Podcast culture is at its highest level in Canada. They provide a simple and quick way to consume media. Whether you are on your morning route, grabbing a coffee, taking your dog on a walk or even multitasking, you can stay up to date with your favorite news or topics. We are witnessing a new renaissance due to its meteoric rise.
It has evolved the wanting needs and wants of young listeners who have made this channel a cultural mainstay. With this significant mode, engagement of conversations, information and contents can be shared with a target audience. We have compiled a list of podcasts celebrating Black content in Canada for when you are enjoying downtime or just looking for a new podcast to start.
The Drip – Kurtis Vermont & Patience Adamu
The Drip is a weekly podcast catering to the Black millennials revolving around their experiences on the fight against racism within Canada. It has steadily evolved to a platform covering politics, pop culture and newsworthy content.
The Secret Life of Canada – Leah-Simone Bowen & Falen Johnson
This podcast centers on showcasing people, places, events and moments which are often left out of Canadian history.
Black Tea – Dalton Higgins & Melayna Williams
Given the multicultural and diversity in Canada, stories which should reflect this are often not discussed or heard about. Dalton Higgins and Melayna Williams will change that as they explore pop culture, politics and Blackness in all its forms while also adding some laughs along the way.
Conversations with Coco + Friends – Catriona Smart, Cleo Ellis & Pilar Adams
Conversations with Coco + Friends is a podcast on wild conversations discussed amongst friends. Ranging from business to dating, fertility and all the crazy stuff in between. Listen to hear the shades, laughs and all the tea spilled.
Black Canadian Content Creators – Sherley Joseph
Black Canadian Content Creators is a seasonal podcast focusing on spotlighting black creatives from photographers, bloggers, musicians, actors and journalists to name a few. Tap in to hear their journey stories and tips on breaking into the creative scene.
Sooo…Podcast – Elle, Em, Mel-J & Kenzie
Join Elle, Em, Mel-J and Kenzie on their perspectives and takes with relationships, sex, life, work, mental health, well-being and parenting as they unpack old lessons, apply new ones and learn from their mistakes in moving forward with a new mindset.
Explore what it means to be black and canadian. Drawing on experiences of racial identity, social expectations, inequality, the old fashioned Canadian myth, and don’t forget, black hair!!
Afropolitan – Eche Emole
Afropolitan shows to celebrate black excellence in the Canadian community. Afropolitan features history, achievements and knowledge of Afro-Canadians as they build themselves in a progressive nation.
Did we miss out on any? Let us know!