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Black Girl Podcast

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The Black Girl Podcast is a new audio series created by Scottie Beam (@scottiebeam on twitter/IG), Gia Peppers (@giapeppers), Sapphira (@sapphiraem), Bex (@BexxFrancois), and Alysha P (@AlyshaP819/@AlyshaP). After the five media phenoms met and became friends at hip hop's most iconic station, Hot 9… read more

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[Episode 98] "Time."

July 16th, 2021


Alysha, Sapphira, Scottie, Bexx and Gia are all back! In this episode, they discuss how they are adjusting to being back outside, operating in “new …

[Episode 97] "Zola."

July 14th, 2021


In this special episode of "Black Girl Podcast," Alysha, Sapphira and Gia interview A'ziah "Zola" King, the real life woman behind the most iconic …

[Episode 96] "Celebrate."

June 18th, 2021


This episode of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by My Black is Beautiful!

The ladies are back with another episode! Gia opens the show giving …

[Episode 95] "Consistency."

June 4th, 2021


This episode of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by My Black is Beautiful! a motha**!

One of the most rewarding, yet difficult, …

[Episode 94] "Speak."

May 21st, 2021


This episode of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by My Black is Beautiful!

Let’s talk. It’s been a while since we reflected over the impact the past 18 …

[Episode 93] "Dr. Afiya."

May 7th, 2021


This episode of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by My Black is Beautiful!

Dr, Afiya joins BGP to talk curls, coils, and consciousness. The Howard …

[Episode 92] "Highs."

April 23rd, 2021


This episode of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by My Black is Beautiful!

The ladies join the holiday festivities, with individual life updates. Gia, …

[Episode 91] "Sarah Jakes Roberts"

April 14th, 2021


Pastor, mom, wife, spiritual leader and author Sarah Jakes Roberts joins the ladies of BGP to discuss her new book, “Woman Evolve,” and answer their …

[Episode 90] "NC-17 Pt 2."

April 9th, 2021


This episode of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by My Black is Beautiful!

What’s YOUR favorite position? Where’s the craziest location you’ve got it …

[Episode 89] "Angela Lewis."

March 31st, 2021


Angela Lewis - who plays our beloved “Auntie Louie” from FX’s 'SNOWFALL' - joins BlackGirlPodcast! The new mommy chats with us about her journey from Detroit to New York to LA, her career from stage to television, her …

[Episode 88] "Expertise."

March 26th, 2021


This episode of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by My Black is Beautiful!

In the newest episode, the ladies dissect the Derrick Jaxn situation, their …

[Episode 87] "Queen Afua."

March 17th, 2021


The ladies sit down for an intimate, honest and open dialogue with internationally renowned herbalist, holistic health practitioner and Mental …

[Episode 86] "Entertained."

March 12th, 2021


This episode of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by My Black is Beautiful!

In this new episode of Black Girl Podcast, the ladies discuss all things …

[Episode 85] "Compliments."

February 26th, 2021


This episode of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by My Black is Beautiful!

In this episode, the ladies of Black Girl Pod talk all things skincare and …

[Episode 84] "Coping."

February 12th, 2021


This episode of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by My Black is Beautiful.

Sapphira shares with the ladies, takeaways from her recent sessions in …

[Episode 83] "BEVY."

January 29th, 2021


In their first podcast of 2021, Sapphira, Scottie, Alysha, Bexx and Gia welcome fashion and entertainment icon Bevy Smith, to talk about her brand new book. Listen as Bevy drops gems about her journey to becoming the TV …

[Episode 82] "December."

December 18th, 2020


As the rush of holiday season begins to settle in, Gia, Sapph and Alysha reminisce on their favorite holiday songs, movies... and men?! You’ll have …

[Episode 81] "Guided."

December 4th, 2020


The ladies of BGP discuss details of their Thanksgiving holiday break. A conversation about family & children evolves into a deep dive through …

[Episode 80] "360."

November 20th, 2020


We’ve been through a lot this year, and though it ain’t over, the ladies of BGP have started to see their dots connect. Bexx shares her campaign experience as MVP-elect Kamala Harris’ principal videographer. Gia …

[Episode 79] "Victorious."

November 7th, 2020


In this new episode of Black Girl Podcast, Scottie, Alysha, Gia and Sapphira open up about how they’ve been doing in the billionth week of quarantine. Listen as Scottie recaps her love-filled 30th birthday, Alysha …

[Episode 78] "#BadHair"

October 23rd, 2020


In this special episode of Black Girl Podcast, actress Ashley Blaine Featherson joins Alysha and Gia to discuss her new role in Hulu's "Bad Hair." …

[Episode 77] "Balance."

September 25th, 2020


The grand jury’s decision on the murder of Breonna Taylor has torn our hearts open. We take the time to acknowledge (once again) the lack of protection over black women, realize that our emotional tanks have been …

[Episode 76] "Dawn Porter."

September 16th, 2020


Award-winning documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter joins the ladies of BlackGirlPod, to discuss her latest film "The Way I See It." Dawn brings us into the world of Pete Souza, former Chief Official White House …

[Episode 75] "Girl."

September 11th, 2020


On this episode of Black Girl Podcast, the girls take a nostalgic walk down memory lane as they banter about the last #Verzuz Battle featuring Brandy vs Monica, childhood games and all the fine men of the '90s. With Gia …

[Episode 74] "Black Is King."

September 3rd, 2020


In this special episode, the ladies of Black Girl Podcast welcome two of the creative forces behind Beyoncé’s ground-breaking film “Black is King,” …

[Episode 73] "#WAPisKing"

August 31st, 2020


Bexx, Scottie, Gia, Sapphira, and Alysha come together to discuss how they are living in the unprecedented times of Covid 19. As they give updates on their lives, they break down their perspectives on how the …

[Episode 72] "Gina Prince-Bythewood."

August 4th, 2020


Esteemed film director and screenwriter Gina Prince-Bythewood joins the ladies of BGP! Her latest film, ‘The Old Guard,’ crowns Gina as the first African-American woman to direct a comic book film. We discuss diverse …

[Episode 71] "WOMAN."

June 22nd, 2020


Gia, Bexx, Sapph, Scottie and Lysh discuss a myriad of topics focused on the attention, protection and respect of Black women. NoName & J Cole’s …

[Episode 70] "Clarke Peters."

June 12th, 2020


The ladies of BGP are joined by actor, singer, writer, director and star of ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ Clarke Peters. The stage and Hollywood veteran speaks on …

[Episode 69] "Perspective."

May 17th, 2020


The ladies of BGP check in for another quarantine convo. Alysha, Gia, Scottie, Bexx and Sapphira Em discuss Michael Jordan’s “asshole” tendencies …

[Episode 68] "Grace."

May 1st, 2020


Alysha, Bexx, Scottie, Sapphira and Gia talk about adjusting to their new routines and realities while quarantined and facing the unknown of the COVID-19 pandemic. Breaking news of sexual misconduct throughout the NYC …

[Episode 67] "Executive."

March 18th, 2020


Shayla Cowan joins Black Girl Pod for some real boss talk. The Michigan-native turned Will Packer’s Executive Assistant chats with us about her career rise to Will Packer Production and Will Packer Media’s Chief of …

[Episode 66] "Legacy."

March 3rd, 2020


The ladies discuss the statement your life leaves behind. We mourn the death of Kobe Bryant, what his existence meant and will always mean, the …

[Episode 65] "Freedom."

January 31st, 2020


Back at the mic, Bexx, Sapph and Lysh give updates on what they've been up to since the last recording. Sapphira talks about the excitement of redesigning her studio, Alysha shares stories about her trip to Ghana and …

[Episode 64] #10YearChallenge

December 20th, 2019


Alysha, Sapphira, Scottie and Gia sit down for the last episode of 2019 as Bexx continues the incredible work she’s been doing outside of NYC. As the young women reflect on who they were and what they were doing 10 …

[Episode 63] "Life."

November 29th, 2019


Episode 63 of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by Helix Sleep!

While Bexx is on the road working to change the world, the rest of the girls get back in the studio! Alysha, Sapphira, Gia and Scottie give their life updates …

[Episode 62] "ComplexCon."

November 26th, 2019


In this episode, Alysha, Bexx, Gia, Sapphira and Scottie take the stage at their first ever ComplexCon live show in Long Beach, California! As the girls catch up on their personal lives in front of their LB listeners, …

[Episode 61] "New Growth."

September 23rd, 2019


Episode 61 of Black Girl Podcast is sponsored by Helix Sleep!

Gia, Alysha, Bexx, Scottie and Sapph are back (finally!) with an abundance of updates on what they’ve been up to since Essence Fest. Alysha shares the clarity …

[Episode 60] "Shadderacks." (NOLA Part 2)

July 26th, 2019


For their second live show in New Orleans, Gia, Alysha, Scottie, Bexx and Sapphira recap their hilarious night partying through New Orleans, and meeting & nicknaming a sixth BGP member (see title). Questions from …

[Episode 59] "Snowfall." (NOLA Part 1)

July 26th, 2019


The ladies of BGP host their first live show at the Pythian Market in New Orleans! “Snowfall” on FX actors Damson Idris and Angela Lewis join the …

[Episode 58] "Update."

June 30th, 2019


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 …

[Episode 57] "Queen Sugar."

June 14th, 2019


Rutina Wesley & Dawn-Lyen Gardner from OWNTV’s ‘Queens Sugar’ join the ladies of BGP for an insightful conversation on finding yourself, trusting …

[Episode 56] "Ego."

May 31st, 2019


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 …

[Episode 55] "Homecoming."

May 20th, 2019


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 …

[Episode 54] "Marathon."

May 15th, 2019


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 …

[Episode 53] "Elevate."

April 12th, 2019


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 …

[Episode 52] "Herstory."

March 30th, 2019


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 …

[Episode 51] "Welp."

March 20th, 2019


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, …

[Episode 50] "50."

February 22nd, 2019


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 …

[Episode 49] “BOOMERANG.”

February 13th, 2019


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 …

[Episode 48] "Proud."

January 26th, 2019


Sapph, Gia, Alysha & Bexx talk life updates, adjusting to new beginnings, and Alysha shares her response to the overwhelming feedback from EP.47. …

[Episode 47] #SurvivingRKelly

January 14th, 2019


The ladies of BGP discuss the in-depth, Dream Hampton docu-series that revealed the disturbing truth of R&B’s pied predator.

[Episode 46] "2018."

December 28th, 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 …

[Episode 45] "Friends."

December 22nd, 2018


How many of us have them? Gia, Alysha, Scottie, Sapph and Bexx deep dive into the concept of friendship - our understanding of it, nostalgic …

[Episode 44] "Thanks."

December 14th, 2018


BGP recaps their Thanksgiving holiday(or lack there of)with their respective families. Gia shares her Soul Train Awards experience and healing …

[Episode 43] "Saweetie"

December 5th, 2018


"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 …

[Episode 42] "Dr. Jess"

November 9th, 2018


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 …

[Episode 41] "Girlfriends."

October 29th, 2018


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 …

[Episode 40] "Mirrors."

October 19th, 2018


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 …

[Episode 39] "Ari."

September 13th, 2018


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, …

[Episode 38] “BlackGirlsRock."

September 6th, 2018


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 …

[Episode 37] "Complicated."

August 28th, 2018


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 …

[Episode 36] "Essence."

July 23rd, 2018


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 …

[Episode 35] "Grate-FULL."

July 14th, 2018


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, …

[Episode 34] "LIVE."

June 25th, 2018


Five black women walk into an auditorium...

[Episode 33] "Chapter."

June 15th, 2018


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, …

[Episode 32] "SAVAGE."

June 4th, 2018


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 …

[Episode 31] "FIGHT."

May 21st, 2018


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 …

[Episode 30] "Janelle."

May 1st, 2018


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 …

[Episode 29] Chikesia Clemons.

April 27th, 2018


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 …

[Episode 28] "Un[Filtered]."

March 22nd, 2018


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 …

[Episode 27] "Worth."

March 1st, 2018


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 …

[Episode 26] "Grind."

February 16th, 2018


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 …

[Episode 25] "Questions."

January 23rd, 2018


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 …

[Episode 24] "Discourse."

December 13th, 2017


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 …

[Episode 23] "Smile."

December 5th, 2017


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 …

[Episode 22] "Gems."

October 31st, 2017


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 …

[Episode 21] "D."

October 9th, 2017


BGP takes on #ForTheD challenge & life updates since our last episode. Gabrielle Union’s miscarriage news opens up the convo to politics & …

[Episode 20] #Twentieth

September 20th, 2017


BGP celebrates our 20th episode! Would you "friend" an ex on social? BGP talks the disrespect & MATURITY of #InsecureHBO's last two episodes. The …

[Episode 19] "Risks."

August 31st, 2017


[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 …

[Episode 18] "Shift."

August 16th, 2017


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 …

[Episode 17] "Advice."

July 26th, 2017


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.

[Episode 16] Love?

July 12th, 2017


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 …

[Episode 15] "Headspace."

June 21st, 2017


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 …

[Episode 14] #Nothing.

June 7th, 2017


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? …

[Episode 13] "UMI." (Part Two)

May 31st, 2017


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; & …

[Episode 12] "UMI." (Part One)

May 24th, 2017


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.

[Episode 11] "Choices."

May 16th, 2017


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.

[Episode 10] "Cracked."

April 14th, 2017


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.

[Episode 9] "Ex-Factor."

March 22nd, 2017


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[Episode 8] "Re-Introdicktion."

March 3rd, 2017


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 …

[Episode 7] "NC-17."

February 4th, 2017


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!

[Episode 6] "Prideful."

January 19th, 2017


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 …

[Episode 5] "Fvck on You."

January 5th, 2017


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 …

[Episode 4] "2016..."

December 21st, 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 …

[Episode 3] "Yeezus."

December 19th, 2016


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 …

[Episode 2] "Pain."

December 12th, 2016


BGP unpacks heartbreak with an honest recollection of love stories gone terribly wrong (15:14), and the lessons of both being fcked over & fcking …

[Episode 1] "Hi."

December 7th, 2016


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 …

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