a coming of age, but irl
With fragmented anecdotes and distorted vocals, Osadolor, in "stroke my ego," has made a way to sonically stitch dense conversations, moments of laughter and community, and profound reflections on identity in a cohesive podcast experience around a nuanced perspective of coming of age.
a coming of age, but irlOct 05, 2023
If the R&B tweens of the early 2000s grew up, realized they're bad bitches, and could do whatever they wanted, I'd imagine they'd sound like Vayda (or at least play her getting ready for a night out). On this special episode, Osadolor has a fun conversation in Brooklyn, NY, with the ever-rising rapper born and raised in Atlanta, changing how we listen, think, and engage with rap music with a digital twinkle and a youthful spark.
Swarm: Stan Culture Interrogated
Osadolor shares their thoughts on and reactions to Donald Glover's latest hit show, Swarm, and discusses themes around stan culture, grief, family dynamics, and the extent of parasocial relationships and comments on the reactions and critiques following the show's release. Listen to Osadolor analyze characters and reflect on his own experiences on Stan Twitter. https://linktr.ee/osadolor
best albums of 2022
Osadolor reviews this year’s music by ranking the top 20 albums of 2022 and top songs on those albums. He also shares his most anticipated music releases in 2023 as well as a review of SZA's latest album 'SOS'. https://linktr.ee/osadolor
stroke my ego_05: feelin' n' expressin' myself
In the last episode of 'stroke my ego,' Osadolor sonically reflects on his relationship to music, clothes, and expressing his influences. He also includes a nice lil thank you note. linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
stroke my ego_04: an ode to friends
In the fourth episode of 'stroke my ego,' Osadolor sonically reflects on friendships and his journey in understanding the importance of communication, boundaries, perspective, and overall compassion for himself and others. linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
stroke my ego_03: a mirror to the erotic
In the third episode of 'stroke my ego,' Osadolor sonically reflects on his relationship with gender, sex, and romance with different discourses and anecdotes sprinkled throughout the episode. linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
stroke my ego_02: don't deny yourself of me
In the second episode of 'stroke my ego,' Osadolor sonically reflects on his relationship to desirability and awareness of how it affects his life and expression of sexuality and attraction. linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
stroke my ego_01: protecting the interior
In the first episode of 'stroke my ego,' Osadolor sonically ponders his childhood and growing need to protect his becoming of self. Here, he presents to you the start of the awareness of the imaginary, to live and experience, to learn, and reflect. linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
stroke my ego: prologue
Osadolor discusses the creative process and reasoning for creating "stroke my ego," as well as his hopes and reflections on his creative journey. The first episode is out on 06.15.2022. linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
2022 grammy nominees
best music videos of 2021
Osadolor continues to review this year’s music by ranking the top 25 music videos of 2021 and the overall audiovisual trends.
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best albums of 2021
alté episode 4: the future of alté’s cultural landscape
Osadolor reflects on the process of making the alté podcast series and discusses the potential impact of the movement’s music, fashion, culture, and influences. He discusses plans for alté, including art for sale, and continuing the conversation, and more. https://linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
alté episode 3: the style and aesthetic of alté fashion
Osadolor discusses the fashion influences and the stylistic implications of the Alté movement while focusing on the fashion designer Mowalola’s work, success, aesthetic, and outlook on the African Diaspora through clothing. https://linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
alté episode 2: sounds of the pan-african youth
Osadolor discusses the musical aesthetic of the Alté movement, its cultural influences, the artist that pushes the genre, and the nuances of the musical categorization of African music. https://linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
episode i: what is alté?
Osadolor discusses and explains the meaning of the Alté movement, tensions with Afrobeat, common misconceptions, the current state of Nigeria, and categorization challenges. linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
Osadolor explains the creative process and reasoning for creating "a coming of age, but irl: alté." The first episode is out 06.20.2021. linktr.ee/acomingofagebutirl
the tiktok-ification of relatability
music saved 2020
she's gonna be fine regardless
and the grammy goes to...
Osadolor discusses the 2021 Grammy Nominations (snubs and all), makes his own predictions, and much more https://linktr.ee/osadolor
it’s quiet, ain’t no back talk
Osadolor discusses the Billie Eilish being body shamed, EndSARS, Ariana Grande, School, Early Voting, and much more https://linktr.ee/osadolor
got the whole squad laughing
Osadolor discusses the VP Debate, Travis Scott Burger, Streaming Era of Music, School Update, and much more https://linktr.ee/osadolor
are we surprised? no.
Osadolor discusses the Presidential Debate, Trump getting da Rona, Savage x Fenty, New Music, Zoom problems, and much more https://linktr.ee/osadolor
protect your peace
Osadolor discusses Imposter Syndrome, Zoom University, Tory Lanez (again), the Breonna Taylor’s Case Decision, and much more https://linktr.ee/osadolor
go girl, give us nothing!
Osadolor discusses Tyler Joseph, Greek Life, Summer Walker, Billionaire Tyler Perry, Landlords, Slave Movies, VMAs, and much more. https://linktr.ee/osadolor
erasure, but make it sexy
Osadolor discusses Chadwick Boseman, Bella Throne’s OnlyFans, Jeffree Star, Toxic Masculinity, Republicans vs. Democrats, and much more. https://linktr.ee/osadolor
you put on quite a show
Osadolor discusses Megan & Tory, The Democratic Convention, Trey Songz, Summer Walker, Colorism in Hollywood, Stanford, and much more. https://linktr.ee/osadolor