You People with Kareem Rahma

You People with Kareem Rahma

You People is a conversational podcast series focused on telling colorful stories. The show features revealing conversations with the most impactful and influential voices shaping modern America today. By sharing real stories from diverse voices we are building an inclusive community of collective values. You People is hosted by Kareem Rahma and recorded at Canal Street Radio in New York City in partnership with Listening Party. Created by HYPHEN MEDIA: a cultural movement focusing primarily on first-and-second generation immigrants and persons of color. We Tell Colorful Stories™... Show More

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January 8, 2020 58 min

Danilo Parra is a Chilean-American filmmaker living in New York City. Danilo has done some really amazing stuff in his career already including co-creating and directing the TV show Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia with Hamilton Morris; a show that explores the history, chemistry and societal impacts of some of the world's most unique drugs. He also directs music videos! He’s worked with A$AP Rocky, Skaters, Honne and most re... Read more

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January 2, 2020 36 min

Cedric Thompson Jr. is a former professional NFL player who retired from football to pursue a career as a YouTuber, media personality and content creator. Ced has a truly incredible life story. He grew up in Los Angeles, California and in 2011 was one of the primary subjects in an award-winning documentary called Bombay Beach by filmmaker Alma Hare’l which won Best Feature Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival. Ced pl... Read more

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December 18, 2019 59 min

Ahmed El-Shourbagy is an Egyptian-American entrepreneur and business-man living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In fact, I was with Ahmed when Instagram first came out. I selfishly took the name @Kareem but Ahmed had much grander aspirations when we took the name @DOGSOFINSTAGRAM which now boasts over 4.5 million followers. Being as smart as he is, Ahmed enlisted the help of his genius wife and business partner, Ashle... Read more

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December 12, 2019 69 min

Coco and Breezy Dotson are twin sisters of Afro-Latinx descent. Coco and Breezy are DJs, models, actresses, designers and most importantly –entrepreneurs. The duo started their company Coco and Breezy Eyewear in 2009 and have been making funky, accessible glasses ever since. Their products are available in over 400 retail locations and have become a real force within the industry. Their pieces have been worn by a ton of ... Read more

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December 5, 2019 67 min

Seher Sikandar is a Pakistani-American multi-disciplinary artist, creative entrepreneur and community facilitator. What does all of this mean? It means she’s great at a lot of different things including photography, writing, producing, creative directing and so much more.

Seher's work is very personal, generously self-reflective and truly thought-provoking. She’s worked with some of your favorite publishers like Man R... Read more

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November 28, 2019 60 min

Phillip Youmans is a 19 year old African-American filmmaker who wrote, shot, directed and edited his first feature-length film, Burning Cane, when he was just 17 years old. Phillip’s movie won the Founders Prize and the prize for best cinematography in a U.S. narrative feature film at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. Phillip is the first African-American director to receive the Founders Prize and he’s also the youngest director t... Read more

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November 20, 2019 47 min

Sarah Bahbah is a Palestinian-Australian artist, director, photographer and advocate living in Los Angeles. Sarah's work is incredible, and there is a good chance you’ve already seen it...even if you didn’t know it was hers. Sarah is a powerhouse of creativity, and has developed a unique visual language focused on exploring the intimate psyche of millennial women. She recently directed a music video featuring Dylan Sprouse f... Read more

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November 13, 2019 57 min

Abdullah Saeed is a Pakistani-American TV producer, host, writer, and actor. Abdullah has already made a pretty legendary career for himself and has developed, produced, created or been involved in various award winning shows such as Bong Apetite and Weediquite for Viceland. He is also the co-host of a podcast called Great Moments In Weed History and most recently sold a script to Fox Searchlight and New Regency  with Hi... Read more

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October 23, 2019 43 min

Kristen Yoonsoo Kim is a Korean-American film critic, writer, and editor. Kristen has written for Pitchfork, Village Voice, GQ, Criterion, Metrograph, ArtForum, The Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone, Vulture and many, many more. Her perspective as a critic is so valuable, special, and welcome in an in industry dominated by...lets say...a specific type of person. 

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October 16, 2019 45 min

Pam Nasr is a Lebanese filmmaker and stylist living in New York City. Pam's debut film, Clams Casino recently took the festival circuit by storm. The film was an official selection at the New York Short Film Festival, Slamdance, the New Orleans film festival and many more. It even took home the 1st place prize at SVA Short film fest. 

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October 9, 2019 48 min

Wilbert L. Cooper is an African-American journalist, host, producer and writer. He’s also one of the most stylish people we’ve ever met. At such a young age, Will has already lived an amazing life. He’s done everything from drive across America in an RV in the run up to the 2016 elections; to getting too turnt with Waka Flocka and Gucci Mane, to interviewing heros like Barry Jenkins the acclaimed director of Moonlight. 

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October 2, 2019 58 min

Dee Nasty is a Latina-American comedian, actress, host and hood philosopher. She just starred in the short film De Lo Mio, which was written and directed by Diana Peralta. The film premiered at Bam Film Festival and was also selected to screen at the Los Angeles International Film Festival.  

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September 25, 2019 51 min

Aymann Ismail is an Egyptian-American journalist, host and producer. Aymann recently launched a new podcast called Man Up (Slate) which explores masculinity, race, and relationships in the modern world. Before creating Man Up, he produced and hosted the popular web series WHO’S AFRAID OF AYMAN ISMAIL? An award winning show that covered everything from homophobia, hijab, extremism, Christmas and marriage. 

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September 8, 2019 64 min

MAY HONG is a Korean-American artist, actor, and sometimes sad clown. MAY most recently wrapped playing the role of Margot Park on the new Netflix Limited Series 'Tales of the City' and is now focused on her booming art career.  We talked about ESL, her road trip across America with Ryan McGinley, parents and therapy. Follow @mayonnaisehong on Instagram.

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