Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast

Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast

By Studio71 UK

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 Simon

Exec Producer - Tom Payne & Jody Smith

Production Support - Phie McKenzie


Studio71 is a Red Arrow Studios Company.

Episodes

Chatting with Serlina Boyd

This week's episode of Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast is brought to you by Facebook. Yomi and Elizabeth chat to Serlina Boyd, the creator of the children's magazines Cocoa Boy and Cocoa Girl which launched this year and is the UK's first magazine for Black children. We talk launching a business during a global pandemic to the inspiration for Cocoa Boy and Cocoa Girl and the urgent need to address the underrepresentation of Black people in the media.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/10/2029m 24s

Chatting with Nao

For another special episode of Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth chat to the wonderful Grammy Award nominated singer-songwriter Nao. We talk everything from experiencing motherhood for the first time under lockdown, to collaboration, creativity and Nao's recent work with the Kaleidoscope Opera, as well as her essay 'We Were Made for These Times' in Loud Black Girls.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/10/2031m 58s

Chatting with Ovie Soko

For this very special episode of Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth chat to the wonderful Ovie Soko, professional basketball player, the nation's favourite Love Islander and all round positive life force! We discuss his new book You Are Dope: Let the power of positive energy into your life, and everything from navigating social media, to engaging with your cultural background and dealing with today's modern dating pressures.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/09/2053m 55s

How We Wrote the Book: The Art of a Good Book Cover

Introducing How We Wrote the Book, a miniseries from Yomi and Elizabeth guiding you through the processes and practicalities of how to write a bestseller. From the early stages of inception, through to planning, writing and finding a publisher, How We Wrote the Book is packed full of tips and insights from two of Britain's most pioneering authors.So you've tackled the writing. Now where do you begin with choosing a book cover? Yomi and Elizabeth discuss the importance of strong artwork and how to go about developing your book's brand.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/09/2010m 51s

How We Wrote the Book: Good Days, Bad Days, the Final Push

Introducing How We Wrote the Book, a miniseries from Yomi and Elizabeth guiding you through the processes and practicalities of how to write a bestseller. From the early stages of inception, through to planning, writing and finding a publisher, How We Wrote the Book is packed full of tips and insights from two of Britain's most pioneering authors.In this episode we discuss everything from tackling writer's block, to responding to editor's feedback and how to know when your final draft is the final draft!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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/09/2025m 48s

How We Wrote the Book: Writing and Gathering Content

Introducing How We Wrote the Book, a miniseries from Yomi and Elizabeth guiding you through the processes and practicalities of how to write a bestseller. From the early stages of inception, through to planning, writing and finding a publisher, How We Wrote the Book is packed full of tips and insights from two of Britain's most pioneering authors.In this episode we discuss how to organise your time and get down to actually writing, as well as tips for conducting a strong interview and gathering material for your book.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/08/2021m 19s

The A-Level Scandal and the Issues with Generational Commentary

This week on Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth discuss this week's A-level debacle as well as the issues surrounding generational commentary and homogenizing the 'millennial' experience.And the incredible Little Simz is our Slay of the Week for bagging the Pioneer Award at this year's AIM Independent Music Awards!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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/08/2037m 31s

How We Wrote the Book: Planning the Outline of the Book

Introducing How We Wrote the Book, a miniseries from Yomi and Elizabeth guiding you through the processes and practicalities of how to write a bestseller. From the early stages of inception, through to planning, writing and finding a publisher, How We Wrote the Book is packed full of tips and insights from two of Britain's most pioneering authors.In this episode we discuss how to plan the outline of the book: deciding on the length, arranging the chapters, and sharing authorship.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/08/2023m 40s

Success Addiction and the Bank of Mum & Dad

This week on Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth discuss what it means to be addicted to success, and how that can affect relationships. They also look at the "Bank of Mum & Dad" and ask if it's coming to an end, with new mortgage legislation changing its effectiveness.And in Slay or Nay, Jen Nkiru gets Slay of the Week for her involvement in Beyonce's world-stopping Black is King.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/08/2041m 15s

How We Wrote the Book: Dealing with Publishers

Introducing How We Wrote the Book, a miniseries from Yomi and Elizabeth guiding you through the processes and practicalities of how to write a bestseller. From the early stages of inception, through to planning, writing and finding a publisher, How We Wrote the Book is packed full of tips and insights from two of Britain's most pioneering authors.In this episode we discuss how to deal with publishers: what are the different types of publishing houses and how do you choose the right one? How do you know you’re striking the right deal and how do you actually get paid for your book?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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31/07/2014m 13s

Lockdown Friendships and Spending Habits

This week on Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth discuss friendships and relationships under lockdown and chat about what has and hasn't changed regarding certain spending habits.And in Slay or Nay, Formula 1 gets a Nay for lacking leadership in the fight against racism as voiced by Lewis Hamilton earlier this week.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/07/2052m 17s

How We Wrote the Book: Getting the Ball Rolling

Introducing How We Wrote the Book, a miniseries from Yomi and Elizabeth guiding you through the processes and practicalities of how to write a bestseller. From the early stages of inception, through to planning, writing and finding a publisher, How We Wrote the Book is packed full of tips and insights from two of Britain's most pioneering authors.In this episode we discuss how to actually get the ball rolling with finding agents, sending off your proposals and how to handle rejections!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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/07/2020m 44s

Will and Jada's Open Marriage and The Boohoo Scandal

This week on Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth discuss open relationships in light of the revelation about Jada Pinkett Smith and August Alsina's alleged relationship. We also look at fast fashion and the Boohoo factory scandal, and ask is white actors voicing black characters in animation akin to blacking up?And slaying this week are fashion designer Jedidiah Duyile and PR queen Iman Leila for everything they've done surrounding that dress Kylie Jenner was seen wearing from London based LoudBrand Studios.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/07/2046m 48s

How We Wrote the Book: Putting Together a Proposal

Introducing How We Wrote the Book, a miniseries from Yomi and Elizabeth guiding you through the processes and practicalities of how to write a bestseller. From the early stages of inception, through to planning, writing and finding a publisher, How We Wrote the Book is packed full of tips and insights from two of Britain's most pioneering authors.In this episode we discuss everything you need to know about putting together a proposal. From why you need one, to the importance of identifying your target audience and making your idea marketable.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/07/2016m 10s

How We Wrote the Book: Inspiration and Idea Generation

Introducing How We Wrote the Book, a miniseries from Yomi and Elizabeth guiding you through the processes and practicalities of how to write a bestseller. From the early stages of inception, through to planning, writing and finding a publisher, How We Wrote the Book is packed full of tips and insights from two of Britain's most pioneering authors.In this episode we discuss inspiration and idea generation; from the formation of an idea, to recognising your strong points and teaming up with someone, to knowing when your idea is a good one.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/06/2011m 47s

Adult Milestones and The Influencer Pay Gap

This week on Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth discuss how you know when you've truly become an adult as well as racial pay disparity in publishing and the influencer business, as brought to light through the recent #influencerpaygap account.And this week in Slay or Nay we call out the portrayal of black women in reality TV in light of Misha B's recent statement about her time on the X Factor.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/06/2050m 27s

#BlackLivesMatter All Day Everyday

This week on Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth discuss the response to the death of George Floyd, how brands and social media have reacted, and how to look after your own mental wellbeing.And in Slay or Nay we call out British Transport Police on their handling of the investigation into the death of Ticket Officer Belly Mujinga.You can donate to the Belly Mujinga fund here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/rip-belly-mujingaSlay 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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/06/201h 6m

Cambridge go Online and is Imitation the Sincerest Form of Flattery?

This week on Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth discuss lockdown hair, what it means that Cambridge University are going online until at least summer 2021 and Lady Leshurr's calling out of imitators!And in Slay or Nay we shout out the incredible Issa Rae.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/05/2039m 46s

Loud Black Girls and Dating in Lockdown

This week on Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth discuss their new book, dating during lockdown and everyone's reaction to Adele's recent social media mic-drop.And in Slay or Nay we shout out the amazing gal-dem who have launched their new podcast, Growing Up With gal-dem.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 explores 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/05/2031m 17s

Lockdown Routines and What's Going on at AfroNation?

This week, and to launch Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast, Yomi and Elizabeth discuss what they're doing during lockdown, and ask what is going on at AfroNation? They also shout out the wonderful Kike Oniwinde, Founder & CEO of BYP Network, an organisation on a mission to change the black narrative and promote equity in the professional sphere. The BYP Network fundraiser can be found here. 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 explores 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 Simon Exec Producer - Tom Payne & Jody Smith Production Support - Phie McKenzie Studio71 is a Red Arrow Studios Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/04/2034m 24s

Trailer

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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/04/202m 40s
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