5 Podcasts By Black Creators That You Should Listen To Now

By Charlie Colville

9 months ago

Black voices to listen to in 2023


The podcast scene is full of fantastic podcasters vying for a spot in your library – so, if you’re new to listening, it can feel a little overwhelming to find the right series for you. Start with one of these brilliant podcasts by Black creators, which cover everything from daily drama, food and London living to the climate crisis.

Fantastic Podcasts By Black Creators To Tune Into

Black Earth Podcast

Hosted by sustainable development expert Marion Atieno Osieyo, the Black Earth Podcast invites Black women leaders in the environmental movement to share their insight on how we can collectively make a positive impact on people and planet. Some notable past guests include Poppy Okotcha, Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka and Evie Muir.

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The Diary Of A CEO With Steven Bartlett

This award-winning podcast is led by entrepreneur and Dragons Den regular Steven Bartlett, who sits down with CEOs from various industries to give listeners insight into how they cultivated success. As Steven notes in his show intro, ‘At 27 I resigned as CEO, and launched The Diary Of A CEO podcast with the simple mission of un-filtering success and giving you the knowledge you need to create the life you want.’

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The Receipts Podcast

In need of a good laugh? Then you’ll want to tune into The Receipts Podcast. Hosted by Tolly T, Audrey and Milena Sanchez, the podcast specialises in ‘unadulterated girl talk with no filter’ – so expect plenty of fun. honest conversations covering everything from situationships and family drama to listener write-ins.

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3ShotsOfTequila

Diving into Black London culture head-first, 3ShotsOfTequila is a comedy podcast that discusses all the ins and outs of life in the UK capital. Hosted by Marvin Abbey, Mr Exposed and Tazer Black, listeners can expect a huge range of topics – from Nigerian names, parasocial interactions and street life to relationship roles, aliens and Notting Hill Carnival.

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Where’s Home Really?

This one’s for the foodies. Hosted by journalist, restaurant critic, and Masterchef judge Jimi Famurewa, British Podcast Award winner Where’s Home Really? invites a roster of public figures from different backgrounds to share a person, a phrase, a place and a plate that feels like home to them. Armed with the goal to help us better understand each other, this is a podcast with plenty of interesting conversations and backstories to tune into.

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