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Young East African Girl

English, Cultural, 3 seasons, 49 episodes, 1 day, 22 hours, 38 minutes
Two Toronto-based friends with African roots share their perspectives on culture, arts and the state of the world.
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Black Orpheus feat. Ghislan Timm

We chat with Ghislan Timm(Jess-lin/Jiz-lan) (she/they) an experimental filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist based in Tkaronto (Toronto). We talk nighttime collage making, Romare Bearden, the way stillness feels, August Wilson, nature as the great muse, Jackie Shane's connection to Toronto, and finding references in the everyday. Recommendations from this episode: Romare Bearden, A Life in Art August Wilson on His Pittsburgh Cycle Jackie Shane Money ( That's What I Want) Live Jackie Shane  salt nayyirah waheed Ghislan's work is influenced by Afro-Caribbean folklore and culture, Afro-futurism, soundscape, and cinema, and often appropriates archival film and imagery to shape non-linear narratives from fragments of memories.| @orphicinema  
1/26/202254 minutes, 2 seconds
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How to Pretend You Are in Accra for Juneteenth Jubilee

Happy Juneteenth Jubilee Cousins! If like us you’re putting off trips for a while we hope you come along with us while we pretend we’re on the continent for Juneteenth Jubilee Holiday Celebrations. Be sure to check out Our Essential Juneteenth List of Film, TV, and Books recommendations curated in part by Young East African Girl Podcast Guests. Please make sure you comment, rate and subscribe. Send us your feedback at [email protected] Accra Trip Sources: Sobolo Spiced Hibiscus Drink  Hit up Gallery 1957  Make time for Makola market Cook up some Wakaye  Soak up the music at true Ghanian Hot Spot  Check out Daily Paper – A Collaboration Between Global Diasporic Visionaries  Yes we said Ghollywood: Stream Potomanto  and Shampaign on Demand Africa. Head over to Afrochella The Apagya Showband - Nsamanfo Baby-Baby      
6/19/20219 minutes, 4 seconds
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How's It Goin' Down

This week on a Young East African Girl extrasode we discuss our feelings about the untimely passing of Rapper-Actor DMX, the Chauvin Trial, Daunte Wright, love during Ramadan, vaccine eligibility, and share some good news from the internet. We are as hard at work as Africa, and we can't wait to share more episodes with you cousins!   Good News from The Internet: Lupita Nyong'o On Holiday in Lamu La'Ron Hines Tour Naomi Campbell's Sprawling Kenyan Escape Digital Iftars Dave Chappelle on Stand-Up, Africa, and Dancing in the White House References:  One Caribbean St Vincent And The Grenadines Dr. Laura McNeal COVID Vaccines in Ontario    
4/15/202138 minutes, 35 seconds
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DNA. feat. Shad

This week we are joined by Shad, artist and host of Hip-Hop Evolution on Netflix.  We discuss the Somali-Rwanda connection, his family's migration story, creative routines during the pandemic, growing up Black in Canada with African Parents, the art of interviewing, and Verzuz Battles 
2/3/202157 minutes, 22 seconds