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June 30, 2019
[Episode 58] "Update."
Gia, Alysha, Scottie and Bexx recap what they've been up to for the past two weeks! Gia shares the excitement and gratitude of her new BET show #BlackCoffee, and what it felt like to see so much DC love at the 2019 BET Awards. Alysha - fresh off vacation in Mexico - shares the redeeming experience of "stillness." Scottie's recent trip to Paris provides another full circle experience for her career. Bexx shares how its felt juggling career, family and starting over. PLUS! BlackGirlPod celebrates their big LIVE SHOW debut in NOLA, July 5th & 6th. Tickets available NOW at www.rairelabel.com.
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97 min
June 14, 2019
[Episode 57] "Queen Sugar."
Rutina Wesley & Dawn-Lyen Gardner from OWNTV’s ‘Queens Sugar’ join the ladies of BGP for an insightful conversation on finding yourself, trusting yourself and being yourself. The ladies also share how their respective journeys have serendipitously crossed paths along the way. Be sure to tune in to Season 4 of Queen Sugar 9p/8p CT on OWNTV!
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32 min
May 31, 2019
[Episode 56] "Ego."
What’s the difference between ego & confidence? Sapphira, Scottie, Bexx, Gia & Alysha discuss the dissimilarities. The caution of “faking it till you make it,” how ego can easily encourage delusion and “false realities,” and of course, how social media can highlight or ruin your sense of self. Sapph's question to the room, - “What would you tell your 7 year old self?” - produces some surprising responses from the ladies. Join the conversation and let us know what YOU would say to self. Be sure to "at" us and use the #BlackGirlPod hashtag!
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45 min
May 20, 2019
[Episode 55] "Homecoming."
The ladies of BGP get together and crack the mic after a few hectic weeks away from each other. Scottie shares memorable moments from her Paris trip. Alysha talks about her struggles with therapy. Sapphira opens up about her physical health. Bexx celebrates a birthday HER way. Gia has an honest convo about her natural hair and also dives into the importance of her hometown's growing movement, #DontMuteDC which allows Bexx to introduce a challenging debate over blackness vs. individuality. And OF COURSE, the ladies give Beyoncé’s NETFLIX film its proper acknowledgment with a conversation dissecting and discussing the layers of cultural influence, blackness and the work ethic it took to pull off a history-making performance!
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149 min
May 15, 2019
[Episode 54] "Marathon."
For the first time, the ladies of Black Girl Podcast invite men to join the conversation; inspired by the incredible life and unfortunate death of Nipsey Hussle. Ebro Darden (@oldmanebro), Justin Carter (@jstnlamar) & Dawan Alford (@dawanalford) share their insights on mental health, emotion, ego, trauma and more. #TheMarathonContinues
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70 min
April 12, 2019
[Episode 53] "Elevate."
The ladies recap the experience of hosting an advanced screening of “Little” with their listeners. Bexx shares how she almost got robbed in Houston, Alysha opens up about a therapy breakthrough, and Gia shares what it felt like balancing a huge career moment with the huge responsibility of covering Nipsey Hussle’s memorial service. Go see “Little” in theaters, April 12th! #LittleMovie
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64 min
March 30, 2019
[Episode 52] "Herstory."
Episode 52 of Black Girl Podcast was powered by Foot Locker! The ladies discuss "Women in Culture' live from Foot Locker Times Square with special guests Ashley Outrageous and Trish! Closing out Women's History Month, the ladies have a candid convo about the come up! | #WomensKickstoryMonth
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51 min
March 20, 2019
[Episode 51] "Welp."
Gia, Alysha, Scottie and Sapphira discuss personal and exciting updates, their thoughts on the recent Gayle King and R. Kelly interviews and the ​J​ordyn Woods’ feature on Red Table Talk. Coming straight off a flight, Scottie sets everything straight addressing the recent white privileged chatter from YesJulz.
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107 min
February 22, 2019
[Episode 50] "50."
The ladies of BGP celebrate their fiftieth show with a LIVE recording at Horizon Media. Gia, Sapph, Bexx, Scottie and Alysha recap their ATL/Boomerang highlights, this exhaustive Black History Month, Steve Harvey vs Mo’Nique, Jussie Smollett developments and MORE.
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121 min
February 13, 2019
[Episode 49] “BOOMERANG.”
The ladies of BET’s ‘Boomerang’ - Tetona Jackson, Brittany Inge, Lala Milan & Director, Dime Davis - join BGP for a transparent conversation on representation, finding your way, killing doubt, self awareness and mental health. Special thank you to #HouseOfBet & Team Epiphany for the incredible experience. ‘Boomerang’ premieres Feb. 12, 2019 at 10/9c on BET !
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73 min
January 26, 2019
[Episode 48] "Proud."
Sapph, Gia, Alysha & Bexx talk life updates, adjusting to new beginnings, and Alysha shares her response to the overwhelming feedback from EP.47. The conversation flows into updates from therapy, vulnerability with a “healthy” confidant and the relationship between pride, humility and modesty.
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84 min
January 14, 2019
[Episode 47] #SurvivingRKelly
The ladies of BGP discuss the in-depth, Dream Hampton docu-series that revealed the disturbing truth of R&B’s pied predator.
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120 min
December 28, 2018
[Episode 46] "2018."
BGP reviews the last 365 days to discuss what they’ve been through, how they got through, the battle wounds they earned & the successes they’re most grateful for. The ladies also highlight their Top 3 black women of 2018, take a look back at their 2016 on-mic goals (did they meet their marks?), and also discuss “gifting while dating.”
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170 min
December 22, 2018
[Episode 45] "Friends."
How many of us have them? Gia, Alysha, Scottie, Sapph and Bexx deep dive into the concept of friendship - our understanding of it, nostalgic relationships, dissolved bonds and opposite sex friendships. The ladies also rate their own performances as friends - to other people and to each other.
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175 min
December 14, 2018
[Episode 44] "Thanks."
BGP recaps their Thanksgiving holiday(or lack there of)with their respective families. Gia shares her Soul Train Awards experience and healing process since the passing of her Godmother. Scottie re-starts therapy with a new counselor she's excited about, Sapphira shares her excitement about the new births in her family, Bexx details an eye opening dream & Alysha relives a hectic 3 weeks, including her Paris trip with her mom & nephew.
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99 min
December 5, 2018
[Episode 43] "Saweetie"
"Icy Gurl” Saweetie joins the ladies of BGP for a lit ass conversation (& some in-studio Henny) about her confident and ambitious climb as the Bay Area’s undeniable new rap star. The recent Warner Brother’s signee talks goals, inspirations, her lyrical skills AND reveals who’d she “F*ck, Marry & Kill.
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45 min
November 9, 2018
[Episode 42] "DrJess"
NYC based Psychiatrist Dr. Jessica Clemons joins us to discuss mental health, personality disorders, when/how to know therapy is right for you and expectations before starting your sessions. Gia shares hesitations and Alysha P unpacks her battle with guilt during an honest and hilarious conversation.
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120 min
October 29, 2018
[Episode 41] "Girlfriends."
The ladies take a trip down memory lane, landing in the nostalgia of classic black TV, and fall into a debate over claiming their “Girlfriends” doppelgängers. We discuss FuckBois & Insecure’s season finale, Drake’s appearance on HBO’s “The Shop,” and more!
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113 min
October 19, 2018
[Episode 40] "Mirrors."
When was the last time you took a really good look at yourself? Gia, Scottie, Alysha & Bexx discuss self-reflection and how much they’ve learned about themselves since last episode. Gia reveals a tough career decision she’s recently made, Alysha shares plans for a beautiful surprise, Bexx reveals how hurt has brought her immense growth, and Scottie reflects on the unhappiness surrounding her birthday & digging for her purpose.
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72 min
September 13, 2018
[Episode 39] "Ari."
What in the world is happening in pop culture?! From Serena Williams’ reaction to an unfair umpire, to Cardi B and Nicki Minaj’s conflict in couture, BlackGirlPod shares how they REALLY feel about all the madness. Plus! singer/songwriter AND the first woman of Dreamville Records, Ari Lennox, joins the group to talk new music, opens up about mental health, and her search for some good D!
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114 min
September 6, 2018
[Episode 38] “BlackGirlsRock."
The ladies of BGP attended BET’s #BlackGirlsRock Awards show and had the time of their life. In this episode, they discuss the inspiration they experienced while being around their she-roes, and discuss a few wins of their own... Especially our girl Scottie Beam. Check out “Black Girls Rock,” Sept. 9 on BET at 8/7c!
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72 min
August 28, 2018
[Episode 37] "Complicated."
Can love be fun? Should love be fun? BGP discusses the elements of a romantic relationship after Scottie Beam admits to believing the two cannot co-exist. Also, the ladies reveal the craziest sh*t they’ve ever done for a crush or partner.
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90 min
July 23, 2018
[Episode 36] "Essence."
Alysha, Gia, Sapphira and Bex return from EssenceFest2018 with some surprising reviews of their respective weekends. The ladies discuss self alignment, unexpected moments of personal growth and purpose. A fight between Alysha & Gia to claim a Hollywood heartthrob, finds the ladies debating the integrity of ‘love is love.’ Plus, have you noticed something weird about “Insecure"?
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93 min
July 14, 2018
[Episode 35] "Grate-FULL."
Just days after their first live show, the ladies of BGP step into the studio and talk about how surreal #BGPLIVE was and how it affected them individually. They each express their gratitude to their families, friends, listeners and amazing sponsors! They also jump into a quick discussion on B.D.E.
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64 min
June 25, 2018
[Episode 34] "LIVE."
Five black women walk into an auditorium...
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95 min
June 15, 2018
[Episode 33] "Chapter."
The ladies of BGP update each other about their lives since the last episode then dive into a discussion about friendships. They share stories on some of their closest friendships and how they've changed over the years, whether or not there is a need to talk things through during a fallout or just letting time mend the relationship.
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90 min
June 4, 2018
[Episode 32] "SAVAGE."
How well do you know yourself? BGP has a no holds barred, bold-ass conversation about self-loving, vibrators, fetishes, size, partners and more. PLUS - the ladies take a deep dive into #SummerSavagery 101. Professor Scottie leads the lecture.
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115 min
May 21, 2018
[Episode 31] "FIGHT."
BGP faces their biggest adversaries: ourselves. The ladies share how they REALLY feel about one another, fighting for and LIVING your BEST life, the importance of dialoguing with loved ones, and allowing yourself moments to pause and reflect.
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121 min
May 1, 2018
[Episode 30] "Janelle."
The ladies of BGP celebrate their 30th episode with their first guest ever -- Janelle Monáe! The ladies get Janelle to drop some “Hey Black Man” bars, dive into questions about both her personal and career growth over the years, and break down what the title of her newest album, “Dirty Computer,” signifies.
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32 min
April 27, 2018
[Episode 29] Chikesia Clemons.
The ladies of BGP are back from a month long hiatus. They waste no time diving into hot topics! Bex surprises the group by telling them she started therapy. Scottie Beam breaks down her disappointment and heartbreak with Yeezy. The group discusses the Nicki vs Cardi saga, and Gia makes the group aware of Chikesia Clemons.
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112 min
March 22, 2018
[Episode 28] "Un[Filtered]."
Gone off of Honey Jack and Rum, Alysha and Sapphira have an uncensored and light-hearted conversation about boobs, and insecurities, and a few other things they have in common. The ladies also discuss the standard of social media beauty, filters, plastic surgery, and more.
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50 min
March 1, 2018
[Episode 27] "Worth."
BGP continues the conversation of worth by discussing the Mo’Nique-Netflix saga, examines the historic success of Black Panther and one rapper’s sizable contribution to social media. Plus, the girls discuss the importance of timing when returning to the relationship world.
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100 min
February 16, 2018
[Episode 26] "Grind."
Gia’s recap of her Roc Nation Grammy Brunch experience, meeting Jay Z and Beyonce, and Bex’s news has BGP asking what exactly is ‘the grind?” Plus, the fine line between abuse & earning your stripes, knowing your value and realizing when it’s time to move on.
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83 min
January 23, 2018
[Episode 25] "Questions."
What exactly is sexual harassment? BGP examines the nuances behind Aziz Ansari’s “date night,” the grey areas of #MeToo and the failure of men to define manhood. Also! - updates on what we’ve been up to and a serious question for our listeners.
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67 min
December 13, 2017
[Episode 24] "Discourse."
The ladies of BGP hop right back into the conversation, dissecting Michelle Obama’s recent comments on raising children, challenging Jay Z’s New York Times interview, reflecting on 2017, sharing how meditation truly works and more.
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105 min
December 5, 2017
[Episode 23] "Smile."
The ladies provide an update on their busy lives, relationship/dating experiences and frustrations with feeling unaccomplished. A conversation over Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It" and sexual harassment lands Scottie Beam & Alysha P in a heated debate over their conflicting perspectives.
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93 min
October 31, 2017
[Episode 22] "Gems."
Listen to the ladies of BGP talk the importance of experiencing HBCU Homecoming Weekends, celebrate Cardi B’s and Offset’s engagement, discuss their feelings on Justin Timberlake’s upcoming super bowl performance, give a *special* shout out to black men, and explain why you may never want to address another woman when it comes to your man.
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88 min
October 9, 2017
[Episode 21] "D."
BGP takes on #ForTheD challenge & life updates since our last episode. Gabrielle Union’s miscarriage news opens up the convo to politics & expectations of pregnancy; Kevin Hart’s indiscretions, brand and apology; & is monogamy really unnatural?
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112 min
September 20, 2017
[Episode 20] #Twentieth
BGP celebrates our 20th episode! Would you "friend" an ex on social? BGP talks the disrespect & MATURITY of #InsecureHBO's last two episodes. The girls also reflect over the fragmented details of Kenneka Jenkins's tragic death & are outraged over ESPN’s public “spanking” of Jemele Hill. BGP debates whether black people can be racist, the power of an NFL boycott & the current black recognition in pop culture today. Enjoy!
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109 min
August 31, 2017
[Episode 19] "Risks."
[When] is it ok to discuss your finances with your partner? #InsecureHBO has got #BGP screaming #TeamDaniel & debating oral sex etiquette. A convo over Oprah's new series 'Black Love' finds the ladies deep diving into the definitions, the balance, the lessons and the risks of love.
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141 min
August 16, 2017
[Episode 18] "Shift."
How open are you in an open relationship? Can you flip a fuck-buddy into a boyfriend? BGP dissects #InsecureHBO's recent "Hella LA" episode. News of the Charlottesville riots turns the convo into a passionate dialogue about race. @Scottiebeam talks the affects of her #KnockdownCenter experience and seeks counsel with the ladies.
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113 min
July 26, 2017
[Episode 17] "Advice."
BGP talks Insecure season 2 premiere, our experience at #Curlfest and #SouthNTheCity. ALSO: can arguing be healthy for a relationship? Alysha comes closer to getting out of her own way.
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88 min
July 12, 2017
[Episode 16] Love?
Is it love before respect or respect before love? BGP discusses the 'PEMDAS' of loving your significant other, and dive into Jay Z's 4:44. The ladies also take a surprising position on the Blac Chyna v. Rob Kardashian scandal and get real about body imaging/sculpting & more!
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94 min
June 21, 2017
[Episode 15] "Headspace."
Where's your* head at when it comes to sex? How do you critique your partner's cunnilingus? How can you tell you're good at oral? Has porn hurt or helped your abilities? The pleasures and pitfalls of threesomes. The news of Bill Cosby's mistrial, rape culture & double standards in 2017.
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65 min
June 7, 2017
[Episode 14] #Nothing.
BGP unwinds with some casual girl-talk! How would you feel if your friend got engaged at your wedding? Fact or fiction: sex burns a lot of calories? How to eat healthy for your lifestyle. Our apathy over Kathy Griffin's tearful retraction, Bill Maher's audacity and Keyshia Knight Pulliam's decision to stand by her TV-dad Bill Cosby.
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91 min
May 31, 2017
[Episode 13] "UMI." (Part Two)
Alysha comes to a tearful conclusion about her struggle to accept help. In part two, BGP examines the presence and absence of God in our lives; & how this informs, supports and guides our journeys.
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40 min
May 24, 2017
[Episode 12] "UMI." (Part One)
Alysha explains how she often battles with asking for help, even when she knows she needs it. BGP unpacks the challenges of "the ask" - both internally & externally imposed.
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48 min
May 16, 2017
[Episode 11] "Choices."
The future is defined by the choices we make. BGP discusses career decisions, risk & faith. And also, the fine line between autonomy and decision-making with your partner.
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80 min
April 14, 2017
[Episode 10] "Cracked."
Scottie returns from Africa with new found peace & an unbelievable truth about Cape Town. BGP talks "distance" while in a relationship, establishing boundaries & non-negotiables & breaking points.
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77 min
March 22, 2017
[Episode 9] "Ex-Factor."
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82 min
March 3, 2017
[Episode 8] "Re-Introdicktion."
BGP is back!...and we waste no time diving in to the controversies surrounding the Grammys and Oscars, as well as all things Remy v. Nicki. The discussion then transitions to a very broad examination of dating in our generation, from sending nudes to meeting parents.
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89 min
February 4, 2017
[Episode 7] "NC-17."
Let's talk about sex. BGP reveals the places, the partners and their past experiences; sexting 101, health conscious relationships, dating someone with a child and answering questions from our loyal listeners!
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96 min
January 19, 2017
[Episode 6] "Prideful."
How much credit do you give yourself? BGP talks pride (in self & work), their individual experiences either quitting or losing a job, being dissatisfied with their place of employment, and balancing between valuing yourself and remaining humble.
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100 min
January 5, 2017
[Episode 5] "Fvck on You."
Serena Williams's recent engagement sparks a conversation around love, sex and the place each should have in the context of relationships (2:24). BGP then takes an unfiltered look at race in our society, that then grows into a heated dialogue on activism (33:24).
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90 min
December 21, 2016
[Episode 4] "2016..."
2016 has been an amazing year for Black Women (14:30). We share who has inspired each of us (25:28), what's in the pipeline for 2017 & send our holiday wishes to all.
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73 min
December 19, 2016
[Episode 3] "Yeezus."
After bringing some much needed holiday cheer, BGP examines the situation surrounding Kanye West (3:17). Shi*t gets real when the crew discuss HBO's Insecure finale (29:05), and examine the impact of social media on a relationship (56:10).
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86 min
December 12, 2016
[Episode 2] "Pain."
BGP unpacks heartbreak with an honest recollection of love stories gone terribly wrong (15:14), and the lessons of both being fcked over & fcking someone else over (25:07).
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93 min
December 7, 2016
[Episode 1] "Hi."
In our first episode, Scottie Beam (@scottiebeam on twitter/IG), Sapphira M (@sapphiraem), Alysha P (@AlyshaP819/@AlyshaP), Gia Peppers (@giapeppers) and Bex (@blvckdaria) introduce ourselves and our backgrounds in the entertainment industry. The conversation highlights the 2016 presidential election(9:15), self care (17:18), embracing womanhood, massaging your ambition and accepting when you're wrong (25:23).
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86 min
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