Hiba Ahmad

The pandemic. Protests for racial and social justice. An economic crisis.

All of these things and more have impacted every facet of life for many Americans, especially how we work and look for work.

Weekend Edition wants to hear from people who are either entering the workforce during the pandemic or are considering a career change after witnessing all of the events from the past year.

In the first frames of the documentary, We Are Freestyle Love Supreme, you glimpse a group of charming young men at a New York bus stop in 2005; they're beat-boxing and rapping to amuse a little girl. They shout across the street to a friend, Lin-Manuel Miranda. As he dodges cars to dash across the street, you realize: A key figure in show business history almost got run over.

When the genre-defying British artist FKA twigs was 26, she came out with her debut album. Originally a dancer, twigs paired her experimental, highly-produced sound with artistic choreography and sweeping visuals. At 31, she's back with her follow-up, Magdalene.