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Pretty Basic with Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz

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Welcome to Pretty Basic, a weekly podcast hosted by two, twenty-something year old best friends and digital creators, Alisha Marie & Remi Cruz. Each week they welcome listeners into their daily life for a special helping of the tea you're not getting from their wildly popular YouTube channels. From fun lighthearted conversations about dating to sharing their tips on how to feel more confident - each week you'll be left wanting more "content, baby, content." New episodes every Wednesday!

92 Episodes
The girls are total stans of Bretman Rock, Alisha made Truth or Drink very awkward, Addison Rae gets cast in a “She’s All That” remake, and Remi had WHAT for a pet!?! Plus, a little Pretty Basic Biz with the girls discussing how Remi is rebranding her channel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Alisha got drunk and edited a video for Remi! The idea was great, the execution and reaction was… a bit mixed. The girls are also chatting about gender reveal parties getting out of control, Keeping Up With The Kardashians is ending after 20 seasons, and a long conversation about the progression of body positivity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The episode you've all been waiting for, the sister episode! Alisha Marie and Ashley Nichole co-host this week and chat on everything from growing up with each other, relationships with themselves and others, what it's like living and working together, arguments, and everything in between. Plus, answering some fan questions, and reliving Ash's ICONIC first red carpet moment that will live in infamy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The girls are back catching up on Alisha’s brand new car, talk about some of their most embarrassing memories, and dive into all the comments on a Twitter hate page dedicated to them. Then, they address all the rumors and share stories of all their former beefs with other creators.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The girls go on a deep dive to decipher some of Taylor Swift’s lyrics, discuss how much celebrities actually work alongside paparazzi, and Remi’s mom stans BTS which gets the girls into a whole Kpop discussion. Plus, Alisha updates everyone on all the f***bois hitting her up on dating apps Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Remi is joined this week by her boyfriend Cal and gets the full scoop on dating, relationships, and hookups from a guy’s perspective. What they look for in a dating app profile, how to tell if they want something serious or a fling, what they actually think about your platonic guy friend, and what does it REALLY mean if he keeps watching your Instagram stories?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Lots of drama in the YouTube world with the FBI raiding Jake Paul’s house, the Stokes Twins arrested for a prank video, and did Emma Chamberlain start beef with the girls??? Plus, they answer a range of fan questions, like how to stay healthy during quarantine, effective ways to budget your money and save, living with your BFF, and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Alisha is back for another solo episode catching everyone up on her dealings with anxiety. From speaking to a psychiatrist and the benefits that brought, to going on medication (and the crazy dreams that come with it), and how she’s learned to overcome. Plus, some exercises that we can all do to help if we’re dealing with similar issues. Also, some behind the scenes on her latest video with LaurDIY! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Alisha is back and the girls continue the conversation from last week on how to navigate tricky situations in friendships and relationships. Plus, Remi’s wild dream has the girls digging into the meaning behind it, Alisha had a few drinks and went on quite an adventure, and Remi had surgery?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Remi is joined this week by her best friend Kaylee as they discuss everything related to friendships and relationships. How lifelong friendships are formed, managing relationships that may have fallen out, and navigating toxic friendships (and when to cut things off). Plus, will the epic Skater Goat video make a triumphant return? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The girls are back with another episode of Pretty Pop Culture. TONS of drama in the TikTok world between Sway and Hype House catches Charli D’Amelio in the middle of it. Plus, what’s the future of TikTok after recent talks it may be banned? Sad news with Glee star Naya Rivera missing, and is Kanye 2020 legit?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Remi opens up about her experience with sexual assault, and the girls discuss possible coping mechanisms and ways to support others who have gone through similar experiences. Then, a light Q&A session: embarrassing moments, awkward first kisses, breakups, and a lot of drama on YouTube.  Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The girls get into a deep conversation about all things relationships. From acquaintances and co-workers, to best friends, exes, and friend’s boyfriends. Making the most out of all relationships, do’s and don’ts, where and how to draw boundaries, and knowing when it’s time to cut things off completely. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Quarantine has been rough for all of us but that doesn’t mean the girls haven’t been finding a lot of things they love! From skin care tips and athleisure outfits, to new food concoctions and healthy(?) cocktails, Remi and Alisha are listing off ALL of their favorite things they’ve been discovering/using/doing over the past few months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Claudia Sulewski is an OG Youtuber and good friend of Remi and Alisha. She opens up on everything from transitioning into acting, to buying a house with her boyfriend Finneas, and so much more. Plus, the girls discuss how the world of content and YouTube have change and how it will all continue to evolve.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
A special episode this week as the girls discuss everything around the Black Lives Matter movement, what they’ve learned, and what we can all do to make a positive change! All ad revenue proceeds from this episode will be donated in support of BLM. Links to get involved, donate, and learn more: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Big week for drama! The girls dive into all the tea around Call Her Daddy, how business and money can really stake a divide in relationships, and talk about how much really goes on behind the scenes of a podcast. Plus, drama with Lana Del Rey, Hillary Duff, Khloe Kardashian, and is it time to cancel cancel culture? Remi and her boyfriend get into their biggest fight ever… and HOW MUCH did she pay for a psychic reading!?! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Alisha opens up in a heart-to-heart episode about some of the struggles she’s been going through during quarantine, and why sometimes it’s not all glitz and glam in the life of “Alisha Marie”. Anxiety, depression, negative thoughts, and all the ways it can really impact your life – she’s felt it, and shares her experiences in overcoming it. If you’ve felt any of this, especially over the last few months, you’re not alone! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The girls are back together and catching up over some Pretty Basic Pop Culture: Elon Musk and Grimes’ bizarre baby name, and drama involving Chrissy Teigen and Marie Kondo! Plus, they go into the full backstory of how they became friends (hint: plenty of Tito’s was involved) and dive into some ridiculous moments in an epic night in Vegas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Remi opens up about her recent feelings of stress and anxiety since quarantine started and talks through the ways she's been able to manage and overcome them. Plus, a hilarious story about trying to get over a f***boi, Zayn and Gigi are having a baby sending all the One Direction stans into a frenzy, and Remi answers a bunch of questions on fitness, friendships, relationships, and a lot more. What's it like living with your boyfriend during a quarantine, and the real story behind what she thought of Cal when they first matched! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Comments (277)

Morgan Nolder

Chloe and Daisy are so cute

Sep 23rd

boney star

8 can't believe I'm hearing them omg omg love love them so much team prettybasic

Sep 22nd


the same time i was listening i was lookin rems insta to fine the comment then she said she deleted it😪😂😂😂

Sep 16th

Zahra Zove

omggg the 'light bulb' part lmao

Sep 9th


alisha who is you're bias? (bias means the favorite member)

Aug 26th

Lucy Poznanska

love this podcast

Aug 10th

Zahra Juma

Love them

Jul 29th

Madison Schultz

haiiiii i love yalls podcast

Jun 29th


love you both and this is actyallly so cute

Jun 26th


Love Thisss Girl;)

Jun 26th

Abbey Thomson

luv u guys

Jun 3rd

Lorissa Carrasco

I actually never got scared from watching Pretty Little Liars, but the hoedown throwdown episode was probably the first one that I thought was creepy

May 27th

Mara Manternach Zanin

Pff when Remi said a few months ago that when she got another boyfriend, it would be not at ALL public, and now she’s posting with cal on the daily 😂💕

May 27th

Belle Stanaker

I loved this so much!! Thank you Alisha! :)

May 23rd

Mia Reicks

love this!!!!! it is just so fun!!!!

May 13th


Love the podacst

May 8th

Anna Parsons

Love pretty pop culture!

Apr 29th

Craig Burnham

can we stop the carona talk please

Apr 22nd
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Aeris Hansen

you know I watch all of your videos and u girls are amazing and I love your pretty basic

Apr 4th

Destiny Balsley

how long have you and Alisha Marie been friends

Mar 19th
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