When it comes to supporting black brands, TV shows, books, and entrepreneurs, we can’t forget about those in “talk radio.” While we all have our favorite radio stations to listen to, the popularity of podcasts has quickly risen. If you’re ready to take a break from jamming to the latest hip hop or R&B single, taking a listen to a podcast could be just what you need to clear your mind.
The support for black businesses is definitely growing, but we can’t forget about the podcasts! If you’re hoping for a little guidance in the workplace, some comedy after a long day, or a recap of the latest news, check out some of our favorite black podcasts.
If you’re a young professional and you need some guidance in the workplace or help making it into the workplace, Joblogues is definitely the podcast for you. Run by Joymarie Parker and Cortney Cleveland, Joblogues helps answer all the questions from the interview to moving up in the workplace. Parker and Cleveland’s blog comes equipped with interview questions, workplace wardrobes, and tips on how to start your own business.
For those of us who follow pages like TheShadeRoom or BallerAlert, you know there are a million different pop culture stories happening in one week. For a rundown of all the tea that has been spilled, check out The Read. Hosted by Kid Fury and Crissle, they’ll share all the pop culture news from the latest beef to the newest album release. If you don’t mind a little shade throwing, this will definitely be your cup of tea!
2 Dope Queens
Sometimes we need someone to give us the real on every aspect of our lives from dating and romance to life and being black. Based out of Brooklyn, 2 Dope Queens is hosted by Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson. Not only will you get some insight and laughs from these New York best friends, but you’ll also hear from some of their guests like Connie Briton from “American Horror Story,” Jon Hamm from “Mad Men,” and our particular favorite, Gabrielle Union who needs no explanation.
Black Girls Talking
One can never have too much insight into the minds of black women, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with the podcast “Black Girls Talking.” This podcast centers on the discussion of “pop culture, the representation of people of color, and the pursuit of the perfect body oil.” “Black Girls Talking” is hosted by four diverse women, Alesia, Aurelia, Fatima, and Ramou, who are representing the population from the East coast to the West coast.
If you’re at a loss of what movies to watch or TV shows to binge to, definitely check out some of these podcasts. Not only will they give you a little more insight into your own lives, but they’ll definitely help you stay woke!
Comment and let us know what kind of podcasts you’re tuning into!