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S1 E1 - Michael Olatuja: "The Pain You Feel Will Propel You Into Your Destiny”
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S1 E1 - Michael Olatuja: "The Pain You Feel Will Propel You Into Your Destiny”

On the first episode of (de)Ciphered, host Christabel Nsiah-Buadi speaks to London-born, Lagos-raised, and New York-based electric and acoustic bassist and composer Michael Olatuja. The conversation took place in mid-2020 when the realities of COVID and the ongoing protests against anti-Black racism shook the world into reality.

Listen as they talk about Michael’s most recent album,Lagos Pepper Soupand his impressive career, which has taken him across continents. Olatuja also pays homage to UK Hip Hop legend TY, and talked about navigating emotionally difficult times.

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AudioDiaspora
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Join host Christabel Nsiah-Buadi as she 'passes the mic' to Black creative visionaries worldwide. In this series of relaxed, engaging interviews, hear them reflect on moments that shaped their lives. Then, discover how these experiences inspired them to create art, media, and movements that celebrate their cultures - and shatter old narratives about them.