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Two Philly bred best friends who strive to produce content that is authentic, unapologetic and exalting of the magic we see in ourselves and in others. Always seeking balance, listen to us as we oscillate between love and light and money and dicks.

Around The Way Curls


    • Jun 30, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 1h 32m AVG DURATION
    • 196 EPISODES

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    Ep 183. Justin vs Usher, Jay vs Michael, Roe vs Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 125:57

    Somehow the theme of this episode was verzuz. The girls discuss the train wreck that was Ray J, Bobby V, Pleasure P, Sammie, Omarion, and Mario & Shanti masterfully explain why there are the way they are. Antoinette is full of unpopular opinions on who would win between Usher and JT. Shanti then tries to misconstrue Ant's words during her attempt to praise the consistent brilliance that is Jay-Z by comparing him to Michael Jackson. Finally, we discuss the overturning of Roe V. Wade & Antoniette walks us through a political science course for dummies, from dummies. Join us. Link to Ant's Justin Timberlake playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/63IvK40AnNV4m0LMA03LpA?si=AFOUv84AR9CeN_5rd3kBLg Link to Ant's Jay Z's playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7s1xyD5yU8qACLiE4myY4a?si=FpqOzOK-R0WfSu5oLnr6FwLink to Ant's Michael Jackson playlist:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1ciCt3CbbyrjCJRkI89Jek?si=WXFPL51wTbqAiVWid9Kq2gHotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsMusic credit Jay-Z Politics As Usual

    *Bonus Ep* Rise: A Story of Shooting Your Shot ft. Dayo, Ral & Uche

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 85:16

    * This bonus episode was prerecorded in May. Please be sure to tune in this Thursday for our reactions to Roe vs. Wade being overturned. In this episode, Antoinette is joined by the stars of the new film, Rise based on life story of NBA giant, Giannis Antetokounmpo . Experienced actor Dayo Okeni, and newcomer real-life brothers, Uche and Ral Agada share their varying approaches to the movie industry and their very different journies to starring in the film. Uche teaches us a valuable lesson in shooting your shot, while Ral shows us the value of curiosity and commitment. And finally, Dayo gives us a masterclass on mentorship, self-determination, and discipline. Join usWatch "Rise" Featuring Dayo Okeniyi as Charles Antetokounmpo, Uche Agada as Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Ral Agada as Athanasios "Thanasis" Antetokounmpo.https://disneyplusoriginals.disney.com/movie/rise Follow Dayo on IG @DayoOkeniFollow Uche on IG @UcheAgadaFollow Ral on IG @Ral.AgadaMusic credit Jazmine Sulllivan: Dream Big

    Ep 182. Pray For Your Enemies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 115:33

    In this week's episode Shanti finally calms down from her Juneteenth weekend in which Philly made her proud while questioning the supportive white folks during the celebration. Antoinette shares her Juneteenth weekend as well as the existential angst that is pulling her to redirect how she is perceiving her life. We share our takes on Drake and Beyonce's recent releases and talk gas prices, weak gun laws and possible food shortages. For our topic we explore empathy, the lack there seems to be in the world, and how we can put it in to practice in our own personal lives. Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit: Forgive Them Father by Lauryn Hill

    Ep 181. Blame the Voices in Our Heads

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 133:36

    In episode 181, Antoinette fills us in on her tragic love life while Shanti shares that she is no longer trusting herself. Together, we dive into current events and share unpopular opinions on the Black cultural phenomenon that is "The Wiz" & the social media celebration of Loving vs Virginia. Finally, we have a temperature check and share what the voices are saying in their heads. Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit: Believe in Yourself Diana Ross version from The Wiz

    Ep 180. Everything, Everywhere, All At Once ft. Assante

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 85:05

    In this week's episode, we are graced with podcast royalty - Assante of "The Friend Zone". Assante talks about his identity outside of being a famous "podcaster" and together we dive into an esoteric abyss as we discuss the movie "Everything, Everywhere, All at Once". Lastly, we explore and give our reactions to Kendrick Lamar's 'Mr Morale and the Big Steppers" and this season 4 Atlanta. Join us!Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit: Count Me Out by Kendrick Lamar from "Mr Morale + the Big Steppers".

    Ep 179. Blacks Only, Biracial Baes + 21 Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 88:36

    This week Shanti and Antoinette are back in the studio. The girls lament over their white moms never tasting the wonder that is oxtail and gravy. Antoinette invites white to try while Shanti feels they should miss out. They acknowledge the importance of having an older Black woman in your life & who, if anyone, could be their biracial baes. Finally, in true Libra fashion, Antoinette wants to get vulnerable, so they answer invasive questions posed by Esther Perel's card game, "Where Should We Begin". As they answer, they reveal parts of themselves they should break up with, a fantasy of theirs they are conflicted about, and everything in between. Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsListen to Esther Perel's podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/where-should-we-begin-with-esther-perel/id1237931798 Audio Credit: Getting To Know You from "The King & I".

    Ep 178. Softness + Big P*ssy Energy ft. KIRBY

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 77:47

    For episode 178, we are in studio and joined by the creative powerhouse/singer/songwriter/activist and all-around dope Being, Kirby. Kirby shares her story of making a song a day on YouTube to reaching incredible career milestones such as songwriting for the likes of: Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Kanye West, Monica, John Legend + Rihanna (just to name a few) & releasing 2 of her own solo albums in the last 2 years! Having worked relentlessly hard, Kirby is ready for more rest, friendship and love in her life. She invites us to explore the idea of living "the soft life" and what Big P*ssy energy means to her. Join us. To learn more about Kirby go to her website at www.singkirbysing.com and follow her on social media @singKirbysing. You can listen to her amazing catalog on all streaming platforms.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit: KIRBY "Velvet"

    Ep 177. Amanda's Tale Part II ft. Amanda Henderson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 110:44

    This week we are together and in-studio with our long-time BFF, singer/songwriter Amanda Henderson aka "Amanda's Tale" from Heaux Tales. Together, we relive memories of busting out windows, pawning engagement rings, setting boxes full of memories on fire, and leaning on each other as we learned the hard way. For our main topic, we discuss when it is appropriate to "fight" for a relationship vs when it's time to walk away. Amanda gives us a fire a$$ affirmation and song. Join us. Follow Amanda on IG @lady_lrea https://instagram.com/lady_lrae?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= Follow Amanda's music page: www.soundcloud.com/ladylraeHotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit: Mariah Carey's Anytime You Need A Friend

    Ep 176. The House is Burning

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 131:52

    In this week's episode, our thirst is on full display when talking Pardi & Jesse. Shanti talks Mother's Day and Antoinette has another unpopular opinion regarding Mariah Carey. For our main topic, we cover the country's current threat to abortion rights and we heatedly debate the best way to distinguish the fire of America's burning house. Join us for the full gamut of our relationship.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit: Childish Gambino, This Is America

    Ep 175. Friends with Exes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 112:33

    In episode 175, Shanti and Antoinette reconnect after nearly a week and some change of no contact. Shanti argues Black Chyna is a true (new-age) revolutionary, while Antoinette argues Pamala Anderson was Kim K before Kim K. Oh, we also talk China's inhumane covid protocols, Joey's quest for student loan forgiveness, performance artist, Marina Abramovic, and how to approach being friends with an ex. Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit: Deborah Cox, We Can't Be Friends https://music.apple.com/us/album/we-cant-be-friends/258619627?i=258619852

    Reprise: The Best of ATWC

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 96:59

    Antoinette is still pulling all nighters at work. Ep 175 will drop next week. In the meantime, now is a good time to revisit The Best of ATWC. Join us as we look back on 150 episodes and recall our favorite moments

    Ep 174. Tight Grip

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 99:02

    In this week's episode, Shanti recovers from being sick after a weekend running these streets, while Antoinette reflects on the best and worst of being bi-racial during Easter dinner. Together we recap our weekend celebrations, ASAP Rocky's recent arrest, white folks restricting math books, and the unreasonable desire to learn money won't make us happen the hard way - by having lots of money. For our main topic, Shanti is inspired by the parental choices of Dwayne Wade + Gabrielle Union and asks us if we have a tight grip on the many relationships we have in our lives. What happens when we let go? Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit: Let it Flow Toni Braxton

    Ep 173. God, Are You There?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 94:57

    In this week's episode, Shanti shares why she loves humans while Antoinette braces for a hard work week filled with late nights and unreasonable deadlines. Together, we share our take on Donald Glover's recent interview conducted by himself, churches taking a fast from whiteness and the growing state battles around education and gender politics. For our topic, we call on the Good Lord. How do we know when we are allowing ourselves to be instruments of God? What is purpose? And how does one align with one's purpose? Pray for us and join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit: Let God Use You by Walter E.L Scrutchings and Co

    172. Eating A** May Kill You

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 102:45

    This week Shanti reflects on sometimes having low self-esteem while Antoinette is shocked by her revelation. Together, they discuss the Grammys and celebrate Jazmine's wins. For our main topic, we dive into our most wild, inappropriate, and unpopular opinions. Join usHotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit "Bodies" by Jazmine Sullivan

    Ep 171. I Too, Will Smack You

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 119:00

    In this week's episode, Shanti deals with dehydration while deciding her newly appointed spiritual Guru will be Mike Tyson. Antoinette inadvertently begins her journey of exclusively drinking expensive water and admitting she has the handwriting of a middle schooler. Together, we talk Biden talking off script, Mase's diss track, Beyonce's performance and the many Oscar wins. For our main topic, we talk about the slap that was heard across the world. Was Will Smith wrong for defending his wife Jada against Chris Rock's callous joke? Do we support violence? When is violence necessary? When isn't it? When do we have the green light to smack a b*tch? Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit "Philly" by Eve featuring Beanie Sigel.

    Ep 170. Do You Really Have the Best P*ssy in the World?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 92:34

    For episode 170, Shanti & Antoinette reflect on Jazmine's show, feeling like hell after staying out passed a certain hour & having a case of the "uglies". For pop culture, Shanti says goodbye to Maury while Antoinette reveals she didn't watch his show much but Ricky Lake was her girl, and together they discuss the unfortunate rise & fall of Wendy Williams. Shanti leads us through, "Politics as Usual" offering an interesting comparison to Ukraine and Palestine. And finally, for our main topic, we talk about whether or not it is even possible to have "the best p*ssy in the world." What are the qualifiers? Who do we think has it? What percentile do we think we are in? Mathematically, is this even possible? Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit "BPW" by Jazmine Sullivan.

    Ep 169. Navigating Issues in Friendships

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 106:14

    In this week's episode, Shanti talks failing forward in business while Antoinettes admits to feeling guilty in daily life while there is war waging in the world. We also talk about the ridiculous styling of lashes and baby hair that seem to have the culture in a chokehold. For our main topic, we discuss common issues that come up in friendships like new babies, new pay grades, jealousy, and how we have managed. Join us...Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit Eve "What About Your Friends?" by TLC.

    Ep 168. You Weren't Fast, You Were Groomed ft. Eryn Amel

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 138:53

    While Antoinette takes a week of rest, Shanti is joined by Eryn of ErynAmelism. We talk what to do with overzealous friends, the erroneous arrest of Ryan Coogler and going back to the office after the pandemic. For our main topic, Eryn shares her experience as a young 13 year old groomed by an abuser and the inner transformation she is learning to surrender to in order to heal from it. Join us...Follow Eryn Amel Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT0Ad3zBbP4H125pQuMABQwEryn Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/erynamelism/?hl=enHotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio Credit Eve "Love is Blind" from 1999 album "Let There Be Eve"

    167. Sex, Drugs & Kids ft. Good Moms Bad Choices

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 59:23

    For episode 167, we are joined by the lovely ladies of Good Moms, Bad Choices. Together, we discuss parenting in the age of Euphoria. What discussions did we have with our parents around sex and drugs? What discussions do we wish we would have had? How do our socioeconomic backgrounds affect our "coming of age" experiences? Where is the line between over/early exposure and honesty? Join us. Follow Good Moms Bad Choices here: @Good Moms Bad Choices ATWC Info:Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collections

    Ep. 167 Black Art ft. Jade + X.D.

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2022 93:59

    Chile, we needed a break from deep-diving into soul work publically and decided to chop it up with our faves Jade and XD best Black joy is also an act of resistance and self-preservation. We talk about our dislike for a certain mahogany art, the "L' in Salmon being anti Black and much more. Join us. Follow Jade + X.D. IG @jadeandxdSubscribe to their pod: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jade-x-d/id1578749770Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy "Glory" (from the Motion Picture Selma" by John Legend & Common here https://music.apple.com/us/album/glory-from-the-motion-picture-selma/951104551?i=951104561

    Even The Rich: Janet vs The Halftime Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 7:43

    From Wondery, Even The Rich pulls back the curtain on the lives of the rich and famous, and takes a peek at the wild world of celebrity. Hosted by Brooke Sifrinn and Aricia Skidmore-Williams, their latest season tells the story of Janet Jackson's historic music career and the infamous halftime performance that almost derailed it. Janet's pop dreams began as the baby sister to The Jackson 5 and their pop-music juggernaut. But Janet had her own vision for her pop superstardom. As soon as she went solo, she wasted no time breaking boundaries and finding her own sound. By the early 90's Janet was influencing the likes of Madonna, Mariah Carey and even her brother, Michael. She was on top of the pop world. But in a fateful, split-second moment at the 2004 halftime show, Janet's life and career took a dramatic turn. From Wondery, Even The Rich: Janet vs. The Halftime Show looks back at her iconic career and the wardrobe malfunction that changed everything. Listen to the rest of this episode at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1500477470.

    Ep 165. Single & In Love ft. Sio

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 126:57

    This week we are joined by the dope human being Sio. We chat about dating apps, Tinder Swindler, Verzuz, Heaux Tales, and Kanye's harassment of Kim. For our main topic, we discuss where we are at this juncture of our lives when it comes to love or whateva, Join us. Follow Sio @justcallmesioRead Sio's blog: https://www.justcallmesio.com/blog/softest-place-on-earthhttps://www.justcallmesio.com/blog/softest-place-on-earth Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio credit: Musiq Soulchild "Love" from the album entitled "Aijuswanaseing"

    Ep164. Should Biracial Folks Just Hush? Ft. Celestine Rae

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2022 124:24

    In episode 164, we are joined by Antoinette's sister, Celestine Rae where we discuss Kierra Sheard's stance on not allowing female friends to stay in her home when her man is present, the never-ending saga that is Joe Rogan & Spotify, censorship, corporate integrity, and no-knock warrants. For our main topic, we examine Thandiwe Netwon's recent public penance and question if there is space to discuss racial trauma through a mixed lens. Join us. Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio credit: Son Little "Mad About You" https://music.apple.com/us/album/mad-about-you/1485069274?i=1485069789

    Ep 163. Shame! Shame! Shame!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 122:10

    Shanti begins smoking CBD joints while Antoinette swoons over her deepening love affair with her chiropractor. Together, we talk RiRi's lucky baby, Janet Jackson's new doc, and Biden's intention of selecting a Black woman Supreme Court Justice nominee. For our main topic, we discuss our relationship with shame and what we need in order to rid ourselves of it. Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsAudio credit: Game of Thrones "Cersei's Walk Of Shame" Season 5 Episode 10

    Ep 162. Red Lip Theology ft. Candice Marie Benbow

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 121:42

    * This is one of our favorite episodes*This week, we are joined by theologian and essayist, Candace Marie Benbow. whose work lies at the intersections of beauty, faith, feminism, and culture. Together, we discuss Black luxury, the danger Kevin Samuels poses to the community, and question if women's sexual liberation is being packed for male consumption. For our main topic, we deep dive into Candace's book, Red Lip Theology, where she invites us to pave our own unique pathways to righteousness through activism, feminism, radical authenticity, and freedom. Join us.Follow Candice: IG & Twitter: @candicebenbowPurchase her book: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/665375/red-lip-theology-by-candice-marie-benbow-foreword-by-melissa-harris-perry/ `Wesbite: https://candicebenbow.com Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsSong credit: Hold Me As I Land https://music.apple.com/us/album/hold-me-as-i-land/1424924009?i=1424924528

    Ep 161. We're Back & Saying No

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 101:22

    We're back from our two-week hiatus & in true ATWC fashion, we are asking more questions! We discuss Kanye, Lisa Bonet & Jason Mamoa, and the wild wild west/LA train robberies. For our main topic, we discuss "The How" by Yrsa Daley-Ward and explore our use (or lack thereof) of the word, "No". Are we saying, "No" enough? Do we feel guilty when we do? Join us...Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsSong credit: Destiny's Child "No, No, No Part 1" https://music.apple.com/us/album/no-no-no-pt-1/153425563?i=153425872

    Ep 160. 2020 TOO

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 62:11

    As we prepare for a Holiday break, we keep this episode short and sweet! 2022 is quickly approaching. Together we reflect upon 2021. What was the most challenging part of the year? What did we enjoy the most? What do we look forward to for the next year?Happy New Year to all our lovely, loyal followers. Talk to you next year!Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsSong credit: Ella Fitzgerald "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?"

    Ep 159. Solitary is Central to the Art of Loving

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 64:11

    In episode 159, Antoinette has a pain in her neck. Shanti laments over Omicron and the girls discuss love from the point of view of the Gawd, Bell Hooks. Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collections

    Ep 158. Sex Club Clarity & Conclusions

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 106:02

    In this week's episode, Shanti prepares for her birthday while Antoinette reveals she went to a sex club and apparently left spiritually awakened and full of wisdom. Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy "The Panties" by Mos Def here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-panties/1442817434?i=1442818189

    Ep 157. Holla, 'We Want Prenup!"

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 98:05

    In Episode 157, Shanti is excited about buying grills while Antoinette struggles to find work-life balance. Together, they discuss Netflix's "Explained" and the strange world of Hollywood focusing on the Jessie Smolet trial & Chris Cuomo's firing. For our main topic and inspired by Stevie J requesting spousal support from Faith Evans, we discuss and disagree on how to split assets after a breakup. Join us. Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collections

    Ep 156. Length Ain't Everything

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 102:51

    In this week's episode we talk everything Jazmine Sullivan, Omicron, the Ahmaud Arbery verdict and of course - Rihanna's titties. For our main topic we explore longevity. Just because it's been going on for a long time, does it make it right? Can we walk away from longtime friendships? Careers? Relationships? What's holding up back? What's keeping us there? Time? Fear? Comfort? Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Beyonce Start Over here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/down-bottom-feat-drag-on-juvenile/1443595526?i=1443595533

    Ep 155. Do Yall N_____ Bust Ya Guns?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 105:38

    In episode 155, we catch up, discuss the AMAs, Da Baby, & Adele. For our main topic, we dive into the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, self-defense, and open carry gun laws. Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy & Down Bottom by Ruff Ryders here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/down-bottom-feat-drag-on-juvenile/1443595526?i=1443595533

    Reprise Ep 6. Busting Windows With Jazmine Sullivan

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 81:21

    Shanti is sick. Ant just moved. We couldn't record. But here's one you probably never heard because you joined us later on down the line. * This episode was aired Nov 29. 2018* In Episode 6, we are joined by grammy-nominated recording artist and fellow Philadelphian, Jazmine Sullivan. Join in as the girls reminiscence over their 17-year friendship and talk inspiration, music, past relationships, and who is really responsible for busting windows out of cars.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy & streamm all of Jazmine's ish. Thank you

    Reintroducing For Colored Nerds

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 9:18

    Each week, BFFs Brittany and Eric humorously deep-dive into the uncool topic of theirchoice while testing the outer limits of their friendship.Listen to and follow For Colored Nerds right now on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, AmazonMusic, or wherever you get your podcasts.

    Ep 154. The Erotic Blueprint

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 104:51

    This week Shanti goes from feeling like an egg to winter ground while Antoinette admits to enjoying an unsolicited d*ck pick. Together, they discuss Summer Walker's "Still Over It" album, the tragedy at Astroworld, NYC Gun Laws, and Insecure. For our main jawn, we explore our Erotic Blueprints and deep dive into our secret pleasures and fantasies. Join us. Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurls for exclusive videos & bonus episodes Shop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsThe Erotic Blueprint Quiz: https://theblueprintbreakthrough.com/?cookieUUID=fc34ccdd-b9e4-46cd-9d20-122a197122c1 Purchase Summer Walker's Girls Need Love here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/girls-need-love/1438765128?i=1438765134

    Ep 153. My Man, My Business.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 96:35

    In this week's episode, Shanti prepares for the pressures of the holidays while feeling like a fragile egg, while Antoinette recaps her many misadventures in D.C. over the weekend ranging from bed bugs to a very unfulfilling encounter. For our main topic, we use the very public discourse of Will and Jada Smith to pose the question, how much is too much to share with other folks about your relationship? Is less more? If we are too private are we actually hiding something? Is sharing empowering? Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsThe Erotic Blueprint Quiz: https://theblueprintbreakthrough.com/?cookieUUID=fc34ccdd-b9e4-46cd-9d20-122a197122c1 Song Credit belongs to Hank Williams "Mind Your Business."

    Ep 152. Beating Breast Cancer ft. Katina Mackey

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 89:23

    This week we skip all the fluff and get straight into the meat and potatoes. We are joined by the incredible, Katina Mackey who is a beautiful BEing, mother of three, artist, teacher, and breast cancer survivor. Katina generously shares her story and gives us insight into how to be victorious in the battle. Katina is the embodiment of "bend, don't brake". Join us. Also, F*CK Cancer. Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Lupe Fiasco's Mission here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/mission/875770091?i=875770098

    Ep 151. Beautifully Broken

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 108:37

    This week Antoinette learns to let people do nice things for her while she celebrated her bday weekend, while Shanti continues to sling Sable goods in these streets. Together, they argue about how to correctly pronounce Colin Powel's name (RIP) and discuss blow holes in ignorant negros' arguments that R Kellly is "the greatest the ever did it" (ew). For our main topic, we discuss the ancient Japanese art form Kintsugi, which embraces highlighting & celebrating one's imperfections and examine how to incorporate this practice into our lives. Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Two Fish and An Elephant by Khruangbin here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/dreams/1454595364?i=1454595379

    Ep 150. The Best of ATWC

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 96:59

    Yall we apologize for this episode being late. Shanti was traveling, and Antoinette took time to celebrate her birthday. Join us as we look back on 150 episodes and talk about of favorite moments.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurlsBuy Koffee's Toast ehre: https://music.apple.com/us/album/toast/1450313908?i=1450313910

    Ep 149. I Gave Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 94:05

    Inspired by Will Smith's recent GQ interview, we talk polyamory and whether or not it would work for us. Shanti tries to break down the plotline of Insecure while Antoinette celebrates the thespian that is Ice T. We explore the bottomless pits that are FB & IG and finally, talk giving up on your dreams when they make you miserable. Join usHotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Dreams by Solange here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/dreams/1454595364?i=1454595379

    Ep 148. Failing Forward

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 113:03

    Shanti had audio issues for the first 9 mins, but then we get it together. This week Ant talks about the Fugees concert, Shanti deactivates IG. Together, we discuss the R. Kelly verdict, Nicki Minaj's strange connection to men accused of sexual assault, and the US debt ceiling. Finally, for our main jawn, inspired by Gabrielle Union sharing she would have never stayed with D Wade if she were the woman she is today back when he fathered a love child, we talk about learning from experience & failing forward. Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Forward by Beyonce & James Blake here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/forward-feat-james-blake/1460473526?i=1460473540

    Ep. 147 Reimagining Masculinity ft. Jason Rosario

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 117:11

    This week we are joined by thought-leader, self-actualizer, father, brother, son & overall dope human, Jason Rosario. Together, they discuss Shanti's desire to get weird & retreat to a cave, while Antoinette exposes vegans for the liars they truly are. We go on to celebrate Ja Rule's resilience and triumph during last week's Verzuz and salute Gabriel Union's vulnerability in her new book, "You Got Anything Stronger?". For our main jawn, Jason talks about matters of the heart and explains how he is redefining and shaping modern masculinity both for himself and the community. Join us. Follow JasonIG: @jason__rosarioIG: @thelivesofmenWebsite: www.thelivesofmen.comHotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy I Cry by Ja Rule ft Lil Mo here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/i-cry-feat-lil-mo/1440921926?i=1440922169

    Ep 146. How To Be A Baddie with Naana

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 127:26

    * Technology hated on us again and we had to use zoom audio* Antoinette is more upset than she probably should be. Pray for her and her type A perfectionist personality. This week we are joined by our girl Naana of @workbaepod. Together, we talk the Chloe and whether or not there is an underlying desperation in her performances, colorism and the role it plays in pop culture, and Nikki's anti vax stance. For our main jawn, we ask Naana (who is the ultimate bad bih) to help us step our game up and own into our divine feminine energy with style and grace. Because with her, fashion is much more than looking good. Join us. Follow Naana here: Her personal page: @_resiliently.meHer business page: @iamyirenkyiWebsite: www.iamyirenkyi.com Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/work-bae/id1460551260 Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Joro by Wizkid here https://music.apple.com/us/album/joro/1471034859?i=1471034860

    Ep 146. How to Be A Baddie with Naana

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 122:37

    * Technology hated on us again and we had to use zoom audio* Antoinette is more upset than she probably should be. Pray for her and her type A perfectionist personality. This week we are joined by our girl Naana of @workbaepod. Together, we talk the Chloe and whether or not there is an underlying desperation in her performances, colorism and the role it plays in pop culture, and Nikki's anti vax stance. For our main jawn, we ask Naana (who is the ultimate bad bih) to help us step our game up and own into our divine feminine energy with style and grace. Because with her, fashion is much more than looking good. Join us. Follow Naana here: Her personal page: @_resiliently.meHer business page: @iamyirenkyiWebsite: www.iamyirenkyi.com Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/work-bae/id1460551260 Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Joro by Wizkid here https://music.apple.com/us/album/joro/1471034859?i=1471034860

    Ep 145. Beautiful Liar

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 114:54

    This week Antoinette talks about her battle with covid & Shanti grapples with the idea of spending money on a new car. Together, we reflect on Micheal K. Williams's greatness and discuss what a great loss his death is. We are unimpressed by Drake, we miss Andree 3000 and we LOVE Beyonce. For our main jawn, we deep dive into the following quote "honesty without compassion is brutality, and compassion without honesty is enabling". Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsMusic: Beyonce and Shakira Beautiful Liar

    Ep 144. Just Our Imaginations...

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 85:50

    *Unfortunately we had issue and had to use our zoom audio*In this episode we talk Kanye and "Music Royalty" according to Lizzo. For our topic we imagine the closing of this year.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsMusic: Temptations's Just My Imagination

    Ep 143. Flirting in Your 30s

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 84:29

    In this episode, we recap our weekend of joy & debauchery and discuss Shanti being the queen of flirting (until she starts getting on people's nerves that is). Join us.Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsMusic: Aaliyah's Are You That Somebody

    Ep 142. Are Weddings for Attention or Intention?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 107:51

    In this episode, we talk 2 types of men in this world, the world being on fire literally and weddings. We talk about what kind of wedding each of us would want if we believed in the construct of ownership and property or whateva (unless of course he does).General Inquiries: Contact Us: IG: @aroundthewaycurls Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Justin TImberlake's Mirror

    Ep 141. Girl's Trip

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 78:05

    In episode 141, we just got back from vacation and we are back talking our ish. We talk no condom Nick Cannon, DaBaby wildin, Nas's new album, and the earth being all effed up from humans. Then we talk about our trip. Join us for tips and tricks.General Inquiries: Contact Us: IG: @aroundthewaycurls Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Aaliyah's Rock the Boat

    Ep 140. Hoe + Tell ft Ashely & Crystal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 88:47

    In episode 140, Shanti is on vacation so Antoinette is joined by the women of the Hoe and Tell podcast Ashley and Crystal. Follow Ashely @sexwithashleyFollow Crystal @crystaltheoracle Listen to their pod @hoeandtellpodcastGeneral Inquiries: Contact Us: IG: @aroundthewaycurls Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Sex with Me by Rihanna here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/grown-woman/1440755899?i=1440756683

    Ep 139. Inner Chile

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 93:24

    * Sorry. We experienced technical difficulties and had to use zoom audio*For this week's episode, we talk about White women smiling and walking versus Black women smiling and walking, the surge of Covid-19, and react to Normani and Cardi's Wild Side. For the main jawn, we tap into our inner BéBés kids. Inspired by Mary J Blige, we question the needs, and conditioning of our inner children and how we carry them into our adult lives. Join us.General Inquiries: Contact Us: IG: @aroundthewaycurls Hotline: (215) 948-2780 Email: aroundthewaycurls@gmail.com Patreon: www.com/aroundthewaycurlsShop ATWC Merch: https://www.aroundthewaycurls.com/collectionsBuy Beyonce's Grown Woman here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/grown-woman/1440755899?i=1440756683

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