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Unpredictable moments, indisputable chemistry and 100% unfiltered opinions. Lock into The Need To Know Podcast with SaVon, Alex, and Steph every Thursday. They’ll evoke a range of emotions with their takes on current events, pop culture, relationship advice and everything in between. Connecting with listeners each week and occasionally sitting down with a variety of guest from therapists to upcoming artists. Subscribe, comment and tune into the Need to Know Podcast.
 
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On this episode: Wayno joins Bridget and Mandii B to discuss perfecting your sex life (1:00), autopay signifying financial comfortability (5:25), poverty PTSD, and the difference between living and surviving. The three address Live Nation announcing the return of in-person events in the U.S. by mid-summer (17:01) and obesity regarding the BMI scale…
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph discuss Bobby Shmurda coming home (8:00) and an alternate view of what his music means to a victim (16:00). The crew addresses Chris Brown welcoming him home (32:00), and how his actions may have costed him his icon status (38:30). On the topic of self-awareness, Meek Mill previewed a track mentioning the late l…
 
On this episode: Bridget and Mandii B address the elephant in the room on the “See, The Thing Is...” podcast (02:48). The duo discusses Lil Boosie’s comments on Lori Harvey not being “goals” for women (13:05), B. Simone preaching on manifesting love by lowering your expectations (20:52), and Mandii’s toxic take on the matter (23:12). Rick Ross’s re…
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex and Steph are back in effect like they never left! The three discuss New York Time’s doc “Framing Britney Spears” and Justin Timberlake’s apology for the part he played in her mistreatment. Was his apology too little, too late? Or an appropriate response to the public after possibly having apologized privately? Next, th…
 
On this episode: Bridget Kelly and Mandii B fly solo and share that things will stay this way for the time being. The two recap their Valentine’s Day stories and Mandii talks about the expectations women have during the holidays (9:15) Britney Spears’ documentary by the New York Times sparks conversations about the details of her conservatorship as…
 
Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope are back at it again and start things off with an honest convo about lingerie, and wearing underwear - or not! (6:07). Then, Chloe Bailey has been under fire for what some say are overly revealing pics and videos. The ladies tackle taking the praise with the criticism, sexualizing women, and the real meaning …
 
On this episode: Alex and Steph man the fort while SaVon is away. The two discuss See The Thing is Podcast’s after show on Clubhouse moderated by Steph and Shiv; Alex shares he wants to get better at juggling multiple tasks at a time. Next, TI + Tiny are under fire for several sexual abuse allegations against them. Alex and Steph have an open dialo…
 
Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope start things off discussing whether or not they were born in the right decade and which ones they would’ve preferred to grow up in (11:54). The ladies tackle body image appreciation and what it means to value all the different types of sexy (17:20). The Wendy Williams Movie sparks some thoughts (26:19) and Br…
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph discuss the Reddit effect on the stock market and the Need to Know Podcast, itself (07:20). DaniLeigh and DaBaby sparked controversy and a conversation over colorism after she teased her new song, "Yellow Bone" (29:48). While asking if her influence is relevant, do we forget there's a whole generation that does …
 
On this episode: Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope start things off with a recap of the long-awaited Verzuz battle between Keyshia Cole and Ashanti (4:00). The ladies discuss the factors that may have contributed to what many say was a less than satisfactory face-off given the talent of both artists. Then, DaniLeigh’s new song “Yellow Bone” c…
 
On this Episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph are back together in studio! The crew jumps into Joe Biden and Kamala Harris's inauguration (05:25) and addresses Donald Trump pardoning 73 people including Lil Wayne and Kodak Black (13:17). Steph asks the guys what their 'why' is for podcasting (29:00), and SaVon wishes someone would have seen something on the…
 
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…
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex, Steph & Pierre discuss "new kid energy," impenetrable behaviors, and the undeniable qualities that make someone popular (09:20). The crew explores how money can actually buy happiness and the meaningful things women do to make up for when they're wrong (33:00). Following the Capitol riots and Donald Trump being banned …
 
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 wom…
 
On this episode: SaVon & Alex take it back to early beginnings to bring in 2021. The guys share their new year's resolutions (6:30) and how they'll be navigating the industry with a change in energy and awareness (38:40). They check in with Steph (42:57) and look back on how they were able to survive 2020 by finding their purpose as individuals (56…
 
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 compoun…
 
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 …
 
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 t…
 
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 af…
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph are joined by Benny, published author and content & marketing director for ExpediTIously Podcast hosted by T.I. The crew discusses the importance of networking correctly by seeking genuine, human connections (04:33). They each share lessons they would have never received through school that led them to where the…
 
Bridget Kelly and Mandii B keep the show going while Olivia Dope takes the week off for post-surgery recovery. They phone-in Olivia to discuss Larsa Pippen’s latest escapades with NBA player Malik Beasley, including the double standards that exist when it comes to women dating multiple men (15:38). Next, Bridget and Mandii battle it out in a mini j…
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph discuss the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. fight, including Nate Robinson's knockout and Ne-Yo's national anthem performance (15:30). The crew also notes Jamie Foxx's incredible skillset, as he prepares to play Mike Tyson in the upcoming biopic (24:10). With music streaming services releasing their yearly wrap-ups…
 
On this week’s episode: Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope recap the fight between Roy Jones Jr. and Mike Tyson. They discuss the amount of money it would take to get them in the ring with Tyson (11:15). After, the Soul Train Awards and black award shows in general. Mandii notes that Keyshia Cole has not gotten the flowers she deserves (25:13)…
 
Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope start things off by clarifying a statement to the gamer community (9:35). The ladies discuss the AMA’s, and their feelings toward award shows as a whole. Bridget is wary about how artists are categorized and Olivia shares how rare it is for black female DJ’s in Hip-Hop to receive recognition (30:42). Later on…
 
On this episode: SaVon & Alex are joined by friends of the show Regina & Devvon. They dive into this week's new social media updates and how the algorithms affect creators, entrepreneurs, and daily users widespread (25:25). Is there room to adapt to renowned media outlets like Twitter & Instagram, or has the monopoly birthed a craving for something…
 
On this episode: The ladies return to the studio and the vibes are BACK! Mandii kicks it off with a message to some of the men that listen to the podcast and the ladies discuss reading the comment section (4:00). Soon after, Bridget brings the conversation up around dating men who play video games (22:55). They also discuss Khloe Kardashian comment…
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph analyze their inabilities to flirt, travel, and accept comedians (10:00). Has your view of Dave Chappelle changed in recent years? (26:00). Joe Biden was recently elected the next President of the United States! Was it all a celebration or did you cry like Van Jones? (41:14) While welcoming in the new President …
 
On this episode: Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope begin with an open dialogue about whether or not mental stimulation is a necessary turn-on (7:31). The ladies give their condolences to the fans and family of King Von, Glenn Johnson and Alex Trebek and discuss Von’s child’s mother’s comments regarding sharing her son with Asian Brat (23:08).…
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph educate on the lost art of knowing when to STFU (9:20). They dive into Lil Wayne's recent break-up over his support of Donald Trump as well as his comments on the Black Lives Matter movement (25:20). How dangerous is it of the incumbent president to announce he's won the election while every source of media says…
 
After missing 2 episodes, Mandii B is back! The ladies begin with expressing their happiness while being in relationships (7:51). In addition, they discuss the upcoming election and stress the importance of voting (15:32), Lil Wayne endorsing Donald Trump (21:11), and highlighting "male groupies" (43:33). Although the BET Hip Hop awards took place …
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph jump into the importance of being vulnerable and celebrating wins with the right people (7:20). The crew discusses dealbreakers in a relationship and mistaking passion for toxicity (36:57). What cuts deeper: the act or the lie? Have you ever pushed someone's buttons on purpose to get a reaction? (54:30). Mike Ty…
 
Bridget Kelly and Olivia Dope keep the show going while Mandii B continues to quarantine. The ladies discuss a few of their recent binges including trending HBO series, Lovecraft Country (13:23). A video of Saweetie sparks a widespread debate via social media regarding men buying women Birkin bags. The two call up Mandii to further discuss (31:10) …
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph are BACK IN STUDIO! The crew dives into the #EndSARS social movement against police brutality in Nigeria (26:40). 50 Cent & Ice Cube made headlines for supporting & collaborating with Trump (43:00). Is there a difference between their actions? Do your values change as your tax bracket increases? Ryan Henry came …
 
On this episode: Bridget Kelly and Olivia Dope are joined by Joe Budden. They open with a discussion about SARS and the similarities between protests going on in Nigeria and the U.S (7:30). Bridget shares her thoughts on Ice Cube receiving backlash for agreeing to meet with the Trump administration (9:30) and Joe asks the ladies why women feel enti…
 
Bridget Kelly, Mandii B and Olivia Dope get right into the episode with an honest dialogue about women being affected by fibroids as Olivia shares she is undergoing surgery. (2:10) Mandii opens up about being harassed by women (11:44), Cardi B calls it off with Offset again and the ladies discuss the pressures of having a public relationship (36:26…
 
On this episode: SaVon, Alex & Steph evaluate the levels of "brotherhood" within their relationship (11:00). The crew addresses the dangers of cancel culture and names who they have personally canceled based on their own judgements (20:00). Donald Trump recently contracted COVID-19 and left Walter Reed Medical Center against doctors' orders (45:00)…
 
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