Black Gals Livin'

Black Gals Livin'

By Black Gals Livin'

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?lang=en 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/

Episodes

161. Growing up black ft Mel & Natalie (BGBC)

Hey loves! We are back with another episode for you guys with the amazingly talented Mel and Nat from Black Girls Book Club. We talk about all things from growing up as the eldest sibling and family dynamics. Did your parents ever talk to you about the birds and the bees? Grab their new book "Grown: The black girls guide to glowing up" from any major book retailer! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUESTS: Mel & Nat (Black Girls Book Club) Insta: https://www.instagram.com/bg_bookclub/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/bg_bookclub Book: Grown The Black Girls Guide to Glowing Up 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/211h 18m

160. The tales of the blackfish

Hey loves! See you at the live show! We are back with another episode talking about Squid Game (spoiler in the first half of the show), Jesy Nelson and the tales of blackfishing and why are people outraged that women spend £300 on self-care monthly. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/211h 27m

159. "Where are you from?"

Hey loves! We are back with another episode where we talk about the awkward conversation when you ask people where they are from. We also talk about (TW) violence against women. Grab a copy of 'Grown: The Black Girls' Guide to Growing Up' from all major book retailers! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/10/211h 13m

158. "Me too, I'm the prize" ft. Toni Tone

Hey loves! We are back with another episode for you guys with the lovely and insightful Toni Tone! We talk about being with the town hugger, real icks, Highlife and her new book "I Wish I Knew This Earlier: Lessons on Love". --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUEST: Toni Tone Insta: https://www.instagram.com/t0nit0ne/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/t0nit0ne Book: https://harpercollins.co.uk/pages/i-wish-i-knew-this-earlier-toni-tone 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/09/211h 23m

157. Can you trust someone who would pick dinner with Jay Z over £500k?

Hey loves! We are back with another episode for you guys, talking about why Rihanna wore a duvet to the Met Gala and why Meg didn't paint her toes :( Would you go out with your toes not done? --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/09/211h 32m

156. What it's really like to be a Black creative in the UK

Sorry lads, we are recording from home again - sorry for any issues in the audio. We are back with another episode for you guys, where we talk about Channel 4's Black to Front project and what it's really like to be a Black creative in the UK and honestly how hard it can be. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/09/211h 10m

155. Drake clearly loves us! & Yam Carnival

BGL babes! We are back with another episode for you guys, where we talk about our experience at Yam Carnival. Were you there? If yes, what did you think? We also talk about the main man Drake and his new album 'Certified Lover Boy' (CLB). What are your fav tracks? --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/09/211h 44m

154. "You lot are making this horoscope sh*t up!"

Welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'! On this week's episode, we ask a really important question, are horoscopes real? and how we can all benefit from main character sydrome, symptoms of ADHD and criticisms of Molly Mae. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/08/211h 20m

BGL x Love Island: Our final thoughts 2021 ft Leanne Amaning

Hey lovelies, we are back with another Love Island episode. We are joined by the beautiful Leanne Amaning from the Winter Love Island series and we discuss our final thoughts on this year's series. We talk about why we think Kaz and Tyler didn't win and also what Jake would have looked like if he had stayed lol! Join in the discussion using the hashtag #blackgalslivin GUEST:⠀ Nikki: twitter.com/leanneamaning + www.instagram.com/leanneamaning 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/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/08/2154m 19s

153. Bringing food from home to work, debt and making new friends

Welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'! On this week's episode, we ask the important questions like 'where the hell can we find the Pantene Gold Series repair mask these days?' We also discuss debt and our experiences with it. We then get onto our workplace experiences with bringing in food and finally, making new friends at this age. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/08/211h 38m

BGL x Love Island: "You have energy for Kaz but not for Faye, ok!" ft. Kes

So sorry about the audio issue halfway through - Vic's mic broke. Spoiler for Love Island USA winner at 1hr mark. Hey-hey! We're back with another Love Island episode, where we talk about Faye moving like Suge Knight to find who voted for her, why Teddy gets no ratings and how eloquently Kaz dragged Aaron. GUEST: Kes from Don’t Believe The Hype Podcast + #TopTenShowUK on trendcentrl Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kesio__/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/kaceboogie_ Pod: https://open.spotify.com/show/2B1eAXh66yLLhwrUE39Npo?si=NngKO0p8S46PuOtZwEEgwQ&dl_branch=1 Join in the discussion using the hashtag #blackgalslivin 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/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/08/211h 20m

152. Gimme that WizKid ticket right now!!

Welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'! On this week's episode, we talk about Issa Rae's wedding, the worst remixes we've ever heard and how jealous Vic is of everyone who has WizKid tickets. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/08/211h 7m

BGL x Love Island: Abuse has no place on national television

Hey-hey! We're back with another Love Island episode, where we talk about Faye's awful abusive rant (TW). We talk about Jake's iconic meme and who we want out next (Faye, it is Faye we want out next) Who do you want to vote out next? The only way is to download the Love Island app and get involved! Join in the discussion using the hashtag #blackgalslivin 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/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/08/211h 26m

151. The Gyal Crosser ft Jack Fowler

Welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'! On this week's episode, we are joined with the ladies' favourite, Jack Fowler! We talk about all things from height, his Love Island experience, and the highs and lows of being a public figure Stream Jack's new single 'Foolish' which is out now and available across all platforms! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUESTS:⠀ Jack: www.instagram.com/_jackfowler_ Kieran: www.instagram.com/_kieranbishop 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/08/211h 28m

BGL x Love Island: Hugo, the evil you've done in the villa is enough

Hey loves, we are back with another Love Island episode. We talk about Kaz moving like Future, Tyler & Kaz being HAWT! Is Faye the queen of self sabotaging? And if Millie is wrong for forgiving Liam? Join in the discussion using the hashtag #blackgalslivin 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/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/08/211h 20m

150. Alotta cancellations in the air

Welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'! On this week's episode, DaBaby is being rightly cancelled for his homophobic speech and how very stupid his explanation was. We talk about the backlash Patrica Bright got online and the best party we've ever been to - here a link to the Black Femme Film event, we spoke about: https://twitter.com/BlackFemmeFilm/status/1421067649971367938 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/08/211h 8m

BGL x Love Island: Moving Mad in Casa Amor ft Nikki

Hey loves, we are back with another Love Island episode. We are joined by the beautiful and talented Nikki Diaries and we discuss all that went down in the Villa this week, including Hugo's shocking speech and of course, Casa Amor! Join in the discussion using the hashtag #blackgalslivin GUEST:⠀ Nikki: twitter.com/thenikkidiaries + www.instagram.com/niknaksx 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/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/07/211h 6m

149. To bonnet or not to bonnet?

Welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'! On this week's episode, we talk about the things we do as women to appease men, and the Gen Z v Millenial beef --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/07/211h 13m

BGL x Love Island: "Should Love Island be cancelled?"

Hey loves, we are back with another Love Island episode. We talk discuss Tyler and Kaz - YES FINALLY A LAD FOR KAZ. The removal of Danny after the use of racist slurs on Instagram and how many more chances will Hugo have? PLUS some tea on Teddy! Join in the discussion using the hashtag #blackgalslivin 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/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin?lang=en --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/07/211h 6m

148. Would you have made the England squad?

Welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'! On this week's episode, we talk about the racism that followed after England lost the EUROs and Oloni's viral thread on when you knew a man hated you. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/07/211h 24m

BGL x Love Island: Does girl/boy code exist in the villa?

Hey loves, we are back with another Love Island episode. We talk discuss whether "Girl Code" exists in the villa and how the relationships between the boys and the girls differ. Vic also goes into a few of the differences between Love Island USA and UK Join in the discussion using the hashtag #blackgalslivin 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/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin?lang=en --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/07/2151m 31s

147. Emotionally unavailable men & being on 6 figures in the UK

Welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'! On this week's episode, we talk about how we can navigate emotionally unavailable men. We also get an insight on what it is like to be on 6 figures in the UK --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/07/211h 24m

BGL x Love Island: Espadrilles Wedges

Hey loves, we are back with another Love Island episode. We talk about Hugo thinking he is CANCELLED after Sharon and Faye dragged him, will Kaz and Sharon become besties and are the girls being used? Join in the discussion using the hashtag #blackgalslivin 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/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin?lang=en --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/211h 11m

146. "You're getting Abs for your boys" ft Pass The Meerkat

Hey lads! We are back with another episode joined with the hilarious lads from the Animated Web Series "Pass The Meerkat". We talk about eating chicken at work, The Powerpuff Girls being bad bishes, and our parents doing the nasty. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUESTS: Deji, Tim, Eman, Pedro and Vish from Pass The Meerkat Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/passthemeerkat/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tu4xnkkZJ8&feature=youtu.be Twitter: https://twitter.com/PassTheMeerkat 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/ + https://www.tiktok.com/@blackgalslivin?lang=en Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/07/211h 25m

BGL x Love Island: Foot Fetishes are now a trend ft Thank You Next Pod

SURPRISE! We thought that we would surprise you with a mini-series of Love Island this year - a show we both love! We are joined by the amazing 'Thank You Next Podcast' and discuss all of our first impressions, including Asian representation on the show and who we would step forward for. Join in the discussion using the hashtag #blackgalslivin GUESTS: Thank You Next Podcast: @thankyounextpod 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/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/2151m 56s

145. Mr Hand-on-cock & Too Hot to Handle

Why is our country so unserious please? Our MPs have been having affairs left, right and centre! On this week's episode we talk about THAT picture and also some other people who want to get hot and sweaty on 'Too Hot to Handle' We also do something a lil different by answering some of your dilemmas! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/06/211h 11m

144. "Hate It or Love It, the underdog's on top"

Hey lovely lot! we are so sorry for the audio quality, we had to isolate this week due to a covid scare - we are back to the studio next week. This week we talk about the racism that manifests within Hollywood, was Avengers just white men fighting? Jas' theory for Jeff Bezos set up shop on the moon. Did us Brits jinx the good weather? Please vote for us for the Listeners Choice Awards! https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you experience or witness a hate crime on public transport, you can report it to: • A member of TfL staff • For incidents on streets or buses, call the Metropolitan Police on 101  • For incidents on Tube or rail services, text the British Transport Police on 61016 In an emergency, always call 999.  Show your support by using #TogetherAgainstHate on your social channels or by using TfL's new Instagram effect to raise your hand against hate and share your story/continue the conversation. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/211h 5m

143. Don't forget to check on your strong friends!

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we talk about being the strong friend in relationships and friends treating you like their man. Have you ever experienced this? We also talk about how hard it is to take care of natural hair! Shame the devil - it's hard! If you experience or witness a hate crime on public transport, you can report it to: • A member of TfL staff • For incidents on streets or buses, call the Metropolitan Police on 101  • For incidents on Tube or rail services, text the British Transport Police on 61016 In an emergency, always call 999.  Show your support by using #TogetherAgainstHate on your social channels or by using TfL's new Instagram effect to raise your hand against hate and share your story/continue the conversation. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/211h 22m

142. "Don't look at US like we owe you anything!"

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we are talking about hate crimes on public transport If you experience or witness a hate crime, you can report it to: • A member of TfL staff • For incidents on streets or buses, call the Metropolitan Police on 101  • For incidents on Tube or rail services, text the British Transport Police on 61016 In an emergency, always call 999.  Show your support by using #TogetherAgainstHate on your social channels or by using TfL's new Instagram effect to raise your hand against hate and share your story/continue the conversation. We also talk about how industry people perceive our podcast, Blue Therapy Aftermath and Vic shares her experience with her smear test. If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL TW: 34min sexual trauma in relation to a smear test 43min weight and emotional eating. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/06/211h 37m

141. "I'm more than happy to be a loser"

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we are completely baffled at who David Letterman is lol! We do a small lil review of the latest episode of Blue Therapy and we discuss whether we're competitive or not and failed relationships 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/211h 17m

140. What would Friends be like in 2021? Will Ross & Rachel still be together?

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we talk about what we think the characters in Friends would be doing in 2021, are influencers trying to escape talking on political issues? and do you really need to ask everyone in your friendship group what they are wearing when you go out out. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/211h 20m

139. Blue Therapy & the Joe Budden Podcast beef

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we talk about Blue Therapy and whether we think it is real or not. What do you think? We also talk about the importance of sorting out contracts when working with friends, especially after the Joe Budden podcast beef. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/211h 11m

138. The Real Housewives of DSS. America, I'm coming! ft Bellah

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we are joined with our special guest, Bellah, a UK singer we've been rooting for!! If you haven't heard of her, don't sleep on the job, go and listen to "Evil Eye". During this ep, we talk about antiblackness in the black community, stanning Beyoncé and jealous friends. If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUEST: Bellah: https://twitter.com/IbeBellah + https://www.instagram.com/ibebellah/ 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/211h 34m

137. Overcoming anxiety, following your passions & bad hygiene ft Ray Blk

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we are joined with our special guest, Ray Blk, an extremely talented black British singer. We talk about everything from The Wireless line-up, being unserious at uni and cottage cheese :( TW: rape (1hr, 18min) Ray Blk's new single 'Dark Skinned' will be available on all streaming platforms from 7 May! If you are looking thinking about getting counselling but not sure where to start, check out www.betterhelp.com/BGL GUEST: Ray Blk: twitter.com/rayblk + www.instagram.com/rayblk/ 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/211h 33m

136. EastEnders crush, dupes & Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we talk about our crushes on EastEnders from Max to Peter Beale! We also talk about the Super League controversy and who the hottest footballer ever is. TW: rape (4 mins) and abortion (48 mins) 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/211h 23m

135. That got emotional REAL quick!

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we reminisce about when we lost our minds (please note: not for the squeamish). We also talk about the new show due to air on BBC called 'Dreaming While Black', please check it out and support! TW: Sexual abuse/self harm 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/211h 36m

134. Does liking 9 or more insta pics make you a creep?

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we talk about social media etiquette and why people make you feel weird for liking their posts when you first follow them and how teachers go through IT! 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/04/211h 31m

133. That Race Report & male TV leads

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! On this week's ep we talk about how hard it is when your friends and your other half do not like each other. Are the City Girls going to break up over Lil Uzi?! Also, with news that Rege won't be in Season 2 of Bridgerton can you think of any other shows you would stop watching if a certain character left? 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/211h 10m

132. Don't sleep on pop music! & annoying TV characters

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! This time we're talking about why people are ashamed to like pop music, we share some of our favs (stroll right down in this box to find all the titles of the songs), we also chat about the embarrassing Derrick Jaxn mess and why it's not right to cuss his wife. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru All the songs mentioned on the ep: Zayn - Vibez Justin Bieber - Right Here Justin Bieber - All That Matters Justin Bieber - Hold Tight   Justin Bieber - Confident ft. Chance The Rapper Justin Bieber & Post Malone - Deja Vu Post Malone - Circles Post Malone, Swae Lee - Sunflower  Sonder – What You Heard Justin Bieber - Peaches Giveon - heartbreak anniversary  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/03/211h 15m

131. Back to the streets

Welcome back to another week with Black Gals Livin'! This time we're talking all things men and how they have the audacity to move mad. We talk about how women can navigate the dating world and how we can avoid the wronguns. We talk about Saweetie and Quavo's breakup and much more. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/03/211h 52m

130. Oprah's interview with Meg & Harry: Why do 'recollections may vary' when it comes to racism?

Welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'. This week we talk all things the Oprah Winfrey interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, where we found out racist comments were made about Archie before he was born and Meg's mental health was dismissed. We spoke about how we could relate to her and how the British media needs to leave her ALONE. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/03/211h 6m

129. Meg is sitting on a bad boy piece of information & Behind Her Eyes review

Welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'. This week we talk all things from Drake's new mixtape 'Scary Hours 2' and Coming 2 America. We also do a quick review of the thrilling 'Behind Her Eyes' - who knew that astral projection was a real thing? We are also anxious about the upcoming Meg and Harry interview... 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/03/211h 12m

128. Is being lowkey really goals? & ghosting your therapist

Hey lads, welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'. This week Jas shares that her 7-year-old wants to know where kids come from! We both talk about freedom day from Lockdown June 21st WOOHOOO. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/03/211h 22m

127. Happy birthday Rihanna & Justin Timberlake's comeuppance ft Manny

Hey lads, welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'. where we are joined with the beautiful Manny! We talk about our favourite Rihanna albums and also about the new Framing Britney Spears documentary. #FreeBritney Check out when we were guests on Manny's podcast @tcmannyhq GUEST:⠀ Manny: twitter.com/theclassicmanny + www.instagram.com/theclassicmanny/ 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/02/211h 29m

126. Eating yam to have twins, how to find a bae & gorilla glue hair

Hey lads, welcome back to another episode of Black Gals Livin'. We talk about how to get you a bae, Vic suggests being galavanting around the gaff to make yourself present lol! We also talk about Tessica Brown, a woman who went viral after applying Gorilla Glue to her head top. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/02/211h 25m

125. Fake friends and faking it. Wew!

Ever realised your homie wasn't really your homie? In this week's episode we talk about finding it hard to open up to people and where it has stemmed from. We also talk about having to firm a trip to the pub for your colleagues and faking a lifestyle to fit in with them. Have you watched Malcolm and Marie - what were your thoughts? This week's episode also features an ad for The Wig Fix, which is black owned. Find out more at: www.therenatural.com 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/211h 33m

124. "She was laughing like a goat!" & that "African food" challenge

We are self-isolating guys so we are really sorry for this week's audio quality. We're back with another episode! We talk about Aaliyah Jay and Menelik trying "African food" and Vic talks on the Yewande and Lucie ordeal and how own personal dealings with native names. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/02/211h 10m

123. Bullet rice, dating before coming out & eating out to help out ft Two Twos Podcast!

We're back with another episode of Black Gals Livin' with the hilarious Two Twos podcast. If you don't know Rose and Nana are two black lesbians who have created a safe space with their podcast for people like themselves. On this ep we talk about the lack of LGBTQIA+ representation in the media and podcasting, the shows we're watching at the moment and how we have been overpaying for our phone bills. Catch Nana's film 'Loved by You' on YouTube. Complete Rose's Black LGBTQIA+ Survey via her socials GUESTS: Rose: https://www.instagram.com/ro.reveur/ + twitter.com/ro_reveur Nana: https://www.instagram.com/notnanalise/ + twitter.com/notnanalise Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/twotwospodcast/ + https://twitter.com/twotwos_podcast #twotwospodcast 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/01/212h 19m

122. Drunk episode (never again!): Bridgeton, Our president Lori Harvey and bonnets at work

Hey huns, we did it! (We did it, joe) we've done a drunk episode, never again please!!!!! On this episode, we chat about the fineeeeeee man that is Regé-Jean Page aka Duke of Hastings, our oga on top Lori Harvey for dating Michael B. Jordan and Vic shows Jas' her BussIt Challenge! 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/01/211h 18m

121. "Never make a man your financial plan!" ft Bola Sol

We're kicking off your new year in the right way with our special guest, financial guru Bola Sol, who has just released her book 'How to Save It'. It's available for £6.99 on Amazon and Waterstones! Make sure to support In this ep we talk about all things money management, how Bola essentially manifested this book and why you should never believe what you see on social media! GUEST:⠀ Bola Sol: twitter.com/bola_sol + www.instagram.com/bola_sol/ Check out her pod #thelast3digits: twitter.com/thelast3digits + www.instagram.com/thelast3digits/ 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/01/211h 27m

120. Soul: What really brings you happiness? & Is paying rent at home right?

Happy New Year huns! Sorry about the audio, we are recording from home as Jas has to self isolate. On today's episode, we talk about why Pixar's film Soul meant so much to us, are parents who charge their kids rent really teaching them financial literacy? and How Big Mouth depicts mental health so right. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/01/211h 9m

119. Telling my 6 year old that Santa isn't real

We're back with another episode of Black Gals Livin' talking about goal setting and the upcoming year! We are wishing you all a wonderful New Year despite the Tier 4 rules. On today's episode, we talk about how early to tell your kids the truth about Santa Claus, enjoying being furloughed and our personal goals. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/12/2055m 26s

118. Clubhouse, world's sexiest man alive and buying yourself a Christmas present

We're back with another episode of Black Gals Livin' sponsored by a Black-owned business, edenofnubian.com/ We are wishing you all a wonderful Christmas despite the Tier 4 rules :/. On today's episodes, we talk about the latest social media app Clubhouse and how it's become a playground for people to degrade Black women. Jas is confused as to why Michael B Jordan is the world's sexists man while Vic encourages everyone to buy themselves a Christmas present. 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/12/201h 5m

117. How close is too close when it comes to friendships with the opposite sex?

We're back with another episode of Black Gals Livin', sponsored by the amazing Revolution Makeup, who have launched a brand new home collection. We recommend Undress Me, Lost My Head and many more! We also get into boundaries and respect when it comes to relationships and how close is too close when it comes to friends? We finish up with a quick review on WizKid's latest album 'Made in Lagos'. What are your favourite tracks? 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/12/201h 37m

116. "I turned down £10k for an influencer post and my company made 6 figures years later" ft Lizzie Loves

We're back with another episode of Black Gals Livin' with the beautiful and lovely Lizzie Loves. If you don't know Lizzie is a well established YouTuber and social media creator who quit to grow a thriving business (kionii) within two years. We speak about the importance of the black pound, being a people pleaser and mental health and seeking therapy. Liz has kindly offered a discount code for you all: ThatNewNew will get you £5 off new in on https://www.kionii.com/ This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp, you can get 10% off your first month over on https://www.betterhelp.com/livin GUEST: Lizzie: https://www.instagram.com/lizzielovesofficial/ + https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIu9NYjKtfJCn8ZhwSNA_og Her bussines: https://www.instagram.com/kionii.official/ + https://twitter.com/kioniiofficial 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/12/201h 17m

115. "Whomst is the escort?!" ft Made in Chafford podcast

We are back with another episode featuring the lovely lads from the Made in Chafford podcast. We talk about a range of topics including whether men should wear leggings in the gym, Melissa's wardrobes instagram story on stingy men and everything in between! If you want to seek out counselling service, check this post out: www.instagram.com/p/CBIo8vSJH1s/ GUESTS: Cole: twitter.com/colesanusi + www.instagram.com/colesanusi/ Demi: twitter.com/2Demz + www.instagram.com/6thfeb/ Eman: twitter.com/emang45 + www.instagram.com/Emang45/ Made in Chafford socials: www.instagram.com/madeinchafford/ + twitter.com/madeinchafford/ 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/201h 34m

114. Non surgical bum lift, insomnia and what is HAPPENING Dubai?

We are back with another episode chatting about the Yassy and Not3s fiasco, Scott Disick entering Megan Barton-Hanson's DMs and Fresh prince of bel air reunion. Vic talks about experiencing insomnia due to freelancing while Jas reveals her plans to get a non surgical bum lift. If you want to seek out counselling service, check this post out: www.instagram.com/p/CBIo8vSJH1s/ 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/ Chat to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/11/201h 46m

113. Hair don'ts, video calls & school Prefects

On this week's episode we talk about everything from not doing your hair for Zoom calls, making pledges before every class at school and a fashion trend we don't understand. Have you got any? HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future ep, as long as discussing this one, by using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/11/201h 29m

112. Vic is a snake!!! & why depression is making your room messy

We are back with another episode chatting about snakey behaviour, TOWIE (the only way is essex) and Thorpe Park’s fright night. Jas has her first ever counselling session through work, while Vic talks about how mental health can impact your bedroom. If you want to seek out counselling service, check this post out: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBIo8vSJH1s/ 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/ ⠀
Let us know what you think of the episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀
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09/11/201h 23m

111. "Does she not care that I'm about to blow her nose away?" & Podcast beef

Have you ever very nearly shat yourself? On this week's episode we talk about how close we've come to embarrassing the HELL out of ourselves. We also talk about a podcast beef happening in the US and thank you guys for all the support you have given us HOSTS Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Engage with us on socials by using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Please like/share and review this episode and subscribe to our YouTube channel for visual content! Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/11/201h 9m

110. #EndSARS, the ick and having a bestie from the opposite sex ft. Off The Cuff Pod

We are back with another episode with the lovely lads, Fols & Vans from Off The Cuff Pod. We chat about having Bryson Tiller's music vid featuring Kehlani, #EndSars and Black men and mental health. Find more about #EndSars and what's happening in Nigeria: https://www.instagram.com/feminist.co/ https://www.instagram.com/endsarsuk/ https://www.instagram.com/djswitch_/ ⠀ GUESTS: Twitter: @folsforever, @mrvans7, @OFFTHECUFFPOD Instagram: @folsforever, @mrvans7, @offthecuffpod https://open.spotify.com/show/2Y2JmlunMszzWFJnunqWKd?si=0JltCtAiTuWxqoOOytPKjQ 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/ ⠀
Let us know what you think of the episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀
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26/10/201h 49m

Announcement!! Online live show

That's right! We are having our first ever live show (online). We'd LOVE if you guys would support us. Tickets are going for £6 on https://unmutepodcastfestival.com/whats-on/black-gals-livin What's going happen on the show? You can ask us anything, we will answer your dilemmas, we are going to share some secrets and just lots of banter! Here's the FAQ page for the show: https://unmutepodcastfestival.com/faqs PS: You can watch from anywhere in the world - *** The show times are all British Summer Time – so just make sure you know your time difference. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Don't forget to use the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru
20/10/201m 38s

109. White validation, black motherhood and snapback culture ft Tobi & Jendella

Get 50% off a year's membership with Black Ballad, using the discount code ALLYEARROUND On this week's episode we have Black Ballad's co-founder Tobi Oredein and the Head of editorial, Jendella Benson, giving us an insight into what it is like to create Britain's leading media company for Black women in the UK. We also talk about black motherhood and moving into London from another city. GUESTS: Black Ballad @BlackBalladUK Tobi Oredein @IamTobiOredein Jendella Benson @JENDELLA HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Don't forget to use the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/201h 54m

108. Dickmotization is alive and WELL! & My baby exposed my breast in public

We're back with another episode! Chatting about Lani Good's new song and REAL implications of being dickmotize. Jas shares some hilarious stories of breastfeeding and Vic rants about masks (Wear one! be safe) TW - Graphic talks about American Murder: The Family Next Door ⠀ This episode is sponsored by Warner Bros. to celebrate 30 years of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. You can get physical and digital copies of the series here: https://www.warnerbros.co.uk/tv/fresh-prince-bel-air ⠀ 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/ ⠀
Let us know what you think of the episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀
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11/10/201h 27m

107. Postbox, but make it black

In this week's episode we ask ourselves whether it is offensive to paint postboxes black to "celebrate" Black History Month. We also talk about keeping things from young and Jas has a very weird confession. What's the weirdest thing you've kept? HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Interact with us by using our @ or hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/10/2058m 25s

106. Body image, online competitions & Tory Lanez *sigh* ft NoShade Podcast

This week we are joined with the lovely hosts of NoShade Podcast (Esther and Akua)! We chat about body image, social media competitions and Tory Lanez’ new mixtape. ⠀ HOSTS:⠀
 Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/
Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/
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BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ GUESTS: Instagram: @noshadepod @akuaaubrey_, @myownroyalty Twitter: @NoShadePod, @Akuaaubrey_, @MyOwnRoyalty_x 
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Let us know what you think of the episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀
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27/09/201h 42m

105. Cheeks over consciousness?!

On this week's episode we talk about relationships - from red flags to how to deal with a break up. Have you got any tips you can share with us? We also talk about White Chocolate and his belief that he paved the way for black people after him by dancing at Carnivals :/ @blackgalslivin HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Tweet us using #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/201h 22m

104. "I'm not okay, hun", Lovecraft Country & Bad boi piece of information

Trigger warning: su*cide. We are back with another episode Vic shares her experience with intrusive thoughts in light of suicide prevention day (10 Sept), Jas nearly fumbles Vic chance to win Molly Mae's £8k competition and we talk about why we love Lovecraft Country. ⠀ 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/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/09/201h 10m

103. Jamaicans will have Shakespeare turning in his grave & going back onto medication

On this week's episode we talk about what it is like to start taking anti-depressants again and also what it is like to come off of them. We also talk about whether Adele was doing up cultural appropriation or appreciation. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Discuss this ep with us by using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/09/201h 29m

102. Body positivity for Black women, influencer pay gap & catfishing ft. Stephanie Yeboah

We are back with another episode and we are joined with the lovely and beautiful Stephanie Yeboah — we talk about her new book, influencer pay gap, realities of being a Black influencer and we also talk about Chadwick Boseman and why his death moved all of us. RIP. ⠀ HOSTS:⠀ Jas: twitter.com/jas_bw + www.instagram.com/jas_bw/ Vic: twitter.com/victoriasanusi + www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/ Stephanie: https://www.stephanieyeboah.com/ Stephanie's book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Fattily-Ever-After-Living-Unapologetically/dp/1784883441 ⠀ BGL socials: www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + twitter.com/blackgalslivin/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/08/201h 24m

101. Being a young black therapist in the UK ft Nessa Banks

On this week's episode we have a very special guest, Nessa Banks, on to talk about what addiction to social media can look like and how we can combat it. She also gives us the tea on what it is like to be a young black female therapist in the UK, particularly when working outside of London. GUEST @nessabanks_ HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see/hear on a future episode, using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/08/2050m 24s

100. Big Gal TINGS! bonus episode

Here's a bonus episode for you lads to celebrate episode 100, You can still expect another episode from us on Monday! We recap on our favourite episodes and moments from Black Gals Livin', our fears of doing the podcast and our favourite Disney songs. Quick one: Many thanks for all the love and support from everyone who has ever liked, or listened or shared our podcast. ⠀ 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/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/08/2053m 38s

99. What's it like to experience mental abuse? & Why can't dark-skinned women talk about colourism?

We are back with another episode! Jas shares her own experiences being in a mentally abusive relationship and how it's impacted her self image. We also chat about the A-level results scandal and the ironic colourism about BBC's upcoming documentary on colourism. Helplines: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/domestic-abuse-how-to-get-help https://www.itv.com/thismorning/articles/domestic-violence-helplines ⠀ 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/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/201h 23m

98. A sit-down with Mariam Musa

On this week's episode we interviewed the UK's first black female influencer to have a collection with a fast fashion brand. We spoke about how the collection with I Saw It First came about and how other brands don't see the value of black content. Did you know that she was almost on Love Island? GUEST: @Missmariammusa HOSTS: @victoriasanusi @jas_bw Discuss this episode with us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/08/201h 5m

97. Wiley is wrong, period & should billionaires share their wealth with the world? Ft. Brent

We are back with another episode and we are joined with Brent again! (He is our amazing studio manager). We chat about Wiley's awful tweets, why it's strange that a BBC presenter said the N-word and should it be billionaires responsibility to help world struggles. ⠀ 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/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/08/201h 33m

96. What is Broke Shaming? And why is Future so popular?

On this week's episode we question how Future has so much success and whether Drake's music is on the decline. Jas is also not sure of whether broke shaming is a thing or whether there are several other names for it? What are your thoughts? HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Discuss this episode with us by using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/07/201h 16m

95. “I want big gal tings but I don’t have big gal money” & excellence doesn't prevent racism

We are back with another episode! We chat about the ending of I May Destroy You (TW), Shaun Bailey's tragic response to how to prevent yourself from racist attacks and dinner with Jay-Z Twitter being at it again! ⠀ 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/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/07/201h 11m

94. Entanglement. Breast surgery story and that Kylie saga

Are you tired of the word entanglement yet? On this week's episode we talk about that Red Table Talk. Did it answer any questions for you? Jas talks about her breast surgery story and both ladies talk about their insecurities growing up. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Discuss this ep with us by using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/07/201h 15m

93. Spending £13.70, quitting my job because of a mystery shopper & going back to therapy

On this weeks episode, we REUNITED and we are back in the STUDIO YES!!! Quality will be back to 100 - we thank God. We talk about feeling bad for spending money, going back to therapy and our Spotify takeover! (TW) as Vic talks about harassment and assault at work. ⠀ Here are some mental health services: www.instagram.com/p/CBIo8vSJH1s/ 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/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/07/201h 17m

92. The BBC's 'I May Destroy You', Black Pound Day and banning sleepovers

Disclaimer: Please accept our apologies about Jas' audio this week! It was doing crinkam crankam. TW: We talk about CSA very briefly In this week's episode we talk about being featured on the BBC's #IMayDestroyYou and also talk about some of our favourite black owned brands! HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Please talk about this episode with us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/06/201h 45m

91. Insecure recap & why I feel naughty for liking ASMR

On this weeks episode, we talk about Insecure series 4 as Jas has finally caught up! We also speak about (TW) sexual harassment and assault that is circulating online. And Vic finally admits to liking ASMR. https://www.thesurvivorstrust.org/national-helplines Thanks for bearing with us with the quality. Stay safe. ⠀ ⠀ Here are some mental health services: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBIo8vSJH1s/ 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/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/06/201h 29m

90. "You're pretty for a black girl", white guilt & cancelling PLT

On this week's episode we talk about how white guilt has some moving MAD, but how it can also give some closure. Vick is very honest about her experiences with colourism growing up and how it has impacted her adult life. We also talk about the difficulties in cancelling brands and influencers bare the brunt of criticism. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Discuss this episode with us by using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/06/201h 30m

89. We hope this isn't a trend

On this weeks episode, we talk about what happens next... Companies, brands and influencers are speaking up about systemic racism but what does this mean moving forward. We also chat about microaggressions we've faced at school and why it's important schools talk to children about historical events that involve race. Vic is contemplating coming off her antidepressants and Jas talks about what helps her when she's feeling down. Thanks for bearing with us with the quality. Stay safe. ⠀ ⠀ Here are some mental health services: https://www.instagram.com/p/CBIo8vSJH1s/ 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/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/06/201h 56m

88. When will it stop?

On this week#s episode we talk about the disgusting murder of George Floyd in the US and how many are speaking out against racism and police brutality. We understand the topic is heavy so please only do what you feel mentally capable of doing during these difficult times. We also briefly talk about the lockdown and loving our natural hair HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Chat with us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/05/201h 40m

87. We bronzin' baby!! & Is Doja Cat really cancelled?

On this weeks episode, we chat the launch of makeup revolution's new bronzers and what that means for black women, missing Primark during the lockdown and the cancellation of Doja Cat. Thanks for bearing with us with the quality. Stay safe. ⠀ ⠀ 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/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/05/201h 44m

86. Derulo hive stand up! Mental heath awareness week and gatekeepers

On this week's episode Jas talks about being a part of Jason Derulo's fan club. The ladies also briefly discuss whether Insecure's Molly was being bad vibes and why they think she was over-reacting. They then talk about why having a pet is LONG, extra-marital affairs and people who gatekeep information that could be helpful to others. It is Mental Health Awareness Week from 18-24 May and this year's theme is kindness. Let us know about any acts of kindness you've done or received, using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/05/201h 42m

85. My wig was suffocating my head & Insecure discourse

On this weeks episode, we chat about the epic clashes on No Signal Radio. Jas finally catches up with Insecure - so we have a proper discourse around Issa and Molly's friendship. We shared some humiliating wig stories. Frontline therapist is dedicated to connecting Black and Asian Minority Ethnic individuals to Black and Asian Minority Ethnic Therapists. The service is also affordable. https://www.frontlinetherapist.com/ Thanks for bearing with us with the quality. Stay safe. ⠀ ⠀ 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/ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/201h 45m

84. Do you have a problematic past? instagram boutiques and stanning

On this week's episode, we talked about some of the problematic tweets some people made years ago and whether they deserve the backlash they are now receiving. We also talk about who we stanned when we were younger and how Beyonce's 'Lemonade' impacted us. Thanks for bearing with us with the quality. Stay safe. ⠀ ⠀ 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/⠀ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/201h 40m

83. Rich aunty vibes & government failures

This week we talk about how the UK government should be held accountable for their reaction of the coronavirus. Jas is finally up to date with Netflix's Too Hot To Handle so we finally discuss why Harry is shambolic. We also chat about a rich aunty on Instagram (@hillhousevintage) who gave haters wealth fatigue. ⠀ Thanks for bearing with us with the quality. Stay safe. ⠀ ⠀ 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/⠀ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/201h 54m

82. "They really be scamming", revealing your salary online & social media realities

In this week's episode we play "Guess that song" and also discuss into the viral blog post in which a black woman in tech revealed a salary of £130k a year. Is it safe to reveal your salary online? We also talk about being cautious of offending others online, particularly involving weight gain. Of course, we then each get into our black excellence of the week HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Talk to us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/04/201h 13m

81. Best Amazon purchases, Nelson Mandela effect & Does Friends need to be diverse?

⁣Jas and Vic are back with a new episode talking on the current pop culture news from Tory Lanez Instagram Live to Usher shading The Weeknd. The ladies also chat about their last and favourite Amazon purchases and how social media can be toxic. ⠀ ⠀ Thanks for bearing with us with the quality. Stay safe. ⠀ ⠀ Things mentioned on the pod:⠀ Nelson Mandela effect ⠀ The Friend Zone Podcast⠀ YouTuber: Lydia Dinga⠀ ⠀ HOSTS:⠀ Jas: https://twitter.com/jas_bw + https://www.instagram.com/jas_bw/⠀ Vic: https://twitter.com/victoriasanusi + https://www.instagram.com/vicsanusi/⠀ ⠀ BGL socials: https://www.instagram.com/blackgalslivin/ + https://twitter.com/blackgalslivin/⠀ ⠀ Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin⠀ ⠀ Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/04/201h 46m

80. Quarantine dating, Insta live entertainment & a u-turn on Friends

On this week's episode we talk about everything from clapping for nurses to putting your genitals on insta live. How much would you have to be paid to do that? We also discuss Vic's dramatic u-turn on the tv show Friends. PS: We are really struggling with our audio quality but thank you so much for your patience HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/04/201h 21m

79. I got the Coronavirus

This is our first episode since being in lockdown and we talk about how the coronavirus has affected us. Jas may have had it. How has it impacted you? We also discuss other things such as what we are doing to stay positive in quarantine/isolation and what we are watching on TV. PS: Please forgive our sound quality this week! HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/03/201h 2m

78. "I was scared people would say 'she's too dark'" ft. Love Island's Priscilla Anyabu

Please note - this was recorded a while back, we hope you are all staying safe at home. Please listen to the government guidelines and stay home if you can. For Women's History Month, we will be having guests throughout March - This week Jas and Vic are joined by the stunning Priscilla Anyabu. Priscilla was on the latest series on Love Island UK 2020. We talk all things Love Island, the iconic blonde wig, colourism and being a Brunelian. GUEST: Priscilla Anyabu Twitter: https://twitter.com/PriscillaAnyabu Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/priscillaanyabu_/ HOSTS: Jas: https://twitter.com/jas_bw Vic: https://twitter.com/victoriasanusi Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/03/201h 4m

77. WHM: The art of self promotion and online networking ft Nicole Crentsil

For Women's History Month, we will be having guests throughout March - This week Jas and Vic are joined by the amazing Nicole Crentsil. She talks to us about creating Black Girl Festival and all her many ventures. The importance of online networking and using social media to create paid opportunities. As well as managing being freelance along with her mental health. GUEST: Instagram: @nkrystal_ Twitter: @NKrystal HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/03/201h 19m

76. WHM: What do we want from people who are cancelled? & How to go freelance

For Women's History Month, we will be having guests throughout March - our guest couldn't make it this episode so Jas asked Vic questions about to get into journalism and tips on freelancing. We also spoke about what people want from those who are cancelled and Vic's love for Doja Cat. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/03/201h 9m

75. WHM: How to become a successful Influencer ft @Imanleila

To kick off our celebration of International Women's Day we will be having guests throughout March (Women's History Month). Our first guest was the lovely, Iman, of #2queensinapod, who works in PR. She explains what they are usually looking for when working with influencers and how you can secure your bag! The shocking ending to #LoveisBlind is also discussed GUEST: Iman @imanleila @2queensinapod HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/03/201h 3m

74. Caroline Flack & is Love really blind?

On this weeks episode, Jas and Vic talk about the passing of Caroline Flack and how it's affected them. Vic shares that she may be feeling depressed and low again. The ladies also talk about Netflix's Love Is Blind as well as the time when they found a magazine together. HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/02/201h 1m

73. What really happens on Love Island ft Leanne Amaning

On this week's episode the ladies have the very special guest @Leanneamaning on the pod to talk about all things Love Island. She talks about her regrets, her highs and her lows, the impact of trolling on her life and loads more! GUEST: Leanne @leanneamaning HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/02/201h 34m

72. Priscilla's blonde wig Energy!! & that bus scene on Sex Education

TW sexual assault: 32 minutes in - trigger warning. We will be talking about our own experiences with sexual assault and how Netflix's Sex Education dealt with the matter well. On this week's episode, the ladies talk about Leanne serving you looks on Love Island Aftersun, Wallace being a SPICE of life and Priscilla not giving an ounce of f*** with her blonde wig - we love to see IT. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/02/2058m 23s

71. Can you appropriate a song? Queen & Slim premiere & responsible drinking

On this week's episode the ladies talk about whether it's possible to appropriate a song based on the remixes of "The Box" by Roddy Rich. They briefly go into their experience at the UK premiere of the amazing Queen & Slim film. This is finished up by a few of the embarrassing things they have done while drunk! HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/02/2054m 29s

70. Nas deserves a bae! #LoveIsland & are your friends meant to be your therapist?

FW: This episode talks about Netflix's show Sex Education which has an episode on sexual assault. This week Jas and Vic chat about Love Island - their fav show! They do a deep dive on every contestant and mainly why Nas deserves some loving. The girls also talk about a viral tweet that calls therapy stupid and that people should rely on their friends instead. Please give us a review on iTunes! and subscribe and follow wherever you listen to us <3 HOSTS: Jas Twitter + Instagram: @jas_bw Vic Twitter: @victoriasanusi Instagram: @Vicsanusi Twitter + Instagram: @BlackGalsLivin Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/01/2058m 20s

69. "F*** you, you virgin!", Negging and being a social media queen ft Oloni

This week the ladies are joined by the fabulous Oloni. She is a sex and relationship expert and has led the way in her field. She explains what negging is and why it's important to watch out for red flags. The ladies also play a game of Snog, Sex, Marry or Avoid. Can you guess who picked who? GUEST: Oloni @oloni HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/01/201h 4m

68. Meghan & Harry said deuces! and Wiley the Agbaya

This week the ladies are talking about the Wiley and Stormzy rap beef, When did Stormzy become everyone's MCM?. Vic and Jas also talk about The Duke and Duchess of Sussex decision to step down from their senior royal titles, was this due to racism and abuse? and why it's a problem when someone wants to date within their race only. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/01/2059m 28s

67. Why Kevin Hart is a problem, generational wealth and manifesting

This week the ladies review the ending of the Season 2 of #YouNetflix and how many abusers are also charming and good looking. They also discuss Kevin Hart's documentary and empathise with how the people around him must feel. The girls then briefly talk about generational wealth and how they are manifesting their upcoming year. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you'd like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/01/2058m 33s

66. Joe from Netflix's You needs to get the F***!! & reflecting on 2019

*Contains some You Netflix spoilers at the first half* Vic and Jas are back their last episode of the year and reflect on highs and lows over the past 12 months. They also chat about Joe from You on Netflix and how his ass NEEDS to be dealt with - my goodness!!! We hope you all have lovely new years <3 Please like, subscribe, follow and leave us a comment on iTunes! HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw We asked for you lots to send us any racist experience you've encountered, you can tweet us at #blackgalslivin or email on blackgalslivin@gmai.com Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/12/191h 3m

65. XMAS SPECIAL: BGL x 2 Queens in a Pod crossover

This week's episode is a Christmas Special featuring one of our favourite podcasts, 2 Queens in a Pod. The ladies talk about everything from trying to get over an ex, taking money from your kids, being a rebel and designer bags. GUESTS: @2queensinapod @itsleahmai @imanleila HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future ep, using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/12/191h 11m

64. The election 2019 aftermath KMT & Unsolicited opinions

This week the ladies talk about how they feel about Mr Boris Johnson winning the general election and they are not thrilled...Vic shares how a receptionist basically called her ugly and Jas talks about why Dababy is bae <3. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/12/191h 1m

63. Politics N Dat, shrinking yourself to comfort others and embarrassing fashion trends

On this week's episode the ladies break down 3 of the main political party policies. They also discuss the disappointing Philip Schofield interview on This Morning and how social media does not directly reflect the voting intention of the rest of the country. The girls briefly talk about embarrassing fashion trends and Vic tries to unpick why she puts herself down to uplift others HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/12/191h 16m

62. Nasty men & politics and dat

This week the ladies introduce their new segment in the run up to the general election 'Politics & dat'. Vic shares why Vue removing Blue Story was mindless and Jas talks about how Goldlink messed up mightly last week. We also answer some of your questions! HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vick @victoriasanusi Let us know who you'd like to see on a future episode, using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/12/191h 15m

61. Confessions of being broke, ghost stories and Ari Lennox's award snub

This week's episode opens up with what makes Vic not trust someone. We also get into Jas' ghost story and why Vic just gives up when she feels there may be an intruder in her house. The ladies also briefly talk about the periods of their lives when they have been the most broke. Have you got an embarrassing broke story? HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/11/1955m 0s

Black Gals Livin x Merky Books (Live)

Well, well, well! A bonus episode for those of you who couldn't make it down to our live recording at the #MerkyBooks pop up last week. We talk about the pressure Summer Walker has faced in trying to cope with her social anxiety. Vick also says creaming is therapeutic, do you agree? HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/11/1930m 34s

60. Am I shallow for wanting 'likes' on Insta & men are dogs

Vic and Jas are back with their award-winning podcast! WTF! Thanks to you guys, we appreciate you so so much for listening to us. We chat about T.I’s yearly hymen check with his daughter Deyjah and Instagram removing 'likes' HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/11/1954m 6s

59. Mercury in gatorade? Explicit song lyrics and getting them all the way wrong!

On this week's episode the ladies talk about how subtle sexual lyrics were back in the day compared to now. The girls also discuss songs that they got totally wrong, including Stef London's Hurting Me and T-Pain's Buy U A Drank! What lyrics have you gotten so wrong? HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you'd like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/1953m 49s

58. Removing my wig for a MRI scan and Lupita doesn’t rate Vic’s accent lol

Vic and Jas are back with another episode! We talk about bad customer service, Kanye’s new album: Jesus is King, Halloween costumes. Vic talks about interviewing Lupita and how it ended up on Jimmy Fallon! HOSTS: 
Jas @jas_bw 
Vic @victoriasanusi Insta and Twitter: @blackgalslivin Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode, using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/11/191h 4m

57. "Social media is a sickness", life after being on The Circle and simplifying politics ft Busayo

This week the ladies are joined by a special guest, Busayo, who was on the British gameshow The Circle. She talks about what it was like to catfish as a middle class white male and what life has been like since leaving the show. They also discuss the perils of social media and why Busayo's platform is so important for getting the youth engaged in politics GUEST: Busayo @Busayo_twins HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/10/191h 9m

56. Starting therapy, damn, I'm squidward & Can Chris Brown dance?

We back huns! We chat about the Extinction Rebellion protestors being flogged off the train LOL. Jas thinking about starting therapy with Vics advice from her prior experience. Gina Rodriguez and her racist self and Can Chris Brown actually dance? HOSTS:
 Jas @jas_bw
 Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/10/1944m 42s

55. It's...Rebekah Vardy's account and stunting in school

This week the ladies talk about everything from their favourite songs at the moment to the pressures of stunting in school even when you had nothing! Vick also discusses her favourite TV show right now, The Circle, and why Busayo is her black excellence of the week HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode, using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/10/1959m 41s

54. Investing in black art & Happy 1 year to us! Ft the incredible Bolanle Tajudeen

Jas and Vic are back with another episode with the phenomenal Bolanle (Bee) Tajudeen who is a Lecturer at the Tate and art curator of Black Blossoms. We learn how bee navigates the art world and how she dealt with having her whole art collection stolen, as well as the importance of investing in black art. GUEST:
 Bolanle (Bee) Tajudeen Twitter: @BeeTajudeen Instagram and Twitter: @blackblossomss HOSTS:
 Jas @jas_bw
 Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/10/191h 14m

53. NHS abuse, an f-boy's rite of passage and The Simpsons porn?!

This week the ladies discuss the ways in which some people secure surgery on the NHS, the difficulties with getting medication at times and our faves of the week. We also answer some of your questions! HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vick @victoriasanusi Let us know who you'd like to see on a future episode, using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/09/1955m 14s

52. Leave black women alone! & should Jas get a £1,200 hairless cat?

FW: This episode talks about Netflix's new show Unbelievable which centres around rape. This week Jas and Vic chat about people calling Yewande aggressive simply for dancing lol and viral H&M campaign that's a lot of people showing their anti-blackness. We also go down memory lane and recall some epic TV adverts. HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vick @victoriasanusi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/09/191h 7m

51. Top Boy criticism, Wiley wilding out and "inclusive" brands

This week the ladies discuss whether the Top Boy criticism is valid and whether Drake should face any backlash for bringing it back. What are your thoughts? They also talk about Amber securing her MissPap deal and whether these fashion brands are truly inclusive. HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vick @victoriasanusi Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/09/1946m 49s

50. The Cramp Twins & overfamiliarity with non-black PoC

To celebrate our one year anniversary of Black Gals Livin we are having a dinner at Vapianos in London on 3rd Oct - you want to come DM us and we will share more info x Jas and Vic are back with another episode to bless the start of your week and we have made it to episode 50 woop woop. We talk about the new Power show, that everyone seems to hate but Jas and Ex Love Island star Anna and her sister moving absolutely mad and the awkwardness of getting up for someone who isn't pregnant on the train. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/09/1959m 41s

49. Running your own charity & Cadbury's colourism bar ft. Ted Talk speaker Rianna

This week we are joined with the amazing Rianna who runs Dominica Dementia Foundation. September is Alzheimer's Month so Rianna has come down to raise awareness about the illness. We also chat about pop culture: Cadbury's chocolate bar that's gone viral and Zara's feminist polka dot dress. GUEST: Rianna @_stayinginmalane Founder @dcadementiafoundation CO-creator @dominicayouthuk HOSTS Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you'd like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/09/191h 5m

48. Naija food, social media entitlement & no budget for #DMXchallenge

In this week's episode the ladies discuss their favourite Nigerian dishes. They then go on to talk about the ills of social media and whether followers of YouTubers have a right to be upset when they are not fully transparent. What are your thoughts? HOSTS Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you'd like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/08/1956m 3s

47. the era of baggy jeans & political chicken boxes

In this week's episode, Jas and Vick stan over Normani's Motivation music video and discuss their favourite 90's and early 2000's songs, crushes and visuals. The ladies also talk about the governments weird chicken boxes to help prevent knife crime. HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Discuss this episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/08/191h 8m

46. Jackie Aina, childhood beatings and bumbaclaas

In this week's episode the ladies talk about how important Jackie Aina's new beauty collab is for black women in their fight to diversify the beauty industry. They also discuss childhood beatings and when discipline goes too far. HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Discuss this episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/08/1955m 56s

45. Does Love Island need a new host? & Afro Nation FOMO! ft Tobi Rachel

Jas and Vic are back with another episode with your fav journalist Tobi Rachel. We talk our hun Amber winning Love Island and why Michael is really branding himself as a demon. Tobi shares her hysterical interview with Davido. We also talk about Afronation FOMO! 
GUEST:
 Tobi Rachel Akingbadé: Twitter: @TobiRachel_ + Instagram: @tobirachel Podcast: #YellowCupPodcast HOSTS:
 Jas @jas_bw
 Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/08/191h 4m

44. A black gal's story ft Selorm

On this week's episode the girls are joined with a special guest, Selorm, who bravely shares her battle with depression and how she is slowly overcoming it. They talk about the difficulties with moving back home after Uni and also post Uni depression. If you've been affected by any of the topics raised in this episode, please call Samaritans on 116 123 GUEST: Selorm @sel.rm on insta HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/07/191h 8m

43. Michael's madness is unmatched & Blue Ivy is coming for your favs

Jas and Vic are back with another ep! Talking all things Love Island and Michael and Arabella's astounding ways. As well as a review of The Lion King and Beyonce's album: The Gift HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you'd like to hear on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/07/1955m 14s

42. Beyonce King? Heartbreak and relying on yourself

In this week's episode Vic and Jas discuss their thoughts on the upcoming live-action Lion King? Do you think Beyonce has been too distracting? The ladies also talk about depression and how easy it is to isolate yourself. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/07/1952m 40s

41. little mermaid is black, deal with it & Love Island's Michael is a let down

Jas and Vic are back with another ep! Talking all things Love Island and the massive drama that has kicked off last week. We also speak about Alex from Glastonbury and how society has a bias to black talent. HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you'd like to hear on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/07/191h 3m

40. Navigating white spaces and confidence building ft Hannah Lee

*Disclaimer - apologies for the technical issues this week, we hope it has not ruined the listening experience for you!* In this week's episode Vic and Jas are joined by the talented Hannah Lee, who discusses her journey to becoming a published author at the age of 22, with her children's book 'My Hair'. The ladies touch on the struggles of trying to be confident and how hard it can be to be the only black person in a room. GUEST: Hannah Lee @hannlee_ HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/06/191h 1m

39. Stealing peoples mans & hot girl summer

Jas and Vic are back with another episode talking about what Hot Girl Summer really means and answering your questions via Instagram stories! HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi TW: Mentions of suicidal thoughts - If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Let us know who you'd like to hear on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/191h 7m

38. Thank you! Plus a discussion on bbl vs gym bodies

Vic and Jas say a big massive thank you to all their listeners after being featured in a Refinery 29 article. They also take a deep dive into the second week of Love Island. Can Danny really be trusted? The ladies also discuss the gym vs bbl body debate and whether people can really achieve their ideal bodies by solely going to the gym. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/06/1959m 28s

37. Love Island is back huns! & Homophobic attack in pride month

Jas & Vic are back with another episode about the return of everyone's favourite show Love Island. We talk about our hun Yewande and how we think she will get on and we also discuss the Homophobic attack on a London bus this week. Let us know who you would like to see on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/06/191h 2m

36. Emotionally unavailable parents and job hunting tips

On this week's episode, Vic and Jas discuss the impact having emotionally unavailable parents has had in their lives and how they have overcome these issues. They also talk briefly about comedians, being shy growing up and give some very useful job hunting advice. Let us know who you would like to see on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/191h 19m

35. British politics is a hot mess & should people have sympathy for Theresa May

We are basically a politics podcast now LOL, joking but this episode focuses on the British Prime Minister stepping down, is Labour the right people to sort Brexit? and why Nigel Farage is sadly becoming more powerful. Guest: Brent's Instagram: @writtenbyhim HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you'd like to hear on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/05/191h 27m

34. Jeremy Kyle, Love Island and body image

This week Vic and Jas discuss whether TV shows and producers are liable regarding the mental health of their guests. They also discuss the extent of this responsibility. As it's Mental Health Awareness Week, the ladies talk about body image and how they have learned to love the skin they are in. HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you would like to see on an upcoming episode by using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/1955m 11s

33. The royal yute is here!! James Charles vs. Tati & Some people ain't washing their legs

The girls are back for another episode giving their opinions on the latest YouTube drama James Charles vs. Tati and whether they think Baby Archie will change race relations in the UK (Lol). HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you'd like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/191h 3m

32. Spoilers, Caster Semenya and trying not to piss off Influencers

SPOILER ALERT!: This week the ladies discuss times TV shows have been ruined for them. They also talk about their disgust at the IAAF's decision about Caster Semenya. Vic mentions how she avoids pissing off Influencers and more. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you'd like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/191h 7m

31. Homeowner at 23 & faith in God, Avengers Endgame review ft YouTuber Jade Vanriel

Hi lads, the Avengers Endgame review comes up after the 1hour mark so if you don't want a spoiler don't listen pass then! This week we are joined with Property & Lifestyle YouTuber, Blogger and Enthusiast Jade Vanriel. She talks to us about how she bought her first home at just 23 and how she maintains a positive outlook on life. Guest: Twitter: @jadevanrielx YouTube: Jade Vanriel Instagram: @jadevanrielx HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Use the hashtag and join in the conversation with #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/191h 10m

30. BEYONCE?!! And our Netflix recommended

This week Vic and Jas discuss the legendary Beyonce and what she means to them. They talk about her new Netflix documentary Homecoming and also other shows on Netflix that deserve a mention. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/191h 6m

29. Depression is affecting my memory & Fake weddings

This week the ladies discuss Nissy Tee's hilarious wedding prank and whether YouTuber's should share their personal life and how depression can affect your memory. HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi TW: Mentions of suicidal thoughts - If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Let us know who you'd like to hear on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/04/191h 10m

28. Opening up to loved ones and our most hated songs

This week the ladies discuss the songs they hate the most, including Drake's Find Your Love and Beyonce's Halo. They also delve into their feelings towards opening up to the people they love the most. Is it wrong to lie sometimes to avoid feeling like a burden? HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know who you'd like to hear on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/04/1959m 15s

27. Hottest marvel superheroes and stanning jordyn woods in London

Vic and Jas talk about Marvel superheroes they would like to smash and Vic shares what happened when she met jordyn woods IRL! HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know your thoughts by using the hashtag! Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/03/191h 7m

26. Pushing through hard times and why Daniel Caesar is a hot mess

Vic and Jas talk about the hot mess that is currently Daniel Caesar, how they push through hard times and the ill effects of social media. Also, is it fair how much funding the Madeleine McCann case has received? So much more on this ep of #blackgalslivin HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Let us know your thoughts by using the hashtag! Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/03/1959m 43s

25. why are we afraid to cancel black radical feminists?

Vic and Jas talk about the teen who egged Australian politician Fraser Anning after the Christchurch terror attack. The girls also chat about popular black feminist Slumflower and her latest controversial tweets and why it's often hard to cancel black women. HOSTS:
 Vic @victoriasanusi
 Jas @jas_bw If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Let us know who you want our next guest to be using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/03/191h 2m

24. Existing in a male dominated environment, IWD and Leaving Neverland ft Joanna Jarjue

Vic and Jas are joined with the beautifully talented ex-apprentice star Joanna Jarjue. They discuss the eye-opening documentary, Leaving Neverland, as well as how women navigate male-dominated spaces. The ladies also talk about their inspirations for International Women's Day 2019. HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi GUEST: Joanna @joannajarjue Let us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/191h 4m

23. team jordyn woods, wave of sadness and being your own best friend

vic and jas side with jordyn woods after her red table talk with jada pinkett smith. the girls also talk about stacey dooley and the whole white saviour, comic reflie showdown. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you'd like to see on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/191h 10m

22. Stanning Drake, romance & Jussie Smollett ft Tolly T

Vic and Jas have special guest Tolly T of #thereceiptspodcast on this episode. The ladies talk about why Jussie Smollet should be jailed if he is guilty and the effects his actions could have on the black community. They also discuss all things romance and why there is a generational divide when it comes to love. Hosts: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Guest: Tolly T @tolly_t Let us know who you'd like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/02/191h 25m

21. Using emojis to cover baes face on Instagram and forgetting to take your medication

The girls talk about why some people decide to hide their bae's face on the gram with emojis and Vic shares how she felt when she was off her antidepressants for 2 days and why One Day At A Time is great at highlighting depression. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Let us know who you'd like to see on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/02/191h 3m

20. Valentine's Day is coming, sexism in African households and Liam Neeson's white privilege

Vic and Jas discuss the tragic passing of UK rapper Cadet but celebrate the contributions he made to the industry. They also talk about why white people should take the lead on discussions on Liam Neeson's racist past. The ladies also talk about their best and worst Valentine's Day experiences. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Use the hashtag and join in the conversation with #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/02/191h 7m

19. We don’t rate Zac Efron, surgery is as dangerous as gym? & trivialisation of OCD

Jas and Vic talk about the debate that's taken over Twitter "is gym as dangerous as going under the knife to get a Brazilian butt lift" initially discussed on YouTube chat show #HeelsOff. Vic shares why she doesn't rate Zac Efron especially after he is set to play serial killer Ted Bundy and Jas is excited for a new Channel 4 drama, Pure, that's about portraying OCD in a correct light. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you want our next guest to be using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/02/191h 12m

18. £140 for DRAAAAKE?! Gina Rodriguez and microagressions at work

Jas and Vic discuss if Drake is mad for his concert prices. Which artist would have you digging deep into your pocket for them? The ladies also discuss their experiences with microagressions at work and why Gina Rodriguez is problematic AF. HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you'd like to see on an upcoming episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/01/191h 17m

17. Soulja Boy, the importance of masturbation and Netflix’s Sex Education

Jas and Vic talk about Soulja Boy's ridiculous interview on The Breakfast show. Vic explains how Netflix's Sex Education misses the mark by not having black women as primary characters while Jas shares why clubbing can often bean awful experience for women. HOSTS: Vick @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Let us know who you want our next guest to be using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/01/191h 10m

16. Unplugging from social media and Netflix's You got us fxcked up!

Vic and Jas discuss the need for limiting your time on social media and some useful ways to do this. They also talk about how Netflix's You was truly messed up because of how realistic it truly was. The girls then reminisce about music artists you just have to see live. Let them know your thoughts using the hashtag #blackgalslivin HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/01/191h 8m

15. January blues, vision boards and christianity & mental health

Jas talks about how gloomy it can often feel at the start of the year. Vic shares her relationship with God and why she finds some Christians hypocritical. If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Art work by Camilla Ru (Instagram: @thecamru) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/01/191h 10m

14. Shopping for lipstick as a black woman is a difficult experience & 2019 goals ft Gena Barrett

Vick and Jas have a special guest this week, lipstickconnoisseur Gena-Mour. We talk about black women's relationship with lipstick and our intentions for 2019. HOSTS: Vick @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw GUEST: Gena (Twitter)@SmileGena (Insta) @poutgena Tell us your goals for 2019 at @blackgalslivin using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/12/181h 10m

13. Christmas dinner when you're black, pooing at work & is Gun Lean really an appropriate song?

Jas and Vic are back chatting about important shenanigans such as pooing at work. Jas debates on whether "Gun Lean" is actually an appropriate song for kids to be singing. Artwork by Camilla Ru (Instagram: @thecamru) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/12/181h 10m

12. Toxic relationships and cutting people off

Vick and Jas are back with another episode. This week we discuss our experiences of toxic friendships, relationships and what makes us want to cut people off @blackgalslivin #blackgalslivin HOSTS: Vick @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/12/181h 13m

11. Mental breakdowns, finding the right GP & white gaze on grime

TW: Mentions of suicidal thoughts - If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Jas and Vic are back with episode 11 where they chat about posh white folk fetishising grime and whether they will get a prenuptial agreement after Cardi B and Offset ended their marriage. Vic talks about the realities of having a mental breakdown. Jas shares how to navigate the NHS system to find the right GP. Art work by Camilla Ru (Instagram: @thecamru) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/12/181h 19m

10. What we've done for the love of clout and THAT £400 tracksuit

Jas and Vic talk about the pressures they faced to keep up appearances during their time at school. Vic loves her dupes but Jas isn't so keen... HOSTS: Jas @jas_bw Vic @victoriasanusi Find us using the hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/12/181h 14m

09. When stanning goes too far… & Somali excellence Ft. Meme Queen Ikran

Vic and Jas are joined with the legendary boss ass reporter from BuzzFeed UK, Ikran who is a meme queen and K-pop extraordinaire. Ikran tells us about growing up in the Netherlands and why Somali excellence is on the rise. Jas finds out from Ikran how stans come together to stalk celebs and on a positive note, how they uplift and celebrate them. Use the hashtag #BlackGalsLivin and share your thoughts lads x Ikran's socials are: @ikran on Twitter and @ikrandd on Instagram. Art work by Camilla Ru (Instagram: @thecamru) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/11/181h 10m

08. Blackfishing, weight gain and wtf is happening with Brexit?

Jas and Vic discuss their issues with weight and their own insecurities We briefly discuss why this country is a mess (who knows what's happening with Brexit?) and why the Kardashians have a lot to answer for... Connect with us on Twitter using the hashtag #blackgalslivin HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/11/181h 9m

07. Gangs, violence and mental health ft Dej the Ego

We are joined by our first and very special guest, Dej the Ego, who gives us an insight into the life and mindset of a gang member. We also get to know what he gets up to in his spare time HOSTS: Vic @victoriasanusi Jas @jas_bw GUEST: Dej the Ego @Deji_Vu Let us know what you think using our hashtag #blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/11/181h 10m

06. Fraud Bae & Believing in your Yé

Vick and Jas talk openly about their experiences with unhealthy spending habits, fraud and believing in themselves. Find us at @blackgalslivin Artwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/11/181h 26m

05. Is natural hair long to manage? & getting older isn't that bad

Vic shares her humiliating story of how she went natural and Jas talks on what songs she can't stop listening too on Spotify. If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Art work by Camilla Ru (Instagram: @thecamru) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/10/181h 4m

04. Colourism and Cancel Culture & Our defence of Ella Mai

Vic and Jas are back again talking in defense of Ella Mai's Trippin. Jas shares her thoughts on Theresa May's campaign to improve mental health and Vic hopes 'The Hate U Give' and colorism and police brutality. Use the hashtag #BlackGalsLivin and share your thoughts lads x If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Art work by Camilla Ru (Instagram: @thecamru) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/10/181h 11m

03. What's therapy really like? Following your dreams and diversity month

Vic discusses what therapy is really like and why there is nothing to be afraid of in the pursuit of your dreams. Black History Month vs Diversity Month. Jas talks about her surgery experience Find us on Twitter @blackgalslivin If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Artwork by Camilla Ru (Instagram: @thecamru) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/10/181h 3m

02. We stan a bad b called Rihanna and Fenty beauty & Are Influencers role models?

Vic and Jas are back again with their second episode where they discuss why Amine's new track Dr. Whoever is important in raising awareness on mental health especially for black men. Jas speaks on why she loves Rihanna and Fenty beauty. Vic asks why black people can't protest without backlash while white people march against whales in peace. Use the hashtag #BlackGalsLivin and share your thoughts huns x If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Art work by Camilla Ru (Instagram: @thecamru) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/10/181h 8m

01. anxiety & depression and how the Beyhive came for me

First episode of a brand new podcast Black Gals Livin' hosted by Vic and Jas. If you are affected by any of the issues raised, contact Samaritans on 116 123 Art work by Camilla Ru (Instagram: @thecamru) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/181h 11m
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