We couldn’t let too much time go by before taking a moment to honor the life of Nipsey Hussle. Tune in as we discuss the lessons we learned from his life as well as how to move forward in a way that continues to perpetuate the legacy he left behind. #themarathoncontinues 🏁
With March being “International Women’s Month”, we had to show out for the ladies. Join us as we discuss our journey into womanhood, sexual health, and female intuition. You’ll also find out why we are trying to make “T-shirt & NO Panties On” a movement. This episode is brought to you by the power of femininity and Rosé. You’re welcome.
Tune in for this week’s SpinOff, "For Your Consideration." This topic allows us to share the content that is helping us live our best life. Find out what book inspired Dréa to visit Ghana and what’s got Dani singing “Oh happy day”! Hint: Winter is Coming!
If you’ve been following the news as of late, no doubt you’ve heard two names ad nauseam - R. Kelly & Jussie Smollett. This SpinOff is a conversation about the feelings and opinions we’ve had watching Black celebrities we admire involved in scandal. Tune in as we discuss where our stance as fans and consumers fall...
Let’s face it. Between Jussie Smollett and R. Kelly, it’s been a rough Black History Month. That said, Black excellence still aboundeth. Welcome to the 2nd Annual STB Black List Awards!! We got together with some of our friends to discuss all the amazing contributions to the culture in 2018. Join us as we shout out icons of our culture who make us Black and Proud.
So you started 2019 with a BANG, huh? You tryna make sure it’s YOUR YEAR, huh? Well, we believe you will, IF you do the mental work (care) necessary to “Keep that Same Energy.” Soco Reynoso - @myfavoritetherapist - joined us for a deeply insightful and entertaining conversation on how to make this year (and every year) one of our best...like for real for real. FAIR WARNING: You just might breathe easier after listening...We’d also love to introduce our first unofficial installation of Random Revelations...because we were all over the place, hunty!!! Thanks for lending us your ears!
Join us as we dive into the 1-9 (Yes...Dani is still trying to bring that back) discussing what it means to measure a year. No more trying, striving, and being depressed when we don’t meet ALL of our goals by December 31st of every year. We’ve decided there has got to be a better way. So, tune in to find out how we arrived at the top of our 2019 season with a fresh new perspective for defining our year. We’ll tell you why the "Kids Baking Championship" is giving us all the feels and true to form, Dréa is on a mission to put the 'H' back in Humble. Because, vocabulary. We are Blerds. You cant ever say we didn’t warn you!
Spin The Bottle takin’ over for the 1-9 into the…wait. Let’s try that again…HAPPY NEW YEAR! We're ready to kick 2019 into full swing, but not without catching you up on some of the highs and lows of how last year concluded. This SpinOff is merely an interlude of all the exciting things in store for you, our beloved listener, and a sneak peak into our next full episode where we discuss how you measure a year. *cue “The Rent” classic* Thanks for starting your year off right by rockin’ with us!
The “Friend Zone” is all about your inner circle. The kind you carefully select because you want no kinda hateration in this dancerie (or soiree…whatever your truth is...) In this episode, we talk about the folks you absolutely need in your life. (P.S. You can trust them around your boo.) Plus we give you a few tips on recognizing the toxic people in your life and compare our “friendship/relationship goals.” You’ll never guess who made the list! Okay…you probably will…but try anyway!”
That’s all, folks - for now at least. We’re wrapping up the Getting Unstuck series with one of the most challenging concepts to grapple with: time. S.M.A.R.T. goals, objectives, vision boards. Yeah, we’ve all been there. But how do you break out of a rut if nothing is going your way? Wellst...we have a few ideas that might make you see your “Late Bloomer” status in a more positive light. We promise that you’re in good company! Dani’s jewells are shining brightly in this episode and Dréa’s revelation FINALLY has a little sunshine in it. It’s a good time, y’all.
Just like friends who clap on one and three...emotions make you cry sometimes. They might even hold you back from achieving your biggest dreams. Whether it’s deeper relationship with a friend, asking for a raise, or finally letting go of an ex...emotions can really get in the way of you taking the next leap. Think of them as overprotective parents, tryna keep you safe from this cold, cruel world. Spoiler Alert: You don’t have to let them run your life. Plot twist: You can’t just ignore them, either. (Ella Mai was really on to something...) Join us as we explore how to level up without getting caught up in your feelings. Spoiler Alert #2: It ain’t easy.
Join us for the 3rd installment of our “Getting Unstuck” series: Haters. During Bottle Talk, we define “hateration” and discuss how the way we address said “hating" may be keeping us mentally stuck. Also, find out what Hulu TV show has got Dani out here considering a move to Canada, why Soullection is giving Drea life, and why you need to go on ahead and splurge on Q-Tips instead of cotton swabs.
Join us as we dive into the 2nd of installment of our "Getting Unstuck" series entitled "Self Talk". Find out what’s going on in our brain, which brands of natural deodorant Dani is not a fan of, and why Dréa is all about rice these days.
This week we’re bringing you one of our favorite SpinOffs: Lyrically Tho! Find out just how misled Dani was behind the premise of an 80’s classic hit, and how the Spotify algorithm has Dréa ALL messed up! After taking a closer listen, the ladies have some fun revelations to share! Join us for some fun with words and test yourself to see if you know the real lyrics!
Join us for yet another SpinOff where we go through a myriad of current (and questionable) crushes. The ladies run the gamut of topics pulling their heart strings this week; from Tracee Ellis Ross and Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” to “The Handmaid’s Tale” and the royal nuptials of Harry and Meghan! Beware as there is one topic in particular the ladies couldn’t get a consensus on. Check out their last hot take and let us know where YOU stand! (Hint: He’s the pied-piper who’s led us ALL astray) :-/
Just when you think you know someone...they go and do something DISRESPECTFUL. Although Kanye didn't spur the birth of this Spin, he made the top of our list for "How You Gonna Act Like That." While on one hand we're a little concerned with his mental health, you can't deny that Kanye has always been Kanye...and now he's coming back to haunt us. Mariah Carey made the list...but I'm (Drea) calling "wolf" on her newest claim. Then again...what does MC have to gain? This spin is all about shining light on the ones we love (or used to) and their bizarre antics. Hopefully, they'll come back to us one day.
Join us for another SpinOff as we discuss the things that are currently giving us all the feels. Find out who is inspiring Dani to live her best life and what has Dréa out here seeing stars… 😉
So… we needed to get a little bit of perspective on this whole work life balance thing. Call us crazy, but “adulting”...well it's hard and we haven’t totally been nailing it. Join us as we discuss what it means to pause for the cause and get unstuck. Find out what store Dani can’t go into unsupervised and what Roadrunner has to do with being grown. We’ve got jew-ells, ALL the clichés, AND revelations rolled into one show. What can we say…it ain’t easy!
We waited as long as we possibly could. If you haven’t seen Black Panther yet, we don’t know what to tell you other than be prepared for spoilers! How much do we love Wakanda? Let us count the ways…
Tune in as we celebrate Black Cinema at its very finest! WAKANDA FOREVER!!! 🙅🏾♂️🙅🏾♀️
We’re back, ya’ll!!! We couldn’t think of a better way to kick off our first show of 2018 than to honor all of the melanin magic that abounds. We’ve got Black excellence everywhere, it’s Black History Month, AND Black Panther premiers! Truly, it’s a magical month. Join us as we present our Inaugural STB Black List Awards. Yes that’s right. We made up our own awards to honor the MVP’s that did the damn thing in 2017. There’s so much amazingness to celebrate! #doitfortheculture