Season 2 – Happening Now
Napa, Act 4
"If you're on the battlefield, you don't look at your opponent and be like, 'I am insecure about things.' You tell them all the dope shit that you can do." —Dave Chappelle Featuring Katt Williams.
Napa, Act 3
"Nobody's building monuments to the sellouts." —yasiin bey Dave, Talib, and yasiin discuss the importance of keeping the main thing the main thing.
Napa, Act 2
"It's not that I don't love America. I do love America. Does America love me?" —yasiin bey Dave, Talib, and yasiin don't know how to feel about America right now. Where do we go from here?
Napa, Act 1
"Art is the perfect place to talk it out – in fact, maybe the last place." The crew reflects on how nuance and purpose is lost in a culture that favors judgment over debate.
A Magnificent Day for an Exorcism
"Everything is upside down." —Dave Chappelle Featuring Bull Murray, Arthur Jaffa, Pharoahe Monch, Jon Stewart, and Q-Tip.
Music. Conversation. Debate. Hosts Dave Chappelle, yasiin bey and Talib Kweli bring you a new genre of audio like nothing you've ever heard. Listen, then listen again. You'll discover something new every time.
Winner of Apple Podcasts' Best Shows of 2021, and one of The New York Times' Best 10 Podcasts of 2021, Season 1 was recorded during Chappelle's legendary 2020 Summer Camp in Ohio. Season 2 has been recorded around the globe.
Welcome back, to The Midnight Miracle.
Press & Accollades
Best of 2021 Apple Podcasts
A completely original experience that transports listeners [...] with remarkable energy.
10 Best Podcasts of 2021 The New York Times
Sound-rich, unpredictable and borderline hypnotic [...] the world’s most interesting dinner party.
Carrie Battan The New Yorker
An understated, free-form audio show that bears no resemblance to the formulaic shapes that podcasts typically take.
Dane Rivera UPROXX
One of the most unique aural experiences we've ever had [...] it's heavy and hilarious.
Carrie Battan The New Yorker
The show treats podcasting like an opportunity to make experimental art.
From The Fans
I absolutely love this podcast!! The way it is edited is beautifully entertaining. No video is needed. As a Podcaster and video producer this inspires me. 🔥🔥👏👏👏.
This is not your everyday podcast this is a lesson book, a journey through the real culture of hip hop! Salute my brothers @davechappelle @talibkweli @yasiinbey
Can podcasts win an Academy Award? Seriously though! I want @midnightmiracle to win every award ever created for artistic work. Y’all creating the content everyone needs to hear. [...] 🙏
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Season 1 – Catch Up Now
How to Inspire (Side A)
"How do you keep a despondent person alive?" —Dave Chappelle Featuring Radio Rahim, Mo Amer, Chris Rock, Donnell Rawlings, Jarobi White, and Questlove.
Gladiator Circus World (Side B)
"It's a gladiator f**king circus." —yasiin bey Featuring the world premiere of original Black Star music, plus Questlove, Radio Rahim, Lamorne Morris, and Jon Hamm.
Sada Baby and The Legend of Goan Git (Side A)
"I'mma feel betrayed if I don't hear from you n****s." —Sada Baby Featuring Sada Baby, David Banner, Michelle Wolf, Radio Rahim, Brother Ali, Donnell Rawlings, and Mo Amer.
No Snakes (Side B)
"I wish you could know what it means to be me." —Nina Simone Featuring Mathieu Bitton, Radio Rahim, Mo Amer, Michael Che, Michelle Wolf, and Cipha Sounds.
"Are y'all n****s about to ruin corn flakes for me?" —Dave Chappelle Featuring Questlove and John Hamm.
Dave (Side A)
"Didn't I say Japan is fly?" —David Letterman Featuring Mo Amer, Michelle Wolf, and David Letterman.
Dave (Side B)
"You can’t beat a Filipino family at karaoke!" —Dave Chappelle Featuring David Letterman, Michelle Wolf, and Mo Amer.
The Grift That Keeps On Giving (Side A)
"Would you like to know what I think it smells like?" —Dave Chappelle Featuring Questlove, Donnell Rawlings, Jon Stewart, and Jarobi White.
LL's Check (Side B)
"I'm terrified at the moral apathy, the death of the heart, which is happening in my country." —James Baldwin Featuring Questlove and Radio Rahim.
"Just keep going." —Dave Chappelle Featuring Kevin Hart, Questlove, Mo Amer, Bill Burr, Pras, Michelle Wolf, and Jon Stewart.
BUGS BUNNY MATHEMATICX
"Art is a thing people forget they need until they need it." —yasiin bey Featuring Questlove, Michelle Wolf, Niko Is, Narcy, Radio Rahim, Roc Marciano and Black Thought.
Featuring yasiin bey, Talib Kweli, and Black Thought.
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