Craig's Pop Life: A black, gay podcast
Craig's Pop Life: A black, gay podcast
Craig Seymour
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A black, gay excursion into pop culture with Craig Seymour, author of Luther: The Life & Longing of Luther Vandross; All I Could Bare: My Life in Strip Clubs of Gay D.C.; & Who's Your Daddy? His forthcoming book is Special: The Life & Artistry of Janet Jackson (March 2019). Throughout his career, Craig has interviewed Jackson, Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige, and many others. He holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from UMCP, and his research is housed at the Archives of African American Music & Culture at Indiana University. He was born in D.C & is truly 'bout that life. www.craigspoplife.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Ep 40: Christmas Music Show w/ Beyoncé
Craig talks about his favorite Christmas music. Includes a 2001 interview with Beyoncé about Destiny's Child's 8 Days of Christmas. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Dec 22, 2019
46 min
Ep 39: Review of Prince's memoir The Beautiful Ones
My review of Prince's memoir The Beautiful Ones --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Nov 8, 2019
33 min
Ep 38: My Lauryn Hill interview from 1998
Check out this interview I did with Lauryn Hill in 1998 during the heyday of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Oct 20, 2019
1 hr 12 min
Ep 37: Review of Morris Day's Memoir & Why Nostalgic Reissues Are Killing Music
My review of On Time: A Princely Life in Funk by Morris Day, lead singer of The Time. I also discuss how nostalgic reissues are killing new music.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Oct 13, 2019
39 min
Ep 36: My journey with depression, the 4th Anniversary of Janet Jackson's Unbreakable, & Saeed Jones' memoir
My thoughts on Depression Awareness Month, The 4th Anniversary of Janet Jackson's Unbreakable, RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Saeed Jones' memoir How We Fight For Our Lives, & a hot black, gay rap song  by DeShawn Duron Correction: I meant the first episode of Drag Race, not the first season --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Oct 4, 2019
1 hr 12 min
Ep 35: The importance of Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation remixes to black gay history
My Guide To Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation Remixes --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Sep 20, 2019
43 min
Ep 34: Hustlers Movie (NO SPOILERS), mourning new Janet Jackson music, & Rick Ross’ memoir.
Craig discusses the new Hustlers movie (NO SPOILERS), Rick Ross' memoir HURRICANES, and Janet Jackson's decision not to release any new music for the foreseeable future.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Sep 12, 2019
47 min
Ep 33: My look back at Mary J. Blige's MARY album (with interview clips)
Delayed by punk-ass Dorian, here's my look back at Mary J. Blige's MARY album (with interview clips) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Sep 5, 2019
51 min
Ep 32: MTV VMA After Show; On Missy Elliott, Normani, Shawn Mendes, & More
MTV VMA After Show; On Missy Elliott, Normani, Shawn Mendes, & More --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Aug 27, 2019
29 min
Ep 31: Review of Missy Elliott's Iconography & The Importance of 1619
A review of Missy Elliott's Iconography & the importance of 1619 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/craig-seymour4/support
Aug 23, 2019
59 min
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