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Dream: P. Diddy's Forgotten Girl Group (ft. Kelechi Okafor)

This week we're joined by writer, director and actress Kelechi Okafor to discuss the girl group Dream. In 2001 Dream seemed poised for success after the release of their hit single "He Loves U Not." But by 2003 their dream...was over. Together we dig into what happened and then we pitch how we’d each fix Dream’s career. 


Please check out Kelechi's work!

kelechiokafor.com

Say Your Mind podcast

Kelechi’s debut book “Edge of Here”

You can also pre-order her children's book “Strong like Me” in stores February 2024!


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