PEP Talk! would not be possible without the creative mind of Yaa Gyasi Peppy Parke and the kind support of our family, friends, fans, and supporters.  

Very special thanks to Sancha Flynn for her wonderful work on this Website.

Leon Staton
Bomani Tyehimba, Africa for the Africans
Earl Walker
Friends of PEP:
Anonymous (3)
Yasmin Anderson-Smith
Ange Anglade
Racquel Brown-Gaston
Oji Ashebre Jaja
Joelle Cohen-Wright
Eric & Tamar Goodson
Claudette Henry
Lennard Jack
Tonya Martin
Melrose Parks
Suzette Salmon
Tre Young
Ric Zheron
In-Kind Sponsors:
Alex Flemmings, Jr.
Andrea Walters-Grant
Everton Grant
Sancha Flynn
Season 2 UK Team:
Trevor Young of Damari Productions (UK producer)
Tippa Irie and Olive Miller (hosts)
Akil Young (set assistant)
Mike Ricketts (cinematographer)
DMV Cinematography, editing and lighting team
Alex Flemmings, Jr. (Season 1)
Roan Ross (Season 1)
Mark Leeke (Seasons 1 and 2)
Keinan ‘Rastafunk’ Roland (“Hip Hop Nation” PEP Talk! theme song)
Khani Smith, Jr. (set assistant)
Nicole Wright (Season 1 pepisodes 1-6 and Season 2 make-up for Peppy)
Fran Mendoza of Healing Touch Salon (Peppy’s hair in Season 1 and Season 2 UK pepisodes)
Demesha Dyer (Peppy’s hair in Season 2 for DMV pepisodes)

Season 1 Guests:

The late Faruq Muhammad, Loide Jorge, Jacqueline Hall, Yasmin Anderson-Smith, Cen’C Love, Johann Richard, Eric and Tamar Goodson, Oji Ashebre Jaja, Moreen Wallace, Claudette Henry, Fiona and Nicole Wright, Dr. Claire Nelson, Racquel Brown-Gaston, and Stan Evan Smith.

Season 2 UK Guests
Tippa Irie, Peter Hunnigale, Dan I, Commander B, Daddie Ernie, Bobby Bovell, Kwame McPherson, Lovena Williams, Charles Tomlin, Devon Morgan, Olive Miller, Ras Chosen, and Mr. Forbes.
Season 2 Ghana Guests
Seestah Imahkus, Bomani Tyehimba, Kofi El Shabazz, Kojo Boateng, Peter Kobla Roposte, and the AFTA 2011 July 2011 tour members.
Season 2 DMV area Guests
Joelle Cohen Wright, Stefanie Belnavis, Sandra Bryan-Grier, Everton Grant, Roy McPherson, Andrea Walters-Grant, Karl Phillpotts, Ange Anglade, Ruth-Ann Brown, and Papa Wabe.