Sam Sanders, Saeed Jones and Zach Stafford are coming collectively to host a podcast for SiriusXM’s Stitcher that can deal with information and tradition from a Black and queer perspective.

The weekly sequence, Vibe Examine, debuts on August 17 and can probe matters like Madonna’s Vogue, Beyoncé’s newest album and Lil Nas X’s profession, however in a lighthearted method meant to emulate a bunch chat between mates.

“We couldn’t be extra excited to ask folks into our humorous, considerate, and supportive sister circle on Vibe Examine,” the trio stated in a joint assertion. “This present is the end result of years of friendship, and we sit up for serving to you retain your vibe proper!”

Vibe Examine is the second podcast for Sanders since leaving NPR earlier this yr, the place he hosted the present It’s Been a Minute With Sam Sanders, after a 12-year profession on the public radio big. Since then, Sanders has joined New York journal and leads a flagship podcast for Vulture, referred to as Into It, which launched final month.

Sanders will likely be joined on the Stitcher sequence by Jones, the poet and writer of How We Struggle for Our Lives, a memoir that received the 2019 Kirkus Prize within the nonfiction class; and Stafford, a co-producer of the Tony Award–successful musical A Unusual Loop and a contributor at MSNBC.

SiriusXM may have the unique world advert gross sales rights to Vibe Examine. The present is government produced by Stitcher’s Nora Ritchie and Agenda Administration and Manufacturing’s Brandon Sharp, with extra manufacturing assist from Shantel Holder. Engineering is by Brendan Byrnes and Jared O’Connell, and music and sound design is by Marcus Hahn. 

Hearken to the trailer right here.

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