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Have You Heard George's Podcast?
Have You Heard George's Podcast?
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The award-winning and critically-acclaimed podcast from George the Poet delivers a fresh take on inner city life through a mix of storytelling,... more

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Special: This Cultural Life

George talks to John Wilson about some of his most formative cultural influences including the grammar school that taught him... more

12 Apr 2024 · 44 minutes
38. Once Upon a Time in Kampala

In Uganda’s capital city, a young cab driver forms an unlikely bond with a sex worker during the crippling lockdown... more

22 Dec 2023 · 26 minutes
37. Back to Common Ground

George responds to audience questions taken from Common Ground, the platform he co-created in Chapter 3. Listeners discuss everything from... more

15 Dec 2023 · 40 minutes
36. Jamaican DemAhCrazy Pt. 2

Shaken by the passing of his grandmother, George reflects on the post-colonial struggles of her generation. 1970s Jamaica provides an... more

01 Dec 2023 · 26 minutes
35. Jamaican DemAhCrazy Pt. 1

When keeping it real goes…wrong? For a moment in the seventies, Jamaican democracy produced an ambitious plan to end inequality... more

17 Nov 2023 · 27 minutes
34. Francophone Pt. 2

When is a breakup not a breakup? When your ex controls every aspect of your life. After walking through the... more

10 Nov 2023 · 27 minutes
33: Francophone Pt. 1

The power of Western languages over African economies is undeniable, and nowhere is this more obvious than in Black music.... more

27 Oct 2023 · 21 minutes
32. Drama in Ghana Pt. 2

After achieving independence, Ghana gave support to freedom fighters across Africa. What went wrong?Written by George the Poet. Produced by... more

20 Oct 2023 · 24 minutes
31. Lumumba Pt. 2

With enemies lurking in every corner, Patrice Lumumba is trapped in his own home. As the first democratically elected prime... more

13 Oct 2023 · 26 minutes
30. Lumumba Pt. 1

Before Nigeria took over the African music scene, the Democratic Republic of Congo had us in a chokehold. But just... more

06 Oct 2023 · 27 minutes
Have You Heard George's Podcast?
Special: This Cultural Life
Have You Heard George's Podcast?