Meet the Writers

Jason Diakite

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6 December 2020

Episode 262

30 minutes

Jason Diakite is best known for his illustrious career as a hip hop artist in Sweden. Performing in the group Excel and then solo as Timbuktu, he has performed all over the world, including at the Nobel Peace prize ceremony. His critically acclaimed memoir ‘A Drop of Midnight’ has sold more than 100,000 copies in Sweden and is an honest and intimate account of his and his family’s history, from slavery in the southern states of the US to modern-day Sweden.

6 December 2020

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