Making

WBEZ's critically-acclaimed bio-podcast series explores how an icon is made. Providing an unmatched view from the beginning, all the way to the their rise to the top.

https://www.wbez.org/shows/making/71b8de57-b2be-4e03-8481-683258de3ec1

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 40m. Bisher sind 23 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 hours 30 minutes

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episode 3: Beyoncé 3: Destiny Begins


After Girls Tyme dissolves, Beyoncé and the other girls begin building their new group, Destiny’s Child. Finally, things start to click.


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episode 2: Beyoncé 2: Star Search


After failing to secure a record deal, Beyoncé and the members of Girls Tyme try another avenue to success: a TV talent competition. The girls are poised and ready for the national spotlight, but tensions in the group are rising behind the scenes.


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episode 1: Beyoncé 1: Girls Tyme


Before the Grammys, before the platinum records, before Destiny’s Child, there was just a shy girl growing up in Houston. We follow Beyoncé Knowles from the stages of local talent shows to her first crack at a record deal with the group Girls Tyme.


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episode 6: Obama 6: Yes We Can!


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