13 episodes

After the Legendary balls are over and the scores have been counted, competing houses let off some steam, throw a little shade, and speak to their legacies in this series of intimate interviews on HBO Max’s brand new podcast hosted by writer and editor Mikelle Street. Season 2 of Legendary begins on May 6th, only on HBO Max.

The Let Out: A Legendary Podcast HBO Max

    • TV & Film
    • 4.9 • 77 Ratings

After the Legendary balls are over and the scores have been counted, competing houses let off some steam, throw a little shade, and speak to their legacies in this series of intimate interviews on HBO Max’s brand new podcast hosted by writer and editor Mikelle Street. Season 2 of Legendary begins on May 6th, only on HBO Max.

    Talking ‘The Legend of the Underground’ With Nneka Onourah and Giselle Bailey

    Talking ‘The Legend of the Underground’ With Nneka Onourah and Giselle Bailey

    On this special episode of the podcast, Mikelle speaks with filmmakers Nneka Onourah and Giselle Bailey to talk about their newly released HBO Original documentary The Legend of the Underground. The film follows a group of youths who are challenging ideals of gender, conformity, and civil rights in Nigeria. The group discusses telling authentic stories, and the multifaceted issues the project covers. The Legend of the Underground is now streaming on HBO Max.

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    • 42 min
    Ep 11: The Iconic International House of Miyake-Mugler

    Ep 11: The Iconic International House of Miyake-Mugler

    Mikelle speaks with New York City father Arturo Miyake-Mugler as well as house members Diego Miyake-Mugler and Tati Miyake-Mugler about what it was like winning the season. The team talks about how they became the powerhouse performers they are, and how in the middle of the season they made an integral change that left them with the top prize. Legendary judge Leiomy Maldonado also chats about her relationship with voguing as well as Arturo, who she used to look up to coming up in the scene. 

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep 10: The Legendary International House of Balenciaga

    Ep 10: The Legendary International House of Balenciaga

    Mikelle speaks with overall mother Shannon Balenciaga and house member Honey Balenciaga about being the “fab” girls of the season and what it felt like to get so close but not take home the trophy. Shannon also gets emotional speaking about what ballroom has taught her about family, and Honey explains how she’s come into her own voguing style. Trigger warning: this episode contains some mention of suicidal ideation.

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    • 40 min
    Ep. 9: The Legendary House of Comme des Garçon

    Ep. 9: The Legendary House of Comme des Garçon

    Mikelle speaks with overall godmother Stasha Garçon and house member Milan Garçon about the House of Garçon’s best Legendary performances and the house’s history. Stasha also shares the long legacy she’s built for herself outside of the ballroom scene (including drag’s House of Sanchez) and how she changed the category of face. Additionally, Milan shares how ballroom whipped her into shape and prepared her to walk New York Fashion Week runways. 

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    • 37 min
    Ep 8: The Royal House of Nina Oricci

    Ep 8: The Royal House of Nina Oricci

    While most houses had one house parent on Legendary, the House of Oricci had two. Mikelle talks with overall father Omari Oricci and overall mother Gilette Oricci about their time on the show, why Gilette was so key to the leadership of the house, the origins of the house of Oricci, and what it’s like building a legacy outside of ballroom teaching runway and choreographing dance internationally.

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    • 38 min
    Ep 7: The Impeccable House of Tisci

    Ep 7: The Impeccable House of Tisci

    After what will undoubtedly be the most talked about exit of the season, Mikelle talks with West Coast Mother Gia Tisci and house member Simone Tisci about the elimination no one saw coming. With that out of the way, they also discuss Gia’s legendary career on ballroom runways, Simone’s career outside of the scene building her life as a celebrity makeup artist, and how Legendary is putting a spotlight on femme queens this season.

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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
77 Ratings

77 Ratings

emma the oracle ,

Dedication and love

The most detailed and thoughtful podcast, I hope Mikelle will do season 3 as well, will join patreon to help!

Oshuniverse ,

Season 3?

Mikelle where you at? I live for this podcast and the historical back drop to the show.

HalleJ1 ,

AWESOME

I just wanted to point out that Mikelle asks very intellectual and thought provoking questions. You can tell he’s prepared keep up the good work!

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