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Every Friday, it's the GroupText! We’re 4 black cousins texting every day all day about everything going on from the streets to the tweets; talking about why America is trash but also why you should have hope.

Join Braxton, Tia, Lauren, and Chris as they recap everything pop culture, current events, and what’s viral this week -- every Friday, wherever you get your podcasts!



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This week we talk about YSL Rico case, Roe v Wade, Kevin Samuels, Atlanta episodes and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:31:25
May 13, 2022
Say Less
This week we talk about Elon Musk buying twitter, Da Baby can't stay out of trouble, Slave Movie rhetoric and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:13:40
April 27, 2022
Post Up, Don't Post Me
This week we talk about the Ultimatum, singing on planes, druski jokes and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:30:29
April 20, 2022
It's Giving Insecurity
This week we talk about Atlanta, Donald Glover interview, first Amazon union and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:16:19
April 13, 2022
Square Roots
This week we talk about Grammy's, Kareem checking Lebron, bad celeb cooking and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:27:04
April 06, 2022
Get Rocked
Y'all know what we're talking about this week!! Will, Chris Rock, and Jada Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:22:07
March 30, 2022
Black Like We Never Left
This week we talk about black (future) history month, Kanye, Joe Rogan, Euphoria, Oscar noms and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:44:33
February 11, 2022
We'll See Ya for Season Six!
See ya next season! Thanks for listening! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
00:52
November 19, 2021
Light Up The Pack
This week we talk about Aaron Rodgers, Astroworld concert, Henry Ruggs, new gun laws precedent and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
02:28:47
November 10, 2021
We'll Be Back Next Week!
Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
00:34
November 05, 2021
Unsecured Colors
This week we talk about Insecure vs AKAs, Halloween, You, Rust movie shooting and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:33:45
October 29, 2021
Fried Rice & Mac n Cheese
This week we talk about the Bystander Effect, Brian Laundrie Update, fall TV line up, Condoleezza Rice, and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:25:05
October 22, 2021
🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩
This week talk about Gruden emails, red flags, Kyrie Irving, Chappelle backlash and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:34:04
October 15, 2021
PPP Boyz
This week we talk about Squid Game (**Spoilers from 17:30-35:56**), Facebook outage, Chappelle standup, Sage Steele comments and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:46:45
October 08, 2021
I Pledge Allegiance to the Bag
This week we talk Britney's finally free!, superbowl halftime shows, unvaxxed NBA players, colorism casting and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:55:12
October 01, 2021
Toot it and Reboot It
This week we talk about Gabby Petito case, Emmy highlights, Nicki Minaj drama, and more! Our Socials @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:49:18
September 24, 2021
But What Is It Giving? A Met Gala Breakdown!
Click Here for the Met Gala Fits to Follow With Us This week we're talking about Nicki Minaj drama & do a breakdown of all the Met Gala Fits! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
02:01:01
September 16, 2021
Red Pill or Horse Pill
This week we remember Michael K Williams, and we talk about the CLB album, vaccine mandates, the state of the state of Texas, and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:45:06
September 10, 2021
Too Much Dip On Ya Chip
This week we talk about Donda, Bishop Sycamore "High School", Hurricane Ida, MLK in Fortnite, and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:42:33
September 03, 2021
The United Crates of America
This week we talk about the Crates, White Lotus, Sha'carri Richardson, Jeopardy host already getting the boot, and more! Best twitter thread in years Refinery 29 article on white lotus Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:29:21
August 27, 2021
OnlyToes
This week we talk about reactions to Lizzo/Cardi B new track, OnlyFans bans sexual content, Beyonce vs Destiny's Child, LaMelo Ball says skip school, and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:40:54
August 20, 2021
Pray for Her!
This week we recap the highlights from the wedding weekend, Rolling Stone's best video list, more celebs not washing, Future's toxic texts, Britney Spears possibly out of conservatorship, and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:37:41
August 13, 2021
We'll Be Back Next Week!
Congrats to Lauren! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
00:58
August 06, 2021
Put Da Baby In A Corner
This week we put Da Baby in a corner, talk more Olympics drama, talk Ashton & Mila's cleaning schedules, and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:45:49
July 30, 2021
Tangents
This week we talk about another billionaire going to space, Naomi Osaka, Texas law makers and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:47:09
July 23, 2021
Summer of Soul
This week we talk about Summer of Soul documentary, Zaila Avant-Garde, Emmy noms and more! Vaxx that thing up video Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:47:28
July 16, 2021
Try A Little Tenureness
This week we talk about Rachel Nichols, Olympics Drama, Nikole Hannah-Jones and more! Bread Tweet Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:47:16
July 09, 2021
Transracial Dolezal
This week we talk about Bill Cosby getting released, Phylicia Rashad comments, BET Awards moments, NCAA athletes getting paid and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:50:12
July 02, 2021
Don't Need No Hateration
This week we talk about Free Britney Movement, T-Pain Usher drama, Black Tik Tokkers going on strike and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:56:26
June 25, 2021
Juneteenth and Chill
This week we talk about In the Heights controversy, Jeffery Toobin, Juneteenth becoming a national holiday and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:42:47
June 18, 2021
From the Roota to the Toota
This week we talk about Dreamland Documentary, High on the Hog, who made trap music go pop and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:41:30
June 11, 2021
Pride & Prejudice
This week we talk about Naomi Osaka, NBA fans losing their minds, performative corporations, and more! Mortal Kombat Tweet Who I Smoke song Let It Off song Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23
01:35:17
June 04, 2021
Don't Come For Me Unless I Send For You
This week we talk about Memorial Day Cookout Bingo, 1 year mark since George Floyd's death, official city boys/girls tracker and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23 Instagram
01:42:40
May 28, 2021
Who is WE!?
This Week we talk about Paul Mooney memories, giving Soulja Boy his props, Palestine/Israel and a lot more!! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23 Instagram
01:41:57
May 21, 2021
My Game Just Rewind
This week we talk about Bennifer, Falynn, gas & sauce shortages and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23 Instagram
01:14:20
May 14, 2021
Mercury in Gatorade
This week we talk Bill & Melinda Gates split, Bieber dreads, bad tan suits, Critical Race Theory and more! Our Socials: @_Grouptext Instagram & Twitter Grouptextpodcast@gmail.com @Braxtonbrowniii Instagram & Twitter @Tiasi01 Twitter @Tiaboo48 Instagram @chrisbhickman Instagram @laurendh23 Instagram Tan Suit Tweet https://twitter.com/chefboyar_c/status/1387674501287092224?s=20 link to Marc Lamont Hill critical race theory segment https://youtu.be/_dpUiFN9PWg
01:21:02
May 07, 2021
GroupText is BACK -- Season 5 premieres May 7th!
Your favorite podcast is coming back for an unprecedented 5th SEASON -- tune in May 7th, wherever you get your podcasts! Every Friday, it's the GroupText! We’re 4 black cousins texting every day all day about everything going on from the streets to the tweets; talking about why America is trash but also why you should have hope. Join Braxton, Tia, Lauren, and Chris as they recap everything pop culture, current events, and what’s viral this week -- every Friday, wherever you get your podcasts!
00:47
April 28, 2021
You Gon' End Up Apolog'ing
This week we talk about losing the legend Aretha Franklin, finally getting a conviction on a cop for killing an unarmed black person, professional sports leagues setting different rules for black athletes, Kanye West Interview/"apology" and more! Follow us on Twitter! @Braxtonbrowniii @Tiasi01 @Hoodie_Stylin
01:43:17
August 30, 2018
Scratching And Survivng
This week we're talking about why this new wave of Emo rap has become so popular, the new HBO show Random acts of flyness, Year anniversary of Charlottesville protest and more! Follow the tweets! @Braxtonbrowniii @Tiasi01 @hoodie_stylin
01:30:48
August 17, 2018
Not Experts Just Experienced
We're Back! This week we're talking about the added mental and physiological stress of what it's like being black in today's America, and dealing with microagressions almost constantly. Find us on twitter! @braxtonbrowniii @tiasi01 @hoodie_stylin
01:14:09
August 11, 2018
Moonlit
This week we have a guest join to talk, TV talk(Power, Game of Thrones), Jay Z Moonlight Video. touch on the google diversity memo and more! Interview with Alan Yang about Moonlight Video http://www.vulture.com/2017/08/master-of-none-alan-yang-jay-z-moonlight-video.html Google employee diversity Memo https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3914586/Googles-Ideological-Echo-Chamber.pdf
01:32:08
August 10, 2017
Big Mad At Lil Duval
This week we talk about the Breakfast club interview with lil duval, The possibility of HBO show Confederate, and more! Link to Janet Mock Essay on Breakfast club (also has link to interview with lil duval) https://www.allure.com/story/janet-mock-response-the-breakfast-club-trans-women
01:36:43
August 03, 2017
Insecurity: A Preexisting Condition
This week we talk about Insecure, Relationships, Rick Ross Comments, OJ out on parole and more!
01:33:42
July 28, 2017
Trapped In The Sunken Closet
This week we talk about new Game of Thrones, Mike Vick comments on Colin Kaepernick, R Kelly Cult, and the police shooting in Minnesota
01:38:54
July 19, 2017
Secret Agent Grand
This week we talk about black twitter reactions to brunch, deray mckesson comments, sammy sosa skin bleaching, our grandma's surprising DNA results
01:20:42
July 15, 2017
4:44 The Culture!
This Week we talk about the new Hov album, Rob Kardashian meltdown, and more!
01:34:50
July 07, 2017
AirDrop, DropCock
This week we talk about Rihanna's new fling, Serena Williams,Cosby Trial, Philando Castile Murder, Unexpected AirDrops and more!
01:34:13
June 29, 2017
Soul Patch For The Culture!
This week we make corrections from last pod, talk Amber Rose, NBA finals, Auntie Talk, color purple slander and more!
01:24:48
June 17, 2017
Reality Loser
This week we talk about Reality Winner (or loser), BIll Maher, Chris' china trip,Rihanna, NBA Finals and more. Check out Chris' text book cover photo here http://imgur.com/a/bLICQ Check out my music selection BrockHampton on Spotify/Apple Music or one of their latest music videos https://youtu.be/PMZZUyos1kI
01:23:13
June 09, 2017
Dear Light People
This week we talk about the show Dear White People, light skinned privilege, Jordan Edwards, Joe Budden & happiness, Obama getting paid, and more
01:27:42
May 06, 2017
If I Gotta Go To Therapy Ima Make It Look Sexy
This week we talk about Steve Stevens, Aaron Hernandez, Taking care of your mental health, Bill O'Reilly's exit from fox, Carmelo and LaLa, New Kendrick Lamar album and more!
01:29:34
April 21, 2017
Gender Is Over! If You Want It
This week we decided to do a special episode to talk to one of Chris’ friends heavily involved and a part of the LGBTQ community. Marie McGwier grew up with Chris in Columbia South Carolina and recently was on the cover of Time Magazine for their issue on Gender Identity and the changing meaning of gender and sexuality.
01:23:52
April 15, 2017
Petty. Set. Go!
This week we talk about the joys of being petty, #BlackWomenAtWork, "On site" candidates, Kendrick Lamar new track, America rewarding the ignorant and more!
01:27:54
March 31, 2017
More Life, Less Respect
This week we talk about More Life, Can you cheat and be in love, Duke losses bring everybody together, Steve Harvey Comments, Samuel L Comments, Twitter obsession with the ATL Orgy and more.
01:26:24
March 28, 2017
Ultra Light Beaming
Grammy Talk, Kanye rants, The life of Pedro, The People vs OJ
01:03:02
February 18, 2016
New City Who Dis?
Back for 2016 talking about new cities, Kanye/wiz beef, relationship woes, Superbowl talk,
01:23:56
February 04, 2016
Don't Judge Me Bro!
This week we talk about Caitlyn Jenner, Game of Thrones, Facebook posts and more.
01:26:15
June 02, 2015
Hallelujah Hollaback
This week we talk about the Billboard Music Awards, biker gangs, Tubman on 20s and more
01:19:10
May 19, 2015
#NoFomo
This week we talk about Fomo, Mother's day, Deflategate and, memorable beatings.
01:06:50
May 12, 2015
Three's Company
This week we talk about the Bruce Jenner interview and the death of Freddie Gray.
01:13:23
April 29, 2015
Feidin Santana - The Real MVP
This week we talk about the Walter Scott Shooting, dead beat moms, black emojis, Coachella, getting star struck, Game of Thrones
01:22:52
April 14, 2015
Iyanla:Fix My Bracket
Can Iyanla fix Karueeche Tran and our brackets? Raven Simone could use a brush up in geography, movies redone with all black casts, What have you googled lately?
01:17:02
March 31, 2015
Apple or a Peach?
This week we talk about SAE racist chants, silly debates, texting like drake, when is the right time to make the move?, new Apple products and more!
01:10:52
March 11, 2015
Take me to the Pilot
Take me to the Pilot by Group Text
01:13:29
February 27, 2015