53 episodes

Created and hosted by renowned media personality Angie Martinez, “IRL” sees Angie and notable guests sitting down to candidly explore the magic of life, it’s fragility, purpose and complexities.  Angie’s conversations will explore legacy, philosophies, and the extraordinary ways we choose to live our real lives. 

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    • 4.9 • 910 Ratings

Created and hosted by renowned media personality Angie Martinez, “IRL” sees Angie and notable guests sitting down to candidly explore the magic of life, it’s fragility, purpose and complexities.  Angie’s conversations will explore legacy, philosophies, and the extraordinary ways we choose to live our real lives. 

    Sarah Jakes Roberts

    Sarah Jakes Roberts

    Sarah Jakes Roberts opens up about her journey towards understanding happiness and purpose. From discussing the complexities of trusting happiness to reflecting on the challenges of motherhood and personal growth, Sarah shares her insights on finding fulfillment through faith, serving others, and the importance of authenticity. The episode delves into the realities of balancing personal life with professional obligations, the nuances of prayer, dealing with public scrutiny, and the redemptive power of forgiveness. Sarah's candidness offers a unique and relatable perspective on navigating life’s various seasons. 
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    • 55 min
    IRL Take Aways: Jerrod Carmichael

    IRL Take Aways: Jerrod Carmichael

    Angie Martinez IRL: Jerrod Carmichael Opens Up About His Journey
    Angie Martinez is back with a powerful episode featuring comedian Jerrod Carmichael. Jerrod discusses his journey of coming out publicly, his struggles with his religious family, and how he has embraced his sexuality. This episode is the first of the new season and dives deep into Jerrod's life, his Emmy win, his reality show, and his views on friendship and interracial relationships. Angie reflects on the importance of non-judgmental spaces and the impact Jerrod's story may have on others. Don't miss this heartfelt conversation as they prepare for an exciting season ahead.
    00:42 Breaking Boundaries
    01:20 Jerrod's Journey: From Closet to Open Book
    02:37 The Takeaway: Comfort in Conversation
    04:48 Family Secrets and Public Confrontations
    06:36 The Art of Comedy and Personal Truths
    09:37  Love and Interracial Relationships
    12:12 Friendship and Chosen Family
    17:16 Looking Ahead: Upcoming Episodes
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    • 18 min
    Jerrod Carmichael

    Jerrod Carmichael

    In this week's episode of the Angie Martinez IRL Podcast, Angie Martinez sits down with the renowned American comedian, actor, and truth warrior, Jerrod Carmichael.
    Drawn to Jerrod's raw honesty and unique perspective, Angie was inspired to reach out after watching episodes of "Jerrod Carmichael: O Reality." The show is Jerrod's newest venture, an eight-episode reality series chronicling his personal journey. It’s a darkly funny yet poignant exploration of his quest for love, truth, and self-acceptance.
    Having shed the weight of falsehoods, Jerrod shares his evolution from a truth-seeking provocateur to a beacon of self-awareness. He embraces his truth unapologetically and uses his creative endeavors, like this show, to carve out a safe space for others to embrace their authenticity alongside him. 
    Join Angie and Jerrod in a candid and thought-provoking conversation as they delve into the depths of identity, navigating acceptance, and the liberating power of embracing one's authentic self.
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    • 1 hr 25 min
    IRL Take Aways: Lindsey Vonn

    IRL Take Aways: Lindsey Vonn

    We’re back with another IRL #TakeAways. The in-between audio-only podcast where Angie and special guests reflect on episode responses, takeaways, and highlights. 
    On this week’s #TakeAways Angie and her producer Brittany go in-depth about her podcast interview with Lindsey Vonn. They discuss the true key to manifesting success, pay equality in sports, and being reasonably delusional when dreaming big. 
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    • 18 min
    IRL Take Aways: Killer Mike

    IRL Take Aways: Killer Mike

    We’re back with another IRL #TakeAways. The in-between audio-only podcast where Angie and special guests reflect on episode responses, takeaways, and highlights. 
    On this week’s #TakeAways Angie and her producer Brittany go in-depth about her podcast interview with Killer Mike. They admire his intelligence, self-awareness, emotional comfort, and vulnerability. Angie recounts Killer Mike's incredible strength and resilience in the face of adversity, including dealing with his mother's suicide attempt, his arrest during the Grammys, and his personal and professional journey. They both tout the importance of maintaining relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and viewing the world from different perspectives. Killer Mike's belief in blending and maintaining familial bonds despite difficulties and his ability to laugh through pain, both exhibited during the interview have been significantly highlighted. 
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    • 15 min
    Usher talks tips for better communication in Relationships

    Usher talks tips for better communication in Relationships

    In this interview Usher gets candid about the factors contributing to his successful career, his recent marriage, and his newfound perspective on happiness. Usher delves into his music journey, his thoughts on mental health, and the importance of meditation in finding balance. He acknowledges his legendary status in the music industry and talks about carrying the legacy forward. Furthermore, Usher hints at an upcoming business venture with L.A. Reid, and also shares how fatherhood has influenced his life, leading to personal growth and accountability. In conclusion, he discusses how the success of his recent performances has solidified his legendary status.
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    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
910 Ratings

910 Ratings

Alvarez_j90 ,

Amazing!

Thank you so much for this conversations with the artist we all love. I’ve been following since Hot97.

#cb next? 11.11

Pnkyprms22 ,

Authentic

Angie provides a space for authenticity and sharing real life experiences from people you don’t think to humanize. The Melyssa Ford interview really touched my soul and is reminding me to humanize my own parents as well.

AnitraMichelle ,

Great Show, Angie!

Love this and have been listening and taking the lessons! Favorites Janelle Monae, Lauren London and Ryan Coogler 🖤🖤

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