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Listen To Me Speak

Listen To Me Speak

By Kayla Taylor
Listen To Me Speak will discuss all things in music, TV, movies, and also pop culture
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"Mad Theory"
On this episode: Kayla gives her thoughts on the new Netflix Fear Street Trilogy, breaks down her theories on what the root of Kanye and Drake's issues are, shares her top 10 best rap verses of the year so far, and much more! Song of the week: Lord Knows by Drake (feat. Rick Ross)
01:07:42
July 28, 2021
"Rants & Rambles"
On this episode: Kayla reviews Willow's refreshing new album Lately I Feel EVERYTHING, talks about how Marvel fumbled with Black Widow, digs into the interesting family history in the F9 storyline, and much more! Song of the week: Wild Side by Normani (feat. Cardi B)
52:05
July 21, 2021
"What's Funnier Than 24?"
On this episode: Kayla celebrates the one year anniversary of the Listen To Me Speak Podcast, gives a farewell to The Bold Type, explains why she thinks Snoh Aalegra's new album is one of the best albums of 2021 so far, and much more! Song of the week: Tangerine Dream by Snoh Aalegra  Rest Peacefully Naya Rivera and Cory Monteith
01:03:19
July 14, 2021
"Chasing The Sunshine"
On this episode: Kayla talks highly of Mary J. Blige and her new documentary, gives reviews of Fatale and Nocturnal Animals, expresses her  disappointment with the music releases in 2021 so far, and much more! Song of the week: My Life by Mary J. Blige
01:05:29
July 7, 2021
"Unpredictable"
On this episode: Kayla talks about Bow Wow washing Soulja Boy in their Verzuz battle, thinks Tyler, The Creator's new album might be one of the best rap albums of the year, reviews Doja Cat's new album Planet Her, and much more! Song of the week: Kiss Me More by Doja Cat (feat. SZA)
52:17
July 1, 2021
"Not Impressed"
On this episode: Kayla discusses H.E.R.'s new album Back Of My Mind in depth, reviews the Migos' boring Culture 3 album, gives her opinions on T-Pain and the overuse of auto-tune in the early 2000s, and much more! Song of the week: I Like Dat by T-Pain (feat. Kehlani)
01:08:27
June 22, 2021
"Hype Kills"
On this episode: Kayla gives a review of the engaging movie Those Who Wish Me Dead, talks about The Woman In The Window and its messy plot, gives her opinions on Lil Baby and Lil Durk's forgettable new album, and much more! Song of the week: U + Ur Hand by P!nk
49:09
June 8, 2021
"Edge Of My Seat"
On this episode: Kayla talks about the Friends Reunion, gives a recap of the shocking season 5 finale of This Is Us, explains where she thinks DMX's Exodus album went wrong, and much more! Song of the week: Walking In The Rain by DMX (feat. Nas, Exodus Simmons, & Denaun)
57:30
June 1, 2021
"Take Me Back To 2000"
On this episode: Kayla gives Drake his flowers after he receives the Artist of the Decade award, talks about P!nk's longevity, reviews Olivia Rodrigo's solid debut album SOUR, explains why she's been so uninterested in The Flash's current storylines, and much more! Song of the week: good 4 u by Olivia Rodrigo
54:41
May 25, 2021
"Game Time"
On this episode: Kayla thinks that J. Cole's new album The Off-Season is his best body of work in a long time, reviews Nicki Minaj's three new songs on the re-release of her Beam Me Up Scotty mixtape, talks about her expectations for the final season of This Is Us, and much more! Song of the week: Seeing Green by Nicki Minaj (feat. Lil Wayne and Drake)
57:39
May 18, 2021
"Drama Galore"
On this episode: Kayla recaps the SWV and Xscape Verzuz and crowns SWV the winner, gives a review of J. Cole's new song and talks about his new documentary, gives her thoughts on the Joe Budden Podcast drama, and much more! Song of the week: Weak by SWV
01:17:12
May 12, 2021
"May Flowers"
On this episode: Kayla gives props to The Weeknd for standing firm in his boycott of the Grammys, revisits Drake's classic album Views in honor of it's five year anniversary, reviews DJ Khaled's lackluster new album, and much more! Song of the week: Leave The Door Open by Silk Sonic
54:23
May 6, 2021
"Recharged"
On this episode: Kayla revisits Beyonce's classic Lemonade album after it hits the five year mark, explains what went wrong with the new Mortal Kombat movie, gives a review of the movie Speed, and much more! Song of the week: Deserve You by Justin Bieber
01:12:01
April 29, 2021
"Dog 4 Life"
On this episode: Kayla breaks down her issues with Lena Waithe's new TV show Them, recaps the series finale of Shameless, honors the late DMX, and much more! Song of the week: Slippin by DMX
01:24:28
April 15, 2021
"Raw & Real"
On this episode: Kayla reviews Demi Lovato's new album and Justin Bieber's new EP, gives a recap of last week's episode of Grey's Anatomy, sends prayers to DMX, and much more! Song of the week: Lonely People by Demi Lovato
01:17:37
April 8, 2021
"I'll Name This Later"
On this episode: Kayla reviews the Justice League Snyder Cut version as well as the new Netflix movie I Care A Lot, discusses the Lil Nas X controversy, and much more! Song of the week: Rain by SWV
01:07:10
March 31, 2021
"Like It's 2009"
On this episode: Kayla determines whether Justin Bieber's new album Justice is a step in the right direction or not, dives deep into the first two episodes of Demi Lovato's new docu-series Dancing With The Devil, gives her opinions on episode one of The Falcon and The Winter Solider, and much more! Song of the week: Everytime by Britney Spears
01:13:58
March 25, 2021
"The 2021 Grammys Aftermath"
On this episode: Kayla gives a recap of the 2021 Grammy Awards, reveals who she's rooting for at the Oscars this year, praises Nick Jonas' new album Spaceman, and much more! Song of the week: Levitating by Dua Lipa
01:18:45
March 18, 2021
"Still, I Rise"
On this episode: Kayla commends Meghan Markle for her grace and kindness during her interview with Oprah, praises Silk Sonic's new single, gives a mixed review of Drake's new Scary Hours EP, and much more! Song of the week: Love Reggae by JoJo (feat. Tinashe)
01:17:22
March 10, 2021
"Happy Camper"
On this episode: It's officially Drizzy season and host Kayla talks about her excitement for Scary Hours 2, gives an in depth review of the deluxe version of Bryson Tiller's Anniversary album, discusses the content on the new Paramount+ streaming service and why these new streaming services are becoming frustrating to keep up with, and much more! Song of the week: Chun-Li by Nicki Minaj
01:09:58
March 5, 2021
"Accountability"
On this episode: Kayla discusses whether or not Ariana Grande's Positions deluxe album was effective, explains why she thinks Meek Mill's line about Kobe is insensitive, reviews Judas and The Black Messiah, talks about that messy Real Housewives of New Jersey premiere, and much more! Song of the week: Crazy by Kelly Rowland
01:02:01
February 25, 2021
"Mean What You Say"
On this episode: Kayla reviews Pink Sweat$'s new album Pink Planet, reviews Lucky Daye's Table For Two EP, gives her thoughts on The Little Things movie, and much more! Song of the week: Damage by H.E.R.
56:47
February 18, 2021
"Giving Flowers"
On this episode: Kayla breaks down what went wrong with Malcolm & Marie, reviews Cardi B's new single Up, talks about The Weeknd's Halftime performance, and much more! Song of the week: I Want You by Janet Jackson
01:05:14
February 11, 2021
"Black History Is Forever"
On this episode: Kayla reviews Victoria Monét and JoJo's new music, gives her thoughts on the new Wendy Williams movie, explains why she hates listening to leaked music, and much more! Song of the week: Lonely by Chloe x Halle
01:31:36
February 4, 2021
"The First Quarter Blues"
On this episode: Kayla talks about Keyshia Cole's bad attitude during Verzuz, gives her thoughts on the mid-season premiere of Grown-ish, revisits her favorite songs from Adele's 21 album, and much more! Song of the week: Freaky Girls by Megan Thee Stallion (feat. SZA)
01:01:15
January 28, 2021
"Better Late Than Never"
On this episode: Kayla reviews Zayn's new album Nobody Is Listening, gives her thoughts on WandaVision and Shonda Rhimes' new show Bridgerton, and much more! Song of the week: Better by Zayn
52:47
January 28, 2021
"Here We Go Again"
On this episode: Kayla talks about her most anticipated albums for 2021, reviews Jazmine Sullivan's new EP Heaux Tales, gives her thoughts on Wonder Woman 1984, and much more! Song of the week: Save Your Tears by The Weeknd
01:11:53
January 13, 2021
"The 2020 Wrap Up"
On the season one finale: Kayla gives her top 10 rankings for best albums and songs of 2020, reviews Taylor Swift's new album evermore, gives her thoughts on part one of the Real Housewives of Potomac Reunion, and much more! Song of the week: For Us by dvsn
01:17:30
December 17, 2020
"Grab The Popcorn"
On this episode: Kayla reveals the results of her Spotify Wrapped, discusses her opinions on Olivia Jade's appearance on the Red Table Talk, reviews Sarah Paulson's new movie Run on Hulu, and much more! Song of the week: Santa Tell Me by Ariana Grande
53:58
December 9, 2020
"It's Barbie, B*tch"
On this episode: Kayla celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Nicki Minaj's debut album Pink Friday, reviews Megan Thee Stallion's debut album Good News, talks about the 2021 Grammy nominations and snubs, and much more! Song of the week: Muny by Nicki Minaj
50:12
December 1, 2020
"Some Relief"
On this episode: Kayla talks about her expectations for Megan Thee Stallion's debut album, her opinion on Grey's Anatomy's season 17 premiere, what she thinks about joint albums in 2020, gives her review of the movie Wild Things, and much more! Song of the week: I Love Me by Russ
01:03:47
November 18, 2020
"Just What I Expected"
On this episode: Kayla gushes over Ariana Grande's new album Positions, reviews Sam Smith's new album Love Goes, gives her opinions on last week's premiere of This Is Us, and much more! Song of the week: west side by Ariana Grande
56:24
November 3, 2020
"4th Quarter Rush"
On this episode: Kayla reviews Ty Dolla $ign's new Featuring Ty Dolla $ign album, reviews Kiana Lede's deluxe album, her opinions about Drake's new release date, and much more! Song of the week: Temptations by Ty Dolla $ign (feat. Kid Cudi)
54:36
October 27, 2020
"Lucky Number"
On this episode: Kayla talks about Ariana Grande's surprise album announcement, Justin Bieber's new single "Lonely", Ice Cube's recent actions, and much more! Song of the week: No Tomorrow, Pt. 2 by Brandy (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
55:17
October 20, 2020
"Ghost Town"
On this episode: Kayla celebrates the 23rd anniversary of Janet Jackson's classic album The Velvet Rope, discusses the aftermath of Monique and Candiace's fallout on The Real Housewives Of Potomac, the stripper drama happening on The Real Housewives Of Atlanta, and much more! Song of the week: Take Me Where Your Heart Is by Q
47:32
October 13, 2020
"Overload"
On this episode: Kayla gives reviews on Bryson Tiller's new album Anniversary and Riley's new self-titled EP, talks about Megan Thee Stallion's new single "Don't Stop", and much more! Song of the week: Not Another Love Song by Ella Mai
53:18
October 6, 2020
"Praying For Peace"
On this episode: Kayla blasts Tory Lanez, discusses the Spilligion album, gives a review of Ratched, and much more! Song of the week: Hate The Club by Kehlani (feat. Masego)
49:29
September 30, 2020
"Big Girl Moves"
On this episode: Kayla talks about how much she loves Riley's new song "BGE" and her excitement for her EP, Justin Bieber's new song "Holy", questions she wants answered on the new season of Grey's Anatomy, and much more! Song of the week: BGE by Riley
57:35
September 22, 2020
"Who's Stopping Me?"
On this episode: Kayla celebrates 19 years of Jay-Z's classic album The Blueprint, discusses the drama happening on The Real Housewives Of Potomac, and much more! Song of the week: Vanish by Giveon
44:59
September 16, 2020
"The Moment I've Been Waiting For"
On this episode: Kayla reviews Big Sean's new album Detroit 2, talks about SZA's new song, her confusion after watching Tenet, and much more! Song of the week: Body Language by Big Sean (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Jhené Aiko)
53:35
September 9, 2020
"Wakanda Forever And Ever"
On this episode: Kayla honors Chadwick Boseman, gives reviews on JoJo and Jaden's new albums, and much more! Song of the week: Gifted by Cordae (feat. Roddy Ricch)
57:04
September 2, 2020
"Who Wants The Smoke?"
On this episode: Kayla supports Megan Thee Stallion, calls for the protection of black women, discusses her excitement for Big Sean's new album, and more! Song of the week: Protection by Kiana Ledé
46:07
August 26, 2020
"Speaking Truth To Power"
On this episode: Kayla expresses her thoughts on Drake's new single "Laugh Now Cry Later" and his new album title "Certified Lover Boy", discusses her thoughts about Nas' upcoming album "King's Disease", and more! Song of the week: Cabin Fever by Jaden
01:01:56
August 20, 2020
"Unapologetically Black"
On this episode: My thoughts on Victoria Monét's new album Jaguar, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's new song WAP, and more! Song of the week: Jaguar by Victoria Monét
54:47
August 12, 2020
"Black Is Beautiful"
On this episode: My opinion on Black Is King, toxic reality TV culture, and more! Song of the week: Brown Skin Girl - Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, and Wiz Kid
01:04:14
August 5, 2020
"It's Heating Up"
On this episode: Kayla talks about Logic's and Taylor Swift's new albums, opinions on Draya's insensitive remarks regarding Megan Thee Stallion's shooting, and more! Song of the week: BRB by Mahalia
01:00:29
July 28, 2020
"World, What's Going On?"
On this episode: Kayla talks about Megan Thee Stallion's scary shooting, Drake and DJ Khaled's 2 pack, and more! Listen To Me Speak's song of the week: Summer 2020 by Jhené Aiko
55:37
July 22, 2020
The Very First Episode
On the very first episode of Listen To Me Speak, host Kayla Taylor discusses the hottest new releases from last Friday, Jada Pinkett Smith and August Alsina's "entanglement", how Naya Rivera played one of the most important characters in TV history, and a whole lot more!
01:03:45
July 15, 2020