Jay Sean Kicks Off New Comedic Podcast Series, ‘Basement Banter’

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Artist/producer Jay Sean is now debuting a comedic podcast entitled Basement Banter — complete with stories spanning sold-out shows at MSG to playing gigs in Romania at gunpoint.

Jay Sean and his team disclosed Basement Banter’s details exclusively to Digital Music News today. The much-anticipated program’s first two episodes will debut tomorrow, June 16th, with subsequent season-one installments slated to drop weekly.

On the podcast, Jay Sean and his best friend of 15 years, Woody, will welcome an array of high-profile artists and figures, including Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Natasha Bedingfield and alternative-medicine guru Deepak Chopra, to casually discuss their wildest experiences from the quick-moving world of entertainment.

Jay Sean and Woody will also relay their craziest and most unexpected stories, some of which describe downright dangerous happenings.

Listeners should get ready for some wild industry tales, including the time Jay Sean played a show at gunpoint in Romania (seriously).

Discussing his newest project with DMN, Jay Sean said: “I’ve waited a long time to tell the stories from the road. If you find the truth funny, you will laugh along with us for sure. I’m not pulling any punches on this podcast and I’m telling it like it was and is. Even I wonder how the hell I survived some of this sh—t!”

The podcast was created in partnership with The Heavy Group and podcast-management company Kast Media.

Outside of podcasting and music, the 39-year-old Londoner is expected to speak at The Recovery Summit on June 19th. The five-day-long remote event will center on the unprecedented impact of the novel coronavirus crisis, as well as the post-lockdown way forward for businesses, professionals, and society as a whole.

And earlier this month, the “Down” artist participated in Black Out Tuesday, a protest initiative designed to raise awareness of violence against African Americans. The music industry conceived and planned the event, though a number of non-music companies, individuals, and entertainment industry professionals ultimately voiced their support.

Fans can enjoy Basement Banter through all music streaming platforms, including Spotify and Apple Music.