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20 Best British Black Podcasts of 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about british black? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best british black podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

Best British Black Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

The Echo Chamber

  • Publisher: The Echo Chamber
  • Total Episodes: 66

Welcome to The Echo Chamber Pod. We discuss issues that we hope will resonate among Black British people, speaking from our perspective as black, working class women. You can get in touch with us on: [email protected] Follow us on Twitter @echochamberpod_ & Instagram @theechochamberpod

Shades of Black: Parenting Podcast

  • Publisher: Shades of Black
  • Total Episodes: 27

The place to talk all things being a Black British parent and raising Black children.

New Caribbean Voices

  • Publisher: Caribbean Books and Authors
  • Total Episodes: 7

The Caribbean and Black British books, literature and culture podcast. Hosted by Malika Booker, and produced by Peepal Tree Press.

Covert

  • Publisher: Audioboom
  • Total Episodes: 32

Covert takes listeners on a heart-pounding journey through the most dangerous military operations of all time. From the assassination of Osama Bin Laden and how two Israeli snipers foiled Syria’s plan to develop a nuclear bomb, to the real story that inspired the movie Black Hawk Down and the harrowing tale of a British Major’s escape from 2,000 heavily armed militants, you’ll be brought to the front line of history’s greatest special forces missions.

Turbans Ain’t Hijab

  • Publisher: Turbans Ain’t Hijab
  • Total Episodes: 8

A dynamic duo speaking on their experiences as Black British Muslimahs.

Black Magic Podcast

  • Publisher: Unedited Stories
  • Total Episodes: 20

Hosted by media entrepreneur Annika Allen, the podcast features conversations with brilliant and resilient British Black women – about their life journeys and paths to success. Voted Podcast of the Year at Precious Lifestyle Awards 2018.

Battle On The Roof

  • Publisher: Battle On The Roof
  • Total Episodes: 63

Weekly battle rap podcast from a Black British point of view. Presented to you by Chris The Capo, Flyguy Richards, Grey Hoodie Stef, Matty Yayo, Mykool Mups and Cool Kid Cheeks. Deciphering, discussing and reviewing battle rap with a UK twist to it

Chapter 6IX

  • Publisher: Chapter 6IX
  • Total Episodes: 33

Chapter 6ix is a vibrant & engaging podcast hosted by 2 Black British women who have relocated to Toronto. We discuss our experiences as expats, love, life and everything in between. Connect with us on IG : Fi : @fananhailu, Adz : @Adzeatsketo.

My Love Is…

  • Publisher: Bumble
  • Total Episodes: 6

Ever wondered what your partner’s really thinking? Or how to maximise pleasure with someone new? Feeling pressured by #couplegoals, family or lacking a bit of self-love this year? My Love Is… is a series with a uniquely Black British take on dating in 2020 featuring Ovie Soko, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and others. We’re here to change how we talk about Black love in the UK with new episodes every Thursday. The series is hosted by Irene TTYA and brought to you by Bumble, the dating app where women make the first move.

Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast

  • Publisher: Studio71 UK
  • Total Episodes: 21

Slay in Your Lane: The Podcast comes from multi-award-winning authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené who rose to prominence with their pioneering guide to life for young Black Women. The podcast, which launches 24th April 2020, will explore topical news and popular culture from a Black British female perspective while expanding upon many of the same themes addressed in the Slay in Your Lane book including navigating the workplace, finances, education, health, relationships and dating.This is a Studio71 production. Producer – Jack Claramunt Assistant Producer – Winnie SimonExec Producer – Tom Payne & Jody SmithProduction Support – Phie McKenzieStudio71 is a Red Arrow Studios Company.

#WRESTHINGS

  • Publisher: WRESTHINGS
  • Total Episodes: 68

Wresthings are a weekly wrestling podcast with a Black British perspective. Brought to you by none other than the hosts: ‘VHS Papi’ Anarfi ‘Lucha V’ VRSYJNES ‘UNDERDUNNE’ Sam Blackz ‘The Most Prominent’ Laps ‘GUAP DADDY’ Delboy. Creating a hub for those who enjoyed the sport, used to enjoy it, or on the fence. If you are a casual fan, avid fan, or just here for the bants, you are all welcome. #FACTSNENERGY By the mandem, For the mandem, .

She’s Obsessed – The Podcast

  • Publisher: She’s Obsessed – The Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 27

Starting as a curious conversation at the @TreasureTress Pop Up Shop, with panelist’s revealing more than they intended and audience eyes welling up before they could blink, it became clear that a sacred, highly valued and necessary conversation had begun. Join London based entrepreneur Jamelia Donaldson (@jameliaisobsessed) and her network of game changing Black British Women for vulnerable, personal and often hilarious straight up talk exploring their various “obsessions”, business lessons and personal journeys.

The Mentor

  • Publisher: Crowd Network
  • Total Episodes: 13

Ric Lewis and David ‘Sideman’ Whitely are on a mission to change peoples lives and end 2020 on a high.They’re giving three young people 12 weeks, £5000 and an hour a week of mentoring to achieve something special. But they’re also mentoring you too.The Mentor is a non-for-profit podcast and all funds will go to directly to The Black Heart Foundation. The Mentor is backed by British business and our supporters include: Enigma Holdings, Tristan Capital Partners, Graeme Pharmacy, Investec Wealth & Investment, Phoenix Equity Partners, Government Events, 3difs, Oxford Sciences Innovation, Engine MHP, Magellan Aerospace UK, Benchmark Plc, Russell Reynolds Associates and Fullbrook Thorpe Investments.

Stance Podcast

  • Publisher: Stance Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 54

Stance is an independent award-winning arts, culture and current affairs podcast run by New York based journalist and curator Chrystal Genesis. An episode is released on the 1st of every month. Guests so far include musicians Four Tet, Jamila Woods, Róisín Murphy, Amber Mark, Caribou, Kaytranada, Jessie Ware, Tricky and Nao, authors Yaa Gyasi, Sayaka Murata, Elif Shafak & Valeria Luiselli, lawyer and campaigner Gina Miller, politician Bobi Wine, poets Fatimah Asghar, John Cooper Clarke & Kae Tempest, actor Riz Ahmed, Me Too founder Tarana Burke, playwrights Inua Ellams & Natasha Gordon, writer and activist Janet Mock, choreographers Akram Khan, Deborah Colker and Hofesh Shechter, fashion designer Duro Olowu and visual artists Shirin Neshat, Larry Achiampong, The Singh Twins & Juliana Huxtable. Topics covered include Is This for Real?, Black in the Time of Corona, Manchesters LGBTQ+ Story, On Beauty, The Class Ceiling in the Arts, Modern Mumbai, Sex, The Female Prison Experience, Revolutionary Mothering, Demystifying Yoga and Donald Glover’s Atlanta. Stance loves to explore and has visited locations including Mumbai in India, Colombo in Sri Lanka, Bergen in Norway, Paris in France and New York, LA & Philadelphia in the US in search of original stories and fresh perspectives. Stance was awarded Bronze for Best Current Affairs at The British Podcast Awards 2020. Stance won Best Arts & Culture Show and Rising Star in the Mixcloud Online Radio Awards 2018, nominated for Best Arts and Culture and Best Current Affairs as part of the British Podcast Awards 2019, included in The Observer and The Times annual Best Podcasts list, and has been Podcast of the Week in publications including The FT, Grazia, The Guardian and The Independent. Join the conversation @stancepodcast @chrystalgenesis on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Don’t forget to subscribe and review! StancePodcast.com Stance is produced by Chrystal Genesis, Rachel Porter, Farrell Mahon, Joël Duncan & Carmela DiClemente. Music by Rikette Genesis and Stance branding by Edward Vince

COLOUR OUT THE BOX

  • Publisher: Colour Out The Box
  • Total Episodes: 98

On each episode, host Mo is joined by a guest for honest open conversation. We cover everything from the complexities of relationships, absurd happenings in pop-culture or even pondering identify and what it means to be Black, British and African. Just a few of the topics, we open up for discussion giving our personal perspective. Colour Out The Box is London based, but gives a voice to people of the African and Afro Caribbean Diaspora to tell stories and share their unique take, all whilst navigating the complexities of modern life. Started as two friends who wanted to document their weekly conversations about their everyday lived experiences has now grown into an online community, podcast and blog Visit the newly updated website: http://colouroutthebox.com Twitter: @colouroutthebox: https://twitter.com/ColourOutTheBox Instagram: @colouroutthebox: https://www.instagram.com/colouroutthebox/ #ColourOutTheBox. Or if you have a little more to articulate why not email us at: [email protected]

Tim Humble

  • Publisher: Muslim Central
  • Total Episodes: 241

Muhammad Tim Humble is from Newcastle & graduated from the famous faculty of hadeeth and Islamic Studies at the Islamic University of Madinah in 2011. Ustadh Tim Humble is a British revert, who has ijaza in the six famous books of hadeeth. He is also experienced in the field of Ruqyah, the Islamic method of healing with the Quran, specializing in treatment for black magic and evil eye. He accepted Islam at the age of 14 & is currently involved with a dawah organisation called IDC North East which is based in & around Newcastle. Tim Humble became interested in Islam during Religious Education classes in Primary School. After researching it further on the internet he accepted Islam at the age of 14. Thereafter he went through a period of 4-5 years where he struggled to implement and practice his new-found faith. The Muslim community in his hometown was unwelcoming and unhelpful to New Muslims. In his own words, “One of the biggest problems we have in the Ummah is that we are excellent at selling the religion; we’re great salesmen…What we’re really, really rubbish at is keeping them in Islam once they become Muslim.” A suggestion by a friend sparked the idea of studying in the Islamic University of Madinah. During his first Hajj pilgrimage he applied to and was accepted into the University. He graduated from the Faculty of Hadeeth Studies in 2011. Notably he memorized and is certified in the six canonical works of hadeeth. He is currently involved with a Da’wah organisation called ‘IDC North East’ which is based in & around Newcastle. The Ustadh is married with 3 kids & is the founder of Humble Foundation.

Carry Dem Go Podcast

  • Publisher: Carry Dem Go Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 12

A podcast for Black Brits by Black Brits, covering everything from Ribena to reparations. Join Isaac (@AChildOf2Worlds) and Alegría (@helloalegria) as they discuss various issues affecting Black British people with a helping of banter along the way. Join in the conversation at #CarryDemGoChats!

The GladPod

  • Publisher: David Blackmore, Diane Youdale, Paul Noddings, GladiatorsTV.com
  • Total Episodes: 12

GLADIATORS, READY! Nearly 30 years on from the first episode, everyone’s favourite Gladiator Jet (aka Diane Youdale) and journalist David Blackmore are turning back the clock to celebrate the glory days of the best Saturday night family show on British TV in the 1990s. Joined by special guests, they will be learning about the stories and characters who made Gladiators what it was, and their lives before, during and after the show.

Adventures of Bulldog Drummond

  • Publisher: Humphrey Camardella Productions
  • Total Episodes: 160

The British Hero Bulldog Drummond is a fictional character created by H. C. McNeile, as the hard boiled no nonsense-style detective. The stories followed Captain Hugh “Bulldog” Drummond, D.S.O., M.C., a wealthy former WWI officer of the Loamshire Regiment, who, after the war, spends his new-found leisure time as a private detective.Drummond is a proto-James Bond figure and was a muscular man with a group of followers who helped him in his adventures. They rounded up crooks and took them to a place only they knew and reformed them. Drummond and his men, the “Black Gang”, beat the be jabbers out of the men till they learned their lesson and renounced crime. Join us as we listen to the adventures of this British Detective.

Black British Geeks

  • Publisher: IRIE
  • Total Episodes: 51

Some of the best Film & TV reviews and recommendations from a couple of Black British Geeks.

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