The Erica James Show

Erica James

If you watch breakfast telly, 9/10 you've heard an interview I have written and produced. I am a TV and Radio Assistant Producer, filmmaker, journalist and singer-songwriter. A bonafide multi-hyphenate millennial, storyteller and music connoisseur. The beaten path has taken me everywhere from the Royal Albert Hall to Prince's Paisley Park. This podcast is a space to discuss music and culture from around the world. Uncover rare stories from some of your favourite artists, actor, CEOs, producers and people who I find cool. This is the 'The Erica James Show' Podcast..anything goes. read less
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S2 Ep 2: Terry McMillan
22-07-2023
S2 Ep 2: Terry McMillan
You are listening to Season 2, Episode 2 of 'The Erica James Show' Podcast - an exclusive interview with special guest, American Novelist, Terry McMillan. Terry McMillan is a trailblazing #1 NY Best Selling Novelist. Her work centres around the experiences of Black women in the United States and across the diaspora. The novelist is best known for penning classics including her debut novel " Mama ", " Waiting to Exhale " and " How Stella got Her Groove Back ", the latter two titles would eventually be developed into hit movies: "Waiting to Exhale" (1995, film) becoming actor Forest Whitakers directorial debut; fresh of the success of blockbuster " The Bodyguard ", Music Icon, Whitney Houston; Academy Award Winning Actress Angela Basset; Emmy Award Winning Actress Loretta Devine and then rising star Lela Rochon. Terry has shared her knowledge on writing around the world, teaching at many institutions including Columbia University. Terry stopped by 'The Erica James Show' to discuss her phenomenal career, and upcoming book: "Safety". Topics: - Terry's Early beginnings | How Terry Became a Writer | Advice to new Writers | Comparisons with other writers | How to find your voice as a Writer | The genius that is Forest Whitaker | Will there be a 'Waiting to Exhale 2' in the Cinema | Terry on her New book: "Safety" - End - FOLLOW TERRY MCMILLAN ON SOCIAL MEDIA https://twitter.com/MsTerryMcMillanhttps://www.facebook.com/ms.terrymcmillan IG: @therealterrymcmillan FOLLOW PROPHETS OF ROCK TV ON SOCIAL: https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock https://www.instagram.com/prophetsofrock https://www.twitter.com/prophetsofr0ck https://www.facebook.com/prophetsofrock Search ' 'The Erica James Show' on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts and all Podcast platforms. Streaming on all Podcast platforms via the link below: https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/prophetsofrocktv/ * * * * * * * * * * * * #terrymcmillan #interview #fyp #theericajameshow #podcast --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/prophets-of-rock/message
S2 Ep 1: Phoebe Robinson (Audio Only)
23-05-2023
S2 Ep 1: Phoebe Robinson (Audio Only)
'The Erica James Show' Podcast is back! Check out Season 2, Episode 1 - Exclusive interview with American Comedian, Writer, Actor and Producer Phoebe Robinson who joins the show in between her best selling comedy 'MESSY AF'. Phoebe Robinson is an American comedian, New York Times best-selling writer and actress. She is a regular contributor to Glamour, and has been published in an array of publications from Vanity Fair to The New York Times. With Jessica Williams, she is the creator and co-host of the '2 Dope Queens' podcast and HBO Series. In September 2021, Phoebe released her third book: 'Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes', via Tiny Reparations Books. In July 2022, Phoebe's television show 'Everything's Trash debuted on the channel Freeform'. The best selling author, producer and writer is currently headlining her own international comedy tour, playfully titled: 'MESSY AF'. Tickets are on sale now on her website: www.phoeberobinson.com Topics: -Phoebe on her journey into Stand Up Comedy | 2 Dope Queens | U2's Bono Surprising Phoebe on her birthday | Phoebe's music playlist | Building confidence as a multi-hyphenate and being a black woman working in television | Writers Strike | All about the 'MESSY AF' Tour and Single Life | Instagram and 'Thirsty Thursdays'. - End - -FOLLOW PHOEBE ROBINSON ON SOCIAL: https://www.instagram.com/dopequeenpheebs/ https://twitter.com/dopequeenpheebs https://www.facebook.com/DopeQueenPheebs IG:@dopequeenpheebs FOLLOW PROPHETS OF ROCK TV ON SOCIAL: https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock https://www.instagram.com/prophetsofrock https://www.twitter.com/prophetsofr0ck https://www.facebook.com/prophetsofrock Stream all episodes of 'The Erica James Show' Podcast NOW on all podcast platforms: https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock ********************** #phoeberobinson #interview --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/prophets-of-rock/message
S2 Ep 1: Phoebe Robinson
01-05-2023
S2 Ep 1: Phoebe Robinson
'The Erica James Show' Podcast is back! Check out Season 2, Episode 1 - Exclusive interview with American Comedian, Writer, Actor and Producer Phoebe Robinson who joins the show in between her best selling comedy 'MESSY AF'. Phoebe Robinson is an American comedian, New York Times best-selling writer and actress. She is a regular contributor to Glamour, and has been published in an array of publications from Vanity Fair to The New York Times. With Jessica Williams, she is the creator and co-host of the '2 Dope Queens' podcast and HBO Series. In September 2021, Phoebe released her third book: 'Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes', via Tiny Reparations Books. In July 2022, Phoebe's television show 'Everything's Trash debuted on the channel Freeform'. The best selling author, producer and writer is currently headlining her own international comedy tour, playfully titled: 'MESSY AF'. Tickets are on sale now on her website: www.phoeberobinson.com Topics: -Phoebe on her journey into Stand Up Comedy | 2 Dope Queens | U2's Bono Surprising Phoebe on her birthday | Phoebe's music playlist | Building confidence as a multi-hyphenate and being a black woman working in television | Writers Strike | All about the 'MESSY AF' Tour and Single Life | Instagram and 'Thirsty Thursdays'. - End - -FOLLOW PHOEBE ROBINSON ON SOCIAL: https://www.instagram.com/dopequeenpheebs/ https://twitter.com/dopequeenpheebs https://www.facebook.com/DopeQueenPheebs IG:@dopequeenpheebs FOLLOW PROPHETS OF ROCK TV ON SOCIAL: https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock https://www.instagram.com/prophetsofrock https://www.twitter.com/prophetsofr0ck https://www.facebook.com/prophetsofrock Stream all episodes of 'The Erica James Show' Podcast NOW on all podcast platforms: https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock ********************** #phoeberobinson #interview --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/prophets-of-rock/message
S1 Ep 6: The Womack Sisters
17-05-2022
S1 Ep 6: The Womack Sisters
This weeks episode of 'The Erica James Show' Podcast includes a chat with the heirs to a remarkable music legacy: 'The Womack Sisters'. They were born to songwriters and performers Linda and Cecil Womack (who recorded as Womack & Womack), their late uncle was Bobby Womack and their grandfather was the incomparable American Music icon the  Sam Cooke.   The Womack Sisters have created their own unique blend of Soul, Pop and Rock,  capturing an audience as eclectic as they are from the world of indie-rock to R&B.  The songwriting powerhouses are back with their incredible new single 'Blocked' which is out now on all music platform.  Their next single "Lost For Words" will be available on all music platforms May 27th, which will be followed by an EP which will drop in June. Topics:  - Inspiration for new single 'Blocked'   - Reflecting on music legacy  - Advice for independent artists - Songwriting from personal experiences  - Reflecting on wisdom from their grandfather icon Sam Cooke  - Future projects and upcoming shows   - End -  Follow 'The Womack Sisters' on social:  https://www.instagram.com/thewomacksisters   https://twitter.com/womacksisters   https://www.facebook.com/thewomacksisters  @womacksisters   Listen to interview:  Apple podcast -   https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-erica-james-show/id1609296197?i=1000561899389 Spotify -   https://open.spotify.com/episode/7y0p3FQbvLiuWVSyCUNiHw?si=47ef5a8bc27c406dWatch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/u2PUBO4JwCY  All music and podcast platforms - https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock Follow our social accounts: https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock https://www.instagram.com/prophetsofrock https://www.twitter.com/prophetsofr0ck --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/prophets-of-rock/message
S1 Ep 5: Stefanie Sword-Williams
18-04-2022
S1 Ep 5: Stefanie Sword-Williams
Prophets Of Rock Presents: The Erica James Show British Entrepreneur, founder, presenter and author Stefanie Sword-Williams is a guest on this weeks episode of 'The Erica James Show' Podcast. Stefanie is the founder of platform and event series 'F*ck Being Humble', and she is known for her method of imparting self-worth and self-promotion skills through industry panels and events. She has been commissioned by international companies including Google, Cannes Lions Festival, Warner Music and many more. Stef was listed as one of Forbes Under 30 Europe and she was also named as one of The Dot's "Creative Trailblazers". In this episode, Stefanie will share tips for budding entrepreneurs, the importance of understanding your self-worth, managing your expectations in business  and embracing the art of self-promotion. Topics: - What inspired Stefanie to write new book 'F*ck Being Humble: Why Self-Promotion Isn't a Dirty Word'  - How she came up with brand name and USP - Taking a leap of faith by leaving a secure advertising job to become an entrepreneur full time - Cultivating an emotional intelligence   - The reality of quitting her job before the pandemic   - Steps to take on building a business, while maintaining a full time job  - Impostor Syndrome and self-doubt - How to be driven by your own perceptions and not others - How to combat 'pre-launch' fear  - How Stefanie overcame biggest challenges in business  - Rise of self-promotion and business enquiries during pandemic  - The art of self-promotion and understanding your self-worth  - Setting realistic expectations and targets - End -  Listen to interview: Apple podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-erica-james-show/id1609296197   Spotify -  https://open.spotify.com/show/1h8fyylqJb5OZx2xRLgOUy All music and podcast platforms - https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock Watch the episodes on YouTube:   https://www.youtube.com/c/ProphetsOfRockTV Stefanie:  https://www.instagram.com/stefaniesw/  https://twitter.com/fbeinghumbleldn  @stefaniesw Stefanie's new book: 'F*ck Being Humble: Why Self-Promotion isn't a Dirty Word' is available now via all online and in-store book retailers. Follow our social accounts:  https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock https://www.instagram.com/prophetsofrock https://www.twitter.com/prophetsofr0ck --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/prophets-of-rock/message
S1 Ep 4: Dane Baptiste
11-04-2022
S1 Ep 4: Dane Baptiste
Prophets Of Rock Presents: The Erica James Show British Comedian and writer Dane Baptiste is a guest on this weeks episode of 'The Erica James Show' Podcast. Dane is one of the UK Kings of comedy, a regular feature on British comedy television, from Amazon Prime's 'Soho Theatre'; BBC's 'Comic Relief', 'Bamous' to Channel 4's 'Unapologetic' hosted by Capital 1xtra radio DJ Yinka Bokinni and Zeze Millz presenter of the 'The Zeze Millz Show'. In this episode, Dane discusses his rise to becoming one of the UK's most prominent comedians, navigating the waters of television as a writer with a social conscience, creating opportunities for young comedians including comedic internet sensation Munya Chawawa; tips for upcoming comedians and writers as well as his opinion on this year's Oscar's. Yes - we went there, and for the last tedious time.  Topics: - Working in the pandemic  - Online activism and impact of protests  - Comedians using their platforms to encourage change  - Women in comedy  - TV work: 'Blamous' and 'Unapologetic' with Yinka Bokinni and Zeze Millz  - Giving comedian Munya Chawawa one of his earliest television gigs  - The importance of diverse voices in writers rooms, as shown by  Issa Rae and Quinta Brunson - Creating opportunities for upcoming writers and comedians   - The Black British American Invasion   - Judas and the Black Messiah' actor Daniel Kuluuya making screenwriting debut in Netflix film: "The Kitchen" - Will Smith, Chris Rock and the Academy Awards  - Projects on the horizon Dane:  Dane: https://www.instagram.com/danesnaptiste  https://twitter.com/DaneBaptweets  @danesnaptiste Watch the episodes on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/c/ProphetsOfRockTV Listen to interview: Apple podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-erica-james-show/id1609296197 Spotify -  https://open.spotify.com/show/1h8fyylqJb5OZx2xRLgOUy  All music and podcast platforms - https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock Follow our social accounts: https://linktr.ee/prophetsofrock https://www.instagram.com/prophetsofrock https://www.twitter.com/prophetsofr0ck --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/prophets-of-rock/message