The Podcast, Season 2

Season 2 – Your Culture Raises You

Hyphenated, the Podcast is a show about cultural identity. Through conversations, reflections and more formal interviews (and with lots of laughter) the show explores how Canadians identify, and how those identities are determined. This show is meant to be a mix of education, comedy, and it hopes to include its entire audience in several conversations about how to make sense of being more than one thing at any given time.

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Season 2, Episode 7
Released: Monday November 12, 2018

We Demand a Recount? The 2018 U.S. mid-term elections

This episode is a reflection on the results of the 2018 U.S. elections for Congress, the Senate and Governorship.

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Season 2, Episode 1
Released: Monday October 1, 2018


This episode is a recap of my recent trip to Ghana and Togo. There are a few surprises in this episode, and it provides insight into my experiences in Accra, Cape Coast, Kumasi and Tema in Ghana and Lome in Togo.

Music heard in this episode is CCTV by Ghanaian artists King Promise, Sarkodie and Mugeez. 

Season 2, Episode 2
Released: Monday October 8, 2018

Diaspora Politics with Bridget Boakye

During my time in Accra, Ghana I made time to sit down and speak to Bridget Boakye. Bridget is a partner in three startups in Ghana – Talents in Africa (, Chale Kasa ( and Africa Schools Online ( A true change maker and thought leader in Ghana.

Season 2, Episode 3
Released: Monday October 15, 2018


In honour of World Mental Health Day – observed on Wednesday October 10, 2018 – this episode is a discussion of how the experience of anxiety, depression and suicide are different for migrant communities, African migrant communities in particular.

Season 2, Episode 5
Released: Monday October 21, 2018

Drive, with Aisha Addo

This episode is an interview with Aisha Addo, the CEO and Founder of DriveHER, a ride sharing app based out of the city of Toronto (

Repping Ghana, Aisha was super down-to-earth, and a boss lady on all accounts. This interview touched on feminism, culture, Africa, sexual assault and much more.

Season 2, Episode 6
Released: Monday November 5, 2018

International Love: The Problem with 90 Day Fiance’s Michael and Angela

This episode is a result of a discussion I was having with my friend about the problematic nature of the relationship between #MichaelandAngela on #90DayFiance and its implications for the way North Americans feel about immigrants.

Music featured in this episode is “No Fake Love” by Lil Kesh.