Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast

Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast

Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast is a platform for millennials of color to have open, intimate, and honest conversations with one another no matter what the topic is. The show's host, via Simone, keeps the perspective fresh by rotating off her male and female guests each episode. Things get real comfortable over here real quick, so grab your best hair tie and get in between the sheets with us.

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June 28, 2020 96 min
We're here to celebrate YOU! During today's episode, we highlight the stories of two lovely queer folks, Jordan & Jess, and everything that comes along with being black and PROUD AF in the LGBTQ+ community. From stepping into their queerness at different stages in their lives to proper pronouns and terminology to reimagining their relationships, this episode is full of teachable, shareable, heartwarming moments. Hap...
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Let's give it up for all the amazing black dads out there! The host via Simone sat down with some incredible black dads, cataloguing their experiences at every step of the journey. From preparing for fatherhood to instilling quality morals & values in their black children, listen as Ryan, Scott, and James (Simone's dad) share every single reward and challenge that comes with shattering the stereotype as they set the ton...
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This one doesn't need much of a description. The title speaks for itself. Let's get into it. Follow Khalia & Kevin on Instagram: www.instagram.com/khaliabraxton www.instagram.com/gq_kev Follow Simone on Instagram: www.instagram.com/via.simone Follow Bonnets & Durags on Twitter & Instagram at www.twitter.com/BonnetsDurags www.instagram.com/bonnetsdurags Website: www.bonnetsanddurags.com Intro credit: @ia...
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I'll always love my mama! She's my favorite girl :) The host via Simone sat down with some incredible black moms, just to find out that no one journey is the same. From preparing for motherhood to postpartum depression to raising a black son to finding the right life partner, listen as Tasha, Chynna, and Tammy (Simone's mommy) share every single reward and challenge that comes with watering their seeds. The Breakdown: ...
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May 24, 2020 73 min
We're back! The host via Simone kicks off the fourth season with her first ever solo episode. So much has changed in the world + in her life since season three. From comparison culture to her quarantine breakup, she covers it all in this healing, transformational tell-all episode. The Breakdown: (6:15) "SHOWING UP PRESENT, NOT PERFECT" (13:47) MY BACKGROUND STORY (25:12) MY QUARANTINE BREAKUP (35:43) CODEPENDENCY ...
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On the season finale of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, a little role play action happens and Simone gets interviewed by her partner, Reign. The pair dove deeper into what's been going on in Simone's world, her 2019 year in review, her next steps, her setbacks, her love life and more. CREATOR'S NOTE: Thank you for being avid listeners of the podcast! Season 3 was superb and I couldn't have done it with...
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On episode 312 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone is joined by her culturally-versed friends Jamila, Marquise & Paola for a much needed discussion around Afro Latinx culture, colorism, history lessons, dating outside your of race, use of the n-word, the remnants of Hurricane Maria and more. This is how the podcast is honoring Hispanic Heritage Month. We know we're 16 days late but we here and we still lo...
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On episode of 311 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone is joined by her (practically) married friends Nai, Ti, JB, Dre, and Orlando for a much needed discussion around partnership, prenups, finding your person, marriage, being the head of a household and other grown folk business. Follow the love avengers squad on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/labeautyologist https://www.instagram.com/love.realations https...
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On episode of 310 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone is joined by friends Kortlynn and Trae for a bonnet talk sleepover. The ladies discuss their experiences with relocating to pursue their dreams, getting comfortable with being uncomfortable, what their hot girl summers really looked like, following their God-designed paths, embracing their spiritual journey and so much more. Follow the ladies on Instagram at ...
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On episode of 309 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone had an overdue link up with her guy friends and who are now known as the kindest (not wildest) City Boys in the five boroughs: Jameer, Reek, and Taqee. This episode is the perfect balance between a sketch comedy and a relationship devotional. The group dives into the stages they're currently at in life based on three different tiers: CIty Boy, Suburban Boy...
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On episode of 308 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone sat down with her beloved friends: Tee, Julien, Tiffany, and Kevin. They're next wave of influencers in the NYC music space and they all have contributed to the culture serving as DJs, record label owners, and music curators. In honor of Black Music Month, the gang talks about their musical inspiration, what inspired them to start carving out their path in...
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On episode of 307 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone sat down with a solid group of community influencers who weren't afraid of being vulnerable. In honor of Mental Health Awareness month, Irv, Renee, and Tameka opened about their experiences with childhood traumas, depression and anxiety, seeking help, self awareness, self harming disorders, breaking the stigma of therapy in the black community, health and ...
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On episode of 306 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone sat down with the cast of her new favorite web series show 'Pillow Talk' from the creators of Cleo TV's 'Tough Love'. LaChrisha plays Lyric, who also happens to have a Pillow Talk Podcast and works as a dating coach. Malik plays Jason, a loving and devout boyfriend who just can’t seem to get things right when it comes to his relationship...
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On episode of 305 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, things get real freaky. Simone and her guests Becky from The Hoe Phase Podcast and Justin and Rios from the 4th & 13 Podcast dive in to everything you need about making sure your sex life is lit af. That's it. That's the episode. Tune in. Follow the entire group on all social media platforms at (@)everybodylovesbecky/@sirensnyc, (@)_justinbob...
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On episode of 304 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone has a big sleepover with her hard working, hustling friends: Tasha, Tempelton, Tequilla, and Paula. The group talks about the challenges and rewards of working in corporate vs. freelancing, how financially stable we are, how to file your taxes as a freelancer, dating the unemployed, why Instagram is so important in our careers, and everything else in between. ...
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On episode of 303 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone hosts a very special guest, Hollywood producer and New York Times best selling author, DeVon Franklin. The two talk about his latest book "The Truth About Men" where he unveils how men can be and do better, what women need to know about men, taming your/his "inner dog", meeting his wife Meagan Good, industry tips for creatives, advice for singl...
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On episode of 302 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone cuddles up with her girls, Bianca & Annelise, to talk about finding love in this digital era. Both guests met their partners online; Tinder and Twitter to be exact so the group dives deep in to how they met their match, what authentic love looks like, selfless sex, internet personas, relationship challenges, living with your significant other, and everythi...
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December 6, 2018 100 min
On the first episode of season 3 of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone sat down with the City Boys from the 718 (their words, not hers), Don & LA from the @whatsagoodguy podcast. The group talks about what it means to be a good friend, combating bad friends, balancing friendships and relationships, the importance of support, disarming egos, pride, and trash ass narratives, and everything else in between. ...
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On the eighth and final episode of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone has a slumber-party-turned-heated-debate with some pretty dope, irrational people. Reign, Bundy, and Marcus contribute their thoughts on topics like black culture clashing, engagement etiquette, cheaters, why we settle, gift giving and more. This is a long one, but things get even spicier in the second hour of the show so it's only right to l...
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On episode seven of Bonnets & Durags: A Pillow Talk Podcast, Simone links up with the fine, young gentlemen of Debonaire Douchebags. Marcus, Jelani, CJ, and Travis contribute their thoughts on topics like what their douchebag percentage is, relationship therapy, mentoring, IG baddies, beard culture and more. Be sure to pull up on them at their 4th annual Blowing O's event on Saturday, July 28 in NYC. Find out more info here...
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