Revered social orator Malik Yusuf, musically known as DJ Gud Musique, is stirring the pot with his exciting new recipe of commentary via his popular new podcast “The Gourmet Code”. An intersection where the G-code meets entertainment, this infotainment platform is an exciting mix of authentic perspectives ranging from hot topics in entertainment to dissecting controversial social and political issues.

“The Gourmet Code” comes to life, hitting the streets as a live three month tour, launching in Orlando, FL. targeting  major cities in the US before wrapping up in Las Vegas, NV. As the enlightened and charismatic conversationalist, Yusef will host a variety of his A list friends to chop it up about a new hot topic on every show. Listeners will be able to engage in  the conversation during the live broadcast, via the show’s social media app, allowing for direct access to the speakers and the listening community in each market.

After the culmination of the tour, Yusef will be based in his hometown of Chicago where he will continue his crusade to enlighten, enrich, and entertain his viewership in all areas including.

  • Politics

  • Entertainment Industry

  • Social Issues

  • Technology

  • Motivation

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Innovators



Topic Categories:

  • Politics

  • Entertainment Industry

  • Social Issues

  • Technology

  • Motivation

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Innovators



5:15p - 6:00pm Podcast

6:00p - 6:45pm Open Mic

7:00p - 8:15pm Live Music Performances

8:30p -  10:00pm Malik Yusef & Gill Scott Heron Live Poetry





  • Orlando, FL

  • Atlanta, GA

  • Charlotte, NC

  • Washington DC

  • New York, NY

  • Cleveland, OH

  • Chicago, IL

  • St. Louis, MO

  • Kansas City, KS

  • Houston, TX

  • Dallas, TX

  • Los Angeles, CA

  • Las Vegas, NV






Primary Target Audience:

  • Single mothers ages 22-44 who enjoy Spoken Word, World Music & Jazz.

  • Fans of Malik Yusef & Gil Scott Heron

Secondary Target Audience:

  • Male & Female Urban American ages 21-55 whose interests include World Music, Poetry, Fashion, Art and Live Music.

Third Target Audience:

  • Male & Female Millennial Youths in America ages 21-29  who dominate social media and set trends in hip-hop, fashion and art. 



  • Run advertisements and utilize geo-targeting on social media to influence target demographic. 

  • Live stream the tour and hosts the podcast on our website where we will capture core fan-base email addresses and sell merchandise.  

  • A video infomercial featuring Malik Yusef will be recorded and aired to over 10 million viewers.

  • We will obtain access to an average of 100,000 listeners in each market through local radio, television, morning TV shows and magazines.

  • Users will be required to download the app to purchase their tickets to events; they'll also be able to purchase merchandise, scroll trending social media content regarding the tour and view a photo gallery.




  • Podcast/Performances/After Party - $40.00 (Only 100 available)


  • Podcast/Performances/After Party - $100.00 (Only 100 available)


  • $20.00 Podcast Only (Only 33 available)

  • $20.00 Performance Only (Only 34 available)

  • $20.00 After Party Only (Only 33 available)



Malik Yusef - Executive Producer


Burundi Partlow - Executive Producer

Dawaun Dawson - Operations Manager

Madeline Smith - Project Manager / Producer

Katina Fields - Publicist



Six-time Grammy winning artist, poet, songwriter and producer Malik Yusef is the Director of Arts and Culture for Hip Hop Caucus. At Hip Hop Caucus, Malik directs organizational and campaign strategies that utilize arts and culture to reach communities and move them to action. He brings his unparalleled relationships across music, fashion, film, television, poetry, and fine arts, and organizes his peers to contribute their talents to culturally progressive agendas.

Malik Yusef, the WordSmyth, is an avant-garde spoken word poet—with timely lyrics that address and bring attention to national and global issues. Born and raised in Chicago’s south side amongst a humble and sometimes troubled beginning, Malik rose out of those surroundings to become a 17-time Grammy award-nominee, five-time Grammy award-winner, and seven-time ASCAP award-winner for both pop and R&B. Other credits include Emmy, Peabody, and Tony awards. Some of Malik’s early influences include Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, William Shakespeare, Haki Madhubuti, Malcolm X, and Phillis Wheatley. 

Most recently, Malik won his latest Grammy Award for co-writing "Sandcastles" on Beyoncé’s album Lemonade, which won Best Urban Contemporary Album of The Year and was additionally nominated for co-writing & producing 15/18 tracks on Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo; other notable features include the Grammy nominated track "All Day," Ty Dolla Sign’s album Free TC, and Common’s critically acclaimed album Nobody’s Smiling. He was also a featured producer with the legendary band WAR on their first studio album in 20 years, released in June 2014. All of his music credits can be found on his artist website here.

As one of Kanye West’s most trusted contributors, Malik co-wrote and contributed to every track on The Life of Pablo; he co-wrote eight out the ten songs on Yeezus; he is a writer and artist on Cruel Summer featuring Kanye West and the rest of his G.O.O.D. Music team. Additionally, Malik co-wrote seven songs on Kanye’s Double Platinum, 5th release and Rolling Stone's "Album of the Year" My Dark Twisted Fantasy and Malik is credited as a writer/producer/collaborator on Kanye’s critically acclaimed Film Runaway, which contains much of Malik’s music. Malik is also credited on Kanye’s critically acclaimed 808’s and Heartbreaks and his first albums The College Dropout and Late Registration.

Malik was Executive Producer of the album HOME (Heal Our Mother Earth), featuring Common, NE-YO, Elle Varner, Karmin, Raheem DeVaughn, Crystal Waters and a host of dynamic artists. The album HOME launched People’s Climate Music in 2014, a project of Hip Hop Caucus that is brings culture and diversity to the forefront of the environmental movement.

Malik is signed to the world’s largest music publisher, Universal Music Publishing, and is part of Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music label and affiliated with Wiz Khalifa’s Taylor Gang. It is his pure talent, unparalleled work ethic, and ability to be a trusted advisor, that has allowed Malik to build and maintain incredible industry connections and relationships with the likes of Katy Perry, Common, Jennifer Hudson, Rihanna, Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, and Adam Levine. Malik has been a poet since he was 21 years old.

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