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Session 323: What's the Song of the Summer?

Session 323: What's the Song of the Summer?

Update: 2023-09-06


The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.

When it comes to music, Summer 2023 has given us everything and more. From Janelle Monae ushering us into The Age Of Pleasure to Beyonce giving us life with her Renaissance tour, not to forget Ice Spice taking us to Barbieland, the question of song of the summer has never been more complicated. Joining me this week to chat all about summer’s major music moments is returning guest Danyel Smith. Danyel is the author of the acclaimed Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women In Pop and creator & host of the Spotify Original podcast Black Girl Songbook. Today, Danyel shares what makes a good summer song, the healing power of summer music, and her favorite summer releases of the past & present.

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Session 323: What's the Song of the Summer?

Session 323: What's the Song of the Summer?

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