About the Host – Justin Williamson
Justin Williamson aka “Lord Jaylin Willard” was born and raised in The Bahamas. Aside from podcasting, he is a filmmaker, social media manager, cosplayer, and talent agent.
About the Show
Erryting Cool is a Bahamas based podcast focused on pop culture and social issues. The name of the show – “Erryting Kool” is a common Bahamian response after someone asks “How it Go?”
The podcast aims to be a self development and empowerment podcast for marginalized communities that also amplifies diverse voices in the media and entertainment industry.
Why did you decide to get started in podcasting?
I have been in the media and film industry from the age of 16 and this was a continuation of the first web show I did in high school. I always felt that I had an interesting point of view to bring to the podcast industry and that I needed to fill a void as it pertains to being a Bahamian in this space.
Now that you’ve launched your show, what are you hoping to accomplish?
Since launching the show, it has been slow but steady, however we are gaining new followers by each episode. So, we are looking to grow our audience as well as gain more advertisers for the show.
Aside from you, who are the other members of the team?
P-Giovanni Armbrister and Jermarco Armbrister are full time contributors and assist with the video and audio production of every episode.
What’s one tip you learned before you started podcasting that was really helpful?
You get better at it the more you record and there is no right or wrong way to do a podcast.
What’s one thing you wish you knew before starting your podcast?
I wish I had more funding when I started my podcast platform.
What’s one thing you’ve learned about yourself or your audience since you started?
One thing I have learned about myself and my crew is that we always somehow talk about relationships in each episode.
Describe your experience podcasting in The Bahamas
Podcasting in the Bahamas is a fairly new thing for Bahamians. When you start you are basically introducing your audience into the podcast industry. Many Bahamian podcasters do not have access to the proper audio equipment to record effectively.
Who inspired you the most to start your podcast?
I have a plethora of influence which include Joe Budden, Tariq Nasheed and Charlamagne Tha God. I also saw other Bahamian podcast networks and thoroughly enjoyed their content.
What’s the first podcast you ever listened to?
Other than your show, what are some of your favorite podcasts?
The Joe Budden Podcast, Big Talks, Pulp Fiction, Conch Boys
What do you enjoy most about podcasting?
What Advice would you give to other Aspiring Podcasters?
To never give up and be willing to change the direction of your show on the fly.
What is the one thing from Caribbean Culture that you cannot do without?
Share a Fun Fact about Yourself
I am predictably unpredictable.
Where do you see yourself in the next 3 months?
Having a bigger audience and more shows on my podcast network as well as the expansion of my other brands.
Where can the listeners find you? Website, contact info, social media etc.
- Website – www.chosenfewproduction.com
- Instagram and Twitter and
- I’m available on Facebook at Colored Lens Podcast. I also have a Facebook Group, ‘Colored Lens Crew’