Beating Cancer Ft. Praiz | The Exclusive | Ep. 125

In this special episode, Praiz joins us in the studio this week to share her story as a cancer survivor. In her own words, she describes vivid moments through the emotional rollercoaster of finding out her diagnosis, the turmoil from the tumour, navigating excruciating pain while going through chemotherapy, being over 20 pills a day, … Continue reading Beating Cancer Ft. Praiz | The Exclusive | Ep. 125

Asked Out By A Gay Person | Bonus | Ep. 124

It's the mid-week bonus episode for y'all! The duo are back with another comic reaction episode, and together we react to comedian T. Murph who discusses being found attractive by gay men even though he's straight, his wife's comical perspective on him being attractive by gay men, and everything in-between. This sparks the conversation in … Continue reading Asked Out By A Gay Person | Bonus | Ep. 124

Attention Doesn’t Mean Interest | Ep. 123

In this amazing episode, the duo returns to the studio this week with the introspective question "Does attention translate to interest and vice versa?" together we discuss why people lie about their interest or attention bandwidth in conversations and interactions with people, friendships, and relationships, querying the validity of brutal honesty, and ranking our interest … Continue reading Attention Doesn’t Mean Interest | Ep. 123

The Election Chronicles | Ep. 122

In this special episode, we discuss Nigeria's presidential elections, the uproar, the tension, partisan and tribalistic politics in Nigeria, condemning the corruption exhibited by the electoral body, disenfranchisement at polling units, Banky W's loss at the polls, putting celebrity on pedestals, clerics' influence on voting in the church + MORE. On Nana's Corner, we talk … Continue reading The Election Chronicles | Ep. 122

Shaming People In Love | Ep. 121

This week, the duo returns to the studio for the post-valentine episode, and together, we discuss the theme of love, gift giving and debunking the idea of "It's the thought that counts"  but the value of the gift, gifting experiences vs gifting material things, our generation becoming one that hates on love but encourages toxicity, love … Continue reading Shaming People In Love | Ep. 121

School Didn’t Prepare Us For Shit | Bonus | Ep. 120

Bonus Ep returns this week y'all! This week, we react to comedian Ron Taylor whose stand-up spikes the conversation around the uselessness of going to school your whole life and not being to become a professional at a single subject, convenient sex during the pandemic with a flatmate, and his hilarious takes on abortion rights. … Continue reading School Didn’t Prepare Us For Shit | Bonus | Ep. 120

“Even In Death, I Couldn’t Forgive Her” Ft. Maranatha | Ep. 119

In this special episode, author Maranatha Abutu returns to the show. In her new book, Friendship Illusion she tells the story of a driven young woman in her 30s whose route to finding true love and fulfilment is clogged by an array of chaos, trauma, friendship and relationship betrayal, deceit, cultural idiosyncracies, and decadence. Together, we translate the salacious … Continue reading “Even In Death, I Couldn’t Forgive Her” Ft. Maranatha | Ep. 119

“Scared I May End Up Alone In Life…” | Ep. 118

In the episode, the duo are back in the studio, and discuss the poignant conversation around our fears of the future as millennials, the fear of never getting married, fear of ending up alone without friends in our 50s, how women have men as a money-making safety nets, fear of sudden death and the difficulty … Continue reading “Scared I May End Up Alone In Life…” | Ep. 118

My Ex Made Me Toxic | SZA’s SOS Album Review | Ep. 117

In this special episode, we react to the biggest RnB album of 2022 in SOS  performed by the delectable SZA. We dissect our top five songs each from the album, the level of toxicity in RnB today compared to artists from the 90s, our thoughts on couples wanting to kill each other after a bad break-up, the … Continue reading My Ex Made Me Toxic | SZA’s SOS Album Review | Ep. 117

Trapped In My Marriage | Bonus | Ep. 116

In this bonus episode, we react to content from comedian Amberia Allen who highlights feeling trapped in ten-year marriage, dealing with her husband's obsession with planes, dealing with a child on the spectrum, questioning why all black people doubt technology, and why black women's hair takes so much time. Together, the duo narrate their personal experiences through … Continue reading Trapped In My Marriage | Bonus | Ep. 116

More Sexually Experienced Ft. Our Friends | On The Spot | Ep. 115

This week, On The Spot returns with the duo calling up friends to ask random edgy questions on dating, one-night stands, celebrity hall passes, partners' level of sexual experience, causes for friendship breakups, a crush fancying you after you get into a relationship + MORE. They spill their raw and completely honest thoughts on these … Continue reading More Sexually Experienced Ft. Our Friends | On The Spot | Ep. 115

Sex Is Important | Bonus | Ep. 114

Bonus Ep is back y'all!!! The duo returns with the bonus episode for midweek, and together they react to some hilarious yet interesting standup bits on sex from the iconic Wanda Sykes. DISCLAIMER!!! This episode is for adults only! Yup, shit got too nasty! Wanda Sykes' jokes got us discussing some sexual fantasies, our opinions on threesomes, sexual … Continue reading Sex Is Important | Bonus | Ep. 114

Does Today’s African Generation Care About Culture? | Ep. 113

In this special episode, the gang return to the studio to dissect the deplorable state of modern African culture in the hands of young people. We discuss in detail the fears of African culture becoming extinct in the future, our generation discarding the importance of speaking our local languages, failing to embrace and share our … Continue reading Does Today’s African Generation Care About Culture? | Ep. 113

The Fear of Starting Over | Ep. 112

We start the year off with the uncertainties that surround starting over. We discuss the weird self-doubts we have when it's time to start something new or sojourn a different path from what you're used to, the intricacies around staying around in relationships and friendships with people because of the fear of starting over, being … Continue reading The Fear of Starting Over | Ep. 112

The Hindsight Episode | Ep. 111

This week, the duo are back in the studio for the last episode of the year, and together we look back at the year 2022 in what has become a tradition with the "Hindsight Ep." We discuss some of our favourites to our least favourite episodes from the year, our funniest moments on and off the podcast, … Continue reading The Hindsight Episode | Ep. 111

Did Avatar Live Up To Expectations? | Movie Review | Ep. 110

In this episode, the duo returns for movie review season this week, and together we break down James Cameron's new sequel Avatar: The Way of Water out in cinemas near you. Jake Sully and Ney'tiri have formed a family and must do everything to stay alive but it doesn't happen without twists and turns. We express our … Continue reading Did Avatar Live Up To Expectations? | Movie Review | Ep. 110

Is Islam The Supreme Religion? Ft. Azeez | Ep. 109

In this special sequel episode to the conversation around "The Supreme Religion", we are joined this week by an esteemed guest Hamzah Azeez. Together, we discuss the culture of growing up in a Muslim household, his personal difficulty in reconciling the killings carried out by Islam extremists versus what the Quran preaches about peace, Turkey's … Continue reading Is Islam The Supreme Religion? Ft. Azeez | Ep. 109

Break Ups Be Hard, How Do I Say This? | Ep. 108

In this episode, we take a deep dive into the awkwardness around having the break up conversation with a partner. We discuss the intricacies of having that dreaded break up talk with your partner when you know it's over and vice versa, questioning the sincerity of love from the start, the cruelty of deceit, holding … Continue reading Break Ups Be Hard, How Do I Say This? | Ep. 108

Do We Really Not Care About What People Think? | Ep. 107

In this amazing episode, we debate the blanket statement of not caring about people's opinions, the level of reasonableness, why people only ever use the term "I don't care" for negative opinions and never for positive ones, the inability to care about how people see you, assessing the validity of people's words never affecting you, … Continue reading Do We Really Not Care About What People Think? | Ep. 107

How Impressive Was Black Panther? | Movie Review | Ep.106

In this special episode, we dissect Marvel's latest blockbuster and probably the most anticipated movie of the year Black Panther: Wakanda Forever starring Letitia Wright, Angela Bassett, Lupita Nyongo, Tenoch Huerta, Danai Gurira and a host of other amazing casts. The plot tells the story of life in Wakanda after King T'Challa's (Chadwick Boseman) demise, the emergence and … Continue reading How Impressive Was Black Panther? | Movie Review | Ep.106

Turning 30 and Unmarried Felt Like I Underachieved Ft. Blessing | Ep. 105

In this heartfelt episode, we are joined by the delectable Blessing. She opens up on the unreal realities of turning 30, the expectations of the girl-child at 18 of what she should be at 30, navigating the pressures from society on raising a family, the pool of dating in your 30s shrinking, the frustrations that … Continue reading Turning 30 and Unmarried Felt Like I Underachieved Ft. Blessing | Ep. 105

The Act of Breadcrumbing | Ep. 104

In this episode, the duo delve into the idea of Breadcrumbing which describes sending little signs of affection to keep the attention of a suitor even when you have no desire to take things any further, its effect on the modern dating pool, the debate on the act being a feminine vs masculine trait, personal stories of … Continue reading The Act of Breadcrumbing | Ep. 104

Every Experience In My Life Led Me Here Ft. Simi | Ep. 103

In this special episode, we kick off our entrepreneurial portion of the show with Versatile Professional Services expert, Simi who joins us this week to discuss her journey chartering the new industry of VSP, growing up, moving houses many times and having to change schools a lot, struggling to keep friends early on, her experience … Continue reading Every Experience In My Life Led Me Here Ft. Simi | Ep. 103

How Good Was Bullet Train? | Movie Review | Ep. 102

In this exciting movie episode, we dissect the movie Bullet Train starring the excellent Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, Michael Shannon, Bryan Tyree Henry and a host of other impressive casts. The movie tells an actual life event in Japan, of an unlucky assassin who's determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs have gone off … Continue reading How Good Was Bullet Train? | Movie Review | Ep. 102

Does The Bible Need An Update? | Ep. 101

In this special episode, we kick off the podcast's new season with the controversial conversion on updating the oldest book in the world, The Bible.  The duo deliberate over the need to review the outdated doctrines in the bible as they contradict the acceptable practices of contemporary times, the question around God still using a pastor in … Continue reading Does The Bible Need An Update? | Ep. 101

God Did, “The Milestone Episode” | Ep. 100

In this hallmark episode, we celebrate our 100th with our listeners! A huge feat for us at The  Spectrum Podcast. On the show, we start off with reading our fan letters and listening to their voice notes, roll back the early days of the podcast, our fights off the mic, the work ethic behind the … Continue reading God Did, “The Milestone Episode” | Ep. 100

Fear Ain’t Respect Ft. The Odia Siblings | Sibling Rivalry Pt. 2 | Ep. 99

In this episode, the series returns with Danny and his sister on the other side of the mic this week. In what would be Naomie's debut as a producer, she takes the Odia siblings down memory lane growing up in a military household, the uncommon dynamic between a brother and a sister, violence as kids, … Continue reading Fear Ain’t Respect Ft. The Odia Siblings | Sibling Rivalry Pt. 2 | Ep. 99

Punished For My Sister’s Sins Ft. The Igbinoba Sistas | Sibling Rivalry Pt. 1 | Ep. 98

This week on the Siblings Rivalry Series, we are joined by Naomie's sisters on the show. Together, the Igbinoba sisters roll back the years growing up as a family, the three reveal an array of unspoken experiences and truths about each other, unfair treatment by parents as kids, the role of birth order, being punished … Continue reading Punished For My Sister’s Sins Ft. The Igbinoba Sistas | Sibling Rivalry Pt. 1 | Ep. 98

The Woman King Deserves An Oscar? | Movie Review | Ep. 97

This week, the gang returns with a movie review for the month of September in many have termed "The movie of the year"  in Viola Davis' The Woman King directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. The movie tells the story of the Agojie an all-female warrior group of the old Dahomey kingdom now the modern-day Benin Republic. Under the leadership of the king Ghezo played by John … Continue reading The Woman King Deserves An Oscar? | Movie Review | Ep. 97

Your Woman’s Looks Tells How Broke You Are | Bonus | Ep. 96

In this short episode, we react to content from comic Corey Halcomb who raises a controversial take on women being a reflection of what their man earns. The comic shames broke men for their women looking crazy out here, and he discusses the pressure of keeping up financially in a relationship. His hot take drives a conversation … Continue reading Your Woman’s Looks Tells How Broke You Are | Bonus | Ep. 96

Admitting I’m Not Okay Ft. Amma Abena | Ep. 95 | PMM

This week, the amazing Amma Abena joins the duo, and together, we discuss her new Ep tagged "It's Okay Not To Be Okay" and everything in between. We start off the show with music trivia questions from the early 2000s for our guest artist to prove her millennial card, then we go on to discuss each song on the … Continue reading Admitting I’m Not Okay Ft. Amma Abena | Ep. 95 | PMM

I Love Her But I Don’t Like Her | Bonus | Ep. 94

In this short episode, we react to the legendary comic Patrice O'Neal who sparks a conversation in the studio through his stand-up bit on why men can love you and not like you. The late comic delves into why men occasionally need their space from their partners and how women struggle to understand that. His interesting observations … Continue reading I Love Her But I Don’t Like Her | Bonus | Ep. 94

Losing My Dad Changed Me Ft. Jumoke | Ep. 93

This week, we are joined by the delectable Jumoke on what could possibly be our most heartfelt episode yet. Our guest, Jumoke shares the painful moments leading up to her father's demise, dealing with the profusing emotions after his death, questioning God's defiance of her prayers as an eleven-year-old, forced to grow up too early, … Continue reading Losing My Dad Changed Me Ft. Jumoke | Ep. 93

Is Parenting Selfish? | Ep. 92

The duo returns this week with yet another poking conversation at the norm called Parenting, and together, we take a critical look at the idea of being a parent, what makes you want to be a parent, and parents imposing their goals, visions, and sometimes failed dreams on their children. We question the immense pressure … Continue reading Is Parenting Selfish? | Ep. 92

I’m the Problem in My Relationship | Bonus | Ep. 91

This week, we are back with yet another bonus content as we react to content from comedian Tacarra Williams who eventually realized she'd been the toxic one in her relationship this whole. It took a hilarious moment for her to realize that with her new partner. Her antics made us delve into the conversation of accountability in … Continue reading I’m the Problem in My Relationship | Bonus | Ep. 91

How Good Was Top Gun: Maverick? | Movie Review | Ep. 90

This week, we mark our 90th episode with the review of Tom Cruise's Top Gun: Maverick which may just be the biggest blockbuster of the summer grossing over $1.3 billion at the box office three months after its release. The movie also stars Glenn Powell, John Hamm, Jennifer Connelley, Miles Teller, Jay Ellis, and many other impressive … Continue reading How Good Was Top Gun: Maverick? | Movie Review | Ep. 90

All Plus-Size People Ain’t Friends | Bonus | Ep. 89

This week, we are back with the Bonus Ep! And this time, we react to material from the hilarious Ms Pat from one of her famous stand-up bits on being a big woman and how all big people think they are friends just because she's big. The comic's honest views sparked a conversation in the studio on … Continue reading All Plus-Size People Ain’t Friends | Bonus | Ep. 89

I Support You But I Don’t Agree Ft. Abolanle | Ep. 88

This week, the duo are back in the studio and joined by licensed mental health consultant, Abolanle Efeturi on the show. Together, we discuss the stigma around men and vulnerability, their struggle with therapy, sexual abuse of boys and how that affects them as men, men being shamed for their emotions, we question society's standards for masculinity, … Continue reading I Support You But I Don’t Agree Ft. Abolanle | Ep. 88

I am a WOMAN… | Spoken Word

A deeply brooding rendition by Naomie titled "I AM A WOMAN." Enjoy. Spread the word! https://open.spotify.com/episode/2i4Cnq51bNjvt72e2ktvQJ LISTEN ON SPOTIFY Rate the podcast – ‎‎The Spectrum Podcast || DANANA on Apple Podcasts Follow us on IG – @therealdanana

Can Women Truly Have It All? Ft. Eleanor & Gladys | Ladies Lounge | Ep. 87

This week, the girls kick Danny out of the studio to have the coveted and vulnerable conversation around having it all as a woman. In this episode, Naomie is joined by the delectable Eleanor and most featured guest, the beautiful Gladys. Together, the girls discuss the weight on women's shoulders, meeting societal expectations, the growing urge for a partner … Continue reading Can Women Truly Have It All? Ft. Eleanor & Gladys | Ladies Lounge | Ep. 87

But God Hates Divorce… | Ep. 86

In this episode, we discuss the dreaded conversation on divorce, the intricacies surrounding why couples file for a divorce, our views about divorce changing with age, our thresholds for leaving a marriage, refusing to sign a prenup, cheating, domestic violence, and more importantly, challenge the conventional perception that God hates divorce. Also, we opened the … Continue reading But God Hates Divorce… | Ep. 86

The Most Disappointing Thor Ever? | Movie Review | Ep. 85

In this episode, we take a deep dive into Marvel's latest release on Thor: Love and Thunder in cinemas near you. Directed by Taika Waititi the plot tells the story of Gorr who seeks to destroy all gods after being left helpless by his god causing the death of his daughter. Thor and ex-girlfriend Jane Forster must now put … Continue reading The Most Disappointing Thor Ever? | Movie Review | Ep. 85

Motherhood Isn’t The Most Difficult Job? | Bonus | Ep. 84

On bonus episode this week, we react to the conversation spurred by comedian Bill Burr on motherhood being not the most difficult job in the world as most women claim. He makes funny yet interesting comparisons with jobs like fire service, security, truck drivers, and typically more dangerous jobs that people take on. He also … Continue reading Motherhood Isn’t The Most Difficult Job? | Bonus | Ep. 84

I Enjoyed This Album More: Burna Boy or Chris Brown | PMM | Ep. 83

Music episode this week, we take a deep delve into the projects of two artists we both love and respect their craft. The sensational Burna Boy's Love, Damini album, and probably the most talented artist of his generation, Chris Brown, and his latest album titled Breezy. As music lovers, we discuss our honest views on both albums, track placement, … Continue reading I Enjoyed This Album More: Burna Boy or Chris Brown | PMM | Ep. 83

The Misconceptions Around Therapy Ft. Dr. Naya | Ep. 82

In this special episode, we are joined by Dr. Naya Ndupu a medical doctor and psychiatrist specializing in mental health with over a decade of experience in the space. First off, everything you think you know about therapy before this episode, trash them! Dr. Naya talks to us about working in mental health in Nigeria, … Continue reading The Misconceptions Around Therapy Ft. Dr. Naya | Ep. 82

I’m Proud Because I Have Money? | Bonus | Ep. 81

In a short bonus episode, we react to content that looks at the expensive lifestyle of the legendary Michael Jackson through the humor lens of Steve Harvey, how money changes your whole approach towards life, and his unusual perspective on people, lifestyle, and experiences. Together, we apply the conversations to our lives as young people … Continue reading I’m Proud Because I Have Money? | Bonus | Ep. 81

I’m a Sex Worker Not a Hoe, Dancer Not a Stripper | Ep. 80

This week, we hit the big 80! In this episode, we discuss the impact of political correctness on perception, does it really change how people feel about social issues, does the renaming change the problem, or is it the compelling stories that sway our views, if she's now called a dancer, does that mean she … Continue reading I’m a Sex Worker Not a Hoe, Dancer Not a Stripper | Ep. 80

So What’s Next? | Ep. 79

In  this episode, we discuss the ethereal question of What's Next? And how humans constantly search for more complexities to feel fulfilled, how that affects our psyche, why must we always put a goal after achieving a goal? What makes humans so insatiable? Also, we discuss the issues of ROE and the abortion laws in … Continue reading So What’s Next? | Ep. 79

Does Hustle Deserve Best Performance? | Movie Review | Ep. 78

In this episode, we discuss the arguably the most prominent sports drama of the year HUSTLE starring Adam Sandler, Queen Latifah, Ben Forster, and main character Juancho Hernangomez. The movie highlights the struggles of a selfless scout who finds a young Spanish prodigy in Bo Cruz who would take the NBA by storm. We also … Continue reading Does Hustle Deserve Best Performance? | Movie Review | Ep. 78

What If I was Gay The Whole Time | Bonus | Ep. 77

On Bonus episode this week, we react to the conversation on how far we have come as a culture from our traditional views on homosexuality to trans-sexuality, and now the new term "Auto-Sexual." More importantly, we delve into our personal stories and interactions with people who identify as gay or lesbians in Nigeria, our reaction … Continue reading What If I was Gay The Whole Time | Bonus | Ep. 77