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 Steph Achigbu, Marketing Manager at Disturbing LDN.
Beginning on a sombre note, Sope pays a #RespectingLegends tribute to the trailblazing Diahann Carroll who passed away last week.
During the listens section, a lengthy tangent ensues as the directions of Chris Brown’s and H.E.R’s careers are critically examined with Steph and the boys attempting to make sense of their recent moves.
Moving onto the news topics, it has been announced that a celebrity edition of The X-Factor will be coming to TV screens with the likes of Love Island contestants and actors from Coronation Street competing for a recording contract.
Next up, it has been rumoured that Skepta and Adele have been dating. Steph and the boys hilariously question the validity of this union and whether it will last.
Rounding off the news is the worrying comments made by J-Hus on social media indicating he might be suicidal. Eden leads an impassioned comments on the many pressures artists face from their family, friends, fans and in J-Hus’ case; gang-related rivals and how this can be detrimental to one’s mental health.
Concluding the episode is a enlightening and educational interview with Steph. She speaks about her experience working in the music industry in a range of roles that have included marketing, PR and playlist curation. While also commenting on the importance of black people in these spaces needing to humanise themselves and make their knowledge accessible.
Please Note: This content may include explicit language and references which may not be suitable for young listeners.
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