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Black Gals Livin'

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Two girls from London and Essex chatting about mental health, pop culture and random shenanigans. Hosted by Vic and Jas. Holla at us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Follow us on Twitter, Insta & TikTok https://twitter.com/blackgalslivin + https://www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin Vic's socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/victoriasanusi + Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ Jas' socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/jas_bw + Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jas_bw/

Location:

United States

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Two girls from London and Essex chatting about mental health, pop culture and random shenanigans. Hosted by Vic and Jas. Holla at us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Follow us on Twitter, Insta & TikTok https://twitter.com/blackgalslivin + https://www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin Vic's socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/victoriasanusi + Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ Jas' socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/jas_bw + Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jas_bw/

Language:

English


Episodes
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273. The girlies are fighting

4/15/2024
Hey huns, this week we’re talking about ALL the rap beefs happening this week and everyone’s entitled opinions to single motherhood. You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:53:45

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272. Us Brits are bad vibes :(

4/7/2024
Hey lovelies, on this week's episode we talk about the reception Jackie Aina got with the launch of her new fragrance line and how us Brits just may be some big haters! We also briefly talk about struggling with adulting :( You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:59:09

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271. "You don't have to be the Strong Black Woman" ft Dr Amani

3/24/2024
TW: Sexual abuse. Hey lovelies, welcome to this week's episode where we are joined by the amazing Dr Amani who is a Clinical Psychologist. We talk about her thesis which explores shame, mental health, compassion in regards to Black women who have experienced sexual violence. We know this is a heavy topic. We have put a trigger warnings in the episode. For timestamps see below: 13:41 - 14:29 family abuse 24-47 - 35:01 groping You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUEST: Dr Amani Instagam: https://www.instagram.com/dr.amanisamah/ HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamruwho is a Clinical Psychologist. We talk about her thesis which explores shame, mental health, compassion in regards to Black women who have experienced sexual violence. We know this is a heavy topic, so we have put a trigger warnings in the episode. For timestamps see below: 13:41 - 14:29 family abuse 24:47 - 35:01 groping You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUEST: Dr Amani Instagam: https://www.instagram.com/dr.amanisamah/ HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:49:12

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270. All about Love with Shaé Universe

3/17/2024
Hey lovelies, welcome to this week's episode where we are joined by the beautiful and talented R&B sensation, Shaé Universe. We talk about her new Valentine's Day album release 'Love's Letter', her recent trip to the US and what we can expect from her in the near future! She also helps us answer some of your dilemmas! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUEST: Shaé Universe: https://www.instagram.com/shaesuniverse/?hl=en Love's Letter is available on all streaming platforms! HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:58:01

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269. Dear Netflix, Love is not blind

3/10/2024
Hey loves, So sorry for no ep last week! This week we speak about Love Is Blind! Also we have some TV recommendations, and we are looking for more - so please share with us. You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:58:07

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268. "Clout chasing is a disease!"

2/25/2024
Hey loves, thanks for all the love on last week's episode! This week we speak about THAT Omah Lay concert and the aftermath. Do you guys think it's a big deal? We also get into Reesa Teesa's story and why we think it went so viral. A bit on Usher's Superbowl performance and we also give perfume recs! Let us know your thoughts! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:28:57

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267. "Your wig is rubbing your edges OUT" ft Trichologist, Ebuni

2/18/2024
Hey loves, so sorry there wasn't an episode last week - vic was sick! This week we are joined with Ebuni from UnType salon. She's an award-winning Trichologist. We chat about what we need to be doing with our hair! and what REALLy grows our edges back. Let us know your thoughts! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUEST: Untype: https://www.instagram.com/untypeyourhair/?hl=en Ebuni: https://www.instagram.com/ebuniajiduahhair/ Articles: https://gal-dem.com/author/ebuni-ajiduah/ HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:10:04

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266. Apple Music is the GHETTO!

2/5/2024
Hey loves, sorry for the short delay on this week's episode! This week we spoke did a small Grammy's rundown, The Traitors AUS S2, entitlement of some parents when they have kids and Jas gives a review on Apple Music! Let us know your thoughts! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:08:45

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265. "I've muted everything on Twitter from MP to Joe Bidden” ft @FoodByRemi

1/28/2024
Hey lovelies, on this week's episode we are joined with the amazing food blogger Remi. We talk about how Remi got into influencing and her future plans. We also talk about the gen z vs millennial tiktok war and of course, we have a recap of The Traitors finale! Let us know your thoughts! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUEST: Remi Idowu https://www.foodbyremi.co.uk/ https://www.tiktok.com/@foodbyremi/ https://www.instagram.com/foodbyremi/ HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:17:20

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264. What did we do to y'all?!

1/21/2024
Hey lovelies, on this week's episode we ask what black people have done to the world?! Like damn!! We also discuss Disney Princesses, what animals we would be if we could come back and we do a brief run down of the 3rd week of The Traitors! Let us know your thoughts! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:21:35

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263. WhatsApp etiquette & #TraitorsUK

1/14/2024
Welcome to a new week and a new episode! We discuss WhatsApp etiquette, digital footprint and the second week of The Traitors. Let us know your thoughts! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:11:36

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262. It's so hard being pretty!! :(

1/7/2024
Welcome to a new week and a new episode! We discuss how "pretty girl privilege" has gone too far, leaving your "friend" to get beaten up and the new season of The Traitors. Let us know your thoughts! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:03:49

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261. 2024 is the year of relaxing

12/31/2023
Hey loves, we're back! Happy New Year guys! we talk about our New Year resolution ideas and answer some dilemmas. You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:55:04

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260. Liquid BBLs & cosplaying social class

12/17/2023
Hey loves, we're back! Sorry for the hiatus. On this week's episode we talk about what it must be like to be married to an actor with a love interest, Nepo babies and rich people that cosplay being "poor". We also talk about the dangers of the trendy Liquid BBLs. You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG (If you'd like to listen to our episodes ad-free, please join our Patreon :) ) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:17:26

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259. “Trust your gut… sometimes your gut has IBS”

12/3/2023
Hey loves, on this week's episode we talk about The Plug Global Army charging folk £500 for wedding advice. We also answer a dilemma at the end! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:11:29

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258. Should BW stop going on reality TV?

11/26/2023
Hey loves, on this week's episode we talk about Teyana Taylor's divorce and how things are never as they seem! We also talk at length about whether black women should still go on reality tv, knowing the potential for so much racial hatred. We also answer a dilemma at the end! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are thinking about getting therapy but not sure where to start, check out our sponsor www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:40

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257. Clubbing in 2023

11/19/2023
So sorry for the short episode guys, Vic has the flu. This week we talk about clubbing in 2023, Big Brother final, dog piling on people online and the Diddy and Cassie lawsuit. You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:31:18

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256. That Will & Jada love

11/12/2023
Hey loves! Thanks for joining us for another week. We talk about Vic getting trolled, Lori & Damson breaking up and the messiness of Will & Jada's marriage! We also answer some of your dilemmas at the end :) You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:17:01

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BGL x Big Brother UK recap

11/12/2023
Hey loves, you asked for a Big Brother minisode and we delivered! We talk about the microaggressions happening in that house and the racism that led to Trish being evicted. Here our thoughts on all the housemates and feel free to discuss with us on socials! You can also send dilemmas for our main episode by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:58:07

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255. Life update!

11/5/2023
Hey babes, sorry for the break! we are back now. On this episode, we talk about friendships and therapy, Halle Bailey, being car-less and some news towards the end! You can send dilemmas by using this link: https://bit.ly/3FzyTGG --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ Tik Tok: @blackgalslivin Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:24:41