Café Mocha, the nationally syndicated radio show dedicated to women of color, has launched the innovative lifestyle destination series Café Mocha TV on theGrio Television Network.
Developed as an extension of the Cafe’ Mocha brand, with global episodes from Dubai, Paris, Barbados, and South Africa to US hot spots including New York, Washington, D.C., Nashville, Memphis and Detroit, the weekly 30-minute travel destination series takes viewers on a journey in search of ﬁnding and sharing the “real” Black culture experience in each destination.
Anchored by host Laila Muhammad, Café Mocha TV builds on the radio show’s mission to provide content from a woman’s perspective led by Café Mocha radio personalities Loni Love, YoYo and Angelique Perrin. Episodes feature influencers, change agents who inspire social movements, food, fashion experts and spotlights emerging and revered celebrities always closing with a curated musical performance.
“From radio, podcasts and events, we provide entertainment and drive conversations from an unapologetic Black woman’s perspective,” said Sheila Eldridge, creator and executive producer. “There is absolutely nothing like Café Mocha TV that’s expanding the conversation globally.”
Episode 101 – Welcome to L.A.
Host Laila Muhammad visits popular
Los Angeles restaurants and the worldfamous Debbie Allen Dance Academy. Loni Love talks with Oscar-winning Hollywood Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter with a sneak performance from Kevin Ross.
Episode 102 – Food & Fashion
Muhammad visits Los Angeles restaurant Honey’s Kettle Fried Chicken and Fashion Stylist Tashiba Jones-Wilson, owner of Matt Argyle. Love talks with Ashley Stewart, and a throwback performance with Chaka Khan.
Episode 103 – Welcome to Cincinnati
Muhammad visits the best businesses and cultural locations in downtown
Cincinnati and goes behind the scenes to enjoy the best music at Cincinnati Jazz Festival with a performance by Charlie Wilson.
Episode 104 – Dubai and the Mediterranean
The Café Mocha team parties in Dubai with hundreds of celebrities from Africa, the UK, and the US. Laila interviews celebrity Anwar Jibawi at his Los Angeles-based Mediterranean restaurant Anwar’s Kitchen and Rick Ross performs.
Episode 105 – Arts and Innovation the Twin City
Muhammad visits HBCU WinstonSalem State, art galleries, historic sites and the newest trend restaurants in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC, with a performance from Carolina’s own Anthony Hamilton.
Episode 106 – Black Film & TV
Muhammad visits the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles; entertainment correspondent Vanessa James goes behind the scenes in Miami to showcase the evolution of storytelling in the Black ﬁlm and television industry. Exclusive interview and performance with H.E.R.
Episode 107 – Beautiful Barbados
Muhammad and crew travel to the island and explore the Caribbean at the fabulous Food and Rum Festival with a special video premiere from national hero Rihanna.
Episode 108 – Black Life in Tulsa, OK
Café Mocha explores the fascinating history of the community and talks to the influential people taking the city to new heights. We go back in time with a performance from the GAP Band, named after the historic Greenwood neighborhood in the brothers’ hometown.
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