Mar 17 • 1HR 8M

AI Podcast #1: Asa

In the debut episode of the Afrobeats Intelligence Podcast, Nigerian legend, Asa, invites Joey Akan into her home.

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Joey Akan
All about African Music
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Hey family, we’re introducing the Afrobeats Intelligence Podcast! After two years of pushing the best writing on African music, we’re extending our medium into audio! This isn’t a pivot. Afrobeats Intelligence will always be a home for my writing on African music. But we have a chance here to be more. And I’m glad I can have you come with me. Thank you!

In our debut episode, I visit Asa's home in Lagos, where we explore her return to the city. She’s riding Okada, and creating a new home-made album that pushes her into pop and the Afrobeats movement.

We talk about her love for the city, her flight from it earlier, achieving success, and making a return home.

Listen to the podcast by clicking the native player at the top of the page.

You can also find and stream it on your preferred streaming platform here: https://podlink.to/AfrobeatsIntelligence