18 episodes

Seasoned Sessions is a weekly discussion where two of Seasoned’s producers – Hanifah and Ada – chat about the black news of the week. Brought to you by BuzzFeed UK, Seasoned is a channel dedicated to creating and sharing content that resonates with the black British experience. From music and entertainment, to politics, Ada and Hanifah’s conversations delve into topics that are sometimes overlooked in media, and the Seasoned Sessions podcast will celebrate blackness in spaces where it's often uncredited.

Seasoned Sessions Seasoned Sessions

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Seasoned Sessions is a weekly discussion where two of Seasoned’s producers – Hanifah and Ada – chat about the black news of the week. Brought to you by BuzzFeed UK, Seasoned is a channel dedicated to creating and sharing content that resonates with the black British experience. From music and entertainment, to politics, Ada and Hanifah’s conversations delve into topics that are sometimes overlooked in media, and the Seasoned Sessions podcast will celebrate blackness in spaces where it's often uncredited.

    17. 2020: Aliens or Zombies next? ft Yinka Bokinni

    17. 2020: Aliens or Zombies next? ft Yinka Bokinni

    We back! This week, we’re joined by presenter Yinka Bokinni, who will be telling us about her brand new documentary – Damilola: The Boy Next Door. The three of us will also be talking about the ongoing #EndSARS protests in Nigeria, how Rashford has encouraged the nation to fight against child food poverty, and what we’d do to survive a zombie apocalypse. If you want to get in touch, find us @adaenechi and @its_hanifah or email us at seasonedsessions@buzzfeed.com and you'll be able to watch Damilola: The Boy Next Door on Channel 4, Wednesday 9pm – have a lovely week!

    • 57 min
    16. Black women love ginger men ft Pip

    16. Black women love ginger men ft Pip

    Welcome back to Seasoned Sessions, this week Ada (@adaenechi) will be joined with guest host Pip (@phillyconcarne) as they talk about the calls for the BAME community to sign up for vaccine trials, Meghan Markle talking about being the most trolled person in the world and lot more. If you want to chime in on the discussion reach out to us at seasonedsessions@buzzfeed.com - have a nice week!

    • 59 min
    15. Is Rihanna immune from cancel culture? ft Pass The Meerkat

    15. Is Rihanna immune from cancel culture? ft Pass The Meerkat

    This week, we talk about a Texas police officer being charge with murder, Puregym apologising for their mess of a workout challenge, Rihanna apologising for using a disrespectful song in her fashion show, and more. Plus, we're joined by the guys from Pass The Meerkat! If you want to weigh in on the discussion email us at seasonedsessions@buzzfeed.com or reach out to Ada (@adaenechi) and Hanifah (@its_hanifahh) 

    • 56 min
    14. Sickle Cell Anaemia is more than an invisible disease – ft Mary Adeturinmo

    14. Sickle Cell Anaemia is more than an invisible disease – ft Mary Adeturinmo

    Welcome back to Seasoned Sessions! This week; we discuss the Royal Mail’s contribution to Black History Month – painting four post boxes black. We also share our dream cast for the new Peter Pan film that’s set to star Yara Shahidi. And we break down why Lizzo is calling out the body positivity movement. We’re also joined by Mary Adeturinmo – @professionalpatient_ – an NHS BAME & Sickle Cell Ambassador, who shares what life with the disease is like. If you want to weigh in on the discussion, reach out to us on @its_hanifahh and @adaenechi, or drop us un email on seasonedsessions@buzzfeed.com! This episode is sponsored by NHS Blood and Transplant, and features a tweet from @hadleyogarro

    • 1 hr 4 min
    13. Is your mask cat-fishing people?

    13. Is your mask cat-fishing people?

    Welcome back to Seasoned Sessions! This week; we discuss the fact that, despite an officer being charged for firing into a neighbouring apartment, no one has been charged for the killing of Breonna Taylor. We talk about why brands need to do more than just acknowledge their racist pasts. And we ask why someone would make up such NSFW rumours about Odell Beckham Jr. Plus, we celebrate all the Black excellence featured in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, and more. If you want to weigh in on the discussion, reach out to us on @its_hanifahh and @adaenechi, or drop us un email on seasonedsessions@buzzfeed.com!

    • 42 min
    12. Why are people always disrespecting John Boyega?

    12. Why are people always disrespecting John Boyega?

    Ada and Hanifah discuss the Breonna Taylor lawsuit, ITV responding to the complaints about Diversity’s dance on Britain’s Got Talent, Cardi B and Offset splitting, and more.

    • 48 min

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8 Ratings

chezkubey ,

Awesome!

Great content! Relevant issues conveyed in a relatable and fun manner! Looking forward to the upcoming episodes .

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