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EP. 69 - Whats The 411? w/ Dani & TJ Of Lovers Quarrel Podcast

4/16/2018
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For this week's episode we were joined in studio by Dani & TJ of Lovers' Quarrel Podcast. They give us some insight on who they are & what they do professionally, what made them start a podcast & what other podcasts they listen to, some of the positives of recording a podcast together, their recent appearances at Brilliant Idiots & Whoreible Decisions live podcasts, what made them move to Maryland & how they adjusted, whether today's society makes them appreciate their union more, whether...

Duration:01:04:06

EP. 68 - Should Of Been Episode 69

4/9/2018
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S-E-X is the focus for this week, we were joined by friend of the show Sydney aka Trixxie J, a blogger and sexpert. We give our thoughts on sex in today's society, when she became comfortable with her sexuality, when she realized she wanted to explore sex from an educational perspective, we try to find a true definition for a freak, whether women care sexting, how men can avoid talking themselves out of potential sex, why men don't pay attention to the details, how important health/hygiene...

Duration:01:02:42

EP. 67 - NYSHITTY

4/2/2018
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The gang is back as Nieema & Vixon were back in the studio this week. Last year we did two episodes on growing in NYC, the culture, music, food, slang etc. For this week's episode go full circle as we discuss the cons of NYC, the cost of living, job & housing market, New Yorkers, the youth in the city, MTA/public transit, lack of cleanliness, dumb NYC rules & laws, music scene, gentrification & thanks to some fellow podcasters we listed some of the pros & cons in their cities. We are...

Duration:01:04:40

EP. 66 - Ni--a Logic

3/24/2018
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Nieema couldn't make it in this week, so we are joined by friend of the show, Yaz (@notoriousyaz). Last summer Yaz joined us for one episode and received a lot positive feedback on her appearance. So for this week we focus on men & their logic. Ladies, have you ever dealt with a guy that said or did something that made absolutely no sense but to him it was completely rational, well this episode is for y'all. We attempt pinpoint why this behavior is accepted, how it started, the first time...

Duration:01:13:20

EP. 64 - Cater 2 You

3/10/2018
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On this week's episode we focus being submissive woman in a relationship. We answer what it means for a woman to be submissive in a relationship, why is it hard for women to be submissive, when it became normal for women to sustain a family alone, why some successful women chose to date down, why "aggressive" women usually are single, how some women often attract toxic relationships, if there is such a thing as penis envy & lastly we give some tips on how to become comfortable with being...

Duration:01:27:05

EP. 63 - So Close, Yet So Far

3/4/2018
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We apologize in advance for the shorten episode, the trash MTA ruined our commute. This week, we get our videographer Vixon to join us on the mic as we focus on long distance relationships with him being in one. We tackle what a true long distance relationship is, how New Yorkers may be confused with distance in a relationship in the city, we discuss 9 key ways to make a long distance relationship work & lastly if they are fools gold. Press play and enjoy the episode, feel free to comment...

Duration:00:39:32

Ep. 62 - Parental Advisory

2/26/2018
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Have you ever looked back at your childhood and certain things your parents did and now as an adult you look at it like that was pretty messed up? Well on this week's episode we focus on 13 things in black families that were a part of growing up but really should not have been allowed. Ranging from being responsible for paying bills when you get your first job to the negligence families portray when it comes to sexual assault and shaming daughters, this is definitely an episode many of you...

Duration:00:58:10

Ep. 61 - We Ain't On The Same Page

2/18/2018
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For this week's episode we focus on the disconnects between men & women and the disparity between the two sexes. We try to pinpoint why there is a disconnect, if one sex is being more irrational in comparison to the other, we go through a few common disconnects like splitting rent, paying for dates, etc., why communication is so difficult, men not holding other men accountable, the role reverse between men & women, what we would do if we were the opposite sex & much more. Be sure to tune...

Duration:00:56:37

Ep. 60 - First Date Etiquette

2/6/2018
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Back from a week off given Steven was dealing with the flu, we give you a brand new episode focused on first date etiquette. Throughout social media, men & women alike complain about dating etiquette (particularly women) & how men can ruin a date in mere minutes. So we sit down and try to give the fellas some tips on how to properly execute the first date. Hosted by Steven & Nieema Simone Executive Produced by Steven, Nieema Simone & Bianca Bey Engineered by Matt Peters at Gotham Podcast...

Duration:00:51:42

EP. 59 - Family Feud

1/21/2018
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The focus on this week's episode on how someone's upbringing and home environment affect how they partake in relationships as an adult. We discuss our viewpoints on our upbringing, our parents' parenting style, how our parents' relationship affect our dating lives, if they had an impact on the partners we choose, if there's any correlation between our patents and the people we date, mommy/daddy issues, behavioral patterns & much more... Hosted by Steven & Nieema Simone Executive Produced...

Duration:01:00:06

Ep. 58 - Ignant Shit

1/15/2018
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Happy New Year!!! Here is our first episode of 2018. We decided to get away from a topic based episode this week & pulled various questions from popular social media accounts and give our take on them. If you want hear some rational and irrational commentary just press play. Hosted by Steven & Nieema Simone Executive Produced by Steven, Nieema Simone & Bianca Bey Engineered by Andy Desai "Sophisticated Ignorance (Intro/Outro)" by @Crillum Email: askus@sophisticated-ignorance.net Instagram:...

Duration:00:46:41

Ep. 57 - Young, Black & Fabulous w/ Unfinished Business Podcast

12/17/2017
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For our final episode of 2017, we are joined by LaJonel, Shari & Victoria; 3/5 of @UnfinishedBusinessPodcast. The ladies help us discuss the perspective of college educated, career driven black women. We ask them to describe the black woman to someone who is not black, what made them start their podcast, how their college experience shaped them individually, the misconceptions of a college educated, career driven woman, the disconnect between men and college educated women, the battle...

Duration:01:10:08

Ep. 56 - No Laughing Matter w/ Brandon & Dee J of 2 & A Bottle Podcast

12/3/2017
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This week we are joined by Brandon & Dee J of @2AndaBottle Podcast, the fellow Brooklynites give us a little bit about themselves, what made them start podcasting and the name of their show. But the focus this week is the social justice world we live in today. We comment on whether society has gotten too sensitive, if there is a line that shouldn't be crossed, have we ever been too lenient with a bad joke, whether Dave Chappelle might hold back on his upcoming special, whether we look at...

Duration:01:02:33

Ep. 55 - Choose A Side

11/19/2017
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This week our focus is on the men & women have no problem playing on the side, knowing the other party is in a relationship but don't care. We discuss how we feel about them, proper etiquette, how the internet empowered side chicks, the double standard between side chicks vs side niggas, the original side chick, when they want to feel like they deserve to be the main, why people blame them and not their partner, whether being a side is a negative, how it has become socially acceptable,...

Duration:01:01:27

Ep. 54 - Rules Of Engagement

11/12/2017
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This week we are joined by Kareem Baldwin, a mortgage banker out of Long Island who Nieema recently met at a game night in Brooklyn. He sits down with us as we discuss sex in a constructive way. We give our viewpoints of sex in general, if it's valued anymore, if it's overhyped, when is the appropriate time to have sex, if sex complicates things, our thoughts on casual encounters, if sex is an obligation & we even touch on the strippers vs bartenders drama in NYC. Hosted by Steven & Nieema...

Duration:01:02:53

Ep. 53 - Don't Need No Hateration

11/5/2017
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This week we sit down and try to figure out why do we (blacks & latinos) look down upon each other so much? Is there an aura of classism in our community? How people feel superior based on finances and/or education, how one can be a product of their environment, behavior from professional athletes, two parent home versus single parent home, superiority vs ego & more Hosted by Steven & Nieema Simone Executive Produced by Steven, Nieema Simone & Bianca Bey Engineered by Andy Desai...

Duration:01:03:23

Ep. 49 - Come & See Me For Once

10/8/2017
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The Gang's all here! With everybody back in the studio we get back on our bullshit. We give our feedback on the protests in the NFL, acts of racism in Denny's, a McDonald's manager dealing coke, Nelly getting arrested for rape, a questionable ad by Dove, AIM shutting down, Trump's actions in Puerto Rico & the backlash on Cam Newton. For our official return we discuss what we been up to during our hiatus, attending The Thick Live Podcast, the cuffing season timeline, what is a booty call &...

Duration:01:16:00

Ep. 48 - Black Girl Magic W Angeliqua McNair

9/25/2017
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The hiatus is over!!!! I know, I know, we missed yall too. Thank you for tuning in while we've been gone. So Nieema was sick, V was in ATL & Bianca was living her best life in Philly, so Steven holds it down this week in the studio. Joined by Angeliqua McNair (@StylishlyIconic) we start off with our review of season two of Insecure, Fat Kanye, Kylie possible pregnancy, Trump's comments on the NFL & NBA & Kevin Hart's infidelity. But the focus this week is Angeliqua McNair, who she is, what...

Duration:01:01:53

Ep. 47 - Black Business

8/6/2017
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Nieema is back this week as we get back to the bullshit starting with the woman who died from butt shots in Harlem, NYC couple jumping to their deaths, thick Beyonce, Bobby Valentino & his run-in with transexuals, Lil Duval backlash from his Breakfast Club appearance & our thoughts on Power & Insecure. The focus this week is black businesses, we discuss their rise, our viewpoint on them, pros & cons, if we support their efforts, our personal experiences, why most fail, if they target a...

Duration:01:16:36

Ep. 46 - Girls Talk

7/30/2017
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Nieema was out of town this week so I hold it down with my homegirls Bianca (@yo.bianca) & first timer on the show Yazmin (@notoriousyaz). We discuss season two of Insecure, whether we're #teamIssa or #teamlawrence, whether Tammy is a bird, if Molly needs therapy & our show predictions. Next up we discuss the success of Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow", Rick Ross' comments on why he won't hire female talent, Amber Rose's comments on Everyday Struggle & Drink Champs, Drake "retiring" strippers,...

Duration:01:03:27

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