44 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

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    • 5.0 • 19 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.

    #43 The Baddest Bitch in the Room- Ms.Sophia Chang

    #43 The Baddest Bitch in the Room- Ms.Sophia Chang

    In this episode we follow the story of trailblazing hip hop manager Sophia Chang; the first Asian woman in hip hop. Sophia tells us how she left Canada and embarked on a journey that led her to cross paths with some of the biggest artists in the music business. Some of her notable clients include ODB, RZA, GZA and D'Angelo. Sophia shares how these relationships have impacted her life and led her down the path she's on now.
     
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    #42 Black Awakenings With Roger Mooking

    #42 Black Awakenings With Roger Mooking

    In this episode Jason and Marcus catch up with chef Roger Mooking for an honest conversation about music, food and his push to highlight stories from BIPOC communities in Canada. Also discussed is the importance of self care and techniques to cope with emotional trauma.
     
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    • 41 min
    #41 The True Original With Wyclef Jean

    #41 The True Original With Wyclef Jean

    In this episode we hear from Hip-Hop legend Wyclef Jean as he shares how he went from being a kid in Haiti who’d never seen a white person to becoming one of the most internationally acclaimed musicians in recent memory. Wyclef talks about his signature sound, musical influences and even his creative process behind some of of his biggest production hits like “My Love Is Your Love” with Whitney Houston. Also mentioned is the impact The Fugees had on the Swedish hip hop scene and his relationship with Avicii.
     
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    • 36 min
    #40 The Rise and Grind With Chef Kwame Onwuachi

    #40 The Rise and Grind With Chef Kwame Onwuachi

    In this episode Jason and Marcus catch up with James Beard award winning Chef and author Kwame Onwuachi. Kwame reflects on his humble beginning and tells the story of when he got sent away to Nigeria at age ten. Also discussed is the importance of cooking the food that's in your heart and the why representation matters even more for black chefs. Also, Marcus reflects on his own journey to Harlem.
     
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    • 31 min
    # 39 Understanding Diversity with Frans Johansson

    # 39 Understanding Diversity with Frans Johansson

    In this episode,Jason & Marcus catch up with diversity guru Frans Johansson. Join us as Frans shares what it was like growing up mixed race with with American roots in Sweden and how that ultimately influenced his understanding of diversity. Frans also outlines ways in which Sweden and the United States can improve to help battle against discrimination in the workplace, why we should be careful to not misuse A.I (Articifial Intelligence) and his philosophy on understanding and determining value in life.
     
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    • 38 min
    #38 New Day in America

    #38 New Day in America

    In this episode, Jason and Marcus reflect on the inauguration of U.S President Joe Biden and some of the work he's done in his first week.
     
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