Sam Jay On “People’s Party With Talib Kweli”

Sam Jay 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 stand-up comedian, actor, and writer:


Here’s what they got into:

  • The legacy of her mother Donna and the valuable lessons learned from her
  • Her challenges her family faced following her brother’s incarceration
  • What got her dragged out of the church while attending Catholic school
  • What made Sam jump ship from her 9-5 to pursue a career in stand up
  • A unique hybrid of stand up and hip hop with her album, ‘Donna’s Daughter’
  • Minority groups mistakenly prioritizing conformity over equal rights
  • It’s not Trump’s fault that Nazis exist, but its his fault they can come outside
  • What she means when she talks about, “the audacity of white people
  • Discussing notable bits from Sam’s Netflix special, “3 In The Morning”
  • Trump being the first nigga president and if Jay really hates Greta Thunberg
  • Sam’s HBO series, “Pause” and where the term might have originated
  • The hilariously awkward shoot of the “Eyes Wide Butt” episode
  • I don’t find a lot of my identity in gay shit. I was Black before I was gay
  • Being criticized by the gay community for being “straight-leaning”
  • The need for more Black voices within the feminist movement
  • Her experience starring in the Netflix film, “You People”
  • Her take on if Black people and white people can really be friends
  • What’s next for Sam?

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