This week, Black Girl Songbook is giving Black women TV hosts in music their flowers. Host Danyel Smith is joined by Free Marie, Ananda Lewis, Leslie “Big Lez” Segar, and Scottie Beam to discuss their personal journeys to four incredibly distinct careers within the culture. This chapter focuses on ambition, success, intricacies of the industry, and the constant weight of pressure they faced working as couriers of the culture on a daily basis.
Host: Danyel Smith
Guests: Ananda Lewis, Leslie Segar, Scottie Beam, Free Marie
Producers: Trudy Joseph and Donnie Beacham
Guest booking: Allyson Turner
Story consultant: Taj Rani
Sound design: DJ Steve Porter
Production supervision: Tunde St. Matthew-Daniel