Come on Barbie, let’s go party! Radio 1 host, Strictly Come Dancing star, podcast host of This City and *official* Barbie doll, Clara Amfo joins me for this episode of Make It Reign.Since joining Radio 1 in 2015, Clara went on to host the iconic Live Lounge and has done everything from interviewing Jay-Z, to playing basketball with Justin Bieber at his house. After the death of George Floyd in June 2020, Clara showed just how powerful her voice is when she delivered an anti-racism speech in her radio show, concluding that “You cannot enjoy the rhythm and ignore the blues. And I say that with my chest.” It went viral, and she was included in British Vogue's activism issue, and was made a 'Barbie Role Model’ by Barbie who created a doll version of her! Since we chatted, it’s been announced that Clara will step into Annie Mac's headphones to present the Future Sounds show from September. Go on, Queen! In this episode Clara opens up about finding, and staying true to her voice, the grief she continues to experience after the death of her father and why it is MORE than ok to be single. All the women, who independent, throw your hands up at me, because I couldn't agree more! I hope you love listening to Queen Clara just as much as I did chatting to her! Love, Josh xxP.S. You can follow me at @joshsmithhosts across social media and please get in touch as I love to hear from the queendom! Thank you to our sponsors Aurelia London who are, not only, THE experts in Probiotic Skincare but using their Probiotic Concentrate with my Aurelia London Day Moisturiser has bought back my glow, just in time for me to re-enter civilisation! Yay!FYI Aurelia London's probiotic skincare is effective for skin conditions from dullness to ageing to rosacea and pigmentation to acne. And as a treat for you Queens, you can get 20% off the entire range by heading to aurelialondon.com and using the code JOSH20 at the check out! Hope you love it as much as I do!
Episode 123: Clara Amfo on the importance of remaining grounded and why there's reason for optimism
the Balance podcast
We welcome the great Clara Amfo to the BALANCE podcast and what wonderful company she was too. We talk the magic of Beyonce, the importance of remaining grounded, getting through "Lockdown 3" and much more. Clara also reveals why she believes there's cause for optimism in the future. You can listen to Clara on Radio 1's iconic The Live Lounge here. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week we are joined by Clara Amfo, who reflects on how her parents instilled within her the confidence to do anything in life - despite the stereotypes around black parents. She was the world's cutest kid, and she speaks to us about how she's defining what success looks like to her and dealing with people's all too often unsolicited opinions.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Queen of the airwaves Clara Amfo is in the house! Well, her house actually - online chats init.Recommends & other mentions includeTV & Film: Jeffrey Epstein Filthy RichLiving Single (90's sitcom)This Is UsMarried At First SightThe 90 Days FiancéeLove Is BlindDating AroundOn The Record (Drew Dixon documentary film)Early music influences: MetallicaNikki S & NykeJMENERDDavid BowieGhanaian popTribe Called QuestFor any queries please email email@example.comSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
As listeners of her radio shows will know, Clara Amfo has an infectious passion for music - and a gift for uncovering the world’s most exciting new artists. So it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that she brings the same energy to her travels.In this final episode of Postcards, she talks travel journalist, Greg Dickinson through a few of her most vivid travel memories, including a childhood trip to Ghana, a more recent one to Tokyo, and a taste of the Caribbean at the Notting Hill Carnival.To see Clara’s photographs: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/postcards/Clara-Amfo-podcast-postcards-travel/For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: https://telegraph.co.uk/audio
Join Remel London as she speaks with Radio 1, Top of the Pops, Glastonbury, Brit Awards, BAFTA TV, Radio broadcaster and Host Clara Amfo. Clara talks us through how she got her foot in the door as an intern to radio host, making the move from KISS to the BBC, her interview skills, Meeting Oprah, her powerful radio 1 speech and of course gives us her top tips on how to make it in the mainstream!Follow @TheMainstreamUK & @Remel_London on Instagram for more updates on #TheMainstream.
On this final episode of season 2 of Castaway, Laura speaks with radio presenter, passionate music-lover and her good mate Clara Amfo. Clara talks about her own podcast 'This City' which celebrates stories from some of London's most recognisable names, as well as sharing her incredibly diverse podcast selection. This includes the pop culture podcast Who Weekly as well as Thirst Aid Kit which inspires a great discussion between Laura and Clara around their celebrity crushes and why it's okay for women to embrace their desires.Podcasts in this episode include:This CityHip Hop Saved My LifeAnd The Writer Is...with Ross GolanWho WeeklyThirst Aid KitDissect Podcast (Beyonce series)Daddy Issues with Angharad George-CareyTo vote for Castaway to win the Listener’s Choice Award, please visit: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/voteSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.