The one where Jean and Marcus give their opinions on January and February 2017’s rap releases. Includes albums by Substantial, The Koreatown Oddity, Prodigy, Mozzy, Migos, Iamsu!, Big Sean, Lupe Fiasco, Quelle Chris, Remy Ma & Fat Joe, Future, Jidenna, Jonwayne, Roc Marciano, and Oddisee.
Apologies for the snap, crackle, and pop audio glitches.
The one where Jean and Marcus pay tribute to the recently departed musician David Axelrod, and play a game of “Name That Sample”.
The one where Jean and Marcus discuss the presence of politics and conscientiousness in rap since the release of Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly in 2015.
The one where Jean and Marcus name and discuss their top five albums and rappers of the past five years. For those who don’t math so good, that’s going back to 2012.
The one where Jean and Marcus discuss rap soundtracks, from the artists who made their first big splash, to the classic songs they birthed, and why they’re no longer part of a balanced hip hop breakfast.
The one where Jean and Marcus discuss ghostwriting in rap, from Big Bank Hank to Bigger Bank Drake.
The one where Jean and Marcus start their new podcast by introducing themselves and discussing their favorite songs and albums of 2016.