Radio Rahim On “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”

Radio Rahim On "People's Party With Talib Kweli"

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with sports broadcaster, boxing journalist, and host of the “Til This Day” podcast:


Here’s what they got into:

  • Donnell Rawlings calling him out for not being a team player during a river rafting expedition
  • The story of how he and Dave Chappelle originally became such close friends
  • Interviewing and documenting the training of Manny Pacquiao in Macau
  • Reflecting on life after the attack of Dave Chappelle at the Hollywood Bowl
  • Pivoting from his original boxing show to “Til This Day”, exploring the fighter within
  • A career defining conversation with boxer Claressa Shields that almost didn’t happen
  • Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano being one of the biggest bouts of the year
  • His take on Mike Tyson’s evolution as a man and how important he is to the culture
  • The complicated relationship between the boxer and the boxing manager
  • Rahim’s interview with Don King and how he will be remembered within the sport
  • The third bout of Alvarado vs. Rios and how one of them was only there to get paid
  • How his father’s murder when he was only two years old impacted his upbringing
  • His godfather training him and Bokeem Woodbine to fight while inebriated
  • How he found himself working on music videos for Death Row Records
  • Intense moments on camera with Deontay Wilder that went viral and the backlash
  • His intentions of promoting a moment of clarity between Wilder and Fury
  • The real life effects from people assuming the worst about his character
  • Why he has chosen to refrain from making predictions in the boxing world
  • His top 5 boxers of all-time and why Jack Johnson will always be #1

“People’s Party With Talib Kweli” is also available to give a listen via Spotify | SoundCloud | Google Play | Apple | Luminary

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