Wade-O Radio Weekly Podcast

Wade-O Radio Weekly Podcast

The Wade-O Radio Show is an international, terrestrial, Internet radio show, and podcast that provides its listeners with high-quality Christian Hip Hop music, news, and interviews. [To Book DJ Wade-O for your next event, email booking@wadeoradio.com] In each episode the listener can expect the latest news with audio segments from Sketch the Journalist, mixes by DJ Wade-O, a Caribbean Gospel Pick of the Week, a countdown of the five hottest songs out right now, conversations about controversial topics within the Church, and hard-hitting interviews with today’s top artists, leaders, and pastors. Each episode embodies our tag-line: It’s More than Music…It’s Ministry. What started in November 2006 as a simple online Myspace radio show featuring some of DJ Wade-O’s favorite music has now grown to be one of the biggest online Christian urban radio shows. With over 1 million podcast downloads and a catalog of interviews consisting of the likes of Al Sharpton, Lecrae, Kirk Franklin, and ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Wade-O Radio is one of the premiere sources of Christian-conscience radio that reflects the urban listener. Wade-O Radio is consistently featured in iTunes Top Music Podcast charts. We play music and interview artists like Lecrae, Da’ T.R.U.T.H., Sho Baraka, Bizzle, Dream Junkies, John Givez, JGivens, Christon Gray, Swoope, KB, MC Jin, Bizzle, Fedel, Viktory, Andy Mineo, Tedashii, Trip Lee, KJ-52, Thi’sl, Reconcile, Cam, Sean C. Johnson, Kierra Sheard, Tye Tribbett, Canton Jones, No Malice, Willie Moore Jr., Eshon Burgundy, Marz, S.O., shai linne, Stephen the Levite, Govenor Reiss, Social Club, Rhema Soul, Uncle Reece, KB, Japhia Life, Datin, Swoope, W.L.A.K., Alex Faith, Christon Gray, Datin, theBreax, Ruslan, Skrip, Brother Hahz, K-Drama, Dre Murray, D-Maub, Mali Music, Dee-1, Flame, V.Rose, B-Luv, Beleaf, Derek Minor, Canon, RMG, Tony Tillman, Richie Righteous, DJ Nicholas, Kristine Alicia, Sherwin Gardner, Tee-Wyla?, DJ Ynot?, Charles Jenkins, The Ambassador, Phanatik, JSon, R-Swift, Heesun Lee, Yaves, Reubin Heights, St Matthew, Yankee, Postive, Kary Diamond, Monty G, High Society, Suzy Rock, Natalie Lauren, Young Noah, Lavoisier, Benjah, Propaganda, Braille, Theory Hazit, Deitrick Haddon, Mary Mary, Jason Mighty, Beautiful Eulogy, Gifted Da Flamethrowa, Tre9, Gideonz Army, Slave, Gauge, Kareem Manuel, Katalyst, DJ Sematic, Eric Cross, Everyday Process and more.... Show More

DJ Wade-O sits down with speaker, teacher, wife, mother, rapper, and writer, Jackie Hill-Perry, in her home city of Chicago, IL. It had been over 8 months since her and Wade-O sat down, so they had a lot to cover. During this very informative interview, we get into her new book, ideas and themes surrounding sexuality and the church, her new album, and being protested while speaking at Harvard University, and more. 

Timestamps:

  • [0:28] - Intro
  • [0:57] - Her & Preston's move to Atlanta
  • [2:04] - Thoughts surrounding JGivens "coming out"
  • [8:08] - Timing in the release of her new book
  • [10:35] - Her testimony in regards to her sexuality
  • [13:25] - Why the Church focuses on sexuality so much
  • [16:45] - When/how her mom found out she was gay
  • [19:00] - How the topic of homosexuality is taboo in black families
  • [20:50] - Questions about homosexuality in the context of 
  • [22:51] - "Can you be gay and Christian?"
  • [25:10] - New album & #CHHSexism from early this summer
  • [28:23] - How does Poets in Autumn make their tour work with both genders on the bill?
  • [34:03] - Story behind the song, "Fall Away"
  • [38:12] - Poets in Autumn vs. Family
  • [41:55] - Wade acknowledges the Glow Up
  • [43:03] - Being protested at Harvard University
  • [47:53] - Do you think the protesters listened?
  • [49:13] - What do you mean by "converted"?
  • Artist Info: Twitter/IG: @jackiehillperry | http://www.jackiehillperry.com/ Booking: http://www.jackiehillperry.com/contact-1

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