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Latest Episode

Champs Farewell/Questlove

about 1 year ago

The Original Champs sit down with Ahmir/Questlove to talk about his life and the sun setting on the podcast.

On behalf of Neal, Moshe and Doug - Thanks for listening. I was so fun to do.  And who knows what the future holds.

Other Episodes

Nicole Byer

8/30/2015

The Champs sit down with Girlcode regular Nicole Byer to discuss the time she married a guy to get him a greencard, body-images and believe it or not, race.
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New Faces 2015

8/18/2015

The Champs sit down with the (black) selections from the Montreal JFL festival.  Is it a mess? Probably. But production has never been the Champs strongsuit.  It's about vibes, bro.
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Wanda Sykes

7/27/2015

After a long hiatus, the Champs are back with Wanda Sykes. They discuss Wanda's life, comedy and sexuality.  Recorded Live at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival 2015.
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Jerrod Carmichael Returns (w/ Jamar Neighbors)

3/12/2015

The star of the HBO special "Love from The Store" and the forthcoming NBC sitcom sits down with the Champs to discuss working with Spike Lee and what "responsibilities" black artists have.  Also, Jamar is there and we talk to him too.
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Ms. Pat

2/20/2015

Comedian Ms. Pat sits down with the Champs to discuss having her first child at 14, selling crack, and getting shot in the tittie.  It's wild, homey.
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Tariq/Black Thought (The Roots)

2/4/2015

The Roots MC sits down with The Champs to discuss life on The Tonight Show, growing up rough in Philly, his crazy work ethic and his relationship with Questlove.
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Hari Kondabolu

1/20/2015

The Queens, NY native sits down with the Champs to discuss his subversive stand-up, getting his masters degree from the London School of Economimc and his life as a immigrant rights organizer in Seattle up until 2008.
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Tiffany Haddish

1/7/2015

Comedian/actress sits down with the Champs to discuss her journey to comedy through family turmoil and the LA foster care system. Funny/emotional Champs.
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Baratunde Thurston

12/4/2014

The former Digital editor of The Onion and author of "How To Be Black" sits down with the Champs to talk about why black guys keep getting shot and what the fuck is going on right now?
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King Bach

11/24/2014

The Florida actor/comedian (you may not have heard of) sits down with the Champs to discuss how he's amassed 9.3 million followers on vine in a year and a half.  Educate yo'self.
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