Quintessential Voices is Britain's biggest conversation, celebrating women of colour. Get ready to smile, laugh, cry and learn after listening to the stories which focus on the lives and journeys of black, asian and minority ethnic women in Britain today.
Some of those voices will be famous ones, others will be voices you might never have heard, yet each one of them will entertain you. My guests will be drawn from across the generations, and they’ll come from all walks of life. But the things they’ll have in common are that they’ll inspire you and motivate you. And - above all - their stories will rewrite the book on what it means to be quintessentially British.
Hosted by UK journalist & broadcaster, Marverine Cole (www.twitter.com/TVMarv and www.facebook.com/TVMarv); Produced by Raging Brum.
UK Soul Singer, Jaki Graham about her 40 year long music career
40 years in the music industry and Jaki Graham has lost none of her talent, her fun-loving nature or star power. Here’s my interview with her and check out the links to follow her on social media
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Pushpa Alexander, CEO, discusses how she helps support small businesses
If you're a new start-up or thinking of starting your own business, Pushpa Alexander is the woman to talk to, especially if you live anywhere near the West Midlands. I think she runs one of the busiest and most creative networking events anywhere in the region. I've known her for about a decade, and I've watched her business grow. It was fascinating to sit down with her and find out what drives her
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Author, Annika Spalding talks about writing books and poetry
I met Annika as a delegate of one of her recent events she held where she advises aspiring writers on how to self-publish.
If you're looking to do the same get in touch with Annika as follows
Music business expert Carla Brown advises on grants & funding for aspiring music stars
Listen up if you're an aspiring music star. My guest on this episode is the super-knowledgeable music business expert that is Carla Brown, also known as DJ Miss C Brown https://twitter.com/djmisscbrown
She's a Brummie lass, with more than 20 years experience of helping new and up-and-coming artists gain a bigger audience with their singing, music and rapping. In this podcast, she explains HOW.
She is available for consultancy, so get in touch with her to see if she thinks she can help you. She runs funding advice workshops too so to find her next one, head to her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DJMissCBrown/
Jade Samuels & Adaya Henry - stars of 'Jumprov' Birmingham
You can find out more about the entire JUMPROV crew on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Jumprov/ and also on Twitter https://twitter.com/jumprov?lang=en
Their first EVER show is on Thursday 4th May at the Old Joint Stock pub in Birmingham City Centre. Stay locked to their social media for future performance dates.
Buddings actors, find out more about the brilliant acting showcase that is MONOLOGUE SLAM here
The next Birmingham date is Friday 12th May at the Birmingham Rep Theatre
Khembe Clarke, natural hair campaigner & entrepreneur
Khembe Clarke talks about her campaigning around natural hair, at her fourth annual RETURN TO YOUR ROOTS HAIR, HEALTH AND BEAUTY expo in Birmingham, U.K.