This is Spoke: Youth culture podcast launches for second season with two new presenters

New season is hosted by West London MC, Big Zuu, and award-winning filmmaker and journalist, Fenn O'Meally, and kicks off on Monday 16th September.

Big Zuu and Fenn O'Meally
Big Zuu and Fenn O'Meally

Youth culture podcast This Is Spoke returns for a second season on Monday 16th September, with 12 thought-provoking weekly episodes focusing on some of today's most pressing and topical issues.

This season's podcast is hosted by West London MC, Big Zuu, and award-winning filmmaker and journalist, Fenn O'Meally. Joined by guests across the music, literary, media, digital and cultural industries, both hosts will be shining the spotlight on a selection of urgent and divisive issues - looking at them through the lens of uncensored,  real and honest stories from their guests. This season's guests include presenters Poet & Snoochie Shy, Sideman, Remel London and Ben Hunte; authors Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi, plus musicians Joy Crookes, S1 and Novelist, and many more. 

Each episode aims to be captivating, unapologetic and authentic; tackling from topics ranging from whether students should go to university, or straight into the working world. to conversations about money, what makes a community, and LGBTQI. The aim of the podcast is to provoke and encourage debate amongst young people aged 17 to 24 on some of the most meaningful issues influencing their lives; encouraging them to join in and speak out. 

Listen to season two of This is Spoke here.

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This is Spoke is a collaboration between Penguin Random House UK, entertainment powerhouse Fremantle, and music company BMG - three divisions of the international media company Bertelsmann. The podcast brings together our shared experience across content, digital, publishing, broadcasting and music, as well as our work with some of the UK's most courageous cultural influencers.

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