Don't Alert The Stans is a music and pop-culture podcast with a marked focus on stan culture. Join your hosts Nic (@IAmNtyrell), Sope (@SopeSoetan) and Eden (@EedsMcKenzie) as they examine the trending topics of the week, new releases and mercilessly debate your favourite artists. Controversial and wild options aplenty, no artist is safe. This isn't for the faint-hearted or easily triggered. Get involved in the conversation at #DATSPOD
Welcome back to Don't Alert The Stans!
After a nearly three-month hiatus, Eden, Sope and Nic are back!
Season 5 is finally here and is rightly kicking off with a jam-packed episode. Proceedings begin on a sombre note as the boys express their feelings about the sudden death of Chadwick Boseman (02:23). During the session, Eden and Nic have an in-depth discussion around the many shortcomings on Burna Boy’s new album ‘Twice As Tall’ (16:30).
The unexpected announcement that R&B legends and long-term rivals Brandy and Monica will be coming together to participate in the latest edition of #VERZUZ sets off this week’s news agenda (37:31). Next up is 50 Cent, who once again has caused a stir online following comments stating that cancel culture appears to target straight men. (50:35).
Rounding off the episode is a news topic that transitions into the return of #GroupchatConvos. Aaliyah’s estate has announced that they have begun preliminary discussions which could see Aaliyah’s catalogue finally make its way to streaming services. Off the back of this, Sope leads a discussion venting his frustrations about social media users who use Aaliyah’s death to berate and delegitimise other female artists such as Beyonce, Rihanna, Ciara and Ashanti (1:11:19).
Please Note: This content may include explicit language and references which may not be suitable for young listeners.
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