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!
For this week’s episode, the boys are joined by Sheniece Charway who works as the Artist Relations Manager at YouTube Music. In a quick tangential moment, Eden asks Nic and Sope on their experiences with the social media app Clubhouse which is quickly becoming popular.
Kicking off the news agenda this week are the homophobic reactions to Lil Nas X dressing up as Nicki Minaj for Halloween by way of 50 Cent and Dave East.
Ahead of the 2021 nominations set to be announced at the end of November, The GRAMMYS have announced that the ‘Best World Music Album’ award category will be renamed to ‘Best Global Music Album’, in an effort to reduce connotations associated with colonialism.
Rounding up this week’s episode is an in-depth interview with Sheniece Charway where they discuss the ins and outs of her role at YouTube Music. The conversation also moves to a discussion about how she’s been able to use her position and influence to elevate Black British Music. Elsewhere, the impact of tech and streaming platforms on the music industry at large is discussed and more.
Please Note: This content may include explicit language and references which may not be suitable for young listeners.
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