If you can’t tell already, we here at The HBCU Podcast really love Historically Black College & University alumni. And it’s safe to say podcasting comes in at a close second. Podcasting has seen significant growth over the last year and has increasingly become more diverse. According to a report by Edison Research and Triton Digital, an estimated 67 million people listen to podcasts mostly.
If you have yet to discover the world of podcasting, wander no more. We’re helping you figure out where to start in the vast sea of knowledge and entertainment. Check out our list of 10 HBCU podcasters you should know. When you take a listen –– make sure you let them know The HBCU Podcast sent you.
ON MY GROWN: THE PODCAST
Own My Grown: The Podcast is hosted by Melanie Mitchell, Florida A & M University alumna and Rodney Boyd, Morehouse College alumnus. They are two millennials discussing the confusion, the struggles and the comedy that comes with adjusting to adulthood.
Episode Suggestions: “Grown and Greeky Part 1 & “HBCUs vs PWIs
Social Connect: @onmygrowntp @dontkomeforme & @presidentboyd.
CONFESSIONS OF A WERKaholic
Confessions Of A WERKaholic is hosted by Koereyelle DuBose, Tennessee State University alumna. She’s a successful entrepreneur that shares the untold success stories of fearless female entrepreneurs.
Episode Suggestions: “Trust God’s Timing BUT GET TO WERK” & “REVOLT TV PR Director Shares Success Secrets”
HELP THE POUR
Help The Pour is hosted by Jamaal Lemon, Claflin University alumnus and Myron “Shep” Jenkins. The former 2016 World of Beer interns traveled the world for the love of beer and now host a podcast where they discuss beer with women in the beer industry over some great craft beer.
Episode Suggestions: “Ep14 – Keya Maeesha”
Social Connect: @thewayfarerstudy @soundbwoy.shep @sweetgrass3
THE COOL SOROR PODCAST
The Cool Soror Podcast is hosted by Rashan Ali, Florida A & M University alumna. She’s a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. that takes an empowering, entertaining and in-depth look into the journey of men and women of Black Greek Letter sororities and fraternities.
Episode Suggestions: “Believe Bigger with Marshawn Evans Daniels”
Social Connect: @CoolSoror @RashanAli
A SIDE OF BLACK PODCAST
A Side of Black Podcast is hosted by Brandon Naylor, Benedict College alumnus, Ebony Shelton, Benedict College alumna, Aleeya Johnson and Dominick Donaldson. They discuss issues from a Black perspective.
Episode Suggestions: “DM’ing 101”
Social Connect: @ASOBPodcast
THE REMEDY PODCAST
The Remedy Podcast is hosted by Antionette Childs, Howard University alumna, Taylor Johnson and Niccara Campbell. The ladies discuss politics, popular culture and share inspirational messages.
Episode Suggestions: “Closed Doors and Open Windows”
Social Connect: @RemedyPodcast @TheFancyFriend @AZealousVoice @TheUrbanTea
FROM MY EXPERIENCE PODCAST
The From My Experience podcast is hosted by Robert Wilson, Claflin University alumnus, Tori Reeder, Claflin University alumna, Alex Elmera and Alysa Hugine. They discuss relationships, social media politics, sex, and culture.
Episode Suggestions: “Weird Relationship Habits And Break-Ups Episode 60”
Social Connect: @FME_Podcast
HASHTAGS AND STILETTOS
Hashtags and Stilettos is hosted by Sakita Holley, Howard University alumna. She’s the Founder and CEO of a lifestyle Public Relations Firm. She discusses business, lifestyle, provides PR insight and interviews with entrepreneurs.
Episode Suggestions: “Ep. 16: Necole Kane on the Risks and Rewards of Business”
Social Connect: @HashtagsandStilettos
AREA 21 PODCAST
The Area 21 Podcast is hosted by AJ Woodson aka King Friday, Tuskegee University alumna, Marisa aka Blaque Buttaflyy, Tennessee State University alumna, and Ashley aka A. Milli, Alabama State University alumni. The podcast is dedicated to being real and unfiltered with topics like weed, entertainment, and fashion.
Episode Suggestions: “Episode 12 Re-Release” & “Area 21 on One w/Erica Buddington”
Social Connect: @Area21Podcast
LIFE COMES AT YOU FAST THE PODCAST
Life Comes At You Fast is hosted by Stirling Knight a.k.a DJ Knightmare, Paine College alumnus, F. Derron, Tuskeegee University alumnus and various guests co-hosts. They discuss real-life occurrences with interviews, guest appearances, jokes, segments, and sarcasm.
Episode Suggestions: “Episode 66: Mo’nique trying to Level Up”
Social Connect: @LCAYFPodcast