Col IV – Like We Never Left

🚨🔇 AND we’re back like we never left! A lot has happened in the last few months and the more we sit in it, and think about it, the more it feels that we are dealing with the premature arrival…

Special: Boys In Blue – To Kill A Mockingbird.

“I’d like to welcome you back to another sold-out lynching of a black man.” Tomi A’s satirical essay on recent clashes between police and citizens narrated by the lovely, Somto Ibe.  Produced by YAWA – www.yawamag.com. — Send in a…

Pandemic Talks Wrap Up (And Why You Should Ignore Nick Cannon Content)

That’s a wrap on our third collection of conversations. We’ll be on a brief hiatus from recording collection type episodes. In the meantime look out for bi-weekly episodes of interviews with our favorites people doing things in the city, Stay…

Dialogue in Crisis

It’s easy in this moment for what’s important to get lost in the noise. We explore the back and forth between Chicago rapper noname and J. Cole. Should tone be an issue when delivering a message? We also get into…

What Are We Building?

On this episode we talk about the moment and what it requires. Reading from Marc Andresseen’s blog post on “It’s Time To Build” we dive into the question – what are we building? By YAWA, follow us on social media…

How Do You Respond?

Recent events reveal just how deep the rot of rape culture lies in our community. How do you respond at a time like this? We talk about it with our guest, Pam A. By YAWA, you can write to us…

We Are No Longer At Ease

There are a lot of things to be fed up about. The death of George Floyd has breathed new life into the fight against white supremacy, now we have a bigger army. In Nigeria a brutal rape and murder reminds…

Sanctioned Cruelty

On this episode we talk about recent events in the US – the murder of George Floyd opens a number of questions on the value of black life and how we deal with these constant reminders of how they see…

Lowkey Trippin’ – Insecure Recap (ft. Pam A.)

On today’s episode we discuss HBO’s hit show Insecure. We get into the weird nature of relationships, the relatable premise of the show’s plot and how the breakdown in communication between friends and lovers affect not only themselves but the…

Let Me Explain

Have you heard of Okafor’s Law? This sparked an interesting conversation during the week and well, here we are.  By YAWA, follow us on social media @yawamagazine on twitter, instagram and facebook. Our website is www. yawamag.com. — Send in…