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The Happy Negro Podcast

Mar 20, 2018

Bonjour! This will be a very short but sweet return to the podcast. It has been awhile and I apologize for thinking this was episode 11 when it was actually number 12!

In this episode we travel to a French meetup night at Bissap Baobab in Oakland. Ca. We discuss how adults are able to learn a language and what tools...


Feb 6, 2018

"Back in the days when I was a teenager..before I had status and before I had a pager...."

The Happy Negro Podcast is PROUD to have our dear friend Ms. Tara Kemp on the show! Tara and I have known each other since the Warner Bros days when we wrote her hit gold-selling single, "Hold You Tight" and now we reflect on the...


Jan 2, 2018

Welcome to 2018! This is our 10th episode and the FIRST one for the new year. We welcome our dear friend who is the accomplished playwright, dancer and actor Robert Henry Johnson to our show this week.The son of jazz singer Lady Mem'fis and guitarist Robert Gonzales, he was one of the first students to graduate from...


Nov 23, 2017

Happy Holidays! We interview the amazing singer and musician Stellis Groseil who hails from the town of Rennes in Brittany, France. She has been performing around the region with her funk/pop band Cut The Alligator making moves and now she has ventured on her own with a new project, Niomoye. We discuss her affinity...


Nov 10, 2017

On our 8th episode, we discuss the education system with my colleague, Dr. Dawn Williams. She is a French and Spanish teacher and has much knowledge in dealing with kids with PTSD and restorative justice. Dr. Williams' husband is also an actor and policeman and he is in a play at the Berkeley Marsh Theater called "Cops...