Now with Natalie

Now with Natalie

2 Seasons

Culture often dictates that our worth, path and identity are determined by our race, our gender, the things we’ve done, and the things that have been done to us. In this series, host Natalie Manuel Lee, digs beneath the surface to uncover what it really means to be bold, transparent and confront our shame. She speaks with people at the top of their industry, from the realms of music, radio, politics, television and philosophy to find out how they navigate shame and translate their hardships into opportunities to refine instead of define themselves.

Now with Natalie
  • Lecrae - Restoration

    Episode 1

    How do we bounce back from hardships, frailties and criticisms all while staying true to who we are? Natalie Manuel Lee spends time with Grammy Award winning rap artist Lecrae, in his hometown of Atlanta. Lecrae’s own journey toward restoration has driven him to become a force for social justice ...

  • Jordyn Woods - Redemption

    Episode 2

    How can one bounce back from public humiliation and bullying? Natalie Manuel Lee talks to model and entrepreneur Jordyn Woods about her experience with public shaming. Jordyn speaks openly about the tools she used to regain her strength and how faith is guiding her in discovering her path. This i...

  • Yvonne Orji - Confidence

    Episode 3

    Host Natalie Manuel Lee sits down with dynamic Nigerian-American comedian and actress, Yvonne Orji. Yvonne’s story, confidence and faith are magnetic as she takes us through her journey of cultural expectations, self-discovery and her career in the entertainment industry. Yvonne sheds insight on ...

  • Charlamagne - Growth

    Episode 4

    We can either move forward and grow or we can shrink back in shame, but where does the responsibility for our growth ultimately lie? In this episode, Natalie Manuel Lee speaks to co-host of The Breakfast Club and best-selling author, Charlamagne Tha God. They explore his journey of overcoming set...

  • Brian and Jennea Welch - Freedom

    Episode 5

    Freedom is one of humanity’s most valued and sought-after ideals, but what does true freedom look like in our personal lives? Natalie Manuel Lee speaks to Nu Metal icon Brian ‘Head’ Welch from the Grammy Award winning band Korn and his daughter, Jennea. They share candidly about finding freedom i...

  • Angela Rye - Empowerment

    Episode 6

    How do we come to realise our personal power and help others to do the same? With a throng of titles and roles behind her name, Natalie Manuel Lee catches up with Liberal Political Commentator and Analyst, Angela Rye. Natalie and Angela explore important issues of vulnerability, race, the state o...

  • A.R. Bernard - Perspective 

    Episode 7

    Perspective is everything; how we view ourselves, others and the world we live in, completely alters both our actions and our experience of life. Natalie Manuel Lee sits down with pastor, author and influential figure Dr A.R. Bernard to uncover some of the experiences that have helped shape his p...

  • Kristen & Danny Adams - Courage

    Episode 8

    Natalie Manuel Lee sits down with viral video creators, Kristin and Danny Adams. They take us through their journey in the entertainment industry and the rocky path that led to the healthy relationship they have today. It’s courageous to reconfigure our purpose and identity, especially alongside ...

  • LeToya Luckett - Evolution

    Episode 9

    Natalie Manuel Lee heads to Atlanta to speak to American singer-songwriter and actress LeToya Luckett. LeToya started out at a young age as an early member of one of the most iconic groups of our time: Destiny's Child. After a shock exit from the group, LeToya went on to become a solo artist, act...

  • Van Lathan - Resilience

    Episode 10

    What attitudes and behaviors make speaking our truth constructive, as opposed to divisive? In this episode, Natalie Manuel Lee talks to media personality, author, podcaster and social commentator: Van Lathan. Until his controversial firing, Van was a long-standing team member in the TMZ newsroom....