    Wookie - Battle
    https://open.spotify.com/track/1Y8R1CKdai0oycCf6K0sjh?si=0eee5c33f4bd41e8

    Black Motion - It's You
    https://open.spotify.com/track/7wNIzYbPVysxJswTNSogBh?si=427d8542779b4ee1

    Earful Soul -It's Alright
    https://open.spotify.com/track/6A2oCFqEuMDjsBovTy1woX?si=a3cde7c5f16f4c39

    Links, Books, Literature & Media

    BBC Trainee Scheme
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/trainee-schemes-and-apprenticeships/work-experience?fbclid=IwAR1pjdQdFgxfS0YZDqFX-WBjHltHFRS8N4h6ZYNJdeg_iALFJ3ckUTivL2E

    Mista Pierre's Run Dem Radio Shows
    https://www.mixcloud.com/mistapierre/mista-pierres-turntable-torque-show-ep3/

    • 58 min
    Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show - Season 1 Ep 3 with Lebo Diseko (Part 1)

    Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show - Season 1 Ep 3 with Lebo Diseko (Part 1)

    Mista Pierre thIs in conversation with the BBC foreign correspondent Lebo Diseko.
    Lebo talks about her formative years in Oxford, being a child of political exiles, and the influence of Jazz in South Africa.
    Podcast artwork by John Dyer  -   paulwindledesign.co.uk

    Lebo Diseko's Song Choices

    Andile Yenana - Tembisa
    https://open.spotify.com/track/5gzMJ3ETdDZLG7gj0O9jKB?si=db8cdaac34374be9

    Aretha Franklin - Hooked On Your Love
    https://open.spotify.com/track/6uB4MGYZ13amzHD0MDeUug?si=a038a22bd8c747be

    Whitney Houston - How Will I know
    https://open.spotify.com/track/5tdKaKLnC4SgtDZ6RlWeal?si=004f612cb8654cb3

    Mary J Blige - Real Love
    https://open.spotify.com/track/3z0HBYkS1Nnt3ORqIU1vjr?si=8453491d56774b15

    Soul II Soul - Move Me No Mountain
    https://open.spotify.com/track/4gE2AMTeLxuE3n90AblFr9?si=260d9227bc104b63

    Leviticus - The Burial
    https://open.spotify.com/track/0BIAlQguOM4MSEDUjqOqkc?si=70e3019d29cd4593

    Wookie - Battle
    https://open.spotify.com/track/1Y8R1CKdai0oycCf6K0sjh?si=0eee5c33f4bd41e8

    Black Motion - It's You
    https://open.spotify.com/track/7wNIzYbPVysxJswTNSogBh?si=427d8542779b4ee1

    Earful Soul -It's Alright
    https://open.spotify.com/track/6A2oCFqEuMDjsBovTy1woX?si=a3cde7c5f16f4c39

    Links, Books, Literature & Media

    BBC Trainee Scheme
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/trainee-schemes-and-apprenticeships/work-experience?fbclid=IwAR1pjdQdFgxfS0YZDqFX-WBjHltHFRS8N4h6ZYNJdeg_iALFJ3ckUTivL2E

    Mista Pierre's Run Dem Radio Shows
    https://www.mixcloud.com/mistapierre/mista-pierres-turntable-torque-show-ep3/

    • 53 min
    Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show Season 1 Ep 2 with David Mc Almont

    Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show Season 1 Ep 2 with David Mc Almont

    Mista Pierre talks with the  British singer,  essayist, and art historian David McAlmont
    David talks about his childhood and his formative years in Guyana. He discusses fame and self-reinvention., as well as some music that has contributed to the soundtrack to his inspired life.
    Podcast artwork by John Dyer
    David McAlmont's Song Choices

    Pet Shop Boys - My October Symphony
    https://open.spotify.com/track/4iiSJceq72BfoQuRb3gDim?si=a26d3ea01df04d23

    The Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You
    https://open.spotify.com/track/3YdKJzcoMZMacISlpY4QoP?si=6e7667140a404030

    Do-Re-Mi - Julie Andrews
    https://open.spotify.com/track/6aNMGfwdGyELNGCuqs5ldU?si=cb3a692665d04ea0

    Iggy Pop - Fall in Love With Me
    https://open.spotify.com/track/6YQjQdymVA9tvE0Ygnpsdd?si=363bf06e28d44c42

    Beyonce - Mood 4 Eva
    https://open.spotify.com/track/7oqftogUN82Q7VNy2TmTJW?si=08723722443245cb


    Links, Books, Literature & Media

    Seth Godin – Leadership vs. Management - What it means to make a difference
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzoIAJYPQwo
    Tribes: We need you to lead us  - by Seth Godin https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0749939753/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_i_4H09SE48EA9HBR72DFK7T

    Mista Pierre's Run Dem Radio Shows
    https://www.mixcloud.com/mistapierre/mista-pierres-turntable-torque-show-ep3/

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show Season 1 Ep 1 with Musa Okwonga

    Mista Pierre's Fortified 45s Show Season 1 Ep 1 with Musa Okwonga

    Pierre talks with British author, podcaster and musician  Musa Okwonga.
    Musa talks about his move to Berlin. He shares songs  that give him strength and make him feel brave. He also discusses navigating queer identities, and how he keeps inspired.
    Podcast artwork by John Dyer
    RELATED LINKS

    Musa Okwonga's Song Choices

    Kano - Good Youtes Walk Amongst Evil
    https://open.spotify.com/track/0o8cO4zo0P4UEpz5VTtV0U?si=053f164fe96648a8

    Little Simz - Venom
    https://open.spotify.com/track/4WaaWczlVb1UJ24LILsR4C?si=bdb4bb6ade6541cf

    Bobbi Humphery - Harlem River Drive
    https://open.spotify.com/track/6aP8aMehThSiaLJozzGeUh?si=9c3697de46994cba

    Lxury -We Do
    https://open.spotify.com/track/71Ek1P23RQs24HGWV46Vwm?si=554af7a01e904224

    Rubblebucket
    https://open.spotify.com/track/3bF6ow7vpw404AVUReaHv9?si=224445a245b54aab


    Books, Literature & Media
    Musa Okwonga - In The End, It Was All About Love  https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1912722933/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_ZFRYTYDP70E3W7NRQKJC
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-stadio-podcast/id1474953937
    One of Them: An Eton College Memoir https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1783529679/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_V02Z92E7WPK0V5339AC5
    Striking Out: The Debut Novel from Superstar Striker Ian Wright https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/070230686X/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_NWFTA965K1JJZ7EDVQ5T
    Mista Pierre's Run Dem Radio Shows
    https://www.mixcloud.com/mistapierre/mista-pierres-turntable-torque-show-ep3/

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Fortified 45s Introduction

    Fortified 45s Introduction

    Summary of the upcoming Podcasts from the Fortified 45 series.

    • 7 sec