Stories that Stick

Stories that Stick

By Blacticulate

Stories that Stick features Black storytellers about the stories that shape them. For in the end, it is only the story that matters.

Episodes

EP 27: Ade Akins, Adzvice Podcast

We are joined by Ade Akins, who’s a digital marketer and better known as the co-host of the amazing podcast Adzvice. Ade shares the stories that have made an impact on his life, stories such as: Toy Story (the movie) Financial Advice from his uncle Tanning of America by Steve Stoute Music by ES_Obvious Trent ES_Wasted Years (Instrumental Version) - Marc Torch ES_Vitamins - Timothy Infinite As always, please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’d like to be featured on the show or perhaps you want to run an advert on our show - contact@blacticualte.com   Blacticulate  
04/05/2124m 39s

EP 26: Natalie Fiawoo, Culture Curator and Producer

Natalie Fiawoo, Culture Curator for Black Cultural Archives and a Producer for Apples and Snakes. Natalie shares stories such as ‘Mouth Open, Jump Out’ series by Grace Hallworth, Ghanaian literature that was literally written by her great-great grandfather and the importance of making sure we tell our own stories.   Contact Natalie on: Website: nataliefiawoo.com Twitter: @NatFiawoo Music within this episode: ES_One Final Theft - Piper Ezz ES_First Sign - Mahlert Advert within this episode: Adzvice Podcast - adzvice.com Lastly, and as always, please share/rate/review the episode and get in touch via email at contact@blacticualte.com if you’d like to be featured or want to run an advert on our show. You're the best! Bx
20/04/2129m 21s

EP 25: Jon Devo, Content Creator

Jon Devo, an amazing photographer and journalist who’s written for the Metro, Amateur Photography and WIRED UK, to name but a few reputable magazines, speaks on his career journey (so far) and the stories that stuck with him such as ‘Jonathan Livingstone Seagull, Conversation with God and the film Ready Player One’   You can reach Jon on: Twitter: @JonDevo Instagram: @GadgetsJon   Lastly, we're now open to advertising so if you'd like to advertise on our show then get in touch via email on contact@blacticualte.com   You're the best, Blacticulate team x
06/04/2132m 20s

EP24: Claud William, Award-Winning Entrepreneur

Claud Williams, an award-winning entrepreneur, executive coach and founder of Dream Nations, talks about his career-journey, so far, and the books that inspired him along the way such as ‘Losing your Virginity' by Sir Richard Branson and 'The Promise of a Pencil' by Adam Braun. Contact Claude Willaims: Website: https://dreamnation.co/ Instagram: @claud_williams_ Twitter: @claud_williams Contains music by: ES_Borrowed Peace - Peter Sandberg ES_Under the Surface - Flouw ES_Free Falling Please don't forget to subscribe, rate or review our podcast because it really does help us grow.   Thanking you in advance, Blacticulate x
22/03/2130m 57s

Ep 23: Sheila Nortley, Award-Winning Filmmaker

We speak to Sheila Nortley, an award-winning filmmaker who has written, produced and directed several internationally renowned projects including SABLE FABLE which went on to win Best Film at the prestigious American Black Film Festival Awards 2013. Sheila shares why stories such as Anansi (the spider), Assata Shakur's biography and listening to her parents speak about their upbringing in Ghana made a huge impact on her life. And, of course, we speak about how she’d like to be remembered. Contact Sheila on: Website: https://sheilanortley.com/ Instagram: @sheilanortley Clubhouse: Sheila Nortley Follow us on: Website: https://blacticulate.com/ Instagram: @blacticualte.com Twitter: @blacticulate Clubhouse: @blacticulate And, don't forget to subscribe, rate and review this podcast because it really does help us grow. Blacticulate xx
08/03/2125m 21s

Stories that Stick S2 Trailer

Season 2 trailer and if you'd like to be featured on Stories that Stick podcast then please email contact@blacticulate.com. Lastly don't forget to subscribe and leaver a review because it really does help us grow.
23/02/2159s

Best of Stories that Stick, EP 13-16

We're still recapping some of our favourite stories told by guests, EP 13, Bami Kuteyi founder of Bam Bam Boogie Dance Fitness EP 14, Reya El-Salahi Journalist and Reporter EP 15, Christina Moore founder of Don't Skip Media EP 16, Josh Rivers founder of Busy Being Black Let us know your thoughts. Blacticulate
19/01/2118m 54s

Best of Stories that Stick, EP 09-12

Best of Stories that Stick, episodes 09-12. EP 09: Andy Ayim, a product leader and business builder who's passionate about creating pathways into business for people with potential from low-income backgrounds.  EP 10: Georgette, from Just the Tip podcast one of UK's most popular sex podcast.   EP 11: Elijah Lawal, PR Manager for Google and author of the book ’The Clapback: Your Guide to Calling out Racist Stereotypes EP 12: Monikah Lee, presenter and host of Talks with Monikah Lee - a platform that aims to educate and empower Black communities.
12/01/2116m 29s

Best of Stories that Stick, EP 04-08

Best of Stories that Stick, episodes 04-08. EP 4: Nels Abbey, author of the book Think Like a White Man. EP 5: Axel KaCoutié, sound artist and designer for Today In Focus (Guardian) podcast EP6: Temi Alchémy, co-host of 90s Baby Podcast EP 7: Billie Dee, PR Consultant and Mental Health Advocate EP 8: Fred Santana, co-host of 90s Baby Podcast.   MERRY XMAS!
24/12/2022m 34s

Best of Stories that Stick, EP 01-03

Whilst we're preparing for 2021, we shall be revisiting past episodes (chronologically) and selecting a single story that resonated with us from each guest. [02:21] Joy Gharoro-Akpotojor (EP 02), sharing how she became a Film producer and why she's focused on telling stories which are Black, Queer and Female-led. [07:23] Salmon Adjani (EP 01), actor and film-director sharing his perspective on what whiteness is. [10:24] Marcus Bronzy (EP 03), radio presenter regales the Fisherman tale If there are any particular stories from our guests that resonated with you then please do not hesitate to let us know because we might put it in future shows (and give you a shout out too).
17/11/2013m 27s

EP 22: Péjú Oshin, Arts Curator

Péjú Ọshin, a British-Nigerian Arts curator (Young People Programme at the Tate) and educator (Central Saint Martins), joins us to discuss the legacy she’s building as well as the stories that made an impact on her life - like as watching an episode of Judge John Deed where the lawyer dies and consequently stopped her from becoming a lawyer to playing blackjack in college common room and reading Small Island which encouraged her to create spaces for immigrants to feel proud and safe... and so much more.   Contact Péjú: Website: https://www.pejuoshin.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pejuoshin/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/pejuoshin Music by: ES_Not the Same Smile - Piper Ezz ES_Between The Waves - Chris Shards ES_Savannah Mountains And if you liked or disliked this episode, please take the timeout to review it because it really does help us get better. Blacticualte.
19/10/2027m 8s

EP 21: David Elikwu, Entrepreneur

David Elikwu, ex-lawyer who now helps startups companies with their marketing, strategy and legal, joins us remotely (so forgive the audio quality) to discuss why he does the above as well as starting Baba's flight club (2,000+ members) and his latest business venture the Democratic Republic of Coffee.   David can be found: Twitter: @LegendofBaba / @BabasFlightClub / @DemRepCoffee Website: https://www.babasflightclub.com, https://demrepcoffee.com Podcast/Writing: https://theknowledge.substack.com Music by, ES_The Roundabout - John Abbot ES_Tales of the Uncanny - Prozody ES_Slow Shift - Jay Varton   As always, please subscribe, share and/or comment because it really does help.
06/10/2030m 34s

EP 20: Charlotte William, Influencer

Charlotte Williams, the founder of Seven Six Agency, joins us remotely to share the stories that made an impact on her life, how and why she started her influencer marketing agency Seven Six to specifically help those within the BAME community. Also, her agency is currently crowdfunding to money to grow the business so please follow the link (below) if you'd like to help out: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/sevensix-agency Charlotte and Seven Six Agency can be found on: Instagram: @charlottesevensix Twitter: @TheStylum Website: https://sevensixagency.com/ Music by: ES_Awaken the City - Emily Rubye ES_Site Specific Memory ES_Almost Over - Eric Feinberg And, as always, don't forget to subscribe, share, like and/or comment because it really does help us grow.   Blacticulate x
22/09/2030m 14s

EP 19: Alim Kamara, Storyteller

Many of you may know Alim Kamara as a hip-hop artist, but do you know that he's a traditional storyteller and motivational speaker that tours the world reciting folklores from Africa. Well, this is why Alim joins us today to share some of the stories that have made an impact on him and how he started his storytelling company Storie Storie HQ. Contact Storie Storie HQ on: Instagram: @storiestoriehq Website: https://www.storiestorie.com/ Music by: ES_Jungle Classroom - Edward Karl Hanson Please leave any comments and/or subscribe to our podcast because it really does help us grow.
08/09/2030m 24s

EP 18: Roy Alexander Weise, Theatre Director

New episode with Roy Alexander Weise (MBE), co-Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, and Director of plays such as 'Nine Nights, The Mountaintop, Master Harold and the boys' to name but a few.   Roy spoke about the learnings he gained from biblical stories (fun fact Roy could’ve ended up a Pastor), the UK education system penalising ‘energy, and of course, the stories that made a huge impact on him like ‘The Chatroom’ a play by Enda Walsh.   You can contact Roy on: Twitter: https://twitter.com/RAWeiseArtist   And as always, please subscribe, rate and review because it really does help us grow.   You're the best! Blacticulate
17/06/2031m 46s

EP 17: Gemma Cairney, Broadcaster/Author

Gemma Cairney, multi-award-winning broadcaster (BBC 1xtra), Author of the book ‘Open: A toolkit for how magic and messed up life can be, and founder of a production company called Boom Shakalaka. In today's episode we discussed growing up with a dual heritage; developing your identity in the public eye; the benefits of her debut book 'Open'; and some of the stories that made her the amazing woman she - stories like ’The Faraway Tree book series, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Interviewing Grace Jones, to name but a few. Follow Gemma Cairney on, Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/gemmacairney Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gemagain/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gemcairn Music By, ES_Globetrotter - Adriel Fair And for more information on Blacticulate productions please visit https://blacticulate.com/
27/05/2034m 51s

EP 16: Josh Rivers, Busy Being Black

On today's episode, Josh Rivers founder of the platform Busy Being Black, which is a  podcast (for now) that centres the stories of Black & Brown Queer people thriving at the intersections of their identities. Josh shares some of the stories that have made an impact on him, from Oprah, Matthew Shepherd, Bayard Rustin, and much more. And, if you were to Google Josh Rivers, you'll note he's very public dismal from Gay Times on the front page - so yes, we talk about his and specifically the positive lessons that came from this. Visit www.busybeingblack.com to keep up to date with all the good work Josh is doing. And, if you'd like to feature on our podcast then please get in touch via social media (@blacticulate) or email contact@blacticulate.com.
13/05/2032m 27s

EP 15: Christina Moore, Don't Skip Media

Christina Moore, former BBC (Radio 4 and World Service) producer, and now the founder of Don't Skip Media - an audio production and training company that helps people turn their talent and skills into audio content. She joins us in the studio to share how and why she started her new venture so guys if you're in the space to start something new then do visit Don't Skip Media. Website: https://dontskip.co.uk/ Twitter: @DontSkipMedia Instagram: @DontSkipMedia
28/04/2022m 1s

EP14: Reya El-Salahi, Journalist/Reporter

Reya El-Salahi, a Journalist, Reporter and Presenter, who's worked for the BBC, This American Life, London Live, to name but a few renown broadcast platforms, joined us in the studio to discuss how she became a Journalist, but more specifically why it was important that she did. She can be found on: Website: https://reyatv.com/ Twitter: @_Reya Instagram: reyauk
13/04/2034m 17s

EP 13: Bami Kuteyi, founder of Bam Bam Boogie

In the studio, we have Bami Kuteyi, founder of Bam Bam Boogie a community that aims to form fearless women around the world through innovative dance fitness practices such as ‘Twerk After Work’. She talks about finding her identity and confidence via dancing, and of the course stories and memories that had a big impact on her life. You can find Bami on the following: Instagram: @bambam_boogie/@twerkafterwork Twitter: @bambam_boogie Music by: Epidemic Sounds, Old Rain on a New Day - Cora Zea Epidemic Sounds, Army of Silent Thieves - Kikoru As always, please comment and/or share our work because it really does help us grow, and most importantly please stay safe. Thank you, Blacticulate x
31/03/2023m 58s

EP 12: Monikah Lee, Presenter/Host of #TWML

In today’s episode, we have Monikah Lee a presenter and host of Talks with Monikah Lee. She joins us simply to share her journey alongside the stories that have made the biggest impact on her life, so far, and why she built 'Talks with Monika Lee' - a conversation platform, which tackles the unspoken topics within our community. Monikah Lee can be found on: Instagram: @monikahlee Twitter: @monikahlee Spotify: Talks with Monikah Lee
17/03/2026m 33s

EP 11: Elijah Lawal, Author (The Clapback)

Elijah Lawal, PR Manager for Google and author of the book ’The Clapback: Your Guide to Calling out Racist Stereotypes, speaks about the hardship of growing up and feeling different, alongside the stories that had an impact on him, which became the catalyst for him writing his debut book The Clapback: Your Guide to Calling out Racist Stereotypes Contact Elijah: Twitter: @Elijah_Lawal Instagram: Elijah Lawal Amazon: The Clapback: Your Guide Calling out Racist Stereotypes Please rate, share, comment because it really does help us grow. Blacticulate Music: The Boy From the Photograph by Christian Andersen
03/03/2028m 39s

EP 10: Georgette, Podcaster (Just the Tip)

In today’s episode, Georgette from Just The Tip podcast, one of UK's most popular sex podcast (well, within our community), shares the stories that made an impact on her life - Matilda, Harry Potter, to a traumatic breakup - and give us insights on how to deal with any situation that's difficult. Contact Georgette/Just The Tip on: Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/justthetipgirl/tracks Twitter: https://twitter.com/Justthetippod / https://twitter.com/just_georgette Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/justthetippod/ Please let us know what you think about this episode by leaving a rating or reviewing it because it really does help. Blacticulate x
18/02/2027m 19s

EP 09: Andy Ayim, Business Builder

Andy Ayim, a product leader and business builder who's passionate about creating pathways into business for people with potential from low-income backgrounds. Andy join us in the studio to share the stories that made him understand the power of perspective and how building relationships is key to his success. Contact Andy Ayim on: Website: https://andyayim.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AndysHVC Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andyshvc/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andyshvc/  Please share, rate or review this episode because it really does help. Love, Blacticulate  
04/02/2029m 56s

EP 08: Fred Santana, Podcaster (90s Baby Show)

Stories that Stick: a podcast series about the stories that shape our guests; For, in the end, it’s only the stories that matter. In the studio, we had Fred Santana, one half of the 90s Baby Show - one UK's most popular that deals with pop-culture. This episode shows a side of Fred that hasn’t been shared so we hope you enjoy it. Follow Fred Santana on: Twitter: @Fr3dSantana Instagram: @fredsantana Or the 90s Baby Show on Twitter: @90sbabyshow Instagram: 90sbabyshow Facebook: 90sbabyshow  Merry Xmas! Blaticulate
24/12/1923m 32s

EP 07: Billie Dee, PR Expert & Mental Health Advocate

In today’s episode, we have Billie Dee, an award-winning Public Relations expert (she managed PR campaigns for Amazon, United Nations Women, Ministry of Sound, to name but a few) and she’s a mental health ambassador currently living with Borderline Personality Disorder and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Billie works tirelessly to fight against the stigma of mental illness, raise awareness and change perceptions. We discuss growing up as a bi-racial child in Norfolk, living with borderline personality disorder and complex-PTSD, trying to escape being known as 'just' daughter, and much more. As always, if you like this episode please rate, review or share because it really does help. Blacticulate
10/12/1931m 49s

EP 06: Temi Alchémy, Podcaster (90s Baby Show)

Stories that Stick: a podcast series about the stories that shape us. For in the end, it's only the story that matters. We have Temi Alchémy, co-founded of the 90s Baby Show: a podcast series that discuss both present and past life experiences from their (90s baby) perspective, share with us his journey so far, the stories that had an impact on his life, and how his very successful podcast with Fred Santana began. You can follow Temi Alchemy journey on: Twitter: @temiAlchemy Instagram: TemiAlchemy And, the 90s Baby Show on Twitter: @90sbabyshow Instagram: 90sbabyshow Facebook: 90sbabyshow  Lastly, please don't forget to subscribe, comment, and review the episode because it really does help.
27/11/1922m 39s

EP05: Axel Kacoutié, Sound Artist

Stories that Stick: a podcast series about the stories that shape us. For, in the end, it's only the story that matters. And in today’s episode we have Axel Kacoutie, Sound Designer for the Guardian daily news podcast Today In Focus; Sound Artist who's work has been featured on Random Acts (Channel 4), Short Cuts (BBC Radio 4) and BBC Radio 3. New episodes are released every fortnight. If you would like to be featured on the podcast then please get in touch via Social Media 'Blacticulate' or email ‘contact@blacticulate.com’. Please subscribe, comment, and review the episode because it really does help.
14/11/1935m 13s

EP 04: Nels Abbey, Journalist & Author

Welcome to Stories that Stick, a podcast series about the stories that shape us. For, in the end, it’s only the stories that matter. In today's episode, we have Nels Abbey, a journalist, and author who join us in the studio to discuss his debut book ‘Think like a White Man’. New episodes are released every fortnight. If you would like to be featured on the podcast then please get in touch via Social Media 'Blacticulate' or email ‘contact@blacticulate.com’. Please subscribe, comment, and review the episode because it really does help.
22/10/1924m 40s

EP 03: Marcus Bronzy, Media Presenter

Welcome to Stories that Stick, a podcast series about the stories that shape us. For, in the end, it’s only the stories that matter. In today's episode, we have Marcus Bronzy, a presenter that specialises in audio production, and he is most known for his own podcast series called ‘How to Kill an Hour’. New episodes are released every fortnight. If you’d like to be featured on the podcast or have any comments then please get in touch on Instagram, Twitter or email ‘contact@blacticulate.com’.
15/10/1922m 17s

EP 02: Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor, Film Producer

Welcome to Stories that Stick, a podcast series about the stories that shape us. For, in the end, it’s only the stories that matter. And in today's episode, we have Joy Gharoro-Akpotojor, a screenwriter and film producer who’s best known for producing award-winning short called ‘Haircut’ and soon to be released feature film called Blue Story, directed by Rapman. New episodes released every fortnight. If you want to be featured then please get in touch via email contact@blacticulate.com Subscribe to the podcast, Apple Podcast | SoundCloud | Stitcher 
28/09/1928m 53s

EP 01: Adjani Salmon, Film Director

Welcome to Stories that Stick, a podcast series about the stories that shape us. For, in the end, it’s only the stories that matter. And in today's episode, we have Adjani Salmon, a film director, who’s best known for his award-winning web-series ‘dreaming whilst black’. New episodes released every fortnight. If you want to be featured then please get in touch via email contact@blacticulate.com Subscribe to the podcast, Apple Podcast | SoundCloud | Stitcher 
26/09/1926m 52s

Welcome to Stories that Sticks

Welcome to Stories that Stick - a podcast series about the stories that shape us; For, in the end, it’s only the stories that matter. Every fortnight we invite storytellers (writers, poets, podcasters, etc...) to share stories, from their past decades, that had an impact on them. If you want to be featured then please get in touch via email contact@blacticulate.com Subscribe to the podcast, Apple Podcast | SoundCloud | Stitcher 
24/09/191m 0s
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