NETFLIX IS BRINGING BACK THE STRONG BLACK LEAD PODCAST FOR SEASON 2 OF “STRONG BLACK LEGENDS” THE SHOW THAT GIVES BLACK HOLLYWOOD THEIR FLOWERS
*Launching on March 3, the “Strong Black Leads” podcast honors “Strong Black Legends” whose works have made an impact on Hollywood and Black entertainment culture
Each week, Tracy Clayton (formerly the host of the critically acclaimed Another Round podcast), interviews the “Legends” and unearths untold stories from their career-defining moments
Guests include Leon Robinson (Cool Runnings, The Temptations, Above The Rim, The Five Heartbeats), Kyla Pratt (Love & Basketball, One On One, The Proud Family), Bill Bellamy (Love Jones, Cousin Skeeter, Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker ), Blair Underwood (Set It Off, Quantico, When They See Us, Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker), Shar Jackson (Moesha, Good Burger), Elise Neal (The Hughleys, Hustle & Flow), Taye Diggs (How Stella Got Her Groove Back, The Best Man, Set It Up), Omar Epps (Love And Basketball, The Wood, This Is Us), Bumper Robinson (A Different World, The Game, #BlackExcellence), Debbie Allen (Grey’s Anatomy, A Different World, Fame)
In addition to the interviews, photographers Justin Fraizer, Noémie Marguerite, and Juan Veloz captured the ten legends sitting like kings and queens in an iconic peacock chair at Picrow Studios in Los Angeles
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The SBL podcast is returning with Season 2 of Strong Black Legends on March 3 ??????
— Strong Black Lead (@strongblacklead) February 26, 2020
- Strong Black Lead, which launched in February 2018, is a team inside Netflix focused on engaging with and empowering the Black audience and being a proud platform for Black creatives in Hollywood
- In June of last year, Strong Black Lead debuted a historic spot during the BET Awards that was inspired by A Great Day in Harlem and featured over 47 Black creatives and talent from Netflix shows and movies.
CHARDÁE F. JENKINS