S01E07 Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Strange Fruit, Juneteenth Blackout Takeover by the Vi-Curious Podcast | Black Music History, BLM, Civil Rights

By Glasspirits

The following episode will be the first official blackout takeover of the music podcast, Pepe & Ybra. Paul and Eleshia are co-hosts from the Vi-Curious Podcast, a podcast by Black creators about society, culture, anime and everything in between. For those just tuning in for the first time, Pepe and Ybra is a podcast about music and creativity, but for this episode, Black creators such as Paul and Lesha are taking it over in honor of Juneteenth. They'll be discussing two powerful women singers Billie Holiday & Nina Simone. Corrections: 1. Billie Holiday was born 1915 not 1929 2. 17:45 time Stamp: Rand Paul said he is seeking to amend the legislation to create a new serious bodily injury standard that would ensure that crimes resulting in a substantial risk of death and extreme physical pain can be prosecuted as lynching. 3. 43:00 'Hound Dog' was created by Big Mama Thornton 4. 44:16 Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama More about the Vi-curious Podcast: Instagram: @thevi_curiouspodcast Twitter: @VicuriousP Spotify Show Link: https://spoti.fi/2TbWesv Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/352ve1e Anchor: https://anchor.fm/vi-curiousp Timestamps: 00:00 Who is on this episode? Paul & Lesha from the Vi-Curious Podcast 00:16 What Pepe and Ybra is all about 00:57 Support our podcast for free 01:17 Countdown to talk ("Something Unspoken" Theme) 01:32 A Quick Primer on Juneteenth 21:54 Q1 -  About the writer behind "Strange Fruit" 25:37 Q2 - Billie & Nina singing their pain 35:22 Q3 - If Nina got a scholarship to pursue classical music 47:32 Q4 - What would Billie & Nina think of Cardi B's 'WAP'? 57:27 Q5 -  Are today's Black artists responsible to spread awareness & represent? 01:12:02 Outro: what's next, support our podcast 01:13:25 Sample of "Something Unspoken" Follow Pepe and Ybra: Official website: pepeandybra.com Youtube: Pepe and Ybra on YouTube Instagram: @pepe_and_ybra Facebook: PepeAndYbra Twitter: @pepeandybra Theme Song "Something Unspoken" Spotify: https://spoti.fi/391nRcU Follow Glasspirits: Official website: glasspirits.com Spotify: Glasspirits on Spotify YouTube: youtube.com/glasspirits Instagram: @glasspirits Facebook: Glasspirits Twitter: @glasspirits #juneteenth #blacklivesmatter #blackhistory #blackhistorymonth #blm #blacktrauma #racism #lynching #billieholiday #ninasimone #blackcreatives #blackcreators #cardib #wap #lilwayne #asaprocky #kanyewest #strangefruit #blackmusic #blackcomposers #blackcommunity #blackpodcasts #blackpodcasters #blacksingers #blackmusicmonth #blackmusic #blackpodcast #blackownedbusiness #blacklove #blackmentalhealth  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/pepeandybra/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pepeandybra/support

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