17 episodes

Opinionated & informative with a taste of toxic: join Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope every Tuesday for all things pop culture, music, and media through the minds of women.

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Opinionated & informative with a taste of toxic: join Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope every Tuesday for all things pop culture, music, and media through the minds of women.

    Episode 16 | "The List Is Closed"

    Episode 16 | "The List Is Closed"

    Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope are joined by Joe Budden at the top of the show to discuss the ins and outs of being a part of the Joe Budden Network and a discussion on the use of the word b*tch. Later, Previous presidential candidate Andrew Yang is running for mayor of NYC and thoughts on a virtual inauguration. Then, Freshly squeezed and Bridget breaks down her idea of sexy energy. Olivia talks about using her skin tone to her advantage and Mandii plays a clip of Eddie Glaude, Department Chair of African American Studies at Princeton University sharing his view on America’s history of Racism. Joe rejoins the ladies for their final thoughts of the pod.

    • 2 hrs 19 min
    Episode 15 | "Bust It Out the Bando"

    Episode 15 | "Bust It Out the Bando"

    On this episode: Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope share a recap of the ups and downs of their week. Bridget admits to feeling under spiritual attack and Olivia speaks on using meditation as a tool. As Lori Harvey’s relationship rendezvous make headlines again, the three discuss why some men might be upset by her many suitors and why some women are now asking for”Lori’s Prayer” (11:53). Yogananda Pittman, a black woman, was appointed as the new US Capitol Police Chief after former chief Steven Sund resigns. The ladies recap the riots at Capitol Hill and discuss Keri Hilson’s comments about Donald Trump’s removal from Twitter (24:53). Then, Megan Denise the ex-fiancee of Denver Bronco, Von Miller shares text messages of Miller claiming he was trapped by her. Mandii asks if a woman can truly trap a man, Bridget shares an unpopular opinion on the choice to be a mother (36:16) and Olivia takes us back to the time she pulled up on an ex (50:00). Next up, Freshly Squeezed (58:47) and the ladies break down the lyrics from Jazmine Sullivan’s new album, “Heaux Tales”. Later, Sex in the City is making a comeback (1:42:44) and thoughts on Kamala Harris’ Vogue cover (1:50:23). All this and much MORE.

    • 2 hrs 11 min
    Episode 14 | "Don't Expect Steak From McDonalds"

    Episode 14 | "Don't Expect Steak From McDonalds"

    Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope are back for the first episode of 2021! They start things off with a recap of their New Years and Olivia poses the question: What would your younger self say to you today? (5:35) Later, congratulations are in order for Teyana Taylor after announcing her production company, Aunties 360 secured a 5-acre compound (28:36). The ladies discuss their personal struggles in an industry that isn’t always lucrative for the creator (31:25). Next, Freshly Squeezed (51:55) “Pick Me’s!” (1:11:30) and the ladies chime in on their love lives (1:26:05).  Plus binge-worthy shows (1:34:44) and a PSA to the listeners (1:46:35). All this and MORE. Happy New Year!

    • 1 hr 48 min
    Episode 13 | "Levels and Layers"

    Episode 13 | "Levels and Layers"

    For the last episode of 2020, Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope start the show by setting some goals for 2021. Olivia reveals she’s open to a relationship in the new year and ventures into her DM’s (12:27). They also discuss the rise of internet courtship during the pandemic and Mandii talks about meeting her man via Zoom. Next, Larsa Pippen makes headlines again for alleged correspondence with LeBron James’ 16-year-old son via Instagram and Bridget stresses the importance of certain responses being held offline (34:46). Then, the ladies revisit their childhoods and share the trials and triumphs of their different upbringings and how their experiences influenced who they are today (59:58). Later on, Freshly Squeezed and Iggy Azaela’s tweets about Playboi Carti. The ladies discuss whether or not good dads and good partners are interchangeable (1:27:55). Favorite soundtracks and a big shoutout to all the listeners (2:01:08) All this and MORE!

    • 2 hrs 22 min
    Episode 12 | "Is This Who We Are?"

    Episode 12 | "Is This Who We Are?"

    Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope dive into the episode discussing Too Short and E-40’s Verzuz battle; Olivia highlights the  contributions The Bay Area has made in Hip-Hop (9:12). Then, the ladies touch on the slew of Twitter feuds happening between rappers Asian Doll, Meg the Stallion, Cupcakke, and Sukihana. Mandii asks if there are lines that should be drawn during rap beef (30:30). They also share their thoughts on women who don’t keep many female friends around (39:34). Next, Freshly Squeezed serves up Island Vibes and a peek at Yo Gotti’s Wish List (51:52). Later, host of Hollywood Unlocked Jason Lee, interviews Jeffree Star’s ex Andre Marhold about disclosing his sexual history to his partners (1:16:50). The ladies discuss whether they would date a man who has experimented with other men (1:26:13). And Bridget gives a little lesson on being loyal to the mistake (1:38:25) All this and MORE!

    • 1 hr 47 min
    Episode 11 | "I Choose Violence"

    Episode 11 | "I Choose Violence"

    Olivia Dope is BACK and resumes her place on the couch with Bridget Kelly and Mandii B! The ladies get right into the difficulties women face when it comes to their health and Olivia opens up about her recovery process and the importance of taking care of yourself on a holistic level (7:30). Next, the Grammy’s issue an apology to Tiffany Haddish after asking her to host the ceremony without compensation. Bridget stresses the importance of business etiquette and knowing your worth as an artist/creative (31:12). Later on during Freshly Squeezed (52:16) Mulatto’s new song “Sex Lies” strikes a chord and Mandii asks the ladies if they’ve ever lied about having an orgasm (1:17:53). Rapper GuapDad calls in and shares the vision behind his new video for “Alpha Remix” as well as staying afloat creatively during the pandemic (1:25:43). The ladies congratulate Cassie and Christina Millian who are happily expecting as  well knowing when it’s time to leave a toxic situation (1:46:30) All this and MUCH more!

    • 2 hrs

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