Rank #1: [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.
Rank #2: [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.
Rank #3: [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.
Rank #4: [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).
Rank #5: [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.
Rank #6: [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).
Rank #7: [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.
Rank #8: [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!
Rank #9: [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.
Rank #10: [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!
Rank #11: [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.
Rank #12: [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!
Rank #13: [Episode 18] "Shift."
How open are you in an open relationship? Can you flip a f**k-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.
Rank #14: [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.
Rank #15: [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.