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 Tara Joshi (Music Editor of gal-dem and a freelancer for The New York Times, VICE, The Quietus, The Observer New Review and more).
Kicking off this week's news agenda is a topic that has been inescapable: Coronavirus. Summer Walker faced accusations of xenophobia when she doubled down on posting inaccurate information about the disease.
In a spell of social media drama blown out of proportion, Tinashe came under fire for appearing to shade North West.
Last but not least, the legal woes currently facing Megan Thee Stallion are brought under the microscope. Music/entertainment lawyer Christel Kayibi calls into the show to share her thoughts on the situation from the perspective of a seasoned law professional.
Rounding up this week's episode is an in-depth interview with Tara Joshi where she discusses her vision for gal-dem's musical identity, the politics of being an esteemed authority on black music as a South Asian woman, why South Asian artists continue to have a stormy relationship with mainstream music representation and more.
Please Note: This content may include explicit language and references which may not be suitable for young listeners.
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