Culture Class Podcast

A podcast that encourages people to learn from one another. In our class, everyone is a student of life. Let's talk!

Recent Episodes

November 22, 2021

Ep 150- Talking to the Police (w/ Officer Sammie Wicks)

Nosa talks to Officer Wicks of the Aurora Police …

November 15, 2021

Ep 149- How It All Began (w/ Tongwa Akanji)

Tongwa, our original co-host is Back !!!

November 08, 2021

Ep 148- Anniversary Messages for #CultureClass150

Messages from former guests, listeners and friend…

November 01, 2021

Culture Class Community Day (Part 2)

Nosa is joined by former guests and friends of th…

October 25, 2021

Culture Class Community Day (Part 1)

Nosa is joined by former guests and friends of th…

October 20, 2021

#CultureClass150 - Behind the Scenes

Talking about what it takes to produce the podcas…

Recent Blog Posts

Celebrating 3 years + 150 Episodes

This little podcast Nosa Iyare and Tongwa Akanji started in American University's School of Communication is 3years old today.  Its amazing how a …


Culture Class Podcast Anniversary


Culture Class Podcast celebrated its three year anniversary and 150 episodes released in November 2021. #CultureClass150

About the Hosts

Nosa Iyare


Nosa was born in Nigeria to a Military family. This saw him move around a lot as a kid; soaking up cultures from different parts of the country. He ended up moving to Washington DC; a hotbed for international cultures in the USA. His curiosity about other cultures led him to start Culture Class while pursuing a graduate degree at American University.

Mosope Ani


Mosope was born in Lagos, Nigeria and currently lives in Minnesota. She describes herself as a sentimental hoarder and is often nostalgic for the days of childhood. She enjoys travelling, photography, true crime podcasts and almost always welcomes conversations with strangers.

Nitro Mix


Nitro, an Audio Engineer and Podcast Editor living in Derby, England. He has vast experience in Audio Engineering, live recording and film scoring has worked for several post production facilities and recording studios over the years.

Tongwa Akanji

Guest Host

Born in Cameroon, Tongwa loves singing, spontaneous explorations, writing poetry, filming content, and most of all, chatting with people about their unique perspective on the world. She is a lover of life and people. She believes in the power of human connection through true storytelling. Her motto is 'we are all extraordinary'.