Toure Show

Toure Show

Toure talks to successful people to find out how they became successful and to see what they know that can help you on your journey. Get Extended Interviews & Exclusive Episodes every week by supporting the show on Patreon.com/toureshow

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June 18, 2021 4 min
Hit-Boy is a major producer who worked on monster songs for Jay-Z, Beyonce, Kanye, Travis Scott, Lil Wayne, and many more. We talk about making music and the stories behind some of his hits. To hear this awesome conversation go to http://patreon.com/toureshow and subscribe. For just $5 a month you get 4 Friday Patreon exclusives and the full version of our Wednesday shows and you get to help us keep making this show! Toure Show E...
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Raven-Symone is a lifelong actress who doesn’t really like acting. She dreams of leaving showbiz behind and living on a farm with her wife and a ton of kids. She is by far one of the most interesting people I’ve ever talked to on this show and this conversation goes way off the rails—Raven’s a doomsday prepper—and it’s so amazing. You gotta hear the whole crazy thing. You can get half the show for free. For the whole thing go to pa...
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June 13, 2021 86 min
Original Air date: July 8, 2020 Joe Budden is… an original. There’s no one like him. You can see why he’s a great broadcaster in this throwback interview from 2020 and why he doesn’t need anyone else to be big in media. We talk about how he made it big as a podcaster and his music as well. Patreon.com/toureshow Instagram: @toureshow Twitter: @toure
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June 11, 2021 3 min
Laurieann Gibson is a legend, an icon, and a critical part of dance and hiphop culture for decades. So much of what we have loved about culture comes from her mind. I’ve known her forever and it was a thrill to talk to her about dance, culture, hiphop, and how she made it. To hear this awesome conversation go to http://patreon.com/toureshow and subscribe. For just $5 a month you get 4 Friday Patreon exclusives and the full version ...
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Tamika Mallory is a warrior who’s constantly fighting for Black people. Her new book State of Emergency lays out how we should fight to change America to be more just and equitable for Black people. She’s inspiring and powerful and it’s an honor to be her friend. We talk about Breonna Taylor and all the ways she’s fighting for Black people. Get half of this for free, get the whole interview at Patreon.com/toureshow Toure Show Epis...
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June 6, 2021 68 min
Original Air Date: May 1, 2019 Sam Jay has a hot new HBO show called Pause and we love that because she’s hysterical and she’s had a really fascinating life. We talked about her journey from Boston to professional comedy in this 2019 interview where she gets into how she couldn’t be her best self onstage until she fully came to grips with who she really is.  Patreon.com/toureshow Instagram: @toureshow Twitter: @toure
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June 4, 2021 4 min
Rob Morgan is one of the greatest character actors working today. He truly becomes the role. He gave me a master class in how to act, how to slide into the character, how to deal with rejection, how to be unforgettable. To listen go to patreon.com/toureshow and subscribe for just $5 a month you can this and all of our Friday Patreon exclusives. Toure Show Episode 250 Host & Writer: Touré Senior Producer: Jackie Garofano Assis...
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June 2, 2021 39 min
Everyone knows Hill Harper as an actor but he’s become such a big fan of Bitcoin that he’s opened theblackwallstreet.com in hopes of helping Black people learn about and buy Bitcoin. It’s an amazing investment opportunity that a lot of people are curious about but haven’t tried yet. Check out our in depth convo about crypto and see if it’s is for you. We also get into Hill’s acting career in which I think he played me in the Tupac ...
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Original Air Date: January 17, 2018 Patrisse Cullors is stepping away from BLM so it’s a good time to look back at our 2018 interview diving into her incredible life that includes victories over poverty, homophobia, family incarceration, and a police force the criminalized her as a child—She dealt with all the pain, chaos and repression in her life and grew strong. She helped build and run Black Lives Matter for years, a movement t...
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May 28, 2021 9 min
To hear this awesome conversation go to http://patreon.com/toureshow and subscribe. For just $5 a month you get 4 Friday Patreon exclusives and the full version of our Wednesday shows and you get to help us keep making this show! Cool & Dre are two of the baddest producers in the game. We talk about musical philosophies, how they make music, why they become successful, and what it’s like to work with Beyoncé. Toure Show Episo...
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May 26, 2021 39 min
Djimon Hounsou is the star of A Quiet Place Part II and an actor with uncommon intensity. It really seems like a fire burns inside of him. We talk about his acting and his new movie and what it was like to be young and broke and homeless in Paris. He’s had an amazing life journey. Toure Show Episode 247 Host & Writer: Touré Senior Producer: Jackie Garofano Assistant Producer: Adell Coleman Editor: Ryan Woodhall Photographers:...
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Original Air Date: January 8, 2020 Nikole Hannah Jones is in the news because UNC turned her down for a professorship even though she’s a MacArthur Genius grant recipient and a Pulitzer Prize winner so it’s a good tome to throwback to our 2020 interview. But what’s really going on is she’s the creator of the amazing 1619 project for The NY Times and that project is frightening to the right because it explains how America is still i...
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May 21, 2021 7 min
To hear this awesome conversation go to http://patreon.com/toureshow and subscribe. For just $5 a month you get 4 Friday Patreon exclusives and the full version of our Wednesday shows and you get to help us keep making this show! Isaiah Jackson has been deep in the Bitcoin world for years and he’s done well and he’s trying to get others involved because this is a world where you can build wealth. I went into this convo semi-skeptic...
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Ian Dunlap is the Master Investor, Mr. Stock Market, the man who understands the game and dispenses wisdom about how to build wealth on the podcast Market Mondays. I’ve been listening to what he says and building a strategy around his teachings and watching the money grow. But it takes years… Listen to this episode only if you want build wealth and work toward a comfortable financial future. Those things don’t require you to make a...
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Original Air Date: August 21, 2019 Mayor Keisha recently announced that she is not running for re-election so now’s a good time to look back at a great conversation with an extremely inspiring elected official who’s made big changes to criminal justice systems in Atlanta and re-opened the investigation into the infamous Atlanta Child Murders of 1979-1981. She also talks candidly about being a kid and watching her father be arreste...
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May 14, 2021 6 min
Tracy K Smith is one of America’s great poets—she was Poet Laureate from 2017-2019. We talk about poetry and writing and America and the time we were in creative writing grad school together. This is a Patreon exclusive—go to http://patreon.com/toureshow to subscribe and for just $5 a month you get four exclusives plus the full 60 minute version of our Wednesday shows and you get to help support our small show and keep us going. T...
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May 12, 2021 39 min
Roy Wood Jr is en Fuego. He’s on the Daily Show, he’s got a new podcast, he’s got TV shows he’s producing and a standup special he’s creating. He’s been productive during the pandemic! We talk about his work, his process, and what it means to be funny. Toure Show Episode 243 Host & Writer: Touré Senior Producer: Jackie Garofano Assistant Producer: Adell Coleman Editor: Ryan Woodhall Photographers: Chuck Marcus and Shanta Covi...
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May 9, 2021 58 min
Original Air Date: March 10, 2021 Maxine Waters is one of the most powerful and charismatic people in Congress. But how do you get important things passed when Republicans want to obstruct everything? We dig into how she fights and the legislation she cares most about. Patreon.com/toureshow Instagram: @toureshow Twitter: @toure
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May 7, 2021 5 min
Salim Akil is a major TV creator—he’s created, executive produced and directed lots of shows—Black Lightning, Being Mary Jane, The Game, Girlfriends, and more. We talk about how to create a show, how to pitch a show, and how to keep a show going once you’ve gotten a greenlight. Anyone who wants to be in TV or to understand TV this is for you. To hear this awesome conversation go to http://patreon.com/toureshow and subscribe. For ju...
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May 5, 2021 41 min
Sananda Maitreya is one of the greatest singer-songwriters of his time. I have been a huge fan of the artist formerly known as Terrence Trent D’Arby for many years and it was an honor to talk to him about music and his career and his life and why his career didn’t get even bigger—which has a lot to do with Michael Jackson sabotaging him. Sananda now lives in Italy with his family and he’s still making music and he’s still a musical...
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