Harlem Queen

Yhane Washigton Smith

  • 17 minutes 21 seconds
    S4 EP4 - Madame Stephanie St. Clair's Trial (Season Finale)

    This episode tells the tale of Stephanie's trial.

    This season’s special sponsor is Harlem Brewing headed by the first black woman beer brewer, Celeste Beatty. Get ready for Harlem Brewing’s Harlem themed taproom in Brixton. That’s Brixton in London.

    This episode was edited by Jordan Kauling, sound designed by Xperience J., Emanie White -Heard is our audio engineer. "Harlem Queen" theme music composed by Jason Moran. Produced, written and directed by Yhane Washington Smith.


    This episode featured:


    Gabrielle Adkins


    Marie-Francoise Theodore


    Bob Raymunda


    Jeff VanDreason


    Emerald Toller


    Peter Killy


    Luke Slattery


    Journey Brown-Saintel


    Tom Smith


    Emilio Smith


    Nina Smith


    Yhane Washington Smith

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    2 June 2024, 10:00 am
  • 24 minutes 52 seconds
    S4 EP3 - Harlem Queen Live! Wilhemina Returns.

    This is the recording of our live show!!

    In this episode Stephanie and Wilhemina hatch a plan that will put Dutch Schultz six feet under.

    Original music by Jason Moran and produced, edited, written and directed by Yhane Washington Smith.

    This episode featured:

    Gabrielle Adkins

    Kara Young

    Luke Slattery

    Ian Bell

    Karen Chmielnicki

    Ele Matelan our foley artist.

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    19 May 2024, 9:00 am
  • 17 minutes 28 seconds
    S4 EP2 - We Meet Bunky

    CONTENT WARNING: A lynching is discussed.

    In this episode, Stephanie escapes tragedy and meets Bunky. Stephanie explains to Josephine how she built her numbers empire.

    This episode was edited by Jordan Kauwling. Sound designed by Xperience J. original music by Jason Moran and produced, written and directed by Yhane Washington Smith.

    This episode featured:

    Gabrielle Adkins

    Marie-Francoise Theodore

    Julie Atwell

    Emilio Smith

    Tom Smith

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    12 May 2024, 10:00 am
  • 16 minutes 41 seconds
    S4 EP1 - We Meet JB (Josephine Baker)

    In this episode, Stephanie St. Clair escapes jail in New York City, lands in France and recounts her tale of arrival to "America" to her friend Josephine Baker. Around 1915, Stephanie arrives in “America”, young, pregnant, alone and gets to work building a life for herself and her baby.

    This episode features:

    Gabrielle Adkins

    Marie-Francoise Theodore

    Okema T. Moore

    Jocelyn O’Toole

    Marcus Grant

    Tom Smith

    Emilio Smith 

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    5 May 2024, 2:00 pm
  • 3 minutes 3 seconds
    New episodes of "Harlem Queen" start on May 5! In the meantime, check out "Auricle"!

    Hi!

    We are ready to drop new episodes of "Harlem Queen" about our very gangster and philanthropic Madame Stephanie St. Clair during the Harlem Renaissance.

    In the meantime, check out the promo to a show that I listen to for inspiration titled "Auricle"!

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    27 April 2024, 11:22 pm
  • 1 hour 42 seconds
    The Grio's Harlem and Moscow

    While we are putting the finishing touches on Season 4 of "Harlem Queen" check out "Harlem and Moscow". I had the opportunity to speak with the writer of the series, Alle Mims. We had a lovely chat about the people of the Harlem Renaissance who traveled to Russia to make this ill-fated Russian propaganda film, the Russian creatives of this film as well as a little about researching and writing historical fiction.

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    2 April 2024, 4:15 pm
  • 5 minutes 17 seconds
    BONUS - NEW SHOW BY YHANE - 1972 - We Are the Revolutionaries


    THANK YOU for listening!

    In 1972 we hear the powerful voices of Professor and activist Angela Davis and Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. We witness the series of events that put Davis on the F.B.I. most wanted list and we join Chisholm on her campaign trail for president of the United States.

    Starring:

    Ebonie Ellington as Shirley Chisholm

    Jac'leen Smith as Angela Davis

    Emilio Smith as Jonathan Jackson

    Sound Designer - Xperience J.

    Producer, Audio Engineer and Editor - T.H. Ponders

    Written, directed and edited by Yhane Washington Smith


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    31 May 2022, 10:58 pm
  • 15 minutes 20 seconds
    S3 EP3 - Revenge (Season Finale)

    THANK YOU for listening!


    Gabrielle Adkins as Stephanie St. Clair, Ian Bell as Dutch Schultz, Journey Brown-Saintel as Ruby and Gwendolyn Bennett, Karen Chmielnicki, Denese Duran as Rita, Joshua Gold as Matteo, Driver and Gunman, Steven Hylton as Bunky and Langston Hughes, Peter Killy as Lucky Luciano, Jocelyn O'Toole as Ida, Luke Slattery as Manos, Nina Smith as Michele Mondesir, Michelle Washington Wilson as Evelyn Carson, Kara Young as Wilhemina. Sound Design by XPerience J. Written, produced, edited, directed by Yhane Washington Smith.




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    3 August 2021, 12:35 am
  • 19 minutes 1 second
    S3 EP2 - Ready

    THANK YOU for listening!

    Stephanie, Rita and Wilhemina join forces to take down Schultz and Luciano.


    Gabrielle Adkins as Stephanie St. Clair, Ian Bell as Dutch Schultz, Journey Brown-Saintel as Ruby and Gwendolyn Bennett, Karen Chmielnicki, Denese Duran as Rita, Joshua Gold as Matteo, Driver and Gunman, Steven Hylton as Bunky and Langston Hughes, Peter Killy as Lucky Luciano, Jocelyn O'Toole as Ida, Luke Slattery as Manos, Nina Smith as Michele Mondesir, Michelle Washington Wilson as Evelyn Carson, Kara Young as Wilhemina. Sound Design by XPerience J. Written, produced, edited, directed by Yhane Washington Smith.


    Please continue to support the show by contributing to our Patreon account.

    Here is our fundraising link: https://www.patreon.com/harlemqueen

    AND/OR

    Give us a five star rating on Apple Podcasts

    Tell a friend!


    Follow us:

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    Instagram : @Yhane.Writes.Audio

    HarlemQueen.org

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    20 July 2021, 12:22 am
  • 20 minutes 52 seconds
    S3 EP1 - Rapport

    THANK YOU for listening!


    Michele decides to build a rapport with her estranged mother.

    Gabrielle Adkins as Stephanie St. Clair, Ian Bell as Dutch Schultz, Journey Brown-Saintel as Ruby and Gwendolyn Bennett, Karen Chmielnicki, Denese Duran as Rita, Joshua Gold as Matteo, Driver and Gunman, Steven Hylton as Bunky and Langston Hughes, Peter Killy as Lucky Luciano, Jocelyn O'Toole as Ida, Luke Slattery as Manos, Nina Smith as Michele Mondesir, Michelle Washington Wilson as Evelyn Carson, Kara Young as Wilhemina. Sound Design by XPerience J. Written, produced, edited, directed by Yhane Washington Smith.

    Sound Fx: Epidemic Sound, Freesound.org 

    Music: 

    Bernard Ette Orchester- Wonderful One 

    Wendel Scherer-Growing Doubt

    Christophe Gorman- As The Days Get Colder

    Rannar Sillard- Dramatic Rise

    Anthony Earls- Look Twice 


    Please continue to support the show by contributing to our Patreon account.

    Here is our fundraising link: https://www.patreon.com/harlemqueen

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    Give us a five star rating on Apple Podcasts

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    Follow us:

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    YhaneWashinghtonSmith.com

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    5 July 2021, 3:02 pm
  • 3 minutes 49 seconds
    Harlem Queen Season Three Sneak Listen

    THANK YOU for listening!

    Here is a sneak listen of season three episode one of Harlem Queen.

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    22 June 2021, 8:42 pm
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