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OBSIDIAN is a speculative fiction podcast based in Afrofuturism. Driven by a deep, untapped interest in science fiction, we desire to take hold of the narratives nearest to us. By Adetola Abdulkadir and Safiyah Cheatam

12 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

Phase 2: DNA Data Storage - The Rescue

December 27th, 2021


The long journey comes to an end...Tariq finds himself in a bind and there appears to be no way out. Check out the thrilling conclusion to the DNA …

Phase 2: DNA Data Storage - The Chase

April 12th, 2021


The search for Tariq continues on the road. But for how long can Alicia and Adam put up with each other on the way?

Written and produced by Adetola …

Phase 2: DNA Data Storage - The Kidnapping

April 4th, 2021


A brother calls on the assistance of a Private Investigator to find his missing sibling, a DNA data mule.

Written and produced by Safiyah Cheatam and …

Episode 4 Recap

April 3rd, 2021


Previously on OBSIDIAN....

Episode 5 is coming out this Monday, April 5th!

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Kilamanjaro Collection: "They Ate the Sun" by Kosi Dunn

November 2nd, 2020


Killamanjaro Collection Story: "They Ate the Sun". Written and narrated by Kosi Dunn. “When the Brighteaters came and took away our lights, we ran …

Kilamanjaro Collection: "Bodies of Matter" by M.C. Tapera

July 6th, 2020


Killamanjaro Collection Story: "Bodies of Matter". Written and narrated by M.C. Tapera. Finding herself in amidst a crisis, Zora strives for …

Kilamanjaro Collection: "When The Buildings Began To Bleed" by Vanessa Taylor

June 22nd, 2020


Killamanjaro Collection Story: "When The Buildings Began to Bleed". Written by Vanessa Taylor and narrated by Ellen Chamberlain. "At the end of the …

Announcement: The Kilimanjaro Collection

May 12th, 2020


Details on what the Kilimanjaro Collection is and how COVID-19 is affecting the show.

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Phase 1 Wrap Up: Round Table Discussion

January 28th, 2020

Join us as we discuss Phase 1 with three guests; Vanessa Taylor (@bacontribe) as a community commentator, Simone Ebongo-Bayehe (@SimonesFiasco) as an Episode 2 cast member, and Jason Charney (@jcharney) as the Episode 3 …

Phase 1: Sunset, Sunrise

January 6th, 2020


A young man is ostracized by his people for his ability to speak to...them.

Written and produced by Adetola Abdulkadir and Safiyah Cheatam, with Jason …

Phase 1: Off the Grid

November 25th, 2019


A couple's nature getaway is sabotaged by traces of the past.

Written and produced by Adetola Abdulkadir and Safiyah Cheatam, with Adam Droneburg as …

Phase 1: 60 Minutes Through Space

October 28th, 2019


Get to know the Walker family as they take a quick trip to the moon with Blue Orbit.

Written and produced by Adetola Abdulkadir and Safiyah Cheatam, …

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