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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November 22, 2020 35 min
Well, the end is finally here y'all. You know I had to end season four of the Bonnets & Durags podcast with a solo episode. “You Deserve” is a love letter to myself. Thank you for an incredible fourth season of the show. I appreciate you so much Pillow Talk Pod Squad! See you in 2021. Love and light. - via Simone Shop the 'you deserve.' collection now at www.bonnetsanddurags.com. Follow Simone on Instagram: www.in...
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Get it bihhhh! via Simone had a girls night with her homegirls Iria & Kortlynn as they got together to play a round of Simone's infamous made up game "Mango Habanero". The girls also discussed their love languages in full detail, what it's really like to relocate to NYC, advancing in their careers, "perm burns", freaky-deaky flashbacks, inspiring one another & more. The Bonnets & Durags brand is...
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Love is love...right? For this episode of the podcast, via Simone facilitated healthy dialogue with three different folks with three very different perspectives on interracial dating and relationships. Bridget is currently in an interracial relationship with a white man. Catherine is a product of an interracial relationship and has her own personal thoughts on dating outside of your race. Johnny is completely against interracial re...
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November 3, 2020 25 min
For this quick & dirty solo episode, via Simone touches on a few key points that will have a direct affect on our communities: this upcoming election and the rise of Clubhouse. Both matters have the ability to change the entire landscape of our current black, creative, and prosperous lives as we know it. Let's get into it. Go vote. Wear a mask. Take a break. All black lives matter. Follow Simone on Instagram & Twitter...
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We're having a squad baby! Simone sat down with her GIRLFRIENDS to talk about stepping into the next phase of adulthood (parenthood), being in love and in long term relationships, family pressure to settle down, biological clocks vs. financial clocks, being with Pisces men, first impressions, being friends for 8+ years, and more. Follow Victoria, Nazinga & Nikki on Instagram: www.instagram.com/ohmizvictoria www.instagr...
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Bonnets & Durags Podcast returns after a mini hiatus. This time around, Simone gathered her fellow podcasting friends Ti, Lashawn, and John together for a real ass conversation about commitment, compromise, and consistency in relationships and beyond. Each guest dives into what dating with intent means, what a good man/woman is, what love looks like for them currently and how they hope to grow with it moving forward. Follow Ti...
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August 30, 2020 88 min
The host via Simone conducted another Bonnets & Durags Podcast fan-favorite: a solo episode. This episode is full of life updates + life hacks, while she answers audience questions about Q4 plans, settling down in a new country, and her thoughts on body shaming. While via Simone takes a social media break, the Bonnets & Durags Podcast will return in October 2020. Follow Simone on Instagram & Twitter: www.instagram...
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Buckle up. "Six Flags" is where Simone and her friends Kennedy & Prince uncover all of the possible red + green flags in friendships, relationships, and business. Red flags are pretty self explanatory -- the unsettling feelings that you ignored in the beginning. Green flags are positive actions that reinforce the value in your partnership. From trauma bonds to being equally yoked to negotiating your worth, the group...
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"Mango Habanero" is a random conversation-starter game that Simone made up to challenge some of her most "closeted" guy friends to open up, dive deep, get spicy, and unpack emotions -- all in the name of being raw, real, and intimate. The rules of the game are simple. Simone picks a "sweet" / thought provoking card OR Simone picks a "spicy" / XXX-rated card and each guest has to answer it truthfully....
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Condoms are a form of PPE. Please use them accordingly. via Simone gets under the covers with Orlando, Tati & Jason as they unveil everything running successful sex-based businesses (like a condom company and an OnlyFans account), being vocal with your partners in the bedroom, amplifying your femininity, dismantling toxic masculinity, using protection (or the lack thereof) during "sneaky links", dating during quarantine...
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Special Podcast Collab Alert 🚨 We teamed up with the incredibly dope Imaginary Players podcast to dive deep into the messy world of love & relationships. "Bonnets & Players". Two girls. Four guys. Lots of wine and spirits. Hella opinions. It's good ass time. Let's get into it. The Breakdown: (18:10) DIRTY MACKING (44:00) HAVING A HOE PHASE AT YOUR BIG AGE (54:30) DO YOU BELIVE IN LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT...
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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 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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