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Gold Minds with Kevin Hart


Comedy, Comedy Interviews, Comedians, Stand-up, Kevin, Kevin Hart

4.52.2K Ratings


Welcome world! Kevin Hart is back with a new look, a new name, and a new season of Gold Minds! After giving flowers to the world’s greatest comedians in Season 1, Kevin’s going even bigger for Season 2 and sitting down with the best minds in entertainment, art, business, and culture. Join Kevin each week as he and his guests share stories and discuss what it takes to navigate their careers to become the gold standard of their industries.

115 Episodes

Sam Jay

This week Kevin is joined by Comedian, Writer and Actor Sam Jay! Sam talks about hitting the ground running after starting comedy later in life. And creating through the loss of loved ones.

Transcribed - Published: 16 May 2024


Kevin is joined by entrepreneur, motivational speaker, podcaster and philanthropist, Wallo267. Wallo shares his story on how he turned his life around to spread positivity after spending 20 years in prison.

Transcribed - Published: 9 May 2024

Prentice Penny

On this episode of Gold Minds Kevin is joined by Writer, Showrunner and Director Prentice Penny! They discuss everything from Prentice's first gigs out of film school to Black Twitter.

Transcribed - Published: 2 May 2024

Melissa Etheridge

Kevin is joined by Grammy award winning singer, songwriter Melissa Etheridge! Melissa shares her story of humble beginnings in Kansas that eventually landed her in Hollywood. And at the hight of her career, battling to stay the same path that garnered her unfathomable success.

Transcribed - Published: 25 April 2024

Seriously Funny to Acting My Age

This week in the wake of announcing his new tour, "Acting My Age", Kevin does a deep dive into one of his most iconic specials, Seriously Funny.

Transcribed - Published: 18 April 2024

Dave Attell

Kevin is joined by Comedian, Writer and Friend Dave Attell! They talk about all things stand up comedy, the origins of Insomniac with Dave Attell and more. Check out Dave's new special Hot Cross Buns on Netflix!

Transcribed - Published: 11 April 2024


This week, Kevin is joined by Comedian, Writer and Model, Ziwe! She shares her unique path to creating her own seat at the table. A truly fun conversation that touches on everything from Ziwe's inspirations to Nigerian slang.

Transcribed - Published: 4 April 2024


This week, Kevin is joined by Comedian, Writer and Model, Ziwe! She shares her unique path to creating her own seat at the table. A truly fun conversation that touches on everything from Ziwe's inspirations to Nigerian slang.

Transcribed - Published: 4 April 2024

Patti Labelle

Kevin is joined by Legendary singer, actress and the Godmother of Soul, Patti LaBelle! Patti shares how she built and maintained an empire after 60+ years in the game. Alongside stories from the road and their love for Philadelphia. This is a celebration for a true icon!

Transcribed - Published: 28 March 2024

Mark Twain Award Celebration

On this special episode of Gold Minds we reflect on previous guest and winners of The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor - David Letterman and Eddie Murphy! On March 24th Kevin will be honored as the 25th recipient of the award.

Transcribed - Published: 21 March 2024

Taylor Rooks

Kevin sits down with Sports Journalist and Media Personality Taylor Rooks! They discuss the anatomy of a great interview, authenticity and handling critiques on the global stage.

Transcribed - Published: 14 March 2024

La La Anthony

This week Kevin sits down with Actress, Producer and TV Personality La La Anthony! They discuss La La's journey which started as radio intern and blossomed into a fruitful career in acting, producing and activism.

Transcribed - Published: 7 March 2024

Craig Brewer

Join Kevin as he sits down with Writer and Director Craig Brewer (Hustle & Flow, Dolemite Is My Name)! Craig talks about the origins of the Academy Award winning movie, Hustle & Flow. And shares endless stories of how his art also imitates life.

Transcribed - Published: 29 February 2024

I'm A Grown Little Man Celebration

This week on Gold Minds Kevin celebrates 15 years of his very first hour special, I'm A Grown Little Man! Kevin shares stories he's never told before, about the sacrifices it took to get on the stage that night. Along with a deep dive of some of his favorite jokes. Only on Gold Minds!

Transcribed - Published: 22 February 2024

Gabourey Sidibe

Kevin sits down with Actress and Author Gabourey Sidibe! They talk about Gabourey's unlikely path to getting her iconic role in Precious. Which includes a stint as a Phone Sex Operator. They also discuss fighting imposter syndrome after achieving massive success.

Transcribed - Published: 8 February 2024

Jennifer Hudson

This week Kevin is joined by Singer, Actress, Host and member of the illustrious EGOT club, Jennifer Hudson! They talk about Jennifer's journey to auditioning on American Idol to eventually hosting her very own talk show!

Transcribed - Published: 1 February 2024

Andy Cohen

Kevin is joined by Television Host, Producer and Author Andy Cohen. In this episode, Andy shares stories about the inception of The Real House Wives Franchise, NYE with Anderson Cooper and Fatherhood.

Transcribed - Published: 25 January 2024

Big Jay Oakerson

This week on Gold Minds, Kevin is joined by Comedian and Radio Personality Big Jay Oakerson. This episode is jammed packed with hilarious stories of Kevin and Jay starting comedy together in Philly and New York.

Transcribed - Published: 18 January 2024

LaKeith Stanfield

This week Kevin sits down with Actor, LaKeith Stanfield! They share stories of countless auditions during the early days of their careers. LaKeith also opens up about how he keeps peace amongst all of the noise in Hollywood. Check out The Book of Clarence, in theaters January 12th.

Transcribed - Published: 11 January 2024

F Gary Gray

In this episode Kevin sits down with world renowned Director, F. Gary Gray! Gary talks about directing iconic movies like Friday and The Italian Job. They also discuss the upcoming action film, Lift. Only on Netflix, January 12th.

Transcribed - Published: 4 January 2024

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Kevin sits down with world renowned Astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson! Neil shares stories of growing up as a scientist in New York City. And Kevin asks all of the important questions we need to know about space - Including "Are aliens real?!".

Transcribed - Published: 28 December 2023

Q & A

This episode of Gold Minds is a special one! Kevin sits down and answers questions directly from our listeners! Ranging from Building his businesses to 5 items he would bring on a deserted island. No stone is left unturned!

Transcribed - Published: 14 December 2023

Sunny Hostin

In this episode of Gold Minds Kevin is joined by 2x New York Times Best Selling Author, Attorney and co-host of The View, Sunny Hostin! Kevin and Sunny talk about her journey as a federal prosecutor to co-hosting a hit talk show. All while staying true to her South Bronx roots.

Transcribed - Published: 7 December 2023

Love Thang

Love Thang Feed Drop: What About Your Friends? Featuring Iyanla Vanzant — This week on Love Thang, Punkie and Dicey are headed to friendship therapy with the illustrious Iyanla Vanzant, aiming to revamp their relationship. From Dicey's quest for independence to Punkie's struggles with work-related stress, Ms. Vanzant whipped the duo into shape, leading them toward a more fulfilling friendship.

Transcribed - Published: 30 November 2023

Tamron Hall

On This episode of Gold Minds, Kevin is joined by Broadcast Journalist, Writer and Talk Show Host, Tamron Hall! Tamron talks about her time at The Today Show, writing a novel during the pandemic and the process of creating her own show, The Tamron Hall Show!

Transcribed - Published: 9 November 2023


This week, Kevin is joined by Comedian, Writer and Model, Ziwe! She shares her unique path to creating her own seat at the table. A truly fun conversation that touches on everything from Ziwe's inspirations to Nigerian slang.

Transcribed - Published: 2 November 2023

Kandi Burruss

On this episode of Gold Minds, Kevin is joined by Grammy Award Winning Singer/Songwriter Kandi Burruss! Kandi and Kevin discuss building businesses as a multi hyphenate. And her quest to achieve EGOT status.

Transcribed - Published: 26 October 2023

Tabitha Brown

This week Kevin is joined by actress, entrepreneur and media personality Tabitha Brown. They discuss Tabitha's path towards authenticity while building a media empire with family. It's Tab's time and she is here to stay.

Transcribed - Published: 12 October 2023

Carmelo Anthony

In this episode of Gold Minds, Kevin Hart sits down with the legendary NBA player Carmelo Anthony. Melo opens up about his roots in Baltimore, learning the business side of the league, his impact on and off the court, and his heartfelt relationship with his son, Kiyan.

Transcribed - Published: 28 September 2023


In this episode of Gold Minds, Kevin is joined by Grammy-award-winning artist Pitbull. Broadcasting live, they discuss Mr.Worldwide's roots in Miami, his multi-decade music career and influence on reggaeton and Latin hip-hop, and his philanthropic work with tuition-free public charter schools.

Transcribed - Published: 21 September 2023

One Song

One Song Feed Drop: This week, Kevin introduces you to ONE SONG — the podcast where co-hosts Diallo Riddle ( Emmy-nominated star and creator of HBO Max's South Side and IFC's Sherman's Showcase) and Blake "LUXXURY" Robin will hilariously break down ONE SONG from the pop music canon that you know - or need to know. This time, Diallo and Luxxury mark the 50th anniversary of hip hop by diving deep into the Notorious B.I.G classic, Mo Money Mo Problems. Join the guys as they break down the song's use of a disco beat Stevie J's unique contributions, and prepare to feel chills when you hear Biggie's isolated vocals. Listen to One Song every Wednesday on Sirius XM and on Thursdays, wherever you listen to your favorite podcast.

Transcribed - Published: 7 September 2023

Elaine Welteroth

In this week's episode of Gold Minds, Kevin sits down with a journalist, editor, New York Times bestselling author, and television host, Elaine Welteroth. The former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue talks about her motherhood journey, balancing the demands of being multihyphenate, including acting as a judge on Project Runway.

Transcribed - Published: 31 August 2023

Malcom Gladwell

Kevin chats with five-time New York Times bestseller, podcaster, and journalist Malcom Gladwell. The two revisit Gladwell's curious upbringing in Canada his illustrious writing career, and bond over a love for basketball on this week's episode of Gold Minds.

Transcribed - Published: 24 August 2023

June Ambrose

This week, Kevin is in conversation with the renowned stylist, costume designer, and creative director, June Ambrose. June reflects on her career spanning over 25 years, telling visual stories and collaborating with hip-hop's finest Busta Rhymes, Diddy, and Missy Elliott, and her role as creative director of women's basketball for Puma.

Transcribed - Published: 17 August 2023

LL Cool J

Kevin sits down with hip-hop legend-turned-actor LL Cool J. They discuss his long-standing entertainment career, the evolution of Rock The Bells, and hip-hop's upcoming 50th anniversary.

Transcribed - Published: 10 August 2023

Punkie Johnson

This week, Kevin sits down with stand-up comedian, actress, and writer Punkie Johnson. They two delve into Punkie's journey through the LA comedy circuit, her dreams of becoming an action star, and her new advice podcast, Love Thang.

Transcribed - Published: 3 August 2023

David Letterman

In this episode Kevin sits down with legendary comedian and host of the Late Show, David Letterman. They discuss topics such as his favorite guests on the show, his top comedians on the scene right now, his 33-year career as a late night host, and what’s next for the comedy icon.

Transcribed - Published: 27 July 2023

Diallo Riddle

Kevin Hart is joined by writer, producer, actor, showrunner and DJ Diallo Riddle on this week’s episode.

Transcribed - Published: 20 July 2023

Straight from the Hart: Hartbeat Weekend in Las Vegas

We’re switching things up this week with a special episode of STRAIGHT FROM THE HART, presented by Extra Refreshers Gum. On today’s episode, recorded live from Hartbeat Weekend in Las Vegas, hosts Kevin Hart and The Plastic Cup Boyz are joined by boxing superstar Shawn Porter. You can catch new episodes of STRAIGHT FROM THE HART every Tuesday and Thursday on Kevin Hart’s LOL Radio, SiriusXM Ch. 96. GOLD MINDS will be back next week with a brand new episode.

Transcribed - Published: 14 July 2023

Seth Rogen

Kevin Hart is joined by writer, director, actor, and comedy icon Seth Rogen on this week’s episode. The two discuss everything from his work with Judd Apatow, to the controversy surrounding his movie ‘The Interview’, and the lessons he learned from Lorne Michaels about how to make a great film.

Transcribed - Published: 6 July 2023

Paul Feig

This week Kevin sits down with writer, director, and showrunner Paul Feig. They talk about his unique ability to work with and nurutre stars, his new found commiment to gin, and the new season of his FX show Minx.

Transcribed - Published: 29 June 2023

Trevor Noah

This week Kevin Hart sits down with comedian and host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah. The two discuss how Trevor was offered the hosting job from Jon Stewart, what it was like to take over as host of such an iconic show, how he started out as a comedian in South Africa, and the comedy formula used by most late night hosts for material.

Transcribed - Published: 22 June 2023

Gabrielle Union

This week, Kevin Harts sits down with actor, businesswoman, and friend Gabrielle Union. They discuss Gab's legendary acting career and business ventures and give us a behind-the-scenes look at their friendship. Keep an eye out for her upcoming Netflix romantic comedy, The Perfect Find, and her BET Plus special, Gabrielle Union: My Journey to 50.

Transcribed - Published: 15 June 2023

DJ Khaled

Gold Minds goes LIVE this week, and Kevin Hart sits down with Miami legend DJ Khaled. The two discuss building a solid personal brand, his commitment to family, faith, and positivity, and the power of social media.

Transcribed - Published: 8 June 2023

Best Of Gold Minds

Kevin Hart sits down with comedians Amy Schumer, Russell Peters and Steve Harvey to talk balancing a career and parenthood, receiving criticism from other comics and turning stand-up into a business.

Transcribed - Published: 1 June 2023

Benny Blanco

Kevin Hart sits down with Benny Blanco to talk his career as a producer, his fear of flying, his love for cooking, and dealing with anxiety.

Transcribed - Published: 25 May 2023

Charlamagne tha God

Kevin Hart sits down with Charlamagne Tha God to talk about his career, the evolution of The Breakfast Club, and his journey with therapy.

Transcribed - Published: 18 May 2023

Terry Crews

Kevin Hart sits down with Terry Crews to talk about growing up in Flint, Michigan, giving up art to pursue a career in the NFL and doing the work to repair a generational wound that almost split his family apart.

Transcribed - Published: 11 May 2023

Method Man

This week, Kevin sits down with hip-hop royalty! M-E-T-H-O-D Man joins the show to talk about his legacy, his role on the hit show Power, and the future of hip hop.

Transcribed - Published: 4 May 2023

Neil Burger

Kevin Hart chats with director, writer and producer Neil Burger about brining his character in The Upside to life, creating untraditional paths in the film industry and what it's like working with some of the greatest actors of our generation.

Transcribed - Published: 27 April 2023

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