Genes and Gems

by Genes and Gems

Presented by My Black Heritage, Genes and Gems takes the listener on a genealogical journey of discovery. Whether it is helping a guest discover their ancestral roots, or discussing the best practices for the listener to search for their own family gems - Genes and Gems makes genealogy exciting.  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E03 - Rufus

    S01 E03 - Rufus

    Genes and Gems chats with rapper and activist Mysonne about his family's journey, and how they were a part of the Great Migration.

  • S01 E02 - In God We Trust with Lord Jamar

    S01 E02 - In God We Trust with Lord Jamar

    Lord Jamar sat down with Genes and Gems to discuss some interesting gems discovered on his tree, including, him being related to a 20th century American icon. Lord Jamar is outspoken and full of energy as he discusses his roots!

  • S01 E01 - Drop a Gem on 'Em

    S01 E01 - Drop a Gem on 'Em

    We sat down with legendary hip hop artist and producer, Havoc from Mobb Deep, to discuss his journey through genealogy and dropped a few gems on him in the process.