56 Podcasts That Brown Girl Bosses Are Now Playing
Who doesn't love a good piece of digestible and and entertaining content? Podcasts are gaining traction as one of the preferred forms of media. There is literally a podcast on most topics and related to every interest. Looking for vegan lifestyle and cooking tips? There's a podcast for that! Trying to build a business while working a 9-5? There's a podcast for that. Want to become a travel influencer? You already know, there is a podcast for that! And this is great, because we love podcasts.
We took to our Brown Girl Boss community to gain a pulse on the podcast they're consuming, and here is a list of what they told us, in no particular order!
- #Hashtag Podcast
Keeping you up-to-date on any and everything happening in the social media world. From politics and media to culture and lifestyle, if there's a hashtag associated to it, the SoxialChix are discussing it!
- SHEnanigans Podcast
A dose of melanin empowerment that is a reminder of how bomb you are and how dope you can be. Featuring edutainment about beauty, health and life, mixed with a true depiction of how strong SHE has to be.
- Myleik - My Taught You
Entrepreneur and Founder of curlBOX.com shares her insights, things she learned along the way in hopes to teach you the things she had to learn the HARD way!
- Confessions of a WERKaholic by Koereyelle
Sharing the untold success secrets of fearless female bosses!
- Support is Sexy with Elayne Fluker
A 5-day-a-week podcast hosted by Elayne Fluker featuring powerful, inspiring women entrepreneurs who share their strategies and stories.
- The #MattieJames Show
#MattieJames the podcast is a daily podcast where Mattie James, a style blogger based in Atlanta - shares her experiences on blogging, branding + business in the blogosphere by answering your questions.
- The Soup with Chakayla
Chakayla Taylor, Certified Goal Success Life Coach for women entrepreneurs, hungry to turn their ideas into irresistible success! She has created a brand focused on crafting brand stories that are candid and honest
- The Black Girl Boss Podcast
Hosted by @tatumtemia + @heyylan_ (IG) The Black Girl Bosses Podcast (BGB Podcast) is a space for REAL talk with REAL bosses to discuss both the challenging + the beautiful journey of Entrepreneurship.
- The Read
Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly “read” of hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyonce. Or Blue Ivy. As recent transplants to New York City (Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city.
- Black Girl In Om Podcast
Black Girl In Om creates space for women of color to breathe easy. BGIO promotes holistic wellness and inner beauty for women of color. We encourage self-care, self-love, and self-empowerment for communities of color.
- hey, girl Podcast with Alex Elle
A podcast that unites the voices of phenomenal women near and far. Created with sisterhood and storytelling in mind, author Alex Elle sits down with people who inspire her. From friends to family members and strangers, the hey, girl. guests give us a peek into their stories through candid and intimate conversations.
- Gettin Grown
Keia and Jade are two happy and hard working (Blackity) Black Women who are just trying to learn how to adult, for real. Join them each week for Kitchen TableTalk, Petty Peeves and Lessons in Black Women Self Care, as they try to figure out life as 30-somethings.
Sometimes we podcast. Sometimes we meme for the unemployed.
- The Friend Zone
Listen along every Wednesday as Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey & Assante explore mental health, mental wealth and mental hygiene, because who in the hell wants a musty brain?
- Another Round
Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton cover everything from race, gender and pop culture to squirrels, mangoes, and bad jokes, all in one boozy show.
- Brown Ambition
A weekly podcast about career, business, building wealth and living in this brown skin.
- My Favorite Murder
My Favorite Murder is the hit true crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark.
- 2 Dope Queens 👸🏾👸🏾
Join the 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other s**t.
- Shit town
S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it.
- Still Processing
A culture conversation with Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham.
- United States of Anxiety
We profile culture warriors, past and present, who have influenced debates over race, religion, science, sexuality, gender and more. And we’re asking, what are you willing to fight for?
- Side Hustle Pro
Join Nicaila Matthews, Senior Manager of Social Marketing for NPR by day, Chief Side Hustler by night, for a weekly installment of Side Hustle Pro, the podcast that teaches you how to build and grow a side hustle from passion project to profitable business. Featuring interviews with black women entrepreneurs who developed their businesses while working a full-time job, Side Hustle Pro will dish on actionable strategies to start small and get going–wherever and whoever you are.
- Soooo Many White Guys
Join comedian Phoebe Robinson (2 Dope Queens) as she talks to performers, musicians, authors and artists who are killing it in their fields. Oh, and none of them are white dudes! Whew.
- Black Balance Podcast
Engaging with creatives. Giving you insight from entrepreneurs and self starters. Honest, witty, and intelligent conversations. Founded on friendship, the ladies of Black Balance Podcast like to dive into a myriad of topics.
The #KasFACTS Podcast Is A Hilarious Show Hosted By Author/Comedian Kasmo Huxtable. The Wild Show Features Artist, Models,
Porn Stars, Bartenders, Exotic Dancers, And Professional Trash Talkers Speaking Candidly About Relationships, Sex, And Current Events
- Shit 2 Say
Sometimes you have shit to say, and you just need to say it. Join host and designer Laci Jordan as she discuss anything from pop culture, design, and corporate thuggin. Shit to Say is for the culture by the culture and reminiscent of Friday nights at your family spades game.
- Purpose Planner Podcast
Join CEO of Purpose Planner, Brittany Adams (aka- Billie McQueen) as she navigates through life as a single business woman with a full time job.
- 2 Shots & Talk
2 Shots & Talk is podcast that is similar to the conversations you would have with your friends at a bottomless mimosa brunch or after a few shots. The host, Leticia invites her closest friends in to uninhibitedly discuss current events and culture.
- Dreams in Drive
Dreams In Drive is a weekly podcast w/ Rana Campbell where you'll learn how to take your dreams out of PARK and into DRIVE. Guests share their personal #dreamdriving stories and personal keys to success that have allowed them to successfully create lives full of fulfillment and passion. Chatting about entrepreneurship, success, branding, marketing, motivational, and general life tips that you can use as you put your #dreamsindrive.
- The Call
Do you want to step up and do something epic? Follow your dreams, take action, change the world? In The Call, former political strategist Erica Williams Simon hosts intimate conversations with women who have answered their own call. What are the costs and challenges of taking the leap, of living your politics, of being unapologetic? How do you go from wishful thinking to real impact? What is the journey really like? Tune in, get inspired.
- The Black Joy Mixtape
Amber (aka the High Priestess of Black Joy) and Jazmine (bka King of da South) are two petty AF Black feminists who are determined to get on WorldStarHipHop one way or the other. Each week they overcome fuckboys, Becky, hoteps, and dry skin to spit hot fire on pop culture, politics and worship anything Black women have going on.
- The Queen's Lair
A lifestyle podcast and radio show covering all topics including small businesses, women entrepreneurs, natural hair, travel, food, relationships and more.
- Inner hoe uprising
A funny podcast about sex, love, and dating from the perspective of one black, feminist, 20something and her weekly co-hoes.
- The Thick with Mindy
A weekly conversation about love, life and lipo... mostly love though.
- Mega Sheen
A weekly podcast devoted to geek and gay culture from the queer people of color perspective. Dissecting, dishing, and discussing everything from video games to drag.
- Post Bourgie
PostBourgie is a long-running, semi-orderly blog about race and gender and class and politics and media and whatever else we can think of. The PostBourgie podcast is the talk-y version of that.
- NPR's How I Built This
A podcast about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world's best known companies and brands.
- You Must Remember This
This is the podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood's first century.
- Politically Reactive
How do we survive in the age of Trump? Kamau and Hari are here for you. In season 2 of Politically Re-Active, comedians and longtime friends W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu navigate the dumpster fire that is the US political landscape. The hosts answer questions and separate fact from fake news with help from today’s most fascinating artists, activists, writers, journalists and political thinkers. Join Kamau and Hari as they discuss how to move forward, how to be an active part of the resistance, and how to stay joyful in the face of the unknown. Don’t “hold up, wait a minute”
- Philosophize This
Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
- 60 minutes
CBS's long running and award winning television show 60 Minutes in on demand audio podcast format. Each episode is the complete broadcast of the show so you can listen whenever you want. The weekly news show's investigative journalism often breaks stories or delves deeper into top stories. The show interviews top newsmakers, celebrities, and athletes and is the only show to have interviewed every President from Nixon to Obama.
- Yo That's Racist
Yo, Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every Wednesday, Ti and his guests answer questions from fan-submitted voicemails and emails about whether or not something is, in fact, racist.
- The Fly Society Podcast
A show of young believers talking about faith, relationships, trends, and interviewing dope unconventional Christian influencers.
- Code Switch
Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get...stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead. Sometimes, we'll make you laugh. Other times, you'll get uncomfortable. But we'll always be unflinchingly honest and empathetic. Come mix it up with us.
- The World in Words
The World in Words podcast is about language — everything from bilingual education to the globalization of English to Icelandic insults.
- Stuff You Should Know
How do landfills work? How do mosquitos work? Join Josh and Chuck as they explore the Stuff You Should Know about everything from genes to the Galapagos in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
- DTR- Define the Relationship by Tinder
There’s no denying it: technology has changed the rules of the game. DTR is a show about everything from opening lines to the pics you post to dating someone out of your league. Each episode explores the good and bad, the hilarious and awkward, the wonderful and bizarre aspects of defining relationships in today’s world. Join host Jane Marie, who’s worked with and written for This American Life, Jezebel, The Hairpin, Cosmopolitan and more, as she deep dives into what it’s like to meet new people in an Internet-obsessed world.
- Hashtags and Stilettos
The Hashtags+Stilettos podcast is like having your own personal publicist in your pocket. Tune in for business, lifestyle and PR insights and interviews from entrepreneur and PR expert Sakita Holley.
Candid career conversations with your #groupchatgirlfriends. Podcast episodes, articles and more to help you navigate work, life and everything in-between!
- Roland Martin Reports Daily
Roland Martin discusses news and politics.
- Black Girl Podcast
After the five media phenoms met and became friends at hip hop's most iconic station, Hot 97, they decided to make their hilarious conversations about life issues, sisterhood, pop culture, love, growth, and the pursuit of their dreams to the public. Listen every week as their differing opinions and life experiences lead them to understand themselves, and the world around them, a little bit better.
- Bougie Behavior
Three bougie girls with some mics and a gift for gab bring an entirely new perspective to entertainment and pop culture.
- Fresh Air
Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
- Mixed Feelings
Take a listen and embark on a magical podcasting journey into the world of Cassi and Mandy, two mulatto mommies just trying to make it in this mixed up world without catching a felony.
- The Boonie Breakdown
The random musings of a funky, intelligent, random, amusing woman who figures out her path in life as she goes!
- POC Podcast of Color
Podcast of Color is a show about four queer friends of color coming together to give their opinions on pop culture, social justice, and b******t.