Jan. 24, 2023

Episode 137 - "Gunna Tell It All..."

Episode Topics Include: (5:11) | Gunna & The Snitching In Rap Conversation (24:30) | Noname Sparks a Gatekeepers of Black Music Debate (42:53) | Top 5 Favorite Lil Wayne Verses of All-Time STREAM our ZeroSkips Spotify Playlis...

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Jan. 10, 2023

Episode 136 - "Our Jordan Year..."

Episode Topics Include: (11:38) | Who is the Hottest Artist In Hip-Hop Right Now? (24:20) | Trends In Music We Are Glad Are Over (40:45) | Most Anticipated Artists of 2023 STREAM our ZeroSkips Spotify Playlist: http://spoti.f...

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Dec. 6, 2022

Episode 135 - "Words Matter..."

Episode Topics Include: (11:00) | Is Freedom Of Speech Really “Free”? (27:00) | Artist Development In The Music Industry Is Lacking (43:21) | The “Good Ol’ Boys Club” In Mainstream Rap Music STREAM our ZeroSkips Spotify Play...

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Nov. 22, 2022

Episode 134 - "Provide Your Own Context..." (Feat. Sik Saleem)

Episode Topics Include: (11:27) | 21 Savage Says Nas Is “Not Relevant”...Is He RIght? (30:35) | Did The Grammys Get The 2023 Rap Nominations Right? (58:55) | Has Drake Ascended To “God-Level” Status As a Rapper? STREAM our Ze...

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Oct. 31, 2022

Episode 133 - "Who's Driving The Car?..."

Episode Topics Include: (7:30) | The Origin Story of Ratings Game Music (17:05) | Is Hip-Hop’s Dominance Slipping? (43:42) | Artists That Have Helped or Hurt Their Legacy STREAM our ZeroSkips Spotify Playlist: http://spoti.fi...

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Oct. 17, 2022

Episode 132 - "The Silence of the Critics..."

Episode Topics Include: (9:20) | Did Lil Baby Deliver on “It’s Only Me”? (31:35) | Are Rappers TOO Competitive? (54:40) | How Important Is a “Hit Record” in 2022? Promoted Snippet: Don Jones - + Blue Moon + STREAM our …

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Oct. 3, 2022

Episode 131 - "Keep It Handsome Or Pay The Ransom..." (Feat. Coco Lou…

Episode Topics Include: (6:19) | Get To Know: Coco Louie (34:50) | Gatekeepers: Are They Good or Bad For The Culture? (55:29) | Do Fans Really Want Their Favorite Artist’s To Grow Musically? (83:42) | Have Blogs Become More I...

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Sept. 19, 2022

Episode 130 - "Bad Meaning Good..." (Feat. Jordan Lo)

Episode Topics Include: (12:50) | What Should Rappers Do Stay Safer? (27:12) | How Do You Judge What “Good Music” Is? (52:24) Has The Bar Been Lowered For Female Rappers? (74:32) | How Important Is An Artist’s Image? STREAM o...

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Sept. 6, 2022

Episode 129 - "You Know The Drill..."

Episode Topics Include: (10:55) | Can The Drill Sound Stand The Test of Time? (28:25) | Artists vs. Labels In Contracts Negotiations (45:15) | DJ Drama vs. DJ Khaled (65:12) | Hip-Hop And First Week Album Sales STREAM our Zer...

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Aug. 22, 2022

Episode 128 - "Revive Parental Guidance..."

Episode Topics Include: (11:55) | Has Gangsta Rap Become A Contradiction? (30:05) | Is The Impact Of Radio “Dead”? (45:25) | Are Groups Destined To Breakup? (58:50) | Top 3 Albums Of The Year Contenders STREAM our ZeroSkips S...

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Aug. 1, 2022

Episode 127 - "Back To Basics..."

Episode Topics Include: (8:18) | How Did The IAWG Podcast Begin? (14:04) | Which Artist Introduced You To Hip-Hop? (21:15) | What Is YOUR Favorite Era of Hip-Hop? (25:48) | Things We Would KEEP and CHANGE About Today’s Music ...

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July 18, 2022

Episode 126 - "Authentically Tasteful..." (Feat. Camryn Suzanne)

Episode Topics Include: (6:49) | Get To Know: Camryn Suzanne (19:12) | Has Chris Brown Fallen Off? The State of Male R&B. (48:10) | Will Dance Music Become The Biggest Trend in 2022? (64:02) | Is Hip-Hop Allowed To Appropriat...

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June 6, 2022

Episode 125 - "The Yellow Tape..."

Episode Topics Include: (10:35) | The Art of Bodying a Song As a Feature Artist (25:22) | Is The Newer Generation Obligated To Know Music History? (38:50) | Is There Peer Pressure Among Music Fans To Like An Album? STREAM …

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May 16, 2022

Episode 124 - "Are You Happy For Me?..."

Episode Topics Include: (11:45) | Initial Thoughts on 'Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers' (MMATBS) by Kendrick Lamar (21:50) | The Top 5 Songs On MMATBS (53:45) | Which Artists Are Comparable To Kendrick Lamar? (63:00) | Overall ...

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May 2, 2022

Episode 123 - "The Secret Sauce..."

Episode Topics Include: (10:02) | Is Future The “Best Rapper Alive” Right Now? (43:42) | DDG Says "Today's Rappers Are 10x Better" Than Back In The Day (59:37) | Should Streaming Be a Priority For an Artist's Promotion and Gr...

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April 18, 2022

Episode 122 - "Trolling Gone Wrong?..."

Episode Topics Include: (15:45) | Young Artists and Unreasonable Expectations (37:08) | Has The Concept of “Longevity” in Music Changed? (57:43) | The iLL and the NOT so advised: Drake Disses Pusha T, New Lil Baby, etc. STREA...

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April 4, 2022

Episode 121 - "Talk Is Cheap..." (Feat. Mj Grizz)

Episode Topics Include: (7:28) | Get To Know: Mj Grizz (35:50) | Artists Are Starting To Treat Their Career Like a Job (63:10) | The iLL and the NOT so advised: Nigo, Pusha T, Will Smith, Joyner Lucas, etc. (90:09) …

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March 21, 2022

Episode 120 - "We Outside..." (Feat. Gina Views)

Episode Topics Include: (6:03) | Get To Know: Gina Views (26:00) | The Top Artists of 2022 (46:38) | The Top 5 Female Rappers of All-Time (75:12) | LA vs. New York: Who Has The Most Talent Right Now? STREAM …

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March 7, 2022

Episode 119 - "The Real Doctor's Advocate..."

Episode Topics Include: (14:17) | Is The Game a Better Rapper Than Eminem? (41:00) | Artists That Rebounded After Getting Dropped By Their Record Labels (55:30) | Is Hip-Hop Responsible For Normalizing Mental Health Awareness...

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Feb. 21, 2022

Episode 118 - "Playing The Villain..."

Episode Topics Include: (18:01) | Is It Possible To Love a Rap Villain? (34:00) | Top Artists/Producers of All-Time (44:57) | What Are The Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All-Time? (57:25) | The Lost Ones: We reflect on…Street Love...

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Feb. 7, 2022

Episode 117 - "If Money Could Talk..." (Feat. DJ Dramos)

Episode Topics Include: (9:40) | Get To Know DJ Dramos (34:25) | Joe Rogan and the Spotify Crisis (58:18) | Super Bowl LVI Predictions and Halftime Show Performance (75:00) | The Best Feature Artists in 2022 STREAM our ZeroSk...

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Jan. 24, 2022

Episode 116 - "You Not P Enough..."

Episode Topics Include: (14:30) | Has Gunna Dethroned Young Thug? (27:30) | Which Is More Important: Album Sales or Quality of Music? (51:45) | “Rap On Trial” Legislation Bill Backed by Jay-Z (73:06) | The Lost Ones: We refle...

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Jan. 10, 2022

Episode 115 - "Be Comfortable With Rejection..." (Feat. Remi Louis Ha…

Episode Topics Include: (10:17) | Who is Remi Louis Harris? (26:08) | Does The Release of “Dawn FM” Push The Weeknd Into Legendary Status? (40:57) | The Most Anticipated Artists of 2022 (57:15) | Can Travis Scott Rebound in 2...

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Dec. 20, 2021

Episode 114 - "No Skip Policy..." (Feat. Orchestrate96)

Episode Topics Include: (6:10) | Who Is Orchestrate96? (17:20) | Is The “Sophomore Slump” Real In Hip-Hop? (38:10) | Our 2021 Awards Ceremony (Powered by RatingsGameMusic.com ) (60:50) | Has CHOMP 2 Solidified Russ As a Top R...

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