PODCAST

Here’s To Life with Tori Reid

Victory & Noble

Are you looking for inspiration? Journey with us as we unpack the human experience with Icons, Culture makers, and Outliers. We'll explore, discover, and laugh through a wealth of truth, stories, and wisdom with guests in entertainment, literature, the culture at large, and beyond, so that you may take inspired action and shift your life! Here’s to life, today and everyday! Executive Produced by Patrick A. Howell

Ep. 34: Tom Dreesen - The Comedian's Comedian and Living the Dream
Tori delights in talking to one of her favorite spirits, a true comedian's comedian and one of the world’s most groundbreaking, well-respected, and beloved entertainers. He has made over 500 national TV appearances as a stand-up comedian, including more than 60 appearances on The Tonight Show, and was a favorite guest of David Letterman. For fourteen years he was the opening act for Frank Sinatra, and performed countless times with artists like Smokey Robinson, Liza Minnelli, Natalie Cole, and Sammy Davis, Jr. For the first six years of his career, he shared the stage with Tim Reid as America’s first—and only—black and white comedy team. In this spirited conversation, they talk about his magical journey with Frank Sinatra, wisdom gained and what he misses most, his book "Still Standing", the power of laughter, the future of comedy, and so much more! Here's to the man who made Sinatra laugh, and Tori's beloved "Uncle Tom" ... Tom Dreesen. CREDITS:Guest:  Tom DreesenHost and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriter:  Patrick A. Howell Post Production:  We Edit PodcastsPost Production Assistant:  Sydney Rhone Voiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MoorePremier Advertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesPhoto credit for Tom Dreesen:  UnknownMusic:"Jazz Intimate 6" by Magnus RingblomVivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" by Christian AndersonOutro - Produced by Stereo Mixtrumental a Victory & Noble production@ 2022 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights Reserved.Connect with the Guest:Tom Dreesen Official WebsiteStill Standing: My Journey From Streets and Saloons, to the Stage and Sinatra
Apr 27 2022
41 mins
Ep. 33: Cassandra Freeman - On Becoming Aunt Viv
Fresh out of NYU's Tisch Graduate Acting Program, she fulfilled her dream of working with both Denzel Washington, as his wife, and Spike Lee, in the hit film, "Inside Man". How?  You may wonder. By being herself.  And she's been on the inside of culture with successful shows as Luke Cage, Atlanta, and The Last O.G., and in films as Chris Rock's "I Think I Love My Wife" and more recently playing Mama Durant (Kevin Durant's mother) in "The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story". But she's best known for her current role on the hit show and remake, BEL-AIR as Vivian Banks aka "Aunt Viv" on Peacock. She's a lifelong dreamer and more importantly a manifestor, whose self-proclaimed purpose in life is to help people find their joy. And she's doing just that as she's fiercely reinventing the role of matriarch, a la Clair Huxtable or Aunt Viv 3.0, renewed for the 21st century... coloring her with some extra spice and that West Philly attitude in her own special way.  It is fitting exactly a year after Tori interviewed her own stepmother - Daphne Maxwell Reid (Aunt Viv 2.0) - that she connected her with Aunt Viv 3.0 for a fresh take on the re-imagination of Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Just who is the woman behind our latest "Aunt Viv?" Let's get the Inside track, and we use that word "inside" knowingly, on this powerful, every woman. Get ready for joy. "Here's to Life" welcomes the vivacious, refreshing, and joy-filled talent, who some call "Aunt Viv"... the beautiful Cassandra Freeman.“Who do you want to be? ... But is this who you actually are? If so, fine. But if not, choose differently. You have time.” - Cassandra Freeman as Aunt Viv (to Hilary)This episode on "Here's To Life":•  How she's made the role "Aunt Viv" her own and reinventing the matriarch•  What the show BEL-AIR means to her and their power of storytelling•  How African American Art came to play such a centric role in BEL AIR •  The mother and daughter dynamic in this new age•  Her respect and admiration for the original “Aunt Vivs” Daphne Maxwell Reid and Janet Hubert•  The serendipitous story of how she landed her first film role working with Denzel Washington and Spike Lee •  What her 3 year old is teaching her and how her unique parenting style informs her day-to-day life in the possibilities, potential and probabilities present in all of our lives•  What makes her feel the most alive •  Tori highlights Cassandra's powers and Cassandra returns with a clairvoyant revelation about Tori, and how each one of us has a blessed giftCREDITS:Guest:  Cassandra FreemanHost and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriters:  Patrick A. Howell and Tori ReidPost Production:  We Edit PodcastsAdd’l Post Production:  Brian K. Jackson at Maven SoundzPost Production Assistant:  Sydney Rhone Show Intern Affiliation:  Howard University Music Supervision:  Patrick A. HowellVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MoorePremier Advertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertSocial Media Marketing and Graphics by Octavia JohnsonPhoto credit for Cassandra Freeman:  Emily AssiranVery special thank you to Daphne Maxwell Reid and Team Jill Fritzo PR. Music:Intro and Outro - "Love Hop" by Stereo MixtrumentalCommentaries - "In My Room" by Christophe GormanVivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" by Christian Andersona Victory & Noble production@ 2022 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights Reserved.Connect with the Guest:Cassandra Freeman on Instagram
Mar 31 2022
37 mins
Ep. 32: Anthony Hamilton (Part II) - What Makes Anthony, Anthony?
Part II:  Tori explores the ancient adage "to whom much is given, much is required" with a soul star and Grammy Award winner and soul storyteller for Part II of this fun, insightful, and warm conversation. As a self-described "country boy" and "soul man whisperer", he never forgets his roots, and is determined to always fuel his communities that he stays connected to through his music, and his soul. He has been nominated for 17 Grammy Awards, sold nearly 50 million albums around the world, and has been compared to such icons as Sam Cooke and Al Green. He is the torch bearer... with a sound that is vintage R&B, while impacting modern culture. Love Is The New Black is the title of his latest album, and the first under his own label "My Music Box." They talk about the breakthroughs he's made, not only in music, but in the art form of business, acting, and life itself... and how his incredible spirit feeds into a legacy that will be celebrated with our greats. "Here's To Life" welcomes back the brilliant, soulful and authentic talent, and one of our favorite soul storytellers to spread more love, more laughs, and realness... Anthony Hamilton. "If you have the opportunity to put something in the music that can change somebody’s perspective and the way they view, not just you but view others, I think we have the obligation to do that." - Anthony HamiltonThis episode on "Here's To Life":•  How he stays grounded•  Why he loves being a Black man •  Express oneself and the responsibility of an artist with a platform •  Working with Prince, D'Angelo, Isaac Hayes, Al Green and others during his illustrious career•  How Denzel Washington inspired him and what roles he would like to take on as an actor•  His power move to have his own label "My Music Box" and what it means to own your masters•  Hear his impersonating the great Ruby Dee in her role as "Mama Lucas" in the film, American GangsterCREDITS: Guest:  Anthony Hamilton Host and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriters:  Patrick Howell with Tori Reid Post Production:   WeEdit Podcasts with Tori ReidPost Production Consultant:  Brian K. Jackson at Maven SoundzPost Production Assistant:  Sydney RhoneShow Intern Affiliation:  Howard UniversityVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MooreAdvertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesLogo Graphic Design:  Henny Vallee Photo credit for Anthony Hamilton:  Antwon MaxwellVery special thanks to Tim Reid II and Eli Davis.Music:Intro and Outro - "Power of the Bull" by Stereo MixtrumentalFor Commentaries - "Beautiful" (Priority) - Inst. by Stereo MixtrumentalVivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" by Christian Andersona Victory & Noble production@ 2022 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights Reserved.Connect with the Guest:Official website for Anthony HamiltonAnthony Hamilton on InstagramAnthony Hamilton on Apple Music
Mar 23 2022
28 mins
Ep. 31:  Richard Roundtree - The First Black Action Hero and His Creator
For Black History Month, we're celebrating a cultural icon dubbed the "first Black action hero" and the groundbreaking film that birthed him, made Oscar history, and was inducted for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". Shut yo mouth! He returns for a Part 2 conversation as he talks about the 50th anniversary of the film “Shaft,” working with the Renaissance man himself… Gordon Parks, remembering John Singleton, and more. Who is the man that would risk his neck for his brother, man? We also heard he was a bad… well, you know the rest. We’re just talking about the original Shaft."Here's to Life" welcomes back "the first Black action hero" and the soulful, cultural iconoclast spirit that is Richard Roundtree. This episode on "Here's To Life":•  What it was like making the film "Shaft" and the responsibility of "fame"•  Revisits the magic of the Renaissance man and visionary, Gordon Parks•  Shares a key to get through dark times and remain sane•  Tells a heartwarming story about his father, John Roundtree•  Reveals what would be his greatest accomplishment and how he wishes to be remembered•  Expresses the hardest thing he had to do to fulfill his destinyCREDITS:Guest:  Richard Roundtree Host and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriters:  Patrick Howell and Octavia JohnsonPost Production:  We Edit Podcasts Add’l Post Production:  Brian K. Jackson at Maven SoundzVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MoorePremier Advertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesLogo Graphic Design:  Henny Vallee Social Media Marketing and Graphics by Octavia JohnsonPhoto credit for Richard Roundtree:  UnknownMusic:Intro and Outro - "Africa" by Stereo MixtrumentalVivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" by Christian Andersona Victory & Noble production@ 2022 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights Reserved.Connect with the Guest:Richard Roundtree on InstagramRichard Roundtree on Facebook
Feb 20 2022
29 mins
Ep. 30: Richard Roundtree - What Makes Richard, Richard?
Tori takes pleasure in speaking with the “original Black action hero” and a cultural iconoclast. Many see him simply as John Shaft with a brash, ‘take no prisoners’ veneer. He however says, “what you see is not the actual”.  So, he is not only cool but a true gentleman, gentle soul and master thespian whose works span 5 decades including his forthcoming show with Ava DuVernay. The man also known as double R (or RR) is his father's son and a loving father with a disarming wit that will delight if not tickle you to all ends.He began his one of a kind career as a model with the Ebony Fashion Fair, Johnson Products’, and Salem Cigarettes. After joining the Negro Ensemble Company, his first role was portraying boxing legend Jack Johnson in The Great White Hope. From there, he became a leading man whose career was launched by playing the infamous and original detective John Shaft in the 1971 film Shaft. For his performance, he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award Most Promising Newcomer Male Actor - in 1972. What followed has been a distinguished filmography including Inchon opposite Laurence Olivier, Alex Haley’s Roots, City Heat opposite Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds, and David Fincher’s Se7en. "Here's to Life" welcomes the brilliant, soulful and beautiful spirit that is Richard Roundtree. "What you see… what you perceive is not the actual.” - Richard Roundtree CREDITS:Guest:  Richard Roundtree Host and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriter:  Patrick Howell Post Production:  We Edit Podcasts Add’l Post Production:  Brian K. Jackson at Maven SoundzVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MoorePremier Advertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesLogo Graphic Design:  Henny Vallee Photo credit for Richard Roundtree:  UnknownMusic:Intro and Outro - "Africa" by Stereo MixtrumentalVivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" by Christian Andersona Victory & Noble production@ 2022 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights Reserved.Connect with the Guest:Richard Roundtree on InstagramRichard Roundtree on Facebook
Jan 30 2022
19 mins
Ep. 29: Shungudzo - the Free Soul and Fighting for Love
Tori has the pleasure to speak with an emerging, compassionate love champion. A true champion of the spirit. She is a proud Zimbabwean singer-songwriter, philanthropist, activist, storyteller, gymnast and television personality. Using words as weapons of love, her 2021 debut album "I'm not a mother, but I have children," is about the responsibility she feels to build a better world for future generations of all living things. From being Zimbabwe's first Black woman gymnast at the All-Africa Games, to being a cast member on Real World: San Diego and working with MTV as a host and correspondent, she's accomplished a lot in a short amount of time and is just getting started. She is a radical thinker who delivers revolutionary messages while making people dance and celebrate life. With "It’s a Good Day (to Fight the System)" - her song that debuted on Netflix's hit show "The Chair" starring Sandra Oh - she hopes it brings some joy into whatever fight you’re fighting. As she says, "After all, what we’re fighting for IS joy — the joy of a life whose fullest potential can be reached without hitting, or being hit by, systemic roadblocks." To her song, "To be me" - a song of empowerment for anyone who has "felt unsafe in their skin, body, identity or expression." Her ambition through her music is to gain an influential platform to affect fundamental social, educational and political changes in her home country, and on behalf of displaced and disenchanted youth around the globe. Ultimately, this icon in the making wants us to choose love. "Here's To Life" welcomes the proud, compassionate, and free soul...  Shungudzo. “We're at this point in our lives where life has given us this torch and it's our responsibility to decide what happens next.” - Shungudzo CREDITS:Guest:  Shungudzo KuyimbaHost and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriter:  Patrick Howell  Post Production:  Next Day PodcastPost Production Assistant:  Kapri EcholsVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MooreAdvertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesLogo Graphic Design:  Henny Vallee Photo credit for Shungudzo Kuyimba:  Yazz AlaliMusic:Intro & Outros  - "The Mission" by Stereo MixtrumentalVivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" by Christian Andersona Victory & Noble production@ 2021 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights Reserved.Connect with the Guest:Official website for ShungudzoShungudzo on Instagram
Jan 1 2022
43 mins
Ep. 28: Mobolaji Olambiwonnu & Aloe Blacc - Ferguson Rises
Before George Floyd, before Breonna Taylor, before America knew about Black Lives Matter, there was Michael Brown, Jr. On August 9th, 2014, in Ferguson Missouri, Darren Wilson, a white officer, fatally shot an unarmed Brown, and in the days that followed protest, anger, frustration and fear took over the city and its community. Six years later, a new story emerges, one filled with hope, love and beauty. Through interviews from community members, including Dorian Johnson, who was with him that day, and Michael Brown’s father, "Ferguson Rises" illuminates the stories from within the city since that time, including the dreams and desires of its citizens to move beyond the limited and all-too-common narratives of racism and division in the media. The film reveals the humanity within the people of Ferguson, who represent all of us, and the communities in which we live. — Deborah RudolphHere’s to Life is proud to support "Ferguson Rises" Academy Awards Oscar campaign, and welcome the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival Audience Awards winner Mobolaji Olambiwonnu, along with Grammy Award winning artist, Aloe Blacc. “When things happening in the world seem so terrible and dark, it’s so easy to get stuck in all the negative,” he says. “But I try to do whatever I can to help people out of that. I want my music to be the light.” That’s one of this episode’s guests, Aloe Blacc, talking not only about a Grammy Award winning career which has sold millions of albums globally, but also his commitment to hope, love and beauty in the form of an Oscar qualifier “Ferguson Rises” and its committed director, and our other guest, Mobolaji Olambiwonnu. Perhaps, on a spiritual plane, these two artists - the filmmaker and singer - understand the art form of their crafts where community, curation of the human spirit and creative expression are one.  Ferguson Rises is about tragedy, transcendence and hope. It's the story of a father's grief and a small town that gave rise to a global movement. Ferguson Rises is a powerful reminder that, while specifics may differ, the fight for human rights is universal. This episode on Here's To Life:•  Crafting positive purpose and social transformation through art and pain •  How Aloe Blacc's song "The Other Side" spiritually frames the film•  Pushing for change and making it to the other side of trauma•  The inspiration behind Aloe Blacc's powerful hit song "The Man"•  The story that has never been told... until now CREDITS:Guests:  Mobolaji Olambiwonnu and Aloe BlaccHost and Producer: Tori ReidExecutive Producer: Patrick A. HowellWriter: Patrick A. HowellPost Production: Tori ReidAdd'l Post Production: We Edit PodcastsVoiceover Artist: Vïntóry Blake MooreAdvertising Sponsor: Vivreau Water Systems Advertising Sponsor: Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist: Ginger LevertLogo Photography: Bobby HollandPhoto credits for Mobolaji Olambiwonnu: Zack DeZon & for Aloe Blacc: Reid RollsMusic:"Twelve Years" by Fabien TellVivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" by Christian Andersona Victory & Noble production@ 2021 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights Reserved.Official Trailer for "Ferguson Rises"More on Mobolaji Olambiwonnu and the documentary film "Ferguson Rises" Interested in supporting the film?Connect with Aloe Blacc
Dec 1 2021
25 mins
Ep. 27: Anthony Hamilton - Love is the New Black
He is a soulful storytelling master. As a matter of fact, he is in the soulful lineage of Sam Cooke, Al Green, or Bill Withers in his vocal mastery, storytelling prowess and evolution of self, as well as his sound. He could be one of the last of his kind in an era characterized by quick fixes on social media, streaming music and the evolution of Hip Hop.  He is a soul man who takes his sweet Southern time and by his own lyrical admission, "my soul is on fire!"  This time, he is tuning all of our spirits to the highest possible frequency with an earthy homage to love. Perhaps, this is not only a season of love, but an age of love that he himself is ushering in."Love is the New Black" is the title of this multi-platinum Grammy Award winning artist’s latest creation in a career umbrellaing nearly 4 decades. It's also his first album under his own label "My Music Box". Widely acclaimed by critics and music lovers, the album has received 4.7 out of 5 stars on Amazon. He has been nominated for 17 Grammy Awards, sold nearly 50 million albums around the world and has worked side by side with D'Angelo and Prince at Paisley Park Studios. He is a singer, songwriter, and producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album "Comin' from Where I'm From", which featured the title track single "Comin' from Where I'm From" and the follow-up mega hit "Charlene". "Here's to Life" welcomes the brilliant, soulful and authentic talent that is Anthony Hamilton. “I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now, I really know myself, and I know my voice.  It’s a voice of pain and victory.”  - Anthony Hamilton This episode on "Here's To Life":•  Why is LOVE the new black?  What does this mean?•  The reasons why Anthony Hamilton sings about love•  Hear why Anthony is comin' from where he's from...•  Love shows itself in various ways; not just romantic•  Find out why Lucille gets a little more love than Charlene•  Delight in an impromptu version of Anthony singing "Superstar" and moreCREDITS:Guest:  Anthony Hamilton Host and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriters:  Patrick Howell with Tori Reid Post Production:  Tori Reid Post Production Consultant:  Brian K. Jackson at Maven SoundzVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MooreAdvertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesLogo Graphic Design:  Henny Vallee Photo credit for Anthony Hamilton:  Antwon Maxwell (Love is the New Black, album cover)Very special thanks to Tim Reid II and Eli Davis.Music:Intro and Outro - "Power of the Bull" by Stereo MixtrumentalFor Commentaries - "Beautiful" (Priority) - Inst. by Stereo Mixtrumental Vivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" by Christian Andersona Victory & Noble production@ 2021 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights Reserved.Connect with the Guest:Official website for Anthony HamiltonAnthony Hamilton on Instagram
Nov 29 2021
40 mins
Ep. 26: Aaron Chang - The Art of Living & Surf Photography
Aaron Chang is an internationally acclaimed fine art photographer, an evolving spirit, and a humble creative. One who captures the ocean, the sun… the surf - like no other. Known for being the Creator of Modern Surf Photography, he’s redefining the sport of modern surfing through his lens. He’s traveled to over 50 countries for films, travel journalism assignments and his epic imagery has been published worldwide in hundreds of books, along with over 100 magazine covers globally to his name. His work has appeared in Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, GQ, People, US Weekly and Elle. He’s shot a variety of subjects, including poets, surfers of course, swimsuit models and Nobel scientists, and elephants in Namibia. Aaron is also revolutionizing art in the healthcare industry. Commissioned by some of the most prominent hospitals, his photography and multi-media art has elevated healing and inspired patients to appreciate the natural beauty that surrounds them, even in times of crisis. Aaron’s mission is to always bring joy to people through his art, and to help those appreciate the gift of life. Here’s to a dynamic ambassador of the arts, Aaron Chang.  “There’s no such thing as perfection in the creative process, I don’t think. I think only God is perfection. The rest of us just try our guts out.” - Aaron ChangCREDITS:Guest:  Aaron Chang Host and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriters:  Tori Reid Post Production:  We Edit PodcastsVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MooreAdvertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesLogo Graphic Design:  Henny Vallee Photo credit for Aaron Chang:  Aaron ChangMusic:Intro and Outro - “Marbles” by Harbours & OceansFor Commentaries - “The Warm & Absolute” by LotusVivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" by Christian Andersona Victory & Noble production@ 2021 Victory & Noble LLC All Rights ReservedConnect with the Guest:Official website for Aaron Chang
Oct 1 2021
35 mins
Ep. 25: Brent Fischer - Love, Respect and Continuing a Music Legacy
This is Part II of a 2 part series celebrating and looking closely at the Fischer family musical legacy to our times and the world.Grammy-winning producer, composer, arranger Brent Fischer carries on the legacy of his legendary father, Dr. Clare Fischer.  Brent's  arranging credits appear on over 30 million albums to include: Usher, Michael Jackson, Elvis Costello & The Roots, and D'Angelo (who won Grammy Album and Song of The Year for "Really Love" from his album "Black Messiah" where Brent Fischer is credited as arranger and producer). Brent produced the last eight Clare Fischer albums, including: Grammy-nominated 2011 release ‘Continuum', 2012 Grammy-winning '¡Ritmo!' (Best Latin Jazz Album) and 2013 Grammy-winning ‘Music for Strings, Percussion and the Rest’ (Best Instrumental Composition).The Clare Fischer Music Library is really about the melody between father and sons, one generation and the next. There is something otherworldly about those connections that bond, bind and mesmerize. Legacy is alive and the inspiration that Brent takes from his father who was influenced by Latin greats and worked directly with Dizzy Gillespie and Duke Ellington, is passed down to countless others who experience their greatness.  We all have a rich legacy. Tori recognizes the universality of legacy in her own special story.  This episode debuts two new segments to the show - an opening monologue with some behind the scenes banter and "Gimme a Minute" at the show's conclusion, a freewheeling riff of some of Tori's off the cuff thoughts. "Here's to Life" welcomes again the brilliant, rich, and passionate symphonic talent, Brent Fischer. "His greatest gift to me was his collection of his handwritten scores. And his music lives on in everything that I do; and I mean that sincerely.”  - Brent Fischer (on his father)This week on Here's To Life:• What is Legacy and why does it matter? • In Art... is perfection necessary? To tweak or not to tweak?• The Power of Exposure on a child• The Evolution of the incredible father/son duet over 35 years • How the Magic of Music Ties Us All Together• The Responsibility of Following in a Parent's Footsteps• The Legacy of the Fischer Family to the Music WorldCREDITS:Guest:  Brent FischerHost and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer and Director:  Patrick A. HowellWriters:  Patrick A. Howell and Tori ReidAssociate Producer:  Claris Dodge Special Consultant:  Jizelle ReidPost Production:  We Edit PodcastsAdd'l Post Production:  Brian K. Jackson at Maven SoundzPost Production Assistant:  Lauren YoungVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MooreAdvertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesPhoto Credit for Brent Fischer:  UnknownMusic:  "Rainforest" by Brent Fischer (Outro)Music Editor:  Matt BrownlieOther Music selections:"A Nostalgic Breeze" - William Benckert "See How They Fly" - Jerry McHoy"Skate Park Challenge" - Colors of Illusionand"Really Love" - D'Angelo featuring the Clare and Brent Fischer Sound  (snippet)Vivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" - Christian Andersona Victory & Noble production© 2021 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights ReservedVivreau Water Systems Vivreau Water mirrors Here's to Life's commitments to clear, clean and energizing change and legacy.Hilton Arden West Sacramento The Hilton Sacramento Arden West hotel would like to welcome you to beautiful, historic Sacramento,
Aug 19 2021
35 mins
HTL Musing: Kindness
I am Tori Reid and I have a long standing tradition called “Tori Sundays” where I tune in, in order to tune up. Call it meditation. Dancing. Dancing with the universe. Dancing in my innerverse.  Reading. Call it prayer. Writing. Call it really loving myself. For me, that’s Tori Sundays. I've put my all into these shows. But really, they are sharings of myself with my listeners. And I get so many comments about not only our magical, incredible and brilliant guests, but also the thoughts and spirit musings throughout. So we're trying something new:  My HTL Musings.In today's debut HTL Musing, I've invoked none other than Saint Mother Teresa. Sister Teresa learned to speak both Bengali and Hindi fluently as she taught geography and history and dedicated herself to alleviating the girls' poverty through education. On May 24, 1937, she took her Final Profession of Vows to a life of poverty, chastity and obedience. So who else would I talk about when putting together a vignette on kindness?“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” – Mother TeresaProduced, directed and written by:  Tori Reid & Patrick A. HowellPost production:  We Edit PodcastsAssociate Producer:  Rita ReidSpecial Consultant:  Christian Howell Advertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertAdvertising Sponsor:  AfroBiz and Ubiz NewsLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesMusic:Light it Up (Instrumental Version) - Xavy Rusan, Tilden ParcA Magic Moon - Howard Harper-Barnesa Victory & Noble production@ 2021 Victory & Noble LLC All Rights Reserved
Jul 28 2021
9 mins
Ep. 24: Tim Reid - Dad, Spirit Warrior, and Creating a Legacy
Some may know him as Ray Campbell on Sister, Sister, and others as Venus Flytrap on WKRP in Cincinnati. And then there are those who fondly recall him as Frank Parrish on Frank’s Place, or others as "Downtown Brown" on Simon and Simon. But none of these aliases hold a candle to the man, distinct, renowned and an original in his own right.  He is called a pioneer because of his founding of New Millennium Studios in 1997 before Tyler Perry and after Oscar Micheaux’s Lincoln Motion Picture Company in the 1940's.  So many around the world call him inspiration or mentor. Two of us call him Dad.  And there is one who calls him Poppy. He is also doted on as a husband, friend and leader amongst men. He has a whimsical mischief in his heart that attaches anatomically to your funny bone; a twinkle in his eye that catches you off guard and makes you see the stars; and the most unforgettable stories one can ever tell. Yes, a charismatic presence that can elevate all within his radius to cosmic beings; the most elemental definition of a superstar. Here’s to Tim Reid, my dad - a culture manifesting auteur, a brilliant visionary, an outlier - an icon.  “When I built the studio, first since Oscar Micheaux, betting millions of my own money... it didn’t work the way I had anticipated. It does work - Tyler Perry has proven that and he’s done a hell of a job with it. So I knew it worked. Yeah, it's possible!"  - Tim Reid This week on Here's To Life:•  The Importance and Strength of Family•  The Power of Change and How It Can Be Your Lifeblood•  Living in the Spirit, and How he keeps his spirit alive•  Exploring the Most Valuable & Powerful Asset - Your Eternal Soul•  Dream Manifestation & Making It In Hollywood•  The most important lessons and values he has imparted on his children•  How to Live Eternally through Generations •  and, this episode is For Those Who Want to be a "Star"CREDITS:Guest:  Tim Reid Host and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriters:  Tori Reid and Patrick A. HowellDirector:  Tori ReidAudio and Camera:  Sergio LapalmaPost Production:  We Edit PodcastsAdd'l Post Production:  Brian K. Jackson at Maven SoundzPost Production Assistant:  Lauren YoungVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MooreSpecial Guest Voiceover Artist:  Skylar T. ReidSpecial Consultant:  Rita Reid Advertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesLogo Graphic Design:  Henny Vallee Photo credit for Tim Reid:  UnknownMusic:Intro and Outro - “Africa” For Commentaries - "Mission" Both Produced by Stereo MixtrumentalVivreau Ad Music - "That's What Left Us Behind" by Christian Andersona Victory & Noble production@ 2021 Victory & Noble LLC All Rights ReservedResources Mentioned:LGCY of a People NetworkConnect with the Guest:Tim Reid on InstagramTim Reid's Place on FacebookHilton Arden West Sacramento The Hilton Sacramento Arden West hotel would like to welcome you to beautiful, historic Sacramento, Vivreau Water Systems Vivreau Water mirrors Here's to Life's commitments to clear, clean and energizing change and legacy.
Jun 20 2021
39 mins
Ep. 23: Sound of Our Times - Prince, Brent and the Fischers
Last week Prince enjoyed a birthday.  He remains one of the most celebrated pop artist of the 20th century and the soundtrack by which many artists measure their own creations and draw inspiration from.  In this episode of Here’s to Life’s, Tori Reid explores the music and orchestral arrangements of some of his most widely celebrated albums including Parade, Sign of the Times, Batman (Soundtrack), Lotus Flow3r, Chrystal Ball, Graffiti Bridge and Girl Six.   This week's guest as well as his orchestral compositions are in fact a soundtrack for the 21st century having composed musical arrangements for Paul McCartney, Celine Dion, Chaka Kahn, Toni Braxton, Raphael Saadiiq, Al Jarreau, Michael Jackson, Usher, The Roots (with Elvis Costello) and D’Angelo. Going back to the 1940’s, Tori's guest and his father were profoundly influenced by Latin jazz, mambo and bossa nova greats as Tito Puente, Tito Rodriguez and Machito.  This duo's collaborations have come posthumously with the father's significant library along with his son, a prodigy in his own right who grew up lying under the piano listening to his father.   In fact, they have won 3 Grammy’s on their collaborations.   And these orchestral arrangements are the soundtracks to arguably the greatest pop star of the 21st century, Prince. Here's to harmony, here's to the symphonic funk, here's to the orchestral delight swirling in the Purple one's anthems... and Here's to Brent Fischer and his father, the late great Clare Fischer.This is Part 1 of a 2 part series focusing on the Fischer musical legacy."On the first big album that dad did for Prince on Parade, Prince wrote in the liner notes... it said special thank you to Clare Fischer for making more beautiful, the colors, black and white. Cause you know, there was that whole black and white theme for Parade and Under the Cherry Moon that the album covers in black and whites... basically Questlove did the same thing on this wise Up  Ghost album.  He said special thank you to Brent Fischer for making more beautiful, the colors, white an black."  - Brent FischerCredits    Guest:  Brent Fischer Host and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriter:  Patrick A. HowellAssociate Producer:  Claris Dodge  Special Consultant:  Jizelle Reid Post Production:  We Edit PodcastsAdd'l Post Production:  Brian K. Jackson at Maven SoundzPost Production Assistant:  Lauren YoungShow Intern Affiliation:  Howard UniversityVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MooreAdvertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesMusic Editor: Matt Brownlie Music: by Brent Fischer New Thing Son of a Dad RainforestPrince music featuring the Claire and Brent Fischer Sound Sign of the Times (Clare Fischer, Orchestral Arrangement, Brent Fischer Percussion) All My Dreams (Clare Fischer, Orchestral Arrangement)Resources Mentioned:Connect with the Guests:Brent Fischer's Official WebsiteBrent Fischer Connect with Tori Reid:Tori Reid on InstagramHere's To Life on Facebooka Victory & Noble production© 2021 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights Reserved
Jun 14 2021
28 mins
Ep. 22: Daphne Maxwell Reid (Part II) – Aunt Viv, Mother Wit and Blended Families
Part II:  This episode bookends our March Women's History Month as a tall glass of sweet Virginian iced tea between Tori Reid and her step mother.  We celebrate the 25th anniversary of the series finale (May 20, 1996) of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". Our Aunt Viv discusses her sweet joy and well lived memories from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion special on HBO Max, the late great James Avery, the surprise first time union with Janet Hubert, and Will Smith’s inspiring journey to growth and acceptance.  From sitcom to reality, they examine their own blended family; decades of blood, sweat and tears in a beautiful, though frank, conversation between two powerhouse women. They make it look easy and beautiful but it is like the graceful chocolate swan gliding in the sometimes murky waters of life’s vast ocean. The two women laugh, keep it authentic and celebrate the victories, valleys, peaks and exalt one another in this piece of Virginian and Hollywood Americana.Here’s to the grace, soul and mother wit of Daphne Maxwell Reid.“We are a blended family. Like the Banks family, the Reids have had an uncommon success. Our harmony has come through the blending of time, belly laughter, family celebrations, bumpy roads and the greatest of all virtues, Love Almighty. So, here's to the love that is earned. The Love that pushes past the hurt, confusion, anger... to become stronger, more resilient, battle tested and true. Here’s to family.” - Tori Reid This week on Here's To Life:•  Reflections on memories of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion special on HBO Max, including the late great James Avery and the warm and wonderful rejoining of Janet Hubert and their meeting for the first time •  Her experience with blended families and insight gained and shared on the bumpy, yet beautiful ride of her own blended family•  How respect is key within blended family relationships especially between step-parents and step-children•  Exploring power couples as the iconic Tim Reid and Daphne Maxwell Reid, and how they make it work Credits:Guest:Daphne Maxwell ReidHost and Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellWriters:  Patrick A. Howell and Tori ReidPost Production:  We Edit PodcastsAdd'l Post Production:  Brian K. Jackson at Maven Soundz Post Production Assistant:  Lauren YoungShow Intern Affiliation:  Howard University Voiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake Moore Advertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertMusic:"Frio Suave" by ElevadorLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV Imagesa Victory & Noble production© 2021 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights ReservedResources Mentioned: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion on HBO MaxConnect with the Guests:Daphne Maxwell Reid's Official WebsiteDaphne Maxwell Reid on InstagramConnect with Tori Reid:Tori Reid on InstagramHere's To Life on FacebookVivreau Water Systems Vivreau Water mirrors Here's to Life's commitments to clear, clean and energizing change and legacy.
May 29 2021
32 mins
Ep. 21: Queen Mother Cicely Tyson (Part II) - A Mother's Day Tribute
Part II:  This Mother’s Day, we continue our tribute to the iconic and legendary Cicely Tyson.  For Part I in Episode 15 “What Makes Cicely Tyson, Cicely Tyson”, we heard lovingly from those who were mentored by her, worked with her and knew her.  For this Part II, we speak with culture makers and great spirits as Debbie Allen, Bill Duke, and Daphne Maxwell Reid, who have been inspired by her light. All speak to her grace, command and seemingly effortless quantums of power as a Hollywood legacy since the 1960’s on the silver screen, as well as television. Her humanity is imbued with a fierce pride, keen intellect and profound understanding of who she understood herself to be. Who she knows we all are.  On this Mother’s Day, we honor all mothers by honoring the Queen Mother to all... Ms. Cicely Tyson. "To experience Cicely Tyson's spirit is like experiencing lightning - powerful, right, moving." - Debbie AllenThis week on Here's To Life:•  Reflections on the spirit of Cicely Tyson•  Her legacy as a woman, actress, and an icon•  Cicely Tyson's influence on Black women and culture, and how she and other women of the Blacks Arts Movement as Miriam Makeba, Nikki Giovanni, and Nina Simone redefine how we see ourselves•  Debbie Allen reflects on her being so powerful by being very human•  Bill Duke talks about how Cicely Tyson commands a room with her presence, constantly seeking and attaining excellence and professional heights•  Daphne Maxwell Reid describes Cicely Tyson's strength and how she blazed her own trailCredits:Guests:Debbie AllenBill DukeDaphne Maxwell ReidHost/Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellProducer:  William BroughtonWriters:  Patrick A. Howell and Tori ReidRecorded and Edited by William BroughtonPost Production:  Brian K. Jackson at Maven SoundzPost Production Assistant:  Lauren YoungShow Intern Affiliation:  Howard University Voiceover Artist(s):  Vïntóry Blake Moore and Patrick A. HowellAdvertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsAdvertising Sponsor:  Hilton Sacramento Arden WestAd Voiceover Artist:  Ginger LevertSocial Media:  Digital Visibility ConceptsMusic:Intro - "Consumer" from "The Year of 11 Project"Outro - Produced by Stereo MixtrumentalLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesPhoto Credit for Cicely Tyson:  Stanley Bielecki  a Victory & Noble production© 2021 Victory & Noble LLC  All Rights ReservedResources Mentioned: Dance Theater of HarlemDebbie Allen Dance AcademyConnect with the Guests:Debbie Allen on InstagramBill Duke on InstagramDaphne Maxwell Reid on InstagramConnect with Tori Reid:Tori Reid on InstagramHere's To Life with Tori Reid on InstagramVivreau Water Systems Vivreau Water mirrors Here's to Life's commitments to clear, clean and energizing change and legacy.Hilton Arden West Sacramento The Hilton Sacramento Arden West hotel would like to welcome you to beautiful, historic Sacramento,
May 9 2021
23 mins
Ep. 20: Here's To Life, Meditation and Self Love - A Retrospective
This is the 20th episode inspired by the majestic Shirley Horn's timeless tome. Tori Reid, host of "Here's to Life", reflects on Life, the meaning of it all, her recent quantum steps into Transcendentalism, and the enlightened insights of some of her previous guests. From her beloved Phylicia Rashad and one of her favorite spirits Blair Underwood to new friends as legendary actor/director Bill Duke and bestselling author and healer don Miguel Ruiz Jr., they offer their incredible wisdom and power. And Tori, inquisitive and newly awakened, shares her gems - the power of stillness and our harmony. We are all we have and that is everything.Twenty is not only a symbol of positive attitude and optimism. It also symbolizes the ability to harmonize. The Number 2 resonates with the vibrations of balance and harmony, service and duty, receptivity and love, and it also relates to your divine life purpose and soul mission. Number 0 carries the energies of the God force and universal energies, and developing one’s spiritual aspects. The vibration of the number 20 is expressed when there is a strong need to learn patience so that the appropriate actions can be properly carried out. So, here's to episode “20” and, Here's to Life... with Tori Reid. "Inspiration is the thread that ties us all together.  When we're asleep in our consciousness, it's the music, films, the art, the conversations... the connection to other human beings, that's elevating. That awakens the soul."This week on Here's To Life:•  The power of stillness and harmony•  The key to enlightenment is effort•  Enlightened wisdom from Phylicia Rashad, Bill Duke, Blair Underwood, and don Miguel Ruiz Jr.•  The importance of Transcendental Meditation and how it awakens your being•  Learning to stand in your truth. Everything short of that is not living.Credits:Guests:  Phylicia RashadBill DukeBlair Underwooddon Miguel Ruiz Jr. Host/Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellProducer:  William BroughtonDirector:  Patrick A. HowellWriter(s):  Tori Reid and Patrick A. HowellRecorded and Edited by William BroughtonVoiceover Artist:  Patrick A. HowellMusic:Special homage was paid to Ms. Shirley HornSong - "Here's To Life"Graphics:  Henny ValleeLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesPhoto credits for Phylicia Rashad:  Unknownfor Bill Duke:  Unknownfor Blair Underwood:  Timothy Whitefor don Miguel Ruiz Jr.:  Nicolo SertorioResources Mentioned:Transcendental MeditationConnect with the Guests: Phylicia Rashad on InstagramBill Duke on InstagramBlair Underwood on Instagramdon Miguel Ruiz Jr. on Instagram www.miguelruizjr.comConnect with Tori ReidTori Reid on InstagramHere's To Life with Tori Reid on Instagram
Apr 25 2021
22 mins
Ep. 19: Bill Duke – Spiritual Pathfinder and Hollywood Icon
Tori's back again! No Sudden Moves though! This time with an auteur, Hollywood legend and global griot - at a towering 6' 4½” - who’s portrayed some indelible tough and rough multi-layered characters and directed cult underground classics and American blockbusters alike. But this gentle giant of a storyteller is also someone who has said one’s personal life, “requires vulnerability and that’s the painful part”. Even as we chronicle the mountain tops of an illustrious career, he surveys the valleys, crediting the practice of Transcendental Meditation with saving his life. He is the author of a memoir subtitled, “My 40-Year Career on Screen and Behind the Camera”.  He has been a director, producer, actor and cinematographer - participating in American culture at the highest levels of global culture for the past 6 decades and going into his 7th. He is also passionate about his Younite Network and the Duke Media Foundation, where he teaches media and financial literacy. “Here’s to Life” welcomes the singular, gracious, and accomplished Bill Duke."You're no better than anybody else, but nobody else is better than you." - Ethel Louise and William Henry Duke Sr. This week on Here's To Life, and more:•  Walk/Live in Your Authenticity & Whatever you believe in, believe in it fully•  The Importance of Meditation & relinquishing control•  Celebrate and appreciate the life around you•  Acceptance & self-evolution - losing a battle to win the war•  Divine intervention & the angels among us•  His Longevity & versatility from acting to directingCredits:Guest:  Bill Duke Host/Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellProducer:  William BroughtonWriter(s):  Patrick A. Howell and Tori Reid Recorded and Edited by William BroughtonPost Production Assistant:  Lauren YoungAdvertising Sponsor:  Vivreau Water SystemsVoiceover Artist:  Vïntóry Blake MooreGraphics:  Henny ValleeLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesPhoto credit for Bill Duke:  UnknownMusic:Intro – “Consumer” from “The Year of 11 Project”Outro – Produced by Stereo Mixtrumentala Victory & Noble production@ 2021 Victory & Noble LLC All Rights ReservedResources Mentioned:The Duke Media FoundationTranscendental MeditationConnect with Bill Duke:Bill Duke on InstagramBill Duke on TwitterAdvertising Sponsor:Vivreau Water Systems Vivreau Water mirrors Here's to Life's commitments to clear, clean and energizing change and legacy.
Apr 11 2021
37 mins
Ep. 18: Daphne Maxwell Reid – The Renaissance Woman
March is Women’s History Month. Tori delights in a spirited conversation honoring a special woman in her life. She made history as the first Black woman featured on the cover of Glamour magazine, as Northwestern University’s first Black homecoming queen which shocked the campus drawing national coverage, but she is widely known as “Aunt Viv” of the Fresh Prince of Bel Air. In every decade since the 1960s, she’s made her mark on American culture, but she is most proud of the mark she leaves on her family. She is a Renaissance woman who is accomplished in photography, gourmet cooking, clothing design, and continues to work steadily on the small screen and in films continuing her acting career for five decades. Tori uses this conversation as a meditation for how women have gotten ahead and what they need to do to go all the way. They talk about the role of Black women historically, how to have a winning attitude, fulfilling your destiny, and so much more! Here’s to the Renaissance woman, Daphne Maxwell Reid. Credits:Host/Producer:  Tori ReidExecutive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellProducer:  William BroughtonWriter(s):  Patrick A. Howell with Tori Reid Recorded and Edited by William BroughtonVoiceover Artist: Vïntóry Blake Moore Music:Intro – “Consumer” from “The Year of 11 Project”Outro – Produced by Stereo MixtrumentalLogo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesPhoto credit for Daphne Maxwell Reid:  Unknown a Victory & Noble production© 2021 Victory & Noble LLC All Rights Reserved
Mar 28 2021
40 mins
Ep. 17: Youssou N’Dour – Global Elder and Griot, the King of African World Music
Tori and executive producer Patrick A. Howell enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to vibe with a living legend and global icon from his home in Dakar, Senegal. He has been noted as one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. He is known as the Ambassador of African music, the King of African Pop and in 2014, Rolling Stone magazine dubbed him ”perhaps the most famous singer alive” in Senegal and much of Africa. He is beloved by his people and has collaborated with other icons as Paul Simon, Sting and Bruce Springsteen. This Grammy Award-winning artist ran for President of his beloved Senegal in 2012, and was appointed as the Minister of Tourism. He embodies the meaning of the word, “Sankofa”. They talk about the inspiration behind his music, his heroes and friends Nelson Mandela and President Barack Obama, how love triumphs over racism, and so much more! Here’s to our beloved King of African World Music, Youssou N’Dour. Credits:Executive Producer:  Patrick A. HowellExecutive Producer(s):  Amobé Mévégué and Patrick AbandaExecutive Producer(s):  Afrobiz and UBIZ NewsExecutive Producer:  Worldwide Afro Network (WAN)Host/Producer:  Tori ReidProducer:  William BroughtonProducer:  Rebel Talk Network Writer:  Patrick A. Howell with Tori ReidRecorded and Edited by William BroughtonVoiceover Artist(s):  Anthony LaFleur  *English translationVïntóry Blake MooreLead Sponsor:Vivreau WaterMarketing Sponsor(s): Los Angeles Review of BooksRebel Talk Network  Music:All songs performed by Youssou N’Dour“Birima” Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love (Film, 2000)“Wiri Wiri” Joko: From Village to Town (2000)“7 Seconds” with Neneh Cherry The Guide (Wommat) (1994)“My Hope Is in You” Joko: From Village to Town (2000)“Undecided” The Guide (Wommat) (1994)“Takuta” History (2019)Logo Photography:  Bobby Holland / MPTV ImagesPhoto credit for Youssou N’Dour:  Youri Lenquette a Victory & Noble production© 2021 Victory & Noble LLC All Rights Reserved
Mar 14 2021
36 mins
Ep. 16:  Blair Underwood (Part II) - What Makes Blair, Blair?
Feb 28 2021
42 mins