EXCLUSIVE: Raffi Cavoukian, the famous children’s entertainer and musician, receives podcast treatment.
iHeartMedia and parenting site Fatherly have teamed up to produce Finding Raffi.
It marks the second sound series in its Finding string that follows Finding Peace, which tells the story of Fred Rogers.
The ten-episode series will explore the legacy and teachings of Cavoukian, the Egyptian Canadian known for children’s songs such as Baby Beluga and Bananaphone.
Hosted by comedian Chris Garcia, the series will trace his life from aspiring folk singer to international children’s superstar to outspoken climate activist. Through interviews, music and storytelling, the audience will learn the complete – and complex – story of Raffi.
Garcia will introduce his daughter to Raffi’s music and reveal details about Raffi’s life, his journey to discover his own identity as an immigrant and his belief that respect for people, the planet and culture would provide a better world.
The series launches on January 18 and is distributed by the iHeartPodcast Network