51 episodes

For the first time in centuries, the entire world is simultaneously confronting two global issues: the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Black Lives Matters protests. Speaking from two of the most significant epicenters of these issues, Stockholm and New York City, influential musical artist Jason Diakite aka Timbuktu and internationally renowned Chef Marcus Samuelsson examine the fascinating current events through the lenses of their respective current countries, their deep roots in both places and the thoughtfulness of two of the world's most respected creative artists in their fields. Together, along with their vast network of compelling global guests, they are able to uniquely capture This Moment for us all.

This Moment Jason Diakité and Marcus Samuelsson

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

For the first time in centuries, the entire world is simultaneously confronting two global issues: the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Black Lives Matters protests. Speaking from two of the most significant epicenters of these issues, Stockholm and New York City, influential musical artist Jason Diakite aka Timbuktu and internationally renowned Chef Marcus Samuelsson examine the fascinating current events through the lenses of their respective current countries, their deep roots in both places and the thoughtfulness of two of the world's most respected creative artists in their fields. Together, along with their vast network of compelling global guests, they are able to uniquely capture This Moment for us all.

    Forever X

    Forever X

    In this episode Jason and Marcus talk about the Swedish hip hop scene and react to the passing of the legendary rapper DMX.
     
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    #49 The Come up With Carlos Watson

    #49 The Come up With Carlos Watson

    In this episode, Marcus catches up with Emmy Award-winning journalist and OZY co-founder & CEO Carlos Watson. He talks about his humble beginnings and how those experiences helped him successfully pivot from one industry to the next.
     
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    • 36 min
    #48 Combating Anti-Asian Racism With Tricia Wang

    #48 Combating Anti-Asian Racism With Tricia Wang

    In this episode, global tech ethnographer Tricia Wang helps us unpack the recent spa shooting in Atlanta, the growing number of hate crimes against Asians in the United States, and the origins of “yellow peril.” Tricia also talks about how easily misinformation can be spread online and the importance of community building through neighborly outreach.
     
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    • 43 min
    #47 Women Of The Food World

    #47 Women Of The Food World

    In this episode, Marcus celebrates three women in the culinary world all from different countries and areas of expertise. We hear from Bon Appétit’s new Editor-in-Chief, Dawn Davis, who previews the latest issue of the magazine titled “How 1971 Changed the Way We Eat Forever.” Next up is Gail Simmons, the cookbook author and judge on Bravo’s Top Chef. Gail details how she found her lane in the food space and shares the importance of amplifying underrepresented voices. Then we hear from Emelie Svensson, the co-owner of Restaurant Agnes, located in Stockholm. Emelie talks about her experience as an adopted Korean Swede and how she manages her restaurant.
     
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    • 59 min
    #46 Stop Hating

    #46 Stop Hating

    In this episode, Jason and Marcus react to the ongoing attacks against Asian Americans and take a stand against hatred. Later, Jason details his issue with the portrayal of the city of Malmö on a new TV show and Marcus shares how he stays creative during the pandemic.
     
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    • 47 min
    #45 The Anniversary of a Forgettable Year

    #45 The Anniversary of a Forgettable Year

    In this episode, Jason and Marcus react to current events including President Biden’s historic 1.9 trillion dollar relief bill and Oprah’s TV special with Meghan Markle. They also reflect on this time last year when the COVID pandemic suddenly became a reality.
     
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20 Ratings

Confusion Into Clarity ,

Innovation at its best!!!!

Wishing you all the success and lots of abundance. Your love and passion for the culture and food is beautifully felt. The best is how you are using your status to educate and amplify cultural awareness worldwide on so many levels. This podcast is perfectly executed and crafted!! 🙏❤️🎉

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Amazing conversations, so appreciate the insights Marcus and Jason are sharing with us through this podcast.

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